Attorney Dambreville Tackles Diversity Issues at Industry Roundtable

Mr. Dambreville shares insights at Diversity Roundtable

Burns White Attorney, Daivy Dambreville, participated in a Diversity Roundtable Discussion sponsored by The Legal Intelligencer. The select group of 10 panelists talked about challenges within the legal community to recruit, hire, and retain minority attorneys, and offered solutions to address these issues.

“It was an honor to participate in this forum and share my perspectives on diversity and inclusion,” notes Mr. Dambreville. “Burns White has afforded me many opportunities to grow professionally, and I think it’s important to keep talking about the issues surrounding diversity in the legal profession so that young attorneys have similar positive experiences.”

To read the article from the Roundtable discussion featured in the special Diversity section, June 2017, please visit The Legal Intelligencer. (Subscription required)

Health Care Associate – Pittsburgh, PA

Job Title: Health Care Associate

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

About the Job

Burns White seeks to hire a Health Care Associate to join its Pittsburgh office.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of experience in health care, long-term care, medical malpractice and/or related fields.

Candidates must be licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.

Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task are prerequisites.  Candidates must be self-starters with the ability to work individually and in teams.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds. Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines. Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate with clients in person and via telephone.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities. Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations. Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies. Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.

Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours. Occasional overtime as required

 

Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.

No search firms
No phone calls, please
EOE


Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (jobs@burnswhite.com), fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.

Health Care Associate – Philadelphia, PA

Job Title: Health Care Associate

Location: Philadelphia, PA

About the Job

Burns White seeks to hire a Health Care Associate to join its Philadelphia office.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in health care, long-term care, personal injury, medical malpractice and/or related fields.

Candidates must be licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and additional membership in New Jersey is preferred.

Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are prerequisites.  Candidates must be self-starters with the ability to work individually and in teams.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds. Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines. Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate with clients in person and via telephone.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities. Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations. Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies. Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.

Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours. Occasional overtime as required

Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.

No search firms
No phone calls, please
EOE


Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (jobs@burnswhite.com), fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.

Health Care / Medical Malpractice Associate – Wilkes-Barre, PA

Job Title: Health Care / Medical Malpractice Associate

Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA

About the Job

Burns White seeks to hire a mid-level associate to join its Wilkes-Barre office.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have 5-8 years of experience in medical malpractice and experience with managing complex cases, depositions and discovery; some trial experience is a plus.

Candidates must be licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.

Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are prerequisites.  Candidates must be self-starters with the ability to work individually and in teams.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds. Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines. Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate with clients in person and via telephone.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities. Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations. Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies. Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.

Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours. Occasional overtime as required

Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.

No search firms
No phone calls, please
EOE


Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (jobs@burnswhite.com), fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.

Manning J. O’Connor II Appointed to Pennsylvania’s Continuing Legal Education Board

Manning J. O’Connor II was appointed by the Supreme Court to Pennsylvania’s Continuing Legal Education (PACLE) Board. As a Board Member, Mr. O’Connor will oversee the administration of rules and regulations for continuing legal education in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania–helping to insure lawyers in the Commonwealth maintain the requisite knowledge and skills necessary to fulfill their professional responsibilities. The Board’s duties also include updating the requirements and rules as necessary, monitoring each attorney’s compliance with the requirements, notifying attorneys of CLE status, accrediting courses, and working with CLE providers.

Mr. O’Connor’s three-year term will begin August 1, 2017.

Marketing Assistant – Pittsburgh, PA

Job Title: Marketing Assistant

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

About the Job

Provide administrative support to a variety of business development and marketing activities. Routinely interact with attorneys, clients, potential clients, and external contacts. Organize workflow, meetings, events, research, and systems-related work. Organize and manage distribution and use of venue VIP boxes. Manage all firm marketing brochures and newsletters. Responsible for tracking, recordkeeping, and reporting expense and budgetary information.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Marketing) or equivalent experience.
  • At least two years of administrative role in a professional office environment, preferably in a law firm or other professional services environment. Experience as a marketing assistant or in a marketing, business development, or sales support role preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills. Strong knowledge of MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, as well as graphics software InDesign, Photoshop and Quark. Familiarity with marketing-related applications (such as CRM and research databases) preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively interact with all organizational levels. Ability to maintain a customer/client focus and build rapport with others inside and outside the firm. Attentive to details with good follow through and follow up, and the ability to anticipate what needs to be done. High level of professionalism. Proven ability to take initiative in order to meet client/customer needs. Able to adapt to changing priorities and remain calm in pressure situations. Good problem-solving skills.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Occasional lifting (up to 20 pounds). Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines and relevant equipment. Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate via telephone, email, and in person.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities. Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations. Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies. Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.

 

Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours. Occasional overtime. Occasional work outside of office at client or other events.

 

Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.

No search firms
No phone calls, please
EOE


Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (jobs@burnswhite.com), fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.

Stuart T. O’Neal , Katherine E. Senior, and Anthony S. Cottone Obtain Dismissal of Claims against Outpatient Radiology Center

Stuart T. O’Neal (Member), Katherine E. Senior (Of Counsel), and Anthony S. Cottone (Associate) successfully obtained a dismissal of their client, an outpatient radiology center, from a lawsuit involving a delayed diagnosis of cancer. The Complaint alleged that numerous Defendants were negligent in failing to identify and diagnose cancer in the Plaintiff. Claims against the radiology center included claims for ostensible agency and vicarious liability with regard to two (2) interpreting radiologists, as well as corporate liability and loss of consortium claims. Attorneys O’Neal, Senior, and Cottone were able to have their client dismissed prior to the undertaking of extensive discovery—saving their clients not only from potential liability, but significant time, effort, and cost of litigation.

 

Legal Secretary – Pittsburgh, PA

Job Title: Legal Secretary

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

About the Job

Responsible for supporting multiple attorneys in their day-to-day practice, completing various administrative tasks, and serving as a point of contact and providing customer service to clients.  Coordinate workflow to/from the Production Center, ensuring work is completed within deadlines and according to attorneys’ specifications.  Make travel arrangements, schedule meetings, and coordinate internal logistics for space and other needs.  Review client work products and get them out the door.  Maintain filing systems (primarily electronic).  Strong skills in MS Office, organization, prioritization, communication, and interpersonal skills to interact with clients and other contacts.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.  College, business school, or other relevant continuing education preferred.
  • At least four years’ experience as a Legal Secretary, with at least two years’ Litigation experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing excellent customer service.  Strong secretarial skills including typing, proofreading, spelling, grammar, and math.  Knowledge of MS Office Suite applications, especially MS Word.  Ability to organize and prioritize workload, efficiently handle multiple projects, and prioritize tasks with competing deadlines.  Able to demonstrate flexibility and initiative, and anticipate what needs to be done.  Can understand and follow specific, detailed instructions.  Attentive to detail and highly accurate.  Professional manner with clients, attorneys, and others.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching.  Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.  Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines.  Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate with clients in person and via telephone.  Ability to crawl, reach, and stretch so as to prepare and maintain files.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities.  Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations.  Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies.  Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.

Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours.  Occasional overtime as required.

 

Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.

No search firms
No phone calls, please
EOE


Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (jobs@burnswhite.com), fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.

Legal Secretary – Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

Job Title: Legal Secretary

Location: Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

About the Job

Responsible for supporting attorneys in their day-to-day practice, completing various administrative tasks, and serving as a point of contact and providing service to clients.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.  College, business school, or other continuing education preferred.
  • At least three years’ legal secretary experience, including litigation experience.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload, efficiently handle multiple projects, and prioritize tasks with competing deadlines.  Strong secretarial skills including typing, proofreading, spelling, grammar, and math.  Strong technical skills including MS Office Suite applications, especially MS Word.  Able to demonstrate flexibility and initiative, and anticipate what needs to be done.  Demonstrated commitment to providing excellent customer service.  Can understand and follow specific, detailed instructions.  Attentive to detail and highly accurate.  Professional manner with clients, attorneys, and others.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching.  Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.  Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines.  Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate with clients in person and via telephone.  Ability to crawl, reach, and stretch so as to prepare and maintain files.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities.  Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations.  Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies.  Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.

Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours.  Occasional overtime as required.

 

Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.

No search firms
No phone calls, please
EOE


Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (jobs@burnswhite.com), fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.

File/Administrative Clerk (Part Time) – Wheeling, WV

Job Title: File/Administrative Clerk

Location: Wheeling, WV

About the Job

Part-time position, approximately 20 hours per week, flexible schedule.

Responsible for daily filing, file preparation and maintenance, file organization, and sending/retrieving files and file boxes to/from off-site storage, attorney offices, and other locations.  Assist with general office duties such as answering phones, assembling binders, completing scan/copy jobs, and other administrative tasks.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; administrative or computer skills training a plus.
  • Previous file room experience strongly preferred.  Law firm experience as a File Clerk or Legal Secretary a big plus.
  • Highly organized and ability to multi-task.  Able to plan time in the completion of daily tasks and special projects.
  • PC skills including MS Outlook, Word, and Excel; knowledge of records management systems a plus.
  • Able to work independently.  Strong attention to detail.  Strong interpersonal skills in interacting with all organizational levels.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Continuous lifting and relocation of files (to and from shelves, attorney offices, etc.).  Frequent bending, stooping, reaching, walking, and lifting.  Lifting, manipulating, and moving files up to 20 pounds.  Lifting and moving boxes weighing 30 to 50 pounds.  Sitting and standing for extended periods.  Removing and returning files to shelves that range in height from overhead to ground level.  Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines.  Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate via telephone and email.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities.  Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations.  Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies.  Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.


Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.

No search firms
No phone calls, please
EOE


Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (jobs@burnswhite.com), fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.

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