Litigation Legal Assistant – Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

Job Title: Litigation Legal Assistant

Location: Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

About the Job

We are looking to add a Legal Secretary with litigation experience to our growing office in West Conshohocken. This is a great spot for an entry- or mid-level secretary looking for a place to grow. We offer interesting and challenging work, excellent technical training opportunities, a flexible work environment, generous benefits package, and free in-building parking – without the taxes and traffic of working in Center City.

Requirements

•At least one year of experience as a Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary in a litigation practice.
•Ability to organize and prioritize workload and prioritize tasks with competing deadlines. Strong secretarial skills and technical skills including MS Office Suite applications, especially MS Word. Able to demonstrate flexibility and initiative, and anticipate what needs to be done. Quick learner who 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 in person and via telephone with internal and external customers.

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 Assistant – Wilmington, DE

Job Title: Legal Assistant

Location: Wilmington, DE

About the Job

A dynamic, growing multi-office Healthcare/Long-Term Care Litigation Defense practice is in need of an experienced legal secretary for its Wilmington DE office. The person in this position will provide administrative support to attorneys, and also do some paralegal tasks that are billable to clients. This position provides an opportunity to take ownership and initiative, serve as a right hand, be fully involved in the legal aspects of cases, and have client contact.  This position offers interesting and challenging work, a fun and flexible work environment, and generous benefits package.

Requirements

•Experience as a Litigation Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary, preferably in a medical-related practice area such as long-term care, healthcare, medical malpractice, etc.
•Ability to organize and prioritize workload, efficiently handle multiple projects, and prioritize tasks with competing deadlines. Strong secretarial and technical skills including MS Office Suite applications. Excellent communication skills and demonstrated assertiveness, take-charge attitude, and team-oriented approach. 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 in person and via telephone with internal and external customers.

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.

Paralegal – Real Estate & Energy – Pittsburgh, PA

Job Title: Paralegal – Real Estate & Energy

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

About the Job

A paralegal position is being added to support growth in our Real Estate and Energy practices. This position is a unique opportunity to create systems and procedures to support a team, and offers potential for growth.

Job Duties

  • Preparing closing documents
  • Draft settlement statements and deeds
  • Prepare title affidavits
  • Order title insurance
  • Perform mortgage foreclosure work
  • Set up tests and inspections
  • Prepare lien letters
  • Draft title opinions

Requirements

  • At least three years Real Estate experience as a Paralegal, Closing Coordinator, or similar position in a mortgage or title company, title insurer, or banking setting.
  • Strong technical skills required including Word, Excel, Outlook, and an understanding of database concepts. Able to develop procedures and systems to help manage workload and ensure efficient recordkeeping. Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities. Good communication skills, written and verbal. Able to work independently and as part of a team. Highly organized and attentive to detail, with good follow-up. Able to work efficiently and make the most of time. Ability to solve problems and make recommendations for improvement to supervisors.

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 in person and via telephone with internal and external customers.

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.

Paralegal – Litigation/Transportation – Pittsburgh, PA

Job Title: Paralegal – Litigation/Transportation

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

About the Job

We are seeking an experienced paralegal to join the asbestos team in our expanding Transportation Department. This paralegal will work in partnership on a team of paralegals and attorneys focused on litigation tasks for railroad and other clients. The person in this position will play a vital role in litigation matters.

Job Duties

  • Order and inventory medical, pathology, and radiology material
  • Review, analyze, and summarize medical records
  • Research, retain, and serve as point of contact for experts
  • Diary all case management deadlines
  • Coordinate scheduling of witness and expert depositions
  • Prepare case material for depositions
  • Organize exhibits and binders in preparation for trial

Requirements

  • Paralegal Certificate or Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least four years’ litigation paralegal experience, preferably including previous experience working with experts. Toxic tort experience a plus.
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize workload. Demonstrated ability to take ownership and initiative by actively managing files, deadlines, etc. Able to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent communication skills and assertiveness to coordinate deadlines among multiple attorneys. Attentive to detail and highly accurate. Extremely reliable in attendance, meeting deadlines, and anticipating what needs to be done. Strong commitment to quality client service. Strong PC skills, especially MS Word and Excel.

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 in person and via telephone with internal and external customers.

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.

Paralegal – Med Mal & Employment – Pittsburgh, PA

Job Title: Paralegal – Med Mal & Employment

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

About the Job

This position provides support to attorneys in two interesting areas of defense litigation – medical malpractice and employment law. The person in this position will work in a team-oriented environment performing a range of paralegal duties. This position offers challenging work, a great work environment, excellent benefits package, and opportunity to advance.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate required.
  • At least one year experience in litigation as a paralegal or legal assistant. Experience or knowledge in employment law a big plus.
  • Highly organized and attentive to detail. Able to prioritize work and effectively manage multiple priorities. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong PC skills including MS Office applications.

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 in person and via telephone with internal and external customers.

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.

Litigation Paralegal – Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

Job Title: Litigation Paralegal

Location: Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

About the Job

Exciting opportunity in a dynamic and growing Healthcare, Long-Term Care, and Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation practice area.  Provide support and assistance to attorneys in the practice of law in particular with subpoena work, expert packages, and other activities. Contribute to a positive and successful team effort, learn and leverage technology, and be willing/able to learn new skills and continually take on more responsibility.

Requirements

  • Paralegal Certificate or Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • At least 2+ years of paralegal experience required.
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize workload.  Demonstrated ability to take ownership and initiative by actively managing files, deadlines, etc.  Excellent communication skills and assertiveness to coordinate deadlines among multiple attorneys.  Attentive to detail and highly accurate.  Extremely reliable in attendance, meeting deadlines, and anticipating what needs to be done.  Able to effectively and efficiently manage multiple projects and competing deadlines.  Ability to adapt to changing priorities and remain flexible to meet client and attorney needs.  Strong commitment to quality client service.  Strong PC skills, especially MS Word and Excel.

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 in person and via telephone with internal and external customers.

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.