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.


  • 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

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

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