Attorney Positions

Junior Litigation Associate – Wilkes-Barre, PA

May 19, 2023 | Available Attorney Positions

Job Title: Junior Litigation Associate

Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA

About the Job

Burns White seeks to hire a Junior Litigation Associate to join its Wilkes-Barre office.

Job Requirements

  • The ideal candidate should have at least 2-4 years of litigation experience, and prior experience with medical malpractice defense and/or insurance defense cases 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 completes criminal background screenings for all new hires as a condition of employment.

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.