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Some of the job postings listed through the LEI office encourage 5 plus years’ experience in the legal field in order to apply for the posting. Even though some employers are seeking experience in order to be considered for a job, do not let this requirement prevent you from applying for the job. If you have any experience to share, including experience as a legal secretary or even as an intern, be sure to list this experience on your resume and still apply for the job. Use your education and practical experience with LEI as a focus on your resume.

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*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS February 1-28, 2015 ***
(updated: February 20, 2015)

Estate Paralegal
Job Description: Media law firm has an immediate opening for a part-time or full-time paralegal in busy Estates & Trust Department. Estate administration experience preferred. Candidate must be detailed oriented and able to work independently. Candidate should have strong secretarial/administrative experience. Good communication skills, written and oral, including composing correspondence, is essential. Experience with software including Microsoft Office, document management and tax programs is required.

Contact: Forward detailed resume’, along with a letter detailing duties and responsibilities as an estate paralegal and salary requirement to: estparalegal@gmail.com.

Receptionist
Job Description: Ensuring the efficiency of the work by greeting and directing visitors, answering and directing phone calls, responding to staff and callers inquiries, organizing and setting the conference rooms for meetings/depositions, and providing assistance as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Greets and directs visitors
  • Answers and directs phone calls to staff
  • Responds to phone inquiries
  • Maintains building and office information such as security, maintenance, staff, schedules, cliental data base for the purpose of providing reference information
  • Receives and distributes correspondences, packages, office supplies and e-mails to staff
  • Check conference room calendar and prepare conference rooms for staff meetings, depositions, initial client meetings
  • Validates parking tickets for clients
  • Assist on informing maintenance when there is a building issue
  • Maintain reception area materials
  • Willing to train to perform legal assistant work such as correspondences, general discovery documents, medical and medical bills documents, attorney notes and court documents, for the purpose of supporting the office operations.
Contact: Please send resume to Jacki Mieluchowski, information listed below:
Jacki Mieluchowski
Office Administrator
Casarino Christman Shalk Ransom & Doss P.A.
405 North King Street, Suite 300
Renaissance Centre
P.O. Box 1276
Wilmington, DE 19899
302-594-4500 ext 113
Fax 302-594-4509

Estate Paralegal

Media law firm has an immediate opening for a part-time or full-time paralegal in busy Estates & Trust Department. Estate administration experience preferred. Candidate must be detailed oriented and able to work independently. Candidate should have strong secretarial/administrative experience. Good communication skills, written and oral, including composing correspondence, is essential. Experience with software including Microsoft Office, document management and tax programs is required. Forward detailed resume’, along with a letter detailing duties and responsibilities as an estate paralegal and salary requirement to: estparalegal@gmail.com

Legal Secretary - Casarino Christman Shalk Ransom & Doss

JOB PURPOSE: To assist the Attorneys and Paralegals by making sure all necessary documents are acquired and organized.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Open, Scan and Log In Mail
  • Enter Time strips
  • Open New Cases
  • Check status of conflicts and service in Time Matters and TABS
  • Dictation
  • Typing discovery
  • Ordering medical records
  • Scheduling
  • Filing of pleadings
  • Issuing Subpoenas
  • Schedule trial depositions with experts to include filing Notice of Service with Court and scheduling Court reporter.
  • Communicates between clients and adjustors
  • copying
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: long periods of sitting

Contact: Jacki Mieluchowski at jmieluchowski@casarino.com.

Legal Assistant/Paralegal- Wilmington, DE

Job Description: Small plaintiffs personal injury practice is seeking a legal assistant/paralegal to start immediately. Applicant should have a college degree, and experience with writing and filing pleadings, maintaining files including organizing medical records and bills, interacting with clients, and writing correspondence and answering phones. Applicant must be personable, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and computer savvy. Free parking, excellent work environment and competitive salary.

Contact: Please submit your resume, reference contact information, and writing sample (a school paper/essay or sample correspondence) to Laura Simon, Esquire, at lsimon@bdaltonlaw.com or via fax 302-652-0687.

Paralegal/ Legal Assistant – Wilmington, DE

Job Description: Prominent Wilmington, Delaware family law and criminal defense firm seeks a driven, detail-oriented, and organized paralegal/legal assistant to help support our legal team. At the Law Offices of Dana L. Reynolds, LLC, we pride ourselves on client service and providing top-notch legal representation to all of our clients. We go the extra mile for our clients and want someone who will thrive in thatenvironment. Successful candidates must have a thorough proficiency with Microsoft Office, superb communication and writing skills, the ability to multi-task, take initiative, and work with a variety of personalities.
Preferred Qualification’s
- One of the Following:
  • Bachelor Degree (preferably criminal justice)
  • Associate Degree (preferably criminal justice)
  • Paralegal certificate (preferably criminal justice)
  • Legal secretary certificate
  • Comparable experience in the legal field
  • - Knowledge of law/legal system, especially criminal defense
    - Technologically savvy and familiar with social media
Job responsibilities and duties would include:
  • Enhances attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the attorney to clients and others.
  • Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
  • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.
  • Conserves attorneys time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings; scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; preparing expense reports.
  • Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering; anticipating changes in litigation or transaction preparation requirements.
  • Represents attorney by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney.
  • Generates revenues by documenting and inputting attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses; preparing invoices; tracking payments.
  • Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential.
  • Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.
  • Maintains office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders; evaluating new products.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Contact: If interested, please contact:

Sarah Anderson
Law Offices of Dana L. Reynolds, LLC
30C Trolley Square
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone (302) 428-8900
Fax (302) 397-0606
anderson@danareynoldslaw.com

Trust and Estates Paralegal- Cherry Hill, NJ
Job Description: Flaster Greenberg is seeking an experienced Trust and Estates paralegal for our thriving Trust and Estates practice. This position will be located primarily in Cherry Hill, NJ with occasional travel to our Center City Philadelphia office. This person will be responsible for providing assistance to firm attorneys in administering estates/trusts, preparing documents, and client case management. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Probate and administration of multiple estates and trusts
  • Preparation of fiduciary income tax returns for estates and trusts (Federal, NJ, & PA), PA inheritance tax, NJ inheritance & estate tax
  • Preparation of estate tax returns (Form 706) and US gift tax returns (Form 709)
  • Drafting of estate plan and probate documents
  • Prepare estate and tax accounting
This ideal candidate will have 5+ yrs of related experience. Must be highly organized, self-directed, and detailed oriented. Able to handle extensive client contact and manage all tax deadlines and multiple priorities. Solid technical skills. Experience with Excel, Lacerte Tax Program, One Source Accounting Program highly desired.

Contact: Qualified candidates should forward resume and salary requirements to Jean Hadley at jean.hadley@flastergreenberg.com.

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS January 1-31, 2015 ***
(updated: January 28, 2015)

Paralegal/Officer Manager - Bucks County, PA

Paralegal/Office Manager needed for a boutique employment law practice in Bucks County, PA. Responsibilities include: organizing information, conducting research; reviewing documents; assisting two attorneys in preparation for depositions, hearings and trial; screening telephone calls; monthly billing; and drafting correspondence. We are looking for a friendly, bright, organized, highly motivated individual with strong writing skills and attention to detail.

Please direct all inquiries to : Info@hardwickbenfer.com.

The Public Defender’s Office is seeking a highly motivated, independent, organized, Masters Level clinician for a position Kent County in the Psycho-Forensic Unit (PFE Unit).

The mission of the Public Defender’s Office is to preserve the constitutional rights of indigent defendants through the assistance of counsel in criminal cases at every stage of the adjudication process. In addition, case law has established that the Public Defender, as an officer of the court, has the professional duty to assist the court in every reasonable way in the improvement of justice. The mission of the PFE Unit is to assist Public Defenders in obtaining the best possible case resolutions, while helping to improve the quality of life for our clients. The PFE Unit aids the attorney in all stages of the criminal justice process including identifying mental health defenses and factors for case mitigation, creating reports for sentence reductions, sentence modifications, bail hearings, and other proceedings as needed. The intervention by the PFE Unit may provide alternatives to conviction and incarceration, shorter prison terms, and community referrals to agencies which provide services to address the needs of our clientele. The intervention also may lead the client to more positive and socially acceptable behaviors and conducts.

The Kent Psycho-Forensic Evaluator (PFE) will work as a member of the defense team, collaborating with attorneys and providing assessments, advocacy, and mitigation services to clients represented by the Office of the Public Defender. The PFE will provide mitigation and support services to assist in the resolution of the case and provide referrals to mental health treatment, employment, and housing services.

The candidate must possess strong writing, assessment and clinical skills. Duties include interviewing clients, family members, treatment providers, etc.; gathering and reviewing records; providing mitigation to the attorneys; assisting with reentry efforts; drafting mitigation reports and treatment plans for case resolution; and referring clients to the various programs, statewide.

The position is a contract position for 37.5 hours a week without benefits. This position is not a full time State position. The salary is set at $48,000.00 annually.

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and writing sample, such as a biopsychosocial assessment, via email to donna.thomas@state.de.us or via fax to 302 577 3995, Attention Donna Thomas. The application deadline is January 30, 2015.

The Public Defender’s Office is seeking a highly motivated, independent, organized, Masters Level clinician for a position Sussex County in the Psycho-Forensic Unit (PFE Unit).

The mission of the Public Defender’s Office is to preserve the constitutional rights of indigent defendants through the assistance of counsel in criminal cases at every stage of the adjudication process. In addition, case law has established that the Public Defender, as an officer of the court, has the professional duty to assist the court in every reasonable way in the improvement of justice. The mission of the PFE Unit is to assist Public Defenders in obtaining the best possible case resolutions, while helping to improve the quality of life for our clients. The PFE Unit aids the attorney in all stages of the criminal justice process including identifying mental health defenses and factors for case mitigation, creating reports for sentence reductions, sentence modifications, bail hearings, and other proceedings as needed. The intervention by the PFE Unit may provide alternatives to conviction and incarceration, shorter prison terms, and community referrals to agencies which provide services to address the needs of our clientele. The intervention also may lead the client to more positive and socially acceptable behaviors and conducts.

The Sussex Psycho-Forensic Evaluator (PFE) will work as a member of the defense team, collaborating with attorneys and providing assessments, advocacy, and mitigation services to clients represented by the Office of the Public Defender. The PFE will provide mitigation and support services to assist in the resolution of the case and provide referrals to mental health treatment, employment, and housing services.

The candidate must possess strong writing, assessment and clinical skills. Duties include interviewing clients, family members, treatment providers, etc.; gathering and reviewing records; providing mitigation to the attorneys; assisting with reentry efforts; drafting mitigation reports and treatment plans for case resolution; and referring clients to the various programs, statewide.

The position is a contract position for 37.5 hours a week without benefits. This position is not a full time State position. The salary is set at $48,000.00 annually.

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and writing sample, such as a biopsychosocial assessment, via email to donna.thomas@state.de.us or via fax to 302 577 3995, Attention Donna Thomas. The application deadline is January 30, 2015.

Secretary/Paralegal

Job Description: Secretary/Paralegal Position-We are seeking someone who is personable and that has several years of office experience using computers, answering telephones, and working with clients or customers. (the office experience does not have to be legal). Person must enjoy working with people, be able to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines when needed.

Contact: Please email resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample (does not have be more than 2 or 3 pages) to mpachtman@comcast.net

Legal Assistant – Woodlyn, PA

Job Description: We are small general practice law firm located in Woodlyn, PA seeking a part-time legal assistant to work 20-30 hours per week. We are willing to train a candidate who possesses a strong work ethic, a desire to learn and who will be a team player.

Job Requirements:
  • Handle correspondence and client contact
  • Assist with all aspects of case management
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to produce accurate, precise documents
  • Experience in preparing correspondences, discovery responses, deeds and estate planning documents
  • Great organizational skills with ability to prioritize and manage deadlines
  • Computer proficient
  • Hard working and possess excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
To Apply:
If you feel the position will be a good fit between you and the firm, please submit your resume to the following:
dpeters@pileggilaw.com

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS December 1-31, 2014 ***
(updated: December 22, 2014)

Paralegal - Delaware

Full time paralegal position with the Delaware firm of Whiteford Taylor & Preston, focused on providing support to an active business bankruptcy practice. Responsibilities would include both paralegal and administrative aspects. As the practice is highly specialized, no prior experience is necessary. Necessary on-the-job training will be provided. Interested parties should forward a resume, cover letter and writing sample (if available) at the e-mail address below.

Chris Samis | Partner
The Renaissance Centre
405 North King Street, Suite 500
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
csamis@wtplaw.com

Paralegal – Delaware

Job Description: Well-known Delaware law firm seeking paralegal who would handle personal injury matters. The pay is 27-32K but there is a lot of training provided, and great benefits.

Job Responsibilities: Administrative duties such as managing calendar and answering phones; Handle correspondence and client contact; Assist with all aspects of case management; Draft and format legal documents; E-file and assist attorneys with trial preparation.

Contact: Adrienne M. Rappaport
adrienne@alevistar.com
10 West Elm Street, Ste 360
Conshohocken, PA 19428
610-617-0724

Corporate Paralegal – Newark, DE

Job Description: Abelson Legal Search - Newark, DE
The Delaware office of this financial services client needs a senior-level (6+ years), corporate paralegal as a key member of its legal team. Candidates must have either a baccalaureate or paralegal certificate, with priority given to candidates with both. You will be an excellent communicator and a master of multi-tasking. Your experience will include working with the Corporate Secretary providing support on corporate governance matters supporting the Board of Directors, preparing for quarterly board meetings, oversight of subsidiary management, including interacting with relevant relationships and have a working knowledge of federal securities law and NASDAQ reporting and compliance matters. Knowledge of a management equity program highly desirable. Must be technology savvy with all relevant computer programs, including Board Vantage (for preparing and distributing board materials), spreadsheets and data management programs. This is a high level position, so only the top corporate paralegals will be considered. Excellent compensation and benefits. J.O. 561960 on www.abelsonlegalsearch.com

To Apply:http://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=f1072bab91841ab0&q=paralegal&l=Wilmington%2C+DE&tk=1985qee9u0n3i6q1&from=web&advn=8549863454693483&sjdu=UYde1nVLRt7rXYIp3oAm4X86y1KY74Q5aKKGYcqs61hN4P6LXJPgFVPISXjoK56AyQrdPOp_WZ0S2WOLJxpnUb-4St_tiFdQ1DFdznr2r5j50SL-vNd-Z2Dnmu0OThUZDrBMf-n18NKqk1wangy3-qgxIFI3TbMj_yirSiIOPtAswygtuDCQ3nnqStMcJH04&pub=pub-indeed

Corporate Paralegal - Part Time

LCOR Incorporated - Berwyn, PADescription: This part-time paralegal position is responsible for supporting the In-house Legal Department as needed in all aspects of corporate compliance and transactions. The employer is offering a flexible work schedule on a part-time basis of 10 – 20 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Maintain corporate books and records, and ensure each is always complete and up-to-date.
  • Conduct monthly audits of company’s entities to confirm compliance with each jurisdiction in which they are qualified.
  • Update and maintain company litigation logs/files and conduct monthly audits.
  • Maintain professional organizations, credits and licenses for in-house counsel.
  • Maintain and track real estate brokers’ contracts and ensure all brokers obtain and maintain required licenses in each jurisdiction in which they are engaged.
  • Organize all electronic and physical legal files and maintain a legal shared drive.
  • Assist in-house counsel with real estate and corporate transactions.
  • Such other duties as may be assigned.
Professional Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and/or Paralegal certificate.
  • Five years related corporate or in-house paralegal experience (large firm experience preferred).
  • Superior organizational skills to maintain order of files and prioritize work.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Ability to manage time, meet deadlines and communicate effectively.
  • Proficiency with computer skills including Word, Visio, Excel and Outlook.
To Apply:http://www.indeed.com/viewjob?cmp=LCOR-Incorporated&t=Corporate+Paralegal&jk=ba86822d298fb13d&sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvXxOhezIvGCUIu8OfTzUf1zzfNxZCbtPvbZGAMwjIg_Pcc4flbficmS-9s9DqmMbVVm8q37FSaJnz7zlyavbbDk&pub=pub-indeed

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