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TO ALL LEI STUDENTS
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.

If you would like to have your resume reviewed prior to sending, please contact the LEI office at 477-2205 or the Career Development office at 477-2163.

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS January 1-31, 2014 ***
(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.

Criminal Defense Paralegal – Law Office of Saagar B. Shah, Esq. P.A.
Wilmington, DE.

Job Description: Law Office dedicated primarily to Criminal Defense, with small miscellaneous components including: Real Estate, Estate Planning, and Civil Litigation. The criminal aspect focuses on DUIs and other minor criminal offenses. Looking to expand our team to meet the work demands of our ever expanding client base. Qualified applicants must be dedicated to personal improvement, detail oriented, adaptable, and display good judgment on a daily basis.

Hours: Negotiable, ideally 8:30 am – 5 pm
Pay: Negotiable

Key Responsibilities:
Interview potential clients
Build and maintain criminal case files
Maintain client correspondence
Schedule Real Estate Settlements/ Manage Real Estate Documents
Various tasks as assigned
Prepare legal documents for attorney review

Professional Qualifications:
Superior Organization skills
Strong Multitasker
Ability to work independently, manage time, and meet deadlines
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Strong written and verbal communication skills

Contact: Please send resume and cover letter to:Zeke Gibson
Egibson@gablawde.com
Law Office of Saagar B. Shah, ESQ P.A.

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

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS November 1-30, 2014 ***
(updated: November 12, 2014)

Part-Time Data Entry – Wilmington, DE

Job Description: An International Incorporation Services Comapny Located in Suburbs of North Wilmington, DE is in need of a PART TIME DATA ENTRY person for a 2 week - 1 month stint. Great office, only 5 people working there, great boss. MUST HAVE DATEA ENTRY EXPERIENCE. Compensation: $20 - $25/hour, free parking, no benefits.

Contact:
Sean Reilly
Sean@Reillyrecruiting.com
301 West Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS October 16-31, 2014 ***
(updated: October 31, 2014)

Incorporation Specialist (Wilmington, DE)
Corporate Administrator


Job Description: The position has responsibility for the administration of a large portfolio of entities with company policy and such other responsibilities as Management shall determine from time to time.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
Prepare and file documents with the various Secretaries of State.
Provide a high level of customer service to existing client base and internal colleagues.
Maintain entity documentation, correspondence and manage administrative matters related to our clients.
To interpret board and shareholder resolutions and agreements and to update entity information.
Must exercise good judgment, show initiative, handle sensitive and confidential data in atrustworthy and discreet manner with strong organizational skills and ability to work independently.
Update and generate statutory registers and other documents as required.
Obtain requisite due diligence on directors, shareholders and partners consistent with internal Compliance guidelines.
Maintain client-related information within View Point database on an on-goifig basis to keep information current.
Carry out periodic reviews and research on the assigned or prospective clients.
Assist Vice President and other Corporate Administrators as directed.
Assist with ad hoc projects as requested by the Vice President or Senior Management.

Knowledge and experience required:
Required level and content of education;
- Undergraduate degree in business-related subject
Business competencies and experience required;
- 2-5 years of registered agent I corporate administration experience
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong Interpersonal and organizational skills
- Focus on client service and delivery
- Attention to detail
- Ability to work independently but as a cooperative member of a team
- Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
- Ability and willingness to occasionally work outside normal working hours/days when requested.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
- Experience with ViewPoint highly desirable

Sean Reilly
Contact: Reilly Recruiting
302-690-9487

Corporate Paralegal/Legal Assistant
Location: West Chester, PA
Haas Group International (HGI) is global provider of chemical management services (CMS) and distribution of specialty chemical products. HGI operates in 22 countries with 44 distribution centers, 1,300 employees, and over 90,000 product offerings from over 3,500 suppliers.

General Summary: Global chemical management company seeks a Corporate Paralegal to join its global team. This person will report directly to the firm’s Corporate Counsel. Will interact with the firm’s global personnel and clients and provide support to Executive-level management. This is a very interesting, challenging and diversified position with an opportunity to grow with responsibility.

Job Duties:
  • Assist with project management
  • Assist with the preparation of documentation related to customer and vendor contracts
  • Prepare legal documents for legal review and signature
  • Prepare corporate governance documents and maintain corporate minute books
  • Prepare monthly reports detailing status of commercial contracts
  • Assist with internal and external audit requests
  • Assist with Company-wide legal and regulatory compliance matters
  • Maintain all electronic and physical legal files
Job Requirements and Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree; Certificate in Paralegal Studies is considered a plus
  • Minimum of 3 years Corporate Paralegal experience in a global corporation and/or law firm
  • Must demonstrate strong organizational skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, the ability to prioritize multiple projects, and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required along with knowledge of MS Office
Compensation:
  • Compensation will be commensurate with work experience
  • Company will offer a comprehensive benefit package
Please submit a resume and cover letter with your salary requirements to cheryl.whalen@haasgroupintl.com

Haas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Insurance Defense Paralegal

Job Description: Well established-growing Regional Insurance Defense Litigation Law Firm seeking well-organized Paralegal with 2+ years of workers’ compensation experience. Candidates must have experience in preparing correspondences, discovery responses and reviewing medical records. Full benefits package available and salary commensurate with experience. References and writing samples required.

Contact: Please send resumes, references and writing samples via email to Carol Graber, Paralegal at cgraber@c-wlaw.com

Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Procino-Wells & Woodland, LLC - Seaford, DE

ESTATE PLANNING COORDINATOR TO ASSIST OUR CLIENTS AS THEY CREATE AND IMPLEMENT COMPREHENSIVE ESTATE PLANS.

Please send your resume, cover letter, and references to us if you are:
  • Thoughtful, accommodating, calm, and patient allowing you to work well with our clients and their families.
  • Organized and responsible enabling you to produce and present concise work in a timely manner.
  • Detail oriented, thorough, accurate, and precise permitting you to draft estate planning documents, including Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, and Advance Health Care Directives.
  • Experienced in the banking or financial industry giving you the ability to work with our clients to fund their Trusts through retitling and/or updating beneficiary designations.
Contact: To Apply: http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Procino--Wells-&-Woodland,-LLC/jobs/Legal-Assistant-Paralegal-e0bbe5ae59ead3d6

Paralegal/Legal Assistant - Long Term Contract

Job Description: Kelly Services is seeking a paralegal/legal assistant for a long-term temporary assignment for a State of Delaware agency in Dover, DE. Primary responsibilities include preparing pleadings, e-filing, responding to FOIA requests, database management, research, file management, attending hearings and administrative tasks. Hours are Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm. Ideal candidates will have at least 2-3 years of litigation support experience, be organized, able to multi-task, possess strong communication skills and be able to work independently. This is an immediate need, so apply now!

About Kelly Services®

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions. Kelly® offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provided employment to more than 540,000 employees in 2013. Revenue in 2013 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Download WorkWire™, a free career and employment resource iPad® app by Kelly Services.Contact: To Apply: https://kelly.secure.force.com/CandidateExperience/CandExpJobDetails?id=a7V800000001dBV&utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS October 1-15, 2014 ***
(updated: October 8, 2014)

Mitigation Assistant/Sentencing Advocate- Wilmington, DE

Job Description: A Wilmington based Mitigation Specialist, specializing in both capital and non-capital defense based mitigation and sentencing advocacy, seeks an energetic and professional individual for an entry level mitigation assistant position. The position entails drafting correspondence, following up with various entities with respect to record requests, scheduling appointments, outlining records, and various other clerical duties. Ideal candidates should be thorough, hard-working, and possess strong written and communication skills. This is a part time position. Hours are flexible. Commitment to 15-20 hours a week preferred.

Contact: Please email resume to batistamitigation@gmail.com

Legal Assistant – Media, PAPosition Type School Year Part Time
Employer The Law Offices of Jeffrey J. Dodds, P.C. (Media, PA)
Contact Jeffrey Dodds
Job Title Legal Assistant
Resume Receipt Other (enter below)How to Apply Please email your documents to: Jeffrey.dodds@yahoo.com or fax 484-412-6977.
No phone calls, please.
Job Type Law Clerk
Description Immediate need:
Seeking 1L, 2L, 3L, or LEI student to help with all aspects of sole practitioner practice.
20 hours per week, more or less.
No phone calls, please.
Additional Documents Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcript, Writing Sample
Contact Information Jeffrey Dodds
524 North Providence Road
Media, Pennsylvania 19063
United States
jeffrey.dodds@yahoo.com
484-480-8909
Posting Date September 29, 2014
Expiration Date October 29, 2014
Geographic Preference Northeast (ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI, NY, NJ, PA)
Compensation Type Hourly
Compensation Details Negotiable
Desired Class Level 1RD, 2ED, 2RD, 3ED, 3RD, 4ED, LEI
Approved Yes
Automatic Application Packet Generation No
Policy Affirmation yes

Legal Assistant/Paralegal- Glasgow, DEPosition Information
Employer:
Potter Carmine & Associates (Newark, DE)
Division:
N/ATitle:
Legal Assistant/ ParalegalJob Type:
Paralegal/LNC
Description:
Law firm seeks part-time employee to assist with secretarial and legal assistant responsibilities.

Practice fields include personal injury, landlord/tenant disputes, workers compensation, and medical malpractice. This position is available in the firm’s Glasgow office located in People’s Plaza. No prior legal experience necessary, but interest in legal field is preferred. Tasks may include communications with insurance adjusters, requesting medical records, reviewing medical records, and client updates. Hours flexible. Commitment to 10-15 hours a week preferred. Pay negotiable. If interested , please submit cover letter and resume.
Geographic Preference:
Northeast (ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI, NY, NJ, PA)
Position Type:
Part-time
Practice Area(s):
Personal Injury
Desired Class Level(s):
LEI
Compensation Type:
Hourly
How To Apply
Requested Documents:
Resume
Cover Letter
Applications accepted
via:
Email
Important Dates
Posted On:
September 26, 2014
Applications Accepted Until:
October 23, 2014
Default Email For Resumes
tanders@pottercarmine.com

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