ANDREW MOORE & ASSOCIATES, LLC (Abington)
ASSISTANT DISTRICT COUNSEL
Small well established insurance defense firm is seeking associate with 5-10 years of experience. Strong legal research and writing skills; PA/NJ Bar. Good Benefits.
Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to:
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, PHILADELPHIA DISTRICT
ASSISTANT DISTRICT COUNSEL
The person selected for this position will serve as an Assistant District Counsel primarily focusing on Procurement and Labor and Employment Law and working under the general supervision of the District Counsel. The selectee will work under the general supervision of the District Counsel. In addition to procurement law duties, the person selected will also perform legal functions in various other areas of practice such as administrative law, environmental law, ethics, etc.
The person selected for this position will also serve as a legal advisor to the District on issues related to labor and employment law. A basic understanding of labor law and employment law is necessary to work in this area. Initially, the selected individual will work under the guidance of a more experienced labor and employment law attorney.
Interested candidates should go to:
GETSON & SCHATZ, P.C.
Getson & Schatz, P.C., a rapidly growing immigration law firm in Philadelphia, PA, is seeking a licensed attorney for immediate employment. The associate will work directly with the senior partner and will focus on a wide range of business immigration cases for small and mid-size employers, as well as individuals. The associate will also be assigned to work on other matters involving family-based immigration, and political asylum cases.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: Getson & Schatz, 230 South Broad Street Suite 1001 Philadelphia, PA 19102
BERKS COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY
The Berks County District Attorney’s Office is seeking applicants with a diverse background, strong character and a commitment to public service to fill the position of Assistant District Attorney. Interest in Courtroom Advocacy and Criminal Justice is required. The successful candidate will be given extensive on-the-job-training and opportunities to develop trial and litigation skills in a professional environment. Teamwork with fellow staff and outside agencies is encouraged and expected. More information about the office can be learned at :
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: Berks County District Attorney’s Office, 633 Court Street, 5th floor, Reading, PA 19601 or email@example.com.
THE LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL T. van der VEEN
The Law Offices of Michael T. van der Veen is a five (5) attorney practice that focuses on Personal Injury, Criminal Defense and Commercial Litigation. We are seeking an associate with 0-5 years of experience. The associate must be highly organized with strong writing skills. This job also offers plenty of court room experience.
Interested candidates should send a resume to:
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA LAW DEPARTMENT
This position includes supervising a team of attorneys who represent the Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS) in matters that involve the Juvenile Justice System. This work requires appearances in “crossover” court (i.e. Court where there are both Dependent and Delinquent matters concerning the same youth) as well as other Court Rooms at 1501 Arch Street where Judges hearing delinquent matters sit. The position also requires management of (and possible attendance at) Human Trafficking Court. This aspect of the position requires attendance at stakeholder meetings regarding the Human Trafficking issue in the City of Philadelphia and development of strategies to address that issue. The position further requires management of the same team of attorneys in their work in Older Youth (or “APPLA”) Court.
Candidates with experience in the Criminal Justice System are preferred as whoever is hired will potentially be representing DHS in the City of Philadelphia’s new initiatives (including the work of Judge Benjamin Lerner) to address Juvenile Justice reforms including certification and decertification issues in the prosecution of crimes.
Interested candidates should send a resume to Jonathan Houlon, Chief Deputy of the Child Welfare Unit.
Deadline: July 22, 2016
LITIGATION ATTORNEY (NON-PARTNERSHIP TRACK)
We are seeking a mid-level, non-partnership track attorney with four to six years of experience to join the Litigation Department of our Philadelphia office. The ideal candidate will have experience in consumer finance and mortgage litigation, representing banks, mortgage lenders and brokers. Our Litigation Department is our largest practice group and represents a wide range of local, national and international clients in all types of complex litigation. Active bar licenses in PA and NJ required; license in MD a plus. This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth in a collegial environment of a national firm. Superior academic credentials [3.2 or better] and strong communication skills are required.
Ballard Spahr LLP is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants can apply online:
COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
Judge Lucretia C. Clemons is seeking a law clerk. The start date for the clerkship will be August 22, 2016. Judge Clemons is looking for candidates with experience and/or interest in criminal law as well as strong research and writing skills. To apply, please send a resume and writing sample directly to her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: August 16, 2016
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA LAW DEPARTMENT
ASSISTANT CITY SOLICITOR
City Law Department
seeks Assistant City Solicitor in Pensions and Investments Division, focusing
on requests made pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right to Know Law. The position
includes representation of all departments, offices and boards of the City.
Competitive candidates will have 2-4 years’ experience as a practicing
attorney. Experience in litigation, discovery practice, and negotiation is
Interested candidates should send a resume to Jo Rosenberger Altman at:
Deadline: July 30, 2016
COMMUNITY DEFENDER OFFICE
The CHU Research and Writing Specialist provides legal services to death-sentenced prisoners in all stages of federal habeas corpus proceedings. The CHU Research and Writing Specialist is an attorney position that provides advanced legal research and writing services to staff attorneys working in the Unit. The CHU Research and Writing Specialist duties include: staying abreast of the latest developments in habeas corpus and criminal procedure; disseminating that knowledge to Assistant Federal Defenders in the Unit; drafting petitions and appellate briefs; analyzing, researching and gathering records; maintaining client contact; and conducting investigations. Under the supervision of the responsible Assistant Federal Defender, the CHU Research and Writing Specialist may sign pleadings or make court appearances in exceptional circumstances based on specific conditions.
be attorneys and possess strong writing ability, should have a demonstrated
commitment to poverty law or indigent criminal defense, and should have
experience in one of the following areas: criminal law, preferably in capital
cases; habeas corpus litigation; or complex federal court civil litigation.
Capital post-conviction or appellate experience is preferred. Recent law school
graduates with at least two years of relevant work experience and outstanding
academic record and writing ability may also be considered. Requirements
include admission and good standing before the federal bar, in combination with
admission and good standing to a state bar. Eligibility for admission to the
Pennsylvania Bar or willingness to sit for the next bar exam is required.
Fluency (oral and written) in the Spanish language is helpful but not required.
A background in any area of mental health and/or social work is helpful.
Ability to engage in extensive travel throughout the country is required. The
position requires that the incumbent occasionally lift and/or move up to 25
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Personnel Administrator, via e-mail at EmploymentPAE@fd.org, or by regular mail to FCDO, Curtis Center, 601 Walnut Street, Suite 540 West, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Deadline: July 27, 2016
ATTORNEY 1 BOARD OF FINANCE & REVENUE
Salary Range: 50,000 - 59,999
Reviews tax petitions filed and case files, including all pertinent information, returns, ledgers, notices, audit reports and Board of Appeals decisions. Prepares a front sheet summarizing the taxpayer’s identity, the taxpayer’s representative, case docket numbers, issues involved in the case, and related dates and dollar amounts.
Requests additional information from taxpayers and Department of Revenue, if necessary, for a complete analysis of issues affecting resolution. If necessary, meets with taxpayers and/or their representatives and the Department of Revenue to discuss issues and evidence.
Researches applicable tax laws, regulations, court decisions, audit procedures, previous Board decisions and policies regarding issues raised in tax appeal cases.
Prepares briefs in accordance with Board format, which apply relevant law to pertinent facts. Briefs include relevant taxpayer information, a statement of jurisdiction, a summary of the issues, facts and applicable law, and a recommendation for resolution of the appeal set forth in a proposed conclusion and order. Performs calculations of tax elements as required.
Proofreads and edits all briefs for presentation and substance. Revises briefs as necessary when new information is received from the taxpayer or the Department of Revenue, or when requested by the Secretary or Board.
Consults with taxpayers and/or their representatives and the Department of Revenue on hearing days, when required. Provides additional information to the Board, when requested.
Tracks all cases to ensure that
all statutory and policy deadlines have been met. Answers questions from
taxpayers and/or their representatives or the Department of Revenue regarding
appeal procedures, status of cases, and clarification of Board Orders.
If you have the requisite experience and are interested in being considered for one of these positions, please e-mail your resume as soon as possible with your name and the job title in the subject line
NYC DATA PRIVACY ATTORNEY
Bliss Lawyers is seeking a data privacy attorney to work in the New York City office of a media company. The ideal candidate will have at least six years of experience advising on privacy matters, including matters related to consumer disclosures, data collection, use, and sharing, data protection, data retention, data security, and data breach rules. Candidates must also have experience drafting and negotiating commercial transactions.
The qualified candidate will be responsible for providing counsel and support on privacy issues in connection with the development of products, platforms, and services involving the collection and use of consumer data; counseling digital properties with respect to privacy issues; tracking and advising on legal, regulatory, and policy developments relating to data collection and use, tracking and analytics, advanced advertising, and other issues; and developing and conducting training related to online services, advanced advertising, and data analytics.
This is a temporary engagement that will last about three months with the possibility of extension and/or conversion into a permanent position with the company. Interviews will begin as soon as appropriate candidates are identified.
PHILADELPHIA CONTRACTS ATTORNEY
Bliss Lawyers is seeking an attorney to work in-house at a pharmaceutical company in the Philadelphia area. The ideal candidate will at least one year of experience in a law firm or corporate legal department, with strong attention to detail and drafting and negotiating skills. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.
The selected attorney will be responsible for drafting and monitoring the lifecycle of alternative billing arrangements between the company and outside counsel; acting as the primary point of contact regarding external legal spend reports and analyses; assisting in negotiating fees with outside counsel; and ensuring that all necessary information is properly documented for internal audit purposes.
The position is a full-time, temporary engagement, and will begin as soon as possible and last until November. Interviews will begin as soon as appropriate candidates are identified.
PORTNOFF LAW ASSOCIATES, LTD
Are you someone who pays close attention to detail in complicated legal matters? Are you an attorney who seeks a unique opportunity for work-life balance? Portnoff Law Associates, Ltd., an established law firm with a twenty-five year municipal tax collections practice, seeks an attorney for a part-time position in our Norristown office.
The Part-time Attorney will report to the Managing Attorney of Motions and NOD Compliance. Responsibilities include thorough review of files to ensure that notice requirements have been met and that all information is in place to proceed. The ideal candidate will be available to work 20-25 hours per week (with a minimum of 20 hours per week spent in the office and the potential to work additional hours from home).
Portnoff Law Associates, Ltd., located in Norristown, PA, is an industry leader in the field of municipal and school district property tax revenue management. Portnoff Law Associates, Ltd. represents municipalities, school districts, and municipal authorities in 23 counties throughout Pennsylvania.
We strive to provide courteous, professional and competent collection services to our clients and their communities.
When applying, a professional cover letter is required with your resume.
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