Job Opportunities

The following opportunities have been received by the Paralegal Institute for sharing with our students and alumni.

Analyst/ Paralegal - Funds Administration Group

Lisa Pinelli:  lisa.pinelli@bnymellon.com

Posted:  May 19, 2022

The incumbent provides paralegal assistance and support primarily to a team of legal professionals responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate completion of a high volume of registered mutual fund regulatory filings and related documentation, as well as ongoing support to multiple fund boards. This position may also involve contact with counterparties, outside counsel, service providers, board members, internal business lines and department, and regulators, to a limited degree. The incumbent will work under the close supervision of one or more attorneys and supervisory paralegals.

Qualifictions:  External

A paralegal certificate from a business school, college or university or experience as a paralegal in a corporate, government, or private law firm setting (minimum of 3 years) is required. The following attributes are essential: strong analytical skills; strong oral and written communication skills; proven ability to deliver precise and timely work products; ability to work effectively with others; proven ability to manage multi-tasks and stress; a foundation in planning and organizational skills; an ability to demonstrate initiative and high work standards; and a positive and energetic attitude.

Location:  Pittsburgh

Legal Assistant

John R. Perry:  jperry@caringlawyers.com

Posted:  May 17, 2022

Rosen & PerryBusy boutique civil litigation firm specializing in medical malpractice and personal injury seeks full time legal assistant. Job provides a variety of different daily experiences from client interaction, preparation of pleadings, general secretarial and assistance with office functions.

* Paralegal certificate is a plus, not required.
* Strong secretarial skills with proficiency in Word required.
* Attention to detail, well-organized & multitasking.
* Good interpersonal skills and positive attitude.
* Willing to train the right candidate.

Salary commensurate with experience. Health insurance and other benefits provided.
Please send resume directly to jperry@caringlawyers.com.

Business Immigration Paralegal

Posted:  May 16, 2022

Ellen Freeman Immigration Law Group

View the Paralegal job posting.

Paralegal

Rachel Gawles:  rgawlas@metzlewis.com

Posted:  May 11, 2022

Metz Lewis Brodman Must O'Keefe LLC

Metz Lewis Brodman Must O'Keefe LLC seeks a Paralegal for the firm's Bank, Corporate and Real Estate practice groups. The position entails preforming a wide range of complex administrative functions including forming corporations, performing legal research, and other paralegal projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

• Paralegal certificate is a plus, not required.
• Highly detailed, organized, and multi-tasker.
• Ability to manage workflow assigned by multiple attorneys and work under tight deadlines and other time constraints with competing and shifting priorities.
• Ability to keep clients on task in meeting deadlines.
• Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong work ethic and ability to work independently while effectively working as part of a team.
• Ability to problem solve and maintain good judgment and strict confidentiality.
• Strong research and investigative skills.
• Ability to accept ownership of projects and successfully drive the project tasks on a daily basis.
• Positive and professional demeanor.
• Proficiency with computer programs including Microsoft Office Suite and other legal software like deal rooms.

Metz Lewis offers a competitive salary based on experience and excellent benefit package. Please forward resume and salary requirements to rgawlas@metzlewis.com.

Paralegel

Morgan Diaz:  mdiaz@stonerlawpgh.com

Posted:  May 9, 2022

Stoner Law Offices

Stoner Law Offices is a real estate law firm located in the BNY Mellon building and is looking to hire a full time paralegal to begin immediately. You will be required to carry out a broad spectrum of paralegal/secretarial duties under the supervision of two attorneys. The position is M-F 9am-5pm, salary range is $40,000 to $45,000. PTO and retirement benefits are available. Please send resumes to Morgan Diaz (hiring manager) at mdiaz@stonerlawpgh.com

On-Site Document Reviewer Project (short term)

Lucy Higgins:  lucy.higgins@trustarray.com

Posted:  May 1, 2022

Array

An opportunity for paralegal students and paralegals. 

Array is recruiting for an on-site document review project for our law firm client's Pittsburgh office. The project will be starting the week of Monday, May 2, and it should last approximately 3 weeks. Will be responsible for reviewing and identifying documents with several key terms. Strong attention to detail needed.

Flexible schedules permitted - between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hourly range $25-$27.

Interested candidates please submit resume in Word or PDF format to Lucy Higgins at lucy.higgins@trustarray.com.

Paralegal - Education and Municipal Law

Aimee R. Zundel, Esq.: azundel@wbklegal.com

Posted:  May 1, 2022

WEISS BURKARDT KRAMER LLC

View the Paralegal - Education and Munnicipal Law job position.

Paralegal

Jeffrey G. Prather, Esq.: jprather@steptoe.com

Posted:  May 1, 2022

Steptoe & Johnson LLPSteptoe and Johnson LLP located in Washington D.C. is currently looking to hire paralegals to work full time at its Rockville MD satellite office. Due to COVID-19, paralegals are only required to physically come into the office 2 days a week. The remaining 3 days paralegals work from home off of a work provided laptop. Paralegals can work one of two schedules; (1) Normal work week - Monday through Friday 9 am to 5:30 pm or (2) Compressed work week - Only working Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Friday for longer hours.

Possible applicants need not have any specific background, training, or experience.

Any interested parties should email their cover letters and resumes to Mr. Prather at jprather@steptoe.com. In their cover letters, the applicants include any plans to be in the geographic reason, soonest possible start date, and long term career goals.

Cover letters should be addressed as follows:
Jeffrey G. Prather, Esq.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Civil Litigation Paralegal

dgeis@margolisedelstein.com

Posted:  April 25, 2022

Margolis Edelstein

Downtown law firm is looking for a civil litigation paralegal position. This is a full-time position with benefits at our firm's downtown Pittsburgh office. 3-5 years of relevant experience is preferred.

Italian Citizenship, Business, Bankruptcy, Litigation Paralegal

Salene@mazurkraemer.com

Posted:  April 25, 2022

Mazure Kraemer Law

View the Italian Citizenship, Business, Bankruptcy, Litigation Paralegal job posting.

Paralegal

Mary Jo Trotten:  mtotten@edgecoholdings.com

Posted:  April 25, 2022

EdgeCo Holdings

View the Paralegal job posting.

Library Assistant

Lori Hagen: hagenl@duq.edu

Posted:  April 5, 2022

Allegheny County Law Library

View the Library Assistant  job posting.

ACBF Juvenile Court Project Paralegal

Juli Marhefka:  jmarhefka@acba.org

Posted:  April 6, 2022

Allegheny County Bar Foundation Juveniel Court Project

The Allegheny County Bar Foundation Juvenile Court Project (JCP) is seeking a fulltime Paralegal to team with attorneys, social workers, parental support advocates and peer parent advocates in an interdisciplinary model of legal representation. The JCP represents parents involved in child welfare dependency and termination of parental rights cases in Allegheny County and is based in downtown Pittsburgh.

The Paralegal is an integral part of the JCP interdisciplinary model of legal representation the goal of which is to provide a holistic approach to assessing, advocating and supporting our clients as they address the issues bringing their family to the attention of the Juvenile Court and Allegheny County Children, Youth and Family Services (ACCYF).

The Paralegal provide administrative and case support to the JCP attorneys.

Core Job Functions and Responsibilities:
• Assists with the preparation, filing, and serving of pleadings, motions and other documents with the Allegheny Court of Common Pleas, the Superior Court, the Orphans Court, the PA Supreme Court, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
• Assists with trial preparation by collecting and compiling information; reviewing and organizing documents; and summarizing trial transcripts and exhibits.
• Acquires, prepares, and serves subpoenas.
• Researches legal issues related to the representation of clients in child welfare cases.
• Attends court hearings.
• Assists with intake for applicants seeking legal representation.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree
• Paralegal certificate from an ABA accredited program preferred, or a combination of education and/or experience
• 2-3 years of significant and substantive litigation experience as a paralegal/legal assistant in a law firm setting preferred.
• Experience drafting, cite-checking, and correcting legal briefs (trial and/or appellate).
• Proficient in word processing software
• Ability to travel within Allegheny County (via public transportation).

For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter to jmarhefka@acba.org. Employer is an equal opportunity employer. No telephone calls please.

Paralegals

Kelsi Knarr: kknarr@vocetogether.org

Posted: March 21, 2022

VOCE

We currently have an open Paralegal positions in Allegheny County that we are looking to fill with individuals looking for a career that helps makes a difference within Child Welfare. We strive to hire motivated professionals with strong organizational and time management skills who will thrive in a dynamic and collaborative work environment.

• Draft legal documents for solicitor review, including petitions, orders, motions and stipulations
• Participate in county court hearings and pre-hearing conferences
• Assist with all aspects of lay and expert witness preparation for testimony
• Facilitate and/or train on approved LSI training topics
• Support county best practices
• Conduct diligent searches to locate parents, relatives or other potential permanency resources or connections for children who are receiving services from, or are in the custody of the county and collaborate with caseworkers regarding all search results

We are new grad friendly and provide great training opportunities for new hire paralegals. Plesae apply here: Paralegal - Allegheny County - Penn Hills, PA - Voce Jobs (hirecentric.com). The posting is open until March 10, 2022. After that timeframe, please apply here: Paralegal 2022 - South West Region: Allegheny County - PA - Voce Jobs (hirecentric.com).

We are new grad friendly and provide great training opportunities for new hire paralegals. Would you happen to know of any current or upcoming new graduates that would be interested in a paralegal role? If so, would you please encourage them to apply here Paralegal - Allegheny County - Penn Hills, PA - Voce Jobs (hirecentric.com). The posting is open until March 27, 2022.

Administrative Assistant/Paralegal

Attorney Joseph Dalfonso: jdalfonso@law-dmc.com

Posted:  March 21, 2022

Dodaro, Matta & Cambest

Our firm is seeking a full-time & a part-time legal administrative assistant/paralegal for a position available at our Southpointe Office in Canonsburg, PA.

All communication for this job posting should be done via job boards & email. No calls please.

Position Summary:
Seeking part-time (although could transition into full-time) legal administrative assistant/ paralegal to provide clerical, legal, and general assistance and support
to attorneys and other office staff. They will also be required to maintain positive relationships with all attorney, staff, clients & vendors as well as professionally and ethically handle confidential client and firm data.

View more on the the Administration Assistant/Paralegal job posting.

Paralegal

Aleen Atencio:  jobs@atenciohall.com

Posted:  March 21, 2022

Atencio, Hall & McKernan, PLLC/HopeReid, Inc.

In this role, the Paralegal will be responsible for assisting in the preparation of title opinions reporting on ownership of surface and mineral rights for use by oil and gas exploration and production companies in the Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia region. The Paralegal will also support attorneys and support staff in the firm's growing real estate and business services practices. The ideal candidate would possess strong attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a high level of organization while working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Perform first stage process for preparing title opinions by reviewing and compiling information from third-party title searches of county real estate records (such as deeds, mortgages, easements and oil and gas leases) into a template.
• Assisting attorneys with general internet research
• Drafting legal documents and correspondence
• Working with Excel spreadsheets; formatting documents using headers, footers, page numbering; simple formulas such as adding, subtracting, averages, percentages; creating sorts and filters
• Responding promptly and efficiently to all communications

Skills and Qualifications:

• Bachelors or Associates degree in a related field preferred
• Previous real estate or energy law firm experience a plus
• Excellent organizational skills and communication skills with close attention to detail
• A client-focused attitude, flexibility, and the ability to multitask and manage priorities effectively
• Ability to work independently, as well as cooperatively within a team
• Ability to strictly maintain client and firm confidentiality
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
• PDF skills are required; convert Word documents to PDF, extracting pages and creating forms

Work Location: Remote, using firm provided computer equipment and your own internet connection. Will eventually work on-site. Must be available to attend meetings as needed in Pittsburgh.

Immigration Paralegal

Ellen Freeman:  efreeman@freemanimmigration.com

Posted:  March 14, 2022

Ellen Freeman Immigration Law Group, PLLC

We are seeking Immigration Paralegals to join a dynamic team of attorneys and paralegals who handle a wide variety of business and family immigration matters. The Analyst will assist in preparing and filing petitions and applications with a heavy focus on employment-based cases for submission to USCIS, DOL, and DOS. The position requires meticulous document preparation and constant communication with colleagues, clients, and government agencies. This position calls for an individual possessing a keen attention to detail, a proactive problem-solving "team player" attitude, and an eagerness to manage a wide range of responsibilities. This position is pivotal to the firm's daily productivity, and requires meticulous document preparation and recordkeeping, and constant communication with colleagues, clients, and agencies. The firm is highly collaborative, and all members are expected to not only execute their assigned tasks with efficiency and accuracy, but must also understand how their role fits into the broader picture of individual cases, client relationships, and the practice of law.

View more on the Immigration Paralegal job posting.

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Laura J. Davidson:  ldavidson@dfllegal.com

Posted:  March 14, 2022

DFL Legal is a mid-sized law firm downtown and we are in search of a full time paralegal. 

Legal Assistant/Paralegal - Construction Litigation - Midsized, downtown law firm is seeking a legal assistant/paralegal with 3-5 years experience to work in their growing Pittsburgh office. The ideal candidate must be able to coordinate various tasks at one time, while maintaining a high attention to detail and accuracy. Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Zoom and Relativity or other document management databases. Time management, professional communication skills and organizational skills are also necessary. Our benefits include a competitive salary based on experience, healthcare/vision/dental benefits, life/disability insurance and 401k.

Real Estate Paralegal

Nancy Fenton:  nancy.fenton@ctt.com

Posted:  March 9, 2022

Chicago Title Insurance Company

Chicago Title Insurance Company, which is part of the Fidelity National Title Group, the largest provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services in the country, is seeking a Real Estate Paralegal to join its Pittsburgh, PA office. We are a National Commercial Services operation and coordinate real estate transactions not only in Pennsylvania but also on a national basis throughout the Country.

View more on the Real Estate Paralegal job posting.

Paralegal

Marc Reiter:  marc@marcreiterlaw.com

Posted:  March 9, 2022

Law Offices of Marc J. Rreiter

Looking for a Full-Time bilingual (Spanish/English) paralegal/legal assistant to join our law firm in downtown Pittsburgh. Also, possibly searching for a Part-Time paralegal/legal assistant with no language requirement. The firm concentrates in Immigration, Personal Injury, and Workers' Compensation law representing immigrants and persons injured in accidents. The job includes working on both immigration cases including primarily family-based and removal/deportation cases and working on injury cases.

As to immigration cases, duties include assisting with intakes, opening files, communicating with clients, preparing forms and supporting evidence for USCIS, preparing and filing evidence and pleadings with EOIR (Immigration Court), and other related duties.

As to injury cases, duties include assisting with intakes, opening files communicating with clients, ordering and indexing medical records, assisting with all aspects of discovery and pleadings, filing with court and on WCAIS, and other related duties. Must be functionally fluent in both Spanish and English.

Previous paralegal or legal assistant experience required. Previous experience in immigration and/or personal injury is highly preferred. Bachelor's Degree or Paralegal Certificate required. * Salary commensurate with experience and is competitive. Benefits apply to only full time position.*

Job Types: One Full-Time. Must be bilingual (Spanish-English). Also, possibly searching for a Part-Time Paralegal/Legal Assistant. No language requirement.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

COVID-19 considerations:
We are taking precautions in accordance with CDC recommendations. Further, all clients are required to wear masks.