We will list all openings submitted to the Bucks County Bar Association on this page. Please mail or email the appropriate contact about the position(s) you are interested in.
If you have a new position regarding the legal profession that we should include on this page, please email the information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Postings will be listed for 3 months unless you inform us otherwise. This service is open to the community.
FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY
Goldman Law Offices in Doylestown, is seeking an experienced family law attorney to join our Family Law Department. Qualified candidate should have a minimum of 7 years’ experience in family law. Associate will be representing clients in divorce, custody and support matters in Bucks and Montgomery counties.
We are a family-oriented firm and believe in a work/life balance. This position could be either full-time or part-time. We offer a competitive compensation package, including medical, dental, vision coverage as well as a 401(k) plan. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Please send your resume, a writing sample and cover letter to Diane Scholl, email@example.com. All inquiries will be held in the strictest confidence.
PERSONAL INJURY ASSOCIATE
You deserve to work at a law firm that offers integrity, embraces diversity, and has a personal commitment to treating everyone with respect dignity and fairness. Since 1933, Stark & Stark has developed innovative legal solutions to meet our clients’ needs. More than 100 attorneys, over 30 practice areas, and a philosophy of putting the law to work for our clients is the basis from which we build and maintain our practice. At Stark & Stark we believe the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
Stark & Stark has an opening in our Yardley office for a Personal Injury Associate to join our team. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit and be self-directed and detailed-oriented with the ability to organize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. The right candidate will have the extraordinary opportunity to continue their professional development in a challenging, but collegial, environment.
The candidate will manage a full caseload of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury cases of varying degrees of complexity. These responsibilities will include legal research and review, evaluating the merits of a personal injury claim, handling depositions, contacting experts, providing guidance and counsel to the clients through effective communication, medical review, and negotiating, settling, litigating cases and trial of cases, if necessary.
Must have at least 10-12 years of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury litigation experience. Experience in trial work handling catastrophic claims and complex litigation is preferred. Should possess strong trial litigation skills, analytical, interpersonal, drafting, negotiation, excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy, demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to interact directly with clients. Must be licensed to practice in the State of Pennsylvania.
TRUSTS AND ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEY
Eastburn and Gray, a long-established law firm with offices in Montgomery and Bucks counties, seeks a Trusts and Estate Planning Attorney. Our high-end practice focuses on matters pertaining to estate and tax planning for high net worth individuals, estate administration, trust administration, gift tax planning, closely-held business planning, estate and trust litigation, charitable planning, guardianships, special needs trusts. Link to apply: https://www.eastburngray.com/careers/.
ASSISTANT COUNTY SOLICITOR
This is a full-time position for an attorney who is committed to serving the public in a fast-paced environment that encourages and rewards teamwork, creative thinking, and sound judgment. See link for more information: https://www.buckscounty.gov/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=98&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Assistant-County-Solicitor-102
Estate Planning Associate (PA offices)
Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening for an estate planning associate in our Taxation and Wealth Planning Department. The ideal candidate will have 4-6 years of experience with estate planning and estate administration, including drafting sophisticated estate planning documents. Large law firm experience preferred. Strong academic record and excellent writing skills required. LLM or CPA certification preferred, but not required. This position can reside in any of the Firm’s Pennsylvania offices. Must be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability. We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Franchise Associate (Blue Bell, PA; Exton, PA; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Warrington, PA)
Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening for a franchise associate within the Corporate Department. The ideal candidate will have two to three years of franchise corporate, transactional and regulatory experience. In addition to drafting franchise disclosure documents and franchise agreements, the ideal candidate will also have experience with license, supply and distribution agreements, asset and stock purchase agreements, and commercial contracts. This position can reside in any of the Firm’s Pennsylvania offices. The candidate must be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability. We are not currently accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Real Estate Associate (Warrington, PA)
Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening in the Warrington (Bucks County), PA office for an associate in the Real Estate Department. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 6 years of general real estate law experience and will have a background in all types of real estate transactional work, including purchase/sale transactions, leasing, financing, closing documents and development documentation. Experience in land use is helpful, but not required. Experience in sophisticated real estate transactions preferred. An excellent academic record and strong writing skills are required. Must be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability. We are not currently accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Estate Planning/Orphans’ Court Associate (Warrington, PA)
Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening in the Bucks County (Warrington) office for an associate in the Taxation & Wealth Planning Department. The ideal candidate will have 2 to 3 years’ experience in Orphans’ Court litigation, as well as trust and estate administration. Orphans’ Court clerkship preferred. Strong academic record and excellent writing skills are required. Candidate must be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability. We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal (Newtown) – Boutique Family Law firm in Newtown has an immediate opening for a legal assistant with a minimum of 3-4 years’ experience. Focus is almost entirely on Family Law. An ideal candidate must be detail oriented, organized, have strong communication skills and be proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook. Experience with Clio a plus. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a dynamic, well respected Family Law firm. Candidates should submit a resume with salary requirements to Lori@LiebmannFamilyLaw.com.
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
LEGAL AID OF SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, INC.
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER (NFI08042021) See announcement here
Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Helpline Paralegal/Administrative Support Staff –
Norristown (Montgomery County), PA (PMAN8232021) See announcement here
Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Norristown Paralegal/Administrative Support Staff –
(Montgomery County), PA (MRUC08232021) See announcement here
Legal Assistant – Lower Bucks County law firm has a full-time position for an experienced legal assistant. Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working directly for an attorney. Candidate should be organized, motivated and independent. Excellent communication and computer skills required. Proficiency with TimeSlips and legal document software, such as Worldox, a plus. Please submit letter of interest and resume to Buckslawfirm@gmail.com
Family law attorney seeks a legal assistant with a minimum of 2 years family law experience. The position requires a personable candidate with effective communication, organization and multitask skills, contact with clients, maintaining a calendar, drafting and reviewing legal documents, efiling petitions and legal documents with the court, knowledge of Quickbooks data entry for client billing, excellent Word typing skills, Outlook and dictation. Full holiday/vacation paid benefits. A part-time, flexible hours position may be considered. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
LASP- STAFF ATTORNEY
Staff Attorney – Norristown/Montgomery County, PA (SSTR08092021)
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (“LASP”) seeks an attorney to provide civil legal services in its Norristown Office in Montgomery County. LASP serves low-income individuals and families in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. This is a full-time position that will focus on representing parents in Children and Youth cases involving dependency and termination of parental rights, helping clients obtain or maintain public benefits like Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), handling utility law issues and elder law matters like powers of attorney and advanced health care directives and representing clients facing a loss of public housing. The attorney also may address issues regarding consumer law and bankruptcy, employment, expungements, family law, protection from domestic violence, and other cases as assigned. The attorney will receive a salary commensurate with experience and LASP’s personnel policy. More Detail here
LEGAL INTERN NEEDED AT A WOMAN’S PLACE, DOYLESTOWN, PA
A Woman’s Place, Bucks County’s only domestic violence organization, is a non-profit seeking two third year law (3L) students to represent victims in Protection From Abuse court under the supervision of an experienced family law attorney, at the Bucks County Justice Center, Doylestown, Bucks County, PA. This is an unpaid internship that could be used for academic credit, depending on the school’s policy. Must be able to work at least 10-12 hours per week and make a three month commitment. Interested candidates may submit a resume to Debbie at email@example.com and/or call (215) 230-4840 ext. 132.
LEGAL SERIVCES EXTERNSHIP
Legal Services Externship, Bucks County
The Legal Services Division for the County of Bucks is offering an externship for law students interested in governmental operations, public policy, and affirmative/impact litigation. Bucks County is the fourth largest county in Pennsylvania, with a diverse set of operations, that includes extensive social services, elections oversight, a robust network of county parks, a Health Department, a nursing home, a county jail, a tile factory, and the Commonwealth’s only county consumer protection department. This externship is an unpaid academic learning experience that offers an in-depth understanding of local government.
Within the Legal Services Division, the Law Department serves as general counsel for the Board of Commissioners and all departments and divisions serving under their direction. It initiates all lawsuits on behalf of, and defends all lawsuits, against the County and its subdivisions as well as reviews and negotiates all contracts between the County and vendors. Additionally, the Law Department responds to requests pursuant to the Right-to-Know Law, which permits citizens to request access to County records and documents. The Legal Services Division also includes the Consumer Protection Department, the Guardian Ad Litem, and the Public Defender’s Office. Externs will be exposed to the work of each of these departments and have a unique behind-the-scenes look at the coordination within local government to meet the needs of its constituents.
The position will primarily be based in the Law Department and will include:
– Legal research and writing
– Drafting responses to Right-to-Know requests
– Factual research and investigative support for affirmative and impact litigation
– Supporting Consumer Protection investigations
– Researching and drafting County ordinances and policies
Externship Program features:
– Attending meetings with the County Commissioners and other elected officials
– Court Observation
– Field trips to County institutions
How to Apply:
Applicants must be currently enrolled in law school and eligible to receive academic credit for the externship. To apply, please send a resume, writing sample, cover letter, and three references to Assistant County Solicitor Robbie Cain at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall Program: August 20, 2021
Spring Program: December 1, 2021
GRADUATE SEEKING INTERNSHIP
2021 Villanova University graduate seeking paid or unpaid position/internship in the legal field. Planning to enter law school in August, 2022. Please email at email@example.com. Resume and references available upon request.
The position involves filing and maintaining trademark registrations, direct client contact, legal support work, letter writing, and landlord-tenant matters. 20 hours per week to start with potential for more hours. Schedule is flexible. We are a small and friendly intellectual property law firm with an office near Lansdale, PA. Contact; firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ASSOCIATE
Fox Rothschild LLP is seeking an environmental law associate. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of environment-related experience. Previous experience with regulatory compliance, chemical handling and exposure matters, and environmental transactions and/or litigation preferred. Strong academic record and excellent writing skills required. Large law firm and/or in-house experience preferred. This position will reside in either our Atlantic City, Bucks County (Warrington), Chester County (Exton), Montgomery County (Blue Bell), Philadelphia, Princeton, or Wilmington office. The candidate must be licensed to practice in the state where the office resides. Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability. We are not currently accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Pennsylvania Air National Guard AGR Announcement : Judge Advocate- Manages and provides legal services to preserve prerogatives of the United States Air Force and its commanders. Performs duties prescribed by Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) pursuant to Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, 1995 (MCM), and prepares and provides legal opinions and decisions necessary for efficient and effective discharge of mission of the United States Air Force. Specialty encompasses administration of military justice, including counsel on disciplinary matters, pretrial advice, preparation for trial, trials by courts-martial, post-trial actions, and appellate review. Renders legal advice to commanders on all phases of Air Force operations, including international law, operations law, procurement, claims, environmental law, military and civilian personnel issues, patents, litigation, military affairs, legal assistance and preventive law, taxes, and allied legal matters. Link here for more detail: AGR – JAG – O5 Vacancy Announcement
Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening in the Warrington (Bucks County), PA office for a Litigation Associate with 3 to 5 years of experience. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical, research, writing, deposition and oral advocacy skills. Strong academic record and analytical skills are required. Federal judicial clerkship experience preferred. Must be licensed in in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability. We are not currently accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
LASP SUMMER ATTORNEY FELLOWS
Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania
LASP SUMMER ATTORNEY FELLOWS – Norristown, Doylestown, Chester City, West Chester, Community Engagement Unit and Regional Housing Unit
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (LASP) will implement a Summer Attorney Fellows program. LASP Summer Attorney Fellows will serve temporary positions through September 30, 2021 working 4 days (a maximum of 28 hours) each week. One fellow will be selected for each of the following offices/units: Norristown, Doylestown, Chester City, West Chester, Community Engagement Unit (located in Norristown) and Regional Housing Unit (located in Chester City). LASP serves low-income individuals and families in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. Fellows will represent clients facing issues regarding public benefits, consumer law and bankruptcy, employment, expungements, housing, family law, protection from domestic violence, and other cases as assigned. Fellows may also support special projects including eviction prevention projects in Bucks and Montgomery counties and a Mobile Home Tax Assessment project in Chester County. Fellows may also be expected to conduct home visits, community outreach and education, and must have the capacity to work both remotely and in-person at their assigned local office. Fellowships in the Regional Housing and Community Engagement Units may require travel to all four counties in LASP’s service area to attend client meetings, court appearances and community outreach. Fellows will receive salary commensurate with experience and LASP’s personnel policy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
1.Interviewing clients, assisting in determining eligibility for services, and ascertaining and investigating facts;
2. Conducting legal research and interpreting statutes, case law, regulations, and other sources of law;
- Providing advice and counsel to clients;
- Preparing legal documents, including but not necessarily limited to: briefs, pleadings, motions, notices, correspondence, memoranda, discovery and documents responsive to discovery requests, and advanced directives;
- Developing strategy and arguments for presentation of cases and assisting in preparation of witnesses for hearings and trials;
- Representing clients at hearings, in trial and appellate courts, and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies;
- Reviewing decisions and consulting with management team to determine the merit of potential appeals;
- Collaborating with external professional and community organizations relevant to casework;
- Conducting clinics, community education, and workshops;
- Becoming engaged in LASP team efforts to achieve office and program goals, including participation in program-wide affinity groups and task forces;
- Developing knowledge of community referral resources and assessing community and client needs;
- Enhancing skills and substantive knowledge through training, CLE, and other educational opportunities;
- Abiding by all applicable professional standards of ethics and practice;
- Completing required administrative tasks including entering of notes and timekeeping in LASP case management software, and maintaining of physical files;
- Ensuring that requirements of grants and contracts which may provide funding for the position are met, and assisting with grant reports;
- Performing other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.
SUPERVISOR: Managing and Supervising Attorneys in assigned office or unit.
QUALIFICATIONS: License to practice law in Pennsylvania or admitted in another jurisdiction and eligible for admission to Pennsylvania. 0-5 years’ experience as a lawyer; demonstrated proficiency in word processing, Outlook products, case management software, and online legal research tools; Passionate commitment to public interest law and serving low-income individuals and diverse, vulnerable populations; Strong written and oral advocacy and organizational skills. The successful candidate must be willing to accept complex and challenging cases and develop creative strategies to assist clients. Candidates must have the ability to work remotely and have reliable transportation for outreach assignments. Spanish language proficiency is desirable.
LASP is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate in the recruitment, selection, or advancement of employees on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, creed, age, religion, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation or on any other basis prohibited by law.
TO APPLY: Send resume and writing sample to Kesha James, Deputy Director for Advocacy at Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania by email to Hiring@lasp.org. Position will remain open until filled and will be filled quickly as funding for the program ends September 30, 2021.