Burns White is committed to representing our client partners with excellence. In fact, it was the pursuit of excellence that prompted us to establish our firm in 1987, focusing on transportation, litigation, and business law. We have grown from our original five partners to more than 130 innovative lawyers in nine locations. Our Pittsburgh office is located on the thriving North Shore, near picturesque PNC Park. We have eight other offices, which are located in Philadelphia PA, Harrisburg PA, Wilkes-Barre PA, Wheeling WV, Princeton NJ, Wilmington DE, Cleveland OH, and Cherry Hill NJ.
We welcome the opportunity to grow and prosper with people who share our values of integrity, teamwork, and mutual respect. We seek highly motivated, dedicated, and hard-working individuals who will provide exceptional service to our clients, and who will enjoy our unique environment that is professional yet friendly, flexible, and sensitive to employees’ needs. We want to ensure that everyone working at Burns White feels like they belong. To that end, our recruiting and retention programs demonstrate our practice of welcoming, supporting, and promoting the interests of a diverse population.
We offer competitive salaries and an extremely generous benefits package.
Exciting opportunity in a dynamic and growing Healthcare, Long-Term Care, and Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation practice area. Provide support and assistance to attorneys in the practice of law in particular with subpoena work, expert packages, and other activities. Contribute to a positive and successful team effort, learn and leverage technology, and be willing/able to learn new skills and continually take on more responsibility.
Paralegal Certificate or Bachelor’s Degree required.
At least 2+ years of paralegal experience required.
Highly organized and able to prioritize workload. Demonstrated ability to take ownership and initiative by actively managing files, deadlines, etc. Excellent communication skills and assertiveness to coordinate deadlines among multiple attorneys. Attentive to detail and highly accurate. Extremely reliable in attendance, meeting deadlines, and anticipating what needs to be done. Able to effectively and efficiently manage multiple projects and competing deadlines. Ability to adapt to changing priorities and remain flexible to meet client and attorney needs. Strong commitment to quality client service. Strong PC skills, especially MS Word and Excel.
Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions
Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.
Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds. Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines. Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate in person and via telephone with internal and external customers.
Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities. Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations. Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies. Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.
Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours. Occasional overtime as required.
Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.
No search firms.
No phone calls please.