Company: Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Litigation Attorney performs professional legal work in the
Litigation Section of the AOPC Legal Department and is responsible
for providing legal representation for judges, district court
administrators, and other judicial officials and agencies when
facing legal action related to their official duties.
35 hours per week
Remote work may be available up to two days per week.
Excellent benefits program including comprehensive, low-cost
medical, dental, vision, and prescription plans for employees and
eligible family members beginning on the first day of employment;
13 paid holidays, 12 paid sick days, and 12+ paid vacation days per
year; salary increases; student loan forgiveness plan; employee
assistance programs; and retirement plans.
An Attorney who develops a case theory, interviews clients and
witnesses, and advises litigation clients.
Drafts responses to suits, such as motions to dismiss, answers and
affirmative defenses, motions for summary judgment, preliminary
objections, motions to quash, and memoranda of law.
Researches relevant areas of law using electronic and traditional
A Lawyer who propounds and responds to discovery requests.
Deposes opposing parties and prepares clients for and defends
Negotiates and finalizes settlements and participates in
A Lawyer who argues motions in state and federal court.
Drafts Third Circuit and state appellate court briefs and presents
An Attorney who responds to complaints before federal and state
agencies (i.e., EEOC, DOJ, Court of Claims, Unemployment
Compensation), including investigating claims and compiling
Advises clients on various issues, including employment issues, to
Responds to subpoenas for documents or testimony, filing motions to
quash where appropriate.
Prepares and presents conference and seminar programs for clients
Graduation from an ABA-approved law school.
Attorney Admitted to and in good standing before the Bar of the
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania PLUS
Three years of progressively responsible experience in professional
legal work, with some experience in highly responsible and complex
professional legal work.
Additional Requirements / Preferences
Employment law experience, particularly with federal
anti-discrimination laws preferred.
Litigation experience in the federal courts, including civil
rights, constitutional law, and employment law cases preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Occasional overnight travel may be required.
A satisfactory criminal background check is required.
Keywords: Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, Harrisburg , Litigation Attorney, Legal , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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