Company: Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania
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.Primary
- 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 research tools.
- 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 oral arguments.
- 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 prevent litigation.
- Responds to subpoenas for documents or testimony, filing
motions to quash where appropriate.
- Prepares and presents conference and seminar programs for
clients and others.Minimum Qualifications
- 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
- 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
- Excellent oral and written communication skills are
- Occasional overnight travel may be required.
- A satisfactory criminal background check is required.Additional
- 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.
- Free parking.The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania
recruits, employs, and promotes the most qualifiedapplicants
without regard to their political affiliation, race, color, age,
national origin, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, religion, disability, or other non-merit facts
orconsiderations. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to
applicants with disabilities asmay be necessary to ensure that all
applicants are given a fair and equal opportunity tocompete for all
employment positions. Applicants who need accommodation for an
interviewshould request so in advance. UJS hiring and employment
policies and procedures are intended to conformto all applicable
state and federal laws governing fair and non-discriminatory hiring
and employment practicesand are subject to change as necessary to
remain in compliance with such laws.Applicants requiring
accommodation, for any part of the application and/or interview
process, should contact Human Resources at (717) 231-3309 or
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