Career Opportunities

Best Place to Work

Edgar Snyder & Associates has once again been voted one of the Top Places to Work in Pittsburgh.

This honor is based on surveys that encourage employees to anonymously rate their workplaces based on a variety of characteristics. Comments from our attorneys and staff cited many benefits to working at the law firm, including activities to promote employee health and wellness as well as a commitment to community service.

At Edgar Snyder & Associates, we are proud of these awards. We believe the mark of a great business is happy, productive employees.

Employment Opportunities

For the past 30 years, Edgar Snyder & Associates has built a culture of excellence and earned a reputation for taking care of clients and giving back to the community. We’ve built a team of professionals with laser focus on winning clients the resources they need to rebuild their lives. That team is comprised of high-achieving lawyers, paralegals, legal assistants, and other team members who provide a personal touch. We’re consistently ranked among the best places to work in Pittsburgh, and we strive to recognize and reward the focus and drive of our employees.

Learn more about our current openings:

Law Clerks

Description

You know us as the lawyers who promise “there’s never a fee unless we get money for you.”

What you may not know is that we’re a firm dedicated to client care and enriching our city and community.

For the past 30 years, Edgar Snyder & Associates has built a culture of excellence and earned a reputation for taking care of clients and giving back to the community. We’ve built a team of professionals with laser focus on winning clients the resources they need to rebuild their lives. That team is comprised of high-achieving lawyers, paralegals, and legal assistants who provide a personal touch. We’re consistently ranked among the best places to work in Pittsburgh, and we strive to recognize and reward the focus and drive of our employees.

We’re looking for driven law clerks who want to make a difference for our clients – people injured through no fault of their own.

Sound like you? Then we want to hear from you for our clerkship.

Please note that this clerkship is for fall 2020 - spring 2021; candidates should be enrolled at a law school in Pittsburgh.

  1. Legal writing: Prepares drafts of legal filings, including petitions, affidavits, findings, memos, briefs, and motions. Assures that external filings (both paper and electronic) are timely and accurate. Strictly adheres to all case management deadlines. Consistently and proactively communicates status of assignments.
  2. Attorney support: uses legal knowledge and independent judgment to summarize depositions, highlighting key information and nuances for future reference.
  3. Legal research: performs research assignments for attorneys. Uses strong communication skills to clarify topic, communicate initial findings and confirm assignment, and delivers research in a timely manner.
  4. Reviews and analyzes other pleadings and case matters, including discovery responses, etc. Confers with attorneys and clients regarding the status and findings.
  5. Reviews and analyzes case material to assist in preparation of case for trial, including drafting pretrial statements, exhibit lists, medical legal art, scheduling depositions for trial (expert depositions), etc.
  6. Prepares letters, memorandum and other correspondence accurately according to firm standards and in an efficient and timely manner. Processes mail and tracks to cases files as needed.
  7. Client contact: at the direction of the attorney, communicates with the client.

Requirements

  • Enrollment in law school
  • GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Legal Writing grade of B or higher
  • Exhibits behavior consistent with the ESA's core values. Demonstrates strong sense of integrity and customer service.
  • Resourceful self-starter who takes initiative to quickly assimilate and apply new knowledge.
  • Excellent communication skills; proactively seeks and integrates feedback on behavior, work product, and other development areas. Outstanding writing ability.
  • Highly organized; able to juggle and communicate regarding multiple priorities and assignments. Able to adapt to both different work styles and expectations, and shifting priorities.
  • Persistent in completion of assignments and confirmation that the assignment met expectations.
  • Ability to support preparation of complex legal documents, contracts, amendments and other related items with strict confidentiality, independently drafting for review and signature as needed.
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Pro, Internet, email, and other software as required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high energy and team-oriented environment. Able to produce high quality work under pressure and within tight deadlines.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Working at Edgar Snyder & Associates

Want to know what it's like to work at Edgar Snyder & Associates? Hear it straight from our staff:

"The best part of my job is having the satisfaction of knowing you've helped people through what may be one of the most difficult periods of their lives."
Lisa S., Personal Injury Legal Assistant

"The people I work with are great – they are very caring and work very hard. There is always something new to learn, which keeps the job interesting."
Arlene U., Personal Injury Legal Assistant

Giving Back to Our Communities

At Edgar Snyder & Associates, we want to be more than just a law firm that helps injured people – we also want to give back to the communities where we live and work.

Whether it’s through sponsorships, community service projects, or volunteering, we’re proud of everything our staff has done to create our culture of giving back. And we’re thankful for all that they continue to do to support our efforts.

You can learn more about our work in the community in the Giving Back section of our website.

EOE

Edgar Snyder & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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