Personal Injury Legal Assistant

Edgar Snyder & Associates seeks a Personal Injury Legal Assistant to work in our Pittsburgh office as part of the Overflow Department. Our firm is a plaintiffs' personal injury law firm with over 130 attorneys and legal staff and five office locations. Anyone who lives in western Pennsylvania and watches television will likely recognize Edgar Snyder as the injury lawyer who points and says: "There's never a fee unless we get money for you."

For over 30 years, the law firm has represented over 50,000 accident victims, as well as injured workers entitled to PA Workers' Compensation benefits and people with disabilities who need Social Security Disability benefits.

The skills and experience required are as follows:

Job Requirements:

  • Education certificate
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience with at least 3 years in Plaintiff Personal Injury
  • Knowledge of Pennsylvania auto law
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Outlook
  • Knowledge of Needles or other case management system preferred
  • Possess a working knowledge of all phases of litigation
  • Excellent customer service, as well as written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and manage priorities effectively
  • Excellent organizational and follow-up skills
  • Ability to cooperatively work within a team

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide secretarial assistance to assigned attorneys and paralegals
  • Open and organize new client files
  • Request, receive, and document medical information; manage medical records
  • Work on interrogatories
  • Coordinate witnesses
  • Transcribe dictation
  • Type briefs, findings, and affidavits as needed
  • Organize and maintain files
  • Input data into case management system (Needles)
  • Serve as liaison with contacts of assigned attorneys
  • Promptly and efficiently respond to all communications
  • Perform other clerical duties as required

Edgar Snyder & Associates offers a competitive compensation package with a comprehensive benefits program. For consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to or to:

Edgar Snyder & Associates
Attn: Human Resources Department
US Steel Tower, 10th Floor
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Edgar Snyder & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.