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Associate Staff Counsel

Company: Pennsylvania State Education Association
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

PSEA is a professional and labor organization representing over 178,000 members and over 1,000 local union affiliates. We are looking to fill a full-time, temporary attorney position. The Associate Staff Counsel position will be located in Allentown, PA and extends for two years, with a possible third year. The Associate Staff Counsel position is similar to a labor and/or education law clerkship. The attorney will support PSEA Staff Attorneys who advise PSEA's local unions and members in employment-related issues and litigate cases before arbitrators, administrative agencies, and courts. This support includes researching complex legal issues; preparing legal memoranda, briefs, and pleadings; interviewing and counseling clients; and coordinating witnesses and evidence in preparation for hearings. Applicants should have an interest in labor and/or education law, be able to analyze complex legal issues, and have strong legal research, writing, and verbal communications skills. This individual must also have self-supporting computer skills. PSEA is looking for someone who is willing to make a two to three year commitment. The salary will be approximately $67,000 with employer paid health insurance and a comprehensive benefits package. JD is required. Admission to the PA Bar is preferred for consideration for this position and is required after the first admission date after employment. Interested candidates must submit a resume, transcript, and a writing sample.
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Keywords: Pennsylvania State Education Association, Allentown , Associate Staff Counsel, Legal , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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