Interested applicants should apply directly to our Career site: Personal Injury Associate Position or https://www.stark-stark.com/about-us/careers/
The candidate will support personal injury cases with the oversight of other attorneys in the practice.
The Associate will work directly with clients handling depositions, drafting, and responding to pleadings and discovery.
Drafting, writing, and researching legal issues for briefs, pleadings, and discovery.
Evaluating and analyzing the merits of a personal injury claim.
Providing guidance and counsel to clients through effective communication.
Reviewing medical records.
Effectively negotiating, settling, litigating, and trying cases.
Stark & Stark is committed to the health and well-being of its staff members. The firm offers a full range of benefits, including traditional major medical and hospitalization coverage, a prescription plan, a dental plan, a vision plan, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, a profit sharing, and a 401(k) plan, paid vacation, and paid holidays.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Stark & Stark’s policy is to make employment decisions based on merit, ability, and competence. Except where required by law, employment practices shall not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or staff member’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or any other characteristic provided by law. Qualified minorities, females, veterans, and attorneys with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is also our policy to provide a work environment that is free of harassment of any kind, including that which is sexual, age-related, or ethnic.
As part of its continued efforts to actively recruit and advance the recruitment, development, and promotion of diverse lawyers Stark & Stark is participating in Diversity Lab’s Midsize Mansfield Rule initiative. The Mansfield Rule is named for Arabella Mansfield, the first woman admitted to practice law in the United States. It measures whether law firms affirmatively consider diverse lawyers for hiring, advancement, and significant leadership roles.
Under this initiative, we strive for a candidate pool consisting of at least 30% women, attorneys from underrepresented racial and/or ethnic groups, lawyers with disabilities, and/or LGBTQ+ attorneys. The Mansfield Rule initiative also includes a commitment by Stark & Stark to be transparent in our internal governance, particularly with our selection guidelines and job descriptions for firm management roles and committees.
Must have at least 3+ years of legal experience.
Plaintiff’s Personal Injury litigation experience.
Moot court or mock trial experience preferred
Experience working with The Court of Common Pleas- Clerkship with the following counties – Lehigh, Northampton, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, and Philadelphia is a plus.
Strong analytical, drafting, writing, research, and negotiation skills.
Excellent organizational skills, high attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to work in fast-paced practice.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team and to interact directly with clients.
The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written.
Must be licensed to practice in the State of Pennsylvania.
You deserve to work at a law firm that offers integrity, embraces diversity, and has a personal commitment to treating everyone with respect, dignity, and fairness. Since 1933, Stark & Stark has developed innovative legal solutions to meet our client's needs. More than 100 attorneys, over 30 practice areas, and a philosophy of putting the law to work for our clients are the basis from which we build and maintain our practice. At Stark & Stark, we believe the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.