Legal Assistant 1

State Of Pennsylvania Allentown , PA 18101

Posted 2 months ago

The Office of General Counsel (OGC) is seeking a dependable and conscientious individual to provide legal support to the prosecuting attorneys within the Allentown legal office of the Pennsylvania State Police, assigned to assist the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement.The Pennsylvania State Police, Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement (BLCE) is responsible for enforcing the Liquor Code and related regulations of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB), the Crimes Code and other laws of the Commonwealth at businesses that have liquor licenses issued by the PLCB. OGC, through PSP's Office of Chief Counsel, is responsible for providing legal services to the BLCE.

This is accomplished through four legal offices located in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Allentown, and Philadelphia. Each office is staffed with two or more Assistants Counsel, a Legal Analyst and a Legal Assistant, all of whom are supervised by the Deputy Chief Counsel based at the Bureau's headquarters in Harrisburg. The attorneys assigned to the Bureau handle the prosecution of administrative citations filed against the licensees which are adjudicated by the PLCB's Office of Administrative Law Judge (OALJ).

The Legal Assistant in each office plays a critical role in the prosecution of these citation cases by supporting the attorneys and helping to ensure the cases remain on track for a timely resolution. The selected candidate will provide clerical and administrative support for the Allentown office, and will have the following responsibilities:

Type and prepare correspondence and legal documents for attorney review.

Intake of new cases, scan documents, and enter status of cases in office spreadsheets.

Assemble exhibits and prepare affidavits needed for pre-hearing memoranda.

Open, stamp and route mail, faxes and emails to the office resource account.

Maintain filing system, including purging of older documents.

Answer the phone, and screen and route calls to appropriate personnel.

Order supplies for office as needed and route any invoices.

Perform other related clerical or administrative duties as required.

This full-time position is telework eligible for up to two days per week. The legal office itself, which is comprised of four OGC personnel, is located within the Bureau's district office, located at 975 Hausman Road in Allentown. If you want to experience the satisfaction of assisting OGC in supporting the Bureau in this important role please apply today!Three years of responsible clerical, enforcement or investigative work; ORAn equivalent combination of experience and training.

Additional Requirements

Good interpersonal, problem solving and time management skills.

Be able to work independently or in a team setting.

Ability to prioritize work load.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania.

The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Legal Assistant 1

State Of Pennsylvania