Interns

 

DORSETT LAW FIRM accepts intern candidates expressing a strong interest in a career in law and a desire to contribute to the process.  Selected individuals will join a professional, supportive and diverse work environment where collaboration is demonstrated daily.

Flexibility, accountability, effectiveness, workplace congeniality, professionalism and accuracy are highly valued.  Our interns interface with a variety of interesting people and develop valuable skills for success on a legal career path or any path involving business, logic, customer service, communications, or finance. 

Internships will be unpaid unless compensation is offered by DORSETT LAW FIRM for exemplary contribution by the intern.

Submit your interest at the address to the right.  A resume and/or letter of application outlining your goals is required.  

 

Law Clerks

 

DORSETT LAW FIRM will hire accomplished law school graduates as law clerks.  Successful candidates will bring superior educational credentials, organization, and adaptability.   Exceptional writing skills, a command of facts and a keen ability to synthesize and communicate the law within the factual context of a client’s case is required.  Superior listening skills is critical.

We hire candidates who value civility, collaboration, mindfulness and accountability.   

Clerkships will be temporary positions contemplating swift upward movement in the clerk's legal career. Law clerks are considered first to fill associate attorney positions at DORSETT LAW FIRM.

Interested law students or recent graduates may submit application at the address to the right.  Include a transcript, three (3) letters of reference by individuals who are personally knowledgeable about your performance in law school or employment situations, and a writing sample of no more than five (5) pages in length.

 

Attorneys

 

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.  Don’t settle.”
- Steve Jobs

 

DORSETT LAW FIRM wishes to hire associates demonstrating the highest and brightest skills and characteristics of the ethical, professional, intelligent, organized, prepared, thorough and compassionate attorney. We value the candidate who values courtesy, productivity, and collaboration.

If you are a soon-to-be graduate or an experienced attorney searching for a position at which you can practice your profession surrounded by supportive colleagues serving clients' interests with a focus on efficiency and results, we welcome your inquiry.  

Submit your resume to the address on this page.  Kindly include your law school transcript if you are currently attending law school or have graduated within the last three (3) years.  All candidates are encouraged to include a writing sample.  References are encouraged.

 All inquiries are held in confidence.

 

Paralegals

 

Candidates desiring positions as paralegals with DORSETT LAW FIRM must possess a bachelor's degree or commensurate experience as a paralegal for a private practice firm; no less than five (5) years experience will be considered in lieu of a college degree.  Successful candidates will enjoy a high level of responsibility and autonomy with appropriate supervision and support from the attorneys they assist.  

If you are a candidate in possession of the required educational or employment experience, we welcome your interest in working for our firm.  Submit a letter of application, resume, transcript of your college and/or paralegal school course of study, if your degree was obtained within the last ten (10) years. References are encouraged.  

 

Office Support Staff

 

DORSETT LAW FIRM is always looking for happy, healthy, and intelligent individuals to support our legal staff.  Breezy communication skills, good listening skills, courtesy, and high energy describe the successful candidate.  

We rely on systems with tight controls in our practice.  Our staff must exude the highest organizational skills, attention to detail, understanding of confidentiality without fail, timeliness, mindfulness, and compassion.  Patience coupled with efficient productivity excels.

A bachelor's degree or commensurate experience in a private practice firm or similar private industry is required; no less than five (5) years of experience will be considered in lieu of a college degree.

Submit your letter of interest, resume, transcript, references, and any other relevant information to us at the address on this page.

 

General Information About Our Firm

 

✔ We are a no-smoking campus.
✔ Illegal substance use is not tolerated.
✔ Harmful prejudices are unwelcome.

 

DORSETT LAW FIRM is committed to hiring talented, educated, prolific, happy individuals who demonstrate authenticity, integrity, and intellectual curiosity. Demonstrating a healthy belief in self and team and a congenial and kind regard of others will serve you well here.

We provide each new member of our staff with a step-by-step how-to-guide designed to maximize your time, energy, skills and expertise. This, plus our personalized mentoring, will help you become a potent professional and a valued leader within our organization.

We believe when each of us works together in the sweetness of kind response, creative collaboration and consistent excellence, we can make an awesome difference in the lives of our staff, our lawyers and our clients.

We hope you will join us.  Life is beautiful here.

 

Please Mail all Resumes To:

DORSETT LAW FIRM
attn.: Human Resources
39 North Second Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201

Tele:  717 267 2921

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