Employment Opportunities in Legal Careers

Bernstein-Burkley is a growing regional law firm with more than 30 employees, headquartered in Pittsburgh. We see our CORE PURPOSE to “Create partnerships that provide clients with peace of mind through expert advice and zealous representation.”

Bernstein-Burkley CORE VALUES:

  • Ethics and integrity in all dealings
  • Results-oriented
  • Work and perform as a team
  • Highest quality service to clients
  • Enjoy what we do

We are always looking for smart, energetic people whose VALUES coincide with ours and who can help us achieve our PURPOSE. Bernstein-Burkley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information, please contact: 
Robert Bernstein
rbernstein@bernsteinlaw.com (email preferred)

Currently Available Positions


Bernstein-Burkley, P.C., a downtown Pittsburgh-based law firm, seeks a litigation legal assistant for a full-time position. The candidate will support the everyday operations for a busy general civil litigation team (two partners and two associates) in a fast-paced, high-volume office. An ideal candidate will be an independent worker with excellent attention to detail, strong proofreading skills, experience in prioritizing work, and the ability to efficiently multitask.

The individual will work alongside a Litigation Paralegal.

The primary responsibilities of the position will include, but will not be limited to:

  • opening new matters and drafting letters of engagement
  • monitoring and updating attorney calendars daily
  • filing pleadings, motions and other documents with state and federal courts
  • assisting with all areas of discovery, including written requests and document production
  • distributing and placing attorney mail in the corresponding electronic file
  • file organization
  • assisting with trial and hearing preparation, as needed
  • preparing various correspondences to courts, clients and others as per attorney instructions
  • transcribing electronic dictation

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of court process, and rules of civil procedure
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong proofreading and organizational skills
  • Experience in prioritizing work
  • Brings issues, concerns, or discrepancies to the attention of the supervising lawyer
  • Excellent oral and written communication with internal and external parties
  • Works well with attorneys, professionals, clients and staff
  • Efficient multi-tasker
  • Manages competing demands to meet deadlines


  • 2+ years of litigation experience
  • Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with ProLaw is a bonus

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Carrie Holderbaum at cholderbaum@bernsteinlaw.com.