Career Center

Welcome to Monroe County Bar Association's Career Center

Whether you are a law firm, business or nonprofit organization looking to hire that legal professional or a legal professional seeking employment in the Monroe County area, we are here to assist you.  

Employers

The Monroe County Bar Association is looking to fill the position of Monroe Legal Reporter Editor, an independent contractor position.  Please click here for additional information.  Submit resume and qualifications to journal@monroebar.org by November 19, 2021.

The County of Monroe is accepting letters of interest for appointment as conflict defense counsel in criminal matters.  Appointees are not employees of the 43rd Judicial District but rather are contractual employees of the County of Monroe for tax purposes only. Contracts are for a one year term, revocable or renewable at the discretion of the County.  Once engaged in a contractual relationship with the County of Monroe, the 43rd Judicial District, Court of Common Pleas, will appoint contractual employees on a case-by-case basis to serve as conflict defense counsel. 

This position primarily serves as defense counsel for criminal defendants and juveniles in delinquency matters in instances in which the Office of the Public Defender has determined a conflict of interest exists such that the office may not represent the defendant or juvenile, and the Court approves and appoints. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, meeting with the defendant or juvenile and any witnesses or case participants as necessary, corresponding with opposing counsel or counsels, and regular appearances before Judges, Masters and Magisterial District Judges on behalf of defendant or juvenile.

Preferred Qualifications:  An individual seeking appointment to any position must be a member in good standing of the Pennsylvania Bar and possess a minimum of three (3) years of experience in a related practice area. All contractors must comply with any and all Rules of Criminal and Juvenile Procedure and applicable statutory requirements for practice. All contractors must complete a criminal records check and Pennsylvania child abuse history clearance check.  All contractors must show proof of professional liability insurance.

Letters of interest and any accompanying documentation should be sent to Greg Christine, Chief Clerk/Administrator, County of Monroe, at Administrative Center, One Quaker Plaza, Room 201, Stroudsburg, PA 18360-2192.

The County of Monroe is seeking a Director of Domestic Relations. The Director will perform managerial functions associated with directing operations and activities of the Domestic Relations Office, a Court office. Candidates with attorney status or J.D. degree preferred. For more information regarding this position, please click here.

Interested parties can submit their resume to hr@monroecountypa.gov.

The Public Defenders Office of Monroe County currently has a position open for an Assistant Public Defender.  For more information on the position click here.

The Pike County District Attorney's Office has an open full-time Assistant District Attorney position. The duties include presenting evidence and legal argument at preliminary hearings, pre-trial hearings, juvenile proceedings and jury trials.  The duties also include appellate advocacy including appearances before the appellate courts of the Commonwealth.  This is an appointed position and serves at the discretion of the District Attorney.  The person must be a licensed attorney and be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.  Salary as set by the Pike County Salary Board based on experience.  Recent law school graduates welcome to apply.  Position includes Pike County Employee benefits including health benefits and participation in County pension plan.  The County of Pike does not discriminate based upon gender, race, creed or color. To apply send resume to Pike County District Attorney's Office, 506 Broad Street, Milford PA 18337 or email pgoble@pikepa.org.

 Job Seekers

Job seekers may submit their resume with a letter of interest to MCBA for posting on our Career Center page.  Your information will be posted for a period of sixty days or until you request us to remove your resume.  All inquiries should be directed to Denise Burdge, dburdge@monroebar.org

Links

PBA Law Practice Management Resources

ABA -  Employment Opportunities at ABA

ABA - Employment Posting Board

Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network

Law Crossing

LawJobs.com

North Penn Legal Services