Personal Injury Junior Associate


For this position, please call 866-458-3633 and follow the instructions outlined. We look forward to hearing from you!

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare and draft legal documents, including complaints, pleadings, motions, briefs, and appeals. 
  • Conduct legal research and analysis on case precedents and statutory laws pertinent to the personal injury claims of clients. 
  • Participate in the discovery process by drafting requests and responses, reviewing documents, and preparing materials for trial. 
  • Assist in the negotiation and settlement of claims, working to achieve the best possible outcome for the client. 
  • Communicate effectively with clients, providing updates on case progress, advice, and legal counsel. 
  • Work collaboratively with senior attorneys, paralegals, and law clerks in the preparation of cases for trial, including strategy discussions and trial preparation. 
  • Attend legal seminars and workshops to continue professional development and stay updated on changes in personal injury law. 
  • Draft and file complaints 
  • Serve initial pleadings 
  • Manage Service of Process 
  • Obtain approval of Minor Settlements 

Our requirements are pretty straightforward. To qualify you must:

  • Have a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school. 
  • Be admitted to the bar in the state where the firm is located. 
  • Have 0-2 years of experience in personal injury law or a related field. New graduates with relevant internship or clinical experience are encouraged to apply. 
  • Be a team player: willing to work collaboratively with colleagues 
  • Have a caring and compassionate attitude with clients that’s consistent with firm’s core value of Doing Good by Doing Right 
  • Have excellent analytical skills and excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Growth mindset—eager to become an invaluable member of the Chaffin Luhana team, we want to train if you want to learn 
  • Be highly proficient in Microsoft suite and demonstrated comfort with technology 
  • Have strong time management and multitasking skills – must be able to simultaneously manage multiple projects in a busy environment 
  • Have a high attention to detail and superior organizational skills 
  • Pennsylvania Bar Admission is required, Ohio or West Virginia admission is a plus.

Perks – A few benefits you’re sure to enjoy:

  • Salary based on prior experience and incentive bonus based on KPIs 
  • 401(k) with very attractive firm matching 
  • Health and dental insurance—we cover most (if not all) of the premiums (for typical team member) and we kick in up to $750 in an HSA 
  • FSA account—transit and healthcare 
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for pure fun and recharging, 10 yearly holidays paid so you can enjoy your friends and family and separate sick/bereavement days for those unfortunate times you need it 
  • We strive to close the entire firm between Christmas & New Year’s every year so the entire team can recharge their batteries with family and start the year fresh! 
  • Bonusly awards—peer-to-peer recognition app—think Facebook for the team with cool .gifs (and rewards funded by the firm)! 
  • Free annual dollars for continuing education! 
  • A strong company culture with cool rewards, annual firm retreat and a spectacular holiday dinner! 
  • Philanthropy— our motto is Doing Good by Doing Right in our practice and in our communities – you’ll get to participate in meaningful causes outside of the firm! 
  • Team members also get to nominate their own charities for the CL Foundation to support during the holidays—putting their own mark on our Doing Good by Doing Right motto!