Careers

Corporate/Business Law Attorney

Position requires minimum of 3-5 years of experience with knowledge of legal issues as well as business ownership, management and governance issues affecting businesses.  Experience in the following practice areas helpful:  business taxation; commercial agreements; human resources; formation, acquisition, sale, merger and liquidation of business entities; business transactions; and financial reporting.Successful candidate should possess: Pennsylvania license; strong oral and written communication skills; ability to work well in a team. Maryland license helpful, but not required. Resume, references, college and law school transcripts, and writing sample required. Compensation commensurate with experience. Interested persons respond to:

Jeffrey A. Lee, Administrator
Shumaker Williams, P.C.
P.O. Box 88
Harrisburg PA 17108

E-mail Inquiries:  lee@shumakerwilliams.com
Telephone Inquiries:  717.909.1824

Law Clerk


Shumaker Williams, P.C. seeks to hire a law student, who has completed his or her second year of law school, to work in its Camp Hill, Pennsylvania office during the summer. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to either: work during his or her third year of law school, if possible, or demonstrate a significant connection to Central Pennsylvania during the candidacy process and a desire to return to Central Pennsylvania upon graduation from law school.SW conducts a program that gives each law clerk the opportunity to understand the private practice of law and the culture of the Firm. SW strives to attract the best law students and offers students an ideal work environment to begin their professional experience.Each law clerk will participate in an orientation session and be assigned a mentor to provide general guidance on any matter. The law clerk will meet with his or her mentor on a weekly basis to discuss any questions he or she may have and discuss work assignments. The law clerk will be assigned a variety of assignments in different areas of the law. SW makes every effort to ensure that the law clerk works with as many attorneys as possible. The law clerks are encouraged to attend SW staff meetings, client meetings, board meetings, hearings, oral arguments, depositions, and a variety of other events.Each attorney who assigns a project to a law clerk will be asked to evaluate his or her performance based upon the timeliness of the project and the quality of the work performed. In addition, SW wants to observe and evaluate the law clerk’s professionalism, judgment, and interpersonal skills. In October, these evaluations will be reviewed, summarized, and discussed with the law clerk. Whether an offer for employment following graduation is made depends on the law clerk’s work performance and SW’s hiring needs. Typically, the partners make a hiring decision in November.

To be considered for this position please contact:

 

Jeffrey A. Lee, Administrator
Shumaker Williams, P.C.
P.O. Box 88
Harrisburg PA 17108

E-mail Inquiries:  lee@shumakerwilliams.com
Telephone Inquiries:  717.909.1824

Please send a cover letter, your resumé, a writing sample, and your transcript.

Lateral Attorneys

Shumaker Williams, P.C. is a premier and client-focused law firm dedicated to providing clients with effective and sophisticated legal and business solutions.Our attorneys demonstrate commitment to our clients, the community and the profession in an environment that fosters diversity, loyalty, professional growth and a balanced life. Shumaker Williams, P.C. believes that attorneys should be committed to community involvement and civic leadership, and we strive to provide clear and practical legal and business solutions using innovative and creative approaches in an efficient, cost-effective and timely manner.Shumaker Williams, P.C. accepts resumes from experienced attorneys for positions in our Camp Hill, York and Towson offices. We seek attorneys with relevant experience in our traditional practice areas, as well as attorneys with unique backgrounds which can enhance the services we offer to our clients. As a client-focused firm, we require attorneys who exhibit strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work as part of a team and a commitment to our clients.To submit a resume to Shumaker Williams, P.C., please send your resume to:

Shumaker Williams, P.C. Attorney Hiring Committee
Attn: Jeffrey A. Lee
P.O. Box 88
Harrisburg, PA 17108

Support Staff

Shumaker Williams, P.C. is a premier and client-focused law firm dedicated to providing clients with effective and sophisticated legal and business solutions.

Our exceptional paralegal and legal secretary team assists our attorneys in providing quality service to our clients, and our paralegals and legal secretaries make a significant contribution toward our goal of providing our clients with the highest quality legal services.

We seek to fill paralegal and legal secretary positions with candidates exhibiting strong academic credentials as well as exceptional drafting, writing and interpersonal skills.

Candidates should also be highly motivated and possess superior analytical and organizational skills. College graduates or candidates with experience in the legal field are preferred. As a regional law firm, we rely heavily on the newest technologies to connect to other attorneys and to our clients, and we therefore expect all candidates to have strong computer skills and embrace the use of technology.

To submit a resume to Shumaker Williams, P.C., please send your resume to:

Shumaker Williams, P.C.
Attn: Jeffrey A. Lee
P.O. Box 88
Harrisburg, PA 17108

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