Administrative Assistant Job Description, Updated March 2020

Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA) strives for excellence in the delivery of legal services. Administrative assistants play an integral role in the delivery of high volume, high quality legal services. Due to the importance of administrative support in the delivery of legal services, PLA strives to maintain a qualified administrative staff that is well organized, motivated and efficient.


PA Legal Aid Network Martin Luther King Fellowship Opportunity with PLA - Consumer Housing Unit

About the Martin Luther King Fellowship Program

In 2003, an evaluation of the Martin Luther King Jr., Summer Internship Program revealed that, while the internship experience had been a very positive one for Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Inc. (PLAN) interns, clients and programs, the goal to enhance cultural and ethnic diversity within the programs was not being realized.

Staff Attorney, Medical Legal Community Partnership

POSITION: Staff Attorney, Medical Legal Community Partnership 

Family Law Unit Paralegal/Project Coordinator

Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA) seeks to immediately hire a full-time paralegal for its Family Law Unit. PLA is a non-profit legal services organization primarily funded by the Legal Services Corporation.

Working at PLA

Our work allows all of our staff to make a positive impact on low-income communities throughout Philadelphia.  A career with PLA is both an exciting and enriching experience and will allow you to help low-income individuals and families obtain equal access to justice.

Throughout each year, PLA offers a variety of employment opportunities for attorneys, paralegals, law school graduates with fellowships, support staff, and interns.

Inquiries about employment should be directed to