Careers for Staff

Knox Law seeks to hire paralegals, administrative assistants, and other support staff with excellent technical and professional skills. Applicants go through a rigorous interview process which may include testing and multiple interview sessions. We seek candidates who are organized, motivated, collaborative, and responsible to join our dedicated and hard-working team.

Successful candidates are provided with thorough orientation and training designed specifically for their position. New hires will receive an introductory performance review after three (3) or more months on the job, and annual performance reviews are conducted on an ongoing basis.

Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, genetics, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law, or because of an individual’s engaging in legally protected activities.

For more information on support staff positions, please see listings below or contact:

Tara Mobley
Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C.
120 W 10th St.
Erie, PA 16501-1461
Phone: 814-459-2800
Fax: 814-453-4530


Current Openings

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION PARALEGAL

Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C. is seeking a full-time employee to work in our Estate Administration Department. The successful candidate will have the general responsibility for all aspects of the administration of estates and trusts as assigned by an attorney. He/she shall prepare all required probate documents and court filings, inheritance and estate tax returns, assist with preparation of fiduciary income tax returns, asset transfers and claims, advise executors and trustees through all aspects of the estate/trust administration process and provide estate/trust related support to other members of the firm.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • One (1) to three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in estate or trust administration, finance, accounting, or business (preferably in the state of Pennsylvania)
  • Proven ability to evaluate bank and investment statements, prepare federal and state death tax returns, and familiarity with personal and fiduciary income tax and federal gift tax returns
  • Computer skills including the use of Windows based programs, including Excel
  • Excellent customer service attitude and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and other service providers, either by phone, email or in person
  • Able to work at least 37.5 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills required. Capacity to learn and understand new concepts and apply them correctly.

Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to Tara Mobley (contact information above).

Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, genetics, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law, or because of an individual’s engaging in legally protected activities.


TAX AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATOR

Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C. is seeking a full-time employee to work in our Estate Administration Department. The successful candidate will have the general responsibility for all aspects of the administration of estates and trusts as assigned by an attorney. He/she shall prepare all required probate documents and court filings, inheritance and estate tax returns, assist with preparation of fiduciary income tax returns, asset transfers and claims, advise executors and trustees through all aspects of the estate/trust administration process and provide estate/trust related support to other members of the firm.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • One (1) to three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in estate or trust administration, finance, accounting, or business (preferably in the state of Pennsylvania)
  • Proven ability to evaluate bank and investment statements, prepare federal and state death tax returns, and familiarity with personal and fiduciary income tax and federal gift tax returns
  • Computer skills including the use of Windows based programs, including Excel
  • Excellent customer service attitude and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and other service providers, either by phone, email or in person
  • Able to work at least 37.5 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills required. Capacity to learn and understand new concepts and apply them correctly.

Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to Tara Mobley (contact information above).

Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, genetics, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law, or because of an individual’s engaging in legally protected activities.


ESTATE / TRUST TAX SPECIALIST

Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C. is seeking a full-time employee to work in our Estate Administration Department. The successful candidate will have the general responsibility for all aspects of the administration of estates and trusts as assigned by an attorney. He/she shall prepare all required probate documents and court filings, inheritance and estate tax returns, assist with preparation of fiduciary income tax returns, asset transfers and claims, advise executors and trustees through all aspects of the estate/trust administration process and provide estate/trust related support to other members of the firm.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • One (1) to three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in estate or trust administration, finance, accounting, or business (preferably in the state of Pennsylvania)
  • Proven ability to evaluate bank and investment statements, prepare federal and state death tax returns, and familiarity with personal and fiduciary income tax and federal gift tax returns
  • Computer skills including the use of Windows based programs, including Excel
  • Excellent customer service attitude and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and other service providers, either by phone, email or in person
  • Able to work at least 37.5 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills required. Capacity to learn and understand new concepts and apply them correctly.

Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to Tara Mobley (contact information above).

Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, genetics, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law, or because of an individual’s engaging in legally protected activities.