At Potter Burnett Law we take personal injury to heart—so when clients are injured or suffer a loss due to a car crash, medical mistake, neglect, or personal injury—our pride will be there with the legal experience, leadership, and a proven track record to help provide what has been lost.

Our philosophy is simple – People over power! We pride ourselves on representing the people of our community and building strong relationships with the people we work with.

To ensure this proven track record, we encourage our staff to have a healthy balance of personal life and work We also encourage self-improvement, recreational pursuits, and spending quality time with family and friends to endorse a relaxed environment and overall positive experience within the practice of law. Potter Burnett works hard to promote a culture of caring and compassion that demonstrates pride in what they do and where they work.


Current Employment Positions Available:

Personal Injury Litigation Associate and/or Medical Malpractice Litigation Associate

Full-time opportunities are currently available for highly motivated, hard-working Personal Injury Litigation Associate and/or Medical Malpractice Litigation Associate to join the team at Potter Burnett Law.

Qualified applicants must have the following:

  • License to practice law in Maryland and good standing with Maryland Bar
  • Three to five years of experience in prosecuting or defending personal injury or medical malpractice practice cases
  • For medical malpractice position – minimum 3 years of experience taking and defending expert depositions
  • Jury trial experience as at least second chair
  • Strong writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Will also consider an attorney with significant personal injury experience
  • Looking for an attorney who wants to join a firm that is well regarded, and known for trying cases

What qualifications are a bonus?

  • First chair litigation experience
  • License to practice law in the District of Columbia or eligibility to waive into the District of Columbia

Applicants with more than 5 years of experience with portable business will also be considered.

Potter Burnett Law offers a generous benefits package, a competitive salary based upon experience, and the opportunity to build a successful legal career.

Job Type: Full-time

Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter, writing sample and list of references.

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Personal Injury Paralegal

Full-time opportunities are currently available for highly motivated, hard-working Paralegal to join the team at Potter Burnett Law.

Qualified applicants must have the following:

  • Experience in Plaintiff personal injury cases
  • Experience with medical record requests, review, and organization
  • Experience with litigation, including drafting pleadings, discovery, e-filing and trial preparation
  • An understanding of PIP and Med Pay is required as well

Examples of Paralegal Responsibilities:

  • Work with attorneys to develop documents and pleadings, motions, and other case filings
  • Request, review and organize medical bills and records
  • Work with attorneys for trial preparation including lining up witnesses, preparing jury instructions, voir dire, exhibits and verdict sheets
  • Respond to discovery, prepare correspondence, and e-file pleadings
  • Prepare cases for final disbursal
  • Maintain case index system through My Case software for all ongoing and completed cases
  • Utilize existing files and a variety of other research resources to develop information for pending cases

Desired Skills:

  • Paralegal Certificate or extensive experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and organization abilities
  • Experience using legal database software and tasking system

Applicants without relevant experience will not be considered. Pay and benefits will be commensurate with experience and are competitive.

Job Type: Full-time

Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter, writing sample and list of references.

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Potter Burnett Law is continually seeking professional staff and attorneys capable of contributing to our established practice groups, complement and strengthen our culture, or offer the firm a new perspective. Please submit your applications to Careers@PotterBurnettLaw.com.

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