ACBA Employee Positions

In addition to the ACBA Legal Employment Service – which works to connect legal professionals with job opportunities throughout the Pittsburgh region – the Allegheny County Bar Association employs a professional staff, including both attorneys and non-attorneys. Available ACBA career opportunities are below. For more information, contact Juli Marhefka, Director of Human Resources, at

Parent Advocate Attorney

The Allegheny County Bar Foundation Juvenile Court Project is accepting applications for the position of Parent Advocate Attorney. A law degree from an ABA accredited law school and active license to practice law in Pennsylvania are required. Courtroom experience and prior family law practice are strongly preferred.

The successful candidate will provide legal representation to indigent clients in dependency proceedings in front of judges and hearing officers in Allegheny County Juvenile Court. The Parent Advocate will be responsible for conducting investigations, researching and preparing pleadings, providing representation at hearings, providing sound counsel to clients and maintaining organized client case files.

Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are a must. Employer is an equal opportunity employer. For consideration, please email resume and cover letter to No telephone calls please. Deadline for submission is Nov. 30.

Allegheny County Bar Foundation Lawyer Referral Service