Job Postings

The JOB POSTINGS page has been created to assist alumni and current students in their search for a rewarding career in the legal field. The postings offer a brief description from many different areas of the law. The Paralegal Studies Program also offers resume review and critiquing. If you are an employer who would like to post a job on the website please complete and return the "Job Posting Request Form”.

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Date Posted: 7/24/14
Hours:  Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Competitive
Area of the Law: Family, Immigration, Real Estate, Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy (general practice law office)
Submit Resume by Email to
Rafael Figueroa, Esq.
Union City, NJ
Email: info@rafaelfigueroalaw.com
Description:

Potential client intake screening; communication with clients regarding their case; legal research; drafting correspondence; pleadings and legal memorandum; filing documents with the court and government authorities; assisting with administrative duties; organizing and maintaining legal files. Bi-lingual English/Spanish, ritten and spoken(fluent)



Date Posted: 7/22/14
Hours:  Full-Time - Temporary
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Commercial Litigation
Submit Resume by Email to
Sharletta Everett
Lorelei Staffing, East Brunswick, NJ
Email: sharletta@loreleistaffing.com
Description:

Temporary assignment until the end of the year. Must have 3-5 years of commercial litigation, recent shorthand experiences, and excellent interpersonal skills. Candidate will be working directly with Partner and clients.


Date Posted: 7/22/14
Hours:  Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Family Law
Submit Resume by Email, Fax or Mail to
Elyssa Goldstein, Office Manager
Donahue, Hagan, Klein & Weisberg
44 Whippany Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
Email:
egoldstein@familylawattorneysnj.com
Fax:
973-467-0636
Description:

Paralegal/Legal Assistant. Desired qualifications: 5+ years experience (preferably in Family Law); strong organizational and communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Office and digital dictation; ability to process high volume of work in a timely and accurate manner.




Date Posted: 7/16/14
Hours:  Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice
Submit Resume by Email to: clphk@njlawfirm.com.  NO PHONE CALLS
Description:
Firm located in Saddle Brook.
Responsible for handling all phases of plaintiff personal injury and medical malpractice.  Minimum 3-5 years’ experience, able to work independently, excellent communication and writing skills, be an independent and organized professional able to meet with clients.  Excellent computer skills required.  Benefits include med/dental/401K.




Date Posted: 7/15/14
Hours:  Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Mass Tort Litigation
Submit Resume by Email to:  
Suzanne Horn
Sedgwick, LLP
Newark, NJ
Email:
njjobs@sedgwicklaw.com
Description:
Entry Level paralegal position.
Assist attorneys in all phases of litigation including pleadings, discovery responses and resolution of cases.





Date Posted: 7/14/14
Hours:  Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Immigration
Submit Resume by Email to:  
Aira Asencion
The Chugh Firm
Iselin, NJ
Email:
aira.asencion@chugh.com
Description:
Seeking an Immigration Paralegal for its Iselin, NJ office. Experience with PERM applications, H-1B, L-1 visas, employment based petition and knowledge with INS Zoom is a plus.  Must be computer literate with excellent communication skills.






Date Posted: 7/14/14
Hours:  Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Litigation
Submit Resume by Email to:  
Janet Cottrell
Cottrell Solensky & Semple, PA
Newark, NJ
Email:
jcottrell@css-legal.com
Description:
Law firm seeks a self-motivated, highly organized experienced Legal Secretary/Paralegal to support two attorneys in a fast paced, growing insurance defense practice.  Applicants must have substantial experience, strong computer and typing skills (65+ wpm), and proficiency with Microsoft applications (Outlook and Word).  Duties will include: (1) Drafting correspondence, pleadings, discovery demands and motions; (2) Compilation of discovery responses; (3) Calendaring meetings, depositions, conference calls and court appearances; (4) Transcribing dictation; (5) Reviewing and routing of mail and correspondence; (6) Filing, photocopying, faxing, scanning, time entry, answering incoming calls and placing calls in a professional matter.  The selected candidate must be reliable and detail-oriented, and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a strong work ethic.  Salary will be commensurate with training, qualifications, experience and capabilities.  References are required.







Date Posted: 7/13/14
Hours:  Part-Time – Mon.-Thur., 9:00am to 2:00pm
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Employment Litigation
Submit Resume by Email to:  
Beth Rogers, Esq.
Law Offices of Beth C. Rogers, LLC
Totowa, NJ
Email:
brogers@bethrogers.com
Description:
Update pleadings binders. Draft Discovery. Legal Research. Draft Memoranda. Review documents. Attend meetings with clients and witnesses.








Date Posted: 7/13/14
Hours:  Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $15.00/Hr.
Area of the Law: Business Litigation, Corporate and Trusts & Estates
Submit Resume by Email, Mail or Fax to:  
Michelle A. Ferrer, Esq.
Plata Ferrer & Gutierrez, LLC
670 Bergen Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Ridgefield, NJ
Email:
MFerrer@plataferrer.com
Description:
Organize documents, coordinate document productions, conduct document searches, conduct factual research, assist in motion practice, prepare and file court documents, assist in filings, assist with corporate transactions, communicate with clients, assist with billing and invoicing, attend document executions, preparation of financial/computation spreadsheets, and other miscellaneous administrative tasks.
Seeking motivated, high energy paralegal/legal assistant with excellent computer skills. Position requires excellent organization and communication skills. Candidate should be extremely detail oriented and able to multitask. Legal experience and fluent English/Spanish bilingual preferred.









Date Posted: 7/10/14
Hours:  Full Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Area of the Law: Civil Litigation, Family, Transactional
Submit Resume by Email or Fax to:  
Priscilla J. Triolo, Esq.
Bittiger Triolo, P.C.
Paramus, NJ
Email:
office@bittlaw.com
Fax: 201-438-5726
Description:

Immediate opening for a full-time legal secretary/paralegal support person. Responsibilities will include answering phones, communicating with clients and other counsel, drafting correspondence, maintaining the firm calendar, assisting attorneys and senior paralegals with litigation support and completing other administrative tasks. Our ideal candidate must be capable of exercising sound judgment as to confidentiality of clients information, have superior written and verbal communication skills, possess the ability to multitask and manage a variety of short and long term projects. In addition, such candidate must be very computer literate. We are looking for someone who is a team players and who is willing to do what is necessary to get the task done right.
Commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, 401k, paid time off and paid holidays will be offered after applicable waiting period. We invite you to visit our website at www.bittlaw.com to learn more about our firm. Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter and resume to Bittiger Triolo, P.C. vis email at office@bittlaw.com or facsimile at (201) 438-5726









Date Posted: 7/2/14
Hours:  Part Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Litigation
Submit Resume by Email to:  
Margarie Herlihy-Young
Email: margarieyoung@gmail.com
Description:
Toms River law firm looking for an entry level, part time work for clerical, filing and phone duties with an eye toward training to become a litigation paralegal.










Date Posted: 7/2/14
Hours:  Full Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: $40,000.00
Area of the Law: Litigation
Submit Resume by Email to:  
Carl Zeliger
Lynch Daskal Emery, LLP
New York, NY
Email: zeliger@lawlynch.com
Description:
Duties include all aspects of litigation from pleadings to trial.  Client contact is expected, so good interpersonal skills are needed.
We are a nationally ranked top tier boutique litigation law firm. This position carries a heavy workload and working overtime is common and expected. This position is entry to mid-entry level. Candidate must have a college degree.











Date Posted: 7/1/14
Hours: Part Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: $15-$20 Negotiable
Area of the Law: Real Estate – Title Insurance
Submit Resume by Email to:
Matt Wirths
Kenworth Title, LLC
Morristown, NJ
Email: mwirths@kenworthtitle.com
Description:
Introductory Title responsibilities including training in closings, settlements, HUD preparation, etc. We are looking for a part-time employee leading to a full time position. We are offering flexible hours and looking for an employee with growth potential.









Date Posted: 6/30/14
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $40,000 - $50,000
Area of the Law: Real Estate / Matrimonial
Submit Resume and Salary Requirements by Email to:
Barbara Maglin
Law Offices of David T. O’Sullivan, LLC
Morristown, NJ
Email: bam@osullivanlawgroup.com
Description:
Full service, small law Firm seeks experienced real estate paralegal/secretary with ability to work independently. Friendly work environment for two attorneys. Must have ability to prepare HUD-1 independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with little direction. Must be able to complete a closing from start to finish. Matrimonial experience preferred, but not necessary. We offer competitive compensation based upon experience, 401k, healthcare and dental insurance.
Must be able to perform a closing from start to finish – Sale and Purchase.










Date Posted: 6/30/14
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Residential and Commercial Real Estate and Property Tax Appeals
Submit Resume by Email to:
James M. Foerst
Spector Foerst & Associates
Millburn, NJ
Email: jmf@spectorfoerst.com
Description:
The Real Estate Transaction Coordinator is responsible for management of all residential real estate transactions from the opening of the file through closing of title until ultimate issuance of the title insurance policy.
1. Coordinating closings and completing all requirements necessary to delivery clear and marketable title through direct communication with clients, attorneys, realtors and mortgage lenders.
2. Preparing legal documents for transfer of title (Deed, Affidavit of Title, etc.) correspondence, RESPA/HUD statements and other documents related to the purchase, sale and refinance of commercial and residential real estate
3. Coordinate property tax appeal matters including preparing and filing petitions with the County Boards of Taxation and complaints with New Jersey Tax Court. The coordinator must prepare documents supporting the attorney for all property tax appeal hearings, confirm available evidence and schedule expert and fact witnesses for appeal hearings and trials.
Spector Foerst & Associates is looking for a smart and energetic recent graduate to join our real estate team. No prior experience is necessary. The person in the position of Real Estate Transaction Coordinator will work directly with our real estate law department assisting the attorneys, clients, realtors and lenders with all aspects of real estate transactions. The applicant should have interest in law or real estate, be able to work in a high energy environment, display excellent organizational skills and have the ability to meet multiple strict simultaneous deadlines. We need someone who is smart, energetic and fun looking to work hard in a collegial environment.

Date Posted: 6/30/14
Hours: Part Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Residential Real Estate Law with some Collection work
Submit Resume by Email to:
Anthony Di Maggio, Esq.
Di Maggio & Rubas, LLC
Springfield, NJ
Email: Anthony@dimaggio-rubas.com
Description:
Secretarial duties, main contact for clients and other including title companies and use of “All-State” software to draft legal documents.









Date Posted: 6/30/14
Hours: Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $18/hour, 30-40 hours per week. After 6-12 month trial period, opportunity for advancement.
Area of the Law: Litigation, primary focus is Criminal Litigation in the Federal, State and Municipal Courts.
Submit Resume in pdf format by Email to:
Joshua F. McMahon, Esq.
The Law Offices of Robert G. Stahl, LLC
Westfield, NJ
Email: JMcMahon@Stahlesq.com
Description:
-Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.
-Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling matters; and preparing documents.
-Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress.
-Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers.
-Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and organizing materials.
-Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes.
Skills/Qualifications:
Computer Skills (including typing, Microsoft Office Suite), Legal Administration Skills, Client Relationships, Organization, Planning, Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Dependability, Client Confidentiality.









Date Posted: 6/30/14
Hours: Full Time – Temporary Position
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: To be determined
Area of the Law: Specific Mass Tort Case
Submit Resume by Email to:
Eric G. Kahn
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.
Newark, NJ
Email: ekahn@lawjw.com
Description:
Entering cases into our management system, reviewing and organizing files, preparing summaries for supervising attorney, client contact and otherwise working with the supervising attorney on his mass tort project.
This will be a job for 3 to 6 months, with the potential for full-time employment after six months.









Date Posted: 6/30/14
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Insurance Defense Litigation
Submit Resume by Email to:
Alyson George
Gage Fiore, LLC
Lawrenceville, NJ
Email: info@gagefirm.com
Description:
Busy Lawrenceville insurance defense firm has immediate opening for an experience legal secretary/paralegal with a minimum of seven years experience in insurance defense litigation. Must have excellent typing skills, be able to multi-task and work independently.
Responsibilities:
-Heavy scheduling, coordinating depositions and other calendar events
-Knowledge of medical issue, terminology and guidelines
-Draft and/or edit pleadings, interrogatories, discovery requests and documents
-Filing f court documents, trial preparation, and must have insurance defense experience.
Time matters knowledge is beneficial but not necessary.









Date Posted: 6/30/14
Hours: Part Time – Temporary Position
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Immigration, Family Law, Special Education and some Estate Planning
Submit Resume by Email or Fax to:
Mayra Cano
Law Offices of Mayra Cano
West New York, NJ
Email: mayra.cano@mayracanolaw.com
Fax: 201-508-1862
Description:

Answer phones, communicate with clients, draft basic correspondence, filings, research, review and edit attorney work-product and maintain confidentiality.
Bilingual, organized, reliable, self-starter, good writer, ability to work independently, resourceful, creative, able to provide good customer service and patient.
Looking for someone who currently needs a part-time position while attending school. Ideally, looking for a person who can grow into a full time position.









Date Posted: 6/24/14
Hours: Full Time – Entry Level Position
Student/Graduate: Recent Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Immigration Law
Submit Resume by Email to:
Angela Houghton, General Administrator
Proskauer Rose, LLP
Newark, NJ
Email: ahoughton@proskauer.com
Description:
Immigration Project Assistant – international law firm seeks recent graduate for entry level full time position. You will be introduced to the basics of Immigration law and learn to handle the administrative responsibilities of a dynamic immigration practice. You will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, critical thinking abilities and be detail oriented. We offer excellent benefits and opportunities for the future.









Date Posted: 6/24/14
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Low $60k
To apply: To view and apply for this position, visit our Career Page at www.ijet.com
iJet International
Annapolis Maryland
Email: jill@marksklein.com
Description:
The Sr. Paralegal, reporting to the General Counsel, is responsible for maintaining all legal files, contracts, reports, insurance and documentation as assigned. Contact with clients, outside counsel, and internal resources may be required.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities
Provide proactive, solution-oriented support to business clients, enabling their successful execution on a dynamic set of fast-paced global initiatives. This may include coordinating with team and outside counsel on IP, and privacy matters, as needed.
Draft/negotiate legal agreements under the direction of General Counsel and in coordination with business group contacts. Relevant legal agreements may include Subscription License Agreements, Distribution Agreements, Professional Services Agreements, Marketing, Non-Disclosure Agreements and Contractor Agreements among others.
Conduct reviews of varied contractual terms and provide pre-publication review for marketing and collateral materials.
Drafting and revising template agreements as needed.
Management of IP files including Patents and Trademarks.
Maintain Corporate Books for multinational entities under the direction of General Counsel
Education Requirements
A Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) or international equivalent, or a Paralegal Certificate or similar paralegal work experience
Work Experience
7+ years of legal work experience as a paralegal (or equivalent role) is strongly preferred
Skills
Experience in the maintenance and management of corporate books, both domestic and international preferred
Contract support and transactional experience, including contract drafting and analysis, is preferred
Content Management System experience is preferred
Salesforce.com experience is preferred
Contract management and strong organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment, are a plus
Keen business sense with a client-focused, solution-oriented demeanor
Outstanding communication and writing skills
Ability to work independently, and to collaborate well with colleagues across diverse internal teams, divisions, and cultures
Flexible manner and ability to thrive in fast-changing environments
Passion for technology; prior experience working for a software or online technology company is a plus









Date Posted: 6/24/14
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Franchise and Business Law
Submit Resume and Salary Requirements by Email to:
Jill Merriman
Marks & Klein, LLP
Red Bank, NJ
Email: jill@marksklein.com
Description:
Experience in commercial transactions or franchise matters preferred but not required. Creating and filing legal documents; interacting with clients and attorneys. Assist with investigating facts, researching, calendaring and matter tracking. Organize and tracking of regulatory compliance documents. Good organizational skills a must.
Prefer minimum of 2 years experience










Date Posted: 6/24/14
Hours: Part Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Trusts and Estates, Elder and Disability Law
Submit Resume and Salary Requirements by Email to:
Justin M. Klein, Esq.
Marks & Klein, LLP
Red Bank, NJ
Email: justin@marksklein.com
Description:
Assist in drafting estate planning documents; preparing pleadings in guardianship and other related matters; compiling and preparing Medicaid applications; draft correspondence to clients.
Basic knowledge of estate planning and administration required.










Date Posted: 6/23/14
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Trust and Estate Paralegal – Woodbridge, NJ
Submit Resume and Salary Requirements by Email to:
Sabrina Levy, Staffing Coordinator
Spherion Staffing
Email: SabrinaLevy@spherion.com
Description:
One of the most prestigious law firms in NJ representing people in areas such as Personal Injury, Family Law, Trust and Estate, Employment Law, Workers’ Compensation, Consumer Fraud and Class Actions is in the need of a Paralegal specializing in Trust and Estate. The paralegal will be working in a department with 10-12 attorneys.
3-10 years specializing in Trust/Wills/Estates law.










Date Posted: 6/23/14
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Family Law Paralegal – Roseland, NJ
Submit Resume and Salary Requirements by Email to:
Sabrina Levy, Staffing Coordinator
Spherion Staffing
Email: SabrinaLevy@spherion.com
Description:
We are one of the most prestigious law firms in NJ representing people in areas such as Personal Injury, Family Law, Trusts and Estate, Employment Law, Workers’ Compensation, Consumer Fraud and Class Actions. We are looking to hire a Paralegal specializing in Family Law. The paralegal will be working in a department with 10-12 attorneys.
3-10 years specializing in Family Law. At least 5 solid years of NJ law experience.










Date Posted: 6/18/14
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Consumer Law – Disability Claims
Submit Resume with references by Email to:
Bonny G. Rafel, Esq.
Bonny G. Rafel, LLC
Florham Park, NJ
Email: info@disabilitycounsel.com
Description:
Full time bookkeeper/paralegal position available. Our consumer law practice handles disability claims for individuals and needs a skilled bookkeeper/paralegal to manage our books and interact with clients. If you have great interpersonal skills, have worked with QuickBooks and Excel, and can multi-task during the work day, please contact us. See our website www.disabilitycounsel.com for detailed information about our team. Immediate start date. Salary to be discussed.










Date Posted: 6/10/14
Hours: Part Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Hourly rate commensurate with experience.
Area of the Law: Trademark, Copyright, Patent & Civil Litigation
Submit Resume by Email to:
Karen Murray
The McHattie Law Firm, LLC
Boonton, NJ
Email: kmurray@mchattielaw.com
Description:
Legal research, prepare correspondence, draft and edit basic litigation documents (including pleadings, motions, and discovery requests), prepare copies of court filings and exhibits, day-to-day administrative responsibilities (including website tasks/updates, scheduling depositions and court appearances, collection/preservation/production of hard copy and electronic documents, reception/phone duties).
Candidate should have excellent written and verbal skills, be able to work under limited supervision, have experience with state and federal court filings (electronic and hard copy).










 

 

 

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