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: 6/25/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Insurance Disability Law; ERISA
Submit Resume by Email or Fax to:
Bonny Rafel
Bonny G. Rafel, LLC
Florham Park, NJ
Email: info@bgrafel.com
Fax: 973-845-2232
Description:
Paralegal position available for our consumer law practice. We handle contract disability claims (Not Social Security) for individuals and need a skilled paralegal to help with the case appeals and interact with clients. Knowledge of medical terminology is a strong plus! If you have a great interpersonal skills and can multi-task during the work day, please contact us to join our team of six paralegals
Qualifications:
Paralegal Certificate
Medical/Legal would be a plus

 

Date Posted: 6/25/15
Hours:  Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Submit Resume by Email to:
Rona Singer, Human Resources
Body Shop
General Counsel
South Brunswick, NJ Location
Email: Rona.Singer@thebodyshop.com
Description:
To provide paralegal support to The Body Shop’s associate General Legal Counsel for the Americans Zone. Assists with a wide variety of corporate legal matters including employment litigation, real estate and contractual matters to support TBS operation in North and South America.
-Prepare various legal documents such as contracts, promotional terms and conditions
-Ensure that the Group’s contract database is current
-Coordinate discovery requests with respect to litigation matters
-Maintain the store lease database and assist in reviewing real estate leases, estoppels, SNDAs, and other real estate related documents
-Assist in preparation of franchise agreements and maintain corresponding files and data base records
-Maintain and coordinate corporate governance filings, including certificates of status and annual reports
Other Responsibilities:
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
-Responsible for maintaining the ethical standards of The Body Shop including minimizing the environmental, health and safety risks in the workplace.
Report potential risks, near misses and real accidents to relevant managers.
Experience:
-5+ years of corporate and real estate paralegal experience

-Advanced IT skills with experience and knowledge in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook with ability to master new software packages as needed
Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s Degree Required
-Paralegal certification preferred
-Notary Public certification preferred
-Ability to read, analyze & interpret legal contracts and real estate leases
-Experience in presenting information in a report or business correspondence format
Competencies required:
-Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures, systems and records.
-Advanced IT skills with experience and knowledge in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
-Excellent communicator, open and approachable, able to create rapport with people at all levels, whilst demonstrating tact and diplomacy at all times.
-Confident, reliable, flexible, trustworthy, proactive and able to act on own initiative.
-Excellent organizational skills, able to plan, prioritize and meet deadlines.
-Demonstrates good attention to detail in order to minimize errors.
-Ability to work well and calmly under pressure.


 

Date Posted: 6/25/15
Hours:  Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Real Estate
Submit Resume by Email to:
Debbie
The Beekman Law Firm, LLC
Ocean Grove, NJ
Email: beekmanlaw@aol.com
Description:
Real Estate secretary/paralegal who can handle contract to closing (though, our buys are generally handled by our tital company once attorney review has ended) as well as the usual, day-to-day of a small, local firm.

 

Date Posted: 6/26/15
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Position Title: Administrative Specialist 2 Confidential
Administrative Professional Band
Level 1 – Basic (Unclassified)
Minimum Salary: $43,703.66*
Maximum Salary A: $71,601.17**
Maximum Salary B: $68,021.11**
Location:
Morris/Sussex Vicinage
Criminal Division
Morristown, NJ
Opening Date: June 15, 2015
Closing Date: July 7, 2015
ANNOUNCEMENT:  15-22
POSITION NO.:        076994
Description:
Although this position is based in the Morris County Courthouse (Morristown, NJ), travel to the Sussex County Judicial Center (Newton, NJ) and other Judiciary locations is required.
The Morris/Sussex Vicinage Criminal Division is seeking a well-organized individual with excellent customer service and interpersonal skills to provide technical expertise to staff, peers or management. Under the direction of the Court Executive 2b or other supervisory personnel, the successful candidate will display a high standard of ethical conduct while providing oral and written communication to judges, management, attorneys and outside organizations. The qualified candidate will use his/her information management skills to compile statistical data and records, answer questions posed by the public, clients, customers, complainants or supervisors; train employees in areas such as judiciary policies or procedures; participate in team or work unit meetings; check written reports; compile records or other written materials and make suggestions for improvements in work unit operations. Perform other duties as required.

EDUCATION: 
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.
EXPERIENCE:
One year of para-professional experience in Program Evaluation: program development, coordination, program analysis, program administration or administrative research.
SUBSTITUTION:
Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional paraprofessional and professional experience on a year for year basis with one year of such experience being equal to thirty (30) semester hour credits. An Associate’s Degree and two years of additional paraprofessional or professional experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree.
DRIVER’S LICENSE: 
Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
AUTHORIZATION TO WORK: 
US citizenship is not required. Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the US according to Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.
SPECIAL NOTE: 
Newly hired employees must agree to a thorough background check that will include fingerprinting. All data received will be kept in strict confidence except to inform the individual of the findings and what action will be taken as a result of this information.
RESIDENCY LAW: 
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act,” all persons newly hired by the Judiciary must establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey.
INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS
Applicants should submit a cover letter and current resume complete with announcement number, both day and evening   telephone numbers and e-mail address by July 7, 2015 to: MRSSSXHRSAJ.mailbox@judiciary.state.nj.us. If you are responding to more than one Notice of Vacancy, please submit a copy of your resume/cover letter for each posting. Please include the announcement number in the subject line of your email submission.

*For newly hired individuals, the starting salary will normally be at the minimum of the salary range. For current Judiciary employees, salary upon promotion or advancement will be an increase of 5% of base salary, not to exceed the maximum of the range, or the minimum salary of the band/level, whichever is greater.

**Maximum Salary A is for Judiciary employees hired prior to June 3, 2014 and Maximum Salary B is for newly hired individuals or Judiciary employees hired on or after June 3, 2014.
The New Jersey Judiciary consists of:  the Supreme Court, the Superior Court including the Appellate Division and the Trial Court of the 15 vicinages in New Jersey, the Tax Court and the Municipal Court System. The Administrative Office of the Courts provides technical assistance, operational support, training, research and development, budget and personnel coordination, and development and operation of information systems for the Courts of New Jersey.

THE JUDICIARY OF NEW JERSEY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO ENSURING AN OPEN DOOR TO JUSTICE

 

Date Posted: 6/26/15
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Position Title: Court Executive 1b
Assistant Civil Division Manager
Court Executive Band, Level 1b (Unclassified)
Minimum Salary: $71,675.65
Maximum Salary: $107,985.35*
Location:
Superior Court of New Jersey
Civil Division
Hackensack, NJ
Opening Date: June 18, 2015
Closing Date: July 16, 2015
ANNOUNCEMENT:  10-15
POSITION NO.:        075245
Description:
Under the general direction of the Court Executive 2b (Civil Division Manager), this self-directed and results-oriented individual will manage supervisory staff (team leaders) from several units that handle diverse docket types. The individual in this position will be responsible for preparing supervisory staff performance assessments; developing mentoring and coaching plans; recommending disciplinary and/or employee recognition actions; ensuring overall that the team leaders coordinate the work flow handled by staff in their respective units; reviewing court activities for compliance with laws, court rules, and directives. Additionally, the individual will be responsible for prioritizing work; monitoring work for completeness and accuracy; participating in formulating and developing goals and objectives for assigned units; preparing and analyzing case processing statistical reports; creating strategies to reduce backlog within time frames as required by court rule/statute, monitoring the work performance of Special Civil Part Officers. Other tasks include the assessment of training needs and requirements to enhance skills and abilities of assigned staff; preparation and administration of budget; monitoring on-going training policies and procedures; participating in job/team applicant interviews and handling customer service disputes. Other related duties are performed as required.
DRIVER’S LICENSE:
Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
AUTHORIZATION TO WORK
US citizenship is not required. Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the US according to Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.
SPECIAL NOTE
Newly hired employees must agree to a thorough background check that will include fingerprinting. All data received will be kept in strict confidence except to inform the individual of the findings and what action will be taken as a result of this information.
RESIDENCY LAW
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act,” all persons newly hired by the Judiciary must establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey.
** INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS **
Applicants should forward a cover letter and current resume with announcement number to:

BerHR.mailbox@judiciary.state.nj.us. Please note the announcement number in the Subject line of the email. Email is the preferred option for submission. Please do not duplicate your email response with a hard copy response. If mailing your resume, send to:  Deborah Hakooz/10-15, Bergen County Justice Center, Human Resources Division, 10 Main Street, Suite 425, Hackensack, NJ  07601.
*For newly hired individuals, the starting salary will normally be at the minimum of the salary range. For current Judiciary employees, salary upon promotion or advancement will be an increase of 5% of base salary, or minimum salary of the band/level—whichever is greater, or up to 15% above minimum based on experience, not to exceed the maximum of the range.
THE JUDICIARY OF NEW JERSEY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO ENSURING AN OPEN DOOR TO JUSTICE



 

Date Posted: 6/22/15
Hours:  Full Time (Long Term/Temporary project)
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Financial
Submit Resume by Email to:
Amoy Williams, Legal Placement Consultant
Update Legal
Email: awilliams@updatelegal.com
Description:
Update Legal is currently looking for a Paralegal to join a financial institution in NJ on a long term temporary project.
Responsibilities:
- Review of legal documents and contracts
- Spot issues and problems
- Use boilerplate contracts and make amendments
- Interact with Senior Management
Qualifications:
- 4 year degree
- Experience with Hedge Funds, Investment Trusts
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- High level of detail orientation and organizational skills


 

Date Posted: 6/16/15
Hours:  Full Time / Part Time – Temporary with possibility of becoming a permanent position.
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Workers’ Compensation, Social Security, Personal Injury
Submit Resume by Email or Fax to:
Craig Weiss
Law Office of Jill Elaine Greene
Avon-By-The-Sea, NJ
Email: jeglaw411@gmail.com
Fax: 732-775-0210
Description:

Assist in Discovery Procedures; prepare records; organize files; filing; assist with phones, etc.
Paralegal and/or Pre-law background preferred. Bilingual a plus. Must know Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, etc.)

 

Date Posted: 6/4/15
Hours:  Part Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Salary to be discussed and commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Various Areas of Law, including Real Estate, Estate and Probate, and Matrimonial matters
Submit Resume by Email to:
Terry or Nicole
Law Office of Teresa A. Tosi, Esq.
Ramsey, NJ
Email: tosilaw@optonline.net
Description:
Excellent computer knowledge and experience with MS Word, Excel, Quickbooks, Allstate and legal programs a plus. Ability to perform legal and factual research; cross check and validate information; draft legal documents; prepare correspondence and review/edit legal forms for accuracy; organize and track case files; and co-ordinate law office activities such as scheduling conferences, court dates, etc. Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Reliability a must.
The office is seeking a paralegal graduate or an individual presently enrolled in the paralegal studies program and nearing graduation. Twenty five to thirty (25-30) hours per week with possible full time potential later. Attention to detail, accuracy and maintaining confidentiality are essential.


 

Date Posted: 6/3/15
Hours:  Full Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Workers’ Compensation, Social Security, Personal Injury
Submit Resume by Email or Fax to:
Kayla
Schibell Mennie & Kentos, LLC
Howell, NJ
Email: ksorbara@schibelllaw.com
Fax: 732-942-2480
Description:

Assist attorneys in preparing and organizing documents. Obtain, review and analyze documents including medical records, along with preparing medical record chronologies. Communication with clients, doctors’ offices, law firms and courts.
Perform additional duties as required.
Candidates must have a four-year degree. Strong analytical and interpersonal skills. Strong time management skills. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.



 

Date Posted: 6/2/15
Hours:  Full time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Labor and Employment Representing Management
Submit Resume including Salary Requirements by Email to:
Jay Shahwan, Office Manager
Jasinski, P.C.
Newark, NJ
Email: jshahwan@jplawfirm.com
Description:
We are a boutique law firm located in Newark seeking a detail oriented and organized paralegal willing to take initiative and assist with complex litigations. Litigation experience, computer proficiency, and strong communication skills are required. Experience in Microsoft Office and e-filing experience is preferable.



 

Date Posted: 6/2/15
Hours:  Full time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Based on experience
Area of the Law: Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration
Submit Resume by Email to:
Carol Molnar, Esq.
McManus & Associates
New Providence, NJ
Email: Carol@mcmanuslegal.com
Description:
Prepare wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents, engage with clients, assist with the transfer of assets and administer estates. The candidate will demonstrate and attention to detail, the ability to manage several projects at a time, be resourceful and exhibit superior writing and communication skills.
Boutique estate and trust planning and advisory firm representing accomplished and international and domestic individuals and families in media, academics, medicine, finance and business seeks one exceptional individual for a minimum commitment of three years.
The team is made up of kind, well-educated, hardworking individuals who are passionate about collaborating with accomplished clients on their wealth transfer strategies. The New York Enterprise Report named the firm one of the “10 great places to work” and Avenue Magazine awarded the firm “elite” status for the quality of its clients and professional capability. The Society of Trust and Estate Professionals nominated the firm “Boutique Estate Planning firm of the Year.” The firm is regularly quoted in major publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg as a thought leader in the industry.
The firm provides full paid medical benefits, three week of paid vacation starting in the first year, and summer hours on Fridays.

Date Posted: 5/22/15
Hours:  Full time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Hourly rate of pay $15.00 and up, depending on experience
Area of the Law: Family Law, Divorce, Lawsuits, Zoning and more
Submit Resume by Email to:
Robert F. Davies, Esq.
The Davies Law Firm
Hackensack, NJ
Email: attyrfd@optonline.net  
Description:
Legal secretary/paralegal for a busy Hackensack solo attorney. Family Law, divorce, custody, child support, Civil litigation (NOT personal injury cases) consumer fraud, estate litigation, land use and zoning and zoning litigation. Also, domestic violence, prosecuting and defending. Firm represents many women who are victims of domestic violence for free (pro bono).
This is an exciting friendly office, relaxed atmosphere.
Looking for someone who has worked in a law office before. Position is available now.

Date Posted: 5/22/15
Hours:  Full time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Litigation
Submit Resume by Email to:
Debbie Kramer
Quest Diagnostics
Madison, NJ
Email: debbie.l.kramer@questdiagnostics.com  
Description:
Provide pre-litigation and litigation guidance and support to internal clients of the Company related to patient complaints, claims and lawsuits. Manage pre-litigation and small claims matters with goal of minimizing the Company’s exposure and exercising discretion when appropriate to settle claims within a limited settlement authority. Coordinate responses to subpoenas and requests for records. Work with in-house attorneys and outside counsel to develop strategy and manage professional liability, commercial and bankruptcy matters and assigned special projects. Work with internal clients and in-house counsel to limit the Company’s exposure to claims with respect to the Company’s attempts to collect debts. Work as the point person for the company’s online case management and billing tool, including coordinating with outside counsel to ensure that the firms are registered and are submitting invoices electronically in accordance with the Company’s billing guidelines. Provide additional assistance to attorneys by request.
Required knowledge:
Litigation experience. Experience with medical malpractice claims is beneficial, but not required.
Required experience:
Minimum of five years prior litigation experience with either a law firm or in-house corporate legal department.
Special requirement:
Paralegal Certificate

Date Posted: 5/20/15
Hours:  Full time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $45-$55(k)
Area of the Law: Real Estate, Settlements, Closings
Submit Resume by Email to:
Chris Rotio
Town Title Agency
Paramus, NJ
Email: chris@towntitle.us  
Description:
Coordinating all aspects of Real Estate Settlement process
Obtaining payoffs, preparing HUDS, Settlement Statements, Checks, etc.
2 – 5 years experience required
Paralegal Certificate Preferred
Title Insurance experience preferred.

Date Posted: 5/19/15
Hours:  Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $15.00/$20.00 Depending on experience
Area of the Law: Real Estate, Transactional & Landlord Tenant Litigation, Corporate Law, Trust & Estates
Submit Resume by Email to:
Matthew L. Holden, Esq.
The Law Offices of Matthew L. Holden, LLC
Hackensack, NJ
Email: mholden@holden-legal.com  
Description:
Preparation of documents for real estate closings;
Typing pleadings, letters and general correspondence;
Handling intake of new clients;
Filing, billing, daily communication with clients;
Maintaining calendar of important dates.
Seeking a self-starter who has at least 2 years of experience;
Excellent written and oral skills;
Excellent organizational skills;
Excellent Computer skills;
Must be diligent and adaptable to changing priorities/demands.

Date Posted: 5/19/15
Hours: Full-Time / Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Corporate Law
Submit Resume, Cover Letter and Salary Requirements by Email to:
Email: jobs@cnsl.me  
Description:
We are a highly-respected boutique law firm located in Englewood, New Jersey, serving independent investment advisers as well as other entrepreneurial and growing companies in and around the securities industry. We collaborate with our affiliated business and regulatory compliance consulting firm to deliver trusted counsel and innovative solutions to the complex business challenges faced by independent investment advisors within an extraordinary service platform.
We fuel the American Dream by launching a hundred new businesses each year into this highly-regulated space. We take longtime successful businesspeople at the height of their careers and give them the support they need to take on and run thriving businesses and enterprises. We support them throughout their business lifecycle from launch, through growth and succession planning, and, eventually, exit.
We are seeking an experienced professional to join our team to support our corporate and business law practice group. Successful candidates will empathize with the entrepreneur and demonstrate the core values that we hold in high regard and demand of our colleagues - exercising sound judgment, bringing intense passion, setting out to win every day, making a substantial impact, and driving continuous improvement.
Primary Responsibilities:
- Provide professional legal support for three attorneys in a fast-paced, dynamic practice group;
- Possess knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including the ability to prepare legal documents, red-line and produce final customized deliverables;
- Manage numerous corporate filing in many states across the country;
- Act as a liaison between attorneys, clients and other firm staff, including project coordination to ensure deadlines are met;
- Execute delegated responsibilities with minimal guidance and oversight.
- Adhering to deadlines and project plans.
- Maintaining and growing existing client relationships;
- Participating, substantively, in new business consultations and new program development initiatives.
Qualifications:
- Experience with facilitating business formations, corporate contract and transactional work;
- Highly skilled in verbal and written communication among sophisticated clients;
- Solid understanding of business processes and an ability to apply these theories;
- Demonstrated ability to maintain discretion, understanding the sensitivity of varying issues
- Intuitive comfort within a technology-driven environment and strong computer skills;
- A willingness and strong desire to do what needs to be done to meet the needs and expectations of clients and colleagues.
Benefits:
We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package includes 401(k), profit sharing, bonuses based on individual performance, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid time off, casual dress code, paid company holidays, free parking, and more.
Application:
Inquiries should include a well-formatted resume and cover letter along with compensation history.

 

Date Posted: 5/19/15
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Bankruptcy Law
Submit Resume, Cover Letter and Salary Requirements by Email to:
Human Resources, Bankruptcy Paralegal Position at:
HR_NNJLS@LSNJ.org
Description:
Northeast New Jersey Legal Services seeks to hire a bankruptcy paralegal for the Consumer Section in its Jersey City, Paterson and Hackensack, NJ offices. All three offices are within easy commuting distance from NYC and NJ points via public transportation. Some travel between offices may be required. The bankruptcy paralegal must be a detail-oriented person who can work independently in gathering information from clients, preparing bankruptcy petitions and keeping track of client files. Bankruptcy petitions are filed electronically in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. The paralegal needs to be proficient in Microsoft Word, MS Outlook and Adobe Acrobat.
A demonstrated commitment to legal assistance for the disadvantaged is a plus. All staff received an attractive salary and fringe benefits package. NNJLS is an equal opportunity employer, including supporting individuals with a disability and veterans. Bilingual skills are helpful for this position.

Date Posted: 5/18/15
Hours: Full-Time / Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $30,000 +
Area of the Law: Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation Matters
Submit Resume by Email to:
Walter F. Janenck, Esq.
Walter F. Janneck, Attorney at Law, P.C.
Emerson, NJ
Email: jessicajetblue@hotmail.com  
Description:
Answer phones, diary matters, contact and schedule appointments, send out litigation packages, prepare and draft answers to Rogs, notices to produce, etc.
Bilingual would be beneficial but not necessary.
We have a full-time and part-time position available.

 

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