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”.

Students and Alumni: Additional opportunities may be available at the following link http://collegecentral.com/fdu/Alum.cfm

 

Date Posted: 1/30/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Based on experience
Area of the Law: Litigation, NonProfit, Family Law, PI/WC, Wills, Bankruptcy, Real Estate
Submit Resume with Salary/Benefit Requirements by Email to:
Laurie W. Fiedler
The Law Office of Laurie W. Fiedler
Wayne, NJ
Email: LWFiedler@aol.com
Description:
Draft correspondence and legal documents, word processing, client contact.
Must excel at legal computer programs. This office uses: WordPerfect, Family Law CIS, Allstate Hot Docs, Bankruptcy program and internet.

 

Date Posted: 1/29/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Personal Injury, Litigation
Submit Resume with Cover Letter and Salary Requirements by Email to:
Robbin Dolan
Laddey, Clark & Ryan, LLP
Sparta, NJ
Email: rdolan@lcrlaw.com
Description:
Full time paralegal with Personal Injury experience. College degree, with paralegal certificate preferred. Must be able to work independently, and be well-organized and efficient. Requires excellent communication, research and writing skills.
Laddey, Clark & Ryan, LLP is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Resumes only accepted by email, NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Include cover letter and salary requirements.

 

Date Posted: 1/29/15
Hours: Part Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: General Civil and Criminal practice with a very broad range of practice areas.
Submit Resume by Email to:
Leonard S. dePalma
The de Palma Law Firm, L.L.C.
Totowa, NJ
Email: ldepalma@advocate.org
Description:
Entry level paralegal. Assist with email correspondence, data entry into law firm management system, scanning and uploading of documents, preparation of legal documents. Must be detail oriented, highly organized, excellent writing and grammar skills, and excellent typist. Very busy practice with an emphasis on business related, civil litigation and construction/real estate matters. Casual and friendly work atmosphere.
Part time. Ideal candidate can work daily from 9:00am to 1:00 or 2:00pm. Hourly rate commensurate with experience.

 

Date Posted: 1/24/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Based on experience
Area of the Law: Real Estate
Submit Resume with Salary Requirements by Email to:
Victoria Martignetti
Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith  & Davis, LLP
Woodbridge, NJ
Email: vmartignetti@greenbaumlaw.com
Description:
Commercial Real Estate Paralegal – Large NJ law firm seeks an experienced commercial real estate paralegal for our Woodbridge office. BA/BS with 5-8 years of experience in commercial real estate law is required. Qualified candidates should be familiar with transactions, leasing and due diligence. Applicants must also have excellent organizational and communication kills. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package.
GRSD is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V encouraged to apply.

 

 

Date Posted: 1/24/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Elderlaw, Family Law, Estate Planning, Estate Administration
Submit Resume by Email to:
Robert J. Romano, Jr.
Andora & Romano, LLC
Paramus, NJ
Email: Robert.romano@romanoelderlaw.com
Description:
Working closely with attorneys with litigation (Guardianships, Will contests); Estate planning documents (Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney Directives); Estate tax returns; some client contact. Experience preferred.

 

Date Posted: 1/24/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: General practice with emphasis on plaintiff negligence and real estate
Submit Resume by Email or Fax to:
Michael A. Sternick
Flores Sternick Poosikian, LLC
Hawthorne, NJ
Email: vmartignetti@greenbaumlaw.com
Fax: 973-423-3088
Description:
Receptionist/Secretary
Bilingual in Spanish. Computer literate with typing skills. Health Insurance after 60 day trial period.

 

Date Posted: 1/21/15
Hours: Part Time – 15/20 Hrs. per week
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Hourly rate is negotiable
Area of the Law: Immigration, Special Needs and Landlord/Tenant
Submit Resume by Email to:
Mayra Cano
Law Office of Mayra Cano
West New York, NJ
Email: mayra.cano@mayracanolaw.com
Description:
Attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication, able to draft correspondence to clients in English and Spanish, draft cover letters for court filings in English, ability to multi-task, ability to work independently. Organized, ability to proof read long documents, knowledge of word, excel, e-mail, and power point, comfort working with Macs is a plus, comfortable with computers, scanners, printers, and other office machinery. Double checks everything, a team player, lite office maintenance,  dependable and reliable and resourceful (esp. assisting with a growing practice)


 

Date Posted: 1/13/15
Hours:  Part Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Inquire with firm
Rubin Employment Law
Pine Brook, NJ
Description:
Growing employment law firm in eastern Morris County, New Jersey, has an immediate opening for a part-time legal assistant, 15-25 hours per week to start. This is a challenging job that is as demanding as it is rewarding. You must be hardworking, detail-oriented and have a positive outlook on life.
About the position:  My legal assistant is an integral member of my firm, responsible for ensuring our clients receive the best legal service possible. My legal assistant is the first voice the clients and adversaries hear on the phone and a person they will interact with regularly. My legal assistant manages my calendar and arranges for meetings, creates and edits a a variety of documents, and assembles and maintains client files.
Requirements:
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word Styles, Excel and PowerPoint, and Apple mail, calendar and contacts.
Able to type at least 60 words per minute error-free and proof own work.
Familiarity with PACER, Fastcase, Firm Manager and QuickBooks, or similar technology, a plus.
Willing to learn new things that will make the job easier.
Able to work independently, make smart decisions quickly, take criticism well and deal with all types of data and people.
Able to work a set schedule Monday, Wednesday and Friday at a minimum, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., for a total of 15-25 hours. As the firm grows or if I have an emergency or am preparing for something big, able to work additional hours.
If you are interested in a work environment that will help you get your job done efficiently, allow you to earn more money and also have a life outside of work, then you are the type of candidate I would like to meet. If you are hired, you will be the foundation of a growing team of people that works hard to get the job done right the first time, takes pride in the work it does and is rewarded for its hard work.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please note that your ability and willingness to follow these instructions explicitly will play a big role in whether you will be considered for this position.
Read “A Message to Garcia” by Elbert Hubbard and write a brief paragraph explaining why you think I am asking candidates for this position to do this.
Email to arubin@alixrubinlaw.com the following documents in PDF format only with [insert your full name, spelled backwards] is your next Legal Assistant in the subject line:
brief paragraph requested in item number 1 above;
cover letter containing the following in bullet-point format:
what you think it takes to be a stellar legal assistant;
what are you looking for in a job;
what you bring to the table (i.e., qualities that would be of value to the firm);
salary requirements;
resume; and references.
Thank you for taking the time to read this ad. If you decide to apply, I look forward to meeting you. If you have made it this far and are not sure whether this is for real, I can assure you it is. I am looking for someone immediately.


 

Date Posted: 1/13/15
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Position Title: Court Services Supervisor 2
Professional Supervisory Band
Level 2B, Unclassified
Salary: $59,854 - $103,921
Location:
Union Vicinage
Criminal
2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ
Opening Date: January 7, 2015
Closing Date: February 5, 2015
ANNOUNCEMENT:  UNN 2015-01
POSITION NO.:        077996 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Union Vicinage has an exciting opportunity for a detailed oriented professional to work as a Court Services Supervisor 2 in the Criminal Division. Under the general direction of the Division Manager and Assistant Division Manager, the successful candidate will supervise, monitor, assign, coordinate, review, lead, mentor, coach, train and oversee multiple teams of professional and support staff. The candidate will also oversee, monitor, and review multiple criminal caseloads and interact with Judges, staff, the New Jersey bar, and self-represented litigants to ensure that cases are processed efficiently; develop statistical reports, oversee projects, and report upon case and project process; encourage and support the Judiciary’s commitment to excellence, innovation, productive communication, quality customer service, mentoring and training, and the efficient use of our resources. The selected candidate will also develop performance standards and conduct formal work performance evaluations with staff. This position also requires strong communication skills and the ability to interact with community leaders and organizations is a plus.
REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION
:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.
EXPERIENCE:  Three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional experience, one (1) year of which shall have included experience in calendar management; supervision and monitoring and intervention with offenders; case management; enforcement of court orders or program administration: development, coordination, analysis, implementation, administration or 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. A Master’s Degree may be substituted for one (1) year of general experience as indicated above. A Law Degree may be substituted for two (2) years of general experience as indicated above.
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.
Terms and conditions of employment will be governed by the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
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 February 5, 2015 to: UNNHR.Mailbox@judiciary.state.nj.us – OR – Announcement # 15-01, 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07207. 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.
THE JUDICIARY OF NEW JERSEY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO ENSURING AN OPEN DOOR TO JUSTICE.

 

Date Posted: 1/13/15
Hours: Full Time / Temporary
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Medical Malpractice
Bayada Home Health Care
Wenonah, NJ
Description:
-Develop a working knowledge of liability claims and the procedures associated with the internal reporting process
-Utilize the internet, Lexis and other research tools to perform in-depth legal research, to assist with policy and procedure development
-Prepare, maintain and present statistical data/reports from internal information
-Research answers to general legal inquiries and provide informed answers
-Create educational materials and articles for the company bulletin
-Be proficient in MS Office programs, including Word, Excel, Access and Power Point
-Perform other duties and special projects as requested.
Get the premier experience and rewards you’re looking for as a Paralegal at BAYADA Home Health Care’s fasted-paced office in Wenonah, NJ. We care for our employees as they care for our clients, providing excellent benefits like extensive paid vacation time and recognition programs. With over 280 national locations and counting, BAYADA is expanding at a rapid rate – and we wouldn’t be able to truly grow without our Legal Services team paving the way.
Advance Your Career The BAYADA Way
With values deeply rooted in The BAYADA Way, our mission to provide compassion, excellence and reliability for our clients and staff has driven us to become one of the nation’s fastest-growing home health companies. As you help us grow, we help you do the same, with plenty of opportunities to advance within the company.
Other benefits include:
- Competitive salary and health insurance
- Matching 401(k) program
- BAYADA Bucks rewards program
- Tuition reimbursement, mentoring and free BAYADA University courses
Why Our Paralegals Excel
When you join BAYADA’s Legal Services, you will gain first-hand experience working directly with respected clients in the health care industry. From in-depth online legal policy research to preparing and presenting internal reports, our paralegals love the exciting challenges each day brings and tackling them with ease.
To get started you will need:
- Bachelor's Degree
- Paralegal Certification
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience and knowledge of medical malpractice
- Real estate, lease negotiation desired
*This is a temp to perm position

HOW TO APPLY:
Apply directly to our job at http://jobs.bayada.com/new-jersey/legal/

Or contact Emily Nance at 704-716-9328 | enance@bayada.com

 

Date Posted: 1/13/15
Hours: Full Time – Entry Level Paralegal Position
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $10 - $13 / hour
Area of the Law: Immigration
Location: Central Jersey / Monmouth County
Requirements:
- Must be fluent in Spanish to qualify
- Must type at least 50 wpm accurately
- Must be intelligent, detail orientated, and highly organized
- Ability to learn quickly and work independently
- Excellent client interaction and commitment to serve the local immigrant community
- Must have excellent research and writing skills
- Must dress professionally at all times. Only candidates with a humble, yet caring with a friendly attitude need apply.
This position offers the opportunity for growth for the right candidate. Please do not apply if you are not able to conduct your interview in both English and Spanish.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please email Doris Smith-Fellenz a cover letter, and a resume to perfectmatch4hire@gmail.com
Save your resume and cover letter in your first and last name and email them as a Word doc.
State in your cover letter why you want to help immigrants and any relevant experience you think should be considered. Must be able to present well, polished and well spoken. In your cover letter include your list of accomplishments, GPA and goals. Please send a copy of your unofficial transcripts.

 

Date Posted: 1/13/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $45k - $70k
Area of the Law: Litigation/Bankruptcy (NY or NJ)
Prestigious domestic law firm seeks a Litigation focused Paralegal with 2-4 years of experience to assist with State, Federal and Bankruptcy cases in its New York or New Jersey office. Candidate must have the following:
Experience in a law firm settings; experience with chapter 11, document review and organization, trial preparation, and e-filing; strong research, verbal and written communication skills; high proficiency utilizing Microsoft Word and Excel; Bachelor’s degree and/or ABA approved program paralegal certificate required. For consideration, please submit resume in Word format including salary requirements.
Excellent work environment and benefits package with competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Prioritizing and processing high volumes of work in a timely and accurate manner.
- Calendaring and docketing
- Assessing potential risks, potential benefits and potential consequences of decisions.
- Reviewing, identifying, analyzing and escalating issues.
- Ensuring proper routing and handling of issues and requests for information.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please forward resume to me only if there is a match of skills, responsibilities, qualifications, requirements and the candidate has the same focus area as the job title.
Doris Smith-Fellenz
doris.cmjplacementservices@gmail.com
Type job title in Subject Line. Attach resume and include the name, address, cell number and email address. Send me via cover letter or in the body of the email, why you are a perfect match.

 

Date Posted: 1/13/15
Hours: Full Time – Receptionist Position for Law Firm with possibility of advancement
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $10 - $11 / hour
Area of the Law: Immigration
Location: Central Jersey / Monmouth County
Requirements:
Must be an over achiever of sorts, with exceptional academic and personal achievements. A person with a warm and friendly personality at all times to work in a fast pace environment. The role will include running a smooth office, coordinating the needs day to day with each client and visitor by directing them appropriately. Must speak Spanish and must maintain a polish look with professional attire. Be prepared to take a typing, grammar and personality test.
Description:
- Gathering, managing and disseminating information to keep the law firm office running smoothly.
- Take photographs for our client membership cards.
- Meet and greet visitors and customers entering the Firm and direct them to scheduled conference room or attorney meeting.
- Answer phones.
- Treat people with warm and friendly exceptional customer service.
- Listen to screen and direct accordingly.
- Take accurate telephone messages and deliver messages promptly via email or voicemail.
- Received, sorted and routed incoming mail.
- Accurate typing with at least 50 wpm.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please email Doris Smith-Fellenz a cover letter, and a resume to perfectmatch4hire@gmail.com
Save your resume and cover letter in your first and last name and email them as a Word doc.
State in your cover letter why you are the best candidate for the job and any relevant experience you think should be considered. Must be able to present well, polished and well spoken. In your cover letter include your list of accomplishments, GPA and goals. Please send copy of transcript.

 

Date Posted: 1/12/15
Hours: Full Time / Part 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
Description:
Strong writing and analysis of medical records; interaction with clients and medical offices; preparation and filing of legal documents in federal court; ability to work closely with our six paralegals on staff.
Full time/part time paralegal position available at busy disability law firm. Our consumer law practice handles insurance claims for individuals who have to stop working due to a disability. We help them prepare and submit their claim, handle their appeal of the insurance company denial, and litigate their claims in federal court. Medical background is a strong plus for this position- and strong interpersonal skills, as well as skills to use word and legal software.

 

Date Posted: 1/13/15
Hours: Part Time – 24 Hrs. per week
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Salary is negotiable
Area of the Law: Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Real Estate, General Corporate
Submit Resume by Email to:
Christopher W. Hliboki
Law Office of Christopher W. Hliboki
Hackensack, NJ
Email: chliboki@hliboki-law.com
Description:
Paralegal position and duties.

 

Date Posted: 1/8/15
Hours: Part Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Salary is negotiable
Area of the Law: Litigation, Corporate, Business
Submit Resume by Email to:
Robert E. Martini
Martini Law, LLC
Glen Rock, NJ
Email: rmartini@martinilaw.com
Description:
Review and prepare pleadings, discovery and correspondence as well as research law in connection with NJ & NY civil litigation. Review and help draft business agreements. The paralegal would work sometimes in my office but mostly remotely. The position is available now.

 

Date Posted: 1/8/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Real Estate Litigatioln
Submit Resume by Email to:
Lynne Sternberg
Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc.
Secaucus, NJ
Email: jobs@hartzmountain.com
Responsibilities include, but are not limited:
-Organizing and maintaining document intensive litigation files and assisting attorneys in responding to discovery, drafting discovery, and trial preparation
-Liaison with client representatives, insurance companies, outside and adversary counsel in assembling and providing discovery
-Assisting counsel in deposition preparation and abstracting depositions
-Assisting counsel in motion preparation
-At least 5 years of NJ and/or NY document intensive litigation experience
-Familiarity with NJ Court Rules
-Familiarity with e-discovery
-Personal Injury and/or Tax Appeal experience a plus
-Westlaw legal research ability a plus
-Summation experience a plus
-Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate is preferred.  
-Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.
-Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel
-Ability to multi-task and function well in a fast-paced environment.
-Strong work ethic.

 

Date Posted: 1/6/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Commercial, Real Estate and Public Finance
Submit Resume with cover letter by Email to:
Jacki Herzog, LegalRecruiter
Email: jherzog@clarkhill.com
Please indicate “Princeton Paralegal Position” in the subject line of the submission email.
Description:
Clark Hill PLC is in need of a Paralegal with at least 3 years of experience.
Responsibilities:
Reviewing loan commitments; drafting loan documents; ordering and reviewing lien searches and title reports; and reviewing and drafting corporate due diligence such as resolutions and incumbency certificates.
Successful candidates will possess excellent  computer skills with a high-level attention to detail. Qualified candidates should possess strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and an ability to stay organized and multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree or a Paralegal Certificate will be considered.

 

Date Posted: 12/22/14
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Negotiable
Area of the Law: Family Law, Estate, Wills & Trust
Submit Resume by Email, Fax or Mail to:
Brad M. Micklin or Carmen Micklin
The Micklin Law Group
287 Washington Avenue, Suite 2F
Nutley, NJ 07110
Email: Carmen@micklinlawgroup.com
Fax: 973-556-1732
Description:
Answer phones, drafting correspondences, summarizing letters to judges, adversary and clients, copying duties, filing, open and close files, open mail and close outgoing mail and other duties.

 

Date Posted: 12/17/14
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Real Estate Law, Title Insurance Law
Submit Resume by Email to:
State Capital Title & Abstract Company
Trenton, NJ
Email: info@statecapital.net
Description:
Examine and verify real estate transaction documents meet statutory requirements and not exceptions.
No experience necessary, but certainly helpful. We are willing to train the right individual who has a desire to learn and succeed. This is an immediate opening and we are looking to fill the position quickly.

NO PHONE CALLS. PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME BY EMAIL AND WE WILL CONTCT INDIVIDUALS.
 

Date Posted: 12/17/14
Hours: Part Time / Full Time positions available
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Based on abilities
Area of the Law: Personal Injury, Matrimonial, Workers’ Compensation, Municipal Court, Real Estate, Bankruptcy & Criminal
Submit Resume by Email to:
Regino De La Cruz
De La Cruz and Associates, LLC
Union City, NJ
Email: regino.delacruz@gmail.com
Description:
Draft documents, prepare and read correspondence, answer phones, schedule appointments, sign up new cases, meet clients, collect medical records, track client medical status, report to clients; must be able to do follow-ups on cases, know and understand litigation and discovery procedure, use MS Word and MS Outlook, type over 50WPM, manage/supervise cases, interact with attorneys and keep them on task, keep up with filing deadlines, keep files organized, create/maintain task list.
 

 

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