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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: 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.

 

Date Posted: 5/6/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Negotiable
Area of the Law: Civil Litigation
Submit Resume by Email to: (NO PHONE CALLS!)
Richard Deutchman
Deutchman & Drews, LLC
New Brunswick, NJ
Email: rdeutchman@ddlawnj.com  
Description:
Transcription; typing; phone; client contact; preparation of legal documents and correspondence, etc. Some experience preferred but not essential.

 

Date Posted: 5/6/15
Hours: Part Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Salary to be determined.
Area of the Law: Collections, Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, etc.
Submit Resume by Email to:
Nancy
S. Gregory Moscaritolo, LLC
River Edge, NJ
Email: ncaraccio@sgmlawpractice.com  
Description:
Part-Time, entry level Legal Secretary/Assistant position available in solo law firm. Prior experience helpful, but not required, we will train. Good English writing and typing skills is a must. Medical/Collection experience a plus. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets.
This is a friendly environment for someone who is highly energetic and detail oriented. The ideal candidate must be customer service oriented with strong interpersonal skills.

 

Date Posted: 5/6/15
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.
We will consider an entry level paralegal. Comfort of working with medical records is very important. Someone with nursing background would be a benefit.

 

Date Posted: 4/30/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Trust and Estates
Submit Resume by Email to:
Christina Cassidy
Sherman Wells Sylvester & Stamelman
Florham Park, NJ
Email: ccassidy@shermanwells.com  
Description:
Duties include word processing, including preparing, revising and formatting documents; filings; drafting correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents; organizing and maintain case files, including scanning and saving documents into and retrieving documents from our document management system (NetDocs); communicating with clients; scheduling meetings and appointments, maintaining calendars; and other secretarial/administration support as needed.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and general business software/applications. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to prioritize work and adjust priorities.

 

Date Posted: 4/30/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $25,000.00 / Yr.
Area of the Law: General, Transportation and Bankruptcy
Submit Resume by Email to:
Stephanie Cirigliano, Office Administrator
Nowell Amoroso Klein Bierman, P.A.
Hackensack, NJ
Email: scirigliano@nakblaw.com  
Description:
Work directly with attorney providing secretarial support including word processing, filing of documents with the court. Provide receptionist support from 1:30p.m. to 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday. 35 Hr. Week.

 

Date Posted: 4/30/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: To be determined
Area of the Law: Primarily Defense Litigation in the field of automobile/bodily injury defense but also Workers’ Compensation and plaintiff’s personal injury
Submit Resume by Email to:
Ed McCreedy
McCreedy & Cox
Cranford, NJ
Email: aliem@mccreedycox.com  
Description:
Prepare Complaints/Answers and other pleadings; initiate contact with clients; organize and maintain client files; prepare motions, orders, Stipulations of Dismissals and other legal documents; obtain medical and employment records; transcribe correspondence and other documents from dictation; prepare bills to submit to client; organize witnesses for trail; and close files when lawsuit has resolved.
Strong typing and organizations skills are a must. Experience with legal documents and terminology required. Proficiency in Word Perfect and Word required. Familiarity with PC Law a plus.

 

Date Posted: 4/23/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Complex Litigation / Environmental & Toxic Exposure / Serious Personal Injury
Submit Resume by Email to:
Mark T. Sadaka, Esq., MSPH / Managing Attorney
Law Offices of Sadaka Associates, LLC
Englewood, NJ
Email: mark@sadakafirm.com  
Description:
Busy law firm specializing in Products Liability seeking full-time paralegal. Candidate must be a self-starter and able to work well both in a team environment as well as independently. We are looking for an upbeat, responsible, articulate, organized, and detail oriented individual. An excellent opportunity to have direct interaction with clients. Candidate should be familiar with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.
Essential Employee Characteristics
Strong attention to detail

Trust worthy and dependable
Able to organize, prioritize, and work under a tight schedule
Ability to multi-task and show flexibility in a fast-paced environment
Essential Job Functions
Assist attorneys in research and preparation of pleadings as well as trial preparation.
Draft legal memoranda and correspondence.
Organize and synthesize information through the preparation of summaries, chronologies, reports, spreadsheets, charts, logs, etc.
Initial client interviews and communication
Assist with discovery, particularly electronic discovery and the organization, management, collection, and production of documents maintained in electronic databases.
Conduct database searches and review medical records and client documents.
Organize and prepare documents, exhibits, and other materials for use in discovery, hearings or trials.
Assist in preparing court filed documents and ensuring that filings are accurate, properly formatted and filed in a timely manner.
Maintain and organize litigation files and case materials.
Verify sources cited in legal documents.
Ensure proper legal formatting and citation.
Monitor and track litigation dockets and cases and correspond with attorneys regarding case status.


 

Date Posted: 4/23/15
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: To be discussed
Submit Resume by Email to:
Carmen Micklin
The Micklin Law Group
Nutley, NJ
Email: Carmen@micklinlawgroup.com  
Description:
Answer phones, make calls to court and to clients, emails to client, draft letters to court, make copies, filing, prepare outgoing mail and incoming mail, data entry and other minor duties.
Full Time or part time 25 to 40 hours a week.

 

Date Posted: 4/21/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Commensurate with experience. Health Benefits available.
Area of the Law: Real Estate & Litigation
Submit Resume by Email to:
John J. Curley
John J. Curley, LLC
Jersey City, NJ
Email: jcurley@curlaw.com  
Description:
Draft pleadings, motions, etc. for Real Estate Litigation firm. Respond to routine correspondence; communicate with clients and other professionals. Administrative duties.
Paralegal certification and 5 years experience preferred. Eminent Domaine experience helpful.

 

Date Posted: 4/20/15
Hours: Full Time – Long Term Temporary
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with Firm
Area of the Law: Corporate Law
Submit Resume by Email to:
Amoy Williams
Legal Placement Consultant
Update Legal
Email: awilliams@updatelegal.com  
Description:
Corporate Paralegal needed with 3 years of governance and SEC filing experience.
Experience with SEC EDGAR filings – knowledge of Workiva to file SEC filings (Form 4s, Form 8-Ks)
Experience using Secretariat to track entity information.
Paralegal will be needed to support governance needs such as planning and implementation of board meetings.
Long term temporary position in Parsippany, NJ

 

Date Posted: 4/20/15
Hours: Full Time – Long Term Temporary
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with Firm
Area of the Law: Commercial Contracts Paralegal
Submit Resume by Email to:
Amoy Williams
Legal Placement Consultant
Update Legal
Email: awilliams@updatelegal.com  
Description:
Paralegal needed with prior in-house experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts.
Minimum of 3 years related experience.
Must have a 4 year degree
Long term temporary position in Bridgewater, NJ

 

Date Posted: 4/20/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Inquire with Firm
Area of the Law: Family Law
Submit Resume by Email to:
Kelly Higgins
Davison, Eastman & Munoz, PA
Freehold, NJ
Email: khiggins@demlplaw.com  
Description:
Qualified candidate will be extremely organized, able to handle a high volume of files and manage a fast-paced family law practice. Experience managing attorney’s calendar, dealing with clients, court personnel and Judges is required. Administrative responsibilities include drafting letters; scanning, emailing, filing, etc.
Proficiency in Word is required
5 years of legal secretary experience preferred.


 

Date Posted: 4/15/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $30,000 per yr.
Area of the Law: Insurance Defense
Submit Resume by Email to:
Janet Cottrell
Cottrell Solensky &Semple
Newark, NJ
Email: jcottrell@css-legal.com  
Description:
Legal Secretary/Paralegal needed for insurance defense firm located in Essex County to support two to three attorneys. Candidate must have a strong communication and organizational skill, ability to prioritize and work independently, as well as, part of a team. Excellent computer skills are required. Duties and responsibilities include prepare correspondence, discovery and pleadings. Maintaining attorneys calendars by planning and scheduling conferences, court appearances and filing deadlines. Excellent proofreading and editing skills. Bilingual a plus.

 

Date Posted: 4/15/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: $30,000 per yr.
Area of the Law: Real Estate
Submit Resume by Email to:
Edward C. Hayes
Stewart Title Company, New Jersey Division
Parsippany, NJ
Email: edhayes@stewart.com  
Description:
Manage Real Estate closing process, including compliance with real estate contracts, lender instructions, title requirements and company requirements. Understand the escrow process to determine what steps need to be taken to transfer property. Collaborate with title department to resolve title issues such as legal descriptions, easements, lot splits, vesting, all tax liens, abstract of judgements, bankruptcies, encroachments and Lis Pendants. Prepare all closing documents to insure title insurance is issued at closing. Correspond with lenders, builders, real estate agents and attorneys.
Good client relations and organizations skills. Detail oriented and professional. Ability to handle confidential information. Good with numbers and computer savvy.

 

Date Posted: 4/14/15
Hours: Part Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Compensation to commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Residential Real Estate and Collections
Submit Resume by Email to:
Stephanie A. Tengi
Law Office of Stephanie A. Tengi
Allendale, NJ
Email: satlawoffice@optinmum.net  
Description:
Manage residential real estate files from conception to closing of title. Must be versed in MS Word, AllState Legal Forms, Hot Docs, Adobe Acrobat and possess excellent computer skills.

This position is part time with flexible hours.
Must like office dog. Experience would be helpful

 

Date Posted: 4/14/15
Hours: Part Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Corporate Law
Submit Resume, Cover Letter and Salary Requirements by Email or Fax to:
Deborah A. Rega, Director of Administration
Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP
Florham Park, NJ
Email: dar@spsk.com   
Fax: to Human Resources at 973-540-7300.
Description:
Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP is seeking a paralegal with a minimum of 3-5 years experience to support its corporate (tax planning and appeals) practice group in its Sparta office.   Responsibilities include but not limited to implementing and maintaining tracking systems for municipal property tax appeals, drafting pleadings, preparing discovery requests and responses, communication and filings with Tax Court of NJ and with County Boards of Taxation; tax foreclosures: in rem and in personam.  The position is part-time (15 hours per week).
The successful candidate must possess excellent communication, organizational and writing skills, as well the ability to multi-task and consistently meet deadlines. The candidate must be able to work independently and as an integral member of this practice group.  
Requirements include a Bachelors or Associates Degree; a paralegal certification is a plus.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
We are an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. No recruiters please.

 

Date Posted: 4/14/15
Hours: Part Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Based on experience
Area of the Law: Litigation and Real Estate
Submit Resume by Email to: (NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE)
Mary Ellen Campbell
Donald M. Ororato, Esq.
Hackensack, NJ
Email:   meclegal@aol.com
Description:
Managing Condominium Association collections; preparing letters; pleadings; scanning; E-mails; knowledge of filing procedures and JEFIS filing with court; good computer skills.
 

Date Posted: 4/9/15
Hours: Part Time - Temporary
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: $10.00 / Hr.
Area of the Law: Corporate Law
Submit Resume by Email to:
Michele Christadore
Lonza, Inc.
Allendale, NJ
Email: michele.christadore@lonza.com  
Description:
Organization of files; Review contracts in legal database; review corporate documents; review litigation files; miscellaneous legal administrative duties.
Assignment duration: June/July/August on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.


 

Date Posted: 4/9/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Litigation
Submit Resume by Email to:  (NO PHONE CALLS)
Cohn Lifland Pearlman Herrmann & Knopf, LLP
Saddle Brook, NJ
Email: clphk@njlawfirm.com  
Description:
Responsible for handling all phases of plaintiff personal injury and medical malpractice. Minimum 1-3 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. Reply by email – No Phone Calls

 

Date Posted: 4/9/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Landlord/Tenant, Community Association Law and Collection Matters
Submit Resume by Email to:
Evon Gonsalves
Griffin Alexander, P.C.
Randolph NJ
Email:   egonsalves@lawgapc.com
Description:
Assist attorneys in the initial drafting and preparation of correspondence and other legal documents. Finalize documents for filing with the Court. Correspondence with clients, Court, management companies and debtors. Monitor calendar and court deadlines.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel; knowledge of NJ JEFIS a plus; must have the ability to manage multiple priorities.

 


 

Date Posted: 4/9/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Landlord/Tenant, Community Association Law and Collection Matters
Submit Resume by Email to:
Evon Gonsalves
Griffin Alexander, P.C.
Randolph NJ
Email:   egonsalves@lawgapc.com
Description:
Assist attorneys in the initial drafting and preparation of correspondence and other legal documents. Finalize documents for filing with the Court. Correspondence with clients, Court, management companies and debtors. Monitor calendar and court deadlines.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel; knowledge of NJ JEFIS a plus; must have the ability to manage multiple priorities.


 

Date Posted: 4/8/15
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: $10.00/Hr.
Area of the Law: Immigration Law
Submit Resume by Email to:
Margaret Delatour
Law Offices of Margaret Delatour, PC
Union, NJ
Email:   mdelatour2000@yahoo.com
Description:
Need vibrant person to work in very small law firm. Must possess excellent communications skills. Mut be fully conversant in the Spanish language.



 

 

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