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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: 5/25/17
Hours: Full-Time  
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $27.00/Hr.
Area of the Law: General Corporate, Estate Planning and Administration, Mergers, Real Estate
Submit Resume by Email, to:
Arlene Sallans
Email: asallans@clynelaw.com
Law Offices of John M. Clyne, Jr.
Cedar Knolls, NJ
Description:
Assist in document preparation, maintain file integrity, interact with various clients, handle correspondence for attorneys, support staff as needed for legal matters, fulfill administrative needs for the office.

Prefer 5+ years experience in a legal office; strong oral and written skills; proficient in computer skills including Word, Excel and Outlook; good client demeanor; strong interaction skills; dictation skills are a plus.


 

Date Posted: 5/22/17
Hours: Full-Time / Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Litigation
Submit Resume by Email, to:
Russell Trocano
Email: Russell.trocano@verizon.net
Russell P. Trocano, Esq.
Ridgewood, NJ
Description:
Prepare documents and answer the telephone.


 

Date Posted: 5/18/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Landlord/Tenant Law
Submit Resume, Cover letter and Salary Range by Email, to:
Nina Los
Email: resumes@lawgapc.com
Griffin Alexander. P.C.
Randolph, NJ
Description:
Position is currently available with Griffin Alexander, P.C., a Morris County law firm, in our growing Landlord/Tenant Dept. 
-College Degree/Paralegal Certificate
-Excellent organizational skills, with strong attention to detail
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite:  Word – Outlook – Excel
-Able to multi-task and thrive in a busy environment
-Demonstrate professionalism and a positive attitude
-Ability to work independently and as a team member
Responsibilities:
-Assist attorneys in the initial drafting/preparation of correspondence and legal documents pertaining to Landlord/Tenant matters
-Finalize legal documents and file with Courts
-Correspond with clients, Courts, Management companies, and tenants via phone and email
-Create and maintain client files
-Monitor and calendar Court dates and deadlines
Our firm offers a friendly atmosphere and a generous benefit package. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and salary range to: resumes@lawgapc.com.


 

Date Posted: 5/17/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Real Estate
Submit Resume by Email, to:
Maria Salerno
Email: maria@signatureclosingservices.com
Signature Closing Services, LLC
Morris Plains, NJ
Description:
Duties include but are not limited to communicating with all parties, gathering payoffs, help clear title, etc., preparing HUD/CD settlement statements, scheduling closings and making arrangements for outside closers to attend off site closings, preparing closing packages.
-Previous experience in the title industry or real estate or purchase closings a plus
-Exceptional customer service, both written and verbal
-Positive attitude
-Proactive thinking/working
-Extremely detail oriented and dependable
-A team player
Experience a plus
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Date Posted: 5/17/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: $45,000.00
Area of the Law: Family; Commercial Litigation; Real Estate; Estate Administration and Lane Use
Submit Resume by Email, Fax or Mail to:
Kevin P. Kelly
Email: kkelly@kkmlegal.com
Fax: 201-368-7723
Kelly Kelly Marotta, LLC
25 East Spring Valley Avenue
Maywood, NJ
Description:
Small Bergen County firm seeks legal assistant/paralegal with 5-7 years experience in Family Law, Commercial Litigation, Residential and Commercial Real Estate.
Spanish helpful.
 

Date Posted: 5/15/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: To be determined based on experience
Area of the Law: Personal Injury
Submit Resume and Salary requirements by Email to:
Zlata Rudikh, Esq.
Email: zk1313@gmail.com
Rudikh & Associates, LLC
East Brunswick, NJ
Description:
Small Busy Law Firm has an IMMEDIATE opening for a Personal Injury Paralegal.
The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, extremely organized, detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. As well, the candidate must possess exceptional telephone skills, computer knowledge, and interpersonal skills to ensure a high level of client service.
The candidate must be knowledgeable to handle all aspects of personal injury, including but not limited to gathering medical records, drafting complaints, drafting discovery as well as other general paralegal matters independently.
 

 

Date Posted: 5/11/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: To be determined
Area of the Law: Personal Injury
Submit resume by Email to:
Damon A. Vespi
Email: dvespi@vespilegal.com or mmilano@vespilegal.com
The Vespi Law Firm, LLC
Totowa, NJ
Description:
Drafting pleadings, motions and correspondence. Handle files from inception to completion of personal injury litigation.
Bilingual in Spanish a plus; but not required

 

Date Posted: 5/9/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Depends on experience
Area of the Law: Civil Litigation
Submit resume by Email to:
Marc Leibman
Email: MLeibman@NorthJerseyAttorneys.com
Kaufman, Semeraro & Leibman, LLP
Fort Lee, NJ
Description:
Working with lawyers to draft motions, pleadings, briefs, send correspondence, converse with clients, phones, etc.

Date Posted: 5/9/17
Hours: Full-Time (Temp to possible permanent basis)
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: National Plaintiff Personal Injury, Mass Tort and Class Actions
Submit resume by Email to:
Christopher Placitella
Email: cplacitella@cprlaw.com
Cohen Placitella and Roth, PC
Red Bank, NJ
Description:
Legal assistant/paralegal on a temp to permanent basis. Will train and provide opportunities to learn and grow.
Please note that all but one of our paralegals are former Fairleigh Dickinson graduates.

Date Posted: 5/9/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Tax, Trusts & Estates
Submit resume with salary requirements by Email to:
Victoria Martignetti
Email: vmartignetti@greenbaumlaw.com
Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis
Woodbridge, NJ
Description:
Middlesex County law firm with 6 lawyer T&E group seeks and experienced T&E paralegal. Must have at least 3 years prior estate administration experience and proficiency in preparation of accountings of estate tax and fiduciary income tax returns. Candidate will have significant client contact and responsibility. Qualified candidates must have a BA/BS or Paralegal Certificate. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package.
 

Hours: Full-Time and Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Personal Injury
Submit resume by Email to:
Jared Marthaler, Paralegal
Email: jmarthaler.legal@outlook.com
Parker & Maloney
Stirling, NJ
Description:
Entry Level position.
Paralegal/Legal Assistant
Small fast-paced personal injury law firm located in Stirling, NJ is seeking a full-time, part-time and/or seasonal paralegal to handle a variety of responsibilities. Our office is looking for a detailed oriented individual who is able to multi-task simultaneous issues. Bi-lingual is preferred but not required.
Responsibilities for Paralegal include:
Provide support to the attorney.
Preparing legal documents including but not limited to complaints, motions, briefs and interrogatories.
Conduct client interviews and maintain contact with clients.
Attend to attorney’s calendar.
Communicate with clients, defendants and/or counsel for defendant(s) and the Courts.
Any other legal work that needs to be completed.

Date Posted: 5/8/17
Hours: Part-Time (15-20 Hrs.)
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Hourly rate based on experience
Area of the Law: Family Law and Immigration Law
Submit resume by Email, Fax or Mail to:
Erlina Perez
Email: ep@erlinaperezlaw.com
Fax: 201-880-7071
Erlina Perez Law Firm LLC
20 Banta Place, Suite 203
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Description:
Preparation of pleadings, correspondence, calendar management, filing, scanning, answering phone calls.|
Bilingual preferred.

 

Date Posted: 5/8/17
Hours: Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Real Estate and Immigration Transactions
Submit resume by Email to:
Jenny Shen
Email: jshenlaw@gmail.com
J. Shen Law Firm, LLC
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Description:
Boutique Bergen County law firm is looking for a part-time legal assistant for real estate and immigration transactions.
Skill Requirements:
- MUST be proficient in MS Word and Excel 
- Excellent communication and writing skills
- Attention to details and accuracy
- Ability to work efficiently, prioritize and multi-tasking competing matters
- 2-3 years working experience in real estate law firm a plus
 

Date Posted: 5/1/17
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $90,000.00 / Year
Area of the Law: Corporate Paralegals – preferable with Public Co. experience
Submit resume by email to:
Anthony Zarro
Email: Anthony.zarro@pinnaclefoods.com
Pinnacle Foods
Parsippany, NJ
Description:
The Corporate Paralegal will play an integral role on the Legal Team, working closely with the Legal Team on Board of Directors, stockholder, corporate governance, M&A and subsidiary matters.  The Corporate Paralegal will also work on contract, litigation and intellectual property matters. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working with multiple functional teams. You will embrace challenges and seek to solve problems without obvious solutions. You should be comfortable working independently and owning projects from start to finish.
-Support in all aspects of corporate and subsidiary governance.
-Assist with the preparation and distribution of materials and minutes for meetings of our Board of Directors and its committees.
-Maintain the minute books and ensure completion of the annual filing requirements for Pinnacle and its subsidiaries.
-Assist in organizing and overseeing annual stockholder meetings.
-Manage D&O questionnaire processes and assist with maintenance of Pinnacle’s related party procedures.
-Provide support to the legal and finance departments as needed for SEC and stock exchange filings, including 10-Qs, 10-Ks, proxy statements, Form 3s and 4s, and other investor relations materials.
-Work with outside counsel to maintain and defend the Company’s copyrights, trademarks and patents.
-Assist with discovery in Company litigation.
-Assist with contract management and maintaining and updating corporate forms.
-Assist in due diligence and other corporate matters in connection with M&A transactions.
-Assist with preparation of contracts and correspondence.
-Assist in review of legal expenses and invoices related to corporate matters.
-Assist in audit and tax support, as required.
-Help with ad hoc projects as needed.
-Suggest and implement improvements to make the legal department more efficient.
Job Requirements:
-5-10 years of total legal support experience
-Corporate governance and public company experience
-Experience with subsidiary maintenance
-Rigorous devotion to detail and organization
-Ability to work independently and effectively in fast-moving environment
-Ability to prioritize multiple projects across several functional departments
-Courage to take initiative, address problems, find solutions, and make continuous process improvements
-Willing to work on a broad variety of legal and corporate matters
-Commitment to professionalism and personal growth
-Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
-Bachelor’s degree required; paralegal degree or certificate is a plus
-Strong computer and communication skills
-Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams effectively
Pinnacle Foods is an equal opportunity employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran and a drug free workplace. We exercise high ethical standards and are committed to complying with all laws in the jurisdictions where we conduct business. Our internal policies and procedures support this commitment.

Date Posted: 4/28/17
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Real Estate, Litigation, Estates & Trust
Submit resume with cover letter and salary requirements by email to:
Marianne Garibaldi
Email: Mgaribaldi@garibaldillc.com
Garibaldi & Garibaldi, L.L.C.
Glen Rock, NJ
Responsibilities:
-Provide administrative support to lawyer and paralegal
-Handle communication with clients, witnesses, etc.
-Locate and develop case relevant information
-Develop and file basic legal documents and correspondence
-Answer and direct phone calls
-Monitor deadlines and calendars
-Keep clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress
-Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for review.
-Knowledge/Background: litigation, real estate, tax appeals, landlord/tenant and e-filing.
Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree required paralegal certification is preferred; certification can be overlooked with experience.
- Familiarity with law, legal procedures, protocols and court system.

Date Posted: 4/28/17
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Real Estate - Commercial
Submit resume with salary requirements by email to:
Patricia Pernini
Email: recruitment@nmmlaw.com
Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus
Bridgewater, NJ
Description:
Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, Somerset County’s largest law firm, is seeking an enthusiastic Commercial Real Estate Paralegal with at least 3-5 years of experience to join our NJ team. We have been named a Commerce and Industry Association of NJ Company That Cares and continuously voted by our employees as a Best Place to Work in NJ. Our Real Estate Group practice includes commercial sales and purchases; commercial mortgage loan transactions representing lenders; commercial leases; and land use, zoning, and development; with limited residential real estate. Applicant should be a self-starter able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
 

Date Posted: 4/28/17
Hours: Full Time – Temporary position
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $19.00 / Hour
Area of the Law: Plaintiff Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice
Submit resume by email to:
Liz Richmond
Kelly Services
Email: liz.richmond@kellyservices.com
Description:
Kelly Legal Managed Services is seeking a team of Litigation Paralegals for a long-term (6 month) project to be held in our client’s offices in Newark, NJ. The Paralegals will review medical records, draft litigation-related documents, interact with clients and assist with trial preparation. This position has the potential to become direct hire for the right person.
Review of medical records and at least 6 months of litigation experience is needed for this role.
 

Date Posted: 4/25/17
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
Fax: 973-845-2232
Phone: 973-845-2600 – Speak with Emily
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: 4/25/17
Hours: Full-Time 
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Real Estate
Submit resume by Email to:
Mai Le
Email: mle@csglaw.com
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi, PC
West Orange, NJ
Description:
Residential Real Estate Paralegal
Experience required (8+ years of solid residential real estate experience). Primary responsibilities include supporting attorneys in preparation for end-unit condo closings and other property transfers from inception through closing. Drafting all closing documents, closing statements, UCC financing statements, affidavits of title, deeds, closing checklists and closing binders. Perform post-closing follow-up work, including recordation of documents. Order title commitment and/or preliminary title report; review and arrange for discharge/satisfaction of mortgages and other encumbrances; obtain payoff figures. Order and/or conduct public record searches, including judgments, tax liens and UCC filings. Candidates should be able to draft documents with precision and efficiency. Ability to close 3 – 5+ transactions per week – extremely fast-paced environment. Overtime is required, as needed, to complete closings timely. Interested candidates must have experience with Microsoft Office products. A paralegal certificate and/or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
 

Date Posted: 4/24/17
Hours: Full-Time 
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $40,000.00
Area of the Law: Family Law
Submit resume by Email to:
Doris Smith-Fellenz
Email: dorissf@perfectmatchrecruiting.com
Perfect Match Recruiting
Ocean Township, NJ
Description:
Bergen County Law Firm
Seeking a Legal Assistant with experience in Family Law. Please do not apply if you do not have at least two years of current experience in Family Law.

-Work closely with Attorneys to support legal proceedings

-Assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents

-Investigate facts to help in the negotiation of legal disputes

-Monitor and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations

-Record and store client information 

Date Posted: 4/24/17
Hours: Full-Time 
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $28,000
Area of the Law: General Law Matters
Submit resume by Email to:
Doris Smith-Fellenz
Email: dorissf@perfectmatchrecruiting.com
Perfect Match Recruiting
Ocean Township, NJ
Description:
Monmouth County Law Firm
-Support attorneys in a legal office.
-Investigate the facts of cases and ensure that all relevant information is considered.
-Identify appropriate laws, judicial decisions, legal articles, and other materials for assigned cases.
-Compile, analyze, and organize information.
-Gather exhibits.
-Prepare written reports.
-Prepare legal arguments for lawsuits.
-Draft pleadings and motions filed in court
Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm / Monday to Friday
Must be fluent in English and Spanish
Much have a paralegal certificate with 2 to 3 years experience as a current paralegal.
 

Date Posted: 4/20/17
Hours: Full-Time 
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: General Practice Firm
Submit resume with cover letter by Email or Fax to:
Elissa Greenspoon
Email: greenspoon@verizon.net
Fax: (908) 851-2808
Phone (908) 851-0080
Greenspoon & Greenspoon
Union, NJ
Description:
Phone work, computer work, court and client contact. Must have good manner and be very organized.
Please call office if interested
 

Date Posted: 4/19/17
Hours: Full-Time 
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Mass Tort, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice
Submit resume by Email to:
Kim Smith
Email: ksmith@mskf.net
Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman, LLC
Roseland, NJ
Description:
Organize litigation files, organize medical records, collect records, medical liens, oversee deadlines, calendars, client contact, document review.
0-2 years of experience
 

Date Posted: 4/19/17
Hours: Full-Time 
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Area of the Law: Trust & Estate
Submit resume by Email to:
Amoy Williams, Specialized Attorney Recruiter
Update Legal
Email: awilliams@updatelegal.com
Requirements:
-  Must have experience working with Trust & Estates in New York State
-  Experience utilizing OneSource is required 
- 4 year degree preferred but not required 
- Experience preparing Estate and Tax returns for both NY and Federal returns 
- Must be comfortable working with a minimum of 12 estates on OneSource 
Job Duties:
- File returns under extension 
- Find and secure probate and non-probate assets
- Collect proceeds from life insurance
- Address tax issues
- Advise on decedents final bill payments
- Settle disputes among beneficiaries
- Assist with the sale of estate property
- Prepare and file all documents required in the probate process
- Draft probate pleadings
- Notify creditors
- Transfer assets into the name of the estate and/or trust
- Prepare an inventory listing of the assets beginning with the date of death
- Prepare an accounting from the date of death through the closing of the probate process
- Prepare fiduciary tax returns
- Prepare and file estate tax returns
- Transfer assets to beneficiaries
- Draft trust agreements, inventories, petitions and pleadings 
- Oversee distributions from trusts and transfers of assets into trusts   
-  Make income payments to trust beneficiaries 
-  Obtain a tax ID number and draft tax returns
 

Date Posted: 4/19/17
Hours: Full-Time 
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $25.00 / Hour
Area of the Law: Trust and Estates, some Real Estate
Submit resume by Email to:
Diane Stevens
Email: dstevens@lindabury.com
Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper
Westfield, NJ
Description:
Paralegal support to attorneys on trust and estate matters.
Two to three years of experience

 

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