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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: 3/22/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Based on experience
Area of the Law: Family Divorce Law Custody, Child Support, Restraining Orders
Submit resume with salary requirements by Email or Fax to:
Carmen Micklin
Email: carmen@micklinlawgroup.com
Fax: 973-556-1732
The Micklin Law Group
Nutley, NJ
Description:
Filing, answering phones, copy jobs on cases, redacting occasionally, incoming and outgoing mail.
Bilingual a plus, but not a must.
Some admin experience and law experience even better but wiling to train the right person

 

 

Date Posted: 3/21/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $45,000 to $55,000 (Depending on experience)
Area of the Law: Civil Litigation
Submit resume by Email to:
Angela
Email: atsocanos@sekaslaw.com
Sekas Law Group, L.L.C.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ

 

Date Posted: 3/20/17
Hours: Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Real Estate
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: 3/20/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Commercial Real Estates
Submit resume by Email to: 
Amanda Soler, Chief of Staff
Email: asoler@russodevelopment.com
Russo Development
Carlstadt, NJ
Description:
Computer skills require:
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Internet explorer. Background with Westlaw and Word Perfect a plus.
QUALIFICATIONS:

-Minimum 5 years of experience as a real estate legal assistant or paralegal with emphasis in commercial real estate transactions.
-Background and experience in Litigation in the New Jersey Superior Court and Federal Courts not required but a plus.
-Excellent typist, minimum 80 words per minute with accuracy.
-Experienced on both Word and Excel.
-Good computer skills
-Excellent organizational abilities – maintain diary, tickler system, schedule appointments and assist a 3 lawyer legal staff.
-Good people skills – able to deal directly by phone and in person with clients, lenders, tenants, attorneys and courts.
-Self-starter with a team mentality, able to cooperate and work well with others.
-Some familiarity with Estates, Trusts and Corporate/Partnership/LLC governance & documents, tax appeals a plus.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Paralegal for 3 attorney legal department in real estate development firm. Work closely with another legal assistant. Preparing closings for purchases, sales, financing transactions, leases and litigation pleadings, sending faxes, typing documents using a Dictaphone, sorting mail received daily, scanning, filing, and copying.
-Document management
-Maintaining calendars
-Interfacing with clients, customers, attorneys, tenants, lenders.
IMPORTANT PERSONAL SKILLS:
-This person should be well spoken with a polite nature and good grammar skills.
-Professional dress and appearance is important.
-Motivation and positive attitude is essential, as well as willingness to work as part of a team. We are a very TEAMWORK ORIENTED company. We expect all employees to work together and help one another.

 

 

Date Posted: 3/13/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Salary is experience based.
Area of the Law: Litigation
Submit resume by Email to: 
Terry Carpenter
Email: tcarpenter@riker.com
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland Perretti, LLP
Morristown, NJ
Litigation File Clerk:
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP is seeking an entry-level litigation file clerk. The position is located in our Morristown, NJ office. The ideal candidate would perform litigation support assistance including electronic database management to a large and busy litigation team. The position requires strong computer and technology skills and aptitude to hone them. Strong interpersonal skills, and demonstrative ability to work well on a team required. The position is suitable for a recent college graduate with superior academic credentials and computer skills.  

Description:
-Sort incoming records and documents, indexing and filing documents in respective client and matter files
- Scan, save and organize documents in the firm’s document management system
- Process closed files for storage; coordinate placement and retrieval of files to/from off-site storage
- Maintain high level of confidentiality of all firm records and files
- Assist in other duties as assigned
Requirement/Skills:
-Candidate should be motivated with the goal of becoming a long term assert within the firm
- One or more years of previous office experience preferably in a law firm file department
- Basic computer skills and ability to use firm software including email, Microsoft Word applications, databases and record management
- Ability to work within a team environment with a professional demeanor, and excellent organization, judgment and communication skills
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills, ability to work well under pressure and complete job assignments in an accurate and timely manner

 

Date Posted: 3/8/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Real Estate
Submit resume by Email to: 
Mark DiPisa, Esq.
Email:. Mark@dllaw.net
DiPisa & Lago, LLC
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
Description:
Must have experience preparing various contracts, lease agreements, etc. Must be able to prepare closing package and work directly with clients, realtors, lender and title company. Must be able to work independently. Recent experience preparing final HUD and Closing Disclosure Statement is essential.

Candidate should have at least 3 years experience as a real estate paralegal. A degree or certificate in relevant field is preferred. Bilingual English and Spanish preferred


 

Date Posted: 3/7/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Competitive salary will be based on experience, vacation, health/dental benefits and 401(k) plan.
Area of the Law: Insurance Defense
Submit cover letter with salary requirements and resume by Email to: 
Cindy L. Ferrazano, Office Manager
Norton, Murphy, Sheehy & Corrubia, P.C.
Woodland Park, NJ
Email: cindy@nashnj.com
PLEASE…NO TELEPHONE CALLS
Description:
Norton, Murphy, Sheehy & Corrubia, P.C. in Woodland Park, NJ is looking for a legal assistant/certificated paralegal (graduate) with a minimum of 2 years experience in the workforce, preferably in insurance defense. You will be required to obtain medical records, discovery, prepare motions, answer interrogatories, schedule IMEs, keep track of time for billing, meet with clients, filing and answer telephones.
Applicant must be proficient in MS Office (Outlook and Word) (typing requirement is 55+ wpm), PC Law and have excellent spelling, grammar and organizational skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and work both independently and as a team member. Spanish/bilingual and/or Dictaphone skills a plus.


 

Date Posted: 3/3/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $33,000.00 / Year
Submit resume by Email to: 
Jean O’Connor
Email: joconnor@wongfleming.com
Wong Fleming
Princeton, NJ
Description:
Paralegal duties such as drafting various legal documents and correspondence, and assisting attorneys with trial preparation, discovery, legal research and commercial transactions. Candidate must be detail oriented, have excellent written/verbal communication, organizational and computer skills, and be willing to handle all types of office duties on an as needed basis.

 

Date Posted: 3/1/17
Hours: Full-Time – Paralegal/Legal Secretary
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.
Area of the Law: Primary areas of practice include Family Law, General Litigation, Real Estate Transactions, Criminal, Business Transactions, Employment, Wills Trusts & Estates and Construction Liens.
Submit resume with cover letter and salary requirements by Email to: 
Michele Struz, Paralegal
Email: mstruz@adgmlaw.com
Arturi, D'Argenio, Guaglardi & Meliti, LLP
Rochelle Park, NJ
Description:
Monday – Friday, 9am – 5:30pm, salary with benefits and advancement opportunity.
We are a medium sized, busy and growing firm, looking for a full time legal secretary / paralegal.
The position requires secretarial support including word processing, physical and electronic file organization, general office duties, assisting attorneys with day-to-day case management responsibilities preparing attorneys for Court, drafting correspondence, preparation of pleadings, exhibits, and trial or deposition binders as needed. Organization and computer skills are a must, as well as being professional, hardworking and dependable.
Ideal personality type is warm, outgoing, and friendly with a “can-do” attitude to add to our team environment.
- One or more years of experience in the legal field required.
- Spanish fluency preferred.
- Paralegal Certificate preferred.


 

Date Posted: 3/1/17
Hours: Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $15.00-$20.00 / Hour - Depends on Experience
Area of the Law: Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Medicaid Planning
Submit resume by Email to: 
Peter Cammarota, Esq.
Email:. pcammarota@scura.com
Scura, Wigfield, Heyer, Stevens & Cammarota, LLP
Wayne, NJ
Description:
Northern New Jersey law firm looking for a part-time legal assistant. Position will be temporary but may lead to permanent full-time employment. Excellent communication and writing skills required. Person must be organized, efficient, detailed oriented, and possess ability to make independent decisions necessary to accomplish assigned tasks. Estate planning/administration experience preferred but not required.
Part-time position; prepare either 4 or 5 days a week, hours 9 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Notary Public



 

Date Posted: 3/1/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: $25,000.00 / per year
Area of the Law: Real Estate
Submit resume by Email to: 
Edward C. Hayes
Email: edhayes@stewart.com
Stewart Title Company, NJ
Parsippany, NJ
Description:
Entry level position. You will learn all aspects of the real estate closing process. You will interact with attorneys, realtors, financial institutions and both buyers and sellers. You will also learn how to read title and clear title issues.

 

Date Posted: 2/27/17
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Submit resume by Email to: 
Amoy Williams, Specialized Attorney Recruiter
Update LEGAL
Email: awilliams@updatelegal.com
Description:
Update Legal is currently seeking a Compliance Records Manager for a long term temporary opening at an international company in Parsippany, NJ.
Requirements:
- Must have 3-5 years of Compliance Records Management experience.
- 4 year degree
Update was established in 1970, and expanded into the temporary placement industry in 1979. Update Legal has been successfully placing professionals since 1989.Update Legal places attorneys, paralegals and litigation support professionals with distinguished firms. Our clients range from small to large law firms, to large Fortune 500 Companies and top 100 Corporations and Banks. Update Legal has developed strong professional relationships with both impressive legal clients and professionals. A full-service, independently owned, national placement firm, Update Legal specializes in Contract, Contract-to-perm and Permanent legal positions, offering freedom and flexibility to whatever your placement needs may be. Update Legal Contract Professionals are eligible to receive our benefits package which includes medical insurance, a 401K plan and much more.


 

Date Posted: 2/27/17
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
Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman, LLC
Roseland, NJ
Email: ksmith@mskf.net
Description:
Organize litigation files, organize medical records, collect records, medical liens, oversee deadlines, calendars, client contact, client intake, document review.

 

Date Posted: 2/27/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: $23,000.00 / year
Area of the Law: Personal Injury/Negligence and Workers Compensation
Submit resume by Email to: 
Sandy Philips
Leanza, Agrapidis and Maroules, LLC
Jersey City, NJ
Email: S.Philips@leanzalaw.com
Description:
Opening new files, corresponding with insurance companies, answering telephones, opening and responding to mail, meeting clients to review documents, interpreting for Spanish speaking clients, filing of documents, gathering medical information in support of cases, addressing pre-litigation information gathering.
0-2 years experience, Bilingual in Spanish a must, Good telephone and verbal communication skills are important, Good letter writing skills are important, Good people skills, and ability to work independently in an office environment. Position Includes Health Insurance Benefits after 3 months employment fully paid for by the Law Firm.

 


 


Date Posted: 2/24/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Immigration
Submit resume by Email to: 
Lloyd Bennett
Lloyd Bennett, Esq., PC
Union City, NJ
Email: Lloyd@legpc.com
Description:
Preparation of immigrant and non-immigrant visas and naturalization applications, meet and correspond with clients to discuss their cases and options available; updating client database using Law Logix Case Management program, work with attorney to prepare packages for submission to USCIS.
Required:
BA degree with strong English writing skills
Bilingual Spanish English

Preferred prior immigration experience


 

Date Posted: 2/23/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Personal Injury, Real Estate, Litigation and General Practice
Submit resume by Email to: 
Stacey Chung
Song Law Firm, LLC
Fort Lee, NJ
Email: kchung@songlawfirm.com
Description:
Perform general legal administrative assistant duties in supporting attorneys; Billing assistance, must be detail oriented and highly organized.
Bilingual in Korean preferred; at least 1 year of experience preferred but not necessary. Willing to train the right person.


 

Date Posted: 2/23/17
Hours: Floating Admin/Word Processor
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.
Submit by resume by Email or Fax to: 
James D’Arcy
Giordano Halleran & Ciesla, PC
Woodland Park, NJ
Email: info@ghclaw.com
Fax: 732-224-6599
Description:
-Floating Admin/Word Processor
-Candidate responsibilities would include: but not limited to:
-Organizing documents and coordinating document productions
-Drafting motions and pleadings and filing of same.
-Assistance in preparation of applications.
-Assistance in preparation of legal notices pertaining to applications.
-General document creation, management of files and form updating.
-General administrative duties such as answering phones, filing and time sheet inputting, as needed.
Qualified candidate should be able to work independently and with minimal supervision and be able to handle a fast-paced work environment, respond quickly to assignments and adjust to shifting priorities of work.
Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, PC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Date Posted: 2/22/17
Hours: Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: $11.00 / Hr.
Area of the Law: Real Estate, Personal Injury, Matrimonial, General Litigation
Submit resume by Email to: 
Sarah Kim
Law Offices of Sarah Kim
Hackensack, NJ
Email: skim@sarahkimlaw.com
Description:
Answering the phones, managing/organizing client list and files, general office clerk’s duties. Prefer bilingual in Korean, no experience is okay; will train.


 

Date Posted: 2/17/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Competitive salary
Area of the Law: Real Estate
Submit resume by Email to: 
Carol Sefjack
Kessler Law, LLC
Livingston, NJ
Email: csefjack@kesslerlaw.com
Description:
The position includes all aspects of real estate transactions, including preparation of contracts and riders, working on inspection and mortgage contingencies, title review, lender requirements, preparation of closing documents and managing closings.
Kessler Law, LLC is seeking a full time paralegal for real estate transactions. Our practice includes the purchase and sale of multi-family residential properties, commercial and industrial properties, including office buildings and shopping centers and properties purchased at Sheriff sales. We have a friendly and comfortable atmosphere and offer competitive salary and benefits. We welcome a person with experience or someone with an interest to learn on the job.


 

Date Posted: 2/17/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Competitive salary
Submit resume with cover letter and salary requirements by Email to: 
John C. Turcott, Business Manager
Law Offices of Barbara B. Comerford
Paramus, NJ
Email: jturcott@barbaracomerfordlaw.com
Description:
Well respected, large volume law firm in Paramus is seeking a legal secretary/legal assistant or paralegal with 0-5 years experience to join our enthusiastic team. Immediate start. Must be great on the phones. Require experience with securing medical records for doctor's offices. Salary requirement and status of current employment must accompany your resume in the body of your email reply. Do not attach any files. This is a newly created position. Social security experience is a plus.


 

Date Posted: 2/16/17
Hours: Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $20.00/Hr.
Area of the Law: Family 75% / Commercial 15% / Probate 10%
Submit resume with cover letter by Email to: 
Coulter K. Richardson, Esq.
Richardson & Richardson, LLC
Tinton Falls, NJ
Email: Coulter@richardsonlawfirmnj.com
Description:
Drafting correspondence, family part case information statements, discovery documents; drafting pleadings (certifications of service, notices of motion, responding to discovery), analyzing financial documents. In addition, typical office duties such as copying, faxing, scanning, filing, answering phones. Some client interaction depending on experience and aptitude.
- Small Home Office firm
- Dogs on premises – (FYI in case of allergies or fear of animals)
-  We do not ask of you what we are not willing to do ourselves.
Experience not required, but helpful. Compensation listed is base rate. Higher compensation DOE.

 

Date Posted: 2/15/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Based on experience
Area of the Law: General Practice with an emphasis on Litigation
Submit resume by Email to: 
Joseph Zisa
Law Offices of Joseph Zisa
Hackensack, NJ
Email: grunt10287@aol.com
Description:
Client contact and interaction with clients, phones, typing, general office work such as faxing, scanning, photocopying (small office, we all do everything)
Bilingual is a plus, experience is not necessary but helpful.

 

Date Posted: 2/14/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Insurance Defense
Submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
Human Resource
Email: hrrecruiter@mdwcg.com
Website:  http://www.marshalldennehey.com/careers/paralegal-%E2%80%93-3-5-yrs-experience-%E2%80%93-westchester-ny
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggi
Westchester, NY
Description:
The law firm of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin seeks a full-time Paralegal for the firm's growing Westchester, New York office. Three – 5 years Insurance Defense experience required.
Job duties may include:
-Obtain, review and analyze documents, including medical records and financial records, tax and employment records, or any other relevant information
-Provide a medical record chronology
-Prepare for trial by preparing trial notebooks, exhibits, and witness files
-Compile evidence and supporting information by searching records, discovery documents, transcripts, libraries, and databases
-Manage files and documents
-Coordinate with support services and clients, opposing law firms, and courts
-Manage court docket calendar
-Generate status reports, logs, and indexes
-Correspond with clients and opposing law firms
-Legal research
-Research and analysis of case issues, including medical research of facts, medical articles, and expert articles.
-Communication of issues with experts and investigation and analysis of expert qualifications and experience, including prior transcripts, testimony and articles.
-Perform additional duties as required
Job Requirements:
- 3 + years experience in Insurance Defense.
- Applicants must have a Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved program, a Bachelor's degree or an Associate's degree.
- Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
- Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hrrecruiter@mdwcg.com for consideration.
- We are an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/D/V.

 

Date Posted: 2/8/17
Hours: Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $20.00 / Hr.
Area of the Law: Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transactions, Land Use, Corporate Law
Submit resume by Email to: 
John J. Veteri, Jr., Esq.
John J. Veteri, Jr., Esq., LLC
Hackensack, NJ
Email: jveteri@msn.com
Description:
-Preparation of documents for real estate closings; Preparation of Zoning Applications;
-Handling intake of new clients;
-Filing, billing, daily communication with clients;
-Seeking a self-starter who has at least 5 years of experience;
-Excellent written and oral skills;
-Excellent organizational skills;
-Excellent computer skills;
-Must be diligent and adaptable to changing priorities/demands;
-Must be outgoing with excellent telephone and interpersonal skills for client calls and meetings


 

 

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