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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: 01/08/18
County: Morris
Firm: Analytical Economics Associates, LLC
Address: 89 Headquarters Plaza, #1442, North Tower, 14th Floor, Morristown, NJ 07960
Contact: Josefina Tranfa-Abboud, Ph.D., CFE, MAFF
Email: jtabboud@analyticaleconomics.com
Phone: (973) 590-2772 or (973) 975-4710 X100
Fax: (973) 975-4720
Area of the Law: Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Employment Law, Commercial Damages
Duties:
Responsibilities:
1. Review pdf documents received from clients and organize/segregate/bookmark and rename files so that document content can be easily identified by the file name.
2. Summarize legal documents such as complains, Bills of Particulars, depositions transcripts.
3. Take on the responsibility of receiving the records and manage the client production.
4. Create detailed index of records received/research, etc.
5. Proofreading my reports.
6. Assist with case intake and engagement letters preparation.
7. Assist with proofreading presentations.
8. Possibly assist with entering new engagements into QuickBooks and TSheets, but this is not mandatory.
Skill Set:
Intermediate knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Outlook
Intermediate knowledge in management of file folders
Knowledge/familiarity with the MS SharePoint Cloud is a plus
Be able to identify employment records and financial records
. Be able to identify “what’s a document and what’s not”. I often receive pdf’s that combine several types of records.
Be able to commence structure for expert Disclosures, formal reports, memoranda, etc.
Job Posting Details: Paralegal 25-30 hours per week
Date: 01/12/18
County: Morris
Firm: Leslie Law Firm
Address: 222 Ridgedale Ave., Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927
Contact: Alison Leslie
Email: aleslie@leslielawfirm.com
Phone: (973) 631-8002
Fax:
Area of the Law: Family Law
Duties: Legal Assistant - General office duties. Prepare motions, pleadings, judgments, trial and hearing preparation. Legal research and maintaining case files. Client and attorney liaison. No experience required. Great opportunity for a recent graduate.
Job Posting Details: Part Time to Full Time Graduate
Date: 01/12/18
County: Bergen
Firm: Law Office of Angela Barker, LLC
Address: Teaneck, NJ
Contact: Angela Barker
Email: angela@angelabarker.com
Phone: (201) 336-0352
Fax: (646) 395-9562
Area of the Law: Part Time/ Graduate or Current Student
Duties: (Position) Assistant
Looking for an Assistant to help busy solo practitioner family lawyer at her home based Teaneck Office; Assistant will work out of home office 2 days per week. Mondays and Fridays from 2 pm - 5 pm; Pay will be $15.00 per hour; Assistant will email detailed time sheet every other Friday.
An evaluation will take place after 3-months to determine the assistants ability to do the job and possibly increase weekly hours.
Qualities and Skill Sets : Trustworthy, Sound work ethics, Maintains good correspondence, Basic knowledge of computer, Business communication, Self-motivated, Pleasant disposition, Presentable personality, Multitasking abilities, Organizing and Planning skills, Initiative, Interpersonal skills, Tenacity
Specific Duties:
Answering calls ~ Screen the list of callers and relay the messages, leave messages, introduce myself and the Law Office to new clients and/or potential clients;
Qualify callers ~ make sure callers are asking for assistance in the areas of divorce, marriage, family law or, if they require a referral to another lawyer.
Facilitate Client Intakes ~ once callers are qualified, get information from the potential clients who call in for basic contact information.
Follow-up as requested~ with vendors, attorneys, clients, courts etc. as needed.
Manage and request Client pay bills ~ call Clients requesting payment on their outstanding invoices.
Arranging meetings ~ inform staff if clients request a meeting that needs to be scheduled for an initial consultation.
Communication ~ carry out oral and written communication with attorney and other staff members on behalf the law office.
Troubleshooting ~ handle difficult situations without assistance.
Preparing drafts ~ write, edit and disseminate information through emails regarding any follow-up for billing, client referrals, or information needed to complete the intakes.
Prepare and process~ billing documents and confirm consultation meeting correspond via email.
Assist attorney with marketing and networking plans
Scan and file documents;
Maintain database of contacts.

Job Posting Details: Part Time/ Graduate or Current Student
Date: 01/05/18
County: Bergen
Firm: Maxim Realty Trust
Address: PO Box 276, Norwood, NJ 07648
Contact: Ann Corrigan
Email: ann@maximrealtytrust.com
Phone: (201) 768-0837
Fax: (201) 768-1895
Area of the Law: Commercial and Residential Real Estate
Duties: Work on real estate closings. Duties to include commercial and tenant leases, lease addendums and extensions. Daily communication with tenants, attorneys, lenders, title companies and realtors. Manage closing schedules and settlement of real estate closings with attorney and title company. Create and maintain efficient electronic filing system. Experience of 5 years required.
Job Posting Details: Part Time/Graduate
Date: 01/03/18
County: Bergen
Firm: The Cadre Law Firm
Address: 400 Sylvan Ave., Suite 201, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Contact: Jill Cadre, Esq.
Email: jill@cadrelaw.com
Phone: (201) 894-1300
Fax: (201) 894-1304
Area of the Law: Commercial and Residential Real Estate
Duties: Bachelors Degree. Paralegal certificate preferred, but not required. Proficient in speaking, reading and writing in Spanish is required. At least 4 years of recent experience with real estate transactions preferred. General office duties including general correspondence, billing, collection and managing calendars. Assist owner with marketing. Liaison between attorneys, title companies, brokers, agents and clients. Review and comment on all manner of title documents, judgement and lien settlements. Prepare closing documents. Highly organized and detail oriented. Proficiency in MS Word and Excel. Ability to serve with efficiency and with a positive attitude in a fast-paced environment with a "can do" attitude. $41,600 - No benefits.
Job Posting Details: Full Time/Graduate or Current Student
Date: 01/02/18
County: Morris
Firm: Villa Restaurant Group
Address: 25 Washington St., Morristown, NJ 07960
Contact: Stephanie Ingino
Email: singino@villarestaurantgroup.com
Phone: (973) 695-0915
Fax: (973) 401-0121
Area of the Law: Corporate, Commercial Real Estate, Franchise & Leasing
Duties: Senior Paralegal with 3-5 years of commercial real estate or commercial leasing experience. Will assist General Counsel in preparing legal documents including commercial real estate, real estate closings, leases, legal correspondence, franchising agreements and certifications. Paralegal works with General Counsel on in-house litigation matters, acquisitions, closings and other special projects. The paralegal will also work with the Associate Vice President on commercial real estate closings. Should be comfortable with SEC, IRS, UCC and other regulatory bodies. Proficient in MS Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat. Experience with Lease Administration software is a plus. We are looking for a critical thinker who will thrive in a small team environment and has attention to detail.
Job Posting Details: Full Time Senior Paralegal
Date: 01/02/18
County: Middlesex
Firm: Law Office of Kamlesh Tewary, PC
Address: 1974 State Route 27, Edison, NJ 08817
Contact: Akshat Tewary
Email: info@tewary.com
Phone: 732-287-0080
Fax:
Area of the Law: Immigration Law
Duties: General office duties, multi-task and handle a large volume of cases; work independently with minimal supervision. Client communication that requires excellent writing skills and impeccable grammar. Draft legal filings, prepare immigration forms. $15.00 per hour.
Job Posting Details: Full Time Graduate
Date: 12/20/17
County: Essex
Firm: Atlantic Title and Settlement Service
Address: 91 Clinton Rd., Suite 2B, Fairfield, NJ 07004
Contact: Richard Citron
Email: rcitron@atlantictitle.net
Phone: (973) 575-4848
Fax:
Area of the Law: Title, Real Estate
Duties: Data entry, mailings, scanning, filing and other clerical tasks. Experience with Mac is a plus. $10/hour.
Job Posting Details: Reading title reports, preparing abstracts and commitment for title, receiving and inputting title orders, preparing bills and invoices, typing legal descriptions. Salary range $30,000.
Date: 12/19/17
County: Passaic
Firm: Smith & Associates
Address: 1135 Clifton Ave., Clifton, NJ 07013
Contact: Ally Nathaniel
Email: careers@edslaw.net
Phone: (973) 365-2770
Fax:
Area of the Law: Business Litigation
Duties: Data entry, mailings, scanning, filing and other clerical tasks. Experience with Mac is a plus. $10/hour.
Job Posting Details: Part Time/Current Student
Date: 12/15/17
County: Middlesex
Firm: Chugh LLP
Address: 295 Pierson Ave., Suite 201, Edison, NJ 08837
Contact: Aira Asencion
Email: aira.asencion@chugh.com
Phone: (732) 205-8600
Fax: (732) 205-8601
Area of the Law: Immigration Law
Duties: Established law firm seeks full-time paralegal for non-immigrant/immigrant caseload including H-1B, L-1, I-140, labor certification and adjustment of status. Candidates for the position should have a minimum of 1-2 years of experience in the afore mentioned fields. Please send cover letter and resume along with salary expectations.
Job Posting Details: Full Time/ Experienced Graduate
Date: 12/13/17
County: Union
Firm: Palumbo Renaud & DeAppolonio, LLC
Address: 190 North Ave., E., Cranford, NJ 07016
Contact: Catherine DeApppolonio
Email: cdeappolonio@prdlawnj.com
Phone: (908) 272-9700
Fax: (908) 272-9029
Area of the Law: Criminal and Civil
Duties: General office duties, assisting law partners, drafting correspondence and other documents and calendaring. Proficiency in Word, Outlook, e-filing and bookkeeping. Applicant must be professional, pay attention to detail and able to work in a fast paced environment. College degree and/or paralegal certificate with at least one year of experience preferred. Bi-lingual in Spanish is a plus, but not required.
Job Posting Details: Full Time/Graduate or Current student considered
Date: 12/13/17
County: Morris
Firm: Thomas Roughneen & Associates
Address: 560 Main St., Chatham, NJ 07928
Contact: Thomas Roughneen
Email: elizabeth@johnsonlawnj.com
Phone: (973) 937-6020
Fax: (973) 937-6011
Area of the Law: Veterans and Military Law; Criminal Law; General Practice
Duties: General office duties; preparing and organizing case files for trial; drafting legal briefs and memoranda. Must be an excellent writer and able to juggle many projects at one time. Ideal candidate will have a military or National Guard background, but not a requirement.
Job Posting Details: Full Time/Graduate
Date: 12/8/17
County: Morris
Firm: Signature Closing Services, LLC
Address: 520 Speedwell Ave., Ste. 103, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
Contact: Maria Salerno
Email: maria@signatureclosingservices.com
Phone: (973) 401-1400
Fax: (973) 401-1470
Area of the Law: Real Estate
Duties: 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 Salary range, depending on experience $37,000.
Job Posting Details: Full Time/Graduate
Date: 12/8/17
County: Union
Firm: Gearhart Law
Address: 41 River Rd., Summit, NJ 07901
Contact: Elizabeth Gearhart
Email: elizabeth@gearhartlaw.com
Phone: (862) 703-8368
Fax:
Area of the Law: Patent
Duties: Receptionist. Managing mail, check deposits, greeting clients, answering phones, ordering supplies. Salary range $35,000.
Job Posting Details: 40 hrs. per week
Date: 11/15/17
County: Morris
Firm: Johnson & Johnson, Attorneys at Law
Address: 30 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 200, Florham Park, NJ 07932
Contact: Elizabeth Arias
Email: elizabeth@johnsonlawnj.com
Phone: (973) 593-8000
Fax: (973) 593-0101
Area of the Law: Family Law and Municipal Criminal Law
Duties: Typing and finalizing pleadings (complaints, answers and motion packages), preparing judgements, drafting discovery, preparing Case Information Statements and entering billing. Client liaison and phone calls, filing, managing calendar, drafting and typing correspondence. Salary commensurate with experience.
Job Posting Details: Temporary and Part time for Graduate or Student
Date: 12/04/17
County: Morris
Firm: Hardesty Law Group, PC
Address: 410 Route 10 West, Suite 212, Ledgewood, NJ 07852
Contact: Leonard J.C. Hardesty, Jr.
Email: len@hardestylawgroup.com
Phone: (973) 206-9200
Fax: (973) 475-4560
Area of the Law: Tax, Trust and Estate, Probate & General Corporate
Duties: Paralegal duties and general office duties. Experience with Microsoft Word and good organization skills required. Will consider part-time hours for exceptional candidate.
Job Posting Details: General paralegal duties; assistance in drafting and preparing legal documents; assistance with probate and tax matters; ability to organize and prioritize. Experience is a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Please provide salary requirement.
Date: 11/29/17
County: Bergen
Firm: Mueller Law Group
Address: 19 Engle St., Tenafly, NJ 07670
Contact: Joana
Email: jqirici@muellerfirm.com
Phone: (201) 567-4969
Fax: (201) 567-4793
Area of the Law: Civil, Personal Injury, Commercial, Transactional, Real Estate, Estate Planning and Municipal and Employment
Duties: Paralegal duties and general office duties. Experience with Microsoft Word and good organization skills required. Will consider part-time hours for exceptional candidate.
Job Posting Details: Full Time/Graduate
Date: 11/29/17
County: New York
Firm: Hill Rivkins LLP
Address: 45 Broadway, Suite 1500, New York, NY 10006
Contact: James Saville, Jr.
Email: jsaville@hillrivkins.com
Phone: (212) 669-0600
Fax: (212) 669-0698/0699
Area of the Law: Insurance, Transportation, Energy and International Commerce
Duties: Paralegal with 1 -5 years of litigation experience for NY office. Duties include case management, drafting pleadings and other filings, drafting/responding to discovery and calendar management. Candidate should possess strong technology and legal research skills and be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite. Familiarity with NY, NJ and federal electronic filing systems is necessary. Salary is commensurate with experience. Employee benefits are available.
Job Posting Details: Full Time
Date: 11/29/17
County: Passaic
Firm: Gotham City Orthopedics
Address: 50 Mt. Prospect Ave., Clifton, NJ 07013
Contact: Julie Mcguire
Email: jmcguire@gothamcityorthopedics.com
Phone: (973) 928-1325 X107
Fax:
Area of the Law: Personal Injury
Duties: Medical record review. Summarizing medical literature. $20 - $22 per hour.
Job Posting Details: Full Time
Date: 11/17/17
County: Union
Firm: DiRienzo, DiRienzo & Dulinski, PA
Address: 116 Saint Paul St., Westfield, NJ 07090
Contact: Joseph DiRienzo
Email: jd1@dirienzo-law.com
Phone:
Fax:
Area of the Law: Predominately Civil Litigation and Family Law. Some Real Estate and other areas of law.
Duties: All functions associated with civil and family litigation, including but not limited to calendar maintenance, court communication, scheduling and follow up, document generation, preparation of client intake forms and Family Case Information Statements, client contact, billing, file maintenance, and other general office function.

Likely a 90 day trial period after which health insurance available. Hours 9:00 to 5:00 Monday to Friday. Infrequent overtime but expected when necessary. Experience preferred but not required.
Job Posting Details: Full Time Graduate
Date: 11/15/17
County: Bergen
Firm: Rubin & Dombeck, LLC
Address: 141 Ayers Court, Suite 1B, Teaneck, NJ 07666
Contact: David Flamholz, Esq.
Email: david@rdlawllc.com
Phone: (201) 578-1578
Fax:
Area of the Law: Commercial and Residential Real Estate
Duties: Prepare closing statements and real estate documents, review and clear title issues. Work closely with client and opposing counsel on all phases of transactions. Prior real estate experience required. Licensed notary and experience in New York and New Jersey is a plus. Salary is $40,000 45,000.
Job Posting Details: Full Time/Graduate
Date: 11/14/17
County: Passaic
Firm: Kassem & Associates, PC
Address: 1000 Clifton Ave., Clifton, NJ 07013
Contact: Sandra Jones
Email: sandra@kassemlaw.com
Phone: (973) 773-1300
Fax: (973) 773-1325
Area of the Law: General Practice and Personal Injury
Duties: Legal assistant/paralegal with 2 years minimum experience in a law office. Responsibilities include legal data entry and administrative support work. Must be able to draft form letters and complaints; discovery responses and demands; draft motions and orders; general clerical office duties.
Job Posting Details: Full Time
Date: 11/14/17
County: Passaic
Firm: Kassem & Associates, PC
Address: 1000 Clifton Ave., Clifton, NJ 07013
Contact: Sandra Jones
Email: sandra@kassemlaw.com
Phone: (973) 773-1300
Fax: (973) 773-1325
Area of the Law: General Practice, Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation, Municipal Law and Personal Injury
Duties: Assist legal team with entry-level litigation work, legal data entry and administrative support work. Seeking a motivated and reliable intern. Duties to include drafting form letters, complaints and discovery.
Job Posting Details: Volunteer Internship 2 openings
Date: 11/8/17
County: Somerset
Firm: Everest Global Services
Address: 477 Martinsville Rd., Liberty Corner, NJ 07938
Contact: Careers at www.everestre.com
Email:
Phone:
Fax:
Area of the Law: Corporate Compliance/Insurance
Duties: Assisting in the Corporate Compliance and insurance regulatory matters. BS/BA degree and insurance background is a plus, but not required.
Job Posting Details: Full Time Graduate
Date: 11/6/17
County: Passaic
Firm: Scura, Wigfield, Heyer, Stevens & Cammarota, LLP
Address: 1599 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470
Contact: Alexsa Gonzalez
Email: agonzalez@scura.com
Phone: (973) 696-8391
Fax: (973) 696-8571
Area of the Law: Litigation and Personal Injury
Duties: Paralegal with excellent communication and writing skills required. Person must be organized, efficient, detail oriented and possess ability to make independent decisions necessary to accomplish assigned tasks. Litigation experience is preferred, but not required. Bilingual a plus. Notary Public a plus.
Job Posting Details: Full Time; Graduate
Date: 11/3/17
County: Somerset
Firm: Shimalla, Wechsler, Lepp & D’Onofrio, LLP
Address: 101 Town Center, Suite 117, Warren, NJ 07059
Contact: Cathy Sandford
Email: csandford@swldfamilylaw.com
Phone: (908) 753-3833
Fax: (908) 753-4189
Area of the Law: Family Law
Duties: Paralegal/Office Management duties including management, discovery and preparation of Case Information Statements, responding to discovery, drafting correspondence, drafting pleadings, client contact and overflow phone assistance. Candidate should possess strong technology skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and attention to detail. Annual Salary $50,000.
Job Posting Details: Full Time; Graduate
Date: 10/30/17
County: Hudson
Firm: D’Alessandro & Cieckiewicz, PC
Address: 3279 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07306
Contact: Lori Cieckiewicz
Email: lc@dadlc.com
Phone: 201-653-4340
Fax: 201-653-1871
Area of the Law: Family Law; Wills & Estates; Real Estate
Duties:
Job Posting Details: Experience is required. Bilingual is a plus. $30,000 - $40,000
Date: 10/26/17
County: Morris
Firm: Law Office of Wilson Elser
Address: 200 Campus Dr., Florham Park, NJ 07932
Contact: Tommy Kaminski
Email: tommy.kaminski@wilsonelser.com
Phone: 973-624-0800
Fax: 973-624-0808
Area of the Law: Corporate/Real Estate
Duties: Prepare all documents for residential and commercial real estate closings and financing; order and review title and other searches; preparation and filing of UCC financing statements and other security documents; prepare and file all formation and organizational documents for new entities and alternate names. Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to integrate into a fast paced environment. Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ years Corporate/Real Estate experience preferred.
Job Posting Details: Full Time
Date: 10/26/17
County: Morris
Firm: Donahue, Hagan, Klein & Weisberg, LLC
Address: 44 Whippany Rd., Morristown, NJ 07960
Contact: Dawn Ubertaccio
Email: dubertaccio@dhkwlaw.com
Phone: 973-467-5556
Fax: 973-467-0636
Area of the Law: Family Law
Duties: Receptionist Duties to include telephone switchboard; greet clients and colleagues; collect, sort and distribute mail; clerical duties as necessary.
Job Posting Details: Full Time
Date: 10/25/17
County: Union
Firm: Law Office of Diana Lakic, LLC
Address: 42 E. Westfield Ave., Roselle Park, NJ 07204
Contact: Diana Lakic
Email: dlakic@lakiclaw.com
Phone: 908-578-4076
Fax: 908-248-0844
Area of the Law: Personal Injury
Duties: General office duties; opening claims with insurance companies; assisting with discovery. Bilingual in Spanish is necessary.
Job Posting Details: Full Time (will consider part time); Graduate or Student; $15/hour
Date: 10/24/17
County: Morris
Firm: Law Office of James T. Elliott, LLC
Address: 86 Maple Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960
Contact: Jim Elliott
Email: jtelliott@jtelliottlaw.com
Phone: 908-963-3017
Fax: 973-695-1999
Area of the Law: Personal Injury
Duties: General legal office duties; assistance with tax returns and estate planning documents; ability to organize and prioritize; attention to detail; proficiency in Excel and Word.
Job Posting Details: Full Time

 

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