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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: 1/18/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Real Estate and Commercial Litigation
Submit resume by Email to: 
Adam S. Kessler, Esq.
Kessler Law, LLC
Livingston, NJ
Email: akessler@kesslerlaw.com
Description:
The position includes all aspects of real estate, 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's sales.


 

Date Posted: 1/17/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $50,000.00 / year
Area of the Law: Family Law
To Apply: Send a professional resume with a detailed cover letter. This position must be filled ASAP. Please respond to dorissf@perfectmatchrecruiting.com
Doris Smith-Fellenz
Perfect Match Recruiting
Description:
- Conduct research 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
Responsibilities:
- Conduct research 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
Qualifications:
- Current experience as a paralegal in Family law matters
- Familiarity with legal research
- Ability to prioritize and multitask
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Deadline and detail-oriented
Education:
Must have paralegal certificate or a bachelor's degree


 

Date Posted: 1/17/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: To be determined
Area of the Law: Litigation
Submit resume by Email to: 
John Kwasnik
Mezzacca & Kwasnik, LLC
Edison, NJ
Email: jfk@mk-lawyers.com
Description:
Experienced paralegal to assist with litigation, complaints, discovery, motions, orders, collections in addition to answering phones, filing, copying.


 

Date Posted: 1/17/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Contract
Description:
This position is primarily to review and red-line purchase and service agreements with terms and conditions required by AHS and then negotiate those modifications with product and equipment suppliers.  80% of the position is heavy Microsoft Word document drafting and negotiation. 20% of the position is by participating in new product meetings and performing follow-on analysis, etc.
To APPLY:  (NO PHONE CALLS)
Go to: https://jobs.atlantichealth.org
Keywords: 00090731
Atlantic Health system
Morristown, NJ
Responsibilities:-  Reviews, in a timely manner, all supplier contracts received by Strategic Sourcing to ensure that all required terms and conditions are applied in accordance with Atlantic Health System policy.
- Serves alongside the Project Manager as primary interface between Strategic Sourcing and the AHS Legal Department.
- Partners with Strategic Sourcing Analysts, vendors, and end-users to review specific details regarding business arrangements to ensure alignment of business and legal requirements.
- Maintains contract database filing system and all related processes.
- Works with the Department Manager and Clinical Resource Consultant to review and maintain Strategic Sourcing policies and procedures in accordance with AHS policies and industry standards.
- Assists the Clinical Resource Consultant, as needed, to provide clinical information and context that may broaden the depth of product analysis.
- Helps the Clinical Resource Consultant, as needed, evaluate acceptable substitutes to resolve backorder situations.
- Heavy Microsoft Word document drafting and negotiation with product and equipment suppliers.
Education:
. College Degree is required
- Paralegal certificate preferred
. Equivalent experience will be considered
Requirements:
- Must have a minimum of 3 to 5 years negotiating and generating purchase and service agreements.
- Possess both excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to present ideas and information clearly.
- Have proven ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
- Have outstanding organization skills and be extremely attentive to detail.
- Be proficient in Microsoft excel and the entire Microsoft Office suite of products.
Atlantic Health System has created a Trusted Network of Caring TM, delivering the right care, at the right quality, at the right time, at the right place and at the right cost. We aim to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 7th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you’ll find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

Date Posted: 1/17/17
Hours: Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: $12.50 per hour
Area of the Law: Title, Real Estate
Submit resume by Email to: 
Richard Citron
Atlantic Title & Settlement Service
Fairfield, NJ
Email: rcitron@atlantictitle.net
Description:
Reading title reports, preparing abstracts and commitment for title; receiving and inputting title orders, preparing bills and invoices, typing legal descriptions.

 

Date Posted: 1/12/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Workers’ Compensation
Submit resume by Email to: 
Bryan Mintz, Esq.
Mintz & Geftic, LLC
Elizabeth, NJ
Email: office@mglawfirn.net
Description:
Draft correspondence/legal documents; Organize/maintain documents in file; Get affidavits and other formal statements that may  be used in court; work with our accounting to ensure bills related to files are paid and record requests completed; File exhibits, briefs, appeals etc. with court or opposing counsel; Call clients, witnesses, lawyers, etc. to schedule interviews, meetings, and depositions.
Additional Comments:
Bilingual in Spanish is preferred. We are looking for someone to join our firm in a full-time role. However, if the right candidate is still a student and only available part-time initially until completing school, we will consider that as well. We offer a great work environment. Each member of our support team has been with the firm for over 25 years and we hope whoever fills this position will be with us for many years to come as well.
Website: www.mglawfirm.net



 

Date Posted: 1/12/17
Hours: Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Estate Planning and Administration, Elder Law, Tax and Bar Admissions
Submit resume by Email to: 
Margaret M. Mahon
Margaret M. Mahon, Esq., LLC
Red Bank, NJ
Email: pmahon210@gmail.com
Description:
File review and organization, document drafting and review, preparation of memorandums, legal research and assistance with preparation for hearings. There may be website management and blog post assistance. Looking for a candidate who is a people oriented, motivated, self-starting individual who can think on his or her feet. The desired candidate should have law firm experience. This individual should also have excellent detail and proofreading skills, as well as the ability to work well under some pressure.



 

Date Posted: 1/11/17
Hours: Full-Time & Part-Time position available
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $20.00 / Hour
Area of the Law: Personal Injury
Submit resume by Email to: 
Julie McGuire
Gotham City Orthopedics
Clifton, NJ
Email: jmcguire@gothamcityorthopedics.com
Description:
Medical record review. Summarizing medical literature.


 

Date Posted: 1/10/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $56,000.00 - $61,000.00 per year
Area of the Law: Office of Legislative Services
Location: Office of Legislative Services, Office of Legislative Counsel
State House Annex, West State Street, Trenton, New Jersey
Cover letter and resume should be forwarded to:
Eugene E. Howard, Jr., Director of Human Resources
Office of Legislative Services
Human Resources Office
PO Box 068
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
OLSHR@njleg.org
The Office of Legislative Services (OLS) operates under the jurisdiction of the Legislative Services Commission, a 16-member bipartisan panel with equal representation from each of the two Houses of the Legislature. The Commission establishes general operating and budgetary policies for OLS, appoints its primary officers (Executive Director, Legislative Counsel, Legislative Budget and Finance Officer, and Director of Public Information), and delegates authority for day-to-day operations and personnel actions to the Executive Director. OLS consists of the following units: Administrative, Central Management, Data Management, Human Resources, Legislative Budget and Finance Office, Legislative Counsel, Public Information, and the State Auditor.
As non-partisan employees of the Legislature, OLS staff are prohibited from engaging in political activity or taking public position with regard to any matter before the Legislature.
Description:
Provides confidential paraprofessional research, assistance and support to the Legislative Counsel and attorneys assigned to the Office of Legislative Counsel. The Office of Legislative Counsel is a small office of in-house attorneys and support staff responsible for providing all legal services to the Legislature and the Office of Legislative Services, including those duties set forth in N.J.S.A. 52:11-60, N.J.S.A. 52:11-61, and N.J.S.A. 52:13D-22.
Education Requirements:
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s degree in paralegal studies, or
- Graduation from an accredited college with a minimum of an Associate’s Degree and a certificate in paralegal studies (e.g., National Association of Legal Assistants certificate as a CLA or ALS (Certified Legal Assistant) or CP
(Certified Paralegal)), or
- Juris Doctor degree.
Experience Requirements:
- A minimum of 2 years of progressive work experience in a law firm or the legal department of a public or private entity.
Residency:
Pursuant to the “New Jersey First Act,” all persons hired by the Office of Legislative Services shall have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey. Current New Jersey State employees hired prior to September 1, 2011 who transfer from within the Office of Legislative Services or from another State of New Jersey appointing authority without a break in service greater than seven days but who reside outside the State of New Jersey are not required to change their principal residence to New Jersey in order to comply with the act.

Please respond by: January 30, 2017 

The Office of Legislative Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 

Date Posted: 1/9/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Medical Malpractice
Submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements by Email to:
Leslie Wallace
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin
Roseland, NJ
Email: hrrecruiter@mdwcg.com
Description:
The law firm of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin seeks a full-time Nurse Analyst with 3-5 years Medical-Malpractice experience for its Roseland, NJ office.

Description:
- Assist attorney in early stages of litigation regarding the initial assessment of a complaint and drafting of the initial report to the client by understanding the key medical issues alleged
- Obtain and review medical records – identification of missing records, pre-exiting conditions or inconsistencies in plaintiff’s production.
- Preparation of medical chronology and summary, highlighting the issues and recommendations for further investigation, mitigating circumstances and alternative causation.
- Medical education of attorneys and staff on case specific issues, including the preparation of exhibits and cross examination questions related to medical issues for trial, deposition, mediation or arbitration.
Requirements:
- 3-5 years of Medical Malpractice experience
- Applicants must have a Nursing Degree
- Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
- We are an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/D/V.


 

Date Posted: 1/9/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Commercial Litigation
LeClairRyan
One Riverfront Plaza
Newark, NJ
To Apply:
To be considered for this position, copy and paste the following link into your web browser and follow the instructions for submitting application materials:
https://leclairryan-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.newsubmission

Description:
Litigation Paralegal (Commercial Litigation – Newark, New Jersey)

Come and shine with the stars of LeClairRyan! Since its inception, LeClairRyan has grown exponentially and is now home to over 340 attorneys with offices in 14 states and the District of Columbia. LeClairRyan is currently seeking a Litigation Paralegal in our Newark, New Jersey office who will contribute to overall success and help secure the bright future of the Firm.

One Riverfront Plaza is home to LeClairRyan’s Newark, New Jersey office and is conveniently located adjacent to Newark Penn Station. As our second largest office, approximately 65 attorneys and over 50 professional support staff represent the Firm in Newark and offer services to our valued clients in a multitude of practice areas. Individuals who join LeClairRyan in Newark can expect a constantly changing environment that fosters professional growth and development.
The Litigation Paralegal will primarily support a very successful litigation team who has successfully represented clients with a focus on casualty litigation. This is an exciting career opportunity for an individual to expand their litigation knowledge. This paralegal will contribute to the success of the team by completing tasks that include but are not limited to the following:

- Proactively assisting attorneys with all aspects of the litigation process from case inception through trial and appeal process.
- Overall case file maintenance, requesting and maintaining records, including indexing and filing case materials, following up on outstanding matters.
- Assist attorneys with all phases of discovery, including first draft responses to discovery as directed.
- Managing and organizing large volumes of documents including hard copy and electronic files.
- Maintaining a master set of all documents, keep updated records and correspondence files as well as preparing electronic files.
- Assisting with facilitating successful settlement processes.

- This individual must work well with the team in a fast paced environment.
Qualifications:
- At least 3 years of litigation experience required.
- A Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program required.
- Candidates should also possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills.
- All potential candidates should have previous experience performing the following tasks: drafting correspondence and pleadings; assisting attorneys in preparing for depositions, mediation, trial; document management; knowledge of court rules; proficiency in e-filing (state and federal); calendaring and docketing; and research skills.
- Experience with electronic document review platforms such as Summation, Concordance, including key word searching and assistance in production coordination.
- Each candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time and be willing to work overtime if necessary.


 

Date Posted: 1/5/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Negotiable
Area of the Law: Municipal Law and Lane Use, Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Real Estate and General Litigation
Submit resume by Email to:
Elizabeth
Johnson & Johnson, Esqs.
Florham Park, NJ
Email: Elizabeth@johnsonlawnj.com
Description:
A variety of responsibilities include administrative functions, dictation, typing correspondence, copying, faxing, scanning, and emailing documents, answering phones, assisting in scheduling and maintaining appointments and calendars; assisting in opening and posting mail; opening files, maintaining file management, drafting documents, assisting in drafting pleadings, estate document, real estate and transactional documents. Receptionist and filing are also expected.
Looking for a long-term commitment with the possibility of permanency and some experience. Please provide a cover letter with your resume. Willing to train the right candidate with the right professional attitude about working in a fast paced environment.


 

Date Posted: 1/3/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $35,000.00 / Year
Area of the Law: Tax Appeals
Submit resume by Email to:
Melissa Pagano
DeCotiis, FitzPatrick & Cole, LLP
Teaneck, NJ
Email: mpagano@decotiislaw.com
Description:
E-filing with courts, prepare notices to the courts, organize files, draft pleadings, draft correspondence to advisory and judges, maintain spreadsheets of all appeals filed and update as needed


 

Date Posted: 1/3/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $40,000.00 / Year
Area of the Law: Family Law
Submit resume by Email to:
Christopher Leon Garibian, Esq.
Weiner Lesniak, LLP
Parsippany, NJ
Email: christophergaribian@gmail.com
Description:
Heavy dictation, calendar monitoring, client interaction, file upkeep, drafting of legal documents, telephone work.
Family Law is a very difficult emotional practice and take a special person to be able to handle the clients and help them through the process.

 

Date Posted: 12/21/16
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Negotiable
Area of the Law: Several areas of law
Submit Resume by Email to:
John Paul Velez and/or Anthony Arbore
Forster Arbore Velez
Ledgewood, NJ
Email: jpv@forsterarbor.com; ama@forsterarbor.com
Description:
Full-time entry level paralegal position also including receptionist duties. Additional duties include assisting three partners in prepping cases, coordinating discovery and other related tasks. Bilingual in Spanish a plus. Opportunity for advancement is strong for right individual.


 

Date Posted: 12/14/16
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Commercial Litigation, Business Transactions, Real Estate
Submit Resume by Email to:
Hiring Partner
Finestein & Malloy, LLC
Cranford, NJ
Email: jerseylegal@gmail.com
Description:
Will assist attorneys in drafting pleadings, correspondence, motions, real estate/transactional documents; organizing files; invoicing clients; and communicating with other lawyers/clients/courts. Light reception and general clerical work are also expected.

Small but active suburban Union County commercial litigation/business transactions/real estate firm seeks paralegal with excellent typing and organizational skills. Must have solid working knowledge of MS Word/Outlook/Acrobat and ability to use or learn to use PC Law and on-line billing systems (Tymetrix, Serngeti etc.). Experience in litigation a plus, but will consider recent grad who exhibits aptitude and drive. Full- time position, 9:00am-5:00pm (but flexible start and end times may be considered). Must have ability to work independently, pay attention to detail and complete work in a timely manner. Salary commensurate with experience. Modern office building, good location.

 

Date Posted: 12/9/16
Hours: Full-Time / Part-Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: $30,000 to $42,00 year
Area of the Law: Criminal, Family, Immigration and Personal Injury
Submit Resume by Email to:
Steven Gordon Thomas
Law Offices of Thomas & Thomas, LLC
Princeton, NJ
Email: steven@thomasandthomas.us
Description:
Paralegal will be responsible for interacting with clients to collect documentation and compile information needed to prepare applications, motions, complaints and other documents. He/she will also conduct legal research and draft briefs.
Bilingual in Spanish. Preferably at least 1 year experience working with immigration law Strong work ethic.

 

 

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