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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: 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
 

Date Posted: 4/13/17
Hours: Full-Time 
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: $20.00 / Hour
Area of the Law: Personal Injury
Submit resume by Email to:
Julie McGuire
Email: jmcguire@gothamcityorthopedics.com
Gotham City Orthopedics
Clifton, NJ
Description:
Medical record review
Summarizing Medical literature

 

Date Posted: 4/13/17
Hours: Part-Time – Late afternoon and evening hours with possibility of working remotely.
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Personal Injury
Submit resume by Email to:
Julie McGuire
Email: jmcguire@gothamcityorthopedics.com
Gotham City Orthopedics
Clifton, NJ
Description:
Medical record review
Summarizing Medical literature

Date Posted: 4/13/17
Hours: Full-Time 
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Bankruptcy
Submit resume by Email to:
Susan Horn
Email: shorn@sternlav.com
Stern, Lavinthal & Frankenberg, LLC
Roseland, NJ
Description:
Great opportunity to learn secured creditor work at a top notch expanding law firm.
Ideal candidate must possess ability to work in a fast paced environment and have good organizational and communication skills.

Date Posted: 4/6/17
Hours: Part-Time  - 12 hours/week
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: $9.50 / Hour
Area of the Law: Medical malpractice in NY and NJ, negligence in NY and NJ and Surrogate’s practice in NJ
Submit resume by Email to:
Alice Collopy, Esq.
Email: esqs@lawduo.com
Collopy & Carlucci, P.C.
Morris Plains, NJ
Description:
Billing sheets, medical record authorizations, medical record request and following up with same; client contact.
Entry level; Microsoft Word and Excel; good phone skills; independent worker.

Date Posted: 4/5/17
Hours: Part-Time  - 30 hours/week
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Family, Elder Law, Probate and Estate Administration
Submit resume by Email to:
Robin Schwartz or Milton Hunter
Email: rschwartz@schwartzhunter.com
Schwartz Hunter, PC
Randolph, NJ
Description:
Administrative assistant and paralegal

Date Posted: 4/5/17
Hours: Full Time
Student/Graduate: Either
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience, Group Medical and Dental Available plus Simple IRA with employer matching
Area of the Law: Various areas of law including subrogation, litigation, municipal, real estate and person injury
Submit resume by Email to:
Christine Smith
Email: csmith@gluck-allen.com
Gluck & Allen, LLC
Toms River, NJ
Description:
Ideal candidate will possess the following:
- Strong computer and organizational skills;
- Detail oriented and ability to multi-task;
- Experience with a computerized diary system preferred;
- Sound judgment and decision-making skills;
- Strong verbal and excellent written communication skills;
- Strong work ethic and team player;
- Experience preferred, but willing to train a bright and capable applicant;
- Attendance and reliability are essential

Date Posted: 3/31/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Area of the Law: Matrimonial & Family Law
Submit resume by Email to:
Debra S. Weisberg, Esq.
Email: dweisberg@famlylawattorneysnj.com
Donahue, Hagan, Klein & Weisberg, LLC
Morristown, NJ
Description:
Ability to work in fast-paced environment. Create, update and organize files, manage attorneys’ calendars, type dictation, prepare letters, pleadings and discovery. Proficiency in MS Word and Outlook

Date Posted: 3/31/17
Hours: Full-Time
Student/Graduate: Graduate
Salary: Inquire with firm
Area of the Law: Immigration
Submit resume by Email to:
Nikki O’Brien
Email: careers@andresmejerlaw.com
Andres Mejer Law & Associates
Long Branch, NJ
Description:
Hardworking, multi-tasker, organized, detail oriented. Friendly personality as they will interact with Hispanic community. Smart, quick learner as we are willing to train the right individual.
Mush have native or near native fluency in Spanish.

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: 3/8/17
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

 

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