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  • 06 Dec 2017 12:58 PM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

    The Program Coordinator II/ Camden Law Clinic is the primary point of contact for initial inquiries for legal services for the Camden Law Clinic, an in-house public interest law firm operated by Rutgers Law in Camden. The position performs paralegal and administrative duties for the attorneys working and teaching in the Clinic. The position works closely with other administrative staff and students to ensure timely and effective management of all case-related and administrative functions. This position will assist in many case-related activities including receiving requests for services from the public; performing intake and communicating with attroneys regarding requests for assistance; and following up with callers to notify them of the status of the request for services and/or make appropriate referrals. The position provides case-related support, including assistance with documentation preparation and filing, assistance with mailings, file maintenance and correspondence. The position will also enter data into and maintain the case management system used by the Clinic. The position will conduct basic research, screen cases for internal conflicts, and collect and maintain information about community agencies and other legal service providers. The position will also assist in the creation of program related materials and reports for grants and handle expense reports and reimbursements. The position must maintain familiarity with court rules and legal process.

    You can access the job posting via this link: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/55784

  • 29 Nov 2017 11:50 AM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

    Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP is seeking a highly motivated attorney to work as an associate within its Education Law Practice Group. This candidate should be admitted for two (2) to four (4) years and possess a general knowledge of education law. The candidate must have excellent skills in writing and oral communications, issue analysis and strong research skills.

    The candidate must be a member in good standing of the New Jersey Bar. 

    The candidate should also possess strong marketing interests and skills. Interested applicants should send a resume, copy of law school transcript and writing sample to: Crystal West Edwards, Esq., Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP, 220 Park Avenue, P.O. Box 991, Florham Park, NJ 07932. Ms. Edwards’ email address is cwe@spsk.com.

    Schenck Price Smith & King, LLP is one of the oldest and most prestigious full service law firms in New Jersey. The Firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, a collegial work environment and challenging work. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. No recruiters please.


  • 28 Nov 2017 12:05 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, P.C.  is seeking a Full-Time Associate for its Chatham, NJ office. Applicants must have  2-4 years of substantive employment law experience.   Responsibilities are focused on employment litigation for corporate clients in New Jersey and New York, specifically: drafting pleadings and motions, conducting legal research, preparing client correspondence and discovery, reviewing document collections in preparation for litigation, and attending depositions/hearings/mediations as required.    Qualifications include: exceptional legal writing and communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, excellent research skills, the ability to identify and resolve problems quickly, and the ability to manage multiple clients and matters. Must be admitted to the NJ and NY Bars.  We seek highly-motivated, team-oriented, proactive individuals looking to excel in an entrepreneurial environment that values top-quality work and a positive workplace culture.  Excellent work environment and benefits.  Please send resume, writing sample and salary requirements to mmorataya@nfclegal.com

  • 21 Nov 2017 11:03 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    POSITION DESCRIPTION NOVEMBER, 2017

    LatinoJustice PRLDEF (LJP) is one of the foremost Latino civil rights organizations in the country. By litigating precedent-setting law reform impact cases across the country and training young Latinos to be leaders in their community, LJP has profoundly improved the way Latinos are treated in U.S. society, working to ensure that they have more opportunities for political, economic, social and educational equality. Our areas of focus include immigrants’ rights; voting rights; employment discrimination and worker’s rights including the treatment of day laborers; and criminal justice reform & law enforcement issues. In the past decade, we have litigated voting rights and redistricting cases in Florida, New York and Pennsylvania; have advocated for the creation of fair redistricting plans and bilingual election materials in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania & Virginia; and litigated against the passage of anti-immigrant ordinances enacted in various jurisdictions including Hazleton, Pennsylvania, Riverside, New Jersey, Prince William County, Virginia, Alabama and South Carolina. Under the leadership of our President and General Counsel, LJP’s work has been increasingly focused on addressing systemic discrimination and ensuring equal access to justice in the advancement of the rights of formerly incarcerated persons and Criminal Justice reform. LJP aims to include the Latino perspective in the criminal justice conversation, and to generate the public will necessary to reduce mass incarceration in America.

    We are seeking to hire an experienced Senior Counsel with a strong record of commitment to social justice work to join our legal team in our New York City headquarters. The Senior Counsel will be a litigation team member and will report to the Deputy General Counsel. As part of LJP’s litigation team, the senior attorney will manage complex litigation, will lead and manage existing cases pending in state and federal court, will participate in trial hearings, and will oversee all facets of the litigation process in coordination with appropriate LatinoJustice PRLDEF staff.

    COMPETENCIES AND JOB DUTIES

    The Senior Counsel is an experienced litigator who has substantive knowledge and experience on core civil rights statutes, precedents and their application; is knowledgeable with both federal and state statutory and constitutional law issues and principles, methods, materials and practices of legal research and writing. The Senior Counsel has the ability to argue clearly and logically in written and oral form; to define issues, perform legal research, analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and make appropriate recommendations; to prepare clear and concise memoranda, summarize legal issues and precedents; and to effectively represent LatinoJustice with the public, opposing and co-counsel, law enforcement agencies and other government institutions. The Senior Counsel will also have the ability to develop substantive knowledge as needed in new areas of focus within the broader civil rights/constitutional law umbrella. The Senior Counsel has substantial computer assisted research skills as well as excellent time management skills and the ability to handle multiple deadlines.

    Depending on assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: interviewing potential clients, engaging in fact-finding, and identifying potential legal claims and defenses based upon the facts presented; preparing retention letters; conducting legal research; reviewing and organizing discovery productions and document reviews; overseeing case management; ensuring compliance with procedural obligations and deadlines; drafting legal pleadings, memoranda, motions and other court filings for submission in cases pending at the trial court and appellate level; assisting in the selection of and preparation of expert reports and testimony; defending and deposing both expert and facts witnesses; arguing motions and appeals; performing direct and cross examination of witnesses as well as opening and closing statements at trial; and drafting and giving testimony before legislative bodies and other government commissions or entities in matters connected to our litigation priorities.

    In addition to the substantive knowledge and experience, the Senior Counsel will provide guidance, mentorship and leadership to junior attorneys, legal fellows and interns in the performance of any of the above or related tasks. The ideal candidate is committed to LJP’s mission and goals; is adaptable, efficient, and results oriented; is resourceful and innovative, with strategic vision to guide and frame LJP’s litigation and increase LJP’s legal docket; has the ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; ability to handle high levels of stress satisfactorily, and congeniality with other employees, clients and outside counsel.

    The Senior Counsel may also serve as media-spokesperson for LatinoJustice PRLDEF and liaison to the local community, performing the following functions: respond to press inquiries and participate in press interviews; appear and speak before community and education groups; and, participate in discussion panels in a variety of education and community settings.

    EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS 

    The Senior Counsel will have a strong record of commitment to public interest and civil rights issues and a minimum of 10 years post-bar admission litigation practice; NY State Bar License; experience in federal litigation practice; and good standing in state and federal courts.

    The Senior Counsel should also be energetic, highly self-motivated; possess excellent interpersonal skills to develop diverse allies and facilitate collaboration; have a good sense of humor and ability to work well independently and in teams; have ability to collaborate successfully with a broad and diverse range of communities and individuals; have strong organization skills; and be able to manage several projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment. The Senior Counsel must possess excellent legal research, writing, and oral communication skills as well as working knowledge of document management and research software such as Concordance, CaseMap, Lexis-Nexis, and Westlaw. Bilingual Spanish/English is required.

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

    The Senior Counsel is a Union position and salary is determined by Collective Bargaining Agreement. LatinoJustice offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, life, long-term disability and a voluntary 403(b) retirement plan, as well as generous paid time off benefits.

    To Apply:

    Send Cover letter, resume and writing sample to: Silvia Orna

    Director of Human Resources and Operations

    sorna@latinojustice.org

    Email subject: Senior Counsel - NYC

    Deadline: applications will be reviewed on a rollover basis. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply right away.

    LatinoJustice PRLDEF is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.


  • 21 Nov 2017 11:01 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    POSITION DESCRIPTION NOVEMBER, 2017

    LatinoJustice PRLDEF (LJP) is one of the foremost Latino civil rights organizations in the country. By litigating precedent-setting law reform impact cases across the country and training young people to be leaders in their communities, LJP improves the way Latinos are treated in U.S. society. Our current practice areas of focus

    include immigrants’ rights, redistricting, voting rights, housing, access to education, language and job discrimination, economic justice including workplace justice wage issues, freedom of movement and treatment of day laborers, criminalization of Latinos, unlawful police practices, and all forms of bias that adversely affect Latinos. Under the leadership of our President and General Counsel, LJP’s work is also focused on addressing systemic discrimination and ensuring equal access to justice in the advancement of the rights of formerly incarcerated persons and Criminal Justice reform.

    LatinoJustice is seeking to hire an energetic, motivated attorney with a record of commitment to social justice work with prior voting rights and redistricting experience to join its legal team.

    The Associate Counsel will join LJP’s legal staff in our current headquarters in New York City and will report to the Deputy General Counsel. As part of LJP’s legal team, the Associate Counsel will work on pending litigation matters in state and federal court and assist in all facets of the litigation process from discovery, motion practice, trial and appeal. They will also help develop strategies to achieve litigation goals in emerging areas of community interest and play a critical role in identifying and developing new cases.

    COMPETENCIES AND JOB DUTIES

    The Associate Counsel has substantive knowledge and experience on core civil rights statutes, precedents and their application, particularly in voting rights and redistricting; familiarity with both federal and state statutory and constitutional law issues and principles, methods, materials and practices of legal research and writing; and familiarity with New York state and federal court rules, policies and procedures. The Associate Counsel has the ability to argue clearly and logically in written and oral form; to define issues, perform legal research, analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and make appropriate recommendations; to prepare clear and concise memoranda, summarize legal issues and precedents; and to effectively represent LatinoJustice with the public, opposing and co-counsel, law enforcement agencies and other government institutions. The Associate Counsel will also have the ability to develop substantive knowledge as needed in new areas of focus within the broader civil rights/constitutional law umbrella. The Associate Counsel has substantial computer assisted research skills as well as excellent time management skills and the ability to handle multiple deadlines. As an essential competency of this position, the Associate Counsel establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships, is able to handle high levels of stress satisfactorily and is congenial with other employees, clients and outside counsel.

    Depending on assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: interviewing potential clients, engaging in fact-finding, and identifying potential legal claims and defenses based upon the facts presented; preparing retention letters; conducting legal research; reviewing and organizing discovery productions and document reviews; overseeing case management; ensuring compliance with procedural obligations and deadlines; drafting legal pleadings, memoranda, motions and other court filings for submission in cases pending at the trial court and appellate level; assisting in the selection of and preparation of expert reports and testimony; defending and deposing both expert and facts witnesses; arguing motions and appeals; performing direct and cross examination of witnesses as well as opening and closing statements at trial; and drafting and giving testimony before legislative bodies and other government commissions or entities in matters connected to our litigation priorities.

    In addition to the substantive knowledge and experience, the Associate Counsel has the ability to provide guidance, mentorship and leadership to legal fellows and interns in the performance of any of the above or related tasks.

    The Associate Counsel may also serve as media-spokesperson for LatinoJustice PRLDEF and liaison to the local community, performing the following functions: respond to press inquiries and participate in press interviews; appear and speak before community and education groups; and, participate in discussion panels in a variety of education and community settings.

    The Associate Counsel will travel locally, and occasionally regionally, in connection with legal and community work.

    EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

    The Associate Counsel will have a record of commitment to public interest and civil rights issues and a range of 3 to 9 years post-bar admission litigation practice; NY State Bar License or equivalent; experience in federal or state litigation practice; and good standing in state and federal courts. The ideal candidate will have prior voting rights and redistricting experience.

    The Associate Counsel should also be energetic, highly self-motivated; possess excellent interpersonal skills to develop diverse allies and facilitate collaboration; have a good sense of humor and ability to work well independently and in teams; have ability to collaborate successfully with a broad and diverse range of communities and individuals; have strong organization skills; and, be able to manage several projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment; possess excellent legal research, writing, and oral communication skills as well as working knowledge of document management and research software such as Concordance, CaseMap, Lexis-Nexis, and Westlaw. Bilingual Spanish/English is required.

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

    The Associate Counsel is a Union position and salary is determined by Collective Bargaining Agreement. LatinoJustice offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, life, long-term disability and a voluntary 403(b) retirement plan, as well as generous paid time off benefits.

    To Apply:

    Send Cover letter, resume and writing sample to: Silvia Orna

    Director of Human Resources and Operations sorna@latinojustice.org

    Email subject: Associate Counsel - NYC

    Deadline: applications will be reviewed on a rollover basis. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply right away.

    LatinoJustice PRLDEF is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.


  • 27 Oct 2017 1:05 PM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

    The New Jersey Judiciary has many job opportunities, including:

    • 400+ judicial clerkship opportunities, 
    • Ombudsman and Court Services Officer - Civil with the Monmouth County Superior Court  in Freehold; 
    • 12 executive/supervisory jobs, 
    • 6 professional titles; 
    • 6 in information technology; 
    • 15 court operations (including bilingual titles);
    • 5 support titles, and 
    • 4 paid/unpaid internships. 

    Please note the deadline dates for applying and view the job listings on the following website: http://www.njcourts.gov/public/jobs.html.   

    Questions can be directed to Carmen Flores at (732) 677-4215.

  • 27 Oct 2017 12:50 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    York Risk Services Group is seeking an Assistant General Counsel, Employment

    Summary

    The Assistant General Counsel is a key player in addressing the various legal issues related to our most valuable asset, our 5,000 employees. The ideal candidate would be an attorney with five to eight years of employment law counseling experience. The ideal candidate would also be able to contribute with litigation or contracts, as our legal team addresses a wide variety of issues and while we each have a specialty, we function cooperatively. The position requires an attorney who is able to identify employment law issues, counsel our HR colleagues, management, and other members of the legal department; draft, review and negotiate relevant documents;  handle EEOC complaints and manage outside litigation counsel; keep abreast of changes in local, state and federal employment laws; and assist with other legal matters affecting the York organization. The position is an excellent opportunity for a business-minded attorney with excellent law firm training to go in-house, and also a great opportunity to have a meaningful impact as we standardize our practices across all areas of the business.

    The Legal Services Group at York is built upon three core goals: providing excellent internal client service to our colleagues, producing the highest quality work, and protecting the York family. Embracing these goals is a necessary element to succeed in the position.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • ·         Working with the human resources department and other members of the legal department on employee relations, employment policies, recruiting issues, disputes, job classifications, benefits, agreements and affirmative action
    • ·         Researching legal issues related to employment law and other areas of the law as needed
    • ·         Providing legal counsel to management and other members of the legal department related to employment matters and other matters that arise
    • ·         Assisting in drafting company employment policies, contracts, and other documents
    • ·         Acting on behalf of the General Counsel as directed by the General Counsel Decisions routinely made include:
    • ·         Best manner of exercising professional judgment in all aspects of work assignments
    • ·         How to satisfy business goals, our policies, and the law
    • ·         The degree to which a matter warrants attention
    • ·         The best ways to meet business goals while minimizing risk, and how to communicate advice effectively
    • ·         Evaluating risks and rewards in our human capital relationships
    • ·         Evaluating the consequences of alternative courses of conduct, taking into account the immediate matter and broader ramifications beyond the immediate matter at hand, using legal training, knowledge of the business, and input from the General Counsel

    More information can be found on our careers page https://yorkrsg.com/careers. Please apply directly on that site.

    Please provide a cover letter along with your resume.

    This role can be done from our offices in Orange CA, Mandeville LA, Parsippany NJ, Jersey City NJ or Dublin OH.

    We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status.


  • 27 Oct 2017 11:20 AM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    General Liability Attorney

    Uniondale, NY

    Rivkin Radler LLP is seeking an attorney with at least 7 years of general liability experience with an emphasis on automobile claims.

    Requirements:

    • Demonstrate an ability to analyze issues, communicate regularly with claims professionals, document communication and assist in resolving cases efficiently
    • Experience in preparing pleadings, conducting depositions, and motion practice.
    • Trial experience a plus

     Click here to apply

     No Fault (PIP) Associate

    Uniondale, NY

    Rivkin Radler LLP is seeking an associate with 1-3 years of experience for our No Fault (PIP) defense litigation practice to join our Uniondale, Long Island office.  

    Responsibilities include:
    • Handling and managing litigation files from inception through trial. 
    • Preparing motions and memorandums of law. 
    • Preparing pleadings, discovery, demands and responses. 
    • Drafting reports and provide file analysis
    • Court and arbitration appearances

     Congenial fast paced environment, we offer competitive salary and benefits. EOE

     Click here to apply

     Property Insurance Associate

    Uniondale, NY

     Rivkin Radler LLP is seeking an associate with 2-5 years of litigation experience to join our Uniondale, Long Island office. EOE

     Position Requirements: 

    • Experience in handling first party property coverage and defense
    • Experience deposing and retaining/dealing with experts
    • Experience representing major insurance carriers
    • Excellent legal research and writing skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and client relationship skills

     Click here to apply

     Commercial Litigation Associate

    Hackensack, NJ

     Seeking an attorney with 2-5 years of litigation experience to join our Litigation & Appeals Group in our New Jersey office. EOE

    Requirements:

    • Federal court experience, and must be admitted to and have litigated in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
    • Meaningful case management/case running experience.
    • Strong narrative writing skills.
    • Familiarity with Intellectual Property a plus

     Click here to apply

    Real Estate/Construction Litigation Attorney

    Uniondale, NY

     Rivkin Radler LLP is seeking an attorney with at least 3 years of general real estate/construction litigation experience to join our Uniondale, Long Island office.

    Position requirements:

    • Experience drafting motions, handling discovery demands & court appearances a must
    • Trial level experience a plus
    • NYC based construction/real estate experience preferred (residential and commercial)

     Click here to apply


  • 26 Oct 2017 12:50 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    Qualified candidates must have experience specific to civil litigation including, but not limited to: client communication, motion work, discovery work, client contact, trial preparation, etc.

    Candidates should be certain that plaintiffs’ employment and plaintiffs’ civil litigation is the right choice for them. Our goal is to hire a future partner. You will be expected to work, as we have, but you will be working with a firm with significant recognition within our field. You need NOT be a rainmaker.

    You WILL be a partner, in time, IF you can demonstrate excellent organizational skills, excellent client skills, honesty, integrity and drive.

    Our compensation is competitive with mid-size plaintiffs’ contingency firms. Your character and work product are the sole means by which you will succeed; no book of business need be offered, or developed, other than as a consequence of your association with us.

    We offer medical benefits, group life insurance, disability insurance, 401k, generous bonuses and a casual office environment with mentoring and close, constant partner contact.

    The requirements for consideration are:

    • A clear commitment to plaintiff's civil litigation;
    • Excellent multi-tasking and organization skills (fidelity to deadlines, ability to prioritize and manage tasks, ability to work without micromanagement);
    • Previous practical, hands-on experience in discovery drafting, analysis, motion work, deposition work, client meetings and client contact;
    • 3+ years’ experience in civil litigation;
    • Excellent writing and research skills (relevant writing sample preferred);
    • Experience in employment litigation (defense or plaintiff) preferred, but not required ;
    • References which can substantiate the above.

    Send all materials to the attention of Tim Russ at tim@costellomains.com. 


  • 13 Oct 2017 10:13 AM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

    Please find the posted role for Puerto Rico - Operations Specialist. Application deadline is 10/19/2017 for all.

    The following positions are now open in Puerto Rico. US work authorization and bi-lingual Spanish/English required.These positions are based in San Juan and are expected to last 3-6 months. Please spread the word to your networks.

    Team Leader - San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Mercy Corps has an immediate need for a Team Leader to support our response effort in Puerto Rico. We are looking for an innovation decision maker and communicator who can launch and lead our emergency response efforts and represent our programmatic priorities.

    Operations Specialist - Mercy Corps is seeking a bi-lingual Operations Specialist to take responsibility for the flow and functionality of all operations functions in Puerto Rico including Procurement, Logistics, Assets, Fleet, Warehousing, and Administration. They will ensure effective systems to support a strategy for healthy, robust and integrated functions of local team members in our Puerto Rico response.

    Program Manager - San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Mercy Corps is seeking a bi-lingual  Program Manager to coordinate and implement programmatic initiatives related to Mercy Corps’ emergency response in Puerto Rico.

    Finance Manager - San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Mercy Corps is seeking a bi-lingual Finance Manager to lead the financial management of Mercy Corps' emergency response in Puerto Rico. The Finance Manager will work to ensure compliance with Mercy Corps internal policies and procedures as well as donor regulations.

    Monitoring & Evaluation and Reporting Officer - San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Mercy Corps is seeking a bi-lingual Monitoring & Evaluation and Reporting Officer to support Mercy Corps' programmatic activities through regular oversight and coordination of all reporting, proposal development and communication tasks for the emergency response in Puerto Rico.


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November 18, 2015

Rutgers University is conducting a search for Senior Vice President and General Counsel.  Information about the position can be found here:

http://www.academic-search.com/data/files/rutgersgcad.pdf  

http://www.academic-search.com/data/files/rutgersgcprofile.pdf 

 

 

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