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  • 18 Sep 2017 1:18 PM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

    Transactional Attorney Position:

    Medium-sized Wall Street Law Firm with diverse and exciting business practice seeks versatile transactional attorney with 3-8 years of sophisticated experience for work in our Monmouth County, New Jersey office. Background in finance, corporate, private placements, loan closings, general contract, office/retail leasing and commercial real estate is ideal.

    Excellent working environment. Part or Full Time. E-mail salary requirements and resume to dbencivenga@lhrgb.com, with persuasive cover letter with subject line “Transactional Attorney”.

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    Real Estate Paralegal Position:

    Prominent, full service law firm with offices in New Jersey & New York has an open position for a real estate paralegal in their Freehold, NJ office. Candidate must have at least one year of experience in the following:

    - Commercial real estate and/or hard money loan closings

    - Reading and understanding title as well as title mark ups.

    - Understanding and knowledge of real estate transactions from start to finish

    - Attention to detail

    This position is a full-time position with flexibility to work overtime as needed. Candidate must be able to handle over 30 open files at a time and must be able to work under pressure. Excellent working environment. Part or Full Time. E-mail salary requirements and resume to dbencivenga@lhrgb.com, with persuasive cover letter with subject line “Paralegal Position”. Only serious applicants with cover letters will be considered.

  • 18 Sep 2017 11:02 AM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc. seeks a Family Law Attorney for its New Brunswick office, a non-profit law firm in downtown New Brunswick for a 20-month position beginning January 1, 2018.

    Requirements: Commitment to serving low income community and keeping the promise of Justice for All; 2 years family law experience; excellent interpersonal skills. Multi-lingual a plus. Legal Aid experience or other relevant experience a plus.

    Job Description: Handling a full case load of family cases including domestic violence matters, child custody, support, and divorce.

    Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc. is a non-profit law firm providing free legal assistance in civil matter to very low-income residents of Union, Middlesex and Mercer Counties in New Jersey. We are proud of our long history of a diverse workforce providing high quality legal assistance to our diverse populations of clients. We are an equal opportunity employer. We are an independent part of a network of civil legal aid providers. We provide continuing legal education to our attorneys and paralegals. We provide a generous benefits package and competitive salary. We are seeking to fill position listed above. Submit resume, writing sample and references to jchapin@lsnj.org.


  • 11 Sep 2017 12:00 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP is seeking an associate for our Medical Malpractice Litigation Group with two (2) to five (5) years’ experience. The candidate must have excellent skills in writing and oral communications, issue analysis and a real knowledge of the Court Rules. The candidate must possess very strong research skills and bona fide medical malpractice litigation experience. The candidate must be a member in good standing of the New Jersey Bar. Interested applicants should send a resume, copy of law school transcript and writing sample to:  John M. DeMarco, Esq., Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP, 220 Park Avenue, P.O. Box 991, Florham Park, NJ 07932.  Mr. DeMarco’s email address is jmd@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.


  • 11 Sep 2017 10:34 AM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

    A global New York City Law firm is seeking several bilingual attorneys for a minimum one-year contract to work on-site in midtown NYC.  They are seeking attorneys with a minimum of 1-3 years of experience working in a mid-to-large sized law firm environment.  No specific practice area is required.  

    Please send your resume and cover letter to  aileen.goldberg@specialcounsel.com

  • 30 Aug 2017 7:42 PM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

    Recruiting Bulletin Number: OGC-17-03

    Job Title:  Fraud Attorney

    Agency:  Social Security Administration

    Opening Date:   August 30, 2017     

    Closing Date:    September 13, 2017    

    Series & Grade:  GS-905-12/13/14

    Position Information:  Full Time-Excepted Service Permanent

    Duty Locations:  Multiple Duty Locations:

    • 1.    San Antonio, Texas
    • 2.    Jackson, Mississippi    
    • 3.    Raleigh, North Carolina          
    • 4.    Brooklyn, New York
    • 5.    Cleveland, Ohio
    • Who May Be Considered:  United States Citizens and Nationals (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)

    Job Summary:

    Would you like to –

    ·      Represent the Social Security Administration in federal court and prosecute criminal Social Security fraud cases?

    ·      Investigate and prosecute crimes with federal, state and local law enforcement as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney assigned to a United States Attorney’s Office?

    ·      Negotiate plea agreements with defense counsel?

    ·      Conduct jury trials, motion hearings, and sentencing hearings in federal court?

    ·      Present evidence before the grand jury?

    Join SSA, One of the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government

    Fraud Attorneys in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) of the Social Security Administration (SSA) face these types of challenges and opportunities each day.  Fraud Attorneys have significant responsibility for their own caseloads, but also receive intensive mentoring, training, and support.

    OGC is looking for talented and enthusiastic Fraud Attorneys with superior academic qualifications, and excellent research, writing, litigation, and communication skills.  If you are ready to make a difference in people’s lives while challenging your mind and developing your career, consider joining our dedicated team of Fraud Attorneys.

    Salary:  GS-12  $62,722 - $81,541 PLUS LOCALITY PAY  

       GS-13  $74,584 - $96,958 PLUS LOCALITY PAY

       GS-14  $88,136 - $114,578 PLUS LOCALITY PAY

    NOTE:  ADDITIONAL LOCALITY PAY WILL VARY BY GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION.  The salary range shown above is for BASE SALARY only.  Actual salary will be the Base Salary PLUS LOCALITY PAY. You may view salaries including locality pay at

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2017/general-schedule/.                      

    Promotion Potential:  GS-15 (This is not a career-ladder position.)

    We will consider individuals for the GS-12, GS-13 or GS-14 level based on qualifications and/or experience.  NOTE: This is NOT a career ladder position.

    Duty Locations

    • 1.    San Antonio, Texas
    • 2.    Jackson, Mississippi    
    • 3.    Raleigh, North Carolina          
    • 4.    Brooklyn, New York
    • 5.    Cleveland, Ohio
    • Major Duties: 

    Fraud Attorneys provide comprehensive legal advice as they investigate criminal violations under Titles 18 and 42 of the United States Code, with the assistance of the Office of the Inspector General and other law enforcement agencies.  Fraud Attorneys move Social Security fraud cases through all stages of the criminal judicial process, from indictments, to sentencing. 

    Required Qualifications:

    Applicants must hold a law degree from a School of Law accredited by the American Bar Association.  Applicants must be a member in good standing of the Bar of a State, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.  Applicants must provide one of the following to show that they are a member in good standing of the Bar of a State, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

    1.  An original or copy of a Certificate of Good Standing from the clerk of the highest court (e.g., Supreme Court) of the state having authority over admission to practice law in the jurisdiction where the applicant is admitted; or

    2.  An original or copy of a Certificate of Good Standing from the State Bar Association of the state/jurisdiction where the applicant is admitted; or

    3.  A copy of a bar membership card with a valid date that shows a current bar membership.

    An example of #1 or #2 would be the certificate of admission an applicant received upon his/her swearing-in ceremony from the clerk of the highest court of the state having authority over admission to practice law in the jurisdiction where admitted, or from the State Bar Association of the state where admitted.

    For purposes of applying, we only require proof that an applicant is a member in good standing of the Bar of a State, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.  Once selected for the position, an applicant must provide proof of an ACTIVE bar membership before he/she can enter on duty.  Holding an ACTIVE bar membership is a continuing requirement of the position.  You can provide #3 above both as proof of membership in good standing, and as proof of an ACTIVE bar membership.

    Applicants MUST meet all eligibility requirements on or before the closing date of the announcement to be considered for the position.

    SSA has discretion to determine what grade level and salary may be offered.

    Benefits:

    Social Security offers a comprehensive benefits program that you can customize for your individual medical and financial needs. In addition to traditional “dollars and cents” benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help you balance life with Social Security to life outside of work.  Please review the Social Security Administration Careers site www.ssa.gov/careers for additional information about the many benefits of a career with Social Security. 

    Some of the benefits OGC employees enjoy include:

    • Alternative work schedules, including flexible days and hours.
    • 13 vacation days a year (20 days after 3 years, 26 days after 15 years).
    • 13 days accrued sick leave each year.
    • 10 paid Federal holidays.
    • Health benefits and life insurance (the Government pays a portion of

    the costs).

    • Cash awards for exemplary work performance.
    • Pension benefits under the Federal Employees Retirement System.
    • An optional Thrift Savings Plan (similar to 401K), with Government

    match of employee contributions up to 5 percent of salary.

    • An employee credit union.
    • Employee counseling services.
    • Fitness/wellness programs.
    • Child care and elder care services.
    • Telework.

    Other Information:

    This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.  This is a permanent, excepted service position that is being filled on a full-time basis.  Flextime and/or alternate work schedules may be available. 

    As a condition of employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.

    Occasional overnight travel is required.

    Relocation expenses will not be paid.

    Smoking is not allowed in SSA facilities.

     

    Veterans who are preference-eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous service may apply.  This includes veterans who were separated a few days before the full 3-year period.

    Social Security provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify SSA at OGC.EOS.Recruitment@ssa.gov.  The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    How To Apply:

    Please submit the required documents and information requested below.  Also, please identify in your cover letter, in order of preference, the DUTY LOCATIONS you are interested in being considered for employment.  If no preference is indicated, you will only be considered for the duty location closest to the address provided on your resume.

    Please note that this announcement is open to attorneys who are members of a bar in good standing only. 

    1.    Cover Letter  (include the vacancy announcement number and indicate in order of preference the duty locations for which you are interested in being considered for employment)

    2.    Resume (the resume should provide: 1) personal information (full name, mailing address, work and home phone #s); 2) education; 3) work experience (paid and unpaid, including clerkships/internships). Show job title, including series and grade if Federal employment, detailed duties and accomplishments, employer’s name and address, supervisor’s name and phone #, starting and ending dates (mm/dd/yy), hours per week, and salary; 4) other qualifications (skills, certifications/licenses, honors, awards, special accomplishments, and job-related training courses).  Please note that providing the mm/dd/yy for all work experience is critical for evaluating your application.  If actual dates are not known, provide your best-estimated timeframes.

    3.    J.D. Law school transcript only (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable; Self-Prepared transcripts are NOT acceptable)

    4.    Proof that you are a member in good standing of the Bar of a State, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.  Acceptable forms of proof are:

    a.  An original or copy of a Certificate of Good Standing from the clerk of the highest court (e.g., Supreme Court) of the state having authority over admission to practice law in the jurisdiction where the applicant is admitted; or

    b.  An original or copy of a Certificate of Good Standing from the State Bar Association of the state where the applicant is admitted; or

    c.  A copy of a bar membership card with a valid date that shows a current bar membership.

    An example of #1 or #2 would be the certificate of admission an applicant received upon his/her swearing-in ceremony from the clerk of the highest court of the state having authority over admission to practice law in the jurisdiction where admitted, or from the State Bar Association of the state where admitted.

    For purposes of applying, we only require proof that an applicant is a member in good standing of the Bar of a State, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.  Once selected for the position, an applicant must provide proof of an ACTIVE bar membership before they can enter on duty.  Holding an ACTIVE bar membership is a continuing requirement of the position.  You can provide #3 above both as proof of membership in good standing and as proof of ACTIVE bar membership.

    5.    If applicable, proof of veteran’s preference (DD-214 member 4 copy).  This document MUST show character of service.  If you are claiming 10-point preference, you MUST also submit with your DD-214 a completed SF-15 along with the required documentation specified on the reverse side of the SF-15.  Preference will be granted based on the documents received.

    6.    One current substantive legal writing sample that reflects your own work, no more than 15 pages in length.  Your sample must be sanitized or redacted to prevent possible Privacy Act violations.  Writing samples will be critiqued based on your ability to analyze a legal problem and clearly and concisely articulate legal rationale.

    7.    If applicable, all current excepted service employees and former excepted service employees eligible for reinstatement MUST submit a copy of their last SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing Excepted Service career, career-conditional, or reinstatement eligibility and showing highest grade held.

    Application packages must be sent electronically to OGC.EOS.Recruitment@ssa.gov Your application package must be sent electronically to ^OGC EOS Recruitment and received in the mailbox no later than 11:59 p.m. EST, on the day that the announcement closes.

    For additional information about this position, please forward your inquiries to OGC.EOS.Recruitment@ssa.gov.

    FACSIMILIE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. 

    If you have indicated in your cover letter an interest in employment in more than one geographic location, SSA OGC will share your application package amongst those offices involved in the hiring process.  This may include OGC’s Headquarters offices located in Baltimore, Maryland, OGC’s 10 regional offices located in Boston, Massachusetts; New York, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; Kansas City, Missouri; Denver, Colorado; San Francisco, California; and Seattle, Washington, and the United States Attorney’s Offices in the above-listed duty locations.

    The Federal Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    SSA PROVIDES EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL PERSONS WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, GENDER, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MARITAL STATUS, PARENTAL STATUS, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, AND CONDUCT NOT ADVERSELY AFFECTING EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE.

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    Applicants considered for selection may be required to provide additional writing samples or official transcripts.  Reference checks and background investigations will be necessary for selected candidates.

  • 24 Aug 2017 3:41 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    The Law Firm of Jalloh & Jalloh is Looking for a full-time junior associate level attorney for it's growing firm. Experience in municipal law, personal injury, family law, real estate and general litigation. NJ Bar admission required.

    Seeking a highly motivated individual who has excellent communication skills, with strong research and writing skills. Must be organized, a self-starter, and looking to grow their book of business.

    Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus but not a requirement.

    Please submit cover letter, resume, along with salary requirement and references to jallohlawnj@gmail.com.

  • 23 Aug 2017 11:06 AM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    LITIGATION ASSOCIATE - NEW YORK, NY

    Commercial Litigation department seeking an attorney with 3-6 years of law firm experience for its Consumer Finance and Creditors’ Rights practice.  Candidate should have experience in representation of financial institutions, mortgage servicers, and mortgage companies in disputes brought under state and federal consumer protection laws, as well as defending against common-law claims.   Experience with New York court appearances is required. This position requires extensive knowledge of creditors’ rights practice in New York.  Our firm offers an opportunity to work in a collaborative environment on diverse complex assignments.  Detailed information on our Consumer Finance and Creditors’ Rights practice is located on the firm's website under "Services & Industries."  The ideal candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and written and oral communication skills. Admission to New York Bar is required.   

     

    CORPORATE ASSOCIATE - PARSIPPANY, NJ

    We are seeking an associate candidate with 2-3 years of national or regional law firm experience in the areas of public companies, transactional and securities law matters. Experience with SEC reporting requirements (review and drafting of periodic and current reports and proxy statements, Section 16 forms, Schedules 13D/G, Registration Statements on Form S-8), NYSE and NASDAQ listing requirements, and corporate governance matters generally is required. The ideal candidate should possess excellent technical, professional and client service skills, as well as excellent academic credentials and strong written and oral communications skills. New Jersey Bar admission is required. New York Bar admission is a plus.

    TRUSTS AND ESTATES ASSOCIATE – NEW YORK

    Our Individual Clients team in New York that is part of a dominant regional T&E practice is seeking an experienced Trusts and Estates Associate who is looking for an opportunity in a large and expanding practice to grow their skills and experience through close team collaboration, and mentoring. Candidate should possess 3+ years of experience in the areas of complex estate planning and related income tax, corporate, and personal planning for high net worth individuals and multinational families. Interest in learning international estate planning is required and previous international experience is a plus. In addition to the required skill set, candidate should have excellent technical, professional and client service skills. Excellent academic credentials, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills are required. New York Bar is also required. LL.M. is encouraged, but not required.



  • 22 Aug 2017 2:13 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    Rutgers University has the following positions open and are looking for qualified candidates to apply. 

    Associate General Counsel-Litigation

    https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/49942

    Associate General Counsel-Transactional

    https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/50722


  • 20 Aug 2017 12:28 PM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

    Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C. is seeking to hire three (3) attorneys, including:

    Jersey City / Hackensack Offices

    We are looking for an associate attorney with 3 to 7 years of personal injury trial experience to work out of our Jersey City and new Hackensack office. The position involves handling a full caseload, direct client contact, settlement negotiations and trials. Salary will be commensurate with experience, plus benefits.

    Springfield / Newark Office

    We are looking for an associate attorney with 3 to 7 years of personal injury trial experience to work out of our Springfield and new Bloomfield Avenue Newark office. The position involves handling a full caseload, direct client contact, settlement negotiations and trials. Spanish / speaking preferred. Salary will be commensurate with experience, plus benefits.

    Mass Tort Attorney with Healthcare Experience

    We are looking for an associate attorney to work on mass torts with 3 to 7 years experience in healthcare. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

    Please submit resumes via Email to be considered to afernandes@lawjw.com

  • 16 Aug 2017 9:51 AM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    Growing Central Jersey law firm seeks Spanish-speaking associate attorney with 1-3 years experience.  Our firm, located in Watchung, NJ, currently consists of six attorneys and 8 support staff.  We are a full service firm practicing in many areas of the law.   We pride ourselves in being caring and giving personal service to our clients which has resulted in a successful practice.  We are looking for an individual who has the same work ethic, is eager to work hard and will contribute to the continued success of our firm.  

    YOUR DUTIES WILL INCLUDE:

     (1) Meeting new clients

    (2) Representing new clients in court

    (3) Assisting with legal research

    (4) Managing client files

    Applicants must have the following skills:

    (1) Westlaw proficiency;
    (2) Be admitted and in good standing with the Bar of the State of New Jersey;
    (3) 1-3 years experience;
    (4) Ability to speak, write and read Spanish.

    Please send the following documents via email:
    1. Resume and Cover Letter
    2. Salary Requirements

    If you wish to come aboard, send us your resume.   Salary will be commensurate with experience.

    Email to: caiello@aielloharris.com or fax to 908-412-1007 (Attention: Managing Partner)

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September 21, 2015

http://www.wglaw.com/Careers/Career-Opportunities

 

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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