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1-888-LSNJ-LAW
1-888-576-5529

Open for calls 8:00 to 5:30 pm
Monday through Friday.

 


See job openings below.

 

NEW JOB OPENINGS:

Program: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

  • Paralegal certificate or Associates degree in paralegal or legal studies, or comparable experience.
  • Two or more years of experience in a law office environment.
  • Impeccable ethical standards.
  • Demonstrated commitment to public interest.
Plus one or more of the following skills:
  • Fluent in written and oral Spanish
  • Fluent in written and oral other language of our client community.
  • Technical skills to manage LSNWJ’s social media platforms – website written in Word Press, Linked In, Twitter, Facebook.

Duties & Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • General support and law office work, including answering the telephone, greeting clients and applicants, making appointments, handling the tickler system, handling legal filings and service, maintaining attorneys’ court calendars, drafting and proofreading documents, handling incoming mail and faxes, handling outgoing mail, faxes and hand deliveries, and opening and closing files.
  • Conducting applicant screening and intake.
  • Traveling to and assisting at outreach and community education events.
  • For bilingual staff:
    • Conducting intake and other client communications in second language.
    • Interpretation at client interviews, settlement conferences.
    • Translation of correspondence and legal documents.
  • For social media/outreach staff:
    • Maintaining LSNWJ’s social media and web presence.
    • Preparing presentations, including PowerPoint presentations for outreach and community education events.
    • Updating and revising LSNWJ’s print media, e.g., informational brochures, Annual Reports.
Competencies:
  • Good capabilities of technology, including word processing, case database, calendaring and scheduling software, e-mail, Internet and legal software, social media platforms.
  • Ability to maintain a good working relationship with all members of the office staff and work in team environment.
  • Ability to communicate and write clearly and understandably.
  • Valid driver’s license and use of a personal vehicle for work-related travel or other means of fulfilling responsibility for work-related travel.
Opportunity to work in a community of experienced and dedicated legal services attorneys and staff. Comprehensive benefits. EOE. Email resume, references, and salary requirement: lsnwj-admin@lsnj.org.

 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

 

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