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  • 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)

  • 16 Aug 2017 9:48 AM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    Northeast New Jersey Legal Services is seeking immediate staff attorneys in the Consumer, Housing, Family/Domestic Violence and Public Benefits divisions. Also seeking an elder law attorney for the Americorps Fellowship program. NNJLS is a non-profit law firm providing free legal assistance in civil matters to low-income residents of Hudson, Bergen and Passaic counties with offices in Jersey City, Hackensack and Paterson, NJ.

    Seeking diverse, bilingual candidates to enhance our ability to provide high quality legal assistance to match our diverse population of clients.  We provide in-house continuing legal education to our attorneys and have a general benefits package and competitive salary.  We are seeking to fill these position ASAP.

    For more information, visit our website and scroll down to the Staff Attorney job posting at: http://northeastnjlegalservices.org/?q=node/79


  • 15 Aug 2017 5:03 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc. seeks an Elder Law Attorney for its Trenton office, a non-profit law firm located near the State House in Trenton, New Jersey. This is a staff attorney position with job duties which include providing legal advice, representation in court and at administrative hearings and document preparation in the substantive areas of health law and elder law. Knowledge of, and experience handling Medicaid, and Medicare appeals and representation at fair hearings is required. Extensive experience drafting Last Will and Testament, Power of Attorney and Advance Directive documents a must. This position will also include a rotation in housing/eviction court.

    Requirements: Commitment to serving low income community and keeping the promise of Justice for All; license to practice law; 2 years+ health law or elder law experience, excellent interpersonal skills. Multi-lingual a plus. This position requires proficiency in estate planning and elder law issues, health law (Medicaid, Medicare and Medicare Long-Term Support Services and other relevant benefit programs) as well as housing/eviction law. Legal Aid experience or other relevant experience a plus.

    Job Description: Handling a full range of elder law and health related matters including Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, administrative hearings, Superior Court litigation, and appeals as well as drafting wills, powers of attorney and advance directives. This position also includes one week in five rotation in landlord-tenant unit, as well as conducting community education.

    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 as soon as possible. Email resume, writing sample and references to Janice Chapin  cjls@lsnj.org


  • 10 Aug 2017 12:47 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    Founded in 2001, Sadie Nash Leadership Project (SNLP) is a unique and comprehensive social justice leadership development program for over 700 low-income young women, ages 11-22, from all 5 boroughs of New York City and Newark, NJ. Sadie Nash offers participants a variety of  programs including a summer institute, after-school classes, internships at local ​progressive ​ organizations, support around college access and persistence, and a competitive paid fellowship to implement a social justice project in their local community.

    Sadie Nash is building up its stellar program team by hiring coordinators to support its award-winning programs! ​

    Ideal candidates are deeply committed to social justice and a feminist praxis, excited to work with young women of color from NYC and Newark, and highly organized and proactive.

    Please consider inviting any qualified friends, family members, or colleagues who would thrive at Sadie Nash Leadership Project. 

    The job postings can be found here and instructions to apply are​ located within the position descriptions.

    Priority application deadline: Sunday, August 13th.

    https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit/3db3278b32504369a42c460fc6a97f5e-sadie-nash-leadership-project-new-york?utm_campaign=Fall%202017%20Hiring%20Annoucement&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Copy%20of%20Fall%202017%20Hiring%20Announcement


  • 03 Aug 2017 10:23 AM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

    THE ORGANIZATION

    The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund was established in 1981 to promote the full participation of Latinos in the American political process, from citizenship to public service. NALEO Educational Fund achieves its mission through integrated strategies that include increasing the effectiveness of Latino policymakers, mobilizing the Latino community to engage in civic life and promoting policies that advance Latino political engagement.

    NALEO Educational Fund is a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-partisan organization governed by a 15- member Board of Directors and a 28-member Board of Advisors. Headquartered in Los

    Angeles, NALEO Educational Fund maintains offices in Houston, Orlando, New York City and Washington D.C. It employs about 55 full-time staff with an annual budget of $9 million, and offers a competitive benefits package that includes generous vacation, sick leave, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement coverage.

    THE POSITION

    The Northeast Program Manager will lead, manage, and execute a wide array of activities central to the programmatic goals of the organization’s nationwide civic engagement program in New York City and Tristate area. Programming includes naturalization promotion and assistance, non-partisan voter engagement, voter education/protection efforts, the decennial Census and strategic civic engagement capacity building for local non-profits, technical training and assistance, and other efforts to increase Latino political participation in the region. 

    The Northeast Program Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management and the execution of programmatic obligations for the region; including ongoing projects, “rapid- response” tasks, assistance with additional long-term goals, and other organizational objectives as-needed. In addition, the position will assist in administration of the New York office and manage support staff.

    Regular duties will include but are not limited to project management (including progress-tracking, task execution, and reporting); maintenance of local partner relationships; leading large-scale meetings, trainings, and events; preparation of regular reports, written documents, and presentations for a wide array of audiences; proactive identification of opportunities for program development/impact (including efficiencies, strategic partnerships, and init iatives); and other assignments or tasks as needed. The position requires leadership, collaboration, and comfort with following directions; and a passion for civic engagement. This is a full-time, exempt position working from the New York office and reports to the Northeast Regional Director; compensation commensurate with experience.

    QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

    • Bachelor’s degree or advanced strongly preferred.
    • Minimum of four years of professional program management and/or coordination experience in a related field such as community organizing, community service provision, constituent relations, or coalition-building. Experience in political campaigns, immigration service provision, civic engagement, and/or advocacy preferred but not required.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively interact with colleagues (including leadership and direct reports), elected officials, corporate/business representatives, community members, and the general public.
    • Accurate and effective writing skills, and able to prepare public-ready written materials – from press releases to program reports.
    • Proven organization and management skills, ability to handle multiple tasks, and prioritize workload.
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, with sound decision-making and willingness to take direction.
    • Extensive experience with MS Office required (including Excel), and internet research experience.
    • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish is required, and a willingness to conduct media interviews (training provided).
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment involving flexible hours, including weekends as needed. 
    • Must be willing to travel nationally and across the region as needed, including overnight stays and air-travel.
    • If a driver, must have a valid NY driver’s license with proof of automobile insurance coverage.
    • Ability to work respectfully with people from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
    • Supportive of the mission and philosophy of the NALEO Educational Fund.

    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS

    The position requires certain physical and mental demands, including the following:

    • Ability to see and hear within normal ranges;
    • Dexterity to read, write, type, operate office equipment such as a computer, telephone, calculator, copier, fax machine, pencils, pens, and stapler;
    • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
    • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds

    Once hired, employees requiring reasonable accommodations to perform the demands of the position should contact Human Resources.

    PLEASE SEND COVER LETTER AND RÉSUMÉ TO:

    Angela Weimer, National Director of Human Resources and Administration

    NALEO Educational Fund

    1122 W. Washington Blvd., 3rd Floor

    Los Angeles, CA 90015

    Tel: (213) 747-7606 ext. 4413 | Fax: (213) 747-7664 | E-Mail: aweimer@naleo.org


  • 25 Jul 2017 10:16 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    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.



  • 06 Jul 2017 3:52 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    Deputy Attorney General 1

    Bureau Chief, Prosecutors Supervision & Training Bureau

    $91,735.50 to $128,425.42

    Division of Criminal Justice

    Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex 25 Market Street

    Trenton, NJ

    (Statewide travel required for work responsibilities) NUMBER OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE:  One (1)

    DUTIES: Under administrative direction of the Director of the Division of Criminal Justice (the “Division”), Attorney General, or other executive officers in the Division or Department of Law and Public Safety (the “Department”), the Bureau Chief has managerial and oversight responsibility for the Prosecutors Supervision & Training Bureau (the “Bureau”), which plans, supervises, and undertakes the administrative and programmatic duties to fulfill the Attorney General’s statutory mandate to exercise general supervisory authority over each of the twenty-one County Prosecutors’ Offices and their respective local police departments. The Bureau Chief is also responsible for coordinating and successfully implementing various and ongoing Special Projects for the Attorney General and the Division, and represents them on various Supreme Court committees, councils, specialized committees and advisory groups. The Bureau Chief will oversee all Bureau functions and supervise all employees within the Bureau, including two Deputy Bureau Chiefs. The Bureau Chief will assist all County Prosecutors with specialized litigation; provide legal advice, serve as liaison and coordinator between the Department and County Prosecutors’ Offices on a variety of statewide law enforcement and policy issues; develop guidelines, policies, directives, and protocols for prosecutors and police departments; conduct audits of office procedures, finances, files, confidential informants, complaints, Internal Affairs, and evidence handling; oversee and provides training on legal and law enforcement subject-matters; provide administrative support to County Prosecutors with personnel, facilities, operational needs, and conflict cases; and review and approve recommendations from County Prosecutors on requests for immunity, forfeiture matters and bid waivers. The Bureau Chief is responsible for the lawful transfer of power when new County Prosecutors are appointed. The Bureau Chief is also responsible for all matters related to the Division Training Academy and Police Training Commission (PTC) and all assigned staff; providing training, certifications, course curriculum, and legal counsel to the PTC; revising and updating curriculum and instruction when necessary; and overseeing the Continuing Law Enforcement Affirmative Relations Institute (CLEAR). The Bureau Chief also oversees the Division’s Cultural Diversity, Community Outreach and Community Policing efforts by developing training programs, participating in programming, organizing faith-based outreach programs in communities, and coordinating meetings with County Prosecutors’ Bias Crimes Liaison Officers and other events to increase citizen relationships with the law enforcement community; performs other duties as required.

    EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor. Admission to practice as an Attorney at Law in the State of New Jersey required.

    EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of experience as a practicing attorney, two (2) years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.

    LICENSE: Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

    PREFERENCE: Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with County Prosecutors’ Offices, working knowledge of Attorney General Guidelines and Directives, and experience in coordinating and training prosecutors and law enforcement; and/or demonstrated ability to work effectively with a broad cross-section of stakeholders; and possess excellent written and oral communications skills.

    RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented in resume only. Applicants who possess foreign degrees (degrees earned outside of the U.S.) are required to provide an evaluation indicating the U.S. equivalency prior to the closing date. Failure to do so will result in your ineligibility.

    REQUIREMENTS

    Recruitment Coordinator LPS.Humanresources@lps.state.nj.us

    -OR-

    Office of the Attorney General Human Resource Management

    P.O. Box 081, Trenton, NJ 08625-0085

    If interested, please send a cover letter indicating job vacancy #17-167 and current resume before the closing date of July 11, 2017 to:

    The “New Jersey First Act,” N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), requires new public employees to reside in the State of New Jersey within one (1) year of employment.

    The Department of Law and Public Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our staff. We strongly encourage people from all groups and communities to apply.


  • 22 Jun 2017 1:34 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    The workplace lawyers are looking for lawyers with trial experience to join us:

    1. Workers' compensation lawyers

    2. Union and employment lawyer

    We're interested in any number of possible relationships: partnerships, of counsel, associate and lawyers who need a flexible schedule. Please send your resume to Frank DiMarzio or Craig Livingston. We’ll be happy to enter into confidentiality agreements.

    fdimarzio@workplacelawyers.com

    clivingston@workplacelawyers.com


     



  • 20 Jun 2017 1:19 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)

    (at least one position) Posting Code 100100-17

    The Federal Defender Office has a vacancy for at least one Assistant Federal Defender in its Trial Unit. A brief job description is attached. Salary will be based on years of experience consistent with federal guidelines and regulations.

    The Assistant Federal Defender in the Trial Unit represents indigent defendants in federal cases from inception through appeal and witnesses in grand jury proceedings. The Assistant Federal Defender conducts bail hearings, writes and litigates motions to suppress and other pre- trial motions, directs defense investigation, represents defendants at jury trials, sentencings, and violations of supervised release proceedings, and, on occasion, in collateral proceedings under 28 U.S.C. § 2255.

    Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of criminal litigation experience and substantial trial experience. Federal criminal experience and a demonstrated working knowledge of federal criminal law, including success with jury trials and sentencing guidelines, is preferred but not required. Candidates must also have a demonstrated commitment to excellence, a commitment to the representation of the indigent, and a reputation for personal and professional integrity. Candidates must demonstrate strong research and writing abilities. Candidates  must also possess the ability to communicate effectively and cooperatively with clients, colleagues, witnesses, staff, and court and agency personnel. Fluency in the Spanish language is highly desirable. Experience using Trial Director and PowerPoint or a willingness to learn such trial technology is required. An ability and willingness to travel throughout the nine county Eastern District of Pennsylvania area, and occasionally outside of Pennsylvania, is required.

    Applicants must be members in good standing of the Bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and, subsequent to hiring, gain admission to the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit.

    The filling of this positon is contingent on funding by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts and administrative requirements. The Federal Defender Office is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Barbara McCrowell, Personnel Administrator, via e-mail at EmploymentPAE@fd.org, or by regular mail to Suite 540 West, The Curtis Center, 601 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, no later than July 7, 2017.


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