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Legal Services of New Jersey:

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

Job Title: Attorney - Domestic Violence

Legal Services of New Jersey, the statewide coordinating agency for New Jersey’s network of non-profit corporations that provides free civil legal assistance to low income residents, has an immediate opening for an experienced attorney to provide legal advice, brief services and representation in court to victims of domestic and sexual violence. Previous experience in the practice of law affecting low-income people especially family/domestic violence. Spanish proficiency is a plus.

LSNJ offers a very positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about securing justice for disadvantaged people. We promote a supportive and collaborative environment, with a healthy work-life balance. Benefits include comprehensive health and retirement contribution plans and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.

To be considered, send a resume and cover letter describing your interest and related experience, and the states and years of all bar admissions. Please also include a recent legal writing sample. Send all required components to [email protected]. EOE.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

Job Title: IT Service Delivery Manager

Do you have a strong interest in service delivery and enjoy translating complex information into actionable insights? Join Legal Services of New Jersey as our IT Service Delivery Manager! You'll play a critical role in overseeing our Help Desk operations, managing a team of 5 IT Support Technicians, ensuring the delivery of support services and solutions to our statewide network of Legal Services providers. Stay informed about emerging technologies, manage staff development programs, and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to enhance IT service delivery. No prior IT service delivery management experience required, but a technology background, passion for learning, strong communication skills, and a collaborative spirit are essential.

This position is overseen by the Chief Technology Officer and will work closely with other senior tech staff. Our environment consists of a statewide network with 23 locations and over 650 users throughout New Jersey. Our IT environment includes Windows Enterprise solutions (Exchange 2016/Exchange Online, Windows Server 2016/2019, SCCM, Windows 10, Office 2016/M365, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit), VMWare, Converged Infrastructure, Enterprise Networking Solutions, VoIP Infrastructure, Network Faxing, SAN, VPN Services, Firewall, Zoom, Docker, Rancher, GIT, and Microsoft Team Foundation Server.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage a team of 5 IT Support Technicians
  • Oversee resolution of incidents and problems, ensuring timely and effective resolution.
  • Manage workload distribution among Help Desk team members; monitoring staff scheduling
  • Establish, monitor, and maintain Help Desk performance; audit closed issues
  • Monitor Help Desk analytics, identify patterns and opportunities to enhance service delivery.
  • Lead Help Desk projects and initiatives, ensuring execution and closeout.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of efficient IT processes, policies, and controls. Maintain documentation of processes, procedures, and findings.
  • Maintain oversight of IT supplies inventory, including hardware, software licenses, and other essential items. Collaborate with procurement and finance teams to manage procurement processes and track expenditures related to IT supplies.
  • Develop and implement inventory control procedures to optimize inventory levels, minimize waste, and reduce costs.
  • Draft statewide IT communications related to emergent situations, updates, system maintenance and other IT related information.
  • May be called upon to work outside of normal hours during emergencies.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2 years in a management position leading, coordinating and overseeing teams and operations.
  • 2 years customer service experience.
  • An understanding of IT infrastructure and systems, ability to adapt to evolving technologies.
  • Strong attention to detail in analyzing IT trends and reports.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have the dexterity, mobility, and strength to view the back of devices, navigate data centers and office spaces, trace lines, and install equipment such as computers and printers.
  • Must be capable of lifting up to 50lbs.

Legal Services of New Jersey’s IT department provides an excellent work environment, with the opportunity for growth across a variety of modern technology platforms. Salary is competitive with comparable for-profit environments, commensurate with skills alignment for the position.

We also offer a generous benefits package including medical, dental, and vision for employees and dependents, life insurance, long-term disability, and a 401K tax deferred compensation plan.

To be considered please email a resume and cover letter detailing your experience with the required skills and salary requirements to [email protected] EOE.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

Job Title: Grants Data Coordinator

Legal Services of New Jersey, a non-profit mission driven organization that coordinates the statewide Legal Services network providing free civil legal assistance to people living in poverty, seeks a full-time Grants Data Coordinator to serve as the data collection and reporting specialist for a specific portfolio of LSNJ project grants.  Some responsibilities include engaging in qualitative analysis of grant data; overseeing a portfolio of grants with responsibility of compliance reporting and grant monitoring including performance of contractual partners and timeliness of grant submission. This role is vital in supporting our nonprofit legal services’ grant management processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing Grant Subrecipients' Budgets and Reports: Assist in scrutinizing budgets and quarterly reports from grant subrecipients to ensure adherence to grant stipulations.
  • Grant Summary Reports: Develop and maintain detailed reports summarizing grant activities and financial statuses.
  • Statewide Summary Reports: Compile extensive statewide reports to facilitate strategic planning and reporting.
  • Quarterly Subrecipient Expenses: Assist with managing and maintaining records of quarterly expenses submitted by subcontractors, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Grant Reporting Coordination: Proactively follow up with programs and internal staff regarding grant reporting deadlines and requirements.
  • Grant Announcements and Transmittals: Aid in the preparation and distribution of grant announcements and manage payment transmittals.
  • Annual Data Summary: Assist in creating annual data summary reports.
  • Grant File Maintenance: Keep grant files up-to-date and organized, ensuring easy access to important documents and information..
  • Preparation for Annual Audit: Assist in Preparing schedules and relevant documents for the annual audit.
  • Submission of Annual Audit to Grantors: Assist in submitting the organization's annual audit reports to grantors as required.

BA/BS degree, strong data analysis, Microsoft excel/word skills and excellent writing and communication skills required.  Experience with grants in a nonprofit environment; knowledge of program budgeting (grant compliance and outcome measurement) and experience working in a nonprofit institution highly desirable.

LSNJ offers a diverse environment with competitive compensation based on comparable public interest salaries. We also offer a generous benefits package including medical, dental, and vision for employees and dependents, life insurance, long-term disability, and a 403(b) tax deferred compensation plan.

To be considered please email a resume and cover letter detailing your experience with the required skills, to [email protected]. EOE. Writing sample to be submitted later.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

Job Title: Director of Development

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) spearheads the statewide six program New Jersey Legal Services system.  With its 56 year history, Legal Services in New Jersey is recognized by the national Legal Services community as a leader in advocacy and innovation. We are currently seeking to fill an immediate opening for a Director of Development.

We seek an experienced fundraising professional to design and execute a strategic development plan aimed at maximizing financial support, from both public and private sectors, for the mission and work of the New Jersey Legal Services system. The Director of Development will report directly to the President and work closely with other members of the senior management and advocacy teams on strategic development plans.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and cultivate potential major donors, including law firms, corporate gifts and foundation support
  • Foster strong relationships with new, existing and prior donors
  • Maintain accurate records of all fundraising activities
  • Engage board of trustees in fundraising activities
  • Prepare and disseminate communications and solicitation materials
  • Identify, research, and pursue new grant opportunities from both government and private sources
  • Organize and lead special projects and large annual events

Qualifications:

  • Experience with non-profit fundraising; Legal Services or the judicial community a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; an advanced degree is preferred
  • Track record in securing major gifts and grants
  • Demonstrated familiarity with internet trends and opportunities related to donor relations, with pertinent fundraising technology and software
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experienced and creative with the use of social media to promote development, organizational activities and accomplishments
  • Ability to write in a clear, structured and persuasive way
  • Creative thinking

Other relevant considerations:

  • Familiarity with Legal Services and non-profit civil legal aid
  • Familiarity with fundraising in New Jersey helpful
  • Experience with working with Board of Directors on fundraising and other development activities

To apply please send a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, along with a resume summarizing your previous experience. Also, include a recent significant writing sample. EOE. Send all information to [email protected]

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

Job Title: Staff Attorney – Immigrant Children

Legal Services of New Jersey, an Edison, NJ based non-profit that provides free civil legal assistance to low income New Jerseyans, has an immediate opening for a staff attorney to provide representation to unaccompanied minors and other immigrant youth.  The strongest candidates will have related experience in immigration law, family law, and prior work with children. Fluency in Spanish is an extremely important additional capacity. This position will require some travel to the immigration courts in Elizabeth and Newark, New Jersey, and county superior courts throughout the state. 

LSNJ offers a positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about their work. We encourage a supportive, team work environment, with work-life balance. Benefits include comprehensive health and retirement plans and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.

To be considered, send a cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position and related legal background, along with a resume including the states and years of all bar admissions. Please also include two recent legal writing samples. Send all required components to [email protected]. EOE.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

Job Title: Social Work Case Manager

Legal Services of New Jersey, an Edison-based non-profit that provides free civil legal assistance to low income New Jerseyans has several openings for social worker-case managers.

  • Eviction Protection Project- address housing related issues including but not limited to: housing insecurity, evictions, imminent homelessness, related entitlements issues, initiating community referrals, researching resources, advocacy, and collaboration with community agencies. 
  • Domestic Violence- work with attorneys on behalf of clients and involve assessing and addressing victims’ overall needs in a holistic manner and maintaining a resource list for use throughout LSNJ. Assist victims in accessing resources as well as support them   through the family court process, including accompanying them to court.

For these positions, the candidate must have graduated with a bachelor’s degree preferably in social work or related field. Previous social work and case management experience, MSW and fluency in Spanish are highly desirable.  

LSNJ offers a positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about their work.  We encourage a supportive, teamwork environment, with work-life balance.  Benefits include comprehensive health and retirement plans and in-house trainings.

To be considered please send a resume and cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position and the relevant experience.  Send all required components to [email protected]. EOE. 

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

Job Title: Attorney- Statewide Legal Hotline (Full Time and Part Time Available)

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) is a dynamic non-profit law firm seeking attorneys interested in making a difference in their client’s lives.  Our staff is diverse, including a wide variety of backgrounds, bringing varied perspectives, work experiences, life styles and cultures. Our strength comes from the dedication, experience, talents, and perspectives of every employee.  Whether you’ve been in private practice or public interest join us and help build a more just legal system for New Jersey’s most vulnerable populations.

LSNJ has several openings for full time or part time, experienced attorneys to work on its statewide legal hotline.  You will provide telephone advice, brief follow-up service and referrals to low-income clients.  

Civil Litigation experience is required, with the strongest candidates having related experience in law affecting low-income people, especially in housing, family, consumer and/or wills and estates. Proficiency in Spanish or other foreign language a plus.

LSNJ offers a very positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about securing justice for disadvantaged people. We promote a supportive and collaborative environment, with a healthy work-life balance. Benefits for staff over 25 hours per week include comprehensive health and retirement contribution plans. We also provide in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.

To be considered, send a resume and cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position and related background, along with a recent writing samples.  Send all required components to [email protected].  EOE.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

Job Title: Attorney – Social Security Disability

Legal Services of New Jersey has an immediate opening for an attorney to represent low-income clients in SSI/SSDIB matters throughout New Jersey, before the Social Security Office of Hearings and Appeals, the Appeals Council and federal court.  We will consider individuals with various level of relevant legal experience: those with SSI/SSDIB experience as well as recent graduates with a significant interest in social security/disability law and a commitment to advocacy on behalf of low-income marginalized people including individuals who may be coping with a variety of physical and psychological impairments.  Bi-lingual/Spanish is a plus.

LSNJ offers a positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about their work.  We encourage a supportive, teamwork environment, with work-life balance.  Benefits include comprehensive health and retirement plans and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.

To be considered please send a cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position and related legal background along with a resume detailing your previous related experience and the states and years of all bar admissions.  Please also include two recent legal writing samples. Send all required components to [email protected]   EOE. 

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

Job Title: Housing Attorney

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ), is a dynamic non-profit law firm interested in making a difference in their client’s lives.  Our staff is diverse, including a wide variety of backgrounds, bringing varied perspectives, work experiences, life styles and cultures. Our strength comes from the dedication, experience, talents, and perspectives of every employee.  Whether you’ve been in private practice or public interest join us and help build a more just legal system for New Jersey’s most vulnerable populations.

LSNJ is looking for a housing attorney to join the housing advocacy team. This position offers a unique opportunity to combine direct representation with housing policy advocacy.  In this position you will provide tenant representation in landlord tenant court and assistance in obtaining rental assistance, primarily for immigrant households. You will also be involved in community and client education and outreach activities, and system reform projects to identify and develop strategies to protect, preserve and expand the housing rights and opportunities for low-income people. Such strategies will be multi-pronged, including individual representation in eviction defense, litigation, legislative and administrative policy advocacy, and community education and engagement.

We will consider individuals with various level of relevant legal experience:

  • those with expertise in housing law and policy, landlord tenant issues, eviction defense, fair housing and race equity, and litigation and/or policy advocacy
  • as well as recent graduates with a significant interest in housing law, a commitment to advocacy on behalf of low income marginalized people including immigrant communities and other relevant experience.
  • Bi-lingual-Spanish a plus
  • J.D. and license to practice law in New Jersey or an ability to gain admission. 

LSNJ offers comprehensive health and retirement plans and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.

To be considered, send a resume and cover letter describing your interest and related experience, and the states and years of all bar admissions.  Please also include two recent legal writing samples. Send all required components to [email protected]. EOE.

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Legal Services of Northwest Jersey:

Program: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

Date: April 30, 2024
Job Title: Staff Attorney

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey (LSNWJ) is a provider of comprehensive civil legal assistance for people experiencing poverty that reside in Northwestern New Jersey. Serving residents of Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren counties. LSNWJ provides services in family, housing, consumer, public entitlements, health care access, and expungements. We are a community of highly experienced and dedicated legal services’ attorneys and staff committed to access and equal justice for all.

LSNWJ has an opening for a Staff Attorney in our Flemington Office in Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides civil legal service to clients and client groups including advice, negotiation, litigation, administrative advocacy and appellate work, pursuant to program priorities and policies.
  • Interviews clients and ascertain substantive elements of the client’s problem. Handles communications with clients during the course of representation.
  • Conducts factual investigations; researches law; prepares legal pleadings and other documents; conducts negotiations.
  • Provides representation to clients at court and administrative hearings.
  • Develops specialized knowledge in substantive areas of poverty law.
  • Provides training to other legal advocates; prepares materials relating to these presentations.
  • Participates in committees, task forces, and working groups.
  • Speaks to community groups, schools and others about legal rights and LSNWJ services; prepares materials relating to these presentations.
  • Works with members of the private bar as may be necessary or desirable in connection with LSNWJ’s pro bono program.

Competencies:

  • Good capabilities with technology.
  • A team player.
  • Good analytical, oral communication and writing skills.
  • Working knowledge of and strict adherence to regulations, ethics, policies and procedures that apply to legal services programs.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of and strict adherence to the Rules of Professional Conduct.
  • Proficiency with a second language is a plus.

Requirements:

  • J.D. from accredited law school.
  • At least two-years’ experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Licensed attorney of the State of New Jersey or licensed in another state and committed to seeking NJ Bar admission.
  • Demonstrated commitment to public interest law.

Professional Expectations:

  • Commitment to public interest.

*LSNWJ and its regional partners provide extensive training that offers CLE credits and a network of community advocates throughout the state The LSNWJ team is passionate about our work and creates a supportive, teamwork environment, with work-life balance. Staff engagement activities, program-wide community gatherings, and the employee assistance program's counseling and coaching promote a healthy work environment. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, a health reimbursement account, generous paid time off, 401k, employer-paid tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment assistance, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending account, and paid parental leave.

*LSNWJ is a qualified employer for individuals seeking Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) through the Department of Education. Several members of our staff have had their student loans discharged under the PSLF program amounting to more than a million dollars in student loan forgiveness.

*LSNWJ is an equal opportunity employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We invite candidates to include a statement of how their background and experiences might contribute to LSNWJ's diversity and cultural vitality.

How To Apply:

If you share our passion for equal justice, please email Nana Osafo at [email protected] with your resume, three references, one writing sample, and a cover letter. The position is available to start immediately. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Our office is currently operating on a hybrid schedule.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

Date: April 30, 2024
Job Title: Spanish-English Interpreter/Translator

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey (LSNWJ) is seeking a Spanish-English Interpreter/Translator. This is an exciting opportunity to utilize your language skills while working in a community of passionate people committed to securing access and equal justice for all.  LSNWJ is a provider of comprehensive civil legal assistance for people experiencing poverty that reside in Northwestern New Jersey. Serving residents of Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren counties, LSNWJ provides services in family, housing, consumer, public entitlements, health care access, and expungements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate LSNWJ’s Language Services Team.
  • Oversee LSNWJ’s bilingual staff’s interpretations and translations.
  • Train LSNWJ staff and community providers in working with interpreters/translators.
  • Assist staff by interpreting in-person and telephonic client meetings.
  • Attend court and administrative hearings alongside attorneys to assist with interpretations/translations.
  • Assist clients with paperwork and translate written materials.
  • Stay updated on industry terminology and trends.
  • Assist with intake as needed.
  • Performs such other duties as may reasonably be requested.

Competencies:

  • Good capabilities with technology.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of and strict adherence to the New Jersey Code of Professional Conduct for Interpreters, Transliterators, and Translators.

Requirements:

  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish.
  • Strong linguistic skills in both languages, including grammar, vocabulary, and idiomatic expressions.
  • Ability to interpret accurately in a legal setting.
  • Either completion of an undergraduate or graduate interpretation/translation program at an accredited college or university or a high school diploma or GED along with the New Jersey AOC Interpreter Certification or equivalent certification from a state court system in another state.
  • Willingness to travel outside the office to interface with clients as needed.
  • Previous experience as an interpreter or translator preferred.
  • Knowledge of a third language is desirable but not required.

*Our office is currently operating on a hybrid schedule. The Spanish-English Interpreter/Translator will be assigned to either our Somerville or Morristown office.

*LSNWJ and its regional partners provide extensive training that offers CLE credits and a network of community advocates throughout the state. The LSNWJ team is passionate about our work and creates a supportive, teamwork environment, with work-life balance. Staff engagement activities, program-wide community gatherings, and the employee assistance program's counseling and coaching promote a healthy work environment. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, a health reimbursement account, generous paid time off, 401k, employer-paid tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment assistance, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending account, and paid parental leave.

*LSNWJ is a qualified employer for individuals seeking Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) through the Department of Education. Several members of our staff have had their student loans discharged under the PSLF program amounting to more than a million dollars in student loan forgiveness.

*LSNWJ is an equal opportunity employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We invite candidates to include a statement of how their background and experiences might contribute to LSNWJ's diversity and cultural vitality.

How To Apply:

If you share our passion for equal justice, please email Nana Osafo at [email protected] with your resume, three references and a cover letter. The position is available to start immediately. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

Date: April 30, 2024
Job Title: Social Worker

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey (LSNWJ) is seeking two (2) Social Workers. This is an exciting opportunity to utilize case management skills in a legal setting.  

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey provides comprehensive civil legal assistance for people experiencing poverty in Northwestern New Jersey. Serving residents of Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren counties, LSNWJ provides services in family, housing, consumer, bankruptcies, public entitlements, health care access, and expungements. We are a community of passionate people committed to securing access and equal justice for all.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops educational material and facilitates outreach to the community.
  • Assists with interviewing clients.
  • Provide crisis intervention and support when needed.
  • Advocate for clients’ rights and access to resources.
  • Identifies resources, services or plans that address the non-legal issues that compound the legal issues confronting our clients.
  • Works directly with clients to access services in the community, which includes outreach, education and home visits when necessary and appropriate.
  • Provides social work consultation to staff and administration.
  • Provides professional social work services to clients including time-limited case management, assistance with accessing community resources and applying for benefits, including FEMA, welfare, housing assistance (EA, TRA), SSI, SSD.
  • Obtains resources for clients, such as housing, rental or utility assistance, clothing, food, medical care, mental health services, substance abuse treatment, transportation, etc.
  • Maintains time records on a timely basis.
  • Performs such other duties as may reasonably be requested.

Competencies:

  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.
  • Great case management skills.
  • Good capabilities with technology.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of and strict adherence to regulations, ethics, policies and procedures that apply to legal services programs.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of and strict adherence to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics.

Requirements:

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) from an accredited university.
  • Licensed Social Worker (LSW) in the State of New Jersey.
  • Willingness to travel outside the office to interface with clients as needed.

Professional Expectations:

  • Continued commitment to public interest.

* Our office is currently operating on a hybrid schedule. The Social Worker will be assigned to either our Somerville or Morristown office.

*LSNWJ and its regional partners provide extensive training that offers CLE credits and a network of community advocates throughout the state. The LSNWJ team is passionate about our work and creates a supportive, teamwork environment, with work-life balance. Staff engagement activities, program-wide community gatherings, and the employee assistance program's counseling and coaching promote a healthy work environment. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, a health reimbursement account, generous paid time off, 401k, employer-paid tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment assistance, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending account, and paid parental leave.

*LSNWJ is a qualified employer for individuals seeking Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) through the Department of Education. Several members of our staff have had their student loans discharged under the PSLF program amounting to more than a million dollars in student loan forgiveness.

*LSNWJ is an equal opportunity employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We invite candidates to include a statement of how their background and experiences might contribute to LSNWJ's diversity and cultural vitality.

How To Apply:

If you share our passion for equal justice, please email Nana Osafo at [email protected] with your resume, three references and a cover letter. The position is available to start immediately. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

Date: March 26, 2024
Job Title: Staff Attorney

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey (LSNWJ) is a provider of comprehensive civil legal assistance for people experiencing poverty that reside in Northwestern New Jersey. Serving residents of Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren counties. LSNWJ provides services in family, housing, consumer, public entitlements, health care access, and expungements. We are a community of highly experienced and dedicated legal services’ attorneys and staff committed to access and equal justice for all.

LSNWJ has an opening for a Staff Attorney in our Somerville Office in Somerset County, New Jersey.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides civil legal service to clients and client groups including advice, negotiation, litigation, administrative advocacy and appellate work, pursuant to program priorities and polices.
  • Interviews clients and ascertain substantive elements of the client’s problem. Handles communications with clients during the course of representation.
  • Conducts factual investigations; researches law; prepares legal pleadings and other documents; conducts negotiations.
  • Provides representation to clients at court and administrative hearings.
  • Develops specialized knowledge in substantive areas of poverty law.
  • Provides training to other legal advocates; prepares materials relating to these presentations.
  • Participates in committees, task forces, and working groups.
  • Speaks to community groups, schools and others about legal rights and LSNWJ services; prepares materials relating to these presentations.
  • Works with members of the private bar as may be necessary or desirable in connection with LSNWJ’s pro bono program.

Competencies:

  • Good capabilities with technology.
  • A team player.
  • Good analytical, oral communication and writing skills.
  • Working knowledge of and strict adherence to regulations, ethics, policies and procedures that apply to legal services programs.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of and strict adherence to the Rules of Professional Conduct.
  • Proficiency with a second language is a plus.

Requirements:

  • J.D. from accredited law school.
  • At least two-years’ experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Licensed attorney of the State of New Jersey or licensed in another state and committed to seeking NJ Bar admission.
  • Demonstrated commitment to public interest law.

Professional Expectations:

  • Commitment to public interest.

LSNWJ and its regional partners provide extensive training that offers CLE credits and a network of community advocates throughout the state The LSNWJ team is passionate about our work and creates a supportive, teamwork environment, with work-life balance. Staff engagement activities, program-wide community gatherings, and the employee assistance program's counseling and coaching promote a healthy work environment. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, a health reimbursement account, generous paid time off, 401k, employer-paid tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment assistance, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending account, and paid parental leave. LSNWJ is a qualified employer for individuals seeking Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) through the Department of Education. Several members of our staff have achieved forgiveness under the PSLF program amounting to more than a million dollars in student loan forgiveness.

LSNWJ is an equal opportunity employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We invite candidates to include a statement of how their background and experiences might contribute to LSNWJ's diversity and cultural vitality.

How To Apply:

If you share our passion for equal justice, please email Nana Osafo at [email protected] with your resume, three references, one writing sample, and a cover letter. The position is available to start immediately. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Our office is currently operating on a hybrid schedule.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

Date: March 26, 2024
Job Title: Staff Attorney

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey provides comprehensive civil legal assistance for people experiencing poverty in Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren counties. LSNWJ provides services in family, housing, consumer, bankruptcy, public entitlements, health care access, and expungements. We are a community of passionate people committed to securing access and equal justice for all.

Through funding from the County of Morris, LSNWJ is launching its new Project Relief program.  Project Relief aims to empower individuals to achieve economic recovery, in part due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The Project Relief attorney will have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of consumer debt collection defense, including reviewing initial Complaints, counseling clients, litigating debt allegations, negotiating payment plans, defending wage garnishments, bank levies, and foreclosure attempts, and filing bankruptcy petitions.  By removing obstacles created by debt, individuals will have the financial freedom to move forward and rebuild their lives.  

The LSNWJ team is passionate about our work and creates a supportive team environment with work-life balance. LSNWJ is growing and has an opening for a staff attorney in our Morristown Office in Morris County, New Jersey.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides civil legal service to clients and client groups, including advice, negotiation, litigation, administrative advocacy, and appellate work, pursuant to program priorities and policies.
  • Interview clients and ascertain substantive elements of their problems. Manage communications with clients during the course of representation.
  • Conducts factual investigations; researches law; prepares legal pleadings and other documents; conducts negotiations.
  • Provides representation to clients at court and administrative hearings.
  • Provides training and collaborates with other legal advocates.
  • Participates in committees, task forces, and working groups.
  • Speaks to community groups about legal rights and LSNWJ services.
  • Works with members of the private bar as may be necessary or desirable in connection with LSNWJ's pro bono program.

Competencies:

  • Good capabilities with technology.
  • A team player.
  • Good analytical, oral communication and writing skills.
  • Working knowledge of and strict adherence to regulations, ethics, policies, and procedures that apply to legal services programs.
  • Thorough knowledge of and strict adherence to the Rules of Professional Conduct.
  • Proficiency with a second language is a plus.

Requirements:

  • J.D. from an accredited law school.
  • At least two-years’ experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Licensed attorney in good standing in New Jersey or licensed in another state and committed to seeking NJ Bar admission.
  • Demonstrated commitment to public interest law.

LSNWJ and its regional partners provide extensive training that offers CLE credit and a network of community advocates throughout the state. Staff engagement activities, program-wide community gatherings, and the employee assistance program's counseling and coaching promote a healthy work environment. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, a health reimbursement account, generous paid time off, 401k, employer-paid tuition reimbursement, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending account, and paid parental leave. LSNWJ is a qualified employer for individuals seeking Public Service Loan Forgiveness through the Department of Education.

LSNWJ is an equal opportunity employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We invite candidates to include a statement of how their background and experiences might contribute to LSNWJ's diversity and cultural vitality.

If you share our passion for equal justice, please email Nana Osafo at [email protected] with your resume, three references, one writing sample, and a cover letter. The position is available to start immediately. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Our office is currently operating on a hybrid schedule.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

Date: February 06, 2024
Job Title: Intake Specialist

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey provides comprehensive civil legal assistance for people experiencing poverty in Northwestern New Jersey. Serving residents of Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren counties, LSNWJ provides services in family, housing, consumer, bankruptcies, public entitlements, health care access, and expungements. We are a community of passionate people committed to securing access and equal justice for all.

You may be a good fit if you want to work in a collaborative environment where growth and innovation are encouraged. The LSNWJ team is passionate about our work and creates a supportive team environment with work-life balance. LSNWJ is growing and has an opening for an intake specialist position in our Belvidere Office in Warren County, New Jersey.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage the front desk and greet clients, guests, and vendors. 
  • Conduct applicant screening and intake using a legal case management system.
  • Handle other tasks associated with client intake and access, including reporting, error checking, creation of files, and closing cases.
  • Provide in-person and off-site intake services at court, fairs, and other outreach sites. 

Competencies:

  • Spanish fluency is a plus.
  • High school degree or GED, plus two years of relevant work experience 
  • Demonstrates professionalism, reliability, compassion, a positive attitude, and a team player.
  • Good technology capabilities with the ability and willingness to learn and adapt to new platforms, including e-signature programs, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, Zoom, and Legal Server.
  • Ability to communicate and write clearly and understandably.
  • Valid driver's license and use of a personal vehicle for occasional work-related travel or other means of fulfilling responsibility for occasional work-related travel.

LSNWJ and its regional partners provide extensive training and a network of community advocates throughout the state. Staff engagement activities, program-wide community gatherings, and the employee assistance program's counseling and coaching promote a healthy work environment. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, a health reimbursement account, generous time off, 401k, employer-paid tuition reimbursement, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending account, and paid parental leave. LSNWJ is a qualified employer for individuals seeking Public Service Loan Forgiveness through the Department of Education. 

LSNWJ is an equal opportunity employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We invite candidates to include a statement of how their background and experiences might contribute to LSNWJ's diversity and cultural vitality.

If you share our passion for equal justice, please email Nana Osafo at [email protected] with your resume, three references, one writing sample, and a cover letter. The position is available to start immediately. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Our office is currently operating on a hybrid schedule.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

Date: February 06, 2024
Job Title: Staff Attorney

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey provides comprehensive civil legal assistance for people experiencing poverty in Northwestern New Jersey. Serving residents of Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren counties, LSNWJ provides services in family, housing, consumer, bankruptcies, public entitlements, health care access, and expungements. We are a community of passionate people committed to securing access and equal justice for all.

You may be a good fit if you want to work in a collaborative environment where growth and innovation are encouraged. The LSNWJ team is passionate about our work and creates a supportive team environment with work-life balance. LSNWJ is growing and has an opening for a staff attorney position in our Morristown Office in Morris County, New Jersey.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides civil legal service to clients and client groups, including advice, negotiation, litigation, administrative advocacy, and appellate work, pursuant to program priorities and policies.
  • Interview clients and ascertain substantive elements of their problems. Manage communications with clients during the course of representation.
  • Conducts factual investigations; researches law; prepares legal pleadings and other documents; conducts negotiations.
  • Provides representation to clients at court and administrative hearings.
  • Provides training and collaborates with other legal advocates.
  • Participates in committees, task forces, and working groups.
  • Speaks to community groups about legal rights and LSNWJ services.
  • Works with members of the private bar as may be necessary or desirable in connection with LSNWJ's pro bono program.

Competencies:

  • Good capabilities with technology.
  • A team player.
  • Good analytical, oral communication, and writing skills.
  • Working knowledge of and strict adherence to regulations, ethics, policies, and procedures that apply to legal services programs.
  • Thorough knowledge of and strict adherence to the Rules of Professional Conduct.
  • Proficiency with a second language is a plus.

Requirements:

  • J.D. from an accredited law school.
  • Licensed attorney in good standing in New Jersey or licensed in another state and committed to seeking NJ Bar admission.
  • Demonstrated commitment to public interest law.

LSNWJ and its regional partners provide extensive training that offers CLE credit and a network of community advocates throughout the state. Staff engagement activities, program-wide community gatherings, and the employee assistance program's counseling and coaching promote a healthy work environment. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, a health reimbursement account, generous time off, 401k, employer-paid tuition reimbursement, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending account, and paid parental leave. LSNWJ is a qualified employer for individuals seeking Public Service Loan Forgiveness through the Department of Education.

LSNWJ is an equal opportunity employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We invite candidates to include a statement of how their background and experiences might contribute to LSNWJ's diversity and cultural vitality.

If you share our passion for equal justice, please email Nana Osafo at [email protected] with your resume, three references, one writing sample, and a cover letter. The position is available to start immediately. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Our office is currently operating on a hybrid schedule.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

Date: January 29, 2024
Job Title: Staff Attorney

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey is a provider of comprehensive civil legal assistance for people experiencing poverty that reside in Northwestern New Jersey. Serving residents of Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren counties, LSNWJ provides services in family, housing, consumer, public entitlements, health care access, and expungements. We are a community of highly experienced and dedicated legal services attorneys and staff committed to access and equal justice for all.

LSNWJ has an opening for a staff attorney position in our Belvidere Office in Warren County, New Jersey.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides civil legal service to clients and client groups including advice, negotiation, litigation, administrative advocacy and appellate work, pursuant to program priorities and polices.
  • Interviews clients and ascertain substantive elements of the client’s problem. Handles communications with clients during the course of representation.
  • Conducts factual investigations; researches law; prepares legal pleadings and other documents; conducts negotiations.
  • Provides representation to clients at court and administrative hearings.
  • Develops specialized knowledge in substantive areas of poverty law.
  • Provides training to other legal advocates; prepares materials relating to these presentations.
  • Participates in committees, task forces, and working groups.
  • Speaks to community groups, schools and others about legal rights and LSNWJ services; prepares materials relating to these presentations.
  • Works with members of the private bar as may be necessary or desirable in connection with LSNWJ’s pro bono program.

Competencies:

  • Good capabilities with technology.
  • A team player.
  • Good analytical, oral communication and writing skills.
  • Working knowledge of and strict adherence to regulations, ethics, policies and procedures that apply to legal services programs.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of and strict adherence to the Rules of Professional Conduct.
  • Proficiency with a second language is a plus.

Requirements:

  • J.D. from accredited law school.
  • Licensed attorney of the State of New Jersey or licensed in another state and committed to seeking NJ Bar admission.
  • Demonstrated commitment to public interest law.

Professional Expectations:

  • Commitment to public interest.

The LSNWJ team is passionate about our work and creates a supportive, teamwork environment, with work-life balance. LSNWJ provides trainings that offer CLE credit and comprehensive benefits package.

How To Apply:

If you share our passion for equal justice, please email to Nana Osafo at [email protected] your resume, 3 references, 1 writing sample, and cover letter. Please detail in your cover letter how you believe you meet the needs of the position of a Staff Attorney at LSNWJ.

LSNWJ is an equal opportunity employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We invite candidates to include, as well, a statement of how your background and experiences might contribute to the diversity and cultural vitality of LSNWJ. 

The position is available to start immediately. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Our office is currently operating on a hybrid schedule.

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Northeast New Jersey Legal Services:

Program: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

Date: March 20, 2024
Job Title: Managing Attorney-Consumer Law Unit

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) seeks a Managing Attorney to supervise its Consumer Unit. The position is full-time with the ability to work a hybrid schedule.

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services’ mission is to ensure equal access to justice for low-income residents of Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic Counties, New Jersey. NNJLS provides a full array of free legal services in civil matters, including legal representation, advocacy, advice, community legal education, and other legal services. Offices are within easy commuting distance from Northern New Jersey and New York City via public transportation.

The Managing Attorney will supervise the work of all unit casehandlers including paralegals. Supervision includes but is not limited to, designing and implementing unit priorities and case handling protocols, providing training to new attorneys, overseeing the overall performance and day-to-day activities of the unit, and working alongside other managers to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of services to clients. The Managing Attorney will also carry a limit caseload. Some travel between offices is required.

The Managing Attorney must be admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey and have at least seven years of Consumer Law practice experience.  Excellent writing and oral advocacy skills are also required. Prior Legal Services experience or a demonstrated commitment to legal assistance for low-income communities is preferred. Prior supervisory experience is a plus. NNJLS offers a positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about their work.

Salary/Benefits:  NNJLS provides an attractive salary starting range $91,000 - $130,000 commensurate with experience, and a generous fringe benefits package including but not limited to, comprehensive health/dental/life insurance, 10% employer contribution to a 401(a) retirement plan, and a voluntary 403(b) retirement plan. We encourage a supportive teamwork environment with work-life balance, generous paid time-off including 4 weeks’ vacation, 15 sick days, 4 personal days, and 15 holidays, a flexible hybrid remote work schedule, and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.  Employment at NNJLS also provides access to federal loan forgiveness programs for those that qualify.  NNJLS is an equal opportunity employer, including supporting individuals with a disability and veterans. For more information about NNJLS and the consumer law unit, please visit our website at www.northeastnjlegalservices.org.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the position to: [email protected]

 


 

Program: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

Date: March 08, 2024
Job Title: Social Worker

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) has a challenging and rewarding position for a social worker. The social worker will be responsible for providing social work support for litigation clients, case assessment, development of service plans, identifying community resources, assisting clients in accessing services, and monitoring referrals. This is a full-time position with the ability to work a hybrid schedule. The social worker will coordinate with attorney and paralegal staff to ensure an effective and efficient delivery of holistic services to our clients. The social worker must be detail-oriented and able to work independently to interview clients, gather information, identify client specific needs, assist clients with preparing applications as needed, maintain client files, and refer clients to community providers for non-legal needs. The position may require some travel between offices to meet with clients as needed. The candidate should have proficiency in MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.

NNJLS is a non-profit public interest law firm with over 100 employees providing free legal services to low-income, senior, and disabled residents of Hudson, Bergen, and Passaic Counties, New Jersey. NNJLS’s personnel of highly experienced and dedicated attorneys and support staff provides a wide variety of civil legal assistance and advocacy for those most in need of legal representation including victims of domestic violence, tenants facing unfair and arbitrary eviction, individuals denied public benefits, residents seeking US citizenship, seniors victimized by unscrupulous creditors, and those individuals facing many other types of civil legal matters.

Qualifications for the position require a MSW with a New Jersey social worker license, at least 1 year of social work experience, and demonstrated ability to work with clients with mental health, trauma, domestic violence, and/or homelessness issues. Prior experience with a legal services organization is a plus. Bilingual-Spanish skills highly desirable.

NNJLS provides an attractive salary starting at $58,000 commensurate with experience, and a generous fringe benefits package including but not limited to, comprehensive health/dental/life insurance, 401(a) and 403(b) retirement plans. We encourage a supportive teamwork environment, with work-life balance, including generous paid time-off, flexible hybrid remote work schedules, and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit. Employment at NNJLS also provides access to federal loan forgiveness programs for those that qualify. NNJLS is an equal opportunity employer, including supporting individuals with a disability and veterans. For more

information about NNJLS, please visit our website www.northeastnjlegalservices.org.

NNJLS is an equal opportunity employer, including supporting individuals with a disability and veterans. Submit resume and cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your salary requirements to: Human Resource Manager at [email protected]. For more information, please visit our website at www.northeastnjlegalserives.org.

 


 

Program: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

Date: November 20, 2023
Job Title: Employment Opportunity for Public Interest Education Law Attorney

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) has a challenging and rewarding position available in its Education Law Unit for an attorney seeking to provide legal assistance to the most disadvantaged and vulnerable members of society. This is a full-time position with the ability to work a hybrid schedule. The attorney will provide representation in a wide variety of Education Law matters, including educational placement and discipline matters, school registration (residency, homeless issues), transportation (homeless students, special education related service), special education (classifications, evaluations, appropriate placements, IEP reviews), discipline matters (suspensions, expulsions), disability accommodations (§504 accommodations), and bullying.

NNJLS is a non-profit public interest law firm with over 100 employees providing free legal services to low-income, senior and disabled residents of Hudson, Bergen and Passaic Counties, New Jersey. NNJLS has offices located in Jersey City, Paterson, and Hackensack, NJ. NNJLS’s staff of highly experienced and dedicated attorneys provides a wide variety of civil legal assistance and advocacy for those most in need of legal representation such as victims of domestic violence, tenants facing unfair and arbitrary eviction, seniors victimized by unscrupulous creditors and clients facing many other types of legal matters. NNJLS is committed to the principal that all members of society should be treated equally and fairly by our civil justice system.  NNJLS seeks dynamic advocates who want to make a real difference in the lives of those most in need.

At least 2 years of Education Law experience preferred. Prior Legal Services experience or a demonstrated commitment to legal assistance for the disadvantaged is a plus. Ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish is a plus. Excellent writing and oral advocacy skills are required. NNJLS provides an attractive salary starting at $73,000 commensurate with experience, and a generous fringe benefits package including but not limited to, comprehensive health/dental/life insurance, and 401(a) and 403(b) retirement plans. We encourage a supportive teamwork environment, with work-life balance, including generous paid time-off, flexible hybrid remote work schedules, and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.  Employment at NNJLS also provides access to federal loan forgiveness programs for those that qualify.  NNJLS is an equal opportunity employer, including supporting individuals with a disability and veterans. For more information about NNJLS, visit www.northeastnjlegalservices.org.

Submit resume and cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position to: Human Resources Manager at [email protected]

 


 

Program: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

Date: November 20, 2023
Job Title: Employment Opportunities for Experienced Housing Law Attorney

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) has positions available for experienced Housing law attorneys seeking to provide legal assistance to the most disadvantaged and vulnerable members of society.  NNJLS is hiring attorneys for its Paterson, Hackensack, and Jersey City, New Jersey offices.  The Housing Unit provides critical representation to low-income tenants facing eviction and other housing related matters.

NNJLS is a non-profit public interest law firm with over 100 employees providing free legal services to low-income, senior and disabled residents of Hudson, Bergen and Passaic Counties, New Jersey. NNJLS’s staff of highly experienced and dedicated attorneys provides a wide variety of civil legal assistance and advocacy for those most in need of legal representation such as victims of domestic violence, tenants facing unfair and arbitrary eviction, seniors victimized by unscrupulous creditors and clients facing many other types of legal matters. NNJLS is committed to the principle that all members of society should be treated equally and fairly by our civil justice system.  NNJLS seeks dynamic advocates who want to make a real difference in the lives of those most in need of legal assistance.

At least two years of Housing law experience required.  Excellent writing and oral advocacy skills are also required.  Prior Legal Services experience or a demonstrated commitment to legal assistance for the disadvantaged is preferred.  Prior supervisory experience is a plus. NNJLS provides an attractive salary starting at $74,500 commensurate with experience, and a generous fringe benefits package including but not limited to, comprehensive health/dental/life insurance, 401(a) and 403(b) retirement plans. We encourage a supportive teamwork environment, with work-life balance, including generous paid time-off, flexible hybrid remote work schedules, and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.  Employment at NNJLS also provides access to federal loan forgiveness programs for those that qualify.  NNJLS is an equal opportunity employer, including supporting individuals with a disability and veterans. For more information about NNJLS, please visit our website www.northeastnjlegalservices.org.

Submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for the position to: Human Resources Manager at [email protected]

 


 

Program: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

Date: October 25, 2023
Job Title: Housing Law Paralegal

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) seeks a Community Outreach and Engagement Associate. The Associate will work closely with the Community Outreach and Engagement Manager to ensure the implementation of effective outreach strategies; cultivation of strategic partnerships with community-based service providers and other organizations; and coordination of community legal education programs.

NNJLS is a non-profit public interest law firm with over 100 employees providing free legal services to low-income, senior, and disabled residents of Hudson, Bergen, and Passaic Counties, New Jersey. NNJLS’s staff of highly experienced and dedicated attorneys and paralegals provides a wide variety of civil legal assistance and advocacy for those most in need of legal representation such as victims of domestic violence, tenants facing unfair and arbitrary eviction, residents seeking US citizenship, seniors victimized by unscrupulous creditors, and individuals facing many other types of civil legal matters. NNJLS is committed to the principle that all members of society should be treated equally and fairly by our civil justice system. NNJLS seeks dynamic advocates who want to make a real difference in the lives of those most in need yet who are unable to effectively advocate for themselves.

The Community Outreach and Engagement Associate will help build and maintain strategic partnerships and collaborations with community-based organizations.

Responsibilities include:

Supporting community engagement projects and NNJLS’ efforts to identify persistent and emerging disaster-related civil legal issues in low-income and underserved communities that can be addressed through legal representation and advocacy.

  • Attending community-based events throughout Bergen, Hudson and Passaic counties to cultivate and strengthen relationships with social service providers and community-based organizations.
  • Assisting in the development of compelling presentations, outreach materials, and community education workshops specifically tailored to the legal needs of individuals impacted by disasters.
  • Identifying local offices of emergency management, disaster response agencies, and other community-based organizations that are commonly involved in disaster response efforts.
  • Coordinating and scheduling outreach activities, legal education presentations and know-your-rights workshops, for community members and service providers.
  • Delivering presentations about our services to diverse audiences, including how to identify a legal issue that may be appropriate for referral to NNJLS.
  • Fielding requests for information and NNJLS involvement in community events and evaluating appropriate level of engagement based on priorities and resources.
  • Using and supporting use of technology to compile, analyze, and share quantitative and qualitative data regarding community engagement activities and its impact.
  • Other related activities identified by the Program

Qualifications: A college degree with experience working with coalitions and/or community groups. The successful applicant will have: excellent and versatile communication skills; the ability to work collaboratively; and strong organizational skills. Applicants should have a good understanding of and/or be willing to learn about the role of civil legal aid in addressing issues of poverty and social justice. Computer proficiency is required. Flexibility and ability to work occasional evenings and weekends are essential.

Preferred: Familiarity with and/or working with legal services, public interest programs, and non-profit organizations. Bilingual skills are a plus.

Location: Based in our Paterson office. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, own or have regular access to a vehicle, and be willing to travel throughout Bergen, Hudson and Passaic Counties on a regular basis.

Apply: Submit resume and cover letter describing your interest in the position and salary requirements to: Human Resources Manager at [email protected] with the subject “Community Outreach and Engagement Associate.”

NNJLS provides an attractive salary and fringe benefits package. Starting salary for this position is $56,000 commensurate with experience.  NNJLS is an equal opportunity employer, including supporting individuals with a disability and veterans. For more information about our program visit www.northeastnjlegalservices.org

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule:  Monday to Friday

Work Location:  In person, with the ability to work a hybrid schedule

 


 

Program: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

Date: June 23, 2023
Job Title: Program Manager, Pro Bono Partnerships Project

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) seeks to fill the position of Program Manager for its Pro Bono Partnerships Project. This is a full-time position with the ability to work a hybrid schedule. NNJLS is a non-profit public interest law firm with over 100 staff providing free legal services to low-income and senior residents of Hudson, Bergen and Passaic Counties, New Jersey. NNJLS provides a wide variety of civil legal assistance and advocacy for those most in need of legal representation, such as victims of domestic violence, tenants facing unfair and arbitrary eviction, seniors victimized by unscrupulous creditors and clients facing many other types of legal matters. NNJLS is committed to the principle that all members of society should be treated equally and fairly by our civil justice system. NNJLS seeks dynamic employees who want to make a real difference in the lives of those most in need.

The Pro Bono Partnerships Project (PBPP) is one part of the NNJLS organization and works directly with private volunteer attorneys to provide legal assistance to low-income residents in the NNJLS service area. PBPP also provides access to other legal services including advice sessions and clinics in a variety of legal topics.

The Program Manager’s primary responsibility include:

  • Client Outreach Strategic Planning: work with the NNJLS Community Outreach & Engagement Manager to develop and implement a PBPP Client Outreach plan, including strategies for engaging clients with NNJLS and PBPP.
  • Data Management: develop and implement a data collection plan, including tracking data on client participation in various legal services; develop, collect and analyze client surveys; and utilize program data to evaluate, improve and promote PBPP.
  • Technology Planning: research, develop and implement a technology plan to better utilize available resources for improved client experience and data collection.
  • Clinic Strategic Planning: identify new areas of law for legal clinics and work with volunteer attorneys to create and implement new clinics and presentations; and develop necessary presentation, client presentations and internal processes for all new clinic offerings.

In addition to these responsibilities, the Program Manager will assist in the coordination of pro bono services by overseeing the client intake process, tracking clients as they process through the PBPP system, and ensuring compliance with both NNJLS and PBPP policies and procedures. The Program Manager will work with PBPP Coordinators to ensure that clients are placed in the appropriate PBPP program, and will oversee the process to ensure that the client receives timely services. 

The Program Manager will also be responsible for organizing and providing administrative support to all PBPP clinic programs, including working with clients to complete necessary paperwork, tracking attendance, assessing the need for follow-up services at the conclusion of the clinic and all necessary referrals for legal representation as needed. The Program Manager will report to the Director of PBPP and supervise both PBPP Coordinators. The Program Manager will also work closely with the PBPP Coordinating Attorney to ensure clients are matched with volunteer attorneys.

Strong writing and speaking skills are required for this position. Preferred certification or experience as a Project Management Professional and/or experience in non-profit project management but not required. Prior supervisory experience and working with attorneys/legal staff are a plus. NNJLS offers a positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about their work. We encourage a supportive, teamwork environment, with work-life balance. NNJLS provides an attractive starting salary at $63,000 for this position commensurate with experience, and a generous fringe benefits package. NNJLS is an equal opportunity employer, including supporting individuals with a disability and veterans. Bilingual skills are a plus. For more information, visit our website at www.northeastnjlegalservices.org. Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for the position to: Human Resources Manager at [email protected]

 


 

Program: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

Date: March 30, 2023
Job Title: Assistant Managing Attorney

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) seeks Assistant Managing Attorneys to supervise its Public Benefits and Family Law Units. The positions are full-time with the ability to work a hybrid schedule.

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services’ mission is to ensure equal access to justice for low-income residents of Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic Counties, New Jersey. In order to accomplish this mission, NNJLS provides a full array of free legal services in civil matters, including legal representation, advocacy, advice, community legal education, and other legal services. 

Location:  Northeast New Jersey Legal Services provides services in Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic Counties. Offices are within easy commuting distance from Northern New Jersey and New York City via public transportation.

Position Description:  The Assistant Managing Attorney, along with the Managing Attorney, will supervise the work of all unit casehandlers including paralegals. Supervision includes but is not limited to, designing and implementing unit priorities and case handling protocols, providing training to new attorneys, overseeing the overall performance and day-to-day activities of the unit, and working alongside other managers to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of services. The Assistant Managing Attorney will also carry a caseload and participate in community education and outreach. Some travel between offices is required.

Position Qualifications:  The Assistant Managing Attorney must be admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey and have at least three years of Benefits or Family Law practice experience.  Excellent writing and oral advocacy skills are also required. Prior Legal Services experience or a demonstrated commitment to legal assistance for the disadvantaged is preferred. Prior supervisory experience is a plus. NNJLS offers a positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about their work. We encourage a supportive, team work environment, with work-life balance.

NNJLS provides an attractive salary starting at $83,000 commensurate with experience, and a generous fringe benefits package. NNJLS is an equal opportunity employer, including supporting individuals with a disability and veterans. For more information about NNJLS visit www.northeastnjlegalservices.org

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the position to: [email protected]

 


 

Program: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

Date: April 28, 2022
Job Title: Employment Opportunities for Attorneys

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) has several challenging and rewarding positions available for attorneys seeking to provide legal assistance to a diverse clientele.  NNJLS is hiring attorneys for its Housing, Public Benefits, Consumer, Immigration, Low-Income Taxpayer, and Family Law/Domestic Violence sections in its Paterson, Hackensack, and Jersey City, New Jersey offices.  NNJLS seeks dynamic advocates who want to make a real difference in the lives of those most in need of legal assistance. Positions are available for experienced attorneys as well as recent graduates. Judicial Law Clerks are also encouraged to apply. 

NNJLS is a non-profit public interest law firm with over 100 employees providing free legal services to low-income, senior and disabled residents of Hudson, Bergen and Passaic Counties, New Jersey. NNJLS’s staff of highly experienced and dedicated attorneys provides a wide variety of civil legal assistance and advocacy for those most in need of legal representation such as victims of domestic violence, tenants facing unfair and arbitrary eviction, seniors victimized by unscrupulous creditors and clients facing many other types of legal matters. NNJLS is committed to the principle that all members of society should be treated equally and fairly by our civil justice system.   

Excellent writing and oral advocacy skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to legal assistance for the disadvantaged is preferred.  NNJLS offers a positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about their work.  New Attorneys will work with top experts in a variety of practice areas and will handle their own case load after appropriate training. We encourage a supportive, team work environment, with work-life balance.   All attorneys receive an attractive salary and fringe benefits package, including annual salary increases, and generous paid time off. Benefits also include comprehensive health insurance and retirement plans, as well as in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.  Advancement and promotions within the organization are encouraged.   NNJLS is an equal opportunity employer, including supporting individuals with a disability and veterans.  Bilingual skills are preferred for some positions. 

For more information about us visit our website at www.northeastnjlegalservices.org. To apply submit a resume and cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for the position to [email protected].

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South Jersey Legal Services:

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

Date: March 13, 2024
Job Title: Consumer Law Coordinator - Management

South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates to fill an available position as Consumer Law Coordinator. Under the direction of the Executive Director and SJLS executive team, the Consumer Law Coordinator works with SJLS managers and staff in providing high quality legal service to SJLS clients in a variety of consumer law matters, including bankruptcies, foreclosures, predatory lending practices, mortgage servicing and loan modifications, fair credit reporting, truth in lending, consumer credit discrimination, consumer banking, consumer warranties, access to utility service, student loans, auto repossessions, consumer fraud and unfair/deceptive practices, fair debt collection, debt collection defense, and other consumer law matters affecting poor people; to identify systemic and institutional issues affecting SJLS clients in consumer law matters and to coordinate program-wide strategic initiatives and/or litigation to address those issues; to litigate consumer law cases in state and federal court as lead and/or co-counsel in coordination with attorneys in SJLS local offices; to provide support and training to SJLS attorneys on consumer law matters; to work with Legal Services of New Jersey, including participating in state-wide task forces and strategic indicatives as appropriate; and to act as a liaison between SJLS and the local community and bar associations.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direct representation to clients as lead or co-counsel, including litigation in state and federal court, in a variety of consumer law matters such as: bankruptcies, foreclosures, predatory lending practices, mortgage servicing and loan modifications, fair credit reporting, truth in lending, consumer credit discrimination, consumer banking, consumer warranties, access to utility service, student loans, auto repossessions, consumer fraud and unfair/deceptive practices, fair debt collection, debt collection defense, and other consumer matters affecting poor people;
  • Participate in group representation and where appropriate;
  • Participate in staff, working group, and case strategy meetings;
  • Work with the Director of Litigation & Advocacy and SJLS staff others in planning, developing and litigating significant impact cases throughout the program service area;
  • Assist in developing, coordinating and providing necessary training in consumer law practice;
  • Serve as a resource on consumer law matters to other staff;
  • Participate in community outreach and community legal education;
  • Develop new ideas and methods to provide service to clients;
  • Attend and actively participate in management meetings;
  • Developing legal education activities in the Legal Services and local Bar communities;
  • Supervising staff as is appropriate;
  • Preparing or assisting in preparation of reports as needed;
  • Timekeeping;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • A minimum of 10-years’ experience handling cases involving complex consumer litigation in both state and federal court, including bankruptcies, foreclosures, debt collection defense and affirmative consumer litigation involving various debtor and consumer rights and protections.
  • Graduation from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the Bar of New Jersey preferred but not required. Must be a member of the Bar in any State and/or be eligible and willing to take the next available New Jersey Bar Exam.
  • Ability to relate to low income clients and groups with demonstrated interest in poverty law issues and/or public interest service.

Qualified applicants with an interest in this position should send resume and cover letter expressing interest to: Brittani Morris, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of HR & Operations, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at [email protected].  EOE/AA Employer.

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

Date: March 13, 2024
Job Title: Staff Attorneys (9) – Atlantic, Burlington, Camden (3), Cape May, Cumberland/Salem, Monmouth and Ocean County Neighborhood offices

South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates to fill nine (9) available positions as Staff Attorney in our offices as listed above. Under the direction of the Managing Attorney, the Staff Attorney provides the highest quality of legal services to SJLS clients in a variety of poverty law matters. The Staff Attorney also acts as a liaison between SJLS and the local community groups and engages in community outreach, community legal education.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handle intake interviews;
  • Provide direct representation to clients in a variety of legal matters, including but not limited to family, landlord/tenant, housing, consumer, public benefits, healthcare, employment and senior issues;
  • Participate in group representation, where appropriate;
  • Participate in staff and case acceptance meetings and program wide working groups;
  • Work with the Managing Attorney, Director of Litigation and/or the Executive Director in planning, developing and litigating significant impact cases;
  • Participate in community outreach and community legal education, clinics and seminars;
  • Develop new ideas and methods to provide service to clients;
  • Work with other staff as an effective member of the team;
  • Assist in supervising paralegals, clerical workers and students;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • Admission to the Bar of New Jersey preferred but not required. Must be a member of the Bar in any State and/or be eligible and willing to take the next available New Jersey Bar Exam;
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred;
  • Ability to relate to low income clients and groups with demonstrated interest in poverty law issues and/or public interest service.

Comprehensive benefit package;*2024 attorney salary scale starts at $77,710.00; commensurate with experience; hybrid work option available for attorneys*

Qualified applicants with an interest in this position should send resume and cover letter expressing interest to: Brittani Morris, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of HR & Operations, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at [email protected].  EOE/AA Employer.

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

Date: March 13, 2024
Job Title: Staff Attorney – Monmouth County Neighborhood office

South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates to fill an available position as Staff Attorney in our office as listed above. Under the direction of the Managing Attorney, the Staff Attorney provides the highest quality of legal services to SJLS clients in a variety of poverty law matters. The Staff Attorney also acts as a liaison between SJLS and the local community groups and engages in community outreach, community legal education.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handle intake interviews;
  • Provide direct representation to clients in a variety of legal matters, including but not limited to family, landlord/tenant, housing, consumer, public benefits, healthcare, employment and senior issues;
  • Participate in group representation, where appropriate;
  • Participate in staff and case acceptance meetings and program wide working groups;
  • Work with the Managing Attorney, Director of Litigation and/or the Executive Director in planning, developing and litigating significant impact cases;
  • Participate in community outreach and community legal education, clinics and seminars;
  • Develop new ideas and methods to provide service to clients;
  • Work with other staff as an effective member of the team;
  • Assist in supervising paralegals, clerical workers and students;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • Admission to the Bar of New Jersey preferred but not required. Must be a member of the Bar in any State and/or be eligible and willing to take the next available New Jersey Bar Exam;
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred;
  • Ability to relate to low income clients and groups with demonstrated interest in poverty law issues and/or public interest service.

Comprehensive benefit package;*2024 attorney salary scale starts at $77,710.00; commensurate with experience; hybrid work option available for attorneys*

Qualified applicants with an interest in this position should send resume and cover letter expressing interest to:  Brittani Morris, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of Operations, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at [email protected].  EOE/AA Employer.

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

Date: March 13, 2024
Job Title: Staff Attorney – Atlantic County Neighborhood office

South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates to fill an available position as Staff Attorney in our office as listed above. Under the direction of the Managing Attorney, the Staff Attorney provides the highest quality of legal services to SJLS clients in a variety of poverty law matters. The Staff Attorney also acts as a liaison between SJLS and the local community groups and engages in community outreach, community legal education.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handle intake interviews;
  • Provide direct representation to clients in a variety of legal matters, including but not limited to family, landlord/tenant, housing, consumer, public benefits, healthcare, employment and senior issues;
  • Participate in group representation, where appropriate;
  • Participate in staff and case acceptance meetings and program wide working groups;
  • Work with the Managing Attorney, Director of Litigation and/or the Executive Director in planning, developing and litigating significant impact cases;
  • Participate in community outreach and community legal education, clinics and seminars;
  • Develop new ideas and methods to provide service to clients;
  • Work with other staff as an effective member of the team;
  • Assist in supervising paralegals, clerical workers and students;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • Admission to the Bar of New Jersey preferred but not required. Must be a member of the Bar in any State and/or be eligible and willing to take the next available New Jersey Bar Exam;
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred;
  • Ability to relate to low income clients and groups with demonstrated interest in poverty law issues and/or public interest service.

Comprehensive benefit package;*2024 attorney salary scale starts at $77,710.00; commensurate with experience; hybrid work option available for attorneys*

Qualified applicants with an interest in this position should send resume and cover letter expressing interest to:  Brittani Morris, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of Operations, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at [email protected].  EOE/AA Employer.

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

Date: September 08, 2023
Job Title: Staff Attorney – Atlantic County Neighborhood office

South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates to fill an available position as Staff Attorney in our office as listed above. Under the direction of the Managing Attorney, the Staff Attorney provides the highest quality of legal services to SJLS clients in a variety of poverty law matters. The Staff Attorney also acts as a liaison between SJLS and the local community groups and engages in community outreach, community legal education.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handle intake interviews;
  • Provide direct representation to clients in a variety of legal matters, including but not limited to family, landlord/tenant, housing, consumer, public benefits, healthcare, employment and senior issues;
  • Participate in group representation, where appropriate;
  • Participate in staff and case acceptance meetings and program wide working groups;
  • Work with the Managing Attorney, Director of Litigation and/or the Executive Director in planning, developing and litigating significant impact cases;
  • Participate in community outreach and community legal education, clinics and seminars;
  • Develop new ideas and methods to provide service to clients;
  • Work with other staff as an effective member of the team;
  • Assist in supervising paralegals, clerical workers and students;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • Admission to the Bar of New Jersey preferred but not required. Must be a member of the Bar in any State and/or be eligible and willing to take the next available New Jersey Bar Exam;
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred;
  • Ability to relate to low income clients and groups with demonstrated interest in poverty law issues and/or public interest service.

Qualified applicants with an interest in this position should send resume and cover letter expressing interest to:  Brittani Morris, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of Operations, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at [email protected].  EOE/AA Employer.

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

Date: September 08, 2023
Job Title: Staff Attorney – Cumberland/Salem County Neighborhood office

South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates to fill an available position as Staff Attorney in our office as listed above. Under the direction of the Managing Attorney, the Staff Attorney provides the highest quality of legal services to SJLS clients in a variety of poverty law matters. The Staff Attorney also acts as a liaison between SJLS and the local community groups and engages in community outreach, community legal education.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handle intake interviews;
  • Provide direct representation to clients in a variety of legal matters, including but not limited to family, landlord/tenant, housing, consumer, public benefits, healthcare, employment and senior issues;
  • Participate in group representation, where appropriate;
  • Participate in staff and case acceptance meetings and program wide working groups;
  • Work with the Managing Attorney, Director of Litigation and/or the Executive Director in planning, developing and litigating significant impact cases;
  • Participate in community outreach and community legal education, clinics and seminars;
  • Develop new ideas and methods to provide service to clients;
  • Work with other staff as an effective member of the team;
  • Assist in supervising paralegals, clerical workers and students;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • Admission to the Bar of New Jersey preferred but not required. Must be a member of the Bar in any State and/or be eligible and willing to take the next available New Jersey Bar Exam;
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred;
  • Ability to relate to low income clients and groups with demonstrated interest in poverty law issues and/or public interest service.

Qualified applicants with an interest in this position should send resume and cover letter expressing interest to:  Brittani Morris, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of Operations, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at [email protected].  EOE/AA Employer.

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

Date: June 29, 2023
Job Title: Senior Attorney—Agricultural Workers’ Rights Project – Based in Vineland NJ (Program Wide Position)

South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates to fill an available position as Senior Attorney in our office/unit as listed above. Under the direction of the Managing Attorney, the Staff Attorney provides the highest quality of legal services to SJLS clients in a variety of poverty law matters and issues, primarily focusing on legal issues affecting agricultural workers throughout SJLS’ nine (9) county program area. The Staff Attorney also acts as a liaison between SJLS and the local community groups and engages in community outreach, community legal education.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handle intake interviews;
  • Provide advice and direct representation to eligible agricultural worker clients in a variety of simple and complex matters, including but not limited to the following: Violations of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker’s Protection Act; violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act; health and safety violations in the fields or in labor housing; pesticide use in the fields; sanitation issues in the fields; enforcing the rights of agricultural guest workers under H2A Temporary Foreign Worker Program violations; immigration issues related to agricultural workers; wage claim and employment issues; and assisting agricultural workers who are victims of illegal labor trafficking;
  • Provide direct representation to clients in a variety of other legal matters as needed by the Neighborhood Office, including but not limited to family, landlord/tenant, housing, consumer, public benefits, healthcare, employment and senior issues;
  • Conduct intake interviews, factual investigation and legal research of claims of agricultural worker clients. In cases having merit, drafting and filing affirmative lawsuits on behalf of agricultural worker clients and provide direct legal representation to such clients in federal and state courts and administrative agencies;
  • Conduct extensive outreach to and community legal education activities for agricultural workers—which may include evening and weekends — at labor
  • camps, farms, packing plants and other works sites;
  • Engage in extensive networking and coordination with local community groups and with state and federal government agencies advocating and protecting the rights of agricultural workers;
  • Participate in group representation, where appropriate;
  • Participate in staff and case acceptance meetings and program wide working groups;
  • Work with the Managing Attorney, Director of Litigation and/or the Executive Director in planning, developing and litigating significant impact cases;
  • Participate in community outreach and community legal education, clinics and seminars;
  • Assisting in preparing grant reports;
  • Develop new ideas and methods to provide service to clients;
  • Work with other staff as an effective member of the team;
  • Assist in supervising paralegals, clerical workers and students;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • A minimum of 5-years’ legal experience, preferably working with agricultural workers and/or labor law matters.
  • Admission to the Bar of New Jersey preferred but not required. Must be a member of the Bar in any State or be eligible and willing to take the next available New Jersey Bar Exam;
  • Must be able to work flexible hours that will include evenings and some weekends, especially during the harvesting/work season;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle as there will be extensive travel required. (Mileage reimbursement is available).
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) required;
  • Ability to relate to low income clients and groups with demonstrated interest in poverty law issues and/or public interest service.

Qualified applicants with an interest in this position should send resume and cover letter expressing interest to:  Brittani Morris, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of Operations, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at [email protected].  EOE/AA Employer.

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