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NEW JOB OPENINGS:

Program: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

  • Provides legal assistance (advice, negotiation, litigation, administrative advocacy, appellate work) to clients and client groups pursuant to program priorities and policies.
    • Interview clients and ascertain substantive elements of the client’s problem and develop a case strategy for obtaining the client’s goals.
    • Communicate effectively with clients and others.
    • Conduct factual investigation, discovery and legal research.
    • Prepare legal pleadings and other documents.
    • Conduct negotiations and appear on behalf of clients at court and administrative hearings. 
Competencies:
  • Experience in one or more of the substantive areas of law practiced at LSNWJ (family, housing-tenancy, consumer, public entitlements, life-planning documents).
  • Good analytical, oral communication and writing skills, capabilities of technology and ability to handle varied legal matters.
  • Knowledge of and strict adherence to the Rules of Professional Conduct and regulations, ethics, policies and procedures that apply to legal services programs.
  • Is trustworthy and reliable, maintains confidentiality, is respectful of our client community and has the ability to maintain a good working relationship with all staff and work in team environment.
  • Valid driver’s license and use of a personal vehicle for work-related travel or other means of fulfilling responsibility for work-related travel.
Requirements:
  • J.D. from accredited law school.
  • Licensed attorney of the State of New Jersey.
How To Apply:
The positions may be full or part-time and are expected to last six (6) months with the possibility of an extension. EOE. Email resume, references, and cover letter to: dsmith@lsnj.org. Include in your cover letter the LSNWJ location(s) at which you are able to work and detail how you believe you meet the needs of the position of a Temporary Staff Attorney at LSNWJ. 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.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

  • 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 positively 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 Human Resources, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at BMorris@lsnj.org. EOE/AA Employer.

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

  • 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 positively 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 Human Resources, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at BMorris@lsnj.org. EOE/AA Employer.

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

  • 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 positively 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 Human Resources, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at BMorris@lsnj.org. EOE/AA Employer.

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Must type 50+ WPM with proficiency and accuracy;
  • Must be proficient in English grammar and spelling;
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, some college preferred;
  • Minimum of two years legal secretarial experience;
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
Qualified applicants with an interest in this position should send resume and cover letter expressing interest to: Brittani Morris, PHR,SHRM-CP, Director of Human Resources, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at BMorris@lsnj.org. EOE/AA Employer.

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

  • 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 positively 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 letting expressing interest to: Brittani Morris, PHR, Director of Human Resources, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at BMorris@lsnj.org. EOE/AA Employer.

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

  • Associated Degree or Paralegal Certification preferred;
  • One year paralegal experience preferred, preferably in a legal services environment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Preference given to bilingual English/Spanish applicants;
  • Sensitivity to low-income individuals and families.
Qualified applicants with an interest in this positions should send resume and cover letter expressing interest to: Brittani Morris, PHR; SHRM-CP, Director of Human Resources, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at BMorris@lsnj.org. EOE/AA Employer.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

  • Minimum of 3 Years of Network Administration Experience
  • Experience with Monitoring and Maintaining Networking Hardware and Services
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have valid license and own transportation. Ability to travel throughout the State on short notice is required.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Responsible for Day to Day Monitoring and Maintenance of a Complete Private Statewide WAN/LAN for a 23 Location Enterprise
  • Cisco Call Manager and Unity IPT/VoIP Administration (Training will be provided to the successful candidate)
  • Manage Wireless Infrastructure, Firewalls, VPN Appliances, & Content Filters
  • Network Security and Best Practices
  • Relevant Licensing Management
  • Assist with Network Design & Performance Tuning
  • Complementary Support & Administration Responsibilities for other Key Technologies.
Strongly Valued Qualifications:
  • Relevant Certifications (Cisco, SonicWALL, Juniper)
  • Exposure to Microsoft Server Technologies
  • Experience with any of the Technologies Indicated in our Environment
  • Network Design and Performance Optimization
  • Experience with VoIP Systems
  • Wireless Networking Experience
Legal Service of New Jersey offers an excellent work environment with competitive salary and benefits. EOE. Salary commensurate with experience. To be considered for this position please send resume with cover letter, which includes any certification information, details how you believe you will meet the needs of our organization, and salary requirements to techjob@lsnj.org.

 


 

Program: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

 


 

Program: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

 


 

Program: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

  • Associated Degree or Paralegal Certification preferred;
  • One year paralegal experience preferred, preferably in a legal services environment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Preference given to bilingual English/Spanish applicants;
  • Sensitivity to low-income individuals and families.
Qualified applicants with an interest in this positions should send resume and cover letter expressing interest to: Brittani Morris, PHR; SHRM-CP, Director of Human Resources, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at BMorris@lsnj.org. EOE/AA Employer.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

  • Two or more years of experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary in a law office or legal services environment.
  • Paralegal certificate or Associates degree in paralegal or legal studies, or at least four years of experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary in a law office or legal services environment.
One or more of the following skills preferred:
  • Fluent in written and oral Spanish;
  • Fluent in written and oral other language of our client community; or
  • Technical skills to manage LSNWJ’s social media platforms – website written in Word Press, Linked In, Twitter, Facebook.
Duties & Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • General support and law office work, including answering the telephone, greeting clients and applicants, making appointments, handling the tickler system, handling incoming mail and faxes, handling outgoing mail, faxes and hand deliveries.
  • Legal work and litigation support for attorneys, including managing filing and service of court documents, proofreading documents, finalizing briefs drafted by attorneys, including Table of Citations, Table of Contents and Appendix, drafting correspondence, discovery requests and other documents, organizing case files, scheduling appointments and meetings, maintaining attorneys’ court calendars.
  • Entering data into case management system, opening and closing case files.
  • May include conducting applicant screening and intake.
  • Traveling to and assisting at outreach and community education events.
  • For bilingual staff:
    • Conducting intake and other client communications in second language.
    • Interpretation at client interviews, settlement conferences.
    • Translation of correspondence and legal documents.
Competencies:
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to maintain a good working relationship with all members of the office staff and work in team environment.
  • Impeccable ethical standards.
  • Ability to communicate and write clearly and understandably.
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good capabilities of technology, including word processing, case database, calendaring and scheduling software, e-mail, Internet and legal software, social media platforms.
  • Valid driver’s license and use of a personal vehicle for work-related travel or other means of fulfilling responsibility for work-related travel.
Opportunity to work in a community of experienced and dedicated legal services attorneys and staff. Comprehensive benefits. EOE. Email resume, cover letter and references: dsmith@lsnj.org. Detail in your cover letter how you believe you meet the needs of the position of Legal Assistant at LSNWJ. 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.

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Must type 50+ WPM with proficiency and accuracy;
  • Must be proficient in English grammar and spelling;
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, some college preferred;
  • Minimum of two years legal secretarial experience;
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
Qualified applicants with an interest in this position should send resume and cover letting expressing interest to: Brittani Morris, PHR,SHRM-CP, Director of Human Resources, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at BMorris@lsnj.org. EOE/AA Employer.

 

 

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