Attorney
The Law Offices of Marjory Cajoux
New York, NY US
Posted ago
The Law Offices of Marjory Cajoux
Our busy law firm is growing and we are looking for talent that works hard to represent our clients well. The prime candidate will work seamlessly with both senior partners as well as administrative staff in an effort to effectively serve our clients. If you have excellent research and writing skills, can easily use today’s technology, and communicate effectively across all levels, we would love to connect!
Responsibilities
  • Complete legal research and prepare motions, pleadings, and briefs
  • Oversee paralegals, law clerks, and administrative staff
  • Work closely with and provide leadership to administrative staff concerning client billing, client meetings and invoicing, as well as finalizing client projects
  • Appear in court on behalf of clients and argue motions during legal proceedings
  • Analyze client needs, identify solutions, and determine case strategies

  • Work with senior litigation attorney on all phases of litigation (including court conferences, depositions, motions, discovery and investigation, mediation, and trial preparations)
  • Independently manage a litigation caseload
  • Draft motions, pleadings, Summons and Complaints, discovery requests, briefs, and client communications
  • Represent clients in court with hearings and depositions (Matrimonial, Real Estate, Personal Injury, and Immigration)
  • Assist with trial preparation
  • Communicate with clients and provide status reports

Qualifications
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite is necessary
  • Over 1 year of experience representing clients in a law firm
  • Well-versed in legal research software (Westlaw/Lexis)
  • Communication, problem-solving, decision-making, interpersonal, and public speaking skills required
  • Graduation from law school with Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree and experience in representing clients for at least 2 years
  • Candidates must currently be a member of their local bar association - active member preferred
  • Work independently while handling a heavy caseload

  • At least 3 years of litigation experience in: Real Estate, Estates and/or Matrimony Law
  • The ideal candidate will be bi-lingual in either: French/English, Creole/English and/or Spanish/English
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 1 years' experience with LEAP Software
  • The ideal candidate will excel in a high-performance team setting and have a desire for significant responsibilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to self-direct
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Admission to the New York bar is required

Compensation
$90,000 - $110,000` yearly
About The Law Offices of Marjory Cajoux

The Law Offices of Marjory Cajoux believes delivering stellar legal representation begins and ends with our staff and are seeking employees who want to be a part of a great mission, a diverse staff and culture, where first names are used for everyone, and doors are always open. A place where delivering exceptional customer service to our clients and their families is our number #1 priority. If this sounds like a team that you want to be a part of, start your application today!

APPLY NOW
Acceptable file formats include .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt.
By applying, you consent to WizeHire's  Privacy Policy  and  Terms of Service.