Legal Assistant - Family Law
MFR Men's & Fathers' Rights Divorce Lawyers | Schultz & Associates, LLC
Hackensack, NJ US
Posted ago
MFR Men's & Fathers' Rights Divorce Lawyers | Schultz & Associates, LLC

EXPERIENCED NEW JERSEY Legal Assistant - Divorce and Family Law Firm 

We are a rapidly growing divorce and family law firm located in Hackensack, New Jersey. We are directly across the street from the Bergen County Courthouse and yes, we have parking! We represent men in divorce and family law matters. We believe in helping good people get through the process as best they can and helping children involved not to be collateral damage.

We are looking for a hardworking, detail-oriented individual, who has an excellent memory, to be one of our LEGAL ASSISTANTS.

As a legal assistant, you will be working closely with other staff members and the lead attorney. It will be your job to support the rest of the legal team (attorneys and paralegals). You will be responsible for taking ownership of calendar entries, scanning/emailing the courts and clients, facilitating meetings, drafting documents for the attorneys, investigative research as needed, interacting with clients and so much more as a major member of the support team.

We provide extensive training on firm computer platforms and firm operations/systems/protocols. We will give you every tool and resource you need to succeed and ultimately be independently resourceful.

If you are hired, you will be part of a wonderful team of people, who work hard to get the job done right the first time and take pride in the work that they do. You will be part of a team that is rewarded for their hard work. With regard to compensation, it is competitive based on experience. If you prove to be invaluable to the Firm, your pay will increase even further. Simply put, there is a great opportunity to earn as much as you want. You want to be part of a team where your hard work and efforts are recognized, appreciated, and rewarded financially, professionally, and personally.

Applications will be held in the strictest of confidence. 

Our office is open Monday - Friday. This is a full-time position and preferably in-house.

Responsibilities

  • You will be in charge of pleadings, client contact, e-filing, motions, calendaring, facilitating meetings and court appearances, and more
  • You will have direct interaction with clients and you will assist them in dealing with their pending divorce and family law legal matter(s)

Qualifications

  • You will have excellent clear, concise, and effective communication skills
  • You must be competent and proficient in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Gmail, at a minimum. The more computer experience the better!
  • If you are familiar with other legal software, that is a plus
  • Detail-oriented and willing to go the extra mile to get the job done right the first time

Compensation
$40,000 - $50,000 yearly
About MFR Men's & Fathers' Rights Divorce Lawyers | Schultz & Associates, LLC

Do you like having fun at work? We are an exciting workplace where you will play an important role in the lives of Men, Fathers & Children. We offer plenty of opportunities for professional and personal development too. The on-target earnings for this opportunity are inclusive of a base salary and the opportunity for consistent merit increases and professional development opportunities. 

A generous benefits package is offered: health benefits, paid time off, and a 401k program. We take into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, as well as the position’s work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value, including seniority and merit systems, and internal pay alignment when determining the salary level for potential new employees. In compliance with the New Jersey Bill A1094, a candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.


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