Paralegal - Family Law
MFR Men's & Fathers' Rights Divorce Lawyers | Schultz & Associates, LLC
Hackensack, New Jersey US
Posted ago
MFR Men's & Fathers' Rights Divorce Lawyers | Schultz & Associates, LLC

We’re seeking a skilled and experienced paralegal to support our growing legal team. The ideal candidate for this position will use their work experience and organizational skills to prepare and maintain legal documents, file motions, interview clients, and conduct legal research. If you’re looking to fill an invaluable position at a firm and love helping others, apply today.

*Must live in New Jersey and have experience with NJ Family Law Cases to apply

Responsibilities
  • Help lawyers prepare for trial by preparing and organizing exhibits, assisting with client meetings, filing motions, conducting research on legal articles, and organizing and coordinating witnesses
  • Assist lawyers in preparing legal documentation, pleadings, and correspondence including correspondence such as interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, complaints, pretrial orders, legal briefs, and affidavits
  • Draft subpoenas and coordinate with process servers
  • Conduct interviews with clients to gather information about their legal issues
  • Organize our case filing systems to ensure all documents are properly sorted and easy to locate, and other administrative duties as needed

  • Draft and Analyze Case Information Statements, Propound & Answer Discovery, Draft FM and FD Motions and Client Certifications, Interact and communicate with opposing counsel, court staff, and supervising attorney

Qualifications
  • 3+ years of legal service experience under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting
  • ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate’s degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies, Bachelor’s degree desired
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and talent for writing and grammar
  • Candidates should possess high-level organizational skills, and time-management skills
  • Completion of a nationally-accredited paralegal program strongly preferred
Compensation
$60,000 - $65,000 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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