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Legal Staff Paralegal in Hackensack, NJ

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Company name

Schultz & Associates, LLC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Family Law

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Hackensack, NJ

Posted on

Jan 31,2018

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Paralegal- Family Law Candidate will be one of the first points of contact for clients and potential clients with the firm, as well for opposing parties, opposing counsel and courthouse staff. Will have direct interaction with our clients and you will assist them with preparing budgets, discovery responses, details in certifications, and more, all while navigating the myriad and emotions inherent in family law. Will be in charge of taming the telephone, email, and calendar for at least one lawyer, likely two. Will also be considered the “case manager” and your job is to be on top of the “to do” list for both the attorneys, the clients.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 2+ years’ experience in family law; Certificate preferred. Strong research and writing skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel. Ability to quickly learn additional software platforms, such as Abacus Law & Accounting, InfusionSoft, and Law Pay. Entering/billing your time (you will have billable hour weekly/quarterly requirement). Excellent organizational skills. Experience managing a full case load. Skills and experience are required, appreciated, and valued, but personality, character, intelligence, and integrity will be paramount considerations. High-maintenance, humorless, self-entitled, or self-important individuals will not succeed in this position and need not apply. You need to have a high level of self-esteem, empathy and compassion. Must be competent and proficient in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point), at a minimum. The more computer experience the better. Familiar with other legal software is a plus.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Schultz & Associates, LLC
55 Hudson St
Hackensack, NJ 07601