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Legal Staff Paralegal in Morristown, NJ

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Company name

Legal Services of New Jersey.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Family Law

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Morristown, NJ

Date Last Verified

May 03,2018

Posted on

Jan 08,2018

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Family Law Paralegal The candidate will conduct applicant screening and intake. Will provide information to people making inquiry about services and makes referrals to an appropriate agency or organization. Provide assistance to the extent permitted under law under the supervision of an attorney to clients who seek assistance through the Morris Family Justice Center. Communicate and meet with clients. Assist in discovery: conduct factual investigation, prepare interrogatories and requests for production of documents, and interrogatory answers. Conduct legal and factual research. Prepare, file and serve legal pleadings, including Complaints, Answers, Motions, Case Information Statements and other documents. Prepare correspondence; handle incoming and outgoing mail. Maintain contact with clients, courts, judges, opposing counsel, and others and is responsible for scheduling meeting arrangements and maintaining calendars. Coordinate referrals to volunteer attorneys. Participate in the community, including committees, task forces, and working groups related to the work of the LSNWJ-Morris Family Justice Partnership. Must have good capabilities of technology, including word processing, case database, calendaring and scheduling software, e-mail, e-filing and legal software. Must have valid driver’s license and use of a personal vehicle for work-related travel or other means of fulfilling responsibility for work-related travel. Must have paralegal certificate or Associates degree in paralegal or legal studies. 2+ years of experience as a family law paralegal is required. Should be bilingual in English-Spanish desirable.

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Hiring Coordinator
Legal Services of New Jersey.
30 Schuyler Place
2nd Floor , P.O. Box 900
Morristown, NJ 07963