Civil Practice Legal Intern, 2L – Summer 2022
Interns will work directly under the supervision of Civil Practice attorneys. May include: Drafting motions, pleadings, memoranda of law, and affidavits; conducting legal research; attending court and administrative hearings with attorneys; assisting with client interviews; other duties as assigned. read more
Criminal Defense Practice Legal Intern, 2L – Summer 2022
Interns will work directly with supervising attorneys. May include: drafting motions, conducting legal research, assisting with investigations, assisting with client interviews, reviewing and organizing discovery, and other duties as assigned. read more
Juvenile Rights Practice Legal Intern 2L - Summer 2022
Interns will work directly with JRP attorneys in an inter-disciplinary team with social workers, paralegals, and investigators. May include: legal research, motion writing, home/school visits, interviewing of children and caretakers, motion practice and trial preparation, and other tasks as assigned. read more
Candidate should have experience working with victims of trauma and background in working with low-income and vulnerable populations of diverse ethnicities and nationalities. Experience that will be highly valued includes work with victims of trauma and trafficking, practice in multiple civil legal areas, especially immigration criminal justice, immigration, government benefits, tenancy and sexual assault. Fluency in Spanish will be an important asset.
The candidate should have experience working with victims of trauma and background in working with low-income and vulnerable populations of diverse ethnicities and nationalities. Experience that will be highly valued includes work with victims of trauma and trafficking, practice in multiple civil legal areas, especially immigration criminal justice, immigration, government benefits, tenancy and sexual assault. Fluency in Spanish will be an important asset.
The candidates should have related experience, such as criminal defence, removal defence, or federal practice. Fluency in Spanish is an extremely important additional capacity.
Candidate will work collaboratively with housing team, under the direction and supervision of the program’s Practice Area Leader. May assist with landlord/tenant problems, eviction defense and affirmative housing complaints to enforce tenant rights to decent, safe and affordable housing. Will also be involved in community and client education and outreach activities, and system reform projects to identify and develop strategies to protect, preserve and e...
The candidate must have related experience, such as criminal defense, removal defense, or federal practice. Fluency in Spanish is an extremely important additional capacity.
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Supervising Attorney—Reentry Project
The candidate will provide representation, advocacy, and outreach to individuals impacted by juvenile and criminal justice systems to help them remove legal barriers and fight discrimination. Will be responsible for the overall management of the project including the oversight of project mission, grant development, and management. Supervise a staff attorney and paralegal in addition to maintaining a caseload and participating in the a...
The candidate will provide free civil legal assistance to low income residents, has an immediate opening for an additional supervising attorney to provide supervision on immigration detention cases. Will be responsible for mentoring and supporting our team of attorneys and paralegals on removal and detention cases before EOIR, the BIA, and federal district court. is based in Edison, and the positions will require travel to ICE detention facilities and ...
The candidate will handle daily supervision of DOJ-accredited staff members, administrative support staff and volunteers. Oversight of all administrative and programmatic activities of the Immigration team, while carrying a reduced immigration caseload. Ensure all department staff keep up with training requirements and are abreast of all changes affecting Immigration law and the people we serve. Conduct “Know Your Rights” information sessions and commu...
The candidate ‘will provide and oversee representation to unaccompanied minors and other immigrant youth. Should have related experience in immigration law, family law, and prior work with children. Fluency in Spanish is an extremely important additional capacity.
Part-time Telephone Intake Paralegal
The candidate will be answering calls, gathering identification, household, and income and asset information. Screening callers for the type(s) of legal problem(s) they are experiencing, evaluating income eligibility and determining if the case type is one that falls within LSNJ’s programmatic guidelines. Interviewing the prospective client following a questionnaire for the particular case type or problem. Entering, in real-time, info...
The candiate will provide both mentoring to the firm pro bono attorneys and direct legal representation to the clients. In the pro bono mentoring function, provide robust consultation and technical assistance to pro bono attorneys who have accepted a case. In the direct representation function, perform ordinary functions of legal counsel including legal research and formulating the legal strategy for the case; conducting client interviews; appearing before i... read more
Bilingual Staff Attorney (Youth and Children)
The candidate ‘will manage a caseload of defensive and affirmative matters involving unaccompanied children and similarly situated youth. Under the supervision of the Director, Immigrant & Refugee Services, the Staff Attorney is responsible for the following primary job duties: 1.) Providing direct representation for unaccompanied children and other youth: Conducting client interviews; Researching legal issues; Determining an... read more
The candidate will be responsible for monitoring compliance with privacy laws and regulations both at the federal and state levels for the System Hospital(s) with reporting lines to the Corporate Compliance Officer/Chief Privacy Officer. Developing the Privacy program for the system Hospital(s), including training, drafting revisions to related policies, serving as a resource with regard to Privacy, conducting investigations and resolving non-compliance mat... read more