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Legal Assistant

Jacobs Berger, LLC
Morristown, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

If you are looking for a fast-paced, positive team environment where you make a difference, then look no further. Our family law firm has an immediate full-time opportunity for a superstar Legal Assistant...a team player who has excellent administrative and communication skills. This is a fabulous opportunity for someone who has experience working in a law office and wants to be part of a kickass team.

Our Founding and Managing Attorneys are entrepreneurs who are passionate about de-stressing the divorce process. We have set our sights on being the “go-to firm” for Family Law in the Morristown area. While we are focused on rapid growth, we are still small enough to care about every team member and client. We need someone who is interested in being with us as we grow and is willing to wear multiple hats. What we aren’t looking for is someone who thinks helping out a team member or making a pot of coffee is beneath them, so if that’s the case – please don’t apply. We work together to accomplish our goals.

Currently, we need someone who can help us stay organized, document client interaction, communicate with clients, and draft and submit court documents. Ideally, you will have experience as a Receptionist, Secretary, or Legal Assistant in a law firm, but we might be willing to train the right service-minded office professional.

If the following characteristics describe you, then YOU may be who we’re looking for:

  • Uses Sound Judgment
  • Good Follow-up
  • Takes Initiative
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Practices Time Priority Management Techniques
  • Awesome Scheduling Calendaring Skills
  • Excellent Written Verbal Communication Skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of Legal Terminology
  • Basic understanding of what happens in a law office

Here’s what we offer:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Competitive benefits package available including health insurance, retirement plan, and unlimited PTO
  • Positive (and appreciative) team environment
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities


Compensation:

$45,000 - $50,000 yearly

Responsibilities:

Here's what we need you to do as our Legal Assistant:

  • Manage deadlines and appointments on the Firm’s calendar
  • Receive, review and distribute incoming correspondence
  • Liaison to clients and courts
  • Copy, scan and file records
  • Prepare Motions, Pleadings and Correspondence
  • Backup client intake as needed by the Client Coordinator

Qualifications:
  • Ability to comfortably use all Microsoft Office products

  • Associates degree
  • Two or more years experience as a Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary
  • Exposure to / experience with legal case management software
  • Professional certifications

About Company

Women-owned and operated boutique family law firm in Morristown, NJ with a focus on de-stressing the divorce process and all areas of family law.

Jacobs Berger, LLC

Address

Morristown, NJ
USA

Industry

Legal

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