Associate Attorney with 1-3 years of experience Job in Union City, NJ Near Me - 299188 |

Associate Attorney with 1-3 years of experience

Type Full-Time

Location New Jersey - Union City

Job ID I0JE299188

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 3 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Criminal Law - DefenseDivorce Law

2023-07-17 06:27:48

Union City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks an associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience. The candidate will primarily focus on divorce and family law (including custody disputes, domestic violence, child support, etc.) as well as criminal defense cases in Municipal and Superior Courts. Prepare pleadings, motions, and briefs as needed. Appear in various courts, both in person and virtually. Direct cases through the litigation cycle, review new files for coverage, and develop a cost-effective litigation strategy. Think strategically and handle large volumes of cases. Organize and track case status and assist in the management of attorney court appearances, calendars, and client matters. Experience may also include clerkship with Judges in a relevant field, or internships with the Public Defender's office, District Attorney's office, etc. Admission to the New Jersey Bar is required. Admission to the New York State Bar, Connecticut State Bar, Federal Districts Courts, and/or bankruptcy court would be a plus. Fluency in Spanish is preferred.

The candidate must be willing to learn new areas of law, take an open-minded approach to gaining new experiences, and develop as a well-rounded attorney. Must be a team player, reliable, and demonstrate the ability to work directly with clients, many of whom only speak Spanish. Must have good writing and communication skills, the ability to prioritize and work under a tight schedule, the ability to multi-task, in-depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles, and the ability to analyze legal documents for accuracy. A desire to genuinely assist clients is mandatory. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Teams/Zoom software is required. The firm offers health insurance including dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401k, paid time off, paid membership to two Bar associations, paid for CLEs, and reimbursement of certain expenses, including travel costs related to court appearances.

Based on the East Coast in three different states, this Jersey City, New Jersey, firm's experience lies in providing personal, financial, and professional legal support to meet all clients' needs. They focus on immigration law, real estate law, matrimonial law, family law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, personal injury law, loan modification, and debt settlement.

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