Legal Assistant position - Family law - Hybrid opportunity

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Posted: 01/16/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Legal Job Number: 8401

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a Legal Assistant - Family Law with a growing law firm in the Hackensack, New Jersey area. This is a hybrid role with remote flexibility.

Position responsibilities are:

 ·   Assist attorneys with trial preparation by preparing and organizing exhibits, assisting with client meetings, filing motions with exhibits,?organizing discoveries, and coordinating with witnesses 

·        Partner with attorneys in preparing legal documentation, pleadings, and correspondence including correspondence including interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, complaints, pretrial orders, legal briefs, and affidavits 

·        Draft Case Information Statements and prepare child support guidelines 

·        Communicate and correspond with clients, opposing counsel, and court staff 

·        Manage attorneys’ calendars including confirming and coordinating court appearances, meetings, etc/

·         Assist with court filings, preparing motions, and coordinating process servers 

·         Follow-up with attorneys of deadlines for filings, appearances, meetings, etc. 

·        Handle various administrative duties such as maintaining proper electronic files and hard-copy files as needed.


             Position requirements are:


·         At least 3 years of experience supporting attorneys with family law cases  

·         Excellent organizational and client relations skills 

·         Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to prioritize work 

·         Enjoy interacting with both clients and potential clients 

·         Proficiency with MS Office 

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