November 29, 2011

Employment law attorney job in New York

This firm seems to want a lot for $50k -- which won't get you very far in Manhattan...

Small Wall Street Employment Law Firm (Plainitff's-side) seeks an associate. Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years solid litigation experience and be able to handle a case from inception up through trial (Complaints, discovery, depositions, motion practice, etc.)

Excellent writing and research skills are a must. If you do not have extensive discovery experience (especially conducting depositions) please do not send your resume.

Must be barred in NY (+ NJ bar and/or PA bar a plus.) Employment law experience preferred, but an extensive PI background (Plaintiff or Defense) is also OK (as well as former ADA experience).

Spanish speaking a Plus.

Firm handles cases dealing with: Title VII, ADA, ADEA, NYSHRL, NYCHRL, FLSA, FMLA, etc.

Salary: $50k + commission (on an increasing commission scale); 401k Plan available

November 26, 2011

Entry-level foreclosure defense attorney job in Boston

Growing Boston-area nonprofit that defends homeowners against foreclosing banks seeks an entry-level Associate Attorney to start in mid-December. Must be licensed and in good standing in Massachusetts. The attorney will be handling his or her caseload, with supervision, right from the start. Experience in mortgages helpful but not required. More important are good legal skills and a commitment to public service. Public interest-level salary to start, with frequent review.

November 25, 2011

Unpaid entry-level attorney job in Northern Jersey

Small, full-service Essex County law firm seeks an unpaid legal intern to work closely with our attorneys and legal team on a wide range of practice areas including: Family, Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation, Immigration, Contracts, Municipal, Landlord/Tenant.

We are looking for someone motivated and reliable with great interpersonal skills, the ability to follow through, multitask and that can stay organized. We are a fast-paced, growing law firm with a great reputation for equipping our interns with the skills and experience to be successful in a tough job market. Although we cannot guarantee a full-time paid position at the moment, we have hired past interns who have proved invaluable to our firm.

This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in the legal field. If you are in law school, a recent grad, awaiting bar results or seeking real job experience - our firm is an excellent place to get your start.

Please email us an updated resume, hours of availability and a brief statement letting us know a little more about yourself and why you are pursuing this internship opportunity.

The internship is unpaid, but well worth the experience.

November 24, 2011

New York City legal research job

This is the 3rd time posting this listing. To confirm, this is a research position, but I do have SPECIFIC requirements. Please do not respond if you do not meet them. No purpose in wasting anyone's time.

Looking for someone for research purposes. SDNY specifically. Going to need info regarding verdicts, sentences, and judgements. Also will need pertinent case history of specific judge. Willing to pay through PAYPAL, upfront deposit for 1st 10 hours, as long as we have written contract, which I expect you to draw up. Expecting 20 hours of research to be done. Very good pay for law student. The endpoint of the research is a Federal case in SDNY. Also will need research and summary letter for info on halfway house and home confinement as part of sentences. I want to specifically know if any judge in SDNY or EDNY has ordered/allowed home confinement as part of federal sentence since 2007.

Also to be required will be a minimum of 2 visits to Brooklyn MDC to visit inmate the research is in interest of, and report research findings both there and to myself. Someone residing in Brooklyn will be given priority solely based on ease of getting to the Brooklyn MDC. To provide comfort level, case details will be given to anyone passing the first level of screening if desired. Visits will be considered 4 hours billed, flat. With obviously 1 hour being face time, the other 3 allotted for your travel, waiting time, etc.

Additionally, research and a detailed summary letter, with instructions and guidelines for applying for the "SECOND CHANCE ACT OF 2007". Including but not limited to the report mentioned here:
(5) Reporting.-- Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of the Second Chance Act of 2007 (and every year thereafter), the Director of the Bureau of Prisons shall transmit to the Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate and the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives a report describing the Bureau's utilization of community corrections facilities. Each report under this paragraph shall set forth the number and percentage of Federal prisoners placed in community corrections facilities during the preceding year, the average length of such placements, trends in such utilization, the reasons some prisoners are not placed in community corrections facilities, and any other information that may be useful to the committees in determining if the Bureau is utilizing community corrections facilities in an effective manner.

To avoid the shear amount of spam I received when I attempted to post this opportunity last time, I need to be more clear in my requests

**You must have your own access to PACER, LEXIS, and possibly Westlaw. I will not be setting up accounts, or covering those expenses.
**Payment will be made via PAYPAL transfer.
**Do not respond without your resume, which I expect to have been updated within the last 12 months.
**The rate of pay is NON-NEGOTIABLE. Period. If you are a current para or practicing attorney, I am NOT altering the offer unless a visit to the person of question at Brooklyn MDC happens FIRST. And you "hear from the horses mouth" what is needed.
**You will be expected to draw up an agreement dictating our terms of research and pay.
**Replies/Applications will only be viewed if the word RESEARCH, in capital letters, is the subject of the reply. This is to prevent spam.

Location: Brooklyn
Compensation: $25/hour.

November 22, 2011

NYC landlord tennant attorney job

Thanks to the reader who submitted this. As he observes, this works out to about $15 per hour for 2-3 days a week...

We are a boutique landlord tenant law firm (5 people) looking for a NY bar admitted attorney to join our team. We are looking for someone who can work part time, 2-3 days a week, 8-hour days.
Please respond if you meet the following criteria:
Licensed to practice before the courts in the City of New York.
Able to make court appearances and arguments before judges.
Familiar with the NYC court system, locations, and related departments.
Positive and friendly, great with people and respectful of clients.
Can draft own papers.
Willing to help where needed including answering phones, faxing, copying, filing.
Able to multitask and prioritize.
Great organizational skills.
Have 1-3 years experience as an attorney.
L+T work, CPLR and civil procedure a plus.

Please respond by sending a 1 page resume with references. We are looking to hire immediately. Potential growth opportunity for the right person.

Compensation: 125 per day 8 hour day
This is a part-time job.

November 21, 2011

Entry-level workers compensation attorney job in Chicago

Busy Petitioner's WC firm seeks entry level attorney to try WC cases. The job entails prearing files for trial, including reviewing medical records, doing stip sheets, taking depositions after being trained to do so and all other tasks involved with either trying or settling the claim. Spanish speaking applicants are preferred. Some knowledge of WC law is preferred but not required. Salary is commesurate with experince. 401K, medical insurance and potential for bonuses are all available in compensation package.

Location: Downtown Chicago
Compensation: $35,000 to $50,000.00 or more depending on experience

New York City entry level landlord attorney job

Solo Practitioner seeking attorney for entry level associate position representing landlords in NYC Housing Court. The majority of your time will be spent in court negotiating stipulations and arguing motions before a judge, drafting Preliminary Notices and Pleadings with some trial work. There is some clerical work req'd. You must be admitted or very close to admission. It's a small office with a friendly atmosphere but no formal training program.Therefore it's incumbent on you to self motivate, be eager to work and learn by watching and participating. Please don't apply if you cannot generally avoid personal texting, facebooking, web-surfing during business hours. Most court appearances will be in downtown Brooklyn but appearances in Housing Court in Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx may be req'd at a yet undetermined frequency. Compensation: $45,000.00 to start.

November 19, 2011

Credit card collection attorney job in Pennsylvania

Looking for self-starting attorneys able to handle credit card collection litigation hearings. Most hearings are held the the DJ level, some at the CCP level. This is representing Plaintiffs in the collection business.

Location: All PA
Compensation: Very small, however, there is room for growth

November 18, 2011

Entry-level bilingual attorney job in Long Island

Small law firm seeks entry level associate for our residential mortgage foreclosure department. Excellent writing skills required and willing to train the right candidate in this area of law. Must be able to communicate FLUENTLY in both English and Spanish. Excellent opportunity for advancement for a self-motivated attorney with a strong work ethic and positive attitude. Please send resume, writing sample and salary requirements

Location: Hempstead
Compensation: $40,000-$45,000

November 17, 2011

Matrimonial attorney law job in New York

Busy boutique matrimonial litigation firm with offices in Brooklyn Heights and Manhattan seeking new associate attorney. Must be organized with A-type personality and comfortable handling discovery and financial documents. Strong writing skills required with competence to think intuitively. Ability to appear in Court and meet with clients necessary. Basic understanding of divorce and family law suggested, but consideration will be given to any attorney with up to 5 years of experience. Lawyers with knowledge of litigation seeking a change in area of practice will also be considered. Please include a cover letter, resume, and a genuine writing sample. Non-negotiable salary from $40-45k based upon experience with benefits and a potential bonus.

Compensation: $40-45k with benefits and potential bonus

New York/New Jersey per diem attorney jobs

We are a Manhattan-based small firm seeking one or more attorneys to assist with cases in NY and/or NJ.

Experience with taxation and/or real estate transactions/litigation, foreclosure defense a plus.

Familiarity with state court rules of civil procedure and making court appearances also a plus.

Per Diem Compensation:
- $50 to $100+ per court paper
- $100 per court appearance
- Additional compensation for brief writing and more substantial cases or appearances

We are also seeking attorneys with experience in the following areas:
- Business formation, including operating agreements
- Real Estate Transactions, Litigation, Foreclosure Defense, Mortgage Modifications
- Landlord Tenant
- Lease Drafting
- Family Law
- Wills
- Immigration
- Divorce
- Bankruptcy
- Personal Injury

In your email, please state bar admissions and counties/regions you are available in for court appearances. Please paste resume in email.

In addition, we are seeking attorneys or paralegals to pull and copy court files, and mail or fax us the documents. If you are in court on a regular basis this would be helpful as transportation fees will not be reimbursed.

- $10 per court file copied plus copy costs.

November 16, 2011

Washington, DC per diem attorney job

This job was sent to us by the employer...

We are a New York firm involved in a DC Superior Court litigation. We are in need of an experienced per diem attorney to cover outstanding depositions and make court appearances on our behalf. Experience conducting depositions of expert witnesses is necessary.

George P. Georgaklis, Esq.
Georgaklis & Mallas PLLC
9118 Fifth Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11209
718-238-2116 Fax

Phoenix document review attorney jobs

Seeking licensed attorneys in the Phoenix area to interview for positions in its Legal Document Review Division. Candidates need to be licensed in any state in the United States.

The job requires that candidates are able to: Follow detailed client instructions regarding document identification and tagging procedures; parse fine legal details in order to identify and distinguish amongst legal issues; work in a team atmosphere, sharing and absorbing information amongst and across review teams; and maintain concentration on review documents relatively continuously throughout full shifts.

To apply, please send a current resume in reply to this posting.

Compensation: Compensation starts at $20/hr

Entry-level environmental attorney job in Newark, NJ

Entry Level Attorney with Environmental Experience (Newark, NJ)

Specific Duties Include:
Entry-level attorneys should have the attributes of the paralegals and, in addition, be able to manage preparation of privilege logs and be able to independently conduct interviews of records custodians for both paper and e-discovery purposes.

**1 year contract assignment in Newark, NJ. Candidate cannot start an assignment until background screening and drug test is completed**

Environmental Experience Essential
Experience with hard copy and electronic domumentation
NJ licensed preferred in order to be knowledgable on NJ specific legality

substantive knowledge of current law, particularly New Jersey law, regarding evidential privileges and experience in the assessment and assertion of privilege claims in litigation.

Location: Newark, NJ
Compensation: $35-$40

Entry-level New York City attorney job

Aggressive busy Landlord-Tenant law firm seeks attorney(newly admitted-entry level welcome) for full time Housing Court litigation job in Brooklyn--Kings County Civil Court. Starting salary $38,000 plus benefits.

November 15, 2011

Entry-level San Diego attorney job

This job was forwarded by a reader, who notes: " of the lowest paying attorney jobs I've seen in a while, in one of the most expensive places to live in the country?! egads."

Law firm located in Downtown San Diego seeks associate to work on Civil, Immigration, Family, Criminal, Probate and Estate, Bankruptcy Law, and Criminal cases. CA Bar admission required. Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) preferred. No experience required. Please submit resume with cover letter, writing sample, and references. Compensation: $15.00/hour.

Chicago family law attorney temporary job

Need help filing appealand winning /Child Support Lein. Family Law experience a must. This will be siimple for someone who knows this system. Compensation: $25.00 Hr. or resonable fee......

Legal fellowship in Washington, D.C.

Thanks to the reader who brought this opportunity to our attention. As she observes, "A volunteer fellow to carefully examine the company's labor and business practices, huh? I can think of one to change..."

Position: Legal Fellow
Reports To: Legal Counsel
FLSA Status: Volunteer, Part-to-full time

The Legal Fellow will assist LEAP's Legal department by carefully examining the Company's labor and business practices to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide assistance to Legal Counsel and work with corporate management to develop and administer human resource policies, programs and services, including legal compliance, employee benefits, employee relations, employment practices and procedures, employee communications, and employee events.

2. Assist with detailed project plans.

3. Assist with the coordination of the Recruiter Program.

4. Other duties as assigned.

Must possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Legal Studies, Political Science, Public Health or related field from an accredited academic institution.
Must possess (or be in pursuit of) Juris Doctor from an accredited academic institution.
Must possess at least one year of general office experience.

Location: Washington, D.C.
Compensation: unpaid Internship

November 14, 2011

Boston litigation attorney job

Small personal injury firm downtown seeks part-time attorney with 3+ years experience handling personal injury, workers' compensation and social security claims. Hours are flexible, and referral fee program in place to foster and encourage rain making. Please email resume for consideration. Salary is $25k/year, and there are no benefits or health insurance. Must have your own transportation. The position is best suited for someone who wants to and is able to bring in cases, as that will bring the candidate greater income potential.

Volunteer attorney jobs in NYC

20+year general practice law firm hosting internship program. We seek Two (2) interns to learn and assist in law firm responsibilities, for three (3) months, subject to renewal. A friendly, fast-paced international environment to gain experience and learn while working with supportive colleagues. Mandarin A+, but not necessary.

The law firm has offices in 01) Flushing, Queens; 02) 8th Avenue, Brooklyn; 03) Chinatown, Manhattan; and 04) Taipei, Taiwan and is well versed Real Estate, Immigration, Matrimonial, Corporation, Bankruptcy, IP, PI, Labor/Employment and City, State & Federal Litigations.

Excellent training for a new attorney, awaiting admission, law graduate and student with little experience needing to obtain crucial experience in above specialty work in a competitive market or experience to apply to the future careers, and/or a rookie from foreign states with no or little idea about NY legal practice.

Intern will gain experience in all aspects of litigation practice, and will work directly with Attorneys. Intern will receive training in (1) Initially evaluating all type of cases, (2) Writing correspondence, legal motions, and memos(3) Completing forms, training ECF, PACER, NYSCEF for Fed, State and Bankruptcy, (4) Interviewing clients, going to court, (5) Working with gov agencies and (6) Preparing trial Notebook, pretrial order, jury instruction, voir dire, motion in limine, and trial.

A strong letter of recommendation will be provided upon request and successful completion of internship. An Evaluation and Exit Interview will be conducted and intern will be considered for a formal offer of employment at conclusion.

Law firm can provide academic credit under school program as internship, externship or OPT. Please note that this is an unpaid position to gain valuable experience only.

Location: Flushing, Queens
Compensation: Please note that this is an unpaid position to gain valuable experience only.

November 13, 2011

Entry-level document review attorney jobs near Detroit

Currently seeking licensed attorneys, available immediately, to work on a new document review in Troy, Michigan. This new review is scheduled to begin Wednesday November 16 and last for 1-2 weeks. Candidates should be available to work on site in Troy from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on business days. Previous document review experience is preferred, but not necessary. Position requires a strong attention to detail, good computer skills and the ability to review documents and determine relevancy. Attorneys who have passed a state bar but have not been sworn in yet are encouraged to apply. Compensation: $20/hr.

Unpaid attorney internships in NYC


A Civil and Criminal Litigation Law firm handling various legal cases of personal injury, divorces, criminal arrest, vehicle and traffic law, administrative law, commercial transactions and others.

Qualifications: Strong writing skills, knowledge of Windows XP and WordPerfect, some experience in an office setting. Spanish speaking is a plus.

Position Description: Interns will be exposed to the inner working of a law firm. Interns are expected to fulfill administrative duties, handle correspondence, and engage in legal work such as fling motions in court and assisting attorneys with legal investigations and client relations.

This is a great opportunity for exposure to criminal and civil litigation cases. Interns will learn about commercial disputes, divorce, arrests and personal injury cases. Please visit

Additional Information:
Position Starts: As soon as possible
Hours: 15
Openings available: Several
Salary: Unpaid. Academic Credit Available

November 12, 2011

Entry-level attorney job in Chicago

Small River North boutique corporate law firm has an immediate opening for law students or new attorneys looking to gain experience in researching and drafting pleadings and memoranda as well as corporate transactional work. This is a part time position with the potential for full time. Hours are flexible and work may be preformed off site. Candidates with business law interests encouraged to apply. Compensation range $10-$15/hr, commensurate with previous experience. Please email resume and two writing samples.

November 11, 2011

Attorneys wanted for Miami document review job

We are looking for admitted attorneys for a document review project that is slated to start on November 14th.

Project will be held in downtown Miami,, last for approximately 2 months, paying $25 per hour, working up to 50 hours per week after the initial week of training. This will strictly be a Monday - Friday project.

Relocation costs will not be covered for the duration of the project.

Must be barred in any US jurisdiction in order to be considered.

Manhattan appearance attorney job

Downtown general practice firm seeking NEW YORK ADMITTED attorney to make court appearances. Bankruptcy, immigration, and landlord/tenant experience a plus.

Strong work ethic, positive attitude and superior organization skills required.

Please note that this is an unpaid internship with the potential for a paid position in the future for the right person.

Spanish speaking attorney gig in Chicago

We are currently staffing a Spanish Language Document Review. It would start TOMORROW and would last for at least 2 weeks. It pays between $22-26/hour depending on your review experience. If you are interested and proficient reading Spanish please submit your resume ASAP TODAY to me.

November 10, 2011

Unpaid attorney job in Manhattan

A Small Manhattan Law Office, focusing primarily on Bankruptcy, Commercial & Civil Litigation, is seeking to hire a Law School Intern. The Law Firm is Located in Downtown Manhattan near all major Courthouses and, the building for Immigration services.

The Intern will gain experience in all aspects of litigation practice, and will work directly with an Attorney. The Intern will receive training in (1) Initially evaluating all type of cases, (2) Writing correspondence, legal motions, and memos (3) Completing legal forms, (4) Interviewing clients, going to court, and (5) Legal Research.

Candidates must have excellent research and writing skills. Fluency/Proficiency in Spanish is a plus, but not required. Candidates must have excellent customer service skills.

This is excellent training for a new attorney, awaiting admission, law graduate or even student with little experience needing to obtain crucial experience before entering and competing in this competitive and limited market.

The Law firm can also provide academic credit under a school program as an internship, as well as a strong letter of recommendation (provided upon request and successful completion of internship).

Position available immediately.
Email us your resume
Please note that this is an unpaid position to gain valuable experience only

New Jersey personal injury attorney job

This might not be so bad for entry-level, but with a J.D. and 3+ years experience, you expect to make more than 50k...

Personal injury law firm seeking full time attorney admitted to New Jersey Bar. Must have minimum 3 years experience including trial experience.

Location: Howell
Compensation: $50,000/year

November 9, 2011

Houston attorney job

This contingency lawyer job was forwarded to us by a reader who observes: "You can tell it's a good gig because it says unique and lucrative in ALL CAPS."


This is an opportunity for an individual who possesses extraordinary talents in the legal field, and is willing to challenge the legal issues created by the dubious business practices of the mortgage bankers. This opportunity is connected with the large number of baseless foreclosures taking place in the state of Texas.

We possess an extensive knowledge base acquired as a result of thousands of hours of research, and created a system for addressing these issues. We are looking for the support of professional legal counsel willing to think outside the norm and translate this into a profitable venture.

This individual would possess the following:
1) A law degree and a bar card registered in the state of Texas.
2) A flexible schedule with spare time to learn the system, (minimum of 6 hours per week of online classes).
3) Highly Intelligent and Fast Learner.
4) Willingness to Question the Conventional Status Quo.
5) The willingness to work on a Contingency Basis.
6) Must be based in the greater Houston area.

The monetary potential in this project is staggering and the stage is already set for you to reap the benefits. If this sounds interesting to you, please respond with a full resume and list of qualifications.

Location: Greater Houston
Compensation: Contingency

Per diem attorney job in Northern Jersey

Dependable, hungry attorney available to handle per diem assignments in the areas of municipal court appearances, real estate closings, court appearance for juveniles. and other court appearances. Compensation: $150.00 per appearance

Legal research jobs near NYC

We are located in suburban Rockland County and offer business license compliance software and services to companies across the U.S. We are looking for an experienced paralegal/lawyer or anyone with legal research experience to join our team.

We are now staffing full-time positions that entail some or all of the following:
• Web browsing and research. We have to research the sites of states, counties, cities, towns, and various governmental agencies to ascertain their requirements for businesses to be in compliance with their business license requirements.
• Phone contact. Many times the information we need is not readily available on the Web. Phone contact is thus initiated to get at the data.
• Data analysis. Once the data is received it has to be analyzed and reviewed for specific information that needs to be extracted out of the myriad of statutes and publications received.

This is an exciting opportunity that will afford the right candidate a varied workload and exposure in a growth environment and extensive legal experience. There is ample opportunity for individuals to grow within our ranks.

The right candidate must demonstrate and posses:
• Excellent verbal and written skills
• Excellent phone communications skills
• A college degree
• 1-2 years of law-related research experience
• A great work ethic
• Team-player personality

• We close early on Fridays, 1 PM in the winter, 3 PM in the summer
• We are closed on all major Holidays
• We are closed on all major Jewish Holidays, which in many years can amount to an extra 2-3 weeks off
• We offer health benefits, vacation, sick/personal days
• We have a standard 40-hour work-week
• We offer a pleasant and professional work environment, in a class A professional office building, in beautiful suburban Rockland County
• Compensation: $16/hr- $20/hr

November 8, 2011

Personal injury attorney job in New York City

Busy Bronx personal injury practice seeks full time associate. Ideal candidate would have some experience with personal injury and/or litigation.

Location: Pelham Park
Compensation: 35-50

Entry-level contract attorney job in Seattle

This was sent to us by a reader, who found it on his law school's career site and writes: "A pretty discouraging find for several of us recent law grads. You'd think they'd keep this off of symplicity to help quell our growing anxiety."

Seattle Law Job

November 7, 2011

Public interest attorney job in Boston suburbs

This was forwarded by a reader who found it on his law school's career website and notes "By my calculations, the salary works out to be $17.73/hour."

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Entry-level attorney job in Northern Virginia

Thanks to the reader who forwarded this full-time, non-paying job. As our reader observes: "Non-Paying Job 20 to 40 hrs a week: Doesn't that violate labor laws? Just how bad is the legal job market if someone with a law degree has a non-paying, full-time job at a private law firm? That is crazy."

We are a small, vibrant, boutique law firm with a congenial atmosphere that performs litigation and transactional work looking for a motivated, independent, law clerk or first-year attorney.

Location: We are located across the street from the fairfax courthouse

Hours: 20 to 40 hours per week.

Compensation: Non-paying

We are seeking a law clerk and/or first-year attorney to perform legal research and writing.

• Client Letters
• Complaint and Answer
• Demurrer and Opposition to Demurrer
• Motion to Strike and Opposition to Motion to Strike
• Discovery Requests (Form Interrogatories, Special Interrogatories, Requests for Admissions, etc.)
• Motions in Limine & Oppositions to Motions in Limine

Location: Fairfax City

November 6, 2011

Los Angeles attorney job

This was forwarded by a reader who saw it on his law school's career website...$30k for a job in which "you will do everything while [your boss] takes a nap" and "first-time passers need not apply". Hurry! The deadline is Nov. 8...

Job Listing

November 1, 2011

New York City entry-level attorney jobs

We are recruiting for entry- level Lawyers for a law firm in Queens.

1-2 years Litigation experience.
Must have Bar License
Billingual a plus, but not required
Bachelors/ Masters Degree in Law or related field
 Location: Jamaica, Queens
Compensation: DOE - $30,000