April 12, 2012

NY criminal appellate brief assistance requested

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I have filed a Pro Se motion to appeal my NYC criminal misdemeanor conviction and am seeking assistance regarding this Appellate brief to be completed within 30 days. Fortunately I have done the majority of the work in writing up specifics to be included within brief, which I have already typed up into 20 pages, as well as gathered evidence supporting brief.

I am requesting assistance in (1) Proofreading legal arguments so that they make sense to the Federal Appellate Court; (2) Formatting case into typical Brief/appeal document (cover, table of contents, arguments, table of authorities, etc.) normally accepted by the Federal Appellate Court; (3) Referencing case examples for arguments throughout Brief; and (4) Creating motion to provide to court to obtain additional evidence to support brief.

Email yinyangwebmaster [at] gmail.com with low fee required and minimum down payment.

April 10, 2012

Design a California law school's curriculum for $12/hr

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St. Francis School of Law is looking for a recent California Bar passer for assistance in curriculum development. This position is temporary for a particular project that is anticipated to take approximately 300 hours and needs to be completed as soon as possible. Should the chosen candidate perform well, similar projects may be available in the future.

The person we seek has ALL of the follow qualifications:
1. Recent Law School Graduate
2. Recently passed the California Bar Exam (2008 or later)
3. Available to work in our office (Redwood City, CA ) during normal business hours for first couple of days
4. Able to commit at least 4 hours a day (more preferred)
5. Begin immediately

The project involves creating model answers in the IRAC format from 1-2 paragraph fact patterns. Each fact pattern will contain 4-5 issues. Rules/outlines will be provided. You will be required to (1) issue spot, (2) select the proper rule(s), (3) complete the analysis, (4) furnish the conclusion, and (5) add formatting (underline, italicize, bold etc.) where appropriate.

Please respond with your resume and availability for an interview any day between Tuesday 4/10 and Friday 4/13 between the hours of 10am and 4pm. Upon receiving your resume, we will send you a sample fact pattern for you to IRAC. Please submit your completed IRAC as soon as possible, but no later than 1 hour before your interview is scheduled to take place.

Compensation: $12 per hour


April 9, 2012

J.D. wanted for Washington, DC paralegal opening

Our client, a government agency in Washington, DC is seeking a temporary paralegal for a long term position. We are seeking focused, detail oriented candidates who have both a JD and a paralegal certificate for this project.

Required Experience:
• Qualified candidates will be required to pass standard government background check, including but not limited to credit evaluation
• The qualified candidates will have a JD degree from an accredited law school and Paralegal certificate. Both are required for this position.
• At least 1 year of litigation paralegal experience required
• Trial experience is preferred
• Automated litigation support experience is also preferred
• Solid communication skills
• Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in MS office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Knowledge of Concordance and Case Map databases required

Job duties will include:
• Establish and maintain case files, including use of electronic database and document management software
• Enter data into computerized systems
• Obtain, organize and maintain documents in electronic and hard copy formats
• Review and summarize documents
• Search electronic databases and the Internet
• Create and maintain spreadsheets and other summaries of financial and other data
• Review case materials to become familiar with issues
• Interview potential witnesses and prepare summary interview reports for attorney review
• Prepare and organize trial exhibits, as required, such as statistical charts
• Verify citations and legal references on prepared legal documents
• Prepare summaries of testimony and depositions
• Draft non-legal memoranda, research reports and correspondence relating to cases
• Copy documents
• Paralegals will need to have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to interact effectively with other paralegals as well as managers, attorneys, examiners, investigators, accountants and other staff members

Project Details:
• Start Date: Within the next few weeks, pending background check
• Schedule: Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week
• Duration: long-term, possibly temp to perm, for a successful candidate
• Pay Rate: $24- $25 per hour


April 8, 2012

Document review attorney jobs in Georgia & West Virginia

We are accepting resumes for an upcoming document review projects in Huntington, WV and St. Simon GA! Must be licensed (any state).

This project will start on Wednesday or Thursday of next week. Please contact us asap to get registered!

Compensation: $27/hour


April 7, 2012

Philadelphia law firm seeks "sharp dressing" attorney

It could be worse -- this same law firm used to pay only $25k. Given that this employer appears to have posted at least four different Craigslist ads over the past year, the firm is either growing quickly or there's a lot of quick turnover. With salaries like that, what do you think?

Attorney Wanted. I am looking for an attorney to help in my law practice in the following areas of Law:
Family Law,
Legal Malpractice,
Credit Card Law,
Tenant's Rights
and Consumer Protection.

Research skills necessary. No Experience Necessary. Great personality is more important than legal skills. Must be elegant. Must be a sharp dresser. No casuals, please. Photo appreciated, but not required. Please send resume and a short (about 5 pages) writing sample.

Location: Philadelphia
Compensation: Upto $40,000


Legal writing job in New York City

If you're looking for an alternative to practicing shit law, here's one. Same low pay, but perhaps less stressful and more interesting work...

This Legal Technology Company is seeking qualified candidates to join our team of writers. We are looking for talented, motivated and trustworthy candidates who have a passion for the legal field and writing. Candidates must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to target and communicate to different audiences and be able to meet performance standards.

Candidates are required to have at least a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited University, a WPM of 70 or more, excellent research and writing skills and proficient in Microsoft Word and the Internet. The job of a legal writer involves producing articles for our legal website. Some of the writing a legal writer does includes, but not limited to: feature articles on legal topics, web content, news writing on the legal industry, attorney profiles, summarizing case laws and such.
This position is opened to anyone with a strong grasp on the English language with excellent communication skills.

All interested candidate should e-mail their cover letter and resume under the subject heading "Writers Position"

Compensation: $30k (varies upon experience)


April 6, 2012

Entry-level personal injury attorney job in Dallas

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A growing Dallas personal injury law firm seeks a licensed attorney with zero to three years experience to handle new client intake. The ideal candidate should the possess the following skills: (1) the ability to handle a heavy volume of potential client inquiries on a daily basis; (2) superior computer skills; (3) a positive and pleasant attitude in dealing with potential clients; (4) a demonstrated ability to meet quotas and firm goals; and (5) possess the ability to work well with others. Interested candidates should forward a resume, cover letter and salary history. Pay depends on experience and starting pay ranges from $11.00-$16.00 hourly. Contract to permanent position.


April 4, 2012

Entry-level attorney job in Philadelphia suburbs

Salary is minimum wage...

We are a very legally active Real Estate Management Company, established in 1976, with an office on Swede Street Norristown, 3 1/2 blocks from the Montgomery County Court house.
Are you good at legal research & brief writing? Are you a soccer mom, with a law degree you would like to put back into use? Have you been denied the opportunity to practice the trade that you are still paying off student loans for because of the country's economic downswing? Are you seeking court time on cases that you can call your own? Are you ready to start work immediately?

We have an entry level position for an attorney looking to hone their legal skills. We are seeking an honest, self motivated, quick learning individual to work full or part time, minimum 24 week day hours, with flexible hours, filing Landlord/Tenant, and other complaints, appear in district & state court for legal argument and execute existing judgments obtained over the past 30 years. Being Spanish Bi-lingual is a plus, but not required. You will work under an experienced individual with 30 years legal experience in this field. We are primarily a pass through firm for lawyers looking to gain experience, enhance their resume and earn some income, in lieu of doing Pro Bono work or unpaid internships. You must be pet friendly as we have a large male Samoyed dog and a Scottish Fold cat that have free run of the office.

To receive a response to your e-mail, you must send a resume listing the following:
1. Education history
2. Legal experience
3. City of residence
4. Past income
5. That you live within a 30 minute drive of Norristown
6. That you are an active member of the PA bar in good standing
7. That you are not the primary source of household income
8. That you own a car

Salary is federal minimum wage, plus a % of collections, ranging from 10%-30%, depending on how many court levels you take a case.

Location: Norristown, PA


Entry-level immigration law attorney job in Manhattan

Entry-Level Litigation Associate for prestigious immigration law practice: requirements include JD, Bar admission, and excellent research and writing skills. The incumbent will appear in court for hearings and trials related to applications for asylum and cancellation of removal, removal/deportation defense, and greencard applications. Legal work will also involve family-based and business immigration petition, motion/brief/memorandum drafting, and travel to immigration courts around the country. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to gain experience in litigation and human rights law.

Compensation: 45K to start plus benefit


April 1, 2012

New NYC law firm seeks volunteer attorneys

Fairly new and expanding law practice seeks 2 interns. Preference given to admitted attorneys. This is a general practice and will provide you with a great deal of experience. Interns should be motivated, self-starters and most importantly, should take ownership of their work product. Interviews will be held on Monday in the Financial District. Please forward a copy of your resume and briefly describe your interests. Please note, this internship is not paid but may lead to a paid position as the firm expands. We look forward to expanding our team with exciting and energetic new people.

Compensation: Non Paid Internship