January 31, 2012

Entry-level personal injury attorney job in New York City

Rapidly growing Queens plaintiff's personal injury law firm seeks individual for entry level associate attorney position. Some personal injury experience (working as an attorney or as a paralegal) would be helpful; but we will train the right candidate.

Must be able to write well. Candidate must be punctual and have a strong work ethic. You must be willing to work until the work is done. No clock watchers please. This is an entry level position; but is a great opportunity to learn and advance within the company. We will train you in all aspects of the business.

Salary: 35k to 40k depending on experience.


Law clerk job in Los Angeles

Thanks to the reader who forwarded this $9/hr job...

This job requires a law clerk who can second chair a jury trial at the end of February. This is a great opportunity for you to see what goes on inside a courtroom during a jury trial. Skills required: typing, note taking, issue spotting, helping with exhibits and preparing for trial. Westlaw or Lexus Nexus a plus. This trial may lead to a part-time position working for a sole proprietor. Only those with above skills need apply.


Outsourcing attorney job in New York City

This job was forwarded by a reader, who writes: "Anything involving outsourcing = shitting on fellow Americans and their vanishing hopes of economic prosperity."

Prestigious law firm has a need for an IP/Outsourcing Associate with 3-5 years of IP transactional, commercial contracts and outsourcing experience at a LARGE LAW FIRM or IP boutique. Please have a JD from a TOP 25 LAW SCHOOL and a 3.4+ GPA.


January 25, 2012

Foreclosure document review attorney jobs in Newark, NJ

$25 an hour for a temporary position that requires a J.D. and 4+ years law experience...

We are anticipating staffing a very large foreclosure document review project in Newark, NJ for one of the world's leading financial institutions. We are seeking dedicated professionals to assist with this large-scale/long-term project. Principal responsibilities will include reviewing foreclosed loans and evaluating whether or not they were processed in accordance with HAMP or other applicable program guidelines and requirements. Qualified candidates should have at least 4 years of experience in mortgage and default servicing, final claim review and harm evaluations. Candidates MUST also be highly proficient with Word, Excel and Outlook. Successful candidates will be focused, detail-oriented, well-organized, with strong analytical and computer skills. For fastest consideration please apply online at www.hirecounsel.com by clicking on "Register/Update Resume".

• Start Date: Next 1-2 weeks
• Duration: long-term
• Pay Rate: $25/hour
• Schedule: 40 hours per week, 5 Days per week

• Active bar admission in a US jurisdiction
• 4+ years of experience in mortgage and default servicing, final claim review and harm evaluations
• Keen understanding of loss mitigation, HAMP and foreclosure processing
• Experience calculating NPV(Net Present Value) and DTI(Debt to Income)
• Must live in (or be willing to commute to) Newark, NJ


January 23, 2012

Part-time litigation attorney job in Long Island

Immediate Opening.....

Long Island law firm seeks admitted attorney for a part time position. Must be able to work at least two days a week 5 hours a day.

Candidate must be admitted to practice in New York. Must have at least 2 years experience in matrimonial or general litigation, preparation of motions, pleadings, affidavits etc.

- Admitted 2 years
- Excellent written and verbal presentation skills
- Ability to complete research and writing projects

Location: Mineola
Compensation: $25.00 per hour


January 21, 2012

Entry-level legal writer job in New York City

If you're looking for an alternative to shit law, here's a job. Same low pay, but more interesting work, perhaps...

We are a Legal Technology Company looking for qualified individuals who have an excellent grasp of the English language and grammar. Candidates must have the ability to present legal issues and topics in a clear, logical and concise form. Individuals must be detail-oriented, reliable, highly motivated and has a strong interest in writing, along with superior research skills. Candidates must have a BA from an accredited University, a WPM of at least 70, and experience in writing and be well- familiarized with Microsoft Word and Excel. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to this position.

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit a cover letter, resume along with a Writing Sample. Candidates who are missing any of the above will not be considered for the position.

Compensation: $30k


January 20, 2012

Entry-level legal fellowship opportunity in Newark, NJ

This job was forwarded by a reader, who states: "Sure it pays, but how much? In addition, the person is cut loose after 18 months to look again for work. Meanwhile, a corporation gets the same work at a heavily discounted price. Hey, ABA, thanks for destroying the legal profession. ABA F U!"

The Law Department is seeking highly motivated recent law graduates to participate in an 18-month fellowship program. As part of this program, the fellows may be rotated 3 or more times during the program to various Law Department divisions, which may include International, Insurance, Investments, or Employee Benefits. The successful candidates will assist attorneys in providing legal advice to internal clients on a daily basis. Responsibilities will include executing legal transactions, securing, preparing, drafting and processing legal documents, undertaking legal research, litigation support, and other special projects. The fellows will work with all levels of employees in both the Law Department and business client departments.

This will be a paid fellowship and fellows will be expected to seek employment outside of the Company at the end of the 18-month program.

• JD and bar admission required
• Minimum GPA of 3.0
• Excellent verbal and writing skills (writing sample required)
• Strong conceptual thinking, analytical and interpersonal skills required as well as maturity and a professional demeanor
• Forward thinker with risk management perspective and strong ethics
• Ability to multi-task and to effectively interact with all levels of individuals is crucial
Current proficiency in Microsoft Word and Lotus Notes is a necessity


January 19, 2012

Manhattan legal assistant job for recent law school grad

8 bucks an hour in Manhattan for a law school grad...

Midtown lawfirm seeks paralegal or law student/grad to prepare and file no fault arbitrations. Please forward resume with salary requirements. THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION. Compensation: $8 to $10 per hour.


January 18, 2012

Entry-level attorney job in Orange County, California

$20/hr with no benefits in Orange County! Thanks to the reader who forwarded us this job ad ...

Small boutique law office in the South Coast area with a diverse practice (real estate, litigation, bankruptcy, wills/trusts) seeks a part-time to potentially full-time attorney. Perfect position for a recent CA bar admittee. MUST BE HONEST, ETHICAL AND A HARD WORKER. We have a collegial atmosphere and are focused on doing high-quality work for our clients. This position requires strong computer skills, proficiency with Westlaw and other legal software, and the ability to take on substantial responsibility immediately. This includes handling basic court appearances, drafting/responding to discovery and front-line litigation work. Because this is an entry-level position, you must be willing to perform administrative tasks like answering the phone, scanning in documents, copying, making follow-up telephone calls and other similar work. CHECK YOUR EGO AT THE DOOR. Qualified applicants should forward a resume, writing sample (10 page max.) and list of references.

Location: Costa Mesa/South Coast
Compensation: $20/hour, part-time, no benefits, substantial on-the-job training


Japanese document review attorney jobs in New York City

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

Japanese Document Review! --- DeltaForce Legal is currently seeking barred attorneys needed for Japanese language document review project in NYC. Applicants will be required to pass a comprehensive Japanese language test. Please submit resume for consideration: mmurphy@deltaforcelegal.com

Legal research job near New York City

We are a Westchester, NY-based company that offesr 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

Location: Monsey, Rockland County, NY
Compensation: $16/hr- $20/hr


January 17, 2012

Unpaid entry-level attorney job in Los Angeles area

Thanks to the reader who forwarded this...

We are a boutique litigation firm in the Miracle Mile area seeking motivated Law Clerks.

We are seeking part-time Law Clerks wih strong writing and research skills. This is a great opportunity for hands-on, substantive experience, including drafting motions, preparing discovery, and conducting legal research. Clerks will receive immediate feedback from attorneys and be exposed to client interaction, litigation strategy, depositions, mediations/arbitrations, and trials.

Former clerks have become staff attorneys. 3Ls and recently admitted lawyers preferred.

Please email your resume and writing sample.

This position is unpaid.


Entry-level attorney job in Durham, NC

Thanks to the reader who forwarded this... $15/hr., but at least they provide a travel per diem and liability insurance coverage -- perks in entry-level shit law jobs....

Part-time newly licensed NC attorney wanted to replace associate relocating. This position is dynamic and requires great attention to detail. The majority of work includes high-profile mortgage defense litigation in state and federal court. Must be an extremely fast learner in this area of law. Must possess excellent writing skills, really excellent writing skills. Position offers office space and support for your own practice after 2pm. Hours are from 10am to 2pm. Must be people-oriented. Must submit writing sample after initial interview. Our office environment is laid back and casual. We will provide professional liability coverage. We are seeking someone who will grow into partnership status relatively quickly. Compensation: $15 per hour + travel per diem + percentage in certain matters


January 13, 2012

New York City attorney wanted for lawsuit

This was spotted by a reader, who observes: "This reeks of a difficult/unbalanced client. No doubt if the attorney loses, he/she will be sued for malpractice by the client."

TENACIOUS LITIGATOR NEEDED FOR POTENTIALLY PRECEDENT SETTING CASE THAT ALREADY HAS HIGH MEDIA INTEREST. Compelling, multifaceted case involving diverse rage of legal claims and issues including False Imprisonment, Judicial Misconduct, Guardian Abuse, Medicaid & Social Security Fraud, Defamation as well as multiple torts and violations of State and Federal law, Civil Rights and Due Process. Deep pocketed defendants. Involves 80 year old woman forcefully removed from her apartment and currently imprisoned in a nursing home where she is not allowed visitors or phone calls including visitation by immediate family. Judge was recently removed. Situation is urgent!



Disability advocacy attorney job in Long Island

National Social Security Disability Advocacy company seeking attorney for Advocate position in the Hauppauge office. Duties will include representing claimants at administrative hearings, file review and development, and writing. Candidate will travel throughout the country but primarily in the New England area. Must be licensed to practice law in any state with a minimum of 3 years work experience.


January 12, 2012

Document review attorney jobs in Jersey City, NJ

Our Jersey City client is seeking 2 attorneys for a contract review project. Should have a minimum of 1 to 3 years financial services experience. Primarily the project would entail pulling agreements, interpreting provisions, confirming consent and inputting information into a database. The client wants to interview ASAP with the hopes of the project starting Tuesday, 01/17/12. The client prefers attorneys admitted in New Jersey but will consider New York admitted attorneys as well. Forty hour work week, $30/hr. Please forward resume for IMMEDIATE consideration.


January 10, 2012

Entry-level legal journalism jobs in New York City

Looking for a career change? Consider legal journalism. The pay may not be great, but the work will probably be much more interesting than shit law.

Law360, published by Portfolio Media, Inc. is an online daily newswire that covers breaking legal news for a sophisticated audience of lawyers at firms, corporations and government agencies. We currently have several opportunities for reporters to join our NYC editorial team - both our regular and late-shift!

On a typical day reporters at Law360 will file four stories. These stories cover a wide array of practice areas, including employment law, environmental law, intellectual property law and securities law; and most recently, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, real estate, project finance, and capital markets; in industries such as energy, financial services, health-care, media and technology.

Required experience includes;
- BA/BS in Journalism;
- Two years of paid, full-time reporting experience or relevant graduate degree;
- Demonstrated reporting, writing and organizational skills;
- And an interest in business and legal issues.

Preferred experience includes;
- Graduate degree;
- Experience in news reporting (AP Style), covering legal, regulatory affairs, or business news;
- Or working with daily deadlines.

Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal reporting experience is not required. However, professional reporting experience and strong writing and analytical skills are required to succeed in this job. Please note; qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.

Law360 offices are located in Union Square, NYC. We offer a casual and flexible work environment, comprehensive benefits (including; medical, dental, generous paid time off, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary with bonus eligibility.

To learn more and submit your application, please see our career site: http://careers.law360.com/NA1/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=PORTFOLIOMEDIA&cws=1&rid=11

January 9, 2012

Unpaid entry-level attorney job in Los Angeles

Thanks to the reader who sent us this...

This posting if for a full-time, unpaid legal internship opportunity for a 2L, 3L, JD, or entry level attorney.

Busy boutique small firm in San Gabriel, CA seeks immediate legal intern interested in gaining experience in litigation, law and motion, legal research and writing, and client management.
The ideal candidate will be interested in gaining hands-on experience in the areas of civil and business litigation, state and federal criminal defense, and employment law. A licensed attorney intern will have the opportunity to appear in court, with the possibility of trial work experience.
The desired candidate will be full time (40 hours/week), however we will consider a part-time arrangement if the intern is in school or has other work. This position is unpaid, with a required commitment of at least three months. However, the internship has room for growth for the right candidate as they gain experience. In addition, a licensed attorney intern would be compensated for court appearances.

Fun office atmosphere, and frequent (but non-mandatory) company lunches and social events.

Please reply to this listing with your resume and hourly availability.

Bi-Lingual Chinese Mandarin speaking a plus, but not required.

Location: San Gabriel
Compensation: Unpaid
This is an internship job


Entry-level appearance attorney job in Brooklyn

Solo practitioner needs an "of counsel" to make appearance in Kings Supreme on settled Motion on January 11, 2011 at 9:30 am. Could lead to other appearances and steady legal work for the right person. Must be punctual, diligent, presentable and able to think on your feet.

Please send your resume immediately!

Location: Kings County
Compensation: $100 per appearance
This is a part-time job.


January 2, 2012

30 attorneys & JDs wanted for Charlotte document review

Major law firm seeks an additional 30 contract attorneys (Charlotte, NC)

The pay scale is as follows:

Team Leads - $30/hour

Admitted Attorneys (ANY state) - $25/hour

JDs (unadmitted) - $16-$19/hour plus possible time-and-one-half for OT

We will be assembling much of the team this coming weekend. Accordingly, please email your resume to us ASAP, including over the Holiday weekend.


Unpaid Spanish speaking attorney jobs in Manhattan

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

Qualifications: JD Degree or Paralegal Degree-Spanish Speaking Fluency Required.

Position Description: Interns will be exposed to the inner working of a law firm. Interns assist the administrative and legal staff to carry out the daily assignments, including accompanying attorneys for court appearances, filing pleadings and motions in court and assist during client consultations. This is a great opportunity for exposure to Criminal and Civil cases. Interns will learn about commercial disputes, divorce, arrests and personal injury cases.

Additional Information:
Position Starts: As soon as possible
Hours: 15-20
Openings available: Several
Salary: Unpaid.


January 1, 2012

Unpaid Long Island internship for law school graduate

Boutique Melville, Long Island Law Firm specializing in Labor & Employment Law seeks interns for immediate placement. Law students, college students considering law school, law school and college graduates, paralegals and paralegal students are invited to apply. The position will entail both administrative and substantive work. Duties and responsibilities will vary depending on initiative, knowledge, and desire. This is an internship position but you can receive school credits and recommendations. The candidate should be mature, motivated, and eager to learn. Word processing skills are a must, and you should have your own laptop computer. Legal research and writing skills are also a plus. The candidate should also be well-organized, enthusiastic, and a hard-worker. The practice is extremely interesting and entails a dynamic and changing area of law. Because the firm is small, you will receive hands-on experience that will prove invaluable, with skills that are easily applicable in a wide array of work environments. Full-time applicants are preferred. The experience you will get will prepare you to work in a law firm, agency, corporation, or on your own. You and your resume will benefit from learning the application of law, and having real-time significant legal experience in an easy-going and professional environment. All previous interns have invariably loved the experience, and have successfully used it to further their careers and educational opportunities. Compensation: School credit and recommendations available; also, great resume experience.