Paralegal – Family Law (Hackensack)

Offit Kurman, a growing full-service law firm, is currently seeking a Family Law Paralegal for our Hackensack, NJ office.

Ideal candidates will possess seven or more years of experience as a paralegal supporting New Jersey and New York matrimonial law. Must be detail oriented and able to work independently. Cases will include very contentious divorce matters. This position will allow for a hybrid work schedule.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Client intake, interacting with clients, experts, and witnesses.
  • Draft discovery and miscellaneous documents such as pleadings, responses, motions, deposition digests and case summaries.
  • Prepare for hearings, depositions, and mediations.
  • Document production, document review, index and organize documents.
  • Track status of cases and trial support.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Possess seven or more years of family law paralegal experience.
  • Experience with NJ and NY matrimonial law.
  • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures, practices.
  • Excellent organizational skills and prior experience maintaining detailed dockets and databases.
  • Highly organized with ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2017 (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Internet research skills, document management systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Paralegal associate degree or other relevant certification.

Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the United States. Offit Kurman offers a collegial and professional work environment, as well as competitive salary and benefits, to include Paid Time Off and 401(k) matching.

If interested, please use this link to apply directly: Paralegal – Family Law
**This role is NOT open to agency submissions at this time.