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Employment Opportunities for Experienced Family Law Attorney


Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) has positions available for experienced Family law attorneys seeking to provide legal assistance to the most disadvantaged and vulnerable members of society.  NNJLS is hiring attorneys for its Paterson, Hackensack, and Jersey City, New Jersey offices. 

NNJLS is a non-profit public interest law firm with over 100 employees providing free legal services to low-income, senior and disabled residents of Hudson, Bergen and Passaic Counties, New Jersey. NNJLS’s staff of highly experienced and dedicated attorneys provides a wide variety of civil legal assistance and advocacy for those most in need of legal representation such as victims of domestic violence, tenants facing unfair and arbitrary eviction, seniors victimized by unscrupulous creditors and clients facing many other types of legal matters. NNJLS is committed to the principle that all members of society should be treated equally and fairly by our civil justice system.  NNJLS seeks dynamic advocates who want to make a real difference in the lives of those most in need of legal assistance.



At least two years of Family law experience required.  Excellent writing and oral advocacy skills are also required.  Prior Legal Services experience or a demonstrated commitment to legal assistance for the disadvantaged is preferred.  Prior supervisory experience is a plus.  NNJLS offers a positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about their work.  We encourage a supportive, team work environment, with work-life balance.  Benefits include comprehensive health and retirement plans and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.  All attorneys receive an attractive salary and fringe benefits package.    NNJLS is an equal opportunity employer, including supporting individuals with a disability and veterans.  Bilingual skills are preferred for some positions.  For more information about us visit our website at .  


To Apply: 

Submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for the position to: Human Resources Manager at


Submission Deadline: 
May 31, 2022
Organization Information: 
Northeast NJ Legal Services
574 Summit Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
United States
Phone: 973-523-2900