Legal Assistant – Family Law

Location: Roseland, NJ
Position: Family Law Legal Assistant
Job Type: Full Time
Work 100% onsite

Start Date: Immediate

Salary - up to $75,000

Our Firm:
Our client is committed to providing our clients with the highest level of personal, hands-on attention to their legal needs. With 100+ attorneys (and growing) and 7 offices in New Jersey, New York, Colorado, and Florida, we are rated as one of the Best Places to Work and one of the Best Law Firms in New Jersey.

Purpose of Role:
The Family Law Department is seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented individual to join us as a Family Law Assistant. As a crucial member of our legal support team, you'll collaborate closely with colleagues and lead attorneys, providing essential support to navigate the dynamic and demanding nature of family law cases.


  • Provide comprehensive support to the legal team, including attorneys, by efficiently managing calendars, deadlines, and appointments.
  • Handle scanning and emailing of documents to courts and clients, maintaining accurate records.
  • Facilitate meetings and appointments, coordinating schedules and logistics.
  • Draft legal documents under attorney supervision and conduct investigative research to support case preparation.
  • Interact directly with clients, offering support throughout the legal process, including assisting in e-filing of documents with the courts.
  • Coordinate court appearances and hearings.
  • Assist with client billing, reports, and collections.

Qualifications and Required Skills:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in family law.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and Kofax.
  • Excellent word processing and computer skills, coupled with strong organizational and time-management abilities, and exemplary written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with principles of NJ family law, statutes, codes, court processes, and rules of court.
  • Ability to work effectively with people experiencing personal crises or when relations are strained, demonstrating skill in prioritizing and managing multiple projects, meeting deadlines, and following up on assignments.
  • Must have digital dictation skills and be willing to work overtime if requested.

The Perks:

  • Competitive Salary & Comprehensive Benefits Package.
  • Ongoing Opportunities for Professional Growth and Development.
  • Immerse Yourself in a Collaborative and Supportive Work Environment, Recognizing and Celebrating Individual Contributions.
  • Contribute to Our Firm’s Philanthropic Initiatives and Make a Positive Impact Beyond the Legal Realm.
  • Make a Substantial Impact Within Our Esteemed Law Firm.