Employment Opportunities for Attorneys

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



Jersey City
New Jersey
United States


Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) has several challenging and rewarding positions available for attorneys seeking to provide legal assistance to the most disadvantaged and vulnerable members of society. NNJLS is hiring attorneys for its Housing and Family Law/Domestic Violence sections in its Paterson, Hackensack, and Jersey City, New Jersey offices. 

NNJLS is a non-profit public interest law firm with over 70 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 principal 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 yet who are unable to effectively advocate for themselves.


All three NNJLS offices are within easy commuting distance from NYC via public transportation. Positions are available for experienced attorneys as well as recent graduates. Prior Legal Services experience or a demonstrated commitment to legal assistance for the disadvantaged is essential. Excellent writing and oral advocacy skills are required. 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. 


All attorneys receive an attractive salary and fringe benefits package. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply


Submit resume and cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for a position to: Human Resource Manager at HRNNJLS@LSNJ.org. For more information go to www.northeastnjlegalservices.org.