Employment Opportunity for Public Interest Family Law Attorney

Job Type

Full Time




Jersey City
New Jersey
United States


Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) has a challenging and rewarding position available in its Family Law/Domestic Violence Unit in its Jersey City, New Jersey office. The attorney will provide representation in a wide variety of family law matters, including Domestic Violence, Custody, Support and Divorce matters. The Jersey City office is within easy commuting distance from NYC and northern New Jersey via public transportation.

NNJLS is a non-profit public interest law firm with over 75 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.

Prior Legal Services experience or a demonstrated commitment to legal assistance for the disadvantaged is preferred. 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. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required


How To Apply


Submit resume and cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your salary requirements to: Human Resource Manager at HRNNJLS@LSNJ.org. For more information visit our website www.northeastnjlegalserives.org