Bankruptcy Legal Assistant - Bergen County or Monmouth County

We are seeking a full time Legal Assistant to join our Bankruptcy Department in our Hackensack or Holmdel, New Jersey offices.

The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, highly organized, thorough, and accurate, and will maintain both a professional demeanor and positive attitude. They will be responsible for carrying out administrative services, providing support to legal professionals by preparing various documents including correspondence, pleadings, discovery requests and responses, and other types of documents. They will also provide information-management support to enhance attorney/timekeeper effectiveness.  We are seeking someone who thrives in a collaborative team environment, has the ability to prioritize while maintaining a pleasant demeanor, and has excellent written and verbal communication skills.  A minimum of 3 years of recent bankruptcy experience is required.


  • Complete administrative duties, such as making copies, answering and directing phone calls, and communicating with clients, adversaries, and court personnel in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Assist in the drafting of a wide variety of legal documents including notices, applications, motions, certifications, etc.
  • Responsible for helping prepare for conferences and hearings including compiling exhibits.
  • Preserve, organize, manage and label case documents.
  • Compile and bates-stamp documents for attorney review.
  • Calculate and calendar court deadlines as well as any other applicable deadlines.
  • File pleadings in federal and bankruptcy court then send courtesy copies when applicable.
  • Format briefs including preparation of table of contents and table of authorities.


  • Is accurate with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; including excellent spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
  • Proficient in use of standard office equipment, including personal computer, copier, scanner, telephone, etc.
  • General knowledge and experience with common software applications, such as Nextgen, Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe; strong Excel and MS Word skills preferred.
  • Motivated to learn and provide work of the highest quality, including, anticipating needs and offering to become more involved.
  • Experience in bankruptcy and civil litigation matters a plus.
  • A high standard of ethics, including maintaining confidentiality.

To submit your resume, please email

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