Lawyer’s link

A Service for the Members of the Bergen County Bar Association

Lawyer’s link is also the place to list employment available and sought, items for sale, etc.

Please provide information by the 15th day of the month:
Marcia Werner, Esq.
466 Kinderkamack Rd.,
Oradell, NJ 07649
Fax: 201-261-7978
email: wernerlaw@optonline.net

JUNE 2022

JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

OFFICE SHARE:
Hackensack: Office space available: three window offices on third-floor suite, 13’ x 13’; secretarial stations available; reception area, kitchen. Large, elegant conference room. Call Bob at 201-820-3460.
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JOB OPPORTUNITIES:
Northeast NJ Legal Services is in search of an Executive Director. The job posting can be found on the Northeast NJ Legal Services website https://www.northeastnjlegalservices.org/employment.
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Solo Ridgewood lawyer in general civil litigation practice seeks legal secretary for part-time work, two or three days a week. Flexible hours and competitive salary. Please call 201-445-0006.
Hackensack: Looking to fund small (1-3 attorneys) law firm in exchange for partnership and possibly eventual buy-out. Please contact Ben Kaplan, Esq. at 201-803-6611 or via email at ben.kaplan232@gmail.com. All situations considered.
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Associate General Counsel:
Experience. Reputation. Excellence. Longevity. These are the hallmarks of Russo Development LLC. We are one of the most active, privately held developers of industrial, data center, residential, and mixed-use projects in northern New Jersey.
Over the past 50 years we have developed more than seven million square feet of premier commercial space, delivered approximately 1,840 luxury apartment units, completed more than 60 industrial projects and have become one of the largest owners of data center space in the New York metropolitan area. Now in our second generation of leadership, our privately-owned firm continues to surpass the needs of our tenants and residents and partners as one of the most successful niche development companies in the marketplace.

If you are looking to join company that offers an EXCELLENT salary & benefits package, opportunity for career growth and a true people-first culture, then Russo Development may be for you!

We are seeking a well-rounded, self-starting and dedicated individual with high ethical standards that has the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. The Associate General Counsel will actively collaborate with the legal team on each project integral to the growth and success of the company. This position will be based out of our corporate office in Carlstadt, NJ. Our legal team currently consists of two attorneys, two paralegals and a legal admin, and we hope to add a capable, experienced attorney to partner with our existing professional team on a wide variety of challenging and rewarding legal work.

Position Responsibilities:
• Identify and analyze legal issues and present clear recommendations to the EVP/General Counsel and executive team; the Position will report to the EVP/General Counsel, but will be expected to develop independent communication and relationships with the management team on a project level.
• Draft and negotiate commercial lease agreements, redevelopment, and financial agreements.
• Negotiate, draft and review loan documents from the perspective of the borrower, and manage commercial loan transactions from inception, through due diligence, to closing.
• Review title commitments and surveys, in the context of commercial development, and manage commercial purchase and sale transactions from inception, through due diligence, to closing.
• Revise and Draft construction agreements, including but not limited to: Contracts, Subcontracts, easements, indemnity agreements, subordination agreements, hold harmless agreements.
• Ability, aptitude and creativity to address the wide variety of work in our active in-house department, which serves the entire Company and affiliates, is critical.
Position Requirements:
• Juris Doctorate (JD) / Licensed in the State of NJ.
• 5-10 years of experience. Preferably a Partner or Jr Partner of a large firm.
• Litigation experience a plus, but not required.
• Commercial Financing Experience preferable.
• Commercial Retail Leasing a plus, but not required.
• Must have: Commercial real estate and corporate transactional background. Multifamily and/or industrial experience. Land use experience.
• Keen business sense and financial acumen, with a desire to work in a business setting.
• Ability to handle pressure and looming deadlines.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent organizational skills, drafting ability and attention to detail – we are seeking a professional with a strong sense of personal responsibility and a desire to produce quality work.
Contact Steve Klos @ 201-487-5657 or email SKlos@russodevelopment.com

MAY 2022

JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

Northeast NJ Legal Services: Northeast NJ Legal Services is in search of an Executive Director.  The job posting can be found on its website: https://www.northeastnjlegalservices.org/employment.

Ridgewood:  Sole practitioner seeks legal secretary for part-time work, two or three days a week.  Flexible hours.  Please call 201-445-0006.

Hackensack: Looking to fund small (1-3 attorneys) law firm in exchange for partnership and possibly eventual buy-out. Please contact Ben Kaplan, Esq. at 201-803-6611 or via email at ben.kaplan232@gmail.com. All situations considered.

Associate General Counsel:
Experience. Reputation. Excellence. Longevity. These are the hallmarks of Russo Development LLC. We are one of the most active, privately-held developers of industrial, data center, residential, and mixed-use projects in northern New Jersey.
Over the past 50 years, we have developed more than seven million square feet of premier commercial space, delivered approximately 1,840 luxury apartment units, completed more than 60 industrial projects and have become one of the largest owners of data center space in the New York metropolitan area. Now in our second generation of leadership, our privately-owned firm continues to surpass the needs of our tenants and residents and partners as one of the most successful niche development companies in the marketplace.

If you are looking to join company that offers an EXCELLENT salary & benefits package, opportunity for career growth and a true people-first culture, then Russo Development may be for you!

We are seeking a well-rounded, self-starting and dedicated individual with high ethical standards that has the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. The Associate General Counsel will actively collaborate with the legal team on each project integral to the growth and success of the company. This position will be based out of our corporate office in Carlstadt, NJ. Our legal team currently consists of two attorneys, two paralegals and a legal admin, and we hope to add a capable, experienced attorney to partner with our existing professional team on a wide variety of challenging and rewarding legal work.

Position Responsibilities:
• Identify and analyze legal issues and present clear recommendations to the EVP/General Counsel and executive team; the Position will report to the EVP/General Counsel, but will be expected to develop independent communication and relationships with the management team on a project level.
• Draft and negotiate commercial lease agreements, redevelopment, and financial agreements.
• Negotiate, draft and review loan documents from the perspective of the borrower, and manage commercial loan transactions from inception, through due diligence, to closing.
• Review title commitments and surveys, in the context of commercial development, and manage commercial purchase and sale transactions from inception, through due diligence, to closing.
• Revise and Draft construction agreements, including but not limited to: Contracts, Subcontracts, easements, indemnity agreements, subordination agreements, hold harmless agreements.
• Ability, aptitude and creativity to address the wide variety of work in our active in-house department, which serves the entire Company and affiliates, is critical.
Position Requirements:
• Juris Doctorate (JD) / Licensed in the State of NJ.
• 5-10 years of experience. Preferably a Partner or Jr Partner of a large firm.
• Litigation experience a plus, but not required.
• Commercial Financing Experience preferable.
• Commercial Retail Leasing a plus, but not required.
• Must have: Commercial real estate and corporate transactional background. Multifamily and/or industrial experience. Land use experience.
• Keen business sense and financial acumen, with a desire to work in a business setting.
• Ability to handle pressure and looming deadlines.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent organizational skills, drafting ability and attention to detail – we are seeking a professional with a strong sense of personal responsibility and a desire to produce quality work.
Contact Steve Klos @ 201-487-5657 or email SKlos@russodevelopment.com.

APRIL 2022

JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

Northeast NJ Legal Services: Northeast NJ Legal Services is in search of an Executive Director.  The job posting can be found on its website: https://www.northeastnjlegalservices.org/employment.

Ridgewood:  Sole practitioner seeks legal secretary for part-time work, two or three days a week.  Flexible hours.  Please call 201-445-0006.                                                                                                                      

Associate General Counsel:

Experience. Reputation. Excellence. Longevity. These are the hallmarks of Russo Development LLC. We are one of the most active, privately-held developers of industrial, data center, residential, and mixed-use projects in northern New Jersey.

Over the past 50 years, we have developed more than seven million square feet of premier commercial space, delivered approximately 1,840 luxury apartment units, completed more than 60 industrial projects and have become one of the largest owners of data center space in the New York metropolitan area. Now in our second generation of leadership, our privately-owned firm continues to surpass the needs of our tenants and residents and partners as one of the most successful niche development companies in the marketplace.

If you are looking to join a company that offers an EXCELLENT salary & benefits package, an opportunity for career growth and a true people-first culture, then Russo Development may be for you!

We are seeking a well-rounded, self-starting and dedicated individual with high ethical standards that has the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. The Associate General Counsel will actively collaborate with the legal team on each project integral to the growth and success of the company. This position will be based out of our corporate office in Carlstadt, NJ. Our legal team currently consists of two attorneys, two paralegals and a legal admin, and we hope to add a capable, experienced attorney to partner with our existing professional team on a wide variety of challenging and rewarding legal work.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Identify and analyze legal issues and present clear recommendations to the EVP/General Counsel and executive team; the Position will report to the EVP/General Counsel, but will be expected to develop independent communication and relationships with the management team on a project level.
  • Draft and negotiate commercial lease agreements, redevelopment, and financial agreements.
  • Negotiate, draft and review loan documents from the perspective of the borrower, and manage commercial loan transactions from inception, through due diligence, to closing.
  • Review title commitments and surveys, in the context of commercial development, and manage commercial purchase and sale transactions from inception, through due diligence, to closing.
  • Revise and Draft construction agreements, including but not limited to: Contracts, Subcontracts, easements, indemnity agreements, subordination agreements, hold harmless agreements.
  • Ability, aptitude and creativity to address the wide variety of work in our active in-house department, which serves the entire Company and affiliates, is critical.

Position Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate (JD) / Licensed in the State of NJ.
  • 5-10 years of experience. Preferably a Partner or Jr Partner of a large firm.
  • Litigation experience a plus, but not required.
  • Commercial Financing Experience preferable.
  • Commercial Retail Leasing a plus, but not required.
  • Must have: Commercial real estate and corporate transactional background. Multifamily and/or industrial experience. Land use experience.
  • Keen business sense and financial acumen, with a desire to work in a business setting.
  • Ability to handle pressure and looming deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, drafting ability and attention to detail – we are seeking a professional with a strong sense of personal responsibility and a desire to produce quality work.

Contact Steve Klos @ 201-487-5657 or email SKlos@russodevelopment.com.

FEBRUARY 2022

OFFICE SPACE:

Fair Lawn: Rare opportunity to share space in a beautiful corporate office suite on Route 208 with easy access to Routes 287, 4, 80, 20, and GSP. Rent includes a window office with two conference rooms, reception area, copier, kitchen, cleaning service, and large parking area. Great opening for a solo practitioner, second location office, or virtual space. Potential for referrals. Please respond to 201-773-6880

Fair Lawn: Interior office for rent at a very reasonable rate. Full access to the conference room included. Great location. A good deal for a solo practitioner. Call Michelle Fine @ 201-773-8914.

EMPLOYMENT:

Hackensack: Shapiro, Croland, Reiser, Apfel & Di Iorio is seeking a full-time Family Law Associate who has 3 to 5 years of experience. Attorney must be experienced in all aspects of family law such as divorce matters, child custody, child support, domestic violence, drafting of motions, pre and post marital agreements, dissolution and post decree modification. The candidate must be able to work independently and possess superior writing and communication skills, and be detail oriented. They also must be able to manage family law cases from intake to completion.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Please submit your resume to info@shapiro-croland.com.

JANUARY 2022

OFFICE SPACE:

Fair Lawn: Rare opportunity to share space in a beautiful corporate office suite on Route 208 with easy access to Routes 287, 4, 80, 20 and GSP. Rent includes a window office with two conference rooms, reception area, copier, kitchen, cleaning service and large parking area. Great opening for solo practitioner, second location office or virtual space. Potential for referrals. Please respond to 201-773-6880.

Hackensack: Looking to fund, up to $500,000, small (1-3 attorneys) law firm in exchange for partnership and possible eventual buy-out. Please contact Ben Kaplan, Esq. at 201-803-6611 or via email at ben.kaplan232@gmail.com. All situations considered.

Hackensack: Claridge Plaza, 302 Union Street – attorney office space available in newly remodeled space. Includes one furnished private office and an assistant work station. The shared amenities include internet access, telephone, conference room. Call Anthony Graceffo @ 201-342-9300 or email aj@graceffo.com.

Hackensack: 3 University Plaza – Two furnished offices available January 1, 2022 – $1,195 per month

Long established Law Suite with 15 attorneys. Very nicely appointed and decorated. Office share includes use of large conference rooms, library, reception area, storage area, file cabinets, eat-in kitchen. Also included is a FULL TIME receptionist to accept packages and mail, answer your phones and greet your clients. 2 high speed copies and scanners; High Tech phone system with voice mail; Westlaw available; Coffee and Spring Water.
Office sharing is a great way to reduce costs and to expand your practice through referrals, per diem opportunities and networking. Café located in the building. Huge parking lot. Great for solo practitioner. Large secretarial stations also available.
For further information, please call John at 973-865-3040.

Employment Opportunities for Attorneys:

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, Public Benefits, Consumer, and Family Law/Domestic Violence sections in its Paterson, Hackensack, and Jersey City, New Jersey offices. Positions are available for experienced attorneys as well as recent graduates.

Click the link below for job descriptions.
https://www.northeastnjlegalservices.org/employment

Thomas Kadian LLC is seeking a litigation associate to assist with a variety of commercial and insurance litigation matters for its rapidly expanding legal practice. Our culture, plus the opportunities for individual and firm growth, client interaction and development, makes this a rare opportunity for junior-to-mid level associates. Candidates interested in an opportunity to join our team should have 3 to 6 years of experience, preferably in commercial litigation, insurance law, or insurance defense. Complex insurance litigation experience, including resolution of discovery disputes, e-discovery, large scale document review, depositions, and mediation is a plus.

Candidates must have superior research and writing skills. Admissions to both New Jersey and New York Bars are preferred.

References and writing samples are required.

Thomas Kadian LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.
Please submit your resume to Dennis Kadian at dkadian@thomaskadian.com.

Employment Available:

Paralegal position open: The Paralegal provides general support to corporate attorneys and field team members. Key focus areas include the following areas: perform lease reviews, lease negotiations, and prepare lease abstracts. The Paralegal will communicate with Field Staff on procedures for implementation of new and/or renewed Franchise Agreements.

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