Education & School Law Attorney
Scarinci Hollenbeck is a mid-size, regional, general practice law firm -selected as one of NJBiz’s “2017 Best Places to Work in NJ” – with offices in the NJ / NY Metropolitan area. Our commitment to excellence, combined with our creative and collaborative workplace, has earned our firm an unparalleled reputation with clients and the legal community.
We are looking for an attorney to join our highly regarded and growing Education Law practice based out of our Little Falls, NJ office.
Our ideal candidate will be a newly minted attorney interested in servicing public entities, specifically in education and school law. The ideal candidate will come equipped with 1 to 2 years of experience. Education Law or Special Education Law experience is a plus. The candidate will be directly involved with attending and covering frequent Board of Education meetings. Further, attorney in this group will be directly involved with assisting our education clients in all aspects of labor law that affects them. Some of the areas include but are not limited to, include: seniority questions; tenure questions; non-renewals; increment withholdings; contracts with vendors; issues involving certification of staff; constitutional issues; tenure dismissal and other disciplinary actions; leaves of absence pursuant to contract; FMLA, NJFLA and the recently enacted Executive Orders and Acts involving specific responses by employers when employees make requests due to the COVID-19 crisis. Also, there is opportunity to be involved in all phases and types of litigation and alternative dispute resolution, and including trial and appellate litigation.
In addition, successful candidates will have excellent research, writing and presentation skills, and high professional standards.
We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits including medical insurance, 401(k), and a cafeteria plan of options, plus the potential for commission.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.
Send your resume, cover letter, transcript and your most recent writing sample to Peter Moeller, Director of Business Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org