Job Openings

Labor and employment law firm seeks to add an EXPERIENCED attorney with substantial litigation experience – a minimum of 5 years’ experience is required. EMPLOYMENT LAW EXPERIENCE PREFERRED. Thefirm’s practice includes all aspects ofemployment and labor law on behalf of individual plaintiffs and unions as well as in class and collective actions, including claims involving: sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation, employee discipline, whistleblowers, and wage and hour violations. Responsibilities will includeall aspects of negotiations, discovery, arbitration, hearing, and/or trial. The attorney will work directly with clients and other attorneys in the firm often in a team environment. The position involves some travel.

 

Candidates must be motivated and possess the ability to work well on a team, but also be energetic self-starters with initiative. The position requires outstanding research and writing skills, the ability to communicate effectively, a creative approach to litigation, and a commitment to social justice. NO telephone calls. Please submit a cover letter, resume, references, transcript, and independent writing sample to recruitment@kcnlaw.com. For more information about the firm, visit www.kcnfdc.com.

Kalijarvi Chuzi Newman & Fitch (KCNF), a boutique employment law firm, seeks a full-time Paralegal to assist in the litigation of labor and employment law cases.

 

Paralegal/Data Analyst Responsibilities

 

KCNF is committed to advancing employee rights, and the Paralegal/Data Analyst is a critical part of this effort.  In addition to managing case files (which are generally voluminous and often involve hundreds of client-employees), filing and data entry, editing and formatting documents, assisting with document review and preparation for arbitration, hearings, and depositions, and general office support, the Paralegal/Data Analyst organizes data and calculates damages owed to employees as a result of discrimination, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other wage and hour violations. The Paralegal/Data Analyst also reviews and audits time and attendance records to determine value of pay errors and maintains databases of payees when recovered funds are distributed.  Microsoft Excel experience and math skills are essential!  Finally, the Paralegal/Data Analyst has significant client contact and will be responsible for answering client questions by phone and email.

 

Experience and Qualifications

 

Experience working in an office is preferable.  A successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree and should be:

 

  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills and a strong work ethic;
  • Analytical and an effective trouble-shooter with keen attention to detail;
  • Able to manage concurrent tasks;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel as well as computer systems, word processing, Internet research, and other related information technologies; and
  • Personable — experience with client contact or customer relations will be given special consideration.

 

Salary and Benefits

 

Salary is commensurate with experience.  Benefits include a health plan, paid vacation and sick leave, a retirement plan, plus more.

 

To Apply: Send a cover letter highlighting relevant experience, resume, and the names of at least two references to Amy Johnson at recruitment@kcnlaw.com. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.