The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP, a vibrant personal injury law firm based in western
Long Island, New York, is seeking a Trial Attorney to join our team in representing victims
injured by the negligence of others. The ideal candidate must have at least 3 years of
documented trial and verdict experience in the field of personal injury in New York. As an
attorney, you will play a crucial role in providing legal advice, representing clients, and
ensuring their rights are protected. Our trial attorney will receive strong support from our team,
including a calendar clerk, receptionist, paralegals, legal assistants and fellow associate
attorneys. Opportunity to work on a hybrid basis is available.
We are a 24-person law firm with roots in Long Island, that have grown over 30 years. Our
reputation is built on our aggressive and effective representation of injured victims of negligence,
offering compassionate support to our clients throughout the entire process. We handle a wide
range of personal injury and wrongful death cases, from motor vehicle accidents to workplace
The ideal candidate should demonstrate dependability, strong organizational skills,
multitasking ability, technological proficiency, and effectiveness. Responsibilities include
working on all aspects of plaintiff’s litigation, such as client communication, discovery,
conferences, motion drafting, court appearances, depositions, trial presentations, jury selection,
and complete trials. Essential qualifications include excellent interpersonal skills, oral
advocacy proficiency, strong legal research, writing and analytical skills, ability to litigate
cases effectively and negotiate settlements, strong work ethic. Candidates must be admitted in
good standing in New York and have their own vehicle.
- Subsidized Healthcare
- Paid Time Off
- Paid Holidays
- Potential for hybrid/remote work
- Job Type: Full-time
- Pay range: $100,000 – $150,000 (+ lucrative incentive bonuses).
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and fully committed to the importance of diversity
within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the
interest of diverse candidates in the firm.
If you are a dedicated professional with a passion for the law and a commitment to achieving
justice for your clients, we encourage you to apply.
Resume with salary demand, and documentation of verdicts required to apply.
Personal Injury Paralegal
The person for this job is passionate about coming to work for an organization that is making a difference in our clients lives and communities.
A person who enjoys the thrills of working in a fast-paced environment with a diverse group of people. The person for this job is exceptional both on & off the job, carries the brand to friends and family, and lives by our core values.
The successful candidate will handle personal injury cases from inception through and including trials, including drafting summons and complaints, bills of particulars and other discovery documents, note of issue, motions and subpoenas. This is not a position for someone who is just learning, two years experience in plaintiff personal injury litigation required.
Ability to speak and understand Spanish is a plus.
Must have reliable transportation to/from office as the office is not accessible by bus or train.
Work hours: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Terms of Employment
The PI Paralegal shall be employed at the will of the company and their continued employment will be based upon their satisfactory performance of their duties and responsibilities aforementioned. The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, national origin, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification under the law.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
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Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $70,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year
- Dental insurance
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Paid time off
- Paid sick time
- Hybrid eligible
- 8 hour shift
- No travel
- Paralegal: 2 years (Required)
- Spanish (Preferred)
Work Location: In person
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