Careers

Stark & Stark offers excellent opportunities for attorneys who want to meet the challenges facing the legal profession in this century. Bring in clients, handle your own cases, develop community relationships and build a practice. Stark & Stark wants candidates who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievements and a superior work ethic.

Open Positions

Practice Development Specialist

Stark & Stark has an immediate opening for a Practice Development Specialist to join the firm’s marketing team in the firm’s Princeton office. This position will be responsible for managing a variety of business development efforts and initiatives including client pitches, responding to RFPs/proposals, conducting research, writing content, and sales pipeline management. Specific responsibilities include:
  1. Competitive intelligence research and reporting.
  2. Drafting client pitches and presentations, responses to requests for proposal, and perform experience collection research aimed at driving new business into the firm.
  3. Website content writing and updating.
  4. Coaching attorneys on best practices to leverage social media for visibility and promotion of attorneys, practices, events and thought leadership.
  5. Implementation and follow-up of practice group and attorney business development plans in conjunction with the Director of Practice Development.
  6. Practice development pipeline tracking and reporting.
  7. Dashboard reporting of practice group key performance indicators from the firm’s various database systems.
  8. Represent the firm at seminars, events, conferences and tradeshows, as may be required or assigned. This includes managing exhibit booth set-up, staffing, and meaningfully engaging with clients and prospects. Some travel, including overnight, may be required (20-40%).
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Marketing, or Communications. Minimum of two to three years of experience in marketing or business development in a professional services environment (law firm experience strongly preferred). Superior written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated ability to interact with attorneys, colleagues and other stakeholders at all levels. Technological savvy in all Microsoft Office and Adobe Create Suite applications, with advanced skillset in Excel and Adobe InDesign. Positive work attitude and ability to collaborate in a team environment is a must. 

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume/CV and references to Jim Jarrell, Director of Marketing & Practice Development via email at jjarrell@stark-stark.com. Please, no phone calls or third-party recruiters.

Corporate/Real Estate Attorney

Stark & Stark, a prominent New Jersey law firm, offers an excellent opportunity for an attorney to be located in its Princeton office. Bring in clients, handle your own cases, develop community relationships, and build a practice. We offer this opportunity to a seasoned attorney, who will work on corporate, franchise, real estate and banking transactions, technology contracts and business formation and counseling. Candidates must be admitted to NJ Bar. Admission to one other state bar, such as PA or NY, is desirable. We want candidates who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievements and a superior work ethic.

Plaintiff's Personal Injury Paralegal

Stark & Stark has an immediate opening in its Princeton office for a certified experienced (5 years+) New Jersey plaintiff’s personal injury paralegal.  Must be able to handle a large volume of files from client interview through trial; work independently with minimal supervision; shift priorities as needed and work well with other staff. Mass tort experience a plus. Salary commensurate with experience.

Legal Secretary - Floater

Stark & Stark has an opening in its Lawrenceville, New Jersey office for an experienced Legal Secretary (3-5 years) to work as a "floater" and assist attorneys throughout the Lawrenceville office. Responsibilities also include receptionist and switchboard relief. Must be proficient in Word, Outlook and be willing to learn new software programs. Along with excellent telephone etiquette, the ideal candidate must project a positive attitude in person and on the phone and be able to prioritize work. Hours are Monday- Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, with some flexibility to the schedule required.

Interested?

If you are interested in providing us with your qualifications, send a cover letter with resume, indicating salary history and current salary requirements, and law school transcript to: Stark & Stark, Attn: Bonnie Brenner, Director of Human Resources, P.O. Box 5315, Princeton, NJ 08543-5315 or to HR@stark-stark.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

Stark & Stark's policy is to make employment decisions based on merit, ability and competence. Except where required by law, employment practices shall not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or staff member's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or any other characteristic provided by law. Qualified minorities, females, veterans and attorneys with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is also our policy to provide a work environment that is free of harassment of any kind, including that which is sexual, age related or ethnic.

Benefits

Stark & Stark is committed to the health and well-being of its staff members. The firm offers a full range of benefits, including traditional major medical and hospitalization coverage, a prescription plan, a dental plan, vision plan, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, a profit sharing and 401(k) plan, paid vacation and paid holidays. 

The complete terms and conditions of employment at Stark & Stark are contained in the the Stark & Stark policy handbook and in relevant plan documentation. Benefits are subject to change at any time.