• Posted on: May 15, 2024
  • Location: Hackensack, NJ
  • Job ID: bace2a28
  • Type: Full Time
  • Posted on: May 15, 2024
  • Location: Hackensack, NJ
  • Job ID: bace2a28
  • Type: Full Time

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We are seeking a attorney with 2+ years of experience to join our client’s offices in Hackensack New Jersey.  You will be working on matters in the states of New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Texas and Florida.  

A bankruptcy attorney specializes in providing legal advice and representation to individuals, businesses, or organizations facing financial distress and seeking relief through bankruptcy proceedings. Here’s a typical job description for a bankruptcy attorney:

Job Title: Bankruptcy Attorney

Job Summary: As a bankruptcy attorney, you will be responsible for guiding clients through the bankruptcy process, evaluating their financial situation, and determining the most appropriate course of action to achieve debt relief or restructuring. You will provide legal counsel, prepare and file necessary documentation, represent clients in court proceedings, and negotiate with creditors on their behalf.


  1. Client Consultation: Meet with clients to assess their financial situation, discuss bankruptcy options, and recommend the most suitable course of action based on their individual circumstances.

  2. Case Evaluation: Conduct thorough reviews of clients’ financial records, assets, liabilities, and debts to determine eligibility for bankruptcy relief and the most appropriate chapter of bankruptcy to file under (Chapter 7, Chapter 13, Chapter 11, etc.).

  3. Legal Representation: Prepare and file bankruptcy petitions, schedules, and other required documents with the bankruptcy court on behalf of clients. Represent clients in hearings, meetings of creditors, and court proceedings.

  4. Creditor Negotiations: Negotiate with creditors to reach agreements on debt repayment plans, loan modifications, or other arrangements that may mitigate the need for bankruptcy or facilitate the bankruptcy process.

  5. Legal Research and Analysis: Stay abreast of changes in bankruptcy laws, regulations, and precedents. Conduct legal research and analysis to provide accurate and up-to-date advice to clients.

  6. Documentation and Compliance: Ensure that all bankruptcy filings and related documentation comply with applicable laws, rules, and court procedures. Maintain accurate records and documentation of client cases.

  7. Client Advocacy: Advocate zealously on behalf of clients to protect their rights and interests throughout the bankruptcy process. Provide compassionate support and guidance to clients during what can be a stressful and challenging time.

  8. Professional Development: Continuously expand your knowledge and expertise in bankruptcy law through professional development activities, such as attending seminars, workshops, and continuing legal education courses.


  1. Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  2. Admission to the state bar and in good standing with the relevant jurisdiction.
  3. Prior experience practicing bankruptcy law preferred but not required for entry-level positions.
  4. Strong understanding of bankruptcy laws, procedures, and regulations.
  5. Excellent analytical, negotiation, and communication skills.
  6. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  7. High level of professionalism, integrity, and empathy.
  8. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
Bar admission in one or more states in which the firm has an office and where the candidate desires to a be a resident is required. 
Strong academic credentials, excellent oral and written communication skills are required.  Litigation experience is a plus

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