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Paralegal for Von Rock Law
Posted June 8, 2018

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

Job Description:
Boutique San Francisco law firm, specializing in Business Formation, Real Estate and Estate Planning, is seeking a Part Time paralegal to join its team. We are initially looking for 15 hours per week, preferably 9:30AM - 2:30PM on Tue., Wed., Thurs., in our lovely West Portal neighborhood.

This position is responsible for the following duties, including, but not strictly limited to:

* Assisting with drafting corporate and LLC organization documents, annual minutes/filings

* Assisting with drafting estate, trust and probate documents and court filings (minimal)

* Assisting with recording deeds with Bay Area county recorders

* Drafting correspondence

* Some telephone calls for client intake

* Set up appointments as directed and help manage calendar

* Managing administrative operations in the office, including scanning, copying, filing (mostly electronic), shredding, email organization, supply ordering, mail, support of two attorneys

The ideal candidate will enjoy engaging with clients, and will be:

-Proficient with Mac computers and systems, as well as Word, and be experienced with or very comfortable with quickly learning many online platforms including Outlook, Docusign, MyCase, Wealth Counsel, Google tools, Zipforms and other various online drafting and organizing tools
-Able to maintain confidentiality
-Responsible and punctual
-Detail oriented
-Well organized
-A good writer and editor
-A self-starter

We would prefer for the paralegal to have at least 2 years experience in trusts, estates and probate.

Compensation:
$30.00/hr.

Employer Contact:
Hiring Team
boutiquelaw94127@gmail.com

Employer Name:
Von Rock Law, PC

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Von Rock Law

Company Description:
Business Formation + Estate Planning Boutique San Francisco Law Firm

Legal Assistant-Corporate for Skadden Arps
Posted June 8, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant-Corporate for Skadden Arps

Job Description:
Skadden is seeking a Legal Assistant – Corporate to join the Palo Alto office. This position will assist Corporate practice area attorneys and legal assistants with a variety of assignments and projects throughout a corporate deal/transaction.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Provides Corporate practice area support, including handling of routine corporate matters such as formations, organization of documents and agreements.
• Proofreads and assists with SEC filings, proofread other agreements for sense, grammar, consistency, cross-references, definitions, formatting, facts and typos.
• Maintains closing files, assists with transaction closings and compiles closing sets.
• Creates and maintains/manages data rooms.
• Organizes and manages electronic and paper files.
• Ensures that all files are maintained within Department-approved protocols and case management systems.
• Maintains integrity of client files.
• Conducts due diligence non-legal research using various research tools.
• Assists other legal assistants and attorneys across practice areas.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
• Bachelor's degree
• Must be able to meet the requirements of a California Paralegal under CA Business and Professions Code section 6450
• Minimum of two years of experience in a legal assistant/paralegal position requiring similar skillset, expertise and experience

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates, please submit your resume and cover letter for the Legal Assistant - Corporate position on the Skadden's Career page.

Employer Name:
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and affiliates

Employer City / Location:
Palo Alto, CA

Employer Website:
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Company Description:
Serving clients in every major international financial center, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and affiliates is one of the leading law firms in the world, with 22 offices and approximately 1,700 attorneys. Our diversified practice enables us to offer solutions to challenging legal issues in virtually every area of corporate law, providing the advice clients need to compete in a global business environment. Skadden represents a broad spectrum of clients, including approximately 50 percent of the Fortune 250 industrial and service corporations, as well as financial and governmental entities, small, entrepreneurial companies, and cultural, educational and charitable institutions. For more than 60 years, Skadden has provided legal services to the corporate, industrial, financial and governmental communities around the world in a wide variety of high-profile transactions, regulatory matters, and litigation and controversy issues.

Calendar Clerk for Leach & McGreevy
Posted June 5, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Calendar Clerk for S.F. Law Firm

Job Description:
Small litigation firm seeking a full-time Calendar Clerk to start immediately. This is an ideal position for an individual with paralegal training to gain first-hand experience in a civil practice. We are seeking a reliable hard working individual with a solid work ethic, ability to multi-task and manage a wide array of responsibilities to support a busy law office in all day to day operations.

Duties include:

*Answering phones
*Maintaining office calendar using computerized and manual calendar
*Schedule depositions and court appearances
*Electronically file documents with the Court
*Prepare routine written correspondence

No Benefits

Position is available immediately. Send resume with cover letter.

Compensation:
Competitive DOE

Employer Contact:
Please e-mail resume with cover letter to jobs@lmlawsf.com

Employer Name:
Leach & McGreevy, LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Company Description:
Small and very active civil defense firm in San Francisco.

Trusts and Estates Paralegal for Kato Feder & Suzuki
Posted May 30, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Trusts and Estates Paralegal

Job Description:
Small San Francisco law firm focusing in Elder Law is seeking full time paralegal. Experience preferred, but willing to train appropriate candidate. Salary will depend on experience. Health and disability insurance provided upon completion of probationary period. Major area of practice include: Estate planning; wills; trusts; estate and trust administration; probate; conservatorships; planning for incapacity; medical decision making; public benefits planning and special needs trust.

The ideal candidate will be bright, congenial, analytical, organized, with good communication skills and an attention to detail. Ability to work with a team is important. Responsibilities will be broad, including; meeting with clients; drafting pleadings and correspondence; communicating with financial institutions; drafting deeds; preparing and reviewing accountings; organizing client files; and maintaining attorney calendars.

Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree; Paralegal Certificate or 3-5 year's experience as a paralegal;
Computer skills including intermediate command of Word and Excel;
Communication and problem solving skills.

Knowledge of Time Matters; Essential Forms and California Wills and Trusts drafting system a plus.

Compensation:
Salary will depend on experience

Employer Contact:
Please email your resume to: receptionist@kfslaw.net

Employer Name:
Kato Feder & Suzuki LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Kato Feder & Suzuki

Company Description:
Kato, Feder & Suzuki, LLP has been dedicated to serving the needs of its clients since 1987. With a strong tradition of community service and public interest work, the members of our firm value each and every client and have a passion for the work we do. Whether someone seeking assistance desires only some simple advice and counsel or requires extensive representation in court, we believe that each client’s needs and circumstances are unique, and our attorneys, paralegals, and support staff endeavor to fully address his or her needs with the individual attention, care, and effort that each client deserves. Our legal staff works collaboratively to achieve your goals and resolve your legal problems. We are confident that clients will find us to be accessible, knowledgeable and prepared to work hard on their behalf.

Trusts and Estates Paralegal for Kato Feder & Suzuki
Posted May 30, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Trusts and Estates Paralegal

Job Description:
Small San Francisco law firm focusing in Elder Law is seeking full time paralegal. Experience preferred, but willing to train appropriate candidate. Salary will depend on experience. Health and disability insurance provided upon completion of probationary period. Major area of practice include: Estate planning; wills; trusts; estate and trust administration; probate; conservatorships; planning for incapacity; medical decision making; public benefits planning and special needs trust.

The ideal candidate will be bright, congenial, analytical, organized, with good communication skills and an attention to detail. Ability to work with a team is important. Responsibilities will be broad, including; meeting with clients; drafting pleadings and correspondence; communicating with financial institutions; drafting deeds; preparing and reviewing accountings; organizing client files; and maintaining attorney calendars.

Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree; Paralegal Certificate or 3-5 year's experience as a paralegal;
Computer skills including intermediate command of Word and Excel;
Communication and problem solving skills.

Knowledge of Time Matters; Essential Forms and California Wills and Trusts drafting system a plus.

Compensation:
Salary will depend on experience

Employer Contact:
Please email your resume to: receptionist@kfslaw.net

Employer Name:
Kato Feder & Suzuki LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Kato Feder & Suzuki

Company Description:
Kato, Feder & Suzuki, LLP has been dedicated to serving the needs of its clients since 1987. With a strong tradition of community service and public interest work, the members of our firm value each and every client and have a passion for the work we do. Whether someone seeking assistance desires only some simple advice and counsel or requires extensive representation in court, we believe that each client’s needs and circumstances are unique, and our attorneys, paralegals, and support staff endeavor to fully address his or her needs with the individual attention, care, and effort that each client deserves. Our legal staff works collaboratively to achieve your goals and resolve your legal problems. We are confident that clients will find us to be accessible, knowledgeable and prepared to work hard on their behalf.

Litigation Paralegal for Maynard, Cooper & Gale
Posted May 23, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Litigation Paralegal - Full time, permanent position

Job Description:
A fast-paced, growing national law firm located in San Francisco's financial district is seeking experienced Litigation Paralegal.
A Litigation Paralegal will be responsible for providing Firm attorneys with the full range of litigation paralegal support:
• Draft legal documents and pleadings, prepare court forms and perform legal research.
• File documents with Federal and State courts.
• Assist with case calendar management.
• Assist attorneys with propounding and responding to discovery.
• Prepare subpoenas and deposition notices.
• Communicate with third parties.
• Assist with preparation for hearings, trials, and depositions.

Desired Experience/Qualifications:
• One (1) year of litigation paralegal experience with experience in e-filing, cite-checking and trial presentation is essential.
• Working knowledge of MS Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills are important.
• Detail-oriented, motivated, creative and capable of managing multiple tasks with conflicting deadlines in a demanding, but rewarding, environment.
• A strong team player, as well as the ability to work on independent projects.
• Flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet deadlines.

Requirement:
• Ability to work and bill as a paralegal under Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code section 6450.

Compensation:
$25-$28

Employer Contact:
Please email your resume to mdunn@maynardcooper.com

Employer Name:
Maynard, Cooper & Gale, LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Maynard, Cooper & Gale

Junior Litigation Paralegal / Case Assistant
Posted May 21, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
JR. LITIGATION PARALEGAL / CASE ASSISTANT

Job Description:
This is an exceptional opportunity for graduates who are considering a career in litigation. Applicants must be college graduates and agree to a minimum of a two-year commitment. A background in business and finance is a plus.

Job duties include extensive researching, attending and assisting at trial, depositions, and mediation, motion practice, analysis and management of documents, discovery, and post-settlement or post-trial procedures.

Compensation:
Depends on experience

Employer Contact:
Please send your cover letter and resume to cpmemployment@gmail.com.

Employer Name:
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP

Employer City / Location:
Burlingame

Employer Website:
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy

Company Description:
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy only represents people or entities in cases involving just principles or causes. The key to CPM’s success is its experienced attorneys and staff and their innovative approach to litigating complex matters in a cost-effective and efficient manner. All too often, legal matters can draw out for years. CPM consistently tackles this problem head-on with its teamwork approach to obtaining fair and reasonable resolutions.

Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy is also known for the breadth of its practice and the diversity of its clients: CPM attorneys are experienced in state and federal false claims matters, antitrust law, securities actions, employment law, consumer class actions, and personal injury cases, among other practice areas. The firm’s clients include individuals, corporations, nonprofit organizations, municipalities and other public entities, pension funds, unions and their representatives, banks, business professionals, physicians, policyholders, homeowners, shareholders, and consumers.

Legal Programs Assistant/Paralegal for Root & Rebound
Posted May 21, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Programs Assistant/Paralegal

Job Description:
Root & Rebound seeks a candidate who is passionate about working as an ambassador of and leader within an innovative and quickly growing organization. In partnership and alongside the Programs Team, the Legal Programs Assistant/Paralegal will be responsible for components of the administration and coordination of Root & Rebound’s legal programs, focusing on public education and direct services via the reentry legal hotline and clinics.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Data entry on all legal matters. Maintain and update our hotline and prison mail database to ensure consistent and accurate tracking of client data. This includes scanning all materials, organizing legal files, creating matters and tasks in our client database, reviewing documents, etc. Attention to detail and passion to play a supportive administrative role a must.
• Assist with preparation, logistics, and follow up for all trainings and clinics, including preparation of materials, surveys, outreach and communications. Liaise in a prompt and professional manner with training site hosts and correctional staff for our prison-based education programs.
• Process new prison legal mail and prepare reply letters.
• Conduct new legal research for Root & Rebound's hotline and prison mail clients.
• Research social services referrals and help to maintain internal database.
• Prepare resource and referral templates for frequently-requested reentry topics.
• Help to proactively recruit volunteers, interns, law clerks, and volunteer attorneys to carry out Root & Rebound’s programs and services.
• Provide assistance with all other administrative and support duties as needed

Qualifications:

• Excitement about playing an integral support role in the office and with all legal matters.
• A.A., B.A., B.S., or comparable experience preferred. Paralegal certification is a plus.
• Previous office or administrative experience preferred.
• Desire to work on reentry and criminal justice issues in a dynamic and diverse team environment.
• Demonstrated commitment to social, racial, and criminal justice.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office software; Proficiency with Google products (Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive).
• Responsible and reliable.
• Positive, professional, and humble attitude.
• Strong work ethic.
• Excellent time-management.
• Flexible work style; ability to move from one project to another in a dynamic work environment; ability to re-prioritize and re-shuffle work, given needs and demands of the organization.
• Ability to incorporate clear direction and supervision.
• Strong problem-solving skills.
• Creative, enthusiastic, and willing to learn and try new things.
• Willingness to travel.
• Driver’s license preferred.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a resume, cover letter, short writing sample, and at least three references with contact information in an email with the subject line, “Legal Assistant” to Katherine Katcher (Executive Director) atinfo@rootandrebound.org. Resumes without a cover letter, writing sample, and references will not be reviewed. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Employer Name:
Root & Rebound

Employer City / Location:
Oakland, CA

Company Description:
Root & Rebound provides expertise in all areas of reentry law to individuals with past justice involvement, families with incarcerated loved ones, and community-based organizations and agencies, so that we become a society that supports opportunities for all.

Legal Secretary for Siegel LeWitter Malkani
Posted May 14, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Experienced Legal Secretary

Job Description:
Small law firm representing employees in discrimination, and employment/labor cases, seeks full-time, experienced legal secretary (2+ years' experience).

Typical job duties include: Document and deposition summaries; formatting correspondence and discovery; formatting and filing motions, complaints and other pleadings in state and federal courts; TOC/TOA; filing charges with the NLRB and PERB; trial preparation, and other projects as assigned. (No calendaring.)

The ideal candidate is punctual, reliable, organized, efficient, and is comfortable working independently (sometimes under pressure of strict deadlines). Familiarity with Word, Outlook, Excel desired.

Competitive salary/benefits.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Located near Lake Merritt and 19th Street BART.

Compensation:
Competitive DOE

Employer Contact:
Siegel LeWitter Malkani
Please e-mail resume and cover letter to fchen@sl-employmentlaw.com
1939 Harrison, Suite 307, Oakland Ca, 94612

Employer Name:
Siegel LeWitter Malkani

Employer City / Location:
Oakland, CA

Employer Website:
Siegel LeWitter Malkani

Company Description:
6 attorney firm, with 3 support staff specializing in employment and labor law.

Bilingual Paralegal for Kletter Law
Posted May 14, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal (bilingual Spanish-English)

Job Description:
Employment and Real Estate law firm in San Mateo is in search of a full-time bilingual Paralegal (Spanish) to join the team.

Job Description:
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
* Calendaring/scheduling meetings, depositions, mediations, and trials;
* Initial intakes of potential clients;
* Organization of litigation files;
* Drafting legal forms;
* Assisting with discovery and discovery responses;
* Filing with courts (State and Federal);
* Communicating with clients,
* Performing other administrative and technical tasks as needed.
*Administrative assistance.

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

* Detail-oriented, self-starter;
* Excellent communication;
* Willing and able to learn quickly;
* Working knowledge of MS Word and Adobe;
* Experience as an office administrator or legal assistant is a plus but no required;
*Fluent in English and Spanish (required);
*Available to start working ASAP.

Compensation:
$22 hourly. Health and dental plans after the end of a 90 day employment trial period.

Employer Contact:
If you are interested please reply with your resume.

Laura Marquez lmarquez@kletterlaw.com
Rachel Hallam rhallam@kletterlaw.com
Cary Kletter ckletter@kletterlaw.com

Employer Name:
Kletter Law

Employer City / Location:
San Mateo

Employer Website:
Kletter Law

Paralegal for Siegel, Yee & Brunner
Posted May 14, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

Job Description:
Siegel, Yee & Brunner, a progressive law firm specializing in civil litigation, particularly cases involving civil rights and employment discrimination and retaliation, has an opening for a litigation paralegal/legal assistant. The job will be open beginning May 14. We are looking for someone with excellent attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, good writing and computer skills, self-discipline, the ability to work cooperatively with clients and fellow-workers, and compatibility with our progressive politics and engagement with the community. Prior legal experience and second language skills are desirable but not necessary.

Siegel, Yee & Brunner strongly values its diverse group of lawyers and legal assistants.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested persons should send their resumes and cover letters to Liz
Johnson at 475 14th Street, Suite 500, Oakland, CA 94612, or lizjohnson@siegelyee.com

Employer Name:
Siegel, Yee & Brunner

Employer City / Location:
Oakland, CA

Employer Website:
Siegel, Yee & Brunner

Unlawful Detainer Paralegal for SLG
Posted May 8, 2018

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Unlawful Detainer Paralegal

Job Description:
This is a temporary to permanent position.
A Paralegal is needed for the summer season.
When Permanent you will get medical benefits.
The position has flexible hours and days.

*Ideal candidate must have at least 2 years Paralegal experience and a bachelor’s degree or a California BAR approved Paralegal Certificate to be considered for the position and experience with unlawful detainers.
*Must be proficient with Microsoft Office.
Experience with timeslips is a plus but not required.
Experience with judicial council forms.
Ability to perform in a fast-paced work environment.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Ability to take direction
Ability to work in a small office environment
Job task include but are not limited to:
• Answering client and potential client calls
• Drafting unlawful detainer complaints
• Drafting defaults, dismissals and memos to set case for trial
• Communication with court staff
• Assist attorneys in assembling motions
• Trial Documents preparation
• Discovery request and Discovery demands
• Draft notices 3, 30, 60 and 90 day notices
• Photocopying
• Processing client payments
• Communicate with Process server

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate or English or a California BAR approved paralegal certificate
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Strong written English skills
• Good attention to detail
• Strong word processing and computer skills
• A strong team player

Please email your resume in a PDF format.

Compensation:
based on experience

Employer Contact:
Send resume in PDF format to: theslg.files@gmail.com

Employer Name:
SLG

Employer City / Location:
Oakland

Company Description:
Landlord only Law Firm specializing in landlord/property management legal issues including unlawful detainer action and Civil Defense.

Calendar Clerk/Paralegal for Bradshaw & Associates
Posted May 8, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Calendar Clerk/Paralegal

Job Description:
A small, busy litigation firm is in need of a highly-experienced, full-time Calendar Clerk/Paralegal. We seek a candidate with strong work ethic and a positive attitude who is able to manage and prioritize multiple responsibilities and wants to make a commitment to our firm and team.

Requirements:
-Associate's Degree or higher
-Paralegal Certificate OR current paralegal qualifications per Business and Professions Code 6450
-Extremely detail oriented, organized and performs efficiently
-Must have court calendaring experience
-Professional demeanor
-Motivated and energetic attitude
-Excellent phone etiquette and customer service skills
-Calm and confident under pressure

Job Duties:
-Maintains litigation calendar
-Drafts pleadings, correspondence, legal memoranda, etc.
-Assists with key discovery
-Prepares court filings and uploads documents to Electronic Filing Services when appropriate
-Arranges service of pleadings and documents
-Prepares all necessary documents for Hearings, Trails, Depositions, etc.
-Maintains electronic document management system
-Sends correspondence to clients and attorneys
-Prepares US/UPS/Fed Ex letters and packages
-Assists with client billing
-Covers Reception desk as needed, including greeting clients and answering a multi-line telephone
-Takes on special projects as needed
-Contributes to the team environment

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Please submit a cover letter, resume and court calendaring experience here:
Job Listing

Employer Name:
Bradshaw & Associates, PC

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Company Description:
We are a small, busy law firm representing clients in a variety of matters within the general civil litigation. Our practice areas include business, property, patent, commercial, and employment law.

Document Clerk for Davis Wright Tremaine
Posted May 8, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Document Clerk

Job Description:
This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to grow their career in legal support and work for one of the top law firms in the U.S. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is looking for an enthusiastic Document Clerk to join the San Francisco office. This position provides clerical assistance to attorneys and secretaries, including copying, filing, document control, and other projects as assigned. An ability to work independently and in a team environment is essential.

DWT is a full service law firm with more than 500 attorneys practicing in offices across the United States and China. Headquartered in Seattle and with offices in Bellevue, Portland, Anchorage, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., and Shanghai; we serve clients with local, regional, national, and international interests.

Responsibilities:
• Organize and maintain paper and electronic files according to file system requirements and file procedures.
• File documents in an accurate and timely fashion.
• Assist with creating binders/notebooks with labels and index as needed.
• Photocopy, number-stamp, tab and file documents.
• Assist with document retrieval and document control.

Qualifications:
• Ideal candidate will have 1 to 3 years’ experience handling records within a law firm or corporate legal department. Recent ABA Approved Paralegal Program graduates with indexing knowledge encouraged to apply.
• Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook) is essential. Strong proficiency in Excel preferred.
• General familiarity and comfort working with an electronic filing system desired.
• Ability to pay close attention to detail and be highly organized and accurate.
• Ability to understand and follow work directions, manage multiple priorities and respond to requests with minimal supervision.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to maintain effective working relationships and communicate verbally and in writing with firm staff and attorneys.
• Exceptional customer service skills, and the ability to handle stressful situations in a calm, composed manner.
• Knowledge of State and Federal Court filings including pleadings, discovery, etc. is preferred.
• Good manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
• Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, service environment.

Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
To Apply: Please upload your cover letter and resume by visiting Davis Wright Tremaine Jobs

Employer Name:
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Davis Wright Tremaine Jobs

Company Description:
DWT is a full service law firm with more than 500 attorneys practicing in offices across the United States and China. Headquartered in Seattle and with offices in Bellevue, Portland, Anchorage, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., and Shanghai; we serve clients with local, regional, national, and international interests.

Legal Assistant for Contra Costa County Counsel
Posted May 8, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant

Job Description:
Contra Costa County Counsel is recruiting to fill a Legal Assistant position located in Martinez. Under the direction of an attorney, Legal Assistants perform a wide variety of confidential specialized legal assistance duties and other related work as required.

County Counsel is seeking a highly-motivated, career-oriented legal assistant, with excellent research, verbal and writing skills, the ability to think strategically and creatively, and the desire to assume responsibility and work cooperatively on complex and fast-moving projects. The work of the County Counsel’s Office is challenging, interesting, and team-oriented. The successful candidate must possess strong knowledge in civil legal procedures, Corel WordPerfect, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Word, have excellent organizational skills and deal tactfully with others.

The County Counsel serves as the civil legal advisor for County offices, departments, boards and commissions, schools, and other public entities in the County.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:
• Good research skills
• Excellent writing, communication and organizational skills
• Strong computer skills
• Familiarity with document management systems
• Ability to multi-task on complex and fast moving projects
• Resourceful
• Works independently and cooperatively with others.

To accomplish our mission, our primary office goals are to:
• Adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and confidentiality
• Provide responsive and solid legal advice and client service
• Act at all times with civility and respect toward the judiciary, our clients, our colleagues and co-workers, our opponents, and members of the public
• Create a supportive and pleasant working environment for office staff members

The resulting eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies in County Counsel, the Public Defenders’ Office, and the District Attorney’s Office.

You can read the complete job description at: www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year.

TENTATIVE EXAM DATES
Tentative Oral Exam: June 7, 2018

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
License: Specified positions will be required to possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. An out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process.

Education: Successful completion of an approved paralegal training program; or successful completion of the first year at an accredited school of law

Or
Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate, AND

Experience: Three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent attorney supervised* law-related experience in a public or private law office.

*Note: Attorney supervised law-related experience must be verified with a written declaration from that attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks; The supervising and declaring attorney must be an active member of the California Bar for at least the preceding three (3) years, or have practiced in the federal courts of California for at least the preceding three (3) years.

Other Requirements: This classification is required to furnish personal transportation which will be reimbursed according to County policy.

SELECTION PROCESS

1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required with the application.
2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.
3. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (Weighted 100%). Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list.

Compensation:
Monthly Salary Range: $4,480 - $5,445

Employer Contact:
All applicants must apply on-line at Contra Costa County HR. Hover the cursor over the Job Opportunities menu on the left and click on “Open Jobs” from the sub-menu. Search for “Legal Assistant” from the available job opportunities list.

For questions contact Human Resources via email: exam@hrd.cccounty.us

Employer Name:
Contra Costa County

Employer City / Location:
Martinez, CA

Employer Website:
Contra Costa County

Company Description:
Contra Costa County is dedicated to providing public services which improve the quality of life of our residents and the economic viability of our businesses.
Contra Costa County is recognized as a world-class service organization where innovation and partnerships merge to enable our residents to enjoy a safe, healthy and prosperous life.
Contra Costa County serves people, businesses and communities. Our organization and each one of our employees value:
• Clients and communities
• Accountability
• Partnerships
• Fiscal prudence
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Legal Assistant for a Small Firm
Posted May 2, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant

Job Description:
Small San Francisco based law firm is seeking a legal assistant with to join their team. The ideal candidate will have one year of administrative experience, be a self-starter, and is able to work independently. Duties include, but are not limited to, coordinating meetings and travel, entering attorney time, preparing correspondence, legal document and binders, and organizing files.

Compensation:
50,000

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a resume to Janice Shepherd: janice@accesstalentsolutions.com

Employer Name:
Access Talent Solutions

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Access Talent Solutions

Company Description:
At Access Talent Solutions, we are committed to being career advocates. We dedicate ourselves to working with talented legal professionals that are seeking the opportunity to partner with an experienced, dedicated legal recruiter. Through our expertise and hiring connections, we support our candidates in navigating the rapidly changing job market, while providing ongoing personalized career coaching.

Immigration Paralegal/Legal Assistant for Law Office of David Ewing
Posted May 2, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Immigration Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Job Description:
Small San Francisco immigration law firm is seeking a Cantonese and Mandarin speaking paralegal.

Responsibilities:
• Interview clients and prepare immigration case file
• Photocopy, number, stamp, tab, and file documents
• File documents with the asylum office and courts
• Draft letters
• Tracking deadlines, calendaring, scheduling
• Answer phones
• Office hours are from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, however the applicant will have to attend hearings/interviews with the asylum office and immigration court as early as 8:30 AM. Our office also handles cases for clients who live across the Northern California region. The applicant will have to attend hearings/interviews as far away as Sacramento.

Requirements:
• Fluent in English and Cantonese
• Proficiency in Mandarin is a plus
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications
• Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Any degrees, certificates, and additional training is a plus

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Please submit your resume to David Ewing: davidewing@ewinglaw.net

Employer Name:
Law Office of David Ewing

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Company Description:
Located in the heart of Chinatown, our office has over 20 years of experience serving the Chinese community.

Paralegal for a Civil Litigation Firm
Posted May 2, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal position

Job Description:
Dynamic, boutique, civil litigation law firm near San Francisco’s civic center and a remote office in Santa Barbara, CA with an emphasis on personal injury is searching for an energetic, growth minded, self-starter to join a hard-working team in a challenging legal environment. If you see challenges as opportunities and you are a team player, then you are a good candidate for a position that requires attention to detail.

You must be prepared to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment. This team member will be responsible for end-to-end litigation support to the attorneys including routine administrative functions such as handling telephone calls, scanning documents, filing, calendaring, light legal research, preparing and drafting legal documents and correspondence, as well as managing discovery and assisting with case and trial preparation.

Education requirements: undergraduate degree with paralegal certificate are mandatory. Ideal candidate exhibits excellent grammar skills and a love of writing.

Compensation:
$50,000 per year or competitive hourly rate. Must be willing to work approximately 45 hours per week for a competitive starting salary based on experience.

Employer Contact:
Contact us at (415) 655-9478 to request further information on submitting your resume and cover letter, which must describe your on-going legal education and your memberships in legal, educational and professional associations.

Employer Name:
Undisclosed

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Temporary Paralegal for the Morales Law Firm
Posted May 2, 2018

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Temporary Paralegal - Spanish is a plus!

Job Description:
We are a private criminal defense firm headquartered in San Francisco, with a satellite office in Redwood City. We defend clients facing criminal charges at the State and Federal levels, including: murder, drug crimes, DUI/drunk driving, burglary, theft & robbery, domestic violence, assault & battery, juvenile delinquency crimes and white collar crimes. Applicants must be comfortable working with all types of criminal defense matters.

We are looking for a temporary paralegal to assist our firm 3 - 4 days a week starting from June 4th - July 6th.

Applicants should have the following qualifications:
- Must have solid writing skills
- Must have proficiency in the use of computers
- Must have excellent communication skills (written and oral)
- Must be detail-oriented
- Must work well independently and with others
- Bilingual – Spanish is a plus

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (less than 10 pages) to chris@moralesdefense.com by May 11th. Please put “Temporary Paralegal” in the subject line.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (less than 10 pages) to chris@moralesdefense.com by May 11th. Please put “Temporary Paralegal” in the subject line.

Employer Name:
Christopher Morales

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
The Morales Law Firm

Civil Litigation Paralegal for the Law Offices of John L. Fallat
Posted April 20, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Civil Litigation Paralegal

Job Description:
Our well established, fast paced congenial civil litigation firm in northern San Rafael is seeking an experienced paralegal with a minimum of 4-5 years litigation experience.

Our firm handles a variety of civil litigation, ranging from personal injury to probate but specializes in surety bond defense. The applicant must possess excellent communication skills and be personable. The ideal candidate should be organized, have attention to detail, and be able to work independently. A thorough knowledge of California and Federal Court filings, discovery, calendaring and the litigation process is required. Transcription experience preferable, but not required. Responsibilities will include the drafting of pleadings, judicial council forms, discovery, and correspondence. Applicants must have a proficiency with Microsoft Word and Outlook.

Salary is $50K-$60K, DOE with 3 weeks paid personal time with 50% of health insurance premiums contributed by the law firm.

Compensation:
$50-$60K DOE

Employer Contact:
Please submit your cover letter and resume to Karin Miral: kmiral@fallat.com

Employer Name:
Law Offices of John L. Fallat

Employer City / Location:
San Rafael, CA

Employer Website:
Law Offices of John L. Fallat

Document Clerk for Davis Wright Tremaine
Posted April 20, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Document Clerk

Job Description:
DOCUMENT CLERK

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to grow their career in legal support and work for one of the top law firms in the U.S. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is looking for an enthusiastic Document Clerk to join the San Francisco office. This position provides clerical assistance to attorneys and secretaries, including copying, filing, document control, and other projects as assigned. An ability to work independently and in a team environment is essential.

DWT is a full service law firm with more than 500 attorneys practicing in offices across the United States and China. Headquartered in Seattle and with offices in Bellevue, Portland, Anchorage, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., and Shanghai; we serve clients with local, regional, national, and international interests.

Responsibilities:
• Organize and maintain paper and electronic files according to file system requirements and file procedures.
• File documents in an accurate and timely fashion.
• Assist with creating binders/notebooks with labels and index as needed.
• Photocopy, number-stamp, tab and file documents.
• Assist with document retrieval and document control.

Qualifications:
• Ideal candidate will have 1 to 3 years’ experience handling records within a law firm or corporate legal department. Recent ABA Approved Paralegal Program graduates with indexing knowledge encouraged to apply.
• Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook) is essential. Strong proficiency in Excel preferred.
• General familiarity and comfort working with an electronic filing system desired.
• Ability to pay close attention to detail and be highly organized and accurate.
• Ability to understand and follow work directions, manage multiple priorities and respond to requests with minimal supervision.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to maintain effective working relationships and communicate verbally and in writing with firm staff and attorneys.
• Exceptional customer service skills, and the ability to handle stressful situations in a calm, composed manner.
• Knowledge of State and Federal Court filings including pleadings, discovery, etc. is preferred.
• Good manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
• Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, service environment.

Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Apply online at Davis Wright Tremaine. Please contact Carrie Vawter, Staff Recruiting Administrator, with questions at CarrieVawter@dwt.com

Employer Name:
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Davis Wright Tremaine

Company Description:
Across our nine offices in the U.S. and Shanghai, we deliver value that includes not just best-in-class legal service but also business insight, user-friendliness and flawless support. A full-service firm, we supplement depth and strength in the core legal functions of litigation, business transactions, intellectual property, and employment with nationally ranked, broadly based teams focused on a number of highly regulated industries—including communications, media, financial services, health care, energy, food and beverage, and restaurants. Our First Amendment litigation group is particularly renowned for its leading role in many of the country’s most important and cutting-edge cases.

Litigation Legal Assistant/Paralegal for a Small Oakland Litigation Firm
Posted April 17, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Litigation Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Job Description:
Small Oakland based litigation firm is seeking a legal assistant with 3-5 years of experience, to join their team. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, able to work independently, and will have secretarial and paralegal experience, as this is a hybrid role. Experience in probate litigation is a strong plus. The practice is discovery heavy, so experience drafting and responding to discovery is a must.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a resume to Michelle Seifert: Michelle@rinconsearch.com

Employer Name:
Rincon Search

Employer City / Location:
Oakland

Legal File Clerk/Receptionist for Thirkell Law Group
Posted April 16, 2018

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Legal File Clerk/Receptionist (San Mateo, California)

Job Description:
Small, downtown San Mateo AV-rated Trust & Estate firm is seeking a part time File Clerk/Receptionist to work Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The position requires an organized, detail oriented individual with emphasis on accuracy and quality. Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work as a team member are a must. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, and Excel is preferable. Candidates must have a valid California driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and vehicle to perform courier duties.

Along with the File Clerk duties, this position provides general office support which includes relief of front office reception. The Receptionist is the first point of contact for our clients, making strong customer service skills an essential part of the job.

JOB DESCRIPTION

• Open, close, and maintain client files (electronic and hard copies)
• Input new case information into database
• Assist staff with copy work and various projects as needed
• Maintain and organize workroom supplies
• Work as primary receptionist at least two days a week, as well as provide backup receptionist work as needed
• Perform general up-keep of all common office areas, including front reception, conference rooms, and work room
• File documents with local courts
• Record documents at San Mateo County Recorder’s Office
• Deliver documents to local clients and attorney offices

Compensation:
The firm offers competitive pay and paid time off (PRO) based on experience

Employer Contact:
Please email your resumé to lfernandez@thirkell-law.com with a cover letter. References will be required upon request. Please include “File Clerk/Reception” in the subject line.

Employer Name:
Thirkell Law Group

Employer City / Location:
San Mateo, California

Legal Administrative Assistant--Estate Planning for a Boutique San Francisco Law Firm
Posted April 16, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Administrative Assistant--Estate Planning

Job Description:
Boutique San Francisco law firm, specializing in Estate Planning, is seeking a an administrative assistant, with legal experience, to join their team. This positions is responsible for:

  • Assisting with drafting estate, trust and deed documents
    Billing
  • Assisting with recording deeds with Bay Area county recorders
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Answering phones
  • Managing all administrative operations in the office

The ideal candidate will enjoy engaging with clients, and will be:

  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Responsible and punctual
  • Detail oriented
  • Well organized
  • A good writer and editor
  • A self-starter

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Michelle Seifert
Michelle@rinconsearch.com

Employer Name:
Rincon Search

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Rincon Search

Legal Assistant/Paralegal for Willoughby Brod
Posted April 12, 2018

Job Type:
Paid Internship

Job Title:
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Job Description:
This position will assist a new law partnership of two long-standing practices, focusing in plaintiff's side litigation (injuries, medical malpractice, etc.). Duties will include: new client intakes; contact with clients, counsel, courts and medical offices; assist with discovery and trial preparation; assist with building case files.

Compensation:
Depending upon experience

Employer Contact:
Please send a resume to Markus Willoughby, Esq. - markusberlin@gmail.com

SF State Paralegal students interested in receiving academic credit for this internship should contact Mali Kigasari at mkigasar@sfsu.edu.

Employer Name:
Willoughby Brod, LLP

Employer City / Location:
Oakland + San Francisco

Employer Website:
Currently - ww.willoughbyfirm.com and www.brodfirm.com

Company Description:
Two, long-time law firms focusing on plaintiff's side litigation are merging to form a new partnership.

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant for an SF Law Firm
Posted April 11, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Job Description:
A law firm in San Francisco is seeking a receptionist/administrative assistant to the managing partner for immediate hire. The ideal candidate will perform basic receptionist duties such as answering phones, signing for packages, greeting clients, and performing light copying, scanning, and filing. Hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30pm to 5:00pm.

Responsibilities include:
- Helping managing partners, attorneys, and legal support staff with drafting letters.
- Arranging travel plans for attorneys.
- Copying, scanning, filing, and editing legal documents. Impeccable attention to detail will be required.
- Using Microsoft Office Suite programs such as Word, Outlook, Excel to communicate with clients and arrange meetings and events.
- More hands-on legal responsibilities may be given to the ideal candidate down the line.

Qualifications:
- Remarkable attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Bilingual fluency is a huge plus, but not required.
- Relevant legal experience will be considered and preferred.
- Exceptional customer service skills.
- Flexible with overtime when required.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
For immediate consideration, please send your resume to jia.bao.lei@roberthalflegal.com.

Employer Name:
Robert Half

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Robert Half

Company Description:
Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of highly skilled legal professionals. With locations in major North American and global markets, we assist law firms and corporate legal departments with staffing lawyer, paralegal, and other legal positions on a temporary, project and full-time basis in high-demand practice areas. We also provide legal project teams, along with dedicated project space and high-tech resources, for a wide range of initiatives including litigation support, e-discovery review and managed review. Our experienced Account Executives provide us with a competitive advantage, as many are former lawyers, paralegals and administrators who understand the intricacies of the legal profession, the requirements of our clients, and the detail necessary for legal positions. In addition, we maintain an extensive referral network and database of outstanding candidates for all types of legal careers.

Highly skilled legal professionals work with Robert Half Legal because we match their skills, interests and career goals with available employment opportunities in a variety of legal positions. In addition, we provide a range of professional development options, such as free online training courses and continuing legal education (CLE), which help candidates develop their skills for use in their legal careers. Our reputation as a leading provider of specialized legal staffing is enhanced by our alliances with premier legal industry groups.

Operations Assistant for an SF Law Firm
Posted April 11, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Operations Assistant

Job Description:
A law firm in San Francisco is seeking an experienced Operations Assistant who is bilingual in English and Mandarin.
The ideal candidate will be able to perform clerical work, handle vendor relations, and provide reception back-up.

Responsibilities:
- Candidate will be able to handle vendor issues in regards to building maintenance.
- Provide back-up reception and tech support when required.
- Maintain inventory and stock of office supplies.
- Assist with developing policies.
- Provide day to day office management assistance.
- Must be able to perform clerical work without issues.

Qualifications:
- Experience in an office required.
- Must be able to speak Mandarin and English.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
For immediate consideration, please send your resume to jia.bao.lei@roberthalflegal.com.

Employer Name:
Robert Half

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Robert Half

Company Description:
Staffing firm for legal professionals.

Legal Assistant for an Insurance Law Partner
Posted April 11, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant

Job Description:
A law firm is looking for a Legal Assistant who will be supporting a managing partner in their SF office and one insurance law partner. The ideal candidate will be tech/computer savvy.

Some of the primary responsibilities in this role include:
· Assist attorneys with drafting a variety of documents and correspondences.
· Track case deadlines and communicate proactively with attorneys and other support personnel at partner firms and outside vendors.
· Assist attorneys with time entries, make travel arrangements, restaurant reservations, and process attorney expenses.
· Knowledge of federal and state filing (also known as E-filing).
· Ability to proofread and spellcheck legal documents for accuracy and completion.
· Strong time management skills, excellent attention to detail, and extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, especially redlining.
· Ability to lift boxes with documents and office supplies.
· Hours would be from 8:30am to 5:00pm with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break.
· Occasional overtime may be required.
· Independent worker who can
· Competitive wage.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
For immediate consideration, please send your resume to jia.bao.lei@roberthalflegal.com.

Employer Name:
Robert Half

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Robert Half

Company Description:
Staffing firm for legal professionals.

Paralegal for California Civil Rights Law Group
Posted April 11, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal for a Civil Rights Law Firm

Job Description:
Fantastic employment opportunity at a small but very busy employment civil rights firm. The ideal candidate is someone who can multi-task, enjoys client contact, some experience filing pleadings with state and federal courts or has taken paralegal courses, has some trial experience or is willing to learn, and is a team player.

Compensation:
Commensurate with experience.

Employer Contact:
Please email resume and cover letter to navruz@civilrightsca.com.

Employer Name:
California Civil Rights Law Group

Employer City / Location:
San Anselmo

Employer Website:
California Civil Rights Law Group

Company Description:
The California Civil Rights Law Group is one of the leading civil rights law firms in California and represents employees throughout the San Francisco Bay Area (including Oakland and Marin County) and across the Golden State. Headed by renowned trial lawyer Lawrence A. Organ, our world-class attorneys specializes in employment, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, race discrimination, and all civil rights matters.

Legal Assistant for Legal Aid At Work
Posted April 6, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant for Legal Aid At Work

Job Description:
Responsibilities:

The Legal Assistant supports the legal staff with the delivery of excellent client service through document management, clerical and technical tasks that require accuracy, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, and computer proficiency.

Responsible for generating correspondence and pleading templates; creating/running table of authorities and tables of content; scheduling depositions; serving legal documents; generating various status reports; organizing case materials and exhibits, including creating, labeling, tabbing, indexing, and updating pleading and discovery files.

Other responsibilities include general clerical duties such as photocopying, filing, formatting, faxing. Tasks also include retrieving and organizing key information, and other document management tasks using Concordance and Worldox document management software and utilizing Compulaw to calendar dates for all legal matters.

The Legal Assistant must maintain confidentiality of client information in accordance with the organization’s policies.

Qualifications and Position Requirements:

Two to three years of legal assistant experience; strong organizational skills; detail orientation; reliability; and excellent verbal and written skills are required. The candidate must have the ability to work efficiently under deadlines and remain calm under pressure. Experience with federal and state civil court filings, both electronically and manually, is preferred. The candidate must possess advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat. Experience in Worldox, Compulaw, Amicus Attorney and Concordance (or similar legal software) is helpful. Weekend work may occasionally be necessary. A cooperative work style and commitment to the mission of the Society are essential. Fully bilingual English/Spanish language capability is preferred. BA/BS and/or Paralegal Certificate are also preferred.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can email a resume, cover letter detailing your interest in the position, and three references to:

Legal Assistant Search Committee, Legal Aid At Work

Email: jobs@legalaidatwork.org or Fax: (415)593-0096

Employer Name:
Legal Aid At Work

Employer Website:
Legal Aid At Work

Company Description:
The organization is a recognized authority on issues affecting low wage workers and utilizes litigation, direct legal services, education and policy initiatives and technical assistance to strengthen the civil and employment rights of low-income workers on both a regional and national level.

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Labor Litigation Paralegal for San Francisco City Attorney's Office
Posted April 6, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Labor Litigation Paralegal for San Francisco City Attorney's Office

Job Description:
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is looking for an experienced paralegal to join its Labor Team. Paralegals work under the direction of attorneys and provide a variety of paraprofessional legal duties in a fast-paced, high-volume litigation practice.

This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to analyze problems and use independent critical thinking to resolve them, attention to detail and high quality work product; the ability to perform detailed analytical work efficiently and with accuracy; initiative, and strong collaboration skills.

The candidate is expected to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously, accept written and oral direction, accurately prioritize projects, and interact respectfully and effectively with Team attorneys and secretaries, office personnel, court personnel, client representatives, vendors, representatives of other governmental departments/entities, and the general public. The responsibi lities listed below are representative of the range of duties assigned and are not intended as an exhaustive list.

RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assist with project management of the Team’s paralegal work. This responsibility includes, but is not limited to, coordinating with attorneys and staff and redistributing work as needed to make sure all work is completed with high quality and in a timely manner; anticipating deadlines and demands on paralegal resources; and communicating with the Paralegal Manager and Team Leader as to work status or if additional resources are needed.
- Mentor and train legal assistants and paralegal interns. This responsibility includes providing training and guidance to these employees on Office and Labor Team procedures, as well as litigation support software, and assisting them on case management and communication strategies with attorneys, staff, clients and others.
- Assist with implementing document litigation holds across various City departments.
- Coordinate with the Litigation Support Team on case setup and database establishment and maintenance.
- Responsible for creating and organizing case-specific databases and maintaining case custodian lists on assigned cases.
- Coordinate with attorneys, investigators, paralegals, legal assistants, secretaries, and others and effectively communicate with respect to assignments, workloads, status, and performance.
- Estimate and communicate realistic deadlines and expectations to attorneys.
- Assist in preparing motions by gathering exhibits, preparing and managing declarations, and fact and legal cite checking briefs and supporting documents using both Blue Book and California styles.
- Assist on appeals, including assembling the record and conducting fact and legal cite checking.
- Assist in drafting and reviewing subpoenas, all forms of discovery documents, legal memoranda and correspondence.
- Assist with discovery, including electronic discovery, and the organization, case management, collection, review strategy, and production of documents obtained from litigants and City departments; prepare privilege logs.
- Organize, review and prepare documents, exhibits, transcripts and other materials for use during investigations, discovery, hearings, trials and arbitrations using Concordance, Eclipse, CaseMap, Text Map and Trial Director and other software.
- Conduct database searches using software such as IPRO Eclipse, Concordance, CaseMap and Text Map, and review documents within these programs for relevance, responsiveness and privilege.

QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program, or other significant work experience such that statutory requirements are satisfied (Bus. & Prof. Code § 6450 compliant).
- Minimum 5 years of labor and employment litigation experience as a paralegal.
- Working knowledge of legal procedures, legal terminology and court rules.
- Adept in Microsoft Office Suite.
- Experience with TextMap, Concordance, Eclipse, CaseMap and Trial Director, or other similar software.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can email a resume and cover letter to Colleen Dietterle, Manager of Legal Support and Administrative Services, at: colleen.dietterle@sfcityatty.org

Employer Name:
San Francisco City Attorney’s Office

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Company Description:
The Labor Team defends the City and County of San Francisco in all
phases of employment litigation in federal and state court, and in administrative proceedings. The Team also provides legal support for collective bargaining, which can include labor-related litigation, and handles grievance arbitrations under collective bargaining agreements.

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Paralegal/Office Administration for Beckman Feller & Chang
Posted April 6, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal/Office Administration

Job Description:
Our law firm is looking for a part-time to full-time (30-40 hours) Office Administrator/Paralegal with wide-ranging responsibilities, including office management duties to assist us with cases mostly involving litigation in real estate/landlord-tenant matters and general insurance defense on behalf or property owners and their agents.

In this position, you will coordinate a variety of legal office services, including those listed below. You will play an essential role in ensuring contact with the firm by our clients, vendors, co-counsel and opposing counsel is handled in a courteous and professional manner. You should seek responsibility and take pride in your work. We are seeking a person to become an integral member of the firm, who will allow us to focus on cases and firm growth (including marketing). The successful candidate should expect to enjoy the benefits of such growth through increased income and duties.

Position available immediately.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide support for court filings as needed, including e-filings and local deliveries
i. Assist in the preparation and management of discovery;
ii. Prepare correspondence and legal pleadings with exhibits, including law and motion filings;
iii. Assist in the creation and maintenance of client databases;
iv. Maintain calendaring;
v. Maintain time-keeping (including data entry and report creation);
vi. Assist with scheduling depositions, mediations, meetings, etc.;
vii. Maintain/order office supplies;
viii. Assist in the maintenance of internal bookkeeping records;
ix. Investigation/ Research (including new case investigation, corporate research and expert research);
x. Assist with document organization, production and review (including client records);
xi. Provide support for depositions, trials and court hearings;
xii. Liaise with IT personnel, and be able to work with social media to increase firm online exposure

EXPERIENCE and SKILLS
a. prior general litigation experience -- experience in unlawful detainer and real estate law helpful;
b. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including telephone manner;
c. Ability to deal with multiple demands and competing priorities, ability to meet deadlines under pressure;
d. Excellent organizational skills and follow through, must be detail oriented;
e. Self-reliant with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
f. Ability to do basic online research (familiarity with Westlaw/Lexis extremely helpful);
g. Excellent grammar, spelling, writing and proofreading skills, and typing and data entry skills;
h. Proficiency in legal and office software strongly needed, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Lexis, Adobe Writer, and Abacus. Also need basic website skills and ability to work with online social media;
i. Knowledge of legal terminology, service of process, cite checking, calendaring and court rules;
j. A good sense of humor always helps…
 

If You Are Interested:
Email a cover letter (with "Paralegal" in the subject line) explaining why you are interested in the position. Please attach your resume, references, and writing sample.

Pay is dependent upon experience and skills but the range is between $20.00 and $25.00 an hour.
Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster

Compensation:
$40,000 to $50,000 DOE w/ benefits

Employer Contact:
Email a cover letter (with "Paralegal" in the subject line) explaining why you are interested in the position. Please attach your resume, references, and writing sample.

Richard Beckman
415-240-4087 (direct)
rbeckman@BFC-legal.com
or
Peggy Chang
510-548-7474
pchang@BFC-legal.com

Employer Name:
BECKMAN FELLER & CHANG P.C.

Employer City / Location:
Downtown SF and Berkeley

Employer Website:
Beckman Feller & Chang

Company Description:
Beckman Feller and Chang P.C. is the result of a merger of the firms Beckman Blair LLP and Buresh, Kaplan, Feller & Chang P.C. in August 2017. The two firms combined their partners' collective nearly 100 years of legal practice experience into the current firm, which has offices in downtown San Francisco and Berkeley. The lucky candidate who joins us will have the opportunity to work in both locations, depending on need and the employee's preference. The firm primarily practices in real estate and landlord-tenant (commercial and residential) litigation, and also represents numerous insureds as insurance-retained defense counsel. We are expecting to grow from our current 6-7 attorneys, but not until we are confident the right support staff is in place. The right candidate can assist in that growth and share in the benefits of such growth (more responsibility and higher income, we hope).

Legal Assistant for Oliver Vallejo
Posted April 5, 2018

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant

Job Description:
Small San Francisco injury law firm needs a reliable college graduate with a high GPA and an interest in law to work as a part-time legal assistant.

Responsibilities include: drafting correspondence; managing documents and data; interacting with clients, opposing counsel, health care providers, and courts; requesting records; scheduling appointments; and drafting discovery.

Schedule: 12-18 hours/week. Additional hours and work-from-home possible.

Benefits: mentorship; exposure to litigation; networking opportunities.

Compensation:
$15/hour, plus bonus

Employer Contact:
Please send resume and cover letter to o.vallejo@vallejolaw.info

Employer Name:
Oliver Vallejo

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Oliver Vallejo

Paralegal/Administrative Assistant for DLC Consulting Services
Posted April 4, 2018

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Paralegal/Administrative Assistant

Job Description:
Work with a nice group of four litigation attorneys. This is a position that can grow with the right person. Current needs are for support with both litigation paralegal duties and administrative tasks such as:

• Prepare and Process New Client and Matter Information
• Prepare and Coordinate Court Filings
• Discovery Organization and Preparation
• Drafting Forms
• Deposition Coordination
• Scan and Profile Incoming Documents
• Expense Processing
• Assist in the Management of Attorney and Court Calendars
• Other Duties as Assigned

Skills and Qualifications:
• Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
• MS Office Suite Experience
• Excellent Organizational Skills
• Professional Demeanor
• Positive Attitude
• Administrative Support Experience and/or Law Firm Experience a plus
• College Degree or Paralegal Certificate Preferred

Compensation:
$25 - $35 per hour DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a resume to Diane L. Camacho via email: diane@dlccs.com

Employer Name:
DLC Consulting Services, LLC

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
DLC Consulting Services

Company Description:
Consulting firm for solo and small law firms. We help small firms with administrative and management support. We are looking to add to our staff a part-time person who will be working for one of our law firm clients part-time.

Bilingual Workers Compensation Paralegal for Michelle Brodie
Posted April 4, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Bilingual Workers Compensation Paralegal

Job Description:
We are a small but very busy workers' compensation law firm looking to hire a legal assistant/paralegal fluent in Spanish and English. The hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The starting wages are dependent on experience. We offer paid holidays, paid time off, health insurance and after one year of employment a retirement account.

Job Responsibilities:
- Answer the phone, answer client questions, and speak in Spanish and English to clients on the phone and in person.
- Calendar appointments and hearings
- Maintain files, copy and scan documents.
- Prepare and file pleadings.
- Handle confidential information.
- Prepare business letters that are grammatical and professional
- Interview potential new clients

Mandatory Qualifications:
- Must be fluent in English and Spanish
- Must have common sense.
- Must be punctual and responsible.
- Must be detail-oriented.
- Must be able to accurately and fluently read, write, speak, and understand English.
- Must be proficient in Outlook, MS Office, Word, and able to quickly learn how to use new software.
- Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
- Must have an interest in working with injured workers.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree and/or Paralegal certificate.
- Experience as a legal assistant or paralegal at another law office preferably in workers' compensation.

Compensation:
Hourly

Employer Contact:
To Apply: You must follow these instructions to demonstrate that you are detail-oriented. Applicants who don't follow the instructions will not be considered. Email a resume and cover letter to Hiring Attorney, brodie@attorneybrodie.com in .PDF format or Word format. The cover letter must be in business format, explain your interest in the job, and address any mandatory qualifications that are not addressed in your resume.

Employer Name:
Michelle Brodie

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Michelle Brodie