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Paralegal & Office Administrator for Fiduciary Law Attorneys
Posted January 16, 2019

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Paralegal and Office Administrator Position at Small Litigation Law Firm

Job Description:
We are a boutique trust and estate litigation and administration law firm located in the Sunset District of San Francisco.

We are looking for a part-time to full-time paralegal and office administrator to join our team.

All applicants should be detail-oriented, self-starters, energetic, hard-working, and experienced in a law firm setting. Candidates must also be professional in demeanor and available to work on-site in the office during business hours. Applicants should also have good computer, word processing, organizational, verbal, and written skills. Excellent phone etiquette is a must. Paralegal certificate is a plus, but not required.

In addition to paralegal work, you would be responsible for many duties around the office, including but not limited to:
• Preparing written work product, correspondence, memoranda, document chronologies, and summaries;
• Preparing legal documents, including some discovery-related documents for attorney review;
• Assisting attorneys and law firm staff;
• Scanning and copying documents;
• Handling filings in State Courts;
• Preparing outgoing mail;
• Answering phones;
• Ordering and maintaining the office with supplies;
• Corresponding with clients as needed under attorney supervision;
• Performing light legal research and drafting; and
• Filing and preparing legal document files;

The position has flexible hours, and can be full-time, or part-time, with the possibility of full-time in the future.

In order to be considered, please provide a resume, cover letter, and writing sample, along with your salary requirement.

Compensation:
DOE, full time or par time, $18+ per hour

Employer Contact:
Lisa Unger - lunger@fiduciary-law.com

Employer Name:
Fiduciary Law Attorneys

Estate Planning/Probate Paralegal for J.R. Hastings Law Corporation
Posted January 14, 2019

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Paralegal - Estate Planning/Probate

Job Description:
Part time position which may turn into full time. Looking for a paralegal interested in learning the Estate Planning/Probate legal field. Must be knowledgable with computer programs, dependable and trustworthy.

Compensation:
depends on experience $20 + an hour

Employer Contact:
Contact Laddia S. Holly-Hastings at: assistant@jrhastingslaw.com. Office located in San Rafael, CA. Please submit a resume to this email address. No phone calls please.

Employer Name:
J.R. Hastings Law Corporation

Employer City / Location:
San Rafael, CA

Company Description:
Pleasant law office located in downtown San Rafael. Must be dog friendly.

Immigration Paralegal for Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale
Posted January 11, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Immigration Paralegal

Job Description:
Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP is looking for a family and removal defense immigration paralegal (Financial District, San Francisco)

Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP is a nationally renowned, full-service immigration and nationality law firm located in San Francisco's Financial District. The firm was founded in 1980 and represents a wide range of clients. The position is full-time for an experienced immigration paralegal. The position will support attorneys handling removal defense and litigation before the Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Federal Courts; preparing and filing immigrant visa petitions, applications for adjustment of status, asylum, naturalization and other administrative applications before the Department of Homeland Security.

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree, 2 or more years of experience at an Immigration Law Firm, strong organizational and excellent writing skills, computer literacy, and an interest in human rights and immigration matters.
Fluency in Spanish (written and oral) is required.
Competitive salary and benefits.

Please email resume, cover letter, references and a writing sample to the following email: pljobs @vblaw.com

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Please email resume, cover letter, references and a writing sample to Waffa Salfiti, office administrator, at the following email : pljobs @vblaw.com

Employer Name:
Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP 

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale

Company Description:
Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP is a nationally renowned, full-service immigration and nationality law firm located in San Francisco's Financial District. The firm was founded in 1980 and represents a wide range of clients.

Legal Assistant for a Boutique Litigation Firm
Posted January 11, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant

Job Description:
The Oakland office of a boutique litigation firm is seeking a well-rounded legal assistant to join their team. The successful candidate will have experience with both state and federal filings, preparing pleadings and motions, TOAs and TOCs, and file management. Excellent word processing skills are a must, as well as the ability to work independently and to wear many hats.

Candidates with experience in small to mid-sized firms and with a willingness to chip in wherever needed are encouraged to apply. Less experienced candidates with a strong aptitude for learning and retaining new skills are also encouraged to apply. Paralegal certificate is a strong plus.
Pay DOE. 

Compensation:
55,000 - 80,000 DOE

Employer Contact:
Janice Shepherd
Executive Legal Recruiter
Access Talent Solutions, LLC
janice@accesstalentsolutions.com
415.915.5071

Employer Name:
Access Talent Solutions 

Employer City / Location:
Oakland, CA

Paralegal for San Francisco City Attorney’s Office
Posted January 4, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

Job Description:
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is looking for an experienced paralegal to join its Government Team. The Government Team handles advice and legislative work for the Mayor and Board of Supervisors, as well as other elected officials and numerous boards, commissions and departments. This team also handles the defense of the City’s laws when faced with legal challenges.
Paralegals work under the direction of attorneys and provide a wide range of paraprofessional legal support in a fast paced, high volume 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, appropriately prioritize projects, and interact respectfully and effectively with the Office’s attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants and secretaries, office personnel, court personnel, client representatives, vendors, representatives of other governmental departments/entities, and the general public. The responsibilities listed below are representative of the range of duties assign ed and are not intended as an exhaustive list.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Review and respond to Public Records Requests received by the City Attorney’s Office. This includes coordinating with attorneys and support staff across multiple legal teams, responding in a timely manner, and tracking all responses.
• Assist with reviewing City contracts for accuracy and making sure they conform to the approved template.
• Assist with drafting findings of fact for administrative hearings, including but not limited to Assessment Appeals Board hearings.
• Assist with implementing litigation holds across various City departments.
• Assist in preparing motions by gathering exhibits, ensuring documents are accurate, properly formatted, and filed in a timely manner.
• Assist with discovery, particularly electronic discovery, and the organization, case management, collection, and review strategy for documents obtained from litigants and City departments.
• Conduct database searches in IPRO Eclipse, Concordance, CaseMap and Text Map, and review documents within these programs for relevance, responsiveness, and privilege.
• Organize, review and prepare documents, exhibits, transcripts, and other materials for use during investigations, depositions, hearings, or trials, including preparing and running Trial Director.
• Mentor and train legal assistants and paralegal interns. This includes training on legal procedures as well as litigation support software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program, or other significant work experience such that statutory requirements are satisfied (Bus. & Prof. Code § 6450 compliant).
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
• Minimum 5 years of litigation or transactional experience as a paralegal or legal assistant.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Working knowledge of legal procedures, legal terminology, and court rules.
• Experience responding to Public Records Requests for a government agency.
• Adept in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Experience with Adobe Professional, TextMap, Concordance, Eclipse, CaseMap and Trial Director, or other similar software.

Compensation:
$97,110-$117,988

Employer Contact:
To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Colleen Dietterle, Manager of Legal Support and Administrative Services, at: colleen.dietterle@sfcityatty.org

Employer Name:
City and County of San Francisco

Legal Assistant for San Francisco City Attorney's Office
Posted January 4, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant - San Francisco City Attorney's Office

Job Description:
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is looking for a legal assistant to join its Labor and Employment Team (Labor Team). The Labor Team defends the City and County of San Francisco (City) in all phases of employment litigation in federal and state court, and in administrative proceedings. The Labor Team also provides legal support for labor relations matters, which can include labor-related civil or administrative litigation and grievance arbitrations under collective bargaining agreements.
Legal Assistants work under the direction of attorneys and/or paralegals, 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 problems, 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 the Office’s attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants and secretaries, office personnel, court personnel, client representatives, vendors, representatives of other governmental departments/entities, and the general public. The responsibilities listed below are representat ive of the range of duties assigned and are not intended as an exhaustive list.
RESPONSIBILITIES
• Implement document litigation holds across various City departments.
• Coordinate with the Litigation Support Team on case setup and database establishment and maintenance.
• Create and organize case-specific databases and maintain case custodian lists on assigned cases.
• Draft and issue subpoenas.
• 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.
• Conduct database searches using software such as Eclipse, Concordance, CaseMap, and Text Map, and review documents within these programs for relevance, responsiveness, and privilege.
• 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.
• Organize, review, search, and prepare documents, exhibits, transcripts, and other materials for use during investigations, discovery, hearings, trials and arbitrations using Eclipse, Concordance, CaseMap, Text Map, Trial Director, and other software.
• Perform these duties for approximately 20-30 cases in various stages of the litigation lifecycle.
• Estimate and communicate realistic deadlines and expectations to attorneys.
• Coordinate with attorneys, investigators, paralegals, legal assistants, secretaries, and others and effectively communicate with respect to assignments, workloads, status, and work product.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program, or other significant work experience that satisfies the statutory requirements (Bus. & Prof. Code § 6450 compliant).
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum 1 – 2 years of litigation experience as a legal assistant or paralegal, labor and employment litigation preferred, or 5+ years as a legal secretary providing proof of performing high level duties as described under Responsibilities section above.
• Working knowledge of legal procedures, legal terminology, and court rules.
• Adept in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Experience with Adobe Professional, TextMap, Concordance, Eclipse, CaseMap, and Trial Director, or other similar software.

Compensation:
$77,246 

Employer Contact:
To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Colleen Dietterle, Manager of Legal Support and Administrative Services, at: colleen.dietterle@sfcityatty.org

Employer Name:
City and County of San Francisco

Legal Assistant for San Francisco City Attorney's Office
Posted January 4, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant - San Francisco City Attorney's Office

Job Description:
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is looking a legal assistant to join its Children and Family Services Team, to support conservatorship work and serve as back up for juvenile dependency work. The Children and Family Services Team will represent the Public Conservator in mental health conservatorship proceedings. The Public Conservator provides services for San Francisco residents who are gravely disabled (unable to provide for their food, clothing or shelter) due to mental disease and who have been found by the court to be unable or unwilling to accept voluntary treatment. The conservatorship is the legal procedure that appoints a conservator to authorize psychiatric treatment.
In addition, the team represents and advises the Family and Children Services Division of the Human Services Agency in juvenile court dependency proceedings. This team works with protective services workers in court to protect the interests of San Francisco children who are abused or neglected by their parents or guardians.
Legal Assistants work under the direction of attorneys and/or paralegals, 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 responsibilities listed below are representative of the range of duties assigned and are not intended as an exhaustive list.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Review reports prepared by Public Conservator – identify and subpeona experts as needed for trials.
• Ability to communicate effectively with experts and attorney/conservator both in person, on the phone and in writing.
• Responsible for creating, organizing and maintaining case-specific databases.
• Coordinate with attorneys, investigators, paralegals, legal assistants, secretaries, and others and effectively communicate with respect to assignments, workloads, status, and performance.
• 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 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, search and prepare documents, exhibits, transcripts and other materials for use during investigations, discovery, hearings, and trials.
• Will also serve as back up for juvenile dependency. Some duties may include redacting documents received from clients; performing personal service on parents, executing due diligence declarations, processing appeals checks for social workers in adoption cases, and ensuring Indian Child Welfare Act compliance.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program, or other significant work experience such that statutory requirements are satisfied (Bus. & Prof. Code § 6450 compliant).
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum 1-2 year of experience as a paralegal or legal assistant or 5+ years as a legal secretary performing high level duties as described under the Responsibilities section above.
• Working knowledge of legal procedures, legal terminology and court rules.
• Adept in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Experience with Adobe Professional, Panoramic, TextMap, Concordance, Eclipse, CaseMap Trial Director, or other similar software.

Compensation:
$77,246

Employer Contact:
To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Colleen Dietterle, Manager of Legal Support and Administrative Services, at: colleen.dietterle@sfcityatty.org

Employer Name:
City and County of San Francisco

Hard-Copy Document Review for Trustpoint.One
Posted January 4, 2019

Job Type:
Contract

Job Title:
Hard-Copy Document Review

Job Description:
We are staffing a short-term document review project at a heated warehouse in Brisbane. There will be onsite parking. The reviewers for this project will be working in a warehouse setting and need to be able to lift and stand if needed. The boxes will be provided but the reviewers will need to be able to lift a box or files off a cart, place it on the table and either sit or stand while reviewing the contents. J.D.s and Paralegals are welcome to apply.

Details:
Start Date: Monday, January 14
Reviewers Needed: 25 to 35 reviewers
State Bar: Any state, active and in good standing. J.D.s and Paralegals are also welcome to apply
Location: Heated warehouse in Brisbane
Pay Rate: $31/hr.
Duration: around 1 week
Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs., prior hard copy document review preferred

If you are available for this review, please send:

1.) An updated resume in Word format;
2.) Your law school name, if applicable;
3.) Your State Bar number, if applicable;
4.) Please confirm that you do not need any additional days off, besides weekends until the project is completed;
5.) Please confirm that you can work 8 hours per day/40 hours a week until the project is completed.

If you know anyone who would be interested, please forward this information!

Compensation:
$31/hr.

Employer Contact:
Please send resumes to BOTH June and Christine at:
june.dang@trustpoint.one
christine.wang@trustpoint.one

Employer Name:
Trustpoint.One

Employer City / Location:
Oakland, CA

Employer Website:
Trustpoint.One

Company Description:
Contact BLD 415.946.2449

WE'RE SPECIALISTS IN DOCUMENT REVIEW
We deliver cost-efficient, high quality document reviews, providing document reviewers, project managers, technology consultants and offsite review facilities at competitive rates. Trustpoint.One reviewers are experienced document review professionals who have worked on projects of varying practice areas, scale, complexity, and deadlines. They are versed and trained in numerous e-discovery and litigation management technologies, and are fluent in various foreign languages.

Legal Analyst for Department of Industrial Relations - PAGA Unit
Posted January 4, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
JC-129260 - Legal Analyst

Job Description:
Under the supervision of the Legal Support I assigned to the PAGA unit, the Legal Analyst provides assistance to attorneys and investigators in the PAGA Unit. The class is designed for permanent employment where incumbents can be properly delegated difficult and complex paralegal duties which are analytical in nature.

Reviews PAGA Claim Notices, Claim Notice responses, and settlement documents according to established criteria, and selects items for further review by attorney; Handles more routine communications with attorneys, courts, and other agency staff; Proofread, format, and finalize pleadings and file with various courts; Researches status of unresolved claims and compiles information for reports; Recommends cases and provides reports as to why request should be accepted for investigation to Senior Deputy and Attorneys; Send out complaint inquiry letters, and track responses in Salesforce; Draft & mail Notice of Intent to Investigate and tolling letters, update Salesforce, status report and agenda; Serve subpoenas and interrogatories through service provider, follow-up on service, update status report and agenda; Request case status…30, 60, 90, 120 day status for all cases and update status reports; Send 60-day extension letters for all cases and update status report; Crea te and update procedures (WIP); and Review and maintain database for accuracy.

Prepares and format pleadings and judicial counsel forms; file pleadings in state, federal and court of appeal; independently prepare and serve subpoenas; arrange deposition and court appearances; calendar attorney’s appearances; Review and finalize cure decisions and various correspondence, upload in Salesforce and share drive; Upload documents in Salesforce and PAGA share drive as requested, download court pleadings and dockets as requested; and assist attorneys for trial preparation.

Respond to email and phone calls, researching as necessary; Prepare weekly agenda; Assist Office Technician regarding various duties; Research various methods of contracting to satisfy the needs of the office, prepare and request contracts, and approve P-Card reconciliation in Fi$Cal.

Compensation:
$4,177.00 - $5,387.00

Employer Contact:
How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:
Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Industrial Relations
Attn: Certification Unit
P.O. Box 420603
San Francisco, CA 94142

Employer Name:
Department of Industrial Relations - PAGA Unit

Employer City / Location:
Oakland

Employer Website:
Department of Industrial Relations - PAGA Unit

Company Description:
Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA)

The Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) authorizes aggrieved employees to file lawsuits to recover civil penalties on behalf of themselves, other employees, and the State of California for Labor Code violations.

Trainee - Paralegal Specialist U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Posted January 4, 2019

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Trainee - Paralegal Specialist U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Job Description:
Part Time to Full Time – Permanent

The Office of Counsel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, is excited to announce the opening of a new Trainee--Paralegal Specialist position. This is a tremendous opportunity for the paralegal student or recent graduate who is interested in working in the public sector, including but not limited to, environmental law, contract law, information law, and employment law.

This position is designed to prepare a student trainee or recent graduate for employment to eventually attain the GS-09 level. Interns will be assigned to one or more higher graded specialists who will assign tasks designed to increase familiarity with the target occupation in a real world environment.

Requirements:
- Knowledge of paralegal responsibilities
- Ability to conduct research using modern methods and techniques
- Ability to communicate orally and in writing

Duties include:
- Reviewing case materials to become familiar with questions under consideration.
- Participate in pre-trial witness conferences, noting any deficiencies in case materials.
- Prepare and organize trial exhibits such as statistical charts and photographic exhibits.
- Verify citations and legal references on prepared documents.
- Prepare digests of selected decisions or opinions which incorporate legal references and analyses of precedents involved in areas of well-defined and settled points of law.

Deadline: January 23, 2019 (Extended)

Compensation:
$40,315 to $64,917 /Per Year. This position may provide additional benefits such as: Student loan repayment, Superior Qualifications Appointment, Credit towards Annual Leave Accrual

Employer Contact:
Who May Apply: Recent Graduates/Student Hires
To apply send a resume to student-hire@usace.army.mil
Deadline: January 23, 2019 (Extended)

Employer Name:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Company Description:
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approximately 37,000 dedicated Civilians and Soldiers delivering engineering services to customers in more than 130 countries worldwide.

Legal Receptionist for Tobener Ravenscroft
Posted January 4, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Receptionist

Job Description:
DUTIES:

• Answering phones
• Greeting clients
• Processing daily mail
• Copying, Scanning, & Document Management
• Calendaring Meetings
• Maintaining the office clean/organized
• Perform other duties and errands as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Professional phone etiquette and demeanor
• Detail oriented
• Strong organizational skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills, patience a must
• Excellent written and verbal skills a must
• Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
• Familiar with Microsoft Word and Adobe
• Must be able to lift 20 lbs.
• Law office experience a plus
• Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus
• Tech savvy a plus

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates may send a resume and cover letter to Lilli Cyris at lcyris@tobenerlaw.com

Employer Name:
Tobener Ravenscroft LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco 

Employer Website:
Tobener Ravenscroft

Company Description:
We are a well-established and respected leader in plaintiffs-side litigation with locations in San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose. We believe in social justice for our clients. And, we believe in employee activism and a healthy work-life balance. We offer a dynamic and friendly working environment, and competitive pay and benefits.

Senior Corporate Paralegal for Morrison & Foerster
Posted January 4, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Senior Corporate Paralegal

Job Description:
The Senior Corporate Paralegal will provide organizational and substantive support to attorneys in the Corporate practice group including but not limited to;

-Assist in all phases of corporate transactions from inception to closing.
-Assist with entity formation, including drafting subscription, shareholder, employment, and confidentiality agreements, checking and reserving corporate names, and preparing drafts of corporate organizational documents.
-Draft and file documents related to business incorporation and ongoing operations.
-Assist with closings of venture capital financings, public offerings, acquisitions and mergers, and other transactions.
-Assist with due diligence and data rooms.
-Organize and maintain deal documents, minute books, corporate records, and stock ledgers.
-May prepare and file UCC financing statements, Blue Sky and SEC registrations, and public company SEC filings.
-May assist with stock option plan administration, including drafting BOD/shareholder plans, resolutions, agreements, and other state and federal filings

Education and Experience

-Bachelor’s degree and ability to meet the requirements of California Business & Professions Code §6450 required.
-Seven years relevant experience in practice area or comparable work experience preferred.
-Prior experience working with startup clients required.

Teamwork and Applied Skills

-Strong sense of accountability, taking ownership over projects and responsibilities and resolving issues proactively.
-High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent proofreading skills.
-Strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Ability to assess information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions.
-Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.
-Ability to manage multiple requests, assess priorities, and achieve solutions under deadlines.
-Flexibility and ability to work overtime required.
-Flexibility to help support other Firm offices from time to time is required.
-Excellent teamwork skills and a strong client service orientation.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
To apply, please go to the MoFo Senior Corporate Paralegal job description.

Employer Name:
Morrison & Foerster LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Morrison & Foerster

Company Description:
We strive to be an extremely well-balanced law firm, providing a broad range of services. We are leaders in each of the areas in which we practice. These include litigation, financial services, intellectual property and technology, and transactional work, such as corporate, capital markets and real estate finance representations.

Corporate Paralegal for Morrison & Foerster
Posted January 4, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Corporate Paralegal

Job Description:
The Paralegal will provide organizational and substantive support to attorneys in the Corporate practice group including but not limited to;

-Assist in all phases of corporate transactions from inception to closing.
-Assist with entity formation, including drafting subscription, shareholder, employment, and confidentiality agreements, checking and reserving corporate names, and preparing drafts of corporate organizational documents.
-Draft and file documents related to business incorporation and ongoing operations.
-Assist with closings of venture capital financings, public offerings, acquisitions and mergers, and other transactions.
-Assist with due diligence and data rooms.
-Organize and maintain deal documents, minute books, corporate records, and stock ledgers.
-May prepare and file UCC financing statements, Blue Sky and SEC registrations, and public company SEC filings.
-May assist with stock option plan administration, including drafting BOD/shareholder plans, resolutions, agreements, and other state and federal filings

Education and Experience

-Bachelor’s degree and ability to meet the requirements of California Business & Professions Code §6450 required.
-Minimum two (2)-three (3) years of experience as a corporate paralegal.
-Prior experience working with startup clients required.

Teamwork and Applied Skills

-Strong sense of accountability, taking ownership over projects and responsibilities and resolving issues proactively.
-High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent proofreading skills.
-Strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Ability to assess information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions.
-Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.
-Ability to manage multiple requests, assess priorities, and achieve solutions under deadlines.
-Flexibility and ability to work overtime required.
-Flexibility to help support other Firm offices from time to time is required.
-Excellent teamwork skills and a strong client service orientation.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
To apply please see the MoFo job description.

Employer Name:
Morrison & Foerster LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Morrison & Foerster

Company Description:
We strive to be an extremely well-balanced law firm, providing a broad range of services. We are leaders in each of the areas in which we practice. These include litigation, financial services, intellectual property and technology, and transactional work, such as corporate, capital markets and real estate finance representations.

Bilingual Legal Assistant for Legal Aid of Marin
Posted January 4, 2019

Job Title:
Bilingual Legal Assistant

Job Description:
Bilingual Legal Assistant December 2018

Legal Aid of Marin is looking for a bilingual (in Spanish) legal assistant to provide legal services to low-income and underrepresented individuals in Marin County. Applicants must have a genuine interest in helping tenants and workers facing problems like loss of housing and wage theft. 

Qualifications: 

1.Fully bilingual in English and Spanish – spoken and written;

2.Interest in learning wage-and-hour law, landlord-tenant law, public benefits law and other areas that may arise;

3.Excellent oral and written communication skills; 

4.Strong reading comprehension skills; 

5.Ability to work under stress and meet deadlines; 

6.Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office Suite;

7.Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with clients, attorneys, coworkers, and court clerks;

8.Strong organizational skills and detailed oriented; 

9.Ability to multi-task, be proactive, and work independently as well as on a team;

10.Strong interest in providing legal services to marginalized or otherwise underserved people in Marin;

11.Must meet or be interested in meeting paralegal qualifications in California Business and Professional Code Section 6450;

12.Must possess a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, & insurance and

13.Knowledgeable about Marin County resources and organizations is a plus.
 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

1.Conduct client intakes at Legal Aid of Marin offices and at offsite outreach locations;

2.Assist Legal Aid of Marin attorneys with client communication, drafting letters, and preparation of legal documents;

3.Under attorney supervision, prepare court documents and administrative agency complaints;

4.Provide translation and interpretation as needed to LAM attorneys;

5.Calculate wage claims; review and summarize evidence including rent payment records and other records of payments and income for accuracy;

6.Provide administrative support, such as creation and maintenance of client files and data entry;

7. Conduct presentations, workshops, and community outreach as needed;

8. Other duties as assigned. 

This is a non-exempt full-time position. LAM offers generous holiday, a health insurance stipend, retirement plan, and vacation benefits after a 3-month probation period. This is an entry level position, and we are willing to train a motivated candidate.

Supervisor: Reports to Managing Attorney 

Legal Aid of Marin thrives on our diversity and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage women, persons of color, LGBTQQI individuals, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other underrepresented groups to apply. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to valatorre@legalaidmarin.org . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Compensation:
Salary range: $18-$22/hour DOE (40 hour work week) 

Employer Contact:
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to Vivian Alatorre via email tovalatorre@legalaidmarin.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employer Name:
Legal Aid of Marin

Employer City / Location:
San Rafael

Employer Website:
Legal Aid of Marin

Paralegal for California Trial Law Group
Posted December 10, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

Job Description:
Our office is looking to hire a paralegal before the new year. The position is available either on a full-time or part-time basis. The firm currently has a staff of six people, and specializes in personal injury and Worker’s Compensation. Ideally, the applicant should be based out of the East Bay, but it’s not required. All work must be done on-site at the Albany office.

Compensation:
$20 per hour

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates may send a resume and a cover letter to Ike M. Kaludi at ike@courtlawyerca.com.

Employer Name:
California Trial Law Group, PC

Employer City / Location:
East Bay, CA

Employer Website:
California Trial Law Group

Company Description:
At California Trial Law Group our attorneys are dedicated to providing client services that are both comprehensive and personalized. Whether you come to us with legal problems involving personal injury, employment issues, real estate or contract disputes, you can be sure that we will listen carefully and tailor our legal strategies to meet the particular of your situation. We are available to represent you in negotiation and dispute resolution as well as in all stages of litigation. Not only are we knowledgeable and experienced; we have an excellent track record of successful outcomes.

Senior Litigation Paralegal for
Posted December 4, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Senior Litigation Paralegal

Job Description:
Conrad & Metlitzky is looking for an experienced litigation paralegal to help manage the case load for the firm’s attorneys – currently 2 partners and 2 associates – with assistance from a law clerk/junior paralegal. This position involves the opportunity to help develop systems and processes for the firm’s growing practice. Applicants for the position of Senior Paralegal should have the following qualifications.
• A sense of humor, camaraderie, curiosity, grit, and adventure
• Bachelor’s degree; Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program
• 4 or more years of substantial civil litigation experience in state and federal trial courts
• Excellent research and writing skills; strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Expertise in Adobe Pro, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, calendaring software, Westlaw, electronic filing systems in state and federal court (and related e-filing portals such as OneLegal), transcript management software, and electronic discovery databases
• Outstanding references
Senior Paralegals have the following responsibilities:
• Manage discovery, including complex electronic discovery and third-party subpoenas, in multiple cases simultaneously
• Support and manage document collections and productions
• Prepare, file and serve pleadings in state and federal court, including preparing cite checks and tables of contents and authorities
• Organize supporting documents for depositions, hearings, arbitration, and trial
• Provide support during arbitration and trial, including preparation of witness binders, and witness coordination and interfacing with court personnel and third-party vendors
• Participate in firm administration, including coordination of workflow with junior staff
 

How to Apply
To inquire about joining our team, please send cover letter describing your interest in our firm and a copy of your resume to heather@dlccs.com with a copy to careers@conradmetlitzky.com.
Please follow the instructions above. Replying on-line directly through Indeed.com is not sufficient.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
To inquire about joining our team, please send cover letter describing your interest in our firm and a copy of your resume to heather@dlccs.com with a copy to careers@conradmetlitzky.com.

Employer Name:
Conrad & Metlitzky

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Conrad & Metlitzky

Company Description:
Conrad & Metlitzky is a fast-growing civil litigation boutique founded by two former Assistant United States Attorneys, Mark Conrad and Warren Metlitzky. Our attorneys are trial lawyers who hail from top law schools and law firms.
As our firm grows, we are looking to hire staff members who share our passions: trying cases; making sure our clients’ stories are heard and understood; tackling diverse and cutting-edge litigation typically handled by larger firms; and working with dedicated, fun, and inquisitive colleagues.

Part-Time Law Clerk/Administrative Assistant for Joseph Ferrucci, Attorney at Law
Posted December 4, 2018

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Part-Time Law Clerk/Administrative Assistant 

Job Description:
Part-Time Law Clerk/Administrative Assistant
Estates and Trusts Law Office 

Rapidly growing law office, with a practice in estates and trusts, seeks part-time law clerk/ administrative assistant to support two attorneys. Tasks include: answering phones; greeting clients and guests; drafting simple letters and emails; printing, copying, and scanning; assembling binders; mailings; filing; maintaining contact lists; creating client files and folders; ordering office supplies; light bookkeeping; making bank deposits and disbursements; calendaring.

2 to 3 days per week, with potential for growth into full-time employment. $18 per hour. Union Square area in downtown San Francisco. Anticipated start in December 2018.

Ideal candidate will have:
- B.A. or B.S. degree
- Excellent oral communication and listening skills with clients, guests, and co-workers
- Background or demonstrated interest in working with diverse people (we have an ethnically diverse client base and a large number of LGBT clients)
- A friendly, positive demeanor
- Willingness to learn and contribute
- A strong work ethic
- Excellent organizational skills
- Ability to multi-task and keep track of details
- Strong writing skills
- Skill and experience using MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook) are a must
- Familiarity with Clio and Quickbooks is a plus
- Background or demonstrated interest in working in a law office, especially in estates and trusts

We have a respectful, positive, diverse workplace. 

Compensation:
$18

Employer Contact:
Please send email with cover letter and one-page resume attached. In the subject line of the email write "Part-Time Administrative Assistant - [your last name], [your first name]".

Please send to: joseph@jferrucci.com

Employer Name:
Joseph Ferrucci, Attorney at Law P.C.

Paralegal for Davis Wang Law Firm
Posted November 13, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

Job Description:
A boutique law firm located in downtown San Francisco near Montgomery BART station is looking for a full-time Paralegal. This position provides direct support to the Firm’s President, office Administrator, and attorneys. The ideal candidate should have 3 to 5 years of working experience as a paralegal. This person should also have a thorough knowledge of legal terminology, legal principles, practices and research techniques. He/She is expected to be able to assist our legal team with calendaring, court filings, online legal research, document productions, and preparing shell documents for pleadings, discovery, motions and other documents as needed. This role requires an individual to be able to efficiently multi-task, be detail and results-oriented, and have excellent organization and time management skills. The person must have good interpersonal skills, be punctual and reliable.

We offer competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K, and paid holiday time off and vacation.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Please submit a resume and a cover letter.

Qualifications:
Bachelor degree and/or paralegal certification preferred.
Legal assistant experiences required.
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point required.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates may send a resume and a cover letter to
Careers@daviswanglaw.com

Employer Name:
Davis Wang Law Firm

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Davis Wang Law Firm

Intake Specialist for a Boutique Plaintiff's Law Firm
Posted November 8, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Intake Specialist (Temp to Hire)

Job Description:
San Francisco boutique plaintiff's law firm is seeking an intake specialist to join their team. The ideal candidate will have some legal experience, preferably as a paralegal or legal assistant, and be fluent in Spanish.

Duties include:
Serve as initial contact for potential clients and referring attorneys, by telephone and email.
Gather information from potential clients and referring attorneys.
Fill out intake sheets and ask thorough follow up questions to gather as much relevant information for attorney review as possible.
Review inquiries from potential clients and referring attorneys.
Conduct additional research on potential clients and case facts, as necessary and appropriate.
Determine the nature of the potential client’s case, prepare possible case memos, and consult with attorneys.
Prioritize inquiries based on deadlines.
Ensure all inquiries are properly handled and documented.
Draft declination letters for attorney review.
Transmit declination letters to potential clients and referring attorneys.
Handle declines and referrals by telephone.
Draft internal memoranda, as necessary.
Maintain accurate, current, and complete electronic and physical intake files.
Compile, analyze, and present data regarding intake and intake response.
Prepare intake reports, monthly and as needed and requested.
Translate (Spanish to English and English to Spanish), as requested.
Help Spanish speaking clients and potential clients feel comfortable.
Ask thorough follow up questions to gather as much relevant information for attorney review as possible.
Draft and transmit routine Spanish correspondence.
Make occasional home/hospital visits to clients and potential clients to translate and gather information, as requested.
Prepare monthly lead generation report for marketing consultants.
Interface with marketing consultants regarding the firm’s intake process and intake data.

Compensation:
DOE

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

Employer Name:
Rincon Search

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Litigation & Trial Paralegal for The Veen Firm
Posted November 8, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Litigation and Trial Paralegal

Job Description:
We are a nationally recognized firm representing individuals and families in serious personal injury matters. We are looking for a full-time paralegal who can handle all aspects of civil litigation and trial support. A sense of humor and positive attitude are a must. Spanish language skills are a plus. Salary and benefits competitive. 

Compensation:
Based upon experience. Benefits include medical, dental and 401(k).

Employer Contact:
Please send resume and cover letter to office manager Susan Roe: s.roe@veenfirm.com. No calls please.

Employer Name:
The Veen Firm

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
The Veen Firm

Company Description:
The Veen Firm is a nationally recognized group of trial attorneys who are experts at our craft. Our team approach offers the customized attention of a small-boutique firm, while bringing cases to trial with the heavy hitting power of a large, well-established law firm. U.S. News - Best Lawyers® ranked The Veen Firm on the 2019 "Best Law Firms" list in the Metropolitan Tier 1 Ranking in San Francisco for personal injury litigation and product liability litigation.

Litigation Paralegal for Bradley, Curley, Barrabee & Kowalski
Posted November 7, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Litigation Paralegal

Job Description:
Fast paced insurance defense law firm seeking a motivated paralegal with 3-5 years of litigation experience. The ideal candidate will have experience in reviewing and analyzing healthcare records as well as summarizing written discovery and depositions in pageline format. 

Duties will also include assisting attorneys with formulating written discovery, corporation formation, work up through trial, legal research and subpoenaing records with constant communication and follow-up with subpoena service.

Applicants must have excellent organizational skills, be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), have the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment and have a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program. Experience with legal time entry billing software and Word Perfect is preferred.

Compensation:
Based upon experience. The firm offers medical & dental benefits and 401(k). 

Employer Contact:
Please submit a resume, salary requirements and, if possible, a recent writing sample to Kim O'Leary Nelson (Office Manager) via email: koleary@professionals-law.com

Employer Name:
Bradley, Curley, Barrabee & Kowalski, P.C.

Employer City / Location:
Larkspur

Company Description:
Bradley, Curley, Barrabee & Kowalski, PC is a leading dental/medical defense firms with experienced legal specialists offering a full-range of representation for dentists and doctors in the following areas: 1) Malpractice suits and claims; 2) Dental and Medical Board allegations and investigation; 3) Sales/Purchase Agreements and Disputes; 4) Employment claims; and 5) Estate Planning.

Paralegal/Legal Assistant for Lawless & Lawless
Posted November 7, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Job Description:
Experienced litigation paralegal or legal assistant for small law firm in downtown San Francisco, specializing in employment law on behalf of employees. Temp to perm position starting immediately.

Knowledge of WP/Windows/Word/Excel, court calendaring, office/litigation calendaring, court rules and procedures, experience with preparing, filing and serving pleadings/motions, and preparing and serving discovery responses. Must also send correspondence to clients, opposing counsel, courts, clerks, etc. Experience with Amicus Attorney helpful. Assist receptionist with phones.

Applicants must be reliable and responsible. 

Compensation:
Negotiable 

Employer Contact:
Send resumes to lawlessandlawless@gmail.com. No calls please.

Employer Name:
Lawless & Lawless

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco (Financial District)

Employer Website:
Lawless & Lawless

Paralegal for Center for Biological Diversity
Posted November 7, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

Job Description:
At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss impoverishes society, we work to secure a future for all species, great and small, hovering on the brink of extinction. We do so through science, law and creative media, with a focus on protecting the lands, waters and climate that species need to survive.

We want those who come after us to inherit a world where the wild is still alive.

General position overview:
As a full-time Paralegal you will provide paralegal and administrative support to help with the Center's litigation, policy advocacy, grassroots organizing and media outreach. The Center's working environment is fast-paced, exciting and supportive.

Main duties:
• Preparation of legal documents, including completing tables of contents and authorities for briefs, proofreading, formatting, cite checking, and related tasks.
• Assistance in calendar management for administrative actions, court filings and other programmatic activities.
• Maintenance of electronic databases for filings and program actions.
• Filing and serving documents and the maintenance of legal dockets, including ensuring compliance with court rules in a variety of state and federal jurisdictions; e-filing; making courtesy copies; corresponding with clerks' offices; and related tasks.
• Online research, including legal and scientific research.
• Assistance in drafting formal comment letters, including retrieval of online references.
• Maintenance of a legal library, including updating court rules and reference material, in coordination with other paralegals in the organization.
• Preparation and indexing of administrative records and appendices/excerpts of record in litigation.
• Assisting with the planning and handling of internal and external meetings, travel and conference arrangements.
• Assisting with event coordination, such as public presentations, rallies and hearings.

Essential qualities, qualifications and skills:
• A university degree. Paralegal certificate preferred, but significant experience as a paralegal or legal assistant is acceptable in lieu of a paralegal certificate.
• Experience in a litigation
• Strong organizational skills and an aptitude for high attention to detail.
• An aptitude for and ability to complete legal secretarial tasks, light legal research, review and organize documents, identify issues demanding attention, and generally pitch in to support and further the Center's mission.
• Intermediate-level or above skills with Microsoft Excel, Adobe Pro and Microsoft Word.
• Excellent writing and editing skills
• Strong communication skills to facilitate working with attorneys in multiple offices.
• The ability to multitask and work well as part of an effective team.
• Familiarity with California and federal environmental laws.
• A strong work ethic and a demonstrated commitment to environmental protection.

Benefits package:
The Center offers a very generous benefits package which includes:
• Paid Medical, dental and vision plan for employee.
• Paid Short-term and long-term disability.
• 403(b) plan with opportunity for match.
• Generous time off policies.
• Relaxed work atmosphere and dress code.

Application process: Please apply via our website at Center for Biological Diversity Jobs by submitting a cover letter, a resume, a writing sample and three to five references as a single PDF file. The position will remain open until filled. No telephone calls, please. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Center for Biological Diversity deeply values, and is committed to sustaining and promoting, both biological and cultural diversity. We welcome, embrace and respect diversity of people, identities and cultures. We are committed to fostering an organizational culture of diversity and inclusion. The Center believes staff and board diversity is critical to saving life on Earth.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

Compensation:
Dependent upon experience

Employer Contact:
Please apply via our website at https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/about/jobs/ by submitting a cover letter, a resume, a writing sample and three to five references as a single PDF file. The position will remain open until filled. No telephone calls, please. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Employer Name:
Center for Biological Diversity

Employer City / Location:
Oakland, CA

Employer Website:
Center for Biological Diversity

Company Description:
OUR MISSION: SAVING LIFE ON EARTH
At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature — to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss impoverishes society, we work to secure a future for all species, great and small, hovering on the brink of extinction. We do so through science, law and creative media, with a focus on protecting the lands, waters and climate that species need to survive.

We want those who come after us to inherit a world where the wild is still alive.

Real Estate Paralegal for a San Francisco Firm
Posted November 6, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal, Real Estate

Job Description:
The San Francisco office of a California firm is looking for a Real Estate Paralegal to join the team. This role is open due to growth and will join two long-term senior paralegals. Reporting to the Head of the Practice Group, this individual will administer purchase & sale agreements, assist with due diligence, draft initial loan documents, perform title review, review ALTA surveys, prepare UCC filings and closing packages. This is an excellent opportunity to join a firm who is known for their Real Estate practice, that offers balance and quality of life, a collaborative team and excellent employee benefits.

Compensation:
$75,000 - $105,000

Employer Contact:
Janice Shepherd
Executive Legal Recruiter
Access Talent Solutions, LLC
janice@accesstalentsolutions.com
415.915.5071

Employer Name:
Access Talent Solutions 

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Access Talent Solutions

Paralegal for Katzoff & Riggs
Posted November 6, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

Job Description:
We are a boutique law firm seeking a qualified paralegal to add to our Emeryville team. We handle litigation matters in several counties in the bay area, with our home office in Emeryville California. We are looking for a Paralegal/Legal Secretary for our home office to work closely with the office manager and our attorneys.

We are seeking to hire a person who is familiar with discovery rules and knows how to prepare and review filings with federal, state, and appellate courts. Ideally, he/she should have experience with law office calendaring and notices.

We are looking for a self-starter, who has exceptional analytical and organizational skills, strong written and oral communication skills, strong computer literacy, ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, ability to multi task, comfort with the pressure of litigation and other deadlines, and familiarity with state and federal court rules and procedures.

This is a full time position. The company provides a competitive salary, and benefits. Start date for this position can be immediate.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Please forward your resume and a cover letter in word format by e-mail to eriggs@katzoffriggs.com.

Employer Name:
Katzoff & Riggs LLP

Employer City / Location:
Emeryville

Employer Website:
Katzoff & Riggs

Company Description:
The firm currently represents prominent developers and real estate owners in San Francisco, Emeryville, Berkeley, Contra Costa County, the Peninsula and the entire San Francisco Bay Area.

Founding partners Kenneth S. Katzoff and Robert R. Riggs have been practicing law in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1982. The firm has achieved a record of success through the energy and experience of its attorneys, aided by a quality support staff, modern database and automation technology. We operate a small practice that is highly responsive and cost effective in meeting the needs of clients.

Senior Paralegal, Corporate Franchise for Gap
Posted October 29, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Sr. Paralegal, Corporate Franchise

Job Description:
We are looking for a paralegal to support the franchise and commercial legal team. This role will be responsible for supporting several key work areas including: working with 3rd party vendors to conduct reputational due diligence of prospective franchisees and distributors, conducting legal research and validating international franchise regulatory requirements (including preparing and updating franchise disclosure documents or offering circulars), with the support of local counsel, and managing franchise documents, data collection and analysis, and managing the Gap Inc. excess inventory policy. This position will work directly with internal business partners and local counsel on day to day and long term growth strategies and ongoing franchisee support matters. This role will have the demonstrated ability to manage projects against deadlines and local and regulatory requirements. This role requires sound judgment, a strong sense of curiosity and an understanding of the nuanc es of having a US brand operate overseas, including the political and economic issues that impact the franchised business. Finally, this role requires an individual who is solution oriented and can help identify business objectives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

•Managing legal due diligence process of franchise and third party partners to include: liaising with internal stakeholders, prospective franchisees/third party partners to obtain corporate information, instructing background reports and reviewing the same, supporting the compliance team to determine follow up steps, executing on such and driving to resolution by completing a final summary memo

•Managing and updating contracts database: summarizing contracts and uploading summaries into database

•Managing the process of confirming local franchise regulatory requirements and other applicable legal requirements, supporting Senior Counsel, Strategic Alliances to determine follow ups and providing advice and risk assessment to internal business partners

•Managing the agreement execution process, including validating local signing requirements, supervising the Legal Administrator and Filing Clerk to ensure accurate signing and filing system in place

•Managing excess inventory policy and working with business partners to ensure agreements in place to cover donation and sell off requirements and restrictions

•Analyzing contracts to advise on various contractual provisions and supporting Senior Counsel, Strategic Alliances in relation to interpretation of such provisions and risk assessment to advise the business

•Filings and disclosures support: managing any initial, renewal or amendment franchise filings to include collecting all necessary information, preparing and updating the filings/disclosures and validating details with Senior Counsel, Strategic Alliances and local counsel to submit to regulatory authorities

•Working with business partners to support the business in day to day operational matters such as clearance requests, store closure, and short term extensions

•Provides technical and professional interpretation and recommendations 

•Uses judgment based on the analysis of information

•Manages projects and program execution within area of work and ensures quality of work

•Developed communication skills to exchange complex information

KEY EXPERIENCES

•College degree required

•Paralegal experience highly desirable in a reputable law firm or a global or multinational corporation

•Franchise legal experience highly desirable 

•Database management and project management experience preferred 

•Process oriented 

•Strong attention to detail

•Strong organizational skills with ability to juggle, escalate appropriately and continually prioritize to balance work load

•Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing

•Desire and ability to work in fast-paced, challenging environment, to tight timelines

•Ability to work independently and drive results

•Adaptable and responsive to changing business priorities

•Ability to work effectively with team members, business partners, local counsel and franchisees in different locations and time zones

KEY BENEFITS:
•Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta.
•One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
•Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
•Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
•Employee stock purchase plan.*
•Employees receive medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
•Employees can apply for tuition reimbursement.*
•Family care programs.
•Commuter benefits.
•Pet Discount Program.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteenth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.

Compensation:
confidential

Employer Contact:
Apply online

Employer Name:
Gap, Inc.

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Gap Careers

Company Description:
Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. We're looking for the people who'll help make our next decade just as revolutionary as our first five. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, you're the right fit. Come grow with us.

Temporary Paralegal / Legal Assistant for the Office of the General Counsel at UC Hastings College of the Law
Posted October 25, 2018

Job Title:
Paralegal / Legal Assistant (Temporary)

Job Description:
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Under the direction of the General Counsel, the temporary position shall provide paralegal or legal secretary assistance, including executive/administrative assistance involving confidential matters.

This is a temporary position lasting approximately 3 - 4 months. The candidate should be available to work 25-40 hours a week during standard business hours (8:15am – 5:00pm).

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

The temporary paralegal’s duties include, but are not limited to the following:

• Maintain the General Counsel’s Outlook calendar; communicate effectively with other departments to ensure that meetings are prioritized appropriately.
• Tend to general office administration including telephones, filing, letter writing and proof-reading, etc.
• Prepare, coordinate and circulate materials for Board and Committee meetings, including notice to general public.
• Communicate with Board members; assist in coordinating and planning Board events; draft meeting minutes for final editing by Secretary to the Board.
• Assist Residency Officer with reviewing, processing and issuing decisions for Statements of Legal Residence; communicate with students regarding College’s residency policies and procedures.
• Collect contracts from Purchasing Department daily and prepare contracts to be reviewed by General Counsel; track all contracts to ensure timely execution, and manage all supporting documents until completion.
• Act as liaison with College personnel in responding to requests for records under the federal Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), California Public Records Act (CPRA), subpoenas and discovery requests in litigation, and communicate with requesting parties as to status. Support Associate General Counsel as needed in drafting responses to FERPA and CPRA requests.
• Draft documents such as notices, declarations and subpoena responses.
• Calendar and track deadlines (Notices, court appearances, filings of government reports, CPRA and FERPA responses).
• Other duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat XI Pro (Must be able to effectively edit PDFs and combine multiple document types into Adobe as one file)
• Knowledge of basic court procedures
• Must be able effectively perform research using the Internet and the primary/secondary sources
• Strong writing, organizational and communications skills, especially as they pertain to the legal profession.
• Ability to prioritize and complete competing time-sensitive assignments; ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
• Typing of 70 - 80 words per minute.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• California Notary Public
• Bachelor’s Degree

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Paralegal certificate or at least one year of experience working in a legal environment, and preferably experience with a board of directors.

Compensation:
$18-25.50/hour, DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates, please email your resume and statement of interest to Briana Meadows at meadowsbriana@uchastings.edu. Ms. Meadows can also be reached directly at (415) 565- 4851. Interviews will be scheduled October 29 – November 2, 2018. Training will begin the week of November 12.

Employer Name:
Office of the General Counsel at UC Hastings College of the Law

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Legal Assistant for Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver
Posted October 25, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant

Job Description:
Law firm primarily representing public employees is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable legal assistant who is highly organized and self-motivated to support its growing personal injury practice in San Francisco.

Job Requirements

-Minimum two years’ experience in trial preparation, state and federal court rules and procedures, litigation calendaring, and preparation and filing of court documents.
-Plaintiffs' personal injury experience preferred.
-Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook, as well as Excel and PowerPoint.
-Excellent organizational skills.
-Ability to multitask.
-Ability to work individually as well as part of a team.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Great attention to detail.
-Exceptional grammar and proofreading skills.
-Available to work overtime.

Full benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We also offer a 125 Plan, Commuter Plan, and 401k plan, as well as sick and vacation leave.

Hours are M-F, 8:30AM-5:00PM.

Compensation:
Pay commensurate with experience.

Employer Contact:
Sarah Swearengin
sarah@rlslawyers.com

Employer Name:
Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver

Company Description:
Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC is a premier full-service law firm with an emphasis on the representation of peace officers in disciplinary, criminal, labor, workers’ compensation, personal injury and other civil matters.

RLS is dedicated to protecting the rights of peace officers, firefighters, public employees, and those who need professional legal assistance.

RLS’s diverse legal team includes attorneys, labor relations representatives, professional negotiators, and private investigators. These professionals offer a broad range of experience and knowledge in labor and employment law related to the public sector, particularly law enforcement.

RLS’s team approach to representation works to the advantage of our clients, enabling each individual client to draw upon the expertise of the entire firm. RLS is committed to providing the highest quality service at an affordable cost.

The attorneys and supporting staff at RLS are mindful of the vital role of legal counsel. We work with clients and opposing parties to provide aggressive representation while preserving the relationships that must endure after the legal process is concluded.

Entry-Level Paralegal for Vedder Price
Posted October 25, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Entry-Level Paralegal 

Job Description:
Vedder Price has an excellent employment opportunity for an entry-level Paralegal in our San Francisco office. This high-profile position entails, among other things, management of closings as well as direct interface with the firm’s Global Transportation Finance team, firm clients and opposing counsel.

Duties & Responsibilities:

· Manage, prepare and distribute post-closing sets and other materials
· Coordinate transaction closings with Project Assistants and support personnel
· Assist attorneys with business leasing and loan transactions
· Review and organize due diligence materials
· Prepare and review Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) filings and documentation
· Annually log at least 1,500 billable hours

Skills & Competencies:

· Strong research and writing ability
· Excellent verbal skills, organizational skills and attention to detail
· Ability to learn quickly and employ practical application
· Willingness and flexibility to work overtime

Qualifications & Required Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree preferred
· UCC familiarity a plus
· Certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal training program preferred
· Experience in commercial lending/asset-based financing and transactional work a plus

Compensation:
Commeasure with experience

Employer Contact:
Gina L. Grunloh, Staff Recruiter

VedderPriceSM
T +1 312 609 5096
222 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60601
SF.Recruiting@Vedderprice.com

Employer Name:
Vedder Price 

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Vedder Price

Company Description:
Vedder Price and our 300-plus lawyers serve a global client base from offices in Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Singapore. We deliver high-value, best-in-class legal counsel in the areas of M&A/private equity, banking and commercial finance, complex litigation, executive compensation, employment law, investment management and other business-critical corporate matters.

Employment Litigation Paralegal for Oakland Firm
Posted October 19, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Employment Litigation Paralegal 

Job Description:
Progressive law firm looking for bright litigation assistance and/or paralegal with at least two years of experience to litigate on behalf of employees in wage and hour, sex, race and age harassment cases.

Looking for those with dedication to serving working people. Spanish strongly preferred. Familiarity with Mac products, Google Apps, Microsoft Office and Adobe desired. Research skills, especially with WestLaw or similar software a plus.

Our needs span the gamut from heavy client-oriented work (interview/discovery), document management (computer skills), investigation work, calendaring and case management, formal written discovery, scanning and support work etc.

We represent mostly minimum wage, monolingual Spanish clients in agriculture, restaurant, janitorial and manufacturing industries (among others). Our office overlooks Lake Merritt and is minutes from BART. Travel may be required to organize and meet clients and witnesses in offsite areas such as Salinas, Stockton, Fresno, Stockton, Modesto, Santa Maria, and Bakersfield. Working hours are typical of a law firm, which can require late hours and weekend work when needed.

We provide a unique opportunity to get involved in progressive legal work and work with dedicated attorneys. Medical and dental insurance provided.

Must be smart, efficient, educated, motivated, honest and dedicated to the worker's rights. We spend a lot of time together and moments can get stressful, so positivity is essential.

Compensation:
Depending on Experience

Employer Contact:
Please send cover letter and resume to irazema@themmlawfirm.com . No phone calls please. Phone calls will result in automatic disqualification.

Employer Name:
Confidential

Employer City / Location:
Oakland

Paralegal Specialist for US Merit Systems Protection Board
Posted October 18, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal Specialist - 0950 series

Job Description:
The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity. The incumbent performs legal analysis of requests for information, and other similar legal support functions. The work requires discretion and independent judgment in the application of a specialized body of laws, regulations, agency policies and practices, and judicial or administrative proceedings: The duties may include, but are not limited to:
-Works with electronic documents, filing systems, and case management systems to identify appeal types and issues, create and maintain the appeal record, and to track case processing and outcomes.
-Prepares cases for hearing, including writing synopses of issues and noting case file deficiencies, researching legal issues, assisting at teleconferences and hearings, and drafting orders.
Initiates inquiries regarding case processing and responds to appeal inquiries on behalf of the Administrative Judges (AJs) of the office.
-Drafts initial decisions, involving dismissals because of lack of jurisdiction and/or untimely filing, settlements, and other similar appeals.
-Performs legal research, analyzing legal decisions, questions, opinions, rulings, and other issues affecting appeals.
-Performs research from reference sources including various titles of the United States Code, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Personnel Manual, Westlaw, and Board and court decisions.
-Responds to oral and written requests from other Board offices, Congressional offices, the public, appellants and their representatives, and agency representatives, concerning potential, pending and past appeals and general Board procedures.
-Drafts Privacy Act responses and other general correspondence.
-Coordinates hearing arrangements, by locating and reserving hearing rooms, court reporters, and video conferencing facilities, testing video conferencing systems, and prepares travel authorizations and vouchers.
-Analyzes and evaluates initial appeals, determining timeliness and jurisdictional issues and hearing requirements.
-Performs shared office administrative duties including, but not limited to: receiving incoming phone calls, office mail, faxes, and delivery, re-stocking office supplies, managing library or electronic reference materials, and printing from the office email in-box.
-Proofread orders and initial decisions before issuance from substance and compliance with the rules of grammar, spelling, punctuation, legal citations and the Board's legal style manual.
Please visit the link below for details regarding the conditions of employment and qualifications.

Compensation:
$49,937 to 96,080 USD per year

Employer Contact:
Agency HR:
Kasharn.A.Gillard@aphis.usda.gov
Phone - 612-336-206
USDA APHIS MRPBS
250 Marquette Avenue, Suite 410
Minneapolis, MN, 55401

Employer Name:
US Merit Systems Protection Board

Employer City / Location:
Oakland, CA

Employer Website:
US Merit Systems Protection Board

Company Description:
The Merit Systems Protection Board is an independent, quasi-judicial agency in the Executive branch of the Federal Government that serves as the guardian of Federal merit systems. The mission of the MSPB is to "Protect the Merit System Principles and promote an effective Federal workforce free of Prohibited Personnel Practices." MSPB's vision is "A highly qualified, diverse Federal workforce that is fairly and effectively managed, providing excellent service to the American people." MSPB carries out its statutory responsibilities and authorities primarily by adjudicating individual employee appeals and by conducting merit systems studies. In addition, MSPB reviews the significant actions of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to assess the degree to which those actions may affect merit.

Corporate Securities Paralegal for a Palo Alto Company
Posted October 15, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Corporate Securities Paralegal

Job Description:
• Reports to Sr. Securities Counsel and works alongside Legal & Compliance Department team members including secretaries, manager of compliance, technical operations manager, etc.
• Ability and willingness to provide broad support to the company in order to ultimately aide the health of the organization and Legal & Compliance Department
• Works closely on preparations for Board, committee, & shareholder meetings
• Must be proactive, collaborative and comfortable working on teams and independently with strong time management skills
• Direct experience with preparation of SEC reports and filings, including proxy statements, 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, S-8s, and Section 16 filings
• Prior experience in due diligence, M&A, business development transactions, and debt and equity offerings document organization
• Experience with litigation document management, discovery efforts, and document holds is favorable
• Familiarity with Equity Edge Online and/or Workiva is desirable
• 4+ years of directly related experience in corporate law

Compensation:
Commensurate to Experience

Employer Contact:
Grace Merkler: Associate Consultant
gmerkler@beaconhillstaffing.com
Please attach a resume in Word document format
Subject line must read: "Corporate Securities Paralegal - Palo Alto"

Employer Name:
Beacon Hill Staffing Group

Employer City / Location:
Palo Alto

Company Description:
Our distinct specialty divisions provide talent strategy, workforce consulting, temporary and contract staffing, and temporary/contract-to-hire solutions as well as direct hire and executive search services to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across market sectors, industries, skill disciplines and career specialties.

Legal Assistant for the Law Office of Richard Vaznaugh
Posted October 15, 2018

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant

Job Description:
Law office seeks support staff person for plaintiff-side employment law practice. The candidate will assist attorneys in a number of different law office tasks related to our docket of employee rights cases. The core requirements of the position are as follows:

• Accurate typing, at least 50 WPM
• Excellent understanding of Microsoft Word
• Ability to maintain litigation files
• Preferred: Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Adobe Acrobat
• Preferred: Some technical knowledge of personal computers, sufficient to use and manage a small network and peripherals on a day to day basis

The candidate will primarily assist with maintaining the office and its files, document management, and preparing correspondence and legal templates. We are a relaxed and collegial office and offer flexible scheduling. Attention to detail, however, and the desire to create excellent work product are necessary qualities for the successful candidate.

Depending on workload and ability, the position may include paralegal work such as reviewing and organizing evidentiary documents, summarizing deposition transcripts and trial preparation. This is a 100% support staff/clerical job, it is not a law clerk position.

Because this is a long-term, part-time position, this job is well suited to upper level college, graduate students and applicants who desire part-time work. The position has been held by full-time students in the past.

Compensation:
$18-$20 per hour DOE; 16-20 hours per week; Part-time; Permanent

Employer Contact:
For consideration in the immediate future, please forward a resume and brief cover letter by fax, email, or U.S. Mail to Richard Vaznaugh, 505 Sansome Street, Suite 850, San Francisco, CA 94111, (f) 415.653.8935, Email: richvaz@cajoblaw.com, Website: Law Office of Richard Vaznaugh. We will review every application. Please do not call the law office.

Employer Name:
Law Office of Richard Vaznaugh

Employer City / Location:
Financial District

Employer Website:
Law Office of Richard Vaznaugh

Company Description:
The Law Office of Richard Vaznaugh is a plaintiff-side employment law practice. Mr. Vaznaugh’s office is located in San Francisco California and serves the people of Northern California.

Eviction Defense Paralegal for Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) of the Justice & Diversity Center of BASF
Posted October 9, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Eviction Defense Paralegal

Job Description:
Under the supervision of the Eviction Defense Supervising Attorney, the Eviction Defense Paralegal will support HAP attorneys in eviction defense cases, including some administrative support but also interviewing clients and witnesses, assisting with the preparation of pleadings and documents, drafting and responding to discovery, preparing declarations, doing home visits, filing and serving documents, and other administrative and legal tasks as assigned.

Compensation:
competitive with other non-profits

Employer Contact:
send resumes to Human Resources, BASF/JDC, 301 Battery Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111 or email to BASFjobs@sfbar.org. (Identify that it is for the HAP Paralegal position.)

Employer Name:
Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
http://www.sfbar.org/jdc/legal-services/hap/

Company Description:
HAP is working to end homelessness in San Francisco, and to reduce the negative effects of homelessness on the individuals and families with whom we work. At HAP, we have found that our work has the greatest impact when we focus on eviction prevention, benefits advocacy and immigration issues. Our clients are individuals and families who are homeless or who are at serious risk of homelessness. While each client comes with their own story of struggle, we give priority to clients who have mental health disabilities, as they often have the most difficulty navigating the legal system without representation. Our office utilizes a holistic approach to the problems our clients face by providing legal representation with supporting social services.

HAP is a program of the JDC, a non-profit provider of legal services to low-income and indigent San Francisco residents. JDC serves clients by recruiting and training private attorneys and legal support staff to assist individual clients, and by utilizing experienced staff to provide direct representation to clients. HAP is primarily a staff-based project.

Entry Level Admin Clerk/Legal Assistant for Younossi Law
Posted October 9, 2018

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Entry Level Admin Clerk/Legal Assistant

Job Description:
Temporary job for approximately 4 weeks to assist our legal team. Ideal candidate must be highly organized, adapt in dealing with multiple simultaneous projects, possess a high degree of flexibility with excellent verbal and written communication and analytical skills.

Compensation:
Salary commensurate with experience

Employer Contact:
Send your resume to irene@younossi.com

Employer Name:
Younossi Law

Employer City / Location:
So. San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
younossi-law.com

Company Description:
Please view our website.