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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.

Senior Legal Analyst for Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Posted September 28, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Senior Legal Analyst (Corp & Sec)

Job Description:
The San Francisco office has an immediate need for a Senior Paralegal working in corporate transactions, particularly including emerging companies, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, stock option plans, and capital market transactions. This is an extraordinary opportunity for a Paralegal to join a dynamic and supportive team of corporate and finance attorneys and staff. Servicing a broad array of clients, including technology startups, emerging growth companies, and public companies, the Paralegal will enjoy a varied work experience. In this role, the Paralegal will assist with handling venture capital financings, conduct blue sky research, coordinate state and federal securities, incorporation, merger and UCC filings, administer and implement stock option plans, and perform records management.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate integrity, solid attention to detail, superior communication skills, and exceptional organizational ability. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree, a Paralegal certificate or equivalent, and a minimum of 10 years of directly related work experience. Candidates must have experience supporting VC financings and mergers and acquisitions, including working knowledge of corporate governance documents including minute books and closing binders. Knowledge of corporate minutes, capitalization tables, and stock option plan management software is a very strong plus (e.g. Corporate Focus and CapMX by Solium). Excellent computer skills are required including Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word). A California Notary Public Commission is also a plus. Flexibility and willingness to adjust to demanding needs and changing deadlines, as well as flexibility to work overtime, is needed.

Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Please apply through our career center.

Employer Name:
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Company Description:
Pillsbury is an international law firm with offices around the world, and a particular focus on the technology, energy & natural resources, financial services, real estate & construction, and travel, leisure & hospitality sectors. Recognized by legal research firm BTI Consulting as one of the top 20 firms for client service, Pillsbury and its lawyers are highly regarded for their forward-thinking approach, their enthusiasm for collaborating across disciplines and their unsurpassed commercial awareness. That’s how we have achieved the 13th-highest percentage of Chambers-ranked lawyers among all AmLaw 100 firms.

Paralegal for J.R. Hastings Law Corp.
Posted September 27, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal needed - Experience in Probate/Trust Administration

Job Description:
Full or part time. Our law office is in downtown San Rafael. We are looking for an experienced paralegal (Probate/Trust) and someone who has graduated from her studies and is looking for experience in the Probate/Trust administration.

Compensation:
$20.00 +

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a resume to Laddia Hastings @ assistant@jrhastingslaw.com. For questions please email or call (415) 459-6635, ext. 1111.

Employer Name:
J.R. Hastings Law Corp.

Employer City / Location:
San Rafael, CA

Employer Website:
J.R. Hastings Law Corp.

Company Description:
We are a small pleasant dog friendly office in San Rafael.

Litigation Legal Assistant for San Francisco City Attorney's Office
Posted September 26, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Litigation Legal Assistant

Job Description:
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is looking for a Legal Assistant to join its Litigation Team. The Litigation Team handles the defense of litigation brought against the City
and County of San Francisco; practices in State and Federal Court; and handles cases such as personal injury, civil rights and property damage. Legal assistants work under the direction of attorneys and/or paralegals, and provide a variety of paraprofessional legal duties. This position requires excellent verbal and writing skill, and an ability to work
independently as well as collaboratively across multiple teams. This role requires the ability to analyze legal problems, and perform detailed analytical work with accuracy and initiative. The ideal candidate is able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines, accept written and oral instructions, and deal tactfully and professionally with attorneys, office personnel, court personnel, vendors, representatives of other governmental departments/entities, and the general
public.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist in drafting and reviewing subpoenas, all forms of discovery documents, legal memoranda, and correspondence.
• Assist with discovery by collecting, managing, and reviewing documents obtained from litigants, City departments, and experts.
• Prepare subpoena orders and work with litigation vendor to obtain records from non-City entities.
• Work with databases such as Concordance, iPro Eclipse, CaseMap, and Text Map to organize, search, and review documents for responsiveness and privilege.
• Organize and prepare documents, exhibits, and other materials for use in depositions, motions, hearings, and trials.
• Review medical and client records as well as deposition testimony and prepare summaries for attorney review.
• Proofread and cite-check legal documents, ensuring correct format such as Bluebook or California style.
• Assist with deposition and trial preparation by compiling witness and exhibit binders.
• Assist with the presentation of evidence at trial using PowerPoint and Trial Director.
• Assist with other projects and duties as assigned.

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 1-2 years of experience as a paralegal or legal assistant.

• Working knowledge of legal procedures, legal terminology, and court rules.
• Adept in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Experience with Adobe Professional, TextMap, Concordance. iPro Eclipse, CaseMap, and Trial Director a plus.

Compensation:
Based on experience

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:
San Francisco City Attorney's Office

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
San Francisco City Attorney's Office

Company Description:
The mission of the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is to provide the highest quality legal services to the Mayor, Board of Supervisors, and other elected officials as well as to the approximately 100 departments, boards, commissions and offices that comprise the City and County of San Francisco’s government.