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Spanish Speaking Paralegal for San Francisco Public Defender’s Office
Posted June 29, 2018

Job Type:
Contract

Job Title:
Spanish Speaking Paralegal

Job Description:
We are currently representing a Spanish speaking client in a 987 case. We need to find someone who is fluent in Spanish to work on the case for the next several months. This person will be trained by Sujung and Burke, so experience is not essential.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Please contact:

Sujung Kim, Esq.
San Francisco Public Defender’s Office
555 Seventh Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 553-9309 (Direct)
(415) 553-1671 (Main)
(415) 553-9810 (Fax)
sujung.kim@sfgov.org

Employer Name:
San Francisco Public Defender’s Office

Employer City / Location:
San Fancisco

Senior Legal Assistant for Skadden Arps
Posted June 20, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Senior Legal Assistant for Skadden Arps

Job Description:
Skadden is seeking a Senior Legal Assistant to join the Palo Alto office. This position will utilize experience and knowledge of case resources and methods to assist with advanced, complex tasks and projects, with minimal supervision, throughout all phases and aspects of Litigation work, while providing guidance to Legal Practice Assistants, Legal Assistants, attorneys and other professional staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Handles advanced, complex projects.
• Organizes and manages electronic and paper files.
• Ensures that all Litigation files are maintained within Department-approved protocols and case. management systems, and seeks to improve workflow regarding storage and recall of materials.
• Maintains the integrity of client files.
• Assists with the preparation and court filing of pleadings and other court papers.
• Assists with retrieval of rules, regulations and company profiles.
• Assists with document productions.
• Assists with preparation for interviews, depositions, hearings, trials and/or client meetings.
• Proofreads briefs, memoranda of law, opinions and other documents.
• Pulls cases, shepardizes briefs and assists with and/or coordinates cite-checking.
• Performs non-legal research using various research tools, including the Internet, Westlaw, LexisNexis, PACER, SEC/EDGAR and other media and financial services sites, and/or other court-related websites for case law, statutes, articles, books, etc.
• Assists Partners, associates and other legal assistants across practice areas and throughout departments, as needed.
• Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

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

Compensation:
DOE

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

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

Employer City / Location:
Palo Alto, CA

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

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

Paralegal for Von Rock Law
Posted June 8, 2018

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

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

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

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

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

* Assisting with recording deeds with Bay Area county recorders

* Drafting correspondence

* Some telephone calls for client intake

* Set up appointments as directed and help manage calendar

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

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

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

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

Compensation:
$30.00/hr.

Employer Contact:
Hiring Team
boutiquelaw94127@gmail.com

Employer Name:
Von Rock Law, PC

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Von Rock Law

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

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

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant-Corporate for Skadden Arps

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

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

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

Compensation:
DOE

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

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

Employer City / Location:
Palo Alto, CA

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

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

Calendar Clerk for Leach & McGreevy
Posted June 5, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

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

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

Duties include:

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

No Benefits

Position is available immediately. Send resume with cover letter.

Compensation:
Competitive DOE

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

Employer Name:
Leach & McGreevy, LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

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

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

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Trusts and Estates Paralegal

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

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

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

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

Compensation:
Salary will depend on experience

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

Employer Name:
Kato Feder & Suzuki LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Kato Feder & Suzuki

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

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

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Trusts and Estates Paralegal

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

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

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

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

Compensation:
Salary will depend on experience

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

Employer Name:
Kato Feder & Suzuki LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Kato Feder & Suzuki

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

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

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Litigation Paralegal - Full time, permanent position

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

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

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

Compensation:
$25-$28

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

Employer Name:
Maynard, Cooper & Gale, LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Maynard, Cooper & Gale

Junior Litigation Paralegal / Case Assistant
Posted May 21, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
JR. LITIGATION PARALEGAL / CASE ASSISTANT

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

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

Compensation:
Depends on experience

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

Employer Name:
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP

Employer City / Location:
Burlingame

Employer Website:
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy

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

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

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

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Programs Assistant/Paralegal

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

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

Qualifications:

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

Compensation:
DOE

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

Employer Name:
Root & Rebound

Employer City / Location:
Oakland, CA

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

Legal Secretary for Siegel LeWitter Malkani
Posted May 14, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Experienced Legal Secretary

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

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

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

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

Located near Lake Merritt and 19th Street BART.

Compensation:
Competitive DOE

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

Employer Name:
Siegel LeWitter Malkani

Employer City / Location:
Oakland, CA

Employer Website:
Siegel LeWitter Malkani

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

Bilingual Paralegal for Kletter Law
Posted May 14, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal (bilingual Spanish-English)

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

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

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

Employer Name:
Kletter Law

Employer City / Location:
San Mateo

Employer Website:
Kletter Law

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

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

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

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

Compensation:
DOE

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

Employer Name:
Siegel, Yee & Brunner

Employer City / Location:
Oakland, CA

Employer Website:
Siegel, Yee & Brunner

Unlawful Detainer Paralegal for SLG
Posted May 8, 2018

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Unlawful Detainer Paralegal

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

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

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

Please email your resume in a PDF format.

Compensation:
based on experience

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

Employer Name:
SLG

Employer City / Location:
Oakland

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

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

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Calendar Clerk/Paralegal

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

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

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

Compensation:
DOE

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

Employer Name:
Bradshaw & Associates, PC

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

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

Document Clerk for Davis Wright Tremaine
Posted May 8, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Document Clerk

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

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

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

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

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

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

Compensation:
DOE

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

Employer Name:
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Davis Wright Tremaine Jobs

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

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

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TENTATIVE EXAM DATES
Tentative Oral Exam: June 7, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

SELECTION PROCESS

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

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

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

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

Employer Name:
Contra Costa County

Employer City / Location:
Martinez, CA

Employer Website:
Contra Costa County

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

Legal Assistant for a Small Firm
Posted May 2, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant

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

Compensation:
50,000

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

Employer Name:
Access Talent Solutions

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Access Talent Solutions

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

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

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Immigration Paralegal/Legal Assistant

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

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

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

Compensation:
DOE

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

Employer Name:
Law Office of David Ewing

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

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