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Senior Paralegal for Davis Wang Law Firm
Posted September 17, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Senior 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 2-3 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. This 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. Qualifications: Bachelor degree and/or paralegal certification preferred. Administrative and legal assistant experiences required. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to careers@daviswanglaw.com

Employer Name:
Davis Wang Law Firm

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Davis Wang Law Firm

Company Description:
We specialize in litigation, trials, appeals and advice, and counseling. Our employment law expertise covers all aspects of the employee-employer relationship.

Paralegal for Open Door Legal
Posted September 13, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

Job Description:
We’re hiring a paralegal/legal secretary to provide critical support to our consumer, affirmative litigation, employment, elder law/estate planning, and immigration teams. In these teams, we help immigrants obtain status, remedy fraud perpetrated across marginalized populations, prevent displacement by drafting living trusts and more. The work is high-pace, high-volume, and involves significant work with court forms, filing, translation (if applicable), investigations, discovery and client management.

You will also be part of the three-person office support team that keeps the office running smoothly and enables us to serve the community. We expect the paralegal/legal secretary to represent our organization and values to a wide variety of stakeholders, including with other organizations.

Overall, this position is intended to be a challenging yet extremely rewarding experience for someone looking to make a difference with an innovative, results-oriented organization.

Responsibilities
Your main responsibility will be processing timely and high-quality filings, mailings, and service of process for the attorneys that you support.
You will start by supporting three attorneys with the understanding that our organization is growing and we be hiring two more attorneys in these practices areas in the next 6 months.
Assist our attorneys with court forms, discovery, filing, investigations, interviews, and other areas appropriate to your interest and expertise.
Work closely with clients and the consumer attorney to fill out the bankruptcy schedules for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
Cover reception as a back-up for our front-desk coordinator (this is split between you and our other paralegal).
Provide intake note-taking support as needed.
Provide interpretation and translation for Spanish-speaking or Cantonese-speaking clients, if applicable.
Embrace our mission of universal access to civil legal aid and make sure that the needs of residents in our service area are met.

Requirements
Comfortableness with technology and case management systems.
Must genuinely enjoy working with low-income clients and be able to work well with clients who have experienced trauma.
Must be culturally competent and sensitive to barriers Bayview/Hunters Point residents face when attempting to access the justice system.
Some experience in the legal field and/or office environment.
Must be willing to make a two-year commitment to the organization.

Bonus Points
Comfortable practicing, translating and interpreting in Cantonese/written Chinese.
Comfortable practicing, translating and interpreting in Spanish.
A paralegal certificate.
A college degree.
Previous experience as a paralegal or legal secretary.
Knowledge of California civil procedure, estate planning, employment and/or consumer law.
Knowledge of federal immigration and/or bankruptcy law.
Experience working with low-income and vulnerable populations.
Experience working in a high-volume legal aid or similar environment.
Having lived a significant period of your life in San Francisco proper.
Previous experience using Salesforce.

Perks
We offer a fun and challenging work environment for anyone who's passionate about making a difference.
We use best-in-class technology solutions, including Salesforce.
We also offer medical benefits, four weeks of paid time off per year, a retirement plan, and flexible hours.

Applications received before October 3, 2018, will be given priority.

Compensation:
$50,000

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a resume and cover letter to Heidi Kang, heidik@opendoorlegal.org

Employer Name:
Open Door Legal

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Open Door Legal

Company Description:
Open Door Legal is pioneering the country’s first system of universal access to civil representation and working to show that when everyone has access to the law, poverty will be dramatically reduced.

We won the 2015 Google Impact Challenge and we’ve been recognized by the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation for our innovative, results-oriented program. Long-term, we plan to replicate our services across San Francisco, make this city the first in the country with universal access to civil legal representation, and become a model for national replication.

We’re only going to achieve this if we continue our tradition of hiring the best possible people. We hire people who are extremely passionate, quixotic, love tackling tough problems, client-centered and believe in continuous personal growth.

We believe injustice is the heart of poverty and we invite you to join us in having a systemic impact on how we, as a society, ensure justice for the poor.

Administrative Assistant/File Management Assistant for Davis Wang Law Firm
Posted September 11, 2018

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Administrative Assistant/File Management Assistant for Busy Minority and Female-Owned Downtown SF Law Firm

Job Description:
The primary duties and responsibilities are to maintain all of the law firm's case files, file all Court and legal documents (pleadings, correspondence, memos), close and consolidate hard copy and electronic files, update library materials, and assist in copying, scanning, and organizing documents. This role requires an individual to be able to multi-task, learn the firm's processes and procedures, work collaboratively on a team, maintain confidentiality of sensitive information, be able to lift up to 20 lbs and be organized. The person is also expected to have good interpersonal skills, be professional, punctual, and reliable. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint is preferred, but not required.

Part-time, 10-15 hours per week, flexible schedule between 9 am and 7 pm, M-F.

We are in front of the Montgomery BART station. Students who are interested in working in an office and/or law firm setting are encouraged to apply.
We are an EEO Employer.

Compensation:
$18/hour

Employer Contact:
Interested applicants can submit a cover letter and resume to Careers@daviswanglaw.com

Employer Name:
Davis Wang Law Firm

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Davis Wang Law Firm

Company Description:
We specialize in litigation, trials, appeals and advice, and counseling. Our employment law expertise covers all aspects of the employee-employer relationship.

Paralegal for a Top Global Law Firm
Posted August 30, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

Job Description:
We are assisting a top global law firm with their search for a Paralegal. This supports the employment and compensation team and assists with stock option grants, employee incentives, and rewards as well as securities and tax filings for multinational corporations.

Under the direct supervision of an attorney, this position will:
• Review and finalize draft documents for clients providing excellent customer service and adhering to deadlines;
• Assist in the preparation of tax and securities filings;
• Analyze re-pricing options as well as the impact of mergers, acquisitions, and spin-offs on global equity plans;
• Assist attorneys with surveys and projects such as advising financial services institutions on the implications of global expansion of their funds and broker/dealer activities.
• Provide project management on the above-mentioned client services.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and/or an ABA approved Paralegal certificate plus at least 2 years of related paralegal experience and knowledge of equity plans and tax laws.

The firm offers competitive compensation and full benefits including healthcare and 401K.

Compensation:
$75,000

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a resume to Janice Shepherd, Legal Recruiter at Access Talent Solutions, LLC, via email: janice@accesstalentsolutions.com. For questions please call 415.915.5071

Employer Name:
Access Talent Solutions

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Access Talent Solutions

Senior/Junior Paralegal Positions for Tobener Ravenscroft
Posted August 23, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Senior/Junior Paralegal Positions – SF OFFICE

Job Description:
This is a great opportunity for either a recent paralegal program graduate (junior
paralegal position) or someone looking for career growth after spending several years at another litigation firm (senior paralegal position).

DUTIES:
• Preparing correspondence, pleadings, Judicial Council forms, subpoenas
• Assist attorneys with propounding and responding to discovery
• Cite checking, proofreading, formatting documents
• Case calendar management, scheduling
• Performing other general office tasks, including filing, scanning, copying, and fielding phone calls
• Other tasks as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Detail oriented
• Strong organizational skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent written and verbal skills
• Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
• Professional phone etiquette
• Familiar with Microsoft Word and Adobe
• Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus.

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

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can email their cover letter and resume in PDF format to lcyris@tobenerlaw.com. Please indicate which position you are applying for in the Subject Line.

Employer Name:
Tobener Ravenscroft LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Company Description:
Tobener Ravenscroft LLP is a well-established and respected leader in tenant’s rights, plaintiffs-side litigation. 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.

Legal Assistant for San Francisco City Attorney's Office
Posted August 23, 2018

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 Real Estate & Finance and Land Use and Environment teams. 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 with preparing administrative records for CEQA and other writ petitions. This includes collecting documents from various City departments, working with vendors to process documents for review in iPro Eclipse, reviewing documents for relevancy, confidentiality, privilege, CEQA organization, and general court proceedings.
• Assist on real estate transactions, which may include appraisal review, updating and preparing execution documents, examining title reports and surveys, monitoring and handling escrow instructions, and preparing and receiving closing documents.
• Assist with drafting and reviewing various documents of conveyance of real property (i.e. Purchase and Sale Agreements, Exchange Agreements, Grant Deeds, Easement Agreements, Leases, licenses and permits).
• Assist with reviewing purchase agreements, grant agreements, appraisal agreements and other contracts from City departments.
• Assist with drafting and proofreading legislative requests.
• Perform basic due diligence in contract review, including spot checking for legal issues, updating language and city provisions, and confirming entity's authority and good standing.
• Assist with updating, organizing and maintaining contract templates.
• Assist with preparing responses to Third Party Subpoenas and Public Records Act and San Francisco Sunshine Ordinance.
• Assist with implementing litigation holds across various City departments.

REQUIREMENTS
• 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.
• California Licensed Notary, a plus.
• Experience with Adobe Professional, TextMap, Concordance. iPro Eclipse, CaseMap, and Trial Director a plus

Compensation:
Varies depending 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:
City and County of San Francisco

Litigation Secretary for Freeman Mathis & Gary
Posted August 15, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Litigation Secretary

Job Description:
Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP is seeking an experienced litigation secretary to support three attorneys in their newly remodeled and growing San Francisco office, conveniently located at the Montgomery BART Station. Comprehensive benefits program offered after 30 days of employment. The ideal candidate will be able to positively and proactively assist the attorneys in drafting and managing civil pleadings, correspondence, docketing, calendaring, entering travel and vendor expense items.

Essential Job Functions:
Proofread and revise documents, including engagement letters, PowerPoint presentations, memoranda, client and other correspondence; check for accuracy of copy, grammar, and punctuation.
Accurately complete e-Filing in various courts and in accordance with established court rules of applicable jurisdiction.
Filing: maintain paper and/or electronic filing, in a timely manner, of all correspondence, pleadings and case/client documents as directed by supervising attorneys, using the firm’s records management database in accordance with established standards and procedures.
Calendaring, including tracking of litigation deadlines.
Prepare and submit travel expense reports and other business-related expenses for reimbursement in a timely manner.
Schedule conference calls for lawyers and clients and make appointments when necessary.
Perform other duties as assigned by attorneys and/or administrative managers. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong experience and knowledge of the US Federal Court Case Management/Electronic Case File (CM/ECF)/PACER system and of electronic filing systems highly preferred.
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
Typing speed of 60+ wpm.
Strong experience and knowledge of litigation practice and processes.
Able to work independently, as well as a team, with minimal supervision.
Respectful of people’s differences in background, culture and perspective. 

Qualifications and Experience:
Three to five years prior litigation secretarial experience.
High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
iManage experience preferred.
Prior knowledge of State and Federal filing and service deadlines for various litigation tasks, including familiarity of the California Code of Civil Procedure.

Compensation:
Depending on Experience

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a cover letter and resume via email to Stephanie Diaz: Sdiaz@fmglaw.com

Employer Name:
Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Freeman Mathis & Gary

Paralegal for Dhillon Law Group
Posted August 14, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

Job Description:
Dhillon Law Group is seeking a paralegal with excellent research/writing skills who can support our litigation team on a full-time basis. This position requires a paralegal certification and some prior experience working in a law firm or similar legal environment.

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, and Trial Director a plus.

Compensation:
Varies depending on experience.

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a resume and, preferably, a cover letter via email to PNozzari@dhillonlaw.com.

Employer Name:
Dhillon Law Group, Inc.

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Dhillon Law Group

Company Description:
Based in San Francisco, California, Dhillon Law Group’s boutique business law practice spans business litigation, (including alternative dispute resolution), labor and employment counseling and litigation, First Amendment litigation, corporate transactions and compliance, intellectual property protection services, contract enforcement, California campaign law, and Internet and privacy law.

Legal Assistant for Hall Law Firm
Posted August 7, 2018

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant

Job Description:
Solo trust and estate practitioner seeks part time legal assistant for fast paced, congenial practice. Will support attorney and paralegal. Must be collaborative and team work oriented but with the ability to work independently and self manage. Good opportunity for someone working on their paralegal certificate. 

Required Skills, Education & Experience:
• High school education required; college degree or some college is desirable
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail a must.
• Strong computer skills; proficiency in keyboarding/word processing; working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
• Excellent English spelling, vocabulary, punctuation, and grammar
• Ability to think critically and analytically
• Ability to prioritize and manage deadlines; can see projects through to completion
• Ability to clearly and effectively communicate both orally and in writing
• Professional appearance and demeanor
• Sensitivity working with individual clients in occasionally stressful situations
• Ability to learn new skills on an ongoing basis as they become necessary

Duties will include calendaring, scanning, and copying, service of notice and filings, word processing, and general administrative tasks.

Opportunity to learn and possibly move into paralegal position as experience and skill increase.

Compensation:
Depends on Experience

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a cover letter and resume via email to: Mercy@MercyHall.com

Employer Name:
Hall Law Firm, P.C.

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Hall Law Firm

Calendar Clerk for Leach & McGreevy
Posted August 6, 2018

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Calendar Clerk for Leach & McGreevy

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.

Compensation:
Competitive, DOE

Employer Contact:
Please email resume with cover letter to jobs@lmlawsf.com

Employer Name:
Leach & McGreevy, LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Leach & McGreevy

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