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Clerical Assistant for Habeas Corpus Resource Center
Posted March 22, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
HCRC Clerical Assistant (Temporary)

Job Description:
OVERVIEW:
The Habeas Corpus Resource Center (HCRC) in San Francisco is recruiting for full- or 3/4-time temporary Clerical Assistant (Special Consultant). This temporary generally lasts approximately 6 months/1,000 hours; there is flexibility re start/end date. Vacation and sick leave allowance, state holidays, and public transportation transit subsidy are paid. No other benefits are associated with this position except those required by law. Working hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The HCRC is a judicial branch entity established to provide direct legal representation to death row inmates in post-conviction proceedings in state and federal courts.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The Habeas Corpus Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer. The HCRC believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and the quality of representation that we provide to a diverse client base. The HCRC welcomes all applicants, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

• Education equivalent to an AA/AS degree;

• Experience in the operation of personal computers and the use of Microsoft Word and Excel;

• Detail oriented and accurate;

• Ability to organize, prioritize, and coordinate multiple work activities to meet deadlines;

• Ability to work harmoniously with several different teams;

• Understand and follow oral and written directions;

• Communicate effectively orally and in writing; and

• Knowledge of correct business English, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

HOW TO APPLY:
Go to HCRC Hiring for the application and supplemental questions. This position requires submission of an official application and response to the supplemental questionnaire; cover letters and resumes are optional. Resumes without the required materials will not be considered. Again, application and supplemental questions are located at: HCRC Hiring Application and supplemental questions are required; cover letter and resume are optional. Please do not attach or include references, transcripts, etc. Email completed applications and supplemental questions to: jobapplications@hcrc.ca.gov Please put the 0319 TCA and your last name (only) in the subject line. For example: 0319TCA –Jones. Refer to Req 0319TCA in all communications, including your application. Previous applicants must reapply for further consideration. This position is opened until filled. We cannot accept hand-delivered applications – please email. Thank you. Every application is reviewed in its entirety. Applications will be reviewed continuously upon receipt and this position will be opened until filled. Candidates whose qualifications best meet the needs of HCRC will be contacted to participate in the interview process. Due to the volume of applications received, we request that applicants do not contact HCRC regarding hiring status. Please Note: If you are selected for hire, the Judicial Council will require verification of employment eligibility or authorization to legally work in the United States.

Compensation:
$17.97/hour

Employer Contact:
Please forward any questions to: jobapplications@hcrc.ca.gov

Employer Name:
Habeas Corpus Resource Center

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
HCRC Hiring

Company Description:
The HCRC is a judicial branch entity established to provide direct legal representation to death row inmates in post-conviction proceedings in state and federal courts.

Corporate Paralegal & Contracts Administrator for a Start-up Investment Company
Posted March 22, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Corporate Paralegal & Contracts Administrator

Job Description:
We are assisting an investment company based in San Francisco with hiring a Paralegal and Contract Administrator. This is an excellent opportunity for an established legal professional to join a company that is funding organizations that are creating technologies for the production and distribution of natural resources.

This values-driven organization believes that their people and culture are as important as their product and offers a competitive compensation structure, benefits package and plenty of opportunity for career growth and development.

In this role, you will be working with the Head of Legal to manage and maintain corporate governance documentation, prepare materials for the closing of investment transactions, draft contracts from standard forms, maintain the database of contracts, improve internal processes, and provide general support to the legal department.

Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years of experience as a corporate/transactional paralegal, a Bachelor’s degree and/or a Paralegal Certificate, a passion for the sustainable infrastructure of natural resources, a keen ability to problem solve and drive process improvement. Keywords: Paralegal, Contracts Analyst, Sustainability, Natural Resources

Compensation:
75,000 – 100,000

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

Employer Name:
start-up investment company

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Office Assistant/Legal Assistant for Davis Wang
Posted March 20, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Office Assistant/Legal Assistant

Job Description:
A growing boutique employment and litigation firm located in downtown San Francisco near Montgomery BART is looking for a full-time office assistant/legal assistant. This position provides direct support to the Firm Administrator and legal support to attorneys.

Responsibilities and Duties

As the office assistant, he/she will assist the Firm Administrator with ordering supplies, organizing the office and case files, managing vendors and entering accounts payable data. He/She will also assist with various special projects relating to business marketing and firm social events.

As a legal assistant, the person will assist our legal team with legal calendaring, court filings, online legal research, document production, and preparing shell documents for pleadings, discovery, motions and other documents as needed.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter with the ability to multi-task, be detail and results-oriented, work well under pressure, and have excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.

Qualifications and Skills

Administrative or legal assistant experience preferred. Bachelor degree and/or paralegal certification preferred. Proficiency with MS Office Programs: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required. We offer competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid holidays, vacation and sabbatical time off.

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

Compensation:
DOE Employer

Contact:
Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@daviswanglaw.com if interested.

Employer Name:
Davis Wang, APC

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Davis Wang

Company Description:
Originally founded in 2003, Davis Wang (formerly known as the Davis Law Firm) is a woman and minority-owned law firm in San Francisco that specializes in advice and counseling, litigation, and trials.

Litigation Paralegal for a Boutique Firm
Posted March 20, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Litigation Paralegal

Job Description:
San Francisco complex litigation boutique firm is seeking a mid-level paralegal to join their team. The two paralegal team supports both the San Francisco and East Coast offices. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Motion drafting (state and federal court)
  • Cite checking
  • Fact checking
  • Legal research and investigation
  • Legal analysis
  • Document review
  • Trial Preparation and participation

Requirements include:

  • Ability to work with numbers
  • A background or interest in finance
  • Experience in legal research
  • Experience in court filings and ability to research and identify court rules in various jurisdictions
  • Self-direction
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of team and take direction
  • An interest in plaintiffs' work and complex class action litigation
  • Ability to work overtime as needed An interest in marketing is a plus, as this role can take on marketing duties.

The firm provides excellent benefits and a congenial environment. Pay DOE.

Compensation:
DOE Employer

Contact:
Michelle Seifert, Michelle@Rinconsearch.com

Employer Name:
San Francisco Law Firm

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Rincon Search

Contract Paralegal for The Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo
Posted March 13, 2019

Job Type:
Contract

Job Title:
Contract Paralegal

Job Description:
The Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo is seeking a qualified and experienced contract paralegal to work in the Self-Help/Family Law Facilitator’s Office. The Office assists self-represented litigants in family law and specific civil matters to prepare legal forms and deliver legal information. The Office has locations in both Redwood City and South San Francisco.

A typical way to qualify for the contract position is the completion of coursework leading to paralegal certification and/or legal office experience including legal research and policies and procedures related to civil or family law. The Court is looking to fill the position immediately and it will be open until filled. 

The contract runs through June 30, 2019 with the opportunity to renew for the next fiscal year. Contract amount is $25-30 per hour depending on experience.

Please note: Any job offer is contingent upon passing a LiveScan background check and reference screening.

Compensation:
Contract amount is $25-30 per hour depending on experience. 

Employer Contact:
Please submit a letter of interest and resume to Jeniffer Alcantara, ADR Managing Attorney atjalcantara@sanmateocourt.org. Feel free to contact Jeniffer if you would like more information about the position.

Employer Name:
The Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo

Employer City / Location:
Redwood City and South San Francisco

Employer Website:
The Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo

Paralegal for a Real Estate Practice
Posted March 3, 2019

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 and is an excellent opportunity to join a firm who is known for their Real Estate practice, that offers work/life balance, a collaborative team and excellent employee benefits. 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.

Compensation:
55,000 - 80,000 DOE

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

Employer Name:
Access Talent Solutions

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

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.

Legal Assistant for McCown & Evans
Posted March 1, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant

Job Description:
McCown & Evans LLP is currently seeking a qualified applicant to fill the position of Legal Assistant. The Legal Assistant will be responsible for providing support to the legal team and will work closely with the paralegals in preparation of all files. The Legal Assistant will also help with day-to-day operations of the law firm, including carrying out general administrative duties as needed. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong work ethic, exceptional problem-solving skills and is comfortable working collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a fast-paced and dynamic workplace.

Legal Assistant responsibilities:
• Support on-site attorneys and paralegals as needed
• Act as main support person for remote paralegals, including scanning out incoming documents and preparing physical filings
• Process new matter documents, create appropriate files, and assign case numbers for new clients
• Archive inactive client files
• Assist with PERM recruitment and advertisements
• Review and route incoming mail for distribution to appropriate personnel
• Manage outgoing FedEx shipments to USCIS and client facilities
• Correspond with clients via email
• Provide general administrative support coverage as needed, including receiving phone calls and taking message as required, directing visitors, scheduling meetings and arranging for conference rooms

Legal Assistant qualifications and skills:
• Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university required
• 2+ years’ working experience as a legal assistant preferred
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Outlook, and a document management system
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Able to take direction and work independently with little or no supervision
• Highly organized and detail-oriented
• Additional desired skills include experience within an immigration law firm, familiarity with Visa application and PERM process, and proficiency with an immigration forms document system such as LawLogix

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a resume and cover letter to our office manager, Sandy Porter by email (sandy@mccownevans.com).

Employer Name:
McCown & Evans LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Litigation Paralegal for Allen Glaessner Hazelwood Werth
Posted March 1, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Litigation Paralegal

Job Description:
Small civil litigation firm in the heart of the financial district is seeking a full-time Paralegal to join our busy, fast-paced practice. The ideal candidate has excellent communication and organizational skills, is dedicated and detailed oriented with at least 3-5 years of experience in civil litigation.

Job Responsibilities:
• Must have thorough knowledge of rules and procedures of court for both Federal Courts and California Superior Courts
• Proficiency with court filings with both State and Federal courts (manual and electronic filing)
• Understanding of every stage of case management, from inception to trial/settlement to post-trial/post-settlement
• Support and manage document productions
• Management of attorney calendars in electronic system with special attention to due date/deadlines.
• Subpoena medical records
• Assisting in trial preparation, including creating binders and pretrial documents;
• Must be able to prepare, format and edit legal documents such as pleadings, discovery and correspondence (including TOA/TOC)
• Ability to multi-task and complete assignments quickly and accurately to meet demanding deadlines
• Managing documents in firm software (Imanage)
• Ability to take initiative, be resourceful and anticipate needs of attorneys

Qualifications:

• Minimum 3-5 years' experience
• Attention to detail is an absolute requirement
• Excellent written and oral communications skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills -- you must be able to communicate and interact with clients, court staff, and other third parties on behalf of the firm in a professional and courteous manner
• Must be a team player and have the ability to work effectively and courteously with your co-workers, especially in times of stress
• Proficiency with Word 2010, Adobe and Outlook is a must. Experience with document management system preferred. Imanage and Prolaw experience a plus.
Paralegal Certificate required.

Compensation:
DOE; medical, dental and vision plans; 401k

Employer Contact:
Please submit resume with cover letter along with references and salary requirement to Alicia Lowder -alowder@aghwlaw.com.

Employer Name:
Allen Glaessner Hazelwood Werth, LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Allen Glaessner Hazelwood Werth

Company Description:
Small civil litigation law firm specializing in employment, public entity, transportation, police civil rights defense.

Trusts & Estates Administrator for O'Grady Law Group
Posted March 1, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Trusts & Estates Administrator

Job Description:
Seeking one remarkable individual to support trust & estate lawyer near Embarcadero BART station in San Francisco.

Responsive, up-to-date on the law, and attentive to detail, we encourage our clients to live fully by facing life, incapacity, and death while powerfully providing for themselves, their loved ones and their favorite causes.

You must take responsibility, be committed to your professional development, stay in the conversation, and be an excellent writer. Be or become a notary public.

Deep experience in trusts and estates, certificates, diplomas, licenses, and awards appreciated and not required. You’ll be a critical member of the team responsible for:

* producing complete and accurate estate planning and trust administration documents * coordinating workflow and law firm administration * consistently improving production processes * proactively communicating in collaboration with the legal team, including clients

* dressing for success in a formal professional environment

This is a full-time position with flexible hours and benefits. Please send your resume and cover letter only if you meet all of these qualifications, AND you have more to offer. We’re an equal opportunity employer, and we mean it. All communications will be kept 100% confidential. We’ll respond only if we want to interview you. Thank you!

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Please send resume to:
search4trustsandestates@gmail.com
No calls, please.

Employer Name:
O'Grady Law Group

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Administrative Assistant for Joseph Ferrucci, Attorney at Law
Posted March 1, 2019

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Administrative Assistant for SF Law Firm

Job Description:
Solo San Francisco attorney with a growing estate planning and probate practice is seeking a part-time administrative clerk to assist with various tasks. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, good administrative skills and be flexible. Joseph Ferrucci, Attorney at Law, P.C. is looking for someone who can work 10 hours a week and willing to set the schedule to accommodate other obligations. This is a great opportunity to see how a law firm works and get some hands-on experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Organize and Manage Client and Administrative Files
• Scan Documents into IT System
• Light Typing
• Organize and mail client documents
• Copy Documents

Skills and Experience:

• Dependable
• Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
• MS Word and Excel Experience
• Database Entry Experience
• High School Diploma
• Positive Attitude
• Attention to Detail
• Excellent Organizational Skills
• Professional Demeanor
• Experience in Professional Office Environment a Plus

Compensation:
$16.00 - $18.00 per hour DOE

Employer Contact:
Diane Camacho, DLC Consulting Services.
Please send resumes and cover letters to Heather@dlccs.com

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

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Joseph Ferrucci

Company Description:
Solo Estate Planning and Probate Attorney with growing practice. 

Paralegal for the State Bar of California
Posted March 1, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

Job Description:
The State Bar of California
Paralegal for Transactional Matters
San Francisco (Financial District)
$60,120 - $80,148, annual salary range 

The Office of the General Counsel in San Francisco, seeks a paralegal to assist in-house counsel with legal matters, including collections, bankruptcy and contracts. The ideal candidate will have experience in one or more of those areas, as well as with the review and analysis of court records, financial statements and legal case file management. This position works closely with attorneys as well as the other administrative positions in the office, providing legal assistance to the office as a whole.

In order to perform the work assigned successfully, you must possess excellent analytical and proof-reading skills, attention to detail, good judgment, reliability, and an ability to maintain confidentiality. Must be very organized, reliable, accurate and proactive.

The Office of General Counsel is in-house counsel to the State Bar providing a full range of services, including representation of the Bar in all state and federal courts and before administrative agencies; advocacy of Bar discipline and admission cases in the California Supreme Court; and, providing legal advice to the State Bar Board of Trustees, and all State Bar entities, executives and programmatic clients.

OGC provides legal advice and representation in the following areas: admissions and discipline, antitrust, Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act, bankruptcy, California Public Records Act, collections, contracts, copyright, governance, labor and employment , legislation, regulations and rules, real estate, regulatory work, and general corporate matters.

The minimum qualifications include:
• Bachelor degree, or equivalent work experience in a field that develops the skills required for the functions and responsibilities of the position.
• Two (2) years’ experience as a paralegal.
• Certification of completion of an approved paralegal program.
• Mandatory continuing legal education: completion of four hours of legal ethics classes every three years and four hours of general law classes every two years.

The State Bar of California offers a unique compensation package including competitive salary, paid health care, paid time off, CalPERS Retirement, 457 saving plan, transit subsidy, and more.

Applicants can apply by submitting these items: An employment application, cover letter, and resume. Obtain applications at: http://calbar.ca.gov/application.

Mail or email your cover letter and resume to:

The State Bar of California
Office of Human Resources
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
email: hrsf@calbar.ca.gov
www.calbar.ca.gov

Compensation:
$60,120 - $80,148 annually 

Employer Contact:
Stephanie Li
Stephanie.Li@calbar.ca.gov

Employer Name:
State Bar of California

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
State Bar of California

Company Description:
The State Bar of California is a public corporation within the judicial branch of government. The State Bar regulates the professional conduct of the state’s lawyers and seeks to enhance the administration of justice for all citizens.

Immigration Paralegal for Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale
Posted March 1, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Immigration Paralegal 

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

The position is full-time for an experienced immigration paralegal. The position will support attorneys handling removal defense and litigation before the Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Federal Courts; preparing and filing immigrant visa petitions, applications for adjustment of status, asylum, naturalization and other administrative applications before the Department of Homeland Security.

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

Competitive salary and benefits.

Compensation:
DOE

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

Please direct applications and questions to:
Waffa Salfiti
Office Administrator
Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP
180 Sutter St.
Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104-4029
Email: PLJobs@vblaw.com

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

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale

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

Part-Time Paralegal for De La Housaye & Assoc.
Posted February 25, 2019

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Part-Time Paralegal 

Job Description:
Performs paralegal duties for a small, congenial firm. Responsibilities will include: typing letters, memos, formatting legal documents, filing items with the court, indexing and filing. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a law office. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to attorneys. Must have own vehicle and valid CA license. This is a part-time position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

• Works directly with attorneys, assists in preparation of client case documents; review for accuracy and completeness

• Prepare and/or process documents; review for accuracy and completeness; update information and/or evaluate against policy; compare elements for consistency or logical relationships, etc.

• Files documents with courts and assists in trial preparation 

• Types and prepares correspondence or other written materials from source documents, transcription, etc

• Edits written material for accuracy, format, and arrangement of material

• Maintains and/or creates files or record keeping systems. Sorts, labels, files and retrieves documents, or other materials

• Assists with preparation and printing of documents

• Maintains calendars; schedules and coordinates appointments

• Litigation calendaring & litigation experience

• Experience w/ pleading & discovery documents

• Filing & research experience

• Knowledgeable with court filing deadlines

Compensation:
Competitive salary DOE

Employer Contact:
Please email resumes to heather@delahousayelaw.com. No calls, please.

Employer Name:
De La Housaye & Assoc.

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
De La Housaye & Assoc.

Company Description:
We are a small, congenial law firm with locations in San Francisco and Walnut Creek. Our legal professionals pride themselves on working closely with clients to counsel them on strategic planning at times of uncertainty and to empower them with the confidence that they are making the very best legal decisions for their business. We are committed to maintaining integrity, professionalism and individualized attention for our clients, while providing the expertise necessary to achieve their objectives.

Our representation of a diverse client base allows De La Housaye & Associates to utilize its extensive cross-industry experience in business and transactional matters to address all of our clients’ ongoing legal needs and to reduce the guess work involved in structuring, operating, and growing a business.

Family Law Paralegal/Office Manager for Pierson Coats Palash Paul
Posted February 25, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Family Law Paralegal/Office Manager

Job Description:
Small, friendly law firm is looking for a vital member of their team. The position provides support to three attorneys and their family law practice. As the sole in-house support for the firm, this is a position with autonomy and responsibility. We are looking for someone who can manage our office and provide excellent paralegal support. The candidate must be pro-active, work well with our clients and have a sense of humor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Drafting and Formatting Letters, Pleadings and Other Documents
• Preparing and Coordinating Court Filings
• Coordinating Documentation with Clients, including Disclosures
• Manage Paper and Electronic Files
• Calendaring Court Deadlines and Meetings
• Document Proofing and Preparation
• Great Clients
• Office Maintenance and Operations
• Other Duties as Assigned

Skills and Qualifications:

• Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
• Advanced Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat Pro
• Experience with Judicial Council Forms
• Preference for Lawgic, Sage Timeslips, DissoMaster
• Court Calendaring Experience
• Excellent Organizational Skills
• Professional Demeanor
• Positive Attitude
• Administrative Support Experience and/or Law Firm Experience required
• Paralegal Certificate Required

Benefits include 401(k) and the office is closed between Christmas and including New Year’s Day.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
DLC Consulting Services, LLP. Please send cover letter and resume to heather@dlccs.comfor consideration.

Employer Name:
Pierson Coats Palash Paul, LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
Pierson Coats Palash Paul

Company Description:
A small firm with four generations of lawyers committed to the practice of family law, with a tradition of distinguished service to our profession. Recognized as an exemplary firm, and our lawyers are leaders in the legal community.
The Firm handles every aspect of family law: litigation, mediation, collaborative practice, consultation, preparation of pre-and post-marital agreements, and neutral work (single issue arbitration, parenting coordination, and private judging). Many family lawyers shy away from child custody litigation; we don’t. Advocating for a child’s best interests is some of the most important, and most satisfying, work that we do.

Civil Litigation Paralegal, Executive Assistant for Michael A. Mazzocone, Attorney at Law
Posted February 13, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Civil Litigation Paralegal, Executive Assistant

Job Description:
A small civil litigation law firm located in the Financial District seeks a dependable and friendly paralegal/executive assistant. The ideal candidate will have some experience working in a law office or a real estate/construction office, but entry-level applicants are welcome if you have ambition and are dedicated and eager to learn.

Targeted start date is 2/25/2019.

Duties include:
• Formatting, preparing, and serving pleadings, motions, and discovery
• Proof reading documents for grammar, punctuation, and spelling
• Filing in both state and federal courts
• Interacting with court personnel throughout California
• Assisting attorney with billing clients
• Screening incoming telephone calls
• Calendaring court filing deadlines and hearings
• Managing files and documents produced in litigation (scanning, Bates labeling, filing, etc.)
• Acting as office administrator (ordering supplies, welcoming clients, checking mail, etc.)

Qualifications include:
• Some knowledge of state and federal court rules and procedures
• Experience with eFiling services like OneLegal and File & ServeXpress
• Familiarity with MS Word, WordPerfect, Adobe Acrobat, QuickBooks, Excel, and California Judicial Council Forms a huge plus
• Calm under tight deadlines
• Good with office technology
• Skilled at creating and documenting processes

The hours are flexible and the firm is sensitive to the demands of working parents and students’ class schedules. In fact, a current student in the SFSU paralegal program currently has this position and can vouch for the student-friendly aspect of the schedule.

Compensation is commensurate with experience and hours worked.

When applying, please state the hours/schedule you would be able to work. Also, please forward a resume, references, and compensation requirements (hourly or annual).

Compensation:
Compensation is commensurate with experience and hours worked.

Employer Contact:
Please reach out to Amy Wolfenberger at amy@mazzlaw.com.

Employer Name:
Michael A. Mazzocone, Attorney at Law

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco / Financial District

Company Description:
Michael Mazzocone is a solo practitioner engaged in a wide variety of civil litigation. Experience with real estate or construction would be a huge plus in a candidate.

Criminal Defense Paralegal for The Keith Law Office
Posted February 8, 2019

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Criminal Defense Paralegal

Job Description:
The Keith Law Office is seeking a paralegal or paralegal student with an interest in criminal defense to assist with cases on a per-project and court-appointed basis. Work will include discovery review and summarizing, drafting routine legal documents, maintaining files, research and writing, administrative tasks, and other paralegal work as it arises.

Hours are flexible. This position is suitable for a student or someone looking for some extra hours with a flexible schedule.

Compensation:
$20 -$35 per hour

Employer Contact:
Please send a resume and/or letter of interest indicating your experience to Severa Keith, via emailsevera@keithlawoffice.com

Employer Name:
The Keith Law Office

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, Mission/Castro

Company Description:
This is a criminal defense law practice, engaged primarily in the representation of the indigent criminally accused. The majority of cases are court appointed. Practice includes both state and federal court.

Business Immigration Paralegal for Weaver Schlenger
Posted February 7, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Business Immigration Paralegal 

Job Description:
We are recruiting for Paralegals and Paralegal Support positions of all levels.
Responsibilities

Under the supervision of attorneys:
• Assist small to mid-sized, fast-growing employers who hire foreign national employees apply for work visas and/or permanent resident applications (H-1Bs, TNs, L-1s, E-3s, PERM, I-140s, etc.)
• Prepare and file well-documented, well-presented immigration petitions.
• Conduct research and write technical, detailed support letters in support of immigration filings. [Use of the English language and proper grammar must be of the highest quality.]
• Draft and file DHS/USCIS/DOL applications and forms, supporting documents, and cover letters.
• Communicate with HR, employees, and family members to gather and obtain the needed materials.
• Use and devise checklists for documents and supporting materials required in particular applications.
• Follow-up on inquiries with client and various government agencies as needed.
• Respond to client calls and inquiries as directed by attorneys.
• Other duties as specified by attorneys.

Education & Experience
A bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate is required. Our ideal candidate is experienced, professional, smart, a self-starter, hardworking, achievement/detail-oriented, reliable, an excellent multi-tasker, a team player, with a flexible mindset and exceptional analytical, writing, time/case-management, and people/customer service skills and expertise.

Compensation:
Compensation is commensurate with experience based on a 40-hour work week and benefits include medical, dental, vision, commuter checks, 401k plan, paid time off, sick leave, paid holidays, and eligibility for a discretionary bonus.

Employer Contact:
If interested, please e-mail your resume and cover letter along with your desired salary range tojobs@wsmimmigration.com. Please, no phone calls or walk-ins for this position.

Employer Name:
Weaver Schlenger LLP

Employer City / Location:
550 Montgomery Street, 6th floor, San Francisco

Employer Website:
Weaver Schlenger

Company Description:
Weaver Schlenger LLP is a fast-paced and friendly boutique law firm – located in San Francisco’s financial district – with a focus on business immigration. We are known for providing excellent and proactive legal analysis and service to our clients. Our clients are diverse, our staff is diverse and our expertise is comprehensive.
 

Bilingual (Spanish) Legal Assistant / Paralegal for Breall & Breall
Posted February 6, 2019

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Seeking fluent, bilingual (Spanish) legal assistant / paralegal

Job Description:
Busy, small law firm in need of a bilingual Spanish legal assistant. Candidate must
• Have good interpersonal skills
• Have good organization skills
• Have good attention to detail
• Be able to work well with others
• Have excellent computer skills (Microsoft word), and
• Be able to read, write, and speak fluently in English and Spanish. 

Duties include translation, interpreting for client meetings, filing, drafting letters, calendaring, and answering phones. A degree from a four year college is helpful.

Benefits include Kaiser, dental, paid vacation and sick time. 

Compensation:
Salary is subject to experience.

Employer Contact:
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Sophie A. Breall at sabreall@breallaw.com

Employer Name:
Breall & Breall LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco