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Mandarin Speaking Immigration Paralegal (Law Clerk) for Law Office of Xu Law Group
Posted October 19, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Mandarin Speaking Immigration Paralegal (Law Clerk) for Law Office of Xu Law Group

Job Description:
Xu Law Group PLLC is an international business & immigration practice seeking a local or fully remote law clerk to join our team based in Manhattan, NY.

Requirements:
1+ years of legal experience
Fluent in mandarin
Substantive understanding of legal requirements and supporting documentation for immigration filing
Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills (legal writing sample required)

Details:
Part-time 20 hours per week or Full-time 40 hours per week

This position is fully remote

Compensation:
$20 - $40 per hour

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send resume and legal writing example to: toni@xulawgroup.com or directly on LinkedIn

Employer Name:
Xu Law Group

Employer City / Location:
Manhattan, New York

Company Description:
Xu Law Group is a New York based law firm with a unique philosophy to help international entrepreneurs thrive in the United States. The firm's lawyers represent clients in a variety of areas, with a special focus in the intersection of emerging business law and immigration law. Our business law attorneys help clients with corporate formation, contract drafting, deal negotiation, trademark and copyright filings. Our immigration lawyers represent extraordinary artists, engineers, scientists with filing employment and family based green cards, visas, and citizenship applications.

We believe the future of law is technology-assisted. No windowless rooms here, you will handle cases, and see your legal intelligence built into working technology you get to use.

Immigration Paralegal for the Law Offices of Francisco J. Barba
Posted October 13, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Immigration Paralegal

Job Description:
Process family Immigration applications before USCIS and before US consulates. Assist and provide a range of legal support and administration to lawyers and other legal professionals engaged in busy Immigration Law office doing Family-based and deportation defense cases.

Duties will include:

  • help prepare forms and evidence
  • prepare, check, and edit legal forms and documents for accuracy
  • build and maintain databases and files
  • organize and track case files and deadlines

Qualifications:

  • ability to type 70+ word p/min.
  • analytical skills
  • critical thinking skills
  • planning and organizing
  • strong communication skills
  • ability to work well with others
  • attention to detail and accuracy
  • confidentiality
  • bilingual: Professional Spanish, has written and oral skills

Compensation:
Competitive, $22.00 minimum. Increase with performance

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a resume and cover letter to Francisco J. Barba: fbarba.esq12@gmail.com

Employer Name:
Law Offices of Francisco J. Barba

Employer City / Location:
San Jose

Company Description:
Established Immigration law firm limited to immigration practice, with emphasis in family visas.

Litigation Paralegal for Wolkin Curran
Posted October 11, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Litigation Paralegal

Job Description:
Busy, dynamic 7-attorney S.F. firm seeks a paralegal with 2+ years of litigation experience for a full-time position. Must possess civil procedure knowledge and document management and Excel skills. Paralegal will assist with trial preparation, managing discovery and case management. 

Compensation:
Compensation depends on experience level.

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a resume and cover letter to wc@wolkincurran.com

Wolkin Curran, LLP
111 Maiden Lane, 6th Lane
San Francisco, CA 94108

Employer Name:
Wolkin Curran, LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Wolkin Curran

Company Description:
Small litigation firm specializing in insurance, construction and surety law.

Legal Research Assistant for County of Marin
Posted October 11, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Research Assistant

Job Description:
At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do, and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.” Discover more about us, our values and our organizational culture here. Read on to find out more about this opportunity:

The purpose of the Legal Research Assistant - Restitution Specialist is to assist underserved victims of crime in Marin County in navigating the procedures and processes of the legal system in order to obtain restitution from their offenders. The Legal Research Assistant obtains restitution for victims by filing court documents to freeze assets, obtain liens and garnish wages, obtaining civil orders for restitution, and keeping track of restitution payments made through the court in criminal and civil actions.

This Legal Research Assistant not only serves as liaison between victims and prosecutors handling the criminal cases, but also acts as a liaison with the probation department and California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to make sure that each is informed of restitution payments made or claimed through the probation department or CDCR. In addition, this position works to assist victims in clearing their credit and criminal history damaged by identity thieves and, if necessary, filing motions to expunge their record in cases where a victim was impersonated by a suspect during the commission of a crime.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge and skills listed. Typically, equivalent to graduation from a recognized paralegal program with extensive experience in legal research and analysis which would provide the knowledge and skills described in the class specification.

Compensation:
$6,257.33 - $7,475.87 / Monthly

Employer Contact:
Please apply online by October 25th at 4:00pm PST. Applications at Apply for Marin County Legal Research Assistant Position

Employer Name:
County of Marin

Employer City / Location:
San Rafael, CA

Employer Website:
Marin County Legal Research Assistant Job Listing

Company Description:
The County of Marin is a vibrant and thriving organization comprised of 23 agencies and departments with a workforce of approximately 2,400 employees. The County’s array of public safety, community development, public works, health and human services, community services and administrative services is governed by the Board of Supervisors, which is made up of an elected representative from each of the five voting districts in this county.

This diverse organization strives to uphold a set of core values at work: respect, trust, integrity, diversity, equality, excellence, accountability, innovation, and collaboration. These values keep the organization and its individuals healthy, resulting in successful and sustainable quality service delivery. In addition, the County is committed to being a well-managed organization that relies on the talents of its workforce to succeed.

Case Assistant or Paralegal for Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy
Posted October 4, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Case Assistant or Paralegal at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP

Job Description:
In this role, you will work on the mass torts/personal injury team as a case assistant/paralegal. You will collaborate with and support five attorneys through all phases of litigation: intake, pleading, discovery, law and motion, trial and/or settlement. This is a fast-paced environment with lots of growth and learning opportunities. 

Responsibilities:
- Assist attorneys in preparing for trial, depositions, mediations, and hearings.
- Draft, review, and revise legal documents.
- Obtain case-related documents from third parties.
- Manage discovery, including document productions.
- Maintain and organize case files. 

Education and Experience:

Required:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Strong critical thinking skills
- Ability to work well under stress
- Ability to handle shifting priorities with flexibility and patience
- Careful attention to detail
- Team player, with ability to work independently
- Ability to maintain high ethical standards and maintain strict confidentiality 

Preferred:
- 1–3 years’ experience in the legal field
- Ability to work and bill as a paralegal under Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code section 6450
- Paralegal Certificate
- Proficient in common office computer applications
- Understanding and knowledge of legal procedures, rules of counsel, and local rules
- Experience with eDiscovery

Benefits:
- Competitive salary and discretionary bonuses
- 401K matching
- Excellent benefits including medical/vision/dental insurance

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Please email resume and cover letter to aprescott@cpmlegal.com

Employer Name:
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP

Employer City / Location:
Burlingame, CA

Employer Website:
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy

Company Description:
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy represents people or entities in cases involving only just principles or causes. The key to CPM’s 50 years of success is its experienced attorneys and staff and their innovative approach to litigating complex matters in a cost-effective and efficient manner.

CPM is 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, mass tort actions, 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. CPM litigates complex and challenging actions against some of the most powerful corporations and entities, including Apple, Google, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Boeing, PG&E, Clorox, and the United States federal government.

Legal Medical Records Assistant for Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis, Larsen & Lucey
Posted October 4, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Legal Medical Records Assistant 

Job Description:
This is a job opening for a full time Legal Assistant position with a focus on medical recordkeeping. Responsibilities involve assisting a litigation attorney on complex civil cases in preparation for trial and requires excellent communication and organizational skills. This position is currently remote with some required weekly in-office hours.

Responsibilities:

Medical File Management:
• Maintain client medical files, including reviewing, indexing, scanning, and copying radiology discs, medical and billing records
• Contact record departments to obtain past and ongoing treatment records
• Prepare, proofread, and finalize outgoing correspondence and record requests
• Communicate with clients and attorneys regarding medical status and ongoing treatment
• Maintain running totals of medical treatment costs and bills
• Open lien recovery files with Medi-Cal, Medicare, and private insurance subrogation departments, review itemized statements for accuracy and completeness

Expert Witness Files/Med-Legal Communications:
• Assist in scheduling client treatment and expert witness evaluations
• Obtain fee schedules, draft cover letters, pay invoices
• Prepare medical packets for expert witness review, updating records as needed

Trial/Mediation Preparation:
• Assist in exhibit preparation, document, and medical material duplication
• Contact medical illustrators to provide records and radiology for illustrations
• Prepare medical packets and cost memos for mediation
• Transcribe dictations as needed

Qualifications/Skills Required:
• Law firm, or medical records experience a plus
• Excellent organizational and time management skills to multi-task, successfully prioritize daily, and meet deadlines
• Clear and effective oral and written communication skills, including grammar and proofreading
• Dependable with the ability to take direction from support staff and attorneys
• Strong attention to detail with the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
• Computer proficient, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, Drop Box, CD/DVD transfer, thumb drives, etc.

Compensation:
Starting salary is $51,000/year with annual raises and bonuses. Benefits include full medical, optical, 401k, paid vacation and sick time, and free parking or BART.

Employer Contact:
To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter and references tolawfirm@gjel.com. No phone calls please. 

Employer Name:
Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis, Larsen & Lucey

Employer City / Location:
Orinda, Ca

Employer Website:
Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis, Larsen & Lucey

Company Description:
Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis, Larsen & Lucey began in Berkeley, California in 1972. GJELL is a dynamic, friendly, fast-paced law firm located in Orinda, CA. Our partners have been honored by San Francisco Best Lawyers and Northern California Super Lawyers. Our firm is conveniently located near BART. For more information on our firm, please visit our website at Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis, Larsen & Lucey.

Family & Removal Defense Immigration Paralegal for Van Der Hout LLP
Posted October 4, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Family & Removal Defense Immigration Paralegal

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

We have an opening for a full-time 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 and the U.S. Department of State.

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

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Please submit resume, cover letter and references to company site through this link:an Der Hout Job Listing

Employer Name:
Van Der Hout LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Van Der Hout LLP

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

Labor Team Paralegal for the SF City Attorney's Office
Posted September 27, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Labor Team Paralegal at the City Attorney's Office

Job Description:
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is looking for a paralegal with at least five years of experience, and preferably litigation experience, to join its Labor Team.

About the Labor Team
The Labor Team is a collaborative and dynamic group of attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants and legal secretaries. The Team defends the City in state and federal civil litigation (through trial and appeals) and administrative proceedings involving labor and employment matters and provides proactive advice and risk management strategies to its client departments on all aspects of the City’s labor and employment relationships. The Team advises and represents the City in its on-going relationships with the more than 30 unions that represent City employees, including collective bargaining, labor grievance arbitrations, and defending unfair labor practice and other administrative charges. 

The Labor Team is made up of 17 attorneys, 3 paralegals, 1 legal assistant, and 5 secretaries. We are recruiting to fill a vacant paralegal position.

Paralegal Position and Responsibilities
Paralegals work under the direction of attorneys and provide a variety of paraprofessional legal duties in a fast-paced, high-volume litigation practice. The responsibilities listed below are representative of the range of duties assigned and are not intended as an exhaustive list.

• Assist with drafting and implementing litigation holds across various City departments.
• Assist in drafting and reviewing contracts, legislation, responsive pleadings, various discovery documents, subpoenas, legal memoranda, and correspondence.
• Assist with discovery, particularly electronic discovery, and the organization, case management, collection, review, and production of documents obtained from litigants and City departments and maintained in electronic databases.
• Conduct database searches in IPRO Eclipse, Concordance, CaseMap and Text Map, and review documents within these programs for relevance, responsiveness, and privilege.
• Organize and prepare documents, exhibits, and other materials for use in discovery, hearings or trials, including preparing and running Trial Director.
• Assist in preparing various motions and ensuring that filings are accurate, properly formatted and filed in a timely manner.
• Assist on appeals, including assembling the record and conducting fact and legal cite checking.
• Correspond and communicate with vendors, attorneys, and representatives of City departments regarding case status and discovery.
• Manage multiple projects and prioritize work for several different attorneys.
• Mentor and train legal assistants and paralegal interns in the Office. This includes training on legal procedures, as well as litigation support software.

Minimum Qualifications
• Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program, or other significant work experience that satisfies statutory requirements (i.e., Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 6450 compliant).
• Minimum 5 years of experience as a paralegal or legal assistant. 

Desired Qualifications
• Excellent verbal and writing skills, and an ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with attorneys, other paralegals, secretaries, and others.
• Ability to analyze legal problems and perform detailed analytical work with accuracy and initiative.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines, accept and implement written and oral instructions, and communicate effectively and tactfully with attorneys, office personnel, court personnel, vendors and representatives of other governmental departments/entities and the general public.
• Working knowledge of civil legal procedures, legal terminology, and court rules.
• Adept in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Experience with Adobe Professional, Cisco WebEx, Microsoft Team, TextMap, Concordance, IPRO Eclipse, CaseMap, Trial Director, or other similar software.
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Salary and Benefits
The position has a five-step salary scale ranging from $107,718 - $130,884. The successful candidate will be placed at a salary step based on years of experience and additional relevant degrees, certifications, credentials, or skills. The City offers robust health, retirement and other benefits. For more information please visit: SF Department of HR Benefits Overview. Paralegals are represented by the International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers, Local 21, which has a Memorandum of Understanding with the City that can be found at SF Department of HR Memoranda of Understanding.

COVID-19 Vaccination Required as a Condition of Employment
The City and the Office are committed to the health and safety of our employees. Under the City’s Vaccination Policy, all City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how this condition applies to your employment, please visit SF Department of HR Job Opportunities (PDF).

Compensation:
DOE with health, retirement, and other benefits

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. This posting shall remain open until October 4, 2021.

Employer Name:
San Francisco City Attorney's Office

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
SF City Attorney’s Office

Company Description:
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is an innovative, nationally-recognized municipal law office working to protect and advance the rights and interests of San Francisco and its residents. With just over 300 talented, dedicated, attorneys and staff, the Office provides the highest quality legal services to the City’s Mayor, Board of Supervisors, officials, and departments. Our work empowers City leaders with effective, responsive, and creative legal solutions and representation so they can deliver critical public services for the betterment of the San Francisco community. 

The Office recognizes that diversity in the backgrounds, ideas and experiences of our employees enriches our workplace and enhances our work. Our commitment to diversity is reflected in our team of attorneys and staff. We aspire to recruit, employ, retain and promote capable individuals representing the full spectrum of our community, and welcome all candidates, including candidates of any race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, physical ability, and age. We have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work for the City.

To learn more about the City Attorney’s Office please visit: SF City Attorney’s Office

To learn more about the Office’s efforts to provide a welcoming, diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace please visit "Herrera forms Racial Equity Task Force to address racial equity and enhance diversity and inclusivity at City Attorney’s Office."

Paralegal for Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of California
Posted September 16, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

Job Description:
Job Duties: General areas of responsibility include: managing high volume cases by organizing case files using various databases; identifying important documents and assisting in developing factual support for claims; cite checking; summarizing legal research and procedural history of cases; assisting attorneys with materials for experts; drafting and editing expert declarations; preparing, organizing, and tracking discovery requests; assisting with hearings; preparing documents for filing and service.

Database and Software Responsibilities and Skills Required:
Database and software responsibilities include using database programs (e.g., Eclipse, CaseMap, Summation, Relativity) to manage and review electronically stored information (ESI); editing and inserting load files, tagging, and exporting content; presenting digital evidence in the courtroom using Trial Director; and editing/converting audio and video files.

While not required, experience with any of the following responsibilities preferred:
-Using forensic tools (Magnet Axiom, Cellebrite, Forensic Toolkit (FTK), Encase) to capture and forensically preserve data from computers, mobile devices, and other storage
-Using forensic tools to analyze and review data from forensically acquired digital
-Capturing cloud data, including websites, social media accounts, email accounts, and other sources of online
-Analyzing and preserving data utilizing write-blocking
-Recovering hidden and deleted data from digital
-Interpreting Call Detail Records and generating Cell Tower
-Recovering and evaluating metadata from video, photo and audio
-Tracing email header information and IP
-Examining firewall, web, database, and other log sources to identify evidence and artifacts of malicious and compromised
-Advising case teams on the findings from the forensics

The position requires physical activity; applicants must be able to lift and file banker’s boxes of legal files and move boxes of case files or supplies.

Applicants must possess strong analytical abilities, with experience in the organization, review, analysis and presentation of complex cases or cases with extensive discovery. Excellent technology skills are essential; demonstrated experience in litigation support and case management software is preferred.

Applicants should also demonstrate good oral and written communication skills. Criminal defense work, federal court experience, and trial preparation experience is helpful, but is not required.

Compensation:
Salary is based on the Judicial Salary Plan and is commensurate with experience.

Employer Contact:
Applications will only be accepted online, and must be submitted through this web portal:
Application Portal

Employer Name:
Geoffrey Hansen

Employer City / Location:
Oakland

Employer Website:
Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of California

Company Description:
The Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of California is accepting applications for the position of Paralegal, to be stationed in Oakland. The Federal Public Defender operates under the authority of the federal Criminal Justice Act, to provide federal criminal defense services by court appointment to individuals unable to afford counsel. A full description of the
Defender’s office and its work can be found at Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of California.

Office Mission Statement:
We are committed to cultivating a culture of acceptance and connectedness that honors the diverse backgrounds of the people we represent. We employ attorneys, paralegals, defense investigators, information technology specialists, and legal assistants. We work together to uphold every person’s right to be presumed innocent and to a fair sentence if convicted. We provide a vigorous defense at trial and, if the defendant is
convicted, on appeal. We advocate for humane sentences by developing mitigation evidence and presenting judges with fully developed views of our clients as people, not criminals. We subscribe to a client-centered approach to legal representation. We listen to our clients, pay close attention to their individual needs, and work closely with paralegals, investigators, and others to address a client’s circumstances. We use that knowledge together with our legal experience, skill, and judgment to fight for our clients and obtain the best result possible.

Contract Analyst for UCSF Health
Posted September 16, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Contract Analyst 

Job Description:
The Strategy & Affiliate Contract Analyst serves a key role in the development and ongoing contract management of UCSF Strategic Initiatives. 

The Analyst works collaboratively with personnel from Strategic Business Development, Affiliate Operations/Finance, Legal, and the UCSF School of Medicine Departments and contracting team on the development and management of UCSF Health strategic initiative contracts. Key responsibilities include overseeing the process of contract development by coordinating amongst UCSF stakeholders, ensuring compliance with UCSF contract requirements, and managing the timeline for execution. 

This role will be instrumental in ensuring continuity of UCSF Strategic Initiative contracts through maintaining a database of existing contracts, actively monitoring key contract terms, and initiating contract action as needed (ie. renewals, amendments, and terminations). The role will requires advanced-level communication and organizational skills to ensure timely execution of key agreements to support our UCSF Health Enterprise.

Compensation:
Competitive 

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can apply through LinkedIn: LinkedIn Job Listing

Employer Name:
UCSF Health

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA

Employer Website:
UCSF Health

Company Description:
UCSF Health is an integrated health care network encompassing several entities, including UCSF Medical Center, one of the nation’s top 10 hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report, and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, with campuses in Oakland and San Francisco. We are recognized throughout the world for our innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research.

For more than a century, we have offered the highest quality medical treatment. Today, our expertise covers virtually all specialties, from cancer to women's health. In addition, the compassionate care provided by our doctors, nurses and other staff is a key to our success. Our services generate about 1.1 million patient visits to our clinics a year and $3.2 billion in annual revenue. We have 12,000 employees and dozens of locations throughout San Francisco as well as outreach clinics throughout Northern California and beyond.

Transactional Paralegal for a Boutique Law Firm
Posted September 13, 2021

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Transactional Paralegal 

Job Description:
San Francisco based boutique law firm, representing clients in emerging industries, is seeking a transactional paralegal to join their team. 

The role will be responsible for Compliance, Regulatory and Licensing work, and will ultimately take the lead in managing all such projects. This role is fully remote and offers an exciting new opportunity to work in hot emerging industries. 

The role will start out part time but eventually move to full time.

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send their resume via email: Michelle@rinconsearch.com

Employer Name:
Rincon Search

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Rincon Search

Company Description:

Rincon Search offers over a decade of specialized, full-cycle recruiting expertise and several years of both practical and recruiting experience in the Legal industries. Our success is founded on a consultative partnership approach with our select clients.

Paralegal or Paralegal In Training for Evans Law Firm
Posted Septmeber 13, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal or Paralegal In Training 

Job Description:
Evans Law Firm, Inc., is seeking a paralegal or recent graduate for an full time position in our fast-paced small and fast-growing SF law firm located the near Union Street area. 

The position is in plaintiff's work, covering elder financial abuse, financial fraud/whistleblower or insurance cases, and you must have skills to help do legal research, cite check, draft discovery, calendar deadlines, pick up and review mail, complaints, conduct intake, write blogs, social media and perform investigations. Must have exceptional writing skills and have knowledge of social media tools. 

Ideally, we are looking for someone full time – temp to permanent position.

Compensation:
$17-25 hour

Employer Contact:
Please send your resume, rate of pay, hours of availability to Ingrid Evans: Ingrid@evanslaw.com

Employer Name:
Evans Law Firm, Inc. 

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco - Cow Hollow 

Employer Website:
Evans Law Firm

Company Description:
Evans Law Firm, Inc. is a small boutique elder financial abuse law firm that is very busy.

Part-Time Case Assistant/Paralegal for Miles Westbrook & Deal
Posted September 13, 2021

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Part-Time Case Assistant/Paralegal - Lafayette, CA

Job Description:
Three-attorney firm seeks a part-time case assistant/paralegal to work 20 hours/week in our Lafayette office. Applicants should be certified as a paralegal in the state of California and possess at least 1-2 years of recent work experience in a law firm. A valid driver’s license and a vehicle you can use for work are also required. (Mileage is compensated at the standard federal rate.) We do offer some scheduling flexibility, but preference will be given to candidates who can work in the afternoons on a consistent, long-term basis. 

Compensation:
DOE

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a resume and cover letter to Jennifer Sauers via email: admin@mileswestbrook.com

Employer Name:
Miles Westbrook & Deal LLP

Employer City / Location:
Lafayette, CA

Company Description:
Miles, Westbrook & Deal is a boutique law firm that handles real estate, insurance, and commercial litigation. We also do transactional work, which includes trusts and probate matters. Our attorneys have worked together for 20+ years, so our office is fairly relaxed and collegial, and our caseload is relatively low because we typically litigate a handful of high-value matters. Parking is plentiful.

Construction and Public Contracting Team Paralegal for SF City Attorney's Office
Posted September 9, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Construction and Public Contracting Team Paralegal

Job Description:
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is looking for a paralegal with at least five years of experience, and preferably litigation experience, to join its Construction and Public Contracting Team.

About the Construction and Public Contracting Team
The Construction and Public Contracting team represents various City departments in procuring goods and services for public works construction projects and technology contracts. The Team advises City departments and other City Attorney teams on solicitations, bid protests and contract awards, and negotiates and drafts contracts. The Team also handles construction contract disputes and related litigation. The Construction and Public Contracting Team has nine attorneys, one paralegal, one legal assistant and two legal secretaries. This position will be filling the current paralegal vacancy on the team.

Paralegal Position and Responsibilities
Paralegals work under the direction of attorneys and provide a variety of paraprofessional legal duties in a fast-paced, high-volume litigation practice. The responsibilities listed below are representative of the range of duties assigned and are not intended as an exhaustive list.

• Assist with drafting and implementing litigation holds across various City departments.
• Assist in drafting and reviewing contracts, legislation, responsive pleadings, various discovery documents, subpoenas, legal memoranda, and correspondence.
• Assist with discovery, particularly electronic discovery and the organization, case management, collection, review, and production of documents obtained from litigants and City departments and maintained in electronic databases.
• Conduct database searches in IPRO Eclipse, Concordance, CaseMap and Text Map, and review documents within these programs for relevance, responsiveness, and privilege.
• Organize and prepare documents, exhibits, and other materials for use in discovery, hearings, or trials, including preparing and running Trial Director.
• Assist in preparing various motions and ensuring that filings are accurate, properly formatted and filed in a timely manner.
• Correspond and communicate with vendors, attorneys, and representatives of City departments regarding case status and discovery.
• Manage multiple projects and prioritize work for several different attorneys.
• Mentor and train legal assistants and paralegal interns in the Office. This includes training on legal procedures, as well as litigation support software.

Minimum Qualifications
• Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program, or other significant work experience that satisfies statutory requirements (i.e., Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 6450 compliant).
• Minimum 5 years of experience as a paralegal or legal assistant.

Desired Qualifications
• Excellent verbal and writing skills, and an ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively across multiple legal teams.
• Ability to analyze legal problems and perform detailed analytical work with accuracy and initiative.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines, accept and implement written and oral instructions, and communicate effectively and tactfully with attorneys, office personnel, court personnel, vendors and representatives of other governmental departments/entities and the general public.
• Working knowledge of legal procedures, legal terminology, and court rules.
• Adept in Microsoft Office Suite, with a focus on Excel.
• Experience with Adobe Professional, Cisco WebEx, Microsoft Team, TextMap,
Concordance, Eclipse, CaseMap, Trial Director, or other similar software.
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Salary
The position has a five-step salary scale ranging from $107,718 - $130,884. The successful candidate will be placed at a salary step based on years of experience and additional relevant degrees, certifications, credentials, or skills.

Benefits
The City offers robust health, retirement and other benefits. For more information please visit: Benefits Overview

Other Information
Paralegals are represented by the International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers, Local 21, which has a Memorandum of Understanding with the City that can be found at at this link: Memoranda of Understandings & Labor Agreements

COVID-19 Vaccination Required as a Condition of Employment
The City and the Office are committed to the health and safety of our employees. Under the City’s Vaccination Policy, all City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how this condition applies to your employment, please visit: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements (PDF)

Compensation:
The position has a five-step salary scale ranging from $107,718 - $130,884. The successful candidate will be placed at a salary step based on years of experience and additional relevant degrees, certifications, credentials or skills.

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. This posting shall remain open until September 21, 2021.

Employer Name:
SF City Attorney's Office

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
San Francisco City Attorney’s Office

Company Description:
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is an innovative, nationally recognized municipal law office working to protect and advance the rights and interests of San Francisco and its residents. With just over 300 talented, dedicated, and diverse attorneys and support staff, the Office provides the highest quality legal services to the City’s Mayor, Board of Supervisors, officials, and departments. Our work empowers City leaders with effective, responsive, and creative legal solutions and representation so they can deliver critical public services for the betterment of the San Francisco community.

The Office recognizes that diversity in the backgrounds, ideas and experiences of our employees enriches our workplace and enhances our work. We aspire to recruit, employ, retain and promote capable individuals representing the full spectrum of our community, and welcome all candidates, including candidates of any race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, physical ability, and age. We have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work for the City.

To learn more about the City Attorney’s Office please visit: SF City Attorney’s Office

To learn more about the Office’s efforts to provide a welcoming, diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace please visit: 
Herrera forms Racial Equity Task Force to address racial equity and enhance diversity and inclusivity at City Attorney’s Office

Paralegal for Sierra Club
Posted September 8, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Paralegal

Job Description:
Sierra Club is seeking a paralegal to join its national legal team as a paralegal for Sierra Club’s Environmental Law Program. Under attorney supervision, the paralegal is an active member of the litigation team responsible for planning, developing, and managing cases. Performs legal research, interviews client contacts, conducts factual investigation and retrieves information. Drafts and analyzes legal documents, collects, compiles and utilizes technical information and makes recommendations to supervising attorneys.

Compensation:
The salary range for this position is $62,000 to $72,000

Employer Contact:
If interested, please apply through the Sierra Club job portal - Taleo:
Taleo

Employer Name:
Sierra Club

Employer City / Location:
Oakland, CA or Washington DC

Employer Website:
Sierra Club

Company Description:
The Sierra Club is the most enduring and influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. We amplify the power of our 3.8 million members and supporters to defend everyone’s right to a healthy world.

Family Law Paralegal (Freelance, Remote) for Law Office of Kevin Cunningham
Posted September 1, 2021

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Family Law Paralegal (freelance) (remote)

Job Description:
This paralegal will support one attorney in a family law practice focused on clients of moderate means. The position is freelance, up to 3 days/week, and remote. This is an excellent learning opportunity for a newer paralegal who wants to work in family law.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Draft, revise, and proof-read correspondence, forms, agreements, pleadings, and briefs.
• Diligently and pro-actively follow up with parties, Courts, and non-parties, whether by e-mail, phone, or in-person.
• Create, update, and organize matter details in Smokeball case management software.
• Manage the attorney’s calendar of hearings dates, filing deadlines, client appointments, and necessary tasks.
• Assist with in-take of clients.
• Send documents for e-signing with Nitro.
• E-file documents with the Courts.
• Prepare trial binders and occasionally support the attorney at trial.
• Review and summarize discovery.
• Compile, Bates-stamp, and redact discovery to be produced.
• Coordinate depositions, including scheduling a court reporter and preparing materials.
• File, scan, and organize office mail and paper documents (in SF office, roughly once a month).
• Special projects, as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Strong desire to work in family law. (Note: family law experience is *not* required.)
• Compassion and the ability to work calmly with clients in crisis.
• Sharp editing eye, with a firm grasp of grammar and sentence structure.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Ease with Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, Nitro, and Adobe Acrobat.
• Basic legal research skills, especially as to local rules and procedures.
• Comfort making phone calls and being persistent.
• A personal computer with Windows 10, Microsoft Word, and Adobe Acrobat DC. (Sorry, Smokeball is Windows-only.)

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
• Genuinely loves organizing and getting the details right.
• Wants to learn new skills and is comfortable asking questions. Is willing to apply new skills independently, receive constructive feedback, and improve over time.
• Communicates pro-actively and reliably. Is able to assess their need for support and then ask for it.
• Comfortable setting up new systems. Familiarity with software automation a big plus.
• Prior experience with Smokeball and e-filing are plusses, but not required.
• Some prior paralegal experience is a plus, but not required.
• Wants to grow and to learn as a paralegal.

Compensation:
$30-50/hour, depending on experience. 

Employer Contact:
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume (as .PDFs) to Christina@CunninghamMediation.com.
In your cover letter, please 1) address your interest in working in family law; and 2) describe a time where your organizational skills made a positive difference.

Employer Name:
Law Office of Kevin Cunningham

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, California. (Work remotely)

Employer Website:
n/a

Company Description:
Kevin Cunningham offers full-service and limited scope family law and guardianship representation to clients across the Bay area. His office represent clients in divorce, paternity and domestic violence matters as well as guardianship of minor child. He also does mediations including child custody and visitation, child support and property. The practice primarily focuses on moderate means clients. He also consults with nonprofits assisting their clients with legal needs.

Kevin enjoys working with newer lawyers and staff to improve their skills and develop a love for family law.

Trademark Analyst for Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Posted August 17, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Trademark Analyst

Job Description:
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, a large international law firm, is seeking a Trademark Analyst for our Intellectual Property Department in our San Francisco, Silicon Valley or Walnut Creek office. This position will be part of our team of attorneys, paralegals and support staff providing a high level of service to both internal and external clients. This position requires technology experience, namely a strong familiarity with apps and social media and the ability to work in a fast paced environment. At Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, we are one team where each person plays an integral role in serving the needs of our clients. The firm has a strong dedication to its employees, values, diversity and inclusion initiatives and commitment to the community.

Under the general supervision of department members, Trademark Analysts work as part of a team with attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, and other staff to provide legal services for clients. Principal responsibilities are to perform legal support tasks for supervising department members.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Monitor emails for key client and code or forward as appropriate.
• Participate in investigation as needed and via utilization of Internet to gather pertinent data; analyze online postings.
• Maintain files, both in hard copy and electronic form and retrieve documents as requested by team.
• Maintain accurate daily time records for client billing purposes.
• Research records for background information as needed.
• Review documents.
• Draft legal notices and reports to clients.
• Manage databases documenting attorney work product.
• Maintain client dockets and keep track of deadlines.
• Assist with Trademark Office filings.
• Support attorneys and paralegals in other tasks.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:
• Four year degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of 1 year work experience in a professional client service oriented environment are preferred.
• Organize information efficiently and creatively.
• Strong attention to detail; excellent grammar and proofreading skills.
• Excellent organizational ability, including the ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines.
• Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, and a willingness to be pro-active in communicating deadlines, issues and other information to enable the team to function efficiently; ability to work with a team.
• Strong Windows based computer skills. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Programs (including Excel spreadsheets), and familiar with database entry and maintenance. Experience with conducting online searches is required. The ability to learn new programs as needed is important. 

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about our firm, please visit the Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton website.

Compensation:
DOE. This is a full-time, regular position with generous benefits.

Employer Contact:
Please apply on our website: kilpatricktownsend.com > careers > professional staff > view current openings. 

Any email attachments should be in WORD or PDF format only. 

Principals only. No phone calls, please. Due to volume, we will only contact those applicants we wish to screen.

Employer Name:
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, Silicon Valley or Walnut Creek

Employer Website:
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Company Description:
With more than 600 attorneys, 19 offices worldwide, and a foundation dating back to the 1860s, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP serves clients throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia, bringing expertise in intellectual property, litigation, and corporate transactional matters.

Tenants' Rights Paralegal for a San Francisco Tenants' Rights Firm
Posted August 17, 2021

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Tenants' Rights Paralegal 

Job Description:
Fast-growing San Francisco tenants’ rights law firm seeks a litigation paralegal with one to three years of experience to join their team. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is detail oriented and loves to write.

Requirements
The Role: As a litigation paralegal your primary responsibilities will consist of:

  • Gathering information and documents from clients and synthesize information for use in drafting complaints and discovery responses
  • Drafting pleadings including Complaints and some motions
  • Drafting discovery requests and substantive responses
  • Reviewing and analyzing case documents
  • Reviewing discovery responses for deficiencies and pertinent information and preparing drafts of meet and confer letters on those issues
  • Conducting legal research
  • Preparing public records requests and subpoenas
  • Assisting in management/ oversight of junior paralegal and administrative staff

Bonus Points For:

  • Spanish or Chinese language ability
  • Experience working in landlord/tenant law
  • Demonstrated dedication to social justice causes

Benefits
*Compensation and Benefits:*

Firm offers a competitive salary, performance-based bonuses, and a benefits package that includes PTO, 401K (after one year), transportation stipend (when we get back to in-person work), and health insurance.

Salary and bonus DOE but highly competitive with similar sized firms.

Compensation:
DOE

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

Employer Name:
Tenants Rights Law Firm

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Employer Website:
Rincon Search

Spanish Speaking Immigration Paralegal for Law Office of Barbara Plantiko
Posted August 3, 2021

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Spanish speaking immigration paralegal

Job Description:
Law Office of Barbara Plantiko is seeking a part time spanish-speaking paralegal with possibility for full time.

Job description: meet with primarily Spanish-speaking clients, craft declarations with clients, prepare various immigration applications, research country conditions or other aspects of the case, communicate with clients in person and by phone, prepare supporting documents for submission at the immigration court and otherwise assist attorney in all aspects of the immigration practice.

Candidates must have the following qualifications: Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) or paralegal studies; written and verbal fluency in English and Spanish, excellent writing skills and ability to communicate clearly and with various audiences, exceptional attention to detail, ability to work independently and juggle deadlines, strong typing skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office, creativity and ability to think independently, open mind and willingness to work with individuals from various backgrounds, and a passion for advancing immigrants’ rights and social justice. Prior experience in the immigration field preferred, but not necessary.

Office location is very close to Powell BART station. 

Compensation:
Pay commensurate with experience. Includes 401(k) and vacation package.

Employer Contact:
Please email resume, cover letter and writing sample to: BPlantiko@gmail.com. No calls please. 

Employer Name:
Barbara Plantiko, Attorney at Law

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco, CA (870 Market Street, Suite 1266)

Company Description:
Small Immigration Law Firm with focus on deportation defense (removal defense), in existence since 2007. Located across from Westfield Mall in San Francisco, CA.

Legal Assistant for Law Offices of Bresler & Lee
Posted August 2, 2021

Job Type:
Part Time

Job Title:
Legal Assistant

Job Description:
Assist in the preparation of amendment to trusts and ancillary estate planning documents using Wordperfect program.

Cantonese speaking preferable.

Compensation:
$30 per hour for approximately 25 hours per week; Hours 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays (or Saturdays).

Employer Contact:
Interested candidates can send a resume and cover letter via email to Faye Lee, Esq.: fayeleelawoffice@yahoo.com

Employer Name:
Law Offices of Bresler & Lee

Employer City / Location:
San Francisco

Company Description:
Two attorneys, husband and wife, practicing together 25 years with two part-time assistants, in the area of wills and trusts and probate law.