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This free benefit offered by SLSA provides the legal community with a place to post job openings for all categories of job positions.

SLSA assists in every possible manner to procure employment for members of this association and cooperates with attorneys in filling positions in law offices, but in no event does this committee act as an employment agency.

Employers desiring/needing to place an advertisement for employment on SLSA's website may view the "Employment Opportunities" page on this website and format the advertisement like those already posted. Employers will also need to give the following information to the Employment Chair: name, firm name, address, phone number(s), areas of law practice, software used, position available, and years of experience required. The attorney/employer is requested to e-mail the Employment Chair with the advertisement formatted like those currently posted on the "Employment Opportunities" page. Advertisements for employment are usually posted as soon as possible.

It is the responsibility of the applicants to contact the employers, schedule interviews, exchange résumés, and to discuss benefits and salary, etc. All information is listed until notification to drop the name/position is given to the Employment Chair.

The Employment Chair retains editing privileges on all ads requested and placed on this website.

Please contact the Employment Chair, Jaymie Moralez at Jaymie.Moralez@jud.ca.gov, for additional information.

SACRAMENTO LSA DOES NOT MAINTAIN A REGISTER OF APPLICANTS SEEKING EMPLOYMENT.

(NOTICE:  This is a free service to employers and members of the Sacramento Legal Secretaries Association; however, we are not an employment agency.  This website is updated and maintained with employment listings on a regular basis, and employers are asked to notify the webmaster as soon as a position has been filled.  The policy of the Sacramento Legal Secretaries Association regarding the posting of ads for employment is to leave the item listed on the website and in our monthly bulletin for up to three months or when we are notified that the position has been filled, whichever is longer.  The Webmaster retains editing privilege on all ads requested to be placed on this website.)


Employment Opportunities

Last updated 04/26/16

  • (4/21/16) Legal Assistant. Environmental law firm has an opening for an experienced legal assistant. We practice in both federal and state court. Our office is located near Loehmann's Plaza. Free parking. Qualified candidates must be familiar with PACER, federal and state court filing procedures and requirements. Our practice, representing governmental entities against polluters, is challenging. The ideal candidate will be an eager learner, responsible and a self-starter. The position requires being able to work on different projects with different teams. We use WordPerfect, Word and Excel, Outlook. Client contact is minimal. Casual attire is expected. Wages are competitive. Healthcare benefits, for employees and their dependents, are superb, with participation in the 401k after one year. Please send cover letter and your current resume to kherron@toxictorts.org.


  • (4/21/16) Legal Assistant. Busy Civil Litigation (defense) firm in Roseville seeks legal assistant with 1 to 5 years’ experience for a full-time position. We are a busy firm with 5 attorneys. You will be acting as the receptionist/legal assistant. Candidates must be familiar with court rules, both state and federal. Candidates must also be organized, detailed oriented, able to multi-task, work independently, be dependable, and be a team player. Please e-mail resumes to cfn@gilbertkelly.com.


  • (4/18/16) Litigation Secretary. Busy Civil Litigation firm seeks experienced litigation secretary. Candidates should have at least 5 years’ experience, with 3 years in Civil. Candidates must be proficient in calendaring and knowledgeable in court rules both state and federal. Candidates must be able to support 3 attorneys, have excellent organizational skills, be able to multi-task and work independently and as a team player. Must know Word, Outlook, Abacus, transcription, Legal Solutions, Excel, and Word Perfect. Must have excellent word processing skills (70+ wpm). This is a busy desk and requires efficiency and good time management skills. This is a full time position. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to cbrazil@jonesdyer.com.


  • (4/18/16) Litigation Secretary. Growing national law firm seeks experienced litigation secretary for their Construction Defect team. Candidates should have at least 5 years’ experience, with 3 years in Construction Defect. Candidates must be proficient in calendaring and knowledgeable in court rules both state and federal. Candidates must be able to support 3 attorneys, have excellent organizational skills, be able to multi-task and work independently and as a team player. This is a busy desk and requires efficiency and good time management skills. This is a full time position with competitive salary and benefits. Please send resume, cover letter, and references in confidence to sachr@lewisbrisbois.com.


  • (4/18/16) Litigation Secretary. Busy Civil Litigation firm seeks experienced litigation secretary. Candidates should have at least 5 years’ experience, with 3 years in Civil. Candidates must be proficient in calendaring and knowledgeable in court rules both state and federal. Candidates must be able to support 3 attorneys, have excellent organizational skills, be able to multi-task and work independently and as a team player. Must know Word, Outlook, Abacus, transcription, Legal Solutions, Excel, and Word Perfect. Must have excellent word processing skills (70+ wpm). This is a busy desk and requires efficiency and good time management skills. This is a full time position. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to cbrazil@jonesdyer.com.


  • (4/6/16) Litigation Secretary. Experienced, full time civil litigation legal secretary. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join our team in an outstanding work environment. Free parking. Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment is a must. Candidate must route incoming documents and e-mail, draft letters, format pleadings, handle file organization (paper and electronic), open and close files, run conflict checks, assist with civil discovery, prepare matters for trial including preparing exhibits, document management, subpoenas, etc., as well as prepare documents for filing with court including e-filing. Must be able to work efficiently with minimal supervision. Attention to detail and excellent telephone skills are critical. Must be highly-organized, good with clients, and have a solid work ethic. Candidate should be comfortable integrating into the practice seamlessly with little training.

    Qualifications:

    Candidate must be proficient in MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Judicial Council forms, online legal programs, legal calendaring for two attorneys, legal filings, court rules and procedures, motion practice and be internet savvy. Experience with TimeSlips program is a plus. Must be good with clients and client contact (customer service background a plus), highly organized, reliable and have superior communication/writing skills. The ideal candidate will be an ambitious self-starter with a positive, outgoing attitude, who works well with a team-oriented group of people.

    Practice is employment law and business litigation in state and federal court. Hourly wages DOE. Healthcare benefits available. 401k provided. Very friendly firm in a great location. Please respond with a personal note and copy of your current resume. Submit all inquiries to: Jennifer Duggan/Duggan Law Corporation; admin@duggan-law.com; 641 Fulton Avenue, Suite 200A, Sacramento, CA 95825.


  • (4/6/16) Executive Legal Secretary - Sacramento. At Meyers Nave, legal secretaries are a vital part of our legal teams. Without their support, we could not provide the high level of service we do to clients and the communities we serve. As a customer service driven organization, our legal secretaries are often the front line in providing customer service to our external and internal clients. Their commitment to excellence helps to achieve more as a team than we could as individuals. Thank you for your interest in becoming part of Meyers Nave's secretary team.

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Executive Legal Secretary is responsible for providing daily administrative support to assigned attorneys.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    The position's essential functions include but are not limited to the following:

    • Draft, review and revise legal and non-legal documents including correspondence and memoranda, pleadings, PowerPoint presentations, budgets, etc.
    • Format court pleadings according to applicable court rules and generate tables of authorities and tables of contents using Firm software.
    • Demonstrate understanding of, and facilitate with, local rules of court, municipal, state and federal rules of procedure.
    • File documents with courts and administrative bodies, including electronic filing where applicable.
    • Arrange for service of pleadings and subpoenas.
    • Assist with preparation for and scheduling of meetings, teleconferences, conferences and travel.
    • Organize documents, prepare binders and files to house relevant legal and non-legal materials.
    • Review incoming correspondence and route as appropriate.
    • Know or learn basic municipal law documents, including formatting of staff reports, resolutions, ordinances, agendas and notices. Partner with Firm departments to accomplish tasks and projects.
    • Assist with tracking and management of various projects.
    • Maintain shared office calendars and individual attorney/director calendars in Outlook.
    • Enter attorneys' billable time as requested according to Firm billing policies and coordinate with Firm's billing personnel to facilitate attorneys' timely review of monthly billing statements.
    • Prepare check requests and coordinate payment to vendors when necessary.
    • Prepare expense reports and work closely with Travel Coordinator on travel arrangements.
    • Answer phones for attorneys/directors, direct incoming phone calls and greet clients and guests.
    • Consistent, on-site attendance.
    • Back up other Executive and Administrative Assistants during planned and unplanned absences.
    • Take direction and apply corrections to future revisions.
    • Partner with attorneys to proactively manage their business development activities.
    • Maintain composure and work efficiently and accurately during highly stressful circumstances.
    • Demonstrate excellent customer service.
    • Build relationships with key staff in client offices, including periodically traveling to client sites.
    • Work cordially, cooperatively and productively with Firm employees.
    • Work overtime as needed to complete essential functions.

    Management retains the right to add or change the essential functions of this position at any time.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate preferred.
    • Minimum of three years of executive assistant/legal secretary/legal assistant experience, preferably supporting an attorney or executive level manager.
    • Superior customer service skills.
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to contribute to streamlining processes.
    • Accuracy in grammar, spelling and punctuation.
    • Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
    • Desire to give excellent customer service.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Pro-active self-starter with ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
    • Experience using Microsoft Office (experience using Office 2010 Suite is preferred).
    • Prior experience with iManage, time and billing systems, and Adobe Professional is preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Meyers Nave is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive compensation and benefits. Meyers Nave does not discriminate on the basis of any protected category, including but not limited to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to hiringmanager@meyersnave.com.


  • (4/5/16) Litigation/Estate Planning Legal Secretary. The Law Offices of Pamela Jones is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated litigation/estate planning legal secretary. The position is a full-time, hourly position. Must be detail oriented, professional, and have a good sense of humor. You must be proficient with MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. You present a professional face of the organization through your presence and communication skills on the phone, in person and in writing. The Law Offices of Pamela Jones provides estate planning, probate, and trust and estate litigation services to its clients. We were established on May 1, 2013.

    Ideal Characteristics:

    You have a servant heart and you are skilled at developing new systems to improve efficiency in the office.

    You are:

    • Detail Oriented
    • Open and Honest
    • Direct and forthright
    • Motivated and energetic
    • Focused
    • Organized
    • Creative
    • Self-sufficient
    • Resourceful
    • Balanced
    • Inquisitive
    • Reliable

    Qualifications:

    • Excellent writing and editing skills
    • Experience producing estate planning documents
    • Experience preparing judicial council forms
    • Working knowledge of civil procedure
    • Experience serving and filing legal pleadings
    • Working knowledge of court rules and procedures
    • Bachelors degree in business or related field
    • Experience in bookkeeping
    • Experience in calendaring
    • Experience in project management
    • Experience working with clients
    • Experience in developing Social Media page is preferred
    • Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet programs

    Technologies we use:

    • MyCase
    • Word - merge with Excel or Access
    • Outlook
    • QuickBooks
    • Social Media

    Your duties would include, but are not limited to:

    • Preparing estate planning documents
    • Drafting routine correspondence
    • Answering phones
    • Scheduling appointments
    • Calendaring litigation deadlines and due dates
    • Processing mail
    • Running errands
    • Shipping packages
    • Tracking and recording expenses
    • Making client files
    • Maintaining Client Files
    • Maintaining Facebook page
    • Planning seminars and receptions
    • Tracking client file status
    • Purchasing office supplies

    Application Process:

    Please send to the Law Offices of Pamela Jones, 1000 Q Street, Suite 103, Sacramento, CA 95811, by April 30, 2016, your resume (1-2 pages), a writing sample from the last 3 years, and 3 references (Please confirm that we may contact them.).


  • (4/5/16) Experienced Legal Document Specialist. Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP is looking for a full-time Legal Document Specialist with impeccable computer skills. Murphy Austin is looking for an experienced candidate who can provide word processing support to the firm, provide troubleshooting support for both document and software problems and do so with an unflappable attitude.

    Advanced computer skills and aptitude are required. Advanced skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a document management program are required, with proficiency in Legal MacPac and FileSite a real plus. The successful candidate must also be able and willing to learn other software systems as needed and should have law firm experience.

    The perfect candidate would also train new employees on firm software and assist with IT Help Desk problems related to a variety of software programs. Murphy Austin offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Applicants should submit resumes to: Trish Hughes Kreis, Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP, thkreis@murphyaustin.com.


  • (4/5/16) Estate Planning Legal Secretary. Weintraub Tobin's Sacramento office is currently seeking a full-time (40 hours per week), experienced Estate Planning Secretary to join our Trust and Estates Practice Group. The successful candidate must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced and professional environment, enjoy working as part of a team, and demonstrate a commitment to quality client service. Under minimal supervision, the Estate Planning Secretary will be expected to carry out the following job duties and responsibilities:

    • Welcome guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
    • Produce legal information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics, coordinating case preparation and assuring that high priority items are completed in a timely manner.
    • Conserve attorneys' time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents.
    • Draft letters and documents; collect and analyze information; schedule couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinate preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; prepare expense reports.
    • Maintain attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, depositions, and travel; record and monitor court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitor evidence-gathering.
    • Complete and submit conflict check forms, screening forms and new matter request forms.
    • Represent attorney by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; know when to refer matters to the attorney.
    • Maintain client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential.
    • Input time entry; review and edit bills.
    • Additional duties as assigned including assisting other secretaries, as needed.

    The ideal candidate will have the following capabilities:

    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to empathize with clients and build a personal connection
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Effective communication skills
    • Superb drafting skills
    • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Stress and time management skills
    • Flexibility in dealing with multiple projects and assignments
    • Strong client focus
    • Excellent at managing the very busy desk, interacting with clients, and proactively keeping work and assigned attorneys on schedule

    Education and Experience:

    • College degree preferred but not required.
    • Minimum of five years of Trusts and Estate Planning experience including trust administration, probate administration and related real estate projects.
    • Knowledge of State, Probate Court and tax filings requirements.
    • Advanced operation and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
    • Type 50 wpm.
    • Solid drafting and proofreading skills.
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
    • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

    Qualified candidates should send their cover letter, resume and salary requirements to wrecruiting@weintraub.com.


  • (4/1/15) Berman, Berman, Berman, Schneider & Lowary LLP, has an opening in their Roseville, California office for a full-time Legal Secretary that can provide legal and administrative assistance to the attorneys by performing complex secretarial tasks. This position requires a professional, highly motivated and organized individual capable of functioning in a fast paced environment. Candidate must have strong interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work as a team and under the direction of assigned attorneys.

    The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    • 5+ years of experience as a Legal Secretary specializing in litigation.
    • Knowledge of state and federal court filing procedures.
    • Proficient in Word, Adobe Standard, Legal Solutions Plus and Microsoft Outlook.
    • Ability to proofread, correctly format and question any inconsistencies in all materials.
    • Ability to transcribe voicemails and other audio clips from time to time.
    • Practical knowledge of scheduling court hearings, conference calls, depositions, meetings, and coordinating travel arrangements for attorneys.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize workload in order to most efficiently accomplish firm and client goals.
    • Ability to adapt to new situations and changing priorities.
    • Typing skills of 65+ wpm.

    Job Duties:

    • Prepare drafts and revise, format and finalize a wide variety of documents, including discovery, correspondence, memoranda, agreements, and legal pleadings.
    • Search various court requirements and filing fees.
    • Review incoming correspondence and pleadings for important dates/calendaring.
    • Establish and maintain electronic files via indexing in compliance with current firm policies. We are a paperless firm.

    To apply, please send resumes to Aubrey Brickzin at abrickzin@b3law.com.


  • (3/18/16) Legal Secretary. Hefner, Stark & Marois, LLP, has an opening for a Legal Secretary that can provide legal and administrative assistance to the attorneys by performing complex secretarial tasks. This position requires a professional, highly motivated and organized individual capable of functioning in a fast paced environment. Candidate must have strong interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work as a team and under the direction of assigned attorneys.

    The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    • 5+ years of experience as a Legal Secretary specializing in litigation.
    • Experience with bankruptcies is preferred.
    • Knowledge of state and federal court filing procedures.
    • Proficient in WordPerfect, Adobe Standard/ECopy PDF Pro and the Microsoft Suite of Office software.
    • Ability to proofread, correctly format and question any inconsistencies in all materials.
    • Ability to transcribe voicemails and other audio clips from time to time.
    • Knowledge of redlining tools.
    • Practical knowledge of scheduling conference calls, coordinating travel arrangements for attorneys.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize workload in order to most efficiently accomplish firm and client goals.
    • Ability to adapt to new situations and changing priorities.
    • Typing skills of 65+ wpm.

    Job Duties:

    • Prepare drafts and revise, format and finalize a wide variety of documents, including correspondence, memoranda, agreements, and legal pleadings.
    • Search various court requirements and filing fees.
    • Review incoming correspondence and pleadings for important dates/calendaring.
    • Establish and maintain paper and electronic files via indexing in compliance with current firm policies.
    • Provide assistance to other Legal Secretaries whenever necessary to meet firm and client needs.

    To apply please send resume to jmazzuca@hsmlaw.com.


  • (3/16/16) Executive Assistant II. Disability Rights California is hiring an Executive Assistant II for its Sacramento Regional Office. To view the detailed job description and complete the application process visit www.disabilityrightsca.org/jobs/jobs.htm.


  • (3/16/16) Legal Secretary II / Bilingual. Disability Rights California is hiring an English/Spanish bilingual Legal Secretary II for its Sacramento Regional Office. To view the detailed job description and complete the application process visit www.disabilityrightsca.org/jobs/jobs.htm.


  • (3/11/16) Experienced Corporate/Tax/Estate Planning Paralegal. Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP is looking for a part-time paralegal with 10+ years' corporate and estate planning experience to work with the Corporate and Tax/Estate Planning Groups. Advanced computer skills and aptitude are required. Advanced skills in Word, Excel, and a document management program are required, with proficiency in Legal MacPac a plus. The successful candidate must also be able and willing to learn other software systems as needed. Experience with real estate closing procedures, CASOS filings, merger and acquisitions, and entity formations preferred. The successful candidate must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced, professional environment, enjoy working as part of a team and demonstrate a commitment to client service and professional growth. Murphy Austin offers a competitive salary and benefit package as well as a generous paralegal bonus program. Well-organized, detail-oriented, and motivated applicants should submit resumes to: Trish Hughes Kreis, Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP, thkreis@murphyaustin.com.


  • (3/10/16) Full-Time Legal Secretary. Preeminent Workers' Compensation Defense Law Firm is seeking an experienced full-time legal secretary for its Sacramento office to support friendly busy attorneys. Ideal candidate should have two years of experience and be reliable, organized, dependable, and able to take direction. Candidates must have good written and oral communication skills. Candidates should have proficient knowledge of Workers' Compensation procedures.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Transcription with digital dictation machines
    • Proactively assist in the handling of upcoming events
    • Determining dates upon which various pleadings must be served and filed, and ensuring service by those dates
    • Following up with doctors and third party vendors regarding appointments and reports

    Additionally, the chosen candidate should possess these competencies and skills:

    • Ability to format pleadings
    • Ability to identify urgent tasks and to prioritize accordingly
    • Able to practice appropriate office etiquette
    • Ability to manage their time and multitask effectively
    • Able to display problem-solving skills by developing methods or approaches to getting the work done
    • Ability to maintain composure and professionalism under pressure
    • Ability to adapt to new situations and changing priorities
    Please reply to Tyler Roberts at troberts@twohylaw.com with resume, professional references, and a cover letter outlining your workers' compensation experience for this position and your familiarity with EAMS.


  • (2/19/16) Experienced Legal Secretary. Great career opportunity for Experienced Legal Secretary. Roseville law firm seeking professional, energetic legal secretary with 3-5 years minimum solid litigation/business background. Full-time position. Excellent working environment, competitive salary, medical, dental, vision and 401k. Please e-mail cover letter and resume for consideration. Salary commensurate with skills and experience to info@hjg-law.com.


  • (12/7/15) Paralegal-County of Sacramento. Position Information: Under the direction and supervision of a licensed attorney, performs legal tasks assisting the attorney in preparing legal documents, and other legal services. Please refer to the online job announcement for further details.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    In accordance with the California Business and Professions Code, section 6450 (c), as may be amended from time to time, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

    1. Possess a certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association.
    2. Possess a certificate of completion of a paralegal program at, or a degree from, a postsecondary institution that requires the successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester, or equivalent, units in law-related courses and that has been accredited by a national or regional accrediting organization or approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education.
    3. Possess a baccalaureate degree or an advanced degree in any subject and a minimum of one year of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three years or who has practiced in the federal courts of this state for at least the preceding three years, and a written declaration from this attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks.
    4. Possess a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma and a minimum of three years of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three years or who has practiced in the federal courts of this state for at least the preceding three years, and a written declaration from this attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks.

    Note: The word “experience” referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements.

    APPLICATION

    Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit a County of Sacramento employment application online, in person, or by mail, by 5:00 p.m. on the posted cut-off date. www.SacCountyJobs.net.


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