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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 05/28/15

  • (5/8/15) Experienced Legal Secretary. Seeking a full-time legal secretary with a minimum of 5 years of experience to provide high quality administrative and secretarial assistance to assigned lawyers and paralegals. Duties and responsibilities include proofreading and finalizing letters, pleadings, and motions; maintaining paper and electronic files; collecting and analyzing information and preparation of charts; preparing expense reports; answering telephones, and screening and transmitting telephone calls to lawyers; scheduling conference calls and other commitments; arranging travel for attorneys; and performing other duties as assigned, including serving as back-up receptionist, as required.

    Must have superior grammar and proofreading skills, and be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, prioritize duties and work under pressure with minimal supervision. Ideal applicant will be a proactive, self-starter who shows ownership of his or her work, a commitment to serving the firm’s clients, a strong ability to work well as part of a team, and a very positive attitude. Interested individuals should provide a resume and list of references to Danielle Stephens at dstephens@kwgattorneys.com.


  • (5/18/15) 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 requirement to wrecruiting@weintraub.com.


  • (5/15/15) Litigation Secretary (Sacramento). Sacramento law firm seeks a full or part time experienced litigation secretary, minimum 5 years of experience as a legal secretary.

    Duties/Experience Required include:

    • Heavy typing (minimum 80 words per minute).
    • Preparation and electronic filing of legal pleadings.
    • Data entry.
    • Managing attorney calendars.
    • Correspondence and communication with clients, courts, and attorneys.

    This position requires in-depth knowledge of WordPerfect, Outlook, Sage Timeslips, and Adobe. Knowledge of federal and state rules of court and civil procedure is necessary.

    Applicants must be able to work under deadlines, communicate effectively, and have exceptional attention to detail and accuracy. Problem solving skills, a good memory, and organization are a must for this busy desk.

    We are located in Sacramento in the Howe Ave./Fair Oaks Blvd. vicinity. We are a bankruptcy firm that has a select group of clients that we serve, not the general public. Bankruptcy experience is desired. Please submit cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to staff@epinolaw.com for consideration. Please detail in your cover letter what specific experience you have that corresponds with the duties listed above. Please only reply to this ad if you have the skills listed in the experience required section.


  • (5/15/15) Legal Secretary. Low McKinley Baleria & Salenko, an AV-rated insurance defense firm seeks a legal secretary with a minimum of 5 years of experience in insurance defense. Candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills, along with a strong work ethic. Must have knowledge of Word, type at least 75 wpm, and have excellent spelling, grammar, and punctuation skills. Candidate must also be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, and prioritize workload with minimal supervision. The firm offers competitive salary and benefits. Interested candidates should send their resume with salary requirements to: Robyn Mitts at rgm@lmblaw.net.


  • (5/8/15) Experienced Legal Secretary. Seeking a full-time legal secretary with a minimum of 5 years of experience to provide high quality administrative and secretarial assistance to assigned lawyers and paralegals. Duties and responsibilities include proofreading and finalizing letters, pleadings, and motions; maintaining paper and electronic files; collecting and analyzing information and preparation of charts; preparing expense reports; answering telephones, and screening and transmitting telephone calls to lawyers; scheduling conference calls and other commitments; arranging travel for attorneys; and performing other duties as assigned, including serving as back-up receptionist, as required.

    Must have superior grammar and proofreading skills, and be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, prioritize duties and work under pressure with minimal supervision. Ideal applicant will be a proactive, self-starter who shows ownership of his or her work, a commitment to serving the firm’s clients, a strong ability to work well as part of a team, and a very positive attitude. Interested individuals should provide a resume and list of references to Danielle Stephens at dstephens@kwgattorneys.com.


  • (5/15/14) Legal Secretary/Assistant. Mennemeier Glassman LLP, a small downtown law firm specializing in civil litigation, seeks an experienced litigation secretary/assistant for a part-time position (approx. 20-25 hours/week). Candidates should have 2 years of litigation experience, be familiar with state and federal court rules and procedures, have the ability to multi-task under tight deadlines, be able to edit and proofread legal documents, and have excellent clerical skills for maintaining files. Proficiency in Word, WordPerfect, and Timeslips is a must. The position allows for a flexible schedule. Compensation will depend on experience and qualifications. The firm provides competitive compensation and paid parking. Interested parties may send résumés via email to hr@mgslaw.com.


  • (5/14/15) Legal Secretary - Litigation (Downtown Sacramento). Somach Simmons & Dunn, a mid-sized environmental law firm, is currently looking for an experienced legal secretary with a minimum ten years of civil litigation experience as well as some public agency experience. Qualified candidates will possess excellent communication, organizational, document production, and computer skills combined with a strong work ethic. Candidate must have a thorough working knowledge of WORD, type at least 75 wpm, and possess excellent spelling, grammar, and punctuation skills. Working knowledge of both federal and state court rules is required. Must be able to work independently, have the ability to multi-task, have excellent attention to detail, and be a team player. Somach Simmons & Dunn offers an excellent work environment with competitive salary and benefits including paid parking. Interested candidates should send their resume with cover letter including salary requirements to Somach Simmons & Dunn, Attn: Craig Price, 500 Capitol Mall, Suite 1000, Sacramento, CA 95814 (no phone calls please).


  • (5/6/15) Litigation Secretary/Paralegal (Sacramento-Capitol Mall). California's leading education law firm seeks an experienced litigation secretary to join a collegial team of results-oriented practitioners.

    REQUIRED duties and experience include:

    • Heavy document production and file management
    • OAH, state and federal court filings
    • Legal calendaring via Compulaw or similar electronic court rules program
    • Heavy drafting of correspondence and client interaction/communication with clients, courts, and attorneys.
    • A minimum of 5 years of litigation experience as a secretary/paralegal working with multiple attorneys
    • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Suite, Omega Timekeeping and DMS IManage or similar software.
    • Expert knowledge of OAH, federal and state rules of court and civil procedure

    Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated ability to work under competing deadlines, communicate effectively, and have exceptional attention to detail and accuracy. Problem solving skills, prioritization, a good memory, and organization are a must. Secretaries with strong employment history and insurance defense background are encouraged to apply. Please submit cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to aRoe@F3law.com. Your cover letter should outline specific experience which corresponds with the duties listed above. We invite you to learn more about our firm at www.f3law.com.


  • (5/6/15) Part-Time Administrative Assistant. MALDEF is the nation's leading non-profit Latino civil rights law firm. Founded in 1968, MALDEF works to safeguard the civil rights of Latinos and to increase the community's ability to participate fully in American society. We currently seek a part-time Administrative Assistant to support our legal and policy staff in the Sacramento Office. Please click here for job announcement and how to apply.


  • (5/5/15) Part-Time File Clerk. Stone Graves Dutra & Oates is looking for a part-time file clerk. Job responsibilities include filing, copying, scanning and pulling files for attorneys making appearances. Additional duties include indexing and sending files to storage; handling incoming and outgoing mail and assisting with phones. Qualifications include proficiency in MS Office (Word and Outlook), ability to alphabetize, prioritize. We are looking for someone who is not afraid of hard work, energetic, diligent and very organized. Please send resume and salary requirements to Deseree Aguillen at daguillen@stonegraves.com.


  • (4/30/15) Secretary/Legal Assistant. A well-established Midtown law firm is seeking a full-time experienced (with 3-5 years minimum) litigation secretary/legal assistant for our eminent domain and real estate practice. The candidate must have previous law and motion, discovery, trial preparation, and appellate support experience. He or she will be responsible for managing a calendar for multiple attorneys, document preparation (including properly formatting, proof-reading, filing, and serving motions and other legal documents). A successful candidate will meet the following criteria:
    • have strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • be upbeat, pleasant and professional, and a team player
    • possess strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to follow instructions closely
    • be proficient in the use of MS Office Suite, including Word and Outlook; WordPerfect; Dropbox; Legal Solutions; and TABs
    • have a working knowledge of current rules of civil procedure and rules of court, calendaring procedure, and e-filing and fax-filing, and familiarity with state and federal and appellate courts
    • have experience with discovery, trial preparation, preparation of motions and briefs, and formatting documents generally, including creating tables of contents and authorities
    • be proficient in transcribing dictation

    Competitive compensation and benefits and parking will be offered to the selected candidate. Please submit your resume and salary requirements to eangello@dnlc.net. No phone calls please.


  • (4/29/15) Legal Assistant. The Sacramento Branch of the Office of the Federal Defender for the Eastern District of California is accepting applications for the position of Legal Assistant for its Capital Habeas Unit. A Capital Habeas Legal Assistant is expected to provide assistance to attorneys, investigators and paralegals in the representation of state death row inmates in federal habeas corpus proceedings at the federal, state and appellate levels. Please click here for position announcement and how to apply.


  • (4/29/15) Full Time legal Receptionist (Folsom). Folsom Civil Litigation Law Firm has immediate opening for a full-time legal receptionist. Requirement for this position - two years as a legal receptionist. Please include salary requirements when submitting cover letter, resume, and professional references to cdavis@donahuedavies.com.


  • (4/21/15) Paralegal. Busy law office in Roseville is looking for a paralegal with at least 10 years of experience in Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianships, and Adoptions. Must be experienced with court procedures. Experience in tax law, real estate law, and business law a plus. PT-FT. Send resume, cover letter, and references to mike@mylawyersllp.com and jeanette@mylawyersllp.com.


  • (4/16/15) Legal Secretary. Looking for experienced paralegal/legal secretary with 5+ years of experience with litigation practice, preferably Personal Injury for a full-time position. Candidates must have comprehensive knowledge of state and federal court rules and procedures, and the ability to manage heavy litigation matters and deadlines. Position requires strong organizational and administrative skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to work well under pressure. The ideal candidate will be team-oriented, flexible, show strong initiative, and have excellent communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite expected. Salary is competitive and varies based on experience. Full benefits package (medical, vision, dental, life, AD&D, 401k, vacation). Please send resume, salary requirements, and cover letter in PDF format to carissa@goyette-assoc.com. ONLY PDF DOCUMENTS WILL BE REVIEWED.


  • (4/2/15) Legal Secretary. Boutique estate planning/probate/business Sacramento firm is seeking a professional, experienced legal secretary. We are seeking someone who has superior word processing skills, including excellent spelling, grammar, and punctuation. This position is supporting an attorney who practices in probate estates, trust administration, conservatorships, guardianships, and estate planning. The position requires familiarity with probate court calendaring, noticing, process, and forms. The legal secretary must be a team player and someone who interacts well with both clients and colleagues, and represents the law firm in an efficient, professional, and mature manner.

    Duties include filing documents with the probate court in various counties, answering telephone calls, calendaring client appointments and hearings, giving non-legal information when appropriate, referring calls to attorneys or legal professionals and taking messages. Preparing correspondence, pleadings, and other documents and papers from draft, including composing routine correspondence on own initiative for approval of lawyer or other legal professionals.

    In addition to knowledge of legal process, law firm filing systems, and professional business communication standards, the legal secretary must be capable of learning and utilizing the firm's software programs including but not limited to: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Pro (.pdfs), TABS (Time & Billing System), Internet (for research), and Judicial Council Forms.

    The position is full time and salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, and 401(k) and contribution match after one year. To apply for this position, please send your resume, references, cover letter, and salary expectations to rouse@lawofficeinc.com.


  • (4/1/15) Legal Assistant. Preeminent, boutique law firm in Sacramento specializing in natural resources and energy law is seeking a motivated and well organized legal assistant to join our team. Minimum requirements include 7+ years experience in transactional work, strong familiarity with all aspects of litigation (state and federal), attention to detail, excellent client service skills, demonstrated verbal and written communication abilities, desire to work in a team-oriented environment, and proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Additional experience in dealing with regulatory agencies, including the California Energy Commission and California Public Utilities Commission, is desired but not required. Full benefits and competitive salary (DOE) included. This is a full-time position. Please send a cover letter, resume, and letters of recommendation to Josh Baker at jbaker@daycartermurphy.com.



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