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Last updated 04/17/15
(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 email@example.com. ONLY PDF DOCUMENTS WILL BE REVIEWED.
(4/14/15) Litigation Secretary (Sacramento). Sacramento law firm seeks an 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
(4/10/15) Legal Secretary. Well-established workers’ compensation defense law firm in Sacramento seeks an experienced Legal Secretary. Candidates must possess excellent organizational, written/verbal communication and time management skills. 3-5 years experience. Subro experience a plus. Excellent pay and benefits. Salary negotiable DOE. Fax or e-mail resumes to Kalie Wikel at (916) 924-3541; Kalie_Wikel@shwm.com.
(4/6/15) File Clerk/Part-Time. Sacramento family law practice has immediate opening for a part-time File Clerk. A successful candidate will meet the following criteria: must be pleasant and professional; a team player; possess strong organizational and time management skills, with ability to follow instructions closely; be proficient in the use of MS Office Suite, including Word and Outlook, Dropbox, and Essential Forms; have strong communication skills, both written and verbal; and have exceptional attention to detail and accuracy. Duties include organizing and maintaining physical files; indexing files on computer; photocopying; scanning documents to files; and completing all projects as assigned by paralegal and attorney. We are located in Sacramento in the Howe Avenue/Fair Oaks Boulevard vicinity. Law office experience preferred. Please submit your resume to email@example.com.
(4/2/15) Runner. Wagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans LLP is currently hiring for a runner. For job specifics and how to apply please click here.
(4/2/15) Litigation Legal Assistant. Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff is looking for a highly qualified litigation legal assistant. Applicants need to be self motivated with strong communication skills. Working knowledge of federal, state, and appellate court filing process, trial experience, and ability to self manage a heavy work load required.
Daily Tasks Include:
- Calendaring – rules based calendaring system
- Travel Arrangements
- Complex Litigation Case Management
- Managing Complex Documents and Discovery
- Preparing and Submitting Filings
- Drafting Correspondence
- Client Contact
Compensation is competitive and extensive benefits are offered: 401(k), paid sick and vacation, paid holidays, medical insurance, health savings account, dental insurance, vision insurance, and life insurance. To apply for this position, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
(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 email@example.com.
(4/1/15) Litigation Secretary/Floater. Downey Brand LLP seeks a Litigation Secretary/Floater for its Sacramento office. Candidates must have significant (5+ years) experience in a litigation environment, and have thorough knowledge of federal and state court procedures and timelines. Requires 75+ wpm accurate typing, word processing, and proficiency with MS Office applications. Ability to accurately proofread documents, set priorities, and work under pressure is critical. Must have a positive attitude, strong written and verbal communication skills, impeccable attendance and punctuality, a strong work ethic, and be highly organized with an extreme level of attention to detail. There is potential for the person hired for this position to receive a permanently assigned desk. Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to Cindy Snook, Human Resources Director, via the firm’s web application. No telephone calls please. Downey Brand is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
(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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
(3/23/15) Full-Time Receptionist/Billing Clerk. A boutique two attorney Family Law and Mediation firm in Roseville is looking for a full-time receptionist/billing clerk to join our firm starting in May 2015. The ideal candidate would be reliable, have a positive attitude, be organized, self-motivated, and able to multi-task with minimal supervision. A strong desire to provide excellent customer service is required, as is a sense of humor and ability to excel under pressure. Duties will include answering phones, communicating with clients, calendaring appointments, filing, billing entry, proofreading and general office administrative tasks. At least one year of law experience is preferred. Specific experience in Family Law is favored. If interested, please reply to email@example.com with a resume, cover letter with (3) professional references, and salary requirements.
(3/23/15) Litigation Secretary. National law firm seeking experienced litigation secretary to work with a team doing complex construction litigation. Candidates must be very knowledgeable with State and Federal filings, rules of court and procedure. Candidates must be proficient with calendaring in an automated program. Candidates should have the proven ability to work well with a team of three lawyers. Candidates must have flexibility to work some overtime. This position will require good communication skills with clients and team. Time management and organization skills are much required. This will be an excellent opportunity for someone with a desire to take great interest in the attorneys' practice and work. Minimum experience includes:
- 5 years of litigation (in California preferred
- Excellent word processing skills (70+ wpm)
- Advanced skills in Word and Outlook
- Calendaring trials, etc. in an automated system
- Able to prepare TOA and TOC
- Unflappable disposition
Please e-mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
(3/20/15) Operations Coordinator (Sacramento Location). Esquire Deposition Solutions is hiring an Operations Coordinator for their Sacramento location. For full position description and how to apply, please visit their website.
(3/18/15) Litigation Legal Secretary. Stoel Rives LLP is seeking a litigation legal secretary for its Sacramento office to provide support to attorneys. Apply online at www.stoel.com.
- Extensive word processing, including revision to complex documents, pleadings and comparisons
- Drafting documents
- Daily file retrieval and filing of emails and other documents
- Opening new matters
- Managing proforma and mailing invoices
- Maintaining calendars;
- Expense management
- Entering billable time on a daily basis
- Managing complex documents and discovery
- Case management
Essential qualifications, skills and abilities include the following:
- Strong technology skills, including litigation management software
- Knowledge of state and federal court rules and procedures.
- Ability to manage substantial litigation matters and deadlines
- Superb organizational and administrative skills
- Outstanding attention to detail
- Work well under pressure
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Team-oriented and flexible
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
- Minimum of five years of litigation experience. EEO.
(3/11/15) Administrative Assistant to County Counsel (Sutter County). Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Utilizes a computer to enter, store, and/or retrieve information; types materials into form from typed or handwritten copy or machine dictation using a variety of complicated formats for preparing legal documents, correspondence, reports, and forms; assumes responsibility for correctness of spelling, punctuation, format, and grammar; reviews, edits, types, records, and processes a large variety of legal documents and records; reviews documents to verify accuracy and complete information; coordinates the petitioning of conservatorship renewals; ensures proper medical affidavits and testimonies are obtained; prepares initial and annual conservatorship documents in a form suitable for filing with the court; prepares land use documents for submission to Board of Supervisors; maintains calendars for court appearances, arranges appointments and meetings, and advises attorneys accordingly; manages and organizes dependency files; scans and organizes digital case files; provides direction to, coordinates and reviews work of clerical staff; reviews, verifies, and processes invoices for payment; prepares funds received for deposit; monitors budget; compiles data to assist department head in preparing budget documents; screens and independently handles calls and visitors.
Education and Experience:
Four years of increasingly responsible experience in a legal office; or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Additional Requirements Available @ Link: www.suttercounty.org/doc/government/depts/hr/hr_jobs.
(3/9/15) 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 email@example.com. No phone calls please.
(3/9/15) File Clerk/Receptionist. Sacramento Civil Litigation defense firm has immediate opening for a full time File Clerk/Jr. Assistant. Duties include sorting daily mail, calendaring and confirming appearances, organizing and maintaining physical files, indexing files on computer, completing all projects as assigned by lead secretary, photocopying and scanning of documents to files. Court runs and other runs as needed - must have reliable car and insurance. Must be personable and have a professional demeanor. Candidate must be reliable and able to work independently. Some legal experience required, on-the-job training available. Please submit resume to Mary Bernard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(3/4/15) Public Defender Administrative Services Director (Merced County). Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Develop, administer, and ensure proper expenditure controls for the departmental budget. Coordinates legislative and regulation analysis to determine impact on department. Complies with grant application requirements and implements grant objectives. Ensures department compliance with judicial and legislative requirements. Coordinates and carries out special projects related to department functions. Analyzes department operations and services for cost benefits and efficient operations. Provides supervision, training, development, and work evaluation of management staff. Represents the Public Defender with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies. May act for the Public Defender on administrative matters as delegated.
Three (3) years of progressively responsible professional staff or management level experience in personnel management, budget preparation and control, and facility management which has included responsibility for supervision of staff.
Equivalent to completion of a four (4) year degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.)
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(1/30/15) Part-Time Litigation Secretary. Donahue Davies LLP, a well-established Folsom area 12 attorney Insurance Defense/Litigation Firm is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable litigation secretary who is organized, detail-oriented, professional, able to efficiently multi-task and has proven experience working with managing partner plus two attorneys.
Qualifications include: 5 + years current experience in insurance/litigation defense, excellent communication skills, advanced skills in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel. Current knowledge of state and federal court rules is mandatory as well as efficiency in an automated calendaring program.
The firm offers competitive salary and benefits. Please include salary requirements when submitting cover letter, resume, and professional references to: email@example.com.
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