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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 01/22/16

  • (1/21/15) Legal Secretary. Pacific Legal Foundation is looking for a Legal Secretary. Please click here for a complete job description. Applicants should send all inquiries with a resume and salary requirements to Dawn Gonzales at drg@pacificlegal.org.


  • (1/7/16) Legal Secretary/Receptionist. The LAW OFFICES OF FREDRICK S. COHEN (a dynamic, busy two-attorney family law practice with five people in the office) has an opening for a LEGAL SECRETARY/RECEPTIONIST. This position will have responsibility for the receptionist front desk as well as being the direct report to one of the attorneys. This is a busy position in a fun office that prides itself on being like a “second family.” Candidates should have at least one year of FAMILY LAW experience or at least two years of LAW OFFICE experience.

    Interested candidates must reply with a (1) resume, (2) short cover letter that demonstrates the candidate's business writing skills, and (3) salary history to christina@familylawlitigators.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The firm offers health insurance and the usual vacations and holidays.


  • (12/29/15) Legal Assistant – Trust Administration (Auburn). Join a successful, family-owned (and awesome) law firm in the field of Estate Planning, Trust Administration and Tax Planning in the historic district of Auburn. We are seeking a full-time Legal Assistant to join the growing team in our Auburn office. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, organization, promptness and attention to detail. Primarily providing administrative and word processing support to our Trust Administration department, the candidate must be able to handle multiple projects and adjust priorities in a manner that is organized, consistent and upbeat. We need a reliable and productive team member who takes pride in delivering exceptional results.

    Some responsibilities may include:

    • Act as general assistant to Trust Administration attorneys.
    • Schedule and calendar Trust Administration client appointments.
    • Professionally and sympathetically interact with clients during an emotional/traumatic period.
    • Receive Trust Administration telephone calls and redirect to appropriate party.
    • Trust Administration tasks such as lodging wills, service of statutory notices, and dispatch of trustee reports and accountings, assign TINs, record deeds, affidavits, change of ownership forms, and related documentation.
    • Support in Trust Administration court petitions, filing and service of pleadings, setting court calls, internal calendaring, and interaction with court personnel case as well as file management.
    • Create agendas and attend all department staff meetings.
    • Provide back-up support to phone and client reception (answering phones, greeting clients, etc.).
    • All other duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications:

    • High school diploma plus AA degree or college coursework.
    • Telephone and e-mail communication skills.
    • Superior attention to detail, grammar, editing and proofing.
    • Typing speed of minimum 60 wpm.
    • Basic to intermediate experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe Software.
    • Familiarity with Probate Judicial Council Forms.
    • Experience working with legal software such as Abacus or other legal calendaring/billing software.
    • California Notary Public a plus.

    Compensation is commensurate with experience. Our firm offers a comprehensive benefits package. To apply, please submit a cover letter with your expected salary requirements and resume to hr@cunninghamlegal.com – submissions without this information will not be considered. Please, no contractors, freelancers or staffing agencies.


  • (12/29/15) Litigation Legal Secretary – Sacramento. Weintraub Tobin's Sacramento office is currently seeking a full-time (40 hours per week), experienced Litigation Secretary to join our Litigation 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 Litigation Secretary will be expected to carry out the following job duties and responsibilities:

    • Maintain attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, depositions, and travel, recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements and monitoring evidence-gathering.
    • 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.
    • Prepare documents for state and federal court filings, discovery, arbitration, mediation and hearings.
    • Read, sort, and date incoming mail. Ensure that outgoing mail is processed according to office procedures. If necessary, route mail to specific delivery service and follow up on timely delivery.
    • 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.
    • Establish and maintain calendar and deadline reminder systems.
    • Complete and submit conflict check forms, screening forms and new matter request forms.
    • Maintain all client and general files.
    • Provide exceptional client service to guests and clients whether in person or on the telephone.
    • Maintain good public relations and diplomacy with clients while observing confidentiality of attorney-client relationship.
    • Input time entry, review and edit bills.
    • Send and retrieve e-mail and faxes for attorney(s).
    • Photocopy and assemble documents as required.
    • Additional duties as assigned including assisting other secretaries, as needed.

    The ideal candidate will have the following capabilities:

    • Effective communication and organizational skills.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
    • Stress and time management skills.
    • Flexibility in dealing with multiple projects and assignments.
    • Strong client focus.

    Education and Experience:

    • College degree preferred, but not required.
    • 8+ years' legal secretary experience with extensive knowledge of litigation.
    • Advanced working 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.


  • (12/17/15) Experienced Legal Secretary. Small busy Roseville law firm seeks experienced legal secretary. Must be a self-starter and have at least 2 years of experience in civil litigation. Candidates with family law experience a plus. Work hours are Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.

    Responsibilities:

    • Revise, format and finalize a wide variety of documents, including correspondence, memoranda, and legal materials.
    • Schedule, coordinate and confirm court dates, appointments, and meetings.
    • Transcribe court proceedings and other recorded meetings.
    • Arrange for the delivery of legal paperwork.
    • Arrange for the filing of court documents.
    • Organize and maintain files (paper and electronic) and client document databases.
    • Prepare and serve/file pleadings, discovery, subpoenas, deposition notices, and other legal documents.
    • Format documents and prepare Table of Contents/Table of Authorities.
    • Correspondence and communication with clients, courts, and attorneys.

    Qualifications:

    • Proficient use of Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and PowerPoint.
    • Knowledge of Essential Forms and PCLaw a plus.
    • Experience with Federal and California Rules of Court and Civil Procedure.
    • Must have a thorough knowledge of California and federal court filing requirements, including experience with e-filing.
    • Exceptional attention to detail, grammar, and proofreading skills.
    • A professional appearance and demeanor.
    • Work independently and manage deadlines.

    Salary commensurate with skills and experience. Please email cover letter and resume for consideration to info@hjg-law.com.


  • (12/14/15) Trusts and Estates Litigation Secretary – Sacramento. Weintraub Tobin's Sacramento office is currently seeking a full-time (40 hours per week), experienced Trust and Estates/Litigation 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 Trust and Estates Litigation Secretary will be expected to carry out the following job duties and responsibilities:

    • Assist clients and attorneys in probate and trust litigation, guardianship and conservatorship matters.
    • Prepare documents for state court filings, discovery, mediation and hearings.
    • Maintain attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, depositions, and travel, recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements and monitoring evidence-gathering.
    • 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.
    • Read, sort, and date incoming mail. Ensure that outgoing mail is processed according to office procedures. If necessary, route mail to specific delivery service and follow up on timely delivery.
    • 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.
    • Establish and maintain calendar and deadline reminder systems.
    • Complete and submit conflict check forms, screening forms and new matter request forms.
    • Maintain all client and general files. Conduct periodic review for possible storage of older files and prepare files to be closed.
    • Provide exceptional client service to guests and clients whether in person, on the telephone or by e-mail.
    • Maintain good relations with clients and observe confidentiality of attorney-client relationship.
    • Input time entry and review and edit bills.
    • Send and retrieve e-mail and faxes for attorney(s).
    • Photocopy and assemble documents as required.
    • Additional duties as assigned including assisting other secretaries, as needed.

    The ideal candidate will have the following capabilities:

    • Ability to work within a team.
    • Ability to empathize with clients and build a personal connection.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Effective communication 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.

    Education and Experience:

    • College degree preferred but not required.
    • Minimum of five years of Trusts and Estates litigation experience including trust administration and probate.
    • Knowledge of State and Probate Court 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 history to wrecruiting@weintraub.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.


  • (12/4/15) Experienced Litigation Secretary. Delfino Madden O'Malley Coyle & Koewler LLP, a 14-attorney firm in downtown Sacramento, is seeking an experienced litigation secretary to work with attorneys in its employment law practice. The successful candidate should have proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, preparation of complex law and motion documents, and must be able to work well with clients and assist the assigned attorneys in balancing multiple counseling and litigation tasks. We are a collegial firm with competitive pay and benefits and are looking for a talented secretary to join us.

    Please submit your confidential resume to admin@delfinomadden.com. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • (11/25/15) 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.


  • (11/17/15) Experienced Litigation Secretary. Small Sacramento employment law office seeks an experienced litigation secretary to support two attorneys. The position requires law office experience in a litigation setting; excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel); legal calendaring and filing throughout California in various state and federal courts. Prolaw and Worldox experience is a plus. The successful candidate is flexible, organized, good natured and comfortable interacting with high-profile clients. This position also requires excellent reliability and attendance. This is a great opportunity with a dynamic, small law firm, located downtown. We have full benefits, paid downtown parking and a profit sharing program. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Please submit a resume and salary history to rstover@shawvalenza.com.


  • (11/12/15) Administrative Assistant/Paralegal. Solo Practitioner seeks full-time paralegal/administrative assistant to join the office. This firm specializes in bankruptcy law. One to three years of bankruptcy experience strongly preferred. Superior communications are a must as the position requires constant contact with clients, the courts, the Trustee's offices and various outside agencies. The successful candidate will have a proven track record independently managing a high volume workload in a thorough and expeditious manner. Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Gather all necessary documents in order to prepare and complete Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy petitions; motions and litigation support;
    • Manage three separate e-mail inboxes including Court Docs inbox that requires calendaring deadlines and taking follow-up actions;
    • Ability to manage multiple ongoing assignments with competing deadlines and priorities;
    • Ability to logically solve problems with little supervision;
    • Answering phones, checking voicemail and responding to e-mails throughout the day;
    • A strong work ethic, meticulous attention to detail;
    • Knowledge of Best Case, Word, Outlook, e-filing;
    • Discretion in handling and communicating sensitive information;
    • Willingness to work under pressure in a dynamic environment;
    • A positive attitude and willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done.

    Please reply to Kim Borden at kim@nelsonschwab.com with resume, professional references and a cover letter explaining why you are the most competitive candidate for this position, your experience with bankruptcy software programs, your availability and salary expectations. We are an equal opportunity employer and invite candidates from all backgrounds to apply. No phone calls or in-person applications will be accepted. All inquiries held in confidence. EOE/LGBT.


  • (10/23/15) Litigation Legal Secretary. The Law Office of Christian B. Green, a CNA staff counsel office located in Sacramento, CA is currently seeking an experienced litigation legal secretary. This role, under general supervision, assists attorneys and other legal staff by providing legal administrative support, which includes all aspects of document preparation, and coordination of schedules and calendars for attorneys and case work as well as scanning and e-filing. Collaboratively works with Claim, Claim Legal and clients as well as other third parties to produce desired results in litigation matters including construction defect, personal injury, property damage, medical malpractice, and general liability matters.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Handles all aspects of document preparation.
    • May draft, prepare and distribute legal correspondence and memos under management/attorney direction. Files documents timely and appropriately with courts and other parties.
    • Collaboratively assist in gathering and organizing exhibits, documents, trial data and other materials in response to subpoenas, discovery requests, interrogatories, motions for summary judgment, etc.
    • Accountable for organizing and maintaining all files (electronic, paper and other) and legal archives.
    • Schedules and coordinates attorney and case load calendars.
    • May perform additional duties as assigned.

    Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

    • In-depth knowledge of legal terminology, procedures and practices as well as overall general knowledge of the insurance industry and the business units.
    • Excellent internal/external customer interactive skills.
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and other business related software systems.
    • Excellent organizational skills including ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including professional phone etiquette and the ability to draft complex written correspondence.
    • Acts with a sense of urgency to advance priorities of the organization.

    Education & Experience

    • Associates degree with course work or applicable certifications preferred or equivalent experience.
    • Typically a minimum four years experience in a related legal administrative environment.

    If interested, please e-mail your resume to karen.jackson@cna.com.


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