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(June 1, 2022) SALA - Staff Paralegal

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(May 24, 2022) Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant

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Lozano Smith is seeking a Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant in their Monterey office. Please click on the pdf for more information.

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(May 23, 2022) LEGAL SECRETARY/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

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JOB SUMMARY:

Three-partner law firm serving primarily American Indian Tribes and organizations seeks a legal secretary/administrative assistant with at least three (3) years of litigation and administrative experience for virtual law office. Working 4-5 days a week, a minimum of 25 hours a week (more as workload demands), you will be providing a wide range of support activities in the areas of civil litigation and transactional matters, as well as administrative functions. Job is approximately 35% litigation/65% transactional and administrative work. This is a remote work position.

QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED:

The equivalent of three (3) years of full-time experience performing the duties of a legal secretary for attorneys or judges in a civil legal environment that has included preparation of pleadings, briefs, legal memoranda, contracts, correspondence, and other similar legal papers. Completion of one year of legal secretarial training curriculum from an accredited institution/program may substitute for one year of the required experience.

Experience with: e-filing (state and federal courts); preparing and formatting the above-mentioned documents; familiarity with legal terminology, forms and documents; legal calendaring, indexing and file maintenance, and court filing procedures.

Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat Pro; ability to code and generate Tables of Contents and Authorities in Microsoft Word a must. Competence in Excel, Power Point, Google Calendar (or similar program). Willingness to become proficient in Clio and Quickbooks.

Excellent proofreading skills; keen attention to detail.

Generating and sending bills to clients from an electronic time slips program.

Ability and willingness to learn new skills, and to suggest and create changes to firm’s operations to improve efficiency and quality of work.

Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and manage deadlines.

Some scheduling flexibility to accommodate increased workload associated with the occasional court filing or other time-sensitive matter.

Though our firm specializes in the field of Federal Indian Law, no knowledge of or experience working in the field is required.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Starting hourly rate of $33-$42/hour, commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, defined contribution plan (401(k)).

Please email résumé or questions to Jay Shapiro at jay@fsrlegal.net.
Closing Date for submissions: until position is filled.

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(May 17, 2022) Paralegal – ATA Law Group

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(May 6, 2022) Legal Assistant/Secretary

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(May 2, 2022) Part-Time Paralegal - Daniville

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Job Description

Role

Small Danville law firm specializing in personal injury and class action litigation is seeking a contract or freelance paralegal who is experienced especially in discovery and reviewing medical and billing records. We are seeking an individual able to work remotely (day/evening/weekend hours as long as assignments are completed timely) and come in the office on rare occasion. 

We are looking for a talented, highly motivated individual to work part -time on a project-by-project basis.  This individual will report to and work under the direct supervision of the Office Manager/Sr. Paralegal and tasked with the following:

  • miscellaneous assignments related to discovery
  • may provide administrative support and/or other miscellaneous litigation tasks
  • may assist with investigation of cases, obtain medical, insurance, employment and/or other records/information

Requirements

The ideal candidate must:

  • Be able to work remotely; able to work in office on rare occasion; We are flexible with day/evening/weekend hours
  • Must have significant prior law firm experience, strong computer skills, and a strong background In reviewing medical and billing records (summarizing claims files is preferred)
  • Must be a competent writer with excellent attention to detail and outstanding written and verbal communication skills with careful attention to grammar and punctuation
  • Must have a strong knowledge of Excel, Zoom, Outlook and Microsoft Word
  • Must have excellent project management and organizational skills, keeping on task with assignments and maintaining communicating with the Office Manager/Sr. Paralegal
  • Must be able to follow through, work independently and take ownership of assigned responsibilities to meet any given deadline

Preferred but not required

  • Have a working knowledge of all aspects of case management through all stages of litigation
  • Knowledge of State and Federal Court rules, able to E-file independently, have knowledge of State and Federal court calendaring, and able to check State and Federal court dockets independently
  • Understand and be comfortable with litigation motion practice, preparing court documents for filing, discovery, eDiscovery, arbitration/mediation, and trial

The position will remain open until filled

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Applicants should email resume (including professional references), availability and salary requirements to admin@birka-white.com

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(May 2, 2022) Research Administrator Stanford University Kavli Institute

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(April 30, 2022) Paralegal / Legal Intern

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Job Title: Paralegal / Legal Intern

Pay Range: $17.38 to $33.25 hourly depending on experience

Company: Alameda County Child Support Services Legal Division

Location: 5669 Gibraltar Drive, Pleasanton, California, 94588

Hours of Work: This position requires a minimum of 32 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Description of the Company:  

At Alameda County Child Support Services, we are dedicated to supporting families in our community by providing quality child support services to parents for the care and well-being of their children. We believe our work has a profound impact on the families and children we serve.

The Legal Division is currently seeking a passionate individual who strives to work in a legal environment and brings a focus and strong interest in family law. Join our legal team who have strong knowledge in family law and deep expertise in child support.  Our department values integrity, service excellence, open communication, growth and development, collaboration, and innovation. We actively invest in staff to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve the highest service excellence to our customers. We lead with inclusion and empower our diverse team to do their best work as their most authentic selves.

Description of the Job:

The paralegal / legal intern will be exposed to a vibrant inclusive culture and immersed in a dynamic and collaborative legal environment. You will work closely with child support attorneys and other paralegal professionals in a fast-paced, high-volume legal department. The following is a description of the responsibilities that are performed under general supervision, and at times independently: 

  • Conduct project-specific legal research and analysis
  • Prepare and disseminate results of analysis and make recommendations
  • Participate in child support case analysis and research
  • Collaborate with other legal team members and child support professionals
  • Evaluate legal issues and draft legal briefs, memoranda, declarations, and motions
  • Assist with tasks pertaining to child support cases
  • Apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to on-the-job experiences
  • Comprehensive, value-added project(s)
  • Assist child support attorneys in court hearings
  • Conduct customer interviews and provide legal support

 Eligibility:

Candidates should either:

  • be completing a JD degree or preparing for the CA BAR exam and with an interest in pursuing a legal career
  • have obtained a paralegal certificate and am interested in working in a legal office
  • A paralegal Certificate is desired

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Passionate about serving the public focusing on a legal career in family Law
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and presentation skills
  • Professionalism and legal acumen
  • Proofreading and editing skills
  • Strong legal research abilities
  • Well organized with attention to detail
  • Proactively ensures work is accurate and error-free
  • Self-motivated and aptitude to learn and apply information quickly
  • Positive attitude and work ethic
  • Ability to provide practical guidance based on the law
  • Working knowledge of basic office tools (Outlook, Microsoft Teams, Office 365, Zoom, Westlaw, Lexis, etc.,)
  • Strong working knowledge of LexisNexis and Westlaw research system
  • Candidates who are bilingual in English and another language are highly encouraged to apply

 Special Requirement:

A thorough background investigation including fingerprinting will be conducted on all candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of employment to ensure suitability for child support related work. A felony conviction may be disqualifying.

 How to Apply:

Please email your resume and a writing sample of a recent legal brief or memoranda to Angela Zhang at Angela.Zhang@acgov.org

Key Word Search: Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Legal Intern, Law Student, Bar Exam

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(June 29, 2022) Legal Support 2 - Civil Rights Practice Group

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(June 29, 2022) Legal Support 1 Advocacy and Community Engagement (ACE) Unit

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