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(May 26, 2023) Legal Assistant - Full Time

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Job Title:                         Legal Assistant

Closing Date/Time:       Tue. 06/13/23 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Salary:                             $30.84 – $37.49 Hourly

                                          $2,467.51 – $2,999.28 Biweekly

                                          $5,346.28 – $6,498.44 Monthly

                                          $64,155.36 – $77,981.28 Annually

 

Job Type:                        Permanent Full-Time

Location:                        Contra Costa County, California

Department:                  County-Wide

 

To apply please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/jobs/4042957/legal-assistant

The Position

Contra Costa County District Attorney’s and Public Defender’s offices are seeking highly motivated Legal Assistant candidates with a strong ability to understand, interpret, and ensure compliance with laws and regulations. Legal Assistants in Contra Costa County provide confidential specialized legal and other complex technical and paraprofessional assistance. Incumbents in this classification will assist on various assignments with a team who are passionate about the clients they serve.

Other departments throughout the County may use the eligible list from this recruitment to fill future vacancies as well.

About District Attorney’s Office:

The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office is committed to seeking justice and enhancing public safety for all our residents. To achieve this, we work tirelessly to determine the best outcome for all parties in the criminal justice system by ethically and responsibly considering each case. 

About Public Defender’s Office:

The Contra Costa County Public Defender’s Office provides vigorous, client-centered advocacy to indigent persons accused of crimes in Contra Costa County. Our overriding goal is to serve the best interests of our clients in everything we do. We tirelessly fight for our clients and ensure that they receive excellent representation. We believe that justice can only be served when the most underserved and vulnerable among us are treated with the same attention, dignity, and respect as the most powerful. Our main office is located in Martinez along with offices located in Richmond, Walnut Creek, and an Alternate Defender Office in Martinez. 

Please look on our website for descriptions of other departments throughout the County that may have vacancies in the future: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/27/Departments-Offices

 

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(May 26, 2023) Administrative Assistant - Part Time (Remote)

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Part time, fully remote Administrative Assistant Position

Ten attorney healthcare law firms seek a part-time (20-35 hours per week/Pacific Time depending on availability), fully remote administrative assistant. We are looking for a candidate with a professional demeanor, strong communication and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with attorneys, administrative professionals, vendors, and clients.  This candidate always gives exceptional attention to firm and client confidentiality as well as organization and detail. This candidate must be able to work both independently and collaboratively while maintaining flexibility to daily workflow demands.

Qualifications

This candidate must have an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Suites programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Pro. This candidate is proficient in NetDocuments and Best Authority.  Experience with California legal filing practices, law firm calendaring, discovery/document production, word processing of briefs, business contracts and agreements is preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare, format and edit correspondence and attachments
  • Arrange discovery and document production, including exhibits, hearing/trial binders, Bates numbering 
  • Word process and format briefs, including table of contents and table of authorities
  • Word process and format business contracts and agreements
  • Manage mail and overnight services, including scan mail, distribute, go to post office/FedEx 
  • Assist with planning travel and venue arrangements for conferences, client engagements and firm outings
  • Assist with maintaining law firm calendar
  • Schedule meetings and engagements
  • Tasks may be added, shared or removed from responsibilities as the firm’s needs change

Posting date May 29.  Closing date June 26.  Email resumes to Stephanie Dicker at Athene Law: Stephanie@athenelaw.com

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(May 21, 2023) Legal Secretary (Sacramento)

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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 three years of civil litigation experience,
with water law and public agency experience a plus. Qualified candidates should possess
excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills combined with a strong
work ethic. Candidates must have a thorough working knowledge of Word, Excel, and
possess excellent spelling, grammar, and punctuation skills. Working knowledge of both
federal and state court rules is required. Candidates must be able to work independently,
have the ability to multi-task, be detail-oriented, and be a team player.

Somach Simmons & Dunn offers an excellent work environment with competitive salary
and benefits including paid parking. The current salary range for this position is $65,000
– $80,000. This position is located in our Sacramento office. We currently offer a mix of
in-office and remote work, which is applicable to this position.

Somach Simmons & Dunn is committed to being an equal opportunity employer and in
providing a work environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
Interested candidates should send their resume with cover letter including salary
requirements to iestrada@somachlaw.com or Somach Simmons & Dunn, Attn: Human
Resources, 500 Capitol Mall, Suite 1000, Sacramento, CA 95814 (no phone calls please).

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(May 8, 2023) Receptionist Administrative Assistant (Walnut Creek)

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Weed Law Group, PC is a boutique law firm located in beautiful Downtown Walnut Creek, California,
specializing in Tax Law, Civil Litigation, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Trust Litigation, Restraining
Orders, and Business Law. 

We have the unique opportunity for the right person to fill a Receptionist Administrative Assistant to join our team! (See PDF for full details)

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(April 26, 2023) Director of Sponsored Contracts (Chico, CA)

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Mini Job Description:

Join the Chico State Enterprise team as a Director of Sponsored Contracts in Chico, CA! In this hybrid role, you’ll oversee the review, negotiation, and finalization of contract agreements for federal, state, industry, and non-profit sponsors, totaling $45M annually. As a part of a non-profit corporation, CSE facilitates campus projects and provides alternatives to state procedures. Enjoy a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, a collaborative work environment, and the opportunity to give back to the community. Don’t miss this chance to supervise a supportive team of professionals in ensuring compliance with regulations and contractual concerns.

Learn more and submit your resume today! Link with full job description and apply:

https://careers-anothersource.icims.com/jobs/101129/contracts-manager-chico-state-enterprises/job?mode=job&iis=SOURCE&iisn=SCCOLPA

Deadline to Apply: 5/20/2023

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(April 21, 2023) Account Manager (Greater Sacramento Area)

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RAPID LEGAL, INC.
JOB OPENING
ACCOUNT MANAGER for the Greater Sacramento Area
Full Time
401k, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision
Salary ranges from $65,000 to $75,000 annual based on experience.  See PDF for full details.

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(February 28, 2023) Research Attorney (Marin Superior Court)

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MARIN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT (An Equal Opportunity Employer) HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR:

Research Attorney

  • Applications close March 17 (at 11:59 PM PST)

Mini description: Marin County Superior Court is recruiting for a Research Attorney. The Research Attorney provides general legal support and advice to the Judges and Commissioners of the Superior Court; prepares timely, detailed legal memoranda on behalf of the judicial officers. Analyzes civil motions and writs and civil and criminal appeals, and makes recommendations for judicial action; drafts proposed orders explaining the bases of the Court’s ruling, and performs related work as required. Please see details in the attached PDF and apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/marin/jobs/3921672/research-attorney

 

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(February 3, 2023) PARALEGAL (BAY AREA)

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RECEIVERSHIP PARALEGAL
Bay Area Receivership Group (BARG) is looking for a paralegal to help support its dynamic and growing
team. We are a diverse group of professionals that work together closely to support a court-appointed
receiver. What is a receiver, you may ask? It’s a court-appointed fiduciary either over a property or
business with specific duties to carry out on behalf of the Judge. Our receiver is appointed to execute
the court’s instructions relating to the rehabilitation of dilapidated buildings, the disposition of
businesses or property used in criminal enterprises, cleaning up toxic waste sites, and much more. We
are constantly applying our skills to new situations and learning new things in a fast-paced environment.

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