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(June 15, 2022) Sacramento City Attorney’s Office - Litigation Legal Secretary

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(June 3, 2022) Records - Documents Coordinator/Paralegal

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(June 3, 2022) Office Administrator - Mitchell Chadwick LLP

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(May 24, 2022) Litigation Secretary

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Lozano Smith is seeking a Litigation Secretary in their Monterey office. Please click on the pdf for more information.

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(May 24, 2022) Legal Secretary

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Lozano Smith is seeking a Legal Secretary in their Sacramento 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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(April 7, 2022) Litigation Legal Assistant (Roseville)

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employment type: full-time
Gurnee Mason Rushford Bonotto & Forestiere, an AV rated civil litigation firm in Roseville, seeks an experienced legal assistant with civil litigation experience, including trial preparation. We defend the interests of businesses, individuals, public entities, insurance companies and non-profits in a variety of civil matters. An ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills, confidence in calculating and calendaring court deadlines, writing and proofreading skills, and familiarity with court rules and requirements.

Requirements:
* 5-7 years litigation experience as a Legal Secretary
* Proficiency in Word, Amicus, Abacus and Lexis
* Outstanding writing and proofreading skills
* Organized with attention to detail
Benefits include health insurance, vision, dental, disability benefits and 401k; Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to tom@gurneelaw.com

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