We are a busy, mid-sized AV-Preeminent firm looking for passionate attorneys to grow with us! Our attorneys have the opportunity to handle a variety of matters, including general civil litigation, personal injury, premises liability, government tort claims, insurance defense, products liability, business, contract and licensing issues, and employment law representing business owners. The environment is both challenging and rewarding.
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an established, mid-sized, AV-Preeminent firm that provides exceptional legal services to our clients. We seek to add passionate attorneys to our stellar team who have experience in General Litigation. We provide a challenging and rewarding environment with an incentivized bonus structure and excellent benefits. The ideal candidate will have 6 to 12 years of litigation experience. All candidates must be current members of the CA Bar in good standing. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter who can multitask, operate against deadlines, and communicate well, while operating in a team environment and independently. Strong legal research and writing skills are required. Responsibilities also include drafting pleadings, conducting depositions, attending court appearances, drafting/opposing motions, and conducting investigation of claims as well as providing advice and reporting to clients. Trial experience is preferred.
Employment Litigation Secretary/Paralegal
We seek an experienced Employment Secretary/Paralegal in wage & hour, class action, PAGA, and FEHA litigation. The ideal candidate must be able to assist in case management through mediation and/or trial, including preparation of discovery, correspondence, memoranda, Judicial Council forms, briefs, and other legal documents. They must also posses the ability to draft simple pleadings and correspondence, as directed. Responsibilities include finalizing pleadings for filling and service in State, Federal, and Appellate Courts (including e-filing and e-service). All candidates must also update and maintain attorney calendar with all court hearings, meetings, depositions, mediations and expert depositions as well as contact clients, courts, counsel, experts, witnesses, etc. via phone, e-mail, and/or correspondence to act as a liaison in scheduling/coordinating meetings, depositions, etc. Retain court reporters, videographers and interpreters, as necessary. Review incoming mail to determine urgency and work with attorneys accordingly. Candidate must be able to excute attorney assigned tasks quickly and accurately, be highly organized, detail oriented, have the ability to prioritize assignments, ability to take initiative, work independently, as well as part of a team, and possess excellent communication skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel are required.