Legal Assistant

Web ID: SF226130

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Compensation: To $75K Starting

Education: High school education or legal secretarial training

Benefits: Offers excellent benefits, a pleasant work environment, and opportunities for advancement.

Summary:

Leading law firm is a seeking a full-time Legal Secretary/Assistant to join their Sacramento office. This position will support attorneys in the firm’s Litigation practice group on a diverse range of matters. Competitive benefits package offered, hybrid schedule (3 days in, 2 days at home), a pleasant work environment, and opportunities for advancement.

Firms Benefits (Per Eligibility):

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Multiple plan selections)
  • Firm Paid Long-Term Disability and Group Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical, Dependent Care and Commuter Expenses
  • Optional Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) Safe Harbor savings plan & Roth 401(k)
  • Paid vacation, sick time and holidays
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Work from home opportunities for eligible employees

Job Description:

Duties will include document formatting and preparing a table of contents; running conflicts checks and opening new matters, proofreading and preparing documents and correspondence; client communication; entering and reviewing time entry for attorneys; reviewing and proofreading attorney prebills, calendar management, file management (electronic and paper), tracking client budgets, and additional general administrative assistant and office responsibilities.

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a paralegal degree or legal secretary certificate from an accredited institution, at least 2 years of experience as a Paralegal or Legal Secretary, and experience in the following areas:

  • Prioritize tasks/deadlines for multiple cases
  • Legal terminology
  • Document prep of pleadings, motions, briefs, correspondence, memos, and summaries
  • Transcribe from oral dictation and written drafts
  • Trial preparation
  • Familiar with California and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Proficient in E-Filing requirements for state, federal, and appellate procedures
  • Docket and calendar, using electronic database
  • Stable current work history


To Apply: Complete the form below and upload your most current resume. You may also include a cover letter or an additional document.