This free benefit offered by SCCoLPA provides the legal community with a place to post job openings for all categories of job positions. SCCoLPA assists in every possible manner to procure employment for members of this association and cooperates with attorneys in filling positions in law offices, but in no event does this committee act as an employment agency. Employers desiring/needing to place an advertisement for employment on SCCoLPA’s website may view the “Employment Opportunities” page on this website and format the advertisement like those already posted. Employers will also need to give the following information to the Employment Chair: name, firm name, address, phone number(s), areas of law practice, software used, position available, and years of experience required. The attorney/employer is requested to e-mail the Employment Chair with the advertisement formatted like those currently posted on the “Employment Opportunities” page. Advertisements for employment are usually posted as soon as possible. It is the responsibility of the applicants to contact the employers, schedule interviews, exchange resumes, and to discuss benefits and salary, etc. All information is listed until notification to drop the name/position is given to the Employment Chair.
Please contact the Employment Chair, Elena Schneider, CCLS, email@example.com for additional information.
The Employment Chair retains editing privileges on all ads requested and placed on this website.
Hopkins & Carley, a well-established law firm with offices in San Jose and Palo Alto, is currently seeking a Litigation Legal secretary in its downtown San Jose office. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5 years experience as a Litigation Secretary, strong knowledge of both federal and state court rules and calendaring experience (state and federal e-filing experience required). Candidate must also be detail-oriented, have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, be able to work as part of a team, and must have the ability to prioritize work effectively and work under the pressure of deadlines. The candidate should also have advanced computer skills with MS Word and Legal MacPac experience. OpenText eDOCS Document Management and CompuLaw court calendaring experience a plus.
We offer competitive compensation/benefits and the opportunity to be part of a great team. Please forward your cover letter and resume to: HR@hopkinscarley.com
Experienced Family Law Paralegal Position—Part Time 32-35 hours per week (flexible hours)
Are you looking for an opportunity to use your legal skills, experience and education to work where your abilities are fully utilized and appreciated? Are you smart, motivated and prefer not to be micromanaged? This busy Campbell family law practice seeks an experienced paralegal to join our team. You will prepare Judicial Council forms, pleadings, support discovery, assist in file management and exhibit preparation. Our office is very congenial, and you can have flexibility in setting your schedule for this part-time position.
- Must have at least 3 years family law experience
- Paralegal certificate required or paralegal qualified pursuant to Business & Professions Code §6450
- Ability to prioritize and follow through on assignments to completion
- Familiar with electronic document management and filing systems
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly organized
- Experience with Word and accurate typing skills of at least 60 wpm
Our office in the Pruneyard is a convenient commute from many South Bay communities. Competitive compensation based on experience. Must have at least 3 years family law experience. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Santa Cruz law firm of Penrose Chun & Gorman LLP is seeking an experienced and well-qualified litigation paralegal to join their excellent support team on a full-time basis. The firm engages in litigation in a variety of practice areas including real property law, trust and estates, probate, construction defects, and general civil litigation. The position to be filled has a primary focus on real property litigation and transactions. The firm also practices in the areas of probate and trust administration, estate planning, and real estate and business transactions. Knowledge of filing procedures and proficiency with calendaring all aspects of litigation is required. Proficiency in MS Word and Outlook is also required. Duties will include preparing and filing pleadings, organizing and managing attorney’s calendar, and drafting correspondence and legal documents. Candidate must possess a paralegal certificate from an American Bar Association approved program, or otherwise meet the requirements of Business and Professions Code Section 6450(c). Candidate must have solid organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to handle a high volume of work, excellent written/verbal communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills. Excellent benefits are included. Compensation commensurate with experience and abilities. Please email your resume to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Social Justice Attorneys Seek Paralegal / Legal Assistant (Oakland Downtown)
Paralegal or legal assistant wanted, 24-30 hours’ total hours per week, with the possibility of full time, to assist two attorneys (2 separate law firms) who maintain separate practices out of shared office space in Oakland. The two lawyers focus primarily on immigration, and criminal immigration law. A significant portion of our clients speak Spanish. For more information about us, see The Community Law Office; Law Office of Aliya Karmali ; Oakland Law Collaborative.
We are looking for a well-organized person with excellent oral and written communication skills, and knowledge of Word, Adobe, and other office applications; strong legal research and writing and prior immigration experience a plus. The paralegal or legal assistant will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of our cases, including intake, client communication, records requests, form preparation, filings, case investigation, managing databases, case files, etc. Ability to speak Spanish required. POC and LGBTQIA people especially encouraged to apply.
To apply, please send a (1) detailed cover letter that addresses your qualifications and interest, (2) resume, (3) writing sample (client letter, translation, or legal memo); and (4) a list of three references to Gabriela Lopez, firstname.lastname@example.org and Aliya Karmali, email@example.com.