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, firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
The Employment Chair retains editing privileges on all ads requested and placed on this website.
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 estate, trust and estates, probate, construction defects, and general civil litigation. 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.
Hopkins & Carley, a law firm with offices in downtown San Jose and Palo Alto, is seeking an experienced Trademark Legal Secretary to join our energetic, fast-paced trademark and copyright team in our Corporate practice group in our San Jose office. You will have significant interaction with clients and others outside the firm, and should enjoy working with people and have excellent communication skills. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills are essential. You should be fluent in MS Word and Outlook, be familiar with USPTO trademark forms and processes, trademark docketing, and have the ability to learn other firm software. We offer competitive compensation and benefits.
Please send your cover letter and resume to HR@hopkinscarley.com.
Hopkins & Carley is an equal opportunity employer.
Small, boutique litigation law firm is searching for an experienced legal administrative assistant. This is a position available for immediate hire.
The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, flexible, organized, detail-oriented and a team player with strong interpersonal and communications skills. He or she can operate well in a fast-paced, ever- changing environment. The candidate must also have litigation experience supporting multiple individuals, be able to balance competing needs and be able to accommodate changing structural and support requirements. In short, our new assistant will be a file clerk, a receptionist, a legal secretary, and a general assistant – depending upon the day and the assistant’s capabilities. If you can do more, we will give you more!
Principal responsibilities include but are not limited to: all aspects of litigation support such as preparing and filing documents in court and creating internal files; filing, photocopying and scanning; mailing and/or faxing correspondence; conducting trips to FedEx and post-office; calendaring deadlines; preparing subpoenas; managing and organizing documents; drafting correspondence and legal forms; greeting clients and other guests; maintaining attorneys’ general calendar; coordinating messengers and deliveries; scheduling meetings and depositions, and assisting attorneys with trial preparations.
The successful candidate will be welcoming, confident, patient, charismatic, and have a sense of humor! At least 5 years of litigation experience is required, business and IP litigation experience a plus. Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat Reader, MS Office 10 is absolutely required; knowledge of Timeslips is highly desired.
We provide a collegial atmosphere and a salary commensurate with experience.
To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications submitted via recruiting websites will not be considered.
San Jose law firm seeks an experienced full-time Legal Secretary/Paralegal for a to manage case files and provide general office support.
The role will require the following abilities and skills:
Understands general office procedures, forms, and secretarial duties, experience with legal requirements for document preparation and filing, draft correspondence, understand and completes clerical tasks. Completes specially designated tasks efficiently and punctually. Understands computer programs including calendaring. Software used: Tritek, Essential Forms, Word Perfect, Microsoft Office, Internet. Ability to speak and understand Spanish preferred.
Completes work neatly and accurately and quickly and in an organized manner. Works well under pressure, begins work on time, is courteous and helpful with office personnel. Knows to ask questions, understands priorities, demonstrates concern for the welfare of the firm, takes initiative, is helpful, informative, and courteous to clients in the office and on the phone.
If interested, please contact Richard Staskus, Firm Attorney, at email@example.com
Small, friendly San Jose law firm seeking a full-time paralegal with at least 5+ years’ experience in probate, trust and estate administration. Candidate should be detail oriented with strong organizational skills and familiar with all aspects of probate and trust administration. Salary commensurate with experience.
This is a small office, so duties will be varied, but include preparation, service and filing of court documents for probate proceedings; drafting correspondence; communication with clients; preparing real estate conveyance documents (deeds, PCORs, Prop 58 claims, etc.); and trust split and allocation of assets.
Please apply if the following apply to you:
- Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
- Good understanding of trust transfers and how property transfers at death
- Work well independently or as a team
- Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
- Able to prioritize work effectively
- Strong computer skills, especially Word and Excel
- Experience with estate planning documents, concepts and processes
- 5+ years’ experience in trust and estate administration
- Easy going personality and professional demeanor
If interested, please contact Olga Poukhnatcheva, Office Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org
The County Counsel’s Office renders professional, practical and trustworthy legal services to the County of Monterey, including the Board of Supervisors and all County offices, departments, boards, and commissions. In addition, the Office provides legal services to various other public entities, including the Water Resources Agency of Monterey County, the Local Agency Formation Commission, the Transportation Agency for Monterey County, and special districts.
The County Counsel’s Office seeks organized, dependable, and motivated individuals with prior civil legal experience to perform a wide variety of legal secretarial functions, including the maintenance and managing of case files, databases, logs and/or indexes, and disposition of cases as setout below. The candidate will be required to use a personal computer and Microsoft Office software throughout the day every day, while performing the listed duties below.
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
Competitive compensation based on experience.
To apply, please respond to this post with your resume and a cover letter.
A downtown San Jose law firm is looking to hire a full-time legal secretary to support attorneys and paralegals in corporate, real estate and banking related transactions.
Job responsibilities include administrative support, creating, revising and redlining documents, submitting documents for filing with various agencies, organizing and preparing closing binders and other miscellaneous projects that contribute to the firm. Occasional reception backup will also be required.
The ideal candidate must be:
- friendly and outgoing, able to work well in a team;
- professional – able to interact with clients and make a good impression as a representative of our firm;
- punctual and dependable;
- well organized;
- able to multi-task and prioritize under pressure while paying close attention to detail;
- able to maintain strict confidentiality for our clients; and
- proficient with MS Office
Previous legal secretary experience is required.
This is a full-time position, Monday thru Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Salary is negotiable depending on experience. Benefits include paid time off, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and 401(k).
If interested in this position, please submit a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please outline your salary requirements and the reasons why you think you would be a good fit for this position. Candidates are encouraged to submit their resume along with a cover letter to email@example.com. Thank you!
A downtown San Jose law firm is looking to hire a full-time receptionist to make a great first impression both on the phone and in person when interacting with clients, visitors and employees, while maintaining a high level of confidentiality for our clients.
Job responsibilities include, but not limited to, answering phones, screening and forwarding calls to the appropriate professionals, greeting clients, managing conference rooms, maintaining office supplies, scanning and filing of all documents, organizing of files and other miscellaneous projects to contribute to the team effort. You will also handle all potential client calls by answering their questions in a professional manner and setting-up phone and in-office appointments for all partners and attorneys including calendaring. Get your creative juices flowing by planning and organizing all office celebrations including the Firm’s annual parties!
The ideal candidate must be friendly and outgoing, professional, punctual, well organized and should also be able to multi-task and prioritize under pressure while paying close attention to detail. Candidates must be proficient with MS Office. At least one year of previous office experience is preferred.
This is a full-time position, Monday thru Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Salary depending on experience, plus paid time off, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and other benefits.
If you want to become part of an amazing, fast growing law Firm, please submit a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please outline your salary requirements and the reasons why you think you would be a good fit for this position. Candidates are encouraged to submit their resume along with a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!