EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

If you are a member of BHCCLSA and seeking a legal staff position, contact Mimi Wong Titus, CCLS at Employment@BHCCLSA.org

When applying to a posted position, please mention that you were referred by

Beverly Hills Century City Legal Secretaries Association.

If you are a law firm or business seeking legal staff (i.e., Legal Secretary, Paralegal, etc.), contact Mimi Wong Titus, CCLS

 at the above e-mail address.  Please provide a description of the position, as well as salary range, if possible.  

Mimi Wong Titus, CCLS, BHCCLSA Employment Chair

Additional listings throughout California are available by visiting LPI's website HERE

 

Posted July 23, 2021

Temporary Civil Litigation Paralegal

Location: Burbank

The City of Burbank is looking for a temporary Civil Litigation Paralegal to cover a temporary leave of absence through November 2021.  Potential candidates may email a resume to hturrubiartes@burbankca.gov

Posted July 21, 2021

Legal Administrative Assistant / Legal Secretary - Litigation

Location: Beverly Hills

CAF Law Group is a small law firm focused on labor and employment and litigation matters.  We are former big firm attorneys and have maintained a loyal client base at Big Law, and here after moving to a smaller firm environment.  We seek a legal secretary/administrative assistant to assist with all facets of our practice.  Our office is busy, but our work environment is friendly and supportive, and work hours are flexible.  The candidate best suited for our needs will have strong client interaction and organizational skills and teamwork is a must.  Experience in state and federal court litigation and filings (including eFilings), is a plus.  We use Clio practice management software for time and billing, so experience in that platform would also be helpful but is not required.  We offer competitive compensation depending on experience, and a professional, busy but respectful workplace.

Requirements

We prefer candidates with 2-5 years of experience working with litigation attorneys, and with employment advice and counseling.

Qualifications and Job Duties we prefer include:

  • Provide support to litigation attorneys

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • 2-5 years of administrative experience (preferably in a legal capacity)

  • Microsoft Word, Excel (advanced skills), PowerPoint, Nuance, Clio and Outlook

  • Ability to compose basic letters and create firm templates

  • Desire to learn new skills and programs if experience in any areas are lacking

  • Ability to calendar important deadlines and make sure attorneys are reminded of them

  • Ability to manage legal pleadings, such as indexing, and generating Table of Contents and Table of Authorities

  • Self-starter with good organizational skillset

  • Good communicator, verbally and in writing

  • Copious attention to detail

  • Respect for client and staff confidentiality

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the heart of our workplace.  We practice and believe in non-discrimination in our recruiting, hiring and promotion practices.  At CAF Law, we offer compensation and benefits that are competitive in the marketplace, and we will consider candidates who share our philosophies and client-service goals.

Interested candidates should submit resumes to Carla@caf-lawgroup.com

Posted July 19, 2021

Legal Administrative Assistant / Legal Secretary - Litigation

Location: Los Angeles

Lathrop GPM is a full-service, Am Law 200 law firm with offices in Boston, Boulder, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Jefferson City, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Overland Park, St. Cloud, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do.  We offer a Lathrop GPM is seeking a legal secretary/legal administrative assistant for a very busy litigation practice in our Los Angeles office.  The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent organizational and computer skills, the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and a strong customer service and teamwork approach.  A very high level of attention to detail, proven experience with electronic filing (Federal & State filings) and file management systems is required.  Our environment uses the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as a variety of other software competitive compensation and benefits package, and a professional, challenging, yet comfortable working environment.

 

Requirements

 

Preferred candidates must have at least 3-5 years of previous experience with supporting Litigation attorneys, employment law preferred. Experience with Federal and State eFiling is required.

 

  • Provide support to Litigation attorneys and staff

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • 3-5 years of administrative experience (preferably in a legal capacity)

  • Microsoft Word, Excel (advanced skills), PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Ability and desire to learn new systems

  • Must possess Case Management experience

  • Ability to generate Table of Contents and Table of Authorities

  • Ability to draft correspondence and create templates

  • Excellent organization skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Exercise sound judgment

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality

 

We celebrate and support diversity and the benefits it brings to our workplaces, clients and communities.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


It is the employment policy and practice of Lathrop GPM to recruit and hire employees without discrimination because of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, national origin, military status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by applicable law.


Lathrop GPM LLP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, and a professional, challenging, yet comfortable working environment.  Lathrop GPM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiting agencies.  Any resume submitted to any employee of Lathrop GPM without prior approval from a Lathrop GPM HR Manager will be considered unsolicited and the property of Lathrop GPM.


EOE/M/F/D/V NO PHONE CALLS


Please apply here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/7b30f3ec-7e51-4649-b03d-d121a7da7497/Lathrop-GPM

Posted July 14, 2021

Plaintiff Personal Injury Assistant / Paralegal

Location: West Los Angeles

Looking for Plaintiff Personal Injury Assistant/Paralegal with at least two years plaintiff PI experience for sole practitioner boutique firm in West Los Angeles.  Excellent computer skills essential.  Private window office in a contemporary setting working for a Super Lawyer.  Will also consider independent contractor.  Salary dependent on experience.  Please reply to Rhonda Papell at rhonda@rmplaw.com

Posted July 8, 2021

Legal Secretary

Location: Los Angeles

Browne George Ross O’Brien Annaguey & Ellis LLP’s Los Angeles office is currently seeking a Legal Secretary to join a fast-paced team.

 

This is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals seeking to expand their careers who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm.

 

The Firm

 

Browne George Ross O’Brien Annaguey & Ellis LLP is a full-service and leading litigation law firm, who faithfully serves our clients with more than 50 attorneys, with its Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York offices. 

 

The Position

 

Qualifications

  • Must have 5+ years Litigation experience – coverage experience a plus

  • Must have recent experience with both State and Federal Courts litigation procedures and processes

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and team-based setting with other Legal Secretaries supporting a group of attorneys

  • Open to taking on new responsibilities and challenging tasks

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Outlook, Excel)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

Responsibilities

  • Finalize documents for court filings, and prepare correspondence as necessary

  • E-file court documents, understand under seal filing procedures

  • Open new matters for new clients

  • Understand court rules and identify events to be calendared

  • Save and retrieve documents to/from Document management system

  • Enter attorney time and prepare and send out cover letters

  • Schedule conferences and depositions, maintain attorney calendars

 

Interested?

 

Browne George Ross O’Brien Annaguey & Ellis LLP is a firm where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued.  Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity.  Contact our Human Resources department at HR@bgrfirm.com  

Posted July 6, 2021

Manager, Client Engagement

Location: San Bernardino

The client engagement manager reports to the president, Joseph Henehan, and serves in a pivotal role in The Henehan Company, a market-leading insurance brokerage and financial services firm in Southern California and New York City.


The Henehan Company specializes in innovative, alternative strategies for high-net-worth business owners and companies in need of financial and estate planning, executive and group benefit plans, and customized life insurance solutions.

 

The manager interacts with clients, carriers, and company employees.


Position Responsibilities

  • Serve as an ambassador for the president to all stakeholders: clients, prospects, industry contacts

  • Field inquiries from clients, prospects, and industry contacts; oversee follow-up

  • Manage daily operations and scheduling support for Mr. Henehan with meticulous detail

  • Precision coordination in the processing of insurance applications, client proposals, and contracts

  • Master usage of the proprietary ‘Commence’ CRM database for client communications

  • Assist the president in coordinating marketing activity; interface with staff and consultant

 

Qualifications

  • Five-plus years’ experience in a client-facing position; insurance specialist or legal secretary preferred

  • Professional training required; undergraduate college degree a plus (not mandatory)

  • High degree of reasoning ability; comfortable with problem-solving, language, and math

  • Strong work ethic, common sense, sharp and alert

  • Highly professional demeanor in the office, with external groups, or on the phone

  • Work well independently and with team members

  • Polished presentation skills, delivered with confidence

  • Ability to write for clarity and understanding; keyboard inputting 75+ wpm

  • Mastery of Office 365 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

  • Certifications & licenses preferred

  • Spanish fluency a plus (not mandatory)

 

Compensation Benefits Package

  • Commensurate with ability and experience, $67,500 annual salary with opportunity for performance bonus

  • Will consider partial remote work schedule with three days a week in the office

  • Full medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401(k) retirement plan with a percentage of employer match

  • Health Savings Account; life insurance; long-term disability

  • Up to 13 personal time days; 7-9 national holidays

 

Send your resume to carolyn@contentrunway.com or contact Ms. Smith, senior consultant at 707.563.5306.

Posted July 6, 2021

PI Case Manager

Location: Encino

Champion Law Firm, a well-established personal injury law firm seeks experienced Case Manager.


Applicants MUST HAVE MINIMUM 2 YEARS PI experience:

  • Able to communicate effectively with clients, doctors, vendors, and opposing counsel.

  • Able to work well with attorneys and other support staff.

  • Bi-Lingual (Spanish/English) - a plus!

 

This is a full-time position for immediate hire.  Family-like atmosphere - great boss!  A firm with longevity!


Candidates, please forward resume and salary expectations to Minerva@champlawfirm.com

Posted July 6, 2021

Legal Secretary

Location: Los Angeles

Wilson Elser's Los Angeles office is currently seeking a Legal Secretary to join a fast-paced team.


This is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals seeking to expand their careers who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm.


The Firm


Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 40 offices in the United States and one in London.  Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.


The Position


Qualifications

  • Must have 3+ years Litigation experience – coverage experience a plus

  • Must have recent experience with both State and Federal Courts litigation procedures and processes

  • Ability to work in a team-based setting with other Legal Secretaries supporting a group of attorneys

  • Open to taking on new responsibilities and challenging tasks

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent typing skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Outlook, Excel)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

Responsibilities

  • Finalize documents for court filings, and prepare correspondence as necessary

  • E-file court documents

  • Open new matters and/or prefixes for new clients

  • Save and retrieve documents to/from Document management system, index copies for file room

  • Prepare and send out cover letters for attorney bills

  • Schedule conferences and depositions, maintain attorney calendars

  • Manage bills for third party vendors, prepare check requests, and follow up with accounting

 

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits

  • Generous PTO plan

  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities

  • Corporate Discount Plans

 

Interested?


Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you!  Please consider joining our team by applying online.

 

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued.  Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

Posted July 6, 2021

Paralegal Clerk

Location: Los Angeles

Wilson Elser's Los Angeles office currently seeks a Paralegal Clerk.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is ambitious, focused and organized to gain experience supporting a fast-paced team in a national law firm.  The paralegal clerk for this team has significant client contact, often prepare first drafts of discovery requests and responses and reports, and are involved in strategy sessions.

 

The Firm


Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading insurance coverage and defense litigation law firm that faithfully serves our clients with nearly 900 attorneys across 40 offices in the United States and one in London.  Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.


The Position


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Prior professional or office experience; experience with a law firm is a plus

  • Paralegal Certificate is a plus

  • Strong verbal (including telephone) and written communication skills – both within and outside the firm

  • Strong organizational skills as well as the ability to multi-task

  • Must be detail-oriented and capable of managing multiple projects

  • Must demonstrate the ability to adhere to deadlines

  • Must communicate and cooperate with all members of a case team

  • Proficiency in MS Word

  • Proficiency is MS Excel a plus

 

Responsibilities

  • Support in all areas for practice team

  • Maintain various types of spreadsheets

  • Prepare reports, opinions, other correspondence

  • Manage case lists, calendar, deadlines

  • Keep track of all deadlines and send reminders to attorneys in advance

  • Obtain court dockets, building records, and other on-line documentation

  • Compile documents in Nuance, perform redactions, create chronologies

 

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits

  • Generous PTO plan

  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities

  • Corporate Discount Plans

 

Interested?

 

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you!  Please consider joining our team by applying online.

 

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued.  Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

Posted July 2, 2021

Litigation Legal Secretary

Location: Los Angeles

Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost LLP, California’s leading education law firm, seeks an experienced litigation legal secretary to join a collegial team of results-oriented practitioners in our Los Angeles Office.

 

OVERVIEW:
The Litigation Legal Secretary will provide legal and administrative support to multiple attorneys.  This essential, highly responsible, and accountable position requires the individual to work independently, anticipate needs, be proactive, maintain confidentiality, and demonstrate professionalism.  The successful candidate must deliver excellent work and superior service to the Firm and the Firm’s clients.  The candidate must also possess strong organizational and time management skills, communicate effectively, and be flexible as demands and priorities change.

REQUIRED duties and experience include:

  • Document production and file management

  • Extensive experience with e-filing in administrative, state and federal courts

  • Draft, proofread and edit correspondence

  • Client interaction/communication with clients, courts, and attorneys

  • Knowledge of court rules and civil procedures in State and Federal jurisdictions

  • Legal calendaring via Compulaw and other electronic court rule programs

  • Management of multiple calendars, appointments and travel arrangements

  • Preparation of travel/expense reimbursements


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED; Associates/ Bachelor's degree preferred

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Omega timekeeping and DMS (iManage) or similar software

  • 3+ years of experience as a litigation secretary working with multiple attorneys;  transactional law and administrative hearing knowledge is a plus

Apply for this position: https://www.f3law.com/careers

Posted July 1, 2021

Experienced Contract Legal Assistant

Location: Los Angeles area

Experienced Family Law attorney seeks experienced contract legal assistant for assistance establishing solo practice in the Los Angeles area and ongoing support as needed.  Prior experience setting up a new practice a plus.  Office will be virtual with intent to transition into office space in the future.  

 

Initial contract work may include creating templates, various formatting and settings for word processing, and assistance with document management programs.  Additional work as needed once practice is up and running may include proofreading correspondence and filings, managing client billing, scheduling meetings and depositions, managing and organizing electronic documents, and providing general administrative assistance.   

 

Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years’ experience as a legal assistant (preferably assisting with family law, but not a prerequisite); prior experience setting up a legal practice preferred

  • Ability and willingness to work virtually/remotely while being responsive to attorney requests during regular business hours

  • Detail-oriented and highly organized

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe or similar.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

Qualified candidates should email chris@cgglawoffice.com

Posted June 29, 2021

Legal Recruitment and Professional Development Assistant

Location: California

A global law firm has a new opening in any of their CA office for a Legal Recruitment and Professional Development Assistant.  Starting salary is $54,300.  They have no real requirements for experience level, they historically have hired relatively recent grads with some type of work experience.  They are looking for a candidate with some solid admin skills and some work experience while in school.  No legal or recruiting required.  This is an awesome department to be a part of and great opportunity.
            

Please reply to Chris Donaldson and MENTION YOU WERE REFERREED BY ANNETTE WALKER.

 

Chris Donaldson, Career Images

1800 Century Park East, Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA  90067

(310) 553-5208

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Posted June 29, 2021

Real Estate Department Legal Assistant

Location: Los Angeles Area

A mid-size law firm is seeking a Real Estate Department Legal Assistant to join its dynamic and growing Real Estate Group.  This position provides administrative support to attorneys and paralegals on the real estate team.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare legal documents and correspondence to assist with commercial real estate transactions

  • Create critical date checklists for purchase and sale agreements

  • Assist in preparation of closing binders

  • Calendar real estate transaction dates using Outlook

  • Manage and compile/deliver signature pages to clients and or title company

  • Prepare expense reimbursements and check requests for attorneys

  • Redline documents

  • Coordinate delivery of transactional documents via courier and express services

  • Prepare packages for shipment (i.e., FedEx, GLS, or messenger service)

  • Format large documents using the firm’s macros

  • Manage document files, both electronic and hard copies

  • Upload and save documents to document management system (NetDocs)

  • Photocopy/scan/fax documents

  • Corporate formation and foreign State qualification of entities

  • Ordering of Corporate/LLC Filing Evidence and Good Standing Certificates

  • Set up documents on DocuSign for clients to execute

  • Schedule, coordinate, and confirm meetings and appointments

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 5+ years of real estate/transactional legal experience

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word (styles, track changes, TOC/TOA, high-level formatting), Outlook, Power Point, and Adobe.  Basic knowledge of Excel a plus,

  • Fundamental knowledge of acquisition and loan documents

  • Notary Public or willingness to become a Notary Public preferred

                

Please reply to Chris Donaldson and MENTION YOU WERE REFERREED BY ANNETTE WALKER.

 

Chris Donaldson, Career Images

1800 Century Park East, Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA  90067

(310) 553-5208

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Posted June 29, 2021

Senior Financial Reports & Data Analyst

Location: Downtown Los Angeles

A Downtown Global law firm is looking for a Senior Financial Reports & Data Analyst to support the Firms’ reporting needs to ensure reliable financial information is provided to management for decision making and planning.


In this capacity, the Senior Financial Reports & Data Analyst will be focused on two key areas: Business Intelligence tools and the reporting of financial data.  As a Business Intelligence System Power User, this role will be a front-end Power BI Super User in the Firm’s Finance Department and train and develop Financial Analysts in creating reports and data visualizations using Power BI, SSAS, SQL and other analysis tools.


The Senior Analyst will be expected to:

  • Actively participate in the monthly closing process of the Firm’s accounting system, including the opening and closing of accounting periods, and running, or acting as backup for running the monthly metrics which requires off-hours availability during the month-end closing process;

  • Maintain and update the Reports Team metrics, including the ability to use the “Save” feature on stock metric presentations, in accordance with the Firm’s best practices and desired report output for consistency in the department’s work product; Assist in maintaining the Timekeeper, Client and Matter master tables in the Firm’s accounting system (3E), including the setup of new timekeepers;

  • Record adjusting time entries and time corrections;

  • Perform monthly system balancing activities;

  • Prepare monthly journal entries for currency gain/loss and inventory balancing adjustments;

  • Manage daily time entry loads alongside the IT Department to ensure complete daily time loads from the Firm’s timekeeping system (Carpe Diem) into the accounting system (3E), including daily and monthly balancing;

  • Respond to inquiries related to time entries in Carpe Diem and 3E;

  • Collaborate with consultants on the development and testing of report automation and system enhancements; create specs, mock-ups and other supporting documentation necessary to define report output or system requirements to meet the business need; communicate issues with existing reports or systems, and follow through testing to resolution;

  • Create efficient tracking mechanisms through the use of Jira or other online tracking tools to manage system issues, enhancements, customizations and service requests across various financial systems from inception to completion;

  • Manage the onboarding, system access renewals and deactivation of consultants who support the Firm’s Finance Department, through liaison with Vendor Management;

  • Facilitate User Acceptance Testing (UAT) during system upgrades and implementations; and

  • Support both the Reports Team and Time Team as needed, including projects.

 

The Senior Financial Reports & Data Analyst may also be responsible for the following:

  • Run reports using various reporting programs, direct printouts or print files as necessary for efficient distribution;

  • Perform standard queries against financial database, import into Excel or other programs and manipulate as necessary for display and distribution;

  • Use structured query language (SQL) and stored procedures to extract information from firm’s relational databases for reports, inquiries, spreadsheets and other formats;

  • Develop and test report front ends to enhance reports’ value;

  • Review and test data design work developed by other report writers;

  • Test new versions of existing report development tools to assess value and stability prior to implementation;

  • Test new report development tools to assess possible value to firm;

  • Maintain strict confidentiality of business systems data;

  • Assist other departments in furnishing financial information and financial reports; Research and respond to queries regarding items in question;

  • Develop reports for financial and human resources analysis, production, data and process control using Power BI, SQL, SSAS, SMS, VB, EDG, Excel, and other tools that access the firm’s financial and HR databases;

  • Assist in producing year-end Committee schedules and other schedules required; and

  • Work overtime as required, in particular at month end and year end.

 

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance (preferred);

  • At least 3 years of accounting experience (preferred);

  • Experience with 3E Accounting software or similar programs;

  • Experience with Power BI, SQL, SSAS and VBA;

  • Experience working in a Law Firm (strongly preferred);

  • Knowledge of general Accounting principles;

  • Advanced-level proficiency in Microsoft Excel; and

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

              

Please reply to Chris Donaldson and MENTION YOU WERE REFERREED BY ANNETTE WALKER.

 

Chris Donaldson, Career Images

1800 Century Park East, Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA  90067

(310) 553-5208

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Posted June 29, 2021

Paralegal / Senior Paralegal

Location: California, with preference for Los Angeles or Orange County

A Global Law Firm has an immediate opening in their Corporate department for an experienced Paralegal/Senior Paralegal. 
Location is flexible to any of their California offices with a preference for Los Angeles or Orange County.


The Paralegal/Senior Paralegal will:

  • Perform work in an efficient and cost-effective manner so as to permit the Firm to reasonably collect fees for such work; Meet expectations of billable hours target of 1,725 (unless otherwise specified);

  • Under the supervision of an attorney, coordinate, organize, prepare and interpret complex legal documents; Build and maintain relevant databases and files; File and provide copies to relevant parties;

  • Perform factual research in internal and external databases and libraries;

  • Assist with legal business transactions and logistics;

  • Partner and coordinate with internal resources and outside vendor services; Direct work and train team members;

  • Work overtime as required; Travel as required; and

  • Handle additional related projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Limited liability company and partnership formation;

  • Preparing and filing UCC financing statements and intellectual property security interest filings;

  • Ordering lien searches and intellectual property searches;

  • Analyzing results from UCC and intellectual property searches;

  • Copyright and trademark research reports and filings;

  • Company formation and filings;

  • Preparing stock certificates;

  • Preparing board and stockholder resolutions;

  • Participating in deal-closing activities, including preparation of signature packages;

  • Preparing closing binders;

  • Proficiency in supporting legal business transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, securities, financing or tax activities;

  • Proficiency in MS Outlook and web-based conference call/web-sharing applications;

  • Proficiency in MS Word and document editing/comparison applications; MS Excel and spreadsheet/database applications; MS PowerPoint and presentation applications;

  • Proficiency in online research and internet search resources (Lexis Nexis/Westlaw);

  • Knowledge of Firm and Corporate practice-area-specific procedures and terminology (preferred);

  • Knowledge of relevant jurisdictional/court/agency processes and procedures;

  • Knowledge of timekeeping and expense reporting applications;

  • Knowledge of legal billing processes;

  • At least 5 years of Paralegal experience (preferred);

  • At least 3 years of relevant Corporate experience (preferred);

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred); and

  • Paralegal Certificate (required).

      

Please reply to Chris Donaldson and MENTION YOU WERE REFERREED BY ANNETTE WALKER.

 

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1800 Century Park East, Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA  90067

(310) 553-5208

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Posted June 29, 2021

Real Estate Paralegal

Location: Unknown

A mid-size law firm is seeking a highly skilled Real Estate Paralegal to join the team and help support their busy real estate practice group.  This position will pay $100k - $135k


Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting in all aspects of pre-closing, closing, and post-closing matters relating to loan financings, syndications, acquisitions, and dispositions

  • Performing review of title reports/commitments, preparing title memorandum and title objection letters, and facilitating both loan and owner’s policies

  • Reviewing ALTA surveys and preparing comments based on standard requirements

  • Requesting UCC searches, analyzing and summarizing results; preparing UCC financing statements and amendments, including the preparation of collateral descriptions

  • Preparing acquisition and loan documents based on template forms under supervision of attorneys

  • Preparing closing checklists and monitoring status during course of transaction

  • Assisting with entity formations and registrations, dissolutions, conversions, obtaining EINs, drafting of organizational charts, and various organizational documents, including transaction consents and resolutions

  • Preparing closing binders

  • Assisting with other Real Estate Department projects as needed 

 

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Paralegal certificate or other qualification under BPC 6450(c) required. Bachelor’s degree is preferred

  • Ability to establish professional relationships with clients, title officers and counsel

  • Must be detail oriented and possess excellent writing, communication, organizational, and computer skills

  • Strong commitment to quality of service and quality of work is required

  • Ability to be a reliable and positive team player is a must

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment

     

Please reply to Chris Donaldson and MENTION YOU WERE REFERREED BY ANNETTE WALKER.

 

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1800 Century Park East, Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA  90067

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Posted June 29, 2021

Temporary Entertainment Assistant

Location: Unknown

A Global Law Firm is looking for a temporary entertainment assistant to start work ASAP.   Right now, it is a two on one pairing.  But, one of the attorneys is currently working in China and is self-sufficient.  They will be working for one partner in entertainment.  Must be very skilled in call tracking, rolling calls, scheduling, billing, zoom calls, docuscan, etc.  This position has the possibility of becoming permanent.  The firm might consider someone who doesn’t have an entertainment background, but must have excellent executive legal secretarial skills.
 

Please reply to Chris Donaldson and MENTION YOU WERE REFERREED BY ANNETTE WALKER.

 

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1800 Century Park East, Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA  90067

(310) 553-5208

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Posted June 29, 2021

Executive Assistant / Paralegals

Location: Century City

Looking for a good ex-legal secretary that might be interested in a long term temp to perm position for a global law firm in Century City.  It’s working for a senior entertainment partner, will take any legal secretary background, doesn’t have to be exclusively entertainment.  It is lots of executive secretarial work.  If it goes perm will pay $90-95K, maybe a little more for the right person.  Right now it’s remote, in early September will be 2 days a week in the office until end of the year and possibly into the New Year.

 

In addition looking for lots of paralegals.  Last year it was very slow and in the last 3-4 months has really picked up speed with all of my law firms, accounting, secretaries, IT, etc.

 

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Posted June 29, 2021

Litigation Secretaries

Location: Irvine, West Los Angeles, Torrance, Downtown Los Angeles

Fed up with your firm?  Looking for a new career post COVID?  Is the movie “Horrible Bosses” a reflection of your daily work life?

 

HERS Advisors (Honest. Ethical. Responsible. Solutions.) is recruiting for multiple exciting legal secretarial openings on behalf of several prominent, stable and collegial national and international law firms.  These firms are seeking to hire permanent Litigation Secretaries due to firm growth - NOT turnover.

 

HERS Advisors’ clientele includes large national and international AMLAW100 and 200 firms in Irvine, West LA, Torrance and Downtown LA offering salaries up to 85-92k in addition to excellent benefits, annual bonuses and “great place to work” firm cultures encouraging low turnover and a positive work-life balance.  HERS’ clientele is based on a carefully curated 16 year client list including the most collegial firms in the market, frequently offering above-market salaries, bonuses and benefits.

 

Interested in hearing more?  Questions or referrals?  Please do not hesitate to email or call.  Happy to share additional details regarding both these opportunities, and/or reflections on the current legal job market.

 

HERS looks forward to representing you in your search to advance your career to the next level!


Kind Regards,

 

Deirdre Hudson, Principal/Co-Founder (She/Her/HERS)

It’s not about a placement, it’s about a movement.  The world only changes, when we change it together.

Direct: 310.709.9619

Email: dhudson@hersadvisors.com

Discover why recruiting representation matters @ www.hersadvisors.com

 

HERS on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/hersadvisors

Check out my references on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/deirdrehudson

HERS on Facebook: www.facebook.com/HERSadvisors

Posted June 17, 2021

Legal Assistant - Insurance Defense

Location: Chatsworth

The Law Offices of York & Wainfeld, a defense law firm based in Chatsworth, is seeking a Legal Assistant with 3 to 5 years of Insurance Defense experience to join our team.

 

Qualifications

  • 3 to 5 years of Insurance Defense experience (preferred)

  • Experience with Word (typing at least 75 wpm)

  • Ability to Transcribe

  • Experience in litigation and court procedures

  • Familiarity with Abacus, Hot Docs and Outlook

 

**Compensation based on experience**

 

Benefits include Health Insurance, Dental Insurance and 401K.

 

Please submit resumes to Suzanne Wainfeld at SWainfeld@ywlaw.com

Posted June 11, 2021

Legal Assistant - Family Law

Location: Century City

Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP, one of Los Angeles County’s largest family law firms, is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to  join its hard-working team in Century City.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • State Court filings

  • Draft correspondence, assist in the preparation of legal documents, handle incoming and outgoing mail, faxes, etc.

  • Process Retainer Agreements and submit new matters

  • Professional telephone presence, high profile client interaction

  • Manage Attorney calendar

 

Successful candidate will possess:

  • A minimum of three years recent Family Law experience to include

  • Familiarity with court filings in the Family Law system

  • Knowledge of court rules and filing procedures

  • Familiarity with court websites, and preparation of court forms

  • Ability to generate Table of Contents, Table of Authorities and to redline documents

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Word

  • Outlook

  • Excel

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to handle client interaction with discretion and sensitivity

  • Minimum typing speed of 60 wpm

  • Availability for overtime as needed, which occasionally cannot be predicted in advance

 

In exchange for quality work we will reward you with a competitive salary and benefits package.

 

Salary ranges from $65,000 - $90,000 per year.

 

Please submit your resume, as a Word or PDF attachment, along with cover letter including salary history and requirements to jobs@molfamlaw.com.  Please reference Legal Assistant in the subject line of your email.  Visit our website at www.molfamlaw.com.

 

MOLM is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted May 18, 2021

Chapter Executive

Location: Valley/Westlake/Santa Barbara

Hi All, I need to hire a Chapter Executive for a volunteer organization I’m part of; this is a paid position.  It’s probably 10-15 hours a week right now while we do monthly virtual meetings, and will increase to 20-30 hours a week when we return to in-person later this year.  We usually have 20-60 attendees at our events.

 

High Level Responsibilities:

  • Manage Zoom webinars (tech side of things)

  • Sending marketing emails for our events, track invites

  • Hopefully help with LinkedIn social media posts (board members also do posts)

  • Attend our monthly board meetings and executive committee meetings, take notes, keep current on happenings for our chapter

  • Be a liaison between our local chapter and the headquarters, some meetings are only for hired agents (we are all volunteers on the board)

  • Answer miscellaneous questions, etc. from board members, guests, prospects, etc.

 

This is heavy administrative with creativity & problem solving.

 

We need to fill this role ASAP.  Pay is $25/hr-$50/hr depending on experience.

 

Must be local to 101 Corridor (Valley/Westlake/Santa Barbara)

 

Interested persons may reach out to Dennis Clapp via e-mail at dennis.m.clapp@jpmorgan.com.

Dennis Clapp, CFP, President

J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Westlake Village, CA 91362

805.857.7629

Posted May 3, 2021

Legal Secretary

Location: Los Angeles

Wilson Elser Los Angeles office is currently seeking a Legal Secretary to join a fast-paced team.

This is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals seeking to expand their careers who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm.

The Firm


Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 40 offices in the United States and one in London.  Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications

  • Must have 3+ years Litigation experience

  • Must have prior experience with litigation procedures and processes, e-filing, and creating table of authorities

  • Ability to work in a team-based setting with other Legal Secretaries supporting a group of attorneys

  • Open to taking on new responsibilities and challenging tasks

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent typing skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Outlook, Excel)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare court filings, become familiar with court rules and filing procedures

  • E-file court filings

  • Open new matters

  • Document management and organization, saving to network, indexing for file room

  • Prepare cover letters for attorney bills

  • Schedule conferences and depositions, maintain attorney calendars

  • Manage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accounting

 

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits

  • Generous PTO plan

  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities

  • Corporate Discount Plans

 

Interested?

 

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued.  Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

Posted May 3, 2021

Litigation Paralegal

Location: Los Angeles

 

Wilson Elser's Los Angeles office currently seeks a Litigation Paralegal to join the team.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm that faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 40 offices in the United States and one in London.  Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.


The Position

 

Qualifications

  • Must have a bachelor's degree; Paralegal Certificate is a plus

  • 3+ years litigation paralegal experience in a fast paced environment

  • Experience with preparing records, assembling exhibits, pleadings, summarizing transcripts, medical record analysis, discovery, and trial preparation required

  • Experience drafting and responding to standard discovery demands (interrogatories, requests to produce documents, etc.)

  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite and document management systems

  • Attention to detail and organizational skills are critical

  • Clear and effective communication skills both orally and in writing

  • Must be able to multitask and successfully manage a variety of demands daily

  • Must be able to work independently and be proactive

  • Experience with e-discovery and using Relativity or other document review platforms is a plus

 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare records, review and prepare exhibits, analyze medical records, and trial preparation

  • Contact outside sources (government agencies, etc.) to obtain public information and review and analyze the same

  • Search and retrieve information from court-related databases as well as other online sources of case information

  • Prepare summary of pertinent transcripts

  • Assemble chronologies of pertinent facts and key documents

  • Review, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and codefendants

  • Determine, prepare and organize materials needed for expert witness review

  • Conduct investigative research on opposing parties and expert witnesses

  • Manage documents and organize case files


Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits

  • Generous PTO plan

  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities

  • Corporate Discount Plans

 

Interested?

 

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you!  Please consider joining our team by applying online.


We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued.  Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

Posted April 29, 2021

Civil Litigation Secretary

Location: Los Angeles

Deadline: May 14, 2021

The Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Central District of California is accepting applications for a full-time legal assistant position for our Los Angeles office.  The Federal Public Defender’s office is committed to the pursuit of justice by aggressively advocating in federal court for the constitutional rights and inherent dignity of individuals who are charged with federal crimes and cannot afford their own lawyer.

Job Duties: Legal assistants provide a full range of executive-level secretarial and clerical support services to attorneys on trial, appellate, and habeas cases.  General areas of responsibility include filing of court documents electronically; preparing and editing draft pleadings, reports, and correspondence; maintaining attorney’s calendar; accurately maintaining up-to-date case files; composing correspondence; screening telephone calls; and processing mail, as needed.  The legal assistant will be assigned to three or four attorneys and will be required to assist with overflow coverage when needed.

Requirements: All applicants must have graduated from an accredited school with a bachelor’s degree and at least one-year specialized experience performing progressively responsible duties as a legal assistant.  Extensive relevant experience may substitute a bachelor’s degree.  Candidates must demonstrate a high level of computer literacy, including expertise with Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat programs.  Experience with legal practice-related programs such as evidence review platforms, document management systems, and document indexing tools is also highly preferred.  The ideal candidate will also have comprehensive knowledge of legal secretarial principles, practices, methods, and techniques; an understanding of district and circuit court rules, protocols, policies, and precedents; and knowledge of legal terminology and Blue Book citation format.  The ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish is preferred, but not required.

Selection Criteria: Successful applicants demonstrate an interest in social justice, civil rights, or indigent defense; must have excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills; have strong organizational, analytical, and technical skills; an ability to organize work and set priorities to meet critical deadlines; capable of learning new technological tools, when needed; be able to work independently and take initiative; and work well in teams.  A background investigation is required as a condition of employment.  In line with current appropriations law, applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents seeking citizenship as described here: https://www.uscourts.gov/careers/search-judiciary-jobs/citizenship-requirements-employment-judiciary.

Salary/Benefits: This is a full-time, at-will position.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and is subject to direct deposit.  Benefits include health and life insurance, retirement, and a Thrift Savings Plan.  For more information on benefits, see http://www.uscourts.gov/careers/benefits.

How to Apply: Apply by emailing a letter of interest, résumé, and three references in a single PDF document to Cuauhtemoc Ortega, Federal Public Defender, at employment@fpdcdca.org with the subject line: LEGAL ASSISTANT APPLICATION.  All application materials must be received by May 14, 2021.  The Federal Public Defender’s Office may fill current and future positions from this vacancy announcement.  Please, no phone calls.

The Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Central District of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants, regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or age, are encouraged to apply.

Posted April 27, 2021

Civil Litigation Secretary

Location: Encino

Encino defense law firm seeks an experienced full time civil litigation secretary (5+ years) with great organizational, writing, listening and communication skills. 

Candidate will be responsible for drafting, transcribing, filing/serving of litigation documents and correspondence, in addition to various legal administrative tasks.

Successful candidates must also have the ability to prioritize effectively, and track litigation deadlines.  Must be proficient with MS Word, iManage and Outlook.

Interested candidates please e-mail resume to info@nemecek-cole.com

Posted April 16, 2021

Legal Assistant/Secretary

Location: North Hollywood

A small criminal defense firm in North Hollywood is looking for an assistant who knowns CLIO to help with scheduling, filing, calendaring,  etc.  (My son is 3 now and I need help because of increased mommy duties and home school.)

Contact Sherry Cross, Esq. at sccrosslaw@gmail.com or (310) 990-3639 (Cell) for more information.