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 April 9, 2021

Legal Secretary

Location: Burbank

Position opens on Monday, April 12th and closes on Friday, April 23rd; and the salary range is $4,095 - $5,645 per month depending on the experience of the applicant.

The City of Burbank, a thriving community in southern California’s world-class media center, is a great place to live and an even better place to work.  We have an outstanding opportunity available for a qualified individual to perform confidential and complex professional clerical work in the office of the City Attorney.

 

Responsibilities include preparing legal forms and documents from general instructions; maintaining calendars; filing correspondence and legal documents; keeping abreast of legislation affecting legal procedures and City organization and procedures; comparing legal references dictated with reference books to ensure accuracy of citations; assisting in maintenance of office files; preparing misdemeanor complaints, criminal subpoenas, and other criminal-related correspondence; referring callers and visitors to appropriate attorney, department, or outside agency; preparing routine letters and memoranda; processing invoices for payment; and answering incoming calls as assigned.

 

Requires high school graduation or equivalent and two years recent responsible legal secretary experience including use of computers, word processing software, and data entry programs.  NOTE:  Graduation from an accredited legal secretary school may be substituted for one year of the required legal secretary experience.  A typing certificate from a verifiable agency and dated within the last year indicating the ability to type or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance is required at time of application.  The selected candidate will also possess knowledge of English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; basic arithmetic and accounting procedures; legal procedures, terminology and documents, modern law office methods, procedures, and equipment; skill in calendaring; filing methods; proof reading; the operation of modern office equipment; current computer software and their applications; and the ability to organize and maintain record keeping systems; prepare legal documents from general instructions; efficiently operate a variety of office equipment, including a computer and a variety of software; work independently and exercise judgment and initiative in performing duties; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.

 

We offer a starting salary of  $4,095 - $5,645 per month ($23.62 - $32.57/hr) plus superb benefits including a City-contributed retirement plan.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City of Burbank application.  In addition, a Supplemental Questionnaire must also be submitted.  Please apply online at: www.burbankca.gov/jobs.  If you have a disability and need an accommodation with submitting your employment application online, please contact Human Resources at (818) 238-5021.  Completed application and Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 23, 2021.  The City of Burbank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted March 29, 2021

Litigation Secretary

Location: Irvine / Downtown Los Angeles / Century City / Ontario

HERS Advisors is recruiting for several great firms seeking to hire permanent REMOTE Litigation Secretaries due to firm growth. 

 

These firms are prominent and reputable large national and international AMLAW100 and 200 firms in Irvine, Downtown LA, Century City and Ontario offering salaries up to $85-92k in addition to excellent benefits, annual bonuses and “great place to work” firm cultures with low attrition and positive work-life balance.  If interested, questions or referrals, please do not hesitate to email or call. 

 

Happy to share additional details regarding these opportunities. Did we mention they are REMOTE?!  HERS looks forward to representing you in your search to advance your career to the next level.

 

Contact Deirdre Hudson, Principal/Co-Founder (She/Her/HERS) at (310) 709-9619 (direct) or email dhudson@hersadvisors.com 

Posted March 29, 2021

Legal Secretary

Location: Downtown Los Angeles

The Los Angeles office of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP 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.

 

Interested candidates should contact Annette Davis, Workflow Manager at annette.davis@wilsonelser.com 

Posted March 22, 2021

Civil Litigation Secretary

Location: Pasadena

The Pasadena law firm of Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah, Inc. 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, track litigation deadlines, provide deadlines to docketing and confirm deadlines are docketed correctly. 

 

Must be proficient with MS Word, iManage and Outlook.  Calendaring experience with Compulaw preferred, but not required.

 

Interested candidates please e-mail resume and cover letter to gamboa@huntortmann.com

Posted March 17, 2021

Legal Practice Assistant

Location: Los Angeles

Position Summary:

The Los Angeles office of Ogletree Deakins has an opportunity for an experienced Legal Practice Assistant to join the firm’s expanding practice.  On a day-to-day basis, works under the direction of attorneys to whom the Practice Assistant is assigned.  Under general supervision, supports the delivery of quality legal services to clients by providing secretarial and administrative assistance to attorneys, performing complex and specialized secretarial and clerical tasks, and working collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment.  This position supports multiple attorneys as primary assignments and also provides back-up secretarial assistance to others as assigned.  May also provide back-up to receptionist as necessary.

 

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience as a litigation practice assistant or legal secretary.

  • Must have in-depth knowledge of federal and local rules.

  • Accurate typing of at least 70 words per minute.

  • Strong computer proficiency in the use of MS Office, document management, e-filing and database software.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Superior organizational skills including filing, calendaring, and proofreading.

 

Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters for this position.

 

Benefits:

Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, a 401(k) matching program, Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Health Savings Account /Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video), Tuition Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program.

 

Contact Information:

To apply for this position, please submit your application HERE.  Applications via e-mail will not be considered.

 

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please reach out to Brittney Padilla at brittney.padilla@ogletree.com  with “LA Practice Assistant” in the subject line.

 

To learn more about Ogletree Deakins and to keep up to date with all of our opportunities, follow us on Twitter @JobsAtOgletree and visit our LinkedIn Company Page.

Posted March 11, 2021

Civil Litigation Legal Secretary

Location: Encino

Fast paced Employment Law Defense firm seeking experienced Civil Litigation Legal Secretary/Assistant. Great benefits, friendly team-oriented atmosphere with room for growth.


Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years Legal Secretary/Assistant experience to support 3 attorneys.

  • Recent Civil Litigation Legal Secretary experience a must

  • Strong knowledge of State and Federal Court rules

  • Proficient in e-Filing and the ever-changing Court Rules

  • Proficient in formatting letters, legal documents, motions, discovery shells, notice of deposition (personal appearance as well as for business records), CMC Statements, bookmarking, TOA, TOC, etc.

  • Experienced with large document production organization, redaction, etc.

  • Proficient in calendaring civil litigation law in motion, discovery etc.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Must be a team player and be able to maintain your own case files

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

  • Other software applications include - Form Builder (fka Legal Solutions), Abacus, PDF editor, CA Jury Instruction Selector

 

Our professional staff plays an important role in the Firm's continued growth and success.  We offer competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, and a collaborative, friendly firm environment.


Job Type:  Full-time, permanent position to work on-site in the office during regular business hours with the ability to work remotely should the occasion require doing so.  PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE SEEKING TEMPORARY OR PART-TIME POSITION.

Starting Salary, Hours & Benefits:

  • Salary DOE

  • The employer pays 100% of employees' insurance benefits, medical, dental, vision (several policies to choose from)

  • 401k Profit-Sharing Plan

  • 10 Paid holidays, vacation time, sick time

  • Paid secured parking

  • Life and Short-Term Disability Insurance, etc.

  • Hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

COVID-19 precautions

  • Remote interview process

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Virtual meetings

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place.  Temperature checks required for all employees prior to commencing work.  Temperature checks are required for all visitors.  Visitors are kept to a minimum.  Must follow signs and postings w/in the office; PPE is also available.

 

For Consideration, please forward your resume and salary requirements to Cheri Casella.

Cheri Casella, Office Manager, Landegger Rivas Verano & Davis, ALC, 15760 Ventura Blvd., Suite 1200, Encino, CA 91436

Main: 818.986.7561 ext. 104, Email: cheri@landeggeresq.com   Website: www.landeggeresq.com

Posted March 11, 2021

Litigation Paralegal

Location: Encino

Qualifications:
Seeking a highly skilled Paralegal with solid math and Excel skills for heavy wage and hour Class Action litigation.  The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years Paralegal experience, will be well organized, pay attention to detail, possess the ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines on time.  Other work performed may also include drafting settlement agreements, deposition summaries, document and evidence handling, heavy discovery document production.  Knowledge of wage and hour claims, penalties and damages to perform analysis is a definite PLUS.


• Qualify Intermediate proficiency in Excel.


Team oriented hands-on workplace, friendly environment.  Our professional staff plays an important role in the Firm's continued growth and success and offers a collaborative, friendly working environment.


Job Type:  Full-time, permanent position to work on-site in the office during regular business hours with the ability to work remotely should the occasion require doing so.  PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE SEEKING TEMPORARY OR PART-TIME POSITION.

Starting Salary, Hours & Benefits:

Salary DOE

The employer pays 100% of employees' insurance benefits, medical, dental, vision (several policies to choose from)

401k Profit-Sharing Plan

10 Paid holidays, vacation time, sick time

Paid secured parking

Life and Short-Term Disability Insurance, etc.

Hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


COVID-19 precautions

Remote interview process

Personal protective equipment provided or required

Temperature screenings

Social distancing guidelines in place

Virtual meetings

Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place.  Temperature checks required for all employees prior to commencing work.  Temperature checks are required for all visitors.  Visitors are kept to a minimum.  Must follow signs and postings w/in the office; PPE is also available.

 

For Consideration, please forward your resume and salary requirements to Cheri Casella.

Cheri Casella, Office Manager, Landegger Rivas Verano & Davis, ALC, 15760 Ventura Blvd., Suite 1200, Encino, CA 91436

Main: 818.986.7561 ext. 104, Email: cheri@landeggeresq.com   Website: www.landeggeresq.com

Posted March 11, 2021

Litigation Associate

Location: Encino

AV-rated Employment Law Defense Firm seeking highly skilled candidate with 3 - 5 years litigation experience for Litigation Associate Position.


Ideal candidate with handle cases on behalf of employer clients in employment law claims under general supervision.


Litigation experience a must.


Employment Law, Wage and Hour or Class Action experience a plus.


For consideration, submit your resume, writing sample, and salary requirements.  All must be submitted for serious consideration.


Immediate opening, competitive compensation, and benefits package offered.  No phone calls, please.


Job Type:  Full-time, permanent position to work on-site in the office during regular business hours with the ability to work remotely should the occasion require doing so.  PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE SEEKING TEMPORARY OR PART-TIME POSITION.

Starting Salary, Hours & Benefits:

Salary DOE

The employer pays 100% of employees' insurance benefits, medical, dental, vision (several policies to choose from)

401k Profit-Sharing Plan

10 Paid holidays, vacation time, sick time

Paid secured parking

Life and Short-Term Disability Insurance, etc.

Hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


COVID-19 precautions

Remote interview process

Personal protective equipment provided or required

Temperature screenings

Social distancing guidelines in place

Virtual meetings

Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place.  Temperature checks required for all employees prior to commencing work.  Temperature checks are required for all visitors.  Visitors are kept to a minimum.  Must follow signs and postings w/in the office; PPE is also available.

 

For Consideration, please forward your resume and salary requirements to Cheri Casella.

Cheri Casella, Office Manager, Landegger Rivas Verano & Davis, ALC, 15760 Ventura Blvd., Suite 1200, Encino, CA 91436Main: 818.986.7561 ext. 104, Email: cheri@landeggeresq.com   Website: www.landeggeresq.com

 

Posted March 5, 2021

Litigation Secretary

Location: Los Angeles, Century City, or Irvine

Litigation Secretary for International AMLAW100 firm (two openings) - salary up to $92k

 

Litigation Legal Secretary sought for growing, low-attrition AMLAW100 international law firm with “Best Place to Work” firm culture, compensation and benefits:

Experienced Litigation Legal Secretary sought for a currently remote opportunity within the downtown Los Angeles, Century City or Irvine office (open to candidate preference) of a reputable and growing national firm.  Ideal candidates will possess varied civil litigation and/or  business litigation expertise including electronic court filing (ECF/Pacer), litigation calendaring, document production, Outlook scheduling and executive administrative support.  Strong verbal and written communication is required in addition to proficiency in MS Office platforms including formatting legal documents including TOCs, TOAs and Styles.

If you have questions, referrals, or are interested in immediate and confidential consideration, please send your resume in MS Word to Deirdre Hudson, Principal/Co-Founder, Hers Advisors at dhudson@hersadvisors.com

 

Direct: 310.709.9619   www.hersadvisors.com

Posted February 20, 2021

Litigation Assistant (Secretary)

Location: Woodland Hills

Our firm (O'Hagan Meyer) is a small office in Woodland Hills and we are looking for a litigation assistant (secretary).  It’s a 7.5 hour day and remote work after training period until pandemic is passed. 

 

Tasks include both interpersonal responsibilities and administrative duties, and a well-rounded individual is most likely to succeed in the role.  Responsibilities include but aren’t limited to:

  • Drafting legal documents when requested, including subpoenas, motions, and summonses;

  • Filing case documents in an organized manner for easy access;

  • Communicating with potential clients or other attorney's offices via email, or over the phone;

  • Sending faxes and making copies of legal documents;

  • Preparing documents and case arguments for attorney use in court or in discovery;

  • Uploading and downloading documents for review;

  • Calendaring deadlines and ensuring attorneys are properly informed;

  • Proofreading documents to be sent out;

  • Attending regular meetings with team to ensure tasks are covered; and

  • Bates labelling and recording information from document productions.

 

A Legal Secretary must possess a mix of hard and soft skills in order to excel in the position.  Important skills include:

  • Organization is an essential talent in order to ensure that all deadlines are met;

  • Interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with clients, lawyers, and other law firms;

  • Written communication - must be able to write clearly and professionally;

  • Technological skills, especially basic computer literacy, are essential – we are a small law office with many technical challenges –software used includes but isn’t limited to: all court filing systems, word, excel, pdf, compulaw, outlook, chrome, remote desktop, drop box, and sharefile;

  • Strong ethics for working confidentially and independently;

  • Attention to detail is critical; and

  • Legal knowledge is a plus allows a candidate to aid their attorneys in a wider array of tasks.

 

If interested please respond directly to Angelina Allen-Rothwell at aallen-rothwell@ohaganmeyer.com

Posted February 12, 2021

Litigation Legal Secretary

Location: Irvine

Jackson Tidus is currently seeking a full-time legal secretary for a busy desk supporting partner level litigation attorneys, in its Irvine, CA office.

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Salary/Benefits:
Hourly compensation commensurate with experience
Comprehensive healthcare benefits
Company Paid Life, AD&D and Long-Term Disability Insurance
401(k) Plan

 

Interested candidate should submit a resume ASAP to Andrea Billeb, HR Manager (abilleb@jacksontidus.law) and indicate you were referred by Debby Tankersley, CCLS.

Posted February 6, 2021

Criminal Defense Assistant

Location: North Hollywood

My name is Sherry Cross.  I run a small criminal defense firm in North Hollywood.  My son is 3 now and I need help because of increased mommy duties and home school.  I am looking for an assistant who knowns CLIO to help with scheduling, filing, calendaring, etc.  I hope that you can put me in touch with a person who might be interested in the position.  Thank you very much. 

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

Posted February 5, 2021

Senior Legal Litigation Secretary

Location: Pasadena

Job Type: Hours 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

Discover your opportunity with AV Preeminent rated and Pasadena “Top Attorney” lawyers at Johnson & Rawi, PC.  We are a firm located in Pasadena specializing in civil litigation, healthcare law, business transaction cases, and regulatory and administrative board defense with 40+ years of combined experience.  We thrive on providing high-caliber and results-oriented solutions in a balanced work environment.  We are looking for someone ready to hit the ground running and to contribute to a fun and friendly office culture.


Requirements:

  • Mastery of California State court systems, including filing and hearing procedures and case deadlines consistent with state and local rules;

  • Expertise in preparing and editing court pleadings;

  • Expertise in handling and serving discovery related pleadings and documents;

  • Expertise in managing firm and attorney calendars;

  • Ability to prepare and maintain electronic case file system and hard copy files; 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;

  • Strong communication skills;

  • Detail-oriented and organized;

  • Flexible;

  • Resourceful;

  • Self-starter;

  • Passionate;

  • Provides backup support;

  • Familiarity with remote conferencing platforms (e.g., Zoom, GoToMeeting, etc.);

  • Word processing and proofreading;

  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Suite Applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Suite Applications (e.g., OCR conversion, redactions, bates stamping);

  • sic office and administrative management (e.g., copying, vendor communication, office supplies);

  • 3+ years of litigation experience.

 

Preferences:

  • Ability to conduct basic investigation (e.g., witness or judicial background searches, locating relevant litigation or business transaction forms, locating and obtaining relevant attorney resources);

  • Experience with document productions involving HIPAA protected information;

  • Prior experience in a large law firm environment;

  • 5+ years of litigation experience preferred;

Experience with corporate transactions preferred, but not necessary.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business.  We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.


Reasonable Accommodation
We are committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all applicants, including individuals with disabilities.  If you are an applicant with a disability, or are assisting an applicant with a disability, and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by email us at tsainz@ja-laws.com.  Include your contact information and specific details about your requested accommodation.