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 September 22, 2020

I have the following positions open:

  1. Mid-Senior Litigation desk in Santa Monica paying top dollar

  2. Jr. Litigation Secretary - 2-5 years ideal - West Los Angeles

  3. Litigation Secretary - Century City - offer pending 

  4. Executive Secretary for Westside Law firm - temp-hire - Corporate or Litigation experience is OK! 

 

Contact Jennifer Marcinkowski, Executive Vice President, Marcum Search LLP
2049 Century Park East, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90067
jennifer.marcinkowski@marcumsearch.com
310-432-7537 (w)
310-938-6682 (c)

Posted August 20, 2020

Legal Assistant

Location: Camarillo

A growing law firm is looking for a Legal Assistant to work directly with two attorneys who represent clients involved in lawsuits between businesses as well as disputes involving wills, trusts, and financial elder abuse.  This is a full-time position located in the firm's Camarillo office.


The firm also represents clients in connection with their will, trusts, and tax planning as well as negotiating real estate and a range of business transactions.  We offer a professional and friendly environment and seek to provide the finest representation to our clients.


This position involves a combination of legal assistant duties and more general administrative responsibilities. 

 

Specific tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Calendaring and managing schedules;

  • Assisting with federal and state court filings;

  • Assisting in the preparation of certain lawsuit related documents and forms;

  • Communicating and corresponding with clients and potential clients, both in writing and over the phone; and

  • Processing and handling monthly billing.


This position can involve some travel to the firm's main office in Calabasas for training and ongoing staff meetings that take place approximately once a month.


Litigation-related experience is preferred, but not required.  Likewise, a bachelor's degree and two years of office administration experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred, but not required.


If you are interested in this position, please provide the following:
1) A description of why you are interested in this position;
2) A brief description of the extent of your experience handling the administrative and legal responsibilities as described above;
3) Your resume; and
4) Salary expectations.

 

Job Type: Full-time
CONTACT: Dien T. Le, Litigation Attorney
Probate and Trust Litigation
Business and Employment Litigation
THE ALVAREZ FIRM, A Law Corporation
760 Paseo Camarillo, Suite 315, Camarillo, CA 93010
Tel: 805.823.4200; Fax: 805.246.1582
E-mail: dle@alvarezfirm.com

Posted August 20, 2020

Litigation Paralegal / Secretary

Location: Beverly Hills

DIRECT HIRE BY LAW FIRM ( Not a recruiter)

Litigation Paralegal / Secretary (business litigation) for law firm.  Must be able to assist attorney with writing, editing and proofreading.  Detail, strong grammar skills and accuracy are needed for this position.

This is a direct hire position, not a recruiter.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

5 years of experience in the Los Angeles area and at least 2 plus years at a prior law firm within the last 5 years.  Computer skills also required.  Must have familiarity with Federal Court rules.

  • Draft correspondence.

  • Draft pleadings emphasis of business disputes.

  • Draft Motions and collate evidence in support of Motion

  • Must know how to competently

  • Correspond with counsel, attorney service court and clients.

  • Assist with accounting and billing.

  • Implement and improve upon administrative processes for more efficient workflow.

  • Transcription skills also a must.

 

OTHER SKILLS NEEDED

Other job requirements advanced skills in Word Perfect, Word 2016 and Outlook.  Must know how to prepare table of contents and table of authorities.  Skilled in E-filing.

 

BENEFITS

Benefits include 401k and Health Insurance.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $75,000.00 per year

 

 

Maurice Wainer

Snipper, Wainer & Markoff

232 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5302

(310) 550-5770   mrwainer@swmfirm.com

Posted August 4, 2020

Part-time Paralegal

Location: Encino

We are looking for someone mature with a minimum of 5 years experience in P.I. plaintiff litigation.  Someone knowledgeable as to the rules and procedures of litigation who can write well and be able to interact with clients and defense attorneys.  The pay would be hourly on an as-needed basis.  Some weeks may require more hours than others. 

 

Law Office of Alan Kessler, 15760 Ventura Blvd., 16th Floor, Encino, CA 91436.

 

Please phone office manager Joan Kessler - Cell: (310) 245-8771

Posted August 3, 2020

Legal Assistant

Location: Remote (Downtown Los Angeles)

Our Los Angeles, California boutique business, employment and real estate litigation law firm is seeking a legal assistant with at least three years of experience handling litigation matters in California to join our team.

 

The ideal candidate would have the following skills and experience:

 

  • At least three years of experience as a legal assistant handling litigation matters in California.  Prior experience must include preparing, formatting, and serving pleadings, motions, notices, discovery, and meet and confer correspondence and filing documents in state court.  Qualified candidates will also be able to schedule hearings, depositions and other proceedings; manage the firm calendar; and handle similar administrative work.         

  • Well-versed in Word, Excel, Adobe PDF, and Outlook.

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Strong attention to detail, organizational abilities, writing abilities, communication skills.

  • Great attitude and professional demeanor.

 

This is a an hourly position with competitive benefits, including medical insurance, retirement contributions and paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.  Overtime is not expected, but may occasionally be required to handle business demands.  We have a collegial team atmosphere.  The position is currently remote but could transition to working from our DTLA office when it re-opens.

 

*Please complete the skills tests with this application. Applicants who do not submit the skills test will not be considered for the position.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $25.00 per hour

 

Please apply here:

https://www.indeed.com/job/legal-assistantsecretary-e81a17144208b863

 

Applications accepted until September 1, 2020.

Danielle Eanet, Esq.

EANET, PC | 550 S. Hope Street, Suite 750 | Los Angeles, CA 90071

T: (310) 775-2495│F: (310) 593-2589

Danielle@eanetpc.com

Posted July 21, 2020

Legal Assistant

Location: Los Angeles or Santa Ana

Deadline: August 14, 2020

The Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Central District of California is accepting applications for a full-time legal assistant position stationed in Los Angeles or Santa Ana, California.  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 non-capital 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.  The ideal candidate will 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.  A high level of computer literacy is required, and applicants must be able to organize work and set priorities to meet critical deadlines.  The ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish is preferred, but not required.  A background investigation is required as a condition of employment.  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
.


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 and analytical skills; be able to work independently and take initiative; and work well in teams.

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, Interim Federal Public Defender, at employment@fpdcdca.org with the subject line: LEGAL ASSISTANT APPLICATION.  All application materials must be received by August 14, 2020.  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 June 27, 2020

Collections Paralegal

Location: Working Remotely

The primary task of the Collections Paralegal is to assist the attorney in effectuating recovery of outstanding balances and/or  assets of prejudgment and post-judgment creditor clients.  Although collections law is its own specialty, it also encompasses  many different areas of the law.  Other areas of law relevant to a collections law practice include, but are not limited to: contract,  commercial, finance, and litigation.  The ideal candidate will be able to complete the majority of the following tasks with little to  no direct guidance from the attorney, except review:

  1. Review and set up all claims within office database (computerized or manual).  Review includes determining claim amount, creditors, term of delinquency, subject of claim, signatories, etc.

  2. Review and analyze all documentation: notices, invoices, correspondence between debtor and creditor, promissory notes, security agreements, personal guarantees, etc.

  3. Establish through Secretary of State whether debtor is a corporation or other such corporate entity, a d/b/a/, or an individual.

  4. Calculate prejudgment interest.

  5. Draft correspondence acknowledging claim to the forwarder/creditor.

  6. Draft, for attorney review, demand letter for payment appropriate to the type of debtor.

  7. Assist, if directed by attorney, in negotiating, mediating and settling the matter, if possible.

  8. Verify place of service. Identify desirable jurisdiction (county court or district court).

  9. Draft complaint(s) for attorney review, e.g.. open account, promissory note, special area.

  10. Draft summons and all related documents to serve with summons and complaint, for attorney review.  (Verify court rules to determine what is required to be served with lawsuit).

  11. Complete filing and service of complaint,

  12. Set trial dates and manage attorney's docket.

  13. Schedule depositions as needed.

  14. Schedule creditor's examinations as necessary.

  15. Draft motion for judgment or motion for default judgment and affidavit as appropriate for attorney review.

  16. Prepare documents required for entry of judgment.

  17. Calculate attorney's fees and costs for judgment amount.

  18. Pretrial procedures such as:

       a. Draft, for attorney review, and serve notice of intent to file lien statement;

       b. Inventory and maintain insurance and storage items seized in attachments;

       c. Obtain attachment bond; and

       d. Draft attachment forms for attorney review.

19. Post-Judgment procedures such as:

       a. File and serve all required documents under attorney direction or prepare for return date appearance.

       b. Calculate post-judgment interest.

       c. Draft bill of costs and arrange for filing and hearing, if necessary.

       d. Conduct and direct any asset search either in-house or outsourced.

       e. Conduct required skip tracing and/or job verification.

       f. Prepare motion for and schedule discovery.

       g. Assist attorney in drafting and service of discovery.

       h. Obtain Transcript of Judgment and record in appropriate county.

20. Prepare and conduct execution against personal and real property, under attorney direction.

21. Arrange for issuance and sheriff bonds for execution.

22. Draft, for attorney review, and file claims in connection with Public Works and the Miller Act.

23. Draft, for attorney review, and file full and final settlement agreements, stipulations, and verbal commitments to pay.

24. Judgment: Draft appropriate documents, for attorney review, and arrange for service, e.g., satisfaction of judgment, partial
      satisfaction of judgment, motion for revival of judgment, order to show cause for revival, revival of judgment.

25. Garnishment:

       a. Draft garnishment forms for attorney review and serve, file return of service with court;

       b. Document garnishment service, payments, etc.;

       c. Draft, for attorney review, and serve travers; and

       d. Draft various motions, for attorney review.

26. Matters resulting in bankruptcy: a. Draft proofs of claim for attorney review; and b. Retrieve notice of bankruptcy.

27. Foreign Judgments: a. Draft underlying documents for attorney review; and b. Filing and service of documents.

 

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour

 

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Parental Leave

  • Tuition Reimbursement

 

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

 

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus Pay

 

Experience:

  • California Collections: 3 years (Required)

  • California Litigation: 3 years (Required)

 

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

 

Work Location:

  • One location

  • Fully Remote

 

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

  • Only full-time employees eligible

 

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

 

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR RESUME TO:  Dgreenbaum@greenbaumlawfirm.com