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The following openings were listed with Empire College School of Law on the dates indicated.

Ongoing 2019
JOB #-
POSITION: Ongoing Legal positions with Sonoma County Human Resources Department
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $see county website
HOURS: FT and PT
DESCRIPTION: Current positions include: (apply by date): Probation Senior Legal Processor (Continuous) To view the complete position details, or other administrative positions, and apply online, visit us at www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or phone HR at 707-565-8059.

5-17-19
JOB #-27375
POSITION: Paralegal
LOCATION: Napa
SALARY: $75k-$80k/yr. DOE
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: Direct Hire position. Responsible for supporting multiple attorneys in respect to Probate and Trust Administration. Requires superior attention to detail and organizational skills. Responsibilities: meeting and communicating professionally with clients, sending required notices, collecting asset information and assisting with appraisals, reviewing estate planning documents, creating asset allocation agreements, and other tasks required to complete trust administrations in an efficient and timely manner. Requires previous experience as a Paralegal. Must be tech-savvy and able to work both independently and as part of a team. This is a full-time position with flexibility for overtime as needed. REQUIREMENTS: BS/BA degree or equivalent experience; Paralegal certificate preferred. Minimum five (5) years experience as a Paralegal in Trust Administration; experience with Trust Accounting a plus. Ability to prioritize, coordinate and handle multiple projects to meet deadlines. Strong word processing skills with experience with Microsoft Office, ProLaw, HotDocs, MindMap, etc.

5-15-19
JOB #-27757
POSITION: Probate Examiner
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $29.45-$36.06 DOE.
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: CLOSING DATE: 05/24/19 11:59 PM. Under general direction, a Probate Examiner reviews files and documents in pending probate matters set for hearing in court, verifying proper form and content; to ensure that probate documents comply with procedural requirements, requisite statutes, court rules, and court policies; to prepare analyses and reviews for judicial officers; to work with attorneys and petitioners to resolve problems; and to do related work as required. Educational and Experience: A BA or BS from an accredited educational institution and a minimum of two years' employment experience with one or more of the following employers: A Court, A public or private law office; or A public administrator, public guardian, public conservator, or private, professional fiduciary; or A paralegal certificate or an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited educational institution and a minimum of a total of four years' employment experience with one or more of the employers listed above;

5-7-19
JOB #-5
POSITION: Family Law Associate Attorney
LOCATION: Napa
SALARY: $DOE.
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: A family law associate attorney licensed in California with (ideally) at least 4 years of recent and significant California family law experience to work in our Napa office to expand and handle our Napa county caseload; Detail oriented "people person" with exceptional writing skills and the ability to use technology and systematic processes to manage a steady caseload. Must be open to working within non-traditional service models in order to meet the changing demands of the consumer legal marketplace. Innovation is appreciated. You must be happy to help high-net worth clients as well as those of modest means. satisfactory driving record, vehicle insurance (at least CA minimum coverage), and reliable transportation; timeliness--we typically work Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Must be willing to undergo a background check. We are unpretentious legal professionals providing fierce and intelligent advocacy for our clients. We strive to improve clients lives during and after their legal journey with us. Our long-standing involvement in our communities and profession allow us to offer unparalleled advice and resources to clients.

5-7-19
JOB #-4
POSITION: Family Law Associate Attorney
LOCATION: Ukiah
SALARY: $DOE.
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: A family law associate attorney licensed in California with 0 to 3 years of family law experience to work in our Ukiah office to assist and be mentored by our current (3/4 time) Ukiah attorney with our Mendocino and Lake County caseloads; Detail oriented "people person" with exceptional writing skills and the ability to use technology and systematic processes to manage a steady caseload. Must be open to working within non-traditional service models in order to meet the changing demands of the consumer legal marketplace. Innovation is appreciated. You must be happy to help high-net worth clients as well as those of modest means. satisfactory driving record, vehicle insurance (at least CA minimum coverage), and reliable transportation; timeliness--we typically work Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Must be willing to undergo a background check. We are unpretentious legal professionals providing fierce and intelligent advocacy for our clients. We strive to improve clients lives during and after their legal journey with us. Our long-standing involvement in our communities and profession allow us to offer unparalleled advice and resources to clients.

5-3-19
JOB #-7
POSITION: Legal Assistant
LOCATION: San Rafael
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: FT can be flexible
DESCRIPTION: Upbeat law firm in San Rafael is hiring. Job duties include, but are not limited to: general administrative tasks, transcription and working closely with our legal team. Previous scheduling/calendaring, multi-line phone system and law firm experience beneficial, but not required. Close to transit. Great starting hourly rate with review and expected raise in 90 days. Full time benefits include medical, 401(k) and potential bonuses. We have full time availability, however for the right candidate, we are willing to work with a student's schedule to allow for part time.

5-2-19
JOB #-1
POSITION: Legal Customer Support Specialist
LOCATION: Petaluma
SALARY: $25/hr.
HOURS: F/T
DESCRIPTION: Looking for someone that is reliable, learns quickly and can multitask. Enjoys helping people and are graceful under pressure. Want to be part of a team that is challenged daily. Communication, both written and oral, are well above average. Have worked in a corporate environment in the past and understand what it means to be professional. Are coachable and look for ways to improve yourself, your team and your company. Understand that the key to taking care of customers is being empathetic and having active listening skills. Duties: Assist customers in resolving issues on the phone, over email and chat. Maintain accurate, detailed and concise customer contact records. Forward appropriate issues to cross functional departments for action and follow up with the customer. Be accountable for your own learning and contribute to the gathering of information for the department. Requirements: Legal industry knowledge and experience is very helpful. Previous customer contact experience, preferably in a corporate environment. Email and chat experience a plus. Experience in SalesForce / ServiceCloud a plus. Stable work history over the past 5 years.

5-1-19
JOB #-2
POSITION: Legal Student Assistant
LOCATION: Rohnert Park
SALARY: $17-$20/hr. DOE
HOURS: Part time
DESCRIPTION: This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefited; student position through University Enterprises Inc. Work Schedule Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Flexible. Final schedule to be determined between supervisor & student. Must be at least a second year law student attending classes during the regular term (Fall, Spring and Winter, if applicable) Graduate students must be enrolled at a minimum in four semester units or six quarter units. Duties: Conduct legal research. Create legal documents such as trial brief support and position statements. Assist with subpoena processing. Assist with legal project work such as gathering data and compiling research. Job shadowing attorneys to observe chamber discussions and open-court proceedings. Assist with depositions, such as setting calendars, reviewing evidence, summarizing medical records, and summarizing deposition transcripts. Conduct research related to liens, research electronic claims files for documents related to Medical Provider Network compliance, Utilization Review denials, and pre-lien conferences. Prepare the Pre-Trial Conference Statement (lien). Assist with mandatory settlement conference preparation by drafting pre-trial conference statements and exhibit lists, prepare objections per attorney instructions, and prepare summaries of evidence. Prepare trial exhibits, contact and interview witnesses, assist attorneys with meetings and trial preparation. Review and identify Utilization Review denials, requests for authorization from providers, correspondences, and medical records to determine compliance with statutory regulations related to expedited hearing preparation.

4-30-19
JOB #-27059
POSITION: Legal Assistant/Paralegal
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $DOE.
HOURS: F/T
DESCRIPTION: Need experienced, full time legal assistant/paralegal for board certified family law specialist. Pay and benefits commensurate with experience.

4-30-19
JOB #-2
POSITION: Legal Secretary
LOCATION: San Rafael
SALARY: $High 50's to low 60's/yr. DOE.
HOURS: F/T
DESCRIPTION: An AV rated ten attorney law firm in downtown San Rafael is looking for a legal secretary with strong civil litigation skills and experience. DUTIES: Assisting attorneys in preparing pleadings, discovery and correspondence; Proficiency in Outlook, MS Word and standard red-lining, and spreadsheet software; Filing, calendaring and serving pleadings in compliance with local rules; Proficiency with federal ECF e-filing and state e-filing & service; Maintaining paper and electronic case files and e-mail; Interfacing with various vendors for service of process, remote filing and large copy projects; QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of three years civil litigation legal secretary or paralegal experience; Detail oriented in preparing, spell-checking and proofreading documents; Ability to communicate in a professional and respectful manner via phone and e-mail; Ability to anticipate and solve problems independently.

4-29-19
JOB #-27368
POSITION: Junior Litigation Secretary
LOCATION: San Rafael
SALARY: $22+/hr. DOE.
HOURS: F/T
DESCRIPTION: FT but POSSIBLY open to flexible hours. Well established, fast paced civil litigation firm located in northern San Rafael is seeking a Junior Litigation Secretary. They will train for the right candidate. Excellent communication skills, experience and efficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel are required. Firm handles a variety of civil litigation, ranging from personal injury to probate but specializing in surety bond defense. The ideal candidate is to be able to multi-task, prioritize tasks, be detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently. Previous office experience is required but experience in a law firm is preferred. Responsibilities: opening files, preparation and/or finalizing pleadings, serving and filing documents with the courts, calendaring deadlines, maintaining case files, drafting judicial council forms, correspondence, time entry, billing.

4-26-19
JOB #-2
POSITION: Legal Assistant/Paralegal
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $20-$25/hr. DOE.
HOURS: P/T 10-20hrs.
DESCRIPTION: PT 10-20 hrs. Legal Assistant/ Paralegal for a firm that mainly handles medical malpractice and elder abuse. You will be mainly helping with discovery paperwork and providing some backup to the attorneys assistant. Willing to train and bilingual candidates are desirable.

4-25-19
JOB #-2
POSITION: Legal Assistant/Paralegal
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $20/hr. DOE.
HOURS: P/T 16 to 20hrs.
DESCRIPTION: PT hours 16 to 20 hours a week flexible on dates and times. Looking for a legal assistant/paralegal beginning in a part-time position that possibly may work into a full-time position for a one attorney civil litigation office located in Santa Rosa. The job would include answering phones, processing new intakes, medical records requests, management of incoming medical records, and discovery responses. Would be an extra plus if the applicant has Apple Mac computer experience.

4-19-19
JOB #-27107
POSITION: Legal Assistant
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $21-$25/hr. DOE.
HOURS: F/T
DESCRIPTION: Busy Santa Rosa criminal defense attorney / law office searching for a legal assistant, ideally is bilingual in Spanish. Candidates who are not bilingual are also welcome to apply. Previous criminal law or other law office experience is required. Have a general knowledge of legal terminology, general legal practices/procedures and general office operations. DUTIES: Communicate with clients, attorneys, law enforcement representatives, incarcerated individuals or their family members, and staff in a personal manner. Enter billing and expense data in a timely manner; accept payments from clients. Calendar / schedule court appearances, client meetings, motion filing deadlines, and other important matters. Draft / edit legal motions, letters and other legal documents and forms. Scan, redact and organize police reports and other case file documents. Correspond and process discovery with police agencies and other legal entities, including Superior Court staff and DMV. Organize case files and maintain documents related to each case and client file. File legal documents at the courthouse and pick up discovery and evidence from various police agencies. Qualifications: Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Maintain professionalism at all times in client interactions and phone calls. Have experience using MS Word, Outlook, and Timeslips. Own reliable vehicle and possess a valid California Drivers License. Pass background check

4-19-19
JOB #-26950
POSITION: Family Law Attorney
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $74K+/yr. DOE.
HOURS: F/T
DESCRIPTION: Local law firm is adding to their growing Family Law Practice and is seeking a family law attorney with active California State Bar license. Civil Litigation experience or a willingness to learn Civil Litigation is a plus Willing to train enthusiastic entry level attorney. Please submit: Resume (no writing samples at this time please). Availability. Salary Requirement

4-17-19
JOB #-1
POSITION: Associate Attorney
LOCATION: Bakersfield
SALARY: $DOE.
HOURS: F/T
DESCRIPTION: Small, congenial law firm with emphasis on public agency representation, water law, and general civil matters and litigation seeks attorney with 1-5 years experience. Competitive salary and benefits. Some litigation background desirable. Send resume, with writing sample

3-28-19
JOB #-1
POSITION: In House Counsel
LOCATION: Petaluma
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: Primary responsibility is to provide litigation support and legal collections for the Legal Department, as well as general legal research and advice to the Company. Duties: Prepare court pleadings and motions, legal documents and legal correspondence. Attend court and administrative hearings, conferences and trials. Engage in legal collection efforts, pre and post litigation. Perform legal research and provide legal advice as directed to the Company on collection and compliance matters. Draft, review and revise collection and compliance related documents, including collection notices, policies and procedures. QUALIFICATIONS: J.D. from an accredited law school. B.A. or B.S. from an accredited college or university. SKILLS: Litigation, collections, or other relevant legal experience preferred, not required. Superior writing and verbal skills, detail oriented and organized, computer skills. LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE JOB: Licensed and active member of the California State Bar, in good standing. Drivers license (for Court appearances)