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

Ongoing 2020
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): Criminal Defense Attorney - Immigration Specialist-Bilingual (English/Spanish) (8/28). To view the complete position details, or other legal positions, and apply online, visit us at www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or phone HR at 707-565-8059.

8-11-20
JOB #1
POSITION: Litigation Attorney
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: Recruiting a California admitted attorney. This is an opportunity to work on a broad range of dynamic and complex cases, including a high degree of client contact and court experience early on. This opportunity features broad-based litigation cases, and specialized matters including: Business and commercial litigation. Construction defect litigation. Real property disputes. Employment litigation, including wage, hour and PAGA litigation. Contract disputes, and other civil litigation matters. Responsibilities: Drafting and preparing pleadings, motions and other litigation documents. Managing discovery and working on all aspects of pretrial to trial. Conducting legal research and writing. Offering a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefit package including: Paid vacation leave. Paid sick leave. Professional development allowances. Medical, vision and dental insurance. 401k. Paid time for community involvement. Telecommuting. To apply you will need a cover letter, resume, three references and writing sample.

8-11-20
JOB #1
POSITION: Legal Administrative Assistant
LOCATION: Ukiah
SALARY: $20/hr.DOE to start
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: Legal secretarial and accounting/bookkeeping experience not required but helpful. Responsibilities: Complete administrative duties such as making copies, answering and directing phone calls, calendar management, and greeting clients; Clerical duties such as responding to emails and preparing documents, including office correspondence and memos; Court filings; Scanning client documents and maintaining/management/organization of electronic files; Proficient with Dropbox, Docusign, excel, word and other similar programs; Support staff to attorney and paralegal; Correspond with counsel, court and clients; Manage legal documentation and correspondence in strict confidence; Assisting with accounting and billing; receive payments (both in person and via Square). Experience: Two-year degree (minimum). Minimum 5 years working experience as an administrative assistant. Experience in estate planning, probate, trust administration, real estate law and business preferred. Knowledge of DropBox, DocuSign, Excel, Word, Square. Knowledge and extensive use of MS Office. Candidate will be required to provide a writing sample based on a hypothetical scenario, written during interview. References will be contacted.

7-13-20
JOB #14039-2
POSITION: Paralegal
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $65k-$70k/yr. DOE
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: Will mainly support the construction defect, complex litigation and insurance defense practice. Duties: Prepares legal documents, filings, and general correspondence with accuracy and precision. Propounds and responds to discovery. Efficiently handles case management order compliance. Responsible for e-filing with State and Federal Court Systems. Prepare cases for depositions, mediations and trials. Supports Attorney (s) in the preparation of legal arguments, applications, declarations and motions. Drafts responses to discovery, such as interrogatories and requests for production. Drafts discovery requests to opposing parties. Qualifications: Paralegal certification required. 5+ years litigation paralegal experience preferred. Construction litigation experience a plus. Knowledge of State and Federal court filings, including E-filings and remote filings within State and Federal Courts. Experience interacting with court clerks and attorney services. Must be proactive and have strong organizational skills including exceptional attention to detail, ability to prioritize and excellent follow-through. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written; and ability to write and speak professionally. Extensive knowledge of court rules. Strong proficiency with computer programs: MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe. They pay 100% for employee health benefits

7-9-20
JOB #27814
POSITION: Legal Secretary
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: Seeking a legal secretary with at least 3 years of litigation experience, in-depth knowledge of court rules, and experience with calendar/docketing. Excellent attention to detail, a strong work ethic, good written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment essential. Strong organizational and problem solving skills required, as well as advance proficiency in Microsoft and Adobe applications. Collegial atmosphere, competitive salary and benefit package offered. Please submit resume and cover letter.

7-9-20
JOB #1
POSITION: Associate Attorney
LOCATION: Tulare
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: Looking to hire a full-time Associate Attorney. We are looking for a recent graduate who has passed the bar, or someone with 1 to 5 years of experience. We are a general practice firm. Interested applicants should send a resume and writing sample.