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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 Kern County Human Resources Department
LOCATION: Bakersfield
SALARY: $see county website
HOURS: FT and PT
DESCRIPTION: Current positions include: (apply by date): Child Support Attorney I/II/III/IV (Continous), Deputy District Attorney I/II/III/IV/V (Continous), Deputy Public Defender I/II/III/IV/V(Continous). To view the complete position details, or other legal positions, and apply online, visit us at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kernco or phone HR at (661) 868-3480.

Ongoing 2020
JOB #-
POSITION: Ongoing Legal positions with Mendocino County Human Resources Department
LOCATION: Ukiah
SALARY: $see county website
HOURS: FT and PT
DESCRIPTION: Current positions include: (apply by date): DEPUTY COUNTY COUNSEL II - IV (Continous). To view the complete position details, or other legal positions, and apply online, visit us at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mendocinoca or phone HR at 707-234-6600.

2-14-20
JOB #14147-1
POSITION: Part-Time Legal Assistant/Paralegal
LOCATION: Sebastopol
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: Part time
DESCRIPTION: A civil litigation and business law practice in Sebastopol is looking for a part time Legal Assistant/ Paralegal. It is a 10-20 hour per week commitment, salary commensurate with experience.

2-14-20
JOB #1
POSITION: Case Managers
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: Immigration Law Firm with an opportunity for qualified Case Managers with an interest in human rights and immigration matters to make a difference in the lives of immigrant families. Duties include but are not limited to assisting attorneys in preparation of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions (primarily family-based), applications for adjustment of status, asylum, U-visas, VAWA, SIJS, naturalization, and be involved with deportation cases. Excellent organizational, analytical, and prioritizing skills. Bachelors degree or Paralegal Certificate preferred. English and Spanish fluency is a must. Full Time. Competitive pay, and benefits. Positions available in Santa Rosa, Napa, and San Rafael.

2-13-20
JOB #13702-1
POSITION: Administrative Assistant
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: Up to $18/hr. DOE
HOURS: PT
DESCRIPTION: Hours: Flexible. 24-30 hours per week; must be between M-F 10:00am to 5:00 pm. Skills: Must be very proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, email, and with basic office equipment (computer, copy machine, fax/scan). Experience with excel and power point preferred. Duties: Efficient, fast learner that takes initiative and who is independently motivated. Multi-tasking is a must. Drafting detailed documents (using templates). Scheduling, calendaring, typing, calculating postage, mailing, filing, photo copying, client letters, client communication (e.g. scheduling calls, requesting missing information, and following up). Creating spread sheets and power point presentations. Legal experience a plus but not required. Other Requirements: 1 year commitment. Your own car. Parking is provided. To Apply: Please email your Resume, and Cover letter. In the cover letter, please explain why you want this position and why you are qualified.

2-13-20
JOB #1
POSITION: Paralegal
LOCATION: Remote/ San Francisco
SALARY: Up to $20/hr.
HOURS: FT, 1099
DESCRIPTION: Looking for a person for a 1099/Independent contractor paralegal position, from home or their own office if they have one. No printing involved, just computer work. Need someone who has good attention to detail, speaks/spells well, bilingual would be great but not required, and someone who is tech savvy enough to work a computer from home through a VPN (which is set up at no cost) and create templates, open new files electronically, and basically support the firm in an admin/paralegal manner. This person will be a huge part of the formatting of documents for consistency prior to the attorney touching them. Hours would be during the day, but no schedule would be requested as it is an Independent Contractor position. However, we would expect the person be available between 9 to 5 for assignments. Initial training would be done. Looking for long term, so a new night student might be great, or a new graduate that wants to get to work ASAP! This firm has an amazing reputation and is continuing to grow.

2-11-20
JOB #13815-1
POSITION: Legal Assistant/Paralegal
LOCATION: San Francisco
SALARY: $20-$24/hr. DOE
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: A small, close-knit, fast paced and high volume personal injury law firm looking for a highly skilled, motivated and upbeat legal assistant or paralegal. Duties: New client intakes, setting up new claims, telephonic and written communications with insurance companies, answering phones, filing, copying, responding to discovery and drafting demands. Ideal candidate must have the following: Clearly and effectively communicate with attorneys and clients. Successfully prioritize a heavy workload. Works extremely well under pressure. Have excellent attention to detail and accuracy. Have excellent grammar, spelling, punctuation and proofing skills. Ability to work well in a super fast-paced environment. Ability to work within a small group as well as independently. College degree required. Some legal experience desirable, but not necessary.

2-10-20
JOB #1
POSITION: Law Office Intern
LOCATION: Ukiah
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: PT
DESCRIPTION: Looking for an intern (paid) to do about 24 hours per week, 4 hours a day with 8 hours on Friday - flexible regarding hours. I am solo and you would be doing everything you can possibly do except clean the bathroom!! Lots of filing and scanning, billing and the most important thing is keeping my calendar up to date. I am talkative and happy. I am a criminal attorney in the DUI and Cannabis space, moving more and more into Corporate entity creation, and trust and estates. (more transactional rather than litigation). Whether you are in Law school or Business school, this is a great opportunity to learn lots of law through osmosis, and discussion, and get a great experience learning lots of office skills and what actually happens in a business.

2-6-20
JOB #1
POSITION: Legal Secretary/Paralegal
LOCATION: Petaluma
SALARY: $30-$35/hr. DOE
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: Seeking a legal secretary or paralegal to assist in our growing caseload. Looking for employees who like to work hard and have a good time doing it. The ideal candidate has at least three years litigation experience. Knowledge of personal injury litigation is helpful. Applicants should expect to assist attorneys in a fast-paced litigation environment. The firm environment is laid back, jeans are allowed daily and we have a small gym and relaxation nook with a high-end massage chair. We have good benefits with a health insurance program, 401k with matching, bi-weekly personal training provided, and bi-weekly in firm masseuse. We also have a vintage Frogger stand up video game and turntable with a good selection of vinyl. In short, while we have a very busy practice, we hope our employees will enjoy coming to work! Requirements: Have at least 3+ years of legal experience in civil litigation; Have experience in assisting attorneys in preparing legal documents; Have experience in drafting, revising and proofreading legal documents; Must be able to maintain attorney(s) appointments/calendar; Must be able to calendar all court deadlines/due dates for several cases; Must be able to complete court filings and subpoena documents. Computer skills: Proficient in ProLaw, Microsoft Word, Adobe. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

2-5-20
JOB #26953
POSITION: Associate Attorney
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: F/T
DESCRIPTION: Immediate opening for an associate attorney with a desire to practice family law. Are willing to train a new CA BAR admittee or an attorney in another practice area with courtroom and motion writing experience. Seeking a candidate with the following skills: Desire to effectively manage a family law matter from intake to conclusion. Desire to interact effectively with clients and other members of the office legal team and staff. Excellent analytical and writing skills. Strong case management skills. Work efficiently with limited supervision. Multi-task, work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and handle conflict resolution. Outcome orientated and strong work performance. Active California State Bar member. Offer competitive Sonoma County salaries, health and dental benefits, flexible time off, bonus opportunities, and 401K. Please submit: Resume (no writing samples at this time please). Availability

2-4-20
JOB #1
POSITION: Legal Secretary
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: FT 30-40hrs.
DESCRIPTION: A Santa Rosa criminal defense firm is seeking to hire an additional legal secretary to work 30-40 hours per week. Everyday tasks include communicating with clients, preparing correspondence and pleadings, scanning and copying documents, answering telephones, filing and other general office tasks. They are a busy but friendly and supportive firm. Applicant should have a minimum of 2 years experience and be well organized, reliable, and friendly with a pleasant attitude toward clients and co-workers and have a strong work ethic. Knowledge of Word, Word Perfect, Excel and Timeslips helpful. Wage/salary dependent on experience and skill level. Please submit resume and cover letter

2-3-20
JOB #2
POSITION: Civil Litigation Attorney (Temporary Position)-Remote
LOCATION: Petaluma
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: FT Temp
DESCRIPTION: A small law firm in Petaluma. Practice areas include estate planning, civil litigation, business law, and real estate law. Interviewing for a full time California licensed civil litigation attorney to work from now through approximately June 15, 2020. The ideal candidate will work remotely and have access to high speed internet, reliable phone service, printer, scanner, and copying capabilities. A part time paralegal will provide administrative support to this position. Responsibilities: Manage and be responsible for the civil litigation process from cradle to grave, including drafting demand letters, drafting complaints, managing service of process, law and motions practice, and settlement negotiations as necessary. Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be licensed to practice law in California, and have 2-4 years of civil litigation experience. Successful candidates must be able to work with minimal supervision, have exceptional organizational skills and be attentive to detail. Familiarity with Clio law practice software is a plus. Submit a resume, writing sample, references and salary requirements.

1-31-20
JOB #11276-27813
POSITION: Legal Secretary
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: Looking for a Legal Secretary with secretarial litigation experience, great customer service skills, knowledge of court rules, and experience with calendar. 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.

1-30-20
JOB #14077-2
POSITION: Part-Time Legal Assistant/Paralegal
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $25/hr.DOE
HOURS: Part time
DESCRIPTION: Probably about 10 hours a week for about 6 to 8 weeks minimum. Solo Legal Practitioner in Santa Rosa is looking for a part time Legal Assistant/ Paralegal to help him with Discovery matters in two separate litigation matters. One is against a Fortune 500 company and one is a Corporation Dissolution and/or Business buy out of a business in San Francisco. First priority is file organization skills. 2nd is Discovery preparation and organization skills. Need someone who is good at word processing and has a working knowledge of Excel files.

1-30-20
JOB #1
POSITION: Summer Law Fellow
LOCATION: Washington D.C.
SALARY: $9,000 Stipend
HOURS: F/T temp
DESCRIPTION: Law Fellow Program is designed to give individuals who have completed at least one year of law school the opportunity to work for the summer at NAACP in Washington D.C. The Law Fellow Program continues to provide law students with first-hand exposure to civil rights advocacy and many other facets of the legal profession. Through working with the Legal Department and networking with lawyers in many different legal arenas, our summer Law Fellows see the multiple roles lawyers play in shaping American society. Duties: Work with civil rights attorneys on relevant issues concerning economic justice, education, housing, voting rights and environmental justice. Perform case investigation and assist with emerging litigation and administrative complaints. Examine and evaluate citizen complaints of civil rights violations. Interact with civil rights leaders and attorneys. Qualifications: Ability to work full time for 37.5 hours per week from June 1, 2020 to August 7, 2020. Must have, at minimum, completed the first year of law school. Interest in civil rights law and commitment to public interest law. Demonstrated commitment to the NAACPs mission. Strong academic credentials. Selected participants will be awarded a stipend of $9,000 to offset living and travel expenses while participating in the program.

1-29-20
JOB #14079-1
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.

1-28-20
JOB #5
POSITION: Legal Assistant
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: Full time, duration of position is approximately 6 months. Primarily looking for law students, paralegals and legal assistants. In need of high energy and detail oriented individuals. Will be working face to face with clients to ensure their cases are settlement ready. In addition, will be helping with data analysis and processing.

1-20-20
JOB #1
POSITION: Litigation Attorney
LOCATION: Petaluma
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: The ideal candidate is an excellent writer, with impeccable attention to detail and a strong work ethic capable of completing assignments on time or preferably well before deadlines under minimal supervision. While they are a fast learner who does not need their hand held, they are also not afraid to ask questions if they need help. They enjoy working with colleagues who have a good sense of humor and often joke around with each other, and they have good communication skills so that they can be trusted to interact with Clients. Will primarily be handling litigation in the areas of real estate, construction, business, employment, and trust and probate, and so experience in these areas is preferred, but they can teach the law if you are the right person. They provide unlimited PTO, and compensation is comprised of a low base salary plus significant bonuses for production and case origination. While you will be expected to work enough to substantiate the low base salary, this set-up allows us to avoid focusing on billable hour requirements, and instead we can provide you with as much flexibility as possible in where, when, and how much you work. You will have an office, and you will be expected to meet with clients, but most assignments can be completed remotely.

1-20-20
JOB #27624
POSITION: Litigation Program Paralegal
LOCATION: Cotati
SALARY: $DOE
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: Managing active cases in the Litigation Programs case management database, case and docket calendar, and case-related internal and external scheduling. Responsible for all substantive paralegal tasks such as preparing drafts of pleadings, discovery, correspondence, memoranda, and other litigation documents for attorney review, as well as interviewing witnesses. Duties: Review and organize case files. Conduct factual and legal research for new and existing matters. Draft pleadings. Facilitate discovery, including drafting written requests and responses and helping attorneys prepare for depositions. Interview clients and witnesses. Assist at hearings and trials. Create and modify various documents using MS Word and Excel, including drafts of pleadings, discovery, correspondence, memoranda, and other litigation documents for attorney review. Maintain case management database and docket calendars. File legal documents in accordance with relevant court rules and procedures. Qualifications: Have a minimum of five years paralegal or similar experience and possess a paralegal certificate. Possess a high degree of computer literacy as well as expertise in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat. Have an understanding of data management, preferably using legal case management or project management software.

1-10-20
JOB #2
POSITION: LEGAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT (LAW CLERK)
LOCATION: San Francisco
SALARY: $76,440/yr.
HOURS: FT
DESCRIPTION: One year appointments only. Invites applications from third-year law students or law school graduates interested in a one-year, temporary law clerk position with the Court. Legal Research Assistants are generally assigned as law clerks in the Criminal Division or Civil Division (including the departments of the Presiding Judge, Probate, Family, Law and Motion, Asbestos, general Civil, the Housing Court, Complex Litigation, or the Appellate Division). Incumbents provide legal research, briefing memos, and statements of decision to applicable bench officers. Work is performed in an office environment; occasionally works outside; continuous contact with other staff. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be in their third year of law school with the anticipation of graduating from law school prior to June 30, 2020 or otherwise be a law school graduate by that date. Candidates must take the July 2020 California Bar exam or be an active member of the California Bar. Applicants must be skilled in legal writing and research. For all positions, applicants should be able to type, use computer equipment, and should be acquainted with the use of Lexis and Westlaw.

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): 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.