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Insurance Defense Litigation Secretary

Posted 3/24/17

AV-Rated law firm seeking legal secretary with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the insurance defense field.  Candidate must be a self-starter, have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Must have the ability to work under pressure, multi-task and set priorities while meeting deadlines.  Candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office Word and Outlook.    Firm offers competitive salary with excellent benefits package.

Please send resume and salary requirements to:  rgm@lmblaw.net


Administrative Assistant I/II

Posted 3/24/17

POSITION SUMMARY
The County of Calaveras Administration Department is seeking an Administrative Assistant I/II for a part-time limited term position with full benefits. The incumbent will serve as the clerk for the Office of Administrative Hearings. The clerk will be responsible for a variety of complex clerical duties, development of procedures, record keeping, document preparation, correspondence, and other tasks using personal computers and common office machinery and equipment related to the Medical Cannabis Cultivation Registration Program. This part-time position will be 20 hours a week with a schedule based on the administrative hearing schedule. This position is at-will and is expected to last up to 18 months. In the future, this positon has the potential to increase in hours based on the appeals caseload. Because of the legal nature of this administrative assistant position, candidates with law office or other legal experience, education and training are encouraged to apply. The projected start date for this position is May 1, 2017.

Administrative Assistant I
This is considered to be a specialty, paraprofessional classification. Incumbents will be assigned highly complex, advanced level administrative support responsibilities. Additionally, they will assume responsibility for coordination of assigned programs and will be expected to work independently with minimal direction.

Administrative Assistant II
This is a specialized classification, which performs a variety of management and administrative service functions. Incumbents will be assigned highly complex, advanced level administrative support responsibilities. Additionally, they will assume responsibility for coordination of assigned programs and will be expected to work independently with minimal direction.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
• Clerk of the officer of County Hearing officer shall be responsible for recruiting qualified neutral hearing officers.
• The Clerk shall be charged with the responsibility of assigning hearing officers using an alphabetical rotation or a computer-generated random draw to each scheduled hearing. Hearing dates will be set by Code Compliance as they are automatically set 16 days after service of Notice of Violation, Citation, Order to Abate, and Notice of Hearing form.
• The Clerk shall ensure that staff reports, and any evidence or written documents provided by appellants are provided by to the hearing officer prior to the hearing.
• The Clerk shall be responsible for preparing a docket for each scheduled hearing day and providing said docket to Code Enforcement staff, ensure that the Docket is posted on the appropriate website before the hearing, and make it available on the day of the hearing for those in attendance that hearing.
• The Clerk shall be present at the hearings and shall generate and maintain records of all proceedings of each hearing. Including reports, testimony of code enforcement officers and appellants, proposed orders, minutes of the hearings, identities of participating parties, orders after hearing, and a log containing proof of mailing of orders issued.
• Where appellants request continuances, the Clerk shall receive the request and convey the request to the hearing officer assigned to hearing for a determination of whether or not sufficient good cause for a continuance exists.
• Clerk shall ensure that the written findings of the hearing officer are mailed to or served upon interested parties, their attorneys of record, and the Building Department.
• Clerk shall establish procedures for paying the invoices when received of the hearing officers as they become due.
• Clerk shall make necessary preparations and procure necessary supplies for conducting administrative hearings.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of:

Administrative Assistant I: General principles and practices of public administration, including budgeting, personnel and purchasing practices; methods of research and statistical data collection; modern office methodologies.

Administrative Assistant II: County policies, rules, and regulations; budget development and control; public and community relations; grant development and administration; administrative analysis; office management methods and procedures; principles of supervision, training and staff evaluation; purchasing practices, complex public agency accounting procedures.

Skill to:

Administrative Assistant I: Accurately gather and analyze data; organize and write reports; prepare and present recommendations before individuals and groups. Prepare documents, visual aides and other related items for use in oral and written presentations. Effectively operate a variety of modern office machines, including personal computers, do independent research and data collections for use in budget preparation and program management activities, establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.

Administrative Assistant II: In addition to the above: Plan, organize, manage and perform administrative functions; exercise significant responsibility in the development and maintenance of the budget; gather, organize, analyze, and present a variety of data and information; prepare clear, concise and accurate reports and records; use a personal computer and appropriate software for administrative services functions; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

Education, Training and Experience:

Administrative Assistant I: Graduation from high school and equivalent to five years advanced-level clerical/bookkeeping experience. A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Public Administration, Accounting or a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

Administrative Assistant II: Graduation from high school and equivalent to ten years advanced-level administrative and fiscal experience, preferably including experience in grant development and administration. A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Public Administration, Accounting or a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
*Experience in the legal field is highly desirable.

Licenses, Certificates, or Registrations:
Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
N/A

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
Interested individuals must submit the following:
• Calaveras County application
• Resume
• Cover letter

Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process. Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process. Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.

County of Calaveras Human Resources & Risk Management Division, 891 Mountain Ranch Road, Building C , San Andreas, CA 95249, Office: (209) 754-6303, Fax: (209) 754-6333 hr@co.calaveras.ca.us


Litigation Paralegal (Sacramento)

Posted 3/21/17

Downey Brand LLP seeks a Litigation Paralegal for its Sacramento office to work with various departments within the firm. This position requires a paralegal certificate and a minimum of 5 years’ experience with litigation procedures in a law firm setting. The person hired for this position will be expected to: perform research; manage documents in large, complex actions; assist firm attorneys with preparation and responding to discovery and motions; have significant involvement in discovery and preparing electronic administrative records; trial preparation; handle regulatory submittals; interact with co-counsel, opposing counsel, investigators, and various vendors; and other tasks as assigned by supervising attorneys.

Strong research skills are essential; experience with managing data in a database program such as Concordance, Summation, Relativity or Eclipse; skilled Adobe PDF Pro or similar PDF program; and proficiency in MS Office applications are required. This position requires exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. A solid work ethic, impeccable attendance and punctuality, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team are critical. A positive attitude, the ability to set priorities and to work under pressure, and the ability to establish a good rapport with firm attorneys and clients are vital.

Candidates not possessing a paralegal certificate or the required minimum experience, including experience with the programs referenced in this posting, will not be considered.

Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to Cindy Snook, Director of Human Resources, via the firm’s web application. No phone calls please. Downey Brand LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Web Application Link: https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=169&id=69.


Contract Paralegal

Posted 3/17/17

Matheny Sears Linkert & Jaime is looking for a contract paralegal for approximately two months. Duties include but are not limited to preparing deposition summaries, page lines, medical record summaries, and discovery.

Please send resume and salary requirements to lpitzer@mathenysears.com


Virtual Contract Paralegal

Posted 3/15/17

A boutique Estate Planning and Personal Injury Law Firm seeks a contract Paralegal to assist on the Estate Planning side of the practice.

Work will include drafting estate plans using Wealth Counsel drafting program, research, writing, preparation of probate documents and preparation of court pleadings.

Estate Planning knowledge and superior writing skills required.

Compensation depends upon experience and quality of work. Hours 10+/- per week.

To apply: email cover letter, resume, and references to info@meyerlawoffices.com.


Marketing Intern

Posted 3/15/17

Have you been searching for an internship at a growing company with long-term potential? Look no further! You’ve discovered your chance to join the team at Civitas, the national leader in special districts. Our work helps revitalize and market commercial areas and raise millions of dollars every year for organizations throughout the nation. We are looking to add a creative, rockstar marketing intern to join our team. If you are a quick learner and always looking for ways to improve and innovate, we want to hear from you!

As our intern, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow your skills in small business marketing strategies, including:
-creating newsletters and email blasts
-contact database development and management
-research and data entry on potential clients
-social media management
-capitalizing on media coverage
-creating and distributing press releases
-and anything else you can dream up!

You’ll fit right into our team if you are:
-Energetic
-Dedicated
-Hard-working
-Competitive

If this sounds like the opportunity of your lifetime, send your resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts by email to mcottrill@civitasadvisors.com. We’d love to hear why you’ll be our newest collaborator!

The technicalities: internship with potential for long-term retention; part-time position 15-20 hours per week with potential to grow; compensation starts at $10-13 per hour.


INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR / PARALEGAL

Posted 3/8/17

Small Personal Injury Law practice is looking for an independent contractor to work for our busy office located in Roseville, CA. Experience with civil litigation and complex litigation is a huge plus. Most important skill is to be able to work independently. Hourly pay $15-$25/hour based on experience. Position includes both legal assistant and paralegal duties including, scheduling, drafting correspondence, compiling documents for discovery production, preparing judicial council forms, and general litigation handling. The more responsibility you can handle, the more I will give you. As an independent contractor, you pick your schedule. You work from home. Apple user preferred.  Applicants can contact Jodi at 916-847-2431.


Corporate Services Coordinator

Posted 3/6/17

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Location: Sacramento, CA
Job#199342

Orrick currently has an opening in our Sacramento office for a Corporate Services Coordinator.

Working under the supervision of Corporate Services Group Manager, attorneys and experienced legal assistants, this entry- level position supports the delivery of quality legal services to clients by performing technical and clerical tasks that require accuracy, attention to detail and strong organizational skills, strong written and oral communication skills and computer proficiency. The person hired for this position will work in a fast-paced environment and provide assistance to others in all aspects of the Corporate Services Group, focusing on the organization and maintenance of documents and transactional matters.

Responsibilities:
• Provide general assistance in coordinating transactions
• Assist in first steps of forming companies which includes confirming the availability of company name, preparation of drafts of organizational documents, set up of company minute book, and index and filing the necessary documents.
• Handle routine maintenance of company corporate records
• Prepare drafts of and file necessary state and federal forms and reports with appropriate governmental entities.
• Obtain documents from Secretary of State’s Office and Franchise Tax Board.
• Obtain and file documents with State regulatory agencies.
• Coordinate forms billing system for use in Corporate Services Group
• Maintain Secretary of State Corporate Account.
• Maintain Secretary of State UCC Prepay Account.
• Maintain Credit Cards for group. Process statements and prepare chart of charges.
• Maintain billing for Corporate Services Group. Process Corporate Services invoices through SCCSG Excel spreadsheet on the portal.
• Assists with documentation for Escrow Account.
• Processing Vendor Invoices.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• B.A. degree preferred
• No prior legal experience is needed, but prior office experience is preferred. This position is particularly well suited for individuals interested in gaining legal experience prior to attending law school or exploring a future career as a paralegal
• Excellent communication skills (interpersonal, telephone and written).
• Attention to detail a MUST
• Strong technical and computer skills
• Will need to work both independently and as a team player.
• Exhibit an aptitude to develop specific and detailed knowledge and understanding of complex issues and procedures
• Ability to organize and prioritize workload.
• Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to confidential matters.
• Ability and flexibility to work overtime

Orrick is a leading global law firm with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy and financial sectors. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality, commercially-oriented legal advice and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.

Our formula for success is simple—we provide the highest quality service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most talented individuals at every level. As an employer of choice we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, a supportive and team oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession.

Orrick offers a friendly work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.

To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Paralegal and Professional Staff listing at www.orrick.com/careers/. Please include your salary expectations in your cover letter. Submissions without salary expectations may not be considered. No phone calls please.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


Senior Electronic Files Specialist – Sacramento, CA

Posted 2/26/17

Duties and Responsibilities: The candidate will provide hands-on file manipulation, loading, and conversion services. Creates and modifies files for upload, typically into COTS products, and performs individual file conversion in support of electronic file processing.

The selected candidate will receive, analyze, and process electronic files, including email files and other files in their native formats, digital image files, even load-ready data and image files; digitize audio and video tapes, conversion of audio/video files to formats applicable for production or trial presentation; process, export in specified electronic formats and will load or import data into COTS products and litigation support applications. Processing of electronic discovery will include scanning, importing electronic files, and OCRing documents using ediscovery processing software; exporting electronic files to various formats and loading and updating databases;

Contractor will work with the Litigation Support Manager in modifying and manipulating files for use with COTS products and litigation support applications.

Contractor will perform quality assurance of all electronic file processing services.

Contractor will work with the Litigation Support Manager to ensure that incoming productions are made pursuant to the applicable ESI specifications and when deficiencies are found, provides Litigation Support Manager with detailed notice of deficiencies.

Contractor will ensure that all exports for productions are made pursuant to applicable ESI specifications and/or the requirement of the requesting party or USAO personnel using the guidelines established by Litigation Support Manager.

Contractor will ensure high quality, timely and cost-effective methods are followed through procedures established by Litigation Support Manager.

Contractor will provide some helpdesk support in all litigation support software applications.

Contractor will provide training to users as necessary to enable users to utilize the litigation support applications.

Required Qualifications:
The clearance level required is dependent on the type of clearance supported by our client.
-Requires knowledge of litigation discovery process, and the EDRM workflow.
-Knowledge of Government’s IT environment, including office automation networks, PC and server based applications preferred.
-Working knowledge of personal computers, including Windows 7, document review software, and encryption methods. Experience with LAW, IPRO, Concordance, Summation, ICONECT, Relativity, MS Office Suite, and West LiveNote valued.
-At least three years’ experience performing ediscovery roles including but not limited to electronic files processing (EFP), image and data file conversion, data culling using review tools, quality assurance, database loads and retrieval, and forensic analysis.

Company Description:
CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. Join CACI, where you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian clients. A member of the Fortune 1000 Largest Companies and the Russell 2000 Index, CACI provides dynamic careers for approximately 15,000 employees working in over 120 offices worldwide.

Go here to apply: http://careers.caci.com/ShowJob/Id/1005146/Senior-Electronic-Files-Specialists-Sacramento,-CA/

CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


TRUSTS AND ESTATES PARALEGAL

Posted 2/21/17

Lera Tiberini PC, a boutique law firm specializing in trusts and estates matters, is looking for a full-time paralegal to assist the attorneys with all aspects of estate planning, probate, conservatorship, and trust administration matters.

Duties include drafting basic estate planning documents (including but not limited to trusts, wills, powers of attorney, and advanced health care directives); assisting with trust funding; prepare basic petitions, inventories and other documents for probate matters; drafting notices for trust administration matters; and preparing trust asset inventories and subtrust funding schedules, among other tasks.

The right candidate must have at least 1-2 years of experience as a paralegal. Experience with trusts and estates matters is preferred. The right candidate must also be highly organized, extremely detail-oriented, self-motivated, and able to track and prioritize multiple tasks while meeting deadlines with attorney supervision. A strong desire to provide excellent client service is essential, as is a good sense of humor and pleasant demeanor. We are looking for someone who takes ownership of his or her work and wants to be a productive member of our team. Experience with PracticeMaster and Tabs is preferred but not required.

Salary is competitive and based on experience. The firm also offers a generous benefits package. If you feel you are the right candidate, please email Kelly Tiberini (ktiberini@leratiberini.com) with a resume and cover letter with salary history and/or salary requirements in either PDF or Word format. No phone calls please!


Paralegal

Posted 2/17/17

Job Type Professional/Technical

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Shift First

Weekends Required Periodic
Why State Farm®?

Our commitment to customers makes us the No. 1 insurer of cars and homes in the United States.

This same commitment to our work force is how we got here and how we stay here. Our 90-year track record highlights State Farm as an employer of choice committed to providing career opportunities that last a lifetime.

From diverse backgrounds and talent, to meaningful work and comprehensive benefits, “Like a good neighbor…” isn’t just a slogan. It’s who we are and how we do business.
Check out our Video Gallery to learn more.

WHAT ARE THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION?
•Assists attorneys in discovery and pre-trial matters under attorney supervision.
•Assists attorneys in handling assigned case files and delivering other legal services under attorney supervision.
•Assists attorneys in discovery, pre-trial matters and/or trial preparation.
•Drafts pleadings, motions, subpoenas, appellate pleadings, and other documents as assigned.
•Assists in trial preparation and strategy development, and actively participates in courtroom as attorney’s assistant.

WHAT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS ARE NEEDED TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS POSITION?
•Litigation or paralegal experience, paralegal degree or certificate and/or medical training is required.
•Education, experience, and thorough understanding of litigation process in state of operation and local jurisdiction.
•Understanding of local, state and federal rules.
•Understanding and experience with medical records and terminology.
•Legal writing and research skills and knowledge of proper format and citations.

ITEMS OF NOTE
•Maintains paralegal competency by participation in continuing education programs.
•Must successfully complete orientation and training program as designated by the Managing Attorney or the Corporate Law Department.
•Travels via commercial transportation or driving to job related activities.
•May work irregular hours because of workload and nature of the work.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

PARALEGAL-INSURANCE DEFENSE STAFF LITIGATION COUNSEL

State Farm Insurance Company’s Sacramento Claim Litigation Counsel Law Firm, Tiza Serrano Thompson & Associates, is seeking a Paralegal.
Successful candidates will have extensive insurance defense litigation experience as a paralegal, including trial preparation, answering discovery, subpoenaing records, summarizing discovery and document production, summarizing and preparing medical billing records, client contact and assistance with expert witnesses. Excellent computer, legal research and writing, time management and organizational skills are essential.

-Prior law firm experience and Bilingual Spanish skills are a plus.
-Knowledge of MS Office software and ability to learn software applications.

Only online applications will be considered and we encourage you to complete the application and the resume section as well. Applicants must thoroughly complete all fields of your online application at statefarm.com/careers. Refer to Job ID number 63590. You may also include your salary requirements.

Please do not telephone or contact the office about this position directly. Principal applicants only are encouraged to apply directly via the website. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive Health and Welfare Package including a company defined Pension Benefit Plan and 401K plan. No billable hour requirements. Congenial work environment.

BENEFITS: TOTAL REWARDS

Our Total Rewards benefits package includes:
•Competitive starting salary

•Annual merit reviews

•Annual bonus potential

You may also be eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, Vision, 401(k) Plan, Credit Union, a fully funded retirement pension plan, and more.
For more information about our company, careers and Total Rewards, visit www.statefarm.com/careers. You can also learn more about what to expect from our employment process here.

State Farm Insurance is an equal opportunity employer
Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/fkksxd5mq6

PI96868766


Paralegal

Posted 2/14/17

Capitol Wealth Management

Job Title: Paralegal
Position Type: Part-Time

Capitol Wealth Management has been providing financial and estate planning for over 25 years in the Sacramento region. Our services include estate legal services, asset management, financial planning, employee benefits and insurance services. We are looking for a part-time paralegal to work on an as-needed basis to assist in the preparation of wills, trusts and other estate planning documents.

Why work at Capitol Wealth Management?
• Great location, close to Sacramento State, the American River Bike trails, great restaurants and quick access to I-80 and 50
• Flexible work environment

Key Responsibilities Include:
• Preparing routine correspondence for attorney review
• Drafting estate planning documents including Wills, Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, etc.
• Working with CA Wills and Trust software

Skills & Requirements:
• Must be able to pass a background test
• Excellent spelling, grammar and composition skills
• Superior organizational ability and attention to detail
• Paralegal Certificate or Bachelor’s Degree in related field
• 3+ years’ experience as a paralegal; estate planning experience a plus
• Must be familiar with Lexus Nexus California Wills and Trusts Drafting System or a similar drafting system.

Resumes may be emailed to kath@capitolwm.com


Litigation Docketing / Legal Secretary

Posted 2/13/17

Greenberg Traurig, a global law firm, currently has an excellent full-time employment opportunity in the Litigation Docketing Department of our Sacramento office. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.

Position Summary
The Litigation Docketing or Legal Secretary will provide first level support to our attorneys and staff to ensure that all matters and deadlines are accurately and appropriately calendared.

Duties & Responsibilities
· Docket hard copy and electronic mail
· Prepare docket reports for attorneys and staff
· Act as a point of contact for firm employees
· Create and maintain case management of the master docket calendar
· Post entries on the master calendar
· Correspond with attorneys and staff regarding case and court information

Skills & Competencies
· High level of MS Office proficiency
· Excellent communication and organizational skills
· Superior internet research skills

Qualifications & Prior Experience
· Minimum of 4-5 years California litigation experience
· Thorough knowledge of state and federal civil and appellate procedure rules
· Prior docketing experience preferred with knowledge of ProLaw software
· Some college education preferred

At Greenberg Traurig, we are committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. It has been, and continues to be our goal, to foster a well-balanced workforce that contains a significant presence of minorities and women.

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Paralegal

Posted 2/9/17

Porter Scott is seeking a tech savvy paralegal with 1 – 3 years’ experience. The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic and will be reliable, energetic, detail oriented and a self-starter. Advanced proficiency in law office technology, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), is required. Some litigation experience is preferred.

Duties include organizing and summarizing large volumes of documents, creating chronologies, preparing and tracking subpoenas, compiling document productions, assisting with trial preparation, performing online information research and summarizing depositions.

Must be compliant with Business and Professions Code section 6450.

Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to staffrecruiting@porterscott.com. No phone calls.


Legal Assistant

Posted 2/9/17

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1. Answering phones and calling clients, attorneys, court clerks, and vendors.
2. Scheduling appointments and calendaring court dates.
3. Sorting and stamping mail.
4. Scanning, printing, and faxing documents.
5. Drafting letters.
6. Ordering supplies.
7. Accounting and recording of time spent on clients’ tasks.
8. Sorting, organizing, and compiling information for clients’ files.
9. Using Essential Forms to create clients’ cases and entering information.

Interested applicants must submit the following to be considered for the position: a list of past employers with dates of employments and pay scales; 3 references with contact information (email and phone number); and, a writing sample (not more than one page).

PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE OFFICE. Email your information to ed@edwardmisleh.com