West Los Angeles, CA
Responsibilities include entering and recording data into Excel spreadsheets to track conflict check reports and legal documents; daily scanning and filing of engagement letters, conflict check reports, waiver letters, opinion letters, transfer letters, officer's back-up certificates, stock certificates and new hire forms. Conflicts Clerk will send legal documents to attorneys for review and signature; update corporate hierarchies or "family trees" in the conflicts database and billing database; conduct proactive research of mergers, acquisitions and potential bankruptcies and record findings in database. Selected candidate will research and process requests including close, reopen, client, matter, and mailing and contact change requests. The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with overtime availability required.
Excellent opportunity for a candidate with a bachelor’s degree and no conflicts experience to learn Conflicts investigation. Preferred candidates will have 6 months of law firm experience, although sharp candidates with analytical thinking skills will be considered. Selected candidate will have strong verbal and advanced writing skills, Word and Excel skills, and typing of 45 wpm.
Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 32 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area. Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.