Litigation Secretary

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Type: Secretarial Job Number: 24692 Rate DOE: $75,000 to $95,000

Job Description

Law firm seeks a Litigation Secretary with 3 years of experience to support 2 Attorneys in the Insurance Defense and Tort and Catastrophic Personal Injury Claims practice groups.  Candidate will open and maintain client files; draft, proofread, and format legal correspondence; prepare and collect conflict of interest checks; maintain attorney calendars with hearing dates and filing deadlines; and manage attorneys’ schedules.

Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Position is onsite with potential for hybrid work after 6 months

Job Requirements

A high School diploma is required; a bachelor’s degree is preferred (Legal Studies, English or Business is ideal).  Litigation Secretary will have familiarity with state and US federal court case management/electronic case file (CM/ECF/PACER) system, including submission of electronic filings and knowledge of California Rules of Court, California Code of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. MS Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and iManage proficiency, typing of 65 wpm, and strong communication skills are needed.  Candidate must be able to read 20-50 pages of legal documentation hourly and be able to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.

Additional Information

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 37 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms nationwide. Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable. Salary ranges are provided in good faith at the time of posting and represent the compensation KDA/our clients are willing to pay for the advertised position. Exact compensation will be determined by a wide range of factors including but not limited to experience level, education/training, relevant skills, business needs and location.
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