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Organization TypeLaw Firm
Years of Experience
ProfileSpanish Speaking- Employment Law Assistant Candidate will work directly with work directly with and support the Employment Law Attorneys/ Managing Attorney. Will work with other members of the Employment Law department, as well as other departments (i.e., Workersâ€™ Compensation, Personal Injury, Administration, Intake, etc.), as assigned. May be tasked with special projects on an as needed basis requiring direction and guidance by Management and/or other Pod Leaders. Conduct initial consultations and secondary meetings of prospective clients; Draft and finalize retainer and related forms for signed clients; Identify and contact newly retained Workersâ€™ Compensation clients and evaluate for potential Employment Law cases; Act as interpreter in meetings with clients and review/scan documents to be maintained as client records; Process correspondence, prepare mailings, and update tasks/deadlines daily; Review deadlines to ensure department compliance; Assist with drafting of DFEH Complaints to obtain Right to Sue Notices; Draft Two-Week letters, including demand to preserve records and request for employment records; Directly communicate with clients to answer questions, and give case updates; File complaints and follow up on service of process; Adhere to department litigation protocols, including timely preparation of correspondence, notices and court forms; Assist with management of cases in state and federal court, and assist in the preparation of notices, motions, and pleadings by preparing shells, proofreading, and formatting; Assemble documents for filing and lodging with court, and arrange copies of filings to be delivered to judgeâ€™s chambers; Prepare shells for discovery, set up appointments to verify discovery responses, and prepare document production; Draft, file, and serve notices and forms connected to settlement of cases such as Notice of Settlement, Request for Dismissal, and Notice of Entry of Dismissal; Monitor receipt of settlement checks, draft the Distribution of Funds sheet, meet with clients to hand them their settlement check, and coordinate with our Marketing Department for reviews and testimonials; Close physical and electronic file; remove any scheduled hearings in Outlook Calendar, and notify the Court via phone that case has settled when applicable; and Perform other duties as assigned by Management and/or Pod Leaders.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: High school diploma; 1-3 years working in a law firm; Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel) and other applications and/or systems (i.e., Adobe, Internet); Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and Bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish. Working knowledge of employment law; Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with a high degree of discretion and tact; Ability to communicate effectively with a range of individuals; strong organizational/clerical skills; Ability to work alone or as part of a team; Ability to pay very close attention to detail; Ability to adhere to law office procedures; Ability to identify urgent tasks and to prioritize accordingly; Able to practice appropriate office etiquette; Ability to manage their time and multi-task effectively; Ability to maintain composure and professionalism under pressure; and Ability to adapt to new situations and changing priorities.
The Dominguez Firm
3250 Wilshire Blvd, 2200
Los Angeles, CA 90010