Job Details

Experienced Paralegal / Legal Assistant / Legal Secretary

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jul 19, 2021

Location

Santa Ana, CA, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Family Law >> Family Law
Litigation >> Litigation
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Profile

Rallo | Travieso is a prestigious Law firm located in Santa Ana, California. As one of the largest law firms in Orange County practicing Family Law and one of the top five law firms that also practices Civil Litigation, Bankruptcy, Criminal Defense and so much more.

We are currently seeking to add another professional to our team of Legal Secretaries and Paralegals. The Paralegal/Legal Assistant will be responsible for supporting the firm’s Attorneys with cases from inception to completion. Primarily reporting and working directly with one of the firms partners who primarily works in Civil Litigation, Family and Criminal Law. We are looking for someone who is smart, has a strong attention to detail, and can excel in a fast-paced work environment.

Salary: Starting at $20-$25 an hour

Immediate start date and salary DOE. Please submit your cover letter, resume and writing sample with "re: Paralegal/Legal Assistant" in the subject line.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's (Required)
  • Paralegal: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Family law: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Paralegal Certificate (Preferred)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provides support to attorneys on basic legal issues, drafting simple pleadings and Judicial Council forms, and preparing/organizing discovery responses

2. Ensures that legal documents are properly formatted and thoroughly proofread for punctuation, spelling, and grammar to produce a finished product for review by the firm’s attorneys

3. Possesses the ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines under the supervision of an attorney, including the ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects/cases. Prepare, maintain, and organize case files

4. Follows instructions for reviewing, redacting, and assembling documents; drafts legal correspondence and any other necessary legal documents.

5. Uses good judgment and seeks guidance from attorneys and senior personnel in order to ensure work product is finished in a timely manner

6. Experience and knowledge of procedures for pleadings, discovery, briefs, and trial documents for family law along with the filing of court documents.

7. Ability to communicate and work effectively with attorneys, clients, experts and other personnel

8. Ability to work under pressure and to manage demanding caseloads with sophisticated clients

9. Maintain attorneys' calendar and appointments. Provide assistance to attorneys wherever needed, working as a strong team player.

Requirements:

Must have experience in California Family Law

Excellent proofreading, computer, and organizational skills

Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Competent in calendaring and familiar with court deadlines.

Experience in preparation of pleadings and Judicial Council Forms.

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Adobe, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft outlook

Paralegal certificate not required, but preferred.

Company info

Rallo | Travieso

Company Profile

Rallo | Travieso is a prestigious Law firm located in Santa Ana, California. As one of the largest law firms in Orange County practicing Family Law and one of the top five law firms that also practices Civil Litigation, Bankruptcy, Criminal Defense and so much more.

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