Job Description Rapidly expanding Employment Law Firm is seeking
to hire a competent and motivated individual to assist our
attorneys. We are looking for someone with a legal background who
is comfortable speaking with clients and working with the other
members of our law team to keep things running smoothly. Under
general supervision, a Paralegal assists with case planning,
development, and management, legal research, client interviews,
fact and information gathering, drafting, and analyzing legal
documents and collecting, compiling, and utilizing technical
This is an experienced, journey-level classification providing
paralegal assistance to other staff. Positions will report to a
Supervising Attorney. The work performed requires knowledge of
legal concepts, principles, terminology and procedures and the
extensive use of legal reference material.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Drafts
legal documents including formal discovery requests, notices,
interrogatories, motions, and summaries of depositions, memoranda,
Assists with locating and contacting witnesses, prepares subpoenas,
arranges for the interview and evaluation of witnesses, drafts
witness declarations in proceedings and pretrial statements and
assists with the preparation of witness testimony.
Compiles and organizes trial notebooks, exhibits and files and
other materials and documents.
Coordinates the scheduling of witnesses, answers witness questions,
communicates with witnesses regarding the status of their
case/trial, coordinates witness travel and expenses, and assists
with witness issues, exhibits and note taking.
Drafts formal discovery requests and responses, including special
interrogatories, requests for admissions, production demands,
deposition notices and motions to compel for the attorney.
Analyzes records and make recommendations to the attorney as to the
disposition of files.
Performs legal research including statutory and case law and drafts
forms, research memoranda, proposed rules, orders and other
Prepares summaries of depositions and court transcripts and witness
Monitors and tracks civil cases in California and other
jurisdiction; and investigate, gather and review documentation and
Performs a number of other similar or related duties, which may not
be specifically included within this job description, but which are
consistent with the general level of the job and the
Knowledge of: Basic principles, concepts and methodology of
legal proceedings and legal research.
Principles of legal writing and legal terminology.
California Labor Law, Code of Civil Procedure as they apply to the
performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position
(to be obtained during the introductory period).
Problem identification, analysis and evaluation.
Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation.
Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of
standard computer software such as Microsoft Office and case
management system applications.
Computerized legal research system(s). Ability to: Prepare legal
documents including discovery requests, motions, and summary
Extract and organize information from a variety of sources.
Organize work, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Maintain confidentiality of client documents and records.
Carry out duties in accordance with policies, procedures, and scope
Gather, analyze, and interpret data and information.
Review and analyze complex written documents and problems.
Establish and maintain effective and productive work
Communicate clearly and effectively in person, telephone and in
Write effectively, in a clear, concise and well-organized manner,
using proper grammar, vocabulary, and punctuation.
Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience in a
field that develops the skills required for the functions and
responsibilities of the position. Experience: Four (4) years
experience as a paralegal.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $30.00 - $40.00 per hour
Our office adheres to strict safety protocols in order to
prevent the spread of COVID-19.