Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc.
Current Opening: Oakland, CA
Job Title: Paralegal or Legal Assistant
Job Type: Full-time
Summary: Acts as executive assistant to their supervising attorney by partnering with one attorney and by performing the following duties.
Duties and Responsibilities
Other duties may be assigned.
· Supports supervising attorney’s caseload
· Review file and discuss with attorney facts to that particular case prior to preparing complaint
· Order all records and bills
· Responsible for having a firm knowledge of state and federal court rules, procedures, and deadlines
· Effectively manages the Attorney’s calendar
· Drafts basic pleadings, including Judicial Council forms
· Drafts discovery requests and responses
· Demonstrates resourcefulness and effectively works in a team environment with the supervising attorney
· Case management to include regular client contact via email and telephone. Provides timely updates to both employers and employees and oversee the document gathering process
· Demonstrates excellent verbal communications with clients and supervising attorney
· Assists supervising attorney with any needed trial preparations
This position is full-time. We are looking for an applicant who is proactive, a fast-learner, and has a great positive attitude. Salary is commensurate upon experience. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience preferred. Spanish-speaking skills are preferred, but not necessary. Health insurance and 401(k) benefits available after probationary period. Recent graduates welcome!
If you’d like to hear more about the position and our firm, please apply below with your resume and cover letter. Also, please check out our website to learn more about our growing firm. We look forward to hearing from you!