We are seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant to support our San Diego office. Applicant should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in civil litigation.
Required skills for this position include: organizational skills, proofreading, technological, legal terminology, calendaring and administrative skills with strong attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, a thorough knowledge of filing/e-filing requirements in all California Courts, including Federal Courts, a solid knowledge of the litigation process, including the ability to prioritize, multitask, and meet deadlines, and must be able to work independently and with a team. Applicant should have advanced experience with MS Word, Outlook and Adobe; experience with FileSite/iManage would be a plus but not required. Applicant must be punctual and dependable.
Job duties include: formatting, proofreading and finalizing all pleadings, discovery and correspondence, processing and scanning incoming mail, ability to maintain professional interaction with clients, attorneys, other office staff, opposing counsel, court reporters and court staff, open, maintain and close case files in accordance with Buchalter procedures, schedule appointments and events in Microsoft Outlook and ensure deadlines are met timely, serve and file pleadings with California State Courts and Federal Courts, serve discovery, and other legal documents, make attorneys’ travel arraignments, prepare expense reimbursements.
Buchalter APC offers a competitive salary, 401K, profit sharing, a generous benefits package, commuter benefits, PerkSpot Discount Program, company events and more. Buchalter is currently offering a hybrid work model for this position.
Pay Scale: The reasonably expected pay scale for this position is $85-95k. This is an employer estimate and the salary offered within that range, and the potential for bonus and bonus amount, will depend on candidate’s years of practice and experience and performance.
Buchalter was founded based on principles of inclusivity. Our firm’s commitment to reflecting and enhancing the rich diversity of the clients and communities we serve is more than eight decades strong. Buchalter’s diversity of attorneys and staff provides clients with a greater breadth of creative talent and alternative approaches, and enriches our firm’s collaborative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment, benefiting all. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In recruiting, we welcome the unique contributions that all candidates can bring in terms of their education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
Interested candidates should submit a resume using the link below.