Career Opportunities in Northern California

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(January 21, 2020) Legal Secretary (Santa Rosa)

Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz, Santa Rosa, CA, seeks a legal secretary with at least 3 years of litigation experience.  Knowledge of court rules, and experience with calendar/docketing a plus.  Excellent attention to detail, a strong work ethic, good written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment essential. Competitive salary and benefit package offered. Please submit resume and cover letter to kruse@perrylaw.net.   Deadline to apply is February 4, 2020.

(January 17, 2020) Docket/Calendar Clerk (Sacramento)

Downey Brand’s Sacramento office has an opening for an experienced docket/calendar clerk. The primary responsibility of the position will be to provide docketing support to attorneys, paralegals and legal secretaries. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: calendar daily incoming mail; maintain docket due dates and remarks in the docket system; research state and federal court rules; prepare daily and weekly calendar reports; perform conflict searches; review client intake forms; and communicate with attorneys regarding accuracy pertaining to resolution of conflicts of interest and billing information.

Desired Skills and Experience:

Must have 3+ years of substantial experience computing calendar deadlines for state and federal courts in CompuLaw/Vision docketing software. Knowledge of court rules and procedures for both state and federal courts is a must; familiarity with legal terminology and documents involved in the court filing process, as well as a working knowledge of the litigation process, are required. Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills are essential, as is the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel. Must be able to adapt to change and balance competing demands in a fast-paced environment.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Cindy Snook, Human Resources Director at csnook@downeybrand.com.  Downey Brand LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. No telephone calls or e-mail applications, please. Principals only. All inquiries will be held in confidence.