Career Opportunities

This free benefit offered by LSI provides the legal community with a place to post job openings for all categories of legal career-related positions.  The job postings listed below have been submitted to the LSI Vice President by local associations throughout the state.  LSI is happy to provide this information, but in no event does LSI act as an employment agency and is not liable or held responsible therein.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to contact the employers, schedule interviews, exchange resumes, and to discuss benefits, salary, etc.  All information is listed until notification to drop the advertisement is given to the LSI Vice President in writing.

Associations desiring to post an advertisement for employment on LSI’s website should review the listings below and format their advertisement(s) similar to those already posted.  The following information is mandatory and must be included with the description of the position:

  • Name of Local Association Posting the Advertisement
  • Date of Advertisement
  • Closing Date for Applications/Resumes
  • Title of Position/Vacancy
  • Name of Contact Person at Firm/Agency
  • Firm/Agency Contact’s preferred method of contact (e-mail, telephone, etc.) and the applicable telephone number, e-mail address, etc.

Requests to place advertisements for employment are to be e-mailed to the LSI Vice President at employment@lsi.org.  Please allow 24-48 hours for employment advertisements to be posted.

Current Jobs

(August 22, 2019) File Clerk

Duggan Law Corporation is a civil litigation and employment law firm with 5 attorneys seeking an entry-level file clerk for 20-25 hours/week. The ideal candidate would be able to work independently, as well as be a contributing member of our team. This position requires that you be professional, very organized, possess the ability to prioritize and a strong attention to detail. You must also demonstrate a strong work ethic.

Duties include:

  • Maintaining the firm’s physical files, including correspondence, client documents, pleadings, discovery, and memoranda
  • Indexing pleading/discovery files
  • Closing and tracking inactive files, including the drafting of basic correspondence to clients
  • Scanning & copying
  • Filing documents with the local courts, including driving to/from various courthouses or opposing counsel’s offices
  • Various office management/reception type duties including preparing conference rooms for meetings, greeting clients
  • Some reception/client intake duties

Candidates need not have previous law firm experience, but must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel along with the skills identified above. A valid driver’s license, reliable transportation & auto insurance is necessary as driving to the courts to file documents is needed from time to time. Mileage is reimbursed. The ideal candidate will have an interest in civil litigation and will learn quickly. Organization and a systematic approach to organizing and filing a large number of documents is imperative.

Great, friendly office atmosphere with room for growth for the right person toward a legal secretary or other office administrative position. If you are interested in learning more about civil litigation and employment law, additional tasks and responsibilities could be given down the road. Weekly hours are flexible. Please send resumes to andrea@duggan-law.com.

(August 6, 2019) Property and Procurement Administrator

The Office of the Federal Defender for the Eastern District of California seeks applications for the position of Property and Procurement Administrator, located in its Sacramento Office.  The Property and Procurement Administrator reports to the Administrative Officer and provides administrative support services to the Federal Defender and staff representing indigent persons charged with criminal offenses in the United States District Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  The Federal Defender Office is a federal government organization with a multi-million dollar budget and close to 100 staff in 2 staffed offices and one unstaffed office.

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(July 30, 2019) Litigation Secretary

Cook Brown, LLP, a Sacramento boutique management-side labor & employment firm is seeking a litigation secretary with five + years of litigation experience.  Labor and employment experience is preferred but not necessary.  The right candidate will be experienced in state and federal matters including e-filing, court rules, forms, calendaring, pleadings, discovery procedures and trial preparation.  The position also requires administrative support and candidates should be comfortable handling tasks such as ordering office supplies, filing, reception duties, coordinating travel, and other general office duties.  The candidate should be comfortable interacting with clients and vendors both in person and on the telephone.  We are looking for someone who will thrive in a small (11 attorney) team environment and who takes pride and ownership in their work product.  Proficiency in MS Office 2010 a must.  Competitive salary.  Benefits include:  health, dental, vision, life/disability, 401(k) and a profit sharing plan.  Please send resumes to Ami Steward at HR@cookbrown.com.

(July 24, 2019) Legal Secretary

La Follette, Johnson, De Haas, Fesler & Ames is seeking a full-time Civil Litigation Secretary with a minimum of 5 years’ experience; med-mal defense preferred but not required.  The ideal candidate would be able to work independently; as well as be a contributing member of our litigation team.  They would possess the knowledge and skills to be proactive vs. reactive.  They would be able to track litigation deadlines and ensure local court rules were being followed.  Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, are a must.  This position requires that you be professional, very organized, possess the ability to prioritize duties and a strong attention to detail.  You must also demonstrate a strong work ethic, and the ability to stay focused and calm under litigation pressures.  This candidate should enjoy the ever changing, fast pace of litigation work.  E-mail resumes to BTimmins@ljdfa.com.

(March 8, 2019) Legal Secretary II

The County of Sacramento is accepting applications for Legal Secretary II.  Under general supervision, a Legal Secretary II performs a wide variety of complex legal clerical work requiring independent judgment and discretion, and is subject to minimal work direction and instruction.  Positions allocated to this class frequently provide lead direction to other clerical staff.  The range of duties typically involves performing work in multiple, unrelated areas of law and for several attorneys, and/or other staff.  Incumbents may be required to use shorthand to perform some work assignments.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on one of the posted cut-off dates of 3/25/19, 6/3/19, or 9/2/19.  Please view the official job announcement for all requirements and testing information. The full job announcement and online application can be obtained by clicking here.

(March 5, 2019) Legal Secretary I

The County of Sacramento is accepting applications for Legal Secretary I.  Legal Secretary I is a journey level class and is characterized by a wide variety of general and legal clerical work which includes composing and typing legal documents and correspondence, processing of legal documents, and maintenance of legal case records.  These duties are generally repetitive and require minimal supervision once office procedures are learned.

How to Apply:  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on one of the posted cut-off dates of 04/05/19, 07/05/19, or 10/04/19.  Please view the official job announcement for all requirements and testing information. The full job announcement and online application can be obtained by clicking here.