Careers

San Francisco

Construction Litigation Paralegal

Mid-sized and growing education law firm with statewide practice representing school and community college districts seeks construction paralegal with 2+ years of litigation experience required and construction project experience strongly preferred.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provide support for document intensive litigation matters, including trial preparation activities
  • Review, analyze, organize, and summarize key documentation, with an emphasis on construction project documentation
  • Manage and organize large volumes of hard copy and electronic documents
  • Prepare documents as requested
  • Litigation and calendar tracking
  • Maintain and track discovery, updated/new records, and correspondence files
  • Maintain up-to-date case files in an organized manner
  • Request and maintain records, including indexing and filing case materials, and conduct follow-up as needed

Qualifications include:

  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, proactive, and have excellent follow-up skills
  • Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and various legal software applications (including Relativity); and, experience working with a document management system
  • Knowledge of and experience with working with metadata and ESI
  • Must be able to work under pressure while managing a large volume of documents and multiple deadlines/priorities
  • Accuracy, speed and professionalism a must
  • Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program and bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to apply good judgment and discretion in communicating case status updates and in seeking additional guidance or clarification
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience in public works and/or education law experience a plus
  • Experience in preparing for and going to trial a plus

Please send cover letter and resume to: Dannis Woliver Kelley, 115 Pine Avenue, Suite 500, Long Beach, CA 90802 or StaffRecruiting@nullDWKesq.com.

 


San Francisco

Employment Attorney

Mid-sized and growing education law firm with statewide practice representing school and community college districts seeks top-notch candidate for its San Francisco office. Top academic credentials, excellent writing, research, and communication skills are required.

5+ years of experience in the following areas required:

  • Labor, employment and personnel, including negotiations
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Public entity representation (preferred)
  • School District representation (a plus)

Please send resume, writing sample and salary requirements to: Dannis Woliver Kelley, 115 Pine Avenue, Suite 500, Long Beach, CA 90802 or AttorneyRecruiting@nullDWKesq.com.

 


San Francisco

Billing Clerk

Mid-sized and growing education law firm with statewide practice representing school and community college districts seeks top-notch candidate for its Accounting team. Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, as well as excellent math, writing and communication skills required.

2+ years of automated legal billing experience required. Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist with all client billing activities from initial entry, production of prebills and reviewing for accuracy to disbursing final invoices to clients
  • Research and promptly respond to billing-related inquiries
  • Draft letters and complete filing to support billing activities
  • Ability to handle high volume of work, including ability to multi-task and prioritize work efficiently
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat; Juris experience is a plus
  • High school diploma or GED required

Please send resume and salary requirements to: Dannis Woliver Kelley, 115 Pine Avenue, Suite 500, Long Beach, CA 90802 or StaffRecruiting@nullDWKesq.com.

 


San Francisco or Sacramento

Client Services Specialist

Mid-sized and growing education law firm with statewide practice representing school and community college districts seeks top-notch candidate for its Client Services team, preferably in its San Francisco or Sacramento office (other DWK office locations may be considered). Attention to detail, excellent writing, research, and communication skills are required.

Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of marketing/professional services experience required. Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and coordinate pitches, proposals and Request for Proposal (“RFP”) responses
  • Maintain and update the firm’s CRM database. Develop appropriate mailing lists, distribute event associated mailings and track RSVPs
  • Draft and prepare e-communication marketing campaigns and analytics reporting
  • Handle daily maintenance of social media, website and intranet (i.e., Twitter, Linkedln postings, website edits such as attorney bio edits, posting events or articles using Word Press)
  • Produce/design materials (ads, invitations, brochures) in-house and work with outside printers/vendors to produce firm collateral materials
  • Assist with coordinating logistics for firm-sponsored events, including trade shows, training workshops, seminars, webinars, receptions and conferences

Please send resume and salary requirements to: Dannis Woliver Kelley, 115 Pine Avenue, Suite 500, Long Beach, CA 90802 or StaffRecruiting@nullDWKesq.com.

 


San Francisco

Legal Secretary (2)

Mid-sized and growing education law firm with statewide practice representing school and community college districts seeks two top-notch legal secretary candidates, both with 5+ years of litigation and transactional experience.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Prepare documents including correspondence, memoranda and legal documents; compose, draft and proofread routine cover letters and shell documents
  • Prepare and process court and administrative agency filings
  • Maintain calendars for assigned attorneys, maintain client and administrative files
  • Provide administrative support

Qualifications include:

  • Must be detail-oriented, proactive, organized and have excellent follow through skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure while managing multiple deadlines/priorities
  • Accuracy, speed and professionalism a must
  • Specialized secretarial degree, associate and/or bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated understanding of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and various legal software applications (including CompuLaw); experience working with a document management system; and E-filing experience
  • Must be able to coordinate complex scheduling for multiple individuals
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Experience in education law experience a plus

Please send cover letter and resume to: Dannis Woliver Kelley, 115 Pine Avenue, Suite 500, Long Beach, CA 90802 or StaffRecruiting@nullDWKesq.com.

 


Long Beach

Legal Secretary

Mid-sized and growing education law firm with statewide practice representing school and community college districts seeks a top-notch legal secretary candidate with 5+ years of litigation and transactional experience.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Prepare documents including correspondence, memoranda and legal documents; compose, draft and proofread routine cover letters and shell documents
  • Prepare and process court and administrative agency filings
  • Maintain calendars for assigned attorneys, maintain client and administrative files
  • Provide administrative support

Qualifications include:

  • Must be detail-oriented, proactive, organized and have excellent follow through skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure while managing multiple deadlines/priorities
  • Accuracy, speed and professionalism a must
  • Specialized secretarial degree, associate and/or bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated understanding of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and various legal software applications (including CompuLaw); experience working with a document management system; and E-filing experience
  • Must be able to coordinate complex scheduling for multiple individuals
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Experience in education law experience a plus

Please send cover letter and resume to: Dannis Woliver Kelley, 115 Pine Avenue, Suite 500, Long Beach, CA 90802 or StaffRecruiting@nullDWKesq.com.