Careers

San Francisco or Sacramento

Employment Attorney

Mid-sized and growing education law firm with statewide practice representing public school and community college districts seeks employment attorney with litigation experience to join its San Francisco or Sacramento office (other Bay Area DWK office locations may be considered). Must have excellent writing, research, and communication skills.

Qualified candidates should have at least three to five years of experience required, in some or all of the following areas:

  • Labor and employment (negotiations experience a plus)
  • Litigation
  • Administrative law practice
  • Public entity representation (preferred)
  • School District representation (a plus)

Please send resume and writing sample (e.g., a brief, memorandum, or opinion letter is preferred) to: Dannis Woliver Kelley, 115 Pine Avenue, Suite 500, Long Beach, CA 90802 or AttorneyRecruiting@nullDWKesq.com.

 


San Francisco

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 3+ years of litigation and transactional experience.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Prepare documents including correspondence, memoranda and legal documents; compose and draft 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:

  • Detail-oriented, proactive, organized and have excellent follow through skills
  • 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.

 


San Francisco or Sacramento

Marketing Coordinator

Mid-sized and growing education law firm with statewide practice representing public school and community college districts seeks Marketing Coordinator candidate, preferably in its San Francisco or Sacramento office (other DWK office locations may be considered).

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide support for all marketing projects, events, and/or any activities related to the firm’s strategic business development and marketing plan. Successful candidates will be flexible, self-motivated, an independent thinker, detail-oriented and have strong organizational, communication, proofreading and writing skills. Attention to detail, the ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment is imperative.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist with coordination of logistics for firm-sponsored events, including trade shows, training workshops, seminars, webinars, receptions and conferences.
  • Assist with maintaining and updating the firm’s CRM database. Develop appropriate mailing and/or invitation lists, distribute event associated mailings and track RSVPs.
  • Oversee inventory of brochures, reprints and other marketing collateral materials.
  • Assist with drafting and preparing e-communication marketing campaigns and analytics reporting.
  • Facilitate and coordinate sponsorship/membership opportunities (i.e., tracking and vetting opportunities, arranging for payment, monitoring deadlines for ad production, logos, coordinating booth and marketing collateral materials etc.).
  • Assist with the preparation and coordination of pitches, proposals and RFP responses.

Specific Requirements

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of marketing or related experience, preferably within a law firm or a professional services organization.

  • Strong technical skills, including solid proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat a must.
  • InDesign, Photoshop, lllustrator, HTML, web editing (Word Press) and e-campaign software experience a plus.
  • Exceptional proofreading, writing, communication and client service skills.
  • Ability to interact with staff and attorneys at all levels – establish credibility with attorneys through quality work, communications and a balance of confidence, tact, persistence and reliability.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments while remaining flexible to new situations as they arise.
  • Perform other miscellaneous department-related duties and assist with special projects as required
  • Flexibility to work overtime as necessary (including infrequent weekends). Some travel required.

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