Careers

San Diego

Education Law Attorney

Mid-sized and growing education law firm with statewide practice representing school and community college districts seeks an associate for its San Diego office.  Qualified candidates will have two to five years of experience, including the below qualifications:

  • Excellent writing, research, and communication skills
  • Education law, special education, charter schools, and/or labor & employment law experience preferred
  • Public entity representation and some civil litigation experience preferred
  • Admission to the CA State Bar

Please send resume and writing sample (e.g., a brief, memorandum, or letter writing sample is preferred) 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 Billing team in the San Francisco office. Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, as well as excellent math, writing and communication skills are required.

2+ plus 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
  • Open new client/matters and perform conflict checks
  • Ability to handle high volume of work, including ability to multi-task and prioritize work efficiently
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat; Juris experience is a plus
  • High school diploma or GED required

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


San Francisco, Sacramento or Long Beach

Construction Litigation Attorney

Mid-sized and growing education law firm with statewide practice representing school and community college districts seeks an attorney for its Business, Property and Construction Practice Group, in the San Francisco, Sacramento or Long Beach office.  Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 7 years of  construction litigation experience, including several of the following qualifications:

  • Dispute resolution experience required, including mediations, arbitrations, and trials
  • Ability to independently manage a construction litigation caseload, as well as manage assigned attorneys and staff
  • Flexibility, initiative, and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters arising in representing public entities
  • Excellent writing, research, and communication skills
  • Public procurement/contract negotiation experience preferred
  • Public works/entity representation preferred
  • School district representation preferred
  • Admission to the CA State Bar

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


Long Beach

Education Law Attorney

Mid-sized and growing education law firm with statewide practice representing school and community college districts seeks an attorney for its Long Beach office.  Qualified candidates will have a minimum of seven years of experience, including the below qualifications:

  • Excellent research, writing, and communication skills
  • Education law experience, with an emphasis in special education practice
  • Charter school law and some civil litigation experience preferred
  • Admission to the CA State Bar

Please send resume and writing sample (e.g., a brief, memorandum, or letter writing sample 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.