Careers

San Francisco, Sacramento, San Diego or Long Beach

Client Services Coordinator

Mid-sized and growing education law firm with statewide practice representing school and community college districts seeks a top-notch Client Services Coordinator candidate, preferably in its San Francisco office (other DWK office locations may be considered).

Successful candidate must 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. This individual will be an integral part of the Marketing team.

Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of marketing/professional services experience required; law firm experience preferred. Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the preparation of pitches, proposals and RFP responses
  • Maintain and update firm’s CRM database. Develop appropriate mailing and/or invitation lists, distribute event associated mailings and track RSVPs
  • Assist with drafting and preparing e-communication marketing campaigns and analytics reporting
  • Assist with coordination of logistics for firm-sponsored events, including trade shows, training workshops, seminars, webinars, receptions and conferences
  • 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.)
  • Other duties as assigned

Other requirements include:

  • Strong technical skills, including solid proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments while remaining flexible to new situations as they arise
  • Exceptional proof reading, 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
  • InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, web editing (WordPress) and e-campaign software experience a plus
  • 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.


San Francisco

Labor and 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. Strong academic credentials, excellent writing, research, and communication skills are required. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three years of experience, including the following qualifications:

  • Labor, employment and personnel (negotiations experience a plus)
  • Litigation
  • Administrative hearings
  • Flexibility, initiative, and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters arising in representing public entities
  • Client trainings and public speaking
  • Public entity representation (preferred)
  • School district representation (a plus)
  • Admission to the California 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

Litigation Attorney

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

  • Education law experience, with an emphasis in special education
  • Excellent writing, research, analytical, and communication skills
  • Public entity representation experience
  • Flexibility, initiative, and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters arising in representing public entities
  • 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.


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


Sacramento

Education Law Attorney

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

  • Dispute resolution experience required, including mediations, labor negotiations, arbitrations, and/or trials
  • Excellent writing, research, analytical, and communication skills
  • Flexibility, initiative, and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters arising in representing public entities
  • Education law, special education, and/or public sector labor & employment law experience preferred
  • Public entity 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.


Sacramento

Education Law Attorney

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

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three years of experience, including the specific experiences and qualifications below:

  • Labor, employment and personnel
  • Labor negotiations (preferred)
  • Litigation
  • Administrative hearings
  • Flexibility, initiative, and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters arising in representing public entities
  • Public entity representation (preferred)
  • School district representation (a plus)
  • Client trainings and public speaking
  • Admission to the California State Bar

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.