A Pasadena Employment Law Firm

Committed to Helping Workers

Phone

(626) 380-9000

Paralegal/Legal Assistant/Law Clerk

We are currently seeking a bright, enthusiastic paralegal/legal assistant or law clerk to join our growing team. We are committed to social justice and help workers/employees exclusively.

The hours are flexible (12-20 hours a week, depending on your range of abilities and work needs). Potential to grown into a full-time position with benefits.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting initial phone intakes with prospective clients — a primary duty
  • Providing client support, including by emailing and calling them
  • Drafting letters
  • Drafting legal documents under supervision of attorney, including pleadings and written discovery
  • Conducting legal research and cite-checking
  • Fact gathering and retrieving information and documents
  • Processing and entering data
  • Answering phones
  • Scanning/organizing/filing documents, sorting incoming mail
  • Running errands (as this is a small practice, some personal assistant help may be needed)

Skills needed:

  • Strong communication skills (including a terrific phone demeanor)
  • Excellent writing and proof-reading skills
  • Smart, analytical thinker who is a quick learner
  • Highly organized, very detail-oriented, strong administrative skills
  • Professional and reliable
  • Good people skills, friendly and upbeat
  • Tech savvy, comfortable with Adobe Acrobat, Word/WordPerfect, Google Apps
  • Takes direction well, takes initiative, and takes responsibility for work
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Understands ethical and confidentiality requirements to firm and its clients
  • Takes pride in growing skills and knowledge
  • Good, upbeat attitude and willing to take on whatever tasks the firm needs

Requirements:

  • A college degree.
  • A paralegal certificate, paralegal experience, current law student, or a strong interest in going to law school (describe in your cover letter).
  • Employment law experience or a commitment to employment law/civil rights is a plus.

Compensation:

Compensation ranges from $16-22/hour, depending on experience and skill level. Paid holidays and sick time included. Potential for full-time employment, with benefits.

Application:

Please send an email to the email address on the main page of the website with “Paralegal/Assistant Application” in the subject line: (1) a résumé; (2) unofficial college transcript (if graduated in the past five years); (3) a cover letter that discusses your interests in the position, relevant skills (to the extent not stated in your résumé), and salary expectations, and identifies three professional references; and (4) a writing sample if you have one. Please name each file as follows: “LastNameFirstNameResume,” “LastNameFirstNameTranscript” “LastNameFirstNameCoverLetter,” and “LastNameFirstNameWritingSample.”