An Employment Law Firm

Committed to Helping Workers

Phone

(626) 380-9000

Mizrahi Law is hiring!

We are a small, highly-respected employment law firm. We are committed to social justice and help workers/employees exclusively.

Paralegal/Legal Assistant

We are seeking a bright, friendly paralegal or legal assistant to join our team.

You will work directly with the firm’s founding attorney, and will have the opportunity to transition to a paralegal role after a year of on-the-job training/learning.

Start date flexible (April to July 2021). Work is currently largely remote, but we will want you to be in the office in Pasadena once vaccinations are widely available.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting initial phone intakes with prospective clients — a primary duty;
  • Drafting legal documents under supervision of attorney, including pleadings and written discovery;
  • Providing client support, including by emailing and calling them;
  • Drafting letters;
  • Conducting legal research and cite-checking;
  • Fact gathering and retrieving information and documents;
  • Calendaring and meeting deadlines;
  • Processing and entering data;
  • Answering phones;
  • Scanning/organizing/filing documents, sorting incoming mail;
  • Assisting with social media/marketing/blogging;
  • Other miscellaneous tasks as 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:

  • College degree.
  • Please either have law firm experience 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 depends on experience and includes personal time off, sick pay, and generous benefits.

Application:

Please submit the following to the email address below, with “Paralegal/Legal Assistant Application” in the subject: (1) a résumé; (2) a cover letter that discusses your interests in the position and salary expectations, and identifies three professional references; and (3) a writing sample if you have one. If you are within three years of graduation, please also include a college transcript. Please name each file as follows: “LastNameFirstNameResume,” “LastNameFirstNameCover letter,” and “LastNameFirstNameWritingSample.”