G10 Career Opportunities

LEGAL SECRETARY

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G10 Law APLC is a boutique AV-Rated real estate, land use, business and lending law firm seeking to hire an experienced full-time Legal Secretary to assist our transaction and litigation teams. Located in the North County of San Diego, we offer a positive, yet challenging and diverse work environment that is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to further their growth and development.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creation and maintenance of a daily matter “to do” list ; Maintain that list and review with attorneys daily re: deadline
  • Prepare draft status reports on each open matter on an ongoing basis;
  • Provide comprehensive administrative functions including initiating, drafting, editing, and finalizing correspondence, agreements , and/or other materials as part of our new matter checklist;
  • Maintain systematic follow-up to ensure that deadlines are met and that information and material required from other offices are received on a timely basis;
  • Assist attorneys with drafting and preparing shells for pleadings, motions, subpoenas, discovery, and other case memoranda;
  • Create production logs and privilege logs, assist with document production, and manage documents;
  • Perform legal filings and calendaring in state and federal court;
  • Assist attorneys with legal research and analysis;
  • Prepare summaries of documents and case issues for attorneys;
  • Assist attorneys in preparing for depositions, mediations, and arbitrations;
  • Assist attorneys in preparing for trial, including exhibit preparation and organization, witness coordination, and trial binder creation;
  • Proofread work, including correspondence, memoranda, and other legal documents;
  • Perform administrative support functions, such as scanning documents, e-mailing documents to clients, maintaining client files, meeting with clients, etc.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of Three (3) years of experience as a litigation secretary;
  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel), including use of Word to create tables of authorities and table of contents, as well as use of Excel to create of document logs, budgets, etc.;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Adobe, including Bates numbing, redacting, and preparing documents for production;
  • Knowledge of real estate laws and regulations a plus;
  • Knowledge and prior use of Lexis Nexis a plus;
  • Excellent writing, editing, analytical, and communication skills;
  • The ability to multitask and manage your time at a high level, showing resourcefulness and the ability to problem solve;
  • Exceptional organizational and follow-up skills with strong attention to detail;
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to manage tasks independently and cooperatively, working with multiple attorneys and legal professionals; and
  • Professional demeanor, dress and speech is essential.

Benefits:

  • Full time position, with opportunity for long term employment;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Health insurance offered after a probationary period, including medical, dental, and vision;
  • Paid vacations, sick leave, and holidays; and
  • Discretionary year-end bonus may be provided.
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