Paralegal - Family Law - posted 3/4/19

Paralegal - Family Law - posted 3/4/19

Company Name: 
Smart Choice Staffing
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Agoura Hills
CA
Salary Range: 
$ 60,000 - $ 75,000 K DOE
Job Summary: 

Family Law Paralegal/Legal Assistant
West Los Angeles, CA 90025

Position Summary:
Our client is a growing Family Law Firm and they are passionate about helping families navigate through difficult family law matters. They are looking for a talented Paralegal or Legal Assistant. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of Family Law experience working directly with clients in preparing financial disclosure forms, discovery responses, document gathering and file management. Their office is a collaborative group of lawyers, with a commitment to smart lawyering and they focus on team work.

Essential Functions:

  • Paralegal or legal assistant with at least 5 years of experience in working directly with clients in preparing the financial disclosure forms, discovery responses, document gathering and file management
  • Must have experience calendaring of court dates with knowledge of court mandated deadlines for various pleadings
  • Must have experience interfacing with the attorney service, the courts and opposing counsel on all aspects of a case
  • Must have experience with preparation of court filings and service of pleadings
  • Expert user of MS Word
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Must be familiar with Essential Forms
  • Must have experience with using the Dissomaster
  • Experience with Westlaw, Practice Panther (practice management system) or similar software
Requirements or Qualifications: 
A team player interested in a fast-paced family law litigation practice, A hard worker with a "no task is too small" attitude, Energetic, kind, sincere, patient, and adaptable, Smart and organized, Eager to learn every single day, Must possess a positive attitude, Showing up every day with an attitude of “How Can I Help?”, Have a passion for working with people during difficult times, Possess a commitment to excellence and Bachelors Degree is a plus, but not required.
Application Process: 
Email Resume and salary requirements to Julianne@Smartchoicestaffing.com
Selection Criteria: 
Application Due Date: 
March 15 2019
Additional Information: 
Julianne Wasserman CEO Smart Choice Search 818-889-7484 Julianne@smartchoicestaffing.com