Probate & Estate Planning Secretary


Our client, a prestigious Beverly Hills law firm, is seeing an experienced Probate & Estate Planning Secretary. In this exciting role, you will prepare Trust & Estate planning documents, post-mortem documents, pleadings, accountings, guardianships, conservatorships, schedule court dates, handle correspondence, heavy phones, book travel, handle expense reports, time entries.

The firm is willing to train an experienced corporate transactional secretary.

Requirements for Probate & Estate Planning Secretary:

Minimum one year estate planning secretary experience or
Minimum two years corporate transactional secretary experience
Law firm background
Stable work history
High school diploma
Typing 60 wpm

Pricing Strategist & Analyst


Our client, a national law firm, is seeking an experienced Pricing Strategist & Analyst for its Los Angeles offices. In this Pricing Strategist & Analyst role, you will:

Consult with attorneys to respond to complex budget and pricing requests
Define scope and develop task based budgets and forecasts
Structure and evaluate alternate pricing proposals, and prepare risk and reward analyses
Manage all matter budget and case updates for large clients and interact directly with clients and vendors
Negotiate and define workflow processes with clients and vendors
Provide attorneys and other department heads with relevant data to help them manage client expectations on legal spend and with business development efforts.
Create, optimize, and publish budget to actual reports and dashboards
Provide customized modeling, performance and benchmarking analyses and ad-hoc reports
Define a pricing framework for multiple litigation tasks or phases (analytics)
Define approach, analyze and interpret comparable matter data, and correct for anomalies
Test hypotheses, refine metrics, and increase the number of exemplars for future useo Determine causes of data quality problems and recommend improvements
Lead technology initiatives to automate our budgeting and analytics processes and expand our competitive intelligence capabilities
Lead administrator for technology solutions with responsibility to optimize utilization and processes
Implement software solutions and liaise with IT and vendors
Directly manage staff, including performance management, workforce planning and day-to-day operations

Requirements for Pricing Strategist & Analyst:

Bachelor's degree required. MBA or advanced degree preferred.
6+ years of financial planning and analysis (FP&A) experience or related experience involving data analysis and substantial quantitative modeling and forecasting.
Prior managerial experience a must with a demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves
Experience implementing a financial or budgeting system a must.
Excellent customer service skills
Advanced skills in MS Excel, MS Access, SQL, Word and PowerPoint.
Prior law firm experience is helpful, but not required.
Law firm or accounting firm or professional services background strongly preferred

Litigation Secretary


Our client, a very prestigious, prominent, Beverly Hills law firm working with Fortune 1000 corporations and high-wealth clients is seeking a top litigation secretary for a partner and associates.

Senior Litigation Legal Assistant Job Summary

Candidate must have:

Strong knowledge of e-filing procedures as well as Federal and State Court rules and procedures.
Good interpersonal/client interaction skills
Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, electronic and
Excellent written calendaring skills,
Excellent organizational skills,
Proactive, resourceful and the
Ability to multi-task and prioritize are a must.
Qualified candidates will have excellent software and administrative skills including
High level proficiency in MS Word, the
Ability to generate TOCs/TOAs and excellent understanding of formatting and the styles function. Additionally,
Excellent spelling and proofreading skills are required.
Trial experience and a paralegal certificate are both highly desirable.

This position for Senior Litigation Secretary requires the following:

15 years prior experience with a large to medium size law firm.
A bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience.
Paralegal Certificate highly desirable.
Experience with electronic and hard copy filings.
Strong organizational, administrative, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Must be flexible, highly organized, and comfortable working independently while successfully managing conflicting priorities.
Candidate must be able to effectively communicate with a diverse audience that includes attorneys, clients, staff and vendors.
Knowledge of California Code of Civil Procedure and Federals Rules of Civil Procedure.
Ability to identify/analyze problems and challenges and to recommend/implement solutions.
Ability to maintain and nurture a positive attitude and workplace environment.
Strong sense of urgency and commitment to meeting internal and external expectations.
Ambition to take ownership and be a leader.
Bachelor's degree preferred

Real Estate Paralegal


Here's a terrific job for an experienced Real Estate Paralegal! This prominent Century City firm needs your Real Estate Title Paralegal experience to:

Review and analyze title and survey documents
Prepare work product relating to same
Negotiate title policies in connection with land acquisition and disposition transactions.
Participate in closing process, finance, purchase and sale

Requirements for Real Estate Paralegal:

Must have prior paralegal law firm experience in title and survey review capacity.
Heavy title experience
Heavy survey experience
Must be detailed oriented with strong communication skills.
Experience and/or understanding of aspects of the closing process for acquisition, disposition, joint venture and finance matters is beneficial but not a prerequisite.
BA and certificate from ABA approved paralegal school preferred
Junior-level or senior-level paralegal candidates backgrounds

Litigation Legal Assistant


Our client, a prestigious Downtown Los Angeles law firm, is seeking an experienced Litigation Legal Assistant for its beautiful offices. In this Litigation secretary role, you will:

Handle correspondence
Handle heavy phones
Meet and greet clients
Prepare pleadings
Handle travel arrangements
Prepare legal documents
Prepare motions
Handle eFilings
Handle time entries
Know State and Federal court systems

Requirements for the Litigation Legal Assistant

Type 80 wpm
Must have law firm background
At least 5 years experience
Civil litigation background preferred
Stable work history

Document Reviewers


Our clients, national and local law firms, seek US licensed contract attorneys for diverse document review projects. Review documents for privilege, issues, keywords, first and second level review, etc. for placement on long and short-term assignments. Document review experience, Relativity and other computer experience is preferred. Qualified candidates should:

Be eligible to work in the United States
Relativity experience preferred
Be admitted to practice in the US
Be available for traditional daytime shift (between 8 and 12 hours per day, per client specifications)
Have excellent references
Bar status must be active and in good standing

These upcoming positions are based in Los Angeles. Remote work is not available at this time, however, resumes are being accepted for upcoming projects.


Probate and Trust & Estates Paralegal


Our client, a very prestigious boutique law firm in Los Angeles, is seeking an experienced Probate and Trust & Estates Paralegal for its Westside offices. In this exciting role, you will:

Draft trust and probate pleadings,
Prepare of federal estate returns,
Prepare gift tax returns,
Prepare asset allocation spreadsheets, asset transfers, real property forms, and client and agency interaction.
Some guardianship and Conservatorship administration.
Ability to handle a large case load from start to finish.
Handle 706's.

Requirements of Probate and Trust Administration Paralegal:

Certificate from an ABA approved program,
Bachelor of Arts degree;
Minimum of 3-5 years’ full-time experience in probate and trust administration mandatory.

Outstanding organization skills oral and written communication skills
Computer Knowledge: Word Perfect (X6), Word, Outlook, Hot Docs, Legal Master, Excel, Essential Forms, 706 Program (LaCerte), EstateVal, Estate Planning Tools, Calendaring (Compulaw/Vision)

The firm will not consider your application if you do not have Trusts & Estates paralegal experience. They will not train. You must have paralegal experience in a law firm in order to be considered for this position.

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Pricing Analyst

Our client, a national law firm, is seeking an experienced Pricing Analyst for its Los Angeles offices. In this Pricing Analyst role, you will:

  • Consult with attorneys to respond to complex budget and pricing requests
  • Define scope and develop task based budgets and forecasts
  • Structure and evaluate alternate pricing proposals, and prepare risk and reward analyses
  • Manage all matter budget and case updates for large clients and interact directly with clients and vendors
  • Negotiate and define workflow processes with clients and vendors
  • Provide attorneys and other department heads with relevant data to help them manage client expectations on legal spend and with business development efforts.
  • Create, optimize, and publish budget to actual reports and dashboards
  • Provide customized modeling, performance and benchmarking analyses and ad-hoc reports
  • Define a pricing framework for multiple litigation tasks or phases (analytics)
  • Define approach, analyze and interpret comparable matter data, and correct for anomalies
  • Test hypotheses, refine metrics, and increase the number of exemplars for future use Determine causes of data quality problems and recommend improvements
  • Lead technology initiatives to automate our budgeting and analytics processes and expand our competitive intelligence capabilities
  • Lead administrator for technology solutions with responsibility to optimize utilization and processes
  • Implement software solutions and liaise with IT and vendors
  • Directly manage staff, including performance management, workforce planning and day-to-day operations


Requirements for Pricing Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree required. MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • 6+ years of financial planning and analysis (FP&A) experience or related experience involving data analysis and substantial quantitative modeling and forecasting.
  • Prior managerial experience a must with a demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves
  • Experience implementing a financial or budgeting system a must.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel, MS Access, SQL, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Prior law firm experience is helpful, but not required.



Administrative/Procurement Assistant in Law Firm

Our client, a prestigious downtown Los Angeles law firm, is seeking an experienced Administrative Procurement Assistant. The Administrative Procurement Assistant will support the IT Director and Associate IT Director, staff and department. Assist with day-to-day office needs, prepare reports, maintains appropriate calendaring, filing, and documentation, and manage IT department general administrative activities. The Administrative/Procurement Assistant tracks regular and emergency procurement of supplies, equipment and services for the IT department.

Job Functions of the Administrative/Procurement Assistant:

ADMINISTRATIVE

Calendar, schedule and setup meetings.
File, organize, and maintain department forms and documents, inclusive of administrative forms, reports, vendor contracts, and project management documents.
Assist with updating inventory records of accessories and supplies.
Assist with tracking of equipment targeted for disposal and coordinate disposal according to Firm policies and procedures.
Act as point of contact/liaison for external partners/entities/vendors.
Maintain updated list of vendors and contractors.
Maintain records of IT equipment, warranties, and IT service and software license contracts.
Provide purchasing/procurement support for IT department.
Process and record IT department invoices and payments.
Process, submit, and reconcile expense reports.
Maintain IT department calendar

PROCUREMENT

Assist with vendor contact information. Obtain quotes and informal bids for products, supplies or services from vendors/suppliers in order to assist with determining the most appropriate and cost-effective vendor to provide the supplies, equipment or services.
Maintain vendor/supplier product information lists by contacting the parties in order to keep information up-to-date (e.g., current prices, discounts, delivery dates, etc.).
Review routine, procurement-related documents (e.g., price quotes, purchase orders/requisitions, specifications, informal bid proposals, service contracts, agreements, non-agreements, delivery reports, etc.),
Maintain procurement-related records (e.g., agreements/contracts, purchase orders/requisitions, invoices, spreadsheets, etc.)
Resolve minor procurement problems

Requirements of the Administrative/Procurement Assistant

Minimum of two years administrative/clerical experience.
Minimum of two years of experience handling procurement tasks.
Law firm background preferred
Knowledge of IT preferred
High school diploma required




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Probate and Trust & Estates Paralegal
Our client, a very prestigious boutique law firm in Los Angeles, is seeking an experienced Probate and Trust & Estates Paralegal for its Westside offices. In this exciting role, you will:

  • Draft trust and probate pleadings,
  • Prepare of federal estate returns,
  • Prepare gift tax returns,
  • Prepare asset allocation spreadsheets, asset transfers, real property forms, and client and agency interaction.
  • Some guardianship and Conservatorship administration.
  • Ability to handle a large case load from start to finish.


Requirements of Probate and Trust Administration Paralegal:

  • Certificate from an ABA approved program,
  • Bachelor of Arts degree;
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ full-time experience in probate and trust administration.
  • Outstanding organization skills oral and written communication skills

Computer Knowledge: Word Perfect (X6), Word, Outlook, Hot Docs, Legal Master, Excel, Essential Forms, 706 Program (LaCerte), EstateVal, Estate Planning Tools, Calendaring (Compulaw/Vision)

Real Estate Paralegal

Work for a prestigious Century City boutique law firm. Our Century City client needs an experienced Real Estate paralegal. You'll have sophisticated assignments such as:

  • Pre-closing, closing and post-closings
  • Proofing, assembling and organizing transactional documents
  • Conducting closings
  • Preparing purchase and sale transactions,
  • Conducting due diligence projects.
  • Review of title and survey
  • Prepare closing checklists.


The Real Estate paralegal should have:

  • BA degree
  • Paralegal certificate (preferred)


Real Estate Paralegal
Our client, a prestigious Beverly Hills boutique law firm, is seeking a very experienced Real Estate Transactional paralegal. In this exciting position, you will assist the Firm's transactional Real Estate Group with pre-closing, closing and post-closing tasks and assignments. The Real Estate Paralegal will be responsible for proofing, assembling and organizing transactional documents and conducting closings for finance and purchase and sale transactions, together with being the primary lead on due diligence projects. You will also review of title and survey and prepare due diligence and closing checklists.

Requirements:
The Real Estate Paralegal should have a Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree with a paralegal certificate from an ABA qualified program.
Must have 6+ years of Real Estate/Finance experience, and have worked with a variety of lenders.

 Business Development Manager

Our client, a prestigious Los Angeles/Orange County law firm is seeking a strong and dynamic Business Development Manager to lead the business development and marketing efforts for the Firm's Water, Environment and Land Use and Eminent Domain practice groups.
Work with attorneys and practice group leadership and to expand client relationships, develop prospective clients, and increase visibility in targeted industry sectors.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing and implementing effective marketing and business development plans aligned with Firm goals, and overseeing budgets to support the initiatives.
  • Coaching attorneys regarding business development and marketing strategies.
  • Conducting client satisfaction interviews and developing client service improvement programs.
  • Collaborating with the Marketing & Events and Communications Teams on identifying and assessing business development and marketing opportunities such as sponsorships, events, organization memberships, awards and honors, press releases
  • Assisting with the creation of targeted, well-written marketing materials, the procurement and analysis of competitive intelligence and other research, and the submission of winning proposal/pitch/presentation materials in conjunction with the New Business Pursuits Team.
  • Sharing cross-selling opportunities between practice and industry groups and offices.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required, JD or MBA and majors in related fields a plus.
  • 7+ years business development experience in a leadership position in professional services. Law firm experience necessary. Legal substantive knowledge of litigation, real estate and/or land use is a plus.
  • Proven track record in developing and administering successful business development and client service programs.
  • Law firm background preferred

Compliance Manager
Our client, a national law firm, is seeking an experienced Compliance Manager for its Los Angeles offices. In this exciting position, the Compliance Manager will:
CLIENT COMPLIANCE

  • Ensures client audit requests are responded to in a timely fashion, collaborates with attorneys and applicable business process owners to ensure answers are accurate and properly described, and ensures back up documentation is provided as needed.
  • Acts as a conduit between client and firm to resolve client audit questions/issues as requested by the responsible attorney.
  • Manages the firm’s Outside Counsel Guidelines review process.


VENDOR COMPLIANCE

  • Reviews vendor governance strategy and risk monitoring process to ensure a streamlined approach for fulfilling internal and client standards of compliance.
  • Advises business process owners of process requirements, responsibilities, potential risks, and their oversight responsibilities in relation to the vendor as it relates to client requirements.
  • In collaboration with business process owner, ensures that applicable client requirements are addressed in vendor contracts.
  • In collaboration with business process owner, consistently monitors vendor activity to ensure they are operating within the terms of the negotiated contract with respect to client requirements.
  • In collaboration with business process owner, screens and determines documentation needed to evaluate new vendors with respect to client requirements. Work with Business Owners to complete due diligence and risk assessments for new vendors.
  • Develop processes and policies for vendor risk identification, due diligence and contract review.


DEVELOPMENT OF COMPLIANCE PRACTICE

  • Define internal compliance policies in conjunction with General Counsel, firm Management and IT Security.
  • Identifies and/or creates tools and templates to facilitate efficiency and accuracy in client audit responses.
  • Designs and implements internal compliance policies and procedures.
  • Assesses internal compliance processes for alignment with client policies.
  • Leads technology initiatives to enable more efficient processes and operations related to compliance.
  • Prepares reports for the General Counsel, attorneys and senior management on the status of compliance efforts.
  • Develops and maintains training modules for internal departments to ensure compliance is embedded into applicable processes.


JOB QUALIFICATIONS for Compliance Manager

  • Bachelor's degree required. J.D., MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • 7 years of experience in related field: compliance, audit or operations control.
  • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Prior law firm experience is preferred, but not required.

Floater
Your litigation background, real estate, estate planning background is a good mix for this Pasadena boutique firm. Great atmosphere with excellent salary in the mid-$70's. Hours 8:00 - 5:30. Must know iManage, have a stable work history for this low turnover firm.

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Litigation Associate
Our client, a prestigious boutique firm, is seeking a 5-8 year associate for its Los Angeles offices. Your background should be from a high-end firm where you have had experience playing an integral role in case and can be deployed on any sort of litigation matter, with a particular interest in complex commercial cases.

This is an excellent professional development opportunity to join an entrepreneurial firm and to take on more responsibility on cases/matters and also develop clients. The firm's Litigation Practice represents local, national, and international clients in all types of complex litigation. Applicable areas of interest include complex business disputes (contract, business torts), technology, e-commerce, media and entertainment, apparel, beauty, retail, and intellectual property.

Qualified candidates will have drafted and argued dispositive motions, deposition experience, and case management experience in commercial and complex business litigation. Responsibilities will include attending court appearances, drafting/opposing motions, and otherwise managing cases and providing advice and feedback to clients.

Requirements:

  • Superior academic credentials
  • Degree from a top law school, top 20% of law school class
  • CA Bar, local candidates preferred
  • Highly developed organization, research, analytical, writing and communication skills are essential
  • Superior oral advocacy and negotiation skills
  • Substantial discovery and motion writing experience, including electronic discovery experience

Estrin Legal Staffing

Systems Engineer


Our client, a prestigious law firm in Century City, seeks an experienced Systems Engineer. In this exciting Systems Engineer role, you will:

Maintain and administer objects, group policies and scripts in a multi-site Active Directory domain.
Monitor e-mail flow, virus and spam systems for proper operation, or to handle exceptions.
Help develop/implement policies and procedures to protect network from intrusion.
Administer Software Deployment including application packaging.
Help create and maintain desktop images using Microsoft configuration manager.
Prepare/Document/Test systems for disaster recovery.
Manage, configure and maintain SAN environments in multiple data centers.
Maintain and monitor system alerting and performance monitoring systems.
Manage and maintain multiple data centers including all considerations for power management, environmental changes, and cabling.
Manage and maintain Citrix XenApp and Netscaler environment.
Configure and document procedures of mobile device management platforms for the support team.
Create, maintain and assist other members of the IT Department with the following:
LAN/WAN Resource Lists
Server/Network Hardware Inventory
Change management summary
Operational Guidelines
Creating/updating knowledge base articles
LAN/WAN Topology
Configuration Information
Weekly/Monthly Auditing Logs
Other documentation as needed

Requirements for Systems Engineer:

Substantial hands-on network support experience in at least one major networked Windows server computing environment preferred.
A four-year college degree or equivalent experience
Law firm background preferred

At least 5 years experience
Stable work history

Litigation Paralegal
Prominent Century City law firm seeks a highly experienced litigation paralegal.
The Litigation Paralegal must have paralegal certificate and extensive knowledge of California State and Federal court rules.
Exceptional legal writing and communication skills required.
Comprehensive knowledge of Windows 8.1 and Office Suite 2013,
E-Discovery and Relativity. Excellent atmosphere.
Major or mid-size law firm background is preferred.  Excellent atmosphere. salary and benefits.

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Probate and Trust & Estates Paralegal


Our client, a very prestigious boutique law firm in Los Angeles, is seeking an experienced Probate and Trust & Estates Paralegal for its Westside offices. In this exciting role, you will:

Draft trust and probate pleadings,
Prepare of federal estate returns,
Prepare gift tax returns,
Prepare asset allocation spreadsheets, asset transfers, real property forms, and client and agency interaction.
Some guardianship and Conservatorship administration.
Ability to handle a large case load from start to finish.

Requirements of Probate and Trust Administration Paralegal:

Certificate from an ABA approved program,
Bachelor of Arts degree;
Minimum of 3-5 years’ full-time experience in probate and trust administration.
Outstanding organization skills oral and written communication skills
Computer Knowledge: Word Perfect (X6), Word, Outlook, Hot Docs, Legal Master, Excel, Essential Forms, 706 Program (LaCerte), EstateVal, Estate Planning Tools, Calendaring (Compulaw/Vision)

IT Support Desk - Law Firm


Our client, a prestigious California law firm, needs an experienced IT Support Desk for its Century City offices. In this exciting role, the IT Support Desk professional responsibilities will include:

Answering the Help Desk escalation line,
Logging incidents into ticketing database in a timely manner,
Assist with audio visual set-up, preparing and testing desktop, laptop and phone hardware for new users,
Maintaining an inventory database of hardware,
Troubleshooting, including working with vendor technical support, and
Assisting with other duties as assigned.

Requirements for IT Support Desk:

3 years or more of prior IT support experience working in a complex network environment
Experience with Citrix support,
Windows 2008/2012 server,
Active Directory, and Basic Networking.
Prior experience dealing responsibility with sensitive data such as personnel matter, client confidentiality and other potentially sensitive business information.
Must have extensive knowledge of legal software applications and experience diagnosing and repair of personal computers and other hardware a plus.
Four-year degree or equivalent preferred.
Law firm background preferred

Office Services Specialist


Our client, a prestigious Downtown Los Angeles law firm, is seeking an experienced Office Services Specialist. In this Office Services role, you will be responsible for:

Mail runs
Scanning documents
Setting up conference rooms for meetings
Ordering all office supplies
Ordering supplies for the kitchen,
Keeping inventory of supplies
Cleaning the kitchen and conference rooms
Relieving the receptionist

Requirements for Office Services Specialist

High school diploma
Prior experience as an Office Services Specialist
Law Firm or Professional Services preferred
Inventory experience
Stable work history
Receptionist experience preferred

Docket Clerk


Our client, a global law firm, is seeking an experienced Docket Clerk for its Century City offices. In this exciting Docket Clerk role, you will be responsible for:

court returns, faxes, electronic deliveries via department email account;
ECF filing hand deliveries; to
Calculating deadline dates and input information into lcalendar database.
Generating calendar date reports
Maintaining statistics in weekly calendaring meetings.
Reviewing changes to all court rules and updating litigation calendar manual;
Researching calendar-related matters
Generation and development of specific calendar macros for importing into the calendar database.

Requirements for Docket Clerk

At least 5 years experience preferred

The Calendar Clerk must have thorough knowledge of state, federal and local rules of procedure, and experience working in a calendaring database.

Stable work history
Major or mid-size law firm background preferred


Temporary Legal Assistants/Secretaries
We are always seeking excellent temporary legal secretaries for upcoming short and long term assignments. Must have excellent skills and references. We offer excellent rates.

Temporary Paralegals
Are you seeking temporary work? Contact us. We are seeking paralegals with litigation, corporate, real estate and trust & estates background. BA degree and paralegal certificates, excellent references required.




Entertainment and Litigation Secretary

Work with high-profile entertainment lawyer. Roll calls, handle PR, set up Red Carpet events, handle some light litigation. Must have at least 2 years litigation experience and know the entertainment industry. Excellent salary and benefits.


Accounting Manager

This mid-size law firm is seeking an experienced Accounting Manager. In this exciting role, you will:

  • Prepare P&L's
  • Prepare monthly billing
  • Prepare A/R and A/R
  • Handle General Ledger
  • Distribute monthly financials
  • Handle Collections
  • Supervise Billing Clerk
  • Handle all aspects of firm's accounting

Must have at least 5 years solid work history in a law firm, BA degree and be knowledgeable of Juris.



Litigation and Corporate Secretary Floater - Night Shift


Our client, a very prestigious mid-size Pasadena law firm, is seeking a Litigation and Corporate Secretary Floater to work with attorneys and paralegals. The Litigation Secretary Floater will know iManage and prepare pleadings, motions, litigation documents. Heavy desk. The Litigation Secretary Floater should have a stable work history. Knowledge of estate planning, family law and real estate is a plus. The firm has low turnover, excellent benefits and a friendly atmosphere. The firm will not consider a candidate without litigation secretarial experience . Bring your A game!



Help Desk - Law Firm


Our client, a prestigious Century City law firm, is seeking an experienced Help Desk Technician . In this Help Desk Technician Role, you will under the IT Manager.

Proactive with the ability to identify, define, and analyze complex computer/technical issues and problems and to recommend and implement solutions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Work with all levels of staff and attorneys
Demonstrated ability to train others
Exhibit high degree of initiative with demonstrated troubleshooting, follow-through, and critical-thinking skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities in a demanding, fast-paced, detail-oriented work environment, and make decisions based upon results of research.

Knowledge and Skills of Help Desk Technician

Document Management (iManage, DocsOpen),
Contact Management (InterAction, Outlook),
Word Processing (MS Word), Accounting/Payroll (CMS/ADP),
Database (Access, SQL), Project Management,
Presentation (PowerPoint), Spreadsheet (Excel), and
Human Resources (PeopleSoft),
All Microsoft Office applications.

*Background and Educational Requirements for Help Desk Technician *

High school diploma.
Help Desk experience in a law firm environment preferred.
A+ Certification desired.
Stable work history required.
At least 3 years experience.



Send your resume to:

chere@estrinlegalstaffing.com




Careers Reimagined

Litigation Associate


Are you tired of big law where you don't get to go to trial, work excessive hours and need to meet an impossible billable hourly quota? This prestigious mid-size law firm may be the dream come true career for you. Our client is seeking an experienced 4 - 5 year litigation associate. In this Litigation Associate role, you will work in:

Business litigation
Class Action
Entertainment
Securities
IP
Defmation & First Amendment Law Litigation
General Commercial Litigation
Products Liability
Real Estate Litigation
Environmental & Energy

The managing partner is recognized as one of the top trial lawyers in the country. The firm believes that all of its litigators attend trial. You are not isolated in an ivory tower.You are part of the team. And - you are not asked to bring a book of business!

The Firm has been fortunate over the years to attracting intelligent, forward-thinking, well-rounded attorneys with the ability to become leaders both within and beyond the legal profession. Most of their attorneys earned their credentials from top law schools, universities and colleges around the globe. Their attorneys have exceptional research and writing skills and many held judicial internship/clerkship positions prior to beginning their law firm career.
Benefits The Firm offers a rewarding career in a supportive, professional environment, as well as an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, bar association dues, continuing legal education, 401(k) plan, parking, sick leave and unlimited vacation leave .
Business Development The Firm fully encourages associates to bring in new clients, including small businesses and individuals with the potential for growth and development. Associates who are successful in bringing clients to the Firm receive additional compensation derived from the legal fees received from each new client. As a result, associates can increase their annual compensation while building valuable business development skills.
Case Work The Firm's attorneys are often up against much larger law firms, which offers associates varied experience and challenging work. The large number of trials and arbitrations the Firm handles enables litigation associates to prepare for trial, present evidence and interact with witnesses, judges and juries.

Requirements for Litigation Associate:

Top law school
Top grades
Major or mid-size law firm background
Must have at least 4-5 years experience in litigation

Must be admitted to CA Bar

Litigation Paralegal


Our client, a national law firm, seeks a mid-level paralegal with at least 4 years of experience for its Century City offices. In this Litigation Paralegal role, you will provide support to for their CA litigation practice. Paralegals will be expected to assist lawyers during the entire litigation process. In this Litigation Paralegal role you will:

Handle discovery
Retrieval, review, production of documents
Participate in hearings and trials, administrative proceedings, briefs, and settlements.
Participate in Trial Prep
Handle eDiscovery
Organize documents
Organize exhibits, exhibit lists, trial notebooks

Requirements for Litigation Paralegal:

Bachelor’s degree, trial experience
Exceptional communication and organization skills.
Experience with pharmaceutical and consumer products and services is a plus.
Must be available for overtime and travel as needed.
Paralegal certificate is preferred.
BA degree required
Major or mid-size law firm background preferred
Stable work history
Law firm background preferred
At least 4 years litigation paralegal experience required

Real Estate Transactional Paralegal


Our client, a prestigious Beverly Hills boutique law firm, is seeking a very experienced Real Estate Transactional paralegal. In this exciting position, you will assist the Firm's transactional Real Estate Group with pre-closing, closing and post-closing tasks and assignments. The Real Estate Paralegal will be responsible for proofing, assembling and organizing transactional documents and conducting closings for finance and purchase and sale transactions, together with being the primary lead on due diligence projects. You will also review of title and survey and prepare due diligence and closing checklists.

Requirements:

The Real Estate Paralegal should have a Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree with a paralegal certificate from an ABA qualified program.
Must have 6+ years of Real Estate/Finance experience, and have worked with a variety of lenders.

Administrative Assistant/Procurement Secretary to the IT Director and Assistant Director of the IT Department


Our client, a prestigious national law firm, is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant/Procurement Secretary to the IT Director and Assistant Director of the IT Department in its Downtown Los Angeles offices. In this exciting role as Secretary to IT Director role, you will:
Directly support the IT Director and Associate IT Director, as well as support IT leadership, staff, and department

ADMINISTRATIVE
Calendar, schedule and setup meetings.
File, organize, and maintain department forms and documents, inclusive of administrative forms, reports, vendor contracts, and project management documents.
Assist with updating inventory records of accessories and supplies.
Assist with tracking of equipment targeted for disposal and coordinate disposal according to Firm policies and procedures.
Act as point of contact/liaison for external partners/entities/vendors.
Maintain updated list of vendors and contractors.
Maintain records of IT equipment, warranties, and IT service and software license contracts.
Provide purchasing/procurement support for IT department.
Process and record IT department invoices and payments.
Process, submit, and reconcile expense reports.
Maintain IT department calendar by updating IT staff time-off and key dates, such as upgrades and implementation dates.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

PROCUREMENT

Assist with researching and maintaining vendor contact information. Obtain quotes and informal bids for products, supplies or services from vendors/suppliers in order to assist with determining the most appropriate and cost-effective vendor to provide the supplies, equipment or services.
Maintain vendor/supplier product information lists by contacting the parties in order to keep information up-to-date (e.g., current prices, discounts, delivery dates, etc.).
Review a variety of routine, procurement-related documents (e.g., price quotes, purchase orders/requisitions, specifications, informal bid proposals, service contracts, agreements, non-agreements, delivery reports, etc.), to evaluate and synthesize information gathered in order to ensure its completeness, accuracy, and compliance with policies, procedures, and guidelines as applied to procurement.
Maintain procurement-related records (e.g., agreements/contracts, purchase orders/requisitions, invoices, spreadsheets, etc.) in order to ensure their accessibility, accuracy, and relevance and forward documents to accounts payable, as needed.
Resolve minor procurement problems (e.g., invoice or delivery discrepancies, damaged goods, delayed deliveries, vendor performance, etc.) by gathering, receiving, and exchanging information necessary to identify a solution or appropriate recommendation, in order to maintain quality and consistency of procurement services to the requisitioning department, section, or unit.

Requirements for the Secretary to IT Director

Must have minimum two years administrative secretarial experience, preferably in a law firm setting
Must have background in IT or Litigation support
Must have minimum two years procurement background
Must have background reviewing invoices
Stable work history
High school diploma

Litigation Secretary/Floater  - Night Shift


Our client, a national prestigious law firm, is seeking an experienced Litigation Secretary/Floater for its night shift 2:30 - 10:00 pm to work in its beautiful Century City offices. As a Litigation Secretary/Floater, your duties include:

Court and administrative filings with significant experience in federal courts and California state courts
Document creation and management
Accessing publicly available information on court websites and public agency websites
Assistance with discovery, including third party subpoenas
Communication with court clerks and vendors
Trial support
Calendar management case list management
Client billing
New matter file opening
Expense processing
Time and data entry
Travel arrangements

Requirements for Litigation Secretary/Floater:

Microsoft Office Suite – proficiency in Word and Outlook
Minimum of 5 – 7 years’ experience
Knowledge of litigation is a must
Typing speed of 55 wpm
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to compose, edit and proofread legal documents, correspondence and reports
Ability for scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, preparing expense reimbursements, etc.
Strong proofreading skills

Experience using WorkSite/FileSite or other document management systems
Ability to manipulate Pdf documents and use associated software tools such as pdf Converter, Nuance pdf Converter, Adobe Reader

Real Estate Secretary


Our client, a global law firm with beautiful Century City offices, is seeking an experienced Real Estate Secretary to work with partners and associates, 3 on one. You will handle:

Correspondence

Time entries
Travel
email
Draft Purchase & Sale agreements
Amendments
Work with title companies
Deal with surveys
Estoppels
Agreements
Heavy Phones

Requirements for Real Estate Secretary:

Law firm background required
Typing at least 70 wpm
High school diploma
Stable work history