The FPA Job Bank is a service provided to the legal community.   Prospective employers are encouraged to utilize this service by contacting the Job Bank Chair Person with details about the position they seek to have filled. 

All inquiries by paralegals about job openings are confidential.

Current job openings are listed below:
(as of 3/15/19)


More info on the below positions can be found at https://careers-adr.icims.com/ and selecting “Fresno” from the Locations.

 


Transactional – Legal Secretary or Paralegal

Lang, Richert & Patch, a prominent law firm located in Fresno’s highly desirable Fig Garden Financial Center, seeks a seasoned full-time Legal Secretary or Paralegal for a busy Transactional practice which includes Estate Planning for high net wealth clients. This position requires extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word and WordPerfect, along with a familiarity of other business software such as Excel, Abacus and Orion. The applicant must have 10 years of legal secretarial experience, and must have five years of focused Transactional and Estate Planning experience. Litigation experience is a plus.

The candidate should have exceptional work ethics, and be able to solve practical problems, deal with changing variables and appropriately escalate, delegate or seek additional instruction as needed with respect to assigned tasks. The candidate must be able to work in an open, collaborative environment and deal with frequent requests and competing priorities. The ideal candidate will be professional, engaged and flexible, and able to work in a fast-paced environment meeting regular deadlines. Candidate must be proficient in preparing legal correspondence and communicating extensively with clients. Must be dependable, reliable, motivated and take pride in their work.

Please submit cover letter, salary expectations and resume in a PDF format to:

Greg Caradonna, Firm Manager

Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits such as:

 Medical insurance

 Long-term Disability insurance

 Dental insurance

 Vision insurance

 Life insurance

 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan

 Flexible Spending Account

 Paid Vacation & Sick Leave

 Underground parking

Requirements

 10 years Legal secretary experience required;

 5 years focused Transactional experience required;

 5 years focused Estate Planning experience preferred;

 Licensed Notary helpful;

 Proficient in WordPerfect and Microsoft Word;

 Knowledge of Excel, Abacus & Orion software is a plus;

 Experience in preparing legal documents and correspondence;

 Experience in general corporate work such as entity formation, annual filings, dissolutions, annual

minutes and drafting resolutions, Articles of Incorporation, Stock certificates, Statement of

Information . . .;

 Ability to work independently and identify potentially more effective methods;

 Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and handle multiple transactions simultaneously;

 Excellent organizational and administrative skills, including performing duties accurately and in a

timely manner;

 Very strong communication skills including legal terminology (verbal and written) and the ability to

take directions, and work effectively with minimal supervision;

 Litigation experience is a plus.


CLAIMS ADVOCATE

Responsible for providing customer service and supporting Producers by servicing existing accounts and soliciting new business.  Independent responsibility for managing medium and complex claims of assigned clients.

SUMMARY

  • Acts as an advocate and claims specialist to provide support to clients, claimants, Producers, and carriers;
  • Provides initial and on-going advocacy on claims including detailed analysis, interpretation, consultation and negotiation of coverage and reserves;
  • Provides assistance on complex, large claims issues;
  • Reports to carriers on property, liability, litigated, high exposure and specialty claims;
  • Maintains claim diaries and reviews reservations of rights of denials;
  • Travels to loss sites to assist clients with the claim process;
  • Meets with clients and internal staff to provide analysis, interpretation and recommendations regarding client loss information;
  • Responds to clients and Producers regarding coverage, exposure, and settlement questions;
  • Manages subrogation and recovery situations by working closely with clients;
  • Prepares coverage arguments for client advocacy and form coverage positions as client advocate;
  • Works with client legal counsel on coverage, claims and strategy for settlement;
  • Assists clients with case preparation and support as needed, using negotiation skills to provide best possible outcome for clients;
  • Provides value added services to Producers, focusing on account retention and obtaining new business;
  • Develops training materials with a client and service team perspective for coverage reviews, loss reporting procedures, and claims guidelines in handling     various situations;
  • Conducts quarterly claims review meetings with employer representatives;
  • Complies with agency management system data standards and data integrity (enters and maintains complete and accurate information);
  • Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team and to foster teamwork
  • Excellent customer service skills, including telephone and listening skills
  • Great leadership, problem solving and time management skills
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Ability to interface with internal and external executives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Paralegal/Legal Secretary – Civil Litigation– Petrie Dorfmeier, LLP (Fresno)

Petrie Dorfmeier, LLP is seeking a Contract Paralegal, must possess a Paralegal Certificate. The candidate should be familiar with summarization of written discovery and medical records, and be able to efficiently respond to written discovery. The firm uses Abacus, Outlook, Word and Word Perfect. We offer a competitive benefit package.

Please submit your resume to laleman@pdmlegal.com


Part-Time/Contract Paralegal

Family law firm seeking part-time/contract paralegal to prepare Disclosures and/or perform discovery related tasks.  Would consider dividing the job into two jobs (Disclosures vs. discovery).  Family law experience not required but preferred, however, civil discovery experience is required for the discovery related work.   Flexible hours, excellent pay depending upon experience.  If interested, please contact Stephanie at 559-225-4300.


Paralegal Wanted

Baradat & Paboojian is seeking paralegal with a minimum of 5 years experience in the area of Personal Injury/Civil Litigation.  Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be detail oriented.  Experience with MS Word, MS Outlook, Word Perfect, CompuLaw, Legal Solutions, calendaring, experience and knowledge of court/filing procedures is required. Duties will include but not limited to Trial Preparation, communication with experts and assist clients in responding to discovery.  Individual should have a superior work ethic, be self-motivated, capable of multi-tasking and work well with others.

Pay based on experience.

If interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to Jason Bell at jsb@bplaw-inc.com


McCormick Barstow has an opportunity available for an experienced insurance defense paralegal, 3-5 years of experience required.

Qualifications:

  • Paralegal certificate required;
  • General litigation experience, personal injury litigation experience preferred;
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills;
  • A firm understanding of litigation procedures;

Requirements:

  • Prior litigation experience, including personal injury litigation a plus;
  • Meet with clients to review and obtain documents;
  • Ability to use various e-discovery tools;
  • Review and analyze discovery responses and/or large amounts of data;
  • Prepare meet and confer letters;
  • Ability to bill 6.5 hours per day;
  • Ability to work as a member of a practice group team, for multiple partners
  • Pleasant and professional demeanor

If interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to DeAnn Alexander at deann.alexander@mccormickbarstow.com

McCormick Barstow has an opportunity available for an experienced litigation paralegal, 3+ years of experience required.

Qualifications:

  • Paralegal certificate required;
  • General family law experience preferred but not required;
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.

 

Requirements:

  • Prior family law experience preferred but not required;
  • Meet with clients to review and obtain documents;
  • Ability to use various e-discovery tools;
  • Review and analyze discovery responses and/or large amounts of data;
  • Prepare meet and confer letters;
  • Ability to bill 6.5 hours per day;
  • Ability to work as a member of a practice group team, for multiple partners;
  • Work independently;
  • Ability to meet deadlines;
  • Pleasant and professional demeanor.

If interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to DeAnn Alexander at deann.alexander@mccormickbarstow.com


The Law Office of Nuttall Coleman & Drandell is seeking a skilled and experienced Paralegal or Legal Secretary in the area of Personal Injury/Civil Litigation for a short-term (3 month) full-time position, with the possibility of becoming a permanent position.  Candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to be a team player. Experience with MS Word, Word Perfect,, MS Outlook, and Abacus Law is a plus.  Duties will include, but not be limited to, assistance with litigation case duties, including preparation of pleadings, subpoenas, motions, pre-trial preparation, and trial preparation.  Compensation contingent upon level of experience. If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to corinne@nuttallcoleman.com.