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 6/27/17)


COMPEX LEGAL

We are looking for a star player to be a part of our winning team. The Customer Service Representative oversees the fulfillment of client order requests in order to ensure accuracy, timely completion and the overall satisfaction of the client.

Task and Responsibilities:

  • Take proactive actions and provide progress reports of pending requests to clients
  • Effectively handle all clients’ inquiries regarding Customer Service issues
  • Provide Order Entry support and backup as needed
  • Review and attend to the open orders report on a weekly basis or as instructed by CS management
  • Ensure all incoming phone calls are answered by the third ring
  • Coordinate efforts with other departments to handle client issues
  • Ensure that client preferences are recorded, entered and adhered to, in the Oracle database
  • Ensure clients are contacted at first sign of problem or concern pertaining to their order
  • Ensure that client orders and custodial contacts are documented accurately in the system
  • Ensure that clients have all information about locations that may affect delivery of orders
  • Have knowledge of all service lines and promote as necessary and appropriate
  • Keep CS management apprised of all client issues and backlog
  • Assist with all Oracle queues, in an effort to expedite all aspects of client service
  • Respond to Client e-mails and Oracle Red notes within two hours of receipt
  • Other duties as assigned as necessary

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalency required; some college preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to handle high call volume
  • Must type 40 wpm minimum (candidates will be tested on typing speed)
  • Minimum of 2 years recent customer service experience
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Experience in Discovery Law
  • Excellent organizational skills

 

Compex offers its full time employees Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k and FSA. In addition, these benefits are fully paid by the company: Basic Life Insurance, LTD and EAP. The following supplemental benefits are also offered: Voluntary Life Insurance, AD&D, Aflac and LegalShield.

Compex is a drug-free workplace. Please visit us at www.cpxlegal.com.


 MARICOPA ORCHARDS, LLC

Job Description: 

Under the direct supervision of the General Counsel, the Legal Assistant/Paralegal handles the legal department’s overflow work and special projects.

Essential Functions: 

 Manage and keep Conservation Management Practices and burn permits compliant;

 Ensure Water Quality Coalition is kept current and in compliance;

 Ensure that all Water Quality Coalition reporting fees are invoiced and processed correctly;

 As required, attend Water Quality Coalition meetings;

 Responsible for the preparation and submission of the annual Farm Evaluations, Nitrogen Management Plans and Summaries to the appropriate Water Quality Coalition;

 Manage all functions associated with property management of rental properties (farmland and residential);

 Assist legal team with preparing contracts and other transactional documents as well as completing various research projects;

 Project-specific work as assigned from time to time, including providing support to in-house attorneys handling transactional, regulatory compliance, and risk management matters;

 Provide general paralegal and administrative support with minimal supervision;

 Assists with the departments filing and filing system;

Minimum Requirements: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and be willing to take on new roles as needed. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Five years of related experience in a legal environment;

• Agriculture experience preferred, but not required;

• Paralegal certificate highly preferred;

• Notary certificate highly preferred;

• Analytical and detail oriented;

• Flexibility in work hours and responsibilities, willingness to work evenings or weekends to assist attorneys during high activity periods;

• Must be able to uphold highest standards of discretion and confidentiality;

• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and related software programs;

• Ability to work in online research platforms such at LexisNexis, Westlaw, Thomson Reuters Practical Law, etc.;

• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines;

• Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-entity, and multi-cultural environment;

• Ability to prepare and edit legal form documents, correspondence, reports and presentations;

• Ability to communicate in a clear, friendly, professional and proactive manner;

This job description documents the general nature and level of work, but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities. The successful applicant may be asked to perform other duties as required.


 MARICOPA ORCHARDS, LLC

Job Description

Under the general supervision of General Counsel and the direct supervision of the Executive Assistant/Paralegal, the legal department Administrative Assistant handles the legal department’s overflow work and special projects.

Essential Functions: 

 Responsible for managing all insurance needs, including, commercial auto policies and professional insurance policies and process all relevant additions, deletions and claims;

 Responsible for all DMV registrations and renewals;

 Assist with the administrative functions associated with document processing;

 Manage the departments filing and filing system;

 Assist with keeping Conservation Management Practices and burn permits compliant;

 Help ensure that all Water Quality Coalition reporting fees are invoiced and processed correctly;

 Assist with coordinating the submission of the annual Farm Evaluations, Nitrogen Management Plans and Summaries to the appropriate Water Quality Coalition; and

 Perform clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, meetings, booking hotels, providing information to callers and composing routine correspondence.

Minimum Requirements: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and be willing to take on new roles as needed. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Agriculture experience preferred, but not required;

• Analytical and detail oriented;

• Notary certificate highly preferred;

• Flexibility in work hours and responsibilities, willingness to work evenings or weekends to assist attorneys during high activity periods;

• Must be able to uphold highest standards of discretion and confidentiality;

• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and related software programs;

• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines;

• Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-entity, and multi-cultural environment; and

• Ability to prepare and edit correspondence and reports;

• Ability to communicate in a clear, friendly, professional and proactive manner;

This job description documents the general nature and level of work, but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities. The successful applicant may be asked to perform other duties as required.


Legal Receptionist/Secretary

Responsibilities will include:

Greeting clients and visitors, answering and routing incoming calls on a multi-line telephone system, scheduling and routing clients, drafting messages, organizing files, scheduling appointments, preparing correspondence and papers, scanning, photocopying, faxing and filing documents, collecting and routing mail and hand-delivered packages, assisting staff members and perform other administrative or clerical tasks as assigned by partners, associates or paralegals within the firm.

Strong spelling and grammar skills are important in taking effective messages and drafting correspondence and legal documents. Typing speed at 45 WPM or higher. A professional appearance and polished demeanor are important. Other personal traits necessary to the job are: Respect for confidentiality and discretion, attention to detail and a positive, upbeat attitude. Compensation determined upon experience.

Please send your resume to jfs@Tulareesq.com or contact Joseph Soares at (559) 686-3861 with any questions.


FSA

Location: Fresno, CA

Worksite: USAO

Requisition Number: 17-275

Posted Compensation: 27.72 per hour

Description:

FSA, a government contractor delivering highly qualified personnel in support of the government’s mission, has an immediate

vacancy for a Paralegal II to support the Asset Forfeiture Program at the U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of CA. The Asset

Forfeiture Section at the USAO is responsible for the prosecution of both criminal and civil actions against property used or acquired

during illegal activity.

A Paralegal/Legal Assistant III executes the following duties:

Performs basic legal research in support of forfeiture work, including research of case law, slip opinions, etc. Utilizes a variety

of automated legal research tools as well as public information databases and other automated resources to research case- or

program-specific legal matters, and to participate in assigned areas of criminal or civil proceedings, e.g. electronic discovery

Receives, examines, and evaluates new and complex cases referred for judicial forfeiture proceedings by the seizing agencies

with reference to the facts of the case and agency standards for case litigation worthiness, appropriate titles of law, and

pertinent case law

Reviews investigative reports for probable cause for forfeiture, determines the need for additional information and evidence,

and plans a comprehensive approach to obtain this information and evidence

Advises the forfeiture attorney regarding the merits of the potential forfeiture and the probabilities of success of the forfeiture

in light of the strengths and weaknesses of probable cause and potential defenses

Assists forfeiture attorney in persuading claimants and claimants’ attorneys of the correctness of the agency’s legal position

and the appropriateness of the agency’s proposed settlement. Prepares appropriate documents for settlement or other

appropriate disposition. If settlements cannot be agreed upon, prepares all necessary pleadings for the court in order to attain

the issuance of default decrees of forfeiture

Assists forfeiture attorney in pretrial preparations by preparing, reviewing, and organizing discovery; notifying, interviewing,

preparing summaries of, and managing witnesses; and researching case law

Interviews federal agents and other local law enforcement officers concerning the probable cause for forfeiture and the

availability of evidence and witnesses

Prepares legal pleadings necessary to commence judicial forfeiture proceedings and subsequent motions, papers, and

proposed orders to accomplish forfeiture, settlement or dismissal

Assists in preparing for court proceedings by compiling, organizing, and indexing various evidentiary exhibits

Receives transcripts of depositions and prepares summaries to assist attorneys

Uses CATS database to extrapolate data for reports, charts, graphs, and trial exhibits

Provides training to other contractor paralegals as needed

Requirements:

A Paralegal/Legal Assistant III must meet the following qualifications:

Possession of a paralegal certificate

At least two years of paralegal litigation experience; trial experience is very helpful

Knowledge of forfeiture laws, policies, and procedures

Knowledge of the capabilities and use of automated resources and technology for the development, presentation, and

prosecution of federal cases; at least one year of automated litigation support experience

Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methods of legal research and analysis sufficient to perform assigned case

development and documentation assignments which are typically covered by established precedents

Excellent written and oral communication skills, analytic ability, and thorough knowledge of legal research tools

Hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and

telecommunications equipment

This position requires U.S. Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation.

Area of Interest: Legal/Litigation Support

Position Schedule: Full-time

 


Compex

Summary Statement

We are looking for a star player to be a part of our winning team. The Customer Service Representative oversees the fulfillment of client order requests in order to ensure accuracy, timely completion and the overall satisfaction of the client.

Task and Responsibilities:

  • Take proactive actions and provide progress reports of pending requests to clients
  • Effectively handle all clients’ inquiries regarding Customer Service issues
  • Provide Order Entry support and backup as needed
  • Review and attend to the open orders report on a weekly basis or as instructed by CS management
  • Ensure all incoming phone calls are answered by the third ring
  • Coordinate efforts with other departments to handle client issues
  • Ensure that client preferences are recorded, entered and adhered to, in the Oracle database
  • Ensure clients are contacted at first sign of problem or concern pertaining to their order
  • Ensure that client orders and custodial contacts are documented accurately in the system
  • Ensure that clients have all information about locations that may affect delivery of orders
  • Have knowledge of all service lines and promote as necessary and appropriate
  • Keep CS management apprised of all client issues and backlog
  • Assist with all Oracle queues, in an effort to expedite all aspects of client service
  • Respond to Client e-mails and Oracle Red notes within two hours of receipt
  • Other duties as assigned as necessary

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalency required; some college preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to handle high call volume
  • Must type 40 wpm minimum (candidates will be tested on typing speed)
  • Minimum of 2 years recent customer service experience
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Experience in Discovery Law
  • Excellent organizational skills

Compex offers its full time employees Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k and FSA. In addition, these benefits are fully paid by the company: Basic Life Insurance, LTD and EAP. The following supplemental benefits are also offered: Voluntary Life Insurance, AD&D, Aflac and LegalShield.

Compex is a drug-free workplace. Please visit us at www.cpxlegal.com.


Dowling Aaron, Inc.

Local and well established law firm is seeking a Trust & Estate Administration Paralegal/Legal Secretary.  Responsibilities will include the following: candidate will assist Attorneys in the preparation of fiduciary and estate tax returns, fiduciary accounting and documents for tax audits; administration of trust & estates accounts, including disbursements, bill paying and bank account reconciliations, management of assets, collections, distribution transfers and valuations; initiate and respond to correspondence and phone calls from clients, government agencies and other parties regarding estates.

  • Requires proficient understanding of estate planning and administration of trust and probate estates.
  • Will be directly responsible for monitoring assets transfers.
  • Must have strong understanding of financial reports.
  • Will prepare probate documents including accounting reports, petitions, and court orders.

Qualified candidates will possess the following:

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline and/or paralegal certificate.

Three or more years of experience as a trust and estate administration paralegal in a law firm environment is preferred.

Please contact Kurt Bergthold at kbergthold@dowlingaaron.com.


PARALEGAL OR LEGAL SECRETARY CIVIL/BUSINESS LITIGATION

Lang, Richert & Patch, a prominent law firm located in the highly desirable Fig Garden Financial Center, seeks a full-time paralegal or legal secretary for a busy civil / business litigation practice.  Candidate must have the ability to work effectively to meet deadlines in a fast-paced office. This position requires extensive knowledge of WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, and common software used in law firms for calendaring and checking conflicts. Candidate must be proficient in calendaring, preparing legal correspondence, and communicating with clients. Must be dependable, reliable, motivated and work well with others. Experience in E-Filing in Federal and State courts preferred. Employment and Labor Law experience is helpful, but not required.

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

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan
  • Paid vacation
  • Underground parking

Please submit cover letter with salary history and resume to:

http://www.lrplaw.net/careers/current-openings/

All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.


EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT AND PARALEGAL

Gerawan Farming Inc. www.prima.com is the world’s leading grower and marketer of peaches, plums, and nectarines. We have a reputation for being innovative and having well-managed operations. Our plants and offices are located in Reedley, Sanger, Kerman, and Fresno, California. We need an Executive Assistant and Paralegal to work in our Fresno corporate office. This position reports to the in-house attorney performing a variety of paralegal duties and executive assistant functions in a confidential nature to support the owners, general counsel, and other executives as needed.

Expectations

• Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings.

• Develop and maintain an interconnected paper and electronic filing system between legal and finance departments to ensure data availability for all key stakeholders.

• Research federal and state statutes, case law, reference materials, and other legal sources and prepare summaries and memoranda related to legal and compliance issues.

• Gather, prepare, and summarize relevant materials for use by attorney in preparation of opinions, briefs, depositions, pleadings, and court filings.

• Draft and file corporate compliance documents as needed in a multi-corporation environment.

• Communicate with external lawyers, secretaries, and government agencies.

• Attend trials and provide corresponding administrative support.

• Conduct all work and maintain all information in strict confidence and in compliance with ethical obligations of the legal profession.

Qualifications

• Associate degree in paralegal studies, legal assisting technology, or accreditation as a certified legal assistant/paralegal specialist.

• Five years of relevant experience with litigation and corporate governance.

Skills

• Proficient in LexisNexis, Westlaw, and Worldox. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

• Detail-oriented, with exceptional writing, proofreading, and organizational skills.

• Able to work professionally, collegially, and independently on assigned tasks and to complete assignments in a timely manner.

• Professional maturity with ability to handle sensitive information with discretion.

• Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.

Working Conditions
Standard office hours. Additional hours may be required sporadically.

Application Process
Submit your résumé with salary history and requirements to: j.a.ramirez@gerawan.com

All résumés are kept strictly confidential and will be seen only by the hiring manager for this position and the HR department.


Paralegal / Legal Assistant III Supporting the USAO

Location: Fresno, CA

Worksite: USAO

Requisition Number: 17-275

Apply online at www.fsafederal.com

Posted Compensation: 27.72 per hour Description:

FSA, a government contractor delivering highly qualified personnel in support of the government’s mission, has an immediate vacancy for a Paralegal II to support the Asset Forfeiture Program at the U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of CA. The Asset Forfeiture Section at the USAO is responsible for the prosecution of both criminal and civil actions against property used or acquired during illegal activity.

A Paralegal/Legal Assistant III executes the following duties:

Performs basic legal research in support of forfeiture work, including research of case law, slip opinions, etc. Utilizes a variety of automated legal research tools as well as public information databases and other automated resources to research case- or program-specific legal matters, and to participate in assigned areas of criminal or civil proceedings, e.g. electronic discovery Receives, examines, and evaluates new and complex cases referred for judicial forfeiture proceedings by the seizing agencies with reference to the facts of the case and agency standards for case litigation worthiness, appropriate titles of law, and pertinent case law

Reviews investigative reports for probable cause for forfeiture, determines the need for additional information and evidence, and plans a comprehensive approach to obtain this information and evidence

Advises the forfeiture attorney regarding the merits of the potential forfeiture and the probabilities of success of the forfeiture in light of the strengths and weaknesses of probable cause and potential defenses

Assists forfeiture attorney in persuading claimants and claimants’ attorneys of the correctness of the agency’s legal position and the appropriateness of the agency’s proposed settlement. Prepares appropriate documents for settlement or other appropriate disposition. If settlements cannot be agreed upon, prepares all necessary pleadings for the court in order to attain the issuance of default decrees of forfeiture

Assists forfeiture attorney in pretrial preparations by preparing, reviewing, and organizing discovery; notifying, interviewing, preparing summaries of, and managing witnesses; and researching case law

Interviews federal agents and other local law enforcement officers concerning the probable cause for forfeiture and the availability of evidence and witnesses

Prepares legal pleadings necessary to commence judicial forfeiture proceedings and subsequent motions, papers, and proposed orders to accomplish forfeiture, settlement or dismissal

Assists in preparing for court proceedings by compiling, organizing, and indexing various evidentiary exhibits Receives transcripts of depositions and prepares summaries to assist attorneys

Uses CATS database to extrapolate data for reports, charts, graphs, and trial exhibits Provides training to other contractor paralegals as needed

Requirements:

A Paralegal/Legal Assistant III must meet the following qualifications: Possession of a paralegal certificate

At least two years of paralegal litigation experience; trial experience is very helpful Knowledge of forfeiture laws, policies, and procedures

Knowledge of the capabilities and use of automated resources and technology for the development, presentation, and prosecution of federal cases; at least one year of automated litigation support experience

Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methods of legal research and analysis sufficient to perform assigned case development and documentation assignments which are typically covered by established precedents

Excellent written and oral communication skills, analytic ability, and thorough knowledge of legal research tools Hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and telecommunications equipment

This position requires U.S. Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation.

Area of Interest: Legal/Litigation Support Position Schedule: Full-time

www.fsafederal.com

FSA is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote qualified persons in all job titles without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, HIV status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation (including gender expression and identity), veteran status, family leave status or any protected group status as defined by applicable law.

www.fsafederal.


Emerson Church Law Seeking Experienced Paralegal For Insurance Defense Work.

Emerson Church seeks an experienced paralegal for its insurance defense work. Must have: (1) minimum of AA with at least a 3.0 GPA; (2) have or qualify for Paralegal Certification; (3) minimum four years legal experience. Full time position with benefits.

Send resume and cover letter to Pam Buchnoff at pbuchnoff@lawemerson.com.

(http://www.sjcl.edu/index.php/jobs/29-paralegal/1507-paralegal-emerson-church-law-fresno)