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 8/2/18)


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

 

HOPPE LAW GROUP

We are looking for a highly motivated and reliable Paralegal.  The successful candidate will work directly for attorneys and must be able to take detailed instructions and multi-task in a fast-paced, insurance defense, litigation practice.  Please submit cover letter, resume, professional references, and salary expectations via email to Allison@Hoppe-law.com.  If invited for an interview, candidate will be required to bring a writing sample.

Requirements:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding and usage of proper grammar, composition, spelling, and punctuation is essential.
  • Exceptional comprehension and time-management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments and heavy workload.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Competent computer skills.
  • Working knowledge of Abacus, Outlook, Word, and Word Perfect.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with clients, insurance carriers, counsel, and support staff.
  • 5+ years of civil litigation and insurance defense experience.
  • Paralegal Certificate is required.
  • Must be able to work at a computer for considerable periods of time.
  • Position is full-time, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • May require more than the 40-hour work week to perform the essential duties of this position.

Responsibilities:

  • All phases of discovery including, but not limited to, drafting discovery requests and responses, summarization, subpoenaing records and films, direct communication with clients, carriers, counsel, and support staff, retaining and working with experts as directed, scheduling and organizing medical examinations and inspections, preparation of legal documents, briefs, statements, and letters, fact investigation, trial preparation, and other assignments/tasks as needed.

Salary and Benefits:

To be determined, based on experience.  Benefits for eligible employees include paid vacation & sick leave, Group health insurance for employees, and 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan.

 


Legal Office Assistant

Seeking a full-time Office Assistant for a Criminal Defense practice. Candidate must be detail-oriented, organized, reliable and personable. Basic computer skills with comprehension of WordPerfect, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Candidate must be proficient in calendaring, preparing legal correspondence and communicating with clients. Responsibilities include: administrative duties, answering phones, scheduling and organizing files. Candidate will be primarily responsible for assisting the Attorney. As such, Candidate must be willing to take direction and constructive criticism. Spanish speaking skills are a plus, but not required. Salary is negotiable based on the experience of the applicant.

  • Education: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying
  •  Salary: based upon qualifications
  • Location: Fresno, CA 93711

Please email cover letter and resume to carol@yosemitelawyer.com


Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski LLP

The applicant must possess a Paralegal Certificate and should be familiar with summarization of written discovery and medical records, and be able to efficiently respond to written discovery and work in a fast-paced environment meeting regular deadlines. We are looking for someone who has experience with pre-litigation efforts required to obtain medical records and timely correspond with client regarding the same in connection with the preparation of plaintiffs personal injury claims. The firm uses Abacus, Outlook, Word and Word Perfect. Applicant must be dependable, reliable, motivated and take pride in their work. Salary is negotiable based on the experience of applicant.

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

Dental insurance

Vision insurance

401(k) Profit Sharing Plan

Paid Vacation & Sick Leave

Please submit cover letter with salary history and resume in a PDF format to:  j.wilkins@wdcllp.com.


US-CA-Fresno

Job Title Case Assistant

As a Case Assistant, the successful candidate will be an important member of a highly collaborative team in our Consumer Operations Division. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, the Case Assistant will be primarily responsible for providing administrative support on the case management process in accordance with the rules and procedures of the American Arbitration Association (AAA). We offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to have a rewarding career in a fast-paced, results-driven environment. Our comprehensive benefits program includes the following: health and Rx, dental and orthodontia, vision, discounted pet insurance, disability insurance, basic and supplemental life insurance, 403(b) and Roth 403(b) retirement plans w/company match, a discounted corporate FitBit program, and generous paid time-off benefits.

Job ID CA Case Assistant

Job Locations US-CA-Fresno

Job Title Case Administrator II

As a Case Administrator II, the successful candidate will be an important member of a highly collaborative team in our Labor, Employment and Elections Division. Reporting to the Manager of ADR Services, the Case Administrator will be responsible for providing advanced case management of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services in accordance with the rules and procedures of the AAA and applicable laws; serves as an impartial liaison to the parties and their representatives; possesses an in-depth understanding of ADR processes and their application to different cases. We offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to have a rewarding career in a fast-paced, results-driven environment. Our comprehensive benefits program includes the following: health and Rx, dental and orthodontia, vision, discounted pet insurance, disability insurance, basic and supplemental life insurance, 403(b) and Roth 403(b) retirement plans w/company match, a discounted corporate FitBit program, and generous paid time-off benefits.

Job ID 2018-1374

Job Locations US-CA-Fresno

Job Title Part-Time Administrative Assistant

The American Arbitration Association (AAA) is seeking an Administrative Assistant in our Fresno Case Management Center (CMC) to fulfill a Part-Time role. You will be relied on to remotely provide administrative and clerical support to 2 executives in our San Diego Regional Office. The role includes assisting with the administration of arbitration cases, handling confidential information, and working on special projects.    The American Arbitration Association offers a comprehensive benefits program, which includes 403(b) retirement plan, paid time off, paid holidays, EAP and a pre-tax commuter benefit plan.

Job ID CA-1020


Contract Paralegal – 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. We offer a flexible work schedule. The firm uses Abacus, Outlook, Word and Word Perfect.

Please submit your resume to laleman@pdmlegal.com


Employment Law Firm seeking professional, and reliable full-time paralegal or legal secretary.

Applicant should have excellent attendance, be self-motivated, and able to multi-task.  Send cover letter, resume, professional references, and salary expectations to Kevin Schwin at Kevin@Schwinlaw.com.

Requirements:

  • Minimum one year of legal secretarial or paralegal experience, preferably with litigation.
  • Certification as a paralegal is a plus.
  • Experience with E-Filing is a plus.
  • Experience with preparing initial drafts of documents from templates is a plus.
  • Experience with employment litigation is a plus.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to use legal billing programs.  This office is currently transferring from Abacus to Clio.
  • Ability to use Dropbox and Google Drive are essential.
  • Knowledge of English grammar, composition, spelling, and punctuation are essential.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to deal effectively and professionally with clients, co-counsel, opposing counsel, and the general public.
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to prioritize and accurately complete assignments in a timely manner.
  • Documentation skills, meeting planning, supply management, telephone skills, office experience – general Microsoft Office proficiency, verbal communication, internal communication, dependability, professionalism, and client relationships.
  • Excellent attendance is a must.
  • Spanish language proficiency is a plus.

 Responsibilities:

  • Answer client questions and requests, set appointments.
  • Complete Client Intakes.
  • Produce information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.
  • Use MS Word and MS Outlook.
  • Use Google Calendar for calendaring.
  • Conserve attorneys’ time by initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings; scheduling couriers, court appearances dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering.
  • Represent attorney by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney.
  • Prepare invoices; track payments.
  • Draft checks and balance checkbook.
  • Provide historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventative maintenances requirements; calling for repairs.
  • Confidentiality, punctuality, reliability, professionalism and consistency are essential.

Job Type:

  • Full-time, normal business hours.

Experience:

  • Experience in a law firm setting, preferably including litigation and dealing with all kinds of people. Education and experience are considered together.

Salary and Benefits:

  • To be determined, based on experience.  Pay will range from $15 per hour to $25 per hour initially.  Pay raises will be provided at the Attorney’s discretion based upon performance.  90 day probationary period.  At Attorney’s discretion, health care may be offered upon completion of the 90 day probationary period.

Job Location:

  • Fresno, CA (93728)

Fresno law office has an immediate opening for a skilled and experienced paralegal in civil litigation and construction defect.  Candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to be a team player.  Candidate must also have a good understanding of the litigation and discovery process, familiar with construction and insurance terminology and methods, and experience in reviewing, organizing, and evaluating large volumes of construction documents and medical records.  The position also requires experience in preparing and tracking subpoenas for records and preparing detailed analytical document summaries, chronologies, and timelines.  Trial preparation experience is also a significant plus.  Position requires a Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved or equivalent program, and a minimum of 3 years of experience.  Compensation contingent upon level of experience.  Please email resume and cover letter to cwalker@wshblaw.com.


LEGAL SECRETARY/PARALEGAL POSITION

Employment and Business Law Firm seeking professional, and reliable full-time paralegal or legal secretary. Excellent working environment and great benefits. Applicant should have excellent attendance, be self-motivated, and able to multi-task.  Send cover letter, resume, professional references, and salary expectations to Michael J. F. Smith.

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of legal secretarial experience, preferably with litigation.
  • Experience with E-Filing is a plus.
  • Experience with preparing initial drafts of documents from templates is a plus.
  • Ability to type a minimum of 60 words per minute.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and Outlook. (We are a Mac office.)
  • Knowledge of English grammar, composition, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to deal effectively and professionally with clients, associates, and the general public.
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to prioritize and accurately complete assignments in a timely manner.
  • Documentation skills, meeting planning, supply management, telephone skills, office experience – general, Mac and Microsoft Office proficiency, verbal communication, internal communication, dependability, professionalism, client relationships.
  • Excellent attendance is a must.
  • Spanish language proficiency is a plus.

 Responsibilities:

  • Answer client questions and requests, set appointments.
  • Complete Client Intake Questionnaires.
  • Produce information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.
  • Use WORD and Excel. (We are a Mac office.)
  • Conserve attorneys’ time by initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings; scheduling couriers, court appearances dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering.
  • Represent attorney by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney.
  • Prepare invoices; track payments.
  • Calendaring.
  • Provide historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.
  • Maintain office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventative maintenances requirements; calling for repairs.
  • Confidentiality, punctuality, reliability, professionalism and consistency are essential.

Job Type:

  • Full-time, normal business hours.

Experience:

  • Experience in a law firm setting, preferably including litigation and dealing with all kinds of people. Education and experience are considered together.

Salary:

  • To be determined, based on experience.

Job Location:

  • Fresno, CA (93711)

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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