Legal Assistant (LA Office)

Senior level defense litigation secretary with 8+ years of experience is needed to support busy litigation attorneys.  Must be self-motivated, team oriented, have a high attention to detail and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  Accuracy is a must.

Duties Include:

  • Preparing draft court documents, specifically complaints, answers, discovery, briefs, motions, motions for summary judgment, correspondence and memos.
  • Revising and finalizing documents and ensuring timely service, filing and delivery.
  • Calendaring court dates from the initiation of a case thru trial, depositions (with clients, court reporters, interpreters, videographers and other entities) and other case occurrences.
  • Preparing for trials as needed
  • Confirming calendar events
  • Other special projects as assigned

Qualifications are:

  • In-depth knowledge of California Civil Procedure and Court Rules, and meticulous management of attorney’s calendar is required.
  • Proficiency in a Windows environment
  • Typing at least 70 wpm is preferred
  • Outstanding communication skills and team player spirit
  • Organizational skills and the ability to learn quickly
  • Very dependable, reliable, trustworthy and motivated
  • Strong integrity and professional demeanor

We offer competitive salaries, bonus opportunities, and generous benefits, including health insurance, 401(k) and paid time off.  If you are self-motivated, a team player, and take pride setting and achieving high level goals, we want to hear from you.

Please send your resume to:

Grace Thomas
Human Resources
employment@pettitkohn.com