Personal Injury Litigation Associate

Minami Tamaki LLP, an AV-rated firm in San Francisco, seeks an associate with 3-5 years of experience litigating personal injury cases, with emphasis on the plaintiff side. Ideal candidate must have excellent legal research, writing and oral communication skills, trial and discovery experience and a commitment to social justice. We need someone who works hard, wants to learn, has the desire to try personal injury cases, and seeks long term opportunities for growth in the firm’s Personal Injury Practice Group.

General Duties: Under the supervision of one or more attorneys, this attorney will be responsible for representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases

Specific Duties:

  • Conduct legal research and writing and analysis
  • Perform client intake/consultations and case evaluation
  • Evaluate client claims through gathering of relevant facts and documents; witness interviews, internet and legal research; analysis of both liability and damages issues
  • Represent and advise clients in court proceedings
  • Plan and conduct oral and written discovery
  • Assist in litigation and manage own caseload
  • Assist in Arbitration, mediation and trial of personal injury cases

Skills Required:

  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively with clients, opposing parties, judges and MT staff and attorneys
  • Efficient use of time and resources
  • Ability to advocate for clients and negotiate settlements
  • Creativity and strategic planning skills to develop effective case themes, discovery plans and other techniques to effectively represent clients
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively within a team of attorneys, staff, clients and experts
  • Ready to assist to litigate cases through arbitration, mediation and/or trial.

If this describes you, please email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: glang@minamitamaki.com. No calls or emails to other firm personnel please.

Minami Tamaki LLP provides quality legal representation with an emphasis on personalized, client-centric and responsive service. We provide excellent legal services which we balance with a commitment to our community.


Immigration Practice Associate Attorney

Minami Tamaki LLP, an AV-rated firm in San Francisco, seeks an associate with 2+ years’ experience. Ideal candidate must have excellent legal research, writing and oral communication skills, and a commitment to social justice. We need someone who works hard, wants to learn and has the desire to provide excellent service to our clients.

Responsibilities may include preparing non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions, applications for adjustment of status (family and employment), consular forms, and PERM applications.

This position requires experience with immigration law, e.g. working with volume employment based non-immigrant categories, and preparing employment based immigrant visa petitions (EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3), adjustment of status or the like. Experience with client growth is a plus.

Candidate must be detail-oriented, must be able to prioritize and multitask, possess excellent English communication skills, possess experience in Word and must enjoy working in a team environment. In return, we offer a warm, collegial environment and an excellent benefits package.

If this describes you, please email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: glang@minamitamaki.com. No calls please.

Minami Tamaki LLP provides quality legal representation with an emphasis on personalized, client-centric and responsive service. We provide excellent legal services which we balance with a commitment to pro bono work and community involvement.


Experienced Administrative Assistant

Minami Tamaki LLP, an AV-rated  firm in San Francisco, seeks a highly skilled administrative assistant with 3+ years of legal experience and the ability to handle support and administration of a busy immigration law practice in downtown San Francisco. This person will be part of the support team to 20+ attorneys, paralegals and administrators.   The successful candidate will be responsible for processing engagement and coordination with our accounting department in onboarding new clients and successful ongoing client and vendor relationships to support the team. Skills and knowledge required include:

  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively supporting multiple attorneys while being a strong team player;
  • Well organized and able to prioritize multiple task in a fast paced environment;
  • Communicating with the attorneys. paralegals and fellow administrators on a consistent basis regarding priorities and deadlines;
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills and overall attention to detail;
  • Draft legal documents;
  • Familiar with Immigration documents;
  • Knowledge of online immigration management systems (preferably Law Logix);
  • Update and distribute incoming mail;
  • Interfacing with other departments on administrative issues;
  • Assist team with large print jobs, scanning, and shredding;
  • Coordinating and scheduling meetings, appointments, and ordering lunch;
  • Maintaining and updating group outlook calendar;
  • Accurate and efficient keyboarding skills (65+ WPM);
  • Excellent word processing skills (intermediate to advanced level in Word, Excel, Outlook)

We offer a warm, collegial work environment and an excellent benefits package for the right candidate possessing all of the above. If this describes you, and you are available now, please email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: glang@minamitamaki.com. No calls please. Please be sure to put “Experienced Administrative Assistant” in the re line of your response email. Thank you!

Experienced Immigration Paralegal

Our client’s needs continue to grow!  We are once again seeking an experienced (3+ years) paralegal with a passion for immigration law and working with people from around the world. Only well qualified applicants will be considered.

Responsibilities include assisting our attorneys in preparing non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions, applications for adjustment of status (family and employment), consular forms, and PERM applications.

Requirements: BS/BA degree and extensive immigration related paralegal experience,  including working with volume employment based non-immigrant categories and preparing employment based immigrant visa petitions (EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3), adjustment of status and naturalization applications. Experience preparing O-1, as well as family based petitions and applications is a plus.

Candidate must be detail-oriented, must be able to prioritize and multi-task, possess excellent English communication skills, possess experience in Word and immigration software LawLogix, and must enjoy working in a team environment. In return, we offer a warm, collegial environment and an excellent benefits package.

If this describes you, and you are available now, please email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: glang@minamitamaki.com. No calls please.

Minami Tamaki LLP provides quality legal representation with an emphasis on personalized, client-centric and responsive service. Our clients tell us that we provide excellent legal services which we balance with a commitment to pro bono work and community involvement.

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