Experienced Litigation Legal Assistant (Personal Injury)

Minami Tamaki LLP, an AV-rated firm in San Francisco, seeks a highly skilled litigation legal assistant with 5+ years of experience and the ability to handle a busy plaintiffs’ personal injury practice in downtown San Francisco. This person will support three trial attorneys and work in conjunction with two paralegals and a case clerk.  The successful candidate will have the following skills and knowledge:

Strong knowledge of relevant court procedures, court rules, the Code of Civil Procedure and federal, state and local court rules. Strong knowledge of filing and service procedures (including e-filing) in both state and federal courts;

  • Excellent word processing skills (intermediate to advanced level in Word, Excel, Outlook) and knowledge of attorney timekeeping software;
  • Accurate and efficient keyboarding skills (65+ WPM);
  • Comfortable with generating Tables of Authorities and Tables of Contents;
  • Coordinating and scheduling meetings, appointments and appearances, as well as making travel arrangements.
  • Maintaining and updating attorney calendars in Outlook. Copying small jobs or arranging for an outside vendor to photocopy large jobs;
  • Communicating with the attorneys on a consistent basis regarding priorities and deadlines;
  • Case document management: Reviewing and routing all incoming and outgoing correspondence and all documents related to the litigation calendar, as well as ensuring that relevant documents and dates are calendared;
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills and overall attention to detail;
  • Well organized and able to prioritize in a fast paced environment;
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively supporting multiple attorneys while being a strong team player.

We offer a warm, collegial work environment and an excellent benefits package for the right candidate possessing all of the above.

We are willing to consider a part time schedule for the right applicant.

Applications for this position will be accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled.

Please be sure to put “Experienced Litigation Legal Assistant” in the re line of your response email to glang@minamitamaki.com. Thank you!