Currently, we have the following openings:

Family Wealth Planning Secretary
The incumbent legal secretary will have the skills to interact with clients, attorneys, staff, and outside vendors, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.  This position requires demonstrated organizational and file management skills, excellent proofreading skills, and the ability to handle large volumes of confidential client information in a professional and trustworthy manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide comprehensive administrative support to attorneys, including calendaring and travel arrangements.
  • Draft, edit, and finalize correspondence, reports, and/or other materials as requested.
  • Prepare initial drafts of estate planning and estate administration documents.
  • Finalize wills, trusts, grant deeds, and related documents for signing.
  • Proofread all work including correspondence, memoranda, and other legal documents.
  • Prepare engagement letters and other client retention documents.
  • Open and maintain client files, both in hard copy and electronic format.
  • Manage attorney contacts and calendar.
  • Screen incoming calls, record messages, and read, sort, and process mail.
  • Establish and maintain calendar and deadline reminder systems.
  • Maintaining systematic follow-up systems to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Enter attorney time into financial system.
  • Process, review, and edit client bills.
  • Prepare expense reimbursement requests.
  • File documents with probate court and recorder/assessor’s offices.

Please download the PDF for additional details.


Litigation Paralegal
Under attorneys’ supervision, performs a variety of advanced case related duties including legal research, case management and trial preparation. Familiar with court procedures, legal and factual research tools. Maintains close contact with attorneys, paralegals, case clerk, and clients; observes confidentiality of all legal documents and firm matters.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare legal and factual research using Westlaw and/or Lexis, retrieval of cases, and cite check.
  • Preliminary drafting and analyzing legal documents, collecting, compiling and utilizing technical information to make independent decision and recommendations to attorneys.
  • Organize case files and create databases.
  • Draft correspondence and/or emails to clients.
  • Monitor regulatory filing dates and document filing requirements.
  • Obtaining court dockets, and information regarding rules and procedures.
  • Compile and coordinate document production.
  • Prepare filings and serving documents.
  • Perform electronic case filings.
  • Assist attorneys in hearings and trial preparation – including designation of witnesses; preparation of trial exhibits, etc.
  • Keep attorneys informed of court decisions and deadlines.
  • Oversees the work of Case Clerks or junior paralegals.
  • Use discretion and good judgment when contacting clients.
  • Observes confidentiality of all legal documents and firm matters.

Please download the PDF for additional details.


Please note the job descriptions are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Resumes may be submitted to Lisa Jensen, via mail, fax (at 415-421-2922), or e-mail at ljensen@nullsflaw.com. Ms. Jensen may also be contacted at 415-421-6500.