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Family Law Firm Legal Assistant (2 years experience)

Wilson & Pettine
Santa Barbara, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Established Santa Barbara Family Law Firm seeks full time, experienced legal assistant with minimum of 2 years family law experience. Position available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

· Format, proof-read and e-file documents;

· Maintain Office Legal Calendar (must have experience calculating court/litigation deadlines, knowledge of/ability to find and apply local rules; experience using Outlook);

· Interface with clients, attorneys and the court;

· Work with/support attorneys and staff as a team player.

· Administrative office functions.


The right person for this position will:

o Possess a professional demeanor and above-average client service and communication skills;

o Be detail-oriented, polished, punctual and willing to work hard;

o Be a self-starter with the ability to prioritize tasks, problem-solve and work with minimal supervision;

o Have strong organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and transition easily from one project to the next;

o Possess a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and Legal Software Programs (Word, Outlook, Abacus, Essential Forms, etc.);

o Have experience and knowledge of legal procedure, legal document format and layout as well as legal terminology;

o Possess excellent listening, grammar and spelling skills;

o Have experience and knowledge of standard office procedures and equipment, such as personal computer, fax and copy machine, as well as multi-line phone system;

o Establish and maintain effective working relationships with office staff, attorneys, court personnel and clients;

o Have a very good sense of humor.


Salary commensurate with experience. Paid parking, holidays, vacation and sick time, medical & dental insurance.


PLEASE DO NOT call to inquire. Email submissions only. Please email resume, cover letter and references to


Wilson & Pettine


Santa Barbara, CA



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