Work at Sacramento’s preeminent full-service law firm, Downey Brand LLP. We offer a congenial work environment and a competitive compensation and benefits package.
Please direct all staff applications to Cindy Snook, Human Resources Director. Links to web applications for each position are provided within each job posting below. Applications submitted without all of the required documentation will not be considered.
The firm is always interested in hearing from qualified applicants with substantial law firm experience. To submit your application for consideration in the absence of a posting below suited to your qualifications, please click here: General Staff Application
Date Posted: November 26, 2019The Firm seeks an experienced litigation secretary in its Sacramento office. Candidates will be required to balance a mix of administrative and secretarial duties and should be able to thrive in a fast-paced, document-intensive environment.
Qualified applicants must have a minimum of three to five years of litigation experience. Please submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to Cindy Snook, Director of Human Resources through the firm’s web application. No phone calls please.
Downey Brand, LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Date Posted: November 21, 2019Our Sacramento office has an opening for an experienced docket/ calendar clerk. The primary responsibility of the position will be to provide docketing support to attorneys, paralegals and legal secretaries.
Desired Skills and Experience:
Must have 3+ years of substantial experience computing calendar deadlines for state and federal courts in CompuLaw/Vision docketing software. Knowledge of court rules and procedures for both state and federal courts is a must; familiarity with legal terminology and documents involved in the court filing process, as well as a working knowledge of the litigation process, are required. Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills are essential, as is the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel. Must be able to adapt to change and balance competing demands in a fast-paced environment.
Please submit cover letter and resume to Cindy Snook, Human Resources Director.
Downey Brand LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. No telephone calls or e-mail applications, please. Principals only. All inquiries will be held in confidence.
Date Posted: January 24, 2020The firm's Family Law practice group seeks an experienced litigation paralegal in its Sacramento office. The person hired for this position will have significant responsibility early on, and will be expected to: perform research; coordinate subpoenas; prepare initial drafts of correspondence, discovery responses, moving and opposing pleadings including discovery motions, and settlement conference statements; attend client meetings, depositions, document productions, and court appearances; interact with clients, co-counsel, opposing counsel, investigators, and various vendors; have significant involvement in trial preparation; and complete other tasks as assigned by supervising attorneys.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and a brief, recent writing sample in confidence to Cindy Snook, PHR, Director of Human Resources
No phone calls or e-mails please. Downey Brand LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Corporate/Real Estate Paralegal
Date Posted: January 17, 2020The firm seeks a full-time Paralegal for its Sacramento office to work with its Corporate and Real Estate Practice Group. This position requires a paralegal certificate and a minimum of 3 years' experience with corporate and real estate procedures in a law firm setting.
Strong research skills are essential. Proficiency in Adobe PDF Pro or similar PDF program, Excel and MS Office applications are required. This position requires exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. A solid work ethic, impeccable attendance and punctuality, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team are critical. A positive attitude, the ability to set priorities and to work under pressure, and the ability to establish a good rapport with firm attorneys and clients are vital.
Candidates not possessing a paralegal certificate or the required minimum experience, including experience with the programs referenced in this posting, will not be considered.
Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to Cindy Snook, Director of Human Resources via the firm’s web application. No phone calls please.
Downey Brand LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.