Current Openings

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

Sacramento

Document Clerk

Date Posted: August 24, 2021

The firm is looking for a full-time Document Clerk for the Sacramento office. The candidate for this multi-faceted position must:

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* Be able to maintain confidentiality of our clients and their related documents
* Be able to pay attention to detail and have strong organizational skills
* Have the ability to set priorities and be capable of handling multiple interruptions while keeping on task and working independently
* Have a firm understanding of basic filing principles; be able to arrange items according to alphabetic and alphanumeric structures
* Have excellent computer skills, including Windows 7, Microsoft Office Word
* Ability to lift up to 25 pound boxes
* Experience working in a professional office environment

Duties include but are not limited to:

* Requesting and delivering records from offsite storage
* Filing documents, records and other media
* Indexing documents
* Scanning and copying legal documents
* Document organizational support to paralegals and legal secretaries
* Preparation of trial/deposition binders
* Bates labeling documents
* Projects related to trial preparation
* Coding of documents into litigation support software
* Performing clerical duties related to the above tasks

In addition to the skills and duties above, the ideal candidate will also have excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills. A positive attitude, strong written and verbal communication skills, impeccable attendance and punctuality, and a strong work ethic are essential. Experience with Legal Kay a plus.

We offer a congenial working environment, with excellent compensation and benefits. 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.

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Litigation Secretary

Date Posted: September 22, 2021

The firm seeks a Litigation/Trust/Probate Secretary for its Sacramento Office. Candidates must have significant (5+ years) experience in a litigation environment, and have thorough knowledge of federal and state court procedures and timelines, including various e-filing platforms. Experience in Probate law a plus.

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Requires 65+ wpm accurate typing, word processing and proficiency with MS Office applications. Ability to accurately proofread documents, set priorities and work under pressure are critical. Must have a positive attitude, strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to converse with clients, clerks and potential clients, impeccable attendance and punctuality, a strong work ethic, and be highly organized with an extreme level of attention to detail.

Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to Cindy Snook, Human Resources Director via the firm’s web application. No phone calls please. Downey Brand LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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