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
Trust and Estate Legal Secretary
Date Posted: November 14, 2023The firm seeks an experienced (7+ years) Trust and Estate Legal Secretary to provide comprehensive administrative support to a very busy trust and estate practice. Candidates must have exceptional legal secretary skills and will be required to interact with clients, attorneys, staff and outside vendors.
The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision is required. In addition, this position requires a demonstrated proficiency in Word, Excel, Document Management and Time Entry. Candidates must also have the ability to prepare and execute electronic and paper court filings. Exceptional organizational, file management and proofreading skills are a must. The ability to maintain client confidentiality and the ability to communicate in a professional manner are mandatory for this position.
Position requires excellent Microsoft Office Suite skills, especially in Excel and Word. 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 work under pressure, and the ability to establish a good rapport with firm attorneys and clients are vital.
The salary range for this position is $80,000.00-$85,000.00 and is commensurate with experience. Qualified applicants must have a minimum of five years of trust and estate planning experience. Please submit cover letter and resume in confidence to Cindy Snook, Director of Human Resources through the firm’s web application.
Downey Brand LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. No telephone calls or e-mail applications, please. Principals only.
Litigation Secretary – Family Law
Date Posted: November 28, 2023The Firm’s Family Law practice group seeks an experienced litigation secretary in its Sacramento office. Candidates must have significant (7+years) experience in a litigation environment and have thorough knowledge of State and Local court procedures and timelines. Experience in family law a plus.
Downey Brand offers a hybrid working environment where employees are permitted to work from home two days per week. Please submit 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.
Salary Range: $75,000 – $90,000 DOE