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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


Litigation Paralegal – Family Law

Date Posted: January 25, 2021

The 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.

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This position requires a Paralegal Certificate and a minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a litigation paralegal. Strong research skills are essential; experience with Lexis, and with MS Office applications including Excel is required. Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills, are critical. The successful candidate will have a solid work ethic, impeccable attendance and punctuality, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. 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. Salary is commensurate with experience.

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.

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