Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Gupta Evans & Associates, PC - San Diego, CA (30+ days ago)


Gupta Evans & Associates, PC, a growing law firm centered around civil litigation with an emphasis in real estate and corporate matters, is looking for an Legal Assistant/Administrative Assistant to work hand-in-hand with our attorneys, office manager and clients and undertake a wide variety of duties and responsibilities.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone that wants to learn and has the ability, drive, and attitude to be mentored both in the business and the practice of law.

Qualifications (Skills, Education and Experience):

The qualified candidate must be intelligent, personable, exceptionally computer savvy, and be able to type 40 words per minute.The qualified candidate will possess the exceptional ability to multi-task on a wide array of projects of differing priority, and will be able to utilize good planning, organizational, problem solving and time management skills.

The ideal candidate should enjoy learning how to use computers to do a large variety of functions and projects, including website design and updates, graphic design, social media campaigns, video editing and basic Quickbooks functions. While the position will receive considerable direction from attorneys and paralegals, the qualified candidate should have the ability and motivation to work independentlyon assignments while looking at the big picture to identify what needs to be accomplished.

A Bachelor's degree is recommended, however the equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered as well. 1 - 2 years related work experience; legal background a plus, but not required.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Paralegal: 60%

  • BK clients
  • Screening applicable clients, work through life of the BK: ConsultàDischarge
  • Legal work:
  • Pleadings, discovery, drafting motions, binders, exhibits
  • Draft/Revise/Review Pleadings and discovery
  • Legal research
  • Case management
  • Communications with the court- scheduling, filing, docs
  • Scanning, filing, mail, serve paper
  • Client Services
  • Generally speaking: facilitate and assist attorneys where need be
  • Retainers
  • Communication-meetings, scheduling, updates when we file, hearings, deadlines… etc
  • Greet and assist clients upon entering office

Office Manager: 40%

  • Phones, mail, filing, scanning, vendor stuff
  • Finance-
  • Accounts payable
  • Billing
  • Accounting
  • Monthly reports
  • Budgets, projections
  • Review reports with Ajay
  • Misc QB work
  • Deposit checks
  • Run credit cards
  • Ordering supplies for the office
  • Accountability for Ajay and Chris
  • Advertising/marketing/networking
  • Web updates
  • Blogging
  • Hiring process for next admin, attorney

Gupta Evans and Associates is an equal opportunity employer. Position offers paid vacation, health insurance and 401k.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 to $15.00 /hour