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Baron Legal Staffing is a recruiting company whose sole emphasis is Paralegals and Legal Secretaries. We currently have multiple full-time positions available in the Coachella Valley. All submitted resumes are confidential, and our fee is paid by the employer. Please contact Tamara at 760.808.1585 or email@example.com.
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The City of Palm Springs is currently seeking an Assistant City Attorney. If you are ready to join the exciting Team Palm Springs and you meet the requirements detailed below, please click here.
The Assistant City Attorney will provide sound and ethical legal advice applicable to municipal law and will act as an open and transparent collaborator with the ability to work tactfully and creatively toward solutions that may require bold, strategic action. Serving at the pleasure of the City Manager and under the general direction of the City Attorney, the Assistant City Attorney will represent the City in litigation, mediation, and negotiation and will provide advisory legal services to City Council, the City Manager, City departments, and various boards, committees, and commissions. The Assistant City Attorney will enforce the Charter, ordinances and policies of the City of Palm Springs through the administrative citation process and in the courts. In addition, the position assists in oversight of outside counsel who provide legal services in special matters. The Assistant City Attorney will establish a shared City vision and work collaboratively and cooperatively with other City departments. An individual with sophisticated interpersonal skills, as well as seasoned political and legal acumen to ensure sensitivity to complex political realities while remaining strictly politically neutral, will excel in this position.
Examples of Essential and General Responsibilities
Performs research and prepares written and oral opinions on legal issues for the City Council, City departments, and various boards, committees, and commissions.
Provides advice and opinions to City staff on matters of City urgency on a day-to-day basis as various needs arise to facilitate efficient processing of time sensitive documents, instruments, and legal needs.
Assists in prosecution of violations of City ordinances, and representation of the City in all actions.
Prepares, reviews, and drafts ordinances, resolutions, staff reports, policies, agreements, instruments, and pleadings.
Approves exceptions and modifications to model agreements/contracts.
Represents the Office of the City Attorney at various City Council, board, and commission meetings, and in court as directed.
Appears before courts, at administrative proceedings, hearings, mediations, and negotiations on behalf of the City.
Provides first level oversight of outside counsel in litigation ranging from simple to highly sensitive.
Assists the City Attorney with respect to the acquisition, sale, transfer, or abandonment of real property including acceptance of deeds on behalf of the City.
Supports the City Attorney regarding elections, special assessment districts, and bond issues.
Investigates assigned litigated claims and complaints against the City and recommend appropriate action.
Participates in the selection of assigned staff; provides or coordinates staff training; prepares and conducts evaluations; motivates and mentors staff; resolves personnel concerns and issues.
Collaborates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, and priorities for assigned functions and programs; recommends and implements resulting policies and procedures.
Contributes in development and administration of the City Attorney departmental budget; submits budget recommendations; monitors expenditures and outside legal fees.
Responds to and resolves internal and external concerns, questions, and problems; contacts departments involved; provides direction and assistance as necessary to correct issues.
Ensures, monitors, and implements compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, and other compliance programs.
Plays a part in city wide programs and initiatives as assigned; meets with City staff and provide guidance on legal issues; serves as staff on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees.
Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends, developments and innovations.
Responds to public and media inquiries as assigned; resolves difficult and sensitive concerns and complaints.
Drafts and writes bulletins, newsletters, and other public information.
Serves as Acting City Attorney in the absence of the City Attorney as assigned and directed.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
Minimum and Preferred Requirements
Minimum requirements must be clearly demonstrated on the application to be considered, however, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an invitation to compete further in the selection process. Experience requirements must be demonstrated in the "Work Experience" section of the application, other sections of the application will not be used to determine experience qualifications. (One year of work experience is the equivalent of 12 months of full-time work. "Full-time work" means at least 36 hours of work over a period of one week or 1,872 hours of work over a period of at least 12 months.) Qualifications noted as "desirable" or "preferred" are not included as part of the minimum requirements.
A minimum of four years of increasingly responsible experience, seven years preferred, in the practice of law which included a minimum of three years working on behalf of a municipal government is required.
Education and Training:
Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association with a Juris Doctorate is required.
License or Certificates:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver license is required.
Membership in the State Bar of California and admission to practice law in federal court is required.
This position works in an office environment with exposure to computers and peripherals and may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, walking, and standing for prolonged periods.
Must successfully complete a pre-employment background investigation.
Application and Exam Information
A completed application, resume, detailed letter of interest, and supplemental questionnaire are required by the closing date and time. As a candidate for the position, you will want to be sure your application accurately reflects your skills and abilities as they relate to the position to achieve maximum opportunity. Applications will be reviewed carefully and only those who appear to have the best qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process.
Minimum requirements must be clearly demonstrated on the application to be considered as this information will be used to determine minimum qualifications. Experience requirements must be demonstrated in the "Work Experience" section of the application, other sections of the application will not be used to determine experience qualifications.
Please remember to submit all your application materials at time of application. All information on the application is subject to investigation and verification.
For more information contact Human Resources at:
The City of Palm Springs
3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
The application review process will begin January 31, 2018. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible to be considered for this opportunity. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or a sufficient number of applications have been received. The City of Palm Springs reserves the right to accelerate or extend the "Closing Date" of open positions at any time, dependent upon the number of applications received.
The City of Palm Springs is an equal employment opportunity employer and we encourage all persons to file applications. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, family or marital status, disability, medical condition or pregnancy, genetic information, religious or political affiliation, or veteran status.
Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of Palm Springs Employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.
The office of Anderholt Whittaker LLP is currently seeking an office manager/paralegal. Anyone interested, please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see the following job description for further information:
Office Manager / Paralegal
The basic duty of a law office manager is to ensure the office is running smoothly. We are looking for a candidate who possesses the ability to manage business functions as well as the overall operations of a law office, including legal assistant supervision. Individual must have the ability to assist with case management, perform court filings, participate in evaluation and hiring decisions, and work closely with partners and clients on high-level matters. The position requires advanced knowledge of the law and legal procedures, along with bookkeeping and management skills. Experience in a specific legal practice area is highly preferred but not required. Professional certifications are a plus, including Certified Paralegal designation. Qualified candidates must have bookkeeping experience as well as knowledge of legal or other professional service organizations, and have experience managing business operations such as human resources, technology, facilities, finance and marketing.
Responsibilities will include the following:
Financial reporting, general ledger accounting, billing and collections, cash flow control, banking relationships, investment, tax planning, tax reporting, trust accounting, payroll, pension plans and other financial management functions.
Systems and Operations Management
Information services, records management, library management, office automation, document construction systems, information storage and retrieval, telecommunications, litigation support, legal practice systems and other systems management functions. Including strategic and tactical planning, business development, risk management, quality control, organizational development, firm planning processes and other general management functions.
Required Skills and Abilities
Can identify and analyze complex issues and problems in management areas, and recommend and implement solutions. Can manage office functions economically and efficiently, organize work, establish priorities and maintain good interpersonal relations and communications with lawyers and support staff. Displays excellent supervisory and leadership skills. Demonstrates willingness and ability to delegate. Litigation paralegals must be highly organized and pay close attention to details. It is their job to ensure that all necessary documentation for a trial or arbitration is obtained and organized, all necessary court documents are timely prepared and filed, and all exhibits are prepared and readily available.
Additional job responsibilities include:
• Performing initial case file set-up and organizing and tracking case files.
• Building and maintaining databases and files.
• Ensuring that copies of documentation are properly filed and distributed.
• Preparing and delivering correspondence.
• Proofreading and filing of pleadings and effecting service of same.
• Calendaring dates and deadline reminders.
• Establishing chronology of events facts and events.
• Locating and interviewing witnesses and preparing selected witnesses for trial.
• Researching aspects of the case for purposes of discovery and assisting in the preparation
of discovery, including interrogatories, request for admissions and request for production
• Coordinating with experts.
• Assisting lawyers in the courtroom.
• Maintaining confidentiality.
Individual must have the ability to assist with case management, perform court filings, participate in evaluation and hiring decisions, and working closely with partners and clients on high-level matters. The position requires advanced knowledge of the law and legal procedures, along with superior leadership and management skills. Experience in a specific legal practice area is highly preferred. Professional certifications are a plus, including Certified Paralegal designation.
Graduation from a recognized college or university with major course work in business administration or management, finance, human resources, technology or marketing, or comparable work experience. Professional certifications are a plus, including Certified Paralegal or Certified Legal Manager designation.Read more
Hon. Steven Perk (Ret.) spent more than two decades on the bench, presiding over complex civil and criminal matters and conducted hundreds of settlement conferences and mediations. During his tenure, he was appointed Supervising Judge of the General Civil Panel and conducted weekly settlement conferences in all matters of civil litigation. In 2009, he co-founded the Off-Site Settlement Conference Program to mediate and resolve cases while the Superior Court closed court access once per week due to state budget cuts. To learn more about Judge Perk and to schedule a new matter, please visit our website at judicatewest.com or call us at (800) 488-8805.Read more
4414 SF Fully Improved Office Suite available now. Central Palm Desert location with easy access to entire Coachella Valley via its close proximity to Interstate 10 and Highway 111. Large reception area, conference room with wet bar, 7 private offices, open bull pen area, breakroom/copy room and 2 restrooms. Ample built in the storage and filing cabinets. Beautiful views of the lake. Ask for Donna Mead at 760-340-1515 or email DonnaM@gghoalaw.comRead more
I am an experienced estate planning, taxation, and business attorney looking for full-time or part-time employment at a law firm. I am a licensed Attorney and a licensed C.P.A. in both California and Washington State.
My education includes having a Masters in Tax degree and I graduated from law school cum laude. Previously, I have worked for several law firms locally and in Seattle, Washington. Please contact Robert Wolfe, Esq., C.P.A., Masters in Tax, at 206-409- 1754 or email@example.com
Local real estate broker with over 400 properties SOLD, specializing in working with distressed sellers and homes! You have a problem with one of your cases, call or email today with what information you need and we will help come up with a solution today. We also practice in commercial real estate, mortgage banking, and investments. We also have a forensic CPA on our team available for brief consultations. Call TenX Group today at 760 409-6073 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!!Read more
Quintanilla & Associates seeking an associate with 3-6 years of experience in municipal law. Duties include some litigation/code enforcement and transactional work. Transactional work involves preparing ordinances, resolutions, staff reports and contracts and attending public commission meetings and non-profit board meetings. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits. Firm pays for all relevant MCLE, training, workshops, seminars and conferences. If interested, check out our website at www.QALawyers.com and send your resume and a writing sample to Steven B. Quintanilla via e-mail at SteveQ@QALawyers.comRead more
Desert Mediation Group offers mediation services for a broad range of legal issues including ADA Access, Code Enforcement, Complex Litigation, Construction Defect litigation, Contracts, Civil Rights Litigation, Municipal Law; Police Misconduct matters, Real Estate disputes, Probate, Tax Issues, Personal Injury cases and Product Liability. Call us at (760) 322-6117, email us at email@example.com or visit us at www.desertmediationgroup.com.Read more
For Rent - 1 or 2 furnished attorney office(s) with secretarial space on Tahquitz Canyon Way in Palm Springs. Includes utilities and use of conference rooms and kitchen. Terms negotiable. Available after December 1, 2017. Please call Mike at 760-322-0806 for further details.Read more