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Legal Assistant - Family Law

  • Legal
  • Full-time
  • San Mateo, CA

Our family law client in San Mateo is searching for a Legal Assistant to support one partner and two attorneys on their team. This is a highly respected and visible role within the firm. You are the point of contact for all matters relating to the assigned cases and a trusted representation of the firm to external parties. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage client relations from start to finish 

  • Calendar management

  • Maintain and routinely update attorney case list

  • Case document preparation and circulation

  • Prepare, submit, and track all court filed documents

  • Manage any court process requests and track tentative rulings

  • Coordinate court reporters when needed

  • Maintain and manage client files

  • Maintain and manage expert invoices 

  • Prepare and assist with the closing of case files

  • Manage case transfer requests 

  • Prepare your team’s attorneys for upcoming meetings with an agenda and all related documents, notes, and profiles


  • Previous experience as a legal assistant

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Naturally take initiative

  • Able to prioritize and organize a high volumes of tasks

  • Ability to work with judges, attorneys, clients, and opposing parties

  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)

  • California family law experience highly preferred