Our firm is seeking to hire an experienced family law paralegal. Ideally, applicants should have a degree or paralegal certificate and a minimum 5 years of recent Family Law experience. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who possesses excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills. The paralegal will be responsible for assisting attorneys in all aspects of family law cases including dissolution of marriage, paternity cases, requests for domestic violence restraining orders, requests for orders, ex parte requests, responses, declarations, trial briefs, motions, discovery, and other related pleadings. The salary offered is a minimum of $35.00 per hour and will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience. Benefits include 401K, profit sharing, Medical and Dental Insurance as well as paid vacation time.
Our office is in Long Beach, near the 710 freeway off Ocean Blvd.
The paralegal’s general responsibilities will consist of all aspects of Family Law operations, including but not limited to drafting and responding to discovery requests and interrogatories; preparation of filings and pleadings; handling correspondence and emails; organizing of exhibits, evidence, and litigation files in general; brief and managing the calendar along with other clerical duties. Applicants should have a strong working knowledge of Outlook and Abacus and be proficient in e-filing.
The paralegal should have a paralegal certificate or degree, in addition to a vast understanding how daily law operations work, including billing, e-filing, preparing memos, dictation, calendaring, monitoring of cases, case organization, client interaction, correspondence, pleadings, petitions, and discovery with minimal supervision. We are looking for applicants who work well in fast-paced environments and who characterize themselves as professional with a positive attitude.
Gilligan, Frisco & Trutanich, LLP has been assisting individuals and their families through the most difficult times in their lives for more than 40 years. Our team of attorneys has over 100 years of collective experience and will do everything they can to assist you during this difficult and trying time. As one of the largest family and criminal law firms in Southern California, GFT has the experience required to handle every type of family and criminal law issue. Our expert lawyers have significant backgrounds in business and civil litigation, as well as criminal prosecution. We tailor our services to meet the needs of our clients to ensure that every facet of your unique circumstance is formulated for success. Our attorneys will stand with you every step of the way, advocating for you whether it’s with criminal defense or divorce litigation, mediation, collaborative divorce, child visitation, paternity law, property division, pre- and postnuptial agreements, and post-judgment enforcement.