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Administrative Assistant

Are you looking for a fantastic team to join? We hope you will consider Atheria Law!

Job Overview:

Our San Francisco office is seeking a full-time administrative assistant to support a senior partner and her administrative assistant, who are part of a wonderful and collegial group of attorneys and paralegals. This position requires a professional, organized self-starter with a strong attention to detail and the ability to interact with staff and clients in a fast-paced, high volume legal environment. We are looking for someone who is a team player (we believe in teams and that we are stronger together!), a can-do attitude, and a proactive work ethic.


  • Assist senior partner and her executive assistant in managing a dynamic, high-volume, practice and project management.
  • Prepare and finalize a wide variety of documents, including correspondence, memoranda, and legal materials. Responsible for proofreading all materials.
  • Provide administrative support: email and phone communication; scheduling conference calls; coordinating and scheduling travel arrangements; and maintaining attorney calendars.
  • Establish and maintain electronic files in compliance with current firm policies using the firm’s document management system. Update firm database and run case lists and reports for attorneys.
  • Team-based approach: Provide assistance to other legal assistants and paralegals to meet firm and client needs; organize and prioritize workload to enable and facilitate team effort to accomplish firm and client goals most efficiently.
  • Foster professional, cooperative, and supportive relationships with peers, supervisors, and clients.
  • Handle highly confidential and sensitive information with the utmost discretion and diplomacy.
  • Handle incoming calls professionally and expeditiously.


  • Bachelor’s degree, associate degree, or legal assistant certification
  • Law firm or legal department experience preferred but not required
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Database experience preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to complete work efficiently and independently
  • Commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Work Location and Hours:

While Atheria supports flexible working arrangements, including remote work when appropriate, we believe that to optimize the understanding of our practice, working as a team, and best servicing our clients, in-person interaction is important. This position will be in-person three to four days per week during regular business hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday with remote work on Fridays.

Atheria Law offers competitive compensation and benefits, including:

  • Four medical plan options to choose from
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • FSA health and dependent care
  • Employer HSA contribution (with enrollment in an HSA eligible medial plan)
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employer-paid life insurance, short and long-term disability
  • 4 weeks of accrued paid time off in the first year
  • 10-paid holidays per year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Training, mentoring, and career development
  • Collaborative, team-based environment
  • And much more!

The expected annual salary range for this position is $60-85,000. The salary offered will be determined by a wide range of factors including but not limited to experience level, education/training, and relevant skills. This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance-based bonus program.

Atheria Law is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, color, age, physical or mental disability, spousal affiliation, marital status, a serious medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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