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Legal Assistant

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

Job Overview:

Our San Francisco office is seeking a full-time legal assistant with litigation experience to support 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 attorneys in managing a dynamic, high-volume practice.
  • Prepare, revise, format, and finalize a wide variety of documents, including pleadings, law & motion, correspondence, memoranda, and legal materials. Responsible for proofreading, correctly formatting, and questioning any inconsistencies in all materials.
  • Provide administrative support, including but not limited to, processing conflict checks and new client/new matter forms; email and phone communication; scheduling conference calls; coordinating and scheduling travel arrangements; and maintaining attorney calendars.
  • Conduct internet research as directed by attorneys.
  • Interact daily with other practice groups within the firm to help facilitate the highest possible legal support to attorneys and clients.
  • Establish and maintain electronic files in compliance with current firm policies using the firm’s document management system.
  • 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 information that is highly confidential and sensitive and requires discretion and diplomacy.
  • Other general administrative duties and projects as assigned.


  • 2+ years of legal assistant experience with a law firm or legal department.
  • Litigation experience and/or proficiency, including experience with formatting pleadings and law & motion, electronic filing in state and federal courts, familiarity with calendaring litigation dates and deadlines, and serving documents / discovery and preparing proofs of service. California Certified Legal Secretary (CCLS) certification is a plus but not required.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Interest in taking ownership over projects
  • Commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • Ability to work in a team setting, including with team members in different offices and on different teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Work Location and Hours:

While Atheria supports flexible working arrangements, including remote work, we believe that to optimize the understanding of our practice, work as a team, and best service our clients, in-person interaction is important. At this time, unless otherwise agreed upon, all employees are required to work in the office at least two days a week, or as otherwise needed, during regular business hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Remote work on Fridays.

Atheria Law offers competitive compensation and benefits, including:

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


The expected annual salary range for this position is $65,000 to $80,000. 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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