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Paralegal/Legal Secretary

Solo practitioner is looking for a paralegal/legal secretary. Job duties will include filing documents with the court; preparing legal forms; serving legal documents; filing documents electronically and in paper files; answering phones; and general office duties. Successful applicants will be a problem solver, willing to learn and adapt, and a good writer. Applicants should be comfortable using email and phone. Relaxed but professional atmosphere. Full-time employment; health benefits offered. Job is located in Bakersfield. If interested, contact Kurt Van Sciver at

Date Posted: 3/19/2021.

Paralegal (Transactional)

The law firm of Klein DeNatale Goldner is hiring a paralegal to work in the Transactional department of its legal practice in the Bakersfield area. Qualified candidates must have at least five years of paralegal experience, ability to understand and analyze legal issues, ability to manage client documents, write clearly and concisely, and be proficient with Excel, Word, Outlook, and Westlaw. Only candidates with a California paralegal certificate and a bachelor’s degree will be considered. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will be temporarily remote as a safety precaution.


    • Performing comprehensive legal research using Westlaw.
    • Preparing and reviewing documents.
    • Creating reports based on attorney requests.
    • Working with attorneys on a variety of case filings.

Ideal characteristics:

    • You enjoy learning, challenges, and being intellectually stimulated.
    • You are highly organized and prepared.
    • You are meticulous and always double-check your work.
    • You cooperate excellently with different personalities and work styles.

Why Should You Apply:

    • Excellent benefits
    • Generous PTO plan
    • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities


Send a copy of your resume with a cover letter detailing how your achievements and accomplishments make you an ideal candidate. We will not consider resumes without a detailed cover letter. All documents can be sent to Mollie Montgomery, Marketing & Human Resources Coordinator,

COVID-19 precautions:

    • Fully remote interview process.
    • Personal protective equipment required and provided.
    • Social distancing guidelines in place.
    • Virtual meetings with staff, clients, and vendors.
    • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place.

Employees are required to a wear a mask in public areas of the office. Common surfaces are sanitized regularly. Masks and other PPE are available for every employee.

Date Posted: 2/25/2021.

Paralegal/Senior Paralegal

Kern County Counsel is recruiting a paralegal for its Litigation Section. Job information and application instructions can be found on the County of Kern, Human Resources’ webpage,, under Paralegal/Senior Paralegal.

Date Posted: 12/15/2020.

Experienced Legal Secretary (Estate Planning)

Qualified candidates must have at least five years of experience as a legal secretary, excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to effectively communicate with clients in a polite, professional manner, and be proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook. The position requires a detail-oriented, resourceful and organized person. Responsibilities include client intake, document preparation and general secretarial duties.

All qualified candidates should submit their resume to Shannon McNeill, Chief Administrative Officer,

Date Posted: 11/12/2020.

Corporate/Transactional Practice Legal Assistant or Paralegal

The Growing boutique law firm has an opening for a corporate/transactional practice legal assistant or paralegal. The person will support two attorneys with legal and administrative tasks, which include transactional work, document management, entity formations, opening and closing of files, calendaring, time entry/billing, meeting/conference scheduling and other special projects. The ideal candidate will be service-oriented, confident, proactive, and have strong attention to detail. Bilingual Spanish skills highly desired.
• Entity formations
• Prepares, edits, proof-reads, and formats legal transactional documents
• Manages attorneys’ calendars, coordinates meetings
• Assists with billing process, including entering attorney time, reviewing, and editing time entries
• Receives clients and visitors; answers telephone calls
• Meeting with clients to assist with signing documents
• Requires at least 4 years corporate/transactional legal experience (no exceptions)
• Excellent planning and organizational skills
• Must be detail-oriented
• High degree of technical proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 (Word with advanced formatting skills, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook) and Smokeball (or other equivalent case management software)
• Professional demeanor
• Excellent communication skills
• Bilingual Spanish preferred
• Generous salary – depends on experience
• Eleven Paid Holidays
• Paid Vacation
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

Send resume to:

Date Posted: 9/19/2019.

Legal Secretary or Paralegal

The Law Office of Timothy G. Scanlon, APLC is seeking a qualified legal secretary or paralegal with 2+ years of civil litigation experience. Candidates should be familiar with California court rules and Kern county local court rules. Seeking candidates with strong computer skills and organizational efficiency who are interested in working in a small, positive, office environment. Competitive salary and benefits with a flexible work schedule. E-mail resumes to

Date Posted: 9/19/2019.

Family Law Paralegal or Legal Assistant

Well established law firm looking for an experienced family law paralegal or legal assistant. The qualified applicant would need to have either a Bachelor’s Degree or a 2-year Associates Degree. This applicant would need to be able to work independently, deal with stressful situations and be able to handle the emotional side of divorce. Our hours are 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. and off at 2:30 P.M. on Fridays. Salary would be negotiable and based on experience. Please submit your resume to

Date Posted: 8/6/2019.

Legal Secretary

Immediate opening at Belden Blaine Raytis, LLP for a legal secretary with a minimum of 5 years civil litigation case management experience. Must type a minimum of 60 wpm, have excellent computer knowledge and organizational skills, and a thorough understanding of State and Federal civil rules. Hours are Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Competitive benefits package, with salary commensurate with experience. E-mail resumes to

Date Posted: 10/2/2019.

Paralegal/Senior Paralegal

The Kern County Employees’ Retirement Association (KCERA) is seeking a talented candidate to work as a Paralegal/Senior Paralegal. This is a unique opportunity to join a new and growing team that performs a variety of routine legal tasks under the supervision and specific delegation of an attorney. Please use this link for the job bulletin and instructions on how to apply.

Date Posted: 5/2/2019.


The ACLU of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) seeks a Paralegal to join our team in our Kern County office. The Paralegal will provide support for the advocacy work –both litigation and non-litigation — for the Advocacy department of the ACLU of Southern California, with a focus on Kern County.
• Prepare and execute filings of a variety of legal documents, including but not limited to   complaints, briefs, motions, court forms, declarations, exhibits, and discovery documents;
• Research court rules and procedures and communicate these to attorneys to ensure accuracy of filings and non-rejection by courts
• Maintain primarily electronic case files including pleadings, correspondence, discovery and other materials;
• Communicate/coordinate with clients, court personnel, co-counsel, partner organizations, etc.;
• Draft correspondence, declarations, and various legal documents such as requests, notices, and orders;
• Assist attorneys with legal research, including cite-checking (Westlaw), internet searches, using off-site libraries, copying abstracts, cases, etc.;
• Maintain case calendar;
• Conduct factual and policy research;
• Conduct and/or assist in interviews of clients, witnesses, or legal intakes;
• Assist with coordination and management of projects, meetings, events, etc.;
• Attend and participate in community meetings as necessary;
• Assist in drafting requests for public records/information, as well as analyzing and organizing responses to such requests;
• Provide logistical and administrative support (preparing materials & documents, making logistical arrangements, attending and providing support for meetings) for organizers and policy advocates in Bakersfield office;
• Assist in management and coordination of ACLU volunteers in Kern County;
• Work with the Finance Department and other legal staff to generate billing reports reflecting fees and costs expended in litigations;
• Coordinate and oversee administrative assignments with Advocacy Assistants.
• Coordinate with ACLU SoCal’s office manager, IT department, and other administration for support needs for Bakersfield office;
• Other duties as assigned.
For qualifications and other information click here. Please submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample to (NO Phone Calls PLEASE) or mail to:

HR Department
ACLU of Southern California
1313 W. 8th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Date Posted: 4/18/2019.

Intellectual Property Assistant

Sun World International, LLC has an immediate opening for a full time Intellectual Property Assistant for their Bakersfield office. The Intellectual Property Assistant is responsible for agreement drafting and maintenance. This position will manage intellectual property files and provide general legal administrative support. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail. The successful candidate will be well organized and committed to meeting critical deadlines.
Main duties:
1. Create and maintain domestic and international agreements in accordance with regional regulations and best business practices;
2. Coordinate the execution and processing of domestic and international intellectual property documents, filings, declarations and agreements, including recordation and legalization when required;
3. Maintain confidential library and database of domestic and international agreements and intellectual property; provide reports accordingly;
4. Filing responsibilities, including but not limited to, maintenance and creation of domestic and international licensing and IP files (paper and electronic);
5. Provide general administrative support to IP Manager as needed.                                      For required education and experience, proficiency requirements, and other job duties click here. Send resumes to

Date Posted: 3/14/2019.


Immediate opening for a paralegal with a minimum of 7 years personal injury case management experience.  Must type a minimum of 60 wpm, have excellent computer knowledge, and a thorough understanding of State and Federal civil rules.  Must be able to work independently.  Hours are Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Competitive benefits package, with salary commensurate with experience. Knowledge of HotDocs and Prolaw a plus. E-mail resumes to

Date Posted: 3/12/2019.

Legal Secretary

Midsized Bakersfield law firm has an opening for an experienced Legal Secretary. Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years experience in a litigation practice and be proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.). Applicant must have effective time management and organizational skills, thrive in a fast-paced environment and be detail oriented.
Responsibilities include:
• Perform daily administrative duties, such as scheduling and calendaring tasks and    appearances
• First point of contact/representative for clients
• Create, edit and revise documents
• Court filings including E-filings for Local, State and Federal Courts
• Other duties as assigned
Serious applicants only, send resumes to:

Date Posted: 3/4/2019.


I am a +25-year Real Estate/Business sole practitioner and I am looking for a paralegal with substantial (5+ years) litigation experience to assist me in routine litigation matters (pleadings, discovery, etc.). The position will likely be an independent contractor rather than an employee, and I am looking for three days per week, roughly 4-5 hours per day. Days are flexible. Some work can also be accomplished remotely from home. The amount of compensation is negotiable based upon current market rates and experience. Big plus if currently licensed as a Notary. If interested, please email to or just text me at (661) 703-5688. Michael T. Whittington

Date Posted: 2/26/2019.

Bankruptcy Paralegal

The Law Offices of Neil E. Schwartz is seeking an
Experienced Bankruptcy Paralegal
For a Fast Paced Office
Must have paralegal certificate or college degree
Must be bilingual with at least 2 years’ experience in bankruptcy
Job responsibilities include:
Prepare trustee packets, reaffirmation agreements, follow up with trustee
Draft motions and notices

Send resume to :

Date Posted: 2/1/2019.

Family Law Paralegal

Borton Petrini, LLP, an A-V rated law firm in Bakersfield, California has an immediate opening for an experienced Family Law Paralegal with the ability to perform delegated substantive legal work. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with the ability to (1) efficiently prioritize multiple assignments in a timely manner, (2) draft family law pleadings and documents, (3) analyze detailed financial documents, and (4) participate in case planning, development and management. Must be familiar with legal calendaring timelines and local and state court rules. Strong writing skills and the ability to effectively communicate with clients and opposing counsel is required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and Essential Forms Judicial Council Forms or Westlaw Form Builder for Judicial Council Forms. Candidate must meet the requirements and be in compliance with California Business Code Section 6450. Competitive salary and benefit package offered. If interested, please email resume to:

Date Posted: 1/8/2019.

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