Donahue Fitzgerald seeks a Legal Assistant/Case Clerk position for our intellectual property enforcement practice group in our Oakland office. This full time position will join a team of professionals to provide administrative support for a group of partners and associates.
The ideal candidate brings energy, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude to the job; must be an independent self-starter who is detail-oriented; capable of multi-tasking; and willing to work in a team-based environment with attorneys, legal assistants, and clients on large-scale intellectual property enforcement programs and other areas of the firm’s practice as needed. The candidate must possess excellent organizational skills, be extremely proficient with numbers and Excel, have excellent computer and internet research skills, be able to follow detailed instructions and procedures, and possess exceptional written and communication skills.
Minimum requirements for this position include:
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience;
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
- Excellent problem solving, organization, and online research skills;
- Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint); and
- Minimum of 2 years of administrative experience in office/professional setting.
- Paralegal certificate (or certification in process);
Legal experience is a plus but most important is a willingness to work, a desire to learn, and a commitment to the success of the team and the firm.
Donahue Fitzgerald LLP is a full-service law firm with more than fifty attorneys located in three Bay Area offices in Oakland, Walnut Creek, and Larkspur. Donahue Fitzgerald provides legal advice and representation in all aspects of business and corporate law, employment, intellectual property, real estate and construction, franchise, legal cannabis, and tax, as well as trusts and estates and litigation.
The firm offers competitive compensation and benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, and a 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan. Donahue Fitzgerald LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Type: Full-time
- Administrative Support: 2 years (Required)
- Bachelor’s (Preferred)