Careers

Current Legal Openings

 

Corporate Paralegal

We are seeking a full-time Certified Paralegal to support our Corporate and Securities Practice. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about Blue Sky, organized, flexible, detail oriented and comfortable performing a variety of tasks. 
 

Responsibilities:

  • - Private company general corporate maintenance;
  • - Closing mechanics for private company financings;
  • - Stock option plan documentation;
  • - Drafting board and shareholder consents regarding financings and corporate formation;
  • - Working with capitalization ledgers;
  • - Preparing and submitting securities filings;
  • - Stock issuances.

Requirements:

  • - A Bachelor's degree;
  • - Minimum of one year of experience in a corporate group at a law firm, preferably 2+ years;
  • - Strong math skills and a high level of proficiency in Excel;
  • - A paralegal certificate;
  • - Strong communication skills;
  • - Ability to prioritize and complete tasks by deadline dates;
  • - Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • - Excellent interpersonal skills, dynamic, and team-oriented;
  • - Willingness to learn.
 
When applying, please submit a cover letter, resume, and school transcripts.

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Litigation Paralegal

Litigation Paralegals provide support for all types of litigation matters, working alongside attorneys and legal secretaries during each phase of the litigation process.  They provide a high level of service to both internal and external clients.  

Requirements:

Applicants should have 2-4 years of commercial litigation experience.  This person will need to interact with clients, witnesses, and experts.  Paralegal certification and a high level of computer and software proficiency (Microsoft Office, Deadlines.com, Concordance, WestLaw, Adobe) are requirements for applicants. 

We are looking for an individual with excellent written and oral communication skills, case preparation and time management skills, a strong knowledge of court rules, and a demonstrated understanding of discovery and trial preparation procedures.   

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • - Maintain the group’s parallel paper and electronic filing systems;
  • - Prepare and file (including e-file) pleadings drafted by lawyers in state and federal courts;
  • - Conduct various document searches and factual research;
  • - Timely and accurate preparation of assigned documents;
  • - E-Discovery procedures;
  • - Create and maintain internal case databases;
  • - Run searches on internal and external document databases and systems;
  • - Prepare witness and matter material for case preparations;
  • - Organize case files and materials for attorney review and preparation;
  • - Work with attorneys in the preparation and filing of all court documents;
  • - Create, bind and distribute file and courtesy copies;
  • - Organize briefs and appendices;
  • - Act as liaison with outside agencies when needed;
  • - Oversee progress of documents, order transcripts form reporting services and fulfill requests from outside counsel and others;
  • - Prepare for and attend trials, as necessary. 

When applying, please submit a cover letter, resume, and school transcripts.

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Human Resources Manager

In support of our law firm's dynamic legal practice, our Human Resources Manager is responsible for all aspects of human resources - the functions that deal with the needs and activities of the firm's people. This position reports to the Firm Administrator and works daily with our Marketing, Accounting, IT and Office Services teams. The HR Manager is the only dedicated HR person and works with minimal supervision and instruction and a high degree of confidentiality. Excellent academic credentials are required.

Responsibilities:

- Respond to requests for employee relations discussions, address personnel issues in a timely and discreet manner;
- Exercise sound judgment within established Firm guidelines and Partner expectations;
- Coordinate new hire set-up and orientation as well as employee terminations and exit interviews.
- Establish and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers, applicants, vendors and third party administrators;
- Manage the recruiting process for attorneys and staff, using recruiters and agencies in some instances; 
- Develop and update job postings, screen applicants, coordinate interview schedules and communicate final selections;
- Prioritize and complete assignments and special projects;
- Keep Policies and Procedures manual up to date with changes to state and federal laws;
- Coordinate and oversee Open Enrollment for the Firm’s benefit plans;
- Maintain organized personnel and benefit files;
- Prepare for performance and salary review meetings by gathering historical and industry data, distribute evaluations, coach on goal setting and writing performance reviews. Update spreadsheets to calculate salary increases and bonuses
 
Desired Qualifications:
 
- Hands on experience with employee relations, benefits and recruiting;
- Knowledge of payroll processing;
- Flexibility and openness to doing whatever it takes to meet business needs;
- Ability to organize projects and data while meeting deadlines
- Excellent communication skills – interpersonal, verbal, written, and presentation;
- Understanding of the importance of confidentiality and professionalism;
- High attention to detail and data integrity;
- Ability to work well with a variety of employee levels and functions;
- Comfortable establishing priorities, managing work independently;
- Knowledge of federal and California labor laws;
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel;
- 3+ years of generalist experience;
- Bachelor’s degree (minimum) and excellent academic history.
 
When applying, please submit a cover letter, resume, and school transcripts. 

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