Litigation Legal Secretary

San Diego, CA

Onsite/ 37.5 hours per week (9-5:30 with paid overtime when needed

Onsite during training and then a hybrid model of 4 days in the office and 1 day of remote

This incredible firm is ranked among the top 200 law firms in the country. This leading defense litigation firm seeks a professional and responsible litigation legal secretary with 3+ years of litigation experience to join their diverse, progressive, and caring San Diego Office. 

Paying up to $85,000 with incredible benefits


  • Must have 3+ years Litigation experience
  • Knowledge of litigation (e-filings) and trial procedures, and federal and state court procedures and rules
  • Must know Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Experience working with a document management system
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skill
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently
  • Work well under pressure, remain flexible, be proactive, resourceful, and efficient
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


  • Prepare pleadings and discovery documents for filing and service
  • Prepare court forms such as California Judicial Council Forms for attorney review
  • Schedule depositions with attorneys, clients, witnesses, and court reporters
  • Schedule conference calls and on-site/off-site meetings
  • Arrange and coordinate travel arrangements
  • Calendar depositions, hearings, trials, and all associated dates.
  • Manage Outlook calendar of all appointments, conferences, and meetings
  • Open new matters, run conflict checks for partner’s review, prepare engagement letters
  • Document management and organization, saving documents and emails to a document management system.
  • Become familiar with court rules and filing procedures
  • Prepare cover letters for attorney bills
  • Submit attorney’s expense reports
  • Manage bills for third-party vendors, process check requests, and follow up with accounting


  • 12 Vacation days year 1, after year 1, 22 vacation days per year, after year 3, 27 vacation days per year
  • 8 paid holidays, 2 floating holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (company match)
  • Commuter Benefit Plans
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans and much more