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Legal Administrative Assistant I/II

This position is responsible for performing legal secretarial duties requiring both sound judgment and good technical skills.  These duties may include, but are not limited to, transcribing, preparing, processing, and e-filing pleadings/briefs in the various state and federal courts; preparing and processing correspondence, contracts, ordinances, resolutions, City Council memoranda, and other legal documents and instruments; maintaining calendars for attorneys; answering telephones and contacting other offices to provide, obtain, and/or coordinate information and/or appearances; and performing office filing; as well as organizing and maintaining a wide variety of information and materials in support of attorneys.  The skill level of this position places strong emphasis on accuracy, quality, and attention to detail.  A strong knowledge base of legal procedures and court rules (federal and state) is desirable.  This position involves a variety of legal matters including civil litigation, workers' compensation, and all aspects of municipal law.  Incumbent must be proficient in the use of personal computers and able to work with various types of software in the Windows environment.

Depending upon qualifications, the successful candidate may be hired at the Legal Administrative Assistant I or Legal Administrative Assistant II level.  The annual salary range for a Legal Administrative Assistant I is $52,041.60 to $63,294.40 and the annual salary range for a Legal Administrative Assistant II is $59,208.00 to $72

To apply, see the Legal Administrative Assistant I/II  posting at

Legal Secretary Supervisor (Senior Legal Analyst)

The San José City Attorney's Office is seeking an experienced legal professional to manage legal secretarial support for litigation and transactional services.  The successful candidate will be a legal professional who has the ability to collaborate with all levels of staff, and will have demonstrated the following:  strong communication, team-building and leadership skills; strong technical skills, including strong knowledge of legal secretarial duties relating to court rules, procedures and litigation practices as well as transactional duties; expert software skills and flexibility to learn new technologies.  Typical duties include coordinating legal secretarial support and assignments; supervising and providing training, guidance and oversight to the legal administrative assistant staff; providing computer application training; developing procedures for use of Office software. The annual salary range for this position is $80,272.15 to $105,810.21.

To apply, see the Legal Secretary Supervisor (Senior Legal Analyst) posting at