Legal Secretary/Receptionist

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Job location
21 Carr St
Watsonville, CA 95076
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
California Rural Legal Assistance
Job type: 
Position Description: 

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintain follow-up records relating to legal matters in process.
• Answer all incoming calls, transfer calls and take messages as necessary.
• Perform initial applicant screening for qualification and perform conflict checks.
• Enter case information into Case Management System (CMS), including but not limited to case
notes and other internally required information.
• Assists Attorneys or Legal Staff with translating for non-English speaking clients in attorney-client
interviews and correspondence.
• Greet office visitors and direct them to proper personnel.
• Sign for deliveries and notify personnel of deliveries.
• Provide general administrative support to Administrative Legal Secretary when applicable and as
• Perform other normal law office duties as assigned.


Qualification Criteria:
• One (1) years’ experience as a legal secretary or equivalent.
• Type 30 w.p.m.
• Knowledge of computer software, including, but not limited to Microsoft Windows; WordPerfect 7,
Microsoft Office Suite, Internet skills and email.
• Knowledge of or ability to learn and obtain proficiency in all functions of office equipment such as
copier, facsimile machines, and scanners.
• Ability to learn data entry and to enter information efficiently and correctly into CRLA’s Case
Management System (CSM).
• Excellent written and oral communications skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively with all CRLA staff, clients and community organizations;
• Ability to maintain client confidentiality.
• Fluency in written and oral in Spanish required.
Supervisors: Directing Attorney/Program Director
Supervises: None

To apply: 

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to the CRLA Human Resources
Department at [email protected]. E-mail cover letter and resume and include “Legal
Secretary/Receptionist-Stockton” in the subject line.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$23,984 to $47,960 depending on experiences
Submission deadline: 
Monday, July 31, 2017