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JOB SUMMARY:

Updated 12/15/2020

Salary / Hourly: Salary.

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The Associate Attorney, Employment Law role is responsible for the full oversight of all assigned employment-related client matters. Responsibilities include pre-litigation and litigation of employment matters as well as advising clients on litigation avoidance and best practices. Tasks will include case research, client relationship management, diligent counsel, intra-firm coordination, and case outcomes. Reporting to the Senior Counsel Attorney for Litigation, the Associate Attorney, Employment Law will take a focused approach in delivering high-quality client service via effective case management and high-value legal counsel. While living Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team,” the Associate Attorney, Employment Law will act as a key player in ensuring a branded client experience via effective case management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Handle all aspects of pre-litigation and litigation of employment matters from intake through pleadings, motion practice, discovery, mediation, and trial.
  • Counsel clients on litigation avoidance in employment matters, including policies guidance and document analysis and advice.
  • Ensure high quality counsel and legal advice to all assigned clients, prospects, 3rd party partners, and affiliates.
  • Perform legal research, and prepare legal memoranda advising clients, on a range of topics— particularly pertaining to employment matters such as, but not limited to, worker’s compensation, wages, workplace safety,
    compliance, discrimination, termination, employee benefits, and retirement.
  • Maintain updated knowledge, and continued learning, in the areas of legal specialty, specific to employment and labor laws as the state (particularly California) and federal level, including items such as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family/Medical Leave (FMLA), Health & Safety (OSHA), etc.
  • Ensure thorough execution of drafting and reviewing resolutions, ordinances, contracts and other transactional documents as it pertains to assigned cases and projects.
  • Prepare legal documents, such as contracts, dispositions, pleadings, etc. in a timely manner.
  • Maintain effective coordination with opposing counsel and other involved parties as needed. 
  • Independently manage employment law caseload, develop case theories, and execute case strategies in consultation with Senior Counsel Attorney. 
  • Build, maintain, and grow trusting client relationships via ongoing communication, maintaining a thorough understanding of client needs, interests, concerns, goals, options, etc. 
  • Develop strategies and arguments to resolve cases favorably and cost-effectively for all assigned clients. 
  • Utilize, and collaboration with, supportive personnel (such as Paralegals, Legal Assistants, File Clerks, etc.) in order to ensure all case/business related materials (records, letters, legal documents, case files, correspondence, financial reports, invoices, etc.) are effectively managed for efficient and high-value client service and case outcomes. 
  • Conduct all matters in an ethical fashion in accordance with the law and in the interest of the client. 
  • Demonstrate Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team” and participate in cross-
    departmental and organizational planning and volunteer efforts as needed. 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in law practice, business administration, client relations, or consulting/professional services with demonstrated focus and background in employment law.
  • Juris Doctorate and California Bar Accreditation required. Bachelor’s Degree required; related to law, business administration, or relevant field(s). Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in, and knowledge of, state and federal labor laws, inclusive of, but not limited to, wages, workplace safety, compliance, discrimination, termination, employee benefits, and retirement.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve, prioritize work, manage time, and organize tasks effectively.
  • Proficient communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to effectively research, read, interpret, and
    organize information with accuracy and consistency.
  • Ability to maintain remain focused and professional in high-tense situations (e.g., communicating with highly
    stressed clients throughout difficult cases).
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all organizational levels within a diverse and fast paced
    environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams) and Adobe Acrobat.

JOB SUMMARY:

Updated 2/3/2020

Salary / Hourly: Salary.

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The Associate Attorney role is responsible for all aspects of assigned client matters, including case research, client relationship management, diligent counsel, intra-firm coordination, and case outcomes. Reporting to the Senior Counsel and in conjunction with the Partner, the Associate Attorney will take a focused approach in delivering high-quality client service via effective case management and high-value legal counsel within their area of specialty and legal practice. While living Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team,” the Associate Attorney will act as a key player in ensuring a branded client experience via effective case management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Ensure high quality counsel and legal advice to all assigned clients, prospects, 3rd party partners, and affiliates. 
  • Perform legal research, and prepare legal memoranda in order to effectively advise clients on a range of topics
    and areas of focus within the scope of the firm’s Public Agency practice area. 
  • Maintain updated knowledge, and continued learning in general legal subjects, with emphasis in public agency
    law. 
  • Directly manage, supervise, and lead assigned administrative personnel (e.g., Legal Assistants, Paralegals, and Senior Paralegals), providing resource and direction as needed, in support of their performance. 
  • Generate business by building, retaining, and growing trusted client relationships via ongoing communication, maintaining a thorough understanding of client needs, interests, concerns, goals, options, etc. 
  • Ensure thorough execution of drafting and reviewing documents as it pertains to assigned cases and projects. 
  • Ensure preparation of legal documents, such as contracts, depositions, pleadings, etc. in a timely manner and that all case/business related materials (records, letters, legal documents, case files, correspondence, financial reports, invoices, etc.) are effectively managed for efficient and high-value client service and case outcomes 
  • Maintain effective coordination with opposing counsel and other involved parties as needed.
  • Conduct all matters in an ethical fashion in accordance with the law and in the interest of the client. 
  • Demonstrate Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team” and participate in cross-
    departmental and organizational planning and volunteer efforts as needed. 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in law practice. 
  • Juris Doctorate and California Bar Accreditation required. Bachelor’s Degree required; related to law, business
    administration, or relevant field(s). 
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and manage other team members, delegate effectively, problem-solve,
    prioritize work, manage time, and organize tasks effectively. 
  • Proficient communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to effectively research, read, interpret, and organize information with accuracy and consistency. 
  • Ability to maintain remain focused and professional in high-tense situations (e.g., communicating with highly stressed clients throughout difficult cases). 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all organizational levels within a diverse and fast paced environment. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams) and Adobe Acrobat.

JOB SUMMARY: 

The Associate Attorney role is responsible for the full oversight of all assigned client cases, including case research, client relationship management, diligent counsel, intra-firm coordination, and case outcomes. Reporting to the Senior Counsel and in conjunction with the Partner, the Associate Attorney will take a focused approach in delivering high-quality client service via effective case management and high-value legal counsel within their area of specialty and legal practice. While living Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team,” the Associate Attorney will act as a key player in ensuring a branded client experience via effective case management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Ensure high quality counsel and legal advice to all assigned clients, prospects, 3rd party partners, and affiliates. 
  • Perform legal research and prepare legal memoranda in order to effectively advise clients on a range of topics and areas of focus within the scope of family law.
  • Maintain updated knowledge, and continued learning, in the areas of legal specialty, specific to dissolution of marriage, separation, child custody, visitation rights, financial settlements, distribution and division of assets, domestic violence, guardianship, domestic violence/restraining orders, and other domestic areas of practice within the scope of family law.
  • Directly manage, supervise, and lead assigned administrative personnel (e.g., Legal Assistants, Paralegals, and Senior Paralegals), providing resource and direction as needed, in support of their performance.
  • Generate business by building, retaining, and growing trusted client relationships via ongoing communication, maintaining a thorough understanding of client needs, interests, concerns, goals, options, etc.
  • Develop strategies and arguments to resolve cases favorably and cost-effectively for all assigned clients. 
  • Ensure thorough execution of drafting and reviewing documents as it pertains to assigned cases and projects. 
  • Ensure preparation of legal documents, such as motions, depositions, pleadings, discovery (propounding and responding) etc. in a timely manner and that all case/business related materials (records, letters, legal documents, case files, correspondence, financial reports, invoices, etc.) are effectively managed for efficient and high-value client service and case outcomes.
  • Maintain effective coordination with opposing counsel and other involved parties as needed.
  • Conduct all matters in an ethical fashion in accordance with the law and in the interest of the client. 
  • Demonstrate Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team” and participate in cross-departmental and organizational planning and volunteer efforts as needed.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in law practice or consulting/professional services.
  • Juris Doctorate and California Bar Accreditation required. Bachelor’s Degree required; related to law, business administration, or relevant field(s). 
  • Experience in, and knowledge of, family law, domestic matters, and other related areas of practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and manage other team members, delegate effectively, problem-solve, prioritize work, manage time, and organize tasks effectively. 
  • Proficient communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to effectively research, read, interpret, and organize information with accuracy and consistency.
  • Ability to maintain remain focused and professional in high-tense situations (e.g., communicating with highly stressed clients throughout difficult cases).
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all organizational levels within a diverse and fast paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams) and Adobe Acrobat.

WORKING CONDITIONS, HOURS OF WORK, AND TRAVEL:

This role operates in a professional office environment with use of standard office equipment (e.g., computers, phones, filing cabinets). All employees are expected to perform duties that regularly require them to speak, hear, stand, walk, use hands, sit for long periods of time, focus on a computer screen for multiple hours at a time, carry up to 30 pounds, and other reasonable functions. This is a full-time position with standard hours of work being Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM with occasional evening and weekend work required as job duties demand. Travel to/from company offices is expected during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY:

Lagerlof is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

The Specialist, Accounting is responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, client billing, deposits, transaction coordination, filing, and general administrative support as assigned. Reporting to the Controller, and with dotted lines to the Manager of Office Services and select Attorneys, the Specialist, Accounting will take a collaborative approach to supporting assigned attorneys and projects via document preparation, bill processing, fee processing, and other related functions. While living Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team,” the Specialist, Client Services will act as a key contributor to organizational performance and a valuable client experience.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Act as primary accounting (accounts payable and accounts receivable) resource for the organization, in partnership with other finance and billing-involved team members.

  • Ensure diligent Accounts Payable (AP) operations, specific to processing and completion of payments, tracking of payments, verification of revenues, and invoice reconciliation.

  • Ensure diligent Accounts Receivable (AR) operations, specific to receipt of revenues, collection of payments, record keeping of transactions and services rendered, receipt verification, invoice/bill delivery, receipt postage, and course correction of discrepancies.

  • Maintain continuous proficiency (and proper use) of all required systems and provide ongoing reports on status of billing and payments, as requested by attorney or various project teams throughout the organization.

  • File and organize documents (including physical checks received in person and by mail) in accordance, and adherence to, general accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and direction set by supervisor(s).

  • Ensure diligent coordination of all administrative materials across full client lifecycle, including established attorney fees, discounts, billing, and follow-up as needed.

  • File and organize records (physical and digital) and financial materials in accordance with company policy and with confidentiality, including proper indexing and filing of original legal documents.

  • Ensure document production as needed (payment history, invoices, client history documents, etc.).

  • Maintain effective coordination with clients and other involved parties as needed, as guided by attorney,

    including client outreach and explanation of fees/costs as needed.

  • Ensure accurate and timely financial statements (with related footnotes) as requested.

  • Demonstrate Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team” and participate in cross-

    departmental and organizational planning and volunteer efforts as needed.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in finance, accounting, and/or administrative services. 

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent work experience required; finance, accounting, business administration, organizational management, or relevant field(s). Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Experience in organizing key information and documents with adherence to policies and protocols.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work, manage time, and organize tasks effectively.

  • Proficient communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to read, interpret, and edit written content with

    accuracy, timeliness, and reliability.

  • Ability to maintain remain focused and professional in high-tense situations (e.g., communicating with highly

    stressed clients throughout difficult cases).

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all organizational levels within a diverse and fast paced

    environment.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams) and Adobe Acrobat.

JOB SUMMARY:

Updated 2/2/2021

Salary / Hourly: Hourly.

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The Coordinator, Office Services role is responsible for the oversight and coordination of all assigned file-related matters, such as organization of key documents, labeling of folders, preparation of reports, maintenance of records, delivery of correspondence and other related duties. Reporting to the Manager of Office Services, the Coordinator, Office Services will take a focused approach to ensuring the maintenance, safety, organization, and transfer of all assigned files. While living Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team,” the Coordinator, Office Services will act as a key player in ensuring efficient intra-office operations in support of quality client service.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Act as primary administrative clerk for paralegals and attorneys by locating, retrieving, organizing, tracking, and preparing requested files and legal document indices as needed.
  • Ensure all assigned files are updated, filed in appropriate folders (physical and/or digital) and labeled as needed while maintaining compliance with all filing systems while organizing records such as letters, legal documents, case files, correspondence, financial reports, invoices and memoranda.
  • Maintain and update files and databases for documentation such as client records, reports, and policies.

  • Organize large amounts of legal documents and compile as needed, ensuring comprehensive organization for involved parties and security of information with oversight by paralegal, associate, attorney, or supervisor.

  • Ensure proper organization, storage, safety and security of all organizational files (client files, letters, bills, etc.), including mail receipt, processing and distribution.

  • Deliver documentation and packages to/from courthouses, law firms, and other locations as needed.

  • Provide support to receptionist and front-office operations, including greeting visitors, maintaining the lobby area and stocking materials in office common areas as needed.
  • Answer phone calls, record messages, transfer calls, coordinate, and schedule as needed.
  • Oversee and stock office supplies, such as monitors, computers, printers, and other equipment for maintenance.
  • Process other clerical duties as needed, such as organizing mail, faxing, copying materials, scanning documents, maintaining calendars, managing office equipment, and ordering supplies.
  • Demonstrate Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team” and participate in cross- departmental and organizational planning and volunteer efforts as needed.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in business administration, organizational coordination, or customer service.

  • High School Diploma/GED required; related to law, customer service, business administration, or relevant field(s). Associate’s degree preferred.

  • Experience in organizing key information and documents with adherence to policies and protocols.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work, manage time, and organize tasks effectively.

  • Proficient communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to read, interpret, and organize information with accuracy and consistency.

  • Ability to thoroughly organize and prepare business related materials in a timely fashion.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all organizational levels within a diverse and fast paced environment.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams) and Adobe Acrobat.

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Lagerlof, LLP is the largest firm in Pasadena. With 113 years of experience satisfying clients, we are leading the market in strategic support. We are a team of trusted legal advisors on a mission to provide every client with clarity and understanding to succeed in a complex world. Lagerlof, LLP stands for innovation tempered with practicality, for thoroughness countered with common sense, and above all else, for impeccable integrity.

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