(SF) Legal Administrative Assistant

  • 220 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Gibney attorneys share a common vision: a dedication to providing every client unparalleled personal attention, innovative solutions and practical and economical counsel. We value the contributions made by every attorney, paralegal and employee in advancing that goal. We are proud that we have remained trusted advisers to many of our clients for decades and that many of our attorneys and staff have spent their entire careers together at Gibney.

We are a team of passionate lawyers focused on collaboration and innovation. A testament to our culture, many of our attorneys, paralegals and staff have been with the firm for decades. A modern firm with traditional values, we set high standards for client service and have established a uniform level of quality that permeates the firm. We are ahead of the curve in our ability to design strategic solutions and programs for our clients, and all aspects of our legal and business operations are crafted with this goal in mind. With over 50 attorneys in New York and San Francisco, we look for attorneys and staff that share our vision.

At Gibney, we believe in a firm culture that promotes and appreciates diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences.  This philosophy not only creates a better work environment, but enhances the quality of work and results we deliver to our clients.  Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Job Description

The Administrative Assistant will primarily be responsible for providing administrative support to paralegals and attorneys within the Immigration Practice Group.  This is a full-time on-site position in San Francisco.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:

· organizing and maintaining client documents and files, including assembling, copying and scanning documents in line with firm protocols;

· assisting paralegals and attorneys with drafting correspondence and the preparation of petitions filed with government agencies;

·  maintaining client databases, document management systems, and case management systems;

· answering phones and arranging for delivery and distribution of mail; and

· supporting office management and assisting with client development projects, as needed.


· Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Excel and Word)

· Four-year college degree

· Prior law firm experience a plus

Applicants should be detail-oriented, assertive self-starters who can work well with minimum supervision.  Strong administrative, organizational, and communication skills are required.  The firm also provides opportunities for growth and career development.

Additional Information

We offer a competitive compensation arrangement and a collegial work environment.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.