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Senior Law Clerk

  • Location: Palo Alto, California
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #736
  • Salary: $70,000

Senior Law Clerk


SALARY & BENEFITS: Base salary to $80K commensurate with experience, plus well-paid overtime, generous bonus, medical benefits, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, great PTO, 401K with match, all firm amenities and much more in beautiful offices noted for their work environment and firm culture.

THE LAW FIRM: U.S. based international law firm

SUMMARY: The Firm is seeking a Senior Law Clerk to handle a high volume of complex electronic legal filings in the State and Federal courts and maintaining the litigation calendar.


  • Handle a high volume of complex electronic legal filings
  • Manage annual MCO litigation projects
  • Assist in preparation of training materials
  • File in State and Federal courts
  • Organize and file pleadings, subpoenas, motions, judgments and orders
  • Deliver documents to local Courts and law offices
  • Obtain copies of decisions/orders rendered by court, in court and on-line through States and Federal Research Programs
  • Oversee other e-filers filing of complex electronic files
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others
  • Experience with electronic filings in Federal Court and with the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 2+ years of related experience
  • Advanced knowledge of California and federal rules of civil procedure
  • Experience working in a legal environment or court system preferred
  • Knowledge of MS Office, with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow instructions
  • Ability to sit or stand at workstation for extended periods of time
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrate close attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team