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Legal professionals have considerable choices when it comes to law firms. The Firm has an extraordinary track record of finding and retaining the best employees at all levels. Berliner Cohen offers its employees a truly positive work environment, and is an exceptional place to work, where attorneys and staff alike share a great working relationship, collegiality, and a strong commitment to our clients and community.

Current Openings

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a cover letter and resume to Kristin Anderson. 

Qualified applicants will be contacted. Berliner Cohen LLP is an equal opportunity employeer, noted for its congenial work environment and provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.

LEGAL SECRETARY FOR ESTATE PLANNING DEPARTMENT– SAN JOSE OFFICE

Berliner Cohen, LLP has an immediate opening for a highly-skilled Estate Planning Secretary with at least five years of stable employment experience supporting multiple attorneys.

The successful candidate will have advanced knowledge of MS Word with the ability to create and edit correspondence, briefs, pleadings, trust administration, probate, and preparation of estate planning documents and other legal documents. Must be proficient at e-filing and know Federal and State court rules.

Other responsibilities include maintaining attorney calendars, scheduling meetings, expense reports, check requests, and coordinating client file maintenance. Familiarity with utilizing a document management system such as NetDocs is ideal. Strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment are imperative.

Qualifications: Minimum of five (5) years as a secretary in a law firm supporting multiple attorneys. The ideal candidate must have extensive calendaring, high-level organizational skills, out-of-the-box thinking, always be one-step-ahead, and build a great rapport and relationships with clients. Must be accurate, attentive to detail, able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Berliner Cohen LLP offers a congenial work environment and an excellent benefit and compensation package. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a cover letter and resume.

Job Type: Full-time Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 

LEGAL SECRETARY FOR LAND USE DEPARTMENT – SAN JOSE OFFICE

Berliner Cohen LLP has an immediate opening for a highly-skilled legal secretary to support attorneys in a land use and public agency practice. The candidate should have at least five years of stable employment experience supporting multiple attorneys.

The successful candidate will have advanced knowledge of MS Word with the ability to create and edit correspondence, briefs, pleadings, tables of contents and authorities, and other legal documents. Must be proficient at e-filing and know Federal and State court rules.

The ideal candidate will also be familiar with public agency agendas, resolutions, and ordinances. Other responsibilities include maintaining attorney calendars, scheduling meetings and depositions, expense reports, check requests, and coordinating client file maintenance. Familiarity with utilizing a document management system such as NetDocs is ideal. Strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment are imperative.

Qualifications: Minimum of five (5) years as a secretary in a law firm supporting multiple attorneys. The ideal candidate would have experience in litigation. Must be accurate, attentive to detail, able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Berliner Cohen LLP offers a congenial work environment and an excellent benefit and compensation package. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a cover letter and resume. 

Job Type: Full-time Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

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