Assistant to Attorneys

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Legal Assistant to Attorneys (Assistant/Legal Secretary) in our Santa Barbara office. Our full-service law firm with Estate Planning, Labor & Employment, Litigation and Business & Real Estate groups, is seeking a full-time experienced and detail-oriented Assistant to join our esteemed team in our Santa Barbara office. The Assistant will play a crucial role in providing legal and administrative support to our attorneys, ensuring the efficient operation of our practice and the delivery of exceptional client service. Ideal candidate has 3 years prior law firm experience.


$20-$40 per hour, commensurate with level of experience.


  • Assist attorneys in drafting, editing, and proofreading legal documents.
  • Manage and maintain client files, ensuring accuracy and completeness of documentation.
  • Communicate with clients, both in-person and over the phone, addressing inquiries and providing updates on case status.
  • Handle administrative tasks such as data entry, filing, and recordkeeping.
  • Assist in the preparation of documents for execution and notarization.
  • Maintain and update the firm’s document management system with accurate and up-to-date information.
  • Uphold client confidentiality and safeguard sensitive information.
  • Collaborate effectively with attorneys, fellow assistants, and support staff to ensure seamless workflow.
  • Provide administrative support as needed, contributing to the overall efficiency of the firm.


  • Prior experience as an administrative assistant with experience in a law firm is preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Understanding of client confidentiality and ethical standards in the legal field.
  • Team player with a collaborative mindset and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Professional demeanor and strong interpersonal skills.

Hours are 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM with full benefits including paid off-street parking.

Interested candidates, please submit resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and relevant experience to Susan Subject at Please include “Attorney Assistant” in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!

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