Oakland part-time Paralegal job, mostly work from home

The Oakland-based law firm of Smith & Zimmerman is looking to hire a part-time Paralegal for our rapidly growing real estate & civil litigation practice. This position includes document review, legal research, document preparation, and some client communication. Although relevant experience is preferred, we will train the right motivated person. After about a month of training, you'll mostly work from home as we are primarily a cloud based firm. This could turn into a full-time position.

Please apply only if you:

- Possess a Paralegal Certificate or Equivalent
- Pride yourself on being hard-working, independent and honest
- Have a home office in the Oakland/Berkeley area
- Are Internet/tech savvy (ie., our CM is SaaS)

Please send the following 4 items on .pdf via email only no later than December 8, 2011:

A. One-page Resume;

B. One-page Cover Letter which includes the following 4 items:
1. A statement about your current career goal;
2. Something interesting about yourself that is relevant to this work;
3. Your wage requirement;
4. Your availability (hours and start date).

C. A list of three professional references including their email addresses;

D. A writing sample (please send a sample that does not exceed 12 pages in length).

We will be in touch with qualified candidates by December 15. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.