What is a “unicorn”?

Unicorns are those ever-elusive mythical job candidates who meet all of the qualifications of the job requirements. A unicorn candidate will also be dedicated, efficient, have good interpersonal skills and will fit into our team culture.

Legal Assistant

If you are looking for a fast-paced and positive team environment with professional growth potential, our Family Law Firm is growing and we’re looking for a superstar Legal Assistant… a team player who is a quick-learner with strong administrative skills and an interest in learning and advancement.

Do you want to help people end unbearable marriages, heal their families, and find hope for the future again, without sacrificing your personal life and sanity? We are not your typical law firm. While we are growing fast, we will do it without sacrificing our team or our client relationships. While we are­­­ growing fast, we are still small enough to care about every team member and client. We need someone who is interested in being with us as we grow and is willing to pitch in and assist when needed.

If the following describes you, then YOU may be the superstar we are looking for:

  •  You believe it’s important to greet all potential and existing clients with a warm, friendly welcome
  •  You are skilled at communicating with people on the phone, in person and by email
  •  You are a relationship-builder who is comfortable interacting with different types of personalities and all levels of authority
  •  You see an opportunity for organization where others see a mess
  •  You are eager to learn new tasks and computer systems
  •  You know your ABC’s without singing are willing to put those skills to work filing
  •  You know what happens in the office, stays in the office
  •  You genuinely care about clients and take pride in helping them become raving fans.

Your basic responsibilities:

  •  Perform basic administrative tasks – draft documents, copy, scan, file
  •  Communicate with potential and existing clients in person, by phone and email
  •  Manage paper and electronic files
  •  Open and close client files according to procedure
  •  Calendar deadlines
  •  Serve as a backup for other administrative team members when they need a hand or a day off
  •  Maintain practice and client confidentiality

These items are non-negotiable:

  •  You must be available to work and be in the office Monday – Friday.
  •  You must have strong administrative skills and be detail-oriented
  •  You must be comfortable working with various computer programs, databases and systems
  •  You must be reliable, trustworthy and able to maintain strict confidentiality
  •  You don’t think making coffee or getting our guests a beverage is beneath you
  •  Serve as a backup for other administrative team members when they need a hand or a day off- You must be a positive, high-energy team player who is results-oriented – No Drama!
  •  You must care about something and have goals in life.


The firm pays for HMO Kaiser Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, Acupuncture/ Chiropractic, Life Insurance & Long-term Disability Insurance for employees only. Dependents can be added to medical at employee’s expense.   10 days accrued vacation for the first five years and 15 days after completion of five years of employment. There are 10 paid holidays that the firm is closed for.  Eligible for retirement, and firm matching, after three years of employment.

This position offers a respectful team culture, opportunities for professional development and advancement, a competitive salary, opportunities for performance-based increases, plus benefits.


All applicants and contacts about the position will be kept confidential and reviewed by owner of the firm. To start the application and interview process, please email your resume to careers@hiringunicorns.com .