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Our dedicated employees are the essential element to CAP’s success.  For more than 40 years, this team of well-trained professionals with a commitment to excellence has helped deliver to our member physicians an unparalleled quality of products and services. Our corporate culture and collegial collaboration of minds and efforts is unmatched.

Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental vision, life, AD&D, LTD, 401(k) with employer match, PTO and separate sick time, and paid holidays.  Join CAP’s workforce and make your contributions to our team.

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To apply, please submit your resume with cover letter to HR@CAPphysicians.com

Litigation Secretary (2 open positions - Los Angeles)
Litigation Secretary (2 open positions - Los Angeles)

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. and its dedicated law firm, Schmid & Voiles, seek an experienced legal secretary to perform diverse secretarial duties in support of the Legal Department, in Downtown Los Angeles.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain attorney(s) calendar book and tickler system.
  • Prepare discovery, pre-trial and trial documents for filing with court.
  • Schedule, calendars and coordinate all aspects of discovery initiated by plaintiff(s) and defendant(s).
  • Compose correspondence and memos to request or provide information.
  • Provide legal secretarial support on either short or long term assignments.
  • Answer and screen telephone calls.
  • Schedule meetings with clients, experts, attorneys and co-counsel and schedule court appearances.
  • Contact clients to obtain desired information as requested by attorneys.
  • Review and re-index mail in OnBase for review and action by attorney and calendaring of same.
  • Winscribe/Transcribe dictation and/or type from handwritten material or rough draft copy, including correspondence relating to litigation (pleadings, court forms, reports, summaries, releases, etc.).
  • Maintain electronic confidential legal files and ensure that each file is organized and documented regarding activity.
  • Assist and provide back up for other secretaries as requested.
  • Maintain current knowledge of court rules.
  • Perform additional secretarial tasks as requested.
  • Participate in department and company projects as requested.
  • Employee education and awareness is an important element in the company’s cybersecurity program. Accordingly, as Litigation Secretary, you are responsible for being cautious and vigilant when opening emails, attachments, links, etc. on CAP’s computer equipment or when accessing the company system remotely. It is also your responsibility to complete cybersecurity training modules that are periodically distributed by CAP’s IT department.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 7 years of defense trial, litigation experience in a similar industry.
  • 3 years recent California Civil litigation experience.
  • Trial preparation experience required.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • Thorough knowledge of court procedures.
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of medical and legal terminology preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Good grammar and proofreading skills.
  • Type a minimum of 70 wpm.
  • Computer proficiency with PCs; proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point, case management software
  • Knowledge of basic office machine operation (photocopier, dictaphone, fax machine, etc.).

To apply, please submit your resume with cover letter to HR@CAPphysicians.com