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BILLING COORDINATOR, San Jose

The ideal candidate will have at least two years’ experience.

This person will work under the supervision of the firm’s Business Service Manager and be responsible for all areas of client set up and billing.  He/she will interact with attorneys and take direction from them with respect to the billing.  The right candidate would be bright, energetic, flexible and motivated.  This person will also cross train throughout the accounting department.  Experience should include general office skills, basic 10-key by touch, Excel, and some billing background.  Knowledge of ProLaw software a plus.  Wage is negotiable depending upon level of skill and experience.

Hoge Fenton has a strong commitment to diversity.  We strive to recruit and retain a work force that welcomes and supports the interests of women, families, and people of any age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity/gender expression, disability, or military or veteran status.

We enjoy a collegial, relaxed work environment and business casual attire every day, and offer flexible scheduling, and a rich benefits package.  To apply, please forward your resume by e-mail (no phone calls, please) to: Gina Anderson, Business Services Manager

No phone calls or recruiters for this position, thank you.


FAMILY LAW ASSISTANT / PARALEGAL

Job Description

Hoge Fenton has an immediate opening for a full-time family law assistant/paralegal. This position supports our family law practice exclusively, and will overlap and train with a highly skilled and experienced paralegal who will be transitioning into retirement. This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who is dedicated, wants to learn, and can work well in a team environment with another assistant, several associates, and several partners (State Bar Certified Family Law Specialists).

The position is based primarily in San Jose, although travel to our Pleasanton office may be necessary on rare occasion.

Hoge Fenton has a strong commitment to diversity.  We strive to recruit and retain a work force that welcomes and supports the interests of women, families, and people of any age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity/gender expression, disability, or military or veteran status.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate:

  • Must qualify as a paralegal under Bus. & Prof. Code sections 6450, et seq.
  • Ideally, has family law litigation experience (or, if no family law experience, then strong litigation experience)
  • Is mature, confident, collaborative, and a team player
  • Must be detail oriented and possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Has a commitment to excellence and client service
  • Has a strong work ethic
  • Is looking for a place to learn, grow, and build with a talented team of professionals

To apply, please forward your resume and a cover letter or e-mail to Grace Carr Lee, Executive Director.

No phone calls or recruiters for this position, thank you.


IP LEGAL ASSISTANT, San Jose

We are recruiting for a full-time legal assistant in our downtown San Jose office, effective immediately. This position supports the firm’s Intellectual Property / Privacy / Data Security team of professionals. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Client communication (written and oral)
  • Opening new business & closing client matters
  • Maintaining attorney calendars and legal matter docketing
  • Handling incoming and outgoing mail/shipping
  • Typing, editing, proofreading and finalizing documents
  • Organizing & maintaining documents and files
  • Preparing attorney expense reports

Superior attention to detail and the ability to prioritize workload (with direction) is required. Office software skills (including Microsoft Office suite and strong keyboarding) are a must. While IP-specific knowledge is not required (we will train), it is a plus. Must be able to think critically, communicate clearly and effectively with others in the firm, and work collaboratively and cooperatively.

College degree is desired.

Hoge Fenton has a strong commitment to diversity.  We strive to recruit and retain a work force that welcomes and supports the interests of women, families, and people of any age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity/gender expression, disability, or military or veteran status.

Please submit your cover letter or email and resume to Susan M. Nave, Director of Human Resources: susan.nave@hogefenton.com. No phone calls or recruiter submissions, thank you.


Attorney Positions

Hoge Fenton is growing! We are actively recruiting for several attorney positions. We place a high value on exceptional lawyering and writing skills, attention to detail, collegiality, and demonstrated commitment to the firm and the community.

Generally, our hours expectation is 1,700. We encourage collaborative work and collaborative business development activity, both within practice teams and across teams within the firm.


FAMILY LAW ASSOCIATE

Job Description

Hoge Fenton has an immediate opening for a mid-level (3-7 years) family law associate. This position supports our family law practice exclusively.

The position is based primarily in San Jose, although occasional travel to our Pleasanton office may be necessary.

Hoge Fenton has a strong commitment to diversity.  We strive to recruit and retain a work force that welcomes and supports the interests of women, families, and people of any age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity/gender expression, disability, or military or veteran status.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate:

  • Has a minimum of 3 years of private law practice, with direct client relationship experience
  • Must be able to manage family law cases with oversight, and minimal supervision on simple family law matters
  • Must be able to actively and meaningfully assist at trial
  • Will have prior experience independently identifying issues and anticipating/recommending necessary next steps
  • Possesses strong academic credentials
  • Has excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Has a commitment to excellence
  • Has a strong work ethic
  • Has a desire to learn and grow professionally; intellectual curiosity
  • Desires to invest in building a future with a firm

Must be a current member of the State Bar of California.

If you think you belong on our team, please forward your resume and a writing sample to Grace Carr Lee, Executive Director.

No phone calls or recruiters for this position, thank you.


LATERAL LEVEL LAWYERS must have demonstrated ability to generate new business and a partial, portable book of business. We are seeking talented laterals for both our San Jose and Pleasanton offices in these areas of practice:

  • Employee Benefits/ERISA
  • Employment-Based Immigration
  • Employment Law Litigation and Advice/Counsel. Seeking an experienced lateral with a portable book of business. Our collaborative team is very active in public speaking, presenting seminars, authoring articles and e-blasts, and networking. We would expect any addition to the team to be so motivated. An experienced lateral may be based in either San Jose or Pleasanton.
  • Technology Transactions. Seeking an experienced lateral with a portable book of business to work with our M & A, Intellectual Property, and Corporate/Business Transactions teams. This position is based primarily in our San Jose office, although travel to our Pleasanton office may be necessary.
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions. Seeking an experienced lateral (purchase/sale and leasing transactions) with a portable book of business. This position is based primarily in our San Jose office, although travel to our Pleasanton office may be necessary.
  • Other Outstanding Experienced Laterals. We are always looking to add experienced, highly skilled lawyers in all areas of practice who share our vision and values. You must have at least a partial, portable book of business.
  • Corporate / M & A. Seeking an experienced lateral with 12+ years of substantive, sophisticated corporate, securities and M & A experience, including entity formation & governance, financing & restructuring, business and tech transactions, and domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and strategic joint ventures. A partial, portable book of business is desirable. The position is based in our San Jose office, although travel to our Pleasanton office is occasionally necessary.

Hoge Fenton has a strong commitment to diversity.  We strive to recruit and retain a work force that welcomes and supports the interests of women, families, and people of any age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity/gender expression, disability, or military or veteran status.

If you think you belong on our team, please forward your resume and a writing sample to Grace Carr Lee, Executive Director.


No phone calls, please. We are not working with recruiters at this time, thank you.

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