Staff Openings

Docket Clerk

Assist one of Orange County’s premier law firms with a paper reduction initiative. This is a full time project based opportunity, ideal for a gap year student. Project completion is anticipated in spring or summer 2020.

Support attorneys and administrative staff with paper reduction initiative in Costa Mesa office. Scan, save and organize documents into the firm’s document management system accurately and with attention to detail.


  • Positive attitude
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to prioritize workload
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment
  • Computer literacy
  • College degree preferred

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Real Estate Paralegal

Rutan & Tucker has an opening in its Costa Mesa office for Real Estate Paralegal with title specialty to assist the Real Estate Practice group firm wide.

Provide complex and specialized support for the firm’s Real Estate Practice group firm wide.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a thorough understanding commercial real estate finance, transactions and entity formation with a minimum 4 years prior experience. Must be highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to interact with personnel at all levels of the organization. The ability to manage time effectively under pressure is essential.

Job Description
Preparation of articles of incorporation/formation, basic operating agreements, bylaws and resolutions, drafting transactional documents; electronic processing of necessary entity documents with applicable governmental agencies, and obtaining necessary corporate and governmental agency documents and certifications.


  • Significant commercial real estate and corporate transactional experience including entity formation. 
  • Minimum 4 years prior paralegal experience.
  • Ability to interact professionally with personnel at all levels of the organization.
  • Paralegal Certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program.
  • Prior law firm experience preferred.

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