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September 2, 2023  |  Written by Somach Simmons & Dunn

Somach Careers: Paralegal / Legal Secretary, Water Court Litigation — Boulder, Colorado

Update: this position is closed.

We have an opening for an experienced legal secretary with a minimum three years of civil litigation experience, water court litigation experience a definite plus. This individual will work closely with attorneys primarily in our Colorado office and other paralegals managing cases both day-to-day and pre-trial, calendaring matters, working with the Colorado efiling system to serve and receive Water Court and other court documents.

Essential functions:

  • Gather, organize, summarize and index documents from various sources, including county clerk and recorder’s offices, and the Colorado Department of Water Resources.
  • Draft correspondence, pleadings, discovery, motions, subpoenas, client reports and other related documents.
  • Cite check and shepardize pleadings.
  • Review and analyze discovery productions.
  • Accurately maintain and update data to detailed client and case-specific databases.
  • Assist attorneys in discovery preparation and implementation, and preparation for hearings and trials.
  • Analyze and accurately interpret court procedures and rules, and have a knowledge of federal and state court deadlines.

In addition, candidates must have a thorough working knowledge of Word and Excel, with Worldox document management and Concordance database experience a plus. Must be able to work independently, have the ability to multi-task, have excellent attention to detail, and be a team player.

Somach Simmons & Dunn offers an excellent work environment with competitive salary and benefits including paid parking. The current salary range for this position is $75,000 – $90,000. This position is located in our Boulder office. We currently offer a mix of in-office and remote work, which is applicable to this position.

Visit our CAREERS page for more information.


Somach Simmons & Dunn is committed to being an equal opportunity employer and in providing a work environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Interested candidates should send their resume with cover letter including salary requirements to iestrada@somachlaw.com or Somach Simmons & Dunn, Attn: Human Resources, 500 Capitol Mall, Suite 1000, Sacramento, CA 95814 (no phone calls please).

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