Civil Litigation Paralegal, Legal Secretary

The Janssen Law Firm is growing. We are looking for talented employees to join our team. 

We are a ten-lawyer Humboldt County law firm, primarily handling plaintiffs’ personal injury, nursing home litigation, real estate law, business transactions, estates and trusts, criminal defense, and health care law.

Our firm is top-rated on AVVO, and we have won numerous awards for trial lawyers of the year both statewide and nationally.

We have been serving Humboldt County for over forty-five years.  We are looking for talented paralegals, and secretaries. If the following job descriptions interests you, send your resume to

As a legal secretary or paralegal in our firm, you will have a broad range of responsibilities. You must have experience working on civil litigation cases as you will be responsible for drafting documents, calendaring events and deadlines, putting documents into proper form, validly serving them, and timely filing them with the court. You will also have the opportunity to do investigative work.

Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe Acrobat is required.  You must be highly organized and willing to work well in teams. This is a busy practice. You will rarely be asked to work evenings or weekends, but during the weekdays you will need manage multiple tasks and clients.


Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. We are competitive with firms of our size and legal emphasis. Full time employees receive group health insurance and the opportunity to participate in the firm’s generous profit-sharing plan.

Quality Over Quantity

Since our firm thrives based on achieving excellent results and our clients’ satisfaction, we are focused on the quality of our representation and adhering to the highest ethical standards. Our commitment to excellence makes this a rewarding environment to work in if you are looking to help our clients achieve justice.

Our home office is located in Eureka. But we have multiple employees working virtually in various locations at this time.