Duggan McHugh Needs a Litigation Secretary!


641 Fulton Avenue, Suite 100 near Monroe

Duggan McHugh Law Corporation is seeking a full time litigation secretary with 2+ years of experience to join its team. The firm specializes in employment and labor law litigation and advice and counsel. We are a growing boutique firm with 10-15 employees. www.dugganmchugh.com

Who are you?

The ideal candidate has 2+ years of experience as a litigation secretary and can transition into the practice seamlessly with little training, although plenty of support will be provided. You are intelligent, detail-oriented, are a self-starter with great work ethic and can work efficiently independently. You are a solid writer and a great communicator and can communicate with clients professionally and efficiently via phone, email, and in-person.

You are a team player and want to grow in a friendly and supportive work environment surrounded by extremely skilled attorneys, and savvy staff. You are can prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment and can skillfully manage your attorneys.

Required skills/experience

2+ years litigation experience
Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
Proficient in Judicial Council forms
Master of legal calendaring
Knowledge of court rules and procedures
Motion practice
Internet savvy
Experience with Clio is a plus
Valid driver’s license
Reliable transportation/auto insurance
Covid-19 vaccination (absent accommodation)


Preparing legal filings in state and federal courts, including e-filing
Legal calendaring (motions / discovery / trials)
Attorney calendar scheduling
Client communication
New client intake
Drafting correspondence
Formatting (pleadings, correspondence, handbooks, etc.)
Assisting with electronic file organization
Running conflict checks
Assisting with civil discovery
Preparing matters for trial including preparing exhibits, document management, subpoenas, etc.

Who are we?

Duggan McHugh’s senior partners Jennifer Duggan and Laura McHugh are both skilled litigators who are well-respected in the Sacramento legal community as extraordinarily talented lawyers. The firm was established in 2013 and has continued to grow and thrive due to the passion and dedication of our amazing team. We are not short on work and as such, are looking for a secretary to join us and grow with us. We pride ourselves on providing a culture which values our employees’ work-life balance, professional development, and family responsibilities. We are collaborative, human, and maintain an open-door policy. Our office is located near Loehmann’s Plaza with free parking and business comfortable daily attire guidelines.


The position offers competitive compensation dependent on experience, as well as excellent benefits to eligible employees including healthcare, dental/vision insurance, a Healthcare Savings Account, a Flexible Savings Account for dependent care, and a 401k.

compensation: $50-75k/year

employment type: full-time

job title: Litigation Secretary

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