Front Desk Coordinator/Receptionist

Johnston, Kinney & Zulaica LLP (“JKZ”) is a boutique San Francisco financial district law firm whose mission is to provide thoughtful and practical solutions to support and protect our clients through life’s challenges. We are a women and minority-owned law firm. Our practice areas are estate planning, trust administration, probate and family law. We also specialize in international estate planning, tax, probate and trust administration for high wealth clients, including a significant portfolio of multinational clients in the UK, Mexico, and Central and South America. JKZ attorneys have made significant contributions to the development of LGBT estate planning and family law. We work every day to cultivate trusted relationships with our clients, our employees and our community.

San Francisco Bay Area Salary Range: $24.04 - $31.25 per hour

*The salary range is the one that Johnston, Kinney & Zulaica LLP reasonably expects to pay for this position in the San Francisco Bay Area. The posted range is only one component of Johnston, Kinney & Zulaica LLP’s Total Rewards package.

Role Responsibilities:

The Front Desk Coordinator is the first point of contact for many of our clients and represents our Firm to those calling in. The Front Desk Coordinator works closely with the Office Services Coordinator to ensure the office is running smoothly on a day-to-day basis including receiving and sending mailings, stocking the break room, etc. The Front Desk Coordniator will be expected to answer telephone calls and transfer as needed, receive and distribute incoming fax and voice messages, assist HR Manager, manage capacity spreadsheet, greet clients and other guests coming into the office, calendar meetings, retrieve client documents from the lobby, assist Billing with reports and expense entries, manage employee bios or Firm website, and more assignments as needed.


  • Experience as a receptionist, office manager or other similar position required
  • Experience with Zoom or similar phone application preferred but not required
  • Previous Law Firm experience preferred but not required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to handle difficult clients, resolve conflict and provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work well as a team and individually

Benefits of working at JKZ LLP

In addition to a competitive compensation and bonus programs, JKZ also offers:

  • Partially paid Medical Insurance
  • Dental, Vision, additional life, AD&D and other employee paid insurances
  • Fully paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Paid State Bar and BASF dues
  • Paid Continuing Education
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Volunteer Time Off
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Plan

JKZ LLP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.