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Employment Opportunities

 

LITIGATION ATTORNEY - Updated 10/12/2017

Full time position available for experienced (1-3 years) attorney to practice in the area of business litigation. We are looking for candidates with a strong academic background, and experience in business litigation including bench and jury trials. We are a mid-size firm with a broad array of sophisticated work, and the litigation that arises from transactions in the areas corporate transactions, individual, partnership and corporate business transactions, intellectual property, technology and employment relations among other areas. Attorney must have the ability (and desire) to work in this varied spectrum of litigation activity. Both Federal and State Court experience is helpful. A strong interest and experience with technology is a plus. Must be highly motivated, with excellent writing, analytic skills and ability to manage subordinates. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills also required. This is a great opportunity for a lawyer with the required experience to operate in a mid-size firm environment. Book of business preferred but not required. All inquiries are strictly confidential. Compensation commensurate with experience. We provide a comprehensive compensation package which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), discounted gym membership, paid vacation and sick time. Please submit cover letter and resume to sstangel@plutossama.com.

 

ATTORNEY / ASSISTANT FACILITATOR - Updated 10/6/2017

Under general supervision, Attorney/Assistant Facilitators provide legal information to eligible self-represented litigants in Superior Court in accordance with applicable statutes, regulations and court policies. Positions in this class do not establish an attorney-client relationship or represent a party in court. click here.

 

MANAGING COUNSEL - LITIGATION & CAPITAL STRATEGIES - Updated 10/6/2017

Reporting to the Deputy General Counsel-Litigation and Capital Strategies, the Managing Counsel-Capital Strategies manages construction, land use, and real estate practice areas, as well as providing direct client service. Serves as a resource to subordinates on highly complex legal matters or problems; advises and renders opinions to senior management with respect to the legal implications of establishing or changing policy; works with representatives of the campus on developing and modifying practices and procedures to conform with legal requirements. Acts as liaison with outside legal firms. Represents the organization and oversee outside counsel in certain litigation. Keeps informed on legislation and case law developments affecting overall operations of the University or the construction and land use legal practices. For complete job description and application instructions, click here.

 

LEGAL SECRETARY - Updated 10/5/2017

OC boutique employment litigation firm seeking exp. legal secretary to assist with state & federal court e-filings, calendaring & other administrative duties. Position is full time and comp. is commensurate w/ exp. Email resume to: sstafford@ssbfirm.com.

 

CITY ATTORNEY - OAKLAND - Updated 10/5/2017

The City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified, motivated attorneys. Click here for more info.

 

STAFF ATTORNEY - Updated 10/2/2017

The Public Law Center (PLC), Orange County's pro bono law firm, is committed to providing access to justice for low-income residents. Through volunteers and staff, PLC provides free civil legal services, including counseling, individual representation, community education, and strategic litigation and advocacy to challenge societal injustices. Now in its 36th year of service, PLC works with more than 1,400 volunteer lawyers, paralegals and law students from throughout the county who volunteer their time and expertise. Click here for more info.

 

ATTORNEY - UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - Updated 9/26/2017

The University of California has posted an outstanding opportunity for an experienced attorney (at the Counsel 2 level) to join the Educational Affairs, Public Accountability & Governance (EAPAG) group in the Office of General Counsel. This is a new position within a practice group that advises University of California leadership and administrators at both the University’s system-wide Office of the President (UCOP) and at UC’s ten campuses, five medical centers, and one National Laboratory on a broad range of legal matters in support of the University’s core academic mission. Issue areas on which this person may be asked to provide legal research, support, advice and advocacy include conflicts of interest, free speech and academic freedom, the University’s constitutional autonomy, governance practices, student affairs and discipline (including student sexual harassment and sexual violence cases), student residency, faculty issues including privilege and tenure, immigration, campus safety, privacy, open meetings, public records, research compliance, and more. This position offers an experienced attorney the opportunity to work on a diverse portfolio of interesting issues that are central to the University’s teaching, research and public service mission. We are seeking an attorney with a minimum of three years of relevant practice experience, including substantial higher education and/or public agency experience. For more information about the position, and the required qualifications, please review the full position description, which is posted here.

 

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY - Updated 9/26/2017

Roquemore, Pringle & Moore, Inc., a boutique law firm just outside of Downtown Los Angeles, in the City of Commerce, has been in business for over 41 years. We are looking for an attorney who has experience in trust and estates and is looking to be a party of a great team. Please submit your cover letter, resume and a sample of your writing to swu@rpmlaw.com.

 

DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III - Updated 9/26/2017

Deputies assigned to the Employment and Administrative Mandate Section (EAM) handle a broad range of civil litigation involving cutting-edge legal issues with a focus on employment litigation defense and advice. The section has approximately 100 attorneys and paralegals practicing in offices throughout California. EAM's employment litigation practice regularly involves jury trials, evidentiary hearings, and appellate arguments in state and federal courts. EAM provides representation to over 100 state agencies in connection with lawsuits alleging claims of discrimination, harassment and whistleblower retaliation, among others. Click here for additional information and to submit your resume.

 

DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III - Updated 9/26/2017

Deputies assigned to the Employment and Administrative Mandate Section (EAM) handle a broad range of civil litigation involving cutting-edge legal issues with a focus on employment litigation defense and advice. The section has approximately 100 attorneys and paralegals practicing in offices throughout California. EAM's employment litigation practice regularly involves jury trials, evidentiary hearings, and appellate arguments in state and federal courts. EAM provides representation to over 100 state agencies in connection with lawsuits alleging claims of discrimination, harassment and whistleblower retaliation, among others. Click here for additional information and to submit your resume.

 

ASSOCIATE - Updated 9/26/2017

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking a 3 to 5 year Associate to join the Labor & Employment department in our Southern California office located in Costa Mesa. This attorney will work on a wide variety of employment litigation matters, including wage and hour class actions, single plaintiff cases, and advice matters. Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial work environment, in which you will be encouraged to develop relationships with clients, will be afforded opportunities to take on a meaningful role in the litigation and strategy, and will have latitude to engage in marketing efforts. Associates are expected to achieve 1850 billable hours per year (which is the true target; no unspoken expected minimum billable hour requirement). Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • 3 to 5 years of employment law experience (traditional labor law will also be considered)
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Relevant work experience
  • Strong academic performance

California state bar admission is required. Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. View more information and apply online at Click here to apply.

 

LEGAL AFFAIRS DIRECTOR - Updated 9/26/2017

In-house legal counsel in a US subsidiary company of a foreign headquartered corporation, overseeing all legal matters pertaining to the organization, including drafting and negotiation of contracts, support business transactions, export and other compliance matters, patent and intellectual property matters and the coordination of any legal matters handled by outside counsel. Click here for additional information and to submit your resume.

 

PART-TIME LECTURER OF PRACTICE FOUNDATIONS - Updated 9/26/2017

Chapman University seeks applications for a Part-Time Lecturer of Practice Foundations: Transactions for the Spring 2018 semester. Successful candidates will teach one 3-unit section of the required 2L course, Practice Foundations: Transactions. Practice Foundations: Transactions is a small-section course that introduces students to the practice of transactional law by exploring the role of lawyers in executing business-related transactions. Click here for additional information and to submit your resume.

 

ATTORNEY - Updated 9/19/2017

FedEx Express has a litigation team in Irvine that handles all aspects of employment litigation defense for the company in California, including filing responsive pleadings, engaging in discovery and law and motion practice, trying cases to verdict before juries, and handling issues on appeal. FedEx is beginning the process of hiring a mid-level attorney with employment litigation experience and subject matter knowledge. Interested candidates should send their resume to cjyost@fedex.com.

 

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT - MID-LEVEL ASSOCIATES - ORANGE COUNTY - Updated 9/12/2017

The Orange County office of Morgan Lewis, an international law firm with nearly 2,000 attorneys, seeks a highly qualified mid-level associates to join the Labor & Employment Practice Group. The ideal candidates will have employment litigation experience in single-plaintiff and class-action lawsuits. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and strong organization, research, writing and analytical skills. We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding. California bar membership is required. Please note: Morgan Lewis is not accepting resumes or referrals from search firms for this position. If you are a search firm, employment agency, or representative of either, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate, even if Morgan Lewis hires said candidate. Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Morgan Lewis will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring - To apply: Please apply through our website at our website.

 

CORPORATE & BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS ASSOCIATE - LOS ANGELES - Updated 9/12/2017

The Los Angeles office of Morgan Lewis, an international law firm with nearly 2,000 attorneys, seeks to hire a highly qualified junior to mid-level associate, with at least two full years of comparable law firm experience to join our Corporate & Business Transactions Practice Group. Experience representing private equity firms and strategic buyers in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other corporate transactions is required, and additional experience representing public companies and working on venture capital transactions is preferred. The ideal candidate will have transactional and general corporate experience, preferably in mergers & acquisitions, securities, public and private offerings, and venture capital financings. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials as well as strong organization, drafting, communication and analytical skills. We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding. California bar membership is required. Please note: Morgan Lewis is not accepting resumes or referrals from search firms for this position. If you are a search firm, employment agency, or representative of either, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate, even if Morgan Lewis hires said candidate. Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Morgan Lewis will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring - To apply: Please apply through our website at our website.

 

TAX RESEARCH SPECIALIST - Updated 9/12/2017

Researches, analyzes, evaluates, and answers technical tax questions via live chat from do-it-yourself tax clients. Evaluates tax questions received by live chat, email, and other electronic sources to ascertain the exact nature of the issue, researches applicable tax law and regulations, determines best tax treatment for the client while minimizing the Company liability. Prepares accurate response in a timely manner. Conducts research on a variety of tax issues. Works with peers to share best practices and discuss common tax topics being requested through the live chat to ensure consistency in responses. Assists in researching tax issues and providing explanations, analysis, and recommendations as requested. Other duties as assigned. Click here for more information or to apply.

 

REMOTE TAX RESEARCHER - SEASONAL (NATIONWIDE) - Updated 9/7/2017

*This is a remote, work from home opportunity for candidates outside of the Kansas City Metro area* This seasonal role researches, analyzes, evaluates, and answers individual income tax questions from Tax Professionals and tax client via online and phone communication tools. Click here for more information or to apply.

 

DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY II & III - LAND USE - Updated 9/6/2017

The Oakland City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified, motivated attorney with significant land use experience for a Deputy City Attorney II or Deputy City Attorney III position in the Office's Advisory Division. Placement will depend upon experience. The ideal candidate will have substantial California land use experience, either developed in-house (city, county, other governmental organization, or for a private company) or in a law firm with strong municipal land use expertise. The candidate should have knowledge and significant experience, including the ability quickly and effectively to perform at an advanced level, in CEQA/NEPA, the California Planning and Zoning Law and the Subdivision Map Act. A strong working knowledge of municipal law basics, such as the Brown Act, the Political Reform Act and the Public Records Act is desired. Expertise in handling land use writs in both trial and appellate courts and suits seeking declaratory and injunctive relief, as well as considerable Planning Commission experience also are desirable. For more information and the full application, please click here.

 

PUBLIC DEFENDER - LA COUNTY - Updated 8/30/2017

This position has full responsibility for planning and directing all of the operations for the Department of Public Defender. The Los Angeles Public Defender’s Office provides legal defense for any person who is not financially able to employ counsel and who is charged with any contempt or offense triable in the Superior or Justice Courts, at all stages of the proceedings, without expense to the defendant, except as otherwise provided by law. Please submit application materials to LACountyPublicDefender@KornFerry.com.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE - Updated 8/25/2017

Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) serve as independent impartial triers of fact in formal proceedings requiring a decision on the record after the opportunity for a hearing. In general, ALJs prepare for and preside at formal hearings required by statute to be held under or in accordance with provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), codified in relevant part, in sections 553-559 of title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.). ALJs rule on preliminary motions, conduct pre-hearing conferences, issue subpoenas, conduct hearings (which may include written and/or oral testimony and cross-examination), review briefs, and prepare and issue decisions, along with written findings of fact and conclusions of law. Click here for additional information and to apply.

 

SENIOR COUNSELS - Updated 8/23/2017

The University of California Office of General Counsel (OGC) delivers ethical, timely, efficient and high quality legal services to the University of California ten campuses, five medical centers, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as well as to the Board of Regents, the President, the Chancellors and other officers of the University. Its services include prosecuting and defending litigation, drafting and negotiating agreements, providing advice, counsel and interpretation of laws, regulations and policies, and assisting with development of effective compliance and risk mitigation strategies to facilitate the University's complex operations. Applications/resumes will be reviewed by 9/1/2017 for the following positions:

 

LICENSING SECTION DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III - Updated 8/23/2017

This position is located in the Division of Civil Law, Licensing Section. Licensing Section (LS) deputies represent over three dozen state licensing agencies, both within and outside of the Department of Consumer Affairs, mainly in disciplinary actions filed against licensed professionals before the Office of Administrative Hearings. Click here for additional information and to submit your resume.

 

COURT REPORTER - Updated 8/23/2017

Los Angeles Superior Court is seeking dynamic, well-qualified, and highly-motivated Court Reporters to fill full-time, part-time 3/5 (3 days per week), and daily as needed positions. Click here for additional information and to submit your resume.

 

PART-TIME LECTURER OF LAW PRACTICE MANAGEMENT - Updated 8/23/2017

Chapman University seeks applications for a Part-Time Lecturer of Law Practice Management for the Spring Semester effective January 2018. Click here for additional information and to submit your resume.

 

FACULTY POSITION - Updated 8/23/2017

California Western School of Law (CWSL) is seeking applications from entry-level and junior-lateral candidates for a tenure-track position to begin on or about August 1, 2018. We are looking for candidates with strong academic backgrounds, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and demonstrated potential to be productive scholars. The Appointments Committee is particularly interested in candidates with a strong desire to teach civil procedure, family law, immigration law, tax, or trusts/estates. CWSL welcomes applications from individuals who would contribute to the vibrancy and diversity of our faculty.

Established in 1924, CWSL is an ABA accredited and AALS member, non-profit law school located in downtown San Diego, California. We have the distinction of being San Diego’s oldest law school and are known for our commitment to preparing students to be practice-ready lawyers. Notably, our graduates regularly outperform the statewide average on the California bar exam. CWSL is the recipient of numerous community service awards, including the State Bar of California President’s Pro Bono Service Award, and the federal government’s President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. We are also home to numerous outstanding programs, including the California Innocence Project, Community Law Project, and the New Media Rights Program. Members of the faculty have national and international reputations for their scholarly contributions. Our faculty is dedicated to the community, teaching, and scholarship.

A substantial percentage of CWSL students come from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. We are committed to developing a faculty that better reflects this reality, and to this end, we are particularly interested in candidates who are committed to teaching a diverse student body. All candidates are encouraged to submit a statement to our Appointments Committee addressing their commitment to diversity and how they can contribute to the educational experience of our students.

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Please direct application materials (including cover letter, CV, and diversity statement) and questions to the chair of the Appointments Committee, Professor William Aceves, at the following email address: appointments@cwsl.edu. The other committee members are Professors Hannah Brenner, Nancy Kim, and Joanna Sax. The Appointments Committee is attending the AALS faculty recruitment conference in November 2017. Please reference your AALS FAR form number in any correspondence. For candidates seeking consideration outside of the AALS faculty recruitment conference, we encourage the submission of applications before September 1, 2017.

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ASSOCIATE - Updated 8/10/2017

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking an Associate to join the Labor & Employment department in our Costa Mesa office. This attorney will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of employment litigation matters (including but not limited to wage and hour class actions and single plaintiff cases), a wide variety of labor law matters, and advice matters. Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. California state bar admission is required. Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. View more information and apply online.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • 5 years of labor law and employment law experience,
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills, and
  • Strong academic performance.

 

JUDICIARY APPLICATIONS - Updated 8/10/2017

The Constitution gives United States Senators responsibility for providing advice and consent to the President on federal judicial nominations. One important part of this role is that Senators recommend individuals to the President to serve as U.S. District Court Judges, as well as U.S. Attorneys and U.S. Marshals. Senator Feinstein has established a Judicial Advisory Committee in each federal district to review candidates for the positions of U.S. District Court Judge, U.S. Attorney, and U.S. Marshal. Senator Feinstein’s committees are accepting applications on an ongoing basis for U.S. District Judge positions in all four of California’s federal districts. Applicants are advised to apply now and not to wait for a vacancy to arise. For more information, click here.

 

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE - Updated 8/4/2017

Klinedinst PC’s Santa Ana office is seeking an attorney with at least 2 years of significant litigation experience, a strong work ethic, and excellent communication and organizational skills to join our team. The ideal candidate will have prior employment experience, the ability to draft complex dispositive motions, and manage document intensive cases throughout all stages and in preparation for trial. If you meet these criteria, and are interested in working for a team-oriented law firm that is dedicated to the personal growth of its attorneys and excellence in legal services, please visit www.klinedinstlaw.com/careers for additional information and to submit your resume.

 

PART-TIME INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW LECTURER - Updated 8/4/2017

Chapman University seeks applications for a Part-Time Lecturer of International Criminal Law within Fowler School of Law, Spring 2018. For more information or to apply, click here.

 

DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL - Updated 7/31/2017

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking to fill attorney positions throughout the State of California. Below is a list of the most current Deputy Attorney General series vacancies. If you are interested in applying, please postmark your application on or before the deadline.

 

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY - LITIGATION AND TRANSACTIONAL - Updated 7/21/2017

Established Orange County AV rated law firm emphasizing community association law is seeking an associate with 3-5 years strong civil litigation and transactional experience. Busy practice requires strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Applicant should possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong academics required. Fax resume to the attention of Paul Manhart at (949) 727-3311 or email to pmanhart@fiorelaw.com.

 

INSURANCE COVERAGE - ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY - Updated 7/19/2017

The Irvine, California Office of London Fischer LLP, an Insurance defense and insurance coverage law firm, is seeking a Insurance Coverage associate attorney. Minimum 5 years of experience in Insurance Coverage matters (CGL, E&O, ELP, D&O, Builders Risk). Trial Experience a plus. Must have strong ability to analyze legal matters and demonstrated written and verbal communication skills. Competitive salary and benefits. Writing sample & Resume required for consideration. Please Email to: mdavis@londonfischer.com.

 

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY - Updated 7/19/2017

Civil defense firm seeking associates with minimum 3-6 years’ experience for Orange County and Glendale offices. Qualified candidates will work in all phases of federal and state civil rights litigation on behalf of public entities and employees including initial responsive pleadings, written and oral discovery, dispositive motions, trial preparation and trial, post-trial motions, and appeals. The firm specializes in research-intensive motion practice which requires the comprehensive understanding and application of evolving civil rights law, as well as extensive communication with clients, percipient witnesses, and expert witnesses. Candidates should have high academic credentials, strong research and writing skills, and familiarity with state and federal litigation practice including 42 USC 1983. Salary commensurate with experience. Paid medical and dental. Please email cover letter, resumé and writing samples to resume@lbaclaw.com. No phone calls please.

 

SENIOR DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY - Updated 7/14/2017

The City of Huntington Beach is searching for an intermediate-level Trial Attorney. The Ideal Candidate has been practicing law in California for approximately 3-5 years, with some civil trial experience, either in prosecuting or defending lawsuits. The Ideal Candidate also has VERY STRONG legal research and writing experience, with extensive experience preparing written discovery, dispositive motions, and trial preparation documents. Having represented other government or public agencies at trial is a significant plus. A Juris Doctorate degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association, active membership in the State Bar of California, is required. The Ideal Candidate will have been involved in, as lead trial counsel or second chair, a minimum of three jury trials to verdict in Superior Court and/or Federal Courts. For full details and to APPLY ONLINE, click here or visit www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/jobs. Application deadline is 8/1/17.

 

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY - Updated 7/7/2017

Aitken Campbell Heikaus Weaver, an employment law firm, is seeking a full time Associate Attorney with 2 – 3 yrs experience working in the Anaheim office. Ideal candidate will be goal/growth oriented and licensed to practice law in California. Qualified candidates should have experience in legal research, drafting of pleadings, motions, discovery etc. Qualified candidates will also possess excellent legal writing skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with clients, attorneys, experts, and court personnel is a must. Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary history to kelly@achwlaw.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

 

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY - Updated 7/7/2017

Established boutique law firm specializing in health care law. Practice areas include civil litigation, white-collar criminal defense, and administrative law. For more information about the firm, please visit www.khourilaw.com. Responsibilities include research and writing, drafting pleadings, compliance letters, law-and-motion practice, case management, propounding and responding to discovery, pre-trial court appearances, trial preparation, writs, and appeals. Prior courtroom and litigation experience a plus, particularly in federal court. Prior health care law experience a plus. We are seeking an associate with 0 to 2 years of experience, who is licensed in California (or awaiting bar results), and has the following qualifications:

  • excellent writing and communication skills;
  • superior research and analytical skills, and good judgment;
  • good organizational skills; ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments/caseload; very mindful of deadlines
  • proactive and resourceful; can identify issues and find the answers;
  • highly motivated, self-directed, able to work independently and under pressure in a very busy law office.

Qualified candidates should email (1) resume, (2) law school transcript, and (3) writing sample to Andrew Goodman at agoodman@khourilaw.com. Please, no phone calls.

 

CITY ATTORNEY, CITY OF ANAHEIM - Updated 7/5/2017

Located in the heart of Southern California, Anaheim is a modern, diverse city with a proud history dating back to 1857. Known the world over, Anaheim is an exciting, world-class city for entertainment, sports and the arts. Anaheim’s population of 358,000 includes longtime residents and newcomers from around the world. The city has diverse residential neighborhoods, with heavily-used local parks, award-winning schools and an engaged community.

The City Attorney’s office provides legal advice to Anaheim’s elected officers, the City Manager and city departments, boards and commissions. As an appointee of the mayor and city council, the City Attorney’s resources consist of a yearly budget of about $8M. The City Attorney’s office is comprised of 33 employees (including 22 attorneys) working in three divisions: Legal Administration, Civil and Prosecution. Understanding the importance of assessing risks and benefits and providing alternatives to complex and controversial legal issues will be key to developing a strong relationship with City Council. Participation as a team player and involved member of the City’s executive team is also key.

The ideal candidate will have proven leadership skills to be effective in overseeing the City Attorney’s highly committed and hardworking staff, serving as both mentor and coach. Candidates must possess a JD degree and license to practice law in California, with at least 10 years of broad and diverse municipal law experience. Knowledge of the Brown Act, Political Reform Act, FPPC regulations and the Public Records Act are essential. Working knowledge of Robert’s Rules of Order for parliamentary procedures also is required. The salary range for this position is $181,325 - $271,987 annually, DOQ. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume, salary history and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by August 11, 2017. For more information, click here.

Bill Avery
Avery Associates
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030
E-mail: jobs@averyassoc.net

 

CHIEF CAMPUS COUNSEL - Updated 6/27/2017

The University of California, Irvine is seeking candidates for the position of Chief Campus Counsel. Email a letter of interest and resume to UCI's Korn Ferry search consultants at UCIChiefCampusCounsel@KornFerry.com by August 18, 2017. For more information, click here.

 

IN-HOUSE LEGAL COUNSEL - Updated 6/22/2017

The Los Angeles Superior Court is accepting applications to fill this position. Filing Type: Open Competitive Opportunity; Filing Period: 6/15/17 – Continuous; Salary: $12,470.14 – $18,874.56 Monthly. To apply, click here.

 

PROBATE LITIGATION ATTORNEY - Updated 6/21/2017

Boutique Newport Beach law firm seeking probate litigation attorney with minimum 2-4 years’ experience. Applicant must be experienced in both drafting and responding to discovery, and some Court experience is necessary. Compensation commensurate with experience; competitive salary and benefits. Principals only - no recruiter or solicitors. Reply to hrtwlf@gmail.com with resume, cover letter, and references.

 

PART-TIME FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING LECTURER - Updated 6/21/2017

Chapman University seeks applications for a Part-Time Lecturer of Financial Accounting within Fowler School of Law, Spring 2018. For more information or to apply, click here.

 

PART-TIME TRIAL PRACTICE LECTURER - Updated 6/21/2017

Chapman University seeks applications for a Part-Time Lecturer of Trial Practice within Fowler School of Law, effective Spring 2018. For more information or to apply, click here.

 

PART-TIME PATENT LAW LECTURER - Updated 6/21/2017

Chapman University seeks applications for a part-time Lecturer of Patent Law within Fowler School of Law, effective Spring 2018. For more information or to apply, click here.

 

SENIOR STATE CONTENT EDITOR, TRUSTS & ESTATES (CA) - Updated 6/21/2017

Practical Law, a Thomson Reuters business, is looking for a Senior Legal Editor to work on state-specific resources, focusing on content for the Trusts & Estates group.

The Editor will:

  • Take on a leadership role for the Practical Law Trusts & Estates service in California, driving content planning and development of new resources for California attorneys.
  • Develop, write and edit a wide variety of know-how and current awareness resources on trusts and estates matters (including practice guidance notes, standard documents, checklists, and legal updates) for practicing attorney-subscribers, with a focus on California-specific resources.
  • Collaborate with other Practical Law editors on content planning and priorities to meet the practice needs of California-based trusts and estates lawyers, and to identify and develop new high-value national resources.
  • Help us develop and maintain national trusts and estates resources to serve all markets.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with external California-based trusts and estates lawyers to find content contributors and to ensure that the trusts and estates content is topical and meets their needs.
  • Stay informed of current developments and issues in trusts and estates in California and nationally, to ensure timely updates of existing content and development of new content.

Please note that candidates selected for a second interview will be required to undertake writing and editing samples. This is a remote position and may be located in a home office. To view job qualifications and apply, please visit our Career Site via the following link: Sr. State Content Editor, Trusts & Estates (California).

 

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE - Updated 6/16/2017

Orange County AV-rated boutique employment, consumer, and business litigation firm seeking litigation associate with 3+ years of experience. You will assist with state and federal court litigation, including class actions, and will assist with pleadings, discovery, client interaction, and law and motion practice, among other duties. Candidates should have strong legal research experience and effective writing skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Please forward resume and writing sample to sstafford@ssbfirm.com.

 

TRUSTS & ESTATES PLANNING ATTORNEY - Updated 6/13/2017

Boutique estate planning law firm located in Newport Beach seeks to add a Trusts and Estates attorney to our dynamic team. We are looking for an attorney with 3-5 years of experience in Trusts and Estates; more importantly, an attorney with significant experience conducting client meetings, quoting fees, and making proposals to clients. If you have these qualifications and are smart, confident, articulate and detail oriented... then please contact us. This is a Full Time position *however* a Part Time candidate with stellar experience and credentials will be considered. Please send your resume and a cover letter describing why you are a fit to: MorganLawGroupAPC@gmail.com.

 

CORPORATE COUNSEL - Updated 6/8/2017

A golden opportunity to work in-house at one of the world’s leading amusement park companies, in an industry that’s all about family fun! This position offers incredible potential for professional development, but will be extremely demanding. The right candidate must be able to handle a high-stress, rapid-pace workload—always with a humble, diplomatic, positive, team-oriented attitude, and with the highest professional and ethical standards. Reports to GC. This position will primarily be responsible for the majority of contracts and real estate matters, but may also be called upon to assist in a wide range of legal matters, such as M&A, insurance, animal law, and litigation.

Required: 7-10+ years of experience as an attorney, in myriad areas of law--contracts of all varieties (marketing, IT, entertainment, food & beverage/franchise, etc.), complex real estate, finance, corporate administration, marketing, litigation, etc. J.D. from ABA accredited school, licensed in good standing in California. References/recommendations. B.g. check. No telecommuting, relocation is not available.

Palace Entertainment owns an exciting array of amusement parks including three Raging Waters in California, Sea Life in Hawaii (swim with dolphins!), some of America’s most historic parks (Kennywood in Pittsburgh – 1897, Lake Compounce in CT, 1846), America’s largest water park - Noah’s Ark in Wisconsin, Dutch Wonderland, and the iconic Miami Seaquarium on Virginia Key, FL (home to our killer whale, penguins and manatees). We are an equal opportunity employer.

Contact: Michael Baroni - General Counsel @ CorpCounsel@palaceentertainment.com.

 

EXECUTIVE / DIRECTOR-CHIEF COUNSEL - Updated 6/5/2017

The California Commission on Judicial Performance is accepting applications for Director-Chief Counsel. The commission is the independent state agency responsible for investigating complaints of judicial misconduct and for disciplining judges. Under executive direction from the Commission on Judicial Performance, to implement commission actions in the investigation and discipline of California judicial officers and other activities related to the commission's constitutional mandate; to direct and manage staff and operations; to provide high level legal expertise to the commission; and to perform related duties as assigned. For more information or to apply, click here.

 

PLAINTIFFS PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION ASSOCIATES - Updated 6/2/2017

Orange County firm seeking a litigation associates. Must be able to perform full range of litigation duties thru trial involving plaintiffs personal injury cases. Salary DOE; Benefits: vacation, sick, holiday and 401K. Please submit resume including your salary requirements to oclaw07@yahoo.com.

 

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