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UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE - Posted 5/16/2013
The United States Judicial Conference has authorized the appointment of one full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the Central District of California. It is anticipated that the individual selected to fill the position will be based in Riverside and assume office on or around Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. All applications my be received no later than Thursday, May 23, 2013. The application form may be obtained online at www.cacd.uscourts.gov. For additional information, please click here.
SENIOR DIRECTOR, ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE - Posted 5/6/2013
The State Bar of California currently seeks a highly experienced Senior Director to oversee the Administration of Justice programs and activities. The Senior Director is responsible for overseeing planning, budgeting, personnel management, direction, and administration of the Access to Justice activities of the State Bar, including the two major components of the Office of Legal Services: The Legal Services Trust Fund Program and the Center on Access to Justice, subject to the general oversight of the Executive Director/CEO. The Senior Director supports the State Bar’s Board of Trustees, the California Commission on Access to Justice, and various other committees and commissions on Administration of Justice issues. Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication abilities and good interpersonal skills; demonstrated understanding of advanced principles of program development, evaluation, administration, and management; advanced principles of strategic planning, operations, policy development, and implementation; advanced principles of office management, budgeting, and supervision; advanced principles of problem identification, analysis, and resolution; and a demonstrated understanding of access to justice principles and knowledge of the legal services community. For more information and details on how to apply, please click here. If you have any questions or comments about the job description for the Senior Director Administration of Justice, please feel free to contact Mario J. Ibarra at 213.765.1201.
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY - Posted 4/25/2013
Growing general liability and insurance coverage law firm is seeking an experienced associate attorney to join its practice in Fullerton, Calif. The firm practices primarily in insurance defense and insurance coverage. Litigation involves the subject matters of insurance bad faith, personal injury, and construction defect, among others. Candidates MUST possess the following skills and experience:
- At least 3 to 5 years of recent litigation experience—preferably insurance defense. Applicant must be experienced and skilled in drafting and responding to written discovery; researching, preparing, and drafting all manner of motions and briefs; drafting all pleadings; and drafting legal memorandum. Experienced in preparing for and taking depositions. Experienced and skilled at performing oral argument on all manner of motions and procedure. Skilled legal researcher required. Proficiency on Lexis preferred, but not required. Experience in analyzing and summarizing medical records a plus. Knowledge and experience in retaining and working with expert witnesses.
- Preference given to those who are licensed to practice in Arizona and Nevada as well as California.
- Experience with insurance coverage is a plus, but not required.
All interested applicants, please submit a resume, references, and writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org. This is not an entry level position. New law school graduates please do not apply. No phone calls.
DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS - Posted 4/23/2013
University of California, Irvine is recruiting for a Director of International Affairs, who will establish, direct, and be fully accountable for international affairs activities which involve interaction with multiple organizational and functional units on the campus and in the external community, advancing a strong global strategy for the campus. The successful candidate will have a global view, with talents in multicultural relationship management, and will maintain a knowledge base of other institutions’ international affairs activities, monitoring trends and sustaining UCI’s attractiveness to global populations. Strong analytical orientation coupled with the ability to interpret data, identify trends, and convey findings and recommendations to all levels of management required. Juris Doctorate degree preferred. For more information and details on how to apply, please click here.
CITY ATTORNEY - Posted 4/23/2013
The City of Anaheim is currently seeking to fill a position in its City Attorney Office. The ideal candidate will be someone who brings a dynamic set of legal and executive skills that are equal to the opportunities and challenges of this complex and vibrant community. The successful candidate for City Attorney will be a well-rounded and experienced municipal attorney with strong generalist skills complemented by a passion for public service. Requires a Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university and current membership in the State Bar of California. In addition, at least eight (8) to ten (10) years of increasingly responsible experience in the practice of municipal law in Charter cities, including management of internal and external staff, is required. The ideal candidate will have similar experience working directly with a municipality in California. Candidates from private sector firms with experience in municipal issues are also encouraged to apply. The salary range is $169,463 – $254,194 annually, plus a generous benefits package including CalPERS. Apply by Tuesday, May 21, 2013, via email to email@example.com. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred and should include a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, salary history, and five (5) professional references. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Dave Morgan at 916.630.4900. Detailed brochure available online at www.ralphandersen.com.
LAW CLERK TO A U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE - Posted 3/28/2013
The United States District Court, Central District of California, invites applications for the position of Law Clerk to a U.S. Magistrate Judge in Santa Ana. Principal duties include researchign substantive issues of federal and state law and drafting legal opinions and orders. Salary range $63,945 – $140,008. Excellent academic credentials from an ABA-accredited law school, strong research and exceptional writing skills, keen analytical ability, and post-graduation legal work or clerkship required. For more information and details on how to apply, please click here.
SENIOR STAFF ATTORNEY - Posted 3/27/2013
The Hartford currently has an in-house remote work opportunity for a Senior Staff Attorney–Workers’ Compensation in the Orange County, California to handle matters within that area. This individual will cover WC Boards in Santa Ana, Anaheim, and San Diego. This position partners with our insureds and claim centers to deliver the best possible result in pending litigation against our insureds/the firm. The Senior Staff Attorney will: Analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies on behalf of clients; Prepare complex pleadings, written discovery, depositions, motions, and briefs in support of defense strategies without supervision because of level of experience and expertise; Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice and other services to clients and claims on legal and factual issues; Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel, and co-counsel in a manner consistent with established office procedures; and more. The location of this remote position is flexible within the Orange County, Calif., area. To apply, please visit www.Thehartford.com/careers and apply to requisition # 1301372.
LABOR & EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY - Posted 3/27/2013
Axiom, a modern alternative to the traditional law firm and one of the nation's fastest growing private companies, is hiring a Labor & Employment Attorney to join our Southern California practice. Alums of the nation’s best law firms and corporate law departments, Axiom Attorneys work in a uniquely integrated way with our predominantly Fortune 100 client base. In Axiom they’ve found variety, interesting work, and the chance to be a legal pioneer. The ideal candidate will have:
- Exceptional academic and law firm credentials
- In-house experience preferred, but not required
- 5+ years of experience with a focus in international labor and employment
- Experience counseling clients on employment and labor law issues, conducting investigations, drafting responses to administrative charges, and developing and implementing employment handbooks, policies and procedures
- Experience representing clients in employment litigation and mediation matters
- Ability to develop innovative approach to legal issues in support of strategic business initiatives and objectives
- Active membership in the California State Bar
For more information about our firm, please visit www.axiomlaw.com. To apply, please click here. Please specify the Orange County Bar Association in the “how did you hear about us” section. Axiom is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce.
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