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The OCBA often hosts complimentary events for its members—a great way for attorneys in transition to stay connected to the legal community.
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BANKRUPTCY JUDGESHIPS, CALIFORNIA & OREGON - Posted 3/7/2014
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications from highly qualified candidates for the positions of Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California (Application Deadline: Thursday, May 22, 2014), Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of California (Application Deadline: Thursday, May 15, 2014), Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Oregon (Application Deadline: Thursday, May 29, 2014). The term of office for each position is 14 years with a possible renewal appointment subject to reappointment procedures. The current annual salary for each position is $183,172 (relocation expenses are not reimbursable). Basic qualifications for consideration in clude admission to practice before the highest court of at least one state, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; membership in good standing in every bar where membership is held; and at least five years of legal experience. Please click here for instructions on how to apply. To access the application, please click here.
ATTORNEY/SENIOR ATTORNEY: ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS - Posted 3/3/2014
Deadline: Friday, March 21, 2014
The Administrative Office of the Courts seeks applications for an Attorney/Senior Attorney position. The successful candidate will support the work of the advisory committee by drafting reports, recommendations, rules, and forms and managing and implementing the committee’s projects; research legal issues associated with the committee’s projects or initiatives; assist the advisory committee in formulating branch-wide policy on access and fairness issues affecting the courts including advising the advisory committee as to its purview and judicial council mandates; present the advisory committee’s recommendations to the council’s internal committees and the council; and make use of technology to present information to small and large audiences including the courts, the bar, and the public, and develop relationships with relevant stakeholders including bar associations and community-based organizations working on related issues. For more information or to apply online, please click here.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: OAKLAND CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE - Posted 2/27/2014
The Oakland City Attorney's Office seeks well-qualifed individuals to serve as Deputy City Attorney III or IV (Real Estate, Housing, Economic Development, & Redevelopment), Deputy CIty Attorney V (Litigation), and Special Counsel. For more information and details on how to apply, please click here.
SAN DIEGO SUPERIOR COURT COMMISSIONER - Posted 2/27/2014
Deadline: Friday, March 14, 2014
San Diego Superior Court is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Commissioner. The eligible list of candidates resulting from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Commissioner vacancies as they occur. The ideal candidate should have thorough knowledge of the California court system; state and local rules of court; legal principles; case precedents; rules of evidence; and trial procedures. For more information and details on how to apply, please click here.
FAMILY LAW ASSOCIATE - Posted 2/27/2014
Mid-size law firm seeks associate with 3-5 years of family law experience for its Newport Beach office. Please submit resumes with salary expectations to email@example.com.
CORPORATE COUNSEL, CONTRACTS - Posted 1/23/2014
Universal Electronics Inc. (“UEI”) seeks a superb attorney to join our corporate legal department and support our growing global business lines. This role will report directly to the VP & Associate General Counsel and will work with other members of the UEI Legal Department to provide advice, guidance, and counsel on a variety of legal issues to key sales and business executives throughout the company, but principally those in APAC, and Latin and South Americas. Primary responsibilities include the following: draft, review and negotiate a large variety of confidentiality, sales, and product and/or software development, licensing and manufacturing agreements; advise executives and other business personnel on deal structures, licensing issues, risk management mitigation, regulatory matters, and pertinent legal issues. For additional details or to apply, click here.
PUBLIC LAW CENTER LEGAL FELLOW – FAMILY LAW (One-Year Time Limited Fellowship)- Posted 1/23/2014
The Public Law Center (PLC), Orange County's pro bono law firm, is recruiting for a Legal Fellow. The Fellow would provide direct legal services to low income clients in collaboration with an established team of attorneys. Fellow would also organize and staff self-help courthouse-based dissolution, domestic violence, and guardianship clinics. For more information, click here.
FAMILY LAW ASSOCIATE - Posted 1/16/2014
Huntington Beach office is in need of a Family Law Associate with 1-3 years' experience to serve the Orange and Los Angeles County territories. Interested candidates, please forward a resume and salary history/requirements by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 714.372.2220.
COURT COMMISSIONER - Posted 1/13/2014
The Los Angeles Superior Court is currently recruiting for a Court Commissioner. Court Commissioners conduct hearings on various legal matters including Child Support, Civil, Criminal, Family Law, Juvenile, Probate, Small Claims and Traffic. Court Commissioners hear testimony from witnesses and, upon agreement of the parties, sit as a Judge Pro Tempore. Initial vacancies to be filled are in Child Support Courts. For detailed job description click here. Candidates should be active members in good standing with the California State Bar, with a minimum period of ten (10) years’ experience practicing law -AND- California residency -AND- United States Citizenship. Experience in Child Support Courts is desirable. For additional information or to apply, click here.
IP PROSECUTION ASSOCIATE - Posted 12/19/2013
The Orange County office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP is seeking an associate in patent prosecution to join their Intellectual Property Section. Candidates will need to have 2-5 years of patent prosecution experience and be patent bar eligible. A technical background in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Computer Science is preferred. SHB offers a solid history and a proven reputation of excellence, with a support team of complex, science-intensive specialists and stellar resources to solidify its strength and leadership in IP prosecution. Candidates should have a strong academic record from a nationally respected law school and an equally impressive undergraduate degree. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply via the following link: https://secure.shb.com/legalapply/virecruitselfapply/redefault.aspx
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY - Posted 12/11/2013
Candidate must be a member of the California State Bar. The right candidate will have experience: preparing for trial and evidentiary hearings; conducting and defending depositions; preparing Declarations of Disclosure; propounding and responding to discovery; and writing motions. This position entails a lot of client contact. The right candidate should be able to organize, prioritize, and work well under pressure. This job is a great opportunity, offering unsurpassed training and experience. Please send resume, salary history, references, and transcripts with GPA. Please only submit your resume if you live within 35 miles of Tustin. The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind work assignments and to make reasonable accommodations as needed. Physical requirement: Standing, sitting, walking, and able to pass a drug test. To apply now, simply click here to download the application. Please email to email@example.com or fax to 714.998.4435, Attn: Wendy Swyter.
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