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Networking & Community Outreach Events
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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OCBA Section members are able to earn free CLE credits during monthly meetings. For more information on the various OCBA Sections, please click here.

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Employment Opportunities

Post Your Jobs with the OCBA

Is your firm recruiting new talent? As a service to our members, the OCBA posts attorney job openings on our website. Simply send your job announcement including details on how to apply to the OCBA at info@ocbar.org.

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ATTORNEY POSITIONS - Updated 5/6/2021

The U.S. Department of Justice has the following attorney vacancies they are looking to fill. The Department of Justice places a high value on diversity of experiences and perspectives and encourages applications from all qualified individuals from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, veterans, LGBT individuals, and persons with disabilities. For more information on these employment opportunities and instructions on how to apply, click on the individual job posting links below.  

TRIAL ATTORNEY-TORTS/AVIATION, SPACE & ADMIRALTY - SAN FRANCISCO FIELD OFFICE.

ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY - CIVIL DIVISION - SAN DIEGO OFFICE.

ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY - CRIMINAL DIVISION - SAN DIEGO OFFICE.

ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY - CRIMINAL DIVISION - FRESNO OFFICE.

ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY - CRIMINAL DIVISION - BAKERSFIELD OFFICE.

ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY - CRIMINAL DIVISION - FRESNO OFFICE.

ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY - CRIMINAL DIVISION - SACRAMENTO OFFICE.

 

RECRUITMENT FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT (CJA) TRIAL ATTORNEY PANEL - Updated 5/4/2021

Pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act of 1964 (18 U.S.C. § 3006A), as amended, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, with approval of the Judicial Council of the Ninth Circuit, has placed in operation a plan for furnishing representation for any person financially unable to obtain adequate representation in criminal cases prosecuted in this district. As part of that plan, the Court established the CJA Trial Attorney Panel which is comprised of private attorneys who are eligible and willing to be appointed to provide representation under the CJA. The Court is committed to fostering diversity and cultural inclusion on the CJA Trial Attorney Panel. Private attorneys from the CJA Trial Attorney Panel shall be appointed in cases in which the Office of the Federal Public Defender has a conflict of interest or is otherwise unable to accept appointment. CJA Trial Attorney Panel members may serve in the Western (Downtown Los Angeles), Eastern (Riverside), or Southern (Santa Ana) Divisions. Attorneys who serve on the CJA Trial Attorney Panel must be members in good standing of the State Bar of California and of the federal bar of this district and have demonstrated experience in, and knowledge of, the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, the Federal Rules of Evidence, the Sentencing Guidelines and the Local Rules of Court. Qualifications for membership on the CJA Trial Attorney Panel are determined by the Court. Generally, the Court considers the amount and substantive area of state court experience (strong criminal law experience required), and state and federal court trial experience (five federal trials preferred). For more information on the application process, click here.

 

LEGAL COUNSELOR I (ATTORNEY - AT WILL) - Updated 4/27/2021

The City of Torrance is seeking a Legal Counselor.  Legal Counselors are entry-level attorneys that perform a wide variety of duties involving criminal prosecution (infractions and misdemeanors), civil litigation, and general municipal practice. There is currently one vacancy in the Criminal Prosecution Division. In this assignment area, incumbents file, prepare, and prosecute misdemeanor criminal cases in the City of Torrance by conducting legal research, handling a variety of motions and appeals, and conducting misdemeanor trials. Legal Counselors report to a Deputy City Attorney III that serves as a working supervisor. Typical office hours include a 9/80 compressed work week schedule from Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., closed on alternate Fridays. Staff is also required to work some off Fridays, evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessary in order to complete various duties. For more information and to apply directly, click here.

 

ATTORNEY - Updated 4/26/2021

Michael Maguire & Associates, insurance staff counsel for State Farm insurance companies, seeks a California licensed trial attorney with 5-15 years of civil litigation experience to join their growing team. Competitive candidates will demonstrate an exceptional knowledge of civil procedure along with evidence and trial procedures and possess jury trial experience. The selected candidate will possess outstanding research abilities, written and oral advocacy skills, be well organized, detail oriented, and have the ability to independently manage a busy time sensitive actively litigated caseload. Located in Costa Mesa, CA, we enjoy an active and busy civil trial practice in Orange and Los Angeles counties. We provide a congenial, team-oriented, and professional work environment with skilled support staff. For more information and to apply directly, click here.

 

LEGAL SECRETARY - Updated 4/26/2021

The CA Department of Fair Employment and Housing is recruiting for Legal Secretaries in its Los Angeles office. The Legal Secretary supports important litigation in employment and housing discrimination, and acts of hate violence under the Fair Employment and Housing Act, the Ralph Civil Rights Act and the Unruh Civil Rights Act. For the complete job posting with salary, duties and instructions on how to apply, please click here.

 

ATTORNEY/LAW CLERK (FULL-TIME) - Updated 4/23/2021

The Fridley Law Firm, Industry Leading Probate and Trust litigation firm, is looking for a Law Clerk or Associate Attorney. Experience in Probate /Trust law a plus. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with Probate code and Probate court procedure. Strong Legal research and writing are a must. Prior deposition, Mediation and Trial skills are beneficial. Compensation package including health insurance, 401K and Annual bonuses. Pay: $30.00-36.00 per hour depending on experience. The Fridley Law Firm is located at 3 Pointe Dr., Suite 208, Brea, CA 92821. All cover letters with resumes should be emailed to Office Manager, Raquel Cook at raquel@fridleylaw.com.

 

ATTORNEY ADVISOR - Updated 4/23/2021

This position is part of the Los Angeles CLC, a legal team that oversees legal matters in the Central District of California associated with Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) operations, which includes the following correctional institutions: Metropolitan Detention Center at Los Angeles (MDC LA), Federal Correctional Institution at Terminal Island (FCI Terminal Island), Federal Correctional Complex at Lompoc (FCC Lompoc), and the Federal Correctional Complex at Victorville (FCC Victorville). The incumbent would be the sole attorney at FCC Victorville and report to the Supervisory Attorney located at MDC LA, who oversees the Los Angeles CLC. For more information about this job listing and instructions on how to apply, click here.

 

PARALEGAL/SECRETARY - Updated 4/22/2021

Farzad & Ochoa Family Law Attorneys, LLP is a family law firm with existing offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego, and future offices in Riverside and Sacramento. We seek a paralegal/secretary with family law experience for our Los Angeles office. The duties will include preparation of standard judicial council forms, keeping an updated calendar and tasks, communication with clients, attorneys, and others, and duties common to such a role in a family law firm. The position also includes more substantive tasks such as preparation of declarations, point and authorities, disclosures, etc. The amount of substantive work depends on the new hire's experience and skill. This position does include training of the new employee to our law firm's systems, software we use and structure. The position requires a minimum of 3-5 years of family law experience as a paralegal. We will not consider candidates without this experience. Applicant must work well with others in a busy family law office environment. A minimum typing speed above 60 or more WPM is required. All resumes should be emailed to: Carolyn.balthis@farzadlaw.com. Click here for more information.

 

SENIOR TRIAL COUNSEL - Updated 4/20/2021

The Ideal Candidate possesses significant civil trial experience, either in prosecuting civil cases or defending them. 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, at least five years of increasingly responsible experience in litigation and trying of cases in the State of California with a minimum of taking lead role in five jury and three bench trials to verdict in Superior Court, and admission to practice in the State and Federal Courts, required. Click here to apply.

 

JUVENILE JUSTICE COMMISSION SEEKS APPLICANTS - Updated 4/14/2021

The San Diego Superior Court is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the San Diego County Juvenile Justice Commission. Details on the position, commission and application process are included in the attached news release. The application deadline is May 3. Additional information can be found online here.

 

PRO SE LAW CLERK - SAN FRANCISCO - Updated 4/13/2021

The U.S. District Court, Northern CA, is seeking a Pro Se Law Clerk. The Pro Se Law Clerk screens civil rights complaints and habeas corpus petitions filed by prisoners not represented by counsel, conducts legal research and assists the court in preparing orders and opinions in these cases, and performs other legal and administrative duties as assigned. The position is based in San Francisco, CA. The court seeks candidates with a law degree and superior legal research and writing skills. Civil rights, habeas, and/or criminal law experience is strongly preferred. Click here to apply.

 

VLI STAFF POSITIONS - Updated 4/13/2021

Veterans Legal Institute (VLI) is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides pro bono legal assistance to homeless, at-risk, disabled, mentally ill, and low income current and former service members to eradicate barriers to housing, health care, education and employment and to foster self-sufficiency.

VLI seeks a full-time Staff Attorney to help disabled, low-income, and homeless veterans with housing and primarily in defending and settling unlawful detainer actions to support keeping veterans and their families securely housed.

VLI is also seeking a Veteran Benefits attorney or VA accredited claims representative with 3-15 years experience to provide free legal services to low income veterans in the area of Veteran Benefits. Candidate may attend legal clinics at various locations, work with both emerging and long-term partners, and contribute to building pro bono network so that indigent veterans can access justice and achieve stability.

VLI is also hiring a Managing Attorney with 8+ years experience to lead a team of compassionate, mission-driven attorneys, administrative staff, and volunteers, who provide life changing, free legal services to low income and homeless Veterans.

 

SENIOR DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY - Updated 4/13/2021

In Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Senior Deputy City Attorney. The Ideal Candidate has been practicing law in California for at least 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 and experience in briefing writs and appeals. Having represented other government or public agencies at trial, including personal injury, City versus State law dispute, government and municipal law, and police use of force is a significant plus. A Juris Doctorate degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and active membership in the State Bar of California is required. Here in Huntington Beach, we value soft skills such as emotional intelligence and attitude just as much as technical skills and competency. Primary importance to our organization is the identification of individuals that are team-oriented, dedicated, genuine to the organization's values, and confident yet grounded in humility. Successful candidates will understand and value the critical importance that people play in building a successful organization. Click here to apply.

 

SENIOR DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY - Updated 4/13/2021

In Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Senior Deputy City Attorney. The Ideal Candidate has been practicing law in California for at least 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 and experience in briefing writs and appeals. Having represented other government or public agencies at trial, including personal injury, City versus State law dispute, government and municipal law, and police use of force is a significant plus. A Juris Doctorate degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and active membership in the State Bar of California is required. Here in Huntington Beach, we value soft skills such as emotional intelligence and attitude just as much as technical skills and competency. Primary importance to our organization is the identification of individuals that are team-oriented, dedicated, genuine to the organization's values, and confident yet grounded in humility. Successful candidates will understand and value the critical importance that people play in building a successful organization. Click here to apply.

 

MANAGING COUNSEL - BUSINESS, FINANCE, AND INNOVATION - Updated 4/7/2021

Reporting to the Deputy General Counsel of Business Transactions, Finance, and Innovation (BFI), this Managing Counsel position oversees the expansion of technology assets, investing in and further developing the University’s opportunities, and supporting global partnerships. The Managing Counsel understands that UC is a large, complex organization with many clients. The Managing Counsel will supervise teams of in-house counsel and provide direct client service to carry out UC's organizational philosophy to provide the best possible services in support of its mission: teaching, research and public service. The position serves as a resource to subordinates on highly complex legal matters or problems in the assigned practice areas; 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; and, leads and/or supports administrative or management initiatives within UC Legal. Click here to apply.

 

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE - Updated 4/5/2021

Cooksey, Toolen, Gage Duffy & Woog is seeking a Litigation Associate with 1-3 years of experience to join our team of litigators. A successful candidate will be defending civil litigation matters, handling depositions and motion work and focusing on insurance defense law. The ideal candidate will be ready to take a step forward in his/her career. Candidate must be licensed in California, have 1-2 years of litigation experience, specifically with litigation support, deposition and case preparation. To apply please email resume to rchehade@cookseylaw.com.

 

LEGAL SECRETARY POSITION - Updated 4/2/2021

The nationally recognized law firm of Garcia & Artigliere serves as fearless advocates and groundbreaking leaders in the field of elder abuse and class action litigation, protecting vulnerable senior citizens from physical and emotional harm and financial exploitation. This fast-paced prominent firm is currently seeking a sharp individual to join our team as a Legal Secretary in our New Orleans, LA office. To apply, please have resumes and communications sent to jobs@lawgarcia.com. Click here for more information.

 

INVESTIGATING ATTORNEY (SENIOR ATTORNEY III) - Updated 3/23/2021

The Commission on Judicial Performance is the independent state agency responsible for investigating complaints of judicial misconduct and for disciplining state court judges. This attorney position is responsible for investigating allegations of judicial misconduct and preparing substantive reports to the commission. The attorney is required to conduct careful and complete interviews of potential witnesses, review court files and documents, obtain and preserve other evidence, thoroughly research pertinent law and analyze the evidence, and draft clear, concise, and well-organized memoranda. Click here for more information.

 

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE, INSURANCE DEFENSE AND PREMISES LIABILITY - Updated 3/23/2021

Seeking litigation attorney licensed in CA with 2-5 years’ experience to handle insurance defense matters throughout California, including defense of bodily injury, premises liability, construction defect, auto/trucking collisions, wrongful death, and/or catastrophic injury. Bar licenses in additional jurisdictions a plus. Candidates should have jury trial experience (first or second chair). Hall Griffin is an AV-rated law firm located in Santa Ana, California. We are proud of our firm's high-quality legal work and our established track record of providing creative and efficient solutions to our clients. We provide the resources and sophistication of larger firms without sacrificing the best aspects of a smaller firm atmosphere. The firm culture is collegial and entrepreneurial, providing significant client contact, case responsibility and professional development to our attorneys. We welcome strong candidates who enjoy complex and challenging legal work, and who value creativity, diligence and client service. Firm offers competitive compensation with a complete benefits package. To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Stephanie M. Stringer, Esq. sstringer@hallgriffin.com.

 

CHIEF DEPUTY OF ADMINISTRATION - Updated 3/22/2021

The Chief Deputy of Administration is a senior executive-level position that reports to the Clerk of Court, has regular interaction with federal judges, high-level officials, court staff, the public, and federal agencies, and is responsible for the management of all court administration functions. The Chief Deputy of Administration is responsible for managing the Clerk’s Office Administration Department, which consists of approximately 20 staff and 5 supervisors and managers, and for the court’s four courthouses. The Administration Department includes budget, finance, procurement, space and facilities, and human resources. In addition, the Chief Deputy of Administration is responsible for strategic planning, performance management, project management, emergency response and COOP planning, and for overseeing the provision of court and facility security. The Chief Deputy of Administration together with the Chief Deputy of Operations is responsible for the overall management of the Clerk’s Office. In the absence of the Clerk, the Chief Deputy of Administration assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Clerk. The Chief Deputy of Administration serves as a member of the Clerk's Office Senior Management Team that includes the Chief Deputy of Operations, the IT Director, and the Clerk of Court. Click here to apply.

 

ASSOCIATES, GENERAL LIABILITY  - Updated 3/18/2021

The Santa Ana and West Los Angeles offices of Selman Breitman LLP are hiring Associates to handle General Liability matters, including automobile cases and personal injury defense. All levels of experience will be considered as there are multiple openings. Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and independent initiative are required, including the ability to investigate, evaluate, and make recommendations that include a plan of action. Additional consideration will be given for experience handling complex litigation matters and for admission to Nevada or other Western State Bar. Selman Breitman LLP is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive compensation and benefits, as well as a collegial and inclusive environment with opportunities for growth. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Leah M. Cox at lcox@selmanlaw.com.

 

LAW FIRM PARTNER OPPORTUNITIES - Updated 3/17/2021

Ross Jeffries, LLC, a New York-based recruiter with a record of success, has been retained by a well-regarded law firm to assist in its focused growth on a national basis. Our Client has a history spanning 70+ years servicing clients across the country and around the world. Looking forward to its Centennial, the Firm is strategically expanding several practice areas and adding to its service offerings to fortify its abilities in partnering with its clients. The Firm will initially focus efforts in its Orange County office, continuing its southward reach on the West Coast. Additional offices on both coasts include Los Angeles, San Francisco and environs, Silicon Valley, New York City and Boston. Multi-attorney practices seated in more than one office would be considered. To leverage its well-known litigation expertise, the firm seeks Partners, practice groups and/or boutique firms with measurable portable practices to synergize with the existing capabilities of the firm. Contact Stewart Ross, Managing Partner at Ross Jeffries, LLC to explore this opportunity.

 

HOUSING PROJECT STAFF ATTORNEY - Updated 3/17/2021

ELDR seeks a full-time attorney with a demonstrated commitment to social justice and interest in the representation of people who could not otherwise access attorneys. The attorney will work primarily for people experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness. Duties will include citation defense, traffic related defense, advocacy, oversight and enforcement of a settlement with Orange County (focused on standards of care at shelter sites), and investigating access to benefits. Attorney will participate in ongoing litigation. ELDR takes a trauma-informed approach to representation and all team members work collaboratively. Willingness to meet clients where they are will be required. PPE will be provided. Click here for more information.

 

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY - Updated 3/17/2021

Orange County based law firm (Fitzgerald Yap Kreditor, LLP) in Irvine is seeking an Associate Attorney with a minimum of 1 - 3 years of litigation experience within the scope of an Insurance Defense practice. Position includes case management, legal research, preparation of correspondence, discovery, pleadings, conducting of depositions, and attendance of Mediations, Arbitrations, Court hearings and Trial. Work entails complete file handling responsibilities and execution of litigation strategies. The ideal candidate must be motivated, reliable and able to work independently researching and drafting legal briefs, working on and arguing various law and motion matters in Court, and Trial preparation. Must posses excellent analytical abilities and strong oral and written communication skills, as well as familiarity with all stages of litigation and appellate work. Please forward Resume, reference list, writing sample and salary requirements for consideration (hiring@darlingrisbrough.com). MUST BE LICENSED (Active Status) by the State Bar of California. to apply.

 

ASSOCIATE - M&A CORPORATE FINANCE - Updated 3/17/2021

The Irvine office of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, an Am Law 50 firm, is seeking a highly motivated, well-qualified mid-level associate (four to five years of experience) to join its nationally recognized M&A and Corporate Finance practice focusing on M&A and general corporate work. Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to Esther Villa at etvilla@bclplaw.com.

 

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE, ORANGE COUNTY OR LOS ANGELES - Updated 3/15/2021

Ropers Majeski is seeking a highly driven Litigation Associate based out of our Orange County or Los Angeles office with a minimum of 3 years of civil litigation experience, including but not limited to motion practice, handling all aspects of discovery including depositions, and experience in defending personal injury and premises liability lawsuits in State and Federal court. Founded more than 70 years ago, Ropers Majeski maintains offices throughout California, as well as in Boston, Las Vegas, New York, Paris and Seattle, with an affiliate office in Hong Kong. We advise clients on complex litigation and sophisticated business transactions in a broad range of industries on behalf of domestic and international businesses and individuals. We pride ourselves on strong client relationships, pragmatic results and exceptional value. Click here to apply.

 

ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT - Updated 3/15/2021

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law seeks an Assistant or Associate Director Academic Achievement. The Assistant/Associate Director of Academic Achievement will have the responsibility of working with the Director of Academic Achievement and the Executive Director of Academic Achievement and Bar Preparation to implement a holistic, comprehensive program of academic support and bar preparation that encompasses law students’ entire academic experience at the Law School, from Orientation through the Bar Exam. The Academic Achievement Program helps students develop the skills necessary for success in law school, on the bar exam, and ultimately into practice, and consists of teaching courses and workshops, as well as working individually with students. Click here for the full job description and application instructions.

 

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY - Updated 3/9/2021

Bremer Whyte Brown & O'Meara is currently seeking an Associate Attorney to join our firm in our Civil Litigation practice group in the Newport Beach office. An ideal candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of litigation experience as an attorney. The candidate must be motivated, reliable and able to work independently for a professional firm. This opportunity is ideal for a person ready to take their career to the next level with a highly reputable and multi-state firm. Candidates should have experience researching and drafting legal briefs, working on and arguing various law and motion matters in court, as well as trial preparation. Discovery experience, including both taking and defending depositions is also required. BWB&O is committed to inclusion and diversity. We are focused on career development, along with, providing our attorneys a healthy work-life balance. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to kabremer@bremerwhyte.com .

 

SENIOR TRIAL COUNSEL - Updated 3/9/2021

In Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Senior Trial Counsel. The Ideal Candidate possesses significant civil trial experience, either in prosecuting civil cases or defending them. 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, at least five years of increasingly responsible experience in litigation and trying of cases in the State of California with a minimum of taking lead role in five jury and three bench trials to verdict in Superior Court, and admission to practice in the State and Federal Courts, required. Here in Huntington Beach, we value soft skills such as emotional intelligence and attitude just as much as technical skills and competency. Primary importance to our organization is the identification of individuals that are team-oriented, dedicated, genuine to the organization's values, and confident yet grounded in humility. Successful candidates will understand and value the critical importance that people play in building a successful organization. Click here to apply.

 

BUSINESS ATTORNEY - Updated 3/5/2021

Law Office of Yue & Associates, a boutique corporate and securities law firm based in both California and New York is seeking a long-term part-time California licensed attorney with 5-8 years’ experience to work as counsel to the firm on an hourly basis. The firm needs the counsel to provide strategic advice and work on startup and business transactions, venture capital transactions, and merger and acquisitions for local businesses in California. A team player, detail-oriented, client focused, passionate and willing to learn. Part-time and remote work location with a flexible working schedule. If you need more information with regards to pay and benefits, please submit your resume to ycao@yueuslaw.com.

 

LITIGATION ATTORNEY, PLEISS SITAR MCGRATH HUNTER & HALLACK - Updated 3/4/2021

Pleiss Sitar McGrath Hunter & Hallack is looking to add 2 to 3 energetic, driven attorneys with 3+ years of experience to its full-service law practice in Orange County. Expertise or proficiency in the areas of tort liability litigation, medical negligence, health and human service providers and public entities is ideal. We are looking for a team player with proven litigation and case management skills, superb legal analysis and writing abilities, the ability to direct a case team and manage trial preparation. We offer excellent salary and benefits, a collaborative work environment and the support of a highly experienced staff. If you fit this bill and have the drive to grow and succeed with us, we want to hear from you. To be considered for this opportunity, please direct your resume to us via-email to Susan Boyko at sboyko@pleisslaw.com.

 

INTAKE ATTORNEY (SENIOR ATTORNEY II) - Updated 2/23/2021

The intake attorney reviews and evaluates incoming complaints against California judges and performs legal and factual research, as necessary. Duties include interviewing complainants and other potential witnesses; obtaining and reviewing court filings and documents; preparing evaluative reports on judicial misconduct complaints; drafting correspondence; and handling telephone inquiries regarding complaints. Click here to apply.

 

CHIEF COUNSEL - Updated 2/17/2021

The California Energy Commission is looking to fill the Chief Counsel position that will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating legal work. The position serves as the Energy Commission's chief attorney and is responsible for providing advice directly to the Commissioners and the Executive Director on all legal matters and issues that may arise in the scope of the Commission carrying out its responsibilities. A law degree and active membership in the California State Bar is required for this position. This position is open to interested applicants both within state service and not in state service. You are encouraged to apply and become part of a diverse team that plays a critical role in creating the energy system of the future - one that is clean, is modern, and ensures the fifth largest economy in the world continues to thrive. Click here to apply.

 

OC SUPERIOR COURT - JUVENILE DEPENDENCY ATTORNEY PANEL - Updated 2/9/2021

The Superior Court of California, County of Orange is currently accepting applications for the Court’s Juvenile Dependency Attorney Panel. Should you be interested please contact Christina Tran via email at c2tran@occourts.org.

 

SUPREME COURT ATTORNEY, CIVIL CENTRAL STAFF (LEVEL A – D) - Updated 2/5/2021

The California Supreme Court, located in San Francisco, is accepting applications for the position of Supreme Court Attorney, Civil Central Staff (Level A through D). The Civil Central Staff is composed of 16 attorneys and serves the court in preparing conference memoranda analyzing petitions for review, writ petitions, proposed amendments to the Rules of Court, and other civil and State Bar of California matters filed in the Supreme Court. The Court seeks an experienced attorney to join the staff. The position will be staffed at a level commensurate with the qualifications of the selected individual. Click here for more information.

 

SUPREME COURT ATTORNEY, CRIMINAL CENTRAL STAFF (LEVEL A – B) - Updated 2/5/2021

The Supreme Court of California, located in San Francisco, is accepting applications for the position of Supreme Court Attorney on the Criminal Central Staff. The positions are one-year clerkships, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. At least two positions are available immediately, and others may become available in the course of the year. The main role of the Criminal Central Staff is in the case selection process. Staff attorneys prepare clear and concise memoranda on petitions for review in criminal cases that evaluate the merits of the issues presented, analyze the law, and offer recommendations to the court for the proper disposition of the requests for discretionary review. Click here for more information.

 

APPELLATE ATTORNEY - DIVISION ONE - Updated 2/4/2021

Division One of the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District is accepting applications for an appellate attorney position. The attorney’s duties will include reviewing appellate briefs and trial records, researching and analyzing legal issues, drafting memoranda and proposed opinions, making recommendations regarding the resolution of issues before the court, and other tasks as assigned by the justice. Excellent analytical, writing, and research skills are mandatory. Familiarity with appellate practice and/or prior judicial clerkship experience is preferred. Salary is based on qualifications and experience. Click here to apply.

 

UC LEGAL HEALTH AND TECHNOLOGY LAW FELLOWSHIP - Updated 2/2/2021

The University of California Office of General Counsel (OGC), Health Affairs & Technology Law (HATL) Group, offers a one-year full-time fellowship to a recent graduate of an accredited law school who is interested in exploring a career in the areas of health affairs, research or technology law. In particular, we welcome law school graduates who have a strong academic record, excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, and the ability to think creatively. We also prefer that the Fellow has shown interest and/or prior experience in the areas of health affairs, research or technology law such as through coursework or prior work experience. Under the supervision of OGC HATL attorneys, the Fellow will conduct legal research; draft documents; attend client meetings, hearings, and negotiations, as appropriate and possible; and participate in other activities intended to expose the Fellow to the practice of law and substance of OGC HATL's specialties. Within the specialty of health affairs law, the Fellow would focus on issues ranging from health care transactions, reimbursement and regulation, fraud and abuse and internal investigations, and privacy. The Fellow would have the opportunity to work both at OGC and with attorneys at the campuses and medical centers. Click here to apply.

 

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