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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. 

MCLE Programs
OCBA Section members are able to earn free CLE credits during monthly meetings. For more information on the various OCBA Sections, please click here.

Social Media
Make the most of your professional network through virtual networking. The OCBA offers a variety of ways for you to join the conversation and make your voice heard:

  • Like our Facebook page, and you'll be able to respond to posts from other members and create new posts of your own
  • Join our LinkedIn Group, where you can participate in ongoing discussions or start a new one relevant to your practice area, your transition, or anything else that sparks your interest
  • Follow us on Twitter for easily digestible tips and announcements on the go

 

 

 

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.

 

SENIOR ATTORNEY (10+ YEARS LITIGATION EXPERIENCE) - Updated 06/23/2022

Founded in 1995, Marron Lawyers is a boutique business litigation firm located in Long Beach, California. We have an immediate opening for a full-time Senior Associate, with 10+ years’ experience in California civil litigation. The successful candidate need not practice in all these areas, however there must be a willingness and drive to be a capable practitioner in a general law practice. There also must be a willingness to handle some plaintiff’s work for business and individual clients. Our clients include national companies, and we handle cases throughout California as well as in other states. We are seeking a highly motivated senior level attorney, with excellent research, writing, case management and courtroom/trial skills.

Our current matters include but not limited to:

  • General transactional and litigation matters including administrative/agency disputes
  • Government Advocacy
  • Commercial Contract Negotiation
  • Maritime
  • Trucking (cargo related)
  • Final Mile (home delivery)
  • Entertainment (independent film finance and distribution litigation)
  • Commercial/Government Landlords
  • Real Estate Acquisition
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Private Company Formation/Governance/Shareholder Disputes
  • High net worth individuals
  • Privacy and Technology Licensing

Benefits:

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  • Paid Time Off

Click here to view the complete job listing.

Email careers@marronlaw.com to apply.

 

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE - Updated 06/23/2022

Marron Lawyers, APC has an opening for a full-time junior/mid-level lawyer, with 2-10 years’ experience in California civil litigation. A successful candidate will have exceptional research, writing, analytical, case management, advocacy and communication skills; a solid academic record from an ABA-accredited law school and barred in California; an eye for detail and a stable job history. The Firm offers the ability to work remotely but expects attorneys to be in the office during regular business hours. Opportunity to participate in the Firm’s marketing programs; attorneys with portable business and/or the drive to develop clients are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Case management from inception to conclusion.
  • Communication with clients to maintain good client relationship and to keep them informed about their cases (interaction requiring discretion and judgment).
  • Advanced research and writing.
  • Interaction with opposing counsel.
  • Court appearances and depositions.
  • Daily input of billable hours in the firm’s timekeeping software.
  • Special projects as assigned by the Managing Partner and other attorneys as needed including marketing and business development.

Required skills:

  • Ability to multitask, organize and prioritize with strong attention to detail, meeting deadlines and follow-up.
  • Ability and confidence to work independently, but also collaborate and work well with others.
  • Creative thinking and flexibility to respond to changing circumstances.
  • The drive to help expand a growing practice.
  • Excellent work ethic and initiative to work independently without excessive supervision.
  • Ability to collaborate with support staff to ensure excellent client service.

Click here to view the complete job listing.

Email careers@marronlaw.com to apply.

 

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY (LITIGATION) - Updated 06/21/2022

The Gostanian Law Group, PC. is a Trust, Probate, and Estate Litigation Firm located in Newport Beach, CA, seeking an experienced attorney to support our growing legal team. The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of the California Code of Civil Procedure and the California Evidence Code- they will feel comfortable with drafting pleadings, law and motion, propounding and responding to discovery, writing persuasively and feeling comfortable in a court of law as well as in deposition.

Click here to view the complete job listing.

To Apply: Visit Gostanian Law Group on LinkedIn and apply under Associate Attorney (Litigation) Position.

Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
For further inquiries email: amy@gostanianlaw.com

 

PARALEGAL POSITION - Updated 06/21/2022

The Gostanian Law Group, PC. is a Trust, Probate, and Estate Litigation Firm located in Newport Beach, CA, looking for a paralegal with paralegal certificate and a minimum of 12 months of legal experience in a law office to support our growing legal team.

Please note: if you are an attorney or law school student please do NOT apply.

The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of the California Code of Civil Procedure and the California Evidence Code - they will feel comfortable with calendaring, to e-filing and e-serving. Experience drafting discovery, legal research, assisting with law and motion: table of contents, authorities, separate statements, is a plus.

Click here to view the complete job listing.

To Apply: Visit Gostanian Law Group on LinkedIn and apply under Paralegal Position.

Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
For further inquiries email: amy@gostanianlaw.com.

 

ATTORNEY AND LEGAL INTERNSHIP VACANCIES AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE - Updated 06/16/2022

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.  We welcome applications from candidates who are interested in positively contributing to Justice and hope that you will consider joining the dedicated public servants at the Department of Justice.

Criminal Division (CRM) - Trial Attorney (Health Care Fraud)
Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) - Attorney Advisor

 

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY - Updated 06/15/2022

The Goodman Law Firm is a busy, client-centered, women-owned, criminal defense firm with an interesting blend of criminal, civil rights and policy matters on the docket. The firm is located in Fullerton, California and does most of its work in Orange County and the surrounding areas, though some cases require travel throughout the state. The firm is looking for a talented Associate Attorney to work directly with the Senior Partner.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to toni@jglawgroup.com with the subject line “Associate Attorney.” Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Click here to view the complete job listing.

 

DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY, LEVEL II & III - Updated 06/15/2022

The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office is seeking to hire experienced Deputy District Attorneys (DDAs) to join our team. Our mission at the District Attorney’s Office is to pursue equal and fair justice for all and to build safe neighborhoods in partnership with the communities we serve, by ethically prosecuting those who commit crime, protecting victims and preventing future harm. With more than 300 attorneys and approximately 1,000 total employees, we serve a population of 3.3 million people in San Diego County.

Interested candidates must apply on the County of San Diego’s public job website by Monday, July 4, 2022: Click here.

Deputy District Attorney, Level 2
Deputy District Attorney, Level 3

 

LITIGATION ATTORNEY - Updated 06/15/2022

Established municipal law firm with 40+ attorneys is seeking a litigation attorney with 3-10 years of experience to handle a wide array of civil ligation matters including but not limited to tort liability, catastrophic injury cases, wrongful death and civil rights. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to work both independently and with team on complex cases.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience practicing in the area of civil litigation
  • Experience in taking and defending depositions
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Trial experience is a plus
  • Experience representing public entities a plus

*Offering a signing bonus*

For further inquiries, please submit your resume to: careers@wss-law.com

 

PUBLIC LAW ATTORNEY - Updated 06/15/2022

Established municipal law firm with 40+ attorneys is seeking a transactional attorney with 5-10 years of experience to join its Public Law Group. The firm serves as general counsel and city attorney to multiple public agencies in Southern California. Attorneys in the Public Law Group advise public agency clients on a wide array of matters, including public governance, municipal law, state and federal procurements, land use and zoning, ethics and open government, constitutional law, elections, and housing, among others. The ideal candidate will be able to advise public agency staff and governing boards on a wide variety of legal matters, work in close relationship with assigned clients, make decisions, and be able to effectively work either cooperatively or independently.

Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of transactional practice ideally with public law, municipal law, or land use experience
  • Ability to draft transactional documents including contracts, ordinances, and resolutions
  • Strong analytical, writing, and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities

*Offering a signing bonus*

For further inquiries, please submit your resume to: careers@wss-law.com.

 

FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY - Updated 06/14/2022

San Luis Obispo Legal Assistance Foundation (SLOLAF) is seeking an experienced (4+ years) family law attorney to help develop and lead a new Family Law Services Program to provide restraining orders, child custody and child support, and simple dissolutions of marriage for survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, elder abuse, and human trafficking. The Family Law Services Program will offer trauma-informed legal services, with all Family Law Services staff completing trauma-informed training through Lumina Alliance, an advocacy, support, and prevention organization committed to ending sexual and intimate partner violence.

The position is based in San Luis Obispo and will require travel throughout the County for court appearances in San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles, meetings, and community outreach. The position will report to the Executive Director.

Click here to view the complete job listing.

To apply, email cover letter (required) and resume, in PDF format, to SLOLAF Human Resources at hr@slolaf.org.

 

PARALEGAL - Updated 05/20/2022

Industry Leading Civil and Probate litigation firm, Fridley Law Firm, is looking for a Paralegal. Experience in Civil/ Probate law is a plus. Position includes case management, Legal research, Subpoenas, Deposition Notices , Preparation of Correspondence, Discovery and Pleadings. Also, preparing and e-filing documents with the courts.

Paralegal Requirements:

  • Degree in Paralegal Studies or equivalent.
  • 2-5 Years of experience as a Paralegal or a similar position.
  • Strong research skills with high attention to detail.
  • Proficiency Westlaw; Microsoft Word; Excel.
  • Very strong organization skills and extreme attention to details.
  • Desire to truly be helpful to your leaders and co-workers, Positive outlook and can-do attitude.

Applicants submit Resume to Office Manager Raquel at raquel@fridleylaw.com.

 

STAFF ATTORNEY - Updated 05/19/2022

SDVLP is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney to support our programs. Our work involves civil law matters impacting survivors of domestic violence, foster youth, low-income entrepreneurs, persons living with HIV/AIDS, and people experiencing homelessness. The Staff Attorney will provide legal advocacy in a variety of civil legal services cases. The Staff Attorney will also recruit, train, and mentor attorney volunteers to assist in providing legal services to clients.

Minimum qualifications include: admission to practice law in California and experience or interest in providing direct legal services to low-income individuals.

Salary range is $70,000 – $80,000 DOE. Medical, dental, vision, 401(K), and sick, annual leave, and holiday pay provided. SDVLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required unless a legal exemption applies. The position will be based at SDVLP’s main office in downtown San Diego and will require occasional travel to SDVLP’s other offices.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and three professional references to attyhiring@sdvlp.org. No phone calls please.

 

STAFF ATTORNEY - Updated 05/12/2022

WNC & Associates, Inc., a leading syndicator in the low-income housing industry, is looking to hire a Staff Attorney. The ideal candidate will have six-months to three-years of experience in area of real estate finance and transactions. Qualified candidates will have transactional experience representing developers and investors in building, acquiring, and financing multifamily and commercial properties as well as a mission-driven orientation to housing and community development. Knowledge of federal and state affordable housing and community development programs and regulations is preferred but not required.

Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Senior Vice President-Legal Affairs, the Staff Attorney will be responsible for:

  • Structuring, negotiating, and closing real estate and investment fund transactions.
  • Preparation and review of real estate, financing, tax, and corporate documents.
  • Conducting due diligence reviews and drafting closing documents
  • Providing legal advice to our internal business clients.
  • Managing WNC’s registered agents in various jurisdictions.
  • Coordinating with the Secretary of State in various jurisdictions to ensure compliance.
  • Facilitating the transfer of partnership interests.
  • Perform pre-litigation work to minimize risks and maximize legal rights.
  • Coordination and oversight of outside counsel
  • Conducting legal research on issues impacting the organization by identifying applicable statutes, judicial decisions, and codes.
  • Supporting other administrative functions.

Requirements:
Qualified candidates will also have law firm experience, stellar academic credentials, superb communication and writing skills, experience, and comfort with a variety of technology and project management approaches, a commitment to excellence and have the desire and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Click here to apply.

 

PARALEGAL - Updated 05/12/2022

Looking for a Seasoned Paralegal with deep experience in M&A, IP, Corporate, Transactional and Contracts Law. Skilled in corporate formation, maintenance, divestiture, and expertise in due diligence. Seasoned collaborator and negotiator with internal business clients, outside legal counsel and third parties. Solid support in contract lifecycle management. Valuable team player, detail-oriented, creative problem solver, driver of best practices, efficient with time.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Review and draft legal documents
  • Researches and analyzes statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources; provides written analysis to attorneys.
  • Prepares, organizes, stores, and files
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Click here to view the complete listing. Inquiries/Resumes can be directed to Nanette Young at nyoung@mobixlabs.com.

 

ATTORNEY AND LEGAL INTERNSHIP VACANCIES AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE - Updated 05/05/2022

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.  The DOJ welcomes applications from candidates who are interested in positively contributing to Justice and hope that you will consider joining its team of dedicated public servants. 

USAO Southern District of California - Assistant United States Attorney - Criminal Division
USAO Southern District of California - Fall 2022 Law Clerk

 

STAFF ATTORNEY - HEALTH UNIT - Updated 04/28/2022

Community legal Aid SoCal is seeking a Staff Attorney with strong commitment to social justice who will work as a member of the Health Unit to address issues of health coverage eligibility and service issues. This full-time exempt position reports to the Supervising Attorney of the Health Unit

View the complete listing here.

To apply, click here.

 

LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY - Updated 04/28/2022

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is seeking a labor and employment attorney with three or more years of sophisticated law firm experience in California courts. Candidates should possess excellent academic credentials and strong analytical, research, writing, and communication skills. This position is partnership track and provides an excellent compensation and benefits package.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to attorneys@vorys.com.

For more information, please visit: www.vorys.com/careers-attorneys.html.

 

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION ATTORNEY - Updated 04/28/2022

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is seeking a commercial litigation attorney with two or more years of sophisticated law firm experience in California courts. Candidates should possess excellent academic credentials and strong analytical, research, writing, and communication skills. This position is partnership track and provides an excellent compensation and benefits package.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to attorneys@vorys.com.

For more information, please visit: www.vorys.com/careers-attorneys.html.

 

PUBLIC LAW CENTER POSITIONS - Updated 04/27/2022

Public Law Center has 4 job opportunities currently open.

 

OIL & GAS ATTORNEY - Updated 04/20/2022

Alaska Oil and Gas Attorney Opening - The State of Alaska, Department of Law is recruiting for an attorney to join the Oil and Gas Section. The position description and application information is available at https://law.alaska.gov/department/jobs/0122-OG-01.html.

 

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY - Updated 04/19/2022

The Law Office of Susan Katzen is a Trust, Estates, and Special Needs law firm located in Newport Beach. Our firm provides exceptional personalized legal services and peace of mind that empowers our clients to plan for and protect the two most important things in their lives: the people they love—especially those loved ones with a disability—and the assets they possess to ensure family harmony. Our firm is growing, and we are seeking a positive and compassionate full-time Associate Attorney who is looking for a career position where he/she can grow with a firm, be challenged, and work in a familial and collaborative environment.

View the complete job listing here.

TO APPLY, email a resume and cover letter to opportunities@skatzenlaw.com explaining:

  • Why you are interested in the position.
  • The top three (3) skills you possess that make you a good fit for the job
  • A description of your applicable work experience

Both attachments must be in .pdf format. The subject of the email must read “Associate Attorney – Applicant.”

 

LITIGATION/LAW & MOTION ATTORNEY - Updated 04/18/2022

James T. Shott & Associates, (In-house insurance defense law office for State Farm Insurance Company in Costa Mesa), is seeking an attorney with 3-7 years' experience to perform as a hybrid law and motion/litigation attorney. We provide a congenial work environment with a manageable case load and no billable hour requirement. Prior insurance defense litigation experience including trial experience, motion work, answering discovery, summarizing medical records and documents, client contact and experience with expert witnesses and claims personnel is desirable. Excellent computer skills, organization, communication skills, initiative, and an affinity for working in a team environment are essential. Attention to detail, flexibility, follow up, punctuality, the ability to multitask and a strong work ethic are also required. Knowledge of MS Office software and ability to learn software applications is needed. Our salary is competitive, and our benefits are exceptional including medical, dental, vision, retirement plans, paid time off and many others.

View the complete listing and qualifications here.

Apply Here

 

ATTORNEY AND LEGAL INTERNSHIP VACANCIES AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE - Updated 03/31/2022

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. We welcome applications from candidates who are interested in positively contributing to Justice and hope that you will consider joining the dedicated public servants at the Department of Justice. To learn more about Justice and our legal careers, please visit our website at https://www.justice.gov/legal-careers.

USAO Northern District of California  -  Assistant United States Attorney

 

SUPERVISING ATTORNEY - FAMILY LAW PROGRAM Updated 03/28/2022

SDVLP is seeking a Supervising Attorney (minimum of five years of family law experience) to lead our Family Law Team of talented and passionate advocates. Our family law programs include the Vision for Justice Collaborative, which provides family law assistance to immigrant and refugee survivors of domestic violence, our Shriver Custody and Domestic Violence Programs, which provide legal assistance to low-income San Diegans, and our court-based domestic violence clinics, which provide legal help to survivors of domestic violence seeking restraining orders against their abusers.

Job duties include:

  • Working as an integral part of SDVLP’s leadership team to manage the day-to-day activities of our family law programs and court-based domestic violence restraining order clinics;
  • Supervising the work of staff attorneys representing low-income San Diegans on a variety of family law matters;
  • Overseeing the mentoring, training, and work of pro bono attorneys providing representation to SDVLP clients, and working collaboratively within the organization to support efforts to recruit pro bono attorneys;
  • Representing SDVLP and its important work in the community by performing outreach to the legal community and to social service providers;
  • As a member of the leadership team, assisting with grant reporting for our family law programs and with applying for funding to support our work.

Our team is collegial, supportive, and committed to providing top-quality legal services to indigent, vulnerable San Diegans. There is no billable hours requirement, and the position does not carry a case load.

Minimum qualifications include admission to practice law in California, at least five years of family law experience, a commitment to SDVLP’s mission of connecting poor and vulnerable clients with pro bono attorneys, excellent mentorship skills, and excellent communication skills. Medical, dental, vision, 401(K), and sick, annual leave, and holiday pay provided. SDVLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required unless a legal exemption applies.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three professional references to attyhiring@sdvlp.org. No phone calls, please.

 

OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY/CITY PROSECUTOR - Updated 03/28/2022

The City of Pasadena is seeking a capable, energetic and strategic attorney with sound independent judgment to join our team of dynamic legal professionals. There is currently one Deputy City Attorney vacancy in the Civil Division of the City Attorney/City Prosecutor's Department. The ideal candidate will have experience in advisory and transactional municipal legal services, such as drafting contracts, ordinances, resolutions, and legal opinions is also desirable.
The major responsibilities of this position are listed below. For more detailed information, please review the job description.

  • Participates in all phases of trial and appellate levels of civil litigation in state and federal court, and before administrative bodies.
  • Performs a wide range of legal services in one or more areas of municipal law on behalf of City officials, departments, advisory bodies and commissions.
  • Confers with and advises City departments, advisory boards and administrative commissions concerning their respective duties, powers, functions and obligations.
  • Attends meetings of the City Council, advisory boards or commissions as needed.
  • Drafts, reviews and amends various legal documents including ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, opinion letters, legal memoranda, ordinance fact sheets and agenda reports.
  • Completes varied assignments within a narrow timeframe.

Click on the below link to apply online

Deputy City Attorney 

Application Deadline: April 4, 2022

 

BUSINESS LITIGATION STAFF ATTORNEY - Updated 03/28/2022

Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP seeks a business litigation staff attorney to join the firm’s Irvine or Los Angeles office. Candidates must have 4 or more years of experience, excellent academic credentials, and outstanding written and oral communication skills. The ideal candidate will also have employment litigation and class action experience. 

Candidates must be licensed in California. Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP is committed to leadership in attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce of highly talented professionals. Please apply through our online portal, attaching a resume, transcript, and cover letter on the application screen.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled and Veteran Employer.

Vaccination Requirements: To help promote and ensure the safety of all of our employees and the clients we serve, we strongly encourage all personnel to be up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccination status. Vaccination status will be requested and will be kept confidential.
 

ATTORNEY AND LEGAL INTERNSHIP VACANCIES AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE - Updated 03/25/2022

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. We welcome applications from candidates who are interested in positively contributing to Justice and hope that you will consider joining the dedicated public servants at the Department of Justice. To learn more about Justice and our legal careers, please visit our website at https://www.justice.gov/legal-careers.

USAO Eastern District of California  -  Assistant United States Attorney
USAO Eastern District of California  -  Assistant United States Attorney
USAO Eastern District of California  -  Assistant United States Attorney
United States Trustee Program (USTP)  -  Law Student Volunteer, Summer
United States Trustee Program (USTP)  -  Law Student Volunteer, Summer
United States Trustee Program (USTP)  -  Law Student Volunteer, Summer
United States Trustee Program (USTP)  -  Law Student Volunteer, Summer

 

PUBLIC LAW CENTER ATTORNEY POSITIONS - Updated 03/23/2022

Public Law Center is expanding their work force and has these 7 job opportunities currently open.

 

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE - Updated 03/18/2022

The Orange County Office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP is seeking an associate with 2 – 4 years of litigation experience.  Candidates with previous clerk experience in California State Courts is strongly preferred, and California state court litigation experience is necessary.  Employment litigation experience would also be beneficial.  Please, no third party submissions.  

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at https://www.shb.com/careers/legal-recruiting.  Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

ATTORNEY AND LEGAL INTERNSHIP VACANCIES AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE - Updated 03/17/2022

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. We welcome applications from candidates who are interested in positively contributing to Justice and hope that you will consider joining the dedicated public servants at the Department of Justice. To learn more about Justice and our legal careers, please visit our website at https://www.justice.gov/legal-careers.

United States Trustee Program (USTP)  -  Assistant United States Trustee

 

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY - Updated 03/15/2022

Yoka & Smith, LLP, a successful and established civil litigation firm, is seeking an experienced associate attorney with 2+ years of experience in the defense of products liability, transactional litigation and general tort actions. Applicants will assume an active case load including propounding and responding to discovery, taking and defending depositions, drafting and appearing for law and motion, trial work and client reporting. Strong problem solving, writing, and work ethic required. Yoka & Smith, LLP, provides competitive salary and excellent benefits.  

Please send resume to Alice Chen Smith, Managing Partner, asmith@yokasmith.com.

 

ATTORNEY AND LEGAL INTERNSHIP VACANCIES AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE - Updated 03/10/2022

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. We welcome applications from candidates who are interested in positively contributing to Justice and hope that you will consider joining the dedicated public servants at the Department of Justice. To learn more about Justice and our legal careers, please visit our website at https://www.justice.gov/legal-careers.

USAO Northern District of California  -  Assistant United States Attorney
USAO Eastern District of California  -  Assistant United States Attorney

 

STAFF ATTORNEY - Updated 03/10/2022

Elder Law and Disability Rights Center has an opportunity for a full-time (35 hr/wk) staff attorney to join its team. The right person is passionate about closing the justice gap through free and low-cost legal services, excited to learn and grow professionally, and prepared to work creatively and adapt to the dynamic nature of a small firm.

Job Duties: Work is focused primarily on pivotal challenges for people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness.

  • Impact Litigation in Federal and State Court
  • Draft legal documents including discovery, demand letters, and motions.
  • Research novel and established legal principles at the intersection of civil rights and housing access.
  • Review and analyze data for current and potential cases.
  • Direct Advocacy
  • Representation in administrative hearings and quality-of-life criminal cases or other barriers to housing.
  • Advise, counsel, or represent as appropriate for government benefit disputes including General Relief and CalFresh.
  • Provide oversight and enforcement of settlement terms in Federal litigation to ensure County funded shelters comply with requirements of Due Process and Reasonable Accommodations

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor degree with active California Bar membership (2 years litigation preferred);
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and representation of marginalized communities;
  • Excellent research, analytical, and writing skills;
  • Strong verbal and written communication;
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic environment under pressure with tight deadlines;
  • Collaborate effectively with partner organizations;
  • Experience with trauma-informed services and/or demonstrated commitment to learn;
  • Experience serving vulnerable communities including those with disabilities or without housing;
  • Willingness to meet clients where they are may be required. PPE will be provided.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless the applicant has a valid medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief preventing vaccination

Benefits: Flexible schedule including remote days. Significant room for growth within ELDR. PTO includes all Court holidays (13), Juneteenth, additional floating holidays, two weeks vacation. Health insurance and 401K with matching when qualified. Dog friendly office.

Inclusive Hiring: ELDR is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity in all decisions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

How to Apply: Email resume, cover letter, references, and writing sample (optional) to careers@eldrcenter.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

GENERAL COUNSEL - Updated 03/09/2022

First resume review: 03/28/2022

Direct public agency experience gained by working in the public sector or from working in a law firm that provided extensive legal services to a public agency, preferably in the area of water law required. Experience with water utilities, water rights, public power and alternative energy is expected. Ideally, the candidate will have meaningful litigation experience, including the management of litigation cases. The next General Counsel must be able to work well in fast-paced, robust, and multifaceted areas of law and bring collaborative, will-do approaches to the full array of issues that will arise in the day-to-day operations of SDCWA.

Apply online: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment/1951

More information:

Andrew Nelson
Paula Adams
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3329

Online brochure: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment-solutions/executive-search

San Diego County Water Authority: https://www.sdcwa.org

 

EMINENT DOMAIN ATTORNEY - Updated 03/08/2022

Established municipal law firm with 40+ attorneys is seeking an attorney with 1-2 years of experience to join an active eminent domain practice.

Qualifications:

  • 1+ year experience
  • Great attention to detail
  • Exceptional legal research and writing skills
  • Motivated and ability to work independently
  • Real estate transaction experience is a plus
  • Experience representing public entities is a plus

For further inquiries, please submit your resume to: careers@wss-law.com

 

LITIGATION ATTORNEY - Updated 03/08/2022

Established municipal law firm with 40+ attorneys is seeking a litigation attorney with 3-10 years of experience to handle a wide array of civil ligation matters including but not limited to tort liability, catastrophic injury cases, wrongful death and civil rights. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to work both independently and with team on complex cases.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience practicing in the area of civil litigation
  • Experience in taking and defending depositions
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Trial experience is a plus
  • Experience representing public entities a plus

For further inquiries, please submit your resume to Monica Sweet at careers@wss-law.com

 

PUBLIC LAW ATTORNEY - Updated 03/08/2022

Established municipal law firm with 40+ attorneys is seeking a transactional attorney with 5-10 years of experience to join its Public Law Group. The firm serves as general counsel and city attorney to multiple public agencies in Southern California. Attorneys in the Public Law Group advise public agency clients on a wide array of matters, including public governance, municipal law, state and federal procurements, land use and zoning, ethics and open government, constitutional law, elections, and housing, among others. The ideal candidate will be able to advise public agency staff and governing boards on a wide variety of legal matters, work in close relationship with assigned clients, make decisions, and be able to effectively work either cooperatively or independently.

Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of transactional practice ideally with public law, municipal law, or land use experience
  • Ability to draft transactional documents including contracts, ordinances, and resolutions
  • Strong analytical, writing, and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities

For further inquiries, please submit your resume to: careers@wss-law.com

 

LITIGATION PARALEGAL - Updated 03/08/2022

Motivated team player for boutique litigation law firm specializing in state and federal commercial and business litigation. Will be assisting litigation attorneys in all aspects of litigation and trial.

Requirements

  • Can work full-time (at least 30 hours a week.)
  • Is proficient in : Microsoft Word, NextPoint, Lexis-Nexis, Teams, Zoom, Adobe Acrobat, Outlook, and OneDrive.
  • Strong computer skills
  • Very well organized; proficient in document control; drafting of pleadings and discovery matters.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Great aptitude to learn
  • Enjoy interacting with clients and witnesses
  • Enjoys team collaboration

To apply, please send your resume to Pat Groden at pat@bcrlaw.net.

 

LITIGATION PARALEGAL - Updated 03/04/2022

FedEx Express has a rare opening for a litigation paralegal with at least six years’ experience for its Irvine, California based employment litigation team. 

If you feel you are suited for this position, please send a resume to cjyost@fedex.com. You can also go to https://careers.fedex.com/fedex/ and search for this opening when it posts on Friday, March 4.

There is value to applying early as the employer usually only sees the first 30 or so resumes.

 

ATTORNEY AND LEGAL INTERNSHIP VACANCIES AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE - Updated 03/03/2022

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.  We welcome applications from candidates who are interested in positively contributing to Justice and hope that you will consider joining the dedicated public servants at the Department of Justice.

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