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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 ASSOCIATE/SENIOR COUNSEL - Updated 04/23/2024

Keystone Law Group has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Associate/Senior Counsel to join this growing law practice. This position can be hybrid or fully remote. Senior attorneys are responsible for acting as the handling attorney and primary point of contact for clients on estate and trust litigation matters. The ideal candidate will be able to independently handle various matters related to trust and estate law, such as drafting legal documents, attending hearings, mediations, and trials, advising clients, and managing cases. For candidates with 8-10 years of civil or family litigation experience but no background in probate, the firm will provide extensive training during the onboarding process.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 5 plus years of demonstrated probate and trust litigation experience; or
  • 8-10 years plus of civil or family law litigation experience with strong job stability and references required

HOW TO APPLY

Please click here for full details on this position or visit the career page.
To apply, interested individuals can send their resumes to careers@keystone-law.com

 

ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY – PUBLIC UTILITIES - Updated 04/17/2024

The City of Anaheim, California, seeks an Assistant City Attorney to act as General Counsel for its Public Utilities Department, which serves the water and power needs of the Anaheim community. This Attorney will serve as the primary legal advisor for the Department, offering legal expertise on a wide range of utility issues, including policy discussions, transactional matters, and utilities litigation.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

  • Education: Juris Doctorate degree from a fully accredited school of law.
  • Experience: Seven years of increasingly responsible experience directly related to area of assignment/specialty, such as in the field of municipal, utilities, public works/contracting, public financing, and administrative law including two years of advanced journey level experience directly related to the position. Prior experience working for a publicly- owned utility is highly desirable.
  • Licenses:
    Membership in the State Bar of California and license to practice in the federal courts.
    Valid California driver’s license.

Please click here for full details on this position.

HOW TO APPLY
For first consideration, apply by May 16th. Please click here to apply.

 

DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY I/ II/ SENIOR - Updated 04/16/2024

The City of Huntington Beach is seeking talented Civil Litigators to join our team at the City Attorney’s Office.

The Ideal Candidate has been practicing law in California for at least 2 years, with civil trial experience, either in prosecuting or defending lawsuits. The Ideal Candidate also has very strong legal research and writing experience, with experience researching and writing Writs, researching and writing Appeals, and preparing written discovery, dispositive motions, and preparing trial documents and briefs. Having represented other government or public agencies at trial is a significant plus and experience with State laws involving housing, planning and zoning, and State environmental laws is desirable.

Please click here for full details on this position.

TO APPLY:
Please complete and submit an online application here. Attach a cover letter and updated resume to your online application.

This recruitment will remain open until filled. Please submit your application ASAP for earliest consideration.

 

INVESTIGATING ATTORNEY (SENIOR ATTORNEY III) - Updated 04/09/2024

The Commission on Judicial Performance is seeking an Investigating Attorney (Senior Attorney III). This attorney position is responsible for investigating allegations of judicial misconduct and preparing substantive reports to the commission.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
California State Bar membership and a minimum of four years of post-bar experience; outstanding analytical, writing, and research skills.

Please click here for full details on this position.

TO APPLY
Our official application must be completed thoroughly in order to be considered. In addition, this position requires submission of a resume, a letter expressing your interest in, and highlighting any experience that you deem particularly relevant to this position, and a writing sample of 1,000 words or fewer.

To complete the online application, please visit our website and search for Job ID# 6212.

This position will remain open until filled; however, for earliest consideration, please apply by May 14, 2024.

 

MIDLEVEL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATE - Updated 04/02/2024

Miller Nash is a full-service law firm hiring for our Long Beach, California office. Our firm has a strong commitment to providing comprehensive legal solutions to our clients. We pride ourselves on our expertise, integrity, teamwork, and dedication to achieving successful outcomes.

We are seeking a motivated midlevel associate to join our dynamic team and support our Environmental Law and Real Estate practice groups. The successful candidate will participate in environmental investigations and litigation matters, advise on compliance and land use issues, and provide regulatory representation, particularly focusing on contaminated properties, due diligence for transactions, and related areas.

Necessary experience includes knowledge of real estate law, environmental law and/or litigation and have in-depth knowledge and some work experience with statutes, regulations, and common law related to soil and groundwater contamination, water quality, air quality, and/or climate change. Only candidates who have received their Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school with a California bar license should apply.

Please click here for full details on this position.

To apply, please upload your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) here.

 

MIDLEVEL LITIGATION & ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ASSOCIATE - Updated 04/02/2024

Miller Nash is a full-service law firm hiring for our Long Beach, California office. Our firm has a strong commitment to providing comprehensive legal solutions to our clients. We pride ourselves on our expertise, integrity, teamwork, and dedication to achieving successful outcomes.

We are seeking a motivated midlevel associate to join our dynamic team and support our Litigation and Environmental Law practice groups. The successful candidate will assist in pre-litigation investigations, environmental and business litigation matters from inception through trial, and litigation management, particularly focusing on contaminated properties, product liabilities, contractual and other business disputes, and related areas.

Necessary experience includes knowledge of multi-party or complex litigation matters and/or environmental law and a willingness and ability to learn and work with complex fact sets, scientific and technical disciplines, and our clients’ businesses. Only candidates who have received their Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school with a California bar license should apply.

Please click here for full details on this position.

To apply, please upload your cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) here.

 

MIDLEVEL BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITORS' RIGHTS ATTORNEY - Updated 04/02/2024

Miller Nash is seeking an attorney with 5+ years of experience to join its bankruptcy and creditors’ rights team in our Long Beach office or remotely in California. Experience with bankruptcy, receivership, and related insolvency proceedings is required, as well as strong academic credentials and analytical ability. The ideal candidate will possess a dedicated commitment to providing exceptional client service and an enthusiasm for working collaboratively.

Some portable business and a proven ability to develop and manage a book of business required. Only candidates with a current California bar license should apply. An Oregon State Bar and/or Washington State Bar license is a plus. Flexible hybrid work arrangements are available to all Miller Nash attorneys.

Please click here for full details on this position.

To apply, please upload your cover letter and resume here.

 

APPELLATE COURT ATTORNEY - CENTRAL STAFF (LEVEL A - SENIOR) - Updated 03/28/2024

The California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, located in Los Angeles, is accepting applications for an appellate attorney to work in Central Staff. The attorney will work collaboratively with the managing attorney and justices in the preparation of opinions. The attorney’s duties will include reviewing appellate briefs and trial records, researching and analyzing the law, preparing initial drafts of opinions, reviewing and proofreading opinions by the justice, and performing other tasks as assigned by the justice. Excellent analytical, writing, and research skills are mandatory. Familiarity with appellate practice is preferred. Applicants must be willing to, and capable of, working on appeals from orders on petitions for a writ of habeas corpus in capital cases.

HOW TO APPLY
The following items are required:

  • Completed online application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample

Please click here for full details on this position.

Interested applicants may click here to apply. For earliest consideration, please apply by April 8, 2024. This posting will remain open until the position is filled.

 

ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEY - Updated 03/28/2024

The Meier Law Firm in Newport Beach is seeking a warm, personable, highly knowledgeable, and team-oriented attorney to perform general estate planning, probate, and trust administration services and become an integral part of their leadership team. This person must already be a reputable and experienced estate planning attorney with at least 2 years of experience in estate planning who can perform the job duties below with little training or supervision.

Primary Job Duties
You will be responsible for all aspects of client matters including:

  • Occasionally conduct in-person planning sessions for potential clients and determine legal strategy and next steps. (Please note we have other team members who primarily handle initial planning sessions and client engagement.);
  • Design legal strategy with clients, and then delegate, supervise, and finalize all legal drafting performed by paralegals and legal assistants.
  • Occasionally appear in court for non-contested conservatorship and trust modification petitions.
  • Above all else, take excellent care of our clients and help us further our mission of ensuring every person who comes through our door is provided outstanding legal services with compassion and care.

Please click here for full details on this position.

How to Apply
Interested applicants may apply by submitting your resume and cover letter via email to office@meierfirm.com.

 

STAFF ATTORNEY - Updated 03/21/2024

The Orange County Office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP is seeking a staff attorney with 2 - 5 years of litigation experience to join our Class Action & Appellate Litigation practice group. Desired candidates will have experience drafting discovery requests and responses as well as document productions in product defense matters, preferably in the automotive industry. Candidates must be licensed to practice in California. Please, no third party submissions.

Interested candidates, please click here to apply online.

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

ATTORNEY I, II, III - ORANGE COUNTY OFFICE OF INDEPENDENT REVIEW - Updated 03/20/2024

The Office of Independent Review has opportunities for Attorney I, II, and IIIs acts as an independent resource and counsel for the County of Orange Board of Supervisors to monitor and provide oversight of the Orange County Sheriff's Department, the Office of the District Attorney, Office of the Public Defender, Probation Department, and the Social Services Agency with a focus on identifying systemic issues and addressing specific incidents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Attorney I
License: Active membership in the State Bar of California
Experience: None required.

Attorney II
License: Active membership in the State Bar of California
Experience: Twelve (12) months of experience as an attorney in the practice of civil, governmental, criminal or child support establishment and enforcement law.

Attorney III
License: Active membership in the State Bar of California
Experience: Two (2) years of experience as an attorney in the practice of civil, governmental, criminal or child support establishment and enforcement law.

Candidate must be a fully licensed, active member in good standing with the California State Bar no later than May, 13, 2024. Candidates who have taken the February 2024 California Bar Exam are eligible to apply but must fully be licensed active members of the California State Bar and in good standing at the time of appointment to be eligible for hire.

Online applications will be accepted beginning Tuesday, March 19, 2024, and will remain open until Tuesday, April 9, 11:59 P.M. PST on the day needs of the department are met. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately for priority consideration.

Please click here for full details on the positions and to apply.

 

IMMIGRATION STAFF ATTORNEY - Updated 03/19/2024

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Southern California is seeking an Immigration Staff Attorney to join it's team in Los Angeles.

Under the direction of the Director of LA Immigration & Citizenship Project, the Staff Attorney works on a wide range of complex immigration cases, which may include, but not limited to: Asylum (Affirmative & Defensive), Adjustment of Status, Family Based Visas, Naturalization Applications, DACA, Appeals, Victims of Crimes (U, VAWA, T visas), and Removal Defense. The Staff Attorney will providing direct application assistance and appearing at the USCIS and Immigration Court (Los Angeles & Santa Ana). In addition, this position will help conduct immigration trainings, and conducting outreach and education to local community based organizations and other partners.

Qualifications

  • J.D. and active membership in California State Bar
  • Minimum one (1) year of immigration experience, preferably with removal proceeding experience and experience working with refugees, victims of domestic violence, crimes, and trafficking.
  • Experience assisting immigrant, limited English speaking and/or low-income clients

Please click here for full details on this position and to apply.

 

IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP STAFF ATTORNEY - Updated 03/19/2024

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Southern California is seeking an Immigration and Citizenship Staff Attorney to join it's Orange County Office in Anaheim.

The Staff Attorney works directly on complex immigration cases, including on immigration cases dealing with victims of crimes (VAWA, U, T visas, etc), affirmative applications with USCIS (Naturalization applications, family petitions, Adjustment of Status, etc) and removal defense cases, provides technical support and capacity building to other nonprofit organizations on immigration, and staffs evening and weekend workshops.

Primary duties assigned to the staff attorney include, but are not limited to, providing direct application assistance in complex immigration cases, providing legal representation for diverse clients with complex immigration cases before USCIS and Immigration Court, including appeals and habeas petitions, and conducting immigration trainings for other CBOs and partner agencies.

Qualifications

  • J.D. and active membership in California State Bar
  • Minimum four (4) years of immigration experience, including immigration court experience, with experience working with victims of crimes and removal proceedings.
  • Experience assisting immigrant, limited English speaking and/or low-income clients

Please click here for full details on this position and to apply.

 

IMPACT LITIGATION STAFF ATTORNEY - Updated 03/19/2024

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Southern California is seeking an Impact Litigation Staff Attorney to join it's team in Los Angeles.

As part of Advancing Justice Southern California’s Impact Litigation program and under the direction of the Managing Attorney, the Staff Attorney is responsible for performing client counseling and representation duties. The Staff Attorney meets and advises clients of legal rights and issues; conducts legal research, writing, and litigates on clients’ behalf. These activities are expected to include client interviews, meeting with community partners and sister legal services organizations to collaborate on responding to issues, investigating cases, conducting written discovery and depositions, participating in mediation/arbitration, preparing court filings, appearing in court or before administrative agencies, and performing other legal advocacy as needed. The position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Unit.

Qualifications

  • J.D. and active membership in California State Bar
  • Minimum two (2) years of varied litigation experience
  • Background in public interest, voting rights, or addressing social issues preferred

Please click here for full details on this position and to apply.

 

DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY I, II, III - ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE - Updated 03/12/2024

The District Attorney's Office has opportunities for Deputy District Attorney I, II, and IIIs who will be a positive influence in making Orange County a safe place to live by supporting the District Attorney's mission. Public safety and the administration of justice are universal concerns. We value qualified candidates with diverse strengths, backgrounds and life experiences that can support a positive and inclusive environment dedicated to serving the People of the State of California.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Attorney I
License: Active membership in the State Bar of California
Experience: None required.

Attorney II
License: Active membership in the State Bar of California
Experience: Twelve (12) months of experience as an attorney in the practice of civil, governmental, criminal or child support establishment and enforcement law.

Attorney III
License: Active membership in the State Bar of California
Experience: Two (2) years of experience as an attorney in the practice of civil, governmental, criminal or child support establishment and enforcement law.

Candidate must be a fully licensed, active member in good standing with the California State Bar no later than May, 13, 2024. Candidates who have taken the February 2024 California Bar Exam are eligible to apply but must fully be licensed active members of the California State Bar and in good standing at the time of appointment to be eligible for hire.

Online applications will be accepted beginning Friday, March 1, 2024, and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 P.M. PST on the day needs of the department are met. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately for priority consideration.

Please click here for full details on the positions and to apply.

 

PRINCIPAL COUNSEL, TAX-EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS AND CHARITABLE GIVING FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT IN OAKLAND, CA - Updated 03/12/2024

The University of California cumulatively raises over $3 billion annually in private support. Charitable giving is a mission-critical component of revenue to the campuses and has grown significantly in recent years in both volume and in complexity. This position provides substantial expertise in the legal matters of tax-exempt organizations, nonprofits, and charitable giving, including: formation, governance, operation, and termination of tax-exempt and nonprofit organizations; charitable trust law; structuring mergers, asset acquisitions, and affiliations; joint ventures among tax-exempt organizations, nonprofits, and for-profits; private inurement and private benefit rules; unrelated business taxable income and UBIT analysis; lobbying and political activity; complex charitable gifts; endowment; tax reporting; compliance. Knowledge of the following is advantageous: partnership tax, planned giving, and/or estate planning.

Responsibilities require substantial knowledge of and the ability to apply federal tax law governing tax-exempt organizations, state nonprofit corporation law and the bylaws, policies and guidelines of The Regents to transact a variety of matters. Responsibilities also include drafting, reviewing and revising a variety of legal instruments involving the University's interests, including charitable gift agreements and planned giving instruments. This position will assist all campuses and campus foundations in these matters. The hire will interact with donors, donors' counsel and other professional advisors, campus counsel and University Advancement personnel to achieve successful gift outcomes for the University. All team members are expected to actively participate in initiatives to promote diversity, equity and inclusion, whether at UC or in the community.

Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in a law firm or at an academic institution, corporation, or other entity is required.

Must be a member in good standing of the California Bar. (Out-of-state hire would be afforded time to pass the Bar within a reasonable period).

The first review date for this job is April 3, 2024. The position will be open until filled.

Please click here for full details on this position. Please click here to apply.

 

PRINCIPAL COUNSEL, HEALTH REGULATORY FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT IN OAKLAND, CA - Updated 03/12/2024

UC Legal - Office of General Counsel (OGC) delivers ethical, timely, efficient and high quality legal services to the University of California ten campuses, five medical centers, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as well as to the Board of Regents, the President, the Chancellors and other officers of the University. Its services include prosecuting and defending litigation, drafting and negotiating agreements, providing advice, counsel and interpretation of laws, regulations and policies, and assisting with development of effective compliance and risk mitigation strategies to facilitate the University's complex operations.

Reporting to the Managing Counsel, Health Affairs, Privacy & Data Protection Law, the Principal Counsel - Health Regulatory provides primary legal support to the University's medical centers and health sciences schools on complex and high impact healthcare regulatory analysis. Work includes advising and counseling on health care regulatory and policy issues including health care reimbursement, operations, privacy, hospital licensing or accreditation, medical staff, peer review, tax exemption, federally qualified health centers, clinical laboratories, pharmacies, controlled substances, Medicare/Medicaid enrollment, sexual harassment/sexual violence in academic medical centers, graduate medical education, religious liberty/establishment issues, managed care and Veteran's Affairs facility affiliations. The position also advises UC Health, Office of the President, Faculty Senate, and campus stakeholders on a broad range of healthcare legal issues.

Must be a member in good standing of the California Bar. (Out-of-state hire would be afforded time to pass the Bar within a reasonable period).

The first review date for this job is March 22, 2024. The position will be open until filled.

Please click here for full details on this position. Please click here to apply.

 

IN-HOUSE COUNSEL AT LUGANO DIAMONDS (NEWPORT BEACH, CA) - Updated 02/28/2024

As the In-House Counsel you will hold a pivotal role in safeguarding the Company's interests through comprehensive legal support on contract matters. Your expertise in reviewing and drafting various contracts, agreements, and legal documents will ensure that we operate smoothly, ethically and in full compliance with legal standards. Reporting to the COO and the first in-house legal employee, you will collaborate with various departments advising on contract terms and legal risk, you will develop systems and processes and build the foundation for scalable best practices. If you are a dedicated and passionate legal professional who thrives in providing support and guidance to a dynamic, growing organization, we encourage you to apply.

What You Bring to the Team

  • Active member in Good Standing of the California Bar Association
  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school
  • In-house experience with global retail organizations is a plus

Please click here for full details on this position and to apply.

 

SENIOR ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY POSITION AT HERMAN LAW - Updated 02/28/2024

Herman Law represents victims of sexual abuse in civil cases. Our attorneys have extensive experience advocating for survivors of sexual abuse. We are dedicated to helping victims of these horrible crimes heal the wounds of their abuse by empowering them through the legal process.

Role Description
This is a full-time Senior Associate Attorney position located in either the Silicon Valley or Los Angeles/Woodland Hills area, with at least 4 days in office required. The ideal candidate will have significant experience handling all aspects of personal injury claims from inception through and including trial.

Qualifications

  • Must have 10+ years civil litigation experience, including arguing and attending hearings, drafting motions, attending mediations/arbitrations
  • Must have experience drafting and responding to discovery
  • Must have conducted at least 50+ depositions

Please click here for full details on this position.

Submit resume and application at hermanlaw.isolvedhire.com/jobs/

 

CIVIL RIGHTS OFFICE HEALTH INVESTIGATOR FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES - Updated 02/21/2024

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:
UCLA’s Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Civil Rights Office (EDI-CRO) receives complaints and conducts investigations of all forms of discrimination, harassment, and sexual violence to uphold civil rights protections for the UCLA community including students, staff, faculty and non-faculty academic personnel as well as patients at UCLA Health.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the general oversight of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Civil Rights, and in coordination with the Staff Diversity and EEO Compliance Director, Title IX Director, and Discrimination Prevention Office Director, the incumbent is responsible for the investigation and resolution of complaints of sexual harassment, sexual violence, and discrimination and harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, gender transition status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), genetic information (including family medical history), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services, including protected veterans (brought by employees, students, patients or others) in the UCLA Health System and in the David Geffen School of Medicine ("DGSOM").

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, and ABILITIES:

  • Working knowledge of federal and state regulations related to Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, ADA, and other state civil rights laws that apply to the public sector consistent with University of California policies and guidelines.
  • Deep and broad knowledge of federal and state law pertaining to discrimination, harassment, and sexual violence. Strong knowledge of case law and employment and education law trends.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state employment practices, procedures and laws, including performance management, corrective action, and progressive discipline including termination of employment.

HOW TO APPLY
Please be prepared to attach a writing sample demonstrating legal writing.

Please click here for full details on this position and to apply.

 

LEGAL ASSISTANT, HUNTINGTON BEACH CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE - Updated 02/21/2024

The Office of the City Attorney represents the City in all aspects of legal representation. In addition to handling all lawsuits in-house, and prosecuting crimes at the local level, the City Attorney's Office advises the City Council and all City officials in all matters of law pertaining to the business of the City of Huntington Beach. Among other things, generally the City Attorney defends the City in every lawsuit, including Writs and Appeals, prepares and/or reviews all City Ordinances, Resolutions, contracts and other legal documents. The City Attorney also prosecutes criminal cases arising from violation of the provisions of the City Charter or Huntington Beach Municipal Code, and such State misdemeanors as the City has the power to prosecute.

The Legal Assistant is the journey-level classification within the Legal Assistant series. The Legal Assistant differs from Senior Legal Assistant in that incumbents in the Legal Assistant classification perform a variety of routine administrative, clerical and legal secretarial job duties.

Examples of Essential Duties

  • Prepares a variety of legal documents including but not limited to: correspondence, forms, ordinances, resolutions, opinions, pleadings, briefs, motions, grievance reports, agreements, and contracts
  • Maintains confidentiality of documents received, prepared and processed
  • Ensures accuracy and proper format utilizing knowledge of proper legal format, terminology, and procedures
  • Arranges schedules and confirms appointments, meetings, hearings, examinations, and depositions

Application & Selection Procedure

  • Application Review
  • Examination(s) - The applications that best meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a written exam (Pass/Fail), tentatively scheduled for March 22, 2024
  • The top scoring candidates on the written exam will be invited to participate in an oral board exam (weighted 100%), tentatively scheduled for April 3, 2024.
  • Selection Interview
  • Background Investigation
  • Appointment

Deadline to apply is March 8, 2024 at 5:00 PM. Please click here for full details on this position and to apply.

 

STAFF ATTORNEY - HEALTH, PUBLIC LAW CENTER - Updated 02/20/2024

DESCRIPTION:

  • Primarily responsible for providing legal support and completing regular reports for the Developmental Understanding and Legal Collaboration for Everyone (DULCE) Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP)
  • Staff MLP legal clinics at Family Resource Centers in South Orange County, where clients are assisted on a holistic basis for a variety of civil legal issues
  • Direct legal advocacy for individuals seeking help with matters related to accessing health benefits
  • Direct legal advocacy for people living with HIV/AIDS through the AIDS Legal Assistance Project (ALAP), a partnership with Orange County Health Care Agency

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Active membership in the California State Bar or Bar Membership pending or eligibility to practice under State Bar Multijurisdictional Practice Program.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required
  • Valid CA Driver’s license, insurance and good driving record; travel throughout Orange and neighboring counties may be necessary with your own transportation.

Please click here for full details on this position.

HOW TO APPLY:
Email msukumar@publiclawcenter.org.

 

SENIOR CAMPUS COUNSEL FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES - Updated 02/12/2024

The UCLA Office of the Campus Counsel (OCC) serves as the in-house legal office for the UCLA campus, including its professional schools. The OCC attorneys provide counsel and legal advice to officers, deans, faculty, and schools and departments of the University requiring legal assistance, and provide coordination and liaison between the campus, the UC Legal Office of the General Counsel in Oakland, and outside counsel engaged on behalf of the University.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the general direction of the Vice Chancellor, Legal Affairs, serving on the campus legal team in coordination with the University of California Office of General Counsel, this role provides advice on the wide range of legal questions associated with the administration, management and operation of UCLA, including but not limited to employment issues across campus, academic affairs, student affairs, business affairs, research and compliance, responding to complaints received from regulatory agencies, such as the OCR, DFEH, and EEOC, addressing issues of access to education (including allegations of disability discrimination), overseeing litigation and advising on risk management issues, public records, and University policies and procedures.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, and ABILITIES:
J.D. Degree from an ABA accredited institution and active membership in good standing of the State Bar of California (or eligible for immediate membership).

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:
This position requires a hybrid schedule (2 days on site, 3 days remote per week).

HOW TO APPLY
Please be prepared to attach a writing sample with a minimum of 10 pages - maximum of 20 pages demonstrating the applicant's analytical/persuasive skills.

Please click here for full details on this position and to apply.

 

APPELLATE COURT ATTORNEY (LEVEL C - SENIOR) - Updated 01/31/2024

The Fourth Appellate District, Division Three located in Santa Ana is now accepting applications for central staff attorney positions. The positions are being recruited at levels C to Senior and will be staffed at a level commensurate with the qualifications of the selected individuals. Duties of the attorneys include assisting in the drafting of bench memoranda and opinions in assigned cases and reviewing memoranda and proposed opinions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have at least the following:
Active membership in the State Bar of California and:

Level C: Equivalent of three years of post-bar legal experience in a legal setting such as a private law practice, corporation, government agency, law school, court, or legal publishing company; OR One year of experience as an appellate attorney, Level B, with the judicial branch.

Please click here for full details on this position.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants may click here to apply. To complete an online application, please click the APPLY FOR JOB button.

To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by 5:00PM on January 29, 2024. The position will remain open until filled.

 

SENIOR APPELLATE COURT ATTORNEY (LEVEL D - SENIOR) - Updated 01/31/2024

The California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Two, located in Riverside, decides cases at the forefront of California’s civil and criminal jurisprudence. The Court is currently recruiting talented lawyers with a love for the law and writing, a strong work ethic and a dedication to excellence to serve in the Presiding Justice’s chambers.

Your work at the court would include drafting proposed opinions in all areas of appellate law including criminal, civil, and juvenile. Litigation experience or a prior judicial clerkship are desirable, but a proven interest in legal writing and analysis, and a desire to contribute to the judicial branch are a must. The Court offers a generous compensation and benefits package, including opportunities for remote work and flexible scheduling, subject to the Justice’s approval.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Licensing and Certification: Active membership in the State Bar of California.

Level D: Equivalent of four years of post-bar legal experience in a legal setting such as a private law practice, corporation, government agency, law school, court, or legal publishing company; OR One year of experience as an appellate attorney, Level C, with the judicial branch.

Please click here for full details on this position.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants may click here to apply. To complete an online application, please click the APPLY FOR JOB button.

To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by 5:00 p.m. on February 16, 2024. The position will remain open until filled.

 

FAMILY LAW LITIGATION ATTORNEY - Updated 01/24/2024

Antonyan Miranda, one of the largest family law firms in Southern California, is hiring two family law litigation attorneys to join our growing team in Newport Beach. We offer competitive salaries ranging from $125,000 - $215,000 (depending on years of practice), attorney bonuses, medical, dental and vision coverage including dependent (and domestic partner) coverage, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, Health Savings Accounts, 401(k) participation, paid parking, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and hybrid work options (depending on experience). At Antonyan Miranda, we offer our attorneys online and in-house training to facilitate our attorneys’ expertise in family law, as well as the support of Intake, Discovery and Forensic Accountancy departments.

Apply by sending resume to: Jen Gamez – gamez@antonyanmiranda.com

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DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL, HEALTH AFFAIRS, PRIVACY & DATA PROTECTION - UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT IN OAKLAND, CA - Updated 01/12/2024

The Deputy General Counsel, Health Affairs, Privacy & Data Protection will report directly to the General Counsel/Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs and is a member of the General Counsel’s Systemwide Leadership Team. The Deputy General Counsel for Health Affairs, Privacy & Data Protection has primary responsibility for providing legal advice to UC Health, which is comprised of six academic health centers, 20 health professional schools, a Global Health Institute and systemwide services that improve the health of patients and UC’s students, faculty, and employees.

As a strategic legal advisor to the General Counsel, the Executive Vice President for UC Health, the leadership at each of UC’s six academic health centers, and UC’s President and Board of Regents, the Deputy General Counsel for Health Affairs, Privacy & Data Protection oversees a team that includes a Managing Counsel and 10 attorneys in UC Legal’s Oakland Office.

HOW TO APPLY
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Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and the University’s self-identification forms.

APPLICATION REVIEW DATE
The first review date for this job is 02/16/2024. Review of candidate materials will begin immediately and the ability to apply or nominate will continue until the position has been filled.

 

STAFF ATTORNEY, COMMITTEE ON JUDICIAL ETHICS OPINIONS - Updated 01/11/2024

The California Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (CJEO) is accepting applications for a full-time Staff Attorney to the Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions. CJEO provides judicial ethics advisory opinions and advice to judicial officers, candidates for judicial office, and the public. In providing its opinions and advice, the committee acts independently of the Supreme Court, the Commission on Judicial Performance, and all other entities. The committee relies on and interprets the California Code of Judicial Ethics, the decisions of the Supreme Court and of the Commission on Judicial Performance, and other relevant sources in its opinions and advice. The position is intended to be fully remote.

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Please reach out to CJEO staff with any questions: JudicialEthics@jud.ca.gov.

 

SUPERVISING ATTORNEY (HOUSING LAW) - Updated 01/10/2024

The Public Law Center (PLC) seeks an energetic, passionate receptionist to join our team in fighting for justice for low-income and self-represented litigants and entrepreneurs in Orange County through innovative, collaborative, community-centered lawyering to address inequities and support access to justice throughout PLC’s projects.

PLC provides high quality legal services to low-income residents and nonprofit organizations in Orange County. Legal issues include Consumer Law and Bankruptcy, Family Law, Immigration, Housing and Homelessness Prevention, Veterans, Health Law, and Transactional Law assistance. Clients apply for assistance from PLC in all of those areas through specialized phone lines, community and courthouse-based clinics, and through community partner referrals, where staff and volunteers screen clients for eligibility as well as substantive merit.

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ENVIRONMENTAL ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY - Updated 01/04/2024

Remy Moose Manley LLP is a Sacramento-based law firm with a land use and environmental law practice focused on the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Known for its commitment to providing the highest quality legal representation since 1982, RMM attorneys are at the forefront of most major land use and development issues facing California today.

RMM seeks a full-time Associate with experience or interest in CEQA/land use-related litigation. The position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently and efficiently, and membership in the California State Bar.

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Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and writing sample to srichburg@rmmenvirolaw.com. Inquiries will be treated as confidential.

 

SENIOR STAFF COUNSEL - Updated 01/03/2024

The Governor’s Office of Planning & Research (OPR) seeks a Senior Staff Counsel within its Legal Affairs team. Under the general direction of OPR’s Chief Counsel, the Senior Staff Counsel will be responsible for providing research and analytical legal services needed to advise OPR and the Office of Community Partnerships and Strategic Communications (OCPSC) leadership in the legal implications of OPR’s and OCPSC’s activities. The Senior Staff Counsel will support, review, and coordinate OCPSC’s contracting and grantmaking activities with agency partners and contractors, and, as needed, engage in litigation in coordination with the Attorney General’s Office and OPR’s Chief Counsel. The Senior Staff Counsel may also provide general legal support to OPR on issues related to CEQA, Planning and Zoning Law, Bagley-Keene, and the Public Records Act, amongst other laws.

OPR serves the Governor and his Cabinet as staff for long-range planning and research and constitutes the comprehensive state planning agency. OPR assists the Governor and the Administration in planning, research, policy development, and legislative analysis. OCPSC, operating within OPR, manages the State’s highest priority community engagement and public awareness efforts including COVID-19 vaccines, climate justice, water conservation and extreme heat.

To apply and to learn more details about the position, please click here, or go to www.calcareers.ca.gov and search job code 407773.

Application Deadline: February 19, 2024

 

SENIOR STAFF COUNSEL - Updated 01/03/2024

The Governor’s Office of Planning & Research (OPR) seeks a Senior Staff Counsel within its Legal Affairs team. Under the general direction of OPR’s Chief Counsel, the Senior Staff Counsel will be responsible for providing research and analytical legal services needed to advise OPR and California Volunteers leadership in the legal implications of their activities. Senior Staff Counsel will support, review, and coordinate OPR and California Volunteer’s agreements in contracting and grantmaking activities with agency partners and contractors, and, as needed, engage in litigation in coordination with the Attorney General’s Office and OPR’s Chief Counsel. The Senior Staff Counsel may also provide general legal support to OPR on issues related to CEQA, Planning and Zoning Law, Bagley-Keene, and the Public Records Act, amongst other laws.

OPR serves the Governor and his Cabinet as staff for long-range planning and research and constitutes the comprehensive state planning agency. OPR assists the Governor and the Administration in planning, research, policy development, and legislative analysis. California Volunteers, operating within OPR, is the state office tasked with engaging Californians in service, volunteering and civic action to tackle our state’s most pressing challenges, including climate change, and responding to emergencies and disasters.

To apply and to learn more details about the position, please click here, or go to www.calcareers.ca.gov and search job code 409191.

Application Deadline: February 19, 2024