ACBA Job Board


ACBA members get first crack at our job board postings in the ACBA Bi-Weekly e-Newsletter.  Contact our membership department at (510) 302-2201 today to join!

THE OAKLAND CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE – Multiple Openings: Learn more

Superior Court, County of San Mateo – ADR Program Managing Attorney: The ADR Program Managing Attorney directs the Self-Help/FLF office as well as Family Court Services, ADR and Probate Investigations.  Learn more

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights – Multiple PositionsLegal Assistant – Immigrant JusticeThurgood Marshall Civil Rights Fellow

East Bay Community Law Center’s Clean Slate Program: EBCLC is currently seeking two Staff Attorneys/Clinical Supervisors for the program, one for reentry work associated with criminal records (“Reentry”) and one to address the impact of court-ordered fines and fees (“Decriminalization of Poverty”). Learn more

Associate Attorney: Boutique Oakland Law Firm looking for an associate attorney with one to three years experience to litigate employment (mostly sexual harassment), sexual abuse, and large personal injury cases. Civil litigation experience necessary. Employment, sexual abuse or personal injury experience desired. Will be working on written discovery, drafting, and responding to pleadings and pre-trial motions, taking and defending depositions, and second-chairing trials. Email resume to

San Francisco – MAGISTRATE JUDGE VACANCY: Magistrate judges in the Northern District are authorized to perform the full range of duties provided for magistrate judges under the applicable statute. Applications must be signed and submitted personally by the applicant and received by June 17, 2019. Learn more

Alameda County Public Defender’s Office – Clean Slate attorney: We are one of the few public defender office clean slate programs in the country offering representation in both criminal records remedies and employment and licensure matters. Clean Slate Attorney description

Public Justice – Managing Attorney: Assist the Executive Director in maximizing the impact, and ensuring the smooth and efficient functioning, of the law firm. Serve as the administrative manager of the law firm, and mentor and supervise attorneys (as needed) and legal assistants. (Supervision of attorneys is not anticipated to include authority over case selection or require regular review of legal work product.) The Managing Attorney serves on Public Justice’s Management Team. This position does not litigate. Occasional travel, between Public Justice offices in Washington DC and Oakland, CA and to various Board events will be required. Learn more

City of Oakland – COMPLAINT INVESTIGATOR II:  Under supervision of the Community Police Review Agency’s Executive Director, the incumbent investigates citizen’s complaints of alleged police misconduct which are filed with the Agency; compiles and analyzes facts and data for cases; prepares investigative reports for meetings and hearings; and performs other related duties as assigned. Learn more

Family Violence Law Center – Crisis Intervention Specialist – Oakland: Under the supervision of the Family Violence Intervention Unit Manager, the Crisis Intervention Specialist (CIS) works with survivors of domestic violence to provide emotional support, assistance navigating the criminal justice and civil legal systems, and linkages to other social services, as necessary. Learn more

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Legal Assistance to the Elderly – Health Law-Staff Attorney: For almost 40 years, LAE has provided free legal advice and representation to seniors and adults with disabilities in San Francisco. Our mission is to keep this vulnerable community safe, financially secure and housed. Learn more

Workers’ Rights Law Firm – Associate Attorney: Provide all phases of representation to workers in discrimination, whistleblower, wage/hour, and other individual, collective, and class litigation, from intake through complaint filing, discovery, trial, appeal, and resolution. Check out our website: Please email, but do not call about this posting.

BAY AREA POLITICAL LAW FIRM – ASSOCIATE: Remcho, Johansen & Purcell LLP, a boutique law firm located in uptown Oakland, represents elected officials, candidates and political committees, governmental agencies, unions, and non-profit and for-profit corporations on constitutional, election, campaign finance, governmental ethics, and other public policy issues. We are seeking an associate with one to four years’ experience who will thrive working on challenging legal issues in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. Learn more

Root & Rebound – In-Prison Programs Attorney: The In-Prison Attorney will develop, facilitate, and enhance R&R’s reentry legal education and reentry services for people in CA state prisons and jails preparing to return home–mitigating the issues that thousands of people face each year when released, through early and impactful support. Learn more

UCOP – Deputy General Counsel (DGC) of Business, Finance and Innovation: The Deputy General Counsel (DGC) of Business, Finance and Innovation (BFI) will provide leadership to a diverse and experienced team of attorneys supporting the University’s transactional initiatives including expanding technology assets, investing in and further developing the University’s commercial opportunities, and supporting global partnerships. Learn more

San Francisco District Attorney’s Independent Investigations Bureau (IIB) – Assistant District Attorney: IIB has three primary responsibilities:
1. Lead investigative role in all officer-involved shooting and in-custody death incidents and any criminal prosecutions that result;
2. Investigate and prosecute other allegations of criminal police misconduct; and
3. Conviction review investigations regarding credible claims of factual innocence. Learn more

Have a job you’d like to include in our Job Board? Please send job descriptions to Valerie Lescroart at