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

Department of Justice – attorney and legal internship vacancies: To learn more about Justice and our legal careers, please visit our website at

Ogletree Deakins – Employment Litigation Associate: The San Francisco office of Ogletree Deakins has a unique opportunity for an associate (on shareholder track) to join its expanding practice and assume a major role in overseeing employment litigation involving cutting-edge employment litigation for prominent medium-sized and large California and global clients.  Learn more

Ogletree Deakins – Labor & Employment Attorney: Our San Francisco office has a unique opportunity for an attorney with extensive employment law experience to join the firm’s expanding practice, with a primary focus on providing advice and counsel to an expanding range of medium to large local, national, and global companies with operations in California.  The focus of this position would be providing advice and counsel, but would also include involvement in litigation. Learn more

Alameda County Bar Association – Continuing Education Coordinator: The Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Coordinator reports to the Deputy Director. The CLE Coordinator is responsible for working closely with the attorneys in the various Sections to plan and promote high-quality, interactive educational programs. Learn more

National Center for Youth Law

Attorney, Child Welfare & Legal Advocacy – Oakland
Senior Attorney, Immigration & Legal Advocacy – Oakland
Development Manager – Oakland

Sacramento Superior Court – full time staff attorney, Family Law Facilitator’s Office.

Office of the Governor – Parole and Clemency Team Case Analyst – Legal Team: Parole and Clemency Case Analyst work collaboratively with the Governor’s Parole & Clemency Unit and the rest of the Legal Team to review a high volume of cases following a parole grant by the Board of Parole Hearings and clemency applications submitted by constituents. Learn more

Office of the Governor – Parole and Clemency Team Deputy – Legal Team: The Parole and Clemency Case Deputies work collaboratively with the Governor’s Parole & Clemency Unit and the rest of the Legal Team to review a high volume of cases following a parole grant by the Board of Parole Hearings and clemency applications submitted by constituents. Learn more

9th Circuit Court of Appeals – Circuit Mediator

United States Trustee Tracy Hope Davis – Subchapter V trustees in the Eastern District of California, Northern District of California and the District of Nevada
(1) Subchapter V Trustees for Eastern District of California
(2) Subchapter V Trustees for Northern District of California
(3) Subchapter V Trustees for the District of Nevada

The Alameda County General Services Agency (GSA) – Consultant: The GSA is seeking consultant support as it enters into negotiations with the Alameda County Building Trades Council for a new 5 year project labor agreement. GSA seeks a qualified consultant to augment its negotiation team. Learn more

University of San Francisco School of Law – Chair in Animal Law: By virtue of the generous support of an anonymous donor, this fully funded tenured Chair will establish and build an Animal Law Program in a law school backed by Jesuit values located in beautiful San Francisco.  Learn more

Alameda County Public Defender’s Office – Associate Deputy Public Defender: Associate Deputy Public Defender is the entry-level litigation attorney class. Learn more

Eastern District of California at Yosemite National Park, California – Magistrate Judge: Application packets must be received by no later than Friday, January 3, 2020. Learn more

FVAP – Housing Attorney Fellow or Housing Legal Fellow: FVAP is seeking a Housing Attorney Fellow or Housing Legal Fellow to build the capacity and reach of its Housing and Employment Justice Project by deepening FVAP’s connections to underserved rural and frontier communities in California, focusing on communities that have little access or connection to legal assistance. Learn more

San Joaquin Court – 2 Legal Research Attorneys: This is a journey level professional attorney classification responsible for performing legal research, preparing tentative decisions and rulings and assisting judges in researching and resolving legal questions. Learn more

City of Livermore, CA – Assistant City Attorney: The City Attorney’s Office currently has one vacancy at the Assistant level. Candidates must possess a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and active membership in the California State Bar; possess at least five (5) years of experience in the practice of law, with at least two (2) years in California municipal law; must have some litigation and transactional experience; and, a California Class C Drivers’ License and a satisfactory driving record, as determined by the City. Experience providing advice and counseling in a wide variety of practice areas affecting City business is preferred. Filing Deadline: January 3, 2020. Learn more

The Office of Laboratory Counsel for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – Legal Counsel / Attorney: Berkeley Lab has an exciting new Legal Counsel opportunity to be part of a vital in-house legal department at the nation’s premier national research laboratory doing a broad range of cutting-edge law and counselling.  Learn more

Legal Services for Children – BILINGUAL (SPANISH) IMMIGRATION STAFF ATTORNEY: LSC seeks an attorney to represent children in immigration proceedings. Clients will be living in the community in the Bay Area.  Clients are primarily monolingual Spanish speakers.  We welcome applicants at all levels and provide opportunities for training and leadership. Learn more

San Jose Federal Public Defenders: Assistant Paralegal Contract: The Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of California’s San Jose office is seeking an individual to assist our staff for a limited term. The proposed term would start approximately December 16, 2019 thru approximately the first week of July 2020, 5-7 hours/day 5 days/wk. Learn more

Centro Legal de la Raza – Managing Attorney, Tenants’ Rights: Our Tenants’ Rights Practice works to stop displacement and stabilize our communities through eviction defense, drop-in legal clinics, affirmative litigation, administrative hearings before rent boards, know-your-rights presentations and an array of community outreach, and policy initiatives. We are seeking an experienced attorney to provide leadership and innovation for our team of Tenants’ Rights advocates. Learn more

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