ACBA Job Board


ACBA members get first crack at our job board postings in the ACBA Bi-Weekly e-Newsletter. 

Legal Services for Children – Bilingual (Spanish) Immigration Attorney: Legal Services for Children is hiring an immigration attorney to work on their Detained Immigrant Children’s Project, working with minors in custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement in children’s shelters in Northern California. Learn more

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Tanium – Paralegal and Contracts Coordinator: You will be part of a growing Legal team that supports Tanium’s strategic business objectives. Learn more

CAIR-SFBA – Deputy Director: This full-time, Director-level position is based in Santa Clara, CA. A detailed job announcement including application, compensation and benefits information is available here.

City of Vallejo, California – City Attorney: With 121,000 residents, Vallejo is the largest city in Solano County and the tenth most populous in the Bay Area. The City Attorney’s office is staffed with 13 members, including 8 attorneys and 5 administrative support positions. Direct reports to the City Attorney include a Chief Assistant City Attorney, an Assistant City Attorney II, and the Law Office Supervisor. The FY 19-20 budget for the City Attorney’s Office is $1.8 million. The City Attorney and City Manager are the only direct reports to the City Council. Read more

Oakland City Attorney – Deputy City Attorney III or IV General & Complex Litigation: Significant litigation experience including writ and appellate experience is desirable for the position with placement depending on experience. The City Attorney’s Office represents the City in legal matters pertaining to the City of Oakland. These matters include, but are not limited to, providing advice to clients, handling writ proceedings and handling litigation and appellate matters. Learn more.

Oakland City Attorney – Deputy City Attorney III General Government, Municipal Finance & Tax: The Office of the City Attorney seeks an attorney for the position of Deputy City Attorney III with background and expertise in the municipal finance, revenue, bonds, taxation, fees and assessments. Relevant expertise includes general municipal law practice areas including but not limited to municipal finance, ethics and conflict of interest in the context of municipal finance and public contracting.  Expertise in municipal bond law, open meetings laws, public records, parliamentary procedure, and constitutional law and/or serving as counsel to legislative bodies, boards and commissions is a plus. FULL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

The San Francisco Regional Office of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission has openings for attorney positions within the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) staff.  Candidates should have at least 1 year post J.D. experience as a practicing attorney or possess a L.L.M., the ability to perform compliance examinations of investment advisers, investment companies and private funds, and the ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally.  Duties of an OCIE attorney include participating in planning and conducting securities compliance examinations, developing reports of findings, and providing recommendations for examinations; and conducting research, review and analysis of a variety of documents related to investment adviser, private fund, and mutual fund examinations, and developing recommendations to resolve problems or issues encountered.  Salary range is $102,691 to $168,892 DOE.  Application deadline is April 10, 2020.  Mail resume to:  Elena Ro, US SEC, 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 2800, San Francisco, CA 94104.  The SEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse workforce.

Alameda County Deputy Public Defender: Found only in the Public Defender’s Department, Deputy Public Defender is the general litigation attorney class. By the assignment of the Public Defender, Deputy Public Defenders are the attorneys for defendants in criminal and juvenile cases, and represent litigants in certain civil proceedings, as appointed to or accepted by the Public Defender. Deputy Public Defenders perform all related legal work as required and authorized by the Public Defender. Learn more

The ACLU of Northern California – Legal-Policy Co-Directors:

UnCommon Law is looking for an attorney to join our team. People from underrepresented groups, including people of color and those whose families have been impacted by our criminal legal system, are strongly encouraged to apply. This position helps us provide trauma-informed counseling and legal assistance to people seeking a safe pathway home from their life sentences. Learn more

Associate Attorney: AV-rated Oakland insurance and civil defense firm seeks an experienced, California licensed associate attorney seeking to grow and assume case responsibilities in a friendly, mid-size law firm. A minimum of five years’ experience is ideal, and experience in civil litigation preferred. Ideal candidate will have excellent research and writing skills, and discovery and motion practice experience. Trial and mediation experience a plus, but not required. Please reply with résumé, writing sample and salary requirements.Firm offers a competitive salary and full benefits, and flexibility regarding work schedule. Contact:

CEB – Content Attorneys: We are looking for an attorney with Real Property Litigation experience to start June 1st and a General Civil Litigator or someone with Trusts & Estates experience to begin immediately. These attorneys will join our content team creating and curating California’s best practice guides. Our internal team is fun and collaborative and you’ll be working with some of the best legal minds in the state. Civil litigation, real property litigation, and trusts & estates are all in need. Application portal: and

City of Oakland Office Hearing Officer: The contractor(s) will hear appeals of enforcement actions pertaining to any and all building, housing, fire, property, zoning codes, special business permits and public nuisance cases. These contracts will be on an as needed basis for a period of two years or up to $30,000, whichever occurs first. For more detail, please see the informal RFQ.  Due date for responses is no later than 3:00 p.m., Monday, June 1, 2020.

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