ACBA Job Board


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

Cordell & Cordell – FOSTER CITY LITIGATION FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY: The Litigation Family Law Attorney position is the perfect fit if you’re ready to take on a new challenge that comes with industry-leading benefits. This role offers seasoned attorneys a place where you can focus on your passion of practicing law in a specialized practice field. Learn more

East Bay Children’s Law Offices, Inc. – Dependency Attorney: The Attorney will represent children at all stages of juvenile dependency proceedings. The Attorney will be in court frequently and have regular client contact. Attorney responsibilities include client interviews/home visits; providing ongoing evaluation and investigation of cases; preparing for and participating in all hearings; participating in mediations, Child & Family Team meetings, and other alternative dispute resolution efforts. EBCLO provides frequent trainings to build legal knowledge, strengthen courtroom skills and develop a deeper understanding of relevant issues and also provides an annual stipend for outside trainings. The attorney may also advocate for clients in other areas, including education, because children’s success and stability is based on more than simply the outcomes of their juvenile court cases. Learn more

Samsung NEXT – Corporate Counsel: The Corporate Counsel will be responsible for the following: Advising our Product team as they develop and launch new software and services, both nationally and internationally; Analyzing and explaining contractual issues, assessing legal risks and giving clear advice to internal executives on various operational matters… Learn more

UC Legal – Office of the General Counsel at the University of California – Senior Counsel, Labor and Employment: This position in the labor and employment practice area provides advice to a diverse client base concerning the University’s 200,000-plus workforce. This position works with systemwide and campus human resources, academic personnel, compliance, and risk management staff. Learn more

Facebook – Workplace Investigator: As a Company Investigator at Facebook, you will be responsible for any matter that may be a potential violation of law or company policy. The responsibility of a Company Investigator is to conduct a prompt, thorough, and fair investigation comprising background research, investigative interviews, and de-brief meetings in partnership with Employment Law, Security, HR Business Partners, Internal Audit, and the business. Learn more

Visa – Counsel, Legal – Employment: This position will report to the VP, Legal – Employment & Social Impact, and be responsible for providing advice and counsel to Human Resources (HR) and company managers in all areas of global employment law, policy, development and training. The attorney functions as a key strategic advisor to HR and the business functions. This position may also assist with providing legal support to the Social Impact function, including partnering with stakeholders to develop and implement strategies, policies, and procedures to align with emerging legal and regulatory requirements. Learn more

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area – SENIOR STAFF ATTORNEY—RACIAL JUSTICE: We are looking for a skilled racial justice attorney with excellent written and oral advocacy skills, someone who is passionate about litigating and advocating to dismantle unjust systems, devoted to movement lawyering, committed to working in a collaborative environment, and eager to train and support junior attorneys. Learn more

Venturous Counsel – Associate Attorney: The playing field is not equal for diverse founders and fund managers in Silicon Valley. The goal of Venturous Counsel is to provide seasoned and practical corporate/commercial advice exclusively to diverse-led companies and funds who prioritize diversity and inclusion in their own organizations. Our mission is to do all that we can to support these startups and funds that are critical to transforming the startup landscape into one that actually represents the people who use technology, and they are exactly who will most benefit from the guidance of experienced and mindful outside general counsel. Learn more

The Transformative Justice Coalition (TJC) and the National Bar Association (NBA) – ELECTION PROTECTION FELLOW: The candidate will be responsible for working with NBA local affiliates to insure the maximum pro bono participation of African American lawyers in the national Election Protection Coalition Program which is facilitated by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and features over 100 partner organizations. The mission of the Election Protection Coalition is to advance the right of every eligible citizen of the US to exercise the franchise without obstruction due to voter suppression, onerous and restrictive laws, maladministration, disinformation, deceptive practices, intimidation, racial, gender, and age discrimination, discrimination against one’s national origin and language or disability status, or other obstacles. Learn more

The online application for the Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP) and the Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) is now open.  The deadline for law students and eligible graduates to apply is Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at 11:59 PM ET.  The HP is the nation’s premier entry-level federal attorney recruitment program. HP information, including participating components, eligibility guidelines, and application instructions can be found at  Information about SLIP and a link to the application is at  More information about all of our legal hiring programs can be found at Please spread the word about these exciting legal hiring programs and opportunities to join the U.S. Department of Justice! 

California Energy Commission – Transaction Unit, Attorney III (2 Positions, will also consider Attorney level)Attorneys support Energy Commission staff in soliciting, selecting, and managing contracts, grants, and loans in areas such as energy efficiency, alternative and renewable vehicle fuels and technology, and energy research and development. To Apply: Final Filing Date: August 31, 2020
California Energy Commission – House Counsel Unit – Hearing and Policy Office, Attorney III (2 Positions, will also consider Attorney level)
Attorneys advise commissioners and staff on a variety of matters including ethics, open meetings, state governance, rulemakings, and conflict of interest. Attorneys will also serve as hearing officers in administrative adjudication proceedings for power plant licensing and amendments to licenses. The hearing officers make evidentiary rulings and draft decisions. To Apply: Final Filing Date: August 31, 2020
California Energy Commission – Hearing and Policy Office, Assistant Chief CounselAttorneys serve as hearing officers in administrative adjudication proceedings for power plant licensing and amendments to licenses. The hearing officers make evidentiary rulings and draft decisions. To Apply: Final Filing Date: August 28, 2020. For questions about the positions and how to apply, please reach out to

EBCLC is seeking candidates for the following opportunities:

Office of the Oakland City Attorney – General Public Safety/Rent & Code Enforcement: The City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified individual with knowledge and expertise in municipal law.  The position will work in practice areas including  code enforcement, public nuisance, administrative hearings, rent regulation, and other practice areas that may include, but not be limited to, affirmative litigation, constitutional issues (due process, equal protection, privileges & immunities) and providing advice on a wide range of issues such as conflicts, ethics, contracting, drafting and researching legislation, regulations and policies. Learn more

Office of the Oakland City Attorney – General and Complex Litigation: The Office of the City Attorney seeks a well-qualified individual for a Deputy City Attorney II or Deputy City Attorney III position in the General and Complex Litigation Division of the Office of the City Attorney. Significant litigation experience including writ and appellate experience is desirable. Learn more

Golden Gate University School of LawDean: The successful candidate for this role should be an experienced and collaborative leader who will inherit a highly engaged faculty, dedicated staff, diverse student body, supportive university administration, and loyal alumni base.  With these resources, an ideal candidate will have an opportunity to guide strategic planning that identifies and strengthens GGU’s distinct qualities that differentiate the school in the legal market; grow our fundraising and alumni engagement; foster a diverse and inclusive campus environment; and advance the reputation of the school locally, regionally, and nationally.Candidates must hold a JD from an ABA-accredited institution and be the author of scholarly work that merits appointment as a full professor of law with tenure. Learn more

Star Small – Think Big – Staff Attorney: The California Staff Attorney with Start Small’s Legal Programs, reporting directly to the Director of Legal Programs, will be responsible for managing a caseload of CA clients, creating and refining the processes and tools needed to deliver legal services, building and maintaining relationships with key Pro Bono, Corporate, and Community partners, and create and deliver critical content to support clients’ transactional legal needs. Learn more

Family Violence Law Center – Part-Time Attorney: Family Violence Law Center is hiring a part-time attorney to do restraining orders, UD cases, and to help with other legal rights. Civil litigation experience, unlawful detainer litigation experience, or housing law knowledge preferred. Learn more

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