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ACBA JOB BOARD 4.19.21

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

Bay Area Legal Aid is hiring a Housing Attorney in our Alameda County Regional office. Learn more

Bay Area Legal Aid is hiring a Medical-Legal Partnership Attorney in our Alameda County Regional office. Learn more

The Alameda County Public Defender’s Office – Alameda County Public Defenders: The Alameda County Public Defender’s Office, established in 1927, is one of the oldest public defense offices in the United States. The Office’s reputation for exceptional legal representation to indigent clients is due to its historically rigorous professional and ethical standards. The Alameda County Public Defender’s Office is an equal opportunity employer, celebrates diversity, and is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace environment. The Alameda County Public Defender’s Office takes pride in being a leader in holistic defense. With the addition of the first immigration unit to be embedded within a public defender office in California, a team of social workers, reentry programs that include a clean slate practice and voter registration, and a know-your-rights program for youth, we have expanded what it means to advocate for our clients. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to acpdrecruitment@acgov.org, addressed to Sue Ra, recruitment coordinator.

Federal Public Defender in the Northern District of California: Applications are being accepted through Friday, April 30, 2021.The announcement and application form may be accessed from the Ninth Circuit’s website at https://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/fpd.  

Disability Rights California (DRC) is seeking a creative, bold, and experienced litigator for our Mental Health Practice Group. Please find attached our job posting for a Litigation Counsel or Senior Attorney position.  The salary range for a Litigation Counsel at DRC is $107,757 – $157,814, and the salary range for a Senior Attorney is $85,716 – $124,722.  We base salary and position offers on experience and an internal equity analysis.

Disability Rights California (DRC) – Clients’ Rights Advocate: The Client’s Rights Advocate provides advocacy services to persons with developmental disabilities who are clients of regional centers and to persons who reside in state developmental centers and community facilities. The Client’s Rights Advocate position will be located at or near an office of each regional center. The Client’s Rights Advocate positions are funded under the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) contract. Learn more

United States District Court for the Northern District of California – Chief Deputy of Administration: The Chief Deputy of Administration is a senior executive-level position that reports to the Clerk of Court, has regular interaction with federal judges, high-level officials, court staff, the public, and federal agencies, and is responsible for the management of all court administration functions. This vacancy announcement is open until filled, with a priority cut-off date of April 5, 2021. Learn more

ANTHOOR LAW GROUP – Family Law Attorney: Our growing law firm is looking to hire a family attorney who is fiercely passionate about representing clients facing one of the most challenging times in their lives. Candidates should be adept at preparing necessary legal documents in connection with prenuptial agreements, initiating and finalizing divorces, alimony, child support/child custody, and real estate. Experience in handling legal issues such as child abuse, child custody, and domestic violence is also a must. If you have a proven record of success both in and out of court, apply now!

The Federal Trade Commission is looking to hire an attorney with at least two years of experience in the San Francisco office. The attorney will focus on consumer protection. There is a strong focus on finding diverse candidates. Here is the link to apply. https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/597762600 

Amador & Sanchez LLP is a law firm in Los Angeles with a wide range of clients and practice areas: http://www.sanchez-amador.com/index.php. Richard Amador is looking for a talented litigation associate that’s interested in employment litigation. The position will include a lot of training and client contact. Billable hour requirement is 1650 hours. Associates who are interested in business development can also receive coaching and introductions to in house counsel all over the country. If you are interested, please contact: AMADOR@sanchez-amador.com
 
Weintraub Tobin is an innovative provider of sophisticated legal services to dynamic businesses and business owners, individuals, emerging companies, and nonprofits. From locations in Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego, more than 70 attorneys assist clients throughout California with business and litigation needs, including corporate law, finance and tax law, labor and employment, real estate, intellectual property, entertainment, and digital media. We maintain our leadership position by creating a value-added, trust-based relationship with our clients, supporting our local communities, and developing deep subject-matter expertise.  We offer a supportive and collegial environment where individual contributions are recognized and celebrated, and hard work is balanced with personal fulfillment and responsibilities. Weintraub Tobin is seeking a full-time Litigation Associate to join our litigation practice group in San Francisco.   Experience should include 4-5 years of general litigation experience including experience with dispositive motions, discovery, and exceptional research, writing, and analytical skills. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and at least two writing samples to recruiting@weintraub.com.   Writing samples should demonstrate high level analysis such as a demur or summary judgement. 

EAST BAY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT invites applications for the position of: Special Assistant III (Diversity,  Equity & Culture). Learn more

Community Legal Services East Palo Alto (CLSEPA) – Executive Director: CLSEPA seeks a new Executive Director to provide vision, leadership, and oversight to accomplish the strategic goals of this highly respected and impactful organization. He/She/They will partner closely with the Board, staff and community and will have a track record of success in designing and implementing both strategic and operational plans while working closely with staff to set priorities, timelines and deliverables for multiple initiatives. Learn more

County of Alameda’s Office of the County Counsel is seeking an attorney. The Office of the County Counsel is seeking highly talented, highly motivated, fast learners to fill open attorney positions. We have one true vacancy currently but may be flexible in filling the vacant position at an Assistant County Counsel, Senior Deputy County Counsel or Deputy County Counsel level based upon the breadth and scope of experience of the applicant pool. At a minimum, five years of experience will be required at the Deputy County Counsel level. Learn more

The United States District Court, Northern District of California, is seeking a Pro Se Law Clerk. The Pro Se Law Clerk screens civil rights complaints and habeas corpus petitions filed by prisoners not represented by counsel, conducts legal research, assists the court in preparing orders and opinions, and performs other legal and administrative duties as assigned. The position is based in San Francisco. The court seeks candidates with a law degree and superior legal research and writing skills. Civil rights, habeas, and/or criminal law experience is strongly preferred.  For more information, please see the attached vacancy announcement

Golden Gate University School of Law – Associate Director for Bar Performance and Assessment: Under the supervision of the Faculty Director of Bar Services, the Associate Director will design and implement a comprehensive communications and monitoring system to annually track student preparation and performance on the bar exam by graduating class in all jurisdictions, and assume primary responsibility for collecting and analyzing a wide range of bar performance data for reporting to the law school faculty, university senior leadership and accrediting agencies. The Associate Director will also oversee the delivery of the law school’s 3L/4L and post-graduation bar exam preparation curriculum and programming, including but not limited to the alumni bar mentoring program, essay feedback program and simulated exams. Learn more

The California Public Utilities Commission is hiring ALJs.  Please spread far and wide because CPUC uniquely hires non-lawyers for their ALJ positions. Learn more

BASF – Membership Director, San Francisco: The Membership Director plays a key role ensuring a growing and engaged membership of attorneys, paralegals, law students and other legal professionals. To be successful in this position, you will need to be comfortable networking with leaders in the local legal community to promote BASF membership; you’ll thrive an environment that values diversity and enjoy working with colleagues of all backgrounds and life experiences; you will rely on your people skills to build relationships with board members, thought leaders and influencers within the membership; you will be an advocate for our members to your internal colleagues to ensure our programs continue to evolve and remain relevant; and you’ll be a marketer who can identify prospective members/firms and work with our communications team to create campaigns that grow and retain members. In addition to membership responsibilities, the Director partners with the events team to help secure sponsorships for several high profile events and manages relationships with business partners who provide member benefits to BASF members. You will have a direct impact on the financial health of BASF in the short-term, while leading the evolution of our membership programs into the future. Learn more

Family Violence Appellate Project. has two openingsStaff Attorney position and a Staff Attorney position focused on housing matters here.

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