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ACBA Job Board 9.7.21 
ACBA Job Board


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

Bay Area Legal Aid
BayLegal Housing Attorney – SF

BASF Justice & Diversity Center – multiple positions
Pro Bono Manager and Supervising Attorney
Supervising Attorney, Tenant Advocacy & Homelessness Prevention
Pro Bono Manager & Supervising Attorney

Public Advocates | Deputy Managing Attorney, Housing Justice/Renters’ Rights: The San Francisco-based organization is in search of an experienced housing/tenants rights attorney who will be joining a talented team of advocates who are leading the charge on economic and racial justice in housing, transportation, and climate issues throughout California. This is a new role on the Public Advocates Metropolitan Equity Team. The ideal candidate will have experience leading and supervising others in a similar role. Learn more

Schneider Wallace – two Associate Attorney openings: 
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY (Employment, Individual and Class Actions)

Lafayette & Kumagai LLP – Litigation Attorney: Lafayette & Kumagai LLP, a defense litigation and trial firm, is seeking a dynamic litigator with five plus years of litigation and primary case responsibility experience with an emphasis on employment matters. The candidate must possess significant experience taking depositions and arguing dispositive motions. Top tier law school and CA Bar required, along with the desire to work in a collaborative and diverse environment.

California Energy Commission: 
Attorney III 
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Step 2: Apply to the position
Attorney IV 
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Attorney V 
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Step 2: Apply to the position

Legal Aid of Marin:
Bilingual Litigation Paralegal – Housing Team
Bilingual Legal Assistant

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley: Staff Attorneys, Community Housing Advocates, a Social Worker/Case Manager, and an interpreter position.

San Francisco District Attorney’s Office – Attorney (Civil/Criminal): The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office is one of the most respected and innovative prosecutor’s offices in the United States. Our mission is to promote justice by fostering accountability and repairing harms by using data-driven, evidence-based approaches. Learn more

EBCLC’s housing team is hiring for 3 different positions (full postings attached): 

  • Deputy Director: Our deputy director will focus the administration of our team, composed of 15 advocates, as well as the broader organization of EBCLC. This position, which does not require a JD, is essential to supporting the diverse work of our team, from facilitating our clinical program, to overseeing grants, our intake team, tenant rental assistance, and several other programs. 
  • Staff Attorney: You’ll be joining 9 other housing staff attorneys, whose practice focuses primarily on eviction defense, rent board hearings, and subsidized housing advocacy. In addition, all staff attorneys are clinical supervisors who supervise law students throughout the year.  
  • Program CoordinatorOur program coordinators work on the front lines, fielding hundreds of calls from tenants each month. You’ll be joining a team of 3 program coordinators who work together to field tenant calls, while also supporting our unit’s various advocacy efforts. 

City of Manteca – Deputy City Attorney: Under general supervision of the City Attorney, the Deputy City Attorney performs civil legal and select criminal work of a complex nature (including but not limited to contracts, litigation, policy, ordinance drafting, personnel/employment matters, real estate transactions, land use matters, and day-to-day advice), plus deals with code enforcement and/or related prosecutions. The Deputy City Attorney represents the City by providing advice and counsel to City staff, and assigned Boards and Commissions (Planning Commission). Performs related work as assigned by the City Attorney and/or Assistant City Attorney. Learn more

Oakland City Attorney’s Office – Neighborhood Law Corps Attorney: The Office of the City Attorney seeks a highly qualified, innovative, and community-oriented attorney who is interested in public service for the position of Neighborhood Law Corps Attorney. California Bar required. FULL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Superior Court of California County of Contra Costa: Final Filing – 5p.m. Monday, August 23, 2021, learn more

  • Assistant Family Law Facilitator- Project
  • Senior Assistant Family Law Facilitator- Project

Centro Legal de la Raza – Executive Director: Centro Legal is seeking an inspiring leader with demonstrated success in team and organization building and a commitment to social justice as its next Executive Director to support the growth and sustainability of this highly respected organization as it meets the ever-increasing demand for its services. Learn more

The Office of the City Attorney seeks a well-qualified individual for a 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 for this position. For more information and application instructions, please go to:

The Office of the Oakland City Attorney is now accepting applications for the position of Deputy City Attorney III/IV, Real Estate, Housing, Economic Development & Redevelopment. The City Attorney’s Office seeks a seasoned real estate and community development attorney with significant expertise in affordable housing development and finance, development and/or transactional aspects of general real estate, and secured finance work to fill the position of Deputy City Attorney III or IV, depending on experience. Expertise in land use, redevelopment, economic development, municipal law, and environmental law is a plus. Learn more

API Legal Outreach – Supervising Attorney, Violence Against Women/GBV Project: API Legal Outreach is the largest social justice legal organization serving the Asian, Pacific Islander and Latino communities of the Greater Bay Area and Central Valley. Founded in 1975, our mission is to provide culturally competent and linguistically appropriate legal representation, social services, and advocacy for the most marginalized segments of the community including low-income women, seniors, recent immigrants, and youth. With offices in Oakland, San Francisco, and Stockton our work is focused in the areas of violence against women/family law, immigration and immigrant rights, senior law and elder abuse prevention, the rights of those with disabilities, anti-human trafficking, youth violence prevention, affordable housing preservation and tenants’ rights, and other social justice issues. Learn more

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto is hiring.  We’re looking for a housing attorney or senior attorney to work directly with clients as well as a community lawyer to work with organizers, tenants’ associations and policymakers to fight displacement in Silicon Valley.

Renne Public Law Group (“RPLG”) is hiring for two Senior Associate positions: a Litigation Attorney, and an attorney to specialize in negotiations and public interest policy development. The Litigation Attorney can
expect to take on major case responsibility including direct client contact, investigations, depositions, court and administrative hearings and trial. The Senior Associate for Public Interest and Public Sector Negotiations, Advice, and Policy Development will represent public entities and nonprofits in many types of contract negotiations, advice, and policy development. Learn more

The East Bay’s City of Emeryville is seeking a City Attorney to join their progressive and forward-thinking leadership team.  Incorporated in 1896 Emeryville has evolved from an industrial hub to a thriving contemporary city of arts and innovation that continues to evolve into a modern 21st Century urban community that houses over 1,000 businesses in retail, hospitality, and biotechnology sectors.  The City of Emeryville covers 1.2 square miles and is strategically located in the center of the Bay Area urban core at the juncture of several major freeways, one of the world’s busiest bridges, and the transcontinental rail lines.  Emeryville has a residential population of approximately 12,000, and a daytime population of approximately 40,000. Learn more

The California Department of Insurance is currently recruiting for several Attorney positions:

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Bednarczyk & Valerio, LLP (Walnut Creek): We are a fast-paced family law firm committed to providing our clients with the highest quality legal representation possible.  We are looking for a full-time associate attorney with a minimum two years of family law experience. We love our work and we want to work with someone who loves it as much as we do! This position requires strong legal research, writing and analytical skills.  Courtroom experience and collaborative negotiation experience required.  Prior experience working at the Family Law Facilitator’s office or as a courtroom volunteer a plus.  We offer some work-from-home flexibility but this position is not fully remote. Learn more

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