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ACBA Job Board 5.2.22 
ACBA Job Board


ACBA members get first crack at our job board postings in the ACBA Bi-Weekly e-Newsletter.  Join today to discover the benefits of membership!

Government Openings

The Office of the Oakland City Attorney: multiple openings

San Francisco City Attorney’s Office: multiple openings

The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is currently recruiting for a Legal Research Attorney. You can find the official job posting here.

The City of Santa Rosa is Seeking an experienced litigator and invites you to join our team as an Assistant City AttorneyWith our most senior litigator retiring after a long and stellar career, this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and skilled attorney to play a key role in providing important services for our City. Learn more

State Bar of California – Attorney and other positions

SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office, Division of Enforcement, is hiring!  You can find more information about the staff attorney position and apply at USAJobs:  

The Office of the U.S. Trustee, a component of the DOJ, has announced an opportunity to fill the position of an AUST in San Francisco, CA. Interested individuals can view the announcement and application procedures by clicking on Deadline to apply is May 22, 2022.

The City Attorney’s Office at the City of Manteca is hiring.  Our Human Resources Department has posted this employment opportunity for Deputy City Attorney position. The deadline to submit an application is May 12, 2022. Please see link below to apply. 

The City of Emeryville/Management of Emeryville Services Authority (MESA) is looking for a qualified and motivated Assistant City Attorney.  This full-time position has a 35 hour per week work schedule and provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Please click here to get additional information and to apply for this fantastic position. 

Civil Litigation

Smith Shapourian Mignano PC (“SSM”) is a women- and minority-owned boutique law firm servicing emerging companies, venture capital firms and small businesses.  At this time, SSM is located in Seattle, Washington and San Francisco, CA.  All six full-time attorneys as well as two part-time paralegals are completely remote, and we intend to continue working this way as we build.  Job Posting is here.

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – Minami Tamaki LLP, an AV-rated firm in San Francisco, seeks an associate with up to 10 years’ experience litigating plaintiff personal injury cases. Ideal candidate must have excellent legal research, writing and oral communication skills, trial and discovery experience and a commitment to social justice. We need someone who works hard, wants to learn, has the desire to try personal injury cases, and seeks growth and leadership opportunities in the firm’s Personal Injury Practice Group. Learn more

Venturous Counsel – Seeking a full-time Senior/Midlevel Corporate Associate Attorney, Startup and Venture Capital to join a uniquely mission-driven law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area. The playing field is not equal for founders and VC fund managers led by women, people of color, and other groups that have been historically under-represented in Silicon Valley. Venturous Counsel’s goal is to provide seasoned and practical corporate/commercial advice exclusively to diverse-led companies and funds that prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion in their own organizations. Our mission is to do all that we can to support these startups and funds critical to transforming the startup landscape into one that actually represents the people who use technology. They are exactly who will most benefit from the guidance of experienced and mindful outside general counsel. Learn more


Legal Aid

BayLegal’s employment opportunities, please visit our career page and application portal located at: :

Disability Rights CaliforniaMultiple openings at various locations:

Open Opportunities at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

Opening: Earl Warren Inn of Court Executive Director: Please forward to interested individuals.  Part time 15 – 20 hours per month. Contact:  Dorothy Chou Proudfoot at

EBCLO – Dependency Attorney: We are looking for a full-time attorney to join our dynamic team working in a fast-paced client driven environment. The Attorney will represent children at all stages of juvenile dependency proceedings. Learn more

Eviction Defense Center is hiring a litigation staff attorney.

Pro Bono Counsel – Arnold & Porter, a major international law firm with one of the world’s premier pro bono programs, seeks a Pro Bono Counsel to support it western U.S. pro bono work, as well as to help coordinate firm-wide pro bono racial justice efforts and initiatives.  The position is full time and will be based in the Firm’s San Francisco or Silicon Valley office, although the job will involve work relating to pro bono activities by all of the Firm’s offices. Learn more

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area is hiring an Executive Director.

Legal Services for Children – Bilingual (Spanish) Immigration Staff Attorney- ORR Detention RepresentationLearn more

Sierra Club is hiring a new attorney to advocate before RTO/ISOs and FERC on markets and transmission issues. This position provides an opportunity to develop new, cutting-edge legal strategies for decarbonization. We are looking for someone with 5+ years of experience (utility regulation and/or FERC experience is obviously a plus, but not a necessity).  Please take a look at the job posting and reach out to Kristin Henry (, if you have questions about our work in this area.  

ICLC is seeking a talented, full-time Attorney to represent vulnerable clients in SSI, SSDI, and CAPI disability establishment hearings. The Attorney will join an exciting county-wide project that is developing best practices in SSI/SSDI representation. The Disability Benefits Hearing Program is part of a larger team that also provides technical assistance to partner agencies on disability benefits applications for individuals who are homeless throughout Los Angeles County. Learn more

Root & Rebound Seeks Reentry Hotline & Direct Services Staff Attorney Learn more

Inner City Law Center – Director of Litigation Slum Housing Litigation (Full-Time Position) (Los Angeles) Learn more

Open Opportunities at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

Human Rights Watch is looking to hire a Director for our US Program — a regional division within HRW that, along with our thematic divisions, works to advance human rights-respecting policy in the United States. More detailed information about the role, including salary range, is included in the Job Description attached, pasted in below, and online here


Outten & Golden is accepting applications for associates in our San Francisco office in the Class Action Practice Group. Apply on our Careers page:

National Institute for Workers’ Rights is hiring our first Institute Director!

NTEU – assistant counsel/ national field representative. The Oakland field office represents NTEU chapters on the West Coast. The work is varied and includes litigation, negotiation, administrative and arbitration hearing work, and providing day-to-day advice and guidance to chapters. Learn more

Bartko Zankel Bunzel and Miller: We are seeking a senior attorney to join our dynamic Labor & Employment Practice Group who has strong experience in employment litigation, wage and hour litigation and class actions, administrative charges, investigations, and advice and counseling. Learn more

California School Employees Association located near Milpitas BART seeks a Legal Referral Attorney to answer members’ queries about common legal problems outside employment law (such as landlord-tenant, consumer rights and criminal investigations). Refer them to private attorneys in the community on our panel. No timesheets; very rare to work evenings or weekends. Find out more here:


Housing/Real Estate

Open Opportunities at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

Public Law Center – We are recruiting for positions in our Affordable Housing and Homelessness Prevention Unit at the Public Law Center. We have openings for a Senior Staff Attorney and Staff Attorney. You may find the job postings here, along with other openings at PLC, including new job postings for our mobilehome practice!

CRLA, Inc. is hiring a Supervising Litigation Attorney for our Tenant Justice Project:  Fighting UDs in conservative rural CA is perfect for someone up for a challenge! CRLA’s Tenant Justice Project offers the benefits of fully remote work (except for going to court, of course).  We have two litigation teams with a SoCal supervisor already hired, and a number of great staff attorneys, community workers, and support staff. The NorCal Supervising Litigation Attorney will supervise CRLA’s eviction defense and access to justice housing work in Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Sutter, Yuba, and Colusa counties.  You can find the job description here. Contact Aurora Thome ( if you would like more info.

NHLP is hiring a staff attorney to help coordinate our role as a legal support center in CA. The position is a great opportunity to engage in impact litigation and policy advocacy.

Job Openings at Public Advocates

Bartko Zankel Bunzel and Miller seeks experienced Real Estate Litigation Attorney: An exceptional litigator who has five to fifteen years’ experience in litigating complex commercial disputes through trial.  This litigator will join our real estate litigation practice group, which represents national retail tenants against shopping center owners and other landlords.  Currently much of this litigation is related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto is looking for a Directing Attorney to oversee our housing program. Learn more

Legal Assistance to the Elderly is hiring a managing attorney to lead our housing team. Learn more

Non Attorney Positions

The Critical Race Studies Program (CRS) at UCLA Law seeks a Program Coordinator to provide programmatic support to the program. For more information, including job qualifications and application instructions, please see here:

The Law Offices of Robert J. Bezemek – Contract Remote or Hybrid Paralegal (Oakland, CA): The Law Offices of Robert J. Bezemek in Oakland is seeking a contract paralegal or paralegal-in-training to assist with union employee hearings for 4-6 weeks with a time commitment of 16-40 hours per week to organize exhibits, schedule and set up meetings, calendar, create spreadsheets, and complete filings. Compensation will be $29 to $35/hour. Please submit resume and cover letter to Founded in 1981, Bob Bezemek and his attorneys represent labor unions and employees in California public schools and community colleges, as well as cities. For more information about the firm, please visit

Inner City Law Center seeks a talented, dynamic, and creative Chief Program Officer to lead our efforts to end homelessness in Los Angeles. Learn more

Alameda County Child Support Services – Paralegal/Legal Intern: The paralegal / legal intern will be exposed to a vibrant inclusive culture and immersed in a dynamic and collaborative legal environment. You will work closely with child support attorneys and other paralegal professionals in a fast-paced, high-volume legal department. Learn more

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