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ACBA Job Board 7.11.22 
ACBA Job Board


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Featured Job

Disaster Real Estate/Racial Justice Attorney – The Disaster Legal Assistance Collaborative (DLAC) offers free legal services to those impacted by disasters throughout Northern California (Monterey and north). DLAC is staffed by Legal Access Alameda (Legal Access).  This position is an exempt, full-time position responsible for supporting disaster preparedness and response work. Learn more

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 Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is accepting applications for the position of Attorney, Self-Help and Family Law Facilitator Program. Learn more

State Bar of California – Attorney and other positions

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. 

The Sonoma County Public Defender’s office is currently recruiting for a Deputy Public Defender I, II, and III.

The Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of California is accepting applications for the position of a full-time Assistant Federal Public Defender (AFPD). This attorney will be stationed in the San Francisco office. The FPD operates under the authority of the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A, to provide court-appointed legal representation to people charged with committing federal crimes who cannot afford to hire an attorney. Preference will be given to applications received by July 15, 2022. Learn more

The Office of the State Public Defender, is beginning the process of hiring appellate attorneys. This is a somewhat confusing two part process that begins with a civil service exam. Information on the exam is here: You can also find a flyer describing the office and the hiring process here:

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 Jose, CA. Interested individuals can view the announcement and application procedures by clicking on Assistant United States Trustee | LEGAL-CAREERS | Department of Justice.

Civil Litigation

Edelson seeks litigation associates in our San Francisco office interested in working on complex, high-stakes plaintiffs’ class, mass, and government enforcement actions.  The cases we have worked on have resulted in settlements and verdicts totaling over $20 billion, and we hold the largest jury verdict in a privacy case ($925m), the largest consumer privacy settlement ($650m), and the largest TCPA settlement ($76m).  Responsibilities include briefing complex issues of first impression, advanced legal research, and general litigation matters, including court appearances, case management, the negotiation/drafting of settlements, and discovery.  Qualifications include an excellent academic record from a top law school, 1-6 years of litigation experience, court experience, intellectual creativity and ability to navigate issues of first impression, and superior research and writing skills.  Clerkship experience is preferred.  For more information, please visit  

Sher Edling – Associate Attorney: The team at Sher Edling is at the forefront of litigation to hold polluters accountable for damages inflicted on communities. Learn more

McNamara, Ambacher, Wheeler, Hirsig & Gray LLP: Associate Attorney Civil litigation defense firm with offices in Contra Costa and Solano Counties, seeking attorney associate for its Pleasant Hill office, with a minimum of three years of experience. Successful candidates will have excellent writing and research skills, a strong academic background from an accredited law school and be willing to accept significant responsibility in a broad range of litigation matters. We offer a congenial atmosphere and competitive salary and benefits. Please email resume and short writing sample by responding to the email. All inquiries will be treated confidentially. Email:

Associate Attorney, Insurance Subrogation – Oakland, CA: Noma Law Firm APC represents insurance companies with large-loss property subrogation claims resulting from fire, water, or equipment failure. We are growing and hiring our first Associate Attorney. This is not an insurance defense firm. Our plaintiff side team litigates causes of action including negligence, indemnity, construction defect, and products liability.  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

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

Equal Justice Society – President: Equal Justice Society is seeking an experienced, thoughtful, and visionary leader to oversee all facets of the organization’s work and to guide it into its next stage of impact. Learn more

Free Speech For People Seeking to Hire Public Interest Attorney: Free Speech For People is seeking a public interest attorney, preferably with constitutional law, social justice, and/or election law experience, to join a cutting-edge non-profit fighting for democracy. Learn more

The Center for HIV Law and Policy has a job opening for a Staff Attorney.

Free Speech For People: We are searching for candidates with 3+ years of legal experience interested in joining us as we continue the fight across the country to defend our democracy and our Constitution.  Here is our posting for this new counsel position:


Housing/Real Estate

Open Opportunities at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

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

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

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