Alameda County
Bar Association

ACBA Job Board 8.22.22 
ACBA Job Board


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


Legal Access Alameda – Disaster Real Estate/Racial Justice Coordinator: This position will support the team working to contribute to the important work of disaster preparedness and disaster recovery by doing outreach, educational presentations, and providing direct services to those affected or who might be affected by a disaster and helping them clear title in order to qualify for assistance. Learn more

Disaster Legal Assistance Collaborative of Northern California – Disaster Legal Services Coordinator: The Disaster Legal Assistance Collaborative of Northern California (DLAC Nor Cal) offers free legal services to those impacted by disasters throughout Northern California (Monterey and north). DLAC Nor Cal is staffed by the Alameda County Bar Association (ACBA) and Legal Access Alameda (Legal Access). This position is a non-exempt, full-time position responsible for supporting all disaster legal services 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 ProgramLearn more

State Bar of California – Attorney and other positions

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.

Department of Justice – Healthcare Rights and Access Section, Tobacco Unit – DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III: The Tobacco Unit of the Healthcare Rights and Access Section protects the California public and promotes the public health by implementing and defending the state’s rights under the tobacco Master Settlement Agreement and by investigating and litigating cases related to federal and state tobacco laws. Tobacco unit litigation is typically complex, often involving multistate or multiagency coordination, new products or evolving regulatory schemes, and novel questions of contract and statutory construction. Learn more

Department of Justice – Employment and Administrative Mandate Section: Learn more

The California Department of Justice has multiple openings in our Tort and Condemnation Section:


JO#5526 Attorney II – Judicial Council of California: The Legal Services office of the Judicial Council of California provides quality, timely, and ethical legal advice and services to the Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal, trial courts, Judicial Council, and its advisory bodies and staff. Learn more

USF School of Law is hiring two or more entry level or lateral tenure/tenure track positions to begin in the fall of 2023. We are excited to welcome new faces to our faculty and for the opportunity to showcase who we are and what we do in the hiring process. We seek excellent candidates in all fields with a particular interest in Torts, Property, IP, International Human Rights (to run the IHR clinic), and Race & The Law. To be clear, this is not an exclusive list. We are open-minded and inclusive in this search.  Learn more

University of San Francisco School of Law is hiring! Associate Director, Career ServicesLINK to APPLY

The Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney’s Office is recruiting for the classification of Attorney – District Attorney (IV, III, II, I).  Our posting will be live from August 1 – 19, 2022. Apply here

The Employment Development Department (EDD) Legal Office is seeking candidates to apply for the Attorney I positions. This position offers a broad range of rewarding work for candidates that seek meaningful use of their legal experience. The Employment Development Department (EDD)’s Legal Office supports EDD’s mission of strengthening the economic vitality of Californians and their communities. Application Link:
The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is excited to announce that the Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP) and Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) application is now open. The deadline for receipt of applications is Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at 11:59 PM ET. Applications must be submitted via the online application.

University of California/UC Legal – Recruiting for Multiple Experienced Attorneys: University of California is currently recruiting for multiple positions, listed online at (scroll to the bottom right of the page). These include senior managing attorneys, expert individual contributors, and more in areas including litigation, complex transactions, land use, education affairs and governance, investments, and procurement. We also have multiple legal operations and legal support positions open.

The United States District Court, Central District of California, is accepting applications in our Los Angeles office for one Term Law Clerk to a U. S. District Judge. To view the announcement, please go to our website at

Family Law

Established Family Law Firm in San Ramon seeking Family Law Associate: Qualifications:
Must be licensed to practice law in California; Some experience in litigation and Family and/or Juvenile; Dependency Law a plus; Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; Ability to build rapport with clients; Ability to work well as part of a team; Excellent written and verbal communication; Attention to details and organization; Ability to work independently; Salary DOE. Contact Leah Sabel, Cummins & Holmes, 18 Crow Canyon Court, Suite 340, San Ramon, CA 94583.

Civil Litigation

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

NOLAND, HAMERLY, ETIENNE & HOSS – Litigation Attorney: Monterey County’s leading AV-rated firm seeks a litigation associate attorney with at least five years of civil litigation experience. The associate will be able to take matters from start to finish, drafting pleadings, discovery, motion and trial practice.  Noland Hamerly has been serving its individual, business and agricultural clients for almost 100 years and has a diverse transactional, probate & trust, employment and civil litigation practice. Read more

Sierra Club is hiring an attorney with 3-7 years of experience to engage in creative litigation and regulatory advocacy strategies toward shutting down coal plants and preventing new gas plants as part of its Beyond Coal Campaign. The job can be based on Oakland, Denver, Boulder, or DC (or can be remote — even if Oakland-based, position can be up to full-time WFH on a near-term basis), but will be focused on plants in the south-central part of the US (primarily, but not exclusively, Texas). Read more

The Dolan Law Firm is seeking an Attorney with 1-3 years’ experience to join our San Francisco personal injury team. Previous experience in personal injury law strongly desired, but not required. Ideal candidate is an attorney with excellent writing and research skills. Position will involve extensive writing, research, discovery, client contact, and courtroom exposure. Bilingual (English/Spanish) and/or defense work is a plus. You will be working with two supervising attorneys, two associates, and two paralegals. More information here

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

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:

The LGBT Asylum Project – Attorney for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) defensive cases. Our new attorney will manage initial consultations with potential clients, prepare client declarations, and collect supporting evidence primarily for TGNC defensive asylum cases. Along with these critical duties, the new attorney will help manage Name Change and Gender Change legal services for TGNC clients. By focusing on TGNC asylum cases, we will better serve the most vulnerable people in our community. Read more


Housing/Real Estate

Open Opportunities at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

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

Non Attorney Positions

NOLAND, HAMERLY, ETIENNE & HOSS – Paralegal, Administrative AssistantRead more

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