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ACBA Job Board 3.20.23 
ACBA Job Board


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

Government Openings

The Office of the Oakland City Attorney: multiple openings

Superior Court of California, County of Alameda – Legal Research Attorney (Criminal) job opportunity:–Criminal-_R629-1

State Bar of California – Attorney and other positions

OFFICE OF THE COUNTY COUNSEL, COUNTY OF ALAMEDA – DEPUTY COUNTY COUNSEL: The County of Alameda’s Office of the County Counsel (“OCC”) located in Oakland, California is hiring attorneys to join a diverse and collegial team committed to providing excellent legal services. The County Counsel is the General Counsel for the County of Alameda, including the Board of Supervisors and all County agencies, departments, certain special districts, boards, and commissions. OCC covers a broad spectrum of practice areas, including employment, personal injury, child welfare, breach of contract, civil rights, taxation, election challenges, probate/conservatorship, and land use, including planning, code enforcement and environmental regulation, in addition to litigation and oversight of litigation handled by outside counsel. Learn more

Organization Name: Judicial Council of California
Job Title: Attorney I (JO#5848)
Organization Name: Judicial Council of California
Location: San Francisco, CA or Sacramento, CA
Closing Date: Open Until Filled. Apply by March 9th

Department of Justice – EMPLOYMENT & ADMINISTRATIVE MANDATE SECTION DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III: The Employment and Administrative Mandate (EAM) Section of the California Department of Justice is looking for litigators to join a diverse group of professionals who are dedicated to ensuring that California’s laws are enforced fairly and as intended.  EAM deputies focus on public employment litigation in courts throughout the state. EAM deputies defend state agencies in civil lawsuits alleging discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and disability related claims, uphold disciplinary actions in evidentiary hearings before the State Personnel Board, and support administrative agency actions by the Department of Motor Vehicles, California Horse Racing Board, and Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Final filing date 3/7. Learn more

Deputy County Counsel recruitments at the County of Monterey

  1. Deputy County Counsel II/II at:
  2. Deputy County Counsel IV at:

The Office of the Oakland City Attorney is now accepting applications for the position of Deputy City Attorney III/IV, General Government & Finance.  For more information and application instructions, please go to:

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Jennifer Sung is hiring term law clerks for the 2024-2025 term. There are two positions vacant. If you have a qualified student or lawyer in mind, please encourage them to apply through OSCAR by April 21, 2023. Applicants should refrain from sending physical application packets to chambers. Interviews will be conducted in early May 2023. Questions may be emailed to

The County Attorney’s Office of the County of San Mateo is seeking well-qualified candidates for the positions of Deputy County Attorney II, III, or IV. Learn more

Office of Administrative Hearings, Department of General Services, in Oakland – JC-355429 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE

The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is looking for an experienced and motivated attorney to join our Labor Team to primarily provide employment and labor advice and handle administrative matters. Interested candidates should apply here.

The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is looking for a qualified and motivated attorney to join its Child & Family Team, to perform child welfare/dependency work. Interested candidates should apply here.

U.S. District Court Northern District of CA, ADR Program Director – San Francisco (Priority Date 3/31). Learn more

Alameda County Public Defender’s Office is now hiring a Clean Slate Legal Fellow. This is a full-time salaried position with a full benefits package. Please see the attached job description detailing the position and hiring requirements. Interested candidates should send a Cover letter, Resume (please indicate language fluency), and at least 3 references to us via email at

Judicial Law Clerk to Judge Araceli Martinez-Olguin: Judge Araceli Martínez-Olguín of the Northern District of California, San Francisco courthouse, is currently accepting applications for a 12- or 18-month term clerk position to begin as soon as possible. Chambers will begin reviewing applications as received, and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Early application is to your advantage. Learn more

SF City Attorney’s Office – Deputy City Attorney – Child/Family Team: The Team is a collaborative and dynamic group of 12 attorneys, two paralegals, and two legal secretaries.  Our team represents the interests of abused and neglected children in San Francisco. Dependency attorneys advise the Human Services Agency (Agency) prior to the filing of dependency petitions and represent the Agency in court in all phases of dependency litigation. The Team also handles all writs and appeals filed in dependency cases. Unlike typical court cases, there can be contested hearings an any phase of a dependency case and an appeal filed as a result of any hearing. Deadline 3/24. Learn more

Community Police Review Agency (CPRA) Attorney – City of Oakland, California
1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612



Ticket Crushers Law, is hiring an associate.  Salary range is $85-90K and here is a link to the job posting



Executive Director, John and Terry Levin Center for Public Service and Public Interest Law, Stanford Law School: The ideal candidate has experience working as an attorney in public interest or government practice, is committed to training and supporting new generations of public interest and public service lawyers, and has a proven track record mentoring, supporting, training, or teaching law students and young attorneys.  Additionally, the type of person who would excel in this position will have highly developed project and operations management experience, be detail oriented, and able to manage time well. Learn more

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.

Legal Aid

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

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the SF Bay Area has an opening for the Temporary Staff Attorney, Immigrant Justice position. We are looking for a collaborative, creative and bilingual immigration attorney who is deeply committed to immigrants’ rights to join our Asylum team. Salary is $46 to $52/hour DOE with excellent benefits and time off, and a flexible and supportive workplace. You can find the full job posting here.

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

Family Violence Law Center –  staff attorney position available for our Roof of One’s Own ProjectLearn more

ICLC seeks a dynamic and talented Staff Attorney to join our new Bringing Families Home Project. This Staff Attorney will work with a team that is serving clients who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness and receiving child welfare services. Working in partnership with homeless services, other community service providers, and the project funder, the Staff Attorney will provide holistic legal services to tackle barriers to our clients becoming and staying housed and related barriers that impact family stability. This focus on providing housing stability and related legal services to vulnerable families fits perfectly with the question that ICLC asks for all of our clients: “What is the pathway to long-term stable housing?” Apply directly on the website and include a cover letter:

Dependency Advocacy Center is seeking a new CEO to join our amazing interdisciplinary family defense team dedicated to serving families involved with Santa Clara County’s child welfare system. We do both court appointed counsel work as well as prevention services. Learn more

Housing/Real Estate/Environmental

Land Use/CEQA Associate Position: Boutique law firm specializing in California municipal and local government law seeks an attorney with 2-5 years of experience, preferably with a background in land use and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Contact Jennifer Dent <> for more information.

Eviction Defense Collaborative is actively recruiting for a Director of Operations

Peet’s – Counsel, Real Estate & Commercial Transactions: We are looking for a results-orientated attorney with a demonstrated track record of handling real estate and commercial contract transactions to join our legal team. You must have the ability to operate in a fast-paced, growth environment and be comfortable working proactively and collaboratively across functional teams and with key stakeholders. Learn more

Non-Attorney Positions

The CA Civil Rights Dept. is recruiting for a Senior Legal Analyst (Paralegal). Here is the posting:

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