Alameda County
Bar Association

ACBA Job Board 4.3.23 
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

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

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

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

The SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office, Division of Enforcement, is hiring in its trial unit!  You can find more information about the trial counsel position and apply at USAJobs:  If any of your members are interested in speaking to one of our current trial counsel to learn more about the role, please email Sheila O’Callaghan at

CSU East Bay is hiring for Senior Investigator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator – Administrator II

EAM DAG Positions Statewide: EAM is experimenting with a new application process for its vacant DAG positions.  Rather than advertising per city based on vacancies in that city, EAM is now interviewing and hiring attorneys on a rolling basis and will hire qualified applicants who want to work in a certain city regardless of the number of vacancies in that city.  EAM will be reviewing applications on a weekly basis and will be interviewing applicants on a weekly basis too.  This is a great opportunity for any qualified attorneys who are interested in  working in Oakland EAM to apply now and be hired without unreasonable delays or vacancy limitations.  If you know of any interested attorneys or have access to a job-search site, please forward the job posting to those persons and encourage them to apply.  CalCareers:


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

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:

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 Project: Learn 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

The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS) is seeking a Legal Program Associate to provide support in various capacities to all CGRS core program areas of policy and advocacy, training and technical assistance, and impact litigation. Please help us spread the word to qualified applicants, and feel free to forward widely! CGRS will begin reviewing applications on April 10, 2023.

National Center of Youth Law – Attorney, Legal Advocacy Team


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.

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:

Looking to switch up your work environment? Bay Area File LLC is looking for an experienced paralegal to manage operations:  Immediate opening location:  Martinez.  Possible opportunities at our  Hayward office as well.  We are looking for an experienced paralegal that knows court documents, court filing procedures, how to efile, can work in fast pace environment diligently with attention to detail, can learn the intricacies of our software program,  someone who is meticulous with their work and cares about the end result and our clients work getting done properly and promptly, works with integrity and can lead a team with a good attitude and work independently, can communicate efficiently and build rapport with clients. Time management and the ability to prioritize tasks is crucial as is a sense of urgency with  minimal room for errors.   Must be an experienced certified paralegal, preferably currently working in family law or probate law office, with 5 or more years experience. Salary DOE… Contact/ Send resume to: Kristy Thornton at   

BART’s Office of the General Counsel is seeking an experienced paralegal to provide support to attorneys in litigation, arbitration, and transactional matters. The Office of the General Counsel includes a team of fourteen attorneys and five support staff working in a highly collaborative environment to deliver legal services to every department at BART. The successful candidate will primarily support attorneys working on employment litigation and labor arbitrations, with some additional assignments related to transactional matters. Learn more

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