ACBA Job Board
ACBA members get first crack at our job board postings in the ACBA Bi-Weekly e-Newsletter.
The Office of the Oakland City Attorney: multiple openings
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
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: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/714166700. 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 OCallaghanS@sec.gov.
CSU East Bay is hiring for Senior Investigator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator – Administrator II: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/eb/en-us/job/525808/senior-investigatordeputy-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: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=360576
Department of Justice – EMPLOYMENT & ADMINISTRATIVE MANDATE SECTION DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III (Oakland): 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. Learn more
County Counsel – County of Humboldt
825 5th Street, Eureka, CA 95501
Inspector General (0961) Sheriff’s Office of Inspector General: The Sheriff’s Department Oversight Board (“Board”) is seeking a highly qualified individual to become the first Inspector General (IG) of the newly established Sheriff’s Department Office of Inspector General (“Department”). The Inspector General will operate independently of the Sheriff’s Office and will be responsible for establishing the operations of the Department, conducting investigations of complaints, and overseeing compliance with internal policies and procedures and ensuring that they align with research-based best practices and relevant laws, particularly those related to constitutional policing and custodial practices. https://sfdhr.org/sites/default/files/documents/Job-Opportunities/Inspector-General-Brochure.pdf; https://us.smrtr.io/xsVJ
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is looking for a qualified and motivated attorney to join its Airport Team, to advise the Airport Commission of the San Francisco International Airport (Airport) on a range of legal issues related to general Airport management and governance; permits and enforcement; operations; and, transactional issues, including federal, state, and local public contracting for professional services, software and technology acquisition, and intergovernmental agreements. Interested candidates should apply here.
Attorney II (JO#5905)
Organization Name: Judicial Council of California
Link to job announcement: Job opening #5905 at https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm
Location (City and State) : San Francisco or Sacramento, California
Closing date: May 1, 2023
Job Title: Attorney II (JO#5902)
Organization Name: Judicial Council of California
Location: San Francisco or Sacramento, CA
Closing Date: Open Until Filled. Apply by May 3rd
Ticket Crushers Law, is hiring an associate. Salary range is $85-90K and here is a link to the job posting
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.
BayLegal’s employment opportunities, please visit our career page and application portal located at: https://bayarealegalaid.applytojob.com/apply
BayLegal – Director of Litigation (job announcement) position offers an exciting opportunity to build and direct impact litigation across all of BayLegal’s practice areas. With more than 120 attorneys representing thousands of clients every year, BayLegal has a unique vantage point and tremendous potential to identify systemic breakdowns and opportunities for broad change through impact litigation. The Director serves as a mentor, supporting attorneys who engage in individual advocacy on a daily basis to pursue advocacy in the areas of greatest importance to our client populations.
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: https://innercitylaw.org/join-our-team/
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
National Center of Youth Law – Manager, Education Civil Rights Alliance.
Justice At Last is hiring three Staff Attorneys. Learn more about opportunities at Justice At Last here.
Centro Legal is hiring. The link to our careers page is: https://www.centrolegal.org/careers/
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 <jdent@Jarvisfay.com> 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
Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP
- Litigation Associate – Oakland (Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Public Agencies, Land Use, Complex Litigation)
- Land Use | Real Estate Transactional Associate – San Francisco
- Eminent Domain/Litigation Associate
- General Municipal Law Associate – Southern California
- General Municipal Law Associate – Northern California
Franco Muñoz Law Firm – We are hiring for a junior associate attorney position for our plaintiff-side workers’ compensation law firm located in downtown Oakland. This is an ideal position for a newly-minted lawyer who is a recent law school graduate. The salary range is $90,000-$100,000 plus benefits. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in litigation, fighting for justice and also directly participating in the largest death benefit claims, TBI, catastrophic injury, and major orthopedic settlements and verdicts achievable. Learn more
The CA Civil Rights Dept. is recruiting for a Senior Legal Analyst (Paralegal). Here is the posting: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=356970
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 email@example.com
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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