Alameda County
Bar Association

ACBA Job Board 8.7.23 
ACBA Job Board


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

Alameda County Bar Association and Legal Access Alameda – CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) advises and assists the Boards of Directors of the Alameda County Bar Association (ACBA) and Legal Access Alameda (Legal Access) in the development, implementation, and administration of their respective organizational policies and programs. The CEO is responsible to the Boards of Directors for the effective operation and overall management of the ACBA’s and Legal Access’s daily activities. Additionally, the CEO must also: supervise ACBA and Legal Access staff, adhere to sound business principles, effectively manage fiscal obligations, and fully comply with the statutory and contractual duties for the various programs administered by the ACBA and Legal Access. Learn more and apply

Government Openings

The Office of the Oakland City Attorney: multiple openings

State Bar of California – Attorney and other positions

UC Santa Cruz- Principal Counsel: The Principal Campus Counsel provides coordination between the Office of Campus Counsel, the Office of the President, and systemwide UC attorneys concerning the legal needs and requirements of UC Santa Cruz. Acting on behalf of the Santa Cruz campus at the direction of the Chief Campus Counsel; and undertaking legal assignments at the direction of the Chief Campus Counsel. Provides legal advise on multiple matters with a high degree of knowledge and substantial expertise in one or more of the following areas: labor and employment, technology transfer and intellectual property, real estate transactions, international exchange agreements, privacy and data security. Practice areas may also include: risk management; research regulation and compliance; constitutional law; auxiliary and service enterprises; development and maintenance of campus facilities and assets; contracts; and various other areas where institutional rights and responsibilities are implicated. Independently handles a full range of legal matters and projects, including those holding substantial importance and impact. Interprets complex facts and law in areas of high ambiguity. Learn more

Superior Court of California, County of Alameda- Legal Research Attorney (Family Law) (Full-Time or Part-Time)–Family-Law—Full-Time-or-Part-Time-_R727

Rocklin, CA – City Attorney: The City of Rocklin City Council is seeking an engaging, forward-thinking attorney that wants to contribute to an organization in a meaningful way and be part of the City’s management team as a long-term contributor.  Learn more

City of Tracy – Assistant City Attorney: This position requires a person with strong analytical, legal research, and customer service skills who is dedicated to providing clients with high-quality legal services. This position reports to the City Attorney, who is the department head with overall responsibility for the City Attorney’s Office. The ideal candidate for this position is a motivated attorney that is seeking to contribute their legal skills to a fast-paced legal office and is committed to providing sound, ethical, and thoughtful legal advice. The most qualified applicants will have a proven track record of exercising good judgment, creative problem-solving, and handling complex projects. Learn more

Nevada County – Attorney I – Criminal – Public Defender: The Public Defender’s Office is a dynamic and innovative team that is seeking someone to join us on our Constitutionally mandated mission! We are hiring an Attorney I to defend individuals charged with crimes. Confidentiality and integrity to our clients are critical to this job. Every day will be different and will provide an opportunity to do good for our community. Learn more

CA Civil Rights Department (formerly DFEH) 
Attorney III: CalCareers
Attorney IV: CalCareers

Governor’s Office of Planning and Research


Organization Name: Judicial Council of California
Job Title: Supervising Attorney II (JO#5976)
Location: San Francisco or  Sacramento, CA
Closing Date: Monday, August 7th

Oakland City Attorney’s Office – Affirmative Litigation, Innovation and Enforcement Division: Oakland City Attorney seeks a well-qualified individual for a Deputy City Attorney II or II position in the Affirmative Litigation, Innovation and Enforcement Division.  The position is available in the Community Lawyering and Civil Rights Unit or the Housing Justice Initiative of the Office of the City Attorney. Litigation experience is required for this position.For more information and application instructions, please go to:

Family Law/Trusts & Estates

Candelaria PC – Associate Attorney – Trusts and Estates Litigation: You are a hard-working, efficient, proactive and knowledgeable person who has practiced trusts and estates law for 2-5 years, although we are open to hearing from you about your experience if it is nontraditional. Learn more


Bonjour, Thorman, Burns & Dahm – Criminal Defense Attorney: Bonjour, Thorman, Burns & Dahm, a boutique plaintiff personal injury and criminal defense law firm, seeks a criminal defense associate for their misdemeanor practice. Our three female partners have a combined 40+ years of criminal law experience as trial lawyers and are open to working with a junior attorney with 1-3 years of experience or mentoring a new attorney who is eager to learn. In order to successfully collaborate, we are asking that applicants be prepared to work full time, onsite in our Pleasanton office as this is where our attorneys and support staff currently work onsite.

The Nieves Law Firm is currently and actively hiring for all legal and sales roles. We are looking for an someone who is eager to handle or assist with criminal defense, post-conviction relief, restraining order, and contempt cases throughout the Bay Area. If you are interested or know of a candidate that we should consider, please contact us at or visit


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

Centro Legal is hiring. The link to our careers page is:

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the SF Bay Area is hiring for two attorney positions: Senior Staff Attorney, Racial Justice and Senior Staff Attorney, Immigrant Justice – Litigation.

Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law is seeking a well-rounded Executive Director to lead the organization in continuing to deliver free family legal services to underrepresented communities in Los Angeles. This individual will support the sustainability and growth of this highly respected and vitally important organization as it meets the ever-increasing demand for its services. This position requires exceptional management skills to ensure the Center’s financial stability, purposeful infrastructure growth, program effectiveness, and overall success. The anticipated annual salary range is $150,000-$165,000. The position description is linked for your reference and also available on our website.


Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP – US-CA-San Francisco

Non-Attorney Positions

The National Center for Youth Law – Law and Policy Research Manager, Education: NCLYL seeks an individual with a background in both education law and data analysis. The role requires 5 years of experience in education equity policy research, including quantitative analysis of large data sets. This person will need to be skilled at and interested in quantitative data analyses using large data sets, including the Civil Rights Data Collection and numerous state databases.

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