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ACBA Job Board 9.18.23 
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

State Bar of California – Attorney and other positions

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

Organization Name: Judicial Council of California
Job Title: Attorney II (JO#5930)
Location: San Francisco or  Sacramento, CA
Closing Date: Open Until Filled.  

Alameda County Public Defender’s Office is now hiring for Assistant Public Defender positions. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the state of California.  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 apply by going to this website Our office is committed to a diversity, equity, and inclusion. The application deadline is September 5, 2023.

San Mateo County Attorney’s Office is now accepting applications for the Michael P. Murphy Public Law Fellowship. In 2014, the County of San Mateo established a two-year Fellowship position in honor of former San Mateo County Counsel Michael P. Murphy. Mr. Murphy served in the County Counsel’s office from 1982 to 2011, the last four years as County Counsel. Vacancies in Bay Area county counsel offices typically attract hundreds of qualified applicants and new attorneys are generally not considered for these positions. This Fellowship provides an opportunity for new attorneys to receive training and experience in advising and litigating on behalf of government agencies as they begin their legal careers. Learn more

The University of California Office of the President is conducting a Request For Proposals (“RFP”) to select a limited number of preferred law firms to provide defense of health system and healthcare employees in response to claims arising out of patient care for the University’s Professional Medical and Hospital Liability Program. The purpose is to secure high–quality, cost–effective legal services from qualified law firms and attorneys who would be available for retention and assignment for individual claims and legal actions, licensing board investigations, and other matters arising out of the UC Medical Centers in Northern California. Please see the attached RFP document for full details. Interested law firms may apply by using the application available at The deadline for submission of the completed application is November 1, 2023.

EPA – Attorney-Advisor: This position is in Region 9, Office of Regional Counsel. About Region 9: Website. This is an office-centered position–you must physically report to the duty station stated in this announcement on a regular basis. Partial work-from-home flexibilities may be authorized. Learn More

Berkeley Law – Professor: Berkeley Law is embarking on an ambitious expansion of its Clinical Program over the next several years. We are thrilled to announce that we are hiring a full-time clinical professor to direct our newest in-house clinic. It is an open search to start and direct a new in-house clinic that centers racial justice (in the context of any subject-matter or skill-focused area). This is an open rank search for an entry-level or lateral hire. The finalist may be appointed as Assistant Clinical Professor of Law or Clinical Professor of Law. This faculty position entails membership in the Academic Senate with rights and responsibilities that are comparable to the standard professorial track, but with an emphasis on clinical teaching, professional competence and activity, research and creative work, and University and public service. The full job posting is here: The first review period for applicants will be September 21.

Superior Court of California, County of Nevada is currently seeking a Research Attorney.   
Job Opportunities | Sorted by Job Title ascending | Superior Court of California, County of Nevada (

Orange County District Attorney’s Office – DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY IV: The Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) is seeking a Deputy District Attorney IV to prepare and litigate complex and serious cases (primarily felonies) before the Superior and Appellate Courts. The assignment may be in our Felony units throughout the office or at any of our various locations or units based on the Department’s needs. This is an in-person assignment. Job Opportunities | County of Orange Careers (

Orange County District Attorney’s Office – Deputy District Attorney I, II, III’s and IVs: 

Senior Assistant City Attorney / Assistant City Attorney / Deputy City Attorney – City of Richmond, California



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

PETRUSHA LAW – Senior Associate Attorney – Developmental Position: We are seeking a dedicated and motivated Senior Associate Attorney to join our esteemed Estate and Trust team at Petrusha Law. Read 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 – Temporary Immigrant Justice Staff Attorney: We are looking for a collaborative, highly organized, and bilingual administrative professional who is deeply committed to immigrant rights. Salary is equivalent to $80,000-$90,000 annually with excellent benefits and time off, and a flexible and supportive workplace.  You can find the full job posting here,

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.

Legal Assistance for Seniors:

Root & Rebound Seeks In-Prison Programs Attorney: Focused on Serving People Preparing for Their Transition Home And Transitioning Home from Incarceration. Learn more


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

Masoom Law Firm PC is currently accepting resumes for an Associate Litigation Attorney. Applicants must have 5-8 years of litigation experience in business and employment litigation. The associate will assist senior attorneys with motions, discovery, depositions, court appearances, trial preparation and trial. Must have experience with online case management and research tools. Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, meticulous attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks, in a dynamic, fast paced environment, and collaborate with other attorneys and also take a leadership role on individual assignments. To apply for this position, please email your resume to and call 408-212-9774 to answer the provided prompt. Please note that candidates who do not follow these steps will not be considered. 

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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