ACBA Job Board

Welcome to the ACBA Job Board, a  bi-weekly roundup of jobs that have come across our desks

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Oakland City Attorney’s Office: Multiple openings. Learn more

United States District Court-Central District of California – Pro Se Staff Attorney (Los Angeles): Duties of this position include drafting legal memoranda, reports, recommendations, decisions and orders, as well as analyzing statutes and legal issues in federal habeas corpus, civil rights and social security disability matters. Learn more

Central California Legal Services, Inc. – Staff Attorney: Provide high quality legal services, from advice and brief services to full representation; actively collaborate with community groups and nonprofits to devise solutions to problems of poverty in our client communities; and foster a productive relationship with other CCLS staff, the courts, public agencies, and community groups. Learn more

Chinese for Affirmative Action – Director of Advocacy: The Director of Advocacy is an external-facing senior position that plays a critical role in advancing policy and other social change with an emphasis on immigrant rights, language diversity, and racial justice in a manner that impacts community needs in education, employment, health, public safety, civic participation, and other issues. Learn more

University of California, Office of General Counsel – Senior Counsel Real Estate and Finance: Applications/resumes will be reviewed by 9/1/2017. Learn more about the Real Estate positionLearn more about the Finance position.

Council on American-Islamic Relations – Civil Rights Attorney: Civil Rights Attorney –

National Employment Lawyers Association – Executive Director: Leverage the expertise of 2,300 attorneys, a 4,000-person membership with its 69 state and local Affiliates. Lead and inspire a talented Staff and committed Board. Learn more

Reed Smith – Mid-to-Senior Health Care Associate: The successful candidate will have 4-7 years of health care regulatory and transactional experience. The position focuses on drafting and negotiating agreements for life science and health care clients, and a wide array of regulatory areas including compliance, licensing, the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and various other fraud & abuse laws. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and superior research and writing skills. Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript to: Jessica Sisco,  Senior Manager of Legal Recruiting at

JDC – Director of Pro Bono Legal Services: The Director of the Pro Bono Legal Services department is responsible for overseeing and providing overall management of PBLS projects.  This includes managing Eviction Defense Projects, Family Law, and Federal court projects, all of which have pro bono and court based components.  Read more

Long & Levit – Associate Litigation Attorney: Long & Levit LLP seeks an experienced attorney to join it’s professional liability practice defending lawyers and judges. Qualified candidates will have at least five years of litigation experience with excellent research, writing, and communications skills. Prior experience litigating legal malpractice and ethics issues is preferred, as is prior trial experience. Send resume, writing sample, and salary requirements to

Hinshaw & Culbertson – Personal Injury & Property Damage Associate: Seeking an associate with 2-4 years of defense litigation experience for the San Francisco office. Exceptional legal research and writing skills, top quality work product, excellent client services, and interest in business development necessary. Read more

Human Rights Watch – US Program Executive Director: The Executive Director will lead a dynamic team dedicated to protecting and promoting the fundamental human rights of people in the United States. HRW’s US Program investigates and exposes systemic human rights abuses committed by the US federal, state, and local governments, particularly in three areas: criminal justice, immigration, and national security. We prioritize issues affecting people who are likely to have difficulty vindicating their rights through the political process or in the courts, such as the poor, racial, ethnic, and religious minorities, incarcerated people, immigrants, and children. Read more

Legal Services for Children – Staff Attorney: LSC seeks a staff attorney to represent children primarily in our Education practice, with additional cases in Guardianship and
Dependency. Read more