Employment Opportunities

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Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney, Justice in Aging, Oakland & Los Angeles, CA 

Position deadline: Accepting applications on a rolling basis


Full job description here. Justice in Aging seeks an attorney with a strong commitment to elder justice and legal services for older adults to join our organization. The successful candidate will strengthen Justice in Aging’s elder justice initiatives to protect the health and economic security of older Americans, with particular focus on older adults of color, women, those with limited English proficiency, and LGBTQ older adults. The attorney will also play a key role in supporting legal services attorneys and the aging and disability network through the National Center on Law and Elder Rights (NCLER), which Justice in Aging administers under a contract with the Administration for Community Living. The location for this position is Oakland or Los Angeles, CA.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Candidate review will begin on November 15, 2018. Questions about the position can be directed to Katrina Cohens, kcohens@justiceinaging.org.

Associate Attorney, LawPLA, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 

Position deadline: Accepting applications on a rolling basis

Experience: 1+ years of litigation experience.


The Law Office of Parag L. Amin, P.C. (“LawPLA”), is looking for passionate and affable Associate Attorney with 1+ years of litigation experience to join its fast-paced and fun law practice in Downtown Los Angeles at the US Bank Tower. If you fit that description and are someone who wants to join a fun and results-driven firm, then you should apply.

We primarily handle plaintiff’s side business, employment, wage and hour, personal injury, and real estate litigation. We are passionate about what we do, and we are committed to getting results for our clients. You can see what some of our clients say about us here.

LawPLA is committed to seeing the personal growth and financial success of everyone on the team, and this is an amazing opportunity for someone who wants to learn, grow, and help others. The ideal candidate will be “hungry” for experience and will want to handle diverse and challenging cases. The ideal candidate will also have a life outside of work but be willing to stay at the office longer than a standard 9am to 5pm. The ideal candidate will have the ability to handle their own caseload and will have an interest in meeting others and bringing cases to the firm.

Other traits we are looking for include:

–   the ability to write and research well;

–   the ability to speak articulately;

–   a team-player attitude;

–   a personable and charismatic demeanor;

–    the ability to focus on a single task;

–    the ability to multitask when necessary;

–    ease in working with and learning new technology;

–    an entrepreneurial spirit;

–    growth-minded attitude;

–    the ability to work long hours when necessary (60+ hours/week); and,

–    a goal-driven personality.

The ideal candidate must have a willingness to try cases and trial experience is a major plus. The candidate will be responsible for researching and drafting motions, drafting and responding to discovery, making court appearances, having client interactions, and trying cases either alone or with the firm’s principal.

Those who are interested and fit the qualities above should send (i) a resume, (ii) a short cover letter (less than 1 page), (iii) a writing sample of a pleading and discovery they have drafted to assistant@lawpla.com.

Compensation depends on experience. We are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible.

Inner City Law Center, Multiple positions, Los Angeles, CA

Position deadline: Accepting applications on a rolling basis


Inner City Law Center is doubling in size! We are looking for extraordinary people to help end homelessness in Los Angeles. We have several openings for program staff – the job announcements are attached and posted on our website:http://www.innercitylaw.org/careers/

Three Positions, One Justice

Pro Bono Justice Program Director (Los Angeles)

Healthy Nonprofits Program Director (San Francisco)

Senior Staff Attorney (San Francisco) Pro Bono Clinics and Immigration Response


OneJustice is an innovative and award-winning nonprofit that brings life-changing legal help to those in need by transforming the civil legal aid system. OneJustice works statewide to build the capacity of all components of California’s civil legal aid system to meet the legal needs of local communities and to ensure the availability of services statewide. The organization has three core program areas: (1) Healthy Nonprofits, which ensures legal services organizations have the business and management skills needed to survive and thrive; (2) Pro Bono Justice, which expands legal services for Californians in need by developing and staffing innovative and effective pro bono projects with law schools, firms, and businesses around the state; and (3) Californians for Legal Aid, which advocates for California legal services nonprofits on federal public policy and funding issues. More information about OneJustice is available at www.OneJustice.org.

Associate Attorney, Encino, CA (Construction Litigation)

Position deadline: Accepting applications on a rolling basis

Experience: 1-2 years


Small law firm based in Encino has an opening for an associate attorney who is interested in working in construction litigation matters, including public works and commercial construction disputes.  New admits or attorneys with 1 or 2 years of experience are welcome to apply.   Strong writing skills are a plus, as is any experience in construction.  Please email resumes and cover letters to armenak@raisinkavcioglu.com.

Staff Counsel of the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA), Los Angeles, CA

Position deadline: Open until filled

Description: Information on how to apply here.

Workers’ Compensation Attorney, Burbank, CA

Position deadline: Open until filled

Experience: Willing to train


Small, growing Burbank Workers’ Compensation firm (4 attorneys) seeks attorney to defend depositions and attend hearings. Pay commensurate with experience. Email cover letter and resume to minas@nordanyanlaw.com.

California Courts Need More Interpreters!

More information on how to apply here.

Paralegal, Glendale, CA

Experience: Minimum 3 years civil litigation experience.

Small boutique Glendale law firm (6 attorneys) seeks Civil Litigation Paralegal/legal secretary with some Executive Assistant duties. Good pay commensurate with ability and experience, decent hours, and excellent work environment. Submit resume to diane@ourfalianlaw.com.

Civil Litigation Associate, Downtown Glendale, CA 

Position deadline: Continuous


Civil litigation firm in Glendale, CA looking to hire associate with civil litigation experience. Email resume and cover letter to laesquire@gmail.com.

In-House Legal Counsel (Court Counsel), Los Angeles Superior Court

Position deadline: Continuous


Click here to apply.

Adjunct Professor, Glendale University College of Law


Wonderful opportunity to reconnect with the intellectual aspect of law while participating in the development of your students.  More info here.

Special Investigator, Los Angeles County Department of Transportation 


Under the general direction of a Supervising Special Investigator or Deputy Chief Counsel this position is an investigator for the Legal Division and will be responsible for the most sensitive and complex investigations, detecting or obtaining evidence by employing the most appropriate investigative techniques in defense of lawsuits and claims against the Department; in addition the Special Investigator is responsible for establishing procedures and other recommendations to management to ensure the accountability and integrity of the investigative process. This position does not have peace officer authority pursuant to Penal Code Section 830 et seq.  See position duty statement and application instructions: https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=117684

In House Counsel, Long Island Boutique Firm

Position deadline: Open until filled


Long Island Business seeks commercial in-house counsel with both state and federal court experience.  Excellent writing & research skills to handle contract, collection, employment, labor, and commercial litigation.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Send cover letter and resume to ajcaro@arrowsecurity.net (cc’ing sogulluk@hineogulluk.com).

Corporate/Securities Associate, Moomjian, Waite & Coleman

Position deadline: Open until filled

Experience: 2+ years


Moomjian, Waite & Coleman is a boutique firm based in Long Island, New York with a high quality practice representing public companies, larger private companies, private equity, etc. Please see our Website: www.mwcllp.com. The candidate must have at least two years of experience in corporate/securities work: mergers and acquisitions (an absolute must), financings and SEC filings. The person should also be very good at drafting. We are not looking for a litigator.

Unlawful Detainer Attorney (Staff Attorney I), City of L.A. Housing Authority

Position deadline: Open until filled

Experience: Three (3) years of trial experience preferably in the areas of landlord/tenant (unlawful detainer) litigation, including bankruptcy proceedings and criminal law litigation


Under supervision, provides the Housing Services Department with legal services as may be requested by the Director of Housing Services and others including, but not limited to, full eviction services, staff training, and legal advice as it pertains to Landlord-Tenant, Fair Housing, Reasonable Accommodation and Public Housing laws, both federal and State. May also be required to support Section 8 Program operations including program administration, fraud investigations, assistance with administrative hearings and responding to Writs of Mandamus. MORE DETAILS.

Apply HERE

Associate Attorney, Abramson Labor Group

Position deadline: Open until filled

Experience: 1-4 years


Abramson Labor Group is currently seeking an Associate Attorney in Los Angeles, California who will contribute to overall success and help secure the bright future of the Firm. Our Los Angeles office is seeking an associate attorney with 1-4 years of experience to handle all aspects of our employment law cases, including, but not limited to, case screening, investigation, discovery, drafting correspondence and demand letters, and communicating with clients and opposing counsel.

The ideal candidate for this position has a strong work ethic, exceptional problem-solving skills and is comfortable working in a detail-oriented and dynamic workplace. We are looking for someone who is an ambitious hard worker willing to work long hours and hit their monthly metrics.

Interviews will be scheduled quickly, local serious candidates only.

Apply HERE

Public Defender, County of Los Angeles

Click HERE for more info.

Public Defender, Sacramento County 

The Public Defender is responsible for managing the goals, objectives, and policies of the department. The County is seeking an experienced manager who is self-directed and results-oriented. Highly qualified candidates will have seven (7) or more years of management, administrative, and legal services experience working for a Public Defender’s Office. Active membership in the State Bar of California is a desirable qualification. The salary range for this position is $190,300 – $209,802 and includes a 3.35% management incentive.

A recruitment brochure (click HERE) is available with further information about the County, the position, and the application process.

City Attorney, City of Merced

If you are considering a career in government law, the City of Merced is hiring a City Attorney.

Merced’s City Attorney’s Office is a well-run full-service legal department with a history of innovation and progress. Merced is a growing and dynamic city in a beautiful, historic and affordable part of California, with access to world class cultural and natural attractions

The salary range is up to $184,500 per year with a CalPERS pension and a generous benefits package. For candidates vested or retired from non-CalPERS retirement systems, this position may offer other retirement advantages.

Click here for more details.

Term Law Clerk to a U.S. Magistrate Judge Designee

Three open positions for Term Law Clerk to a U.S. Magistrate Judge Designee with the Central District of California. Click here for more details.

Associate Attorney, Santa Monica, CA

Position deadline: Open until filled


Shegerian & Associates, Inc.: Employment litigation firm is looking for a licensed attorney who is an excellent writer with strong work ethic for small plaintiff’s litigation firm in Santa Monica. Need a hard worker with the ability to handle heavy law-and-motion and discovery. Must be responsible, hard working, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task. Prefer attorneys in practice for 2-4 years as we need someone who can hit the ground running. Apply through LinkedIn.

Civil litigation Associate, Downtown, Los Angeles

Experience: 3-6 years (those with more will be considered)

Position deadline: Open until filled

Encore Law Group LLP (www.encorelaw.com), an entrepreneurial corporate and litigation law firm based in Downtown Los Angeles, is seeking a civil litigation attorney with 3-6 years’ experience (but those with more experience will be considered).  The focus of this position will be research and writing. 

Candidates must be organized and familiar with all aspects of the litigation process such as court systems and their attendant rules, procedures, and protocols, and enjoy reading and writing.  We are a small firm, so, although research and writing will be the primary function, there will be opportunities for other aspects of litigation (e.g., court appearances and depositions), and plenty of opportunity to interface with clients and opposing counsel.

Candidates must demonstrate effective planning, problem-solving and analytical skills, exercise sound judgment, have the ability to prioritize workload and assignments, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and have the ability to work in a team environment.

Must be a member in good standing of the State Bar of California to apply. Salary commensurate with experience.  Please send resume and cover letter to adee@encorelaw.com.