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MID-LEVEL EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – San Diego, CA

The San Diego office of Fisher Phillips seeks a mid-level associate with 4-7 years of employment litigation experience. The ideal candidate will be able to run cases from beginning to end and should have experience handling California wage-hour class action claims and PAGA cases. Qualified candidates will be comfortable drafting and responding to discovery and initial pleadings, drafting and arguing motions, as well as taking and defending depositions. Candidate must have excellent academic credentials, strong writing and analytical skills, and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Successful candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must be admitted in California.

We are not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Applicants should submit their resume, transcript, and cover letter, and apply at the following link: Fisher Phillips Career Opportunity.


SENIOR COUNSEL – Oakland, CA

The Senior Counsel for Environmental Health & Safety and Construction must demonstrate expertise in environmental compliance counseling and defense of enforcement actions in matters involving a broad range of issues, including water quality, air quality, hazardous materials transportation, hazardous waste disposal, medical waste handling and disposal, property remediation, and biological, chemical, and radiation safety in the workplace (CAA, CERCLA, CWA, EPCRA, ESA, OSHA, RCRA, TSCA, and analogous state laws). The Senior Counsel will advise UCOP, campus, and medical center EH&S directors and managers, as well as technical EH&S staff, on a wide variety of sensitive questions and will represent the University in interactions with permitting and enforcement agencies across California. Counsel will also provide environmental legal perspective on transactional matters, including real estate purchases, sales, and leases, and University development projects.

In addition to environmental compliance responsibilities, Counsel will advise on the University’s broad portfolio of complex construction and development operations, including the following topics and tasks: drafting and negotiation of construction contracts; public sector construction litigation and public competitive bidding; mediation, arbitration, and/or trial (typically with outside counsel) to resolve construction defect or design disputes; Mechanic’s Lien Law and its application to public and private construction projects; development of effective compliance and risk mitigation strategies to facilitate projects; and public-private partnerships.

Counsel will proactively and independently handle a full range of legal matters and projects, including the most complicated and those of substantial importance and impact. Counsel will interpret complex facts and the law in areas of high ambiguity; provide functional advice, training and/or guidance to others; act as a liaison with outside counsel; and/or represent the University in complex litigation.

For more details, please visit: jobs.ucop.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=62173


ATTORNEY – Oakland, CA

Under general direction of the Assistant Chief Counsel, Policy Approval Bureau (PAB), the Attorney I reviews and analyzes various life and disability insurance policy forms and related documents for compliance with statutory and regulatory standards.  The Attorney I interprets statutes and regulations pertaining to these various types of life and disability insurance policies in response to inquiries from the public, insurance industry, legislators and other Department personnel.  The Attorney I analyzes and drafts regulations and legislation, and completes special project assignments, and make recommendations to the Assistant Chief Counsel and to CDI Executive Staff.  Occasional travel may be required within and/or outside California.  Travel may include overnight stay.

This position is designated under the Conflict of Interest Code.  The position is responsible for making or participating in the making of governmental decisions that may potentially have a material effect on personal financial interests.  The appointee is required to complete Form 700 within 30 days of appointment.  Failure to comply with the Conflict of Interest Code requirements may void the appointment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  •  Applicants must have active membership in The California State Bar before they will be eligible for appointment.
  • This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies in this location.
  • This office has relocated to Oakland. If you applied to JC 176876, you will need to apply to this JC to be considered for the position.

 

EXAMINATION INFORMATION:

You MUST take the ATTORNEY examination to be eligible for appointment. Please click the link provided below for the examination information/instructions. Please read the entire examination bulletin. FAILURE TO SUBMIT ANY OF THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION LISTED IN THE EXAMINATION BULLETIN MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM THIS EXAMINATION.

ATTORNEY 

https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=8PB57

Any questions regarding the minimum qualifications, applying for the examination, being scheduled for the examination, reasonable accommodations, the examination components, scoring, etc., may be directed to our team at  JobsandExams@insurance.ca.gov

For more details, please visit: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=188358


PROGRAM ASSOCIATE JOB OPENING –Oakland, CA

FVAP is seeking a Program Associate to join our exceptional and dynamic team in Oakland, California, for a significant role in support of social justice.  We value diverse experiences and backgrounds.  FVAP’s clientele is very diverse, and we serve individuals and advocates throughout the state, including rural, suburban, and urban populations.  The ideal candidate will bring unique skills and experiences that help the candidate support our legal program work in service of these diverse populations.

About FVAP:  Family Violence Appellate Project is the only organization in California dedicated to empowering survivors of domestic violence with a second chance at justice by appealing court decisions on their behalf, for free.  We are an 8-year old, statewide nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure the safety and well-being of California survivors and their children.  We are committed to social justice and are dedicated to shaping California law to prioritize the safety of survivors and children.  We are also committed to supporting the statewide network of domestic violence and legal aid service providers by providing trainings, technical assistance, and written informational materials, and by facilitating information exchange among statewide stakeholders supporting survivors.  If you are interested in being part of this exciting social justice movement and resource for domestic violence survivors and advocates across California, this is the place for you!  You can learn more at www.fvaplaw.org.

Skills & Abilities:  The ideal candidate is passionate about social justice and willing to pitch in wherever needed to support the work of a small, nimble, nonprofit legal organization.  You have an analytical mind and can organize, digest, and analyze large amounts of data and make recommendations on how the data should shape our future work.  You are a flexible, creative person who can wear many different hats at once.  You are comfortable with technology and can be productive when the demands of work pull you in many different directions.  You have a strong drive to take on new challenges and feel great satisfaction in setting and accomplishing goals.  You perform at your best in dynamic situations and thrive in a fast-paced work environment, maintaining the grace and willingness to change direction quickly when circumstances demand.  You can manage multiple short-term and long-term deadlines at once.  You have an obsession for organization and follow-through.  You have a reputation for being utterly dependable.  People look to you to accomplish tasks because they know they will get done efficiently and successfully.  You enjoy analyzing and resolving complex problems, and have the patience and creativity to find the right solution.  You are filled with ideas and are eager to put them into action.  You work well independently, and as part of a team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Program Evaluation & Data:
    • Independently administer regular surveys to clients, advocates, and attorneys who have received our services to evaluate the effectiveness of our work;
    • Manage and organize voluminous survey data and other program data;
    • Analyze survey and program data: what it tells us and what it does not, what it means about how we can improve or change our services, what different data or questions we need to assess the effectiveness of our work in light of our overarching goals and strategies, how the data can be compiled efficiently and effectively, and other strategic questions related to program evaluation;
    • Report to management on progress toward our overarching programmatic goals and strategies based on the survey and program data;
    • Compile data from our client database to complete regular reports to multiple grant providers who fund our work; and
    • Work with our pro bono (volunteer) law firms to collect annual data on their work for FVAP.

 

  • Legal Case Support:
    • Manage document collection for potential clients seeking representation in appeals;
    • Assist attorneys and paralegal with organizing case documents and occasional service of legal documents (via mail);
    • Communicate with community stakeholders about opportunities to sign onto legislative and administrative advocacy efforts, amicus (friend-of-the-court) briefs, and requests to publish case law;
    • Manage and update stakeholder lists;
    • Communicate with pro bono law firms about opportunities to work with FVAP on appeals and other projects;
    • Manage our “Legal Victory” process, including stakeholder communications and internal deadlines;
    • Manage our document retention process.

 

  • Training Program Support. Optimize our training program, including:
    • Administer training evaluations and completion certificates;
    • Edit and upload recorded trainings to our website;
    • Manage email inquiries about trainings and password requests;
    • Manage volunteers in captioning new and updated trainings to be accessible to Deaf/Hard of hearing individuals;
    • Manage professional translation services of training and accompanying materials into other languages;
    • Manage training tracking through our database system, and pull data to create reports for regular grant reporting;
    • Report training attendee data to State Bar; and
    • Maintain FVAP’s status as a State Bar certified continuing legal education provider.

 

  • Outreach Support:
    • Schedule and coordinate visits with legislators for FVAP legal staff;
    • Create or compile support materials for legislative advocacy;
    • Schedule and coordinate outreach visits to domestic violence service providers;
    • Create or compile written materials to support outreach visits.

 

  • Website Support:
    • Assist Development Manager to maintain FVAP’s WordPress-based website, including regular website updates, posting new training videos and written materials, and pulling and analyzing data about website views.

 

  • Communications & Written Materials Program Support
    • Edit legal program documents for non-legal audiences including for plain language and visual appeal;
    • Manage the timing and tracking of regular updates to written legal materials;
    • Assist with Annual Report;
    • Manage professional translation services of written materials into other languages;
    • Gather and analyze data across platforms for inclusion in grant and other reporting.

 

  • Comply with all agency policies and procedures.

 

Physical and Environmental Conditions

Performance of duties and tasks uses standard office equipment, including telephone equipment and computers.  Work is performed inside with exposure to heating and air-conditioning.  Occasional driving or other travel may be required.

Required Qualifications

  • Proficiency working with and analyzing voluminous data in relation to project goals;
  • Ability to work with computer databases; training on our specific platforms to be provided;
  • Proficiency with all standard office computer programs, including Microsoft Office suite, Google’s business suite (including Gmail), and Adobe Acrobat;
  • Familiarity with website management platforms, preferably WordPress;
  • Ability to use video editing software such as iMovie;
  • Superb verbal and written communication skills, and proofreading skills;
  • Ability to manage projects with multiple components and stakeholders;
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple projects effectively at a given time;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to adapt to and work in the fast-paced environment of a small, dynamic nonprofit;
  • Willingness to pitch in and help out as needed;
  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to collaborate closely with others; and
  • A commitment to working on behalf of survivors of domestic violence and their children.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.);
  • Knowledge and experience, such as through course work in a social science discipline or equivalent job experience, working with and analyzing data in relation to project goals;
  • Past experience managing projects with multiple stakeholders;
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, legal aid or other legal environments; and
  • An understanding of the domestic violence field.

 

Classification:  The position is full-time, exempt, and at-will.

Compensation / Salary Range:  Salary of $48,000 – $52,000 per year, depending on experience.  FVAP offers a generous benefits package, including subsidized health, dental, vision, life, and AD&D insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with 3% employer match after 1 year; FSA plan for commuting, parking, health, and dependent care expenses; Employee Assistance Plan and travel assistance; 3 weeks paid time off/year, with longevity increases; and 12 paid holidays/year.

To Apply:  Please email or mail a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Erin Smith, staff@fvaplaw.org,Family Violence Appellate Project, 449 15th St., Suite 104, Oakland, CA 94612.

Application deadline:  Review of applications will begin January 21, 2020, and will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Your cover letter should speak to: 1) why you are interested in working at FVAP; 2) how your background or experiences, professional or otherwise, have prepared you to contribute to our work and perform the required and any preferred qualifications, and; 3) how your background or experiences, professional or otherwise, have prepared you to contribute to our commitment to diversity and cultural responsiveness amongst our staff.  Feel free to think broadly about your response to these questions, applying various aspects of your life and personal experiences.

To promote social justice and best serve our clients, FVAP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse staff and providing culturally responsive services.  Individuals of all races, ethnicities, national origins, religions, ages, sexes, sexual orientations, and gender identities, as well as differently abled persons, survivors of domestic violence, candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities and historically oppressed groups, bilingual and bicultural candidates, and those who are the first in their family to complete college or graduate school, are encouraged to apply.

FVAP is located in Oakland, California.  We are convenient to multiple bus lines and BART.

Thank you for your interest in FVAP!


ATTORNEY JOB OPENING – Oakland, CA

Family Violence Appellate Project is the only organization in California dedicated to appealing cases on behalf of survivors of domestic violence.  We are committed to social justice and are dedicated to shaping California law to prioritize the safety of survivors and children by representing clients in the California Courts of Appeal, submitting amicus curiae briefs in cases of statewide importance, monitoring unpublished cases daily and requesting publication of important domestic violence cases, and engaging in legislative and systems change advocacy efforts.  We are also committed to supporting the statewide network of domestic violence and legal aid service providers by providing trainings, technical assistance, and written informational materials, and by facilitating information exchange among statewide stakeholders supporting survivors.  If you are interested in being part of this exciting social justice movement and resource for domestic violence survivors and advocates across California, this is the place for you!  You can learn more at www.fvaplaw.org.

FVAP is seeking a full-time attorney to join our exceptional and dynamic staff in our Oakland, California office.  We value diverse experiences and backgrounds.  FVAP’s clientele is extremely diverse, and we serve individuals and advocates throughout the state, including rural, suburban, and urban populations.  The ideal candidate will bring skills and experiences enabling the candidate to serve these diverse populations adeptly in the context of domestic violence and appellate litigation.  Any candidate must be willing to pitch in wherever needed to support a small nonprofit.  The immediate supervisor is the Director of Programs.

Skills & Abilities:

A successful attorney has exceptionally strong critical thinking, legal, analytical, and writing skills and is able to perform professionally in a fast-paced environment.  This will necessitate multi-tasking, prioritizing tasks, and changing focus when circumstances demand.  You are able to communicate effectively with many different stakeholders, including FVAP’s team members, law student clerks, volunteer law firm attorneys, experienced domestic violence advocates and other community members who are not attorneys, and prospective clients from all different backgrounds.  You are able and willing to supervise and manage people at all levels, including law student clerks and senior law firm partners who act as our co-counsel.  You are detail-oriented and capable of managing a full slate of cases and tracking and complying with dozens of litigation and other deadlines at once.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Analyzing trial court records and the legal issues in each case and making a recommendation on whether FVAP should accept the case for appeal;
  • Consulting with the legal team on case selection and strategy;
  • Successfully managing a full, active docket of appellate cases, including supervising and assisting FVAP’s pro bono attorneys in private practice who are working on appeals, including editing and possibly drafting portions of appellate briefs with the pro bono team, and preparing attorneys for oral argument;
  • Editing and possibly drafting appellate motions and portions of briefs, case publication requests, written informational materials, and other legal documents;
  • Taking lead responsibility for at least one of FVAP’s programs, such as our training, technical assistance, written informational materials, case publication, legislative advocacy program, and/or supervising a full-time fellow.
  • Supervising law student interns, including giving written feedback on their work;
  • Providing technical assistance to attorneys, other services providers, and pro se litigants on legal and procedural issues related to trial-level or appellate cases;
  • Providing trainings to legal services agencies, domestic violence agencies, and other statewide stakeholders;
  • Performing outreach and fostering connections with stakeholders in other regions of California;
  • Opportunities may be available to advocate for domestic violence legislation or other systems changes on behalf of FVAP;
  • Analyzing social science literature in the field of domestic violence;
  • Representing FVAP in the community to service providers, community partners, pro bono law firms, and others;
  • Advancing FVAP’s Theory of Change and commitment to cultural responsiveness;
  • Assisting with administrative and fundraising tasks as needed, including grant reports; checking and responding to office mail, email, fax, and voice mail; assisting with preparation of materials for board meetings; keeping client databases current; attending fundraising events; and other office tasks.
  • Some travel may be required.

 

Physical and Environmental Conditions: Performance of duties and tasks uses standard office equipment, including telephone equipment and computers.  Work is performed inside with exposure to heating and air-conditioning.  Driving or other travel may be required.  The attorney may be able to work remotely some days, subject to organizational needs.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • D. from accredited university and licensed, active member of California Bar;
  • Experiences that will enable you to provide superb appellate advocacy, technical assistance, and outreach to a diverse client population and community of domestic violence service providers;
  • Ability to produce polished appellate legal briefs with little direction or intervention;
  • Nuanced understanding of civil trial court practice and procedures;
  • Ability to analyze and apply California domestic violence law, family law, and appellate procedure;
  • Excellent communication, writing, editing, and organizational skills;
  • Willingness and interest in effectively supporting and supervising others;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Ability to adapt to and work in the fast-paced environment of a small nonprofit;
  • Willingness to pitch in and help out as needed; and
  • A commitment to working on behalf of survivors of domestic violence and their children.

 

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Prior appellate experience;
  • Experience in domestic violence and/or family law trial court practice, or another similar type of trial court practice;
  • An understanding of the dynamics of, and the legal, social, and personal issues raised by, domestic violence;
  • Experience working with clients in crisis and low-income clients;
  • Experience presenting trainings or speaking in front of a crowd;
  • Bilingual in Spanish or another language a plus; and
  • Diversity of personal and professional experience.

 

Classification: This position is exempt, full-time, and at-will.

Compensation: Starting salary depends on relevant experience and will be commensurate with comparable nonprofit salaries in Alameda County.  The salary range is expected to be between $66,000-$86,569.  If the candidate’s experience meets the expectations of a Senior Managing Attorney at FVAP, we will discuss if the Senior Managing Attorney position and salary scale (starting at $89,900) is appropriate.  FVAP offers a generous benefits package, including subsidized health, dental, vision, life, and AD&D insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with 3% employer match after 1 year; FSA plan for commuting, parking, health, and dependent care expenses; Employee Assistance Plan and travel assistance; 3 weeks paid time off/year, with longevity increases; 12 paid holidays/year; and paid attorney bar dues and continuing legal education.

To Apply:

The position will be open until filled.  Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning January 21, 2020.  Candidates are encouraged to apply early in the process.  The ideal start date is February 2020.

To apply, please email or mail a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three professional references to:

Erin Smith, Executive Director

staff@fvaplaw.org

Family Violence Appellate Project, 449 15th Street, Suite 104, Oakland, CA 94612

Your cover letter should speak to: 1) why you are interested in working at FVAP; 2) how your background or experiences, professional or otherwise, have prepared you to contribute to our work and perform the required and any preferred qualifications, and; 3) how your background or experiences, professional or otherwise, have prepared you to contribute to our commitment to diversity and cultural responsiveness amongst our staff.  Feel free to think broadly about your response to these questions, applying various aspects of your life and personal experiences.

To promote social justice and best serve our clients, FVAP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse staff and providing culturally responsive services.  Individuals of all races, ethnicities, national origins, religions, ages, sexes, sexual orientations, and gender identities, as well as differently abled persons, survivors of domestic violence, candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities and historically oppressed groups, bilingual and bicultural candidates, and those who are the first in their family to complete college or graduate school, are encouraged to apply.

FVAP is located in Oakland, California.  We are convenient to multiple bus lines and BART.

Thank you for your interest in FVAP!


MID-LEVEL CYBERCRIME ENFORCEMENT LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – Seattle, WA

Experience: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks an associate attorney with at least two years of experience in litigation matters and a demonstrated interest in cybercrime enforcement to join its Commercial Litigation Practice Group. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

    •     Experience working in a law firm, prosecutors’ office, or government legal department.
    •     A passion for protecting clients and the public from harm caused by internet bad actors.
    •     An interest in focusing on internet fraud and brand protection cases, and leading internal and external investigations.
    •     An ability to work on both high volume programmatic legal matters, and high-impact strategic complex litigation.
    •     Outstanding attention to detail.
    •     Excellent research and writing abilities.
    •     Client-centric service mindset.
    •     Experience representing technology clients is a plus, but not required.

 

Description:

To learn more about this employment opportunity and/or to apply online, please visit Mid-Level Cybercrime Enforcement Litigation Associate – Seattle and upload a cover letter addressed to Deverie Hart, Senior Manager, Lawyer Recruiting, resume, a copy of your law transcript, and a brief writing sample (5-10 pages). Click here to see a list of all other attorney opportunities at DWT.


MID-LEVEL EMPLOYMENT COUNSEL – Los Angeles, CA

Experience: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks to hire a Counsel with a minimum of seven years’ experience to join its California and national employment law practice in Los Angeles. The ideal candidate will have significant advice and counseling experience, some employment litigation experience, and a broad understanding of federal and California employment laws and regulations. Preferably, the candidate will have a majority of experience in an employment practice group or employment-only law firm. The practice will focus on providing advice and counseling to clients concerning employment law issues, with secondary work on employment litigation, including single plaintiff and class action matters. Counseling will include providing advice, drafting policies, handbooks, employment agreements, wage-hour, leave of absences, investigations, etc. For more experienced attorneys interested in this position, a book of business is not required.

The candidate must be a member or pending member of the California State Bar. This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident, self-motivated lawyer with a desire to build a comprehensive employment practice in a collegial environment.

We are accepting submissions from third-party recruiters.

Description:

To apply, please upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting, resume and a brief writing sample (5 – 10 pages). Click here to see a list of all other attorney opportunities at DWT.


STAFF ATTORNEY (HIV/AIDS PROJECT) – Los Angeles, CA 

Experience: Membership in the California Bar required unless waiting for California Bar Examination results. Commitment to Inner City Law Center’s (“ICLC”) mission and values. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Organized and detail oriented. Ability to assume responsibility quickly and independently manage an active caseload. Ability to use good judgment, multitask and meet deadlines. Excellent negotiation skills. Ability to build trust and rapport with a wide range of clients who may be dealing with emotional issues, cognitive impairments, or mental illness in a kind, appropriate, and effective manner.

Description:

ICLC is seeking a talented, full-time Staff Attorney to advocate for clients who are at imminent risk of homelessness. The Staff Attorney will work by holistically addressing a broad range of issues that impact housing stability. A key component of the Staff Attorney position is a robust housing law practice, including trial work. The Staff Attorney will perform work in a wide array of areas including federal fair housing litigation, eviction defense, maximizing income through government benefits, restraining orders and limited immigration services. The Staff Attorney will work closely with clients who are living with HIV/AIDS and our partner organizations and will bring a whatever-it-takes approach to ending and preventing homelessness.

Cover letters and resumes are reviewed upon receipt and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter detailing interest in the position to Anna Carrillo, HR Coordinator, at careers@innercitylaw.org.


STAFF ATTORNEY (HOMELESS VETERANS PROJECT) – Los Angeles, CA 

Experience: The Inner City Law Center (“ICLC”)  is seeking a talented full-time Staff Attorney with 0-6 years of experience to provide free legal services to help homeless veterans with disabilities gain access to critical income-support benefits. The attorney will practice in three areas designed to remove barriers to housing stability: VA benefits, discharge upgrades, and traffic tickets. The attorney will carry a full caseload of clients, from the initial interview through the administrative and/or judicial process. The attorney will also work as part of a team and share responsibilities related to the program, such as creating and leading trainings and identifying systematic problems within the VA benefits application process and developing strategies to resolve them. This may include working directly with staff and leadership at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Commitment to ICLC’s mission and values. Excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills. Strong teaching and public speaking skills. Ability to interact with a wide range of clients utilizing client-centered lawyering and trauma-informed frameworks. Ability to assume responsibility quickly and work independently and as part of a team. Ability to use good judgment, multitask, and meet deadlines. Experience in developing and leading trainings. Experience working with veterans, people with disabilities, and people who are low-income and/or experiencing homelessness. Membership in a State Bar is required.

Description:

Our Homeless Veterans Project represents individual veterans in complex VA disability benefits

and military discharge upgrade matters. Many of our clients have significant mental health disabilities due to trauma such as combat and military sexual violence. These cases require significant attorney involvement so that the veterans we represent can receive the compensation and other benefits they earned through their service to our country.

Cover letters and resumes are reviewed upon receipt and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter detailing interest in the position to Anna Carrillo, HR Coordinator, at careers@innercitylaw.org


STAFF ATTORNEY (HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION/EVICTION DEFENSE) – Los Angeles, CA 

Experience: Membership in the California Bar required unless waiting for California Bar Examination results. Commitment to Inner City Law Center’s (“ICLC”) mission and values. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong work ethic. Organized and detail oriented. Excellent negotiation skills. Ability to assume responsibility quickly and work independently and as part of a team. Ability to use good judgment, multitask, and meet deadlines. Ability to interact with a wide range of clients in a kind, appropriate, client-centered manner. 

Description:

The best way to end homelessness is to prevent it from happening in the first place. Each day, in Los Angeles County, 133 people exit homelessness – but over 150 people become homeless. We must do far more to help keep precariously housed families in their homes. This new Staff Attorney position will carry a caseload of eviction defense (unlawful detainer) cases and will help expand our tenant defense work. The Staff Attorney will work with an eviction defense team including attorneys and paralegals to negotiate with opposing counsel; prepare discovery requests and responses; draft pleading motions and correspondence; negotiate settlements; conduct unlawful detainer trials; and pursue appellate remedies. In addition to carrying their own caseload, the Staff Attorney will work closely with volunteer attorneys from private law firms who are providing pro bono representation to clients facing eviction.

Cover letters and resumes are reviewed upon receipt and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter detailing interest in the position to Anna Carrillo, HR Coordinator, at careers@innercitylaw.org.


ATTORNEY-ADVISER – Chicago, IL 

Experience: J.D. or LL.B. degree and SK-14: Applicant must have three year(s) of post J.D. work experience as a practicing attorney, two year(s) of which includes the following: at the link below. 

Description:

This position is in the Office of the Technology Controls Program (TCP) within the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations. TCP has primary responsibility for oversight and technology examinations of self-regulatory organizations. TCP is seeking to fill Attorney-Advisers. To learn more about this employment opportunity and/or to apply online, please visit https://go.usa.gov/xpEXv. For assistance, please contact the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion at (202) 551-6046 or omwi@sec.gov


GENERAL ATTORNEY – Atlanta, GA 

Experience: J.D. or LL.B. degree, SK-13: Applicant must have 2 year(s) of post J.D. work experience as a practicing attorney, 1 year(s) of which includes: (1) Analyzing complex legal and/or factual issues; (2) Conducting significant investigations or litigation; and (3) Conducting investigations relating to violations of securities laws, and SK-14: Applicant must have 3 year(s) of post J.D. work experience as a practicing attorney, 2 year(s) of which includes: (1) Applying securities laws; (2) Conducting investigations relating to violations of securities laws; (3) Conducting civil cases in the United States District Courts and administrative proceedings before administrative law judges; and (4) Developing recommendations regarding securities laws.

Description:

The General Attorney will join a well-respected team that is responsible for conducting investigations dealing with difficult and complex matters involving all aspects of the securities market. To learn more about this employment opportunity and/or to apply online, please visit https://go.usa.gov/xp5m5. If you are an attorney and want to apply directly: Submit your resume to HO-ENF-Hiring@sec.gov. For assistance, please contact the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion at (202) 551-6046 or omwi@sec.gov


ATTORNEY – Yerevan, Armenia  

Experience: Practicing lawyer (preferably passed a US state bar); Located in Yerevan; Fluency in Armenian and English; Experience managing a team of lawyers; Reputation as politically neutral; Background in IT and/or integrity checks for public officials.

Description:

The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)—is working on a USAID-funded project in Armenia aimed at helping prop up Armenia’s Corruption Prevention Commission. We’re looking for lawyers who can work as a contractor to support our work on two specific items: creating a manual for how the Corruption Prevention Commission staff will carry out “integrity checks” of new nominees for high ranking public positions; and recommendations on how the Corruption Prevention Commission Staff will verify and publish declaration of assets forms of public officials, and then integrate those across the government. To apply, email PGlover@cipe.org.


ATTORNEY-ADVISER – Washington, DC 

Experience: The Division of Investment Management (IM) works to support the SEC in its mission to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. IM regulates investment companies, variable insurance products, and federally registered investment advisers. The Division of Investment Management’s Rulemaking Office, Investment Company Regulation Office is seeking to fill one Attorney-Adviser position in Washington, DC.

Description:

To learn more about this employment opportunity and/or to apply online, please visit https://go.usa.gov/xpnfz. For assistance, please contact the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion at (202) 551-6046 or omwi@sec.gov.


ATTORNEY – Bay Area, CA

Experience: Berkeley Lab has an exciting new Legal Counsel opportunity to be part of a vital in-house legal department at the nation’s premier national research laboratory doing a broad range of cutting-edge law and counselling. We are looking for a bright, collegial early career attorney to join the Office of Laboratory Counsel at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn the business of the Laboratory in a supportive environment, while providing legal advice and counsel in the areas of construction, environmental, procurement, export controls, among others.  If you are ready to commit yourself to a public-service legal environment in an exciting and intellectually stimulating research environment, please consider applying for this rare opportunity.

Description:

This position reports to the Laboratory’s Chief Counsel, and as part of the University of California, also to the UC General Counsel. Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. To learn more about this employment opportunity and/or to apply online, please visit https://lbl.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/legal-counsel-attorney-2376.


SENIOR EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION ASSOCIATE Irvine, CA

Experience: The Irvine office of Fisher Phillips seeks a senior level associate with 5-7 years of employment litigation and/or class action experience. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience handling California wage-hour class action claims and PAGA cases. Qualified candidates will be comfortable drafting and responding to discovery and initial pleadings, drafting and arguing motions, as well as taking and defending depositions. Candidate must have excellent academic credentials, strong writing and analytical skills, and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Successful candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must be admitted in California.

Description:

Applicants should submit their resume, transcript, and cover letter, and apply at the following link: Fisher Phillips Career Opportunity.


HOUSING ATTORNEY FELLOW/HOUSING LEGAL FELLOW Oakland, CA

Experience: FVAP is seeking a Housing Attorney Fellow or Housing Legal Fellow to build the capacity and reach of its Housing and Employment Justice Project by deepening FVAP’s connections to underserved rural and frontier communities in California, focusing on communities that have little access or connection to legal assistance. The focus communities of the fellow will partially depend on the skills and connections of the hired fellow.

Description:

FVAP is seeking a Housing Attorney Fellow or Housing Legal Fellow to build the capacity and reach of its Housing and Employment Justice Project by deepening FVAP’s connections to underserved rural and frontier communities in California, focusing on communities that have little access or connection to legal assistance. The focus communities of the fellow will partially depend on the skills and connections of the hired fellow.

For more details, please visit: http://fvaplaw.org/2019/11/14/fvap-seeks-housing-attorney-fellow-or-housing-legal-fellow/


SENIOR ATTORNEY/PARTNER San Francisco, CA

Experience: We are seeking a senior attorney/partner, preferably with 5-10 years of experience, who wants to take cases to trial in the areas of automobile, premises liability, catastrophic injury, and trucking defense.  Trial experience and the ability to independently manage cases from start to finish are critical skills, as is the ability to work as a collaborative team member who can continue to build strong and long-lasting client and internal relationships as part of our overall positive firm culture.  Those with additional skill sets and interests are always welcome, as we seek to continue growing a team of great attorneys in the Bay Area who really enjoy practicing law.

A portable book of business is not a requirement because we are looking for someone with strong skills to meet our current and growing needs.  Yet, individual attorneys and/or a small group with a portable book of business are certainly welcome to also seek to join with us.

Description:

Freeman Mathis and Gary LLP

We are conveniently located in downtown San Francisco, and offer a competitive salary and benefits based on skills and experience. Email DZargaryan@fmglaw.com for details.


ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY – Glendale, CA

ExperienceThe City is seeking a litigation attorney with a minimum of 3 years of experience (5+ years preferred) handling all facets of litigation from inception through trial.  The ideal candidate will have public sector experience and knowledge of torts, civil rights and employment litigation.  Experience conducting legal research, drafting motions, and taking and defending depositions is a must.  Some trial experience is preferred. Applicants must be a member in good standing with the California State Bar, and be a graduate of a State of California or American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school.  A valid Class C California driver’s license is also required.

Description:

The salary range for this position is $8,821.28 and $12,831.55 monthly, and placement within the range is based on experience and qualifications.  The City of Glendale offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance.

Any person interested in applying for this position must submit a (1) resume, (2) cover letter and (3) short writing sample (3-5 pages preferred) where the applicant was the primary author with only minimal editing from a supervisor or other attorney.  Please submit the cover letter, resume and short writing sample to Chief Assistant City Attorney Ann Maurer at amaurer@glendaleca.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019. 


PART TIME LITIGATION ATTORNEY – Los Angeles, CA

Experience: California State Bar licensed. Strong background in litigation is required. Candidates must have good communication and organizational skills. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred but not required. In addition; 

    • 2+ years of strong personal injury litigation experience 
    • Exceptional litigation skills with strong knowledge of State Court and Federal Court rules
    • Excellent working knowledge of legal documents
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills in order to communicate effectively with clients
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Experience with e-Filing
    • Ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)
    • Must be a team player and strong ability to multi-task

Description: Responsibilities include;

    • Court filing in various court locations (Federal and California e-filing)
    • Following up regarding status and/or issues with filing in a prompt and professional manner
    • Court calendaring and docketing (including law and motion deadlines)
    • Propounding and responding to discovery
    • Scheduling and noticing depositions
    • Subpoenaing records
    • Assembling briefs, motions, and pleadings
    • Scheduling and managing firm’s litigation calendar
    • Assisting attorneys with research
    • Searching and checking public records
    • Interviewing clients and witnesses
    • Preparing witness statements and declarations
    • Collecting, retrieving, and analyzing information
    • Reviewing medical records
    • Summarizing legal documents
    • Managing and organizing cases
    • Arranging for deliveries and mailing
    • Researching cases, statutes, regulations and publications
    • Organization and maintenance of documents in paper and electronic filing systems
    • Arranging evidence and other legal documents for attorneys’ review
    • Scheduling and calendaring court appearances, interviews, meetings and depositions
    • Reasonable to high degree of technological and social media skills

 

To apply, please email info@gorlawfirm.com


ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL – Various Counties

Experience: The Labor and Workforce Development Agency has a new job posting for an Assistant General Counsel.  The hiring process is a competitive merit-based process. We are encouraging all qualified and interested applicants to apply. If you are interested, please click on one of the links below:

Description:

Alameda County: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=176401
Los Angeles County: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=176402
Sacramento County: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=176391
San Francisco County: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=176397

Check out: How to Apply for the State PDF

For general information about the Labor Agency, please also visit our website at http://www.labor.ca.gov.


ENTRY LEVEL ATTORNEY I – San Francisco, CA

Experience: The California Department of Insurance has two openings for entry level Attorney I, in the Policy Approval Bureau. These are transactional, not litigation, positions.

Description:

The office is currently in downtown San Francisco and will move to Oakland prior to 1/1/2020.

Link: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=176876


GENERAL ATTORNEY POSITION – Washington, D.C.

Experience: (1) J.D. or LL.B. degree and (2) (SK 13) Applicant must have 2 year(s) of post J.D. work experience as a practicing attorney, one year of which includes: analyzing complex legal and/or factual issues, or conducting significant investigations or litigation. Knowledge and understanding of federal securities laws. The SEC is an equal opportunity employer.

Description:

The General Attorney will join a well-respected team that is responsible for conducting investigations dealing with difficult and complex matters involving all aspects of the securities market.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducts complex investigations being undertaken by the SEC. Develops investigative or litigation plans and adjusts as appropriate during the course of an investigation.
  • Drafts subpoenas and other requests for documents, questions witnesses through interviews, testimony, or depositions, evaluates documentary evidence to demonstrate whether sufficient evidence exists to prove violations of federal securities laws.
  • Provides management with advice and work products exhibiting knowledge, insight, and understanding of relevant law and facts.
  • Uses sound judgment and determine the quality, accuracy and relevance of information or data, analyze information to identify relationships and trends, and integrate and synthesize facts to reach reasonable conclusions.
  • Communicates with agency officials at all levels, including supervisors, coworkers, staff in courts and private industry, and other agencies.
  • Organizes work, set priorities, and determine short- or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them.
  • Develops innovative solutions to address issues and problems or involving novel or unexplored questions of law or policy.
  • May participate in all aspects of litigation in federal court and administrative proceedings.

To learn more about this employment opportunity and/or to apply online, please visit https://go.usa.gov/xVtw3

To keep your resume on file for potential future opportunities contact: HO-ENF-Hiring@sec.gov

For assistance, please contact the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion at (202) 551-6046 or omwi@sec.gov


FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER POSITION – Los Angeles, CA

Experience: An applicant must satisfy the following conditions: (1) be admitted to practice before the highest court of at least one state; (2) be a member in good standing of every state Bar of which he/she is a member; (3) have a minimum of 5 years of criminal practice, preferably with significant federal criminal trial experience; (4) possess administrative expertise; (5) have a reputation for integrity; and (6) be committed to the representation of those unable to afford counsel.

Description:

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications from all qualified persons for the position of Federal Public Defender (FPD) for the Central District of California. This position will be available on or after October 1, 2019. The FPD Office is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, and maintains fully-staffed branch offices in Riverside and Santa Ana, CA. The appointee will manage an annual budget of approximately $40 million and an office of approximately 225 employees, which include attorneys, paralegals, investigators, and administrative personnel. The term of appointment is four years, renewable upon demonstration of highly satisfactory performance in office. The current authorized annual salary is $166,500. The Office of the Federal Public Defender provides federal criminal defense services to individuals unable to afford counsel.

A Local Screening Committee will review all applications and conduct interviews of the most qualified candidates. The screening committee will refer the most qualified candidates to the Ninth Circuit’s Standing Committee on Federal Public Defenders, who will refer the best qualified candidate to the Court of Appeals for selection and appointment.

Deadline for receipt of all completed application materials: Thursday, December 5, 2019

Application forms and more information may be obtained by contacting the address, telephone number, or email listed below. The application may also be downloaded from the website below. Applicants are advised to allow for sufficient time to complete and submit the application. One completed and signed original must be sent to the Office of the Circuit Executive. One scanned version of the completed application must be uploaded to the Ninth Circuit Federal Public Defender Application System (https://recruit.ce9.uscourts.gov). Applications must be in the format required by the Ninth Circuit and received by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, December 5, 2019. To be considered, optional letters of reference must be submitted with the original application and must be uploaded with the scanned application.

Office of the Circuit Executive 95 Seventh Street, Suite 429 San Francisco, CA 94103-1518 Attn: FPD Recruitment–CAC

Telephone: (415) 355-8985

Email: cja@ce9.uscourts.gov

Website: https://recruit.ce9.uscourts.gov


ASSOCIATE POSITION – Glendale, CA

Experience: Candidate must have 4-7 years of prior law firm experience, excellent analytic skills, and should be able to draft litigation pleadings and negotiate a wide range of commercial agreements. We are looking to grow by adding two associates with mostly transactional (and some litigation) experience in business and real estate law. 

Description:

You don’t believe that a stress-free, fun law firm can exist? One where you really get to set your own hours, work from home regularly, and get a paid gym membership (which you can go to during work hours)? Check us out! We truly don’t believe that producing quality work product and providing zealous legal representation must come at a cost that most attorneys are tired of paying. Gourjian Law Group is a highly respected, boutique law firm located in Glendale, CA with great, long-term clients we have represented for almost two decades.

If you’re interested, please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to info@gourjianlaw.com.


SENIOR ASSOCIATE WANTED – San Francisco, CA

Experience: The San Francisco office of Fisher Phillips seeks a senior associate with 5-10 years of employment litigation and/or class action experience.

Description: 

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience handling California wage-hour class action claims and PAGA cases. Qualified candidates will be comfortable drafting and responding to discovery and initial pleadings, drafting and arguing motions, as well as taking and defending depositions. Candidate must have excellent academic credentials, strong writing and analytical skills, and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must be admitted in California.

The job description can be found below. Applicants should submit their resume, transcript, and cover letter, and complete the application at the following link.


LITIGATION ATTORNEY WANTED – JUSTICE IN AGING, Oakland, CA

Experience: 5 – 10 years experiences

Description:

This position will work closely with the Litigation Director and the Litigation Team in developing and pursuing high impact cases that promote and defend the rights of older adults. The litigation attorney will be based in one of our California offices, but work closely with attorneys in all three of our offices (Washington, DC, Oakland and Los Angeles) on issues related to health, economic security, and preserving the social safety net for seniors. This attorney will identify, develop, and litigate impact cases primarily on behalf of older adults in California, and will also contribute to our litigation across the country.

You can find more info here.


PARALEGAL/LEGAL SECRETARY FOR CIVIL LITIGATION WANTED – Glendale, CA

Experience: Minimum 3 years civil litigation experience.

Description:

Small boutique Glendale law firm (4 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.

Please submit your resume to Reception@ourfalianlaw.com


FIRMS OR ATTORNEYS WANTED – Oakland, CA

Experience:  Important considerations for our selection process include a demonstrated commitment to diversity, efficiency and cost–effectiveness. The University of California serves one of the world’s most diverse communities and draws its student body, its faculty, and its employees from a wide array of backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. Providing effective legal representation and advice therefore demands that the University’s legal representatives and staff are capable of understanding and communicating with individuals from many backgrounds. (Please also see).

Description:

The Regents of the University of California, Office of General Counsel and Office of Risk Services are conducting a Request for Proposals to select a limited number of preferred outside law firms to represent the University and its employees in litigation under its General Liability Program.  General liability claims exposure is covered by the University’s General Liability Self-Insurance Program and typically involves third-party lawsuits alleging personal injuries (auto accidents, slip and fall, etc.), non-employee discrimination and harassment, ADA violations, libel, slander and invasion of privacy, appellate work and claims involving sexual violence/harassment/Title IX.  This recruitment does not include employment, medical malpractice or professional liability-related lawsuits or police misconduct.  Attached you will find a memorandum announcing the panel review seeking applications from qualified firms, along with the application.  These materials are also available here.

All applications and supporting material will be accepted through October 15, 2019, and must be submitted in 1 PDF via email to General.kq3s0kovpjszgz9l@u.box.com

For questions or assistance regarding the process or application materials, please contact Shari Guzman, Legal Support Specialist Coordinator/Office of the General Counsel at shari.guzman@ucop.edu or (510) 987-9441.


DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEYS WANTED – Monterey County, CA

Experience: Levels I – IV

Description:

If you are looking for a great place to live surrounded by mountains, bike trails, hiking, wine country and coastal scenery, then Monterey County is the place for you. Come join our team in our new state of the art office, built exclusively for prosecutors.

Apply online here.


LAW CLERKS WANTED – California Superior Court, Santa Clara County (San Jose)

Experience: Law Students Pre- or Post Bar

Description:

Opportunity available for law student, pre- or post-bar, to work in the chambers of Judge Socrates Peter Manoukian. Paid or for academic credit.  The experience is a real education. Opportunity is for both civil and criminal matters in court. You can get hands-on experience and acquire litigation skills working on real cases.  “A bonus is the ability to see and learn from the most collegial and the greatest criminal lawyers–DAs, PDs and private practitioners–in the Known Universe,” Judge Manoukian.

For information call 1.408.808.7230 or email: smanoukian@scscourt.org


Corporate and Securities Transactional Associate – Jericho, NY

Experience: 1-2 years

Description:

Moomjian, Waite & Coleman, LLP is looking for an Associate with at least 1-2 years’ experience in corporate and securities law (but not litigation). Moomjian, Waite & Coleman practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, private equity, financings, SEC filings and general corporate. Although we are not a big firm, we have a high level practice. Our main office is in Jericho, NY (right off exit 40 of the LIE). We are open to full time or part time employment. Contact Gary T. Moomjian for more info.


Law Professor- Business Organizations & Corporations, Glendale University College of Law

Experience: 5+ years

Description:

Wonderful opportunity to reconnect with the intellectual aspect of law while participating in the development of your students.A coursebook has already been selected, syllabus prepared, and training will be provided. More info here.


Litigation Attorney, Century City

Deadline: Accepting applications on a rolling basis

Experience: 2-5 years of civil litigation experience

Description:

Century City mid-sized firm seeking attorney with 2-5 years of civil litigation experience for the opportunity to be part of the firm’s continued growth.

* Work environment promoting collegiality while maintaining an expectation for the highest caliber of work.

* Required to have knowledge of California discovery law with experience in drafting motions, taking and defending depositions and making court appearances.

* Must be detail-oriented and organized as well as able to independently manage and litigate cases

* Firm offers a competitive salary with medical, dental and vision benefits.

Please send resume to LALawyerRecruiter@gmail.com


Senior Counsel, Labor and Employment, Office of the General Counsel, University of California, Oakland, CA

Deadline: Open until filled

Description: 

Click link for application details.


Staff Attorney, Center for Food Safety, San Francisco, CA or Portland, OR

Deadline: Accepting applications on a rolling basis

Description: 

The Staff Attorney will spend approximately 50% of their time on CFS’s government accountability project, which works to ensure that government decision-making is open to public scrutiny by enforcing open-record laws such as the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The Staff Attorney will spearhead CFS’s FOIA work by drafting and submitting targeted FOIA requests, pursuing administrative appeals, and litigating under FOIA and other open record statutes. This work provides invaluable support to CFS’ programmatic and litigation efforts, and safeguards the public’s rights to know and to a transparent government. Click here for more details and application instructions.


(2) Associate Staff Attorney- Workers’ Compensation, The Hartford Insurance Company, Los Angeles, CA (Remote)

Experience: 0-2 years; 2-5 years.

Description: 

Two attorney positions open with The Hartford insurance company. One for a entry-level 0-2 year attorney and the second for a more experienced 2 to 5 year attorney. Both positions are in workers’ compenstaion defense. The job is remote meaning the candidate would work from home. The candidate would need to travel to the following workers’ compensation boards: Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles, Van Nuys and Oxnard. The jobs are posted on The Hartford website. Candidates may also call or text Carol Attarian for more information at (818) 913-3501.


Associate Attorney, The Law Offices of Paul Grosso, Elmwood Park, NJ

Deadline: Open until filled.

Experience: Must have 2+ years personal injury experience, or judicial clerkship.

Description: 

Established plaintiff’s personal injury firm looking to add a lawyer.  Must be ready to litigate and try cases. Will be mentored by a Certified Civil Trial Attorney. E-mail resume and cover letter: pgrosso@lawgrosso.com and clark@lawgrosso.com


L.A. Superior Court Law Clerk (Bar Member and Non-Bar Member), Los Angeles, CA

Deadline: Continuous

Description: 

Bar Members apply here. 
Non-Bar Members apply here. 

Interested Armenian Bar Association members may contact us directly for more information before submitting an application at Info@ArmenianBar.org.


Law Clerk/Legal Intern, Dolan Law Firm, Los Angeles, CA

Deadline: Open until filled.

Experience: Our clerkships and legal internships are open to continuing law students with a passion for civil rights, employment law, personal injury and social justice.
Description: Dolan Law Firm, a Plaintiff’s firm specializing in civil rights, employment, and personal injury cases, is accepting applications for intern positions in our Los Angeles location. Position will involve extensive research, client contact, and deposition exposure. The successful candidate will have strong research and writing skills and a demonstrated background in advocacy. Dolan Law Firm trains the next generation of civil rights, employment, and personal injury lawyers in a year-round law clerk program that engages law students in a dynamic, supportive environment. If you are a law student and share our dedication to plaintiffs’ rights, we encourage you to apply for semester-long positions. With offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Oakland law clerks are assigned to one of our legal teams and work closely with trial attorneys on trial preparation and individual cases. Assignments include working one-on-one with clients, drafting litigation memos, pleadings, discovery, and motions.
Interested law students may apply directly with us, by emailing daniel.tavares@dolanlawfirm.com.

Paralegal, Dolan Law Firm, Los Angeles, CA
Deadline: Open until filled.
Experience: Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years litigation experience, paralegal certificate and/or BA degree. You must be familiar with California state practice, as well as know how to find answers regarding court rules and civil procedure. Candidate should be proficient in WordPerfect and MS Office Suite. Knowledge of Abacus, Legal Solutions, and Westlaw a Plus. Must be fluent in Spanish.
Description: Dynamic, well established Plaintiff’s law firm is searching for an energetic, experienced self-starter to join a hard-working team in our Los Angeles office. You must be prepared to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with a sophisticated and growing practice involving general civil litigation. This team member will be responsible for end-to-end litigation support, including routine administrative functions such as handling telephone calls, calendaring, preparing and organizing documents, as well as managing discovery and assisting with trial preparation. This candidate will work closely with three attorneys as well as the legal staff and various attorneys as needed.
Job Duties include but are not limited to:
-Meet with new clients
-Meet with clients to go over discovery
-Draft discovery responses, verifications and draft propounding discovery
-Schedule and set up depositions
-Coordinate with clients and witnesses to set up depositions
-Request medical and billing records
-Correspond with lien providers and funding companies for clients
-Correspond with insurance companies providing them with documents
-Provide updates on client cases to clients and medical and medical providers
-Draft complaints, letters to clients and demand letters
-Work closely with attorneys to discuss their cases -Draft various filings and motions
-Go to site inspections, set up phone conference and meetings
-Send out welcome letter to new clients and organize client files -Manage attorney calendars
-Photocopy, scan documents and sort through mail and faxes, send mail and faxes
-Correspond with experts and provide assistance to experts during exam
-Research on Westlaw, Internet
-Research CA Vehicle Code, CCP, CA Practice Guide

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Some overtime and weekends required. Medical and dental benefits available after 90 day probation period. Commuter checks available. If this position sounds like the job for you, please send your resume with a cover letter and include your salary requirements to daniel.tavares@dolanlawfirm.com.


 

Litigation Associates, Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C., CA Offices (Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco)

Experience: 2-5 years

Description: 

Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C., a leading national healthcare law firm, has an immediate need for a litigation associate with 2-5 years’ experience to join one of its California offices (Los Angeles, San Diego or San Francisco).  The position will have a primary focus on healthcare litigation, and the ideal candidate will have a strong interest in health law and policy, with demonstrated ability to handle multiple deadlines and a diverse case load. The position requires the ability to independently manage client relationships and collaborate effectively with attorneys across different offices.  Prior healthcare law experience preferred.  Applicants must possess outstanding academic credentials and superior writing, advocacy and communication skills.  The firm offers a highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications, experience, and productivity.  Please submit cover letter, transcript and resume to Julia Enamorado at jenamorado@health-law.com. More information here.


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

Position deadline: Accepting applications on a rolling basis

Description: 

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 onNovember 15, 2018. Questions about the position can be directed to Katrina Cohens, kcohens@justiceinaging.org.


Associate Attorney, LawPLA, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 

Deadline: Accepting applications on a rolling basis

Experience: 1+ years of litigation experience.

Description: 

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

Description: 

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

Description: 

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

Description: 

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

Description: 

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.

Description:
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

Description:

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

Description:

Click here to apply.


Special Investigator, Los Angeles County Department of Transportation 

Description:

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

Description:

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

Description:

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

Description:

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

Description:

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

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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.


Associate Attorney, Santa Monica, CA

Position deadline: Open until filled

Description:

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

Description: 
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.