Current Opportunities

Job Placement

The Law School does not currently have a formal Placement Office. However, all job listings received by the Law School are posted on the Student Bulletin Boards and on this site for a period of 60 days. In addition, students receive placement counseling and advisement from the Dean and Faculty.  If you would like to submit a job posting please send with expiration date to Career Services.

Legal Student Assistant - State Compensation Insurance Fund - Posted 7/3/18
Deputy District Attorney I, II, III or IV - Trinity County - Posted 6/28/18
Workers' Compensation Attorney - Posted 6/28/18
Criminal Defense Attorney - Posted 6/27/18
Staff Attorney II - Posted 6/8/2018
Deputy District Attorney I/II/III - Tehama County, posted 5/18/18

POSITION
Site: District Attorney Office
Job Type: Full-Time
Application Deadline: 5 PM on June 8, 2018

Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list to fill future full-time vacancies for a Deputy District Attorney I/II/III, as well as subsequent vacancies which occur during the life of the eligibility list.

For questions about this recruitment contact:
Theresia Sweeney, tsweeney@tehamada

TO VIEW THE FULL JOB CLASSIFICATION GO TO www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tehama/classspecs AND SEARCH THIS JOB TITLE.Deputy District Attorney I II III Flyer

Deputy County Counsel - Contra Costa County

The Position

Bargaining Unit: Management – Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt

Contra Costa County is seeking highly motivated, career-oriented attorneys, with strong academic credentials and excellent research and writing skills, to fill three Deputy County Counsel – Exempt positions. This is a great opportunity to work in the beautiful Bay Area and join a collegial team of attorneys and staff committed to public service and quality of life.  Further information about the County Counsel’s Office may be found at http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/1370/County-Counsel.  Attorneys applying for a position with the Office should highlight their training and experience in one or more of the following areas: employment law and litigation; general civil litigation, including medical malpractice, civil rights, and premises liability; civil writ matters; administrative proceedings; juvenile court dependency proceedings; and Public Guardian conservatorship proceedings under either the Probate Code or the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act.

The work of the County Counsel’s Office is diverse, fast paced, and high-profile, and requires the desire and ability to assume responsibility and build long-term client relationships. The ideal candidates for the positions will be articulate and energetic, with exceptional analytical skills and judgment.  Successful applicants must be able to relate well to colleagues, clients and the courts; have the ability to think strategically and creatively; offer solutions consistent with applicable laws and foster collaborative work relationships among stakeholders.

In recognition of the possibility of a conflict of interest, Deputy County Counsels – Exempt are required to refrain from private law practice.  Attorneys are required to furnish personal transportation and may seek mileage reimbursement for work-related travel in accordance with County policy.

The County Counsel’s Office currently has a staff of 34 attorneys. Eligible attorneys may participate in the department’s Law School Loan Reimbursement Program. New attorneys are generally hired into the Basic or Standard levels, however the positions may be filled at any level step appropriate to qualifications and experience.  Promotional opportunities exist within the Deputy County Counsel-Exempt from Basic Level ($8,314.05-9,882.80) through Standard Level ($10,134.79-12,047.08) to Advanced Level ($12,354.26-14,685.34).  Provisions exist for up to two steps of salary increase for outstanding performance. Deputy County Counsels – Exempt, are excluded from the County Merit System and are appointed by the County Counsel.
Typical Tasks

  • Advises and defends the County and districts and their officers and employees in civil legal matters
  • Confers with and advises County and district offices and employees on legal questions pertaining to their respective powers, duties, functions, programs, and potential liability exposure
  • Attends meetings of boards and commissions, as requested
  • Prepares formal written legal opinions
  • Drafts ordinances, resolutions, regulations, and other legislative measures
  • Assists County departments in formulating policies and procedures
  • Reviews and drafts contracts, leases, conveyances, and other legal documents
  • Studies, interprets and applies laws, court decisions and other legal authorities in the preparation of cases, opinions, and trial and appellate briefs
  • Formulates recommendations concerning the advisability of prosecuting, defending, compromising or dismissing civil litigation and administrative proceedings
  • Provides advice, assistance and review in the County’s risk management program
  • Prepares pleadings and conducts condemnation, damage, and other civil actions in all State and Federal courts
  • Prepares appellate briefs
  • Assembles and evaluates evidence, conducts discovery, and secures and interviews witnesses
  • Represents the County and its officers and employees in administrative hearings and arbitrations
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with County departments and other County Counsel clients
  • Conducts proceedings involving dependent children, termination of parental rights, guardianship, conservatorship, and probate
  • Performs a wide variety of legal research
  • May be called upon to supervise, train, or assist other deputies
  • Keeps informed of current developments in the civil law
  • Prepares correspondence and reports

Minimum Qualifications

California State Bar License: Active membership in the California State Bar and admission to practice before all State courts.

Minimum Experience:  Applicants must have the following minimum experience to qualify for each position level.

Basic Level: Two (2) years of full-time (or the equivalent) experience as a practicing attorney or one (1) year of full-time (or the equivalent position level) experience as an attorney practicing law for a public agency.

Standard Level: Four (4) years of full-time (or the equivalent) experience as a practicing attorney.

Advanced Level: Five (5) years of full-time (or the equivalent) experience as a practicing attorney.

*APPLICANTS MUST INDICATE BAR NUMBER & DRIVERS LICENSE NUMBER IN THE ‘LICENSES’ SECTION ON THE COUNTY APPLICATION*
All applicants are required to submit the Contra Costa County Employment Application form and a supplemental questionnaire.  The supplemental questionnaire consists of a resume, TWO writing samples only (preferably a substantive pleading and an office memorandum), a list of references, and written responses to several questions.

Selection Process

  1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying.
  2. Interview: All completed applications received by the final filing date will be reviewed.  Following review of the applications, a select group of applicants will be invited to an interview. Candidates invited to the interview may be asked questions in areas such as training and experience relevant to the position, and the knowledge of and ability to apply legal principles. References required. (Weighted 100%)

The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.
THE COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND

VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF THE ORGANIZATION

It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

 

Attorney- Criminal Defense (San Jose) - Posted 4/26/18

Job Overview:

Seeking an admitted attorney, for an extremely promising Associate position in an Immigration practice. Opportunity for a diligent and dedicated Associate Attorney to gain valuable work experience and further their career with a strong, established firm in San Jose. The Associate Attorney will be responsible for a high-volume caseload, as well as client interaction. Huge potential for larger earnings and growth with the firm.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Prepares for/represents at Bond, Master, and Individual hearings before EOIR

Visits detained clients at ICE facilities throughout California (and occasionally other states)

Reviews packets submitted to USCIS and represents clients at interviews

Assists Case Analysts with consultations and intake

Researches and writes appellate briefs, motions to reopen, responses to RFEs, and briefs in support of waiver applications

Keeps track of hearings and deadlines

 

Qualifications:

Juris Doctorate

Active State Bar License in good standing

5-7 years of experience

Fluency in Spanish

Attention to detail

Ability to prioritize, multi-task, take initiative and work under pressure

Willingness to take on challenging cases involving clients with a criminal history

Self- Starter

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to work effectively with others

Excellent computer and writing skills

Time management skills

 

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position manages 1 paralegal in the department.

 

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is also required to drive a car.

This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

Travel:

Travel is expected for this position.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $95,000.00 to $110,000.00 /year

 

Applicant’s Please Submit All Resumes to: HR@Matianlegal.com

Legal Assistant Job Opening – 1/26/2018

Legal Assistant Job Opening

UAC Staff Attorney Job Posting

UAC Staff Attorney Job Posting

LAJF Staff Attorney Posting

LAJF Staff Attorney Posting
Immigration Legal Assistant Job Opening

Immigration Legal Assistant Job Opening

Immigration Legal Assistant Job Opening
Supreme Court Summer Clerkship Program

Supreme Court Summer Clerkship Program

2018 Bertha Fellows Application
Law Clerk Position

San Jose General Practice law firm Seeking Law Clerk

2L, 3L, Evening Students or Graduate (not admitted)

Practice Areas
General Law Practice: Business, Contracts, Property, Family Law, and Personal Injury

Location

Rad Law Group, APC has locations in San Jose and Pleasanton. We are looking to hire in the San Jose office. Preference will be given to local applicants who have a demonstrable interest in remaining in the San Jose area long-term. Candidates seeking short-term work placements may also be considered. Rad Law Group takes on cases in the Greater Bay Area including Santa Clara, Alameda and Contra Costa County.

Position

We are seeking a law clerk who can work immediately. The law clerk will conduct client intake, draft letters, draft law and motion papers, and review deposition transcripts and other court hearing records.

An excellent opportunity for real world legal experience and learn more about various aspects of the law. Previous law firm experience and ability to speak foreign languages (in particular Farsi) is a plus.

Candidates must have reliable transportation, positive professional attitude with capable multi-tasking ability under stressful conditions, strong time management skills, excellent research, writing, and organizational skills. Flexibility to change directions depending on office priorities and a good sense of humor also are welcome qualities in the right candidate.

Compensation:
Commensurate with Experience.

Duties include:
* drafting law and motion under attorney direction or civil and family law (in other area of law as necessary)
* calendaring
* word processing
* contacting clients via telephone/email
* preparing simple client letters and pleadings
* simple online researching via Westlaw/Lexis Nexis
* scanning
* copying
* faxing
* helping with client billing
* helping with civil and family court filings (Santa Clara, Alameda and Contra Costa counties primarily)
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, transcript, and time availability via e-mail.

Contact Us
Email: christina@radlawgroup.com
Phone: 510-996-7094
Fax: 408-241-5301

Process Server - Posted: 5/30/2018


Posted:
 5/30/2018
Job Title: Process Server

Description: Benders is a process serving agency, looking for a contractor to serve legal documents (a Process Server). This is a great experience for any law student.

The job entails early AM hours and late(r) PM hours as you would be attempting to deliver legal documents to individuals located at residence addresses when the person is most likely to be home (before 8:30 AM and after 6:00 PM). You would pick up assignments from an office in San Jose, and would need to be in contact to let the office know when documents have been delivered, and/or dates and times of attempts at delivery. You will be required to sign Proofs of Service and Declaration regarding your attempts at serving legal documents.

You must have a clean background as you will be required to pass a Department of Justice and FBI background check.

Please respond by email if interested.
Kenneth Smith
Registered Process Server #542, Santa Clara County, California
Private Investigator #187804

Bender’s Legal Service, Inc.
1625 The Alameda, #511
San Jose, CA 95126
kenny@benderslegal.com
Phone: 408-286-4182
Fax: 408-298-4484

Intern Law Clerk Job Opening

San Jose General Practice law firm Seeking Intern Law Clerk/3L or Recent Grads without bar preferred/2Ls will be considered

Practice Areas

  • General Law Practice
  • Business Law, Contracts
  • Divorce, Family Law, Restraining Orders, Custody
  • Personal Injury, Auto Accidents

Location

The firm is located in an office plaza area off Saratoga Avenue, San Jose. Some preference will be given to local applicants who have a demonstrable interest in remaining in the San Jose area long-term. However, candidates seeking short-term work placements may also be considered. Our office is intending to expand into the East Bay Area with multiple offices in Pleasanton/Hayward area and San Jose. Currently San Jose is the hub and center of our activity and the applicant is expected to be physically present at our San Jose location, pending Rad Law Group’s expansion. We primarily cover Santa Clara, Alameda and Contra Costa County cases.

POSITION: INTERN LAW CLERK

We are seeking a law clerk who is attending or graduated from law school and can work immediately. The law clerk will conduct client intake, draft letters, draft law and motion papers, and review deposition transcripts and other Court hearing records.

This is an excellent opportunity for real world legal experience and to learn more about various aspects of the law. As an intern law clerk, you will assist the attorneys in, among other things, legal research, preparing motions, and discovery.

Candidates must have reliable transportation, positive professional attitude with capable multi-tasking ability under stressful conditions, strong time management skills, excellent research, writing, and organizational skills. Flexibility to change directions depending on office priorities and a good sense of humor also are welcome qualities in the right candidate.

His/her duties include:

* drafting law and motion under attorney direction or civil and family law (in particular and, other area of law as necessary)
* calendaring
* word processing
* contacting clients via telephone/email
* preparing simple client letters and pleadings
* simple online researching via Westlaw/Lexis Nexis
* scanning
* copying
* faxing
* helping with client billing
* helping with civil and family court filings (Santa Clara, Alameda and Contra Costa counties primarily)

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, transcript, and time availability via e-mail.

Contact Us

charles@radlawgroup.com 

Phone: 408-241-5300

Fax: 408-241-5301

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