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Smart career moves don't happen just by chance or through sheer luck. Planning how to get from where you are to where you want to be is important, from before you graduate law school well into your professional career.

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A mentor can make all the difference in getting you where you want to be. Connect with someone who understands where you are, and can put you in front of the people and organizations that will help you take the next step.

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Career Postings

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A small San Jose family law firm is seeking a full-time Associate Attorney to join our team.
Primary duties include:

– meeting with clients;
– drafting correspondence to counsel; – drafting pleadings;
– propounding and responding to discovery;
– assisting with appellate briefs;
– court appearances, arguing motions, participating in trials, interviewing witnesses;
-other activities requested by the firm managers 

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To apply email your resume to Izabella Stewart at [email protected]

The Law offices of Elise M. Mitchell is a primarily a Family Law office seeing an experienced candidate for our legal assistant position. They also do bankruptcy work, experience in this, and/or motivation to learn is a plus.

To apply email your resume to Andrea Beasley-Jolly at [email protected]

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The law offices of Mederos, Soares, Ormonde & Rascon is looking to hire a full-time Associate Attorney. We are looking for a recent graduate who has passed the bar, or someone with 1 to 5 years of experience. We are a general practice firm, and more information about our firm can be found at www.tulareesq.com. Salary and benefits will be based on experience. All inquiries will be confidential.

Interested applicants should send a resume and writing sample to: [email protected]

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. The principal objectives of the NAACP are to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of all persons. As part of its mission, the NAACP seeks to enforce federal, state, and local laws securing civil rights and to educate persons about their constitutional rights. 

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Litigation firm in Redwood Shores seeks part-time law clerk to assist attorneys in legal and factual research, to gather information from clients, and to aid in trial preparation.  Prior litigation experience helpful but not necessary. 

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Family Law Office seeks motivated, energetic, smart, hardworking associate attorney.

This is an excellent growth opportunity for an attorney looking to gain substantive litigation experience and grow in the area of family law litigation.

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If interested in this position, please send a resume and a cover letter to [email protected]

Danko Meredith Trial Lawyers is seeking a motivated litigation attorney, with 5 to 8 years of litigation experience, to become an essential member of the firm’s trial team. The ideal candidate will have the competence to manage multiple cases from intake to verdict. The attorney should demonstrate formidable pre-trial and negotiation skills and also excel in verbal and written communication, display good judgment and work well under pressure.

 

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HCRC attorneys represent death row inmates in post-conviction habeas corpus proceedings in which we investigate and review the constitutionality of California capital convictions and sentences, and file petitions alleging the ways in which our clients’ constitutional rights were violated in their capital trial and sentencing procedures. Interns assist case teams in all facets of this work, attend a multi-day training program with interns from other Bay Area-based defense organizations, tour San Quentin State Prison, and participate in activities designed to introduce them to multiple contacts in the field of capital defense

 

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The Managing Attorney position will (1) provide oversight of their assigned team (staff attorney, legal assistant, and volunteers); (2) provide affirmative immigration relief services; (3) provide representation of clients in deportation proceedings; and (4) work closely with other UFW Foundation programs to drive an organizing culture which influences systemic change. There are three (3) Managing Attorney positions: 1 to Northern Central Valley, 1 to Southern Central Valley, and 1 to the Southern Central Coast. These are full-time exempt positions. The Managing Attorney will be a member of the purpose of the Community Colleges Immigration Services Project whose goal it is to provide students, staff, and faculty free immigration legal services, including education and outreach services, on-campus as well as through the UFW Foundation’s Teleconsulta services, (Telemedicine model for immigration consultations).

 

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The Staff Attorney position will (1) provide affirmative immigration relief services; (2) provide representation of clients in deportation proceedings; (3) outreach at assigned community college campuses; and (4) work closely with other UFW Foundation programs to drive an organizing culture which influences systemic change. There are four (4) Staff Attorney positions, they will be located in one of the following locations: Northern Central Valley, Southern Central Valley, and Southern Central Coast. These are full-time exempt positions. The Staff Attorney will be a member of the purpose of the Community Colleges Immigration Services Project whose goal it is to provide students, staff, and faculty free immigration legal services, including education and outreach services, on campus as well as through the UFW Foundation’s Teleconsulta services, (Telemedicine model for immigration consultations).

 

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The Law Office of Travis H. Whitfield, A Professional Corporation, is seeking a professional who has taken the Bar exam and awaiting results, or someone who has been attorney for a year. The position is temporary to permanent.
Responsibilities include:

  • Creating spreadsheets
  • Discovery
  • Possible court appearance
  • Subpoenas
  • Meetings with clients and staff
  • Other miscellaneous duties

This is a paid job and it can also can turn into a potential attorney position for someone who is waiting for their bar result.

If interested, please send your resume to:
[email protected] and [email protected]

The Development Director is responsible for organizing and implementing all fundraising activities to ensure the sustainability and future expansion of the organization. Click here to learn more.

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