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Inner City Law Center

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:

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP (Posted 03/18/19)

MPP - Los Angeles Office - Open Position Descriptions.docx

Thompson Coburn - Labor & Employment Associate – Los Angeles (Posted 03/12/19)

Thompson Coburn is seeking an associate with 1-4 years of experience in employment law. The ideal candidate will have federal and state court experience in class / collective wage litigation, discrimination, wrongful discharge, and wage and hour matters, as well as EEOC and FEHA experience. Traditional labor expertise is a plus. Additionally, we prefer candidates with counseling experience, including drafting policies, agreements, and handbooks. The successful candidate will possess strong research and writing skills, be comfortable with client interaction, and be a self-starter. An active California law license is required.

To apply for the position, submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and writing sample to:

Deputy City Attorney III or IV – General Government, Information Technology & Public Contracting (Posted 03/07/19)

The Oakland City Attorney’s Office seeks an attorney with experience drafting and reviewing information technology agreements and public contracts for a Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV position in the General Government & Finance Unit, part of the Advisory Division of the City Attorney’s Office. As a Deputy City Attorney in the General Government & Finance Unit, the candidate will provide advice and counsel on a wide variety of legal issues to City officials, multiple City departments and various boards, commissions and committees.

For more information and a full application, go to:

McGuireWoods - Associate for the Labor & Employment Department (Posted 03/06/19)

The ideal candidate would have with 3 - 5 years of experience. The candidate must have a strong academic background and demonstrate top-notch legal research, analysis and writing abilities, including fluent working knowledge and understanding of California and federal court procedural and evidence rules. In addition the candidate, must have experience working on defense of wage and hour class actions, PAGA actions, or collective actions (such as discovery, witness interviews and class certification) with partner and/or senior attorney oversight. The candidate must also have experience working on defense of single-plaintiff employment cases with partner and/or senior attorney oversight, experience taking and defending depositions, administrative hearings, and experience presenting oral arguments at state and federal trial court hearings. Appellate experience is also preferred, but not required. California bar is required.

Kristen A. Heymer:

Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino - Self Help Supervising Attorney (Posted 03/04/19)

SH Sup Attorney 2.2019.pdf

Earthjustice - Staff Attorney (Posted 02/25/19)

Staff Attorney, Community Based Initiatives - LA DC 2019.docx

Appellate Attorney Position - Federal Public Defender's Office (Posted 02/24/19)

2019 Appellate Attorney Position.pdf

Roots & Rebound Re-entry Rights Attorney Position in San Bernardino (Posted 02/15/19)

Root Rebound Reentry Attorney San Bernardino.pdf

Federal Defenders Office Fresno - Assistant Federal Defender (Posted 02/12/19)


Office Manager – USC Career Center (Posted 02/11/19)

Deputy City Attorney V – Oakland Police Departmental Counsel (Posted 02/05/19)

The Oakland City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated attorney to serve as departmental counsel (“DC”) for the Oakland Police Department (“OPD”) as a Deputy City Attorney V (“OPD-DC”).

The ideal candidate should have significant experience advising and representing public entities – including law enforcement agencies – as well as litigation experience. The Deputy City Attorney V is the most advanced and highest level classification in the Deputy City Attorney series.

OPD-DC must advance the City’s and the City Attorney Office’s commitment to transparency, fairness and respectful policing.

For more information and the full announcement, go to:

Inner City Law Center - Homeless Veterans Project Staff Attorney (Posted 02/04/19)


New Associate Opportunities at DWT (Posted 02/02/19)

Mid to Senior-Level Employee Benefits Associate (Portland/Seattle/Bellevue)

Junior to Mid-Level Energy Associate (San Francisco)

Mid-Level Employment Associate (Los Angeles)

SoCalGas - Assistant General Counsel – Litigation (Posted 02/04/19)

SoCalGas is seeking an experienced litigation attorney to lead the Litigation Section of the Company’s Law Department and to represent the Company and manage outside counsel in litigation matters. The position is based in Downtown Los Angeles. Must apply at, #18-40261. Any inquiries, please email SoCalGas Legal Department Office Manager, Marivel Munoz, at

Corporate, M&A and Securities Associates (Posted 01/31/19)

The Los Angeles office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a corporate associate with 3-6 years of experience. Candidates are required to have experience in broad-based general corporate matters, as well as in the mergers and acquisitions area. Securities law knowledge is preferred, but not required, and some experience in real estate transactional work is a plus. Excellent writing skills are a must. This associate will support our business transactional practice groups. Candidates must be self-motivated, confident, personable team players and have outstanding professional credentials. Admission to CA Bar is required.

Please submit resumes to Mike Margolis at and Christi Styles at

Deputy Attorney General - Charitable Trusts - Los Angeles (Posted 01/31/19)

Disability Rights California - Staff Attorney (Posted 01/23/19)

Staff Attorney 1 Sensory Disabilities.docx

Immigration Litigator Seeking Dependable Bilingual Chinese Immigration Law Clerk (Posted 01/22/19)

Mandarin Speaking Law Clerk Job Posting.docx

Job Announcement: Deputy City Attorney III or IV General & Complex Litigation Division (Posted 01/17/19)

The Office of the Oakland City Attorney seeks a well-qualified individual for a Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV position in the General and Complex Litigation Division of the Office of the City Attorney. Significant litigation experience including writ and appellate experience is desirable for the position of Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV with placement depending on experience.

Job Announcement: Deputy City Attorney V General & Complex Litigation Division (Posted 01/17/19)

The City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated attorney to serve as Deputy City Attorney V (DCA V) and supervise attorneys in the General and Complex Litigation Division (Defense). The ideal candidate will have substantial and significant litigation experience and expertise. Experience in supervising attorneys, handling general administrative matters, and managing outside counsel also is desirable.

Public Health Institute (PHI) is seeking an experienced Chief Legal Counsel (CLC) (Posted 01/04/19)

California Coastal Commission - Chief Counsel (Posted 01/03/19)

Chief Counsel 12 2018.pdf

Oakland City Attorney - Neighborhood Law Corps Attorney (Posted 01/07/19)

The Office of the Oakland City Attorney seeks a highly qualified, innovative, and community-oriented attorney who is interested in public service for the position of Neighborhood Law Corps Attorney. The Neighborhood Law Corps (NLC) is a unique, innovative, and award-winning community law program that focuses on proactive, neighborhood-based, and community-directed lawyering. California Bar required.

More information:

Appellate Court Attorney D/Senior Appellate Attorney - Judicial Council of California - Court of Appeal, 4th Ds. Div 3 (Posted 01/04/19)

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