State of California OAG Opportunities
The Office of the Attorney General is seeking to fill attorney positions throughout the State of California. Click the link below for a PDF listing of the most current Deputy Attorney General series vacancies. If you are interested in applying, postmark your application on or before the deadline. You can review the job announcements for each vacancy by clicking on the hyperlinks under the "Link" column. Click here for a listing with links. (Posted 8/10/18)
ICLC Open Positions
Inner City Law Center (ICLC) is a nonprofit law firm on Skid Row, looking for
extraordinary people to help end homelessness in Los Angeles. ICLC is doubling in size and has several openings for program staff. Priority application deadline is August 19th, although applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. http://www.innercitylaw.org/careers/
Oakland City Attorney's Office Seeks Deputy City Attorney II or III Rent Program/Code Enforcement
The City Attorney's Office seeks a well-qualified individual with knowledge and expertise in municipal law. The position will work in practice areas including rent regulations and landlord/tenant law (such as evictions, renting and remedies), code enforcement, public nuisance, administrative hearings and other practice areas that may include, but not be limited to, affirmative litigation, constitutional issues (due process, equal protection, privileges & immunities, right to travel, residency requirements) and providing advice on a wide range of issues such as conflicts, ethics, contracting, drafting and researching legislation, regulations and policies. Experience providing advice to Boards/Commissions and/or City Councils, ordinance and regulation drafting, administrative procedures (including administrative remedies and rule-making) and litigation (including writs, appeals and affirmative litigation) is desirable. For more information and the full announcement, go to: http://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/AboutUs/job_ops.html
Oakland City Attorney's Office Seeks Deputy City Attorney III or IV Land Use
The Oakland City Attorney's Office seeks a well-qualified, motivated attorney with significant land use experience for a Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV level in the Office's Advisory Division. The ideal candidate will have substantial California land use experience, either developed in-house (city, county, other governmental organization, or for a private company) or in a law firm with strong municipal land use expertise. The candidate should have knowledge and significant experience, including the ability quickly and effectively to perform at an advanced level, in CEQA/NEPA, the California Planning and Zoning Law and the Subdivision Map Act. A strong working knowledge of municipal law basics, such as the Brown Act, the Political Reform Act and the Public Records Act is desired. Expertise in handling land use writs in both trial and appellate courts and suits seeking declaratory and injunctive relief, as well as considerable Planning Commission experience also are desirable. For more information and a full application, go to: http://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/AboutUs/job_ops.html
Oakland City Attorney's Office -Deputy City Attorney III or IV General Government, Municipal Finance & Tax
The Office of the City Attorney seeks an attorney for the position of Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV with expertise in the municipal finance, revenue, bonds, taxation, fees and assessments. The incumbent may perform a wide range of duties involving municipal finance, revenue, taxes and fees, formation of special assessment and other districts, preparation of ballot measures, parliamentary procedure, public meetings, public records laws, constitutional law, charter interpretations, and other practice areas. For more information and a full job announcement, go to: http://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/AboutUs/job_ops.html
City of Anaheim Deputy City Attorney II Employment Announcement
The City of Anaheim seeks a dynamic and dedicated Deputy City Attorney II for the City Attorney's Office Criminal Prosecution section. The Deputy City Attorney performs a wide variety of professional legal duties and provides staff assistance to a Senior City Attorney and/or Assistant City Attorney with legal activities involving criminal law and represents the City in criminal law matters. Candidates must possess at least two years of responsible criminal law and criminal trial experience as a licensed attorney and a member of the State Bar of California. Ideal candidates will possess extensive jury trial experience.
PLC Pro Bono Case List
The Public Law Center (PLC) has an ongoing (as of August 2, 2018) case list for individuals in need of pro bono representation. The PLC staff can answer any questions you may have related to your case to support you in your pro bono representation; locate a mentor to help you; supply you with samples and manuals (some case types excluded); provide translation support in Spanish and Vietnamese; and arrange for office space for you to meet with your client at PLC. For questions contact: Leigh Ferrin 714.541.1010, extension 290. Visit the PLC website Volunteer page.
Department of Justice Attorney Vacancies
Click the link below for an updated list of current attorney vacancies at the United States Department of Justice. All interested applicants are encouraged to apply; however, please note that due to temporary funding restrictions the DOJ may not be able to fill all of the currently advertised positions.
To learn more about Justice and legal careers available, please visit the DOJ website at www.justice.gov/careers/legal/.
In addition, every year over 1,800 volunteer legal interns serve in DOJ components and U.S. Attorneys' Offices throughout the country. If you are a law student or know any law students who may be interested in a DOJ volunteer internship, please review the many opportunities featured at