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Shook Hardy & Bacon Seeks Patent Preparation and Prosecution Associate 

The Orange County office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP is seeking a patent preparation and prosecution associate to join their Intellectual Property Section.  USPTO registration and California Bar are required. An electrical engineering or computer science background is preferred. Candidates should have a strong academic background from a nationally respected law school and an equally impressive undergraduate degree. No third party submissions please. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply at https://www.shb.com/careers/legal-recruiting. (Posted 4/12/18)

  

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 Word listing with links. (Posted 4/6/18)

The County of Los Angeles Seeks Public Defender
The Public Defender for the County of Los Angeles heads a staff of more than 1,100, including more than 700 lawyers, who are dedicated to defending the liberty interests of their clients, protecting their rights and advocating for their access to the other public services and resources they need to be productive members of the community.  Appointed by the Board of Supervisors, the Public Defender is charged with mounting the most rigorous and relentless defense of the indigent client's rights and interests that can be presented within the applicable law, and also for assisting him or her in the pre- and post-trial phases of the case with respect to access to other available public and charitable services.
Summary Position Description | More Info
(posted 4/4/18)

Inner City Law Center Opportunities
Inner City Law Center is looking for bright, hardworking, passionate team players with the skills and determination to prevent homelessness, help homeless veterans, combat slum housing, and work for lasting positive change in the lives of their clients.
New Positions Posted:
-Homelessness Prevention Project Staff Attorney
-HIV AIDS Law Project Supervising Attorney
http://www.innercitylaw.org/careers/
(Posted 4/4/18)
 
Open Recruitment for UC Litigation Panel - Request for Proposal  
The University of California Office of the General Counsel is conducting a Request for Proposals (RFP) to select a limited number of preferred outside law firms to assist with the majority of our non-insured ("Core") litigation matters.  Please see the attached RFP and appendices for details. More info: https://www.ucop.edu/general-counsel/litigation-panel-recruitment.html 
(Posted 4/4/18)

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PAST ANNOUNCEMENTS 

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PLC Accepting Applications for 2018 Summer Law Clerks

The Public Law Center (PLC), Orange County's pro bono law firm, is committed to providing access to justice for low income residents. Through volunteers and staff, the Public Law Center provides free civil legal services, including counseling, individual representation, community education, and strategic litigation and advocacy to challenge societal injustices. PLC will be accepting between eight and ten full-time law clerks for their summer internship program.  
Job Description: https://bit.ly/2GHo0p8 (posted 3/29/18)

 

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Seeks Entertainment Law Associate Attorney - Mid-Level - Los Angeles  The Los Angeles office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks a mid-level associate attorney with at least four years of experience to join its film and television production legal services group. The position will focus on entertainment related transactions and development and production legal matters involving top producers of content across all platforms, scripted and unscripted.
More info (Posted 3/28/18)

AENC Seeking Qualified Candidates to Serve as Judges for the State Bar Court
The California Supreme Court's Applicant Evaluation and Nomination Committee (AENC) is seeking qualified candidates to serve as judges for the State Bar Court. The AENC is seeking applications for the position of Presiding Judge of the Court (a position that will also serve on the Review Department) and two Hearing Court Judges. Applications are due no later than April 20, 2018 at 5:00 pm. For more information and a link to the application materials, please click here (PDF).
(Posted 3/28/18)

 

Inner City Law Center Opportunities
Inner City Law Center is looking for bright, hardworking, passionate team players with the skills and determination to prevent homelessness, help homeless veterans, combat slum housing, and work for lasting positive change in the lives of their clients.
New Positions Posted:
-Disability Hearings Paralegal
-Preventing and Ending Homelessness Project Paralegal
-Slum Housing Litigation Directing Attorney
-Slum Housing Litigation Staff Attorney
-Homeless Veterans Directing Attorney
http://www.innercitylaw.org/careers/
(Posted 3/22/18)

Public Law Center Opportunities
The Public Law Center, Orange County's pro bono law firm, is committed to providing access to justice for low income residents. Through volunteers and staff, the Public Law Center provides free civil legal services, including counseling, individual representation, community education, and strategic litigation and advocacy to challenge societal injustices.
The following full-time opportunities are available.
Directing Attorney - Family Law Unit (PDF)
Full-time Staff Attorney - Family Law Unit (PDF)
Full-time Staff Attorney -Immigration Unit (PDF)
Full-time Paralegal -Immigration Unit (PDF)

Term Law Clerk to a U. S. Magistrate Judge Designee
The United States District Court, Central District of California, invites applications for the position of Term Law Clerk to a United States Magistrate Judge. Two clerkships will be available upon the appointment of a new United States Magistrate Judge in Santa Ana. Length of clerkships will be one year. One of the positions may be extended for a second year. The expected start date for these positions will be mid-May to early June 2018. More info (Posted 3/16/18)

University of California, Office of the President Seeks Managing Counsel, Litigation
Manages Litigation practice area, including supervising team of in-house litigators, as well as providing direct client service. Serves as a resource to subordinates on highly complex legal matters or problems involving the Litigation practice; advises and renders opinions to senior management with respect to the legal implications of establishing or changing policy; works with representatives of the campus on developing and modifying practices and procedures to conform with legal requirements. Acts as liaison with outside legal firms. Represents the organization and oversees outside counsel in certain litigation. Keeps informed on legislation and case law developments affecting overall operations of the University or the Litigation legal practice area.
https://jobs.ucop.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60976
(Posted 3/15/18)  

   

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PLC Pro Bono Case List
The Public Law Center (PLC) has an ongoing (as of April 5, 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
www.justice.gov/careers/legal/volunteer-intern.html.