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Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law Seeks Lecturer of Estate Planning

Chapman University seeks applications for a Part-Time Lecturer of Estate Planning for the Spring 2018 semester. This two-unit course covers both small and large estates, with consideration of lifetime and testamentary dispositions of property, the use of the marital and charitable bequests, and the use of life insurance. The course will also look at the drafting and use of estate planning documents, such as wills, inter vivos trusts, insurance trusts, living wills and durable powers of attorney and provide an overview of special issues for estates including substantial closely held business interests. This course is listed for both JD and LLM in Taxation students. https://webfarm.chapman.edu/jobs/job.aspx?id=907 (Posted 10/25/17)

 

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. https://ocaaba.clubexpress.com/docs.ashx?id=318798 (Posted 10/20/17)

 

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Seeks Mid-Level Media Associate (LA)

The Los Angeles office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks to hire a mid-level associate attorney to join its nationally recognized Media Law practice. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years experience in a large law firm in the areas of media and entertainment law, including copyright, trademark, right of publicity, defamation, and/or privacy litigation. Experience with pre-publication and pre-broadcast review and daily development and production counseling for studios, television networks and production companies is strongly preferred.

To apply, please go to https://careers.dwt.com/media-associate-mid-level-los-angeles/job/7337412 and upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Sr. Manager, Attorney Recruiting Initiatives; resume; a brief writing sample and law school transcript. (Posted 10/17/17)

 

PLC Seeks Full-time Staff Attorney for the Housing and Homelessness Prevention Unit

The Public Law Center ("PLC") seeks a full-time Staff Attorney for its Housing and Homelessness Prevention Unit. This position will provide quality legal services to low-income residents of Orange County and work collaboratively with other PLC staff to serve low-income residents. The attorney will work directly with the Directing Attorney, other members of the Housing Unit, and the Director of Litigation, Advocacy, and Training in a wide variety of tasks involved in complex litigation related to the housing needs for low-income Orange County residents, including where applicable, investigation, factual and legal research, discovery, briefing, witness preparation, and oral and written advocacy. More details

(Posted 10/16/17)

 

Prosper Portland Seeks Assistant General Counsel Prosper Portland, the economic and urban development agency for the City of Portland, Oregon currently has an opening for an Assistant General Counsel in the Legal Department. This person will provide expert legal support to the agency on a broad range of subjects including commercial real estate, finance, and public agency law. Please find below a job announcement for this position. More details (Posted 10/13/17)

 

 

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Inner City Law Center Seeks Staff Attorneys for its Homeless Veterans Project and for Disability Benefits

Inner City Law Center (ICLC) is a nonprofit law firm on Skid Row. The center combats slum housing and develops strategies to end homelessness. Founded on the fundamental principle that every person should always be treated with dignity and respect, their professional staff of 55 (including 30 attorneys) fights for justice for low-income tenants, working-poor families, people who are disabled or homeless, people living with HIV/AIDS, and homeless veterans.

Homeless Veterans Project

Disability Benefits

(Posted 10/6/17)

 

University of California, Office of the President - Oakland, CA Seeks Managing Counsel, Litigation and Capital Strategies   Reporting to the Deputy General Counsel-Litigation and Capital Strategies, the Managing Counsel-Capital Strategies manages construction, land use, and real estate practice areas, as well as providing direct client service. Serves as a resource to subordinates on highly complex legal matters or problems; 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 oversee outside counsel in certain litigation. Keeps informed on legislation and case law developments affecting overall operations of the University or the construction and land use legal practices. Application Deadline: November 10th. Click here for complete job description and application instructions.

(Posted 10/6/17)

 

Oakland City Attorney's Office Seeks Deputy City Attorney II, III or IV Litigation The Office of the Oakland City Attorney seeks a well-qualified individual for a Deputy City Attorney II, III or IV position in the Office's Litigation Division. Significant litigation experience including writ and appellate experience is desirable for the position of Deputy City Attorney II, III or IV with placement depending on experience. Open until filled. Click here for more information and the full application.

(Posted 10/4/17)

 

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Seeks Junior Associate Attorney for its LA Real Estate and Land Use Practice Group

The Los Angeles office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks to hire a junior associate attorney to join its Real Estate and Land Use Practice Group. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one years' transactional experience.  Real Estate experience with due diligence evaluation and review of title and survey documents, acquisitions and dispositions, and development is preferred but not required. Requirements also include excellent academic credentials and active membership, in good standing, of the California Bar.

 

We would appreciate you specifying where you heard about this position.We are not accepting recruiter or third party submissions at this time. More info

(Posted 10/3/17)

 

Los Angeles Boutique Firm Seeks Transactional Real Estate Associate Established Los Angeles (Westwood) boutique law firm seeks transactional real estate associate (all levels considered) to support three partners with sophisticated finance, purchase & sale, and leasing practices. No recruiters please. If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to Kimberly Fross at kfross@jaclaw.com. (Posted 9/11/17)

 

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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.

PLC Pro Bono Case List The Public Law Center (PLC) has an ongoing (as of October 26, 2017) 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.