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Contra Costa County Seeks Deputy Public Defender II

Contra Costa County is seeking candidates to fill vacancies for Deputy Public Defender II. Incumbents in this classification provide legal counsel and representation to indigents charged with a criminal offense and also represents juveniles in Juvenile Court. This position may also be viewed online at after May 22nd. Closing date: June 2nd.  More information
(Posted May 18, 2017)

OneJustice Seeks Staff Attorney

OneJustice is a nonprofit legal organization that brings life-changing help to those in need by transforming the civil legal aid system. OneJustice is looking for a Staff Attorney to join their team of legal aid innovators. The Staff Attorney will manage two of OneJustice's pioneering projects: IMPACT LA, which leverages the private bar to serve survivors of domestic violence in South LA, and OneJustice's work serving as a "hub" for immigration pro bono response in Los Angeles. More information

(Posted May 12, 2017)


Chapman University Seeks Lecturer of Law

Chapman University seeks applications for a Part-Time Lecturer of Advanced Topics - Preliminary Hearings. JD degree from an ABA accredited law school and an extensive and successful background in criminal law and practice are required. Successful candidates will teach a section of the LLM/JD course, Advanced Topics - Preliminary Hearing for Fall 2017. More information
(Posted May 1, 2017)

Oakland City Attorney's Office Seeks Deputy City Attorney II or III Litigation
The Oakland City Attorney's Office seeks a well-qualified individual for a Deputy City Attorney II or Deputy City Attorney III position in the Litigation Division of the Office. Significant litigation experience including writ and appellate experience is desirable for the position of Deputy City Attorney II or Deputy City Attorney III with placement depending on experience. The City Attorney's Office represents the City in legal matters pertaining to the City of Oakland. These matters include, but are not limited to, providing advice to clients, handling all manner of writ proceedings and handling litigation and appellate matters. This position will be open until filled.

For more information and the full application, go to:
(Posted April 25, 2017)


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
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
PLC Pro Bono Case List
The Public Law Center (PLC) has an ongoing 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 web Pro Bono page.