POLICY MANAGER – SAN DIEGO, CA
The Policy Manager for Circulate San Diego (Circulate) is a high-profile role in the San Diego policy and media environment. This position is perfect for a lateral jump into a nonprofit, or for an up-and-comer looking to take the next step in their career.
The position is responsible for advancing policy goals of a prominent local think tank, including through research, direct advocacy, and the press. This position supports the organization and the Executive Director with the development and implementation of policy campaigns related to transit, safe streets, and sustainable growth.
- Work collaboratively with the Executive Director to implement visions and strategies to support Circulate’s policy positions and advocacy.
- Prepare written materials to communicate Circulate’s positions, including through letters, blogs, position papers, testimony, legislative proposals, and public comments.
- Represent Circulate at public hearings, coalition meetings, and other high-profile and high-stakes discussions.
- Serve as one of two organizational spokespersons with the press, write press releases, speak with media for on-the-record comments, and setup press conferences. Must be comfortable with on-camera interviews and public speaking.
- Engage with and identify corporate and philanthropic funders, and write funding proposals.
- Participate in an organizational culture of philanthropy, engaging with donors and the board, and identifying opportunities to highlight work with funders.
- Manage grants and other funding sources for policy advocacy, tracking time, meeting deliverables, and writing progress reports.
- Prepare well-researched policy reports to serve as anchors for advocacy campaigns.
- Provide staff support and manage the Circulate Policy Committee and Vision Zero Committee.
- Manage Circulate’s Mobility Certification program for smart growth projects.
- Track policy initiatives and activities at the local and regional levels and provide analysis to guide Circulate’s position.
- Foster collaborative working relationships and coalitions with organizations and individuals in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to advance Circulate’s advocacy objectives.
- Provide technical assistance and training to local residents and community partners to garner grassroots support and participation in Circulate’s advocacy efforts.
- Organize public education and advocacy events such as roundtables, information forums, trainings, and news conferences in support of research reports.
- Represent Circulate in national, state and local events including panels, meetings, trainings and conferences.
- Hire and manage volunteer interns to support policy work.
- Perform related work as required falling within the general duties of the position.
- Graduate Degree (or comparable experience) in Policy, Planning, Law, or other relevant field
- Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience
- Strong oral and written communications skills
- Experience in local government, campaigns, or public policy
- Experience working with social media, supporter management systems, websites
- Existing relationships with the San Diego political community preferred
- Spanish fluency a plus
How to Apply
Circulate San Diego values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and any relevant work product examples to [email protected]
, and with the subject line “Policy Manager.” No phone calls please.
CITY ATTORNEY – NATIONAL CITY, CA
The City of National City
is seeking a hands-on “working” City Attorney of impeccable reputation who will provide the Council with a full and impartial picture of the City’s standing on legal issues. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of expertise in municipal law with a track record of delivering sound legal advice regarding contractual, regulatory and litigation issues. An energetic leader with a strong willingness to exercise independent judgement and initiative would be perfect for the position.
A typical candidate will possess at least 10 years progressively responsible experience in the practice of civil and/or criminal law, with at least 5 years of experience comparable to a public law senior management position. Candidates must possess a juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school and maintain active membership in the State Bar of California and admission to practice before State of California and federal courts is required.
CIVIL PROSECUTIONS ATTORNEY / DEPT OF JUSTICE – SAN DIEGO, CA
Are you looking for a fulfilling and challenging career with one of the largest and most highly regarded law offices in California? Are you seeking a job that provides an opportunity to work as part of a team while pursuing dynamic and thought-provoking cases? If so, the Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse may be the opportunity you are seeking.
The Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse Deputy Attorney General III position performs complex legal work investigating and litigating cases of violations of the state False Claims Act (FCA), as well as other cases involving Medi-Cal fraud. The duties include developing strategic case plans; managing and developing investigations; handling discovery professionally and effectively; identifying and evaluating witnesses; performing challenging legal research in the areas of healthcare fraud and false claims act law, and communicating results thereof with effective writing and oral skills; coordinating efforts with other states’ Attorney Generals’ offices and U.S. Attorney’s Offices in joint investigations and actions. The DAG III also coordinates work with BMFEA Legal Analysts and BMFEA Investigative Auditors at all stages of investigations and litigation. The DAG III effectively manages document-intensive cases. Experience in and/or knowledge of health care fraud, the health care industry, the Medi-Cal Program, False Claims Act litigation (state or federal), and the pharmaceutical industry is helpful.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – CITY OF SAN DIEGO ETHICS COMMISSION
After 17 years of exceptional leadership, the Commission’s current Executive Director will retire in February of 2021. It is envisaged that her successor will be hired in late October or November of 2020, allowing for a comprehensive 3-month handover and transition period to the new Executive Director. Reporting to 7 Commissioners, the future Executive Director will join a well-established and efficient team, which has a shared passion for preserving transparency, accountability, and trust in local government. This position is responsible for the Commission’s overall success, including day-to-day operations such as:
- Conducting preliminary reviews of all complaints filed with the Ethics Commission
- Overseeing investigations and enforcement of violations
- Overseeing audits
- Providing advice to City Officials, lobbyists, candidates, and political committees
- Reviewing existing governmental ethics laws and proposing reforms
- Providing training to those subject to the City’s governmental ethics laws
COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVES — SAN DIEGO, CA
Supervisor Nathan Fletcher has two (2) awesome job openings right now:
Team Fletcher works hard – we’re an integral part of the County’s COVID-19 response, pushing racial justice policy packages and developing solutions for our region’s air quality issues.
There’s a lot to get excited about! Click on the above links for additional information, full employment posts, and application process.
ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY (AUSA) – Oakland, San Jose, and San Francisco, CA
If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You can be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty, and the property of citizens.
The Office of the AUSA has three (3) positions available in Oakland, San Jose, and San Francisco:
Click on the above links for more information, full employment postings, and application instructions.
PART-TIME INSTRUCTORS — SAN DIEGO, CA
Thomas Jefferson School of Law is seeking part-time instructors/faculty for the Fall Semester, with the strongest need in the area of Torts and Legal Writing. In the Spring, there may be needs in at least some of these areas: Civil Procedure, Contracts, Legal Writing, Property, Torts, and Professional Responsibility.
Teaching can be an exciting and deeply rewarding experience! Those interested should contact Associate Dean Anders Kaye, at [email protected]
. Please attach a CV, and put “Teaching Interest” in the subject line.
Additional questions may be sent via email or phone: (619) 961-4259.
TEMPORARY ASSISTANT ORGANIZER — SAN DIEGO
Climate Action Campaign (CAC) is hiring a part time assistant organizer to help us achieve a zero-carbon future for San Diego. We are looking for a dedicated, tactful and hard-working organizer who wants to join our small but mighty team, focusing on the San Diego Green New Deal Alliance. Term is one year from date of hire. Health, dental, and vision included. Job description link below. Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Coalition Management & Event Planning — Assist the policy team in coalition management by organizing working groups and subcommittees for the San Diego Green New Deal Alliance. Plan virtual events for the coalition including educational forums and townhalls.
- Community Development — Conduct outreach, and partner with community members, volunteers, and partner organizations to build community power and advance campaigns to advocate for change.
- Communications Assistance — In coordination with the lead organizer of the San Diego Green New Deal, grow awareness and understanding of the San Diego Green New Deal Alliance campaigns and vision via messaging, storytelling, traditional media (press releases, media alerts, pitching, press events), email campaigns, social media, website content, newsletters and action alerts, and infographics.
- Policy Advocacy Assistance — As needed, and with direction from the policy team, help develop action alerts, prepare for government hearings, write position letters, meet with government officials and stakeholders, and attend and testify at city council and other public agency meetings. You will work in direct coordination with the Co-Director of Policy to acquire training as-needed to take on the responsibilities of these duties.
EVENTS & EDUCATION PROGRAMS COORDINATOR — SAN DIEGO, CA
The San Diego Housing Federation (SDHF) seeks an Events and Education Programs Coordinator. Qualified candidates will be hardworking, extremely organized, and self-motivated individuals who possess excellent oral and written communication skills, enjoys working in a team setting, and demonstrates a deep commitment and passion for helping create homes that are affordable to all. Qualifications to include:
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
- Confident communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal)
- Ability to think proactively and be calm in sometimes hectic situations
- Creativity and ability to work on own initiative and meet deadlines
- Excellent team player
The San Diego Housing Federation (SDHF) is the oldest and most credible regional voice for affordable housing in San Diego region. Formed in 1990, SDHF is the only association of affordable housing developers and advocates working in San Diego’s 18 cities and the unincorporated area. Through its staff and volunteers, SDHF has been the leader for over two-and-a-half decades in efforts to build and sustain vital affordable housing programs in the San Diego region. As a result of our work, thousands of affordable homes have been constructed or preserved in the San Diego region.
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR – SAN DIEGO, CA
The Chicano Federation of San Diego County, is searching for a Community Engagement Coordinator. This individual will serve under the direction of an assigned manager, coordinate comprehensive outreach activities and recruitment to ensure a prominent presence in the community. Essential functions for this position include, but are not limited to:
- Serve as a liaison to the community on behalf of Chicano Federation’s programs
- Develop outreach and recruitment strategies to increase number of community members and child care providers that participate in Chicano Federation’s programs
- Meet recruitment goals in a timely manner as outlined by workplan
- Implement Chicano Federation’s census outreach work within grant funding guidelines
- Provide strategy recommendations for effective census outreach efforts to ensure hard to count populations participate in the census
- Lead Chicano Federation’s voter registration efforts while meeting grant standards and metrics
- Manage the organization’s voter file and data
- Develop lists for targeted outreach using the voter file
EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATOR – SAN DIEGO, CA
The Chicano Federation of San Diego County, is searching for an experienced, reliable, and task oriented Executive Administrator to support the Chief Executive Officer and perform a variety of administrative and operational tasks to support our growing agency. The ideal candidate is passionate about our Mission and Values, highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing their workload and prioritizing tasks. They have a can-do attitude and are happy to help with a variety of elements of the business. Essential functions for this position include, but are not limited to:
- Act as the administrative point of contact among team members, board of directors, partners and external clients for CEO
- Manage information flow in a timely and accurate manner
- Prepare internal and external documents, research, presentations and reports as requested by CEO
- Direct supervisor of reception employee
- Schedule meetings and appointments and manage travel itineraries
- Help CEO maintain sponsors, investor and partner relationships and aid with other tasks as needed
- Assist with the arrangement of corporate events such as fund-raising events, board meetings, and partner meetings
- Uphold a strict level of confidentiality
OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST – SAN DIEGO, CA
The Chicano Federation of San Diego County, is searching for an Office Support Specialist to act as the first point of contact for our guests, in person or on the phone. In this role, the Office Support Specialist enhances the Chicano Federation by creating a welcoming atmosphere for visitors, screening and/or directing phone calls and providing administrative support to the organization as a whole. Essential functions for this position include, but are not limited to:
- Being a positive and articulate ambassador of the Chicano Federation, inspiring confidence and creating a superior lobby experience and effective front-desk operations
- Welcoming visitors, applicants, vendors and community members in a friendly, upbeat way
- Receiving, directing, handling phone calls in a professional and courteous manner
- Maintaining an orderly desk area and reception area to create a positive impression as guests pass through
- Receiving, sorting and distributing mail across all offices. This includes regular mail deliveries along with packages and carrier services
- Coordinating pick-up and delivery of postal and courier services
- Providing basic administrative support as requested
- Assisting with other related administrative duties, such as preparing purchase orders, photocopying, faxing, filing and collating
- Filing paperwork and correspondence as directed
- Providing staff support to other departments as needed
TERM LAW CLERK – CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
The United States District Court, Central District of California, invites applications for the position of Term Law Clerk to the United States District Judges participating in the Patent Pilot Program. Judges Selna, Gutierrez, Wu, Kronstadt, and Birotte currently participate in the program. The position is located in Los Angeles, California and/or Santa Ana, California.
The Patent Pilot Program law clerk provides focused support to the participating judges, including typical law clerk duties and working with the Patent Pilot Program judges’ non-specialist clerks on patent cases. The Patent Pilot Program law clerk also assists with judicial education, development of case management procedures, and coordination of patent-related activities with the bench and bar.
POST BAR CLERKSHIP – SAN DIEGO, CA
The Criminal and Community Justice Divisions of the San Diego City Attorney’s Office are seeking applications for a highly competitive Post Bar Clerkship position from well-qualified law students who are interested in protecting the public through prosecution and helping victims of crime. The Clerkship will also provide experience with the City Attorney led programs for restorative justice in the Office’s effort to steer justice involved individuals away from the criminal system. The Clerkship is open to law students who meet the following criteria:
- will be graduating from an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school on or before June 2020; and
- will be sitting to take the California Bar Exam for the first time in July 2020.
First-year (1L) and second-year (2L) law students are not eligible to participate in the Program, but are encouraged to apply to other legal internship opportunities available in the Office. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY – OAKLAND, CA
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 & Complex Litigation Division. Significant litigation experience including writ and appellate experience is desirable for the position 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 writ proceedings and handling litigation and appellate matters.
PROJECT MANAGER – SAN DIEGO, CA
Mission Driven Finance is looking for a project manager to deliver unparalleled service to community partners and projects. From project planning to knowledge management to coordination and execution, this person will be the glue that keeps our projects on track and makes sure our delivery exceeds our clients’ expectations. While a lot of this work is focused on internal efficiency, this position will often be part of teams interacting with a variety of external partners and clients.
This person will work primarily with our Director of Community Engagement, and also often support projects led by our CIO or CEO. As a small and growing enterprise, we are looking for exceptional people who will continually expand their role in our company and our community.
POLICY ADVOCATE – SAN DIEGO, CA
Looking for a passionate and dedicated advocate who wakes up every day ready to join hands with allies to fight for the right of all people to breathe clean air and drink clean water; live in safe, affordable, and healthy homes; access affordable public transportation that leads to economic opportunity; and prosper with green jobs that pay family-sustaining wages.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in getting things done independently and successfully, will fearlessly and proactively tackle new challenges and responsibilities, crave working in a fast-paced and demanding high-profile environment, think creatively and analytically, and be flexible, highly organized, and seriously dedicated to stopping climate change and saving the world. You will also enjoy and value relationship-building with people from all backgrounds, places and experiences. This is a full-time, salary, exempt position, and will include evening/weekend work.
DISABILITY RIGHTS CALIFORNIA – SAN DIEGO, CA
Disability Rights California (DRC), a nonprofit agency, is the largest disability rights group in the nation. Federal law established us to protect and advocate for the rights of people with disabilities. Last year we helped almost 25,000 people. Hundreds of thousands more were helped because of our litigation, policy work, trainings and publications. We are the protection and advocacy agency for California.
For more information, full employment posting, and application process, click on the above links.
THE GREENLINING INSTITUTE – OAKLAND, CA
Attention Social Justice Warriors: The Greenlining Institute, a wonderful policy, research, organizing, and leadership institute based in Oakland, CA, working for racial and economic justice is hiring for a number of positions including:
- Energy Equity Director
- Health Equity Director
- Energy Equity Legal Counsel
If you or someone you know fits the bill, please consider applying or spreading the word.
SENIOR STAFF ATTORNEY – OAKLAND/LOS ANGELES, CA
Justice in Aging, a national organization that fights on behalf of low-income seniors is seeking a senior staff attorney with at least seven years of experience to join its Economic Security team in either Oakland or Los Angeles, CA office.
The successful candidate will develop and lead a new project to respond to the needs of low-income older adults in California facing housing instability. They will advocate for solutions to systemic problems at the state and federal level for housing issues impacting low-income older Californians, and to provide legal training and technical assistance to advocates across the state. They will be based in one of our California offices, will be part of Justice in Aging’s Economic Security Team, and will work closely with attorneys in all three of our offices (Washington, DC, Oakland and Los Angeles).
DISTRICT ATTORNEY SENIOR INSPECTOR – CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office is seeking experienced investigators to fill District Attorney Senior Inspector positions in its Criminal Investigations Unit. Successful candidates will work as a team of attorneys, investigators and other supporting staff in the investigation and preparation of criminal cases for prosecution. Incumbents may be assigned criminal cases from various units to include, but not limited to homicide, felony trial team, sexual assault, statutory rape, drugs, domestic violence, juvenile, parental child abduction, political corruption, and fraud. Senior Inspectors locate witnesses, interview witnesses and suspects, visit crime scenes, gather and preserve evidence and take still and video photographs, serve subpoenas and other legal papers, request complaints, appear as witnesses and testify at inquests, court proceedings and Grand Jury sessions. In addition, Senior Inspectors prepare and serve search warrants, conduct initial investigations and make arrests in criminal cases initiated by the District Attorney’s Office. They also assist in discovery matters and prepare reports and correspondence as needed. Senior Inspectors participate in raids and sting operations and coordinate the work of other investigators assigned to the same or related cases.
DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY III – OAKLAND, CA
The Office of the Oakland City Attorney seeks an attorney for the position of Deputy City Attorney III with background and expertise in the municipal finance, revenue, bonds, taxation, fees and assessments. Relevant expertise includes general municipal law practice areas including but not limited to municipal finance, ethics and conflict of interest in the context of municipal finance and public contracting. Expertise in municipal bond law, open meetings laws, public records, parliamentary procedure, and constitutional law and/or serving as counsel to legislative bodies, boards and commissions is a plus. 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 outlined above.
AUSA – CRIMINAL DIVISION – SAN DIEGO, CA
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California (“SDCA”) is currently seeking experienced attorneys for one or more positions as an Assistant U.S. Attorney (“AUSA”) in the Criminal Division. Positions are available in the San Diego office where we have year-round perfect weather in America’s Finest City.
Interested applicants may also contact Jose Castillo at: [email protected]
U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE – SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE – CALIFORNIA
STAFF ATTORNEY / LEGAL RESEARCH – SAN DIEGO, CA
Under general direction of a Lead Attorney or the Legal Services Manager, typical duties of a Staff Attorney (Legal Research) may include but are not limited to: gathering information regarding legal motions, pleadings and writs presented to the court by conferring with others and reviewing case files; identifying, researching and analyzing legal issues and conflicting legal opinion; preparing comprehensive memoranda detailing relevant legal issues; addressing argument strengths/weaknesses and recommending judicial action; preparing ad hoc reports summarizing studies of court decisions, administrative action, state statutes, county ordinances, and other matters not directly related to caseload.
The current vacancy is in Civil. However, on some occasions, attorneys may be assigned to Criminal, Family Law, Juvenile, Probate or Appellate Departments, depending on the needs of the court.
Attorneys with experience in all areas of law are encouraged to apply to be considered for other types of future positions that might become available.
For more information and full job announcement, click here.
IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY – LOS ANGELES, CA
The Franco Law Group (FLG), A Professional Law Corporation (APLC), a firm specializing in Immigration and Nationality Law, seeks a skilled and passionate attorney to join its strong legal team. Experienced licensed attorneys in California preferred.
PUBLIC DEFENDER CLIENT SERVICES SPECIALIST – CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
The Contra Costa County Public Defender’s Office is recruiting to fill a vacant Public Defender Client Services Specialist position. This position is located in the Public Defender’s office in Martinez, CA and reports to an Assistant Public Defender.
Under general supervision the incumbent that fills this position will develop a knowledge base of local resources for alcohol and other drug treatment services available to clients of Public Defenders. This position will interview adult and juvenile clients of Public Defenders in and out of custody to secure background information regarding treatment needs, conduct psychological and social assessments, prepare written reports and recommendations for rehabilitative treatment and placements, and perform related work as required. The incumbent will also visit juvenile clients in out-of-home placement and other facilities throughout the State, prepare reports of those visits, and collaborate with juvenile attorneys to ensure the success of juvenile clients in placement.
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – SAN DIEGO, CA
Immigration and criminal defense practice, with primary focus on removal work, including detained respondents in San Diego is looking to hire an associate attorney. Firm also provides some family-based immigration work and other affirmative applications such as naturalization, adjustment of status, motions to reopen, and work authorization. Our attorneys work on appeals, including before the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and other circuit courts.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Provide zealous and creative representation to clients before the Immigration Courts, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Federal District Courts, California state courts and appellate bodies related to a client’s removal case, with the potential for experience in criminal defense;
- Stay up to date on rapidly changing immigration laws and policies;
- Comply with data and program reporting requirements.
- Juris Doctorate required;
- Active, California State Bar License required;
- Spanish language proficiency preferred;
- Experience working with detained immigrants or other incarcerated populations preferred;
- Experience with removal defense required, with criminal defense helpful;
- Strong case management, legal research, and legal writing skills required;
- Demonstrated ability and willingness to zealously pursue new and innovative legal theories;
- Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work under pressure;
- Sense of humor preferred (actually, required).
Salary: Depending on experience
SUPERVISING DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY V – OAKLAND, CA
The Oakland City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated attorney to serve as Supervising Deputy City Attorney (DCA V) in the General & 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.
NEIGHBORHOOD LAW CORPS ATTORNEY – OAKLAND, CA
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 an award-winning community law program that focuses on proactive, neighborhood-based and community-directed lawyering. The program – described as a cross between Legal Aid and the Peace Corps – brings legal resources and remedies into Oakland’s diverse neighborhoods to address issues affecting quality of life in our community.
The NLC attorney position is in the Affirmative Litigation, Innovation & Enforcement Division of the City Attorney’s Office. NLC attorneys focus on combating blight, human trafficking, public safety, tenant protection and other important community concerns and quality of life issues by performing litigation, policy work and other actions. The position is responsible for representing the City in state and federal courts and will provide significant litigation-related experience. While the NLC represents the City of Oakland, it works in collaboration with residents, neighborhood and merchant groups and other public agencies. This is a 2-year, limited duration position.
TEMPORARY LAW CLERK to UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE – SAN DIEGO, CA
The United States District Court, Central District of California, invites applications for the position of Temporary Law Clerk to one or more United States Magistrate Judges. Two positions are available. One position can be filled in December 2019. The second position will become available February 2020.
Principal duties of the position include:
- Research substantive issues of federal and state law;
- Draft legal memoranda, opinions and orders;
- Prepare the Judge for hearings, trials, or mediations;
- Perform basic administrative desk duties for the Judge;
- Assist the Judge and Courtroom Deputy Clerk with docket and case management;
- Generally provide legal counsel and support to the Judge; and
- Exhibit the highest standards of excellence and integrity
Additional information for this opportunity may be obtained here
LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SAN DIEGO
LASSD has employment positions open in its North County, Mid-Town, and South Bay locations for the following:
- STAFF ATTORNEY/SSI
- IMMIGRATION STAFF ATTORNEY
- FAIR HOUSING TESTING COORDINATOR
- SSI ADVOCATE
- CASE MANAGER
- INCOME MAINTENANCE AND SPECIAL EDUCATION – ADVOCATE
- STAFF ATTORNEY/HOUSING (SHIVER PROJECT)
- STAFF ATTORNEY/INCOME MAINTENANCE
- STAFF ATTORNEY/HEALTH
LASSD is an equal opportunity employer, that hires without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 years and over), sexual orientation, veteran and/or military status, domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, and any other status protected by state or federal law. LASSD provides competitive benefits for its employees. Click here for additional information on the above positions.
IMMIGRATION STAFF ATTORNEY – LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SAN DIEGO, CA
EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – SAN DIEGO, CA
TencerSherman, a boutique employment and civil litigation law firm, seeks a full-time employment litigation associate to join its team. The candidate hired will focus on representing employers in individual, class action, and PAGA actions alleging wage and hour violations, as well as defending allegations of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has a strong focus in defending public schools in employment as well as sexual abuse and personal injury cases. The firm also has a significant employment law advice practice, which the associate will support. This work involves drafting employee handbooks as well as advising employers on compliance with federal and state employment laws. Finally, the firm handles complex business law disputes involving breach of contract, intellectual property, and trade secret claims.
Successful candidates will have a strong desire to improve their litigation skills. The firm prides itself on outstanding representation of its clients. Candidates must desire to manage cases, improve their writing and oral advocacy skills, argue motions, conduct civil jury trials, and multitask. Candidates must also have a desire to assist clients with both advice and litigation work.
- Must be admitted to practice law in California
- 3-5 years of litigation experience; Applicants with employment law experience will be given preference
- Excellent written, analytical and oral advocacy skills.
Compensation is based on experience. The firm offers a comprehensive benefit package including a 401(k) with a match, profit sharing, health, vision, and dental.
Cover letter, resume and writing samples are to be sent to Sam Sherman at [email protected]
STAFF ATTORNEYS – SAN DIEGO, CA
Procopio — San Diego currently has MANY attorney openings:
- MIDLEVEL-SENIOR LEVEL EMERGING GROWTH AND VENTURE CAPITAL ASSOCIATE
- SENIOR ATTORNEY: ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
- SENIOR PROBATE AND TRUST LITIGATION ATTORNEY (SAN DIEGO)
- REAL ESTATE MID-LEVEL/SENIOR ASSOCIATE (SAN DIEGO OFFICE)
- JUNIOR EMPLOYMENT/PUBLIC AGENCY ASSOCIATE (SAN DIEGO OFFICE)
- JUNIOR HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATE (SAN DIEGO OFFICE)
- MID-LEVEL HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATE (SAN DIEGO OFFICE)
- NATIVE AMERICAN SUMMER INTERNSHIP
If interested in any of the above positions, click here
for additional information, and contact senior associate Adriana Ochoa at [email protected]
DIRECTOR, LEGAL SERVICES – SAN DIEGO, CA
The San Diego Superior Court is seeking qualified applicants for an upcoming vacancy for the executive management position of Director, Legal Services. Under administrative direction of the Court’s Executive Officer, the position of Director, Legal Services provides direction and oversight with regard to all legal issues affecting the court, providing guidance and support to judicial officers and management; serves as counsel to the Presiding Judge and the Executive Officer; and performs related duties as required. This single position executive management class is responsible for legal services provided throughout the court, both adjudicative and administrative. Additional information for this opportunity may be obtained here.
IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY – SAN DIEGO, CA
Talamantes Immigration Law Firm, APC – busy law firm located in Chula Vista, CA – has an immediate full-time opening for an associate attorney position.
- Qualifications — Licensed to practice law; At least 1-2 years of removal defense experience; Fluent in both English and Spanish; Excellent Writer; Must be a team player; Passionate about immigration defense
- Responsibilities — Regularly represent clients before EOIR, BIA and USCIS; Draft legal briefs, memorandums and motions; Consult and provide legal advice to clients; Draft client affidavits; Research legal issues; Assist clients in collecting and organizing evidence; Represent clients out of state and in detention facilities throughout the U.S.
To be considered for an immediate interview, please email the following: Resume highlighting relevant experience, Cover letter detailing why you want to join our team, and Minimum of two references that can be contacted immediately
FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER – SAN DIEGO, CA
The San Diego Family Justice Center (SDFJC), located at 1122 Broadway (92101), is looking for volunteer lawyers to prepare restraining orders for victims of domestic violence. The SDFJC is a team of dedicated attorneys, nurses, advocates, therapists, law enforcement officials, law students and other professionals all committed to helping victims rebuild their lives. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Abby Salaiz at [email protected]
PROGRAM DIRECTOR – SAN DIEGO, CA
Casa Cornelia Law Center (CCLC), a public interest law firm providing quality pro bono legal services to victims of human and civil rights violations, with a primary commitment to the indigent within the immigrant community in Southern California, is currently seeking a Programming Director (PD). The PD is a manager focused on program sustainability, development, and creation of programs designed to support the work of the firm. The PD ensures that necessary support programs are examined, planned, and executed in furtherance of the firm’s mission and vision consistent with the directives of the Board of Directors, under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director. The PD oversees the firm’s pro bono program for attorneys and law graduates, internship program for students, the volunteer interpreter and translator program, the client support services program, and data collection and maintenance, and supervises the relevant senior staff, reception and contractors. Additional information on this opportunity may be obtained here.