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Litigation - Employment Attorney in Oakland, CA

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Company name

Department of Industrial Relations

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - Labor & Employment

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required


USA Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 06,2018

Posted on

Jan 10,2018

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Department of Industrial Relations - Attorney III Duties: The candidate works closely with Attorney IV and acts as legal counsel on the most complex and sensitive matters relating to the Department. Exercises broad discretion and acts with great independence in providing legal representation and counsel. Assist the Attorney IV in preparing and representing DIR in special lien proceedings before the WCAB. Coordinates court action with claims administrators to remove identified liens from system. Coordinates with the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC), and outside law enforcement agencies. Collect and analyzes data, court documents relating to workers compensation fraud and potential basis for medical provider suspension. Assist the Attorney IV in preparing and issue order to show cause notices. Assists the Attorney IV in preparation for suspension hearings including gathering necessary evidence. If necessary, represents the Director in hearings and present evidence. Calls and examines witnesses, introduces exhibits, cross-examines opposing witnesses, rebuts evidence. Works with the Attorney IV and DWC Chief Judge in preparation for lien consolidation proceedings, including gathering necessary evidence. Represents the Director in hearings and present evidence. Calls and examines witnesses, introduces exhibits, cross-examines opposing witnesses, rebuts evidence. Performs a variety of other highly sensitive and/or complex legal duties requiring a high level of skill, judgment, and diplomacy.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification a: The candidate should have active membership in The California State Bar. Must have 6+ years of legal experience in the practice of law. Must have knowledge and Abilities - All Levels There are distinct increases in the complexity of knowledge and abilities, and the scope of work and effect on programs and services provided and performed as incumbents proceed through this classification series. Must have knowledge of: Legal research methods and performing research; legal principles and their application; scope and character of California statutory law and of the provisions of the California Constitution; principles of administrative and constitutional law; trial and hearing procedure; and rules of evidence; court procedures; administrative law and the conduct of proceedings before administrative bodies; legal terms and forms in common use; statutory and case law literature and authorities; and provisions of laws and Government Code sections administered or enforced. Note: This job is open for currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility).

Additional info

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT JC-79113 - ATTORNEY III Send Cover Letter , Resume , Academic transcripts and Writing sample. Visit website for more information.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Department of Industrial Relations
1515 Clay Street
Suite 801
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 800-564-0771