Staff Attorney - First Amendment and Democracy
The candidate will be responsible for: Conduct legal advocacy and investigate, develop and litigate high-impact cases at the trial and appellate level in federal and state courts. Lead litigation teams, serve as co-counsel, and work in conjunction with other legal, policy, and organizing staff within the ACLU SoCal, the other two California ACLU affiliates, and partner organizations. Serve as a policy expert and advocate on fr... read more
The candidate will be opening, routing and responding to correspondence, answering the telephone and routing/taking messages, as well as providing high-level general clerical support to the lead manager and assigned supervisor. Secondary duties will include various special projects related to the events and activities in which the organization or lead manager is involved. Utilizes computer hardware and software to produce documents. Reads and routes incomin... read more
DUTIES: Provide services to community college students, staff, faculty and their families with affirmative immigration applications, as well as removal defense cases; Assess immigration relief needs of community college students, staff, faculty and determine eligibility for available immigration benefits, including: naturalization, renewal, employment authorization, family-based petitions, adjustment of status, and renewal of permanent resident card, asylum... read more
The candidate should have litigation experience. Must have trial experience, knowledge of rules of civil procedure and local rules of court. Familiarity with judicial council forms and procedures for court filings is required. Must have ability to understand and analyze legal issues, ability to manage case documents, write clearly and concisely, knowledge of interview and investigation techniques, and be proficient with Excel, Word, Outlook, Westlaw. M...
The candidate must have at least 5 years of litigation experience as a legal secretary. Should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to effectively communicate with clients in a polite, professional manner, and be proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Responsibilities include client intake, document preparation, and general secretarial duties.
The candidate should have minimum 7 years first chair civil jury trial experience in personal injury/general liability and other moderate to high complexity cases. Must have strong and effective communication and writing skills, and the ability to interact effectively with clients and claims adjusters. Must be able to handle cases independently and in a team environment. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Must have california Bar membership.
Bakersfield office of our client seeks family law attorney with 5+ years of experience. The candidate will be managing assigned caseload, taking and defending depositions, attending hearings, arbitrations and mediations, and tracking billable time. California Bar membership is required.
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Bakersfield office of our client seeks trial attorney with 7+ years of first chair civil jury experience in personal injury/general liability and other moderate to high complexity cases. The candidate should have California Bar membership.
Legal Support Clerk
The candidate must have 2 years administrative or clerical experience, strong written (grammar and spelling) communication skills, as well as the ability to effectively communicate with clients. Some exposure to the legal field would be preferred. Candidates must also have a familiarity with internet usage involving light research, error-free typing at 50 wpm, and proficiency in MS Office. A Bachelor's degree is strongly preferred.
The candidate will be responsible for the Law Clerk’s assignments and skills development. Will participate in or attend a variety of hearings, meetings, trials, investigations and other similar legal events providing practical experience not available in the law school environment. Should be recent law school graduate with an opportunity to experience and participate in the broad range of legal matters.
The candidates participate in firm management activities and decision making prior to eligibility for partnership. In-house continuing legal education programs, and payment for outside CLE programs.
The candidate should be a member of the California State Bar in good standing. Able to identify urgency and prioritize tasks accordingly required. Excel at communicating clearly and persuasively both in writing and through speech required. Highly proficient in Microsoft Office products required. Independently and proactively handle files from referral to resolution required. Preference will be given to candidates with at least 3 years of workers’ compe... read more
The candidate will have an understanding of the core functions of a congressional office, including responding to constituent inquiries, researching legislation, developing public policy, and observing the legislative process firsthand by attending committee meetings, hearings, and a variety of lecture series. Must be enrolled in college, in their first year of post-secondary studies, with a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average and possess good writing and com... read more
Bakersfield office of our client seeks litigation associate attorney with 3+ years of experience. The ideal candidate must have demonstrated litigation experience including: Attending court hearings, arbitration, and mediations and; taking and defending depositions as well as in drafting discovery and contractual agreements. Trial experience is desired. California Bar membership is required. read more