SCCLA Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association


Commercial Litigation Attorney - San Francisco (Posted 02/21/18)

Federal Trade Commission Attorney Jobs in Los Angeles and San Francisco (Posted 02/16/18)
Job Title:  General Attorney (Trade Regulation) – Excepted Service Appointment (All U.S. Citizens)
Organization: Regional Offices, Western Region Los Angeles Office (WRLA)
Job Title:  General Attorney (Trade Regulation) – Excepted Service Appointment (All U.S. Citizens)
Organization: Regional Offices, Western Region San Francisco Office (WRSF)

Position on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit (Posted 02/16/18)

Civil Service Commission - Executive Director (Posted 02/09/18)

Immigration Attorney Opportunity (Posted 02/09/18)

Our Client is a full-service boutique law firm that specializes in U.S. immigration matters, international tax planning, real estate law and a broad range of commercial transactions. They provide outstanding client service and work diligently to secure positive results. Known for their integrity and honesty, they protect the rights and interests of our clients, regardless of the complexities involved in their clients’ cases.

We are actively seeking a dedicated, experienced attorney to join our firm.  The attorney will work closely with our administrative staff, legal staff and clients primarily focusing on EB-1A, L-1A and E-2 matters. 
Work on all immigrant and non-immigrant visa matters, including but not limited to: EB-1A, EB-1C, E-2, H-1B, L-1A, Extensions, and RFEs;
Review and process incoming documents;
Provide direct representation to clients and oversee the provision of all immigration legal services, including the provision of legal advice on eligibility, review of all applications, and on-going case management;
Participate in trainings and work closely with staff to implement program protocols;
Track data and report to supervisor;
Maintain case information in internal case management system;
Manage paralegals and oversee client service team members;
Admission to an American Bar;
Proven experience of representing clients in affirmative benefits applications to USCIS or in removal defense;
Interpersonal and organizational skills of the highest caliber;
Excellent written, oral, and analytical skills;
Ability to work in a fast‐paced environment;
Experience working with diverse individuals and communities;
Flexible schedule and availability for occasional weekend work;
Bilingual in Chinese and English required.
For more information, please reply to

Division of Criminal Law - Graduate Legal Assistant (Posted 02/08/18)
The Graduate Legal Assistant position is designed to afford law school graduates, not yet certified by The California State Bar Association, an introduction to legal practice in the State service.

Open Positions at Inner City Law Center (Posted 02/08/18)

Inner City Law Center is doubling in size! We are looking for extraordinary people to help end homelessness in Los Angeles. We have several openings for program staff – the job announcements are attached and posted on our website:

The priority application deadline for these positions is February 19, but we will continue to accept applications until the positions are filled.

Healthcare Litigation Associate - Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C. - Los Angeles, CA (Posted 02/06/18)

Trial Attorney Position - Federal Public Defender's Office (Posted 02/01/18)

2018 Trial Attorney Position.pdf

DWT Jr-To-Mid-Level Media Associate (LA) (Posted 02/01/18)

UCLA Employee & Labor Relations Advocate (Posted 01/30/18)

The UCLA Human Resources Employee & Labor Relations group has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced advocate (litigator) who represents the University in adversarial labor arbitrations, administrative hearings under the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM), and proceedings before the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB).

UCLA ELR Advocate 27291.pdf

Special Counsel Real Estate & Land Use - Oakland City Attorney's Office (Posted 01/25/18)

The City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated attorney to serve as Special Counsel supervising attorneys who handle real estate and economic development and land use matters.

The ideal candidate will have substantial and significant real estate, housing, economic development, redevelopment and land use expertise. Experience in supervising attorneys, handling general administrative matters and managing outside counsel also is desirable.

For more information and the full application, go to:

California Department of Justice - Deputy Attorney General in Appeals, Writs, and Trials - Fresno (Posted 01/25/18)

Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) (Criminal) (Posted 01/18/18)

Job Announcement #: 18-NDCA-10113186:
Duty Location: San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland CA; Criminal Division
Closes: Wednesday January 24, 2018

Deputy City Attorney III or IV Real Estate – Oakland City Attorney’s Office (Posted 01/17/18)

The City Attorney’s Office seeks a seasoned real estate attorney with significant expertise in development and/or transactional aspects of real estate to fill the position of Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV, depending on experience.

The ideal candidate will fill a position in the City Attorney’s Real Estate Unit and will advise the City’s Real Estate Department on varied transactional work related to the sale, acquisition and lease of property; the City’s Economic Workforce Development Department on varied work related to the development and other disposition of City property; or a combination of both, depending on qualifications. The City Attorney may assign the selected attorney to new, additional or different duties or practice areas in either litigation or transactional work in the future.

For more information and the full application, go to:

Cruser, Mitchell, Novitz, Sanchez, Gaston & Zimet LLP - Associate Attorney (Posted 01/17/18)

California office of Cruser, Mitchell, Novitz, Sanchez, Gaston & Zimet LLP, a medium-sized national insurance litigation defense firm, seeks an associate attorney with 1 to 3 years experience. Practice areas primarily include professional liability & employment law. Email resume & salary requirements to

UC Berkeley - Chief Campus Counsel (Posted 01/17/18)

UC Berkeley is seeking a senior leader who has solid experience working on legal issues affecting major public research universities and in providing sophisticated legal advice in a broad range of areas. The Chief Campus Counsel will maintain a significant individual legal portfolio and lead a small team of legal colleagues and staff. We are looking for candidates who have approximately 15 years of complex, high-level legal experience, experience managing attorneys, and membership in the State Bar of CA (or are willing to pass the July 2018 CA bar exam).

The recruitment announcement and position description can be found here:

Greenberg Glusker - Mid- to Senior-Level Real Estate Transactions Attorney (Posted 01/12/18)

Greenberg Glusker is looking for a mid- to senior-level real estate transactions attorney with experience in leasing, purchase & sale, and finance. E-mail resume to

Senior Counsel, Benefits (0201) - University of California, Office of the President - Oakland, CA (Posted 01/10/18)

California Department of Justice - Deputy Attorney General in Appeals, Writs, and Trials - San Diego (Posted 01/09/18)

Open Positions at Inner City Law Center

Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney - Disability Benefits Hearing Program: ICLC_Disability Benefits Hearing Program_Staff Attorney.pdf

Staff Attorney - Homelessness Prevention Project: ICLC_Homelessness Prevention Project Staff Attorney.pdf

Staff Attorney - Slum Housing Litigation: ICLC_Slum Housing Litigation Staff Attorney.pdf

Tenant Organizer / Advocate: ICLC_Tenant Organizer.pdf

Directing Attorney: ICLC_Directing Attorney.pdf

FlixBus (Posted 12/18/17)

Legal and compliance junior manager -

Legal and compliance senior manager -

Assistant Federal Defender (Posted 12/08/17)

SAFE Project Staff Attorney (Posted 12/04/17)

Position Summary:  The staff attorney will be part of the Survivor and Family Empowerment (SAFE) Project and be responsible for coordinating and providing family law legal assistance.  The SAFE Project focuses on assisting domestic violence survivors, as well as the indigent and limited-English proficient immigrant community. The attorney will carry a case load and report to the Supervising Attorney.

How to apply and all opportunities can be seen on our website here:

Clinical Supervising Attorney and Project Director, Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment (Posted 11/30/17)

Deadline:  Friday, January 5, 2018

Public Counsel (Posted 11/30/17)

Directing Attorney – Center for Veterans’ Advancement:

Staff Attorney – Center for Veterans’ Advancement:

Directing Attorney – Children’s Rights Project:

Education Rights Attorney  – Statewide Education Rights Project:

Education Rights Attorney – Children’s Rights Project:

Directing Attorney – Homelessness Prevention Law Project:

Detained Removal Defense Staff Attorney – Immigrants’ Rights Project:

Homeless Action Center - Staff Attorney (Posted 11/21/17)

Cruser, Mitchell, Novitz, Sanchez, Gaston & Zimet - Associate Attorney (Posted 10/23/17)

California office of Cruser, Mitchell, Novitz, Sanchez, Gaston & Zimet, a medium-sized national insurance litigation defense firm, seeks an associate attorney with 1 to 3 years experience. Practice areas primarily include professional liability & employment law. Email resume & salary requirements to

ACLU of Southern California - Staff Attorney (Posted 10/23/17)

ACLU of Southern California currently has a Staff Attorney position open with our LGBTQ and Reproductive Justice project. Here is the link: Applicants are welcome to send their resumes to for review.

Public Counsel - Directing Attorney Positions (Posted 10/20/17)

Directing Attorney – Center for Veterans’ Advancement:

Directing Attorney – Homelessness Prevention Law Project:

California DOJ - Attorney General's Honors Program (Posted 10/18/17)

AG Honors Program-Graduate Legal Assistant:

AG Honors Program-Deputy Attorney General:

Office of the Solicitor General-Deputy Attorney General:

For more information on the Attorney General’s Honors Program: 

For more information on the Earl Warren Solicitor General Fellowship:

Inner City Law Center - Supervising Attorney with Disability Benefits Hearing Program (Posted 10/17/17)

ICLC_Disability Benefits Hearing Program_Supervising Attorney.pdf

DWT Mid-Level Media Associate - Los Angeles (Posted 10/17/17)

Assistant General Counsel - Prosper Portland (Posted 10/13/17)

Prosper Portland, formerly known as the Portland Development Commission, is the economic and urban development agency for the city of Portland. It has been at the forefront of many of the City’s most iconic and recognized civic improvements, such as Pioneer Courthouse Square and Pioneer Place, the Pearl District, Eastbank Esplanade, and South Waterfront. It is currently undertaking some of the most exciting new projects in the City including the transformation of the 12-block downtown U.S. Post Office property, several major projects in Lents Town Center and the new Zidell/South Waterfront development.

Prosper Portland is a workplace of choice with passionate staff excelling in an open and empowering environment and sharing a commitment to our collective success. Prosper Portland is currently seeking to complement its workforce with an Assistant General Counsel. This position is within the Legal Department and will report to the General Counsel

To apply, you must submit a resume, cover letter and online application to be considered for this position. Please note – this position closes on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted by October 30, 2017. Visit for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.

UCLA Diversity & AA/EEO Compliance - Complaint Resolution Officer - EEO Complaint Investigator (Posted 10/11/17) 

Managing Counsel, Litigation and Capital Strategies - University of California, Office of the President – Oakland, CA (Posted 10/06/17)

Inner City Law Center - Homeless Veterans Project Staff Attorney (Posted 10/06/17)

Junior-Level Real Estate Transactional Associate - DWT LA (Posted 10/03/17)

ACLU - Technology & Civil Liberties Policy Attorney - San Francisco (Posted 10/02/17)

University of California, Office of General Counsel (Posted 09/25/17)

Counsel Level 2 - Educational Affairs, Public Accountability & Governance (EAPAG)

Racial Justice Summer 2018 Fellowship at Justice in Aging (Posted 09/12/17)

Justice in Aging is looking for our first racial justice summer fellow, aimed for current 2Ls, to join us in Summer 2018. The paid fellow will look specifically at issues at the intersection of aging and racial justice, and the fellow will be based out of one of our offices – DC, LA, or Oakland – for the summer.

Employee & Labor Relations Advocate - UCLA Campus Human Resources (Posted 09/11/17)

UCLA Senior Counsel (Posted 09/08/17)

Jr.-Level Commercial Litigation Associate - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP (Posted 09/07/17)

CA Department of Justice - Deputy Attorney General - Division of Civil Law, Licensing - San Diego (Posted 08/16/17)

UCLA School of Law - Williams Institute - Career Law Fellow (Posted 08/16/17)

University of California, Office of the General Counsel (Posted 08/16/17)

Senior Counsel - Real Estate: Senior Counsel - Real Estate Final (OGC).docx

Senior Counsel – Finance: Senior Counsel - Business Finance and Innovation (OGC).docx

Contra Costa County Job Announcement DEPUTY COUNTY COUNSEL-EXEMPT 2ET2-2017B (Posted 08/11/17)


City of Vernon - Senior Deputy City Attorney (08/07/17)

Legal Clerk (Posted 07/13/17)

Seeking legal clerk to assist with clerical duties, legal drafting, legal research, bankruptcy court service and filings, marketing and invoicing. Some experience or interest in bankruptcy/creditor rights or federal litigation strongly preferred. Flexible days.  Two times a week.  11 am - 5 pm. 

Great opportunity to learn from a strong LLS alum supporter with Big firm experience. 
School credit or $18/hour.
Finan. Serv. & Bankr. Law Group
John W. Kim, Esq.
888 S. Figueroa St., Suite 720
601 S. Figueroa St., Suite 4050
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(D): 213-228-3594
(M): 213-219-6909

Law Clerk Opportunities - Fall 2017 (Posted 07/01/17)

Law Clerk Opportunities - Fall 2017.pdf

In-House Legal Counsel (Official classification: Court Counsel) (Posted 06/21/17)

Court Counsel Job Bulletin.pdf

Assistant Federal Defender - Capital Habeas Unit (Posted 06/16/17)


Contra Costa County Job Announcement - Human Resources Systems Specialist (Posted 06/16/17)


DWT (LA) Jr.-Level Entertainment Associate Position (Posted 06/09/17)


Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives (Posted 06/06/17)

Contra Costa County Job Announcement - Legal Assistant (Posted 06/08/17)


Contra Costa County Job Announcement - Sheriff's Dispatcher I (Posted 05/31/17)

Sheriff's Dispatcher I.pdf

Contra Costa County Job Announcement Deputy Public Defender II 25VA-2017A (Posted 05/18/17)


Job Opening at Public Counsel for Director of our Homelessness Prevention Law Project (Posted 05/16/17)

OneJustice Job Announcement - Staff Attorney (Posted 05/13/17)

Contra Costa County Job Announcement - Clerk Experienced Level (Posted 05/12/17)


Seeking Commercial Contract & Real Estate Law Firm Staff Attorneys (Posted 05/12/17)

Bliss Lawyers is pleased to announce new openings for commercial contract and real estate law firm staff attorneys to work in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, New York City, Chicago or San Francisco.

Bliss Lawyers is seeking six staff attorneys to be hired by a law firm client. The attorneys hired will preferably be based in Pittsburgh but candidates based in Philadelphia, New York City, Chicago and San Francisco will also be considered. Five of the candidates hired will have at least two years of law firm experience reviewing contracts including vendor/procurement contracts and the like. For these commercial contract attorneys, real estate experience is a plus along with mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance and life sciences experience. The sixth candidate hired will have at least two years of real estate and leasing experience. These are six full-time, direct hire non-partnership track law firm positions that will begin as soon as appropriate candidates are identified.

If you have the requisite experience and are interested in being considered for these positions, please e-mail your resume as soon as possible with your name and the job title in the subject line:

U.S. Attorney Opening Central District (Posted 05/09/17)

Two U.S. District Court Judge Positions Central District (Posted 05/09/17)

Contra Costa County Job Announcement - Information Systems Assistant II (Posted 04/26/17)


Real Estate Attorney (Posted 04/18/17)

Small, established firm in Pasadena is looking for an experienced real estate and corporate transactions attorney to join the firm either as an associate or of counsel. Must have 3+ years experience in relevant fields and can work with minimum supervision. Bilingual Mandarin / Cantonese a plus. Full Time or Part Time, flexible hours. Must have California Bar Admission. Please submit your resume with a cover letter and your desired compensation or rate to Will also consider a solo practitioner in the relevant fields looking to start his/her own practice and looking to trade hours for office space.

Contra Costa County Job Announcement - District Attorney Forensic Accountant (Posted 04/13/17)


Mid-level Employment Litigation Associate - Fisher & Phillips LLP (Posted 04/07/17)

Opening for Mid-Level Litigation Associate (Posted 04/06/17)

Looking for a highly-credentialed associate 3 to 5 years who is a gifted writer for litigation. Please contact Wendy Wu:

Los Angeles City Attorney - Criminal Appellate (Posted 03/29/17)

LA City Atty - Criminal Appellate.pdf

Los Angeles City Attorney - Land Use (Posted 03/29/17)

LA City Atty - Land Use.pdf

Los Angeles City Attorney - Police Litigation (Posted 03/29/17)

LA City Atty - PLU.pdf

Financial Institutions Attorney - Seattle (Posted 03/28/17)

Miller Nash Graham & Dunn ("MNG&D") is seeking a full-time attorney with at least five years of commercial lending experience to join its Seattle, Washington office. Knowledge of and experience in commercial lending and working with financial institutions required. Strong academic credentials and analytical ability also required.

To apply, please upload as one PDF: A cover letter, résumé, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) and send by e-mail to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Recruiting and Professional Development, at For record-keeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your e-mail (e.g. WSBA ad, firm website, etc.).

Contra Costa County Job Announcement - Supervising Attorney Child Support Services (Posted 03/28/17)


Supervising Assistant Federal Defender (Posted 03/27/17)


Contra Costa County Job Announcement - Criminalist II (Posted 02/16/17)


Contra Costa County Job Announcement - Deputy Sheriff - Criminalist II (Posted 02/16/17)


Staff Litigation Attorney (part-time) – San Francisco (Posted 02/15/17)

DWT Staff-Litigation-Attorney (Part-time).pdf

City of Chula Vista - Outside Counsel (Posted 02/14/17)


Contra Costa County Job Announcement - Deputy County Counsel Exempt (Posted 02/07/17)

Deputy County Counsel Job Announcement.pdf

Contra Costa County Job Announcement - Sheriff's Dispatcher I (Posted 02/03/17)

Sheriff's Dispatcher I 2017 Job Announcement.pdf

Los Angeles City Attorney - Civil Liability Appeals Division (Posted 02/01/2017)

DCA - Civil Appeals.pdf

Los Angeles City Attorney - Workplace Protection Division (Posted 02/01/2017)

DCA - Consumer Protection.pdf

DWT - Patent Agent or Associate (Prosecution) Position - San Francisco or Seattle (Posted 01/27/2017)

Kiesel Law - Lawyer (Posted 01/11/2017)

Kiesel Law seeks a 3 to 6 year lawyer with strong writing skills. The firm handles plaintiff mass torts, catastrophic injuries and class actions. Kiesel Law is often in the leadership in coordinated proceedings in state and federal court. No prior plaintiff experience required. Email cover letter, résumé and writing sample to Applicants may also contact Helen Zukin at 310.854.4444.

Immigration (Removal Defense) Attorney Job Opening at Advancing Justice-LA (Posted 01/10/2017)

Contra Costa County Job Announcement - Payroll Systems Administrator (Posted 12/21/16)

Payroll Systems Administrator Job Announcement.pdf

Federal Defenders Office - Assistant Federal Defender - Job Posting Request AFD #17-002 - Fresno (Posted 12/19/16)


Contra Costa County Job Announcement - Sheriff's Dispatcher I (Posted 12/09/16)

Sheriff's Dispatcher I 2016 Job Announcement.pdf

Wells Fargo Sr. Estate Specialist Job Opportunity (Posted 12/05/16)

Job Opening ID 5279643

California Judicial Council: Price of Justice Initiative (Posted 12/05/16)
Analyst - CJS - Job Announcement.pdf

LA City Attorney Job Announcement - Supervising Attorney - General Counsel Division (Posted 12/02/16)

LA City Atty - General Counsel Division.pdf

Work for Justice in Aging! Hiring Staff / Senior Staff Attorney - Los Angeles, CA Office (Posted 12/01/16)

Justice in Aging Attorney Position.pdf

Southern California Air Quality Management District Internship (Posted 11/30/16)

2017 SCAQMD Legal Internship Posting.docx

Volunteer Coordinator for the Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights Los Angeles (Posted 11/28/16)

Contra Costa County Job Announcement - Sheriff's Dispatcher I (Posted 10/31/16)

Sheriff's Dispatcher I Job Announcement.pdf

Business Litigation Associates (Posted 10/27/16)

County of Monterey Job Announcement - Public Defender (Posted 10/12/16)

Monterey Public Defender.pdf

LA City Attorney's Office Job Posting - Digital Infrastructure Attorney (Posted 10/12/16)

DCA - Digital Infrastucture.pdf

Office of the Attorney General’s Honors Program (Posted 10/10/16)

Mid-Level Employment Associate - DWT - Los Angeles (Posted 10/10/16)

Mid-Level Employment Associate (LA).pdf

Contra Costa County Job Announcement – Clerk - Contra Costa County (Posted 10/7/16)

Clerk - Experience Level - JWXB-2016B.pdf

Contra Costa County Job Announcement - Legal Assistant - Contra Costa County (Posted 10/4/16)

Legal Assistant Job Announcement.pdf

LA City Attorney Job Announcement - Business and Complex Litigation - Los Angeles, CA (Posted 09/27/16)

DCA - Business and Complex Litigation.pdf

Deputy City Attorney - Citywide Nuisance Abatement Program - Los Angeles, CA (Posted 09/13/16)

DCA - CNAP.pdf

Deputy DA Fixed Term Job Announcement - Contra Costa County (Posted 09/12/16)

Deputy DA Fixed Term.pdf

Chief, Employee Relations Commission Los Angeles, CA (Posted 09/11/16)

LA City Attorney - Labor Relations DCA v2.pdf

Portland Public Schools - General Counsel (Posted 09/09/16)

Commercial Litigation Associate Attorney - Jr. to Mid-Level – San Francisco, CA (Posted 08/30/16)

Assistant Federal Defender (Fresno) (Posted 08/30/2016)

AFD 16-005.pdf

Energy Associate Attorney - Jr. to Mid-Level – San Francisco, CA (Posted 08/24/16)

LA City Attorney Position Announcement - Experienced Attorney - Workers' Compensation (Posted 08/16/16)

ACA Work Comp.pdf

LA City Attorney Position Announcement - Supervising Attorney - Business and Complex Litigation (Posted 08/12/16)

ACA Business and Complex Lit.pdf

SAG-AFTRA Job Listing - Counsel I or II (Los Angeles) (Posted 08/10/16)

University of California Office of the General Counsel: Senior Counsel-Litigation (Oakland) (Posted 08/09/16)

California Western School of Law Seeks 2-3 Tenure-Track Faculty Members (Posted 08/07/16)

CWSL Faculty Ad.docx

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