help_outline Skip to main content
           Santa Clara County La Raza Lawyers Association                                                                                                                    
HomeNews List

News and Announcements

Search News and Announcements

News

Published On 6/8/2022
Please join the HNBA Latina Commission and Hispanic National Bar Association Region III (New Jersey) on June 18, 2022 at 9:00 am for a virtual Latina Leadership Academy featuring dynamic Latina thought Leaders Grissel Seijo (she-her-ella) (Senior Director, Counsel, Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc.), Ramona E Romero (Vice President and General Counsel at Princeton University), and Marta Carreira-Slabe (Division General Counsel and Compliance Officer, Global Health Solutions, Aon) on the topics of Growth, Grit and Greatness and Authenticity and Executive Presence.

Do not miss out on this wonderful opportunity to obtain (or refine) skills necessary to create opportunities for growth and overcome stereotypes that create barriers for advancement.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 6/8/2022
9th Annual Women Lawyer Symposium
June 23, 2022 5:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Creating a Culture of Inclusion—Where We Have Been, Where We Are Going, and What We Are Going to Do About It.
Please Join Us, in Person, at FENWICK & WEST, LLP
801 California Street, Mountain View CA 94041

Zoom attendance is available.

MCLE SEMINAR PRESENTED BY THE WOMEN LAWYERS' SECTION OF THE SCCBA
Read More navigate_next
Published On 6/8/2022
The FBA, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the NJCHS cordially invite you to join us for this hybrid event. Attend virtually or in-person!

Meet judges of the Ninth Circuit (including some newer members) in a panel discussion as they update us on the current state of court operations, discuss best practices for briefing and oral argument, and more.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 2/10/2022
HNBA/VIA is committed to the educational, professional, and economic advancement of Hispanic law students as we work to remove barriers to their educational and professional success. One hundred percent (100%) of scholarship funds are awarded directly to law students across the country to help them defray the cost of law school, bar preparation courses, and/or living expenses.
Read More navigate_next

Job Opportunity

Published On 5/16/2024
California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Two is hiring: SENIOR APPELLATE COURT ATTORNEY (Level D – Senior) JO#6233.

Location: Riverside, CA
Closing Date: Apply by June 7th. Open Until Filled

California Supreme Court is also hiring for:
SUPREME COURT CHAMBERS ATTORNEY (LEVEL A-F)
OR
SUPREME COURT CHAMBERS LAW CLERK (LEVEL A-C)

Location: San Francisco, CA
Closing Date: Open Until Filled.

For all positions, visit the Judicial Council's Website: https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm
Read More navigate_next
Published On 5/4/2024
The recruitment for Deputy County Counsel - Standard - Exempt (2ET2-2024A) is now open!

Contra Costa County is seeking highly motivated, career-oriented attorneys, with strong academic credentials and excellent research and writing skills, to fill one or more Deputy County Counsel - Exempt positions in the General Law Division.

Human Resources will be accepting applications at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/jobs/4479318/deputy-county-counsel-standard-exempt until July 1, 2024 at 11:59pm.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 5/4/2024
Disability Rights California (DRC) defends, advances, and strengthens the rights and opportunities of people with disabilities.

f you require an accommodation due to a disability to complete this application OR you are experiencing issues submitting your application and accompanying materials, please e-mail: talent@disabilityrightsca.org . Please note resume and cover letter are required. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Disability Rights California encourages those who are D/deaf or Disabled to apply.

Open until filled. Applications should be received by May 21st, 2024 to be considered for the first round of interviews. Resume and cover letter are required. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For a list of all available positions, please visit: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/5184e6e7-f43e-42bf-84a9-6fe7133d5034/Disability-Rights-California.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 4/26/2024
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is recruiting for the position of Assistant Counsel I/II in the Office of General Counsel. This position will focus primarily on civil prosecution of air quality violations, including cases seeking civil penalties and/or injunctive relief before the Air District’s administrative Hearing Board and in Superior Court. Experience prosecuting or defending such cases under air quality or other environmental laws, or in other similar enforcement contexts, is highly desirable.

Salary: $159,243.23 - $217,111.02
Location: San Francisco

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested individuals must submit a completed application and the responses to the supplemental questions (including a writing sample) no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 20, 2024. Please visit www.baaqmd.gov/jobs to apply.

Job Posting:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/baaqmd/jobs/4448499/assistant-counsel-i-ii?keywords=assistant%20counsel&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Read More navigate_next
Published On 4/19/2024
California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Seven is hiring an Appellate Court Attorney, in Downtown Los Angeles.

In this role, the attorney will work
closely with the justice to prepare opinions on a variety of cases. This position offers an
opportunity to gain valuable experience in both civil and criminal law at the appellate level,
providing a challenging and responsible work environment.

Apply by April 25th. Open Until Filled

Website: https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm
Job Posting: https://careers.jud.ca.gov/psc/HRPRDCG/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=6217&PostingSeq=2
Read More navigate_next
Published On 4/16/2024
La Raza Centro Legal (LRCL) seeks a highly collaborative, diplomatic leader with deep
commitment to serving Spanish-speaking, immigrant, and low-income communities to build
upon their over 50-year legacy of community impact. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for LRCL’s La Raza Centro Legal staff, programs, and execution of its mission.
Salary: $130,000 - $150,000

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to Walker and Associates Consulting,
lrclsf@walkeraac.com by Friday, April 26, 2024 at 5:00 pm PT.

More information can be found here: https://nebula.wsimg.com/774ce8d58306618bd924aa37098a2743?AccessKeyId=75E22E94357F0DE9F204&disposition=0&alloworigin=1
Read More navigate_next
Published On 1/8/2024
Senior Staff Counsel
To apply and to learn more details about the position, please visit the job posting at https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=407773, or go to www.calcareers.ca.gov and search job code 407773.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 1/8/2024
Senior Staff Counsel
To apply and to learn more details about the position, please visit the job posting at https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=409191, or go to www.calcareers.ca.gov and search job code 409191.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 11/4/2023
The position is full-time. Contract lengths for Professors of Practice are 1-5 years and may be renewed. The faculty rank is Lecturer, with a Professor of Practice working title. The ideal start date is January 1, 2024, though the start date can be as late as July 1, 2024.

The Director of Applied Innovation teaches in and serves as a concentration advisor of the Technology, Innovation & the Practice of Law Concentration at UC Law SF and partners with the directors of other centers, including LexLab, to run law and technology programs, including an accelerator and community-oriented events for faculty, students, practicing lawyers and technology entrepreneurs. The Director will also help UC Law SF innovate new courses, pedagogies, and programs to ensure that the law school provides students with the skills they need to practice law in an environment characterized by rapid technological innovation.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 11/4/2023
The position is full-time. Contract lengths for Professors of Practice are 1-5 years and may be renewed. The faculty rank is Lecturer, with a Professor of Practice working title. The start date is either January 1, 2024 or June 1, 2024, depending on the chosen candidate’s availability.

The Professor of Practice teaches two sections of legal writing each semester (fall and spring), with enrollments of up to approximately 18 students in each section (though historically enrollments have been approximately 12 students per section). In addition, the Professor of Practice serves on a legal writing curriculum committee that considers curricular and teaching innovations in legal writing and contributes to the development of the legal writing curriculum each year, develops and reinforces teaching skills at conferences, and supports other teaching initiatives, including helping to staff the Legal Writing Resource Center. This is a year-round position.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 11/4/2023
The link to our careers page is: https://www.centrolegal.org/careers/
Read More navigate_next
Published On 11/4/2023
Under limited direction, this professional level position provides services mandated by Family Code 10000-10012 which includes the development, planning, implementation, and administration of a family law program providing legal services to litigants not represented by counsel. This position facilitates and expedites family law proceedings related to child support, spousal support, and health insurance matters as required by Family Law Facilitator statute and administers self-help services in all other areas of family law, guardianships, and conservatorships.
Eligible candidates must be active members of the California State Bar and have a minimum of five years’ experience in the full-time practice of law. They also must have knowledge of laws related to services to self-represented litigants, as well as the ability to assist, work, and communicate effectively with self-represented litigants and customers in the Self-Help Center, Family Law Facilitator’s Office, and Family Law Clinic.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 11/4/2023
Practice Group/Unit: California Office of Patients’ Rights
Office Location: Remote (must live in California)
Employment Status: Exempt; Regular; Full time (37.5 hrs)
The job descriptions are available to view online at the link below. In addition, the required application materials are listed in the job descriptions.
https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/5184e6e7-f43e-42bf-84a9-6fe7133d5034/Disability-Rights-California
Read More navigate_next
Published On 10/5/2023
Santa Clara County has a position available for a Staff Attorney. Salary: $64.17 - $78.00 Hourly
$5,133.84 - $6,240.22 Biweekly
$11,123.31 - $13,520.47 Monthly
$133,479.72 - $162,245.68 Annually
This is a Full-Time position; Located in San Jose.
For more information, visit: http://www.scscourt.org
Read More navigate_next
Published On 10/5/2023
San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is hiring for a Deputy City Attorney. Please see the link below.

https://careers.sf.gov/role/?id=3743990002747296
Read More navigate_next
Published On 8/1/2023
OCPSC Senior Staff Counsel: The Senior Staff Counsel provides counsel and advice to the OPR’s Office of Community Partnerships or Strategic Communications. The Office of Community Partnerships and Strategic Communications (OCPSC) manages the State’s highest priority community engagement and public awareness efforts including COVID-19 vaccines, climate justice, water conservation, and extreme heat. Details about the job description and how to apply are here: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=384591
Read More navigate_next
Published On 8/1/2023
Please see the City of San Jose’s Executive Opportunities webpage linked here: https://www.sanjoseca.gov/your-government/departments-offices/human-resources/browse-city-jobs/executive-opportunities

- Associate Deputy City Attorney

- Deputy City Attorney - General

- Deputy City Attorney - Energy
Read More navigate_next
Published On 5/8/2023
The University of California is in search for a Principal Attorney to join their team.
Come make a difference for all 10 campuses at the University of CA! The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) is recruiting a Principal Attorney to join their UC Legal – Office of the General Counsel. This role will provide substantial expertise in the area of nonprofit organizations and charitable giving matters. Why join the UC Legal team? The team is collaborative and fun, and it's an opportunity to do exciting work while also maintaining a work-life balance. A remote work arrangement would be considered for a candidate living in California, with a preference for local candidates in the Bay Area.

Learn more and submit your resume today!

Link with full job description and apply:

https://careers-anothersource.icims.com/jobs/101011/principal-nonprofit-attorney-at-uc-legal/job?mode=job&iis=SOURCE&iisn=LaRaza

Deadline to Apply:
6/5/2023
Read More navigate_next
Published On 5/8/2023
O# 5907 PRINCIPAL MANAGER I, ATTORNEY
Organization Name: Judicial Council of California
Location (City and State) : SAN FRANCISCO or SACRAMENTO
Closing date: 05/08/23
Website: https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm
Read More navigate_next
Published On 5/8/2023
JO# 5807 Attorney II
Organization Name: Judicial Council of California
Location (City and State) : SAN FRANCISCO or SACRAMENTO
Closing date: 05/12/23
Website: https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm
Read More navigate_next
Published On 5/8/2023
The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC), has partnered with the California Department of Social Services, California ChangeLawyers, and other immigrant rights organizations, including CHIRLA to launch the second cohort of a three-year fellowship for up to 9 attorneys or law graduates committed to providing immigration legal services in underserved regions of the state – Central Coast, Central Valley, and Inland Empire. Immigration Legal Fellows will receive intensive training on immigration law, particularly removal defense deportation, and immigrant rights, as well as hands-on experience representing clients before federal agencies and immigration court.
Direct link to the application: https://californiachangelawyers.submittable.com/submit/256693/california-immigrant-legal-fellowship.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 4/26/2023
JO# 5901 Legal Assistant to Staff Counsel II
Organization Name: Commission on Judicial Performance
Link to job announcement: Job opening #5901 at https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm
Location (City and State) : San Francisco, CA
Closing date: Open until filled
Read More navigate_next
Published On 4/4/2023
We are hiring for a junior associate attorney position for our plaintiff-side workers' compensation law firm located in downtown Oakland. This is an ideal position for a newly-minted lawyer who is a recent law school graduate. The salary range is $90,000-$100,000 plus benefits.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in litigation, fighting for justice and also directly participating in the largest death benefit claims, TBI, catastrophic injury, and major orthopedic settlements and verdicts achievable. Job description is below:

https://francomunoz.com/about/careers/attorney-entry-wc/
Read More navigate_next
Published On 4/4/2023
The City of Santa Rosa invites your application for: Chief Assistant City Attorney

The Chief Assistant City Attorney assists the City Attorney in the oversight of the Office, has primary responsibility to act for the City Attorney in her absence, and will provide professional legal services to the City Council and to all City departments. The Chief Assistant will be engaged in sophisticated policy and transactional matters, will provide direction and counsel on sensitive labor and employment issues, and will represent the City in administrative and judicial proceedings.

For more information, and to apply, click on the link below.
LINK: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/srcity/jobs/3916730/chief-assistant-city-attorney?page=1&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

CONTACT PERSON: Jami Ross
RECRUITING DEPARTMENT: City Attorney
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/23/2023
We are looking to hire two litigation attorneys (one junior and one senior) for our Walnut Creek office (in person or hybrid remote). Resumes and cover letters can be submitted to Jennifer Sandner at jsandner@dehay.com. DeHay & Elliston, a nationally recognized litigation firm, seeks two attorneys (one senior and one junior) to join our Walnut Creek office. These positions require candidates who are active members of the California State Bar. For the junior position the firm prefers a minimum of two years of experience as a litigation attorney, although it would consider less experience for the right candidate. For the senior position, 10+ years is preferred. For both positions, priority is given to attorneys with experience in toxic tort defense. The salary range for the two positions ranges from $100,000 to $275,000 depending on experience.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/21/2023
La Raza Centro Legal is hiring for a Staff Attorney Position.
The title of the position is: Elder and Disability Law Staff Attorney. The Staff Attorney will represent clients in a variety of general civil litigation matters. The role will include being counsel of record in a variety of affirmative immigration cases before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The Staff Attorney will draft power of attorney documents, wills, trusts and testamentary documents. This position also entails representing clients in Social Security Administration benefits appeals and disability claims appeals. This is a full-time, exempt position, which will report to the Legal Director of the Elder & Disability Law/Civil Litigation Department.
The link to apply is: https://www.indeed.com/job/staff-attorney-65f24b1f2557cef4
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/17/2023
The SF City Attorney's Office is hiring in the juvenile dependency unit.
Please follow the link for more details on this position.
https://careers.sf.gov/role/?id=3743990001406266
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/17/2023
Alameda County Public Defender’s Office is now hiring a Clean Slate Legal Fellow. This is a full-time salaried position with a full benefits package. Please see the attached job description detailing the position and hiring requirements. Interested candidates should send a Cover letter, Resume (please indicate language fluency), and at least 3 references to us via email at acpdrecruitment@acgov.org
This is a full-time position that pays $67,099.50 - $77,571.00 yearly salary with benefits.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/17/2023
Judicial Assistant to Appellate Justice, Judicial Assistant, Judicial Secretary I or Judicial Secretary II (JO#5873)
Organization Name: California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District
Link to job announcement: Job opening #5873 at https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm
Location (City and State) : Sacramento, California
Closing date: Open until filled.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/8/2023
The Air District is recruiting for the position of Assistant Counsel I/II in the Legal Office. This is a full-time, exempt, management position. There may be up to two (2) vacancies.
Salary: $151,660.22 - $206,772.40 Annually
Assistant Counsel I is the entry level in this specialized attorney series. It is designed to allow an experienced civil attorney to gain specific environmental law experience. This class is alternately staffed with Assistant Counsel II, and incumbents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience and demonstrating proficiency that meet the qualifications of the higher level class.

Assistant Counsel II is the journey level class of this specialized series, fully competent to perform a wide range of environmental law work. This class is responsible for providing effective legal counsel in complex and controversial environmental law matters.
To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/baaqmd
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/8/2023
This single-position class has responsibility for assisting the General Counsel with departmental administrative matters and for handling the serious, controversial and complex legal matters. In addition, the Senior Assistant Counsel provides advice and counsel to the Board of Directors, the Hearing Board, the Advisory Council, and District management. This class is distinguished from the General Counsel in that the latter has overall management and administrative responsibility for all Air District legal matters.
Salary: $187,548.66 - $227,966.57 Annually
To Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/baaqmd
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/6/2023
This is a full-time salaried position with a full benefits package. Please see the attached job description detailing the position and hiring requirements. Interested candidates should send a Cover letter, Resume (please indicate language fluency), and at least 3 references to us via email at acpdrecruitment@acgov.org
Read More navigate_next
Published On 10/12/2022
SALA

Founded in 1973, Senior Adults Legal Assistance (SALA) in San Jose is a non-profit Elder Law office with a staff of six attorneys that provide free legal services to Santa Clara County residents age 60 or older.



SALA is seeking candidates for a Staff Attorney position and/or an Elder Rights Advocate position. The job announcements are attached.

Please share this information with anyone who may be interested.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 10/12/2022
Apply here: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/680888100?.

Join the U.S. Department of Labor as a Trial Attorney! We're looking for a new attorney to join our San Francisco or Seattle office.

Prosecute workplace violations, including wage theft, retaliation, unsafe and unhealthy work environments, throughout the western United States. An excellent opportunity to get trial experience in federal district courts and our administrative tribunals.

Our posting closes on October 21, 2022.

Apply here: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/680888100?.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 6/8/2022
Click here for more information.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 6/8/2022
Click here for more information on the numerous positions available!
Read More navigate_next
Published On 6/8/2022
The Oakland A's are on the search for a Legal Counsel! As Legal Counsel for the Oakland Athletics, the successful candidate will be part of a small in-house legal team that is tackling some of the most exciting issues in baseball. They will work on large and small matters that require impeccable judgment, smarts, a can-do attitude, and the ability and desire to collaborate cross-functionally. Come join our team!

https://www.teamworkonline.com/baseball-jobs/baseballjobs/oakland-athletics/legal-counsel-2011826
Read More navigate_next
Published On 6/8/2022
POSITION
The City of San Jose, Office of the City Attorney is seeking a Transactional Attorney with California municipal law or government regulatory experience. Experience with public works, procurement, Brown Act, Public Records Act, conflicts, employment, land use, development, planning, or housing matters is desirable but not required.
Salary range: $96,321 to $217,169 DOE
Read More navigate_next
Published On 4/18/2022
Click here for more information.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 4/18/2022
Valley Water’s Office of District Counsel is seeking a mid-level attorney to advise on procurements, public works projects, and inter-agency transactions. The Assistant District Counsel will function as one of four assistant counsels reporting to the District Counsel and is designated as unclassified/at-will. They will work closely with internal Valley Water stakeholders to process transactions for several major public works projects in various stages of development as well as routine transactions.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/1/2022
San Jose City Attorney’s Office is seeking a Transactional Attorney and a Civil Litigation Attorney. Please see the City of San Jose’s website for additional information and how to apply.

https://www.sanjoseca.gov/your-government/departments/human-resources/employment/management-recruitments
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/1/2022
The San Francisco City Attorney is happy to share a new Deputy City Attorney position with our Energy & Telecommunications Team & Land Use Team. Details when you click here!
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/1/2022
DeHay & Elliston, LLP seeks an attorney to join its Walnut Creek, California office. DeHay & Elliston, a nationally recognized litigation firm with seven offices across the United States, is committed to both a work-life balance and diversity in the legal profession. Most of our attorneys work remotely several days a week, and we are open to arrangements for partial remote work. This position requires a candidate who is an active member of the California State Bar with a minimum of four years of experience as a litigation attorney.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/1/2022
Smith Shapourian Mignano PC ("SSM") is a women- and minority-owned boutique law firm servicing emerging companies, venture capital firms and small businesses. At this time, SSM is located in Seattle, Washington and San Francisco, CA. All six full-time attorneys as well as two part-time paralegals are completely remote, and we intend to continue working this way as we build.

We are looking for full-time associates and administrative assistants with 2-4 years of relevant experience in general corporate/tech transactions, M&A, or EC/VC departments. Experience in these verticals is mandatory. These candidates can be located anywhere across the country, but we prefer those who are CA-licensed.

The associate hire is our most urgent need. Pay ranges anywhere from $150-200K base salary for a 2-4 year associate, with a 20% year end bonus, unlimited 10% origination fees, $10K referral fee per attorney recruit, etc.

Job Posting is https://www.smithshapourian.com/job-openings.html
Read More navigate_next
Published On 2/10/2022
The State Bar specifically seeks to fill positions on the California Board of Legal Specialization, the Client Security Fund Commission, the Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, the Committee of State Bar Accredited and Registered Schools, the Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation, the Legal Services Trust Fund Commission, and the Review Committee of the Commission on the Judicial Nominees Evaluation.

The State Bar welcomes applications year-round. Submit your application no later than April 1, 2022
Read More navigate_next
Published On 2/10/2022
The following positions are posted and open to all that wish to apply:



ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II

LOCATION: Remote (Within California), Hybrid, or Sacramento Office

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Non-exempt; Regular; Full time (37.5 hrs)



CLIENTS’ RIGHTS ADVOCATE 1 or 2

LOCATION: Office of Clients Rights Advocacy

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Valley Mountain Regional Center (VMRC), Hybrid (Home and in-office) or Modesto Office (Currently Remote)





Attached are the job ad flyers for the above position. In addition, please pass along to any community contacts you have that may be interested or may know others who are.



The job descriptions are available to view online at the link below. In addition, the required application materials are listed in the job descriptions.

See Disability Rights California direct site for more information.
https://jobs.lever.co/disabilityrightsca
Read More navigate_next
Published On 2/10/2022
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is hiring for a Deputy City Attorney position on the Complex and Affirmative Litigation Team.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 2/10/2022
-Supervising Attorney for the Health Program

- Staff Attorney (Dependency) - Children & Youth

- Staff Attorney (Multiple Openings) - Housing
Read More navigate_next
Published On 10/24/2021
The University of San Francisco School of Law is seeking applicants for one or more positions on our full-time faculty to begin in the fall of 2022. USF Law welcomes outstanding candidates in all fields and is particularly interested in candidates who expand the school’s expertise in race and the law. We are seeking individuals interested in teaching criminal procedure, criminal law, contracts, property, international law, tax, intellectual property, corporations, and race and the law, as well as electives in their areas of expertise. Applicants should demonstrate a record of professional excellence as well as strong potential for success as a classroom teacher, a scholar, and a contributing member of a dynamic and diverse community. Applications from traditionally underrepresented groups and individuals whose background or interests will enhance our diversity are highly encouraged; we are committed to recruiting and retaining BIPOC faculty to reflect our mission and practice.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 10/24/2021
Perkins Coie LLP is a leading international law firm and has been listed on Fortune’s Best Places to Work for 19 consecutive years.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 10/24/2021
The Office of the U.S. Trustee, a component of the Department of Justice, currently has 2 employment opportunities - Trial Attorney for the San Jose, CA and Fresno, CA district offices.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 10/24/2021
The University of California is seeking outside counsel specializing in employment defense for their employment liability panel as well as health law counsel.


Employment Litigation

https://www.ucop.edu/uc-legal/epl-program-rfp.html



Health Law

https://www.ucop.edu/uc-legal/hatl-rfp.html
Read More navigate_next
Published On 10/24/2021
See the following link for job opportunties

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sandiegoattorney
Read More navigate_next
Published On 10/1/2021
Located in San Francisco, Human Capital is a venture firm for engineers.

Here's what they have to say:
We believe great companies are built by great engineers, and we invest in people and companies that share the same belief.

In the last 5 years, that mantra has led us to invest in 10 companies before they became unicorns, including Snowflake, Anduril, Livongo, and Brex (where we wrote the first check). We have over $1.2B AUM and we've built a network of over 5,000 incredible, driven, ambitious engineers.

Now we're looking for a junior legal counsel to join our growing legal team.

Check out their post: https://boards.greenhouse.io/humancapital/jobs/4124008004?gh_src=dfc5c00d4us
Read More navigate_next
Published On 10/1/2021
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is an innovative, nationally recognized municipal law office working to protect and advance the rights and interests of San Francisco and its residents. With just over 300 talented, dedicated, and diverse attorneys and support staff, the Office provides the highest quality legal services to the City’s Mayor, Board of Supervisors, officials, and departments. Our work empowers City leaders with effective, responsive and creative legal solutions and representation so they can deliver critical public services for the betterment of the San Francisco community.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 10/1/2021
Three open positions in the State Bar of California Office of General Counsel:

Senior Paralegal - https://egsd.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX/job/20130/?utm_medium=jobshare
Attorney, Transactional – https://egsd.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX/job/20289/?utm_medium=jobshare
Attorney I/II/III - https://egsd.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX/job/20320/?utm_medium=jobshare
Read More navigate_next
Published On 10/1/2021
Check out their site:
https://rennepubliclawgroup.com/team/careers/
Read More navigate_next
Published On 10/1/2021
The UCLA Voting Rights Project is seeking to hire a staff attorney with litigation experience for the 2022 redistricting cycle and beyond. The UCLA Voting Rights Project is a leading national voting rights organization housed within the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative (LPPI) and works to ensure an accessible and equitable system of voting through impact litigation, research, and clinical education to expand access to the ballot box. The project has litigated cases before the 5th Circuit on the right to vote during the COVID-19 pandemic, acted as expert witnesses in multiple voting rights cases in Texas, Pennsylvania, and Missouri, and is litigating vote dilution cases all over the United States.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 7/27/2021
Are you interested in leading a team of attorneys and social workers to empower youth to achieve greater safety, stability, and permanency?
Join BayLegal and lead our dynamic Youth Justice Team!
Read More navigate_next
Published On 7/27/2021
Click here for more info.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 7/8/2021
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is an innovative, nationally-recognized municipal law office working to protect and advance the rights and interests of San Francisco residents. With over 180 talented, dedicated, and diverse attorneys and strong, committed support staff, the Office provides the highest quality legal services to the City’s Mayor, Board of Supervisors, officials, and departments.
The City Attorney’s Office is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a positive, respectful, diverse, and inclusive work environment. The Office welcomes and encourages qualified applicants of all backgrounds.
Position: The Office’s Complex and Affirmative Litigation Team seeks a qualified and highly- motivated California-licensed attorney for a full-time position as a Deputy City Attorney (“DCA”).
Read More navigate_next
Published On 7/8/2021
Click here for more information for the following positions:


Clients’ Rights Advocate/Attorney
Ontario, CA; Inland Regional Center

Clients’ Rights Advocate
Modesto, CA; Valley Mountain Regional Center
Read More navigate_next
Published On 6/10/2021
The County Counsel's Office serves as the civil attorney for the County of Fresno, including the Board of Supervisors and all County offices, departments, boards and commissions. In addition, the Office provides legal services to various other public entities and special districts. Assignments increase in complexity as the employee gains experience and knowledge and advances in the office. Assignments may include transactional, advisory and litigation matters.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 5/11/2021
Fragomen is the world’s leading immigration law firm, with over 40 offices located in 20 countries. We have consistently ranked amongst the top firms for diversity the past eight years, and we are constantly reimagining ways to grow our community in an equitable and inclusive way.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 5/11/2021
The Commission on Judicial Performance is the independent state agency responsible for investigating complaints of judicial misconduct and for disciplining state court judges.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 5/11/2021
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is looking to fill attorney positions at staff, assistant and/or senior levels.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 5/11/2021
Legal Aid at Work (LAAW) enforces and expands the employment and civil rights of low- wage workers, their families, and communities by educating about legal rights, engaging legal representation and support, and advocating for policy reforms. LAAW has seven core program areas: (1) Wage Protection; (2) Racial Economic Justice; (3) Disability Rights; (4) Gender Equity & LGBT Rights; (5) Work & Family; (6) National Origin and Immigrants’ Rights; and (7) Community Legal Services.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 5/11/2021
The Stanford Center for Racial Justice is a new initiative that builds on the rigorous policy relevant research of Stanford Law School and draws from the multidisciplinary strengths of Stanford University, one of the leading research universities in the world.

See their website for more information: https://stanford.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/executive-director-stanford-center-for-racial-justice-12326?et=tRb0mnQT
Read More navigate_next
Published On 4/10/2021
As a member of the Immigration Legal Services Program, the DOJ Accredited Representative assists clients in obtaining a new or different immigration status and provides representation before the US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) as necessary.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 4/10/2021
The Law Foundation of Silicon Valley advances the rights of underrepresented individuals and families in our diverse community through legal services, strategic advocacy, and educational outreach. Now with over 90 employees, the Law Foundation is the largest provider of free legal services in the South Bay. Located in downtown San Jose, the Law Foundation is dynamic interesting place to work. We pride ourselves on fostering a work environment that is motivating, collaborative and fun, with plenty of opportunities for professional growth. We are working towards a race - conscious legal services practice.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/26/2021
The University of Texas System is pleaded to welcome applications to fill an in-house tax attorney position. The position is described in the first attachment, and you’ll learn more about our principles of client service in the second.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/26/2021
Disability Rights California (DRC) is a statewide, non-profit legal organization dedicated to advancing the rights of Californians with disabilities to live with autonomy, dignity, and respect in a barrier-free, inclusive, and diverse world that values each individual and their voice.

The Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy (OCRA) is part of DRC. The California Department of Developmental Services funds OCRA through a contract. OCRA has been providing advocacy services to regional center consumers, their families, and interested community members since 1999. OCRA provides legal services to consumers of all 21 regional centers throughout California.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/26/2021
Santa Clara Law is seeking a Sr. Assistant Dean, Student Services & Asst. Dean, Law Career Services.

Click here to find the job description links.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 2/4/2021
Under direction of the General Counsel or the Assistant General Counsel, a Senior Assistant Counsel represents VTA in complex legal matters and serves as primary counsel in complex cases in the areas of labor, contract, civil, and administrative law; and performs tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility and developed expertise.

Under general direction of the General Counsel, or other counsel as designated by the General Counsel, an Assistant Counsel represents VTA in a wide variety of legal matters, and serves as primary or secondary counsel in routine to fairly complex cases/matters in the areas of labor, contract, civil and administrative law (including real property law); and performs tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 2/1/2021
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is an innovative, nationally-recognized municipal law office working to protect and advance the rights and interests of San Francisco residents.
The Office’s Government Litigation Team seeks a qualified and highly-motivated California-licensed attorney for a full-time position as a Deputy City Attorney (“DCA”).
Read More navigate_next
Published On 2/1/2021
UC Hastings College of the Law is looking to hire diverse adjunct faculty to teach a range of courses. See here.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 1/22/2021
Perkins Coie LLP is seeking senior-level associates to join its expanding Technology Transactions, and Privacy practice with a focus on financial services technologies.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 1/22/2021
The ACLU Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) seeks a Senior Staff Attorney or experienced Staff Attorney to work on the Economic Justice Project’s Dignity for All Project to build and lead litigation, legal, and policy advocacy needed to end homelessness, protect the rights and human dignity of people who are unhoused, and advance housing justice in Southern California communities and beyond.
Read More navigate_next

Announcements

Published On 3/2/2021
SCC La Raza Lawyers is co-sponsoring the March 10th panel "The Path Ahead: The legal challenges facing the Latinx community and what to expect over the next four years."

The event will focus on issues impacting the Latinx community including climate change, immigration, and civil rights. The panel will discuss current legal and policy challenges, what to expect over the next four years, and what needs to happen under the Biden administration to support and strengthen the Latinx community.

The panel will feature Araceli Martínez-Olguín of the National Immigration Law Center, Adrianna Quintero of the Energy Foundation and Thomas Saenz, of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), and will be moderated by Cecilia Segal of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).

RSVP TODAY.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 3/26/2021
SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the appointment of 18 California superior court judges, which include one in Fresno County, four in Los Angeles County, one in Monterey County, two in Orange County, four in Sacramento County, two in San Bernardino County, one in San Joaquin County, one in Santa Clara County, one in Sonoma County and one in Stanislaus County.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 4/18/2022
Though a recent California law capped the interest rate of small consumer loans at approximately 36%, the courts are currently being flooded by collection actions seeking to enforce older consumer loans bearing triple digit interest rates. This webinar will focus on the landmark case of De La Torre v. CashCall, a class action asserting that CashCall’s loans bearing interest rates between 96%-135% were unconscionable. Hear class counsel describe their epic battle through the federal and state appeals courts, class certification, and ultimate victory at trial. KGACLC certified law student Vasti Montiel will discuss the Law Center’s work battling collection actions attempting to enforce similar high interest loans.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 9/9/2020
LRLA Request for Resources to Latino Community during COVID
Read More navigate_next
Published On 7/27/2021
Click here for more info.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 2/10/2022
Racial Equity Series
Law Enforcement Abuse and Violence in the Latino Community
February 17, 2022, 12PM │online

An estimated 2,600 Latino people were killed by U.S. law enforcement over the last six years. Many advocates are working to keep data disaggregated to highlight state violence affecting the Latino community. Join civil rights advocates for a robust discussion on violence at the intersections of race, law enforcement, and immigration enforcement with calls to action for the legal community to join in the fight for equal justice.

Register here.
Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022, 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Credits: 1.5 hours Elimination of Bias MCLE credit
Cost: Free

https://www.larazalawyers.org/
Read More navigate_next
Published On 8/26/2019
SCCLRLA stands with the over 200 leaders who have signed the Querida Familia Latina solidarity letter to the Latino community. We urge all to speak out against hate and fight for the humanity of all people. You can read the letter below.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 5/6/2019
La Raza Lawyers of SCC submitted a letter to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors opposing any changes to the Santa Clara County’s Civil Detainer Policy, and endorsing Supervisor Susan Ellenberg’s official statement.
Read More navigate_next
Published On 5/31/2019
La Raza Lawyers has submitted a letter to the San Jose City Council in support of proposed changes to the composition of the City's Planning Commission, which includes increasing the number of seats on the Commission for district-wide representation. We believe the proposed changes will help increase diversity, inclusion, and community representation on the Planning Commission.
Read More navigate_next