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Governor Newsom Appoints 18 Superior Court Judges - One of Our Own Included
Bianca Garcia
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.
Co-sponsoring "The Path Ahead" panel to be held on March 10th
Bianca Garcia
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.
2020 Presidential Endorsement
Santa Clara County La Raza
Published on: 9/16/2020
2020 Presidential Endorsement by the Santa Clara County La Raza Lawyers Association
LRLA Request for Resources to Latino Community
Santa Clara County La Raza
Published on: 9/9/2020
LRLA Request for Resources to Latino Community during COVID
A Call to Justice by the Santa Clara County La Raza Lawyers Association
Published on: 6/1/2020
A Call to Justice by the Santa Clara County La Raza Lawyers Association
Call to Delay DACA Ruling
Santa Clara County La Raza
Published on: 4/23/2020
LRLA joins in SIREN Immigrant Rights' petition calling for the U.S. Supreme Court to delay its ruling on the Trump administration's decision to phase out the DACA program during this COVID-19 crisis.
All March Events Cancelled Due to Covid-19 Precautions
Published on: 3/13/2020
Members,

The LRLA Board of Directors has decided to cancel all March meetings and events due to COVID-19 concerns. We're hopeful that we can safely gather for our April 15th meeting at McManis Faulkner from 5:30-7:00.

Thank you,

mica estremera
SCCLRLA joins in the #QueridaFamilia Latina Letter
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.
SCCLRLA Supports Proposed Changes to San Jose Planning Commission
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.
SCCLRLA Opposes Proposed Alteration to Santa Clara County’s Civil Detainer Policy
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.

Job Opportunity

DOJ Accredited Representative - Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
Bianca Garcia
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.
Employment Litigation Associate - Jackson Lewis P.C.
Bianca Garcia
Published on: 4/10/2021
Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.
Clients’ Rights Advocate - Disability Rights California
Bianca Garcia
Published on: 4/10/2021
Disability Rights California (DRC) is a statewide, non-profit legal organization dedicated to advancing the rights of Californians with disabilities. DRC works to achieve fairness and justice for people with disabilities through individual and impact litigation, state and federal policy and regulatory advocacy, and community education and training.
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley is Hiring
Bianca Garcia
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.
Community Legal Services East Palo Alto (CLSEPA) - Executive Director
Bianca Garcia
Published on: 4/10/2021
CLSEPA champions partnerships with low-income communities and communities of color to break down systemic barriers to inclusion and equity, and has gained national media coverage in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Financial Times. Their scope of work goes beyond client services to include impact litigation, policy, advocacy and community education, and they have achieved regional leadership and recognition in immigration, housing and economic advancement initiatives.
Tax Attorney Position - The University of Texas System
Bianca Garcia
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.
Disability Rights California is Hiring!
Bianca Garcia
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.
Career Opportunity: Chief Deputy of Administration (U.S. District Court, Northern District of Califo
Bianca Garcia
Published on: 3/26/2021
Please see the following link for the position of Chief Deputy of Administration at the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

https://cand.uscourts.gov/wp-content/uploads/clerks-office/hr/career-opportunities/CAND_Career_Opportunity_Chief_Deputy_of_Administration_3-12-2021.pdf
Santa Clara Law is Hiring!
Bianca Garcia
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.
The Supreme Court of California Opportunities
Bianca Garcia
Published on: 2/8/2021
The Supreme Court of California located in San Francisco, CA is seeking to hire a Supreme Court Attorney, Level A-D, Civil Central Staff and Supreme Court Attorney, Level A-B, Criminal Central Staff.

Closing Date: February 28, 2021
VTA Assistant Counsel/Senior Assistant Counsel
Bianca Garcia
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.
County of Santa Cruz District Attorney
Bianca Garcia
Published on: 2/2/2021
Under direction, perform professional legal work for the County of Santa Cruz through the District Attorney’s Office; prepare and prosecute criminal and civil cases in the courts; perform special or supervisory assignments on a rotational basis; and do other work as required. Attorney I is the entry and first professional level in the Attorney series. Incumbents are required to be members of the California State Bar but need no experience practicing law and work under the direction of a more experienced attorney. The list established through this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, substitute, full-time and part-time vacancies. Effective July 11, 2020, this position will be furloughed by 7.5%.
San Francisco Office of the City Attorney
Bianca Garcia
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”).
UC Hastings Adjunct Faculty Position
Bianca Garcia
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.
County Counsel City of Santa Cruz
Bianca Garcia
Published on: 2/1/2021
The Santa Cruz County Counsel’s Office is seeking an experienced attorney specializing in municipal law. The most competitive candidates will have expertise in handling legal issues for a government agency related to em- ployment/personnel matters and public health care services. Experience handling legal issues related to land use, human services, tax, elections, public contracts, and law enforcement is also beneficial. Candidates should have strong writing skills and be able to draft legal documents, ordinances and contracts. Broad litigation experience is not necessary, but having basic litigation skills will make candidates more competitive for the position (e.g., experience with evidentiary hearings, drafting briefs and position papers, etc.). Effective July 11, 2020, this position has been furloughed by 7.5%.
Fintech - Associate Attorney - Senior
Bianca Garcia
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.
Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney – Economic Justice
Bianca Garcia
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.