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Date Updated:  May 21, 2015

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COLORADO RIVER INDIAN TRIBES, PUBLIC DEFENDER's OFFICE

Visit http://critonline.com for more information. 

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DEPUTY DIRECTOR, IMMIGRANT JUSTICE CORPS, NYC

Are you committed to justice for new Americans? Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) seeks a Deputy Director to oversee day-to-day operations and work closely with the Executive Director to insure program success.

The Deputy Director will be a strategic thought partner and implementer within the IJC leadership. S/he will work with the Executive Director to evaluate IJC’s program, develop new sources of revenue, and oversee operations and administration. The Deputy Director must be an experienced leader with great judgment, a commitment to immigrant advocacy, and a zest for the challenges of a start-up. Immigrant Justice Corps is currently a six-person permanent staff team, plus an annual cohort of 70 fellows, 10-20 of whom are Immigrant Justice Corps employees.

Submit a detailed cover letter explaining why this job would be a wonderful fit for you, along with your chronological resume, toinfo@justicecorps.org with “Deputy Director” included in the subject line. No calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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CITY OF CUPERTINO, CITY ATTORNEY

Comprehensive knowledge of municipal law, familiarity with the City Attorney role as legal counsel and a collaborative problem solving style are critical aspects of this position. The new incumbent must be especially adept in dealing in land use and environmental regulations, and understand the issues surrounding digital government. Considerable experience in the practice of municipal law at the City Attorney or Assistant City Attorney level is required. Some private sector experience would also be helpful and supervisory experience ishighly desirable. A Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school with current membership in the California 
State Bar is required.

If you are interested in pursuing this unique and exceptional career opportunity, please submit (email preferred) a cover letter of interest, resume, salary history and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references (references will not be contacteduntil mutual interest is established) to: 

Bill Avery or Ann Slate
Avery Associates
31⁄2 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030
E-mail: jobs@averyassoc.net
The final filing date for this position is June 30, 2015.

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The FLRA (NLRB for federal employees) is hiring entry-level attorneys in multiple locations:

 https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetail/399129500https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetail/399068200

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Eviction Defense Collaborative, Staff Attorney

The Eviction Defense Collaborative seeks an enthusiastic individual to join our team in fighting for tenant rights and saving homes. As a staff attorney you will work with a team of attorneys, interns,and volunteers in assisting tenants fight their eviction lawsuits.

SALARY
$46,000 - $52,250 (DOE) - plus benefits. This is an exempt position.
APPLICATION PROCESS
Send resume and cover letter to:
Eviction Defense Collaborative
995 Market Street, #1200
San Francisco, CA 94103
or 
AS ATTACHMENTS to admin@evictiondefense.org
Applications submitted by May 15, 2015 will be given priority.

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California Department of Justice; Special Deputy Attorney General , Unpaid; Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Diego, or San Francisco

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applications from recent law school graduates and attorneys who are willing to accept unpaid volunteer positions that offer a valuable opportunity to gain exposure to the office while also obtaining valuable research, litigation, and/or policy analysis experience. A Special Deputy Attorney General may perform a wide variety of legal and/or policy work concerned with representing the state, most of its officers, departments, boards, commissions and other such bodies before the state and federal courts and administrative bodies; assist local district attorneys in unusual situations; prepare pleadings and other legal materials for trials, hearings and other legal proceedings, present criminal and civil measures and regulations, give legal advice to grand juries, attorneys, county counsels, officials and representatives of public agencies on legal problems; perform legal and policy research; write opinions and other duties as required. The position will be based out of the following Attorney .

Multiple unpaid attorney positions are available. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, a writing sample of no more than 10 pages, and three references to Charlene.Bava@doj.ca.gov or Charlene Bava, Office of the Attorney General, Executive Office, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 1100, San Francisco, CA 94102. Please indicate the following in your application: preferred start and end dates, desired placement (e.g. Civil, Criminal, Public Rights, or Executive), and geographic preferences. More information is available at
www.ag.ca.gov.

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Northwestern University School of Law invites applications for the Michael and Mary Schuette Clinical Fellowship in Health and Human Rights, beginning in mid-August 2012 in the Bluhm Legal Clinic's Center forInternational Human Rights, with a particular focus on the work of the NorthwesternAccess to Health Project.  The Michael and Mary Schuette Fellow will have a unique opportunity to gain extensive training and experience in global health, human rights law and economic development, as well as clinical legal teaching.

 

The Schuette Fellow will work on issues related to global health, human rights and development as they pertain to ongoing community global health work in Mali, the Dominican Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Sudan, as well as other potential sites.  A demonstrated interest in global health law and fluency in French and/or Spanish is preferred. Applicants should send letters of interest and resumes to Juliet Sorensen, Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Center for International Human Rights (j-sorensen@law.northwestern.edu).The deadline for applications is July 16, 2015. It is anticipated that the fellowship will begin in mid - late August 2015 and end December 31, 2016.  Salary and benefits will be competitive.

The Bluhm Legal Clinic currently includes clinical faculty teaching in its Center on International Human Rights, the Entrepreneurship Law Center, Roderick MacArthur Justice Center, the Environmental Law Clinic, Children and Family Justice Center, the Center on Wrongful Convictions,  and other clinical programs that include appellate advocacy, criminal defense, civil litigation (predatory lending cases, civil suits arising from wrongful convictions, an landlord tenant cases), externship, negotiations and trial advocacy.

Northwestern University School of Law is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minority candidates.

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East Bay Community Law Center, Housing Practice Attorney

The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) is seeking a Housing Attorney to join its 6-person
Housing Practice to represent low-income tenants in unlawful detainer cases, advocate for 
tenants in a broad range of housing-related legal problems, and contribute to the creation of 
more just and humane housing policies for Alameda County tenants. The ideal candidate is an 
excellent advocate with strong writing and organizational skills who has the ability to work well in a fast-paced, high-volume litigation setting, and experience in providing direct legal services to low-income people.

Submit applications by email to jobs@ebclc.org; by mail to East Bay Community Law Center, 
2921 Adeline Street, Berkeley, CA 94703; or by fax to (510) 548-2566. Applications should 
include a cover letter, resume, short writing sample, and names/contact information for two 
professional references. Deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, May 18, 2015.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, and interviews may take place prior to the 
application closing date.

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UCSF, Complaint Resolution Officer (Analyst V)
Office of Diversity & Outreach
Work Days: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am. - 5:00 pm. Position Type: FT/Career
Posting Salary: $71,200 – $100,100 (minimum to midpoint) Location: UCSF Laurel Heights 

The Complaint Resolution Officer (CRO) reports to the Director, AA/EEO & ADA Compliance, Title IX Officer who is part of the Vice-Chancellor’s Office of Diversity and Outreach (ODO) and who is charged with ensuring University compliance with all anti-discrimination and anti-harassment policies and procedures by managing campus harassment and 
discrimination complaints and grievances. ODO’s compliance unit conducts informal resolutions and formal investigations of complaints and grievances filed by academic and staff employees, students, patients, and the public.

The projected start date for this position is June 15, 2015. Please review full position description and requirements on the campus Jobs website. To apply: http://jobs.ucsf.edu, job category Human Resources, Job # 42230BR.  
For more information contact: Rebecca Kesler at Rebecca.Kesler@UCSF.edu along with your contact info.
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Associate Director, UC Berkeley Don Vial Center

For more information, please visit: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00662

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Assistant General Counsel, HUD

The Fair Housing Compliance Division in the Office of Fair Housing at HUD is hiring for the Assistant General Counsel.This is a high level job relating to HUD’s enforcement of Title VI, Section 504, the ADA, the obligation to affirmatively further fair housing, and other civil rights requirements affecting HUD, its grantees, and its and their programs. If interested, please apply directly via usajobs.gov. 

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SF BAR Association
SUPERVISING ATTORNEY
Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
(Part-Time - 4 Days/Week with Benefits)
The Supervising Attorney of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) manages the LITC which serves taxpayers in controversy with the IRS in the Northern California area, as well as taxpayers who have filed a petition with the U.S. Tax Court. Services are provided to taxpayers by the Supervising Attorney, clinic interns, and volunteer tax professionals, including attorneys, CPAs, and Enrolled Agents. 
Please submit your resume and cover letter no later than May 6, 2015 to: Human Resources, JDC, 301 Battery Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111 or email to BASFjobs@sfbar.org (please reference Supervising Attorney, LITC in the subject heading).
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PROJECT DIRECTOR, PRE-HEALTH DREAMERS
Pre-Health Dreamers is is dedicated to supporting pre-health undocumented youth nationally through informed advising, up-to-date, and advocacy. We are looking for someone who is highly motivated to work with pre-health undocumented youth and can bring their experience and background to benefit the PHD community. The position is based in San Francisco, CA. 
For More Information, visit: http://e4fc.org/phddirector.html
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GENERAL COUNSEL, STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA
Please submit a résumé and cover letter, including indication of current salary, and the names of five work-related references (who will not be contacted early in the process) by Friday, May 22, 2015. Résumé should reflect years and months of positions held, as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed. Forward your materials to: Stuart Satow CPS HR Consulting 241 Lathrop Way • Sacramento, CA 95815 Tel: (916) 263-1401 • Fax: (916) 561-7205 E-mail: resumes@cpshr.us Website: www.cpshr.us/search
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DEPARTMENT OF FAIR HOUSING AND EMPLOYMENT (Multiple Positions)
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The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California is seeking applications from experienced attorneys for a vacancy in the Criminal Division of its Sacramento Office.
Justice seeks to attract, retain, and promote individuals of exceptional ability and talent from all walks of life. The work environment and atmosphere is open, diverse, collegial, and inclusive. There are active affinity groups for African-American; Asian-American; Hispanic; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT); and Native American employees, which are open to all DOJ employees regardless of background. Justice fosters a work environment where people of all backgrounds and experiences may reach their full potential.
Thank you for your help in disseminating this vacancy announcement.  This and other attorney vacancy announcements can be found at: http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/attorneys-vacancies.
 
 
Attorney
501 I Street, Suite 10-100
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States
15-EDCA-10A
 
About the Office: The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of California represents the Federal government in virtually all litigation involving the United States in the Eastern District of California. This includes all criminal prosecutions for violations of Federal law, civil lawsuits by and against the government, and actions to collect judgments and restitution on behalf of victims and taxpayers. The office places a high value on diversity of experience and cultural perspective and encourages applications from attorneys from all ethnic groups, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of California is based in Sacramento. The District includes the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada Mountains and encompasses most of the land mass of California -- from the Coastal Mountain Range to the Nevada border, and from Bakersfield in the south to the Oregon border. The Sacramento office serves the northern counties of the district: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sutter, Trinity, Tehama, Yolo, and Yuba.
Sacramento, the state capital, is located in the heart of California. The city has been on the move since it became the capital in 1854 and is now one of the fastest growing regions in the United States. Sacramento is home to professional ballet, opera, and theatre companies, including the Sacramento Music Circus, providing a wide range of cultural activities and events. Professional sports are represented by the Sacramento Kings of the NBA, the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League, the Sacramento River Cats, a Triple-A baseball team, and the Sacramento Republic FC, a professional soccer team. Bound by two rivers, water recreation tops the list for outdoor activities such as salmon fishing, river rafting, and boating. Nearby Folsom Lake and Lake Natoma offer sailing and windsurfing. Sacramento is located 90 miles northeast of San Francisco and approximately 90 miles west of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountain range, providing numerous recreational opportunities for skiing and boating enthusiasts.
Job Description: This position is located in the Criminal Division of the Sacramento Office and the Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) will be responsible for handling a variety of criminal cases with an emphasis on narcotics and violent crime.
Following appointment, Assistant United States Attorneys generally must reside in the district to which they are appointed. See 28 U.S.C. § 545 for district-specific information.
This is a permanent position; however, all initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a 14 month (temporary) basis pending favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
This position is open to any U.S. Citizen to apply.
This is an anticipated vacancy.
Qualifications: 
Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of a State, territory, or the District of Columbia, and have at least one year of post-J.D. experience. Applicants must be active members in good standing of the bar (any jurisdiction). Ideal qualifications include at least 3-5 years of post-J.D. litigation experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Applicants must demonstrate a quick analytical ability and the facility to accurately and precisely articulate the critical issues in a case. Applicants must demonstrate superior oral and writing skills as well as strong research and interpersonal skills, and good judgment. Applicants must possess excellent communication and courtroom skills and exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff and client agencies. Applicants must have a demonstrated capacity to function, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding environment.
Applicants will be expected to do their own legal research and writing and will be substantially self-sufficient in preparing day-to-day correspondence and pleadings. Applicants must also demonstrate excellent computer literacy skills to include experience with automated research on the Internet, electronic court filing, and electronic e-mail and word processing systems.
The ideal candidate will have some experience working with multi-agency task forces; will have substantial experience and familiarity with federal grand jury practice; will have experience with the use of a multitude of investigatory techniques, including electronic surveillance, tracking devices, search warrants, telephone toll record analysis and asset seizure and forfeiture; and will demonstrate the ability to handle complex cases from the initial investigative stage through trial. Proficiency in the Spanish language is a plus.
Security Requirements: Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory pre-employment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, tax and credit checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
Salary: Assistant United States Attorneys' pay is administratively determined, based in part on the number of years of professional attorney experience. The current recruiting range of pay is $55,573 to $147,086 including 22.20% locality pay for Sacramento area.
Travel: The position is based in Sacramento. Travel will occasionally be required.
Application Process: Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to:
United States Attorney's Office
ATTN: Phillip Talbert
501 I Street, Suite 10-100
Sacramento, CA 95814
Resumes should include a detailed description of employment history, to include dates of employment (month/year). This position is open until filled but no later than Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Please include the vacancy announcement number listed at the top of this announcement (15-EDCA-10A) on your resume and cover letter. No telephone calls please.
This and other attorney vacancy announcements can be found at: http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/attvacancies.html andhttp://www.usdoj.gov/usao/cae/.
Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized.
Number of Positions: This announcement is to fill one position; however, depending on the needs of the office, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

 

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Equal Justice Works is launching a nationwide competition to find seven passionate immigration attorneys to begin two-year, post-graduate Fellowships in September 2015!

Each Fellow will work with a prominent non-profit organization selected by Equal Justice Works in one of six cities - Denver, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Oakland, Sacramento, and San Francisco - to provide high-quality, high volume legal services to immigrants in the host organization’s community seeking relief under the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs. Services may include but are not limited to:

 

  • conducting outreach to underserved populations to locate individuals eligible for DAPA or DACA relief;
  • providing direct legal representation to assist with DAPA and DACA applications;
  • creating and conducting culturally competent “know your rights” sessions;
  • training and managing pro bono attorneys to expand DAPA and DACA services;
  • preparing written brochures and/or manuals on DAPA and DACA issues for widespread distribution; and
  • collaborating with other legal and non-legal service providers in the community to share information and run trainings.

 

The Equal Justice Works Fellowship Program provides financial and other forms of support to lawyers serving vulnerable individuals and communities throughout the United States. The two-year Fellowships offer salary (at least $41,000 annually), fringe benefits, generous loan repayment assistance, a national training and leadership development program, and other support services during the term of the Fellowship.

General Information about the Application Process

Candidates may submit applications on our website from April 17 through June 1. Completed applications require a resume, personal statement, references, and two letters of recommendation.

Fellows will be placed at a host organization with expertise in immigration law chosen by Equal Justice Works. Candidates may request to be considered for multiple cities. Top-scoring candidates will interview with the host organization, but final selection of the Fellows will be made by an anonymous sponsor. Interviews will be conducted nationwide throughout June, and offers will be extended on a rolling basis beginning in July. Fellows will start work in September 2015.

To be considered, a candidate must be a qualified and dedicated graduate of an Equal Justice Works member school committed to working with immigrant populations. Individual candidates will be judged based on immigration law experience (in general and DACA/DAPA in particular); language skills; personal connection to the issues and to the locale; and strength of recommendations.

Please visit our website for more detailed information about the competition, including candidate criteria and timeline of the selection process. Please contact fellowships@equaljusticeworks.org with any questions.

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LEADERSHIP COUNSEL FOR JUSTICE & ACCOUNTABILITY
Job Title: Attorney
Reports to: Co-Directors
Job Status: Exempt
Salary Range: $50,000 - $55,000
POSITION SUMMARY: 
The Attorney will primarily be responsible for providing legal representation to clients from 
disadvantaged rural communities. In collaboration with LCJA Co-Directors and staff, the Attorney will 
identify, develop, and implement advocacy strategies related to land use, built environment, public 
financing, local government, access to basic infrastructure, transportation, and community 
development that is equitable across the region in an effort to improve conditions of rural communities 
in the San Joaquin Valley and throughout the state. This position will also engage in community 
education and organizing campaigns throughout the San Joaquin Valley to support the development of 
advocacy strategies. 
The Attorney is an exempt position. Exempt employees are expected to work the appropriate and necessary time in order to complete key assignments and related tasks on schedule.
If you are interested in applying please submit a cover letter and resume
to Veronica Garibay at vgaribay@leadershipcounsel.org by COB on April 30, 2015.
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SNIDERMAN NGUYEN LLP
Position: Associate Attorney
Start Date: Immediate
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Our firm is seeking an associate attorney to practice in a variety of areas, including,
but not limited to, small business transactions and litigation, family law,
immigration law, personal injury, and bankruptcy. Attorney must be Vietnamese-speaking and will be asked to work closely with clients to manage a case from
beginning to end. Court appearances will be required when needed. Associate will
conduct legal research, draft documents, motions, and pleadings, advise clients, and
gather evidence. Associate will work with firm partners and will provide regular
updates and consult often with his/her supervising partner. Candidates with high
self-motivation and initiative are encouraged to apply. Associate will be an integral
member of the firm and will be trained on business development and client
relations. Associate must be licensed or bar-eligible in the state of Indiana. Bar
admittance in a neighboring state is a plus and may be a possibility.
This position is eligible to start immediately or at a mutually negotiated date. Salary
is competitive based on experience and demonstrated abilities.
If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to Partner David H.K. Nguyen at
david@snlawyers.com. Any questions or inquiries can be directed to Attorney
Nguyen at 317-361-4700.
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US Attorney, Affirmative Litigation Unit
Job Description: 

The United States Attorney is seeking an experienced attorney to serve as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Civil Division, Affirmative Litigation Unit. The mission of the Affirmative Litigation Unit is to enforce Federal laws in civil proceedings and to recover damages and fines for the United States. The cases are litigated almost exclusively in Federal court, and include civil mortgage fraud enforcement, procurement fraud and health care fraud cases, and tort actions to recover for destruction of Federal forest land by fire. This position will have an emphasis on fire recovery cases.

Please note: This is a term position not-to-exceed September 30, 2016, subject to availability of funds. This position may be extended, or made permanent, without further advertising.

Following appointment, Assistant United States Attorneys generally must reside in the district to which they are appointed. See 28 U.S.C. § 545 for district-specific information.

This position is open to any U.S. citizen to apply.

Qualifications: 

Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of a State, territory, or the District of Columbia, and have at least one year of post-J.D. experience. Applicants must be active members in good standing of the bar (any jurisdiction).

Preferred Qualifications: Ideal qualifications include at least five years of experience litigating cases in Federal courts, with substantial responsibility for all aspects of discovery, trial, and appeals.

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants must have a demonstrated capacity to function with minimal supervision in a highly demanding environment, exceptional brief writing and oral advocacy skills, excellent analytical ability, and good judgment. In addition, applicants must exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, paralegals, support staff and client agencies.

Security Requirements: Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory pre-employment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, tax and credit checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.

Salary: 
Assistant United States Attorneys' pay is administratively determined, based in part on the number of years of professional attorney experience. The current recruiting range of pay is $51,917 to $137,409 including 14.16% locality pay for the Fresno area.
Travel: 
The position is based in Fresno. Regular travel to the U.S. Attorney’s Sacramento Office will be required. Travel elsewhere will occasionally be required.
Application Process: 

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to:

United States Attorney's Office
ATTN: Phillip Talbert
501 I Street, Suite 10-100
Sacramento, CA 95814

Resumes should include a detailed description of employment history, to include dates of employment (month/year). This position is open until filled but no later than Monday, June 1, 2015. Please include the vacancy announcement number listed at the top of this announcement (15-EDCA-09A) on your resume and cover letter. No telephone calls please. 

This and other attorney vacancy announcements can be found at: http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/attorneys-vacancies andhttp://www.usdoj.gov/usao/cae.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, June 1, 2015
Relocation Expenses: 
Relocation expenses are not authorized.
Number of Positions: 
This announcement is to fill one position; however, depending on the needs of the office, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

 

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DOJ Criminal Devision, Fraud Section
The Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking qualified, experienced attorneys for permanent and term positions in the Fraud Section located in Washington, DC.  These vacancies may be filled by permanent or term assignments based upon applicant preference, availability of positions, and Fraud Section needs. Term appointments may be extended contingent on funding. Applicants selected for term appointments may later be converted to permanent appointments, contingent upon available vacancies and Section needs.
Selections may also be made from this announcement to term positions for Health Care Fraud (HCF) strike force locations: Brooklyn, NY; Miami, FL; Tampa, FL; Detroit, MI; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; McAllen, TX; Dallas, TX; Baton Rouge, LA; New Orleans, LA; and Los Angeles, CA.
Justice seeks to attract, retain, and promote individuals of exceptional ability and talent from all walks of life. The work environment and atmosphere is open, diverse, collegial, and inclusive. There are active affinity groups for African-American; Asian-American; Hispanic; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT); and Native American employees, which are open to all DOJ employees regardless of background. Justice fosters a work environment where people of all backgrounds and experiences may reach their full potential.
Thank you for your help in disseminating this vacancy announcement.  This and other attorney vacancy announcements can be found at: http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/attorneys-vacancies.   
Criminal Division (CRM)
Fraud Section
Attorney
Washington, D.C., DC 20005
United States
15-CRM-FRD-021
 
About the Office: These vacancies may be filled by permanent or term assignments based upon applicant preference, availability of positions, and Fraud Section needs. Term appointments may be extended contingent on funding. Applicants selected for term appointments may later be converted to permanent appointments, contingent upon available vacancies and Section needs.
Selections may also be made from this announcement to term positions for Health Care Fraud (HCF) strike force locations: Brooklyn, NY; Miami, FL; Tampa, FL; Detroit, MI; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; McAllen, TX; Dallas, TX; Baton Rouge, LA; New Orleans, LA; and Los Angeles, CA.
The Fraud Section comprises three litigating units that investigate and prosecute complex white-collar criminal cases across the county, as well as internationally, and has responsibility for implementing and coordinating the Department’s fraud enforcement policy. Fraud Section prosecutors handles the following types of cases: corporate, securities and investment fraud; foreign bribery (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act); health care fraud; financial institution and insurance fraud; mortgage fraud; procurement and government program fraud (including fraud related to economic stimulus and recovery programs); mass marketing fraud and other complex criminal schemes. These positions may be filled in the Healthcare Fraud unit, Securities and Financial Fraud unit or Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit.
Job Description: The Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking qualified, experienced attorneys for permanent and term positions in the Fraud Section located in Washington, DC.
The incumbent will serve as a Trial Attorney in the Securities and Financial Fraud (SFF) unit, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) unit, or the Healthcare Fraud unit (HCF) and, as such, independently direct, conduct, and monitor investigations, prepare and conduct trials, and advise on pleadings and other court filings. As a Trial Attorney, the incumbent:
· In collaboration with unit managers, develops and maintains the Section's program to foster effective national investigation and prosecution of HCF, SFF or FCPA violations, including advising on strategy and legal complexities, and developing litigation priorities, policy, and legislative recommendations.
· Makes charging decisions and proposes dispositions with regard to assigned cases, and advises less experienced attorneys in very complex cases, issues lacking precedent, and other challenges that require such leadership.
· Partners with and leads U.S. Attorneys and attorneys in other federal law enforcement agencies in the development and management of HCF, SFF or FCPA prosecutions. Advises and renders assistance in the preparation, critical examination and review of pleadings and in preparation of trial briefs. Evaluates reports of investigation and memoranda from U.S. Attorneys to determine whether litigation is warranted and whether proposed settlements are in the government's interest. Advises and instructs U.S. Attorneys on complicated questions of law and Departmental policy.
· Represents the United States in direct negotiations and discussions with state, county and city officials throughout the country, lawyers, and high level officials in some of the largest corporations in the United States. Participates in discussions with opposing counsel for defendants and in the formulation of settlements often having far-reaching legal consequences.
· Advises and consults with the Assistant Attorney General, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Section Chief, et al., reporting on the status of all cases and matters related to civil/criminal remedies in the enforcement or the defense of statutes within HCF, SFF or FCPA litigation.
· Serves as an expert, providing advice and policy determinations in matters involving the planning, discussion and coordination of the activities related to the litigation of HCF, SFF or FCPA cases. Oversees the preparation and litigation assignments of lower graded attorneys, paralegals and clerical personnel.
Qualifications: 
Required Qualifications: Interested applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of any State, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia, and be an active member of the bar in good standing. Applicants must also meet the grade specific qualifications as described below.
Grade Specific Qualifications:
· To qualify at the GS-15 grade level, applicants have at least four (4) years post J.D. legal experience, one of which was specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-14 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: independently performing legal analysis; composing pleadings, briefs and other court documents involving unique and/or difficult legal issues in civil or criminal litigation; conducting highly complex civil or criminal litigation; and leading paralegals and support staff.
· To qualify at the GS-14 grade level, applicants have at least two and a half (2.5) years post J.D. legal experience, one of which was specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-13 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: performing legal analysis and formulating recommendations to senior managers; composing pleadings, briefs and other court documents involving legal issues in civil or criminal litigation; and conducting civil or criminal litigation.
Preferred Qualifications:
· Experience as a criminal prosecutor.
· Knowledge of white collar criminal litigation.
· Experience in supporting, litigating, and supervising federal or state criminal cases.
· Experience in U.S. District Court or state court.
· Experience conducting investigations of organizations and entities, including corporations.
· Experience with the federal judiciary.
Salary: The salary range for these positions is GS-14 and GS-15, $107,235 - $158,700 per annum, including locality pay.
Travel: Domestic and International travel will be required.
Application Process: 
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. A list of eligible candidates will be referred to the hiring managers every two weeks during the open period of the announcement. The announcement may be closed at any time once all selections are made. If you are interested in applying, it is recommended that you do so early.
All Application Packages must be received by 11:59 PM, Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
Please submit your application through USAJOBS. The list of required documents can be found in the USAJobs announcement.
1. If you do not already have an account, please create a USAjobs account before applying Create an Account. You will be able to upload your resume and supporting documents and complete your profile prior to applying.
2. Once you have an account, apply to the USAjobs vacancy: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/399672300.
Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Relocation Expenses: Not authorized.
Number of Positions: Many

 

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BRG SPORTS, INC.

BRG Sports, Inc. is accepting applications for one summer intern/law clerk position in its Scotts Valley office. 

Description

  • General commercial legal support for the Action Sports division, comprising the Bell, Giro, Blackburn and C Preme product lines and brands.
  • 40 hour/week, 8-10 week commitment, no split summer.   
  • Paid position with multiple product-related benefits < 10 mins from beach, among the redwoods.
  • Anticipated activities/ subject matter may comprise: sponsorship and contractual drafting and review, commercial and product liability litigation, intellectual property (patent/TM procurement + assertion/enforcement work), packaging/ad copy clearance, admin legal functions (budgeting, reporting) and other duties required of and assigned by in-house staff and counsel
  • Anticipate NO work related to Riddell subsidiary (e.g. no NFL concussion work) or HR/ employment counseling
  • For a fan of bicycling and motorsports, this might be a pretty fun gig . . .

Selection Criteria/Desired Characteristics

  • 2L preferred.  Will consider stellar 1L with recommendations. 
  • Solid academic performance, especially in Contracts.
  • Interest in sports/entertainment law a plus.
  • Attention to detail, capacity and desire to operate independently.
  • Ability to draw reasonable inferences in the absence of explicit instructions.
  • As Judge Kozinski used to say in his OSCAR clerkship req, “Dweebs OK.” 

Application

  • Email a resume/CV plus cover letter stating interest and qualifications to legal@brgsports.com.
  • Applicants for whom there is an interest may be subsequently contacted for additional materials.

·         Please, no phone calls. 

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Position:  Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, New Business & Conflicts Analyst

Duties:  Assist in the identification of potential conflicts of interest through corporate and conflicts database research. Maintain and update the conflicts database. Respond to attorney and staff requests and perform conflicts of interest searches.

Qualifications: Excellent communication and organizational skills. Detail-oriented. Prior law firm experience mandatory. Must be able to multi-task and prioritize.

Education: Bachelor's degree.

To apply, please visit our website at www.wsgr.com and click on Careers.    

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Attorney, US Attorney Office

501 I Street, Suite 10-100

Sacramento, CA 95814

United States

15-EDCA-04A

 About the Office: The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of California represents the Federal government in virtually all litigation involving the United States in the Eastern District of California. This includes all criminal prosecutions for violations of Federal law, civil lawsuits by and against the government, and actions to collect judgments and restitution on behalf of victims and taxpayers. The office places a high value on the diversity of experience and cultural perspective and encourages applications from attorneys from all ethnic groups, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of California is headquartered in Sacramento. The District includes the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada Mountains and encompasses most of the land mass of California -- from the Coastal Mountain Range to the Nevada border, and from Bakersfield in the south to the Oregon border. The Sacramento office serves the northern counties of the district: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sutter, Trinity, Tehama, Yolo, and Yuba.

Sacramento, the state capital, is located in the heart of California. The city has been on the move since it became the capital in 1854 and is now one of the fastest growing regions in the United States. Sacramento is home to professional ballet, opera, and theatre companies, including the Sacramento Music Circus, providing a wide range of cultural activities and events. Professional sports are represented by the Sacramento Kings of the NBA, the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League, the Sacramento River Cats, a Triple-A baseball team, and the Sacramento Republic FC, a professional soccer team. Bound by two rivers, water recreation tops the list for outdoor activities such as salmon fishing, river rafting, and boating. Nearby Folsom Lake and Lake Natoma offer sailing and windsurfing. Sacramento is located 90 miles northeast of San Francisco and approximately 90 miles west of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountain range, providing numerous recreational opportunities for skiing and boating enthusiasts.

Job Description: The United States Attorney is seeking an experienced attorney to serve as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Civil Division, Defense Litigation Unit. The mission of the Defense Litigation Unit is to represent the United States and its agencies and employees in a wide variety of trial and appellate cases. The case load includes defense of employment discrimination cases; medical malpractice, premises liability and other tort litigation; statutory and constitutional challenges to government programs; land management decisions challenged under NEPA and other environmental statutes; Administrative Procedure Act cases; FOIA and Privacy Act cases; and Bivens civil rights suits.

Following appointment, Assistant U.S. Attorneys generally must reside in the district to which they are appointed. See 28 U.S.C. § 545 for district-specific information.

This is a permanent position; however, all initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a 14-month (temporary) basis pending favorable adjudication of a background investigation.

This position is open to any U.S. Citizen to apply.

Qualifications: 

Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree from an accredited law school, be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of a State, territory, or the District of Columbia, and have at least one year of post-J.D. experience. Applicants must be active members in good standing of the bar (any jurisdiction). Ideal qualifications include at least 3-5 years of experience litigating civil cases in federal courts, with substantial responsibility for all aspects of discovery, trial, and appeals.

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants must have a demonstrated capacity to function with minimal supervision in a highly demanding environment, exceptional brief writing and oral advocacy skills, excellent analytical ability, and good judgment. In addition, applicants must exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, paralegals, support staff and client agencies.

Applicants will be expected to do their own legal research and writing and will be substantially self-sufficient in preparing day-to-day correspondence and pleadings. Applicants must be computer literate and adept at learning new programs.

Security Requirements: Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory pre-employment adjudication. This includes fingerprints, tax and credit checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.

Salary: 

Assistant United States Attorneys' pay is administratively determined, based in part on the number of years of professional attorney experience. The current recruiting range of pay is $55,573 to $147,086 including 22.20% locality pay for the Sacramento a

Travel: 

The position is based in Sacramento. Travel will occasionally be required.

Application Process: 

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to:

United States Attorney's Office
ATTN: Phillip Talbert
501 I Street, Suite 10-100
Sacramento, CA 95814

Resumes should include a detailed description of employment history, to include dates of employment (month/year). This position is open until filled but no later than Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

Please include the vacancy announcement number listed at the top of this announcement (15-EDCA-04A) on your resume and cover letter. No telephone calls please.

This and other attorney vacancy announcements can be found at: http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/vacancies and http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/cae.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Number of Positions: This announcement is to fill one position; however, depending on the needs of the office, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

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SCHIFF HARDIN LLP - EE Intellectual Property Associate

Position: Associate
Office: Chicago, New York or San Francisco
Practice Group: Intellectual Property

Description:
Schiff Hardin LLP is seeking an associate for its Intellectual Property practice group in its
Chicago, New York or San Francisco office. The ideal candidate would have two to three years (2010 to 2012 J.D.) of patent litigation experience in the electrical engineering field. A degree in Electrical Engineering and experience with depositions, expert reports, and discovery management are preferred. Strong academic record and strong research, writing, and oral
communication skills are required. Candidates should also have an attorney license that is in good standing in the state in which the candidate would practice.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Emily Wiegand, Legal Recruitment Specialist, at ewiegand@schiffhardin.com.

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SCHIFF HARDIN LLP - Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property Associate
 

Position: Associate
Office: Chicago, New York or San Francisco
Practice Group: Intellectual Property

Description:
Schiff Hardin LLP is seeking associates for its Intellectual Property practice group in its Chicago, New York or San Francisco office. The ideal candidate would have two to three years (2010 to 2012 J.D.) of patent litigation experience in the pharmaceutical field. A degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry and experience with depositions, expert reports, and discovery management are preferred. Strong academic record and strong research, writing, and oral communication skills are required. Candidates should also have an attorney license that is in good standing in the state in which the candidate would practice.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Emily Wiegand, Legal Recruitment Specialist, at ewiegand@schiffhardin.com.

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TSMC

Position: Patent Litigation Counsel
Working location: Hsinchu, Taiwan

We are looking for a U.S. attorney with 3-5 years of patent litigation experience to be based in Hsinchu, Taiwan (about 1 hour from Taipei; 30 min by high speed rail).  More or less experience will be considered depending on candidate.  The position reports to the head of patent litigation.
Primary responsibilities will include day-to-day oversight of outside counsel, including hands on management of all litigation activities, developing internal discovery strategy and overall case strategy, attending depositions and hearings, and internal education and training.  Technical background preferred and semiconductor experience is a plus.  Chinese language skills are not required, but would be helpful.  A sense of adventure is required.

Requirements:
1.  US attorney with 3+ years of patent litigation experience at top firm.
2.  Graduate of top law school and excellent writing and oral communication skills.
3.  Technical background or semiconductor related experience will be a plus.
4.  Chinese language skills are not required, but would be helpful.

If you are interested, please send your resume to susan_wang@tsmc.com.

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TSMC

Position: Patent Attorney / Agent
Working location: Hsinchu, Taiwan

We are looking for a U.S. attorney or patent agent with at least 3 years of experience to be based in Hsinchu, Taiwan (about 1 hour from Taipei; 30 min by high speed rail).  Primary responsibilities include reviewing draft office actions prepared by outside counsel for domestic and foreign filings, drafting U.S. patent applications, and supporting patent related disputes.  This position reports to the head of patent prosecution.

Requirements:
1. US patent attorney or agent with 3+ years experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications before the USPTO, preferably in semiconductor related field.
2. An undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or semiconductor related field.  Advanced degree will be a plus.
3. Excellent writing and oral communication skills in English.  Familiarity with Chinese language will be a plus.

If you are interested, please send your resume to susan_wang@tsmc.com.