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  • Tuesday, February 06, 2024 5:09 PM | Mimi Ahn (Administrator)


    Organization Name: California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District

    Link to job announcement: Job opening #6163 at https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm

    Location (City and State) : Downtown Los Angeles, CA

    Closing date: February 23, 2024

     


  • Tuesday, February 06, 2024 5:09 PM | Mimi Ahn (Administrator)

    JO# 6159 Senior Appellate Court Attorney Level D-Senior

    Organization Name: California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District

    Link to job announcement: Job opening #6159 at https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm

    Location (City and State) : Riverside, CA

    Closing date: February 16, 2024


  • Thursday, January 25, 2024 12:35 PM | Mimi Ahn (Administrator)

    Position Base: Oakland

    Location: UCOP - Broadway Building

    Position Title: DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL, HEALTH AFFAIRS, PRIVACY & DATA PROTECTION

    The University of California (UC) is a premier institution of higher education and is recognized nationally and internationally for excellence in teaching, research, and public service. The UC system, with an operating budget totaling $47.1 billion, serves more than 290,000 students, employs over 240,000 faculty and staff, and includes two million alumni living and working around the world.

    University of California Health (UC Health) comprises the University of California’s clinical and health professional education arms, providing leadership and strategic direction for the University of California’s six academic health centers, twenty health professional schools, five NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, four children hospital campuses and a Global Health Institute. The University of California opened its doors in 1869. For over 150 years, UC has expanded the horizons of what we know about ourselves and our world. UC campuses are routinely ranked among the best in the world, but their reach extends beyond campus borders.

    The Office of the President is the system-wide headquarters of the University, managing its fiscal and business operations, and furthering its public interest, academic, and research missions. It supports campuses and students through system-wide funding and programs; manages the University’s multi-billion-dollar operations and investments; oversees medical centers and national labs; provides centralized labor relations and legal services; and promotes the well-being of its diverse and large workforce through benefits and retirement programs.

    The Deputy General Counsel, Health Affairs, Privacy & Data Protection will report directly to the General Counsel/Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs and is a member of the General Counsel’s Systemwide Leadership Team. The Deputy General Counsel for Health Affairs, Privacy & Data Protection has primary responsibility for providing legal advice to UC Health, which is comprised of six academic health centers, 20 health professional schools, a Global Health Institute and systemwide services that improve the health of patients and UC’s students, faculty, and employees.

    As a strategic legal advisor to the General Counsel, the Executive Vice President for UC Health, the leadership at each of UC’s six academic health centers, and UC’s President and Board of Regents, the Deputy General Counsel for Health Affairs, Privacy & Data Protection oversees a team that includes a Managing Counsel and 10 attorneys in UC Legal’s Oakland Office. Additionally, the Deputy General Counsel for Health Affairs, Privacy & Data Protection, in collaboration with the Chief Campus Counsels, will jointly oversee the legal teams located at each of the six academic health centers. The Deputy General Counsel for Health Affairs, Privacy & Data Protection’s portfolio encompasses the operational, clinical, training and research aspects of UC’s system-wide healthcare enterprise, and includes complex healthcare transactions (mergers, acquisitions and affiliations), federal and state health care regulatory compliance, human subject and basic research, government payor reimbursement, managed care, fraud and abuse, health information privacy, cybersecurity, medical staff and peer review, health care licensing and accreditation, scientific misconduct, and conflict of interest in the context of clinical care and research.

    The Deputy General Counsel for Health Affairs, Privacy & Data Protection will oversee UC Legal’s systemwide legal advice and counsel on matters involving data protection and cybersecurity. The Deputy General Counsel for Health Affairs, Privacy & Data Protection also advises on highly complex legal disputes within UC Health; leads administrative and management initiatives within UC Legal; advises and renders opinions to the Regents and senior management with respect to the legal implications of establishing or changing policy; and works with representatives of the campuses on developing and modifying practices and procedures to conform with legal requirements.  legal disputes within UC Health; leads administrative and management initiatives within UC Legal; advises and renders opinions to the Regents and senior management with respect to the legal implications of establishing or changing policy; and works with representatives of the campuses on developing and modifying practices and procedures to conform with legal requirements.

    All members of the General Counsel’s systemwide leadership team are responsible and accountable for the stewardship of resources, including expenses associated with outside counsel, and the development of systems and procedures to protect organizational assets and institutional knowledge. They are also responsible for developing and reporting on key performance indicators and other metrics related to their practice group.

    As a strategic thinker, approachable advisor, and strong relationship builder, the Deputy General Counsel for Health Affairs, Privacy & Data Protection thrives in a challenging fast paced environment and is clearly aligned with the University’s and UC Legal’s values including a commitment to promoting diversity and maintaining a workplace that is collaborative, supportive, respectful of differences, and committed to fairness and diversity in all interactions, both within and outside of the team.

    It is expected that this successful candidate will possess very strong leadership skills, including diplomacy, strategic thinking, exceptional client service, effective communication, sound judgment, integrity, and collaborative spirit, and have demonstrated experience to earn “a seat at the table”. The relationship with the General Counsel, Executive Vice President of UC Health, the hospital Chief Executive officers, and team is critical to the success of this position.

    Travel Requirement: 10% occasional business travel.

    Equity, diversity, and inclusion are key components of The University of California’s commitment to excellence. Thus, teaching, research, professional, and public service contributions that promote equity, diversity, and inclusion are encouraged and given due recognition in the evaluation of each candidate’s qualifications. The University of California’s Diversity Statements can be found at:

    https://regents.universityofcalifornia.edu/governance/policies/4400.html

    https://diversity.universityofcalifornia.edu/.

    Review of candidate materials will begin immediately and the ability to apply or nominate will continue until the position has been filled. The complete position profile and application information can be found at: https://caldwell.thriveapp.ly/job/1117. Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and the University’s self-identification forms (found at: https://caldwellpartners.wufoo.com/forms/s1mekzac0iygcun/ ).

    The University has retained Caldwell Partners, a national executive search firm, to assist with this search. Please email confidential inquiries, nominations, or referrals to: UCOPDGCHA@caldwell.com.

    The budgeted salary range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $400,000 to $455,000, commensurate with experience.

    Successful completion of a background check (Background check process at UCOP) is required for this critical position. 

    APPLICATION REVIEW DATE

    The first review date for this job is 2/16/24. The position will be open until filled.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

    Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position. Background check process at UCOP

    Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014. UC Smoke & Tobacco Free Policy

    As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programsas may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

    EEO STATEMENT

    The University of California, Office of the President, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. EEO/AA Employer UC Nondiscrimination Policy

    The University of California, Office of the President, strives to make this job board accessible to any and all users. If you have comments regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at: Accessibility or email the Human Resource Department at: epost@ucop.edu.

    Please apply through this link: https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucop/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=19&JobOpeningId=61205&PostingSeq=1


  • Tuesday, January 02, 2024 4:09 PM | Mimi Ahn (Administrator)

    The Newport Beach office of Lee Hong Degerman Kang & Waimey is looking for graduates of accredited law schools with 4-5 years of legal experience to join its automotive class action and regulatory compliance practice groups. Substantial general litigation experience is required. Great opportunity for those who are interested in developing expertise in the automotive industry and its litigation and regulatory challenges. LHDKW is a minority owned international law firm offering a unique opportunity for detail-oriented and driven individuals to work with auto manufacturers and other large, multi-national companies in a variety of industries. We offer a competitive salary, medical benefits, and a 401k. Please email resumes and recent writing samples to recruit1@lhlaw.com, yvonne.dalton@lhlaw.com, anika.brunson@lhlaw.com.

     

    Pay Range: 130,000.00 – 175,000.00


  • Friday, December 29, 2023 11:21 AM | Mimi Ahn (Administrator)

    The Governor’s Office of Planning & Research (OPR) seeks a Senior Staff Counsel within its Legal Affairs team. Under the general direction of OPR’s Chief Counsel, the Senior Staff Counsel will be responsible for providing research and analytical legal services needed to advise OPR and California Volunteers leadership in the legal implications of their activities.  Senior Staff Counsel will support, review, and coordinate OPR and California Volunteer’s agreements in contracting and grantmaking activities with agency partners and contractors, and, as needed, engage in litigation in coordination with the Attorney General’s Office and OPR’s Chief Counsel. The Senior Staff Counsel may also provide general legal support to OPR on issues related to CEQA, Planning and Zoning Law, Bagley-Keene, and the Public Records Act, amongst other laws. 

    OPR serves the Governor and his Cabinet as staff for long-range planning and research and constitutes the comprehensive state planning agency. OPR assists the Governor and the Administration in planning, research, policy development, and legislative analysis. California Volunteers, operating within OPR, is the state office tasked with engaging Californians in service, volunteering and civic action to tackle our state’s most pressing challenges, including climate change, and responding to emergencies and disasters.  

    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. 


  • Friday, December 29, 2023 11:21 AM | Mimi Ahn (Administrator)

    The Governor’s Office of Planning & Research (OPR) seeks a Senior Staff Counsel within its Legal Affairs team. Under the general direction of OPR’s Chief Counsel, the Senior Staff Counsel will be responsible for providing research and analytical legal services needed to advise OPR and the Office of Community Partnerships and Strategic Communications (OCPSC) leadership in the legal implications of OPR’s and OCPSC’s activities. The Senior Staff Counsel will support, review, and coordinate OCPSC’s contracting and grantmaking activities with agency partners and contractors, and, as needed, engage in litigation in coordination with the Attorney General’s Office and OPR’s Chief Counsel. The Senior Staff Counsel may also provide general legal support to OPR on issues related to CEQA, Planning and Zoning Law, Bagley-Keene, and the Public Records Act, amongst other laws. 

    OPR serves the Governor and his Cabinet as staff for long-range planning and research and constitutes the comprehensive state planning agency. OPR assists the Governor and the Administration in planning, research, policy development, and legislative analysis. OCPSC, operating within OPR, manages the State’s highest priority community engagement and public awareness efforts including COVID-19 vaccines, climate justice, water conservation and extreme heat.  

    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. 


  • Wednesday, November 15, 2023 4:10 PM | Mimi Ahn (Administrator)

    For UCOP internal applicants, please login to the internal candidate gateway at: Jobs at UCOP  

    Position Base
    Oakland

    Location
    UCOP - Franklin Building

    UC OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

    At the University of California (UC), your contributions make a difference. A world leader producing Nobel and Pulitzer prize recipients with over 150 years of groundbreaking research transforming the world. Choose a career where you can leverage your knowledge, skills and aspirations to inspire and support some of the greatest minds in the world, and those who will follow in their footsteps. Working at the University of California is being part of a unique institution, and a vibrant and diverse community. At the University of California, Office of the President, we propel our mission through impactful work locally, in government centers and systemwide. We are passionate people, serving the greater good.

    The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the headquarters to the 10 campuses, six academic medical centers and three national laboratories and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world. Learn more about the UC Office of the President

    DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

    UC Legal - Office of General Counsel (OGC) delivers ethical, timely, efficient and high quality legal services to the University of California ten campuses, five medical centers, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as well as to the Board of Regents, the President, the Chancellors and other officers of the University. Its services include prosecuting and defending litigation, drafting and negotiating agreements, providing advice, counsel and interpretation of laws, regulations and policies, and assisting with the development of effective compliance and risk mitigation strategies to facilitate the University's complex operations.

    POSITION SUMMARY

    Reporting to the Senior Principal Counsel of Trusts & Estates, this position works with substantial independence and handles a full range of legal matters and projects, including those which hold substantial importance and impact to the University in the Trusts and Estates field. This position will perform work that is complex in nature, including advising clients on complex legal issues, performing legal research, and negotiating with attorneys or opposing counsel and other professionals. This position also reviews, analyzes, and/or drafts a variety of legal documents, including, but not limited to wills, trusts, fiduciary accountings, financial documentation, notices of proposed action, agreements, releases, waivers, court pleadings, and settlement documents. On a regular basis, this position communicates and negotiates with opposing counsel and fiduciaries regarding legal positions and issues affecting the University's interest in trust and estate proceedings. This position also acts as a liaison and communicates directly with outside counsel on case strategy in trust and estate litigation. This position may also draft petitions and responsive pleadings and represent the University in contested trust and estate proceedings. Internally, this position provides functional advice, training and/or guidance to paralegals and other staff members in the trust and estate field.

    Responsibilities

    90% Client Service:

    1. Contributes to the success of initiatives by providing practical, effective and timely legal advice and counsel on a variety of issues. Utilizes best practices and research methods, while interpreting complex facts and law in areas of high ambiguity.
    2. Directly negotiates trust and estate matters with fiduciaries, their counsel, and other parties on behalf of The Regents.
    3. Acts as a liaison with outside counsel in trust and estate litigation.
    4. Drafts pleadings and agreements and may represent the University in contested trust and estate proceedings.
    5. Makes recommendations concerning areas of work to perform in-house, at the campuses, versus payment for an outside law firm.
    6. Meets the diverse legal and business needs and interests of various stakeholder groups and creates and fosters an environment to ensure collegiality and information sharing.
    7. Establishes strong working relationships and serves as a trusted strategic partner with the University campuses' gift planning offices and other business units, providing practical advice and alternative approaches and solutions to issues affecting gifts from decedent's trusts and estates.
    8. Represents institutional concerns persuasively to internal and external parties.
    9. Practices UC Legal's established Values for Principles of Community: collaborative, supportive, respectful of differences, and committed to fairness and diversity in all interactions, both within and outside the team.
    10. Supports UC Legal's commitment to diversity efforts.

    10% Leadership and Administration

    1. Provides functional advice, training and/or guidance and effectively mentors trust and estate paralegals and other support staff.
    2. Provides clear expectations to meet expected levels of productivity and accuracy.
    3. Delegates work effectively to maximize efficiencies.
    4. Develops objectives and ensures service according to established team and departmental priorities.

    Required Qualifications

    1. Minimum of 5 years of experience in probate and trust administration, including experience in trust and estate litigation.
    2. Relevant practice experience in a law firm, or in-house counsel for an academic institution, corporation or other entity.
    3. Proven abilities in collaboration, facilitation, and strategic and creative thinking.
    4. Trusted partner with senior management and a diverse spectrum of clients.
    5. Thorough understanding of complex legal issues and ability to foresee implications in a University setting, even when ambiguous or hidden.
    6. Strong interpersonal communication skills, including proven ability to actively listen, negotiate, persuade and educate.
    7. Skills to gain trust and build credibility with a broad group of colleagues and clients, to include senior leaders.
    8. Strong written communication skills and ability to create and deliver effective materials and / or presentations appropriate to a particular audience.
    9. In-depth research skills to draft accurate, complete and persuasive legal documents, such as pleadings, legal responses, affidavits, position statements and briefs.
    10. Proven decision making ability, even when unpopular, earning credibility and support from colleagues.
    11. Relied on to represent institutional concerns persuasively to internal and external parties.
    12. Strong coaching and leadership skills to provide clear expectations, guidance and performance feedback to less experienced attorneys and legal support staff.
    13. Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion and tact when handling sensitive or potentially sensitive issues.
    14. Demonstrated commitment to the highest ethical standards.

    Education: Advanced degree in related area required.

    License/Certifications: Must be a member in good standing of the California Bar. (Out-of-state hire would be afforded time to pass the Bar within a reasonable period.)

    Travel Requirements
    15% Occasional business Travel may be required.

    SPECIAL CONDITIONS

    This position has been approved for a hybrid work arrangement. A new hire must reside in or be willing to relocate to California and will be required to report to work onsite in Oakland, CA at least 2 days per week (currently Tuesday and Wednesday).

    SALARY AND BENEFITS

    Job Title: Counsel 3
    Job Code: 000202
    Salary Grade: Grade 27
     

    Payscale: $170,000 - $192,000, commensurate with experience
    Full Range: 129,600 - 254,200

    The University of California, Office of the President, is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range shows the growth potential for this position and the pay scale is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position.

    Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.

    APPLICATION REVIEW DATE

    The first review date for this job is December 5, 2023. The position will be open until filled.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

    Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position. Background check process at UCOP

    Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014. UC Smoke & Tobacco Free Policy

    As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programsas may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

    EEO STATEMENT

    The University of California, Office of the President, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. EEO/AA Employer UC Nondiscrimination Policy

    The University of California, Office of the President, strives to make this job board accessible to any and all users. If you have comments regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at: Accessibility or email the Human Resource Department at: epost@ucop.edu

    Please apply through this link: https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucop/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=19&JobOpeningId=61529&PostingSeq=1


  • Monday, November 06, 2023 4:35 PM | Mimi Ahn (Administrator)

    Commercial & Business Litigation Associate (Los Angeles):

    Michelman & Robinson, LLP is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Commercial & Business Litigation Associate to join our esteemed Los Angeles office. With a rich history of providing exceptional legal services, M&R is a leading law firm known for its innovative thinking and collaborative approach. As a Commercial & Business Litigation Associate at M&R, you will have the opportunity to work on challenging and complex legal matters, while contributing to a vibrant and inclusive work environment.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide legal counsel and representation to clients on a wide range of commercial and business litigation matters, including but not limited to contract disputes, false advertising claims, insurance litigation, partnership disputes, products liability, securities & commodities enforcement, shareholder litigation, trade secret & misappropriation litigation, and unfair competition claims.
    • Conduct legal research, draft legal documents, and advise clients on potential risks and litigation strategies.
    • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including attorneys, paralegals, and support staff, to develop innovative and effective legal solutions for complex business disputes.
    • Represent clients in litigation proceedings, negotiations, mediations, arbitrations, and other dispute resolution methods.
    • Stay up-to-date with changes in commercial and business laws and regulations, and proactively advise clients on compliance matters.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from a top accredited law school.
    • Admission to the California State Bar or eligibility for reciprocity.
    • 3 to 4 years of relevant experience in commercial and business litigation.
    • Strong knowledge of federal, state, and local business and litigation laws.
    • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills.
    • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

    Working at M&R:

    Inclusion, professional growth, philanthropy, and fun – these are words that perfectly describe M&R’s culture. The firm fosters an inclusive environment where everyone has a voice. This encourages healthy internal debate and innovative, strategic thinking.

    At M&R, teams of attorneys, paralegals, and support staff work collaboratively to find creative legal solutions on behalf of clients that are located from coast-to-coast. Here, everyone plays a pivotal role, and our commitment to a fully engaged workforce is unwavering. So too is the firm’s emphasis on professional development, as well as the importance of giving back to the community. At the same time, we’re dedicated to making M&R the best and most enjoyable place to work. Toward that end, the firm places a premium on event and social engagement. We also take pride in our efforts to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace. That being said, we have been listed in Law360’s “Top 100 Firms for Minority Attorneys.” Additionally, Vault recently awarded M&R with the following accolades: “Top 10 Midsize Law Firms to Work For” and “Best Law Firm for Diversity.”

    Salary and Benefits:

    M&R offers a competitive salary range of $225,000 to $240,000, commensurate with experience, for the position of Commercial & Business Litigation Associate. In addition to the base salary, generous bonuses are provided based on individual and firm performance. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plans, paid time off, professional development opportunities, and more. If you are a dedicated and dynamic attorney with a passion for commercial and business litigation, we would love to hear from you.

    Note: Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Michelman & Robinson, LLP is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • Monday, November 06, 2023 4:34 PM | Mimi Ahn (Administrator)

    Labor & Employment Mid-Level Associate (Los Angeles):

    Michelman & Robinson, LLP is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Labor & Employment Associate to join our esteemed Los Angeles office. With a rich history of providing exceptional legal services, M&R is a leading law firm known for its innovative thinking and collaborative approach. As a Labor & Employment Associate at M&R, you will have the opportunity to work on challenging and complex legal matters, while contributing to a vibrant and inclusive work environment.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide legal counsel and representation to clients on a wide range of labor and employment matters, including but not limited to, discrimination claims, wage and hour issues, employment contracts, workplace policies, and regulatory compliance.
    • Conduct legal research, draft legal documents, and advise clients on potential risks and strategies.
    • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including attorneys, paralegals, and support staff, to develop innovative and effective legal solutions.
    • Represent clients in administrative proceedings, negotiations, mediations, and arbitrations.
    • Stay up-to-date with changes in labor and employment laws and regulations, and proactively advise clients on compliance matters.

    Qualifications:

    • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from a top accredited law school.
    • Admission to the California State Bar or eligibility for reciprocity.
    • 5 to 6 years of relevant experience in labor and employment law.
    • Strong knowledge of federal, state, and local labor and employment laws.
    • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills.
    • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

     

    Working at M&R:

    Inclusion, professional growth, philanthropy, and fun – these are words that perfectly describe M&R’s culture. The firm fosters an inclusive environment where everyone has a voice. This encourages healthy internal debate and innovative, strategic thinking.

    At M&R, teams of attorneys, paralegals, and support staff work collaboratively to find creative legal solutions on behalf of clients that are located from coast-to-coast. Here, everyone plays a pivotal role, and our commitment to a fully engaged workforce is unwavering. So too is the firm’s emphasis on professional development, as well as the importance of giving back to the community. At the same time, we’re dedicated to making M&R the best and most enjoyable place to work. Toward that end, the firm places a premium on event and social engagement. We also take pride in our efforts to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace. That being said, we have been listed in Law360’s “Top 100 Firms for Minority Attorneys.” Additionally, Vault recently awarded M&R with the following accolades: “Top 10 Midsize Law Firms to Work For” and “Best Law Firm for Diversity.”

    Salary and Benefits:

    M&R offers a competitive salary range of $265,000 to $275,000, commensurate with experience, for the position of Labor & Employment Associate. In addition to the base salary, generous bonuses are provided based on individual and firm performance. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plans, paid time off, professional development opportunities, and more. If you are a dedicated and dynamic attorney with a passion for labor and employment law, we would love to hear from you.

    Note: Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Michelman & Robinson, LLP is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • Monday, November 06, 2023 4:13 PM | Mimi Ahn (Administrator)

    Family Law Facilitator

    Location (City and State) : San Andreas, CA

    Closing date: Open until filled

    RECRUITMENT FOR:

    Family Law Facilitator

    (Full-Time Position)

     

    Salary Range

    Salary Range: $115,860.43 – 138,239.32 annually, $4,456.17 – $5,316.90 bi-weekly

     

    Opening Date: November 1, 2023                   Closing Date: Open Until Filled

     

     

    THE POSITION

    The family Law Facilitator (FLF) position is a professional level at-will position.

     

    Family Law Facilitator (FLF):

    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.

     

    TYPICAL DUTIES (FLF):

    Provide education materials to parents concerning the process of establishing paternity and establishing modifying and enforcing child and spousal support orders in the courts. Provide direct services to self-represented litigants in a wide range of family-related case types. Attend Family Law Case Management calendar to assist Judicial Officers in the courtroom setting with management of cases involving two self-represented litigants. Distribute necessary court forms and voluntary declarations of paternity. Provide assistance in completing forms. Prepare support schedules based upon statutory guidelines. Provide referral to the Local Child Support Agency, Family Court Services, and other community resources that provide services for parents and children. Meet with litigants to mediate issues of child support, spousal support, and maintenance of health insurance. Draft stipulations to include all issues agreed to by the parties. Review paperwork, examine documents, and prepare support schedules. Prepare formal orders consistent with the court’s announced ruling in cases where both parties are unrepresented. Assists the court with research and any other responsibilities which will enable the court to be responsive to litigants’ needs. Prepare and submit mandatory quarterly reports to the Judicial Council regarding services provided under the AB1058 grant using the Family Law Facilitator Electronic Data system. Develop programs for bar and community outreach that will assist unrepresented and financially disadvantaged litigants in gaining meaningful access to family court. Develop innovative approaches to family law procedures. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Judicial Officers, court staff and the Local Child Support Agency. Establish and maintain a cooperative relationship and effective referral base with legal and domestic violence resources in the community. Attend staff and other work-related meetings, workshops, seminars, and other continuing education opportunities as requested and required. Serve as a representative of the Court, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions with other members of the Court community and with the public.

     

     

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED:

    The selected candidate shall report to the Court Executive Officer or designee.

     

    EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS/TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

    An eligible candidate must be an active member of the California State Bar and have a minimum of five years’ experience in the full-time practice of law. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge and abilities consistent with the highest standards of the legal profession.

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

     

    Education/Experience:

    • ·         Graduation from an accredited law school.
    • ·         Active membership in good standing in the State Bar of California for a minimum of five (5) years prior to appointment, or in any state and California for a combined period of not less than five (5) years, unless inactive membership due to previously holding the position of judge, referee or commissioner.

     

    Licenses:

    • ·         Active member of the California State Bar in good standing.
    • ·         Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

     

    Other Requirements:

    • ·         Citizenship in the United States.
    • ·         Residency in the State of California.
    • ·         Incumbents cannot engage in the active practice of law either for compensation or on a pro bono basis while employed in this position by the Superior Court.
    • ·         Pass pre-employment fingerprint and professional background checks.

     

    Knowledge of:

    • ·         Legal principles, precedents, and applications as applied to judicial procedures.
    • ·         Legal research methods, practices and techniques; California and Federal case law; law and legal principles and practices for the conduct of pre-trial, trial, and appellate proceedings; rules of evidence and rules of court; judicial ethics; case management, processing and calendaring practices within the local courts.
    • ·         Judicial system including, but not limited to, procedures in family (including guardianships), civil, juvenile, criminal, and probate law, codes, and statutes.
    • ·         California Codes such as Family Welfare and Institutions, Vehicle, Penal, Evidence, Civil, Civil Procedure, and Rules of Professional Conduct.
    • ·         California Rules of Court and procedures related to the acceptance of pleas, rulings, sentencing and disposition of criminal cases.
    • ·         Court procedures, protocols, and calendaring practices.
    • ·         Legal research methodology and writing.
    • ·         Trial Court administration.
    • ·         Policy and procedure creation and implementation.
    • ·         Public sector employment law, labor unions, labor negotiations.
    • ·         Contract and procurement law.
    • ·         Computer assisted legal research.

     

    Ability to:

    • ·         Read, understand, and objectively analyze and interpret legal issues, principles and arguments.
    • ·         Communicate orally and in writing in a concise, effective and professional manner.
    • ·         Exercise appropriate temperament and demeanor.
    • ·         Effectively handle pressure in difficult and unexpected situations by responding in a calm and rational manner.
    • ·         Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
    • ·         Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information in the course of work.
    • ·         Assist in developing court policy and procedures.

     

    WORKING RELATIONSHIPS AND CONTACTS:

    Establish and maintain congenial and cooperative working relationships. This position requires excellent interpersonal communication skills in dealing with the public, judicial officers, management, staff, contractors, County personnel, and other agencies.

     

    Physical Requirements:

    Must be able to sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; ability to push, pull, lift or carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds; ability to work under demanding conditions. The incumbent must be able to actively listen to information and testimony for long periods of time, including occasional periods of heightened mental and emotional stress. The incumbent must be able to occasionally drive to and from meeting and/or training locations.

     

    Nothing contained within this document should be construed as an indication that the court will not engage in the interactive process to provide a reasonable accommodation for any qualified employee or applicant with a disability, in compliance with state and federal law.

     

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

    • ·         The Court offers health, vision, and dental insurance plans for the employee and qualifying family members.  
    • ·         22 days of PTO per year. 
    • ·         Up to 13 Holidays, 2 Float Holidays
    • ·         The court provides a defined benefit retirement plan through California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS).

     

     

     

     

     

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

     

    Applications are available on the web at www.calaveras.courts.ca.gov, or in-person at 400 Government Center Drive, San Andreas, CA, 8:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

     

    All applicants must submit a completed Superior Court of California, County of Calaveras employment application, curriculum vitae, cover letter, writing sample, and a completed response in narrative form to the Supplemental Questions listed below. Incomplete application packets will not be accepted for consideration.

     

    Application and materials may be submitted by regular mail or e-mail.

     

    Address:

     

    Calaveras Superior Court

    400 Government Center Drive, San Andreas, CA 95249

    Attn: Atul Bector, Human Resources

    Email: atul.bector@jud.ca.gov

    Telephone: 209-754-6143


    Applications may be obtained from the Court’s website:
    http://www.calaveras.courts.ca.gov/info/employment

     

    The selection process is subject to change. Applicants will be notified if changes are made. A screening panel will select a number of the most highly qualified applicants. Those selected by the panel will be invited to an interview. Position will remain open until filled.

     

    The selected applicant will be subject to a background check, which may include and may not be limited to a Livescan.  Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.  

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    Calaveras Superior Court is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity to all persons with respect to hiring practices, compensation, benefits, promotional opportunities, and other terms and conditions of employment regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, disability, medical condition, age, marital status, or political affiliation, as required by applicable federal and state laws.

     

    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Human Resources at:

    hr@calaveras.courts.ca.gov, or 209-754-6143.

     

    If you require accommodations in the application or interview process, contact Human Resources

    at the number listed above before the deadline posted on the job announcement.

     


     


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