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Employment Opportunities

Please use the links below to read more about each position and how you can apply. If you have a job posting please send it to tara@cacj.org.


Metropolitan Public Defender, Inc.

Metropolitan Public Defender, Inc. is seeking an experienced full time capital case qualified attorney to join its capital team as soon as possible. This group handles Oregon death penalty cases from MPD offices in Portland and Hillsboro, Oregon.

Compensation includes a competitive salary, excellent benefits, a healthy team environment, and a manageable caseload. To apply please send a cover letter and current resume, as well as any questions, to: gscholl@mpdlaw.com


Alameda County

Applications are currently being accepted for Associate Deputy Public Defender, the entry-level attorney position in the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office. Salary range is $94,764.80 - $143,062.40. Register and complete an application by December 17, 2018, by 5:00 p.m. Public Defenders must be sworn members of the California Bar as of the first day of employment.


Solano County

Solano County is seeking applications for a Public Defender position. To apply for this exceptional career opportunity, please submit an employment application through the Solano County Human Resources Department at: https://jobapscloud.com/solano/


California Court of Appeal

The California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, located in Sacramento, is accepting applications for an appellate court attorney.


Humboldt County

The County of Humboldt would like to post our Public Defender job announcement:


County of Sacramento

The County of Sacramento would like to post our Public Defender job announcement:


East Bay Community Law Center

EBCLC is hiring for a Director of the Youth Defender Clinic and other jobs (non-attorney and attorney).

Please see website for more info: https://ebclc.org/category/job-openings/


UC Irvine

Assistant Director of Career Development, Public Sector

Job No: 2017-1131

Location: UCI Campus - Irvine

https://staffing2.hr.uci.edu/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=2017-1131


The Office of the Circuit Executive for the Ninth Circuit

The Office of the Circuit Executive for the Ninth Circuit is recruiting for a Circuit Case Budgeting Attorney. PDF link here.

California Appellate Project – San Francisco

CAP-SF is hiring for a Staff Attorney and a Supervising Attorney. Please visit their website for more information- www.capsf.org/Employment.asp

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