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Department: Chief Trial Counsel
Description: The Attorney, under general direction of more Senior Attorney(s) and Executive Staff, with progressively increasing degree of complexity and independence, performs legal work involved in the identification of legal issues, recommendations of appropriate action, resolution of legal problems, interpretation and application of laws, rules, regulations, and other legal authorities; performs legal research; analyzes and prepares opinions, legal documents, memoranda, and takes lead responsibility in case/project management presentations. A distinguishing feature of this position in the Office of the Chief Trial Counsel (OCTC) is that it does not take lead responsibility in matters that proceed to trial, except as “second chairs” under the lead of a Grade 17A Senior Attorney if on trial assignment and otherwise primarily handles non-trial work. The incumbent may undertake trial preparation, and appear in uncontested or routine trials, but the incumbent does not appear as “lead” counsel on pleadings or at trial.
Qualifications: Must be an active member, in good standing, of the State Bar of California. Accomplished computer keyboarding skills. 
Annual Salary Range: $85,332 - $132,276
Number of Positions: 3