General - Current Openings

Questions about the employment opportunities posted here may be emailed to hrla@calbar.ca.gov, or hrsf@calbar.ca.gov. Employees of The State Bar of California receive a range of competitive benefits. 

Administrative Assistant II

Department:  Admissions / Legal Specialization

Description: The full-time Administrative Assistant II provides administrative support to the committees that draft and grade legal board certification examinations under the supervision of the Department Section Chief.  Duties include helping these committees to stay on schedule, proofreading the examinations, processing applications for certification, and drafting correspondence to be delivered via phone, e-mail or social media.  Prior experience in a legal environment and/or an understanding of legal terminology is a plus.  The successful candidate will be a positive, proactive, responsible person who enjoys a variety and can multi-task with ease and accuracy, working effectively to meet deadlines. The candidate should also be skilled with Microsoft Office in general, and Excel in particular. 
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and Minimum two (2) years post-secondary education and Minimum two (2) years directly relevant experience or Minimum four (4) years directly relevant experience including equivalent work experience in a position which requires performance of tasks similar to the major duties and responsibilities of the position and Accomplished computer keyboarding skills and Successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position.
Annual Salary Range:
$54,120 - $72,108
Number of Positions: 1

Administrative Secretary

Department: Chief Trial Counsel
Description: The Administrative Secretary (AS) provides administrative and secretarial support for the Office and/or individual assigned. The AS is responsible for preparing reports, special projects and statistical reports as necessary. The AS is responsible for maintaining a high level of confidentiality of sensitive matters that arise within the Office.
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and Minimum two (2) years post-secondary education and Minimum two (2) years directly relevant secretarial experience or Minimum four (4) years directly relevant secretarial experience including equivalent work experience in a position which requires performance of tasks similar to the major duties and responsibilities of the position and Advanced computer keyboarding skills and Successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position.
Annual Salary Range: $54,120 - $72,108
Number of Positions: 1

Information Technology Analyst II (San Francisco / Los Angeles)

Department: Information Technology
Description: Performs professional duties related to the analysis, development, maintenance and administration of computer hardware and software systems to meet business needs. Incumbents may perform any of the following functions: analyzes, designs, monitors and administers servers and related platforms; designs, maintains, configures and monitors network and/or telecommunications infrastructures and related system components; consults with departmental customers to identify and analyze business functions that can be improved by the implementation of new hardware and/or software solutions; designs and develops custom applications and/or enhances/modifies existing applications; performs professional-level systems maintenance and customer support duties; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Equivalent to the completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science, information technology or a closely related field. Possession of one or more approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology related training may substitute for some or all of the required education. Two years of full time, progressively responsible experience in the analysis and troubleshooting of computer applications and operations is desirable.
Annual Salary Range:
$89,496 - $116,796
Number of Positions: 3

Investigator I or II

Department: Chief Trial Counsel / Investigation
Description: The Office of Chief Trial Counsel is responsible for the intake, investigations, trials and prosecution of allegations of attorney misconduct and seeks Investigators. The investigator investigates the complaints filed against CA attorneys.  Along with Prosecutors the Investigators ascertains evidence and complaint subject matter.   Assists with discovery, application of rules & statutes,  interviews subjects to support and establish prosecution proceedings. Must possess at least 4 years of  investigations experience in the techniques and procedures of investigations, rules of evidence, court procedures, methods to locate persons, effective interviewing techniques, excellent written/verbal communication, organizational, computer and case management skills.
Qualifications: Investigator I - Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience in a field that develops the skills required for the functions and responsibilities of the position; minimum two (2) years experience in a position requiring extensive writing research and analysis, preferably in an investigative environment; must be bondable, have valid California driver's license, and immediate, unlimited access to an automobile; proof of automobile insurance coverage will be required at the time of employment; successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position; accomplished computer keyboarding skills. Investigator II -  Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to investigation, or equivalent academic achievement; minimum four (4) years experience in an investigative position; must be bondable, have valid California driver's license, and immediate, unlimited access to an automobile; proof of automobile insurance coverage will be required at the time of employment; successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position; accomplished computer keyboarding skills.
Annual Salary Range:
Investigator I - $66,132 - $87,276
Annual Salary Range: Investigator II - $72,720 - $95,880
Number of Positions: 2

Moral Character Analyst

Department: Admissions
Description: The Moral Character Analyst (MCA) conducts in-depth reviews, investigation and analyses of Moral Character files, including contacting appropriated state and federal agencies obtaining all data on applicants seeking admission to practice law in the State of California. In addition the MCA prepares detailed reports for the Committee of Bar Examiners for review of applicants whose application raise questions of moral turpitude.
Qualifications: Bachelor degree, or equivalent work experience in a field that develops the skills required for the functions and responsibilities of the position, and Minimum two (2) years experience in a position requiring extensive writing, research and analysis, preferably in an investigative environment.  Successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position.  Accomplished computer keyboarding skills.
Annual Salary Range:
$66,132 - $87,276
Number of Positions: 2

Senior Administrative Assistant

Department: Admissions / Legal Specialization
Description: Under the general direction the Senior Administrative Assistant (SAA) provides a broad range of administrative, technical and managerial assistance in accomplishing the duties and responsibilities of the Office, department, unit or individual staff member to which the position is assigned. In addition the SAA may assume managerial and supervisory responsibilities.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, or equivalent work experience in a field that develops the skills required for the functions and responsibilities of the position, minimum two (2) years experience in an administrative position that required assistance to executive or staff personnel; minimum two (2) years supervisory experience, which may be included above; accomplished computer keyboarding skills; successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position.
Annual Salary Range: $66,132 - $87,276
Number of Positions: 1