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: Legal Services
Description: The Legal Services Trust Fund Program (LSTFP) was created to expand and enhance legal aid to enable indigent and other vulnerable persons to obtain access to justice.  Annually, we grant about $30 million to 97 nonprofit legal aid organizations throughout the state.  The full-time Administrative Assistant II supports a 10-person department, including frontline response to phone inquiries and email, drafting communications, tracking grant deadlines and deliverables, compiling information for grants staff and external stakeholders, and responding to inquiries from grantee organizations, and well as tracking over 10,000 donors annually.  The candidate should be highly proficient in using Microsoft Office products, and have experience configuring software applications to maximize effectiveness.  The administrator will manage the development and use of software applications for online grantmaking, tracking donors, and the Campaign for Justice website.  The successful candidate will be a self-starter, adept at learning and managing technology applications, have an eye for detail, possess strong organizational skills and be an excellent communicator.  We value people who bring a passion for justice, collegiality, and a sense of humor to the workplace.
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:
$54,120.00 - $72,108.00
Number of Positions: 1
Reference Number: 1862

Coordinator of Records

Department: Chief Trial Counsel
Description: The coordinator is charged with a variety of complex record management tasks.   Familiar with database management,  file/record keeping and possess computer skills.  Must have excellent communications skills & the ability to effectively interface with staff, public and officials.  The COR coordinates the creation, organization and maintenance of records, including the input of data into a case management  database.    Coordinates record tracking, determining appropriate action for a wide range of requests and performs various clerical and support activities.  Must be able to work independently, coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously, and set priorities.
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and Minimum two (2) years post-secondary education and Minimum one (1) year directly relevant experience in records management or Minimum (3) years directly relevant experience in records management including equivalent work experience in a position which requires performance of tasks similar to the major duties and responsibilities of the position and Successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position and Accomplished computer keyboarding skills.
Annual Salary Range:
$48,984.00 - $65,292
Number of Positions: 1
Reference Number: 1637

 

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 - $66,132.00 - $87,276.00
Annual Salary Range: Investigator II - $72,720.00 - $95,880.00
Number of Positions: 2
Reference Number: 2334, 2335

Legal Secretary

Department: Chief Trial Counsel
Description: Under general direction, the legal secretary performs complex and specialized legal secretarial duties in the Office of the Chief Trial Counsel.  Support multiple attorneys and perform other administrative duties as regularly assigned.   Must be able to multi-task, possess excellent communication skills (written and oral), and maintain effective working relationships.  Strong knowledge of court rules and filing procedures (including e-filing) in state, federal, and appellate courts.  Experience with California Supreme Court filing procedures a plus.  Excellent word processing skills (highly proficient with Word and Microsoft Outlook).  Experienced with generating Tables of Authorities and Tables of Contents using Word; and ability to format documents with Word-generated styles.   Responsible for filings and courtesy copies from beginning to end.  Knowledge  in calendaring,  excellent writing, grammar, and proofreading skills.  Must be well organized, able to prioritize (i.e. maintaining files, documents and timelines), and meet deadlines.
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and Minimum two (2) years post-secondary education and Minimum two (2) years directly relevant legal secretarial experience or two (2) years secretarial experience, at least one year of which has been in a legal environment or Minimum four (4) years directly relevant legal 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 Accomplished computer keyboarding skills and Successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position.
Annual Salary Range:
$54,120.00 - $72,108.00
Number of Positions: 1
Reference Number: 1993

Senior Grants Administrator

Department: Legal Services
Description: The Legal Services Trust Fund Program (LSTFP) was created to expand and enhance legal aid to enable indigent and other vulnerable persons to obtain access to justice.  Annually, we grant about $30 million to 97 nonprofit legal aid organizations throughout the state.  Most of the funding is statutorily defined.  Under the direction of the Managing Director, the Senior Grants Administrator will be responsible for managing four grant programs, including coordinating the work of three grants administrators, and a senior accountant.  The Trust Fund is in the midst of restructuring its grantmaking to bring grantmaking online, and is actively developing new evaluation, data, and communication strategies.  The Trust Fund Program seeks a person with strong project management skills, and particularly experience with evaluation, data collection and data analysis across multiple programs.  The successful candidate will have relevant experience in legal aid, grantmaking or nonprofit management, understand budgeting and financial reports and be generally good with numbers, comfortable managing processes and people, have an eye for detail, possess strong organizational skills and be an excellent communicator.  We value people who bring a passion for justice, collegiality, and a sense of humor to the workplace.
Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Public Administration, or equivalent academic achievement, and Minimum five (5) years’ experience in grant-making or legal services program or similar nonprofit program and Minimum (2) years supervisory experience, which may be included in #2 above. Accomplished computer keyboarding skills. Successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position.
Annual Salary Range:
$79,920.00 - $105,228.00
Number of Positions: 1
Reference Number: 1474