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The Oakland City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated attorney to serve as Departmental Counsel (“DC”) for the Oakland Police Department (“OPD”) as a Special Counsel (“OPD-DC”). The City of Oakland is committed to providing its citizens the most effective, professional and accountable police force in the nation. We are seeking an attorney who is eager to play a high-level and impactful role in helping us continue to realize that commitment. The ideal candidate will have significant experience as a counselor and/or advocate in one or more of the following areas: public sector law, criminal justice, and civil rights litigation. A working knowledge of municipal law basics, such as the Brown Act, the Political Reform Act and the Public Records Act is a plus. The OPD-DC will serve as a lawyer within the City Attorney’s Office. The OPD-DC also must work closely with Department commanders, the City Administrator, Mayor, police officers and civilian personnel. The OPD-DC will provide complex professional legal services and serve in a leadership and management role. For more information and application instructions, go to: https://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/AboutUs/job_ops.html
Area: 510
Job Category: Attorney

Published: 5/2/2019
The law firm of Bryant Miller Olive seeks an experienced associate to join the firm’s public finance team. The ideal candidate would have experience with state laws governing municipal finance and the federal tax aspects of municipal bond law. An undergraduate background in finance or accounting, or other relevant finance-related work experience is a plus. Bryant Miller Olive is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity as a fundamental hallmark of the culture of the firm and so we encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Please forward your resume and cover letter in Word or PDF format to careers@bmolaw.com.
Area: 850
Job Category: Attorney

Published: 4/16/2019
The Oakland City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified individual for a Deputy City Attorney II or Deputy City Attorney III position in the General & Complex Litigation Division (Defense). Significant litigation experience including writ and appellate experience is desirable, with placement depending on experience. The Oakland City Attorney’s Office is a dynamic, innovative and award-winning municipal law practice working to protect and advance the rights and interests of Oakland residents. Typical duties of a Deputy City Attorney in the Office’s Litigation Division may include: • Performing legal research, interpreting and applying laws and court decisions. • Handling matters pertaining to writs. • Appearing in court to present, argue and try cases. • Preparing pleadings and other papers in connection with trials, hearings, discovery and other legal proceedings. • Reviewing and evaluating case files and making decisions regarding proper disposition. • Studying, interpreting and applying laws, court decisions and other legal authorities in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs. • Performing relevant legal research. • Overseeing outside counsel. • Skillfully and professionally presenting legal advice to attorneys and lay people and defending legal analyses. For more information and directions on how to apply, go to: https://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/AboutUs/job_ops.html
Area: 510
Job Category: Attorney

Published: 3/27/2019
The Oakland City Attorney's Office seeks a well-qualified individual with significant law and motion and appellate experience for the position of Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV, depending on experience. Typical duties may include, but are not limited to the following: performing legal research; appearing in court to present, argue and try cases; preparing pleadings and other papers in connection with trials, hearings, discovery and other legal proceedings, and; skillfully and professionally presenting legal advice to attorneys and lay people and defending legal analyses. Please distribute this announcement to your members or any other qualified candidates. For more information and a full application, go to: https://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/AboutUs/job_ops.html
Area: 510
Job Category: Attorney

Published: 3/27/2019

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