Position title
Associate Attorney (Entry Level) (Legal Defense)

San Francisco law firm with statewide offices specializing in the representation of public employees seeks a recent graduate attorney for its legal defense practice. The ideal candidate will possess excellent legal research and writing skills, and thrive in advocating on behalf of law enforcement and other public safety employee clients. Entry-level attorneys receive excellent training and the opportunity to work independently in a supportive, collegial, team-oriented environment. Duties includes representation of clients in administrative disciplinary matters, criminal cases and participation in our 24-hour critical incident response rotation. Candidate must be a well-organized, dependable, and highly motivated professional. A demonstrated commitment to public service is also highly desired.

If you are a dedicated attorney with a passion for the law and a desire to make a difference, we encourage you to apply. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, as well as opportunities for professional growth and development.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the Associate Attorney position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

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  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school
  • Admission to the California State Bar
  • Strong legal research and writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in legal drafting and administrative tasks
  • Knowledge of LexisNexis or other legal research platforms
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational abilities
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to travel
  • Criminal experience is a plus
Employment Type
Job Location
San Francisco, CA
Base Salary
$100,000-$125,000 Per year
Date posted
May 2, 2024
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