Defense Attorney (Legal Defense)

Legal Defense Attorneys represent law enforcement officers, firefighters and other public sector clients in administrative and criminal investigations and in disciplinary appeal hearings. Legal Defense Attorneys regularly analyze and advise clients on criminal law, criminal procedure, constitutional law, and public employment issues.

The ability to be on-call, work flexible hours including nights and weekends, and drive long distances within the Southern California area is a requirement of the position.


• Must be a licensed attorney, in good standing with the State Bar of California.
• Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of relevant legal experience
• Excellent legal research, writing, and oral communication are required.
• Candidate must be well-organized, dependable, and highly motivated, who is able to work independently as well as part of a team.

Previous experience as a Deputy District Attorney or Public Defender is helpful, though not required.


Full-time, exempt


Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume and one relevant writing sample to Please write “Encino Legal Defense Attorney” in the subject line.

Please no phone inquiries.

Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and breastfeeding), genetic information, disability or medical condition, military or veteran status or any other indisputable characteristic, or perception of protected status, in accordance with applicable law.

Practice Area
Legal Defense Group
Employment Type
Job Location
Encino, CA
Date posted
November 2, 2021
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