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CITY ATTORNEY JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

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. Current job opportunities are as follows:

JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

1. Supervising Deputy City Attorney V SUPERVISOR IN THE GENERAL AND COMPLEX LITIGATION DIVISION (DEFENSE) IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY

The Oakland City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated attorney to serve as Supervising Deputy City Attorney (DCA V) in the General & Complex Litigation Division (Defense). The ideal candidate will have substantial and significant litigation experience and expertise. Experience in supervising attorneys, handling general administrative matters, and managing outside counsel also is desirable.

Supervising Deputy City Attorney V SUPERVISOR IN THE GENERAL AND COMPLEX LITIGATION DIVISION (DEFENSE) IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY FULL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

2. Supervising Deputy City Attorney V - Real Estate, Housing, and Economic Development

The City Attorney’s Office seeks a seasoned real estate and community development attorney with significant expertise in affordable housing development and finance, development and/or transactional aspects of general real estate, and secured finance work to fill the position of Supervising Deputy City Attorney V. Expertise in land use, redevelopment, economic development, municipal law, and environmental law is a plus.

Supervising Deputy City Attorney V - Real Estate, Housing, and Economic Development FULL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

3. Summer Law Clerks – 2022

The Oakland City Attorney’s Office is accepting applications from law students for full-time and part-time summer Law Clerk positions. We also accept applications for clinical semesters and volunteer fall and spring Law Clerks.

Summer Law ClerksFULL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

4. Bridge Fellows Fellow Program – 2022-2023

The Oakland City Attorney’s Office is now accepting applications from recent law school graduates for Bridge Fellow positions. The Oakland City Attorney’s Office provides legal representation and advice to the City’s agencies, departments, Mayor, City Administrator, City Council, and City boards and commissions. The Office also defends the City in litigation, files actions on the City’s behalf and handles writ petitions and appeals. Bridge Fellows will be assigned to work on litigation, advisory and transactional matters of City-wide importance, based on their interests and experience, and the Office’s needs.

Bridge Fellow Program FULL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

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