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  • Tuesday, January 12, 2016 1:17 PM | Executive Director (Administrator)

    Why and How to Clerk in a Federal Court

    Thursday, January 28, 2016

    5:30-7:00 p.m.

    Free and Open to All Law Students and Young Lawyers

    Food and Soft Drinks to be Provided

    The Honorable Jay C. Gandhi, United States Magistrate

    Judge, Central District of California

    Daniel Ahn, Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s

    Office, Central District of California, former Ninth Circuit Law

    Clerk, and former District Court Law Clerk

    Samrah Mahmoud, Crowell & Moring Associate and former

    District Court Law Clerk

    Hosted with UCI School of Law’s

    South Asian Law Student Assocation

    Multipurpose Academic and Administrative Building (MPAA)

    Room 430, 401 East Peltason Drive, Irvine, CA 92697

    RSVP by Friday, January 22 to vmittal@gmail.com

    Please park at the Social Sciences structure next to the MPAA Building.

    Directions: http://www.law.uci.edu/about/directions.html


  • Monday, December 14, 2015 8:10 PM | Executive Director (Administrator)

    Comments sought:
     
    Sixteen (16) new proposals to amend the California Rules of Court and Judicial Council forms have been posted to the California Courts web site, at http://www.courts.ca.gov/policyadmin-invitationstocomment.htm.
     
    The attached list provides a summary of the proposals and contains direct links to each individual proposal. You are welcome to distribute this to any other interested parties. The deadline for comment is 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 22, 2016.
     
    If you have any questions, please contact Camilla Kieliger, at camilla.kieliger@jud.ca.gov, or at 415-865-7681.

  • Monday, December 07, 2015 9:13 AM | Executive Director (Administrator)

    ERISA / Employee Benefits Associate   
    The Irvine office of Fisher & Phillips LLP seeks an ERISA / Employee Benefits associate/of counsel with 5+ years of experience. The ideal candidate will have experience with qualified & non-qualified retirement plans, health and welfare benefit plans, the Affordable Care Act, employment tax work and executive compensation. Candidate must be detail oriented and have superior research, writing and communication skills. Successful candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ideal candidate will enjoy public speaking, meeting with clients and developing new business opportunities.
                  
    Labor & Employment Associate              
    The Irvine office of Fisher & Phillips LLP seeks an associate with 4+ years of labor and employment law experience. Ideal candidate will have significant employment litigation and traditional labor experience. Excellent academic credentials as well as strong research, writing, and analytical skills are required. Must be admitted in California.
     
    To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume online.
     
    Fisher & Phillips is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including but not limited to selection, hiring, assignment, re-assignment, promotion, transfer, and compensation. Equal Employment Opportunity principles also apply to discipline and termination. Our Firm prohibits discrimination, harassment, or retaliation in employment based on race; color; religion; national origin; sex (including pregnancy); sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; military service obligations; or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:35 AM | Executive Director (Administrator)

    The Orange County Superior Court, seeks well-qualified attorneys who possess unquestionable personal integrity, patience, and good judgment to fill the position of Court Commissioner.  Court Commissioners conduct hearings, make findings and issue orders in a variety of case types, which may include criminal arraignments and dispositions, small claims, family, juvenile, traffic and unlawful detainer matters.  Court Commissioners serve at the pleasure of the Court and may be assigned to any Court facility. 
     
    Candidates must be active members in good standing with the State Bar of California and admitted to practice law in the State of California for at least ten (10) years. Appointments are subject to successful completion of background investigations. Once appointed, Court Commissioners may not engage in the private practice of law.
     
    Applicants must submit an Orange County Superior Court Commissioner Personal Data Questionnaire and professional resume by 5:00 PM PST on Thursday, January 7, 2016. Application materials may be obtained by visiting the Orange County Superior Court website at: http://www.occourts.org/employment. If you have questions, please contact Ernest Montoya, Orange County Superior Court Human Resources Department, at emontoya@occourts.org.

  • Thursday, November 19, 2015 10:47 AM | Executive Director (Administrator)

    Irvine law firm, Kring & Chung LLP, seeks a F/T Legal Secretary or Assistant for our Business/Corporate Dept. Must be bilingual in Korean/English with a professional demeanor and a high proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, interpreting and translating both the Korean and English language. Must be a team player with excellent communication and organizational skills.

    Duties include: Heavy Korean/English speaking client contact, Korean/English interpretation and translation, trial preparation, project assistance, preparing documents for court filing, transcribing, proofreading, calendaring and appointment setting. Background and experience in processing incorporations and estate planning is a PLUS. If you are bilingual (Korean/English) and possess legal secretarial or assistant experience, we encourage you to apply and will provide training,

    We offer a positive work environment, competitive compensation and a full benefits package. Please submit resume as a Word attachment along with salary expectations to Valerie Farrell at vfarrell@kringandchung.com.

  • Monday, November 16, 2015 10:39 AM | Executive Director (Administrator)

    The Los Angeles Superior Court is recruiting for Temporary Judges.  If any of your members are looking to enhance their legal skills and to support the administration of justice in Los Angeles County, becoming a Temporary Judge is for them.  The Los Angeles Superior Court will be conducting a mandatory Bench Conduct and Demeanor training on January 29, 2016. MCLE credit is provided for this training and pre-paid reservations should be received no later than January 19, 2016. The attached flyer provides detailed information regarding this training. Application information can be found on our web page at www.lacourt.org.

  • Monday, November 02, 2015 7:01 PM | Executive Director (Administrator)

    The Superior Court of California, County of Orange (“Court”) recently released a Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) to establish panels of qualified private attorneys to represent indigent adults in criminal proceedings when the County’s Public Defender, the County’s Alternate Defender, and/or the County’s Associate Defender declare a conflict of interest. Panels include: Misdemeanor (primary), Misdemeanor (secondary), Felony (primary), Felony (secondary), Habeas Corpus, and Murder/Capital.

    Attorneys may apply for one or multiple panels, however this does not guarantee contract award for all of the requested panels.

    All attorneys, including attorneys on the existing panel, MUST submit a complete application and CV/Resume before December 16, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. PST for consideration.

    Please visit: https://www.bidsync.com/bidsync-app-web/vendor/links/BidDetail.xhtml?returnPage=searchResults&bidid=1972040 to download the bid packet.
    Please note that while you may be required to register for a BidSync account, this account is completely free.   Any further information, including any changes, will only be provided via BidSync, therefore, the Court encourages you to register for the free BidSync account.  For Technical assistance, please contact Bidsync at 1-800-990-9339.

    If you have any questions, please contact me at 949-399-2284 or kmoncrief@occourts.org. We thank you for your services to the Court and hope that you submit your application for consideration.
     
    Thank you,
     
    Katherine Moncrief
    Sr. Contract Administrator

  • Monday, October 26, 2015 10:45 AM | Executive Director (Administrator)

    The Los Angeles Asylum Office is currently recruiting for Asylum Officers. The public job announcement, which posted today and closes Friday, October 30th, can be found here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/418813600

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