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If you are looking for a place that serves the public interest by supporting employers who directly serve California communities, Liebert Cassidy Whitmore may be the place for you!  LCW offers opportunities to work at a premiere law firm dedicated to serving mission driven organizations. Our firm is growing and positions are available in our Los Angeles, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento and San Diego offices. We are seeking well-qualified individuals to provide representation of labor, education and employment matters that offers a unique, dynamic and challenging opportunity.  Candidates with strong communication, organization, collaboration and interpersonal skills along with creativity and significant litigation knowledge are encouraged to apply.  Enjoy immediate responsibility, regular client contact and the chance to make a difference in a fast-paced and collegial environment. Read more about our openings here.

If you have a high degree of interest in serving our public agency, education and nonprofit clientele, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@lcwlegal.com.

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Paralegal
Los Angeles | San Francisco | Fresno | Sacramento
Paralegal
Los Angeles | San Francisco | Fresno | Sacramento

Join our team of Paralegals who provide professional and responsible paralegal and administrative work in support of the firm’s attorneys and administrative support teams. The clients we serve include public agencies (cities, counties, and special districts), public education (K-12 and community colleges/universities), private education and nonprofits. This position supports the investigation and analysis of legal claims and the preparation of litigation cases in conformance with stringent court deadlines and complex legal requirements. Paralegals may be assigned to work and support attorneys in any of the firms five office locations.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Research, gather, and compile data on various legal issues, statutes, rules, precedents, facts, evidence, codes, and contracts for the preparation of cases, legal documents, case authorities, and legal citations.
  • Accurately proofread, properly format citations, and utilize the Blue Book and California Style Manual.
  • Draft and/or compile a variety of documents to support attorneys and staff within required timelines and per established procedures and format.
  • Prepare subpoenas, manage, and track all information and processes related to subpoenas.
  • Organize and assist in trial or administrative hearing preparation.
  • Assist in case management including maintain and monitor a calendar for litigation deadlines; prepare timelines, outlines, and other reports using Relativity/Case Dynamics; print and review Compulaw calendar weekly to review matters.
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing with a variety of individuals to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in a variety of computer applications including but not limited to: Microsoft Applications, iCreate, Relativity/Case Dynamics, Compulaw, and Aderant, along with databases and other systems used for research such as Westlaw or interface with the court system. Possess the ability to learn new computer applications as needed.

Education and Experience Requirements

Paralegal Certification from an American Bar Association accredited institution and an Associate’s degree in business, legal studies, communications or related field is required. At least three (3) years of previous experience in a law office, government agency, or court system providing legal support services, administrative support, or legal assistance. A Bachelor’s degree and experience supporting litigation is preferred. Must maintain mandatory continuing legal education coursework as required by law and the firm. A California driver’s license is required.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume and references to careers@lcwlegal.com

Senior Litigators
Los Angeles | San Francisco
Senior Litigators
Los Angeles | San Francisco

We are seeking litigators with 1st or 2nd chair trial experience and a passion for litigation to join our busy and growing litigation practice group in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Employment law background and/or experience working with the public entities or nonprofits is a plus. Enjoy immediate responsibility, regular client contact and the chance to make a difference in a fast-paced and collegial environment. Send your resume and references to careers@lcwlegal.com.

Public Education Attorneys
Fresno | San Diego | Sacramento
Public Education Attorneys
Fresno | San Diego | Sacramento

We are seeking attorneys with public education or municipal labor and employment experience to join our busy and growing public education practice.  Enjoy immediate responsibility, regular client contact and the chance to make a difference in a fast-paced and collegial environment.  Send your resume and references to careers@lcwlegal.com.

Labor and Employment Attorneys
Los Angeles | San Francisco | Fresno | San Diego | Sacramento
Labor and Employment Attorneys
Los Angeles | San Francisco | Fresno | San Diego | Sacramento

We have opportunities in all offices for attorneys to work with a variety of clients that include public agencies (cities, counties and special districts), public and private education, and nonprofits across a diverse range of practice areas including litigation, wage and hour, labor relations, retirement & employee benefits, public safety, workplace investigations and business and facilities.  Send your resume and references to careers@lcwlegal.com.

Private School / Nonprofit Attorney
Los Angeles | San Francisco | Fresno | San Diego | Sacramento
Private School / Nonprofit Attorney
Los Angeles | San Francisco | Fresno | San Diego | Sacramento

We are seeking an attorney with a passion for representing private schools and other types of nonprofit organizations to join our busy and growing private school and nonprofit practice group.  Experience working with private schools and/or other nonprofits in one or more areas, including employment, student, governance, and/or business and facilities issues is a plus.  Enjoy immediate responsibility, regular client contact and the chance to make a difference in a fast-paced and collegial environment.  Send your resume and references to careers@lcwlegal.com.

Proposal Writer
Los Angeles
Proposal Writer
Los Angeles

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore is seeking a well-qualified individual to join our team to support our business development efforts in a Specialist Role as a Proposal Writer.  Our statewide labor, employment and education law practice offers a unique, dynamic, and rewarding opportunity.  Candidates with strong communication, organization, and collaboration skills along with creativity and significant persuasive writing experience are encouraged to apply.  The position is located in our Los Angeles Office and supports all five firm locations throughout California.

 

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree and have 5+ years relevant experience writing RFP responses, grant applications and/or proposals in a law firm/professional services organization.

 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your cover letter, resume and writing sample to careers@lcwlegal.com

  • I truly love the work that I do! I am so grateful for the conversations and collaborations with our clients. I believe in the important work they do and feel fortunate to be able to help them -- in both small and large ways -- advance their mission for the betterment of future generations. It is very rewarding work.

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    Grace Chan
    Partner / San Francisco
  • For me the best part of LCW is the people. We’re a pretty close knit group and I’ve really appreciated being able to get to know all members of the firm statewide – from our support staff to our legal staff. Our professional support system is fabulous and the times spent collaborating with colleagues have been invaluable to me.

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    Michael Youril
    Partner / Fresno
  • Since joining LCW, I have been able to form client relationships since day one. Through these relationships, I have met amazing individuals who serve the public and have gained experience conducting workplace investigations, training hundreds of people on the latest legal updates, and defending clients in litigation.

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    Stephanie J. Lowe
    Associate / San Diego
  • I enjoy the diversity of my practice. I train supervisors and employees, provide advice and counsel to various agencies, and, if the need arises, I deliver results in state court, federal court, and administrative hearings. My days are anything but mundane!

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    Ronnie Arenas
    Associate / Los Angeles
  • LCW is filled with professionals focused on serving our clients in a variety of ways including training on current law and best practices, publishing informative articles, litigating, negotiating and advising clients daily.

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    Kevin J. Chicas
    Associate / San Diego

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