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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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Human Resources Coordinator
Los Angeles
Human Resources Coordinator
Los Angeles

We are looking for a Human Resources Coordinator to join our growing Human Resources Department.  This position reports to the Director of Human Resources & Administration (DHR) and is based in our Los Angeles office.  The HR Coordinator will assist with new employee onboarding, maintaining personnel files, coordinating Benefits Administration, and day-to-day administrative support to the HR Department and firm as a whole.  To see the job description in its entirety, please click here.  Please submit your resume to careers@lcwlegal.com for immediate consideration.

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.

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

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

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.

Paralegal
Fresno | Sacramento
Paralegal
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

Legal Secretary
Los Angeles | San Francisco | San Diego | Sacramento
Legal Secretary
Los Angeles | San Francisco | San Diego | Sacramento

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore is seeking a Legal Secretary for their Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Sacramento offices.  Must have 5+ years of experience in litigation with knowledge of all court rules and the skills to electronically file documents with the various courts.  Must also have an expert level of skills in working with Microsoft Word, including TOC and TOA generation, calendaring and document management.  Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, 401(k), profit sharing package.  Please email resume to careers@lcwlegal.com, Attn:  HR/Legal Secretary Position.

  • 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
  • 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

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore affords equal employment opportunity for all qualified employees and applicants as to all terms of employment, including compensation, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline and termination. LCW prohibits discrimination against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other basis protected by law.

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