Division Four of the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District is accepting applications for a
Writ Attorney to work directly with the justices. The Writ Attorney will primarily review civil, criminal, and juvenile writ petitions, research the law, evaluate the record, prepare memoranda for presentation to a three-judge panel for review and decision and prepare draft orders. This position requires the ability to work independently and occasionally under tight time constraints. Candidates should possess superior writing skills and the ability to present a statement of fact, law and argument clearly and logically in written form. The Writ Attorney may also be called upon to draft and edit proposed opinions, review motions, and perform other related work as required.
Salary is based on qualifications and experience.
Level C: Active membership in the State Bar of California and the equivalent of three years of post bar experience.
One year of experience as an appellate attorney, level B, with the judicial branch.
Level D: Active membership in the State Bar of California and the equivalent of four years of post bar legal experience.
One year of experience as an appellate attorney, level C, with the judicial branch.
To complete an online application, please click the APPLY NOW button above.
The following items are required.
For earliest consideration, please apply by December 3, 2018.
Level C: $7,525 and $9,562 per month (starting salary will be between $7,525 and $8,276 per month)
Level D: $8,661 and $11,558 per month (starting salary will vary between $8,661 and $9,527 per month)
The Court of Appeal of the Second Appellate District is an Equal Opportunity Employer