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Haapala, Thompson & Abern, LLP, seeks an associate attorney with 3-5 years’ experience in California civil litigation.
We are a mid-sized law firm with offices overlooking Lake Merritt in downtown Oakland. The firm was founded over 60 years ago and has a good reputation in the local legal community. The firm is AV-rated and seeks an attorney who shares its professional and ethical values.
The firm generally represents private and public clients in the defense of civil litigation, including personal injury, landlord-tenant, and public entity defense. The firm seeks an attorney with strong writing skills and the ability to handle a caseload of 30 to 40 cases. Ideally, candidates will have experience drafting discovery, taking depositions, and preparing and arguing motions. Trial experience of any type would be considered favorably but is not required. Attorneys are expected to meet monthly billing requirements. The firm offers flexibility in vacation time as well as the ability to work from home. Full benefits are also offered.

Haapala, Thompson & Abern, LLP is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the value of diversity in the workplace.

Please send your résumé, writing sample, and salary request to [email protected]

Header photo of Lake Merritt, Oakland, by Daniel Ramirez, courtesy of Creative Commons License