General - Current Openings

Questions about the employment opportunities posted here may be emailed to hrla@calbar.ca.gov, or hrsf@calbar.ca.gov. Employees of The State Bar of California receive a range of competitive benefits. 

Administrative Assistant II

Department:  Admissions / Legal Specialization

Description: The full-time Administrative Assistant II provides administrative support to the committees that draft and grade legal board certification examinations under the supervision of the Department Section Chief.  Duties include helping these committees to stay on schedule, proofreading the examinations, processing applications for certification, and drafting correspondence to be delivered via phone, e-mail or social media.  Prior experience in a legal environment and/or an understanding of legal terminology is a plus.  The successful candidate will be a positive, proactive, responsible person who enjoys a variety and can multi-task with ease and accuracy, working effectively to meet deadlines. The candidate should also be skilled with Microsoft Office in general, and Excel in particular. 
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and Minimum two (2) years post-secondary education and Minimum two (2) years directly relevant experience or Minimum four (4) years directly relevant experience including equivalent work experience in a position which requires performance of tasks similar to the major duties and responsibilities of the position and Accomplished computer keyboarding skills and Successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position.
Annual Salary Range:
$54,120 - $72,108
Number of Positions: 1

Administrative Secretary

Department: Chief Trial Counsel
Description: The Administrative Secretary (AS) provides administrative and secretarial support for the Office and/or individual assigned. The AS is responsible for preparing reports, special projects and statistical reports as necessary. The AS is responsible for maintaining a high level of confidentiality of sensitive matters that arise within the Office.
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and Minimum two (2) years post-secondary education and Minimum two (2) years directly relevant secretarial experience or Minimum four (4) years directly relevant secretarial experience including equivalent work experience in a position which requires performance of tasks similar to the major duties and responsibilities of the position and Advanced computer keyboarding skills and Successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position.
Annual Salary Range: $54,120 - $72,108
Number of Positions: 1

Fiscal Services Specialist

Department: Finance
Description: The Fiscal Services Specialist (FSS) is responsible for performing a variety of finance and budgeting functions and transactions including but not limited to preparing, processing, analyzing, interpreting, reconciling, maintaining, and verifying the correctness of a variety of finance and budgeting data, records and reports related to accounts payable, accounts receivable, disbursement, member billing, collection, budgeting, and financial reporting activities. The FSS also responds to inquiries from State Bar members, employees and outside agencies, including vendors and tax authorities. FSS also provides support for other accounting and administrative functions within the Office of Finance.
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and Minimum two (2) years post-secondary education and Minimum two (2) years relevant experience in general ledger, billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, banking, data entry and customer service, or Minimum three (3) years directly relevant experience in general accounting including equivalent work experience in a position which requires performance of tasks similar to the major duties and responsibilities of the position and Accomplished computer skills with basic knowledge of J.D. Edwards/Oracle System and Microsoft Office; i.e. Microsoft Excel, Word, etc. Successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position.
Annual Salary Range:
$54,120 - $72,108
Number of Positions: 3

General Clerk III

Department: Admissions
Description: The General Clerk III (GCIII), under general direction, performs a variety of clerical support duties, assist internal and external individuals with general inquiries and/or refer the individual to the appropriate person and relieve staff members of general office clerical details. The General Clerk III is distinguished from the General Clerk I/II by the level of experience required and the degree of skill applied to the job duties.
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and One (1) year office experience developing required skills.  Successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position.  Accomplished computer keyboarding skills.
Annual Salary Range:
$40,200 - $53,616
Number of Positions: 2

Information Technology Analyst II (San Francisco / Los Angeles)

Department: Information Technology
Description: Performs professional duties related to the analysis, development, maintenance and administration of computer hardware and software systems to meet business needs. Incumbents may perform any of the following functions: analyzes, designs, monitors and administers servers and related platforms; designs, maintains, configures and monitors network and/or telecommunications infrastructures and related system components; consults with departmental customers to identify and analyze business functions that can be improved by the implementation of new hardware and/or software solutions; designs and develops custom applications and/or enhances/modifies existing applications; performs professional-level systems maintenance and customer support duties; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Equivalent to the completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science, information technology or a closely related field. Possession of one or more approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology related training may substitute for some or all of the required education. Two years of full time, progressively responsible experience in the analysis and troubleshooting of computer applications and operations is desirable.
Annual Salary Range:
$89,496 - $116,796
Number of Positions: 4

Investigator I or II

Department: Chief Trial Counsel / Investigation
Description: The Office of Chief Trial Counsel is responsible for the intake, investigations, trials and prosecution of allegations of attorney misconduct and seeks Investigators. The investigator investigates the complaints filed against CA attorneys.  Along with Prosecutors the Investigators ascertains evidence and complaint subject matter.   Assists with discovery, application of rules & statutes,  interviews subjects to support and establish prosecution proceedings. Must possess at least 4 years of  investigations experience in the techniques and procedures of investigations, rules of evidence, court procedures, methods to locate persons, effective interviewing techniques, excellent written/verbal communication, organizational, computer and case management skills.
Qualifications: Investigator I - Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience in a field that develops the skills required for the functions and responsibilities of the position; minimum two (2) years experience in a position requiring extensive writing research and analysis, preferably in an investigative environment; must be bondable, have valid California driver's license, and immediate, unlimited access to an automobile; proof of automobile insurance coverage will be required at the time of employment; successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position; accomplished computer keyboarding skills. Investigator II -  Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to investigation, or equivalent academic achievement; minimum four (4) years experience in an investigative position; must be bondable, have valid California driver's license, and immediate, unlimited access to an automobile; proof of automobile insurance coverage will be required at the time of employment; successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position; accomplished computer keyboarding skills.
Annual Salary Range:
Investigator I - $66,132 - $87,276
Annual Salary Range: Investigator II - $72,720 - $95,880
Number of Positions: 2

Moral Character Analyst

Department: Admissions
Description: The Moral Character Analyst (MCA) conducts in-depth reviews, investigation and analyses of Moral Character files, including contacting appropriated state and federal agencies obtaining all data on applicants seeking admission to practice law in the State of California. In addition the MCA prepares detailed reports for the Committee of Bar Examiners for review of applicants whose application raise questions of moral turpitude.
Qualifications: Bachelor degree, or equivalent work experience in a field that develops the skills required for the functions and responsibilities of the position, and Minimum two (2) years experience in a position requiring extensive writing, research and analysis, preferably in an investigative environment.  Successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position.  Accomplished computer keyboarding skills.
Annual Salary Range:
$66,132 - $87,276
Number of Positions: 2

Program Coordinator

Department: Legal Services
Description: The Legal Services Trust Fund Program (LSTFP) was created to expand and enhance legal aid to enable indigent and other vulnerable persons to obtain access to justice.  Annually, we grant about $30 million to 95 nonprofit legal aid organizations throughout the state.  The full-time Program Coordinator will manage the development and implementation of software applications for online grant making, and maintain a donor database and the Campaign for Justice website.  The Program Coordinator supports a 10-person department, including frontline response to phone inquiries and email, drafting communications, tracking grant deadlines and deliverables, compiling information for grants staff and external stakeholders, and responding to inquiries from grantee organizations, and well as tracking over 10,000 donors annually.  The candidate should be highly proficient in using Microsoft Office products, and have experience managing software applications to maximize effectiveness.  The successful candidate will be a self-starter, adept at learning and managing technology applications, have an eye for detail, possess strong organizational skills and be an excellent communicator.  We value people who bring a passion for justice, collegiality, and a sense of humor to the workplace.
Qualifications: Bachelor degree, or equivalent work experience in a field that develops the skills required for the functions and responsibilities of the position, and Minimum one (1) year experience in a position, which requires performance of tasks similar to the major duties and responsibilities. Accomplished computer keyboarding skills.  Successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position.
Annual Salary Range: $59,532 - $79,332
Number of Positions: 1

Senior Administrative Assistant

Department: Admissions / Legal Specialization
Description: Under the general direction the Senior Administrative Assistant (SAA) provides a broad range of administrative, technical and managerial assistance in accomplishing the duties and responsibilities of the Office, department, unit or individual staff member to which the position is assigned. In addition the SAA may assume managerial and supervisory responsibilities.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, or equivalent work experience in a field that develops the skills required for the functions and responsibilities of the position, minimum two (2) years experience in an administrative position that required assistance to executive or staff personnel; minimum two (2) years supervisory experience, which may be included above; accomplished computer keyboarding skills; successful completion of the State Bar validated standard tests for the position.
Annual Salary Range: $66,132 - $87,276
Number of Positions: 1