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Careers

With 500+ attorneys practicing criminal and civil law throughout the City of Los Angeles, and nearly 500 other legal professionals, the work we do is as exciting as the people and City we serve.  

In addition to competitive salaries, this Office provides a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life insurance, and retirement, and flexible work schedules, including telework and alternate work options. This is designed to support employees’ well-being, growth and work-life balance.    

This Office is an equal opportunity employer for all qualified candidates. We welcome all applicants. All positions are open to qualified persons pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. This Office will make reasonable accommodations.

 

Openings: Attorneys

Deputy City Attorney II / III (link to PDF)
Port of Los Angeles (#3387)
Deputy City Attorney (link to PDF)
Business & Complex Litigation
Civil Branch (#3385)
Deputy City Attorney (link to PDF)
Public Rights Branch (#3375)
Deputy City Attorney II / III (link to PDF)  
Police Board of Rights Advocate  
Public Safety General Counsel Division  
Municipal Law Branch (#3283B)
Deputy City Attorney (link to PDF)  
General Litigation Division - Law & Motion  
Civil Litigation Branch (#3329)
Deputy City Attorneys (link to PDF)  
Criminal and Special Litigation Branch  
Criminal Branch Operations (#3039)

Deputy City Attorney (link to PDF)  
Workers' Compensation  
Civil Litigation Branch (#3034F)

Deputy City Attorney (link to PDF)  
General Litigation Division  
Civil Litigation Branch (#3048F)

Deputy City Attorney (link to PDF)  
Land Use Division  
Housing, Land Use & Real Property Branch (#3260B)
Deputy City Attorney (link to PDF)  
Water & Environment Section  
Department of Water and Power Division (#3293)
Deputy City Attorney (link to PDF)   
Police Litigation Unit  
Civil Litigation Branch (#3037C)
Deputy City Attorney (link to PDF)  
Employment Litigation Division   
Civil Litigation Branch (#3036F)
Deputy City Attorney (link to PDF)  
Public Safety General Counsel Section  
Municipal Law Branch (#3317B)
 

Openings: Support Staff and Other Legal Professionals

Legal Clerk II (link to PDF)  
Various Sections (#862H)

Legal Secretary 1 (link to PDF)  
Civil, Criminal and Municipal Branches  
Various Sections (#802)
 Legal Clerk I (link to PDF)  
Civil, Criminal and Municipal Branches   
Various Sections (#861H)
 

 

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Special Opportunities

  • Law Clerk and Volunteer (Internship) Program (link to PDF) Learn about the City Attorney's Law Clerk and Volunteer program and apply today.
  • Post Bar Fellowship (link to PDF) For individuals who have received a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree and are awaiting California Bar examination results to apply for the program.
  • TAP Practicum (link to PDF) For individuals who have completed the L.A. County Bar Association Traditional TAP course.
  • Pathway Program (link to PDF) For students, ages 18-24, of L.A. Community College District and other regional community colleges, as part of the L.A. College Promise program.

For more information, Email Danette Garcia, Director - Community and Government Affairs. 

City Attorney Affinity Groups

Legal Clerk I: Typing Certifications

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