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Attorney - JC-318114

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Under the direction of the Chief Counsel of the Office of the Director Legal Unit (OD-Legal), and the Assistant Chief Counsels, Attorneys represent the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations, the Department, and division chiefs and managers in a wide and interesting variety of subject areas that are within the responsibility and jurisdiction of the Department. Attorneys generally have 0-6 years of post-bar experience, and are expected to independently handle a caseload, to have solid lawyering skills, and to have some level of subject matter expertise in or more areas of the Department's responsibility.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Representing the Director of DIR in workers’ compensation cases involving special funds administered by the Director;
  • Representing the Department, Director, or one of DIR's divisions in civil and writ litigation, including litigation involving constitutional issues;
  • Representing the Department in internal personnel matters;
  • Analyzing requests for public works coverage determinations and drafting proposed decisions for the Director's review;
  • Providing counsel on apprenticeship matters;
  • Analyzing and drafting recommended decisions in appeals from retaliation complaint investigations;
  • Providing analysis and advice concerning Public Records Act requests;
  • Analyzing and drafting proposed legislation;
  • Providing legal services with respect to contract matters involving the Department;
  • Drafting proposed regulations; and
  • Providing legal services on a wide variety of other issues that may arise in the operation of the Department.

This is a full-time position in an office environment on the 18th floor of a 45-story private office building located at 355 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, California. Employees in this position work in an office at desks, and are required to work extensively on computers as necessary for the drafting of letters, briefs and other documents, and for research, email communication, file review, training and other purposes. Attorneys are expected to handle their own word processing, and secretarial support is generally limited to the finalization and filing process. This position requires in-state travel, either locally within Southern California, or for one to two-day overnight trips within California, based on assignments, and as determined according to the needs of the Department.

The hours are usual business hours Monday through Friday. Attorneys are expected to work all hours as necessary to accomplish their assignments, and although they will generally average a 40-hour week, longer work hours may occasionally be required. There is some flexibility as to the specific work schedule, which will be determined after hire in consultation with the Chief Counsel and/or the Assistant Chief Counsels. There is the possibility for a hybrid office / telework work schedule.

For more information regarding the examination and establishing list eligibility see the following link

https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/JOBSGEN/8PB57.PDF


You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Under the direction of the Chief Counsel of the Office of the Director Legal Unit (OD-Legal), and the Assistant Chief Counsels, Attorneys represent the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations, the Department, and division chiefs…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
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    September 10, 2022
  • Application Deadline
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    August 29, 2022
  • Experience Level
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    Entry level
Compensation
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USD $6,979 - USD $10,572
/ month

Benefits

  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health
  • 401K
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health
  • 401K

Location

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On-site
355 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90037, USA
Suite 1800

How to Apply

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