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2017 HNBA/MICROSOFT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW INSTITUTE (IPLI)
The “HNBA/Microsoft IP Law Institute” will provide opportunities for Latino students interested in intellectual property law, including patents, copyrights, trade secrets and trademarks. This summer, up to twenty-five Latino law students from law schools across the country will be chosen to participate in an IP immersion program in Washington, DC with all necessary expenses covered. Candidates will be selected in a highly competitive process, and the selected students will be provided substantive instruction, the opportunity to observe first-hand U.S. IP institutions at work, and the chance to meet leading members of the IP legal community who will serve as mentors and potentially provide pathways for future job opportunities.
Citizenship Day 2017
Saturday, April 8th 2017 from 9am to 2 pm
San Jose: 408-444-9975
South County Residents: 408-337-8838
Free orientation on how to become a U.S. citizen
Free legal consultation to determine eligibility
Free application assistance (not for Gilroy)
Free study materials
Not My President! Rally
When? February 20, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where? The I.C.E. office in Morgan Hill, 220 Vineyard Court, Suite 100, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
BAY AREA LATINO LAWYERS FUND, 2017 FELLOWSHIP
The San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Public Interest Law Fellowship Application for Summer 2017.
Up to 5 fellowships of no more than $5,000 each will be awarded to fund 2017 summer employment. Fellowship amounts will vary depending on the grant funding available and the applicant’s financial need.
Job Opportunity - Immigration Center for Women and Children (ICWC)
The Immigration Center for Women and Children (ICWC) seeks a full-time staff attorney in removal defense for our San Francisco office.
ICWC is a non-profit legal organization providing affordable immigration services to underrepresented immigrants in California. ICWC strives to provide security and stability for children who are abused, abandoned or neglected and for immigrants who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes. See detailed description for more information.
Job Announcement Visiting Professor
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (McGeorge) invites applications from exceptional candidates for a visiting position for the fall and spring terms of the 2016-17 academic year – and possibly for a 2-year term. Specifically, we are looking for a visiting professor with a specialization in Civil Procedure. Important secondary needs include Evidence, Professional Responsibility, Constitutional Law, Torts, Wills and Trusts, and Community Property. Rank will be determined commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.
Job Opportunity--Legal Services Project Manager or Attorney
The Legal Services Project Manager will take the lead in planning, rolling out, and overseeing TLC’s new Legal Services Project. The Project includes all of the organization’s legal information, pro bono legal services, and know-your-rights education work, including the Legal Information Helpline, TIDE (Trans Immigrant Defense Effort), and the volunteer-staffed prison mail component of the Detention Project. This staff person will be generally responsible for ensuring those separate pieces are coordinated, as a project manager, and will also be directly responsible for several specific elements of the work.
Job Opportunity - Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County, Staff Attorney
Staff Attorney; Immigrants and Public Benefits.
The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County is seeking an experienced, Spanish-bilingual attorney with a passion for economic justice and health advocacy to protect immigrant access to safety net and health benefits through our LIBRE Project and Health Consumer Center (HCC). LIBRE (www.thelibreproject.org) is a multi-agency collaboration that educates immigrant individuals and families in the County about their eligibility for safety net benefits and health insurance coverage and advocates on their behalf. The HCC is part of the statewide Health
Consumer Alliance and provides direct legal services to low income San Mateo County residents in the area of health care coverage and access to health services under public and private health insurance programs.
The ideal applicant is detail oriented, compassionate, and proficient in government benefits or health law. The candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to public i
Job Opportunity - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Patent Agent or Associate (prosecution)
The Intellectual Property group of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is seeking a Patent Agent or Associate with more than two years’ experience in patent preparation and prosecution for its San Francisco or Seattle office.
The position will require development of a broad IP practice and, while the position will focus on preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the software and electrical arts, it will also include counseling clients on a wide variety of IP issues.
Experience with cloud computing, cybersecurity, and related areas is desirable. Strong academic credentials, writing skills and references required. Only applicants with a CS or BSEE degree, or equivalent industry or law firm experience, and admitted to practice before the USPTO will be considered.
To apply, please upload a cover letter addressed to Kathleen Shaw, Lateral Attorney Recruitment Manager; a resume; school transcript(s); and a writing sample (office action preferred).
Job Opportunity - Federal Public Defender CAND, Research and Writing Specialist
The Federal Public Defender, Northern District of California is accepting applications for a termed, full-time Research & Writing Specialist (“R&W Attorney”). This position will begin upon hire date and will end September 30, 2018. The Defender operates under the authority of the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A, to provide defense services in federal criminal cases. More information about the office may be found at www.ndcalfpd.org.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Duties include providing support to the Federal Defender and Assistant Federal Public Defenders through legal research and writing. The R&W Attorney will research and draft appellate briefs and habeas petitions, assist in briefing pretrial and in limine motions, draft proposed jury instructions, research and draft legal arguments for sentencing memoranda, and will provide other assistance to trial counsel.
The Research and Writing Attorney is not authorized to appear
Job Opportunity - Community Services of EPA (2 positions)
The Community Services of EPA has openings for two positions - an immigration attorney, and an immigrant rights attorney.
Geographically, we're flexible in terms of where the attorneys would work. We're exploring the idea of opening offices in San Jose and the mid-Peninsula, in addition to our offices in East Palo Alto and San Francisco.
For more information contact Phil Hwang at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Carlos Rosario at email@example.com.
Job Opportunity - Kensho
East Coast startup with offices in New York and Cambridge looking for someone that is interested in Corporate, High Tech, and Contract law.
Immigration Attorney and Regional Project Coordinator
Organization: Bay Area Legal Aid’s (BayLegal) mission is to provide high quality legal assistance regardless of a client’s location, language, or disability. BayLegal is the largest provider of free civil legal services to low-income residents of the San Francisco Bay Area, with six regional offices serving seven counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara.
City of Palo Alto
Legal Fellow (2015-2017)
Level: Current 3Ls/Recent Grads