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Attorney III, Attorney IV and Attorney V | California Energy Commission| Sacramento
Posted 07/27/2021

Interested in a career in clean energy? Does a career in promoting energy that is renewable, efficient, reliable, and mitigates climate change fit your career goal? Join our diverse team of global energy leaders! The CEC plays a critical role in creating the energy system of the future. This position is open to all interested applicants both inside and outside of state service. To be eligible, please complete the assessment and submit an application.  
The Chief Counsel’s Office is searching for enthusiastic and energetic professionals for the positions of Attorney III, Attorney IV, and Attorney V. We are a full-service law office involved in all phases of Commission activity where attorneys have an opportunity to work directly and closely with the state’s principal energy policymakers. Our goal is to provide the legal support and guidance necessary for the Commission to further its mission. That’s where you come in!
State employment offers competitive benefits such as health, dental, vision, telework, leave benefits, work/life balance, student loan forgiveness, insurance, retirement, and more. To view more information about the outstanding benefits offered to state employees, visit

Get Started Today in Shaping California’s Energy, Environment, and Equity Future!
Attorney III
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Attorney IV
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Attorney V
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Public Law Contract Attorney | Kidman Gagen Law | Irvine
Posted 06/30/2021

KG Law is looking for a smart, self-motivated contract attorney with 3 to 10 years of experience. This contract position will require 15 to 25 hours per week.  Candidates will have experience working with public agencies and an interest in water law.  Key qualifications include excellent research and writing skills and litigation experience.

This position requires working knowledge of some or all of the following: Brown Act, Public Records Act, Political Reform Act, conflicts of interest, Government Claims Act, public contracting and procurement, and public property rights, including eminent domain and inverse condemnation.  An understanding of water rights and groundwater management will be especially considered.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to

Staff Attorney | Orange County Coastkeeper | Southern California
Posted 06/24/2021

Orange County Coastkeeper and its associated programs, including Inland Empire Waterkeeper and Coachella Valley Waterkeeper, is seeking a staff attorney to join its legal team. Coastkeeper’s legal team works to protect water resources to ensure they are drinkable, fishable, and swimmable for present and future generations though advocacy and environmental litigation. The new attorney will focus on environmental issues affecting the Coachella Valley region and assist in litigation and advocacy matters in Orange County and the Inland Empire. This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Senior Staff Attorney.


 Applicants must admitted to the California Bar.
 Spanish language skills.
 Familiarity with Coachella Valley region and environmental issues.
 Working knowledge of California regulatory agencies.
 Confident oral advocacy skills.
 Grant-writing experience.
 Minimum 1 year experience practicing law.
 Experience with groundwater issues, CWA, SDWA, RCRA, and/or tribal law a plus.
 A commitment to public interest work and a passion for Coastkeeper’s mission.
 Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with others.
 Knowledge of the Clean Water Act is preferred.
 Reside in or willing to travel to Coachella Valley.

If you are interested in and qualified for this position, please send your résumé and a cover letter to, subject line “YOUR LAST NAME, Staff Attorney.” If your materials indicate a potential match for our requirements, we will contact you. Please, no phone calls or emails to the office regarding this opening. Position open until filled.

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