Lamano Law is Looking for a Criminal Defense Associate (0-2 Years Experience)

Lamano Law Office is an all-woman criminal defense law firm in Oakland, California. We service 3 counties – Alameda, San Francisco, and Contra Costa and provide services for DUI, misdemeanor, and felonies. The ideal candidate is waiting for November bar exam results and interested in social justice and criminal defense. The position is not paid but stipends are available on a need basis. Paid employment would begin January 2019 after a 60-day probation period. 

Work includes shadowing the senior attorney in criminal court and administrative hearings, assisting our paralegal with discovery requests and motion writing, working with our mitigation specialist on client relationship management, and helping our legal assistant with filing and client communication. 

Our law firm values integrity, compassion, and efficiency. We are looking for hungry and humble candidates who are eager to roll up their sleeves, get some work done, and learn about how the criminal justice system works. 

Please send your cover letter, resume, and a writing sample.

nterviews will begin October 12th.

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