Associate Environmental Attorney

Adams Broadwell Joseph and Cardozo seeks an attorney with at least three years of experience practicing land use and environmental law, including CEQA and California Planning and Zoning Law, for employment in our South San Francisco or Sacramento office.

ABJC maintains a fast-paced, uniquely progressive practice that bridges environmental and labor interests. ABJC specializes in public interest environmental, land use, public utility, public agency, energy, and labor law. ABJC represents labor unions, environmental justice organizations, and other environmental and community groups in local, state and federal administrative proceedings throughout California, and in state and federal court.

Candidates should be self-directed and possess excellent analytical, research,writing and speaking skills. Candidates must be committed to socially beneficial work. Minimum requirements for candidates include admittance to the California Bar and three years’ relevant experience practicing CEQA and California Planning and Zoning Law.

Submit résumé, writing sample, and list of references to Rita DeAngelis (

Land Use and Labor Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary

Established, successful, progressive law firm has an immediate opening for a land use and labor legal assistant/legal secretary. The position involves assisting attorneys with case investigation and management, preparing case summaries and client reports and interacting with public agencies. Administrative tasks include creating tables of authorities and tables of contents, formatting, filing with various courts, ensuring proper service of documents, calendaring and organizing files. The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

•   Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

•   Well organized and able to prioritize in a fast paced environment.

•   Ability to work independently and cooperatively supporting multiple attorneys.

•   Ability to multi-task and be a team player.

•   Excellent word processing skills with an intermediate to advanced level of proficiency in MS Word, MS Outlook and Adobe Acrobat Pro.

•   Experience in land use planning, construction project management, real estate or database management are a plus.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and the opportunity to work in a casual and congenial work environment.

To be considered, please submit a cover letter explaining your relevant experience, a resume and your references to No phone calls, please.