Staff Attorney

California School Employees Association (CSEA)

California School Employees Association (CSEA) is recruiting for a Staff Attorney. CSEA is proud to represent more than 250,000 classified employees in California public schools and community colleges.

The Staff Attorney will evaluate litigation requests made by staff to enforce the rights of CSEA and its members under the Education Code, PRA and other statutes; handle civil litigation and PERB appeals on behalf of local chapters and members; provide legal opinions to CSEA management and staff on laws that affect CSEA; evaluate and defend PERB charges occasionally filed by members against CSEA; provide training for staff on legal procedures, labor law and other subjects; draft appropriate contract language; act as main liaison to one or more field offices

CSEA is based in San Jose, offers outstanding salary and benefits including defined benefit pension, 3 weeks’ vacation, 12 sick/personal days, and 17 paid holidays per year. CSEA is an exceptional place to work (with limited travel, evening or weekend work), and its office will be accessible via BART in coming months. Salary range $7,973- $11,598 (hiring generally at step 1 or 2). Experience in education, Public Records Act, employment or labor law, preferably latter. A complete posting is on our website. When you apply, upload your resume at with a cover letter that explains your qualifications, interest and career goals.

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