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County Counsel is recruiting for a Juvenile Dependency Attorney* to represent the Department of Children and Family Services in Juvenile Court dependency cases involving allegations of child abuse and neglect. Attorneys in this section appear in statutorily-required hearings, special interim reviews, mediations, settlement conferences and specialty court hearings.

Initial Appointment

Applications are being accepted for the III and IV levels. Your application will be reviewed for the appropriate level of placement within the Deputy County Counsel Series. It is to your advantage to be explicit with your work history on your application.

Note: Advertised salary range above is range for both levels. Salary range for each level is listed below, effective 7/31/21.

Deputy County Counsel III
$108,097 – $143,748 Annually

Deputy County Counsel IV
$124,550 – 172,972 Annually

Applicants are encouraged to review the announcements for each level and apply as appropriate. Be sure to indicate your level of interest on the supplemental questionnaire.

San Bernardino County also has reciprocity with CalPERS and other California ’37 Act counties.


Background: Applicants must pass a background investigation, including fingerprinting, prior to appointment.

Travel: Travel throughout the County is required. A valid California Class C driver license is required at time of appointment. Employees in this class may be required to use personal vehicles and show proof of automobile liability insurance. Mileage reimbursement is available.

License: Active membership and in good standing with the State Bar of California.Experience:

Juvenile Dependency Attorney IV: Forty eight (48) months of experience as an attorney, of which thirty six (36) months was handling juvenile dependency cases.

Juvenile Dependency Attorney III: Thirty (30) months of experience as an attorney, of which eighteen (18) months was handling juvenile dependency cases.

Note: Experience as a Juvenile Dependency Attorney includes experience as a County Counsel, Minor’s Counsel, or Parent’s Counsel.

Skills and Competencies
How to Apply 
7/3/21 – 7/30/21 5PMAPPLY AT
(909) 387-8304

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