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San Bernardino County is located in the heart of Southern California, home to over 2 million residents, encompassing 20,160 square miles from the Nevada State line and the Colorado River to the LA County line. This gives San Bernardino County a diverse climate and geography, from mountains as high as 11,502 feet, to the desert as low as 181 feet, and beautiful valleys in between. Pristine lakes and rivers, snow-capped mountain resorts, flowering deserts, and many other family-oriented recreational attractions take advantage of the natural assets of the area, most within an hour’s drive. Families enjoy affordable housing, excellent schools, colleges and universities, and easy access to airports, hospitals, libraries, and parks. The County provides a safe, clean and healthy environment for residents. A variety of shopping and business opportunities abound, in this, the largest County in the contiguous United States.

Position Summary
Newly hired employees from this recruitment may be eligible to receive bonus payments up to $3,000!

Attorneys may have the opportunity to work a flexible schedule after six months of employment, which may include a 9/80 schedule and/or partial remote work option.

Apply by July 21, 2023 for priority review!
Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received.

3% Annual Across the Board Salary Increases on February 2024/25
Bi-annual step increases of 2.5% up to Top Step of Applicable Salary Range
(Salary Increases contingent upon assessed values for previous fiscal year.)

Deputy County Counsel II
$98,155 – $130,353 Annually

Deputy County Counsel III
$115,793 – $153,982 Annually

Deputy County Counsel IV
$133,432 – $194,667 Annually
Effective 7/15/2023

Duties and Responsibilities
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.

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



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.

Juvenile Dependency Attorney II: Twelve (12) months of experience handling juvenile dependency cases.

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

How to Apply
For more details, please review the announcement at Application can be made on-line – apply ASAP. (909) 387-8304 – EEO/ADA

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