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Coblentz is an independent mid-size law firm with deep roots—more than 125 years in the Bay Area—and an innovative approach to the law and how we practice it. People come to Coblentz because of our record of performance and service; people stay at Coblentz because they love working here.

Talent, ability, and old-fashioned hard work drive our firm’s success, and we believe our size helps seal the deal. We’re small enough to maintain a close connection with our clients and provide the responsiveness they expect, and we’re also large enough and experienced enough to handle the toughest cases and tackle the most complex issues.When you come to Coblentz, you’ll be working alongside a committed team of gifted lawyers in a creative work environment. Because of our size, you’ll get early hands-on client contact and challenging and exciting work from your first day at Coblentz.

Our firm has a long and robust history of pro bono service and community involvement, and it’s a vital part of our culture. As an attorney at Coblentz, you’ll get the opportunity to work on pro bono matters that are directly relevant to your practice and make a real difference.

Position Summary
We are seeking an associate with 3-6 years of land use experience to join our Real Estate/Land Use practice group.

The ideal candidate will have outstanding academic credentials, comparable law firm experience, exceptional writing and research skills, an enthusiasm for land use law, and a commitment to delivering quality work product in a highly collaborative environment. Successful candidates will also possess strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

Duties and Responsibilities
Our projects range from conversions or rehabilitation of existing—and sometimes historic—buildings to new large-scale developments including sports stadiums, medical campuses, renewable energy projects, office towers, multifamily housing, and retail facilities.
Competencies:
• Knowledge of unconscious bias and a track record of impartiality as a lawyer, colleague, and supervisor
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Strong collaboration and relationship building skills
Qualifications and Prior Experience
Active members of the California State Bar preferred; will consider members of other state bars depending on circumstances.
How to Apply 
We invite qualified candidates who are interested in joining our growing Land Use practice group to submit a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to [email protected].
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