Generalist Associate Attorney Job in Fresno, CA Near Me - 316282 |

Generalist Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location California - Fresno

Job ID FAEJ316282

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Education - Higher EducationEducation - General

2024-02-27 00:46:35

Job Overview: A law firm in Fresno, CA, is seeking a Generalist Associate Attorney to provide legal counsel and support to K-12 schools and community colleges, helping them address a wide range of operational legal issues. The ideal candidate should possess excellent research and analytical skills, along with a strong understanding of education law and related regulations.


  • Conduct legal research and analysis on various operational, legal issues faced by K-12 schools and community colleges.
  • Advise clients on matters related to education law, contracts, employment, and compliance.
  • Draft and review legal documents, including contracts, agreements, and policies.
  • Represent clients in negotiations, mediation, and administrative proceedings.
  • Provide legal guidance on student rights, special education, and discipline matters.
  • Stay updated on changes in education law and regulations to ensure compliance and provide proactive counsel.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys and staff to provide comprehensive legal services to clients.
  • Assist in preparing and presenting training sessions or seminars on relevant legal topics.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admitted to practice law in the state of California.
  • 2+ years of experience as an attorney, preferably in education law or related fields.
  • Strong knowledge of education law, including relevant state and federal regulations.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Certifications (Optional):

  • Certification in Education Law (e.g., from a relevant bar association) is a plus


  • Legal research and analysis.
  • Education law expertise.
  • Contract drafting and review.
  • Negotiation and mediation skills.
  • Client counseling and communication.
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking.
  • Compliance and regulatory knowledge.
  • Teamwork and collaboration.

This firm works with many of California's educational institutions and related agencies. They are relatively new, founded less than a decade ago. They now have over 60 attorneys thoughout the state of California.

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