Land Use Associate Attorney Job in Monterey, CA Near Me - 315417 |

Land Use Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location California - Monterey

Job ID KHP7315417

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Environmental and Land Use - General

2024-02-29 00:38:44

A law firm in Monterey, CA, is seeking a Land Use Associate Attorney with a minimum of 3 years of legal experience, preferably in the areas of land use and real estate law. The selected candidate will be responsible for handling matters related to easements, water rights, city/county permitting, the Coastal Act, CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act), land use litigation, and writs. Strong legal writing, research, and communication skills are essential for this role, and the candidate should be able to work both independently and as part of a legal team.


  • Handle legal matters related to land use, real estate, easements, and water rights.
  • Manage city and county permitting processes for real estate developments.
  • Navigate and apply the Coastal Act and CEQA requirements in land use cases.
  • Represent clients in land use litigation, including writs and related proceedings.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to support cases and develop strategies.
  • Draft, review, and file legal documents and pleadings.
  • Communicate and collaborate with clients and legal teams.


  • A minimum of 3 years of legal experience, with a focus on land use and real estate law.
  • Proficiency in handling easements, water rights, permitting, the Coastal Act, CEQA, and land use litigation.
  • Strong legal writing, research, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a legal team.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.


  • In-depth knowledge of land use and real estate law.
  • Legal research and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in legal work.

Founded in the early 1950s, this law firm is based in California. The firm has over 20 attorneys possessing a wide range of expertise in a variety of disciplines like business & real estate, casualty, civil litigation, construction, employment, land use & water, mediation & arbitration, personal injury, probate & estate, product liability, professional malpractice, public entity and tax law. This allows for a collaborative approach where the firm can help meet its clients goals.

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