National Association of State Retirement Administrators

Position Information

JC-424550 - Attorney

Anticipated Interview Dates: In person interviews are anticipated to be held between May 13-17, 2024.

Telework Information:. This position is eligible for hybrid work schedule, with up to two days of remote work and three days or more onsite, per week.

The Legal Office is currently seeking an Attorney to perform professional legal work to support the Legal Office.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Initiates and represents CalPERS in administrative and court proceedings.
  • Prepares cases by identifying and interviewing witnesses; securing and evaluating evidence; preparing arguments; law and motion, mediation, organizing case presentations and conducting trials. 
  • Makes strategic decisions and substantive recommendations to program team members. 
  • Appears on behalf of CalPERS at administrative hearings and in court, and before other administrative bodies.
  • Timely prepares agenda items for the administrative cases being heard by the Board of Administration (Board). Argues CalPERS’ recommendations on administrative cases when heard on the record by the Board during Full Board Hearings.
  • Keeps clients informed of the status of all cases and confers with and advises clients on substantive matters. Keeps the Assistant Chief Counsel, Deputy General Counsel and General Counsel informed on the status of all significant cases.
Position: JC-424550 - Attorney
Organization: California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)
Location: Sacramento,  CA 
United States
Salary: $7,737 - $11,173 per Month
Posting Start Date: 4/2/2024
Date Posted: 4/2/2024

Minimum Qualifications

All Attorney Levels

All classifications require active membership in The California State Bar. (Applicants who are not members of The California State Bar but who are eligible to take the California State Bar examination or are in their final year of law school will be admitted to the examination but will not be considered eligible for appointment until they are admitted to The State Bar.).

Applicants who are six months from meeting the required legal experience will be admitted to the examination, but must meet the total required years of experience prior to appointment. 

Membership in The California State Bar.

Status: This listing expires on: 6/1/2024
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Organization Information
California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)
P.O. Box 942718

Sacramento,  CA 94229-2718
United States
(916) 795-2444
CalPERS HRSD Selection Services