Being a truly multicultural state, and being one of the biggest centers of games and movie production in the world, California attracts intelligent and creative people from all walks of life. Naturally, California law jobs come in all sizes and shapes. From jobs in the entertainment industry to oil and gas, there’s never a dearth of work for those who are willing to find a career.
A quick search for California legal jobs on any day will show you a huge number of job opportunities in the corporate world and in law firms.
A typical search results page on legal jobs in California would read somewhat like the following: Contracts Manager needed; Looking for Campus Counsel; Associate Litigation Attorney; Need Attorney Mediator at Family Court; Position open for Assistant Counsel; Looking for Commercial and Product Counsel… and so on.
Many big law firms like Latham & Watkins and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and O’Melveny & Myers, and Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, have their headquarters in California.
However, being the most populous state in the USA, California also has cutthroat competition. While for legal jobs, California might be close to a heaven, it’s not easy to land California legal jobs unless you are sharp, smart, and hard-working.
If you think that getting law jobs is difficult because there’s almost 1 lawyer in every 250 persons in USA, keep in mind that when it comes to California, one out of every eight Americans live in the state. And while there is always a shortage of talent, there’s never a shortage of less skilled lawyers.