Position Information:
The Superior Court of California, County of Orange is now accepting applications for:

$97,073.60 - $123,905.60

Benefit Highlights
  • Choice of five medical plans
  • $3,500 Optional Benefit Plan (OBP)
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) starting June 2023
  • Vacation and sick leave packages
  • 14 paid holidays per year
  • Defined-benefit retirement/pension plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Optional deferred compensation program (457 plan)

This recruitment is open to external candidates, internal OCSC employees, internal OCSC promotions, and internal OCSC lateral transfers. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future positions.

Telework/On-Site Opportunity
This position is eligible for a combination of telework and on-site work assignments. Telework must be completed from a pre-designated home-based location within the State of California and employees may be required to report on-site to address business needs.

Telework is at the sole discretion of the Court and may be rescinded with 48 hours' notice, based on needs of the Orange County Superior Court.

Deadline to Apply:
This recruitment will be open on a continuous basis; however, the deadline for first round consideration is Friday, June 09, 2023. Please note that this recruitment will remain open until the needs of the Court have been met and may close at any time.

Examples of Duties:
The Position and Duties
Under general supervision, Attorney/Assistant Facilitators provide legal information to eligible self-represented litigants in Superior Court in accordance with applicable statutes, regulations, and court policies. Positions in this class do not establish an attorney-client relationship or represent a party in court. Note: These are limited term positions with no established end date.

This list is representative of duties that may be performed, but is not all-inclusive of duties that may be required:
  • Provides a variety of services on family law, civil, probate, traffic and criminal post-conviction matters to self-represented litigants in Superior Court, consistent with applicable statutes and court policy.
  • Designs and conducts clinics/classes for self-represented litigants in Superior Court for the purpose of enabling the litigants to represent themselves in court.
  • Reviews technical accuracy the work performed by paralegals and other staff.
  • Regularly monitors performance of staff and provides coaching for performance empowerment. May supervise a small group of Self-Help Center staff or coordinate volunteers.
  • Develops educational materials to litigants concerning legal processes.
  • Assess case type and legal issues, distributes necessary court forms, provides legal procedural guidance and information, to ensure completeness of legal forms.
  • Uses specialized software programs.
  • Provides information and assistance on court processes and procedures.
  • Assists in developing new projects.
  • Identifies and makes referrals to community resources in program areas such as family law, child support, small claims, traffic and minor offenses, and other matters as appropriate.
  • Assist in the daily operation of the Center.
  • May be assigned to work at various Justice Centers.

To view the full job description, click on the following link:
Attorney/Assistant Facilitator

Minimum Qualifications:
Experience: At least one year post-Bar experience in the practice of family, civil and/or probate law, including the mediation of legal disputes - OR - two years of post-Bar experience as a research attorney in the area of family, civil and/or probate law. At least 2 to 3 years of experience is preferred.

License Required: Active member of the State Bar of California.

Desirable Skills, Abilities and Experience:
  • Experience working with low to moderate income litigants.
  • 3 years experience with family law, child support, civil and/or probate cases
  • 2 years experience supervising professional level staff.
  • Familiarity with form preparation software programs and Dissomaster.
  • Experience working with self-represented litigants in a Self-Help Center or with a legal services provider.
  • Adaptability to work at various Justice Centers as assigned.
  • Spanish/English or Vietnamese/English bilingual skills.
  • Is customer service oriented with strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment assisting high volume number of self-represented litigants.
  • Ability to analyze and implement procedural changes in the law and requirements by court operations.
  • Ability to support the needs of Judicial Officers, both at the Centers or in the courtrooms.

Additional Information:
  • All applicants are required to submit a completed online application and supplemental questionnaire. To learn more about how to create an application, click HERE.
  • For tips on completing/updating your application, refer to our "Helpful Application Tips" guide by clicking HERE (Download PDF reader).
  • Résumés will not be accepted in lieu of the required application and supplemental questionnaire.
  • Human Resources will review applications to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications; therefore, it is to your benefit to include all current and previous related work experience.

Selection Process:
  • Step 1: Applications will be reviewed to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and/or desirables; those candidates will be referred to step 2 in the selection process.
  • Step 2: Candidates' supplemental question responses may be evaluated and ranked. Depending on the number of applications, assessments and/or screening interviews may be conducted. If any part of the assessment process consists of proctored, in-person tests, candidates will be required to appear in person regardless of where they reside. Note: Though candidates may live outside of the State of California while participating in a recruitment process, individuals must reside within the State to be eligible for Court employment.
  • Step 3: Those candidates who are successful in the review/assessment may be placed on the eligible list. Placement on the eligible list is not a guarantee of interview or employment.
  • All candidates will be notified via email of their status at each step of the process. Additional steps for the selection process will include a local background and reference check.

Reasonable Accommodations:
Orange County Superior Court provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, upon request. Please contact the Human Resources Department at if you feel that you will need a reasonable accommodation for any aspect of the selection process.

Eligible List
This recruitment will be used to establish an eligible list for current and future vacancies. The eligible list will remain active until the list is exhausted or a new recruitment opens.

Status Notifications
You will be notified by email during the process of this recruitment through Please check your email spam/junk folders and accept emails ending with and If your information changes, please update your profile at

Superior Court of California, County of Orange participates in the eVerify program.

For questions on this recruitment, please contact Monica Budd at For general employment information, please click HERE.

An Equal Opportunity Employe