Workers' Compensation Attorney II/III/IV

$91,644 - $172,972 yearly
  • San Bernardino County
  • May 04, 2022
Full time Government Legal

Job Description

Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. 
Priority Review Deadline:  May 20,  2022

The County Counsel's Office is recruiting for a Workers' Compensation Attorneys. This position will analyze complex legal and factual issues; conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research; prepare pleadings including applications, answers and responsive pleadings; draft proposed compromise and release agreements, stipulations with request for awards, and AME/PQME letters; prepare trial briefs and appeals including petitions for reconsideration and writs; take depositions of applicants and cross-examinations of physicians; prepare strategies for resolution with little or no supervision; prepare for hearings including trial, cross-examination, trial exhibits and witnesses with little or no supervision; communicate with the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, witnesses and opposing counsel and maintain a large caseload with little or no supervision. Attorneys may have the opportunity to work a flexible schedule after six months of employment, which may include a 9/80 schedule and/or partial remote work option. 

*Official Title: Deputy County Counsel II/III/IV.

San Bernardino County Counsel employees may be eligible for student loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. For more details/application information, click here.

Initial Appointment

Your application will be reviewed for eligibility for all levels within the Deputy County Counsel Series. Job offers for the initial appointment may be made at any level based on qualifications and department needs. Candidates advance within the series in accordance with criteria established in the Exempt Compensation Ordinance (Download PDF reader) (see page 77).

Please Note: Salary posted is the range for the series. Please see job description and salary for each level below:

Deputy County Counsel II
($91,644 - $121,680 Annually)

Deputy County Counsel III
($108,097 - $143,748 annually)

Deputy County Counsel IV
($124,550 - $172,972 annually)
Minimum Requirements

License: Active membership in the California Bar Association.


Workers' Compensation Attorney II: Twelve (12) months of experience as a workers' compensation attorney.

Workers' Compensation Attorney III: Thirty (30) months of experience as a workers' compensation attorney.

Workers' Compensation Attorney IV: Forty-eight (48) months of experience as a workers' compensation attorney.

Priority Review Deadline:  May 20,  2022