Workers' Compensation Attorney II/III/IV

$98,155 - $189,924 yearly
  • San Bernardino County
  • San Bernardino, CA, USA
  • Apr 29, 2023
Full time Legal

Job Description

Newly hired employees from this recruitment may be eligible to receive bonus payments up to $3,000!* 

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. 

Apply by 5/17/23 for Priority Review!

The County Counsel's Office is recruiting for a Workers' Compensation Attorneys. These positions perform the following duties:
  • 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. 

3% Annual Across the Board Salary Increases in February 24/25
Bi-annual step increases of 2.5% up to Top Step of Applicable Salary Range 
(Salary increases contingent upon Property Related Revenue and/or statewide Proposition 172 Sales Tax Collections performance.)

New Top Step effective 7/15/23 for Deputy County Counsel IV 
(approximately 2.5% increase above the top step at time it is effective)

Deputy County Counsel II
($98,155 - $130,353 annually)
Deputy County Counsel III
($115,79 - $153,982 annually)

Deputy County Counsel IV
($133,432 - $189,924 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.

For more details, please review the announcement at Application can be made on-line – Opens 4/29/23. (909) 387-8304 - EEO/ADA