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Job Title: Staff Attorney

Reports To: Staff Vice President

Group: Member Legal

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS ® is seeking a Staff Attorney to join our Member Legal team. The Staff Attorney is a position dedicated to the delivery of legal services and legal information to real estate licensee members of C.A.R.  Primary responsibility is to provide legal advice and counsel to the Association and its members.


  • Provide legal advice and counsel in response to member written and telephone inquiries.
  • Provide legal articles and other legal materials for the C.A.R. magazine.
  • Fulfills legal research project assignments.
  • Provides legal outreach presentations.
  • Assists C.A.R. Realtor/Consumer Protection, Standard Forms, Insurance, Finance and Tax Committees on the State level.
  • Database research and word processing


  •  JD from ABA Approved law school
  • Current member of California State Bar
  • 3 years as practicing attorney

Skills Required:

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment confidently and quickly.
  • Ability to take responsibility and perform a variety of general business and trade association law tasks.
  • Problem solving and good legal reasoning skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced level in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and outstanding customer service orientation.
  • Ability to function effectively in a variety of challenging situations and circumstances, including difficult project deadlines, demanding customers, tight budgets, and evolving goals and objectives.
  • Ability to work effectively with co-workers, customers and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner.
  • Excellent work ethic and attendance.
  • Consistency in giving feedback regarding work progress, timetable and issues.

Leading the Way...™ isn't just a slogan at the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.)  As one of the largest state trade organizations in the United States, C.A.R. provides members with tools to help complete transactions, information to keep them nimble in the marketplace and a strong clear voice on the government steps in Sacramento. How do we do it? We start by hiring friendly, talented people committed to working toward those common goals.

Headquartered in sunny Los Angeles, C.A.R. offers business casual wear, an on-site exercise room, a health and wellness program including lunch and learns with guest speakers, a FitBit® program, and collaborative working areas.

What else?

Medical, dental, vision, vitamin reimbursement, 401(k), pension, 11 paid holidays, and more.

C.A.R. staff stand by a set of core values that make us the best in the business. Take a look for yourself and see what we are all about

For consideration - qualified applicants only please - submit cover letter and resume (in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format) to [email protected].

C.A.R. and/or its subsidiaries and agents will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance

Sorry! Due to the heavy volume of resumes we receive, only candidates being considered will be contacted directly. We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

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