Employment Opportunities

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office is proud to offer great opportunities for our employees in one of the nation's leading prosecutorial offices.

We have opportunities for attorneys, inspectors, as well as a variety of support staff in our nine offices around the Alameda County, serving a population of more than 1.5 million people.

Consistently, we attract well-qualified candidates who seek to join our office and make a difference in the lives of the community we serve. What we look for in our staff is flexibility, the ability to think innovatively, as well as to be able to work both independently and in a team.

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office is an equal opportunity employer

Current Vacancies

Deputy District Attorney

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office is offering a rewarding and challenging career opportunity to experienced legal professionals as a Deputy District Attorney.

At the Alameda County District Attorney's Office, we review and prosecute criminal violations committed in Alameda County, bring criminal and civil actions for environmental, consumer and other violations, protect and uphold the rights of victims, and serve our community in various innovative ways. All of our work is guided by the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct.

Candidates must have earned a Juris Doctor Degree and have a current active license issued by the State Bar of California.

The ideal candidates will be able to highlight and discuss their prior trial experience as a prosecutor.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. Candidates with fewer than three years of experience as a practicing attorney should also submit a law school transcript. The deadline for submission of materials is July 30, 2021.

Materials may be submitted to:
Michael Nieto
Assistant District Attorney
Director of Recruitment & Development
Alameda County District Attorney’s Office
661 Washington Street, Suite 225
Oakland, CA 94607

Alameda County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.

Disaster Service Workers: All employees of the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office are designated Disaster Service Workers (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


The District Attorney Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender or physical ability are encouraged to apply.