Water Law Associate Attorney via LinkedIn

Young Wooldridge LLP

Bakersfield, CA, US

Established law firm in Bakersfield is seeking an Associate Attorney with approximately 2-5 years of litigation and/or transactional experience to join one of Kern County’s largest Water and Special Districts departments. Water Law or Public Agency Law experience is preferable but not required; willing to train the right candidate.

The position’s primary focus will be working with a team of several other attorneys specializing in water resource and related matters, including matters that involve water rights, contract, property, public agency, and environmental law issues. Applicants must possess strong advocacy, writing, and verbal skills and have case management experience.

Salary commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits package. Qualified applicants should send their cover letter and resume to Allison Stokes at [email protected]

What’s New In Bakersfield?

  1. National Association of Realtors (NAR) identifies Bakersfield as one of the best purchase markets for millennial homebuyers.
  2. The top 10 metro areas selected by NAR were chosen for their above-average share of current millennial residents and recent moves, favorable employment opportunities and relatively low qualifying incomes needed to purchase a home.
  3. While Bakersfield is between San Francisco and Los Angeles, many millennials live (28%) and move (67%) in this area. Since the area is more affordable than most other metro areas in California, some of the Los Angeles workforce opts to reside in Bakersfield.
  4. On average, millennials who moved to Bakersfield recently can afford to purchase nearly 15% of homes currently listed for sale, compared to 4% in Los Angeles.

Source: Most Popular Areas for Millennials: Where They Move and Stay (2019, April 25) Retrieved from https://www.nar.realtor/newsroom/affordability-in-the-top-10-most-popular-markets-for-millennials-according-to-nar