Sacramento Region Diversity Career Fair

SAVE THE DATE for the 2023 Sacramento
Region Diversity Career Fair – September 2023

The Sacramento Region Diversity Career Fair was presented on February 26, 2022 by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California, the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, the University of California, Davis School of Law, and the Federal Bar Association Sacramento Chapter. The Diversity Career Fair was co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento (ABAS), Cruz Reynoso Bar Association, Leonard M. Friedman Bar Association, Sacramento Filipino American Lawyers Association (SacFALA), South Asian Bar Association (SABA), SacLegal Sacramento’s LGBTQ+ Bar Association, Wiley Manuel Bar Association (WMBA), Women Lawyers of Sacramento (WLS), and the Sacramento County Bar Association (SCBA). Additional sponsors are identified below.

Participating employers represented the wide breadth of legal practice in the Sacramento region from the state and federal courts, law firms of every size and practice area, to government agencies at the city, county, state, and federal level. The following employers and organizations participated in the Sacramento Region Diversity Career Fair:

American Board of Trial Advocates, Sacramento Valley Chapter
Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento
Boutin Jones Inc.
California Air Resources Board
California Court of Appeal, Third District Court of Appeal
California Department of Aging
California Department of Social Services, Legal Division
California Department of Water Resources
California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General
California Energy Commission
Capital Pro Bono
Children’s Law Center of California
Colantuono, Highsmith & Whatley, PC
Cook Brown LLP
Cruz Reynoso Bar Association
Desmond, Nolan, Livaich & Cunningham
Downey Brand LLP
Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP
Federal Bar Association
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Federal Defender Office, E.D. Cal.
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP
Hefner Law
Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC
King & Spalding LLP
Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard
Law Office of Bowman and Associates
Leonard M. Friedman Bar Association
Matheny Sears Linkert & Jaime, LLP
Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society
Office of Tax Appeal
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Reynolds Tilbury Woodward LLP
SacLegal Sacramento’s LGBTQ+ Bar Association
Sacramento City Attorney’s Office
Sacramento County Bar Association
Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office
Sacramento Filipino American Lawyers Association
San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office
South Asian Bar Association
Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento
U.S. Attorney’s Office, E.D. Cal.
U.S. District Court, E.D. Cal.
U.S. Marine Corps Officer Selection Office, Sacramento
Van Dermyden Makus Law Corporation
Wiley Manuel Bar Association
Wilke Fleury LLP
Women Lawyers of Sacramento

Our Diversity Career Fair was the first of its kind in the Eastern District of California with an online platform for employers to post legal jobs and attorney and law student applicants to submit resumes. Our Diversity Career Fair also included in-person programs: a panel discussion about practicing law as a diverse attorney featuring U.S. District Judge Troy Nunley, Sacramento Superior Court Judge Shama Mesiwala, Lexi Howard, Of Counsel at Murphy Austin, and Laura Neacato, former Eastern District of California law clerk; a job fair where attorneys and law students were able to meet a employers in-person; and a reception.

Thank you to the sponsors of the Sacramento Region Diversity Career Fair 2022:

    • Platinum Sponsors: American Board of Trial Advocates, Sacramento Valley Chapter (SV-ABOTA); Matheny Sears Linkert & Jaime; Wilke Fleury LLP
    • Gold Sponsors: Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC
    • Silver Sponsors: Boutin Jones Inc.; Desmond, Nolan, Livaich & Cunningham; Hefner Law; Sacramento County Bar Association
    • Bronze Sponsors: Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento (ABAS); Leonard M. Friedman Bar Association; Sacramento Filipino American Lawyers Association (SacFALA); SacLegal Sacramento’s LGBTQ+ Bar Association; Women Lawyers of Sacramento