Job Openings

Yoka & Smith accepts resumes from candidates on a continuous basis. Please feel free to email your resume, references and career objectives to the firm administrator at


Associate Attorney

We are seeking an experienced associate attorney with 5 to 8 years of civil litigation experience in the defense of products liability, transactional litigation and general tort actions for its downtown Los Angeles office. Applicants must be prepared to assume an active case load including propounding and responding to discovery, taking and defending depositions, drafting and appearing for law and motion, trial work and client reporting. We are seeking attorneys with exceptional problem solving skills and work ethic. We provide competitive salary and benefits. Please send resume and professional references to

Litigation Paralegal

We are seeking a civil litigation paralegal with 2+ years of experience for our DTLA office. Responsibilities include initial drafting, formatting and proofreading legal documents and correspondence, creating chronologies and timelines, performing legal research, scheduling depositions, summarizing deposition transcripts, coordinating discovery requests and responses, assembling briefs and exhibits for depositions, mediations and trials, calendaring and other tasks as assigned. Solid work ethic, interpersonal and problem solving skills required. Understanding of federal, state and local rules. We provide a competitive salary and benefits package. Please send resume and professional references to

Law Clerk

We are seeking a second or third year law student to work part-time in our Los Angeles office. Excellent research, writing and communication skills required. This is a exceptional opportunity to jump-start your career by working closely with and learning from successful, experienced defense attorneys. Please provide a full resume, writing sample, and professional references to

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