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The Murphy Austin Difference

With us, it’s personal. At Murphy Austin, we place the highest value on meaningful client relationships. We believe that the relationship and the level of trust you have with your attorneys makes a radical difference in the highly personalized service you can expect from us. Read more.

Current Opportunities

Murphy Austin is one of the top firms in Sacramento and one of the firms people look to first when searching for employment.

Litigation Associate

The Construction Law Team at Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP, located in Sacramento and one of the premier construction litigation practices in California, works on significant and complex contract-based construction litigation matters throughout California. We are looking for an associate attorney to join our team with 3-7 years of civil litigation experience and a proven record of high academic achievement. He or she will also have a strong understanding of client customer service, a commitment to meeting client expectations and deadlines with high-quality work product, and enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment. Excellent interpersonal skills and outstanding writing and analytical skills are required for this position.  The candidate must also have substantial experience drafting pleadings, drafting and responding to discovery, legal research and motion practice.  Construction law experience is desired, but not essential. 

Murphy Austin offers a competitive salary and benefits package, an associate bonus package, a professional development program, and a mentoring program. We request that exceptionally well- qualified candidates send a resume, a law school transcript, and writing sample(s) that demonstrate your writing to: Joelle Stone at

Trust and Estate Planning Attorney

The estate planning group at Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP, located in Downtown Sacramento, works on interesting, meaningful and complex trust, estate and gift tax matters.  We are looking for one or more experienced associate or partner-level attorneys to join our group.  The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in the field and a record of high academic achievement and be licensed with the California Bar.  Probate court experience is a plus. Any candidate is expected to have aspirations of, and an aptitude for, building a book of business.  A partner-level candidate would be expected to have a meaningful and portable client base.

We are looking for logical thinking, project oriented lawyers to assist in matters from beginning to end.  Excellent interpersonal, writing and analytical skills are required for the position, and a strong candidate will understand client service and our commitment to meeting expectations and deadlines with high-quality work product.  The attorney can expect to work with and alongside partners, associates and paralegals in a team environment.

The candidate should be capable of drafting wills, trusts, estate plans and similar documents with no more than minimal to moderate supervision (depending on the complexity of the project).  They should also be capable of managing staff and interacting directly with clients.  Tax or accounting knowledge outside the basics of estate planning are not required, but certainly a plus.

Murphy Austin offers a competitive salary and benefits package (health, vision, profit sharing, etc.), an associate bonus plan, a professional development program, a mentoring program and a full-time Marketing Director to help you achieve your business development goals.  Exceptionally well-qualified candidates should send a resume, a law school transcript to

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Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP
J. Scott Alexander, Managing Partner

555 Capitol Mall, Suite 850
Sacramento, CA 95814


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