Department of General Services

Are you ready to make a difference in your life and the lives of your fellow Californians? If so, consider joining Department of General Services as an Administrative Law Judge in the Los Angeles field office. As an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) for the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH), you will serve your state as an impartial judge presiding over Special Education Hearings. Join the mission to “Provide a neutral forum for fair and independent resolution of administrative matters, ensuring due process and respecting the dignity of all.”

The Office of Administrative Hearings is seeking an exceptional leader who will be responsible for presiding over Special Education hearings, prehearing conferences, conducts mediations, and other matters as assigned. The ALJ adjudicates cases arising under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and California Education Code, while following the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), relevant legal standards, and OAH policies and procedures.

To be considered for this position, you must take and pass the Administrative Law Judge exam. To access the exam, please visit:


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We hope you take the time to consider this opportunity and to join the OAH team!

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