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Merritt & Merritt, Corporate/Securities/IP Paralegal

Boutique law firm with offices in Burlington, VT and Manchester, NH seeks an experienced, personable and intelligent individual to fill full-time paralegal position based at the Firm’s offices overlooking Lake Champlain in Burlington, VT.   Tasks include organization of business entities, maintaining corporate records and making related filings, patent, trademark and copyright filings and calendaring, and generally assisting the Firm’s lawyers with mergers, acquisitions, equity offerings, other business transactions as well as intellectual property matters.      

Candidates for this position preferably have a 4 year bachelor’s degree and prior work experience.  Successful candidates must have a strong work ethic, be well organized, detail oriented, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.  Prior paralegal experience (preferably corporate) is a plus but is not required.  Candidates must be proficient with Microsoft Office (e.g. Outlook, Word and Excel). 

Please send resume and references to Linda K. Dissinger, Practice Development Manager, Merritt & Merritt at ldissinger@merritt-merritt.com

(posted 6/30/2020)


Bergeron, Paradis & Fitzpatrick is seeking a full or part-time legal assistant. The position requires a working knowledge of real estate transactional work, excellent computer skills and the ability to work independently and with attention to detail. Please send resumes to the attention of Robin Beane, PO Box 174, Essex Jct., VT 05453, or email to rbeane@bpflegal.com

(posted 6/26/2020)


Senior Corporate Associate

Boutique corporate law firm located on the Burlington, Vermont waterfront seeks an experienced, personable & intelligent individual to fill full-time senior corporate associate position.  Tasks will include assisting clients to structure, negotiate and close sophisticated corporate transactions, including debt and equity financing transactions, mergers & acquisitions and other similar business transactions.      

Candidates for this position must have a JD degree and have at least two years of prior private practice work experience with corporate transactions.  Ideally, candidates will possess extensive experience working on private placement transactions and/or mergers & acquisitions.  Successful candidates must have a strong work ethic, be well organized, detail-oriented, and possess excellent contract drafting skills and general knowledge of securities laws.    

Please send resume and references to Linda Dissinger at ldissinger@merritt-merritt.com.

(posted 6/24/2020)
 


 

Temporary Positions:

Legal Helpline Community Advocate / Paralegal

Staff Attorney

Vermont Legal Aid and Legal Services Vermont seek to hire several temporary, full-time positions for Staff Attorneys and/or Legal Helpline Community Advocates/Paralegals. We are adding several advocates to our staff to meet the community’s need for legal help resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are equal opportunity employers committed to building a diverse and culturally competent staff to serve our increasingly diverse client community. Applicants are encouraged to share in their cover letter how you can further this goal.

We are seeking staff to fill positions in the following areas:

  • Housing, Eviction Defense, and Homelessness Prevention (staff attorney position)

  • General Poverty Law including unemployment compensation, public benefits, consumer law, and family law (staff attorney position)

  • Providing information, referral, and legal assistance on our Helpline (community advocate or staff attorney position)

Temporary hires will be placed within either Vermont Legal Aid or Legal Services Vermont.    All positions will be on a temporary contract through December 2020, with duration depending on the availability of funding.

We are looking for candidates with the ability to communicate in a diverse range of professional, cultural, and community contexts, strong writing skills, the ability to handle a large caseload, a demonstrated commitment to community engagement and social justice advocacy, and a collaborative work style. 

Staff may be asked to work remotely due to the pandemic, however the positions will be based out of one of our offices, which are located in Burlington, Montpelier, Rutland, St. Johnsbury, and Springfield. Some in-state travel may be required.

Starting (annualized) salary is $51,893 for an attorney, $37,902 for a community advocate/paralegal, with salary credit given for relevant prior work experience. Four weeks paid vacation (prorated for length of contract), retirement, and excellent health benefits.  Attorney applicants should be licensed to practice law in Vermont. 

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Your application should include a cover letter and resume, sent as a single PDF, and indicate your interest in one or more of the work areas above.  Send your application by e-mail to Betsy Whyte at bwhyte@vtlegalaid.org with the subject line “COVID Response Hiring.”  Please let us know how you heard about this position.

(posted 6/22/2020)

 


Associate

Small defense firm based in Boston, MA seeks independent associate for Vermont defense practice, civil litigation experience, workers’ compensation experience preferred. The candidate should be organized, self-motivated and proactive in handling a reasonable caseload. Excellent salary.

Please send resume and writing sample to Ed McGourty at mcgourty@m2esq.com.

Job Type: Contract 

(posted 6/15/20)


 

Boxer Blake & Moore PLLC, a regional law firm headquartered in Springfield, Vermont, seeks an attorney to join its civil litigation practice.  The position requires prior relevant experience and/or exemplary academic credentials, demonstrated research and writing ability, and strong recommendations.   Current license to practice law in Vermont or genuine intention and ability to become licensed in Vermont at earliest opportunity are required. 

Kindly respond to Boxer Blake & Moore PLLC, c/o Denise M. Smith, P.O. Box 948, Springfield, VT 05156-0948 or via email to dmsmith@boxerblake.com – please use Attorney Search in subject line.

(posted 6/15/20)


 

University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, seeks a Compliance and Privacy Manager.

Position Summary:

The UVM Health Network Compliance and Privacy Manager assists the Network Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer in implementing the UVM Health Network compliance and privacy programs. The Compliance and Privacy Manager does this by: (i) serving as an organization-wide resource for and authority on issues related to health information privacy, (ii) developing and providing training for new employees and on-going education of all employees relating to compliance and privacy matters; (iii) assisting the Compliance and Privacy Officer and the General Counsel’s office with health care regulatory matters, such as those related to fraud and abuse, anti-kickback and Stark law issues; (iv) identifying compliance and privacy related risk areas and conducting audits of such risk areas, and making recommendations based upon audit findings; (v) keeping current on all applicable legal and regulatory requirements; (vi) reviewing and developing departmental and organizational policies that promote compliance with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements; and (vii) engaging in special investigations in response to external requests for records and audits.

Education:
A JD degree is required; Certification in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC) or as a Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) desired.

Experience:
Three or more years of experience desired, particularly with analyzing health care regulatory requirements and translating then into policy or recommendations for operations; familiarity with health care fraud and abuse laws including Stark, Anti-kickback and the False Claims Act, familiarity with privacy laws applicable to the healthcare industry, including HIPAA, HITECH, and 42 CFR Part 2; Experience with managing breaches of PHI, including investigation, patient notification and breach reporting; experience counseling operations on setting up and participation in health information exchanges and other data sharing initiatives; experience with data privacy in connection with research.
To apply, please use our online application system: https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/Pages/Health-Careers/JobPostings/JobDetailsViewWD.aspx?qid=R0023335&Title=Compliance%20and%20Privacy%20Manager


We offer a comprehensive benefits package. We proudly offer a non-smoking work environment. The UVM Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protective veteran status.

(posted 6/9/2020)


Hard working, detail oriented litigation paralegal sought for busy law firm in Burlington Vermont. Salary based upon experience. Wide array of benefits available. Please contact Keith Kasper at McCormick Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Burchard P.C. kjk@mc-fitz.com

(posted 6/4/2020)


United States Magistrate Judge

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a fulltime United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Vermont upon the retirement of the incumbent in February of 2021. The duty station for the magistrate judge position is located in Burlington. The Public Notice of Vacancy for the Appointment of a United States Magistrate Judge and the application form are available on the court’s website at:

https://www.vtd.uscourts.gov/position-announcements

An EOE

(posted 5/28/20)

 


Associate Attorney – Business

Burlington, Vermont based Paul Frank + Collins seeks an enthusiastic associate lawyer with at least two years of experience to work with our Business Services practice group to assist with securities, mergers and acquisition and municipal financing work. PF+C’s business lawyers provide legal services to a diverse range of clients across a variety of industries and geographical footprints.  We help our clients solve complex problems at all stages of the lives of their businesses, from formation through to transition of ownership. We seek a stellar, motivated and flexible candidate to join our team supporting domestic clients and providing U.S. legal services to clients based in Canada and other countries. 

Excellent academic credentials, analytical abilities, and verbal and written communication skills are required.  Candidates must have a serious interest and commitment to living and working in the wonderful state of Vermont.  

PF+C serves its clients throughout North America from its Burlington, Vermont office. The firm offers all of the resources and opportunities of a large, international law firm while fostering a local, collegial, and collaborative work culture. We provide a competitive salary commensurate with experience, and excellent benefits in a sophisticated and exciting legal environment. 

To apply, visit https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Apply/150127/Paul-Frank-Collins-PC/Associate-Attorney-Business

Or please send cover letter, resumé, and law school transcript to:

Rebecca B. Guenther, PHR, SHRM-CP

Firm Manager

Paul Frank + Collins P.C.
P.O. Box 1307
Burlington, Vermont 05402-1307
USA
rguenther@pfclaw.om

(posted 5/21/20)


Stackpole & French Law Offices, a busy Vermont law firm with offices in Stowe, Jeffersonville, and Richmond, seeks a real estate and general practice associate attorney to join our team. 

The right candidate should have at least two years of transactional real estate experience and some additional experience in one or more general practice areas such as land use, probate, estate planning and trusts, corporate and small business matters, municipal law, or litigation. 

Candidates must be graduates of an accredited law school and admitted or eligible for admission to the Vermont bar.  Candidates should be very self-directed and self-motivated, have well-developed interpersonal communication and writing skills, and be flexible to work as part of a team to serve the needs of a diverse range of clients. 

This position will split time between the firm’s Stowe and Jeffersonville offices.  This is a great opportunity to work fairly autonomously, but with the support of a well-established firm. 

Please email or mail resume to Katie Reen.  No phone calls please.

Katie Reen
Stackpole & French Law Offices
P.O. Box 819
Stowe, Vermont 05672
kreen@stackpolefrench.com
www.stackpolefrench.com

(posted 5/5/19)

 


The US Small Business Administration has an urgent need for Attorneys/Paralegals to review and close SBA Disaster Loans.  Real Estate experience is a plus. Individuals waiting on bar results may apply. Attorneys must present a current bar card but may be licensed in any state. Please apply below:

Paralegal Specialist
GS-0950-09/11; Full time (Temp)
Office of Disaster Assistance (ODA); Processing Disbursement Center (PDC); Fort Worth, TX;
Open to United States Citizens

Attorney Advisor (Gen)
(Supersedes previous announcement, EXC-20-057-PDC-10755112, to amend duty location)
GS-0301-09/11; Full time (Temp)
Office of Disaster Assistance (ODA); Processing and Disbursement Center (PDC); Duty Station Negotiable.
Open to United States Citizens

Legal Assistant
GS-0986-06/07; Full time (Temp)
Office of Disaster Assistance (ODA); Processing Disbursement Center (PDC); Fort Worth, TX;
Open to United States Citizens

(posted 5/4/20)


Litigation Attorney | Lebanon, NH

Downs Rachlin Martin — one of Northern New England’s largest law firms – has an exciting opportunity for a litigation attorney in its Lebanon office. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience litigating in New Hampshire courts and an interest in sophisticated commercial litigation, including but not limited to trust and estates litigation and creditors’ rights litigation.

DRM is committed to investing in our attorneys’ professional growth and development. We offer excellent mentorship and training, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package, including industry-leading paid parental leave and two generous retirement plans. Apply HERE

(posted 5/5/20)


Senior Corporate/Commercial Attorney | Burlington, VT

Downs Rachlin Martin – Northern New England’s largest business law firm - has a significant opportunity for a corporate/commercial attorney to practice within its dynamic business law group in its Burlington, Vermont office. The ideal candidate will have over six (6) years of relevant experience working with colleagues and clients on matters involving venture capital transactions (entity formation, seed financings, capitalization tables, portfolio management), mergers and acquisitions (asset and stock purchases, mergers, due diligence) and debt and equity financings (mortgages, Uniform Commercial Code, promissory notes and loan agreements). The firm’s business law group is engaged in a wide variety of transactions locally, nationally and internationally. The ideal candidate will have a partial book of business, and be eager to develop new client relationships. The ideal candidate will become part of a team of attorneys committed to delivering top-quality service to growing and successful businesses.

DRM is committed to investing in our attorneys’ professional growth and development. We offer excellent mentorship and training, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package, including industry-leading paid parental leave and two generous retirement plans. Apply HERE

(posted 5/4/20)