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Vacancy Announcement: Deputy State’s Attorney

State of Vermont, Washington County State’s Attorney’s Office, Barre, VT

The Washington County State’s Attorney’s Office is hiring a Deputy State’s Attorney. A DSA represents the State’s Attorney’s Office in prosecuting criminal offenses within Washington County. Must possess excellent verbal and writing skills, and organizational skills to effectively manage a caseload and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment. This is an excellent opportunity for any attorney interested in criminal justice work and acquiring substantial experience in trial work. Candidate must possess excellent verbal and writing skills, and organizational skills to effectively manage a caseload and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment. Computer skills required. The position is full-time, but hours may be adjusted based upon yearly appropriations. The position is covered by the DSA Pay Plan with benefits that include annual and sick leave, state holidays, health insurance (80% employer paid), life insurance, dental after 6 months, LTD after one year.

A Deputy State’s Attorney exercises all the powers and duties of the State’s Attorney in prosecuting criminal offenses within the county. A DSA will handle their own caseload and may be required to assist other DSA’s with trial work. Must ensure timely data entry of cases as required by the Office and Department. Must collaborate with co-workers, law enforcement officers, partner and community agencies. DSA’s work to pursue best practices, innovative approaches and positive policies affecting the justice system. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

Ability to accurately interpret and apply state and federal statutes, rules and regulations; Ability to handle a high volume of work; 

Ability to work independently, exercise initiative, maintain confidentiality, ensure accuracy, and meet deadlines; Excellent skills in writing and oral communications; Ability to maintain self-composure under stressful situations; Ability to use Microsoft Office programs and case management system(s); Must establish effective working relationships and respectfully interact with all co-workers, supervisors, partner and community organizations, victims, and members of the public. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, and demonstrate empathy, emotional intelligence and maturity, particularly in dealing with victims of crime and other vulnerable populations.

Environmental Factors: Pressure from deadlines, workload, partners, defense counsel, judiciary, victims and other constituents may be expected. Work outside of the normal schedule occurs. Private means transportation must be available. Some lifting expected (case file boxes). 

Minimum Qualifications: J.D. degree and admission to the Vermont Bar. A candidate pending bar results or admission may be considered, but will be required to successfully pass the bar and admission in order to continue employment. Courtroom and jury trial experience desirable. Must have excellent verbal, writing and organizational skills to effectively manage a caseload and meet deadlines. 

The Vermont Department of State’s Attorneys and Sheriffs and the Washington County State’s Attorney’s Office is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, and providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or crime victim status. 

(posted 3/17/20)


Vacancy Announcement:  Deputy State’s Attorney

State of Vermont, Windsor County State’s Attorney’s Office, White River Junction, VT

The Windsor County State’s Attorney’s Office is hiring a Deputy State’s Attorney. A DSA represents the State’s Attorney’s Office in prosecuting criminal offenses within Windsor County. Must possess excellent verbal and writing skills, and organizational skills to effectively manage a caseload and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.     This is an excellent opportunity for any attorney interested in criminal justice work and acquiring substantial experience in trial work. Candidate must possess excellent verbal and writing skills, and organizational skills to effectively manage a caseload and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.  Computer skills required.   The position is full-time, but hours may be adjusted based upon yearly appropriations. The position is covered by the DSA Pay Plan with benefits that include annual and sick leave, state holidays, health insurance (80% employer paid), life insurance, dental after 6 months, LTD after one year.

A Deputy State’s Attorney exercises all the powers and duties of the State’s Attorney in prosecuting criminal offenses within the county.  A DSA will handle their own caseload and may be required to assist other DSA’s with trial work.  Must ensure timely data entry of cases as required by the Office and Department.  Must collaborate with co-workers, law enforcement officers, partner and community agencies.  DSA’s work to pursue best practices, innovative approaches and positive policies affecting the justice system.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to accurately interpret and apply state and federal statutes, rules and regulations; Ability to handle a high volume of work;

Ability to work independently, exercise initiative, maintain confidentiality, ensure accuracy, and meet deadlines; Excellent skills in writing and oral communications; Ability to maintain self-composure under stressful situations;  Ability to use Microsoft Office programs and case management system(s);  Must establish effective working relationships and respectfully interact with all co-workers, supervisors, partner and community organizations, victims, and members of the public.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills, and demonstrate empathy, emotional intelligence and maturity, particularly in dealing with victims of crime and other vulnerable populations.

Environmental Factors: Pressure from deadlines, workload, partners, defense counsel, judiciary, victims and other constituents may be expected. Work outside of the normal schedule occurs. Private means transportation must be available. Some lifting expected (case file boxes).

Minimum Qualifications: J.D. degree and admission to the Vermont Bar. A candidate pending bar results or admission may be considered, but will be required to successfully pass the bar and admission in order to continue employment. Courtroom and jury trial experience desirable. Must have excellent verbal, writing and organizational skills to effectively manage a caseload and meet deadlines. 

The Vermont Department of State’s Attorneys and Sheriffs and the Windsor County State’s Attorney’s Office is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, and providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or crime victim status.

**DO NOT APPLY ONLINE** Interested applicants must send a short cover letter, and an up-to-date resume that includes work-related references to: Windsor County State’s Attorney Ward Goodenough at ward.goodenough@vermont.gov; and to SAS Executive Assistant Ashley Perry at ashley.perry@vermont.gov.  DEADLINE for application: April 10, 2020.

(posted 3/17/20)

Schiller, Knapp, Lefkowitz & Hertzel is seeking an associate attorney in the area of bankruptcy and foreclosure for their Waitsfield, VT office.

About Us:

Schiller, Knapp, Lefkowitz & Hertzel, LLP is a well-established default service law firm with offices in New York, New Jersey and Vermont. We are committed to providing client-focused and customized legal services for all aspects of foreclosure, creditors' rights and real estate. We are looking for a team player who works well with colleagues and staff, someone who is selfmotivated and ready to thrive in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities

  •  Review loan documents and pleadings

  •  Draft correspondence and legal pleadings

  •  Identify and research issues of law and fact

  •  Review and cure title issues

  •  Coordinate with clients and support staff to provide quality representation

  •  Appear in state and federal courts

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Juris Doctorate Degree and be admitted to practice in Vermont

  • 2-4 years prior experience

  • Experience in the fields of Foreclosure, Title and/or Real Estate

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to complete assignments by deadline

Benefits

SKLH offers competitive salary, working remotely, and benefits including paid time off, health / dental / vision plans, as well as team environment.

Schiller, Knapp, Lefkowitz & Hertzel, LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

 
(posted 3/12/20)

I have been a legal assistant in Brattleboro law offices for more than 25 years.  I was the longtime family law legal assistant to the late Angela Prodan.  I have worked in many areas of the law and I received my Paralegal Certificate from Keene State College in 2006.  I am currently seeking a position as a Legal Secretary/Paralegal in the Southern Vermont area.  I am proficient in multi-tasking, organizational skills and being able to work alone, as well as in a team setting.  If interested in a seasoned legal assistant, please contact me at lmpom@yahoo.com
 


Associate Attorney – Litigation and Employment

Burlington, Vermont based Paul Frank + Collins seeks an attorney to fill an integral role in busy and wide-ranging litigation and employment and labor practices. The ideal candidate has excellent academic credentials and two to four years of litigation experience including some courtroom and deposition experience. Exemplary applicants, including those completing judicial clerkships, without such experience will be considered.  

The candidate must have a strong and demonstrated ability to complete research when working under deadlines and to express legal concepts clearly. The candidate should also enjoy interacting verbally and in written communications with clients, client representatives, and opposing counsel. The candidate should be ready to manage discovery and other aspects of litigation as part of a team. The candidate must be admitted or eligible for admission to the Vermont Bar and open to becoming licensed in the states of Maine, Massachusetts, or New Hampshire.

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 the North America from its Burlington, Vermont office. The firm offers all 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 truly sophisticated and exciting legal environment. 

To apply, visit https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/e8a08dde-daa0-46a5-a3b5-01be9a2c6dcd/Paul-Frank-Collins-PC

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

Rebecca B. Guenther, SHRM-CP, PHR

Firm Manager
Paul Frank + Collins P.C.
P.O. Box 1307
Burlington, Vermont 05402-1307
USA

rguenther@pfclaw.com

PF+C is an Equal Opportunity Employer     

(posted 3/10/20)          


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

PF+C is an Equal Opportunity Employer     

(posted 3/10/20)


Legal/Office Assistant

Gravel & Shea PC, a prominent mid-size law firm in Burlington, Vermont seeks motivated legal/office assistant.  This is an entry level position for an organized and detail-oriented person who wishes to train as a legal assistant.

The ideal candidate must have advanced skills with Microsoft Office software, have excellent typing skills, attention to detail, strong writing skills, and the ability to answer phones and communicate with clients.  Prior legal and/or law firm experience a plus.

We offer a competitive salary, health insurance, 401(k) and Profit Sharing, and other benefits. For more information about Gravel & Shea PC, please visit www.gravelshea.com.

Please e-mail cover letter, résumé and references to: fmiller@gravelshea.com

Gravel & Shea PC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(posted 3/5/20)


Gravel & Shea PC, a prominent mid-size law firm in downtown Burlington, Vermont seeks paralegal for our litigation practice. Candidates must have the following skills: hard work ethic; willingness to adapt quickly to challenging and stimulating assignments; excellent writing and communication skills; fluency in Microsoft Office programs and adaptability to technology generally; good time management skills; and the flexibility to work with multiple supervisors. Qualified candidates must have at least a four-year undergraduate degree.  Prior legal and/or law firm experience is a plus.

We care most about top analytical, organizational and communication skills. We offer a competitive base salary, and comprehensive health insurance and other benefits.  For more information about Gravel and Shea, please visit www.gravelshea.com.

A qualified candidate should submit cover letter, résumé, references, and at least one writing sample to:

Email: fmiller@gravelshea.com
 

(posted 2/25/20)


Associate Attorney – Litigation and Employment

Burlington, Vermont based Paul Frank + Collins seeks an attorney to fill an integral role in busy and wide-ranging litigation and employment and labor practices. The ideal candidate has excellent academic credentials and two to four years of litigation experience including some courtroom and deposition experience. Exemplary applicants, including those completing judicial clerkships, without such experience will be considered.

The candidate must have a strong and demonstrated ability to complete research when working under deadlines and to express legal concepts clearly. The candidate should also enjoy interacting verbally and in written communications with clients, client representatives, and opposing counsel. The candidate should be ready to manage discovery and other aspects of litigation as part of a team. The candidate must be admitted or eligible for admission to the Vermont Bar and open to becoming licensed in the states of Maine, Massachusetts, or New Hampshire.

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 the North America from its Burlington, Vermont office. The firm offers all 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 truly sophisticated and exciting legal environment.

To apply, visit https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/e8a08dde-daa0-46a5-a3b5-  01be9a2c6dcd/Paul-Frank-Collins-PC

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

Rebecca B. Guenther, SHRM-CP, PHR Firm Manager
Paul Frank + Collins P.C.
P.O. Box 1307
Burlington, Vermont 05402-1307 USA
rguenther@pfclaw.com

PF+C is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(posted 2/24/20)


Theriault & Joslin, P.C. seeks an attorney to join its Montpelier litigation practice which focuses on the defense of medical malpractice, workers' compensation, and personal injury matters. Significant trial and litigation experience in workers' compensation law is preferred; however, recent graduates may be considered as well. Applicants should forward their resume and any other materials they wish for us to consider to Wesley Lawrence at Lawyers@TJoslin.com with the subject line Litigation Attorney.

(posted 2/21/20)