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LITTLE & CICCHETTI SEEKS FULL-TIME LEGAL ASSISTANT & PARALEGAL

We seek a full-time legal assistant and full-time paralegal to join our team. The legal assistant position involves supporting the firm with phones, filing, copying, and office organization; whereas the paralegal position involves supporting the firm with estate planning, real estate, and corporate transactions. Our ideal candidates will have experience in real estate transactions, estate planning, and litigation, or any combination thereof, and be proficient in Word and Excel. The firm offers comprehensive benefits and salary commensurate with experience. Email resume, references, and cover letter to attorneys@LCLawVT.com.

(posted 7/18/19)

 


Stackpole & French Law Offices, a busy Vermont law firm with offices in Stowe, Jeffersonville, Morrisville, Waterbury and Richmond, seeks a well-rounded associate attorney to join our team.

The right candidate should have at least one to three years of general practice experience, with some combination of experience in real estate, litigation, land use, probate, estate planning and trusts, general corporate matters, and/or municipal law. 

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 be based out of the firm’s Jeffersonville and Richmond offices and can be tailored to fit the skill set and practice interests of the right candidate.  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
www.stackpolefrench.com

(posted 7/17/2019)

 


The Vermont Attorney General’s Office, Agency of Human Services Legal Division, has an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant Attorney General (AAG) position to represent the Department of Mental Health (DMH) in involuntary commitment and involuntary medication cases. The AAG will also represent DMH in criminal proceedings concerning issues of competency, sanity, and a defendant’s need for involuntary treatment. Work may also include representing DMH in administrative proceedings, reviewing state contracts, and training mental health providers on all aspects of Vermont’s mental health laws.

Located in Waterbury, the AAG will be responsible for handling litigation in Vermont Criminal and Family Courts. Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar with at least 5 years of relevant legal experience and have excellent oral and written communication skills.  Some travel around the state is required to different hearing locations.

This assistant attorney general position is a full-time, exempt position. Salary and benefits will be based upon qualifications and experience in accordance with the Attorney Pay Plan. The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The position will remain open until filled.  Please submit a resume, writing sample, and references to Mathew Viens, Sr. Assistant Attorney General, at matt.viens@vermont.gov.

(posted 7/16/19)


Dinse, P.C., a full service commercial law firm in Burlington, Vermont, is accepting applications for an associate attorney with at least three years of real estate experience to join the firm’s busy and established real estate practice. Applicants should have a strong academic background, excellent writing, communication, research, and analytical skills, and a diverse background in commercial and residential real estate (including title and transactional work). The right applicant must also have the desire and aptitude to grow into and manage a sophisticated practice focused on exceptional client service.

Please email resume, transcript, list of references, and writing sample to hiring@dinse.com

For information concerning the firm, please consult our website: www.dinse.com

(posted 7/10/19)


The State of Vermont, acting through the Agency of Transportation – Highway Division – Construction & Materials Bureau (referred to as State), is seeking proposals for legal services primary contracts to provide advice and litigation support relating to complex contractor construction claims.

Click HERE for RFP.

(posted 07/02/19)


 

NEEDED:  STAFF PUBLIC DEFENDER – RUTLAND

The Office of the Public Defender in Rutland, Vermont has an opening for a full-time public defender. The successful candidate must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar or be eligible to obtain admission by waiver by the start date. Applicants must have at least 1-5 years of relevant legal experience, or have a background in criminal law studies and student practice.

This is an exempt, full-time position with a salary range of $54,000 to $70,000, based upon qualifications and experience. The deadline for applications is Friday, August 9th.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Mary Deaett, HR & Program Manager at: Mary.Deaett@vermont.gov.

 

EOE

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Mary L. Deaett, MPA
Human Resources & Program Manager
Office of the Defender General
6 Baldwin Street, 4th Floor
Montpelier, VT  05633-3301
(802) 828-0021 direct
(802) 828-3168
(802) 828-3163 fax

Mary.Deaett@vermont.gov

(posted 7/2/2019)

 

 


Job Title: AGO Paralegal I
Title: AGO Paralegal I
Application Deadline: 07/14/2019
Req ID: 2043
Department: Attorney General's Office
Location: Montpelier
Position Type: Permanent
Pay Grade: 21
Schedule Type: Full Time
Job Code
515700

Overview 

The Vermont Attorney General's Office is hiring a paralegal for its Public Protection Division.  This Division focuses on consumer protection and civil rights. The division reviews complaints involving unfair or deceptive acts in commerce and other violations of the consumer protection act; it also investigates complaints of employment  discrimination, and engages in investigation and litigation on behalf of the State.  In addition to the duties in the job description below, this position responds to constituent inquiries and public records requests; helps process referrals to the Unit; generates state and federal statistical reports; assists with legal research on cases, compiles and organizes discovery and witness interviews; completes and documents case-related projects and tasks; prepares notices and other legal documents; and assists in the development of presentations and training materials.

Who May Apply 

This position, AGO Paralegal I (Job Requisition # 2043) is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please email Christopher.Curtis@vermont.gov

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered. 

Log in here if this is your first time logging in to SuccessFactors Recruiting  https://humanresources.vermont.gov/talent-acquisition/successfactors-recruiting/successfactors-first-time-login

(posted 6/28/19)

VERMONT BAR FOUNDATION SEEKS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

The Vermont Bar Foundation (VBF) seeks an experienced development professional.  The Development Director will develop, organize and execute fundraising efforts around the VBF’s core mission of funding programs that provide legal services to disadvantaged Vermonters, help rebuild low-income communities and promote equal access to justice and the rule of law in Vermont.

The Development Director should be able to analyze data effectively; communicate in a clear and compelling way; recruit, train and motivate a strong base of volunteer solicitors; and implement the VBF’s fundraising program. The ideal candidate will hold as a core value fair and equal access to justice for poor and vulnerable Vermonters.  The Development Director position will involve flexible work hours, which are expected to average 20 hours per week, and will be expected to work remotely, organize and attend fundraising events, set and meet target objectives and report to the VBF Board of Directors on a quarterly basis.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a letter of application by August 1, 2019 to Deborah Bailey, Executive Director, Vermont Bar Foundation by email at dbailey@vtbarfoundation.org.  Applications must include a cover letter, a resume, and the names and contact information for 2-5 references.  

Please click here to find the job description for the VBF Development Director.

(posted 06/27/2019)


FULL TIME ATTORNEY NEEDED.  Northeast Kingdom Law, PLLC located in Newport and St. Johnsbury, VT seeks a full-time attorney in our St. Johnsbury office to handle the public defense caseload.  The position is demanding and fast paced.  Vermont license or admission by waiver required. Pay commensurate with experience.  Please send resume, two references and salary requirements to: jadams@neklaw.com or 58 Second St., Newport, VT 05855

(posted 06/25/2019)


KBK Law in Middlebury is seeking a legal assistant/paralegal to assist in routine litigation tasks and law office management.

-Part-time position with flexible hours – 15-20 hours per week
-Legal assistant or paralegal experience required
-Litigation experience strongly preferred
-Proficiency with word processing, Outlook, and web-based applications required
-Must be extremely attentive to detail with strong proofreading ability and eagerness to learn new skills
-Compensation commensurate with experience

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Katie Kramer at kbk@kbkramerlaw.com.
For additional information, please visit http://www.kbkramerlaw.com/careers

(posted 06/25/2019)


Busy Burlington law firm seeks a litigation associate with 1-3 years experience. Workers’ Compensation background a plus. Strong research and writing skills a must. Competitive salary and benefits package. Send resume and cover letter to Keith Kasper, McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Burchard, 40 George Street Burlington Vt 05401 or kjk@mc-fitz.com

(posted 06/24/2019)


Marsicovetere & Levine Law Group P.C. is seeking an attorney with 0-4 years of experience to handle criminal and select civil litigation in their White River Junction office.  The ideal candidate will be licensed to practice law in Vermont, have a strong academic background, and a demonstrated interest in public interest law.  Salary is dependent on experience.  Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to Adam Hescock, Esq. (ahescock@rivercitylawyers.com).  All inquires will be confidential.

(posted 06/22/2019)


Attorney:  Litigation Associate

Manchester, Vermont based Woolmington, Campbell, Bent & Stasny, P.C. is hiring a litigation attorney with 3-6 years of experience to join our practice. This attorney will focus on civil litigation including commercial and land disputes, as well as some employment discrimination. Work may also include a broad spectrum of other practice areas, such as land use, energy, environmental matters, real estate, business transactions, and representing nonprofits and public bodies. Prior experience in litigation (or judicial clerkship) is required. The chosen candidate will be committed to providing superior legal services to our existing clients, and should be motivated to expand our professional practice. Excellent academic credentials and journal experience strongly preferred.

WCBS provides a competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits, and a collegial and collaborative atmosphere. 

Please send cover letter and résumé to:
Merrill E. Bent, Esq.
merrill@greenmtlaw.com
4900 Main Street PO Box 2748
Manchester Center, VT 05255

(posted 06/24/2019)


Established law firm is seeking an attorney to join its practice or to share space in Burlington, Vermont.  Office space includes reception area and conference room.  Office is walking distance to all courts.  Legal Assistant/Paralegal services available.  Please contact Gina 802-658-5900 or email ghd@bvslawvt.com for details.

(posted 06/18/2019)*


 

Junior Business Law Associate | Burlington, VT

Downs Rachlin Martin is searching for a junior associate to work in its dynamic corporate practice in its Burlington, Vermont office. The ideal candidate would have a strong interest and aptitude in business transactions. DRM’s business law group is engaged in wide a variety of transactions locally, nationally and internationally, including debt and equity financing transactions, sales of businesses, acquisitions, intellectual property transactions and joint ventures. The ideal candidate has 2 to 4 years of experience in a corporate or commercial law practice, and wants to be part of a team of attorneys committed to delivering top-quality service to growing and successful businesses.
Apply here: https://bit.ly/31rsx6x

(posted 06/12/2019)


Transactional IP Attorney | Burlington, VT

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC has a great opportunity for a mid-level associate for its rapidly growing transactional IP and licensing practice in its Burlington, Vermont office. The ideal candidate would have experience with software licensing, technology transfers, technology company joint ventures, data security and privacy law. DRM’s business law group is engaged in wide a variety of sophisticated business transactions locally, nationally and internationally, including financing transactions, M&A and intellectual property transactions and joint ventures. We have been seeing an increasing demand for Transactional IP work over the past few years across a range of industries. The ideal candidate has 3 to 6 years of relevant experience, and wants to be 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: https://bit.ly/2Kdl85g

(posted 06/12/2019)


PATENT LAW ASSOCIATE BURLINGTON, VERMONT

DOWNS RACHLIN MARTIN PLLC (DRM) is seeking a patent attorney having 3-5 years of experience and a strong background in chemical/biochemical arts to join our Intellectual Property Group in our Burlington, Vermont, office.
This is a unique opportunity to work with and learn from a team of sophisticated intellectual property professionals in Burlington, consistently ranked among the best places to live in the U.S. by numerous publications and polls. Burlington provides a vibrant cultural environment, a thriving downtown, a welcoming community, easy access to mountains and lakes, and short commutes. Our intellectual property lawyers have worked at some of the largest firms, IP boutiques, and corporations in the U.S., but choose to live in Burlington because lifestyle is a priority. DRM serves a wide range of local, regional, national, and international clients.
Work for this Associate will include an initial emphasis on patent preparation and prosecution, with immediate and long term opportunities for client counseling, intellectual property transactional work, and intellectual property litigation.
We have a strong preference for candidates who have:
• Chemistry background – BS or advanced degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering, or equivalent
• Three to five years of patent experience, including preparing and prosecuting patent applications in chemical/biochemical arts, or a former U.S. patent examiner in a chemical/biochemical art unit, with at least one year of patent experience outside of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office;
• Experience with or willingness to prepare and prosecute patent applications in other arts, including software arts, medical-device arts, and electromechanical-device arts;
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and a high level of attention to detail;
• Excellent analytical and writing skills;
• Superb academic credentials; and
• Desire to work in a dynamic collegial environment.
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. To apply, please visit: https://bit.ly/2I66XwP

(posted 06/10/2019)


General Practice Attorney

Busy Franklin County law firm looking for an attorney with at least one to five (1-5) years of experience in general practice. Experience in a majority of the following areas: residential and commercial real estate, landlord/tenant, foreclosure, collection, general litigation, estate
administration, corporate matters, domestic relations, and research. Candidate should have a long term goal to be a general practitioner and willing to make a commitment to the community.

Send resume to Timothy G. Hurlbut, P.C., 375 Lake Road, Suite 2A, St. Albans, VT 05478

(posted 06/10/2019)


PRIMMER PIPER EGGLESTON & CRAMER PC, a regional law firm with offices in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Washington, DC, seeks an associate with 0-4 years’ experience to join the firm’s expanding business practice in our Littleton, NH, office.

The associate will represent local and regional business clients, nonprofit organizations, health care providers, institutions and other enterprises in a broad range of legal matters from business formation and acquisitions, counseling and general business matters, to financing, securities and lease transactions.  The ideal candidate will have strong legal and educational credentials and a demonstrated ability to market his/her law practice.

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a dynamic work environment.  Qualified candidates may submit letter of interest and resume by e-mail to careers@primmer.com.  All inquiries are held in the strictest confidence.

(posted 06/06/2019)


Dinse, P.C., is offering an entry to mid-level associate the exceptional opportunity to join the firm’s busy and sophisticated trusts and estates practice. 0-3 years experience. The individual hired for this position will work closely with the partners in the firm’s trusts and estate practice and will gain experience and responsibility for drafting various trusts, administration of trusts and probate estates, charitable plans, estate and tax plans, and interactions with clients. Applicants should have a strong academic background, excellent writing skills, and the desire and aptitude to grow into and manage a practice which is highly client-centered. Educational background in estate/gift tax matters and income tax required. Legal and non-legal experience in tax and demonstrated client relations a plus.

Qualified candidates can email resume, transcript, list of references, and writing sample to hiring@dinse.com.

For information concerning the firm, please consult our website: www.dinse.com.

(posted 06/06/2019)


Associate Attorney Needed
Busy South Burlington office with immediate need for Vermont-admitted attorney with 2-5 years litigation experience. Personal injury, criminal defense, family law, and worker’s compensation caseload for skilled self-starter. Competitive salary/benefits. Cover letter and resumes can be submitted to Richard R. Goldsborough, Esq., Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough, PLLC, 1233 Shelburne Road, Suite E-1, South Burlington, VT 05403, rrg@vtlawfirm.com

(posted 06/05/2019)


 

Job Listing Detail

Title: Administrative Services Coordinator III 
Application Deadline: 06/30/2019 
Req ID: 1856 
Department: Attorney General's Office
Location: Montpelier 
Position Type: Temporary 
Pay Grade: 23
Schedule Type: Part-Time 

Job Code

08924T

Overview

Temporary Employee - AGO Front Office and HR Support
The Vermont Attorney General's Office (AGO) seeks a part-time (up to 24 hours a week) temporary employee to provide human resources and administrative support to the Deputy Attorney General and Chief Assistant Attorney General.  Primary responsibilities include:

  •  Supporting the human resources functions for approximately 150 exempt and classified employees, including keeping personnel files and generating, tracking, and filing HR paperwork; assistance with other personnel actions as requested;

  •  Providing general administrative support to the Deputy Attorney General and Chief Assistant Attorney General including filing and tracking attorney appointment paperwork; formatting, filing, and tracking correspondence; scheduling; other support as requested. 

Familiarity with State government and state HR processes is preferred.  Familiarity with word and excel is required.  Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to perform detail-oriented work while assisting with the smooth and efficient operation of a busy office.

Who May Apply

This position, Administrative Services Coordinator III - Temporary (Job Requisition # 1856), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

This is a temporary position. Temporary work is typically for variable hours, and is not expected to be full-time. The State does not guarantee 40 hours of work per week.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Sarah London at sarah.london@vermont.gov.

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND four 4 years or more of experience providing administrative-level support to a business or organization INCLUDING one 1 year or more in an accounting or budgeting function and experience as a supervisor of clerical or administrative staff. OR One year of full-time college level study in accounting, business or public administration, office administration or a related field AND three 3 years or more of experience providing administrative-level support to a business or organization INCLUDING one 1 year or more in an accounting or budgeting function and experience as a supervisor of clerical or administrative staff. OR Two years of full-time college level study OR an associate's degree or higher in accounting, business or public administration, office administration or a related field AND two 2 years or more of experience providing administrative-level support to a business or organization INCLUDING one 1 year or more in an accounting or budgeting function and experience as a supervisor of clerical or administrative staff. OR Three years of full-time college level study in accounting, business or public administration, office administration or a related field AND one 1 year or more of experience providing administrative-level support to a business or organization INCLUDING one 1 year or more in an accounting or budgeting function and experience as a supervisor of clerical or administrative staff. OR Four years of full-time college level study OR a bachelor's degree or higher in accounting, business or public administration, office administration or a related field. OR One 1 year or more as an Administrative Services CoordinatorIIwith the State of Vermont? NOTE: Only administrative work experience is qualifying. Administrative support includes those functions which keep the organization running or provide the resources for others to provide the programmatic work e.g., accounting, budget management, grant administration, finance, human resources, payroll, purchasing, or space management.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting.

Special Requirements

For some positions experience working with the VISION system VISION is the State of Vermont PeopleSoft financial management system may be required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Applicants will need to apply through the State of Vermont Recruitment System - SuccessFactors.

To apply for this position:

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(posted 6/5/19)

 

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Assistant Attorney General (AAG), Medical Practice Board

The Vermont Attorney General’s Office (AGO) seeks an attorney to join the legal team advising and conducting administrative proceedings before the Vermont Board of Medical Practice (Board). The Board licenses physicians, physician assistants and podiatrists, and certifies anesthesiologist assistants and radiologist assistants. The Board also investigates complaints and charges of unprofessional conduct against any health care professional it licenses or certifies and determines if charges are substantiated. This Assistant Attorney General position represents the State in physician and other licensee discipline cases. Matters before the Medical Practice Board typically resolve through negotiated settlements, but contested cases may result in litigation and are on occasion appealed to the Vermont Supreme Court. The AAGs assigned to the Board participate in monthly Board and investigative committee meetings at various location, so frequent travel is required. The position is part of the Administrative Law Unit within the General Counsel and Administrative Law (GCAL) Division of the AGO and reports to the Director of the Administrative Law Unit. The primary work location is in the Pavilion building at 109 State Street in Montpelier. The Board’s offices are located in in Burlington, and some work may be performed there as well.

At least two years’ experience as an attorney is required. Candidates should have sound litigation and writing skills, and the ability to effectively collaborate with the AGO legal team, Board staff and members, and opposing counsel. Experience with medical licensing will be favorably considered. Candidates experienced with other professional licensing or who have litigation experience that included medical issues (malpractice, workers’ comp, disability, etc.) are also encouraged to apply.

Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar, or eligible to waive in.

This AAG position is an exempt full-time position. Salary will be based upon qualifications and experience in accordance with the State of Vermont Attorney Pay Plan. The AGO offers very competitive leave and insurance benefits as well as workplace flexibility.

This position will remain open until filled. Please respond by sending your statement of interest, resume, a brief writing sample, and references to the AGO, attention Deb Matthews: AGO.Info@vermont.gov.

The State of Vermont is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. For a full copy of the EEOC policy, please see: http://humanresources.vermont.gov/labor-relations/equal-opportunity.

(posted 6/5/2019)