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ASSOCIATE LAWYER
CARROLL, BOE & PELL, P.C.

Carroll, Boe & Pell, P.C. is actively seeking to hire an attorney with at least 3 years’ experience in general practice, including small business, real estate and estate planning. 

Carroll, Boe & Pell, P.C. is currently a 7 person firm comprised of 3 attorneys.  It is located in Middlebury, Vermont and has an active general legal practice including small business, transactional work, estate planning, commercial and residential real estate, and litigation.  We are seeking a candidate with integrity, who is effective, competent, friendly and a practical problem solver.  We request that any persons interested in seeking this position submit a cover letter and resume to Michele Cyr at the address and/or e-mail listed below.  We will offer competitive compensation commensurate with the applicant’s past background and experience.

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Michele M. Cyr, Paralegal
Carroll, Boe & Pell, P.C.
64 Court Street
Middlebury, VT  05753
mcyr@64court.com

(posted 6/21/17)


Stowe Vermont ~ General practice law office seeks an attorney with two or more years experience in court appearances, motion preparation and filings, legal research regarding family and criminal law, general litigation and/or real estate. Send resumes only to P.O. Box 1200, Stowe, Vermont 05672 or email info@stowesq.com

(posted 6/21/17)

 

ATTORNEY III

The Vermont Department of Public Service is seeking a Staff Attorney III to represent the public in electric, gas, telecommunications, and water utility matters before the Vermont Public Service Board, federal regulatory agencies, and state and federal courts. Experience of 2-3 years in civil litigation is preferred.  A background in public interest, economics, or accounting is desirable. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to work well with a multi-disciplinary team in a fast-paced environment.  Experience with administrative law and/or siting and permitting is especially helpful. The applicant must have excellent research and writing skills. Admission to the Vermont Bar is required. This is a full-time exempt position with benefits. 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and short writing sample to:

Jim Porter, Esq.
Director for Public Advocacy
Department of Public Service
112 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-2601
or to james.porter@vermont.gov

EOE

(posted 6/19/17)


Marsh & Wagner, P.C. in Middlebury, Vermont, is seeking a self-motivated, hard-working person for our small law office environment. Our office prides itself in providing quality legal representation in a caring environment. The ideal candidate has the following skills and qualities: attention to details, excellent organization and personal time management, strong interpersonal skills, team player, excellent writing and communication skills, knowledge of areas of practice handled by our firm, and a sense of humor. Firm practice areas include family, juvenile, personal injury, real estate, probate and estate planning. See marshandwagner.com for more information. Firm is open to developing new areas of practice. Strong computer skills sought in typing, and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Candidates must be admitted to the Vermont bar. Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by email to pmarsh@marshandwagner.com, or to Marsh & Wagner, P.C., 62 Court Street, Middlebury, VT 05753 by July 5, 2017.

(posted 6/19/17)


Foreclosure Attorney - Vermont
Shechtman Halperin Savage - Pawtucket, RI

Shechtman Halperin Savage, LLP, is a full-service regional law firm offering high-quality legal services. The firm maintains a standing commitment to excellence and a constant quest to exceed client expectations and has attorneys admitted to practice in every New England state.

Shechtman Halperin Savage, LLP has an opening in its Foreclosure/Default Servicing Department for a Foreclosure Attorney admitted in Vermont. The attorney in this position will oversee and work closely with support staff in drafting and reviewing all documentation necessary to complete a judicial mortgage foreclosure in the State of Vermont. The attorney may be engaged in related matters, including but not limited to, debt disputes and defense to counterclaim and other actions to enjoin foreclosure. The attorney will be responsible for overseeing all stages of the foreclosure process in Vermont from demand to recording of foreclosure deeds. This position will be located in Vermont working out of our Brattleboro office. The position will travel to courts in VT and our primary location in Pawtucket, Rhode Island as needed.

Primary Responsibilities include:
Represent the interest of mortgage lenders and/or servicers in all stages of the foreclosure process in Vermont. Review all statutorily required notices, correspondence, pleadings and other documents. Efficiently and effectively prepare and respond to written inquiries or disputes. Attend and argue motions and other hearings before the courts. Attend mediation sessions related to foreclosure proceedings. Work closely with and provide legal counsel to foreclosure clients throughout the foreclosure process.


Qualifications:

  • Possess a Juris Doctor degree.

  • Admission to the bar in the State of Vermont required; admission in other New England states a plus.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.

  • Understanding how to deal with large and complex clients.

  • Ability to work in team environment to reach goals and objectives.

  • Ability to work directly with senior levels of management and to effectively communicate legal issues and obtain input and decision making within tight deadlines.

  • Talent for organization, efficiency, and proactive improvement of the status quo.

  • Ability to deal effectively with all employees and external business contacts while conveying a positive, service-oriented attitude.

Firm Amenities and Benefits:

  • Strong Benefits Package, including 401k retirement plan with employer matching, paid medical coverage, paid vacation and personal days, ten paid holidays

  • Friendly work environment

  • Onsite employee cafeteria with chef

  • Onsite fitness center and locker rooms

  • Free parking

  • Conveniently located right off interstate 95 and directly on bus line

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Opportunity for growth and professional development

Job Type: Full-time

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Resume to plamarre@shslawfirm.com

www.shslawfirm.com

(posted 6/09/17)

 

Busy law firm is looking for associate level attorney with VT license, dual license with RI, NH,ME, CT or MA is preferred but not required. You must have excellent communication skills and the ability to handle large volume litigation, which includes but is not limited to review and signing of pleadings and making court appearances.  Requirements:  Drug Free Workplace

No phone calls - apply with cover letter and resume to Karen Wisniowski at kwisniowski@hlschiffpc.com.

(posted 6/7/17)


Gravel & Shea PC seeks an experienced paralegal to join our commercial real estate practice in Burlington, VT. The ideal candidate will have at least three to five years of title search and real estate closing experience. Candidates must have the following skills: excellent independent research and analytical skills; willingness to adapt quickly to challenging and stimulating assignments; excellent writing and communication skills; and the ability to meet deadlines. This is a detail oriented position that requires the ability to work with others both inside and outside the firm. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license. Adaptability to technology and advanced experience with Microsoft Office software is also important. 

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. 

Interested applicants should submit cover letter, résumé and references to fmiller@gravelshea.com. All inquiries are held in the strictest confidence.

(posted 6/6/17)

 

Ellis Boxer & Blake PLLC seeks a paralegal to provide both paralegal and administrative support.  The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, be organized, self-motivated, and be able to work effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced and challenging environment.  Prior relevant experience and strong recommendations will receive favorable consideration.

Kindly respond to Ellis Boxer & Blake, PLLC, c/o Denise M. Smith, PO Box 948, Springfield, VT 05156-0948, or via email to dmsmith@ellisboxer.com – please use Paralegal in subject line.

(posted 6/6/17)


The Office of the Attorney General, General Counsel and Administrative Law (GCAL) Division, is seeking a full-time assistant attorney general to represent the Vermont Department of Taxes.  The individual selected for this position will represent the Department in administrative litigation and appeals to court and provide general counseling services to the Department’s Divisions.  The position is located at the Department of Taxes at 133 State Street, Montpelier.  The successful candidate must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar or be eligible to obtain admission by waiver.  Candidates should have at least two years of relevant legal experience, and excellent oral and written communication skills; tax law experience is helpful but not required.  

This is an exempt, full-time, position. Salary and benefits will be based upon qualifications and experience in accordance with the State of Vermont Attorney Pay Plan. This position will remain open until filled.

The Office of the Attorney General is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, handicapping condition and/or disability. Applicants may obtain a copy of the EEOP Short Form on the AGO website.

Please submit resume, references and writing sample by email to: ago.info@vermont.gov. Please reference the job title: Assistant Attorney General/Vermont Department of Taxes with you application.

(posted 6/5/17)


Paralegal
Office of the Vermont Attorney General

The Office of the Vermont Attorney General has an immediate opening for a full-time Paralegal. The responsibilities will include specialized technical work involving case and document preparation, technical assistance, paralegal analysis, investigation, research, interpretation, drafting of legal documents and correspondence and other forms of assistance for the attorneys of a department. Other duties include case file maintenance, case preparation, preparation for notices and other legal documents, monitoring the progress of legal and administrative hearings, and liaison with other departments, agencies or private legal firms. Work is performed with independence under the supervision of an attorney or administrative supervisor. 
The Office of the Attorney General is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, handicapping condition and/or disability.
If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Megan Shafritz at megan.shafritz@vermont.gov. Reference Job ID#621387. Location: Montpelier. Status: Full-time. Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
To be considered for this position, you must apply on the SOV Career page: http://humanresources.vermont.gov/careers

(posted 5/26/2017)


DIRECTOR OF CAPITAL MARKETS

Department of Financial Regulation

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for an individual with experience in the areas of capital formation, corporate finance and securities offerings in our Securities Division. This position involves the review and analysis of securities offerings filed with the Division to ensure compliance with disclosure requirements. This position also supports the Division’s mission to protect investors while maintaining fair, orderly and efficient markets and helps facilitate capital formation options for small business. This position is based in Montpelier and occasional in state and out of state travel may be required. Requirements - Juris Doctor (JD) degree or a Master's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, business statistics, actuarial science, investment and securities, or a related field involving the study of the analysis of finance in a business setting AND at least one (1) year of experience with a financial services regulatory organization or in a legal setting primarily engaged in financial services regulatory legal work.

For more information, contact William R. Carrigan at william.carrigan@vermont.gov. Reference Job ID#621420. Full-Time Permanent. Application Deadline: June 7, 2017

The State of Vermont offers an excellent total compensation package. To apply, use the online job application at www.careers.vermont.gov or contact the Department of Human Resources Division, Recruitment Services at (855) 828-6700(voice) or 800-253-0191 (TTY/Relay Service). The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(posted 5/23/2017)


Burke Law is seeking two legal assistants. One assistant is sought for our Burlington, VT office and the other for our Hartford, VT office. Burke Law’s primary practice area is criminal defense.

Applicants must have great attention to detail, be able to work autonomously, hold a bachelor’s degree, and be comfortable working with a wide variety of clients. Ideal applicants will have one to two years experience working with the criminal court system in Vermont, be proficient in all basic computer programs, be able to manage the shifting demands of high volume practice, a keen sense of humor, and be able think outside the box to solve novel problems.

Duties will include: Working with attorneys to design and implement office management solutions, calendar management of three attorneys, appointment setting, telephone reception, transitioning office from a paper file based system to a paperless office, attorney support, ordering office supplies, solving minor technological difficulties, and client interaction.

Please email resume to Jessica Burke.  No phone calls please.

jburke@burkelawvt.com 

(posted 5/22/2017)


Legal Services Law Line of Vermont, Inc.       

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Legal Services Law Line of Vermont, Inc. (Law Line) seeks an Executive Director to lead a staff of 10 dedicated and enthusiastic advocates and lawyers at our non-profit civil legal services law firm in Burlington, Vermont. Primarily funded by a grant from the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) in Washington, D.C., Law Line provides free representation, consultation, advice and community education on civil legal matters affecting low-income Vermonters. Through the Vermont Law Help hotline service, Law Line attorneys provide telephone intake for Law Line cases, quick advice, and case referrals to Vermont Legal Aid, Inc.; Law Line also created and manages the Vermont Law Help website that helps Vermonters understand their legal rights and solve problems. For the Executive Director position, we seek a highly-qualified individual with demonstrated passion for serving and advocating on behalf of vulnerable populations. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of legal experience, preferably related to representing low-income clients and/or advocacy of the same; supervisory experience and grant management experience, preferably with an LSC-funded legal services organization; demonstrated ability to work productively with others in a collegial, dynamic environment; passionate commitment to improving the lives of low-income Vermonters; a law degree from an accredited U.S. law school, or the equivalent; active, good-standing status with a bar association in the U.S.; and eligibility to become a member of the Vermont Bar within one year, if applicable. Salary commensurate with experience. Law Line offers a full benefits plan. For a full description of Executive Director responsibilities, and for more information about Law Line and Vermont Law Help, visit the job listing on our website at http://lawlinevt.org/jobs. To apply, send your cover letter, resume, list of three references, and documentation of current bar licensure to Nanci A. Smith, Esq. (c/o Sara Zeno, szeno@lawlinevt.org) by JUNE 16, 2017. If submitting by mail, send all application materials to Sara Zeno at Legal Services Law Line of Vermont, Inc. (274 North Winooski Avenue, Burlington VT 05401).

Legal Services Law Line of Vermont, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(posted 5/22/2017)


The Vermont Office of the Defender General is seeking an appellate defender to provide zealous and creative representation for indigent clients with criminal and juvenile cases before the Vermont Supreme Court. The position will also include front-line representation of children in State custody and work for juvenile policy reform through litigation and advocacy in the Juvenile Defender Division.

The Appellate and Juvenile Defender Divisions are busy, client-centered, and committed to producing excellent work and achieving great results. The successful candidate will be similarly motivated and have top-notch writing and research skills, post-bar experience in appellate criminal defense, and an interest in juvenile law.

Current Vermont Bar license or ability to waive-in are required.

Please email resume and cover letter by Friday, June 16th to: Mary.Deaett@vermont.gov

EOE

(posted 5/16/2017)


ATTORNEY – ESTATE PLANNING

PRIMMER PIPER EGGLESTON & CRAMER PC seeks an estate planning attorney with 4-7 years of active estate planning experience.  This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced attorney to join a thriving, high-end estate planning practice in our Burlington, Vermont, office.  Applicants must be interested in pursuing a career as an estate planning attorney handling wills, trusts, business succession and probate matters. 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to careers@primmer.com.  All inquiries are held in the strictest confidence.

(posted 5/15/17)


Captive Insurance Associate | Burlington, VT

We are seeking an associate attorney with a minimum of two years’ experience to join its Captive Insurance Practice in Burlington, Vermont. Subject matter experience is not required, but candidates should have a background in transactional law and must have exceptional writing and communication skills and be interested in developing expertise in this unique practice area.

DRM is committed to client service and providing resources for professional growth and development. We offer excellent mentorship and training, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. Apply by visiting: DownsRachlinMartinPLLC.appone.com

(posted 5/15/17)

Business Law Associate | Burlington, VT

Downs Rachlin Martin seeks associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience to join its Commercial and Business Law practice in its Burlington, Vermont office. Qualified candidates will have relevant experience in the formation of corporations, limited liability companies and other business organizations, commercial loan transactions, equity financings (including private equity and venture capital) and mergers and acquisitions (including sales of stock and assets).

DRM is committed to client service and providing resources for professional growth and development. We offer excellent mentorship and training, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. Apply by visiting: DownsRachlinMartinPLLC.appone.com.

(posted 5/15/17)

 

Corporate/Commercial Attorney | Lebanon, NH

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC seeks an experienced corporate/commercial attorney to join its Lebanon office. The ideal candidate will be licensed to practice in New Hampshire, have a portable book of business with compatible clients and have a minimum of ten years of experience in corporate/commercial law. The ideal candidate will also be active in the New Hampshire business and civic community and be committed to growing DRM’s regional presence. Relevant experience would include the formation of corporations, limited liability companies and other business organizations, commercial loan transactions, equity financings (including private equity and venture capital) and mergers and acquisitions (including sales of stock and assets, management buyouts, recapitalizations and reorganizations). Experience with ESOPs, B-corps or other focused practices would be highly valued. To apply, please visit: DownsRachlinMartinPLLC.appone.com

(posted 5/15/17)

 

Busy Stowe law firm has a position available for a Legal Assistant.  Applicants should have great attention to detail, complete computer literacy, well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to exercise good judgment in adjusting priorities, strong organization skills with the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines, the flexibility to work as part of a team, and the ability to manage a heavy workload while working independently. 

Duties will include: provide administrative support to lawyers and paralegals, answer phones and direct phone calls or take detailed messages, order supplies, process incoming and outgoing mail, photocopying and scanning; manage our paper files and digital files, draft letters and legal forms with supervision; and assist with a variety of duties involving real estate transactions, corporate work, civil litigation, estate planning and probate work.

Applicant should have two years of prior office experience. 

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
(802)253-7339
www.stackpolefrench.com

(posted 5/11/17)


Barr Sternberg Moss Silver & Munson, P.C. a law firm established in 1981 located in Bennington, Vermont seeks Associate Attorney with 3+ years experience to assist with its litigation practice. Trial experience is preferred. Our litigation practice focuses on Criminal Defense, Family Law, and Plaintiff's Personal Injury. We are looking for a trial lawyer to do primarily Family Law and to assist in Personal Injury and Criminal when necessary. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Please send your resume to David F. Silver at dsilver@barrsternberg.com.

(posted 5/10/17)


Montpelier, Vermont law firm seeks attorney to litigate workers' compensation and personal injury claims. Must be admitted to practice law in Vermont. Submit resume and writing sample to Biggam, Fox & Skinner, LLP by email to groff@bfslaw.com. No phone inquiries, please. Deadline for applications is June 9, 2017.

(posted 5/10/17)

 


Public Notice for Non-Bankruptcy Court Advertising

APPOINTMENT OF CHAPTER 13 STANDING TRUSTEE

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a standing trustee to administer cases filed under chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code.   The appointment, located in New Haven, Connecticut, is for cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut.  Standing trustees receive compensation pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 586(e)(1)(A).  Standing trustees are not federal government employees.  For additional information, qualification requirements, and application procedures go to  http://www.justice.gov/ust/eo/private_trustee/vacancies/13ad.htm

(posted 5/4/17)


The Office of the Attorney General, General Counsel and Administrative Law (GCAL) Division, is seeking a full-time assistant attorney general to represent state agencies before the Vermont Labor Relations Board and Vermont Human Rights Commission. The individual selected for this position may also represent state agencies in employment matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state or federal court, and assist in providing employment-related general counseling services to state agencies.  The individual selected will work closely with Department of Human Resources lawyers and staff. The position is located at the Attorney General’s Office at 109 State Street. The successful candidate must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar or be eligible to obtain admission by waiver.  Candidates should have at least five years of relevant legal experience, and excellent oral and written communication skills; employment or labor law experience is strongly encouraged. 

This is an exempt, full-time, position. Salary and benefits will be based upon qualifications and experience in accordance with the State of Vermont Attorney Pay Plan. This position will remain open until filled.

The Office of the Attorney General is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, handicapping condition and/or disability. Applicants may obtain a copy of the EEOP Short Form on the AGO website. 

Please submit resume, references and writing sample by email to: ago.info@vermont.gov 

(posted 5/2/2017)


Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C. is looking for a mid-level associate to join the firm’s business practice. 2-4 years experience required. The individual hired for this position will work closely with several partners in the firm’s business and tax groups (in counseling clients on a variety of corporate, tax, intellectual property, finance, and tax-exempt matters) and will have significant responsibility for negotiating and drafting contracts, structuring corporate transactions, and interacting with clients. Applicants should have a strong academic background, excellent research and writing skills, and no less than two years of experience in commercial business/tax transactions. Experience/education in intellectual property or tax a plus. Non-legal experience in business, tax, or intellectual property work and demonstrated client relations skills a plus. 

For all positions, please email resume, cover letter, transcript, list of references, and writing sample to hiring@dinse.com. We will be accepting applications through May 31, 2017.

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

(posted 5/1/17)


 

Merritt & Merritt – Intellectual Property Associate

Boutique corporate and intellectual property law firm located on the Burlington, Vermont  waterfront seeks an experienced, personable and intelligent individual to fill full-time intellectual property associate position.   Tasks will include counseling clients on intellectual property protection, including copyright, trademark and trade secret,  as well as evaluating proposed trademarks, prosecution of trademark applications, filing copyright applications and assisting the Firm’s patent agent with patent drafting and prosecution.       

Candidates for this position must have a Juris Doctorate degree and have at least two (2) years of prior private practice work experience.   Successful candidates must have a strong work ethic, be well organized, detail-oriented, and possess excellent contract drafting skills.      

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

(posted 9/17/16)*


 

Merritt & Merritt - Senior Corporate Associate

Boutique corporate law firm located on the Burlington waterfront seeks an experienced, personable and 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 and acquisitions and other similar business transactions. Experience in intellectual property matters a plus.      

Candidates for this position must have a Juris Doctorate degree and have at least two (2) years of prior private practice work experience with corporate transactions.  Ideally, candidates will possess extensive experience working on private placement transactions and/or mergers and 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 9/21/2016)*