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Assistant Attorney General- Medicaid Fraud & Residential Abuse Unit- Director

The Office of Vermont Attorney General Medicaid Fraud & Residential Abuse Unit (MFRAU) has an immediate opening for a full-time assistant attorney general to serve as the Unit’s Director.  The job requires at least 7 years of relevant legal experience.

The MFRAU enforces Vermont’s Medicaid fraud laws and False Claims Act as they apply to healthcare providers who deliver services under the Vermont Medicaid program.  MFRAU also investigates and prosecutes cases involving neglect and abuse of vulnerable adults in residential care facilities.

The Director will work directly with 3 investigators, 3 Medicaid regulatory & fiscal analysts, and 1 assistant attorney general assigned to MFRAU.  The Unit typically has a docket of 60-100 open investigations and prosecutions.

The Director is responsible for the overall operation of the Unit in a manner that adheres to the standards and objectives established by both the Vermont Attorney General and the U.S, Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG). 

To this end, the Director has both administrative and litigation responsibilities.  The Director’s administrative responsibilities include the following:

  • Personnel management for the Unit (including participating in recruitment and hiring of Unit staff, completion of performance evaluations, and setting and monitoring performance goals for each staff member)

  • Oversight of Unit operations, including establishing Unit priorities, monitoring case progress, and supervising all staff

  • Representation of the Unit in dealings with other Agencies and Departments.

  • Preparation and submission of annual reports to HHS-OIG

  • Preparation and submission of annual budget materials to HHS-OIG

  • Oversight of the Unit’s case management system, including case monitoring and tracking

  • Legislative testimony

  • Staff training

  • Outreach training

  • Coordination and case development with other state and federal agencies

In addition, the Director has litigation responsibilities, including prosecutorial responsibility and supervision of case investigative teams.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in litigation and healthcare investigations. They also must possess excellent research, writing, public presentation, and case management skills. The successful candidate must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar or be eligible to obtain admission by waiver.

This is an exempt, full-time, position located at the Attorney General’s Office in Montpelier, Vermont. 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 Vermont Attorney General is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, place of birth, age, disability, or veteran status. Applicants may obtain a copy of the EEOP Short Form on the AGO website.

Please submit resumé, references and writing sample by email to: ago.info@vermont.gov. Please mention “Assistant Attorney General/ Medicaid Fraud & Residential Abuse Unit” in your application.

(posted 10/11/2017)


 

Paralegal

Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC, a full service law firm with offices in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and D.C., seeks a paralegal with at least three years’ experience to join the litigation team in our Burlington, Vermont, office.  We are interested in highly motivated, tech savvy candidates with excellent document production, organizational and multi-tasking skills.  E-filing and e-discovery experience is a plus.  Please submit letter of interest and resume by e-mail to careers@primmer.com.

(posted 10/02/2017)


 

LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough, PLLC, a South Burlington, Vermont law firm, is seeking to hire a highly motivated individual to provide administrative support to a senior partner and other attorneys doing primarily litigation support. Candidates must be executive secretarial caliber, detail-oriented while maintaining efficiency, and have strong verbal, written and comprehension skills, and be a team player able to: answer phones, greet clients, order supplies, check in mail, billing, organizing discovery, filing documents, and typing. Candidate must be flexible and have the ability to manage multiple projects for multiple attorneys, strong technology skills and a working knowledge of MS Office applications a must. Prior office/business experience, legal education is a must. References (3) are required. Salary is commensurate upon ability and experience. Forward cover letter, resume to: Mary Kirkpatrick, Esq., Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough, PLLC, 1233 Shelburne Road, Suite E1, South Burlington, VT, 05403, or by email to mkirk@vtlawfirm.com.

 

(posted 9/26/2017)


 

Summary of Duties:
The Windham County State’s Attorney’s Office is hiring a Deputy State’s Attorney to work in the Domestic Violence Unit. Interested candidates must be an attorney, admitted to the Vermont Bar, with courtroom and jury trial experience, and excellent verbal and writing skills; who can successfully organize and manage their caseload in a fast-paced work environment; and who has a sincere interest in the Unit’s mission and goals. This is a grant-funded position, supervised by the State’s Attorney. 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 insurance after 6 months, LTD after one year.

The primary function of the Domestic Violence Unit, comprised of the Deputy State’s Attorney, a Victim Advocate and part time Investigator, is the prosecution, prevention and reduction of domestic abuse and violence and related crimes, and to increase offender accountability and victim safety in Windham County. A Deputy State’s Attorney exercises all the powers and duties of the state’s attorney in prosecuting criminal offenses within Windham County; litigate cases in state Criminal and Family court; represent the State’s interests in post-conviction relief proceedings in Superior Court; and litigate matters/defend appeals in Vermont Supreme Court. DSA’s are expected to collaborate with other SA office staff, as well as law enforcement officers, partner agencies and organizations. DSA’s will work with community stakeholders to ensure best practices in alternative approaches to criminal behavior. May assist in the furtherance of public policy efforts on issues affecting the justice system and the department. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of Vermont and federal laws, particularly those relating to the work performed by the State’s Attorney’s Office; Ability to research and accurately interpret and apply state and federal statutes, rules and regulations; Ability to handle a high volume of litigation, both at the trial and appellate level; Ability to work independently, exercise initiative, and maintain confidentiality; Ability to consistently ensure accuracy in work product and in paying close attention to details; Ability to consistently meet deadlines; Ability to collect data and write reports to the department, granting agency, Vermont legislature; Knowledge of legislative and rule-making process; Ability to conduct training and make presentations to groups; Ability to maintain self-composure under stressful situations; Excellent skills in writing and oral communications; Ability to accurately use Microsoft Office programs and the SAS case management system(s); Ability to respectfully interact with all co-workers and supervisors, the public and partner organizations; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the Department and with our partner agencies and organizations; 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 and constituents can be expected. Work outside of the normal schedule occurs often. Private means of transportation must be available. Computer work for research, data entry/case management and correspondence expected. Some lifting is expected (case file boxes). 

Minimum Qualifications: J.D. degree and Admission to the Vermont bar is required. Preference will be given to candidates with courtroom and jury trial experience.

**DO NOT APPLY ONLINE** Interested applicants must send a short cover letter, up-to-date resume that includes work-related references to: State’s Attorney Tracy Shriver at tracy.shriver@vermont.gov; and to SAS Executive Assistant Ashley Perry at ashley.perry@vermont.gov. 
DEADLINE for application: October 20, 2017, by 4:30 PM. 

The Vermont Department of State’s Attorneys and Sheriffs and the Windham County State’s Attorney’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

(posted 9/25/2017)


Of Counsel Opportunity
The Burlington law firm of Montroll, Backus & Oettinger, P.C., has moved to 126 College Street, Suite 400, and seeks an of-counsel relationship with one or two lawyers (and any associated staff) with complementary practices. We encourage inquiries from experienced professionals with developed local, national and/or international practices. Contact Mark Oettinger at (802) 540-0250) and visit our website at www.mblawoffice.com

(posted 9/22/2017)


Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, a law firm with an international practice and an office in Hanover, New Hampshire, is seeking a qualified Staff Attorney. This position will perform all phases of document review and production, as well as other projects as assigned. Please send resume and cover letter to Linda Wadleigh, Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, 26 South Main Street, Hanover, NH 03755, or via email to lwadleigh@bsfllp.com.

(posted 9/22/2017)


 

 

The Small Business Administration is hiring temporary attorneys and paralegals to help with disaster recovery for Harvey and Irma hurricanes.  These are paid positions that are full time but temporary in various locations outside of Vermont.  The link to information can be found HERE

(posted 9/19/2017)


 

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 9/19/2017


Labor and Employment Law Associate | Brattleboro, VT

Downs Rachlin Martin seeks an associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience to join its Labor and Employment Law practice in its Brattleboro, Vermont office. Experience representing clients before administrative agencies in employment-related claims, litigating on behalf of management, counseling on employment matters and representing management in traditional labor matters is preferred. 

Desirable qualifications include litigation experience, preferably employment law related, including drafting responsive pleadings, handling all aspects of the discovery process, and drafting discovery and dispositive motions, including motions for summary judgment. Experience with traditional labor matters including union elections, NLRB proceedings, arbitrations, and contract negotiations is a plus.

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 9/19/2017)


 

Trademark Law Associate | Burlington, Vermont

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC (DRM) is seeking an Associate attorney with 1-3 years of trademark experience 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 practices, and corporations in the U.S., but choose to live in Burlington because lifestyle is a priority. We serve a wide range of local, regional, national and international clients.

This Associate will work on a variety of trademark, copyright and related unfair competition and advertising issues, including trademark clearance, prosecution, and enforcement matters; amicable resolution of U.S. and multi-national intellectual property disputes; opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB); copyright filings; URDP complaints; and website and mobile application policies. The work will also include negotiating intellectual property related agreements such as coexistence agreements, licenses and rights transfer agreements and providing litigation support on TTAB proceedings and federal court actions in the trademark, copyright and advertising fields. 

We have a strong preference for candidates who have:

• One to three years of trademark experience, including reviewing trademark searches, drafting clearance opinions and preparing USPTO office action responses;

• Additional experience in either trademark (including TTAB) litigation or intellectual property transactions such as software license agreements;

• Strong organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail;

• Excellent analytical and writing skills; and

• Superb academic credentials.

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: DownsRachlinMartinPLLC.appone.com.

(posted 9/19/17)

 

STAFF ATTORNEY – RUTLAND COUNTY

Attorney needed in the Rutland County Public Defender’s Office. Busy and rewarding trial practice. Current Vermont Bar licensure or ability to waive-in required. Must be able to work independently and as part of a legal team that handles a very demanding caseload. Full-time position with State benefits. Entry level to five years of experience.

Email cover letter and resume by Sunday, October 22nd to Mary Deaett, HR & Project Manager @ mary.deaett@vermont.gov.

EOE

(posted 9/18/17)


The Office of Vermont Attorney General Civil Rights Unit (CRU) has an immediate opening for a full-time assistant attorney general with 1-5 years of relevant legal experience.  The CRU enforces Vermont’s hate crimes, job discrimination, and employee leave laws.  It also advances civil rights through community outreach, public education, advocacy, and assistance to the Vermont Legislature. The CRU’s advocacy role includes working with other states on amicus briefs on critical civil rights issues presented to federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, on issues such as marriage equality, affirmative action, immigration, and the First Amendment. 

The assistant attorney general will work directly with 3 investigators and 1 paralegal assigned to the CRU’s hate crimes and employment discrimination docket, which typically comprises 80-120 open administrative investigations. The attorney will also administer the CRU’s mediation program and may litigate high-impact civil rights cases in court. Finally, the attorney will develop educational materials, participate in community outreach, and administer the CRU’s work-sharing agreement with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in litigation, administrative investigations, or other forms of civil rights enforcement.  They also must possess excellent research, writing, public presentation, and case management skills.  Experience in employment law, civil rights-related discovery, and witness examination are highly-valued.  However, the CRU is also interested in candidates with other skills or experience that would significantly contribute to its mission.

The successful candidate must be also a member in good standing of the Vermont bar or be eligible to obtain admission by waiver.

This is an exempt, full-time, position located at the Attorney General’s Office in Montpelier, Vermont.   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 Vermont Attorney General is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, place of birth, age, disability, or veteran status.  Applicants may obtain a copy of the EEOP Short Form on the AGO website. They may also review a brief description of the CRU investigation process here.

Please submit resumé, references and writing sample by email to: ago.info@vermont.gov.  Please mention “Assistant Attorney General/Civil Rights Unit” in your application.

(posted 9/13/2017)


CRIMINAL JUSTICE BUREAU

ATTORNEY POSITION

The New Hampshire Department of Justice has full-time attorney positions available in the Criminal Justice Bureau.  We are seeking highly motivated candidates with at least two years of prosecutorial experience.  Candidates must be willing to travel and work independently, but within the structure of a collaborative legal team.  

The duties of the Criminal Justice Bureau include the investigation and prosecution of significant criminal cases throughout the State.  The Criminal Justice Bureau attorneys prosecute crimes punishable by death or imprisonment for life, and represent the State on all criminal appeals in the New Hampshire Supreme Court and the federal courts.  In addition, the Criminal Justice Bureau conducts investigations and initiates prosecutions in cases involving drug trafficking, financial crime, public integrity crime, and Medicaid fraud. The Criminal Justice Bureau attorneys also assist in investigations involving the use of deadly force by police officers in the line of duty.

The candidate must have a Juris Doctor degree from a recognized law school and be a member in good standing of the New Hampshire Bar.  The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  An excellent benefit package is also included.  Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:  New Hampshire Department of Justice, 33 Capitol Street, Concord, NH 03301, c/o James Vara, Chief of Staff or via e-mail at:  james.vara@doj.nh.gov

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.

For more information about the New Hampshire Department of Justice, please visit our website:  www.doj.nh.gov

(posted 9/13/17)

 

Vermont Law School seeks an Assistant Director of Academic Success (ASP) to start January 2018. ASP serves J.D. and master’s programs students. The Assistant Director teaches, presents at ASP workshops, meets with students, serves on committees, and assists with administrative duties. Some availability on nights or weekends is required. Candidates must have a J.D. and passed a bar exam. Candidates should also have experience working with students and in legal practice. Vermont Law School strongly encourages candidates of color, women, veterans, and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and references to JBrennan@vermontlaw.edu

(posted 9/12/17)


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 9/7/2017)

Real Estate Attorney | Montpelier, Vermont

Busy real estate law firm seeks an attorney with at least 2-3 years relevant experience. The attorney would assist in handling a fast-paced real estate practice. Applicants must be interested in pursuing a career as a real estate attorney handling purchases, sales, refinances and some business formation matters. 

Interested applicants should submit a resume and letter of interest to Law Office of James Palmisano, 417 Barre St, Montpelier, VT 05602 or email info@montpelierlaw.com. Salary negotiable. All inquiries will be held in the strictest confidence. 

(posted 9/5/2017)

 

The Office of the Attorney General, Criminal Division, is seeking a full-time assistant attorney general to represent the State in criminal justice matters in the trial and appellate courts. The individual selected for this position may also represent the State in ancillary proceedings related to criminal prosecutions – such as post-conviction relief proceedings – and also before state boards and committees.  The individual selected will work closely with victims of crime and with criminal justice agencies such as the State’s Attorneys and state, county and municipal law enforcement agencies. The position is located at the Attorney General’s Office at 109 State Street. Candidate must be willing to travel and work independently but within the structure of a government legal team. 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; criminal 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.  Please reference the position title: Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division.

(posted 8/31/2017)

 


The Vermont Medical Society seeks a full-time Policy and Communications Manager to advance health policy change that serves the needs of physicians and patients of Vermont. The Manager identifies legislative and administrative policy change opportunities, participates in research and writing about policy issues, develops issue campaigns, and helps identify and mobilize members and coalition partners. The Manager represents the Society before legislative and executive branch agencies and handles press and other media inquiries as appropriate. To apply, submit cover letter, resume and reference to cmagne@vtmd.org. Salary range $45-60k, generous benefits. 

(posted 8/31/2017)

Downtown Burlington law firm is seeking a Paralegal.

Two or more years of paralegal experience is required. Experience preferred in the following areas: Intellectual Property, Energy and Environmental permitting, or Civil Litigation. The ideal candidate will have the ability to prioritize and manage many tasks simultaneously, strong organizational skills, and strong proofreading skills. The candidate should also be proficient with Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Acrobat, and should be comfortable learning new software. The Paralegal will support many attorneys in a growing and fast-paced law office. Competitive benefits and salary. Interested persons please e-mail letter and resume to applications@dunkielsaunders.com by September 30, 2017.

(posted 8/30//017)


VERMONT LAW SCHOOL seeks a Director of the South Royalton Legal Clinic to begin July 1, 2018. Candidates should have seven to ten years of public interest practice experience or clinical teaching plus four years of practice, and supervisory, office management, and fundraising experience. Clinical education experience is preferred. Candidates must be a member of the Vermont Bar or eligible for admission pursuant to Rule 15 of the Bar Admission Rules. Vermont Law School encourages candidates of color, women, veterans, and members of other underrepresented groups to apply. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and references to facultyappointments@vermontlaw.edu.

(posted 8/28/2017)


VERMONT LAW SCHOOL invites applications for a faculty position teaching environmental law to begin July 1, 2018. Applicants should have environmental expertise, a strong academic background, a demonstrated interest in scholarship, and a commitment to teaching. VLS offers the JD degree as well as masters and LLM degrees, residentially and online, in environmental, energy, and food and agriculture law, as well as a variety of environmental certificates. Vermont Law School encourages candidates of color, women, veterans, and members of other underrepresented groups to apply. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and references to facultyappointments@vermontlaw.edu.

(posted 8/28/2017)


VERMONT LAW SCHOOL seeks a full-time professor of Legal Writing to begin July 1, 2018. 
Professors teach a second-semester 1L course and design their materials, abiding by common course requirements. They also teach Appellate Advocacy in the 2L year, using cases pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to teaching legal writing and experience practicing law or clerking. Prior experience teaching legal writing is preferred. Vermont Law School encourages candidates of color, women, veterans, and members of other underrepresented groups to apply. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and references to facultyappointments@vermontlaw.edu. 

(posted 8/28/2017)


Vermont Law School seeks an Earthjustice Clinical Professor for a new environmental justice initiative. Applicants should have at least three years of environmental law and litigation experience, be licensed, or able to become immediately licensed, in Vermont. Experience with environmental justice communities, community organizing, supervising, and project management is preferred. Vermont Law School is dedicated to building a diverse faculty and encourages candidates of color, women, veterans, and members of other underrepresented groups to apply. Please submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and references at vermontlaw.interviewexchange.com no later than October 15, 2017.

(posted 8/25/2017)


 

 

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)*