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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 1/16/2019)


MSK ATTORNEYS is one of Vermont’s leading real estate, land use, and commercial transaction firms. Our attorneys attended top law schools and many have worked at national firms before relocating to Burlington, Vermont.

We are looking for a junior to mid-level associate to join the firm’s active litigation practice. The successful candidate will have direct and immediate involvement in all aspects of litigation, and become a valued member of our litigation team. S/he will research and draft pleadings, assist in forming case strategies, oversee discovery, take and defend depositions, and participate in oral arguments, trials and mediations, while working closely with clients and experts.

Candidates must have:

superior academic credentials

two to four years of litigation experience

a proven ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing

a demonstrated interest in being a litigator

Our ideal candidate is outgoing and energetic, self-motivated, responsible, confident, and prepared to handle the demands of a litigation practice. S/he enjoys team successes, helping others, and solving problems.

Our practice, while busy, allows our attorneys to lead a balanced lifestyle, with time to enjoy all the cultural and recreational amenities that Vermont has to offer.  Burlington is consistently rated as one of the best places to live in the United States.

MSK provides a competitive salary for Vermont, commensurate with experience, and excellent benefits.

If you are interested in applying, please email your cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript to:  Deborah Sabourin, Business Manager at dsabourin@mskvt.com.

For more information about our firm, please visit our website at www.mskvt.com.

(posted 1/16/2019)


Ryan Smith & Carbine, Ltd.
Business Office
Part Time Position

Please send Resume to Lori Ribbans, Business Manager:  lmr@rsclaw.com

Job Description

  • We are looking for a skilled Bookkeeper to assist the Business Manager with day-to-day accounting responsibilities.

  • Applicant must possess a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Customer service communication skills.

  • Process accounts payable and receivable and manage invoices and tax payments.

  • Payroll processing.

  • Create and analyze financial reports and ensure legal requirements compliance.

  • Maintain our financial records, including receipts and payments.

Responsibilities

 

  • Payroll:  Handle payroll in a timely manner.  Payroll submissions using ADP service and portal; Payroll submission with tax filings and reporting with QuickBooks software. Complete tax forms

  • Accurately record all day-to-day financial transactions of our companies.

  • Record day to day financial transactions and posting of cash receipts.

  • Perform daily checks of the posting process.

  • Verify that transactions are recorded in the correct transactions book, suppliers’ ledger, customer ledger and general ledger.

  • Bank Reconciliations.

  • Enter data, maintain expenditure record reports.

  • Process accounts receivable based on the clients’ invoicing requirements,

  • Our ideal candidate shall be familiar with accounting software packages, including Quicken and QuickBooks.

  • Knowledge of ProLaw legal software would be a benefit but we will train.

 

Requirements

  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent.

  • Proven bookkeeping experience.

  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable/receivable principles.

  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records.

  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software.

  • Proficiency in MS Office, Quicken & QuickBooks.

  • Strong organizational skills.

(posted 1/14/2019)


 

 

Small Burlington law firm with a mix of criminal and civil cases seeks an entry level associate attorney interested in a career in litigation.

Compensation commensurate with experience.

Please email cover letter and resume to amarrier@kaplanlawvt.com

(posted 1/12/2019)


Labor and Employment Law Associate | Burlington, VT or Lebanon/Hanover, NH area

Downs Rachlin Martin seeks an associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience to join its Labor and Employment Law practice in its Burlington, Vermont office or its Lebanon, New Hampshire office in the Upper Valley region. Some 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 employment law counseling and 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. Admission in one or more of the following states is also a plus: New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts.

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, including industry-leading paid parental leave and two exceptional retirement plans.

Apply Here.

(posted 1/11/2019)


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.

Apply Here.

(posted 1/11/2019)


Tax Associate | Burlington, VT

Downs Rachlin Martin is seeking an attorney with 3 to 5 years of experience to join its tax practice at its Burlington, Vermont office. Qualified candidates should have substantial experience addressing complex commercial transactions, with a strong background in partnership and corporate tax matters. Experience should include structuring mergers and acquisitions, business formations, debt and equity financings, workouts, private equity and venture capital transactions. Experience with executive compensation, New Markets and other tax credit issues would be valuable in this position. Our practice includes controversy representation across a wide range of state and local tax matters necessitating excellent research, writing and verbal skills.

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, including industry-leading paid parental leave and two exceptional retirement plans.

 

Apply here.

(posted 1/11/2019)


Estate Planning Paralegal:

Caldwell Law, an estate planning and settlement firm in Lebanon, NH, is seeking a full time Estate Planning Paralegal. The successful candidate must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment, be highly organized, manage time efficiently, be detail oriented and able to work independently as well as part of the team.

The Estate Planning Paralegal will:
• Draft trusts, wills, powers and other related documents;
• Prepare asset inventories/reports;
• Prepare agendas and materials for client meetings
• Meet and communicate with clients and client advisors;
• Assist clients with asset alignment, including will or trust funding;
• Maintain client files;
• Schedule meetings and calendar due dates;
• Prepare correspondence and administrative documentation.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree, a paralegal degree, a paralegal certification, or a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a paralegal in estate planning; will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software and have experience with law firm database software.

Please send your letter of interest and resume to jaclyn@estateandelderlawgroup.com.

(posted 1/11/2019)


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 Waterbury office 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.  Candidates with connections to/knowledge of Central Vermont or the Mad River Valley are encouraged to apply.

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
kreen@stackpolefrench.com

(posted 1/10/2019)


Established Burlington Law firm seeking full time criminal defense attorney to handle cases in Rutland and Addison Counties. Satellite office space in Rutland. Extensive trial work and client contact. Candidate must be qualified to handle all aspects of criminal trial work and to work independently.
Respond to vermontlawyer2018@gmail.com.

(posted 1/9/2019)


The Office of the Attorney General, Agency of Human Services Legal Division, has an immediate opening for one full-time assistant attorney general position to represent the Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA) in healthcare appeals and other Medicaid eligibility programs.  Located in Waterbury, the staff attorney will be responsible for handling administrative hearings before the Human Services Board in connection with Vermont’s Health Care Exchange (Vermont Health Connect – www.Vermont HealthConnect.gov).

Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar with 1 to 5 years of relevant legal experience and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge and experience in administrative law would be helpful.  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 position will remain open until filled.  Please submit resume, references and writing sample by email or mail to: Attorney General’s Office c/o Marcia Garlisi, 280 State Drive, Waterbury, VT 05671-0701 or by email to marcia.garlisi@vermont.gov.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity | Department of Human Resources

humanresources.vermont.gov

Employment discrimination based on ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and physical or mental condition is prohibited.

(posted 1/9/2019)

 


The Office of the Attorney General, Agency of Human Services Legal Division, has an immediate opening for one full-time assistant attorney general position to represent the Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA) in state courts in third party Medicaid lien and estate recoveries and other related general counsel work.  Other duties include provider issues, contract review and negotiation, administrative appeals of overpayment collections and provider tax appeals. 

Located in Waterbury, the staff attorney will be responsible for handling litigation in Vermont Civil and Probate Courts. Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar with 1 to 5 years of relevant legal experience and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge and experience in probate and/or administrative law would be helpful.  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 resume, references and writing sample by email or mail to: Attorney General’s Office c/o Marcia Garlisi, 280 State Drive, Waterbury, VT 05671-0701 or by email to marcia.garlisi@vermont.gov.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity | Department of Human Resources

humanresources.vermont.gov

Employment discrimination based on ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and physical or mental condition is prohibited.


(posted 1/9/2019)


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 at 802-658-5900 or email ghd@bvslawvt.com for details.

(posted 1/3/2019)


Vacancy Announcement: Deputy State’s Attorney
State of Vermont, Rutland County State’s Attorney’s Office, Rutland, VT

Summary of Duties: The Rutland County State’s Attorney’s Office is hiring a Deputy State’s Attorney. 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. 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 office in prosecuting criminal offenses within Rutland County; litigate cases in state Criminal and Family court; represent the State’s interests in post-conviction relief proceedings in Superior Court; and may litigate matters/defend appeals in Vermont Supreme Court. DSA’s will handle their own caseload and are may be required to assist other lawyers with legal research and in trial preparation and trial. 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. Must perform timely data entry of cases as required by the Office and 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 cases. Ability to work independently, exercise initiative, and maintain confidentiality. Ability to consistently ensure accuracy in work product and ensure attention to detail. Ability to consistently meet deadlines. Ability to collect and file data to the department and/or grant agency if applicable. Ability to assist with trainings and presentations to groups. Ability to maintain self-composure under stress. Excellent skills in writing and oral communications. Ability to accurately use Microsoft Office programs and SAS case management system. Ability to respectfully interact and maintain effective working relationships with all co-workers and supervisors, the public and partner 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, cases, partners and constituents may be expected. Work outside of the normal schedule may occur. Private means of transportation must be available. Computer literacy for research, case management, and correspondence expected. Some minor lifting is expected (case file boxes).

Minimum Qualifications: J.D. degree; preference for candidates admitted (or pending admission) to the Vermont Bar. Courtroom and jury trial experience desirable.

**DO NOT APPLY ONLINE** Interested applicants must send a short cover letter, and an up-to-date resume that includes work-related references with contact info, to: Rutland County State’s Attorney Rose Kennedy at rosemary.kennedy@vermont.gov; and to SAS Executive Assistant Ashley Perry at ashley.perry@vermont.gov.

DEADLINE for application: January 25, 2019, but consideration of interested candidates will begin upon receipt of application paperwork.

The Vermont Department of State’s Attorneys and Sheriffs and the Rutland 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 1/2/2019)


Attorney

Ward Law, PC is seeking an attorney with 3-5 years of experience to handle basic litigation and assist in representing the firm’s 950 active business clients. Basic familiarity with real estate matters is helpful but not mandatory. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with a solid work ethic, have strong technology skills, have excellent writing and research skills, and have the ability to represent the firm’s clients effectively in court. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. Please send letter of interest and resume to Eugene J. Ward, III, Esq. at ward@wardlawvt.com. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

(posted 1/2/2019)


Assistant Attorney General, Staff Attorney Agency of Education

Assistant Attorney General, Agency of Education.  The Attorney General’s Office and Agency of Education seek a full-time Assistant Attorney General (AAG) to serve within the Agency of Education.   This AAG represents the Agency in a variety of administrative and civil proceedings, including the prosecution of licensing misconduct cases. The position provides general legal services to the Agency involving public records, open meetings, policy drafting and rulemaking. 

The position is within the General Counsel and Administrative Law Division (GCAL) of the Attorney General’s Office, and works closely with in-house lawyers for the Agency, including the Agency General Counsel.  

At least two years’ experience in education law, administrative practice or a comparable field is strongly preferred.

Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar, or eligible to waive in.  Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills.

This assistant attorney general position 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.

Please submit resume, references and writing sample by email to: ago.info@vermont.gov.  Please reference the position title: Assistant Attorney General, GCAL.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity | Department of Human Resources

humanresources.vermont.gov

Employment discrimination based on ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and physical or mental condition is prohibited.

(posted 1/2/2019)

Theriault & Joslin, P.C. seeks one or more attorneys 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 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 M. Lawrence at Lawyers@TJoslin.com with the subject line Litigation Attorney.

(posted 01/02/2019)


Managing Attorney - Real Estate Title/Escrow Company

Atticus Title Services, LLC

www.atticustitleservices.com

Growing Title/Real Estate Closing/Escrow Company is looking for a full-time Managing Attorney to manage a new office in the greater Burlington area. The attorney must have at least three (3+) years real estate transaction and closing experience along with the ability to take a closing from start to finish (title search). This turnkey opportunity will provide all overhead and the Managing Attorney's compensation will be a (very competitive) percentage (based on experience) of each closing file, plus performance bonuses. In addition, this position is eligible for any equity opportunity. This position is perfect for an attorney who has the experience and relationships to see a higher return on their time. This is a great opportunity to step out on your own with maximum autonomy, while still having the safety net of a successful team behind you. Do what you're doing now with more flexibility and compensation. Please send cover letter and resume to beauaugustn@gmail.com.

(posted 12/20/2018)


Business Law Special Counsel

Gravel & Shea PC, a prominent law firm in downtown Burlington, Vermont is seeking an attorney with 7-15 years of experience to join and assume an important role in our Business Law practice. Qualified candidates should be able to demonstrate excellent management and client relations skills.  Qualified candidates will also have substantial experience in one or more of the following areas: entity formation and structuring, debt and equity financings, mergers and acquisitions (including sales of stock and assets), and other commercial transactions.   The ability to bring significant business to the firm is not a prerequisite but the right candidate would be expected to maintain the firm’s existing client relationships and develop new ones over time.  It is expected that partnership admission will be offered upon joining the firm after a relatively short period of time.  

We offer excellent associate and staff support, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a generous retirement plan. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and résumé to:

Michelle N. Farkas, Hiring Partner
Gravel & Shea PC
P. O. Box 369
Burlington, VT 05402-0369
mfarkas@gravelshea.com

Gravel & Shea is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(posted 12/19/2018)


Staff Attorney I, II, or III
Office of the Secretary of State
Office of Professional Regulation

The Office of Professional Regulation is adding a 4th prosecuting attorney position to its Enforcement Unit.

You will assist three experienced prosecuting attorneys in representing the State of Vermont in the screening, evaluation, and prosecution of administrative complaints of unprofessional conduct for over 40 professions. This position will be responsible for handling a vertical caseload, from the decision to charge through appeal, in a fast-paced work environment.

This position primarily focuses on litigation with a large and varied caseload. Duties include attending investigative team meetings; working closely with investigators and law enforcement; all aspects of litigation, including discovery, motion practice, depositions, trial preparation, and final merits hearings before professional Boards and Administrative Law Officers; and more. This position also handles appeals at both the administrative and State Supreme Court levels.

A solid litigation background with a minimum of one to five years of prosecutorial or general civil/administrative litigation practice required. Candidates must also have strong organizational skills; good legal research skills; clear, concise writing ability; and excellent communication skills. Must be admitted to practice law in Vermont.

This position is a full-time, exempt position in Montpelier. Salary and benefits will be based upon qualifications and experience in accordance with the Attorney Pay Plan.

For more information contact: Beth St. James, Chief Prosecuting Attorney, Office of Professional Regulation, 802-828-1218, elizabeth.st.james@sec.state.vt.us

To apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to Brittany Elliott, Office of the Secretary of State, 802-828-0498, brittany.elliott@sec.state.vt.us

Montpelier – Full-time. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

(posted 12/18/2018)