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

Summary of Duties: The Orleans 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. Preference will be given to candidates with courtroom and jury trial experience. The position is covered by the DSA Pay Plan with benefits that include annual and sick leave, state holidays, health insurance (80% employer paid), life insurance, dental after 6 months, LTD after one year.

A Deputy State’s Attorney exercises all the powers and duties of the state’s attorney in prosecuting criminal offenses within Orleans County. litigate cases in state Criminal and Family court. may represent the State in post-conviction relief proceedings in Superior Court and handle appeals in Vermont Supreme Court. DSA’s will handle their own caseload and may be required to assist other staff with research, 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 reducing incarceration and criminal behaviors. May assist in the furtherance of public policy efforts on issues affecting the criminal justice system and the department. Must ensure 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 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 workday schedule can be regularly expected. Private means of transportation must be available. Computer work for research, case management, correspondence expected. Some lifting is expected (case file boxes).

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

**DO NOT APPLY ONLINE** Interested applicants must send a short cover letter, and an up-to-date resume that includes work-related references to: Orleans County State’s Attorney Jennifer Barrett at Jennifer.barrett@vermont.gov. and to SAS Executive Assistant Ashley Perry at ashley.perry@vermont.gov.
DEADLINE for application: August 3, 2018 by 4:30 PM.

The Vermont Department of State’s Attorneys and Sheriffs and the Orleans 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 7/13/2018)

 


University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, seeks a Regional Privacy Officer.

The University of Vermont Medical Center is located in Burlington, Vermont, a small vibrant city situated on the shore of beautiful Lake Champlain.

The Opportunity:

The Regional Privacy Officer – New York oversees all ongoing activities related to a patient privacy program for the hospitals in the UVMHN - Adirondack Region:  UVMHN Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH), UVMHN Elizabethtown Community Hospital (ECH) and Alice Hyde Medical Center (AHMC).  The Regional Privacy Officer – New York serves as the designated Privacy Officer at CVPH, ECH and AHMC, under the direction of the Network Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer.  He or she works collaboratively with the staff and leadership at each hospital and the Network to oversee an effective privacy program. 

Education:

A four-year college degree is required; JD preferred. Certification in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC), as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) desired. 

Experience:

Three or more years of experience with HIPAA and patient privacy. 

Organization: 

As an academic medical center dedicated to being in service to the patient, community and medicine, The University of Vermont Medical Center (www.UVMhealth.org/MedCenter) seeks to improve the health of the people in the communities it serves by integrating patient care, education and research in a caring environment. The University of Vermont Medical Center also serves as a regional referral center – providing advanced care to approximately one million people in Vermont and northern New York.

For more information about University of Vermont Medical Center, find us online at http://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter or on our Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and blog sites. 

Apply online at:

https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/Pages/Health-Careers/JobPostings/JobDetailsViewWD.aspx?qid=R0010276&Title=Regional%20Privacy%20Officer%20-%20New%20York&utm_source=VT%20Bar%20Association&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=Regional%20Privacy%20Officer%20-%20NY

University of Vermont Medical Center offers a comprehensive benefits package including relocation.  University of Vermont Medical Center proudly offers a non-smoking work environment.  We are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

(posted 7/13/2018)


Established Rutland civil litigation firm seeks experienced attorney willing to practice in all Vermont and Federal courts. Two to five years of experience suggested. Excellent writing and advocacy skills required. Please send cover letter and resume in confidence to clearyshahiaicher@gmail.com.

(posted 7/10/18)


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 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.  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.

 

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 7/9/18)


ASSOCIATED ATTORNEY WANTED. Hayes, Windish & Badgewick is seeking an attorney with 3-5 years’ experience in civil litigation to join our team. We are a small general practice firm with an emphasis on civil litigation, insurance defense, and workers’ compensation matters. We seek a candidate who is intelligent, ethical, and self-motivated. Competitive pay and benefits offered. Position to remain open until filled. Please send your resume and cover letter electronically to: Penny Webster, Office Manager HAYES, WINDISH & BADGEWICK pwebster@woodstockvtlaw.com.

(posted 07/05/2018


Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission

This is the chief legal, educational and administrative management position of the Vermont Human Rights Commission.  The executive director is responsible for providing leadership in fulfilling the Commission’s mandate to enforce Vermont’s civil rights laws and reports to and works collaboratively with the five-member Human Rights Commission. 

Required Qualifications

Must be a Vermont licensed attorney (or eligible to waive in) with a minimum of five years of relevant legal experience

Must have a demonstrated commitment to civil rights and knowledge of civil rights laws.

Must possess the ability to build and maintain relationships among a wide variety of individuals and organizations.

Must have demonstrated understanding of and experience in administrative processes.

Must have demonstrated experience in developing and conducting educational workshops and public presentations

Must have demonstrated experience in effectively leading staff and managing and building programs and budgets.

Legislative interest and experience a plus.

The executive director position is exempt and full-time.  Salary and benefits are based upon qualifications and experience in accordance with the Executive Director’s Pay Plan (hiring range $75,044- $93,808).

Deadline:  Applications due by July 20, 2018.  Applications will be accepted by email and mail only.  Phone calls will not be accepted.  Applicants should send a resume and cover letter demonstrating relevant experience to human.rights@vermont.gov or to Mary Marzec-Gerrior c/o Vermont Human Rights Commission, 14-16 Baldwin St., Montpelier, VT 05633-6301.  Expected start date: November 5, 2018.

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

Please see www.http://hrc@vermont.gov for a full job description.

(posted 07/02/2018) 


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

Summary of Duties: The Bennington 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 in prosecuting criminal offenses within Addison County. litigate cases in state Criminal and Family court. may represent the State in post-conviction relief proceedings in Superior Court and handle appeals in Vermont Supreme Court. DSA’s will handle their own caseload and may be required to assist other staff with research, 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 reducing incarceration and criminal behaviors. May assist in the furtherance of public policy efforts on issues affecting the criminal justice system and the department. Must ensure 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 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 workday schedule can be regularly expected. Private means of transportation must be available. Computer work for research, case management, correspondence expected. Some lifting is expected (case file boxes).

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

**DO NOT APPLY ONLINE** Interested applicants must send a short cover letter, and an up-to-date resume that includes work-related references to: Bennington County State’s Attorney Erica Marthage Erica.marthage@vermont.gov and to SAS Executive Assistant Ashley Perry at ashley.perry@vermont.gov.

DEADLINE for application: July 13, 2018 by 4:30 PM.

The Vermont Department of State’s Attorneys and Sheriffs and the Bennington 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 6/29/2018) 


Vermont Department of Financial Regulation

Staff Attorney I/II/III/IV (Exempt position - Montpelier)

The Department seeks to hire an Assistant General Counsel with expertise in healthcare law. The Assistant General Counsel will work within the Department’s nine-member Legal Division to provide legal services to the Department. Assignments may include (1) legal counsel and regulatory support to the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioners, and Department staff, (2) representing the Department in administrative and judicial proceedings, and (3) drafting legislation, administrative rules, and bulletins.  Experience in healthcare law is highly desirable; this position will focus on the Department’s healthcare matters, including external appeals, while also providing legal support in other subject areas as required. 

Candidates must be admitted to the Vermont Bar or eligible for admission without examination. Excellent benefits package and working environment. Compensation based on the State of Vermont Attorney Pay Plan.  

Application deadline July 20. Desired starting date is late August or early September. Please send letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to: Nancy Kirkland, Human Resources Administrator, Dept. of Financial Regulation, 89 Main St., Montpelier, VT, 05602 or by email to nancy.kirkland@vermont.gov. The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

(posted 6//28/2018)

Davis Steadman Ford & Mace is seeking an attorney to join our well-established firm located in the Upper Valley of Vermont(White River Jct) and NH (Hanover/Lebanon) on an equity basis; no buy-in required. Minimum of 5 years experience. Preferred practice areas: family and civil law/litigation, estate planning/probate. Confidentiality of all inquiries guaranteed. Reply: Davis@WhiteRiverLawyers.com

(posted 6/26/2018)


Assistant Attorney General Position
Agency of Human Services/Department for Children and Families (DCF)-Family Services Division

JOB DESCRIPTION: a full-time AAG position is open to represent the DCF-Family Services Division primarily in the Family Services Division’s central Vermont districts including coverage of cases generated in Lamoille, Orange and Washington counties.  The duties of the position include the following:

--Litigation of termination of parental rights and other juvenile court hearings in the Superior Court—Family Division of Vermont;

--Representing DCF before the Human Services Board and Vermont Superior, Probate and Supreme Courts;

--Providing general counsel guidance to DCF employees on litigation, policy interpretation, and other matters as required;

--Representing DCF in administrative hearings at Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center;

--Training DCF employees and contractors on various legal topics;

--Other legal work as requested by supervising attorney, including litigation in districts other those of primary assignment;

--Work with other AG and DCF divisions as required; and

--Travel to DCF district offices and Superior Courts across the state.

At least 5 years of experience in administrative, juvenile, family, civil and/or criminal matters.  Preference will be given to applicants with relevant litigation experience, especially if in Vermont courts. Candidate must be willing to travel and work independently but within the structure of a government legal team. Self-reliance, minimal IT skills and knowledge of state and federal child protection law, regulations and policies are a must. Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar, or eligible to waive in, with 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 Attorney Pay Plan.

This position will remain open until filled. Please respond by sending your statement of interest and resume to Kate Lucier, Assistant Attorney General, HC 2 North, 280 State Drive, Waterbury, Vermont 05671-2080 or katherine.lucier@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

http://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 6/25/2018)


Attorney (or experienced paralegal) to work on an hourly basis reviewing leases and related documentation for commercial loan transactions. Occasional office presence required (Montpelier), but work can also be done remotely. Please submit resume to mgillespie@fvtlaw.com. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

(posted 6/21/2018) 


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

Summary of Duties: The Addison County State’s Attorney’s Office is hiring a part-time Deputy State’s Attorney (20-30 hours per week). 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 in prosecuting criminal offenses within Addison County. litigate cases in state Criminal and Family court. may represent the State in post-conviction relief proceedings in Superior Court and handle appeals in Vermont Supreme Court. DSA’s will handle their own caseload and may be required to assist other staff with research, 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 reducing incarceration and criminal behaviors. May assist in the furtherance of public policy efforts on issues affecting the criminal justice system and the department. Must ensure 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 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 workday schedule can be regularly expected. Private means of transportation must be available. Computer work for research, case management, correspondence expected. Some lifting is expected (case file boxes).

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

**DO NOT APPLY ONLINE** Interested applicants must send a short cover letter, and an up-to-date resume that includes work-related references to: Addison County State’s Attorney Dennis Wygmans, c/o Administrative Assistant cari.whittemore@vermont.gov. and to SAS Executive Assistant Ashley Perry at ashley.perry@vermont.gov.

DEADLINE for application: July 6, 2018 by 4:30 PM.

The Vermont Department of State’s Attorneys and Sheriffs and the Addison 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 6/21/2018) 


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

Summary of Duties: The Orleans 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. Preference will be given to candidates with courtroom and jury trial experience. The position is covered by the DSA Pay Plan with benefits that include annual and sick leave, state holidays, health insurance (80% employer paid), life insurance, dental after 6 months, LTD after one year.

A Deputy State’s Attorney exercises all the powers and duties of the state’s attorney in prosecuting criminal offenses within Orleans County. litigate cases in state Criminal and Family court. may represent the State in post-conviction relief proceedings in Superior Court and handle appeals in Vermont Supreme Court. DSA’s will handle their own caseload and may be required to assist other staff with research, 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 reducing incarceration and criminal behaviors. May assist in the furtherance of public policy efforts on issues affecting the criminal justice system and the department. Must ensure 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 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 workday schedule can be regularly expected. Private means of transportation must be available. Computer work for research, case management, correspondence expected. Some lifting is expected (case file boxes).

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

**DO NOT APPLY ONLINE** Interested applicants must send a short cover letter, and an up-to-date resume that includes work-related references to: Orleans County State’s Attorney Jennifer Barrett at Jennifer.barrett@vermont.gov. and to SAS Executive Assistant Ashley Perry at ashley.perry@vermont.gov.
DEADLINE for application: June 29, 2018 by 4:30 PM.

The Vermont Department of State’s Attorneys and Sheriffs and the Orleans 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 6/12/2018) 


 

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 6/12/2018) 


Business Law Associate | Burlington

Downs Rachlin Martin is seeking an attorney with 4 to 8 years of experience to join its very busy private equity practice at its Burlington, Vermont office. Qualified candidates will have experience in sophisticated debt and equity financing transactions, along with general corporate experience, including company formation and business acquisitions. Background and experience with complex company capitalization models, transactional IP and tax would be valuable in this position.

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 generous retirement plans. To apply, please visit DownsRachlinMartinPLLC.appone.com.

(posted 6/12/2018) 


 

Business Law Junior Associate | Burlington, VT

Downs Rachlin Martin seeks an 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 6/12/2018) 


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 6/12/2018) 


 

Antioch University

Legal Assistant

Antioch University’s Office of University Counsel seeks a Legal Assistant at Antioch’s Keene, NH campus to provide high-level, confidential, administrative and clerical support to a legal office serving the five University campuses. The ideal candidate will possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills; significant experience providing complex administrative support, including document drafting and editing; be highly proficient with Office applications; Bachelor’s/paralegal degree preferred, or a minimum 5 to 7 years’ experience.

To view the full job description and to apply, visit https://www.antioch.edu/new-england/resources/community-resources/employment-antioch-university/. Applications will be accepted through June 29, 2018 or until the position is filled.

(posted 6/11/2018) 


 

Attorney Position Available--HJWT

Wynona I. Ward, Founder/Director, Have Justice--Will Travel, Inc., (HJWT) seeks a full-time family law attorney to provide legal representation for relief from abuse, divorce, parentage, child custody, visitation, and child support hearings  for victims of domestic and sexual violence in Bennington and Rutland Counties  using the HJWT mobile model. (www.havejusticewilltravel.org).  Position available July 1, 2018.

Prefer applicants with three years experience or equivalent in family law, be admitted to practice in Vermont, and preferably live in Bennington County.

This is a 24-month position funded by the U.S. Department of Justice Violence Against Women Act Rural grant program. (Continuance of position is contingent on extension of the grant after September 2020.) Salary is $45,000 to $50,000 a year depending on experience, health insurance, vacation, sick and personal leave and mileage reimbursement.

Please submit resume, a writing sample, and three references as soon as possible to: Wynona I. Ward, Esq., Director, Have Justice--Will Travel, Inc., 9580 Vermont Route 113, Vershire, VT  05079 or E-mail to:  Wynona.hjwt@gmail.com or call 802-685-7809. Equal Opportunity Employer.

(posted 6/8/2018)


Business Law Junior Associate

Gravel & Shea PC, a prominent law firm in downtown Burlington, Vermont is seeking an associate attorney with 1-4 years of experience to join our Business Law practice. Qualified candidates will have relevant experience in one or more of the following areas: intellectual property (including trademarks and licensing agreements), entity formation, debt and equity financings, mergers and acquisitions (including sales of stock and assets), and other commercial transactions.

We offer excellent mentorship and training, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package, including market-leading paid parental leave and 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 6/7/2018)


 

 

LEGAL ASSISTANT


Gravel & Shea PC, a prominent law firm in downtown Burlington, Vermont has an opening for a legal assistant. The ideal candidate will have law firm experience in real estate and corporate practice areas, and a comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office software. In addition, this position requires a strong work ethic, an eagerness to learn and excellent writing, communication and typing skills. Minimum of three years’ law firm experience preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including market-leading paid parental leave and a generous retirement plan.

Please e-mail cover letter, résumé and references to:

fmiller@gravelshea.com
www.gravelshea.com

Gravel & Shea PC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(posted 6/07/2018)


ATTORNEY

Wick & Maddocks’ Essex Office is seeking an attorney to join the office to handle title searching duties, perform real estate closings and assist in representing the firm’s business clients.  Real Estate experience is helpful but not required.  Ideally, the candidate will be self-motivated and personable, be willing to learn the real estate process and possess the ability to represent the firm’s clients proactively.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits.

Please send an inquiry and resume to Jason R. Tiballi, Esq. at jason@wickandmaddocks.com.  All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

(posted 6/06/2018)


Staff Attorney II, III, or IV

Office of the Secretary of State

Vermont’s Office of Professional Regulation, the State’s primary occupational and professional licensing authority, seeks an attorney with a minium of 2 years of experience.

You will assist the Director and General Counsel in the oversight and regulation of forty-seven regulatory programs.

Duties include attending professional-board and advisor-group meetings; handling inquiries from the public, licensees, and professional associations; monitoring regulatory issues in the health sciences and other regulated professions; researching and developing policy; and drafting administrative rules and legislative proposals.

Candidates must be well organized, deeply interested in public policy and regulatory modernization, and highly proficient at legal research and concise written expression for varying audiences.  Must be admitted to practice law in Vermont.  Two years of relevant attorney experience required.  Background in administrative law, science, consumer protection, or economics highly desirable.

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.

Contact:  

S. Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation, 802-828-2883, lauren.hibbert@sec.state.vt.us

To apply:  

You must apply online to be considered: http://humanresources.vermont.gov/careers                                                                                

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

(posted 6/06/2018)


 

Established Burlington firm seeks associate attorney. 1-5 years experience preferred. Practice concentration of criminal/juvenile defense, family law, and some civil practice. Please forward resume/C.V. and letter of interest to Office Manager, Blodgett, Watts & Volk, P.C., P.O. Box 8, Burlington, VT 05402. 

(posted 5/31/2018)

 


 

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)*