The Vermont Department of Mental Health is seeking a General Counsel I to provide legal advice and support to the Commissioner and other Department officials. This is the chief legal position of the Department. The General Counsel will manage a complex and varied workload providing legal advice on significant public policy matters and in areas of substantial impact relating to mental health and other health care reform and service initiatives, implementation and oversight of a statewide mental health system of care, and publicly funded and related mental health and health service programs. Duties include appearing before legislative committees on bills of particular impact to the Department and providing legal support for agency rulemaking and other aspects of administrative law, proposed legislation, and governmental operations.
Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar or eligible for admission with at least 5 years of relevant legal experience in Mental Health and/or Health law and have excellent oral and written communication skills, a demonstrated commitment to human services, knowledge of administrative law and other areas of the law relevant to the work of the Department, and the ability to build and maintain relationships among a variety of constituents.
The General Counsel I is a full-time, exempt position. Salary and benefits based upon qualifications and experience in accordance with the Attorney Pay Plan. The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position is open until filled. Please submit resume, references and writing sample by email or mail to: Linda Kemp, Department of Mental Health, 26 Terrace Street, Montpelier, VT 05601-1101 or by email to Linda.Kemp@state.vt.us (posted 2/18/14)
Vermont-NEA Staff Position Announcement:
Vermont-NEA is seeking an attorney to start full-time employment in June, 2014.
Broad responsibilities to include: direct client representation of educators statewide; involvement in overall advocacy program, including conducting trainings; strong emphasis on litigation, especially in arbitration and other administrative forums; working in concert with highly professional staff. A background in labor and/or education law is preferred and an affinity for representing labor unions and educators is required. Report directly to General Counsel.
Please send applications to Joel D. Cook, Executive Director, Vermont-NEA, 10 Wheelock Street, Montpelier 05602. Include cover letter, resume with reference to litigation experience, training background, representation of unions and working men and women, 3 writing samples, and names of 3 references.
Deadline is Monday, March 17, 2014. Direct inquiries to Sandy Perkins (email@example.com or 800- 649-6375).
Burak Anderson & Melloni, PLC, is currently seeking an Associate Attorney with 2+ years of experience in commercial finance, banking and corporate transactions. We are a dynamic law firm with a practice that encompasses sophisticated matters for a variety of business clients. Challenging work and opportunity awaits a motivated professional. Associates receive responsibility commensurate with their abilities and initiative. We proudly offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Disability and Life insurances, along with a 401k/Profit Sharing Plan and other fringe benefits. Our office is located on the shore of Lake Champlain in beautiful downtown Burlington. If you are interested in joining our team, please send your cover letter, resume and writing sample in confidence to:
Tricia C. Senzel, CPA
Burak Anderson & Melloni, PLC
PO Box 787
Burlington, VT 05402-0787
Merritt & Merritt & Moulton - Senior Corporate Associate (posted 1/14/14)
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.
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 Eli Moulton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northwestern Vermont - busy, general practice law firm with a healthy real estate practice looking for an attorney with at least three and a half (3.5) years of experience in general practice. Must have experience in a majority of the following areas: estate administration, tenant evictions, collection, general litigation, corporate matters and research. Candidate should have a long term goal to be a general practitioner. Must be a self-starter. This is not a position in the real estate department but may be called upon to help said department.
Send resume to Office Manager, 375 Lake Road, Suite 2A, St. Albans, Vermont 05478-2295. (posted 1/9/14)
Busy Burlington law firm seeks a litigation associate with 1-3 years experience. Workers’ Compensation background a plus. Strong research and writing skills a must. Competitive salary and benefits package. Send resume and cover letter to Keith Kasper, McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Burchard, 40 George Street Burlington VT 05401. (posted 1/3/14)