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Cooper Cargill Chant, PA, an established and respected firm located in the White Mountains region of New Hampshire, seeks -

  • an associate having 0-3+ years' experience to join its litigation practice group; and

  • an associate having 3+ years' experience to join its commercial and wealth management practice.

Prior relevant professional experience a plus for both positions  Both candidates will join the Firm's North Conway office.

Reply to:  careers@coopercargillchant.com

(posted 4/28/17)


 

Attorneys Wanted
Public Defense and Assigned Counsel Contract Positions

The Office of the Defender General is searching for attorneys to provide Public Defense and Assigned Counsel services under contract throughout the State of Vermont for Fiscal Year 2018, commencing July 1. These legal services are available to indigent defendants charged with crimes with the possibility of jail, to parties in juvenile proceedings in Family Court, in appellate cases before the Vermont Supreme Court, and in post-conviction relief cases. Contracts include:

Primary Public Defense services in Addison, Caledonia, Essex, Orange, Orleans, Washington and Windsor Counties.

Public Defense caseload relief services in the northern and southern parts of the state, appellate services, training services, and DUI on-call services.

Serious Felony Unit services through the state.

Assigned counsel services in all counties throughout the state. Assigned counsel contractors provide quality legal services to persons entitled to be represented by a public defender, in cases in which the public defender in the county has a conflict of interest. These contracts range from a very small caseload in only criminal or juvenile cases, to full-time contracts covering both caseloads.  

Assigned Counsel appellate services.

Assigned Counsel post-conviction relief services.

Assigned Counsel Coordinator services.

Qualifications for public defense and assigned counsel contracts are current admission to the Vermont Bar, handicap accessibility to the practice, and a demonstrated ability to provide high quality representation with an emphasis on trial practice and courtroom skills while managing a heavy caseload. The contracts are performance based and provide for a monthly payment based on historical caseload.

For further information, including current rates of compensation and caseload statistics, please contact the Office of the Defender General (802-828-3160), or lora.evans@vermont.gov.  The Office of the Defender General is an equal opportunity employer.

Send resume and cover letter to:

Matthew Valerio, Defender General
Office of the Defender General
6 Baldwin Street, 4th Floor
Montpelier, VT 05633-3301
or e-mail to lora.evans@vermont.gov 

(posted 4/19/17)


PRIMMER PIPER EGGLESTON & CRAMER PC

ATTORNEY – ESTATE PLANNING

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

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

(posted 4/17/2017)


The Office of the Attorney General, Environmental Protection Division, has an immediate opening for a full-time assistant attorney general with a minimum of 5 years of experience.  The Environmental Protection Division represents the State of Vermont in state and federal courts in civil and criminal litigation, including appeals.  The Division handles water, air, land use and solid waste enforcement cases, and defends the state’s interests in other environmental matters.  The Division also provides general advice and counseling to various state agencies on environmental and other issues.  This position is located at the Attorney General’s Office in Montpelier, Vermont.  

 Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar, or eligible to waive in, with relevant litigation and environmental law experience and 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. 

 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.

 This position will remain open until filled. Please submit resume, references and writing sample by email to: ago.info@vermont.gov

(posted 4/13/2017)

The Office of the Attorney General, Agency of Human Services Legal Division, has an immediate opening for a full-time assistant attorney general.  This attorney will represent the Department for Children and Families (DCF) and the Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA) in healthcare appeals and other general assistance programs.  The attorney will be responsible for handling administrative hearings before the Human Services Board in connection with Vermont’s Health Care Exchange (Vermont Health Connect – marcia.garlisi@vermont.gov). The position is located in Waterbury.

Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar or eligible to waive in.    They  must have 1 to 5 years of relevant legal experience and excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge and experience in administrative law would be helpful.  Some travel around the state to different hearing locations will be required.

This is a limited service, 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 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.

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

(posted 4/13/17)

The Office of the Attorney General, Civil Litigation Division, has an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant Attorney General with at least 3 years of relevant litigation experience.  The Civil Litigation Division represents the State of Vermont and its agencies, officer and employees who are named in lawsuits brought in state and federal courts.  The Division’s work covers all aspects of civil litigation including discovery, motion and trial practice, and appeals.  The attorney will handle an active caseload concentrating on the defense of tort actions, civil rights and other constitutional claims, and statutory matters.  This position is located at the Attorney General’s Office in Montpelier, Vermont. 

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

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

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.

This position will remain open until filled. Please submit resume, references and writing sample by email to: ago.info@vermont.gov

(posted 4/13/2017)

REGIONAL TREATMENT COURT COORDINATOR (Job Code 17017)

The Vermont Judiciary is looking to fill a long term temporary position in White River Junction. 40 hours per week. $22.53 per hour with excellent benefits. The Coordinator will be responsible for the general administration and ongoing development of the treatment court programs. Prior experience and education in criminal justice or social services settings strongly preferred. Open until filled. Go to www.vermontjudiciary.org > employee opportunities > Staff, Professional and Managerial Openings for more details and how to apply. 

(posted 4/12/17)


Small Burlington, Vermont 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 submit resume and writing sample to Anna Dirienzo at adirienzo@kaplanlawvt.com

KAPLAN AND KAPLAN
95 Saint Paul Street
Suite 405
Burlington, Vermont 05401

(posted 4/10/17)


UVM is accepting applications for a Title IX and Equal Employment Opportunity Investigator. This position will conduct formal and informal investigations of alleged violations of university policies and state and federal laws related to discrimination and harassment. A Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline with three or more years of experience conducting formal investigations in higher education, the public sector, or other large institutional environment is required. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. More information and application materials are available at req. #S1046PO at www.uvmjobs.com EOE/AA

4/4/2017
 


Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C. is looking for an entry-level associate to join the firm's business group practice.  0-2 years experience required. The individual hired for this position will work closely with several partners in the firm's business group (in counseling clients on a variety of corporate, tax, nonprofit, real estate, contracting, licensing, and other business matters) and will have significant responsibility for drafting contracts, structuring transactions, and counseling clients. Applicants should have a strong academic background, excellent research and writing skills, and an interest in business

law. Experience/education in intellectual property or tax a plus. Non-legal experience in business or tax

work and demonstrated client relations skills a plus.

For all positions, please email resume, transcript, list of references, and writing sample to  hiring@dinse.com.  We will be accepting applications through April 30, 2017.

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


Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C. is looking for a mid-level associate to join the firm's business practice. 2-4 years experience required. The individual hired for this position will work closely with several partners in the firm's business and tax groups (in counseling clients on a variety of corporate, tax, intellectual property, finance, and tax-exempt matters) and will have significant responsibility for negotiating and drafting contracts, structuring corporate transactions, and interacting with clients.

Applicants should have a strong academic background, excellent research and writing skills, and no less than two years of experience in commercial business/tax transactions.  Experience/

education in intellectual property or tax a plus. Non-legal experience in business, tax, or intellectual property work and demonstrated client relations skills a plus.

For all positions, please email resume, transcript, list of references, and writing sample to hiring@dinse.com.  We will be accepting applications through April 30, 2017.

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

(posted 3/29/17)


Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C. is looking for a mid-level associate to join the firm's business practice. 2-4 years experience required. The individual hired for this position will work closely with several partners in the firm's business and tax groups (in counseling clients on a variety of corporate, tax, intellectual property, finance, and tax-exempt matters) and will have significant responsibility for negotiating and drafting contracts, structuring corporate transactions, and interacting with clients.

Applicants should have a strong academic background, excellent research and writing skills, and no less than two years of experience in commercial business/tax transactions.  Experience/

education in intellectual property or tax a plus. Non-legal experience in business, tax, or intellectual property work and demonstrated client relations skills a plus.

For all positions, please email resume, transcript, list of references, and writing sample to  hiring@dinse.com.  We will be accepting applications through April 30, 2017.

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

(posted 3/29/17)


Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough, PLLC in South Burlington, Vermont 

Wills, Trusts, and Estates Attorney- Small law firm seeking qualified attorney to manage existing clients and build practice. Full or part time possible. Cover letter and resume can b submitted to:

Richard R. Goldsborough, Esq.
Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough, PLLC
1233 Shelburne Road, Suite E-1
South Burlington, VT 05403
rrg@vtlawfirm.com

(posted 3/29/17)

The Office of the Attorney General has an immediate opening for a full-time assistant attorney general to work in the Office’s appellate unit. The responsibilities of this position will include briefing and arguing appeals on behalf of the State of Vermont in cases before the Vermont Supreme Court and the federal appellate courts, assisting the Office’s other divisions with complex trial litigation, and assisting the Solicitor General in supervising the Office’s appellate litigation. The position may provide advice on the constitutionality of proposed legislation and assist with the review of requests to join amicus curiae briefs in the federal appellate courts. The position is located at the Attorney General’s Office at 109 State Street in Montpelier.

The successful candidate must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar or be eligible to obtain admission by waiver. The candidate must have excellent legal research, writing, and oral advocacy skills; a strong interest in constitutional law; and a willingness to work on a wide variety of subject matters. Prior appellate experience, including clerkship experience, is strongly encouraged.

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

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.

This position will remain open until filled. Please submit resume, references, and a writing sample by email to: ago.info@vermont.gov.

(posted 3/22/2017)

 


U.S. Attorney’s Office seeks lawyer with minimum of three years’ experience for position in Burlington, VT as an Assistant U.S. Attorney. Strong writing and oral advocacy skills and bar membership (any jurisdiction) required. Work involves investigation and prosecution of Federal Criminal cases.

Salary range, depending on experience among other factors, $64,692 - $157,487, including locality pay. Background investigation will be required. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Send letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to: Eugenia Cowles, Acting United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, P.O. Box 570, Burlington, VT 05402-0570. Resumes must be received by April 7, 2017.

(posted 3/21/17)


PUBLIC NOTICE

APPOINTMENT OF CHAPTER 13 STANDING TRUSTEE

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

(posted 3/21/17)


WASHINGTON COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY DEPUTY PROSECUTOR POSITION

Job Title: Deputy State’s Attorney
Agency: Washington County State’s Attorney’s Office

Location: Barre
Job Type: Exempt
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Hourly Rate: Pay Grade 97

The Washington County State’s Attorney’s Office in Barre Vermont has open a Deputy State’s Attorney position. The successful candidate will litigate in state criminal and family court, represent the State’s interests in post-conviction relief proceedings in Superior Court, and litigate matters before the Vermont Supreme Court.

We seek a dynamic, community oriented Deputy State’s Attorney with 0-4 years of legal experience to represent the county’s interests. The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to become a master litigator. Our experienced trial team will provide the right person with the training, mentorship, and support necessary to become a successful trial attorney. The Washington County State’s Attorney uses evidence based approaches to criminal prosecution. The candidate will support more senior lawyers in trial preparation and legal research and writing; be assigned a caseload; work with community stakeholders to ensure best practices in alternative approaches to criminal behavior; and be assigned a mentoring attorney to assist the candidate in achieving success.

Admission to the Vermont bar (or the ability to waive in within six months) required.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Scott R. Williams
Washington County State’s Attorney
255 N. Main Street, Suite 9
Barre VT 05641
Scott.r.williams@vermont.gov

Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

(posted 3/17/17)


 

A full-time associate position is open at a Middlebury general practice law firm. If you are 1) interested in a varied, fast-paced practice in the areas of criminal defense, family law, civil litigation, real estate, estate planning, business organization, probate matters, and/or environmental law, 2)have a good work ethic, 3) are engaging, 4) can multi-task, and 5) are involved, or willing to be involved in, the Addison County community, please submit letter of interest, resume, references, and a writing sample to Stephanie B. Foley, Esq. at sbfoley@middlaw.com. Salary is based upon experience. Excellent benefits.

(posted 3/17/17)


The University of Vermont's Human Resource Services & Affirmative Action Unit is seeking an Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Coordinator to coordinate all compliance activities related to the ADA and other relevant laws, regulations, and policies.

The position requires a Bachelor's degree and two or more years of experience in an EEO setting; working knowledge of the ADA and other relevant state and federal laws; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills; and the ability to collaborate effectively in a higher education environment.

Please apply with cover letter and resume to req. # S1012PO at www.uvmjobs.com

(posted 3/16/17)

 

 

 


Real Estate Paralegal - C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.  View Advertisement HERE

(posted 3/15/17)

Associate Attorney Needed

Busy South Burlington office with immediate need for Vermont-admitted attorney with 2-5 years litigation experience. Personal injury, criminal defense, family law, and worker’s compensation caseload for skilled self-starter. Competitive salary/benefits. Cover letter and resumes can be submitted to Richard R. Goldsborough, Esq., Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough, PLLC, 1233 Shelburne Road, Suite E-1, South Burlington, VT 05403, rrg@vtlawfirm.com 

(posted 3/10/2017)

 

Paralegal - Full-time

Horsley Lajoie Goldfine LLC, a full service firm located in Stowe, Vermont, is seeking to hire a paralegal to assist the firm’s attorneys in the areas of real estate and litigation.

The position includes preparation of transactional real estate documents such as deeds, real estate transaction tax returns, title opinions, title insurance policies and settlement statements. To support the litigation practice, the position includes drafting pleadings, working with family law clients to complete financial documents, and general case management. The position will also involve administrative support services. Experience in estate planning would be helpful.

Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree and experience in supporting real estate and litigation attorneys utilizing Microsoft Office. We are looking for a candidate who is detail-oriented and has a strong work ethic, the ability to multitask, and solid written and verbal communication skills. We are a growing firm and are seeking a candidate who is excited to join our team and grow with us.

We provide a compensation package commensurate with experience.

Visit www.hlgattorneys.com to obtain more information about our firm. Please send cover letter and résumé to jen@hlgattorneys.com.

(posted 3/10/17)


ATTORNEY 

Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC, a full service law firm with offices in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Washington, DC, seeks an experienced attorney to join our busy captive insurance practice.  This position is based in our Burlington, Vermont, office and will focus on a wide range of services associated with the planning, formation, operation and dissolution of single parent and group captive insurance companies.  Candidates with at least three years of corporate, financial and/or regulatory experience are preferred.  Ideal candidates will possess excellent academic and legal credentials.

Please submit letter of interest and resume to careers@primmer.com.

(posted 3/3/17)


Business Immigration Paralegal – full-time

Burlington, Vermont based Paul Frank + Collins seeks to hire a Corporate Immigration Paralegal

The position involves preparation of complex legal documents, and case management work to assist the firm’s business immigration attorney, corporate attorneys and their national and international clients.

Candidates with experience preparing and submitting business immigration, including E, L, H-1B, and TNs petition/applications and or knowledge of corporate law preferred. 

A Bachelor's degree is required. Applicants should be detail-oriented and highly analytical with exceptional writing and communication skills, have the ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure, and present a positive, professional image with clients.  Excellent interpersonal communication skills, ability to prioritize workloads are necessary. Fluency in French is preferred, but not required. Administrative support services will also be a requirement in this position.  

PF+C offers all the resources of a large, international law firm while still preserving a local, collegial, and collaborative culture. We provide a competitive salary commensurate with experience, and excellent benefits in a truly sophisticated and exciting legal setting.  

Please send cover letter and résumé to: 

Rebecca Guenther, PHR, SHRM-CP
Firm Manager
Paul Frank + Collins P.C.
P.O. Box 1307
Burlington, Vermont 05402-1307
USA
rguenther@pfclaw.com 

PF+C is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(posted 3/32017)


Associate Attorney – Litigation and Insurance

Burlington, Vermont based Paul Frank + Collins seeks an enthusiastic entry-level to mid-level associate for our Insurance Services practice group. The work involves litigating insurance coverage and bad faith claims, defending insurers in multi-district complex litigation, counseling insurers through regulatory inquiries and drafting and restructuring insurance policies. The ideal candidate has excellent academic credentials and one to three years of litigation and/or insurance experience. Exemplary applicants without such experience will be considered. Law review or clerkship credentials preferred, but not required.

The candidate must have strong oral presentation and written communication skills, as well as excellent research and analytical skills. The candidate must also enjoy interacting with clients, client representatives, and opposing counsel in both an adversarial and collegial context. The candidate must be licensed or eligible for licensing in Vermont.

PF+C offers all the resources of a large, international law firm while still preserving a local, collegial, and collaborative culture. We provide a competitive salary commensurate with experience, and excellent benefits in a truly sophisticated and exciting legal setting.  

Please send cover letter, résumé, and law school transcript to: 

Rebecca Guenther, PHR, SHRM-CP
Firm Manager
Paul Frank + Collins P.C.
P.O. Box 1307
Burlington, Vermont 05402-1307
USA
rguenther@pfclaw.com

PF+C is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(posted 3/3/2017)

ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL
Vermont Department of Financial Regulation

Staff Attorney II/III/IV (Exempt position – Montpelier Full-Time)
The Department is seeking to fill an Assistant General Counsel exempt (non-classified) position at the Department of Financial Regulation. The General Counsel Office provides legal services for the Department’s regulatory programs, including those relating to lenders, traditional and captive insurance companies, securities firms, and other regulated entities. Assignments may include (1) legal counsel and regulatory support to the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioners, and Department staff, (2) representation of the Department in administrative and judicial proceedings, (3) preparation and adoption of administrative rules and (4) representation of Department at the Vermont Legislature. Candidates with litigation experience, private sector financial services regulatory compliance experience, and legislative experience are encouraged to apply. Candidate must be admitted to the Vermont Bar or eligible for admission without examination. Starting salary range: Staff Attorney II $51,771 - $64,563 (2-5 yrs relevant legal experience); Staff Attorney III $61,693 - $73,923 (5-8 yrs relevant legal experience); Staff Attorney IV $70,699 - $78,936 (8 or more yrs relevant legal experience).
Excellent benefit package.
Deadline for application is 03/15/17. Please send letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to: Nancy Kirkland, Human Resources Administrator, DFR, 89 Main St., Montpelier, VT 05602 or email to nancy.kirkland@vermont.gov. Reference job posting #621008.
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
(posted 3/1/17)


Job Title: Deputy State's Attorney
Agency: State's Attorneys
Location: Newport
Job Type: Exempt Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Hourly Rate Pay Grade: 97

General Job Description

The Orleans County State’s Attorney’s Office in Newport, Vermont, has an opening for an attorney to serve as a Deputy State’s Attorney. Prior criminal litigation experience is preferred. The position will require litigation in the Superior Court of Vermont, Criminal and Family Division, as well as the opportunity to litigate post conviction relief matters in the Civil Division and defend appeals in the Vermont Supreme Court. Admission to the Vermont bar is required. Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Jennifer Barrett – Orleans County State’s Attorney
217 Main Street Ste #2
Newport, VT 05855
C/O: Jane.Malgeri@vermont.gov

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

(posted 2/24/17)

JUDICIARY COMMITTEE LAW CLERKSHIP:  Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) is seeking a law clerk for the Summer 2017 semester to assist his Senate Judiciary Committee staff.   This substantive position offers students a unique opportunity to observe the legislative and nominations process and to work closely with Committee staff on a wide variety of projects and issues.  Committee law clerks are typically tasked with conducting legal research, drafting memoranda and materials related to Committee hearings and votes, attending Committee hearings and executive business meetings, and providing assistance with other legislative matters. 

The clerkship is open to current law students only; those from Vermont are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Please email resume, cover letter, legal writing sample, law school transcript, and list of three references to Logan_Gregoire@judiciary-dem.senate.gov, with “Law Clerk” in the subject line of the email, by March 8, 2017.

(posted 2/24/17)


Full-Time Real Estate Attorney

With over forty years of legal assistance to the community, Bauer Gravel Farnham has provided comprehensive and thorough legal services to Vermonters for more than a generation.  The Firm embraces a professionally-rewarding work atmosphere with a focus on traditional Vermont values of teamwork, quality, honesty and dedication for our clients and our employees.

The Firm seeks a Vermont licensed attorney to work in its busy real estate practice. The position requires comfort with title examination, contract review and analysis, state and municipal permit assessment, and conducting residential and commercial real estate closings.  Prior experience is preferred, but is not required.  The position is based out of our Colchester office, with the expectation of travel throughout the State of Vermont.

Compensation includes a competitive salary and benefits package that includes paid holidays, vacation time, medical insurance, disability coverage and 401(k) contributions.

Please provide a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary requirements and send to jstebbins@vtlawoffices.com. Please visit www.vtlawoffices.com for more information about the Firm.

 
(posted 2/1717)

The Office of the Attorney General, General Counsel and Administrative Law (GCAL) Division, has an immediate opening for a full-time assistant attorney general to work on legal matters for the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets.   This position will provide a range of legal services to the Agency including representation in rulemaking and regulatory proceedings and advice on contracts, public records and open meeting issues.  The majority of the work will be related to the Food Safety Modernization Act (Public Law 111-353) Produce Safety Rule and to Certificate of Public Good (30 V.S.A. 248) proceedings at the Public Service Board.

The individual selected for the position will work closely with Agency staff and with other assistant attorneys general who handle Agency matters.  The position is located at the Attorney General’s Office at 109 State Street.  The successful candidate must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar, with five years of relevant legal experience and excellent oral and written communication skills.

This is an exempt, full-time, limited service position. The grant funding for the position is available for one year.  The expectation is that the grant will be renewed.  If the grant is not renewed, it is likely, but not guaranteed, that the incumbent would be reassigned to another position in the Attorney General’s Office. 

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.

(posted 2/16/17)


 

Merritt & Merritt – Intellectual Property Associate

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

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

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

(posted 9/17/16)*


 

Merritt & Merritt - Senior Corporate Associate

Boutique corporate law firm located on the Burlington waterfront seeks an experienced, personable and intelligent individual to fill full-time senior corporate associate position.   Tasks will include assisting clients to structure, negotiate and close sophisticated corporate transactions, including debt and equity financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions and other similar business transactions. Experience in intellectual property matters a plus.      

Candidates for this position must have a Juris Doctorate degree and have at least two (2) years of prior private practice work experience with corporate transactions.  Ideally, candidates will possess extensive experience working on private placement transactions and/or mergers and acquisitions.  Successful candidates must have a strong work ethic, be well organized, detail-oriented, and possess excellent contract drafting skills and general knowledge of securities laws.    

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

(posted 9/21/2016)*