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Disability Rights Attorney Wanted 

Disability Rights Vermont, our state’s non-profit Protection & Advocacy system, is seeking a Staff Attorney. The position will require outreach to psychiatric treatment facilities, prisons and jails, and residential programs throughout Vermont and involve legal support work, client representation, and investigation and remediation of abuse, neglect and serious rights violations against people with disabilities in Vermont. 

Candidate must be licensed to practice in Vermont, have strong writing, communication and record keeping skills, and the ability to travel and work independently.  Seeking a candidate with 0-3 years of legal experience. Experience with disability rights issues is preferred.  DRVT is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send cover letter, résumé, and writing sample to:

Ed Paquin, Executive Director

DRVT, 141 Main St., Suite 7, Montpelier, Vermont 05602

or to Ed@DisabilityRightsVT.org

(posted 7/26/16)

Job Title:  Senior Appellate Attorney
Agency: Department of State’s Attorney & Sheriffs
Location: Montpelier, Vermont Job
Type: Exempt, Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience

The Department of State’s Attorney is seeking an Appellate Attorney to work out of its Montpelier Office. The successful candidate must have excellent writing and research skills, post-bar experience in appellate criminal prosecution, the ability to advise trial attorneys in order to build and preserve a record, have comprehensive detailed knowledge of the procedural rules governing the appellate process, meticulously analyze the record of a trial court proceeding, and research the law effectively and comprehensively. 

Current Vermont Bar license or ability to waive-in are required.

Job Duties Include: Legal research, Drafting Appellate Briefs, and arguing cases before the Vermont Supreme Court. 

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.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Ashley Perry
Executive Directors Office
Department of State’s Attorney & Sheriffs
12 Baldwin St Montpelier, VT 05633

ashley.perry@vermont.gov

(posted 7/19/16)


Job Title:  Associate Appellate Attorney
Agency: Department of State’s Attorney & Sheriffs
Location: Montpelier, Vermont Job
Type: Exempt, Full Time
Salary: Entry Level

The Department of State’s Attorney is seeking an Associate Appellate Attorney to work out of its Montpelier Office. The successful candidate must have excellent writing, research and communication skills, have comprehensive detailed knowledge of the procedural rules governing the appellate process, the ability to meticulously analyze the record of a trial court proceeding, and research the law effectively and comprehensively. This position will have the direction and assistance of a senior appellate attorney. 

Current Vermont Bar license or ability to waive-in are required.

Job Duties Include: Legal research, Drafting Appellate Briefs, and arguing cases before the Vermont Supreme Court. 

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.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Ashley Perry
Executive Directors Office
Department of State’s Attorney & Sheriffs
12 Baldwin St Montpelier, VT 05633

ashley.perry@vermont.gov

(posted 7/19/16)

Opening for Office of Child Support Staff Attorney I, II or III.

The Office of Child Support is recruiting for two staff attorneys.  One will be stationed in the Burlington district office, sharing coverage of child support cases in Chittenden County and the other will be stationed in the St. Albans district office, covering child support cases in Franklin and Grand Isle Counties.   The attorneys would also provide coverage around the state, as needed.  The successful attorneys will have demonstrated skill in the courtroom, strong legal research and writing skills, an ability to work collaboratively in an office environment, experience with negotiation or mediation, and a desire to participate in a variety of projects with statewide impact. Please email your letter of interest and resume to Alicia.Humbert@vermont.gov.

(posted 7/15/16)

 

Plaintiffs’ civil litigation firm is looking to hire an associate litigator. Applicant must be licensed to practice in Vermont (license pending swearing in date is fine). It is preferred that the applicant also be licensed in New Hampshire. If the applicant is not admitted in New Hampshire, he or she must be willing to waive in or take the New Hampshire bar. Oral and written communication skills are critical, as well as a comfort level with, and desire to become a litigator. Please email resumes and writing samples to mjs@sabbethlaw.com or fax to 802-457-7010. 

(posted 7/8/16)


 

Crispe and Crispe Law Offices at 114 Main Street Brattleboro, Vermont has a position for a full-time 40 hour per week legal secretary.

A candidate with a paralegal certificate or paralegal experience will be strongly considered. Any candidate with previous experience in a law practice will also be strongly considered.  Position is available immediately. Competitive salary range based on experience. Submit cover letter, resume, and three references – one of which is a former employer to: Spencer Crispe, scrispe@gmail.com

(posted 7/5/16)


The Vermont Attorney General’s Office is hiring an Assistant Attorney General to represent the Department of Mental Health (DMH) in involuntary commitment and involuntary medication cases. The AAG will also represent DMH in criminal proceedings concerning issues of competency, sanity, and a defendant’s need for involuntary treatment. Work may also include responding to public records requests, reviewing state contracts, and training mental health providers on all aspects of Vermont’s mental health laws. Applicants should be admitted to practice 2-7 years, some litigation experience preferred. To apply, please submit a resume, writing sample, and references to Mathew Viens, Sr. Assistant Attorney General, at matt.viens@vermont.gov with a copy to deborah.matthews@vermont.gov
The VTAGO is an EEO employer. A copy of the EEOP Short Form is on the AGO website.

(posted 6/29/16)


LITIGATION ASSOCIATE

Burlington VT litigation boutique seeks highly-motivated attorney to join busy practice. Areas include personal injury, labor and employment, education law, commercial litigation, and intellectual property. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Please send confidential resume to: Lynn, Lynn, Blackman & Manitsky, P.C, Attention: Hiring Partner, 76 St. Paul Street, Suite 400, Burlington Vermont 05401, or amanitsky@lynnlawvt.com

(posted 6/29/16)


LITIGATION PARALEGAL for busy Manchester law office.  Prior experience in law desirable but not required.  This position requires strong writing and organizational skills; facility with Microsoft Word and Excel; and the ability to communicate professionally with clients and others. Challenging, professional work in a supportive, team environment.  Please send resume to the attention of Andrea Brophy at Witten, Woolmington, Campbell & Bernal, P.C.  E-mail:  arb@wittenetal.com, or write to PO Box 2748, Manchester Center VT 05255.

(posted 6/22/16)


Executive Director Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services

The Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services is seeking an Executive Director to lead the Center in its efforts to: provide, sustain, and support a collaborative system of direct services across Vermont that is comprehensive, victim-centered, trauma-informed and accessible to all diverse populations and to provide leadership to the state to ensure that justice is delivered to all victims and survivors of crime.

Applicants must have: 

- a strong interest in, knowledge of, and commitment to crime victim services, and the challenges faced by victims of crime. 

- Good understanding of and relevant experience in working with federal, state and community agencies and organizations involved with or relevant to victim services, 

- Strong program and operations planning/evaluation, administrative, organizational, fiscal and personnel management, community relations, and general leadership skills.

Strong writing and public speaking skills.

Ability to represent the Center to and work effectively with a broad range of outside individuals and organizations.  

Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, victimology or other pertinent discipline, with master's degree in administration desirable, plus 7 to 10 years of relevant experience, or education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to hiring@ccvs.vermont.gov no later than July 29th.

(posted 6/22/16)