Job Postings


Posted 10/28/18


GreeneHurlocker, a Richmond-based law firm, is seeking mid-level associates or partner-level positions in the following areas:

1. Corporate/Transactional Law: Our corporate and transactional practice continues to grow in two tracts. Since the firm’s beginning, the team has worked closely with energy companies both in Virginia and around the country. This is an opportunity to take part in advising clients in all aspects of their businesses. In addition, the members of the Corporate/Transactional group advise clients in the agricultural, technology and manufacturing businesses, including a number of start-up companies. The ideal candidate for this role should have between 3 and 6 years’ experience with day-to-day corporate and governance matters, mergers and acquisitions, general commercial transactions (including UCC Article 2 transactions), private investments (both equity and debt), real estate, and financings. Virginia Bar membership not required but helpful.

2. Labor/Employment Law: As our corporate clients continue to grow, so, too, do their needs for assistance with labor/employment matters. The successful candidate will have experience defending employers in state and federal litigation and advising employers on day-to-day employment matters. Virginia Bar membership required.

We are looking for those with confidence to work directly with clients and colleagues in a small-firm but fast-paced environment. Superior communication, organizational, analytical, research, and writing skills required. GreeneHurlocker offers health care, a 401(k), profit sharing, and other benefits. Your information will be kept confidential. Interested candidates please e-mail resume and list of references to info@GreeneHurlocker.com.



Posted 10/19/18


Below are two attorney positions available with the Office of the Attorney General:

Civil Litigation, Trial-Employment

Associate University Counsel (Virginia Commonwealth University), Education

The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is seeking a highly-qualified attorney to join its Education Section of the Health, Education, and Social Services Division. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

ASSOCIATE UNIVERSITY COUNSEL and

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL (UN013)

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND SOCIAL SERVICES DIVISION

EDUCATION SECTION

VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY

This attorney, based on the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, will serve the Attorney General under the direction of the Chief of the Education Section and the VCU University Counsel, and will serve the university by providing legal advice and representation to university leadership, administration, faculty and employees on a wide variety of legal and compliance matters and representation in general litigation matters. VCU is Virginia’s largest urban research university, with over 30,000 students and fourteen colleges and schools located on two campuses, closely associated with the VCU Health System Authority.

DUTIES: While this individual will be expected to advise on education law matters generally, the individual will focus on legal advice regarding due process, Title IX compliance and related matters, as well as general litigation and litigation management. This individual must be prepared to appear in all appropriate state or federal courts in the Commonwealth as directed by the University Counsel and the Office of the Attorney General. This individual may be assigned to other projects and matters as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates will have excellent analytical and writing abilities and oral communication skills, with a minimum of five years of litigation practice or a substantial background in higher education law, including Title IX compliance and advising, preferably both. Excellent interpersonal and organization skills are also required, including an ability to manage large numbers of projects simultaneously, and work under pressure. State government experience and experience working with higher education are preferred. Must be admitted to the Virginia bar or eligible for immediate admission. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. The VCU Office of University Counsel expects all attorneys and staff to engage in collaborative and supportive practices within the office and with other members of the Office of Attorney General, particularly with members of the Education Section of the Office of the Attorney General.

TO APPLY: Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, October 29, 2018.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking an attorney to serve as an Assistant Attorney General in the Employment Unit of the Office’s Trial Section. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL (00230)

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

CIVIL LITIGATION DIVISION

TRIAL SECTION – EMPLOYMENT UNIT

DUTIES: The successful candidate will defend the Commonwealth, its agencies, and officials in state and federal courts, with a focus on employment related claims. The representation will include drafting pleadings and briefs, conducting all aspects of discovery, including investigation and advice to clients through the course of litigation, court appearances, trial and appellate work. Demonstrated proficiency in client counseling and training in employment matters also is desirable.

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to the Virginia State Bar required. A minimum of seven (7) years practicing employment law preferred. The position requires exceptional written and verbal communication skills, proficiency in time management, and the ability to work independently and as a team member. Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure and adjust priorities without close supervision. The successful candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and will be subject to a criminal background check. Some overnight travel will be required. This position presents an exciting and rewarding opportunity for the right candidate to be part of a dynamic team and to perform a valuable public service.

SALARY: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

TO APPLY: Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, October 26, 2018.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Posted 10/17/18

JustChildren Attorney (Richmond)

LAJC is a nationally-recognized anti-poverty non-profit with offices in Charlottesville, Richmond, Petersburg, and Falls Church, Virginia. In addition to providing free direct representation for low-income individuals in our immediate service areas, our staff engage in systemic advocacy to benefit all low-income Virginians using a wide array of strategies aimed at ending generational poverty, including high-impact litigation, community organizing, and legislative/policy advocacy. For more information, visit www.justice4all.org.

The JustChildren Program of LAJC is Virginia’s largest children’s law program. JustChildren’s team relies on a range of strategies to ensure the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable young people receive the services and supports they need to lead successful lives in their communities. The Program’s primary focuses are education and juvenile justice, but the work sometimes touches on other child-serving systems such as mental health and foster care.

LAJC is seeking a full-time attorney for its JustChildren Program. The attorney will have a variety of responsibilities but will focus primarily on developing impact campaigns, with an emphasis on impact litigation. Responsibilities will include:

  • Focus on systemic change in Virginia’s child-serving systems through impact litigation and administrative complaints
  • Provide legal advice and representation for low-income families in education cases (e.g., special education, suspension and expulsion, discrimination, etc.) and juvenile justice cases (e.g., serious offender review hearings, services during confinement and re-entry, etc.) for the purpose of investigating systemic violations
  • Provide technical assistance to attorneys representing youths and parents in education and juvenile justice cases
  • Advocate for education and juvenile justice legislation, regulations, and policies that support young people, especially youth of color, those from low-wealth communities, and students with disabilities
  • Attend and testify at legislative committee meetings, state agency meetings, school board and other local meetings
  • Communicate and collaborate with legislators, school division and state agency staff, school boards members, and other local officials
  • Partner with community organizers and grassroots leaders to develop and implement systems change initiatives
  • Participate in various work groups, advisory groups, coalitions, etc.
  • Attend community events and conduct presentations and trainings
  • Produce publications, including reports, issue briefs, fact sheets, op-eds, and blog posts
  • Draft press releases, organize press conferences, and respond to media inquiries
  • Utilize LAJC’s social media and action alert software

Required

Qualifications

  • Virginia Bar licensure, or ability to waive in to the Virginia Bar
  • Strong commitment to public interest law
  • Experience working in low-wealth communities
  • Outstanding oral advocacy, research, writing, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively
  • Reliable personal transportation and willingness to travel statewide occasionally
  • Sense of humor

Preferred

Qualifications

  • At least two years of relevant litigation experience
  • Familiarity with education and/or juvenile justice law and policy
  • Comfort with technology and social media
  • Experience with data analysis
  • Diverse economic, social, and/or cultural experiences

Location LAJC’s Richmond office

Start Date December 2018, with some flexibility

Salary Salary range is $48K to $82K based on a formal salary scale that depends on years of relevant

experience. Exceptional fringe benefits include generous leave, fully paid health insurance,

retirement plan, student loan repayment assistance, and a great work environment.

Benefits • Generous leave

  • Excellent family health insurance
  • Loan repayment assistance
  • 403(b) pension plan

Application

Instructions

Email a cover letter, resume, three references, and a writing sample to Cynthia Neff,

Executive Director, at hiring@justice4all.org. The cover letter should highlight experience in

building impact campaigns, including relevant litigation experience. The cover letter should

also highlight any specialized skills, such as language fluency or technology skills.

The positions will be open until filled, but applications will start being reviewed on

November 12, 2018. Questions? Contact Rachael Deane, JustChildren Legal Director, at

rachael@justice4all.org or 804-521-7304.

The Legal Aid Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring and

dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities,

experiences, and communities to apply. The Legal Aid Justice Center is committed to strengthening the

voices of our low-income clients, working in collaboration with community partners, and rooting out

the inequities that keep people in poverty. We strive to take on the issues that have broad impact on

our client communities and to be responsive to client input. Recognizing the particular impact of

racism on our clients and staff, we devote special attention to dismantling racial injustice. All

applicants must be dedicated to working in and sustaining an environment that enables staff and

clients to feel empowered, valued, respected, and safe. In reviewing applications, we look for evidence

that applicants have experience and/or thoughtfulness in working with traditionally marginalized

populations.


Posted 10/15/18

The Arlington Associate Regional Solicitor’s Office of the U.S. Department of Labor is hiring an attorney to practice in multiple subject areas.  Put your legal experience to good use by contributing to a noble mission:  Ensuring that the Nation’s labor laws are forcefully and fairly applied to protect the Nation’s workers.  

Experienced Attorneys

Experienced attorneys are being recruited to fill one position within the Office of the Solicitor (SOL) in the Arlington Associate Regional Solicitor’s Office, a branch office of the Region III Solicitor’s Office.  We are soliciting resumes for a permanent, excepted service attorney position available now at the GS-12 through GS-14 levels.  The position involves litigation and providing legal advice in the following practice areas:

·       Labor standards statutes such as the Fair Labor Standards Act, Davis Bacon Act, and Service Contract Act

·       Mine safety and health

·       Occupational safety and health

·       Fiduciary provisions of ERISA

·       Civil rights and whistleblower

·       Legal advice on other Department of Labor programs

Applicants must have one or more years of litigation experience.  Because of local district court rules, being a member of the Virginia bar is greatly preferred.  Occasional travel is required.  The duty location for this position is the Arlington branch office of the Region III Solicitor’s Office, located in Arlington, Virginia.

How to Apply: For more details and/or to apply for this job, please go to: www.usajobs.com and search the following announcement number EX-19-PHIL-SOL-0001. Alternatively, you may CLICK HERE to go directly to the job announcement page.

NOTE: The Office of the Solicitor will not pay relocation expenses or moving                   costs.


The Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, is an equal opportunity employer.  The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.


Posted 10/3/18

Faculty openings at the University of Virginia School of Law

LAW FACULTY POSITIONS.  The University of Virginia School of Law is seeking candidates for a small number of full/visiting (lateral), assistant/associate (entry-level), or research faculty positions beginning in August 2019.  J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school or foreign equivalent degree required.  Rank and compensation subject to individual qualifications and experience.  Distinguished academic and professional background and superior scholarly promise expected.  Curriculum needs varied.  Applicants must complete a candidate profile on-line at http://jobs.virginia.edu to apply for any of the job postings. Entry-level candidates are also encouraged to register with the AALS Faculty Appointments Register.  Positions will remain open until filled.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physicians Group, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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