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DUTIES: Once hired into this position, the attorney will play a pivotal role in protecting consumers and pursuing wrongdoers through the analysis, investigation, and prosecution of suspected violations of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act, the Virginia Solicitation of Contributions law, and other state and federal consumer protection statutes.  In addition, the individual will have secondary responsibility for analyzing, investigating, and prosecuting violations of state and federal consumer lending statutes and antitrust laws as needed.  Must have excellent writing skills and be prepared to appear in the appropriate state or federal court in actions filed against alleged violators.  Will also provide legal advice to the Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs, assist in drafting official opinions, review proposed legislation, and work with counterparts in other states and federal agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Demonstrated ability to analyze and manage complex enforcement cases; well-developed oral and written communication skills; and the ability to interact effectively with state/federal government officials, a diverse workforce, and the general public.  Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of litigation experience in state and federal courts, concentrating on consumer protection or charitable solicitation matters.  Must be admitted to the Virginia State Bar.

SALARY:  Starting salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at http://jobs.virginia.gov.  Application materials should include a discussion of all relevant experience, résumé, a writing sample, and law school transcript.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure timely consideration, please submit application materials by Wednesday, November 3, 2021.


Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association and Norfolk Law Library

The Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association and the Norfolk Law Library are seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director and Law Librarian. Applicants may be considered for the positions separately or combined. If considered for a combined responsibility role, the additional responsibilities will be reflected in the offered salary.

Please read the job descriptions here:

NPBA - Executive Director.pdf

Norfolk Law Library - Law Librarian .pdf

Both positions are open until filled and application review will begin immediately.

For the Law Library: Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references to staff@norfolklawlibrary.org 

For the Bar Association and for Combined Applications: Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references to contact@norfolkandportsmouthbar.org

Commonwealth’s Attorney Office, Virginia Beach

The Virginia Beach Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney is advertising for a paralegal position.  The ideal candidate performs complex paralegal/legal assistant work of a technical and frequently confidential nature.  A list of duties is included in the posting and application found on the following link:  https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=VBGOV&cws=37&rid=35174.

Minimum requirements are any combination of education (above the high school level) and/or experience equivalent to five years in fields utilizing the required knowledge, skills and abilities and associated with such positions as a Paralegal or Legal Assistant.  Candidates must have a Paralegal Certificate or Degree to be considered for this position.

  • Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia

Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia is a non-profit civil law firm whose mission is help low income individuals in consumer, education, employment, family, housing, and income maintenance matters as well as simple estate, medical (Medicaid/Medicare denials), and so forth. We have offices in Belle Haven, Hampton, Norfolk, and Williamsburg, Virginia. We are looking for at least 3 attorneys in our Norfolk Office and at least 1 in our Hampton Office.

Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia, a non-profit public interest law firm serving the poverty community in civil matters, seeks a staff attorney. A passion for justice and a commitment to poverty law is a must. Salary DOE plus excellent benefit package. Email resume and writing sample to sherryh@laseva.org. LASEV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

****NOTE: Starting salary is $54,000. Our law firm pays 100% of the health, dental and short/long disability, and life insurance policies.

If you would like place a job advertisement with the Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association, please contact bar association staff at (757) 622-3152 or contact@norfolkandportsmouthbar.org