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  • Employment Opportunity - Family Law Attorney [posted May 13, 2021]

Phillips & Peters, PLLC is seeking to hire an associate who has 3-5 years of experience practicing family law. The successful candidate will have experience in the courtroom and interacting with clients. The firm is looking for an associate who is team-oriented, takes initiative and is a problem-solver. We offer healthcare, retirement, professional development, and a competitive salary commensurate with experience. If interested, email info@phillipspeterslaw.com with a cover letter and resume. Address your correspondence to Tammi Redman. Include in your cover letter, a description of the scope and quantity of your courtroom experience.

  • The Norfolk City Attorney’s Office - Assistant or Deputy City Attorney [posted April 15, 2021]

    The Norfolk City Attorney’s Office seeks applicants for an Assistant or Deputy City Attorney position. The successful candidate will provide legal services to city departments, agencies, and City Council in a wide variety of practice areas particular to local government. Duties may involve representation of various boards and commissions, interpretation and drafting of ordinances, contracts, regulations and policies, general civil litigation, and legal advice regarding employment law, grants compliance, and applicability of constitutional, statutory and regulatory provisions to local governance and administrative issues. Admission to Virginia State Bar preferred; pending admission considered.  Position and salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package.  Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter addressed to:  Heather A. Mullen, Deputy City Attorney, by email to heather.mullen@norfolk.gov or by mail to the Office of the City Attorney, 810 Union Street, Suite 900, Norfolk, Virginia 23510.

    • Office of the Attorney General - Assistant Attorney General, Child Support Enforcement Section (DSE11) – Health, Education, and Social Services Division [posted April 15, 2021]
      • For more information on the position, please visit www.oag.state.va.us/, click on Our Office, Employment, Current Vacancies.

    A unique opportunity exists to work in the Virginia Office of the Attorney General as an Assistant Attorney General in the Child Support Enforcement Section of the Health, Education, and Social Services Division.  The successful applicant will have the opportunity to use his/her legal research, writing, and advocacy skills and litigation abilities.  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. 






    DUTIES:  Represents the Division of Child Support Enforcement of the Virginia Department of Social Services in its mission to determine paternity and establish, modify, and enforce support obligations.  Responsibilities include litigating in state and federal courts; providing legal advice, counsel, and training to the Division in cases, program guidance, and procedure; developing and maintaining open communication and positive relationships with the courts; cultivating and fostering a positive attorney-client relationship with the Division; performing administrative duties; supervising legal staff/personnel; attending conferences, seminars, and continuing legal education; preparing and presenting training and informational programs; and completing special projects as assigned.  

    QUALIFICATIONS:  Excellent litigation, organization, research, writing, and interpersonal skills are required.  Proficiency in time management and ability to work independently with client agency and as a team member are essential.  The optimal candidate will have significant litigation experience and the ability to prioritize the demands of a large caseload.  Prior experience in representing a governmental entity preferred but not required.  The candidate must be willing to travel.  Must be admitted to the Virginia bar.  This position is located in the Danville, Virginia office.

     SALARY:  Starting 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 Thursday, May 13, 2021.


    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