Downtown office available for short term rental

Downtown office available for short term rental.  Need a quiet place to work, an extra conference room, or a private library?  Cozy, well-appointed law office with dedicated, adjacent parking spot available short term.  Convenient to downtown mall and courts.  Fully furnished with good internet access.  Direct inquiries to Rob Nelson (Frank Hardy, Inc.) (434) 409-7443 or rlsnelson@icloud.com

Assistant City Attorney position

Are you interested in serving the public as an advocate and advisor to a municipal government? The City of Charlottesville is seeking qualified candidates to be considered for the position of Assistant City Attorney who are highly motivated and who strive for success by demonstrating Charlottesville’s Core Values of Leadership, Trust, Creativity, Respect, and Excellence.

This position is responsible for providing professional legal services to City departments and other public bodies on difficult and complex matters. Work is completed under the general supervision of the City Attorney. The primarily duties of this position will include public procurement, real estate transactions, tax compliance matters, zoning and property maintenance enforcement, and Freedom of Information Act compliance.

Minimum qualifications include: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from a recognized law school, preferably some municipal work; Eligibility to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia; and Must be admitted to practice before the Virginia Supreme Court, or be able to obtain admission.

TO APPLY: to view the complete job information and to apply, visit www.charlottesville.gov/jobs Applications are only accepted online through our employment page and must be submitted prior to the closing date and time of August 11, 2020 at 5pm EST. The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.

REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY wanted

Flora Pettit PC, an AV rated law firm is seeking an attorney with experience in commercial real estate to join its Real Estate, Finance & Development team in its Harrisonburg, Virginia office.  3 or more years of experience strongly preferred.

The successful candidate must be licensed to practice in Virginia and have an interest and background in commercial real estate law, including experience drafting and negotiating real estate transactional documents (e.g., leases, lease amendments, purchase and sale agreements, easements, covenants, etc.).  Experience with 1031 exchanges, finance, development and/or land use is a plus.  Applicants should have strong interpersonal skills and be hard working, energetic and committed to the community.  Flora Pettit values those who seek to work on challenging, high-level matters and also engage with the community and their personal interests.   

Flora Pettit offers competitive salary, health, life and disability insurance, 401(k), and a working environment that highly values its attorneys and their professional development.

Please send resumes and salary requirement to:  Flora Pettit PC at PO Box 2057, Charlottesville, VA 22902 or by email to smr@fplegal.com.

Associate Lawyer position available at Slayton Law, PLC.

Associate will be in charge of all stages of Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy cases, including initial client interviews, document collection, signing, filing, 341 hearings, and post-filing issues. Salary commensurate with experience, $40-60,000 + bonuses + benefits + training.

If you want to work directly with clients and make a real difference in people’s lives, this may be the right job for you. We are looking for a “people person” who has great organizational skills and excellent attention to detail. Apply only if you are a current (not future) VSB member in good standing, have a great work ethic, a willingness to learn, and a compassionate, client-centered, non-judgmental attitude. Previous BK experience preferred, but we will train the right candidate.  Email your resume and cover letter to Fran Slayton at franslayton@gmail.com.

 

Williams Mullen Associate Position

Williams Mullen needs an associate with 2-5 years’ experience with both real estate and corporate practices. This is an excellent opportunity for an associate seeking direct client interaction, significant responsibility, business development support, and a chance to work in a dynamic team environment in our beautiful Charlottesville office.

• The ideal candidate will have experience in: drafting commercial real estate purchases, leasing and financing documents; handling title, survey, easements, insurance, and other real estate diligence matters; some exposure to zoning and land use regulation matters; and experience with general corporate and transactional matters including contracts, M&A due diligence, and entity formation and governance.
• Strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills are required. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to build credibility, persuasiveness and diplomacy. Superior academic credentials expected and entrepreneurial spirit highly preferred.
• Candidates must be currently licensed in Virginia or have the ability to immediately waive in.

Williams Mullen is a unique mid-sized regional powerhouse firm that offers associates career advancement and business development skill building. For more about who we are and what our firm offers both the attorneys who work here and the clients we work for: https://www.williamsmullen.com/story/values.

At this time, Williams Mullen will not accept applicants submitted through search firms or legal recruiters for this position; only direct self-applications from candidates will be accepted.

Interested candidates: To apply, please include a (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) transcript and select “Add to Apply List” to apply through our website: http://www.williamsmullen.com/careers/laterals.

Previous applicants with renewed interest are encouraged to apply.

Williams Mullen is an equal opportunity employer: http://www.williamsmullen.com/careers/employment-policy.

Real Estate Title Insurance Underwriter

Charlottesville title agency is seeking a real estate title insurance underwriter. The position requires someone with strong written and oral communication skills, outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail. Real estate and/or paralegal experience preferred. Licensed underwriter preferred, but will train the right person.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Interpret real estate title searches/abstracts and related documentation necessary to produce binders, policies and endorsements for title insurance.
2. Collect real estate title search information from title examiner, and organize and underwrite it for supervisor to review.
3. Prepare title insurance binders and title reports, title insurance policies and related endorsements.
4. Review and interpret land surveys.
5. Recognize title defects and seek advice from supervisor as to insurability, when necessary.

Requirements:

1. Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
2. Good written and verbal communication skills
3. Real estate / paralegal experience
4. Proficiency in basic computer applications, such as Microsoft Office; knowledge of RAMQUEST

NOTES: Salary commensurate with experience, monthly parking paid by employer, PTO.

This office does not conduct in-house property closing settlements.
This is a full-time in-house position.

Please send resume and cover letter to: whiteb@ctt.com

Staff Attorneys – Domestic Violence

Central Virginia Legal Aid Society (CVLAS) seeks one entry level Staff Attorney each for our Richmond, Petersburg and Charlottesville offices. These positions will focus primarily upon domestic violence work. Excellent written and oral advocacy skills and ability to work independently in fast paced environment are required. Prior experience working with and advocating for survivors of domestic and sexual violence is strongly desired. Prior experience in public interest and poverty work is desirable. Must have strong commitment to equal justice. Graduation from an ABA accredited law school and a current Virginia State Bar license required. Salary $50,000/year to start (or more commensurate with experience) plus excellent benefits. Send cover letter, resume and writing sample to be received by July 26 to Michelle King, michelle@cvlas.org. Any preference for the Richmond, Petersburg or Charlottesville office should be indicated in the cover letter. Minorities, bilingual (English/Spanish) speakers, veterans, older adults, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO employer.

www.cvlas.org

101 W. Broad St., Suite #101
Richmond, Virginia 23220
804-648-1012 or 800-868-1012
Fax: 804-649-8794

229 North Sycamore Street
Petersburg, Virginia 23803
804-862-1100 or 800-868-1012
Fax: 804-861-4311

1000 Preston Avenue, Suite B
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
434-296-8851 or 800-390-9983
Fax: 434-296-5731

CVLAS – Staff Attorney Job Announcement

Central Virginia Legal Aid Society seeks a housing law staff attorney for its Charlottesville office. Excellent written and oral advocacy skills and ability to work independently in fast paced environment are required. Prior experience in public interest and poverty work is desirable. Must have strong commitment to equal justice. Graduation from an ABA accredited law school and a current Virginia State Bar license required. Salary dependant upon experience. Excellent benefits. Send cover letter, resume and writing sample to be received by July 15, 2019 to Michelle King, michelle@cvlas.org. Minorities, bilingual (English/Spanish) speakers, veterans and people with disabilities encouraged to apply. EEO employer.

Title Insurance Underwriter

Charlottesville title agency is seeking an experienced title insurance underwriter. The position requires someone with strong written and oral communication skills, outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail. Licensed underwriter preferred, but will train the right person.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Interpret title searches/abstracts and related documentation necessary to produce binders, policies and endorsements.
2. Collect title search information from examiner, and organize and underwrite it for supervisor to review.
3. Prepare title binders and title reports, policies and related endorsements.
4. Review and interpret surveys.
5. Recognize title defects and seek advice from supervisor as to insurability, when necessary.

Requirements:

1. Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
2. Good written and verbal communication skills
3. Proficiency in basic computer applications, such as Microsoft Office; knowledge of RAMQUEST

NOTES: Salary commensurate with experience, monthly parking paid by employer, financial assistance with health insurance.

This office does not conduct in-house settlements.

Please send resume and cover letter to: whiteb@ctt.com