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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 view the complete job information and to apply, visit 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

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