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Employment Opportunities

The LGA, as a service to our members, posts notices of employment opportunities available in those localities and firms that are LGA members. The content of each announcement is supplied by the member, and any questions should be directed to the person identified in that announcement. Postings to the Employment Opportunity page will run for 30 days and then be deleted, unless we are instructed otherwise when the posting is requested. LGA members desiring to post an announcement in this section may send the announcement to Susan Custer. Employment opportunities are posted as they are received. If there are no postings, check back at a later date.

The Office of the Suffolk City Attorney seeks an attorney to serve as an Assistant City Attorney to litigate cases on behalf of the City in state and federal courts (including Bankruptcy Court), appear in administrative tribunals, perform legal research, review contracts, and provide legal advice to various Departments.  For a full job description and to apply, please go to the City of Suffolk's website at

The Office of the Attorney General of Virginia is seeking a contract attorney to join the Technology and Procurement Law section.  This attorney will have primary responsibility for representing client agencies in a variety of government and commercial transactions.  Core duties will include drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts; reviewing solicitations for goods and services; advising on issues relating to contract management and contract disputes; advising on issues relating technology and technology related procurement; communicating directly with client staff and executives; an

Bancroft, McGavin, Horvath & Judkins, 


Public service offers an opportunity for a great career and a great life. 

The Chesapeake City Attorney’s Office is seeking an Assistant City Attorney IV.  This is a senior level position which will perform complex work with minimal supervision.  We offer a diverse local government law practice in a collegial environment representing a dynamic, growing city.

Arlington (VA) Government, seeks am Assistant County Attorney with the primary practice expected of this position to provide legal services in relation to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (VFOIA). Previous employment with a Virginia city or county government, experience with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, and previous litigation experience is preferred. Must be an active member in good standing of the Virginia State Bar. Opportunities for significant telework are available.

Arlington (VA) Government, seeks a senior level Assistant County Attorney with the primary practice expected of this position to focus on complex transactional matters including but not limited to municipal finance, affordable housing loans and financing, complex leases, and other agreements of complex scale or scope. Extensive experience in the practice of Virginia County government law or equivalent experience.  Must be an active member in good standing of the Virginia State Bar.  

The Loudoun County Attorney's office is seeking a senior level Assistant/Deputy County Attorney with extensive litigation experience in state and federal courts.

Hampton is seeking an Assistant City Attorney who assists the City Attorney and the Sr. Deputy City Attorney in providing responsible and routine legal counsel, advice, and guidance to Hampton City Council, City departments, and a variety of City boards and commissions.

Portsmouth, VA (pop. 96,000) The City of Portsmouth desires a City Attorney skilled in handling complex legal matters with discretion.   The City Attorney provides legal advice to the City Council, officials, department heads, employees, and supervises all personnel in the Office of the City Attorney. Like many municipalities, Portsmouth faces both major challenges and exciting opportunities, and the City is seeking a motivated individual with a solid legal background to join the team.

The Arlington County Attorney’s Office (COA) is seeking an accomplished legal advisor to serve as the next County Attorney to provide Chief legal counsel and advice to the Board, County Manager and other Departments, including addressing multifaceted legal challenges on significant policy, code/ordinance, project, land use, litigation, financial matters, and contracts, along with providing strategic oversight and management of the County Attorney's Office with 18 employees and annual operating budget of $3,650,000.

Key responsibilities include: