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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.

Join a dynamic local government law office. The Prince William County Attorney's Office seeks a full-time Deputy County Attorney to render legal services to the Board of County Supervisors and the various departments and agencies of the County in civil litigation and provision of legal advice involving a variety of tasks related to local government law.  Incumbents supervise assigned legal staff and represent the County in increasingly complex and sensitive civil legal matters.  Incumbents work under little to no supervision.

The Counyt of New Kent is seeking a County Attorney. The County Attorney is appointed by and reports to the Board of Supervisors.  The County Attorney supervises and manages the work of staff in the County Attorney’s Office and any outside legal counsel providing services to the clients of the Office.

The Fauquier County Attorney’s Office is looking for an experienced attorney and leader for the position of Deputy County Attorney. The position reports directly to the County Attorney. Duties will include providing legal and litigation assistance to the County’s boards, commissions, departments, Constitutional Officers and agencies. A preferred candidate must have at 10 years of experience as a practicing attorney and at least 5 years of experience as a counsel to a Virginia local government with both significant land use law and civil litigation experience.

The Bristol Transportation District Regional Improvement Commission is soliciting proposals from attorneys licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia to act as general counsel for the Commission on a contractual basis.  The Commission performs those duties set forth in Section 58.1-4107.1 of the Code of Virginia and meets at least quarterly in the Bristol District.  Counsel would advise the Commission regarding COIA, FOIA, and other legal matters that may arise.  Qualified applicants must be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia, have at least five years of practice experie

The Richmond office of Sands Anderson is seeking a local government attorney with 3 or more years of litigation and/or general counsel experience with localities or school districts. This attorney is responsible for supporting the towns, counties and cities we serve across the state of Virginia in a wide variety of practice areas. Virginia Bar license is required. A background in the public sector, local government practice is preferred. Areas of specialization include transactional and litigation law. The candidate should have excellent client service and communication skills.

The City of Petersburg is seeking an Assistant City Attorney. 

The Norfolk City Attorney’s Office is seeking an Assistant City Attorney focusing on the representation of the Norfolk Department of Human Services in administrative and litigation matters. The attorney will represent the Department of Human Services in the Juvenile and  Domestic Relations District Court and Circuit Court, handle appellate matters in the Court of  Appeals and Supreme Court of Virginia, and represent the Department in administrative appeals. The attorney will provide legal advice in connection with child abuse and neglect,

The City of Charlottesville is seeking an Assistant Attorney or a Deputy Attorney level, depending on demonstrated qualifications and experience commensurate with a higher level of responsibility.

Northampton County, located on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, seeks a full-time County Attorney. The County Attorney is  appointed by the Board of Supervisors and serves as legal advisor to the Board, the County Administrator, and County departments, and boards and commissions, and other officials of the County affecting County interests.

DUTIES: The County Attorney will: