Job Opportunities


The Division of Legislative Services, the primary legal and research agency for the General Assembly of Virginia, is seeking entry level attorneys to join its professional staff. These highly visible positions entail drafting legislation, staffing, and undertaking research and policy analysis to support the following committees of the General Assembly:

• Senate Local Government and House Counties, Cities and Towns Committees
   • Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources and House Agriculture,       Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committees
• House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
• Senate Judiciary and House Courts of Justice Committees
• Senate Commerce and Labor and House Labor and Commerce Committees

The starting salary is $69,000. Experienced candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Key Requirements:

• Virginia Bar License or having sat for the July 2021 Virginia bar examination
• Proficiency in legal writing
• Understanding of the fundamentals of the lawmaking process
• Strong legal research and analytical skills
• Strong organizational skills

Preferred candidates will have experience in legislative drafting and experience or education in the fundamentals of the substantive body of law or the subject matter areas encompassed by one or more of the standing committees listed above. Applicants must be licensed through the Virginia Bar or awaiting Virginia Bar results to be considered.

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