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Job Opportunities



Attorney - General Laws and Administration Team

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. This highly visible position entails responding to inquiries and drafting opinions regarding the Freedom of Information Act, drafting legislation, staffing, and undertaking research and policy analysis to support the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council. This position’s focus will be the Freedom of Information Act and providing staffing support to the Council while being a member of the General Laws and Administration team.

The starting salary is $73,500. Experienced candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Key Requirements:

  • Virginia Bar License or sitting for the July 2022 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 relating to open records, open meetings, and 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.

For more information and to apply, click here: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/282276

Attorney - Education, Health, and Social Services Team

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 General Assembly. This position will be a member of the Education, Health, and Social Services team.

The starting salary is $73,500. Experienced candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Key Requirements:

  • Virginia Bar License or sitting for the July 2022 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 supported by the Education, Health, and Social Services team. Applicants must be licensed through the Virginia Bar or awaiting Virginia Bar results to be considered.

For more information and to apply, click here: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/282294

Attorney - Finance and Government Team

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 General Assembly. This position will be a member of the Finance and Government team.

The starting salary is $73,500. Experienced candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Key Requirements:

  • Virginia Bar License or sitting for the July 2022 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 supported by the Finance and Government team. Applicants must be licensed through the Virginia Bar or awaiting Virginia Bar results to be considered.

For more information and to apply, click here: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/282299

Attorney - Business and Jurisprudence Team

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 General Assembly. This position will be a member of the Business and Jurisprudence team.

The starting salary is $73,500. Experienced candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Key Requirements:

  • Virginia Bar License or sitting for the July 2022 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 of labor or employment law. Applicants must be licensed through the Virginia Bar or awaiting Virginia Bar results to be considered.

For more information and to apply, click here: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/282305

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