Staff Attorney

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Job location
56 College St
Montpelier, VT 05602
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Vermont Legal Aid, Inc.
Street address: 
264 N. Winooski Ave.
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Vermont Legal Aid seeks a full-time attorney to work in its Montpelier, Vermont office. The position will include work with our Victims of Crime and Medicare Advocacy Projects.. Practice areas include: housing, benefits, abuse and other civil legal matters, representation of victims in criminal proceedings, and representation of Medicare beneficiaries in administrative appeals and Medicare reform issues through systemic litigation in the federal courts.

Starting salary is $51,000 plus D.O.E. with excellent fringe benefits.


Applicants must have excellent written and oral skills and demonstrated experience in public interest law, civil rights law, or legal services. Applicants must be admitted to practice in Vermont, eligible for admission by waiver, or pending bar admission. Some in-state travel required; must have personal vehicle.

To apply: 

Send cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample as a single PDF with the subject line “Montpelier Staff Attorney Application 2018” by December 7, 2018, to Eric Avildsen, Executive Director, c/o Betsy Whyte ([email protected]). Please also indicate your current bar admission status, and list the exams you have taken, and the results. Visit our website for complete application instructions.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building cultural competency in order to effectively serve our increasingly diverse client community. We encourage applicants to share in their cover letters how they can further this goal.
Salary range: 
$51,000+ DOE
Submission deadline: 
Friday, December 7, 2018