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Executive Project Coordinator to the
General Counsel and Chief of Staff
(Posting S2461PO)

March 9, 2020 Posting

The General Counsel and Chief of Staff at the University of Vermont is seeking an Executive Project Coordinator. The Executive Project Coordinator will oversee and implement complex administrative/business operations support to the VP for Legal Affairs & General Counsel/Chief of Staff to the President (VPGC/COS). Provide high-level analytical support in a wide range of areas. Lead project management activities. Prioritize and/or resolve complex issues and problems related to the executive task level of the office, using discretion relative to the confidential nature of assignments. Draft correspondence and other documents ranging from routine to complex and sensitive. Complete research, data analysis, and prepare related documentations and presentations both independently and in partnership with others.

We are looking for candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and four years of experience supporting a senior level administrator/executive. Effective organizational, project management, data analysis & documentation skills and ability to operate in a complex environment required. Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload. Writing and research skills, with the ability to disseminate and communicate complex and sensitive subject matter. Effective interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups at all organizational levels. Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality. Paralegal certification and experience in higher education desirable.

To apply, please visit: www.uvmjobs.com (Posting #S2461PO)

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

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Paralegal

March 14, 2020 Posting

Little & Cicchetti, P.C., seeks an experienced paralegal to join our team full time. The position involves supporting our busy firm with estate planning, real estate, and corporate transactions. Our ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience in real estate transactions, estate planning, and litigation, or any combination thereof, and be proficient in Word and Excel. A solid work ethic is also required. Located in Downtown Burlington, our firm offers comprehensive benefits and salary commensurate with experience. Email a cover letter, resume, references in three Word files to attorneys@LCLawVT.com

Paralegal

March 12, 2020 Posting

The law firm of McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Burchard is looking to hire a claims and litigation paralegal. The paralegal will be responsible for tasks in substantive areas of workers’ compensation and general liability claims. The position will require working closely with attorneys on a variety of litigation matters, assisting with all aspects of case management, and will require knowledge of litigation procedures. Paralegal tasks will include: tracking and meeting deadlines; reviewing, analyzing, and summarizing a variety of legal documents and medical records; locating and interviewing witnesses; assistance with drafting and responding to discovery; and trial preparation. The paralegal should also be prepared to provide administrative support to the firm when/if needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Experience as a claims and litigation paralegal for a minimum of two years
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), Adobe Acrobat, and various cloud-based file sharing programs
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, discretion, and ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member in an environment that is fast paced and demanding
  • Must be self-directed, have excellent initiative and organizational skills
  • Able to handle multiple demands with competence and a positive attitude

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Two years of related legal experience

Salary is negotiable dependent upon experience. We offer competitive health care benefits, disability, life insurance, and 401k profit sharing.

Please send resume and cover letter to Keith Kasper at kjk@mc-fitz.com.

If you are a non-member and find that you are utilizing information from this page, we invite you to visit our Membership Information page to learn how to become a member. The VPO is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization that requires the support of Vermont paralegals - as well as others in the legal community - in order to achieve our mission of providing education, as well as promoting paralegal professionalism and leadership.

Please contact: Heather Rylant, the VPO Employment Opportunities Chair for the processing of job postings and related fees. Further contact information can be found on our Board of Directors page.  In certain circumstances, the VPO reserves the right to request job posting fees in advance. 

2020 Job Posting Fee Schedule:

$125 for 30-Day Post for Employers with VPO Member Employees

$175 for 30-Day Post for Employers with no VPO Member Employees

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Burlington, VT 05402-5755

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