Job Postings


Posted on 10/6/2021

The Office of Bar Counsel has an immediate opening for an experienced paralegal to provide administrative and litigation support to bar counsel, while performing duties that support the overall efficiency of the office. At the direction of bar counsel and other attorneys, the paralegal will supervise, train, instruct, and review the work of legal assistants; provide comprehensive support for the Standing Committee on Lawyer Discipline (COLD) and subcommittees; and perform special administrative projects. The paralegal will also have assigned casework and play a key role in the implementation of a new case management system.   

The selected candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies or a paralegal certificate, experience working as paralegal, preferably at a litigation law firm, and a comprehensive knowledge of business, office management and legal processes. In addition, s/he will have the following qualifications:

  • strong leadership skills
  • strong organizational skills
  • superior writing and communication skills
  • advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of programs and Adobe
  • experience using case management systems
  • detail-oriented, dependable, proactive
  • have good judgment and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • comfortable working under pressure within tight deadlines 
  • satisfactory completion of criminal background check 

This position is required to work in the Richmond office and is subject to the VSB mandatory vaccination program.  VSB offers full benefits and a challenging work environment. To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to:   The position will remain open until filled.  EOE