Job Opportunities

South Hampton Roads Bar Association (SHRBA)

Current Job Opportunities

Virginia Commonwealth's Attorney Office:

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Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, A. 16   $73,790.30 - $114,374.97

Senior Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, A.18   $81,353.80 - $126,098.39

Associate Commonwealth's Attorney A.20   $89,692.60 - $139,023.53

Office of the Attorney General

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Associate Position-Portsmouth

Cooper, Spong & Davis, P.C. (“CSD”), a small, established AV-rated Hampton Roads law firm with over 70 years of service in the community, has an opening for an attorney with 3 – 5 years’ experience to assist and to grow existing fields and to add new practice areas.  The main office is located in Portsmouth and we have satellite offices in Suffolk and Virginia Beach.  Our firm enjoys a pleasant work atmosphere with a good quality of life for its attorneys and staff. CSD currently practices in the fields of real estate, zoning, elder law, guardianship, civil litigation, estate planning, corporate law, municipal, and creditor’s rights.  An ideal candidate should be a quick and eager learner and have the ability to market and produce new business. The firm is open to expanding to new practice areas. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  You may forward your resume with a cover letter to our office administrator, Christine Ricks, at  For more information, please contact Mrs. Ricks at 757-397-3481.

The Norfolk City Attorney’s Office, Assistant City Attorney

The City of Norfolk seeks applicants for a newly created Assistant City Attorney
position. Focusing on transactional matters, the successful candidate will provide legal services to city departments, agencies, and City Council in a wide variety of practice areas particular to local government. Areas of responsibility may include real estate development, general real estate, leasing, land use, zoning, eminent domain/condemnation, government contract compliance, construction contracts and claims, procurement, grants compliance issues, and general business matters, including negotiating and drafting real estate purchase and development agreements, leases, franchise agreements, and contracts, and providing advice
regarding and interpretation of contracts. Duties may also involve representation of various boards and commissions, interpretation and drafting of codes, statutes, regulations, ordinances, and policies, and provision of legal advice regarding the applicability of constitutional, statutory, and regulatory provisions to local governance and administrative issues.

Admission to Virginia State Bar preferred; pending admission considered. Local government experience preferred. Position and salary commensurate with experience. Generous and comprehensive benefits package. Eligible new hires will be participants with the Virginia Retirement System (VRS).

Signing Bonus: This position is currently eligible for a one-time $5,000 signing bonus.

Vaccination Requirement: The City of Norfolk values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors. If you are selected to join Team Norfolk, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption.

Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter addressed to: Heather A. Mullen, Deputy City Attorney, by email to or by mail to the Office of the City Attorney, 810 Union Street, Suite 900, Norfolk, Virginia 23510.