Careers

At Sheehey, providing exemplary legal counsel to our clients is our first priority. The foundation of our culture is built upon three integral values – integrity, passion, and professionalism. By fostering a team-oriented environment that is based upon mutual respect, each employee has access to the full support and knowledge of the firm.

While we work hard, we also take the time to appreciate where we live. Consistently voted in the top 10 of the “Top 100 Best Places to Live,” Burlington is renowned for its four beautiful seasons, mountains, lakes and vibrant downtown. Whether you seek outdoor adventure or to take in the local music, food, and shopping scene, there is something for everyone. And, with one of the country’s top-rated hospitals and best public and private school systems in the region at your fingertips, Burlington is a perfect place for your family to call home.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEYS

Litigation Attorney – Requires 2-3 years of experience in civil and/or criminal litigation.  Qualified candidates should possess a strong academic background, excellent research skills and well-developed oral and written communication skills.

Estate Planning Attorney – Requires 1-2 years of experience or academic background in estate planning.  Qualified candidates should possess a strong academic background, excellent research skills and well-developed oral and written communication skills.

Both positions offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.  Please submit a cover letter, résumé, brief writing sample, and law school transcript (entry level position only) to:  David Austin, Managing Attorney, Sheehey Furlong & Behm P.C., PO Box 66, Burlington, Vermont 05402; or by email with position title in the subject line to hiring@sheeheyvt.com.

STAFF

Staff Assistant – The Staff Assistant is an entry-level position and provides administrative support to the firm’s attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants.  Duties will include: organization and management of electronic and paper files, answering multi-line phone system, greeting clients, hand-deliveries, copy projects, and other administrative tasks as assigned. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong work ethic, is able to assume responsibility for multiple projects with shifting priorities, and is comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Working knowledge of MS Office applications is a must. Legal experience is not required, as training will be provided to the right candidate. This position has tremendous potential for growth and includes a comprehensive benefits package. Please forward cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, Sheehey Furlong & Behm P.C, PO Box 66, Burlington, VT 05402-0066, or by email to hiring@sheeheyvt.com.

In addition to the above postings, we are happy to receive and consider résumés from exceptional candidates.

Sheehey Furlong & Behm