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

Legal Administrative Assistant – Seeking a motivated individual to provide administrative support to attorneys within several practice groups.  Candidates should be detail-oriented while maintaining efficiency and have strong verbal, written, organizational and comprehension skills.  Flexibility and the ability to manage multiple projects for multiple attorneys, strong technology skills and a working knowledge of MS Office applications a must. Prior office/business experience or legal/business education is preferred.  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.

Legal Technology Assistant – The Legal Technology Assistant will support all aspects of the legal practice in general and the technology and litigation support tools specifically.  This position does not require experience in technology support, as we will train the right candidate.  The most important qualifications for the job are a “can do” attitude and the ability to handle pressure.  What the right candidate will need to be is technologically savvy, familiar with Microsoft Office and have a basic knowledge of networking.  Experience with technology support, document management platforms (Ideally Worldox), litigation support tools (such as Eclipse SE or Relativity) or cloud computing are highly desired. If you feel like you would be a good fit and are willing to learn, send your resume to dwilson@sheeheyvt.com.   You must send your resume in PDF format attached to your email.  The cover letter should only be in the body of the email.

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