Kaufman and Canoles

Careers

Careers

Kaufman & Canoles could be the perfect business law firm for you. You will find success - and great satisfaction - if your vision for your own career matches up with our core values: forward-thinking, hard-working, progressive, entrepreneurial and a can-do spirit. An energizing and professional work environment, Kaufman & Canoles offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Profit Sharing/401(k)
  • Generous Leave Benefits
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Kaufman & Canoles is an equal opportunity employer.

To find out more about current opportunities and submitting your resume, select from the following:

Attorney

Environmental Law Attorney

Kaufman & Canoles seeks a lateral partner to join our thriving environmental practice group. We represent a variety of companies with hazardous waste and Superfund matters in multiple states or around the country, and the person we seek will have an established, self-sustaining practice that can be blended with ours and supported from our office in Virginia’s historic Williamsburg area. This position offers an experienced attorney the opportunity to manage and expand a high profile, national-level practice while enjoying the outstanding quality of life that Williamsburg offers.

Our seven-office firm offers excellent benefits and compensation, as well as a collegial and supportive environment. Resumes and inquiries may be directed to Laurie Flowers at newlawyer@kaufcan.com


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Law Students

Summer Associates

Summer associates gain a truly realistic view of what an associate's life at our firm is all about. You'll have assignments from several areas of our practice and you'll have the opportunity to work with a variety of attorneys. You will attend courtroom proceedings, client conferences, closings, depositions and firm-sponsored seminars. We will also match you with lawyer mentors to enrich your professional development.

Quality of life is important to us, and being located in the heart of a resort destination will give you countless opportunities to see, learn and enjoy. The area offers boating, Triple-A baseball, concerts, theater, excellent museums and a world of outdoor activities, all in full swing during our summer program.

Summer associates experience all facets of life here, hard work included, so decisions about your future and full-time employment can be made with eyes wide open. If our past summer associates' experiences are any indication, you will love our philosophy of hard work and great rewards.

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For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact our Recruiting Coordinator, Sharon L. Withers at slwithers@kaufcan.com.
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Staff

Clerk

The Norfolk office of Kaufman & Canoles is seeking a Clerk to provide assistance in the Trust and Estate practice area, which will involve working closely with the Paralegals in all aspects of Trust and Estate administration. The Clerk will be responsible for handling numerous Trust and Estate bank and brokerage account disbursements, deposits, and reconciliations, in addition to organizing monthly account activity to forward to an outsourcing company. The Clerk will also prepare Excel spreadsheets, file quarterly estimated tax payments, compile tax packages, and file returns with taxing authorities.

The ideal candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office 2010 with working knowledge of Excel. This position requires high attention to detail, and excellent communication and math skills. The ability to prioritize, multi-task, and manage and meet deadlines is essential. Candidate should be a self-starter with a strong work ethic. High school degree or equivalent is required, and college level accounting course work is beneficial. Must possess 3 or more years of work experience in a professional office environment and be team oriented
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Family Law Practice Manager

The Kaufman & Canoles Family Law practice is seeking a qualified Family Law Practice Manager to serve as a paralegal and project manager of the day-to-day operations of a busy, sophisticated family-law practice in our Virginia Beach office.  The Family Law Practice Manager will perform a variety of project management and paraprofessional duties.  In addition to managing individual case files, the position entails preparing documents including letters and child support worksheets. College degree in a related field or Paralegal Certificate required.  J.D. is desirable but not an absolute requirement.  Must possess 3 or more years’ experience in family domestic law. Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2010 (Word and Excel), LegalBar, Vader forms and typing at a level of 50 WPM. We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package.  Relocation for  candidates out of the area is available for this position.  Benefits include:  medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k)/profit sharing, paid time off, long term and short term disability.

Please submit your resume to practicemanager@kaufcan.com

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Legal Assistant

The Norfolk Office of Kaufman &Canoles is seeking a legal assistant for the Trust and Estate Practice area.  The position requires high attention to detail, the ability to work independently, and the maintenance of a heavy caseload. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with approximately three or more years on the job experience necessary, in order to perform complex administrative duties in a professional services setting.  Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints along with the ability to proofread typed material for grammatical, typographical and spelling errors.  Demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel are required.
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