Virginia State Government Assistant Attorney General, Real Estate & Land Use (00113) in Richmond, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

The Real Estate and Land Use Section of the Office of the Attorney General represents the Commonwealth with respect to much of the real estate owned and leased by the Commonwealth, such as colleges and universities, museums, parks, police protection, prisons, alcoholic beverage control, and military bases, as well as preserving the natural and historic resources of our Commonwealth through the use of conservation easements.

This attorney will work as part of a team providing legal services to agencies in the Commonwealth on a variety of transactional, real estate, and related matters. The position may work with any and all agencies and institutions of the Commonwealth during the performance of these duties. This position reports to the Chief of the Real Estate and Land Use Section. As with all positions, other duties as necessary or appropriate may also be assigned. Some overnight travel may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas: (i) negotiating and drafting documents for and closing commercial real estate transactions and related matters (sales, purchases, leases with complicated parties and structures), (ii) familiarity with title, survey, corporate, and general contract matters, (iii) reviewing, drafting, and advising clients regarding conservation easements, and (iv) negotiating, advising, and closing public procurements (vertical construction preferable). Candidates should have a history of advising clients on transactional matters, with an emphasis on the ability to communicate well with all levels of understanding regarding legal issues. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to work well within a small team of professionals. The ideal candidate will have a good academic record and a minimum of five to ten years of relevant experience. The qualified individual must be admitted to the Virginia State Bar.

Special Requirements

The following application materials are required:

Cover Letter Resume Writing Sample Law School Transcript

**A criminal background check will be conducted on successful candidate.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for this opportunity, a complete application, including all previous employment, with job duties listed, salary history, supervisory contacts and education is required. Blank fields and “See Attached Resume” will not be accepted. No exceptions. Failure to complete any section of the application may result in disqualification.

Contact Information

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Working Title: Assistant Attorney General, Real Estate & Land Use (00113)

Role Title: Non-Classified

Job Open Date: 07/11/2017

Job Close Date: 07/26/2017

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience.

Agency: Attorney General (141)

Agency Website:

Location: Richmond (City) - 760

Position Number: 00113

Job Posting Number: 1026723

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: Yes

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: UG