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 Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond, Virginia Beach or Williamsburg offices. 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 the firm offers.

Our eight-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.

For information regarding diversity at Kaufman & Canoles, please click here.

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

Commercial Legal Assistant

The Norfolk office of Kaufman & Canoles seeks a qualified Legal Assistant to perform a variety of administrative duties in support of high-volume, high-transaction Commercial Attorneys. Candidates must possess a minimum of three years' relevant work experience or a combination of relevant work and educational experience, proficiency in Microsoft Office 2010, and typing skills at a level of 65 WPM. Must have exceptional organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines in a high-volume work environment. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential. A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Full job description:  Commercial Legal Assistant

To apply for the position, please submit your resume and salary requirement to hr@kaufcan.com.


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Computer Support Technician

Kaufman & Canoles is seeking a qualified Computer Support Technician for our Norfolk office. The Computer Support Technician assists staff and attorneys with the tools needed to maximize productivity when working with firm technology. He or she is responsible for providing users with technical support, moving and repairing equipment in all office locations, and assisting with the routine maintenance of the Network. Ideal candidate will be experienced with support desk operations including opening, resolving, and follow-up of support calls. Excellent written and oral communication skills, outstanding client service attitude, proficiency with MS Office 2010+, Windows 7/8/10 and basic network concepts a must. High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree with coursework in information systems or equivalent with Microsoft Office Specialist certifications in Word and Excel preferred. Law Firm experience preferred. Minimum two years of hands-on experience with PC hardware, Windows 7 enterprise operating system, and software support in a structured employee service technology position.


To apply for the position, please submit your resume and salary requirement to hr@kaufcan.com.


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Labor and Employment Legal Assistant

The Norfolk office of Kaufman & Canoles seeks a qualified Legal Assistant to perform a variety of administrative duties in support of Labor and Employment Attorneys. Candidates must possess a minimum of three years' relevant work experience or a combination of relevant work and educational experience, proficiency in Microsoft Office 2010, and typing skills at a level of 65 WPM. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Must have the ability to handle clients and potential clients in a confident, professional manner with a high level of comfort. Working effectively within a team environment is essential as is the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of client and firm matters. A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

To apply for the position, please submit your resume and salary requirement to hr@kaufcan.com.


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Litigation Legal Assistant

Kaufman & Canoles is seeking an experienced Litigation Legal Assistant for the Williamsburg office to perform a variety of administrative duties in support of assigned attorneys. Candidates must possess a minimum of three years' relevant work experience and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of client and firm matters. Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2010 and typing skills at a level of 65 WPM required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Must have the ability to organize and prioritize competing responsibilities and work well under stiff time constraints. A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Full job description:  Litigation Legal Assistant

To apply for the position, please submit your resume and salary requirement to hr@kaufcan.com.


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