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VI - Legal Advisor

  • 1.  VI - Legal Advisor

    Posted 08-02-2023 12:55 PM
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 08-02-2023 12:54 PM

    Legal Advisor

    US Virgin Islands

    This is responsible work related to varied legal areas. Work in this class is performed in accordance with established policies andprocedures, but an employee is expected to exercise considerable judgement and imitative in performing this work. An employee is expected to review various contracts for the various government departments and agencies with the exception of minor matters, all work reviewed by the Legal Policy Director while in draft form.

    Duties (Not all Inclusive)

    • Reviews various types of contracts, including construction, supply, professional services contracts for deficiencies and inconsistencies;
    • Reviews amendments to contracts and other legal documents drafted by staff; drafts legal instruments, and memoranda pertaining to the Government of the Virgin Islands;
    • Prepares correspondence related to varied legal areas; performs legal research and analysis of legal issues, and attend conferences related to varied legal areas.


    Graduated from an accredited law school with one year experience in the practice of law, either governmental or nongovernmental, LL.B. or JD degree and Member in Good Standing of the Bar of the highest court of any state or territory (VI Bar Membership Preferred).


    • Knowledge, Skill and Abilities General knowledge with contract drafting and review
    • Ability to research complex legal issues
    • Strong analytical skill
    • Effective written and oral communication skills

    Apply here: https://omb.vi.gov/careers/