Why Ford Richardson

Ford Richardson is committed to offering clients top-tier legal solutions that allow our clients to excel in their businesses. As a full-service law firm with four offices in Virginia, we are continually looking for exceptional, talented individuals to further that commitment.

A core value of our firm is to provide a healthy environment in which to work, learn and collaborate. We serve as mentors and are committed to furthering the careers of our new attorneys and providing opportunities to work on a wide range of legal issues within various practice groups. Ford Richardson offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Diversity & Inclusion
At Ford Richardson, we celebrate and support our differences. We understand that furthering a culture of respect and inclusion creates a well-balanced and happy workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation or gender identity), national origin, disability, age (40 or older) or genetic information (including family medical history) will not be tolerated.

We believe in giving back to our community through corporate social responsibility and believe it is our duty to do so. Our lawyers and support staff are at the forefront of a variety of philanthropic causes.


Current Opportunities

Attorneys – Virginia Beach, Richmond & Fairfax
Ford Richardson, P.C., seeks three full-time licensed Virginia Associate lawyers to assist on the Civil Litigation and Workers’ Compensation Practice Group team.
One position is for our Virginia Beach office, another is our Richmond office and the other is for our Fairfax office.
Competitive compensation and benefits offered.
Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to


Workers’ Compensation Paralegal – Richmond, Virginia
Ford Richardson, P.C., seeks a full-time experienced Workers’ Compensation Paralegal for our Richmond, Virginia office.
Competitive compensation and benefits offered.
Click here for information about this position.
Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to


Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant – Richmond, Virginia
Ford Richardson, P.C., seeks a full-time legal secretary with 3-5 years experience in Litigation and/or Workers Compensation law.
We’re looking for someone who is dynamic, smart and a self-starter.
Candidate should be proficient in MS Word, Power Point, Outlook, Excel and Document Management Systems.
You will possess strong interpersonal, written and oral skills, have the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
The ability to work independently as well as with a team is essential.
Some of the duties will include opening and organizing files and running conflict checks.
Maintain attorney calendars, submit all their client and firm related expenses, transcription from dictation, and general administrative tasks such as filing, emailing, answering phones and processing mail.
This is a full-time position including benefits.
If interested, please forward a resume and cover letter including salary requirements to