Paralegal I/Paralegal II

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!


We offer a hybrid 3-2 work schedule (three days in the office, two days of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.


Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined below will be considered for this opportunity. 

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 


Job Summary

The position will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidate's education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.  

Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinates court filings and filing fee payments.
  • Assists in legal research and preparing routine, legal documents.
  • Coordinates responses to interrogatories, and requests for documents and depositions, for regulatory proceedings and lawsuits.
  • Reviews and analyzes basic court documents.
  • Drafts pleadings and other court documents, for review by inside counsel.
  • Conducts daily review of Federal Register and other publications, to identify proposed laws, regulations, and proceedings that may have impact on company.
  • Monitors ongoing proceedings, to identify applicable orders, pleadings, and due dates.
  • Updates and maintains computer systems, including legal library tracking system, database of internal opinions and memoranda, and legal docketing system.
  • Performs assignments designed to develop work knowledge, skills and abilities, requiring application of policies, procedures, techniques and other criteria in carrying out aspects of the job.
  • Performs routine work assignments, but over time will demonstrate ability to perform more difficult work assignments.
  • Assists in legal researching and preparing routine legal documents.
  • Utilizes technology to improve processes and work standards.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Paralegal I

  • 1-2 years paralegal or related legal support experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work under multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to use technologies (databases, collaboration software, etc.) to "think outside the box" to improve routine processes.


Paralegal II

  • 3 years paralegal or related legal support experience.
  • Mastery of skills at the Paralegal I level.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of law in the area supported.
  • Ability to recognize and evaluate legal concepts.
  • Ability to work under multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and decision making in organizing and conducting work assignments.
  • Ability to perform duties under minimal or no supervision. 
  • Ability to use technologies (databases, collaboration software, etc.) to "think outside the box" to improve routine processes.

Education Requirements

GED or High School Graduate

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Paralegal certificate or equivalent experience.

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

You can experience the excitement of our company – it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.

Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three employees have shared with us. Click on each of the links to learn more!

1. Safety Centric Work Environment
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
Join us!

·17,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·16 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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