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Source: Orthodox Church in America

SPRINGFIELD, VA [OCA]  The Orthodox Church in America has announced that it is seeking qualified candidates for the position of General Counsel. As the main source of legal advice and counsel, the General Counsel will serve the Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, the Holy Synod of Bishops, and the other Officers of the OCA.

The General Counsel’s responsibilities encompass various legal areas such as First Amendment law, employment law, immigration law, tax law, non-profit law, and civil litigation. Although not expected to represent the OCA in civil litigation, the General Counsel will assist in the selection and coordination of external counsel in such matters.

Beyond legal responsibilities, the General Counsel will support the OCA in its Government Relations activities and may also participate in other legal associations affiliated with the OCA.

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Interested individuals are invited to submit their applications by email to or by hard copy to the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America:

Archpriest Alexander Rentel, Chancellor
PO Box 31409
Alexandria, VA 22310-9998

The deadline for applications is July 21, 2023.