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Working at Balch

Balch & Bingham includes dynamic, friendly, approachable, intelligent people who share a common purpose of helping our clients achieve their goals. We know that to deliver exceptional service to our clients, we must attract and retain a brilliant team. We rely on the experiences, background, and talents of our staff to help us achieve success at Balch. Learn more about how you can join our team and grow your career at Balch.

Balch is a team of more than 200 attorneys and over 350 professionals who are committed to delivering high-quality legal counsel and sophisticated, professional engagement. We are committed to maintaining a culture that continuously inspires our team and attracts and retains exceptional legal counsel and professional staff. We offer competitive benefits and a collegial work environment – we are a team of people who enjoy their work and consistently aim to achieve excellence for our clients. Others agree with us – we have been recognized by the Birmingham Business Journal as a “Most Admired Company,” and have been honored by the Birmingham Business Journal and the Mississippi Business Journal as a “Best Place to Work.” 

 

 

 

Benefits

  • Choice of two comprehensive medical insurance plans, a dental plan and a vision plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Profit sharing contributions
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401 (k) deferrals with qualifying match
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid birth or adoption leave
  • Pretax commuter benefits and parking
  • Back up child care and elder care program

Life at Balch

We are committed to maintaining a culture that helps set the stage for a successful career. In addition to our traditional benefits package, we provide employees with financial wellness seminars, onsite flu shots and health screenings, community service activities, Couch to 5K, walking programs, weight loss programs, an employee assistance program, CPR/AED training, social events and discounted gym memberships.

 

Opportunities

Email your resume to hr_careers@balch.com to apply today.

Opportunities
  • Legal Technology Trainer – Birmingham, AL

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Overall responsibilities include new and existing employee computer training and the responsibilities involving the coordination of a variety of training services and activities. 

    • Participate in the onboarding and integration of new employees by providing training on software applications, business tools, phone systems, etc., including post-training support. 
    • Research and recommend new and innovative ways to deliver training.
    • Develop a comprehensive training curriculum.
    • Deliver consistent, quality training experiences via live settings, web/phone conferences, phone/remote computer access, and online eLearning to varied audiences. 
    • Administer the training for the firm’s Legal Management System.
             

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite 
    • Excellent presentation, coaching, and communication skills. Ability to deliver training in a dynamic, energetic manner to facilitate the engagement of participants and participants’ retention of subject matter.
    • Excellent organizational and interpersonal relations skills. 
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other team members.
    • Ability to demonstrate self-motivation, technical zeal, independent judgement, and self-confidence with minimum supervision.
    • Manage multiple priorities and follow through on issues in a timely manner.
    • Some travel and after hours support may be required.
             

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • Degree in Education, Human Resources, Communications, or related field.
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience with end user training or class room teaching.
    • Prior experience with the Microsoft Office Suite and general law firm specific applications is preferred. 
  • Legal Secretary - Litigation - Birmingham, AL

    RESPONSIBILITIES 

    • Prepare and edit legal documents and correspondence including letters, memos, dictation, briefs, pleadings and reports.
    • Organize and maintain files.
    • Maintain and track schedules, deadlines and calendars. 
    • Schedule meetings and conferences.
    • Coordinate travel arrangements.
    • Answer incoming telephone calls.
    • Enter, edit and/or finalize billable time and client billings.
    • Research and respond to inquiries and requests for information.
    • Provide other support as necessary.
             

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Strong word processing skills.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other team members.
    • Ability to handle and adjust to competing deadlines and priorities.
    • Typing speed of 55+ wpm.
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
    • Client service focused.
    • Some overtime may be required.<
             

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • Prior litigation experience required.
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
       
       

       

Balch & Bingham LLP is an equal employment opportunity employer. Balch & Bingham LLP provides equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. All applicants and employees will be treated in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity or expression), genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any classification protected by federal, state or local law.