Join Our Team

At Balch, our professional staff play a key role in achieving excellence for our clients, fulfilling indispensable responsibilities and functions that allow us to sharpen competitive advantages. 

Your energy and talents are essential to the advancement of our firm and our clients. In our collaborative environment, you will team up with skilled and approachable colleagues to deliver unsurpassed service to those who trust us to help them navigate their most complex legal challenges.

Benefits & Resources

Our professional staff benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, profit-sharing contributions, 401 (k) deferrals with qualifying match, and paid time off/paid holidays. 

Because we want you to grow your career with Balch – and maintain a healthy work-life balance – we also offer a variety of beneficial programs and additional resources including:

  • Employee Assistance Program (a free, confidential employee resource program designed to help you and your family with questions, advice and support on everything from parenting, health, stress, time management, personal finances and much more)
  • Back-up childcare and elder care program
  • Financial wellness seminars
  • Free Financial Advisor Services
  • Onsite flu shots
  • Community service opportunities

Advance Your Growth

Do you want to propel your professional growth and development? We are committed to providing advancement opportunities for all, and will give you the support and resources you need to hone your skills. At Balch, we help you grow your impact through ongoing training, mentoring, coaching and other professional development opportunities.

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Opportunities
  • Litigation Secretary - Jackson, MS

    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 finalize billable time and client billings, adhering to Outside Counsel Guidelines for multiple clients.
    • Research and respond to inquiries and requests for information.
    • Provide other support as necessary.

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites and video conferencing platforms.
    • Knowledge of ABA Litigation Codes for proper assignment to matters. 
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other team members. 
    • Ability to handle and adjust to competing deadlines and priorities. 
    • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
    • Excellent communication skills.  
    • Client service focused.
    • Prior litigation experience required.
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Some overtime may be required.

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

  • Office Administrator - Jackson, MS

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Direct the recruiting and hiring of professional staff. 
    • Provide support to recruiting initiatives for attorneys.
    • Assist with the onboarding process for new attorneys and professionals.  
    • Coordinate training and professional development of staff.  
    • Organize and manage work assignments and coverage of support services.
    • Prepare expense and trust account checks; perform other light accounting functions as needed.  
    • Participate in the annual budgeting process; operate within expected financial guidelines and budgets.
    • Plan office special events, meetings, parties, and community service initiatives.  
    • Implement firm policies, procedures and standards.
    • Conduct performance evaluations, counseling, and disciplinary actions for professional staff within prescribed guidelines.  
    • Support facility maintenance activities.
    • Other special projects as requested.   
       

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Previous experience in a legal or professional services environment strongly preferred.  
    • Ability to work well under time constraints and pressures.  
    • Conflict resolution and problem solving skills.
    • Effective communication with a large and diverse group of individuals. 
    • Demonstrated ability to build and lead effective and successful teams.  
    • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites and video conferencing platforms.  
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or comparable field required.    
       

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

  • Billing Coordinator - Birmingham, AL

    RESPONSIBILITIES 

    • Process monthly client billing for assigned attorneys.
    • Generate pre-bills for review by the respective attorneys and ensuring any necessary edits are made prior to billing.
    • Generate bills from corrected pre-bills using various bill formats and in accordance with matter-specific billing instructions.
    • Generate electronic bills, communicate deductions and process appeals.
    • Communicate changes for client and matter information (address, contact, rates, bill format, etc.) and ensure such changes are made timely and correctly.
    • Identify non-compliant bills and coordinate with attorney and client to make corrections. 
    • Assist attorneys and secretaries with client inquires. 
    • Create and maintain client or attorney requested reports.
    • Follow up on unapplied cash, account fees, and account disbursements and trust balances to ensure appropriate and timely resolution.
    • Other responsibilities as requested.

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Accuracy, attention to detail, and good organizational skills.
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other team members.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Commitment to outstanding client service.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Some overtime required.
    • High school diploma required; college degree desired.
    • Two or more years of related experience preferred.
    • Proficiency in Aderant preferred.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
    • Time and Billing software knowledge desirable.
       

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

     

  • Office Services Assistant - Montgomery, AL

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Receive, sort, and distribute packages and other mail items.
    • Deliver letters, legal documents, and packages to clients, law firms, and other businesses.
    • Send files to offsite storage facility and retrieve files as needed.
    • File documents with various courts.
    • Serve subpoenas as needed.
    • Prepare legal documents for scanning; photocopy and scan legal documents.
    • Print and bind documents and materials.
    • Assist with coordination, set up, and clean-up of conference rooms, common areas, and office events.
    • Pick up meals, deliver and set up for firm meetings and office events.
    • Order, receive, and stock supply inventory.
    • Other responsibilities as assigned.
    • Duties may vary from time to time and from office to office.

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

    • General knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Ability to multi-task and work independently in a fast paced environment.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; client service focused.
    • Strong attention to detail; ability to follow detailed project instructions.
    • High regard for confidentiality.
    • Reliable transportation, current driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.
    • Some overtime may be required.
    • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent.
    • Prior facilities experience in a law firm or other professional services environment preferred.

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

     
     
  • Litigation Paralegal – Atlanta, GA

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Prepare and file pleadings.
    • Organize and respond to discovery.
    • Coordinate depositions and hearings.
    • Effectively communicate with team members.
    • Research and respond to inquiries and requests for information.
        

    SKILLS &QUALIFICATIONS

    • Familiarity with e-filing for all courts.
    • Experience with Westlaw for legal research.
    • Demonstrates a high degree of discretion, confidentiality, professionalism and judgment.
    • Ability to work with multiple attorneys and multi-task time sensitive assignments.
    • Knowledge of time entry through using a timekeeping software system.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • Some overtime may be required.
    • A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which relevant knowledge and skills may be acquired and/or Certification as a Paralegal. 

     

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

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