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

Industry-leading benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, profit-sharing contributions, 401 (k) deferrals with qualifying match, paid time off and paid holidays, paid birth and adoption leave, and a back-up childcare and elder care program, to name a few. 

Because we want you to grow your career with Balch – and maintain a healthy work-life balance – we also offer a variety of other perks: financial wellness seminars, onsite flu shots and health screenings, fitness programs, community service opportunities, CPR/AED training, social events, discounted gym memberships and more. 

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
  • Corporate Paralegal - Jackson, Mississippi

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Perform corporate entity searches. 
    • Draft and file documents for corporate formations and entities. 
    • Assemble transactional closing documents and closing binders and review for completeness.   
    • Organize and maintain legal documentation.
    • Research and respond to inquiries and requests for information.
    • Enter billable time and process pre-bills.
    • Prepare and edit transactional documents, corporate and business agreements, and correspondence including letters, memos, and reports.
    • Maintain calendar and deadlines for attorneys.
    • Process expense reports, check requests and business development activity; coordinate travel arrangements as needed.
    • Schedule meetings and conferences.
    • Provide other support as necessary.

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other team members.
    • Ability to handle and adjust effectively to competing deadlines and priorities
    • Position requires a high degree of discretion, confidentiality, professionalism and judgment.
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
    • Strong word processing skills. 
    • Some overtime hours required
    • Minimum of two years work experience as a paralegal.
    • A Bachelor degree in Legal Studies, Information Management or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills may be acquired and/or Certification as a Paralegal.

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

     
     
  • DEI Specialist - Birmingham, AL

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Serve as primary point of contact for DEI outreach.  Maintain relationships with external groups and companies to identify opportunities for partnerships, exchange information and plan events. 
    • Coordinate and facilitate the firm’s new and ongoing diversity, equity and inclusion programs, including its signature pipeline program, the Susan B. Livingston Boot Camp for Success, and its participation in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).
    • Assist with implementing and facilitating policies, programs, events and trainings designed to attract, retain and promote diversity, equity and inclusion.
    • Maintain and track quantitative and qualitative diversity data via CRM.  Conduct initial data analysis in comparison to internal and industry benchmarks.  Assist with generating reports for various groups and requests, including annual industry and client diversity surveys, as well as client requests for proposal/information.  
    • In collaboration with marketing department, develop branding including internal and external communications and web content for diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. 
    • Support the firm’s DEI Council and employee resource groups, including coordinating meetings and related events.   
    • General administrative tasks. 
    • Maintain detailed financial information for budget tracking purposes.
    • Some additional projects related to the firm’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. 

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
    • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in diversity, equity and inclusion, learning and development.  Legal industry experience preferred.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites and video conferencing platforms. 
    • Strong understanding of and appreciation for diversity & inclusion in a professional setting. 
    • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills. 
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment independently with limited supervision, as well as part of a team.
    • Diplomatic and creative problem solver with superior judgement. 

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

  • Director of Finance - Birmingham, AL

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance and Accounting functions including general ledger, bank reconciliations, accounts receivable, accounts payable, client billings and collections.
    • Provide timely and accurate financial reporting, analysis of budgets, forecasts and management reports.
    • Preparation of the firm's annual operating, capital and cash flow budgets.
    • Provide insight on business trends, lateral acquisitions and other due diligence.
    • Obtain and manage working capital and other financing facilities.
    • Ensure effective internal controls are in place for compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
    • Develop, implement and monitor accounting processes and procedures.
    • Review and monitor key performance indicators.
    • Oversee the compilation of financial data for partner compensation and monthly partner distributions.
    • Work with outside accounting firm in the preparation of the Firm’s tax returns.

             

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • High degree of integrity and dependability.
    • Ability to solve problems; think strategically and act tactically.
    • Effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
    • Strong influencing and relationship building skills.
    • Excellent communication skills for varied audiences both internally and externally.
    • Knowledge of financial and accounting operations, reporting standards, compliance regulations, and financial analysis.
    • Computer proficiency.

           

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting, finance, or similar educational background.
    • 5 – 8 years relevant experience.
    • Prior experience in professional services environment preferred.
    • Proven track record effectively and efficiently leading, directing, and managing personnel.
       

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

  • Legal Secretary (Government Relations) - Birmingham, AL

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Prepare, proofread and edit legal documents and correspondence including contracts, letters, memos, and reports.
    • Maintain and track schedules, deadlines, and calendars for attorneys.
    • Schedule meetings and conferences.
    • Provide a high level of service to internal and external clients.
    • Proof and edit monthly and quarterly client pre-bills in accordance with firm and client requirements.
    • Research and respond to inquiries and requests for information.
    • Coordinate travel arrangements for attorneys.  
    • Process expense reports, check requests, and business development activity.
    • Organize and maintain files.  
    • Provide other support as necessary.

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Strong word processing and proofreading skills. 
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other team members.  
    • Ability to handle and adjust effectively to competing deadlines and priorities. 
    • Excellent organization skills and communication skills.
    • Some overtime may be required.
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.  
    Please send resume and salary requirements to hr_careers@balch.com to apply today.
  • Litigation Paralegal – Atlanta, GA

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Prepare, edit, and file pleadings and discovery.
    • Assist with pre-trial and trial preparation, including attending trials.
    • Calculate and calendar dates and deadlines.
    • Communicate with clients, courts, witnesses, and vendors.
    • Coordinate document discovery including, but not limited to, processing, scanning, coding, review and production.
    • Organize and maintain legal documentation.
    • Research and respond to inquiries and requests for information.
       
       

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • A strong analytical and problem solving orientation with the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
    • Intermediate or advanced proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications, Windows and technology hardware.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • A demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, follow detailed instructions and meet established deadlines.
    • Ability to effectively handle multiple projects and assignments, and shifting responsibilities and deadlines.
    • Experience with trial presentation software (TrialDirector, Sanction, OnCue) is preferred.
    • Some travel is required. .

     

    SKILLS &QUALIFICATIONS

    • Ability to work as a team member with lawyers, secretaries, and other legal support staff.
    • Ability to e-file in federal and state courts; knowledge of appellate court proceedings.
    • Ability to work with multiple attorneys and multi-task time sensitive assignments.
    • Position requires a high degree of discretion, confidentiality, professionalism and judgment.
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Familiarity with Westlaw.
    • Ability to use a timekeeping software system.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • Some overtime may be required.
    • Remote work flexibility.
    • Minimum of five years work experience as a litigation paralegal.
    • Paralegal certificate or Bachelor's degree from accredited 4-year program or combined education and work experience as a paralegal. 

     

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

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.