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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  • Chief Marketing Officer - Birmingham, AL



    Marketing & Communications Strategies

    Outline a long-term marketing plan to achieve firm goals, communicating our distinct value proposition and engaging our target audiences. Oversee the firm’s media relations strategy, ensure successful plan deployment and message consistency. The person in this position should have strong verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to persuade, inspire, influence, and engage with a variety of audiences. This position may serve as a firm spokesperson.

    Business Development & Coaching

    Build strong relationships with attorneys to become a trusted advisor and serve as the lead business development point person. Develop a comprehensive understanding of the firm’s practices and clients to help drive strategic priorities, including client engagement and growth.

    • Proposal Development and Management – Maintain and evolve standards and workflows to ensure effective communications between all firm stakeholders in pursuit of new business opportunities. Ensure deployment of consistent messaging in alignment with the firm’s brand standards. Responsible for superb quality control to ensure highly tailored deliverables meet all requirements. Develop strategy for continued development and maintenance of the firm’s experience descriptions, bios, and other proposal related content. Ensure the tracking of results of pitches and proposals.
    • Business Development Planning & Coaching - Support the development of practice, industry and individual attorney business development plans. Provide guidance and serve as an advocate for plan development. Lead and coordinate (with external vendors, as needed) a process by which the firm provides attorneys with access to training and coaching to help evolve their business development skills.

    Brand Development and Positioning 

    Continue to advance the firm’s thought leadership program and paid digital engagement. Lead growth of the firm’s visual identity program and develop strategies to enhance our market position through industry engagement, speaking opportunities, awards and rankings. 

    Marketing Technology Management 

    Continue to evolve the firm’s marketing technology infrastructure, review and assess technology-based platforms that can enhance marketing and business development performance by increasing audience engagement and improving internal efficiencies and effectiveness. 

    Department Leadership

    Provide resource planning and leadership for team members, guide and balance team priorities and coordinate with multiple consultants and vendors. Guide individual and team skill development and longer-term individual career goals.


    • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, journalism, or a related field from an accredited institution is required. A master’s degree is preferred.
    • A minimum of 10 years of experience in marketing roles within a law firm setting.
    • A minimum of 5 years in a management position with experience managing direct reports.
    • Strong writing and proofreading skills.

    Email your resume to to apply today.

  • Legal Secretary - Birmingham, AL


    • 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.

    Email your resume to to apply today.

  • Litigation Paralegal - Jackson, MS


    • Support substantive legal division processes by performing key job functions such as drafting and/or reviewing legal documentation and correspondence with minimal attorney supervision. 
    • Prepare for and coordinate litigation proceedings, monitor litigation caseload, and assist with pre-trial discovery and trial preparation.
    • Manage litigation holds, document reviews, and document production.
    • Assist with development and implementation of efficient workflows relating to document review and other aspects of case management.
    • Coordinate document discovery including processing, scanning, coding, review and production. 
    • Organize and maintain legal documentation.
    • Research and respond to inquiries and requests for information.


    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
    • Willingness to learn about complex processes and related documentation, and to analyze and review documents.
    • Ability to prioritize and work under tight deadlines.  
    • Demonstrates a high degree of discretion, confidentiality, professionalism and judgment.  
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Advanced knowledge of court system and e-filing procedures required. 
    • Minimum of five to ten years work experience as a litigation paralegal.  
    • Experience collecting, reviewing, and summarizing medical records preferred.
    • Experience with eDiscovery platforms, coding, document review, searches and document productions using platforms. 
    • Some overtime may be required.  
    • A Bachelor degree in Legal Studies, Criminal Justice 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 to apply today.

  • Legal Secretary (Corporate) – Jackson, MS


    • Perform corporate entity searches.  
    • 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.


    • 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 proofreading and word processing skills. 
    • Some overtime hours required.

    Email your resume to 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, (including hair textures and types, and hairstyles commonly or historically associated with race) religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any classification protected by federal, state or local law.