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
  • Legal Secretary - 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. 
    • Detail-oriented and strong follow-through 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 hr_careers@balch.com to apply today.

     
  • Litigation Paralegal - Gulfport, MS

    Responsibilities:

    • 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 including expert, party and fact witness depositions and trial preparation including exhibit organization, witness preparation and logistical coordination of all aspects of trial.
    • 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 requesting records, processing, scanning, coding, review, follow-up and production. 
    • Organize and maintain legal documentation.
    • Research and respond to inquiries and requests for information.

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • 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 years of work experience as a litigation paralegal.  
    • Experience with eDiscovery platforms, coding, document review, searches and document productions using platforms preferred.
    • Some overtime may be required.  
    • Some travel may be involved with significant notice provided.
    • A bachelor’s 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 hr_careers@balch.com to apply today.

  • Litigation Paralegal - Jackson, MS

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • 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 including expert, party and fact witness depositions and trial preparation including exhibit organization, witness preparation and logistical coordination of all aspects of trial.
    • 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 requesting records, processing, scanning, coding, review, follow-up and production. 
    • Organize and maintain legal documentation.
    • Research and respond to inquiries and requests for information.
        

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 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 three 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.  
    • Some travel may be involved with significant notice provided.
    • A bachelor’s 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 hr_careers@balch.com to apply today.

  • 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 Services Assistant - Birmingham, 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.

     
     

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.