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
  • eDiscovery Specialist – Birmingham, AL

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Respond to first level on-demand training and assistance requests for all firm eDiscovery applications. 
    • Provide project management for eDiscovery projects, including reviewing and loading of data and images to databases, and providing assistance and expertise to legal team in the generation of database queries, privilege logs, reports and productions.
    • Use a working knowledge of basic and advanced functions of the firm’s eDiscovery software tools to recommend appropriate software to accomplish eDiscovery objectives.
    • Work both independently, and as part of a team, to ensure that eDiscovery jobs progress quickly, efficiently and with high quality.
    • Track eDiscovery jobs from matter initiation through production.
    • Effectively communicate job status and potential issues with Litigation Support Manager.
    • Provide assistance with monthly invoice intake from eDiscovery vendors as needed.
    • Provide back-up courtroom and trial support as needed..
       
       

    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. .

     

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • Five (5) years of law firm experience and paralegal certification preferred.
    • Two (2) years of experience in a Relativity environment preferred. 

     

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

  • Help Desk Analyst - Birmingham, AL

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Serve as first tier support for Help Desk questions.
    • Follow firm’s standard help desk procedures.
    • Resolve or escalate IT support tickets in a timely manner with a high level of client service.
    • Identify routine technical issues through discussions with end users via telephone, email, web, and other channels.
    • Assist in the support of the Microsoft Windows Environment.
    • Assist in the support of the Microsoft Office Suite of Applications and other legal specific applications.
    • Troubleshoot individual software applications as needed.
    • Maintain and track check-out equipment such as laptops, projectors, mobile devices, etc.
              

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system concepts and principles.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other team members.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
              

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s Degree preferred.
    • 1 or more years of related experience supporting a Microsoft driven environment is desired but not required.

     

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

     
  • Legal Secretary (Corporate) - Houston, TX

    RESPONSIBILITIES 

    • Prepare and edit legal documents and correspondence including letters, memos, contracts, transactional documents and reports. 
    • Organize and maintain client 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..
       

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Strong word processing skills.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other team members. 
    • Ability to handle and adjust effectively 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

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

     

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

  • Paralegal (Litigation) - 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 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.
       

    SKILLS & 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.  
    • Position requires a high degree of discretion, confidentiality, professionalism and judgment.  
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Some overtime may be required.
       

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • Minimum of five to ten years work experience as a litigation paralegal.  
    • Advanced knowledge of court system and e-filing procedures required.
    • Experience collecting, reviewing, and summarizing medical records.
    • Experience with eDiscovery platforms, coding, document review, searches and document productions using platforms.  
    • 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 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.