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
  • Legal Secretary (Financial Industries) - Birmingham, AL

    RESPONSIBILITIES 

    • Prepare and edit legal documents and correspondence including letters, memos, contracts, transactional documents and reports.
    • Organize and maintain files.
    • Maintain calendar and deadlines for attorneys.
    • Schedule meetings and conferences.
    • Answer incoming telephone calls.
    • Enter billable time and process pre-bills.
    • 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 legal experience preferred.
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.

     

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

  • Legal Secretary (Litigation) - Montgomery, AL

    RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

    • 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/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 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

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

     

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

     
  • Litigation Support Manager - Birmingham, AL

    The Litigation Support Manager is responsible for maintaining and coordinating projects related to the firm's litigation practice. This position works with attorneys, paralegals, and project coordinators across all offices, the IT Staff and other departmental managers. This individual acts as the primary internal subject matter expert on trial support, forensics, and e-discovery litigation activities.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Oversee Litigation Support and E-Discovery Specialists
      Interface with e-discovery vendors regarding contract terms, project management, billing, and other matters
    • Consult with case teams on e-discovery and technology issues, including but not limited to: preservation, collection, forensic examination, and review best practices, technology optionsstaffing needs, and application support and training
    • Coordinate efforts between case teams, clients, and third party vendors regarding e-discovery collection, processing, review and production
    • Serve as staff liaison to the E-Discovery Practice Committee   
    • Manage case projects and document reviews as needed by case teams
    • Maintain, update, and document internal protocol to ensure compliance and uniformity of e-discovery practices
    • Create and maintain databases of discovery documents and transcripts using a variety of e-discovery platforms and other applications as appropriate, update and maintain current case databases
    • Coordinate courtroom presentation support, preparation of trial exhibits and presentation materials using PowerPoint, TrialDirector, or other applications, as needed
    • Evaluate and provide recommendations on litigation technology hardware/software solutions
    • Provide day-to-day support to attorneys and other support staff for litigation technology needs

             

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • A strong analytical and problem solving orientation with the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment is required
    • Knowledge of litigation support software and/or review platforms is required
    • A solid understanding of all Microsoft Office applications, Windows and technology hardware is required
    • Strong written and oral communication skills are required
    • A demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, follow detailed instructions and meet established deadlines is required
    • Must be a self-starter with ability to visualize data and software behavior - and coordinate the two
    • Experience with LAW, Casemap, Trial Director or other litigation document management systems is preferred but not required
    • Trial Support “hot seat” experience is a plus
    • Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments, and shifting responsibilities and deadlines
    • Ability to work well under pressure
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Detail-oriented
    • Commitment to work overtime, if necessary

           

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

    • Bachelor’s degree and JD preferred
    • Demonstrated experience managing teams 
    • Six years Law Firm or related technology experience
       

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

  • Messenger - Jackson, MS

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

    • Picking up and delivering packages.
    • Picking up deliveries.
    • Filing documents with Federal, State, and Bankruptcy courts.
    • Scanning legal documents.
    • Indexing and retrieving files stored off-site.
    • Serving subpoenas as needed.
    • Ordering, receiving and stocking supply inventory. 
    • Assist in setup of conference rooms, coffee areas and other facilities or hospitality areas.
    • Answering switchboard and greeting guests.
    • Providing clerical and administrative support to attorneys and staff.        
             

    QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIRMENTS

    • Ability to handle and adjust effectively to competing deadlines and priorities.  
    • Strong communication and client service skills.
    • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and proof of current insurance required.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
    • High school diploma or its equivalent required.

     

    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.