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Baker Donelson understands the invaluable role staff members play in the success of our Firm and serving our clients, so we look for the best and brightest. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, competitive pay and a diverse working environment.

 

Business Development Coordinator - Nashville, Birmingham or New Orleans

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC has an immediate opening for a Business Development Coordinator in its Birmingham, Nashville, or New Orleans office.  This position is responsible for assisting with firm-wide marketing and business development activities and supporting assigned Business Development Managers.

The business development assistant/coordinator will:

  • Become familiar with all aspects of assigned attorney groups, including their profitability and their current marketing activities, and gain a general understanding of the area of law each group practices.
  • Help plan all group meetings, tracking all action items and assisting with and following up on items to ensure completion.
  • Help coordinate all marketing activities of the groups, including client alerts, newsletters, training, events, sponsorships, PR, credentialing, etc. with appropriate person within the Marketing & Business Development Department or outside consultant.
  • Draft, update, review, and edit marketing-related content, demonstrating best practices and ensuring accuracy and consistency in style across all content.
  • Monitor and work with Business Development Managers and group leaders on the group's budget throughout the year.
  • Work with Business Development Managers on developing and researching prospects for the groups as requested.
  • Be responsible for special projects as assigned by Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer and Director of Business Development. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to build and maintain solid working relationships, both within and outside of the Firm.
  • Must be highly organized and able to prioritize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions and be self-directed.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well with a team and on your own.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to meet and converse with new acquaintances easily and in a professional manner.
  • Ability to handle situations diplomatically and professionally.
  • Work sometimes requires more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply. 

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Billing Specialist - Chattanooga

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz, PC has an immediate opening for a Billing Specialist in its Chattanooga office.  The successful candidate must be a self-starter, proven leader of teams with diverse responsibilities, able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, prioritize workloads effectively and thrive in a dynamic environment.  This position reports directly to the Client Service Manager.

Essential duties and responsibilities will include:

  1. Performing functions leading to the production of bills such as checking in prebills, moving time and disbursements, and editing changes
  2. Producing, posting, and printing invoices with distribution to the attorneys, as well as prepay and trust applications to bills
  3. Monitoring invoices and their status through payment
  4. Maintaining firm databases by entering, updating, and retrieving data
  5. Creating spreadsheets and reports by researching and analyzing data from the financial database and various dashboards
  6. Participate in the implementation of special billing projects
  7. Responsible for ensuring departmental policies and procedures are adhered to
  8. Research and answer questions for attorneys, secretaries, and clients in a timely manner
  9. Handle other job-related duties including special projects as assigned by the Client Service Manager or Director of Revenue Services

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills.

  1. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  2. Must be able to interact across departmental divisions
  3. Must have excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal and presentation competence
  4. Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, work under pressure, and balance multiple competing priorities
  5. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required with distinct expertise in Excel
  6. Must demonstrate the ability to analyze complex problems and recommend and/or implement solutions
  7. Must have the ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with both attorneys and staff
  8. Must be able to learn quickly, be flexible, and think strategically
  9. Must work well independently and in teams, share information, support colleagues and encourage participation
  10. Should be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and effective under pressure
  11. Should have a strong work ethic and keen attention to detail and accuracy

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Thank you for submitting your resume.  After our hiring committee has had a chance to review all candidates for this position, we will reach out to only those that will be moving on to the next step in our recruiting process.  We appreciate your interest in the position and will contact you if further action is necessary.

IT Support Specialist - Memphis

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC has an immediate opening in its Memphis, TN office for an IT Support Specialist (tiers 2/3). Candidates must be customer-service oriented and proactive in anticipating and resolving issues while maximizing efficient use of computing resources.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as second level support.
  • Provide support for all applications.
  • Provide support for and rollout of new computer hardware.
  • Trouble-shoot, analyze, research, and resolve issues for users locally and firm-wide.
  • Provide 'just in time' desk-side training to attorneys and staff.
  • Actively participates in and assists in the pilot of any application updates.
  • Provide support for meetings and video conferences.
  • Recognize sense of urgency and responds appropriately.
  • Communicates and provides appropriate progress and status as necessary to user and management.
  • Document, track, and monitor all issues to ensure a timely resolution.
  • Proactively, on a regular basis, tour all floors to be visible to users and during outage situations in need of assistance.
  • Acts as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on one or more software applications.
  • Other responsibilities as required.

Applications:

  • Microsoft  Office 365
  • Proficiency with MS Office 365 - MS Word (including styles), Excel, Outlook, OneNote
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • NetDocuments or similar Document Management System
  • DocsCorp, cleanDocs
  • Litera Innova and Workshare Compare
  • Intapp Time (time entry) or similar
  • LexisNexis InterAction
  • Adobe Acrobat 11 or DC
  • Cisco Webex
  • Minimum of two years of User support or related experience. Law firm experience preferred.
  • Experience supporting Microsoft Office, Windows and other legal specific core applications.
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills required to interact professionally with clients, lawyers, paraprofessionals, other staff members and outside vendors.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Technical certifications such as A+ and MCP a plus.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure, demanding, fast paced environment. Ability to work both in a team-based environment and independently.
  • Flexibility to work extended hours.
  • Possible travel for rollouts and additional location support.
  • Ability to lift pc equipment and desktop printers if necessary.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Legal Collections Specialist - Memphis, Birmingham, Atlanta, Houston, Chattanooga, Baton Rouge or New Orleans

Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell and Berkowitz, PC has an immediate opening for a Legal Collections Specialist. The Client Accounts Specialist is responsible for collection activities such as sending follow-up inquiries, implementing stop work on accounts and negotiating with past due accounts.

Key Responsibilities include:

  1. Compile information for reporting of the progress of collections and accounts receivable aging.
  2. Analyze, investigate and clarify problem accounts.
  3. Report problem and/or doubtful accounts to appropriate parties (CEO, COO, Managing Shareholders, Office Administrator, CFAO, Director of Revenue Services).
  4. Facilitate and expedite the allocations of aged accounts receivable.
  5. Monitor the opening of new matters for existing clients with collection and/or write-off issues.
  6. Monitor accounts with collection problems.
  7. Oversee automatic rebilling for the Firm, making sure that waivers and reminders are being generated and mailed.
  8. Follow up on approved electronically billed invoices.
  9. Monitor receivable write-offs for the Firm.
  10. Handle any client/attorney requests.
  11. Participate in monthly Client Accounts meetings to report collection status.
  12. Assist Manager with compiling, tracking and monitoring Firm fiscal year end process as requested.
  13. Handles other job-related duties as assigned by the Director of Revenue Services.

Qualifications will include:

  1. Computer experience with knowledge of  Word, Excel, ARCS and ADERANT.
  2. Must have good organizational, communication and math skills.
  3. Must be detail oriented.
  4. Must be able to endure highly stressful situations in a fast-paced environment.
  5. Some overtime may be required.
  6. Some travel may be required.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes only accepted for job posted. Please click here to apply. 

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Legal Secretary - Knoxville

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz, PC has an opening for a highly skilled litigation secretary in its Knoxville, TN office.  Ideal candidate will have 3+ years of legal experience; have administrative experience, exceptional communication and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively within a group or independently.  Candidate should be proficient in MS Word (high priority), Outlook and Excel and type a minimum of 65 words per minute with high accuracy. This position will support several attorneys. The candidate should be detail oriented and able to work well in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prioritizing and executing tasks quickly and accurately
  • Formatting and setting up documents including pleadings, briefs, correspondence, and other legal documents
  • Prepare shell documents for attorneys in preparation of discovery, orders, motions, and trial documents
  • Filing litigation documents with state and federal courts – knowledge of electronic filing is required
  • Excellent proofreading skills
  • Update and maintain files in a timely manner
  • Time entry, processing client bills, conducting client conflict checks, transcribing dictation
  • Maintain calendars with litigation dates and deadlines as well as other necessary dates
  • Reviewing vendor invoices and requesting checks for payment in a timely manner
  • Assisting attorneys and paralegals in preparation for hearings, mediations, arbitrations, trials

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Legal Secretary - Nashville

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz, PC has an opening for a highly skilled litigation secretary in its Nashville, TN office.  Ideal candidate will have 3+ years of legal experience; have administrative experience, exceptional communication and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively within a group or independently.  Candidate should be proficient in MS Word (high priority), Outlook and Excel and type a minimum of 65 words per minute with high accuracy. This position will support several attorneys. The candidate should be detail oriented and able to work well in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prioritizing and executing tasks quickly and accurately
  • Formatting and setting up documents including pleadings, briefs, correspondence, and other legal documents
  • Prepare shell documents for attorneys in preparation of discovery, orders, motions, and trial documents
  • Filing litigation documents with state and federal courts – knowledge of electronic filing is required
  • Excellent proofreading skills
  • Update and maintain files in a timely manner
  • Time entry, processing client bills, conducting client conflict checks, transcribing dictation
  • Maintain calendars with litigation dates and deadlines as well as other necessary dates
  • Reviewing vendor invoices and requesting checks for payment in a timely manner
  • Assisting attorneys and paralegals in preparation for hearings, mediations, arbitrations, trials

 Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes only accepted for job posted. Please click here to apply. 

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity and marital status.

Legal Secretary - Washington, DC

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz has an immediate opening for a highly skilled Legal Secretary in its Washington DC office.  Candidates should have 5+ years of experience, a positive attitude and a solid work ethic.  Prior experience in a law firm is a must.  This position will support 4 Attorneys.  The candidate must be detail oriented, extremely organized, able to work in a fast-paced environment, able to follow directions, and meet deadlines.  Responsibilities include some experience with court filings, preparing legal documents and correspondence, scanning, coordinating meetings and attorney calendars, travel arrangements, expense reports, time entry, running conflicts, opening and maintaining client files, and assisting with daily office tasks.  Must be proficient in heavy word processing skills to include use of styles.  The candidate must be able to demonstrate exceptional communication and organizational skills, work both independently and as part of a group.  The candidate must have excellent computer skills, proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint, and type a minimum of 65 wpm with high accuracy.  Excellent communication skills are required for both internal and external client relationships.  Excellent benefits, competitive salary.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States.  Resumés accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply. 

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability or veteran status.

Litigation Administrative Support - Jackson

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz, PC has an opening for a highly skilled litigation administrative support team member in its Jackson, MS office.  Ideal candidate will have 3+ years of legal experience; have administrative experience, exceptional communication and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively within a group or independently.  Candidate should be proficient in MS Word (high priority), Outlook and Excel and type a minimum of 65 words per minute with high accuracy. This position will support several attorneys. The candidate should be detail oriented and able to work well in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include:

Prioritizing and executing tasks quickly and accurately

Formatting and setting up documents including pleadings, briefs, correspondence, and other legal documents

Prepare shell documents for attorneys in preparation of discovery, orders, motions, and trial documents

Filing litigation documents with state and federal courts – knowledge of electronic filing is required

Excellent proofreading skills

Update and maintain files in a timely manner

Time entry, processing client bills, conducting client conflict checks, transcribing dictation

Maintain calendars with litigation dates and deadlines as well as other necessary dates

Reviewing vendor invoices and requesting checks for payment in a timely manner

Assisting attorneys and paralegals in preparation for hearings, mediations, arbitrations, trials.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Litigation Paralegal - Atlanta

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an immediate opening for a litigation paralegal in its Atlanta Office. Candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program and at least two years of prior defense litigation experience. The successful candidate will have experience performing the following tasks: Assisting trial counsel in all areas of client representation including drafting correspondence and pleadings; preparing discovery and discovery responses; document management; preparing for depositions, mediation, arbitration and trial and supporting attorneys at trial. The successful candidate must have a knowledge of court rules, proficiency in paper and e-filing (state and federal) and knowledge of court websites and research skills. Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills. Each candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time, be willing to work overtime, if necessary, and willing to travel for trial. 

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Litigation Paralegal - Houston

aker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an immediate opening for a litigation paralegal in its Houston Office. Candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program.  A minimum of five years’ litigation experience is required. The successful candidate will have experience performing the following tasks: Assisting trial counsel in all areas of client representation including drafting correspondence and pleadings; preparing discovery and discovery responses; document management; preparing for depositions, mediation, arbitration and trial, and supporting attorneys at trial. The successful candidate must have a knowledge of court rules, proficiency in paper and e-filing (state and federal), knowledge of court websites and research skills and being familiar with the federal and state rules of procedure and evidence and ensure compliance with rules.  Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills. Each candidate should have an aptitude for detail, the ability to work efficiently, and to work under pressure with or without direct supervision. Each candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time and be familiar with computerized databases, document management programs, and on-line services. Candidates must be flexible, have regular attendance and be willing to work overtime if necessary.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply. 

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Litigation Paralegal - Nashville

The Nashville office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz seeks a Litigation Paralegal with at least 3- 4 years of insurance defense litigation experience, including but not limited to, exceptional writing skills, investigational skills with an emphasis in background research, diagnostic skills required for medical records analysis, and the ability to prepare detailed medical chronologies and investigational summaries.  All candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program.  Qualified candidates should possess strong organizational skills in the management of paper and electronic files and the ability to manage work for multiple attorneys and cases with discerning attention to detail. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, fact finding and investigations,  drafting, editing, and cite-checking pleadings, preparing and responding to discovery, preparing and attending depositions, hearings, mediations, and trials, and assisting in all facets of post-trial work.  Previous experience recording billable time is required, as is proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, Excel, Word, and state and federal e-filing programs. 

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Litigation Paralegal - New Orleans

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an immediate opening for a litigation paralegal in its New Orleans Office. Candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program.  A minimum of three to five years’ litigation experience is required. The successful candidate will have experience performing the following tasks: Assisting counsel in all areas of client representation including drafting correspondence and pleadings; preparing discovery and discovery responses; document management; preparing for depositions, mediation, arbitration and trial, and supporting attorneys at trial. The successful candidate must have a knowledge of court rules, proficiency in paper and e-filing (state and federal), knowledge of court websites and research skills and being familiar with the federal and state rules of procedure and evidence and ensure compliance with rules.  Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills. Each candidate should have an aptitude for detail, the ability to work efficiently, and to work under pressure with or without direct supervision. Each candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time and be familiar with computerized databases, document management programs, and on-line services. Candidates must be flexible, have regular attendance and be willing to work overtime if necessary. Prior trial experience is preferred for this position.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Litigation Paralegal - Memphis

The Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz seeks a Litigation Paralegal with at least 3- 4 years of general litigation experience, including but not limited to, construction, government enforcement and investigations, and labor and employment matters.  All candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program.  Qualified candidates should possess strong organizational skills in the management of paper and electronic files and the ability to manage work for multiple attorneys and cases with discerning attention to detail. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, fact finding and investigations,  drafting, editing, and cite-checking pleadings, preparing and responding to discovery, preparing and attending depositions, hearings, mediations, and trials, and assisting in all facets of post-trial work.  Previous experience recording billable time is required, as is proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, Excel, Word, and state and federal e-filing programs. 

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes only accepted for job posted. Please click here to apply. 

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Paralegal - Memphis

The Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz seeks a Litigation Paralegal with at least 3- 4 years of insurance defense litigation experience, including but not limited to, exceptional writing skills, investigational skills with an emphasis in background research, diagnostic skills required for medical records analysis, and the ability to prepare detailed medical chronologies and investigational summaries.  All candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program.  Qualified candidates should possess strong organizational skills in the management of paper and electronic files and the ability to manage work for multiple attorneys and cases with discerning attention to detail. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, fact finding and investigations,  drafting, editing, and cite-checking pleadings, preparing and responding to discovery, preparing and attending depositions, hearings, mediations, and trials, and assisting in all facets of post-trial work.  Previous experience recording billable time is required, as is proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, Excel, Word, and state and federal e-filing programs.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Office Administrator - Atlanta

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz PC, one of the South's largest law firms with over 650 attorneys throughout the Southeast has an employment opportunity for an Office Administrator in the Atlanta, GA office.  Responsibilities include:

  1. General Management of the law office, including management of activities such as strategic and tactical planning,
  2. Office financial management, including planning, budgeting, accounts receivable in coordination with the Firm Finance Department.
  3. Management of Human Resources functions with an emphasis on employee relations, including retention, recruitment, job assignments and performance management.
  4. Facilities Management, including space planning/design, vendor contracts and relations, and facilitation of all office functions and services.

Qualifications: Minimum of five years' experience in a supervisory position in the Professional Services Industry and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or other related field.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits in a challenging and rewarding working environment.  No phone calls please.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes only accepted for job posted. Please click here to apply.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity and marital status.

Office Administrator - New Orleans

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz PC, one of the South's largest law firms with over 650 attorneys throughout the Southeast has an employment opportunity for a Regional Office Administrator located in the New Orleans office (coverage to also include Baton Rouge and Mandeville, LA).

Responsibilities include

  • Supervising and managing legal support staff including work assignments, performance management, training, retention and professional development.
  • Facilities management including space planning and design, purchasing, inventory control, reception/switchboard services, and other facilities management functions.
  • Recruiting, hiring and onboarding of legal staff (and onboarding of attorneys).
  • Negotiating contracts (postage machines, coffee/water services, etc…) and maintenance of office equipment and facilities.
  • Daily administration and management of office operations.
  • Interacting with a variety of vendors including landlord, suppliers, and contractors.
  • Developing and administering the local office budget, accounts payable, accounts receivable and charitable budgets.
  • Providing support and execution for local recruiting, business development, and various office events and initiatives.
  • Serving as primary liaison and interfacing with various departments and other office locations on work flow and internal and external inquiries, including support of firmwide initiatives. 

Additional Information

Minimum of five years' experience in a supervisory position in the Professional Services Industry and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or other related field. We offer competitive compensation and benefits in a challenging and rewarding working environment.  No phone calls please.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Office Services Coordinator - New Orleans

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz, PC has an immediate opening for an Office Services Coordinator in its New Orleans, LA office. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Data entry / keyboard skills using standard computer office software;
  • Microsoft program knowledge- Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.;
  • Prepare, set-up and clean conference rooms;
  • Assist in the mail room/copy center sorting mail, copying, binding, scanning, assisting with projects;
  • Delivery, pick up and filing of documents at local courts;
  • Delivery and pick up of documents / boxes using personal vehicle;
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds;
  • Backup receptionist during breaks/lunch/vacation;
  • Assist with the planning of all office events/meetings;
  • Assist Office Administrator with other administrative functions as needed;
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints;
  • Confidentiality.

Qualifications Include:

  • Basic knowledge of office equipment, including computer and copiers;
  • Valid LA Driver's License, clean driving record, and proof of insurance;
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate and follow instruction of attorneys and staff and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact;
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints;
  • Exceptional client service skills;
  • Working effectively within a group or independently.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply. 

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Paralegal - Johnson City

The Johnson City office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz has an immediate opening for a Paralegal with at least 2-4 years of general litigation and transactional experience.  All candidates must have either a bachelor’s degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program.  Qualified candidates should possess strong organizational skills in the management of paper and electronic files and the ability to manage work for multiple attorneys and cases with discerning attention to detail.  Litigation responsibilities include, but are not limited to, fact finding and investigations, drafting, editing, and cite-checking pleadings, preparing and responding to discovery, preparing and attending depositions, hearings, mediations, and trials, and assisting in all facets of post-trial work.  Transactional  responsibilities include preparing and filing corporate formation documents including but not limited to supporting of an aviation transaction practice, to include organizing and filing of documents and paperwork with various federal and state agencies, including FAA, preparing transaction checklists, preparing and filing of UCC documents, and preparing detailed closing binders for all transactions.  Previous experience recording billable time is required, as is proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, Excel, Word, and state and federal e-filing programs.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States.  Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply. 

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Receptionist / Office Assistant - Ft. Lauderdale

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz, PC has an opening for a Receptionist/Office Assistant in its Ft. Lauderdale, FL office.  The ideal candidate will be extremely professional, possess exceptional communication and organizational skills, computer skills, and have a proficiency in MS Outlook and basic typing skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Placing, receiving, and routing calls;
  • Greeting clients and other visitors;
  • Maintaining neatness of the lobby, kitchen, supply room and conference rooms;
  • Receiving, logging and routing deliveries;
  • Inventorying and ordering pantry and office supplies;
  • Composing and circulating Daily News email;
  • Scheduling conference rooms, including verification of technology and catering needs;
  • Communicating with Property Management;
  • Assisting with input of attorney time;
  • Assisting legal secretaries with:
  • Scheduling and calendaring;
  • Researching webpages to identify judicial procedures and preferences;
  • Searching and downloading court docket sheet;
  • Saving documents into document management system;
  • Processing vendor (court reporter, process server and mediator) bills;
  • Opening and closing client files.
  • Assisting with other clerical duties and special projects as assigned.

Qualifications Include:

  • Basic knowledge of office equipment, including computer and copiers;
  • Microsoft program knowledge- Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.;
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate and follow instruction of attorneys and staff and provide information with courtesy and tact;
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints;
  • Confidentiality;
  • Exceptional client service skills;
  • Working effectively within a group or independently.

Requirements:  Office administrative experience (law firm experience preferred but not required).  Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under deadlines; must be proficient in Microsoft office, most specifically Word and Excel; ability to communicate and follow instructions in a fast-paced demanding environment.   Must be willing to learn new tasks and adapt to change easily. 

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

Transactional Paralegal - Chattanooga, Johnson City, Knoxville, Nashville or Memphis

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an immediate opening for a transactional paralegal. The position will be located in Chattanooga, Johnson City, Knoxville, Nashville or Memphis Tennessee Office. All candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program. Resumes from entry level candidates will be considered. Prior experience forming corporate entities and health law transactions a plus. Some responsibilities include title and survey review; forming corporate entities; upkeep of corporate minute books; assisting in the preparation of draft loan and acquisition documents; gathering and reviewing due diligence; and ordering UCC searches. Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills. All applicants should have an aptitude for detail; the ability to work efficiently, and to work under pressure with or without direct supervision. Each candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time and be familiar with computerized databases and on-line services. Candidates must be flexible, have regular attendance and be willing to work overtime if necessary.

Resumes will only be accepted for position posted. Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Please click here to apply.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity and marital status.

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