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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.

 

Accounting Specialist - Memphis

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz, PC has an immediate opening for an Accounting Specialist in its Memphis office. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to processing and monitoring incoming client payments by verifying and posting receipts, managing and handling of invoices and expenses within accounting software, and establishing contact with new and existing vendors. Candidate will be cross-trained on general ledger entry, disbursement entry and handle other job-related duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager. Candidate should possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills as well as computer experience with knowledge of Windows, Word, and Excel. 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. Candidate must be flexible, have regular attendance and be willing to work overtime if necessary. The salary for the position is $45,000/year.

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, gender identity, marital status, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability or veteran 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.

Business Development Coordinator - Nashville, New Orleans or Birmingham

Business Development Coordinator – Nashville, New Orleans, or Birmingham

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

The Business Development 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 apply here.

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.

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.

Estate Planning/Estate Administration Paralegal

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC has an immediate opening for an experienced Estate Planning/Estate Settlement/Probate Practice paralegal in its Chattanooga office. Estate planning responsibilities include matters such as preparation of wills, various types of trusts and powers of attorney, beneficiary designations, and various other estate planning instruments. Estate Settlement and Probate responsibilities include assistance with matters such as identifying and marshaling assets, preparing probate petitions, maintaining a calendar system of court and other deadlines, maintaining financial records of the estate, preparing inventories and accountings and fulfilling many other functions throughout the probate process. Responsibilities may also include assistance with the preparation of trust accountings, estate and gift tax returns, and income and fiduciary returns. Client contact is to be expected. Applicants should have experience with respect to preparing estate planning, estate administration and probate instruments. All candidates must have either a Bachelor’s Degree or paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program.

Candidates should possess organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Must have proficient and accurate knowledge of computers and MS Office Suite, including Outlook. Must possess excellent oral and written skills, attention to detail, time management, multi-tasking and prioritizing abilities and the desire to work hard both independently and as part of a team.  Please click here to apply for the position.  

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

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.

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.

Experienced Commercial Real Estate Paralegal - Atlanta

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an immediate opening for an experienced Commercial Real Estate Paralegal in its Atlanta, GA (Buckhead) Office. All candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program, and five years of prior commercial real estate experience.

Some responsibilities include the following:

Review definitive transaction agreements for acquisitions, sales, loans, and other matters; prepare critical dates memo and closing checklist; arrange due diligence such as title and survey orders; prepare title insurance commitments and pro forma title policies; draft closing documents and settlement statements under attorney supervision; form/organize entities; obtain EIN; review title findings and surveys to evaluate title and survey issues and coordinate curative steps; draft legal descriptions; arrange UCC/litigation/lien searches; coordinate delivery of final title/survey products for closing; finalize closing documents for execution; coordinate escrow closings; prepare forms to disburse settlement; E-file closing documents or prepare and send hard copy recording package to County; prepare and file UCC documentation; be proactive with pre-closing and post-closing tasks (obtain payoff letters, satisfaction of prior loans, confirm receipt of recorded closing documents, coordinate preparation of title policies, prepare e-closing binders); and constantly communicate with all parties involved in a transaction (seller and its counsel, purchaser and its counsel, lender and its counsel, brokers, title agent, surveyor).

Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills. All applicants should have an aptitude for detail and multi-tasking; 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 for different attorneys, and be familiar with computerized databases and on-line real estate services, including GSCCCA searches.  Candidates must be flexible, have regular attendance, subject to firm COVID-19 protocol, and be willing to work overtime if necessary. Residential closing experience will be considered.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States and be a Georgia Notary Public. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply.

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.

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.

Experienced Legal Billing Specialist - Birmingham, Atlanta, New Orleans, Baltimore, Jackson, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz, PC has an immediate opening for an experienced Legal Billing Specialist in either it's Birmingham, Atlanta, New Orleans, Baltimore, Jackson, Chattanooga, Knoxville or Memphis office . This position is responsible for the completion of all facets of the billing function. The position requires the preparation of client invoices, as well as monitoring and follow-up after invoices are emailed or eBilled. Responsibilities include working with the Billing Attorneys, Billing Manager, and Revenue Services staff to proactively manage their billing. Preparation and Processing of prompt and high-quality invoices. This position includes a hybrid work schedule.

Essential duties and responsibilities will include:

  1. Manage all assigned billing from Prebill to submission of invoices to the client.
  2. Performing functions leading to the production of invoices such as moving, time, disbursements and editing changes, etc.
  3. Producing, posting and printing invoices with distribution to the attorneys, as well as prepay or trust applications to bills.
  4. Maintaining database by entering, updating, and retrieving data, as well as formatting, and generating reports.
  5. Creating spreadsheets and setting up special billing such as task based, or any other special billing needs.
  6. Responsible for ensuring departmental policies and procedures are adhered to.
  7. Research and answer billing questions for attorneys, secretaries and clients. Timely response to both internal and external customer requests.
  8. Handle other job-related duties including special projects as assigned by the Manager of Billing or Director of Revenue Services and Information Governance.

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills:

  1. Must have excellent verbal and written communication.
  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. Ability to produce high volume, computerized document edits in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  7. Must demonstrate ability to analyze complex problems and recommend and/or implement solutions.
  8. Must have the ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with both attorneys and staff.
  9. Must desire to learn quickly, be flexible, and think strategically.
  10. Must work well individually and in teams, share information, support colleagues and encourage participation.
  11. Should be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and effective under pressure. Should have a strong work ethic and keen attention to detail and accuracy.

Must have 1 to 2 years of Law Firm Billing Experience.

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

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.

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.

Experienced 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 an Experienced 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. Some overtime may be required.
  4. 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.

Experienced Medical Malpractice Paralegal - Memphis

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz has an immediate opening for an experienced medical malpractice paralegal in its Memphis office. All qualified applicants should have a minimum of three to five years of litigation defense experience. Educational requirements include a four year undergraduate degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program. Each applicant should possess excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously and the ability to work independently and with other team members. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: case and discovery management; medical records acquisition; organization; summarization; factual and legal research; coordination with clients and medical staff/experts; mediation/trial preparation; and trial attendance.

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

Insurance Defense 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.

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.

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 Support Assistant - Baton Rouge

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC has an opening for a Legal Support Assistant in its Baton Rouge, LA office. The ideal candidate will have administrative experience, be extremely professional, possess exceptional communication, organizational and computer skills, have strong proficiencies in MS Word, Outlook and Excel, and the ability to work effectively within a group or independently.  Candidate should type a minimum of 55 words per minute with high accuracy.  This position will provide support to both attorneys and staff.  In addition, the candidate should be detail-oriented and able to multi-task and work well in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include:  Prepares expense reports & check requests; assists with client bills; prepares and maintains client and other files both in electronic and paper filing systems; processes expenses and check requests; provides services, such as duplication, printing, scanning, mailing; liaises with third party vendors to coordinate services; performs data entry; schedules and coordinates meetings and conferences and handles other related details; coordinates and schedules travel arrangements; assists with the preparation of legal correspondence, pleadings, memos, reports, forms and other legal documents; helps with the opening of new clients & matters; maintains various calendars; assists attorneys and others in preparation for hearings, mediations, arbitrations and trials; handles other clerical/administrative duties as assigned; assists with special projects; may provide back-up help as needed with general office services.

Qualifications Include:

  • Office administrative experience (law firm experience preferred but not required);
  • Basic knowledge of office equipment, including computer and copiers;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Outlook, and Excel;
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and follow instructions from office management, attorneys and other staff and provide information and services with extraordinary courtesy and tact in a fast-paced demanding environment;
  • 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;
  • Excellent proofreading skills;
  • 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.

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.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer. 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 Support Assistant - Memphis

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz, PC has an opening for a Legal Support Assistant in its Memphis, TN office.  The ideal candidate will have administrative experience, be extremely professional, possess exceptional communication and organizational skills, excellent computer skills, have a strong proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel, and the ability to work effectively within a group or independently.  Candidate should type a minimum of 55 words per minute with high accuracy. This position will provide support to both attorneys and staff.  The candidate should be detail oriented and able to work well in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include answering phones; greeting clients and other visitors; maintaining neatness of the lobby/reception area and conference center; scheduling and setting up of conference rooms, including verification of technology and catering needs; maintaining the stocking of pantry supplies and neatness of kitchens; Update and maintain files in a timely manner including indexing litigation files for hard copy files as well as online; type memoranda, correspondence and other documents as back-up to legal secretaries as needed; save documents into document management system; 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; assist with other clerical duties as assigned; assist with special projects.

Qualifications Include:

  • Office administrative experience (law firm experience preferred but not required)
  • Basic knowledge of office equipment, including computer and copiers
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office specifically, Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and follow instruction of office management, attorneys and other staff and provide information with extraordinary courtesy and tact in a fast-paced demanding environment
  • 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
  • Excellent proofreading skills
  • 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.

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.

Legal Support Coordinator - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz, PC has an immediate opening for a litigation legal support coordinator in its Ft. Lauderdale office.  

The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience, exceptional communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively within a group or independently. Must have working knowledge of Florida court procedures and be familiar with e-service and e-filing. Probate and Trust experience a plus.  Please click here to apply.  

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to multiple lawyers
  • Effectively communicate with judicial assistants, clients, colleagues and partners with respect to coordinating and scheduling meetings, depositions and hearings
  • Maintain and update case files
  • e-file legal documents
  • Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple calendars and provide timely reminders

Skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and being comfortable dealing with a diverse pool of people working for multiple attorneys
  • Outstanding time-management skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Basic knowledge of Florida court systems
  • Knowledge of MS Office

Benefits

  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

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

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.

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 - Jackson, MS

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an immediate opening for a litigation paralegal in its Jackson, Mississippi Office. Candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program and at least three years of 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; document production; preparing for depositions, summarizing depositions, mediation, arbitration and trial and supporting attorneys at trial. The successful candidate must have 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.

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.

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, TN

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an immediate opening for a full-time litigation paralegal in its Nashville Office.  All candidates must have either a bachelor’s degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program.  A minimum of five years’ experience is required, which should include experience with managing a large caseload.  Labor & Employment experience is preferred, but not required.  Prior experience with trial preparation is also preferred.  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, document management programs, 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. Please click here to apply.

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.

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 Support Coordinator - Orlando, FL

Baker Donelson has an opening for a Legal Support Coordinator in its Orlando, FL office. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience, exceptional communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively within a group or independently. Must have working knowledge of Florida court procedures and be familiar with e-service and e-filing.

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to multiple lawyers
  • Prioritizing and executing tasks quickly and accurately
  • Prepare shell documents for attorneys in preparation including pleadings, briefs, correspondence and other legal documents
  • Excellent proofreading skills
  • Time entry, processing client bills, conducting conflict checks, transcribing dictation
  • Effectively communicate with judicial assistants, clients, colleagues and partners with respect to coordinating and scheduling meetings, depositions and hearings
  • Maintain and update case files
  • e-file legal documents
  • Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple calendars and provide timely reminders

Skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and being comfortable dealing with a diverse pool of people working for multiple attorneys
  • Outstanding time-management skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Basic knowledge of Florida court systems
  • Knowledge of MS Office

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

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.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer. 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 - Fort Lauderdale and Orlando

Baker Donelson, 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 Fort Lauderdale and Orlando offices.

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 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’ service 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.

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

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.

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 Support Assistant - Atlanta

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz, PC has an opening for a Legal Support Assistant in its Atlanta office.  The ideal candidate will have administrative experience, be extremely professional, possess exceptional communication and organizational skills, excellent computer skills, have a strong proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel, and the ability to work effectively within a group or independently.  Candidate should type a minimum of 55 words per minute with high accuracy. This position will provide support to several attorneys and work together with Legal Support Coordinators in a team environment.  The candidate should be detail-oriented, personable and able to work well in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include conducting client conflict checks, opening new files; updating and maintaining files in a timely manner including indexing litigation files for hard copy files as well as online; typing memoranda, correspondence and other documents; saving documents into document management system; time entry; processing client bills; transcribing dictation; maintaining 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; assist with other clerical duties as assigned; assisting with special projects; working within a team environment to assist legal support coordinators and attorneys.

Qualifications Include:

  • Office administrative experience (law firm experience preferred but not required)
  • Basic knowledge of office equipment, including computer and copiers
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office specifically, Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and follow instruction of office management, attorneys and other staff and provide information with extraordinary courtesy and tact in a fast-paced demanding environment
  • 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
  • Excellent proofreading skills
  • Must be willing to learn new tasks and adapt to change easily.

Resumes will only be accepted for position posted. Please click here to apply.

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.

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 Coordinator - Atlanta

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz, PC has an opening for an Office Coordinator in its Atlanta, Georgia office. The ideal candidate will be extremely professional, possess exceptional communication and organizational skills as well as excellent computer skills, and have a proficiency in MS Outlook and basic typing skills.  

Responsibilities include answering phones; greeting clients and other visitors; maintaining neatness of the lobby/reception area and conference center; scheduling conference rooms, including verification of technology and catering needs; daily client check deposit and issuing of needed operating account checks; assistance with maintaining client files, including indexing litigation files for hard copy files as well as online; create hyperlinks for case documents; type memoranda, correspondence and other documents as back-up to legal secretaries as needed; save documents into document management system; assist with other clerical duties as assigned; assist with special projects.

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 extraordinary 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 of office management, attorneys and other legal staff 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.

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.

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.

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