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A law firm is only as good as the people it hires—top to bottom. Niles Barton’s long-standing reputation for honesty, integrity and excellence has been built solely upon the character of our people at every level within the firm.

Careers

Working at Niles Barton

Niles Barton provides our attorneys and legal professionals with challenging, rewarding work in a professional work environment. We see great strength in handling cases using a collaborative, team approach while at the same time giving our attorneys and legal professionals the opportunity to work independently and take on significant responsibility early in their legal careers.

Add To Our Reputation
We are always looking to add smart, talented and motivated individuals to join our team. For legal career opportunities, please contact M. David Stallings, Hiring Partner, via email at mdstallings@nilesbarton.com.

For professional staff opportunities, please forward resume and cover letter to Barbara J. Mason, Firm Administrator, via email at bjmason@nilesbarton.com.

Current Openings

Transactional Lawyers with Portable Practices

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP is seeking lawyers with portable practices to join our Business and Corporate Law Department. We seek candidates with experience in the following practice areas: corporate/M&A, intellectual property, commercial real estate development, and tax. If you are seeking a legal career in a firm with a collegial environment that fosters your success, please forward your resume and cover letter with salary requirements, estimate of portable business, and a list of references to careers@nilesbarton.com

Litigation Legal Secretary

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP seeks an experienced full-time Litigation Legal Secretary. This position performs a broad range of administrative and clerical support for attorneys and other timekeepers as assigned. Demonstrates ability to partner with teams in the effective and efficient support of a larger group of timekeepers and administrative staff. Duties include: • Prepares, edits, and proofreads a variety of documents, e.g. correspondence, agreements, pleadings, spreadsheets and presentations. Manages and assists with complex document production. Prepares and submits court filings. Use of transcription/dictation equipment required. • Delegates/inputs time entry, tracks A/R, reviews and edits pre-bills for submission to accounting. • Exercises judgment and delegates administrative tasks as needed to the appropriate firm resources. • Maintains calendars to include coordination and scheduling meetings, depositions, conference calls, sends calendar invites and reminders, reserves conference rooms/off-site venues and visitor offices, tracks deadlines and status of cases/matters. • Coordinates travel arrangements as needed. Processes expense reimbursements. • Works with accounting on new matters intake to request new files, client/matter numbers, and assist with the conflicts process. Works with teams to consolidate and organize files at the close of the matter. • Answers telephones taking detailed messages. At request of attorneys, provides follow up and interacts with clients, outside counsel and others. • Maintains and updates contact lists, creates labels from lists and coordinates mailings as directed by timekeepers. • Retrieves information from various online resources and databases. • Receives, sorts and distributes daily incoming mail and packages on behalf of timekeepers. • Assists timekeepers with administrative tasks related to attorney compliance requirements and professional organizations. • Maintains confidential information in a professional and trustworthy manner. • Other duties as assigned. Our firm offers a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision/life and disability insurance as well as 401K benefits. Please forward your resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and references to careers@nilesbarton.com

Our Benefits

We strive to provide competitive compensation and benefits packages. As an employee, you have the option to participate in the following benefits plans:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401(k) Plan and Profit Sharing
  • Short and Long Term Disability Plans
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Generous Holiday Schedule
  • Days Off for Vacation, Personal and Sick Time
  • Parking Allowance

All applicants for employment and all employees are treated in all respects on the basis of their merit and qualifications, and without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Testimonials

"I’ve been with Niles Barton for 30 years, and I appreciate how the firm has always supported me as a working mother and as a lawyer."

Susan D. Baker
Partner

"Niles Barton provides its associates with an admirable balance of supervision and autonomy that allows them to develop the skills necessary to further their practice while benefiting from mentorship within the firm. Being a part of the Niles team has provided me not only with exposure to a wide breadth of legal issues, but has also allowed me to be an active part of the creative solutions utilized to our clients’ benefit."

Matthew J. Youssef
Associate

"Niles Barton gives me flexibility and opportunities to excel in my professional and personal life."

Barbara J. Mason, Firm Administrator