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.


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

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

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

Estates and Trusts Paralegal

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP is seeking an experienced Estates and Trusts Paralegal for a busy practice. Requirements include at least 5 years of law firm experience in estate and trust administration. Must be able to manage multiple estates and trusts, work directly with clients and beneficiaries, verify asset information, prepare and file probate documents and handle probate administration from start to finish. Must have experience with general bookkeeping for estates and trusts including posting securities transactions. Experience preparing federal/Maryland estate tax returns preferred. Will consider a candidate without legal background who possesses a minimum of 5 years of accounting experience. The firm will consider a part-time position for the right candidate. Please forward your resume, cover letter, salary requirements and references to

Litigation Paralegal

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP is seeking an experienced full-time litigation paralegal with at least 3 years of experience to join our Litigation practice. Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certificate, and have extensive knowledge of civil procedure and the filing practices in the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland, Federal courts, and the Superior Court for D.C. Responsibilities include: medical record abstract, medical record request/follow-up, assist with all phases for upcoming trial/mediation, client billing utilizing billing program, drafting pleadings, correspondence, answering telephone calls, file organization, contact process servers for serving of documents, deposition summaries and scheduling of lawyers for upcoming depositions. File with courts using MDEC/E-Filing. Must be able to maintain positive working relationship and assist with large volume of cases. Ideal candidate will be reliable, work independently and provide direct support to litigation teams. Only qualified candidates need apply. Please email resume with salary requirements to

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.


"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

"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

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

Barbara J. Mason, Firm Administrator