At Chambliss, each employee is highly valued for their contributions to the overall success of our firm. Our team is comprised of paralegals, legal assistants, and professionals in numerous business operations across the firm, including marketing, information technology, and financial management. We have cultivated a positive, yet challenging and collaborative work environment by encouraging our employees to grow and learn beyond their positions.
Service-Driven, Fiercely Loyal
Our talented, service-driven professionals are committed to serving our clients and the community. As with our clients and lawyers, we are fiercely loyal to all employees in our firm. This is why we adapt with our employees and strive to be one of the best places to work.
Chambliss attracts a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We acknowledge, embrace, and encourage our differences because we realize that our lives are enriched by that which makes us different. It is our policy, from recruitment through employment and promotion, to provide equal opportunity at all times without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. We are committed to hiring attorneys and staff with diverse backgrounds and life experiences and strive to maintain a working environment free of all forms of discrimination or harassment at every level of employment.
It’s important to us that our employer-employee relationship is mutually beneficial. Not only do we want to hire and retain top talent, but we also want to provide a top-quality workplace. We strive to offer an excellent work environment and impressive benefits. We provide full-time employees with a competitive salary, health and retirement benefits, including 401(k) with firm match, the opportunity for professional development, and subsidized gym membership opportunities. We also offer flexible working arrangements including part-time positions, compressed work weeks, job sharing, telecommuting, and a supportive environment for working mothers and single parents. Other benefits you can expect:
- 8 paid holidays
- Paid personal leave
- Monthly birthday/anniversary employee celebrations
- Health and wellness learning opportunities
- Onsite massages through payroll deduction
- Annual firm family day
- Cornhole and pingpong tournaments
- Charitable/volunteer opportunities
- Other holiday parties and events
- Subsidized gym memberships
We have the following positions open:
Chambliss is looking for an experienced professional to join the Business section as a paralegal. Are you client-focused, and do you enjoy assisting a team with a variety of activities? This position plays an integral part to the section and involves direct communication and collaboration with our section chair, attorneys, legal assistants, and clients. Our business team serves clients ranging from startups and small businesses to international, publicly traded corporations in a variety of industries, such as food and beverage, health care, IT, manufacturing, real estate, and transportation and logistics. We operate in an innovative, fast-paced, fun, and collaborative work environment. And, our paralegal will need to hold a high level of professionalism, integrity, and be able to work with a dynamic, high-performing team.
General Statement of Duties:
Assist attorneys in all stages of corporate transactions and preparation of documents necessary to comply with federal, state and local regulations to support business activities. Researches, investigates and analyzes legal sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles and websites, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. Perform other clerical duties as well as prepare legal documents. Maintains case files by organizing and tracking all important documents.
Associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies, Legal Assistant, or related field; Baccalaureate degree preferred. Paralegal certification preferred. Three to five years related experience and/or training working in an organization providing paralegal services supporting corporate transactional work; ability to understand legal procedures and terminology. Have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; document management systems; web-based research tools. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
BUSINESS INTAKE & RECORDS ASSISTANT
Chambliss is looking for a reliable, self-motivated candidate with relevant experience for this role in our Records Department. We operate in an innovative, fast-paced, fun and collaborative work environment.
General Statement of Duties:
Under direct supervision of the Business Intake and Records Manager, responsible for developing and running conflict of interest searches and preparing results for Business Intake and Records Manager’s review; preparing Daily Conflicts Report; and maintaining Conflicts information in the client database.
Some paralegal training or experience in legal assisting, records management or related field; ability to understand legal procedures and terminology; knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Requires excellent attention to detail and ability to communicate effectively with all types of people.
Send resume to:
Human Resource Director
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.
605 Chestnut Street, Suite 1700
Chattanooga, TN 37450