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Join the McCormick Barstow Team

McCormick Barstow is a leading full-service law firm.  We give attorneys the opportunity to develop and hone their professional skills under the guidance of the highest-caliber attorneys, including Central California’s first and only member of the California State Bar’s Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame, 3 attorneys admitted to the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers, eight admitted to the American Board of Trial Advocates, 30 NorCal Super Lawyers, 9 NorCal Rising Stars, 2 Mountain States Rising Stars, and 31 AV Rated attorneys. Down our long hallways you will find open doors, a sense of humor, and a diverse group of lawyers with a variety of educational and professional backgrounds. We enrich our community through volunteerism and pro bono service, and encourage attorneys’ altruistic involvement in organizations outside of the law.  We also offer a collegial work environment where attorneys are given hands-on experience and meaningful responsibility, competitive salary, significant bonus opportunities, and generous benefits. Consider practicing with us.

We offer a flexible work schedule, a collegial work environment, highly competitive salary, significant bonus opportunities and generous benefits. Motivated, ambitious individuals are encouraged to submit a resume, cover letter and self-edited writing sample to Ben Nicholson, Hiring Partner c/o McCormick Barstow LLP, 7647 N. Fresno, Fresno, CA 93720 or via email to ben.nicholson@mccormickbarstow.com. All submissions are kept confidential.

Below are a few of our current needs:

Fresno

Employment Litigation (3+ years of experience)

The Employment Litigation Practice Group at our Fresno office is actively seeking attorneys with 3 plus years practicing in labor and employment law. Experience with wage and hour class actions and PAGA is preferred.

Business Litigation (3+ years of experience)

The Business Litigation Practice Group at our Fresno office is actively hiring associates with 3 or more years’ experience.

Family Law (5+ years of experience)

McCormick Barstow’s Fresno Office is actively hiring associates with 5+ years of experience for the Family Law practice group.  Strong research and writing skills and a willingness to take a lead role in handling cases, meeting with clients and making court appearances is necessary. While Family Law experience is preferred, it is not required.

Professional Liability (2-5 years of experience)

McCormick Barstow’s Fresno Office is actively hiring associates with 2-5 years of experience for its Professional Liability practice group.  While not required, the ideal candidate will have experience representing professionals such as doctors, accountants and attorneys against malpractice claims.

Insurance Defense (2-7 years of experience)

McCormick Barstow’s Fresno Office is actively hiring associates with with 2-7 years of experience in Insurance Defense, Employment and/or School District Defense to assist with matters in the Specialty Litigation practice group.

Modesto

Litigation Attorney (1-10 years of experience)

McCormick Barstow’s Modesto Office has an immediate need for attorneys with 1-10 years of experience for our Employment Law, Medical Malpractice, and Insurance Defense/Specialty (Governmental Entity) practice groups. We offer a collegial work environment where attorneys are given hands-on experience and meaningful responsibility, competitive salary, significant bonus opportunities, and generous benefits. We encourage motivated, ambitious individuals who are not afraid of the courtroom to submit a resume and cover letter.

Family Law (2+ years of experience)

McCormick Barstow LLP is seeking an experienced Litigation Attorney to join our Modesto office in our Family Law Practice Group. Qualifications include 2+ years litigation experience, the ability to handle all facets of discovery and trial, strong research and writing skills and law and motion practice and a J.D. from an accredited law school and current good standing with the California State Bar.

Las Vegas

Litigation Defense (4-6 years of experience)

McCormick Barstow’s Las Vegas Office has a need for associates with 4-6 years of experience in Litigation Defense.  Prior court appearance, written discovery and deposition experience preferred. Excellent academic credentials, exceptional writing skills and strong interpersonal skills are a must. Must be a member of the Nevada State Bar.

Candidate Requirements:

  • State Bar of Nevada license, active and in good standing
  • 4-6 years’ experience in litigation
  • Strong and persuasive written, oral and presentation skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure independently and as part of a team

Cincinnati

McCormick Barstow LLP has an opportunity for an attorney to work with the firm’s Cincinnati-based attorneys in the firm’s Coverage and Bad Faith Practice Group. Members of the Group are licensed in several jurisdictions, including California, Ohio and Washington State, and represent clients in venues across the United States. A remote work relationship will be considered. The preferred candidate has at least three years of experience handling third-party insurance coverage claims or a judicial clerkship of at least two years. Please submit your resume and related communication to Jennifer Nerone via email at jennifer.nerone@mccormickbarstow.com. All submission are kept confidential.

All Locations 

McCormick Barstow has a need for attorneys at all levels to become part of our bad faith litigation and insurance coverage team.  While not necessarily required, the ideal candidate will have experience preparing coverage opinions dealing with liability and property coverages. Experience litigating coverage and bad faith matters, such as appearing in court, preparing discovery and dispositive motions, and attending depositions, is helpful, but not required.

McCormick Barstow is always looking to add qualified candidates to their team.  Interested candidates should submit their resume to DeAnn Alexander, HR Specialist at deann.alexander@mccormickbarstow.com.

Current openings include:

Fresno Office

Certified Paralegal (2)

Requirements and Qualifications:

  1. Paralegal certificate required;
  2. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills;
  3. A firm understanding of civil litigation procedures;
  4. Litigation experience in insurance defense is a plus; and
  5. Experience reviewing medical records.

Job Expectations:

  1. Meet with clients to review and obtain documents;
  2. Ability to use various e-discovery tools;
  3. Review and analyze discovery responses and/or large amounts of data;
  4. Prepare meet and confer letters;
  5. Work with various experts;
  6. Draft objections and discovery responses to review with clients for final attorney review;
  7. Ability to bill 6.5 hours per day;
  8. Ability to work as a member of a practice group team, for multiple attorneys; and
  9. Pleasant and professional demeanor.

Litigation Secretary

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of previous legal secretary work;
  • Ability to type 65+ wpm;
  • Ability to effectively communicate both oral and in written form;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, address immediate concerns and manage expectations;
  • Excellent word processing skills utilizing Microsoft Word, iManage, Compulaw and Excel;
  • Experience with e-filings with state and federal courts, trial preparation;
  • Basic knowledge of Legal Terminology;
  • Experience in insurance defense a plus.
  • Bilingual (Spanish – speak, read and write) is required.

Responsibilities will include administrative office duties as well as opening and processing of mail, calendaring, filing, scheduling depositions, preparation of client correspondence, processing of vendor bills, preparation of pleading shells and discovery shells.

Modesto Office

Family Law Paralegal (5-10 years of experience required)

Requirements and Qualifications:

  1. Paralegal certificate required;
  2. 5+ years of experience in family law;
  3. Litigation experience also preferred;
  4. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills;
  5. A firm understanding of family law procedures.

Job Expectations:

  1. Meet with clients to review and obtain documents;
  2. Ability to use various e-discovery tools;
  3. Review and analyze discovery responses and/or large amounts of data;
  4. Prepare meet and confer letters;
  5. Work with various experts;
  6. Draft objections and discovery responses to review with clients for final attorney review;
  7. Ability to bill 6.5 hours per day;
  8. Ability to work as a member of a practice group team, for multiple attorneys; and
  9. Pleasant and professional demeanor.
FRESNO, CA
McCormick Barstow LLP
7647 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93720
(559) 433-1300
(559) 433-2300 fax
MODESTO, CA
McCormick Barstow LLP
1125 I Street, Suite 1
Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 524-1100
(209) 524-1188 fax
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA
McCormick Barstow LLP
1041 Mill Street, Suites 103 & 105
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 541-2800
(805) 541-2802 fax
LAS VEGAS, NV
McCormick Barstow LLP
8337 W. Sunset Road, Suite 350
Las Vegas, NV 89113
(702) 949-1100
(702) 949-1101 fax
RENO, NV
McCormick Barstow LLP
201 W. Liberty Street, Suite 320
Reno, NV 89501
(775) 333-0400
(775) 333-0412 fax
CINCINNATI, OH
Scripps Center, Suite 1050
312 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 762-7520
(513) 762-7521 fax