Davis Miles McGuire Gardner

Professional Staff Positions

As one of the largest law firms in Arizona, we attract a fantastic team of lawyers and staff, and each team member is vital to our success!  We are driven to improve lives…and to help improve the lives of each other. We believe that our strongest asset is our people. As such, we provide an exceptional environment to help you grow and thrive. Our unique collaborative culture and deep resources provide unparalleled opportunities for career progression.

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Accounting Clerk

Status of Job:  Hourly, full-time, non-exempt

Reporting Relationship:  Reports to Chief Financial Officer

Davis Miles McGuire Gardner, PLLC is dedicated to providing solutions and creating lasting relationships to improve the lives of our clients, our employees, and our community.

Objectives:  Responsible for providing accounting support within the department; handles a wide variety of accounting duties, works with vendors, employees, and management.

Skill, Educational and Experience Requirements: 2 years relevant experience, legal industry preferred, Accounting degree or certificate a plus! Excellent communication skills; must be detailed oriented; a self-starter; have knowledge of general accounting practices and performing math calculations; have the ability to work with all levels of management and can keep sensitive information confidential.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities/Essential Functions:  Perform a wide variety of functions within the accounting department while maintaining a very high standard of professionalism, attendance, attention to detail, and confidentiality.  Functions to be performed include, but are not limited to:

  • Enters time into billing system and assist in the billing process
  • Assists in ensuring monthly billing schedules remain on schedule
  • Reviews and edits pre-bills in response to Attorney and Legal Assistant requests
  • Process all monthly pre-bills and client invoices in an accurate and timely manner
  • Respond to inquiries relating to billing, bills research, and assist in resolving complex billing issues
  • Creates and prints final client billing
  • Is familiar with and applies Firm billing policies
  • Utilizes accounting software programs (ProLaw, Excel, Word)
  • Research potential vendors by considering price, quality, availability, and other criteria
  • Authorizing payments and maintain receipts, records, and inventories of supplies
  • Reconcile all credit cards and matching expenses with receipts
  • Keeps kitchen and other common areas stocked and clean
  • Ensures strict confidentiality at all times
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Personal Injury – Legal Assistant

Davis Miles McGuire Gardner, PLLC, is one of the top-ranked law firms in Arizona.  We have built a highly innovative legal team driven by excellence, accountability, integrity, respect, and teamwork.

We are seeking an experienced Legal Assistant with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in personal injury law.  The ideal candidate must be highly organized, detail-oriented, a self-starter and must be able to multi-task and work independently.  This position is an in-office full-time position, Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Draft pleadings, deposition notices, subpoenas, motions, certifications and briefs
  • Calendar and monitor court dates and manage client information
  • Communicate and obtain information from clients
  • Assist in trial preparation to include the preparation of trial notebooks
  • Manage attorney’s calendar
  • Manage and organize discovery
  • Schedule consultations
  • Ensure clients receive a positive experience
  • Help other departments as needed

Experience:

  • Personal Injury experience – 3 years

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of personal injury procedures
  • Knowledge of technical legal terms
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Able to leverage technology to work efficiently
  • Familiarity with Smart Advocate a plus

Davis Miles McGuire Gardner is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Davis Miles McGuire Gardner, PLLC is an at-will employer.  As such, either you or Davis Miles McGuire Gardner,  PLLC may terminate your employment at any time, with or without cause.