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.

Find out more about benefits, here.

Inbound Customer Service Representative (No Sales)

Status of Job: Hourly/based on call production, full time, non-exempt

Skill, Education/Experience Requirements: Contribute to a working environment based on the pursuit of excellence, accountability, integrity, teamwork, and respect. This is an entry-level position requiring excellent language skills, proficient computer skills, and keyboard speeds of

  • 35+ wpm.
  • Good attendance is required
  • Six months of inbound phone experience (Recommended) but not required
  • One year of Call Center Experience (Recommended) but not required

Reporting Relationship: Reports to the LegalShield Call Center Supervisor.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Answer incoming calls from LS members
  • Verify membership (member name, address, and all phone numbers)
  • Welcome members; explains the intake process
  • Create new intake
  • Obtain needed information from member regarding legal issue
  • Gather appropriate information regarding opposing party for conflict check
  • Summarize legal issue in Customer Portal and either transfer caller to specific attorney or place on the appropriate call back screen and explain call back procedures to member
  • Take members requests to be un-referred/re-referred, note in AS400 and give to Referral Clerks
  • Provide referral attorney information to members utilizing referral benefits
  • Perform additional tasks as requested by supervisor

Cross-Training in the following areas both now and over time:

  • Opposing party response letters
  • Locating intakes on un-numbered faxes
  • Labeling postcards
  • Returned mail inquiry
  • Conflict checks
  • Overview of Referral Department; Member Resolution Department; Word Processing Department; Document Intake Department

Legal Assistant - New Mexico

Davis Miles McGuire Gardner is one of the top-ranked law firms in Arizona and New Mexico.  We’ve 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 3-5 years of experience in family and criminal law.  Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certificate preferred. The ideal candidate must be highly organized, detail-oriented, proficient computer skills, 60+ wpm, excellent language skills, and professional attitude and appearance required.  This position is a full-time in-office position, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • DRAFTING/EDITING OF DOCUMENTS:

Assist in drafting documents as directed by Attorney; edit and finalize attorney work product related to foreclosures, institutions, and evictions

  • CLIENT MANAGEMENT:
    1. Interface with clients by answering basic questions associated with the attorney’s work product
    2. Schedule and coordinate appointments as needed
  • FILE ORGANIZATION:
    1. Ensure the electronic file is complete and kept pursuant to the firm procedure
    2. Assist with opening and closing of files
  • DOCKETING/CALENDARING:
    1. Docket all dates (closing dates, signings, etc.)
    2. Follow-up on dates via telephone calls or correspondence
    3. Follow-up on assignments with Attorney so deadlines are met
  • TIMEKEEPING:

Record billable and unbillable (client and administrative) time spent in the correct file matters

Perform such other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years in family and criminal law

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, a great work environment, and opportunities for advancement. Please submit your cover letter and resume in confidence to resume@davismiles.com

Litigation – 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 of experience in litigation 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 a 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

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of litigation procedures
  • Knowledge of technical legal terms
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Able to leverage technology to work efficiently

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, a great work environment, and opportunities for advancement. Please submit your cover letter and resume in confidence to resume@davismiles.com

Transactional – Legal Assistant

Davis Miles McGuire Gardner is one of the top-ranked law firms in Arizona.  We’ve 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 3-5 years experience in transactional law.  Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certificate preferred.  The ideal candidate must be highly organized, detail-oriented, proficient computer skills, 60+ wpm, excellent language skills, and professional attitude and appearance required.  This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • DRAFTING/EDITING OF DOCUMENTS:

Assist in drafting documents as directed by Attorney; edit and finalize attorney work product related to mergers and acquisitions, corporate formations, commercial real estate transactions, and estate planning

CLIENT MANAGEMENT

  1. Interface with clients answering basic questions associated with attorney work product
  2. Schedule and coordinate appointments as needed

FILE ORGANIZATION:

  1. Ensure electronic file is complete and kept pursuant to firm procedure
  2. Assist with opening and closing of files

DOCKETING/CALENDARING:

  1. Docket all dates (closing dates, signings, etc.)
  2. Follow-up on dates via telephone calls or correspondence
  3. Follow-up on assignments with Attorney so deadlines are met

TIMEKEEPING:

  1. Record billable and unbillable (client and administrative) time spent in the correct file matters

Perform such other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of transactional work (intermediate/advanced corporate formation, mergers/acquisitions, and commercial real estate)

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.