Careers

We are a progressive and dynamic firm looking for passionate and talented professionals interested in joining us. The spirit of collegiality that characterized our firm’s earliest days has been retained and cultivated over the years, making Carmody MacDonald a special place to work.

Being a mid-sized firm with a single office in Clayton, Carmody MacDonald offers the friendliness and individual support of a smaller firm alongside big firm experience and resources like advanced technologies, mentoring, and training.

If you are interested in joining a team of like-minded professionals and using your skills to offer the best legal counsel available, please consider the career opportunities below.

Open Positions

1) Associate Attorney – Estate Planning
We are seeking an associate attorney with zero to three years of legal experience to join our Transactional Department with a focus in estate planning. Ideal candidates would have an interest in all facets of estate planning, including wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney, guardianships/conservatorships, as well as estate, probate, and trust administration. The candidate must be able to manage multiple projects in a team setting and provide practical client counseling. All candidates should have strong academic credentials, a willingness to accept responsibility, and share our commitment to client service and professional excellence.

2) Corporate Attorney
We are seeking a senior associate or partner-level attorney to join our Corporate department. Ideal candidates have substantial experience in business law, complex commercial transactions, securities law, tax, M&A and/or corporate restructurings. Candidates should have the ability to manage multiple projects independently and provide practical client counseling. Critical-thinking, drafting and problem-solving skills are emphasized. All candidates should have strong academic credentials, a willingness to accept responsibility, and share our commitment to client service and professional excellence.

Compensation & Benefits

We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and the opportunity for professional development.

Summary of Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, Short-Term, and Long-Term Disability Insurance Benefits
  • 401(K)
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Seminars, CLE, and Bar Prep Reimbursements

Qualified candidates should send their cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to:

Email: [email protected]

 

Carmody MacDonald is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, disability status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

 

Additional Information about Working at Carmody MacDonald

Diversity and Inclusion
Carmody MacDonald is committed to diversity and inclusion both within the firm as well as in the community. Click here to learn more about the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee and other initiatives.

Community Involvement
Since its founding, Carmody MacDonald’s commitment to community has been as strong as its passion and desire to champion client goals and aspirations. The firm’s attorneys and staff members are active in the community with their time, knowledge, financial support and most importantly, with their hearts and minds. The firm supports all employees in seeking leadership positions on civic and business boards, in schools, foundations, and service groups, as well as fundraisers for charities and causes of all kinds.

Members of the Carmody MacDonald team participate in more than 50 organizations across the region in a wide range of civic, philanthropic, professional, educational, and charitable activities and organizations, including the RCGA, the Clayton Chamber of Commerce, Junior Achievement, Art St. Louis, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and others.

The same spirit of dedication, persistence, selflessness, preparedness, and endurance that we extend to our clients, we humbly extend to our community.

Pro Bono Work
The firm encourages its lawyers to share their expertise and passion for justice with those who need help and support but cannot afford the services of an attorney. The firm dedicates hundreds of hours each year to pro bono work and considers this work both a professional responsibility and a privilege.

The firm was honored to have been acknowledged by Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc. in 2008 with the first-ever Gerald R. Ortbals Outstanding Law Firm Award. This Volunteer Lawyer Award given by Legal Services recognizes Carmody MacDonald as a firm that has distinguished itself with its commitment to pro bono service.