If you are looking for a career where you can make a difference with a law firm that values professional growth in an inclusive and collaborative environment, you’ve come to the right place. Panish Shea & Boyle LLP welcomes both entry-level applicants and established professionals who are interested in joining our team.
Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys are dedicated to obtaining justice for clients who have been harmed due to the wrongful acts of another and are frequently recognized among the best trial lawyers in the state and country for their exemplary and cutting-edge work on behalf of plaintiffs.
Paralegals, Legal Assistants, Accounting Personnel and Office Services staff all contribute to the excellent results Panish Shea & Boyle LLP obtains for its clients. Paralegals and Legal Assistants generally work on a team with two or more attorneys, providing critical support in the handling of the firm’s high value cases. Various other personnel support firm operations, including providing accounting services, general office support and document management. Several staff members have been at Panish Shea & Boyle LLP since the founding of the firm in 2005.
The Panish Shea & Boyle LLP Fellowship Program is a one-year job position which provides recent law school graduates with an intensive year of training and professional development. Fellows are given the responsibilities of an associate attorney, working under the close supervision of firm attorneys, and are exposed to all aspects of the high-profile cases the firm handles – including attending trials, depositions, mediations and court appearances. Applicants must have graduated from an ABA accredited law school, passed the California bar exam or be scheduled to take the exam (if in their last year of law school), and have strong research and writing skills. Excellent oral communication skills are required and experience in moot court/mock trial organizations is a plus, although not mandatory. After one year, Fellowship positions may be extended for an additional period of time or Fellows may be asked to join the firm as an associate attorney depending on the hiring needs of the firm.
Panish Shea & Boyle LLP hires law clerks, primarily for the summer, but occasionally for the school year as well. Law clerks are assigned high quality work, are provided feedback and training and are given frequent opportunities to observe trials, depositions, mediations and other proceedings. Although we cannot commit to hiring all law clerks for a post-law school positions, our law clerks in the past have often gone on to attorney position at other prestigious firms and government agencies, including Kirkland & Ellis, Gibson Dunn, Latham & Watkins and the Department of Justice.
Panish Shea & Boyle LLP offers a competitive benefit package for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability insurance, 401k Retirement Plan with matching, vacation and sick leave, paid parking and more.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Panish Shea & Boyle LLP is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other category protected by law.
How to Apply
The hiring needs of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP vary but even if we do not currently have a position open, we retain the resumes of qualified applicants on file to review as jobs become available. To apply for a position at Panish Shea & Boyle, please send an email to email@example.com with the following, preferably as PDF documents:
- A cover letter specifying the position you are applying for and explaining your interest in joining Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
- A resume
- For attorney, Fellowship and Law Clerk positions, a writing sample.