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Brown & James is notable for giving its associates significant first-hand experience in all facets of litigation and trial work early in their careers.

Brown & James is quickly growing and eager to hear from talented individuals like you. We are always looking for recent law school graduates and judicial law clerks with excellent academic credentials who are determined in joining an aggressive and prestigious civil trial firm.

All of our associates go through an extensive training program that includes attending depositions, court hearings, and trials with other lawyers.

Our junior associates also attend ongoing in-house continuing legal education classes taught by seasoned trial attorneys, as well as regular workshops to discuss recent changes in the law affecting our practice.

Brown & James offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a full health insurance plan, a 401K plan with employer contributions, and a 100% employer-paid Pension and Profit Sharing Plan.

Diversity Statement

Brown & James, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a work environment respectful of differences in gender, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, and all other aspects of diversity in the workplace. The Firm has long recognized the importance of work/life balance. For many years, the Firm has allowed lawyers to work part-time.

Brown & James has supported and participated in the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, the National Bar Association Diversity Conference, and the Mound City Bar Association (a St. Louis-area organization devoted to minority professionals). Additionally, the Firm has supported non-legal diversity programs such as Black History Month in St. Louis.

Brown & James actively recruits women and minority lawyers and offers them mentoring and opportunities to gain litigation experience and training unmatched by any competitive firm.

Contact Information

If you are interested in applying for an associate position with Brown & James, please send a resume, writing sample and law school transcript by email to or by regular mail to:

Brown & James, P.C.
800 Market Street
Suite 1100
St. Louis, Missouri 63101-2501

Attn: Hiring Principal

Please specify in which of our six offices you are interested in working.

We also offer excellent benefits and flexible hours for support staff. If you are interested in applying for a paralegal or secretarial position with Brown & James, please forward your resume and cover letter (including the position and location you desire) to the above address, Attn: Human Resources Manager, or by email to:

Brown & James is an Equal Opportunity Employer.