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Jones, Skelton & Hochuli (JSH) is based in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, with an office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and virtual presence in Utah.

Founded in 1983, JSH’s trial and appellate attorneys defend insureds, self-insureds, government entities, corporations, and professional liability insureds throughout Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. Recognized as highly skilled, aggressive defenders of the legal and business communities, JSH lawyers have extensive trial and appellate experience in both state and federal courts in the areas of insurance and insurance coverage defense.

Today, we have over 100 attorneys and 110 legal support staff, many of whom have spent their entire career at JSH. We are proud to promote outstanding staff from within the firm.

JSH offers competitive benefits, including:

  • Health/dental/vision insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Maternity leave
  • 401K matching
  • Firm-sponsored wellness programs and contests
  • Casual jeans days
  • Subsidized parking and public transportation

Legal Professionals Recruiting

DOCKETING CLERK – Jones, Skelton & Hochuli is seeking a docketing clerk. The ideal candidate will have a stable work history in a law firm, exceptional communication and organizational skills along with stellar attention to detail. Must be able to follow direction and balance both working independently and on a team. Deadlines are crucial and a successful candidate will need to work effectively under time constraints. Must be able to type at least 60 words a minute. Responsibilities include reading and comprehension of rules in order to apply them for docketing purposes, calendar & deadline management, and handling confidential firm management information.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits package and a team-oriented working environment. EOE/AA. Email your RESUME and salary requirement to: recruiting@jshfirm.com.

LITIGATION PARALEGALS – Join our growing team of 95+ lawyers and 30+ paralegals! JSH is hiring experienced paralegals to handle substantive work within our Medical Malpractice, Construction Defect and General Liability Teams. Ideal candidates will have their paralegal certificate, 3+ years of law firm experience, and substantial diverse experience. Knowledge of expert witnesses is desirable, but not required.

Responsibilities include:

• Investigate medical claims, analyze medical files, prepare chronologies, perform medical research, and provide case evaluation and risk assessment
• Prepare witness and matter materials for case preparation
• Research and analyze law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes
• Prepare affidavits and maintain document file
• Prepare for and attend trials

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and a team-oriented working environment. A resume and cover letter are required for consideration. Email your resume to recruiting@jshfirm.com. AA/EOE

Administrative Professionals Recruiting

AP CLERK – Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, one of Phoenix’s oldest and most prestigious downtown law firms, seeks an experienced AP Clerk to join the accounting team processing accounts payable, basic billing and collection work in a fast-paced environment. Qualified candidates should have 3-5 years of accounting experience. The ideal candidate will have a stable work history, exceptional communication, and organizational skills, along with stellar attention to detail.  We offer a competitive salary, benefits package, and a team-oriented working environment.  EOE/AA. Email your resume and salary requirement to: recruiting@jshfirm.com

BILLING CLERK – Jones, Skelton & Hochuli (JSH) is located in the heart of downtown Phoenix, close to state and federal courts, retail centers, 100+ restaurants, major league sports arenas, and arts and cultural institutions. Founded in 1983, JSH began as an insurance defense firm. Today we have 90+ attorneys and 100+ legal support staff, many of whom have spent their entire career at JSH.  We are proud to promote outstanding staff from within the firm.

JSH is growing and seeking a Billing Clerk to join the accounting team producing client billing invoices.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of GAAP, have 3-5 years of accounting/law firm experience, understand client billing guidelines, and possess the ability to handle heavy electronic billing.  The candidate must have both strong oral and written communication skills, detail-oriented, and a team player capable of handling tasks and assignments with minimal supervision.  Rippe & Kingston/SurePoint experience a plus.  We offer an excellent salary, benefits package, and an outstanding work environment.  Please send resume and salary requirement to recruiting@jshfirm.com. AA/EOE

Attorney Recruiting

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEYS – Join our growing legal defense team of 100 attorneys in Arizona and New Mexico. JSH is hiring for the following associate attorney positions:

  • 1-5 years of experience in Appellate in Phoenix
  • 1-5 years of experience in General Liability & Auto in Phoenix
  • 1-5 years of experience in Professional Liability or Bad Faith in Phoenix
  • 1-5 years of experience in Healthcare Liability or Product Defect in Phoenix
  • 2+ years of experience in Health Care & Medical Malpractice Defense in Phoenix
  • 2-5 years of experience in Transportation, Auto & General Liability in Phoenix
  • 3-5 years of experience in General Liability for our Albuquerque office

Ideal candidates will possess a good understanding of civil litigation and a drive to provide exceptional client service. Candidates must be highly motivated, have excellent academic credentials, and work well individually and as part of a legal team. We will consider out-of-area and out-of-state candidates on a teleworking basis, or in some cases, provide a relocation reimbursement for candidates who possess the qualifications listed.

Our firm offers a collaborative and supportive environment, complete with professional development programs including in-house CLE and Trial College, and the opportunity to try cases.

ATTORNEY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • JD degree from an ABA accredited law school.
  • Active member in good standing with the Arizona and/or New Mexico State Bar.
  • Strong experience with motion practice, discovery disputes, conducting depositions, making court appearances, and trial preparation.
  • Excellent oral advocacy and written communications skills.

We offer a competitive salary based on experience, transparent bonus structure and comprehensive benefits. Email your cover letter, salary requirement and resume to attyrecruiting@jshfirm.com. AA/EOE