Staff Careers

McCandlish Holton seeks the best in professional talent, including legal assistants, paralegals, technicians and administrative staff, to work with our attorneys to provide outstanding legal services for our clients. Our professional staff accounts for over half of McCandlish Holton’s total workforce. Each staff member is a highly valued employee of our firm and is given the opportunity to work on challenging and rewarding projects.

McCandlish Holton prides itself on the diversity and strength of its employees. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. McCandlish Holton is conveniently located in Richmond’s downtown Financial District.

Current opening:

Litigation Paralegal - Workers' Compensation (Fairfax, VA Office)

McCandlish Holton is currently seeking seasoned Workers' Compensation Litigation Paralegals to join our growing workers' compensation defense group. Paralegals work alongside supervising attorneys during all phases of the litigation process, from the initial referral of a case to the discovery period through hearing and post-hearing findings and appeals. We seek professionals who are adaptable and able to handle a large case load.

Job Requirements: Detail orientation, excellent written and spoken communications skills, high level of organization, strong work ethic, emotional maturity and a positive, can-do attitude, ability to work independently and as part of a team and the ability to work well under deadline pressure. The firm looks for resourceful problem solvers with the skills to balance a voluminous case load with multiple deadlines. This position is located in our Fairfax, VA office. 

Required education and experience: Bachelors Degree or Paralegal Certificate from an accredited paralegal program with a minimum of one year of relevant legal work experience in insurance defense, civil and/or workers' comp matters.

Preferred experience: Familiarity with medical terminology, insurance claims and procedures, experience working in a fast-pace, demanding litigation setting, familiarity with voluminous case management.

For consideration, please complete entire application and attach a cover letter and resume.

Please submit your application through our Applicant Stack page.  We hope you will consider joining our team.