Hiring Criteria

Our standards for professionalism and service to clients, is high as are our expectations when considering candidates. Butler Snow looks for academic excellence and strength of mind, but we also seek well-rounded individuals who have interests beyond a committment to the law. 

We look for candidates with the ability, judgment, personality, energy, commitment and sense of humor to develop into wise counselors, effective advocates and valued colleagues.

The firm’s Recruiting Committee is tasked with considering candidates for summer associate and full-time associate positions. In reviewing applications and interviewing candidates, Butler Snow:

  • Typically requires that applicants be in the top 10% of their class.
  • Prefers that applicants be members of a predominant law journal or Moot Court at their schools.
  • Seeks applicants with demonstrated skills in judgment and reasoning, communication (writing and speaking) and personal relations. These skills may be reflected by a person's academic performance as well as involvement in extracurricular interests and activities.

Experienced Attorneys

Although Butler Snow recruits through our Law School Recruiting Program, we seek lateral hires to fill specific needs. Qualified lateral attorneys help us broaden and deepen the scope of our practice and maintain our commitment to client service excellence. We are interested in talented attorneys with backgrounds that enhance our abilities, who share our values and philosophy and can quickly become full members of our team. Above all, because the quality of our team is our greatest asset, we look for judgment, character and proven ability in our lateral hires.

You may submit your resume using our online application.

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Recruiting Committee Co-Chair
Adam J. Spicer
Tel:(601) 985-4598
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Recruiting Committee Co-Chair
Melody McAnally
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Nina Fitch
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