Career Opportunities at McDowell Rice

McDowell Rice is always looking for excellent attorneys, legal assistants and staff to join our team.


Associate Attorney - Litigation

McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan, PC, is seeking an associate attorney with 2-4 years of litigation experience with strong emphasis on providing support with research and writing. Requirements include: top 25% of graduating class, moot court and/or law review, excellent writing and communication skills, and licensed to practice in both Missouri and Kansas. Any resume submitted must be accompanied by a writing sample reflecting candidate’s own work product. If qualified and interested, please forward introductory letter, resume, and writing sample


Lateral Attorney

McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan P.C. is seeking lateral mid-senior level candidates with established practices to provide both the highest quality services to the candidate’s existing clients and depth and experience to the firm in the areas of commercial, business, dispute resolution, tort and professional liability litigation and/or transactional work. Must be licensed in both Missouri and Kansas. If interested, please forward introductory letter and resume for consideration to:


Receptionist - Front Desk

MRSB is currently seeking a full-time receptionist to be “the face of the firm”. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: answering and directing incoming calls and visitor’s inquiries, tracking arrivals and departures of all employees, and scheduling conference rooms for meetings. Personality characteristics we value for this position include being friendly, sociable, reliable, diplomatic, discreet, professional, calm, patient, and ability to multitask. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, Plaza location. Contact: Please send letter of application and resume to: Sherry Newsom,


Litigation Legal Assistant

MRSB is currently seeking a highly skilled, full-time Litigation Legal Assistant to join the firm in September, 2020. Requirements include: Minimum of three years’ litigation experience—bankruptcy and transactional experience helpful; excellent technical skills, complete understanding of litigation process, procedures, and terminology; and knowledge of electronic filing procedures. Candidates must be well organized, reliable, committed, effective communicator, adaptable, and a team player. B.A. or Associate Degree preferable, Plaza location. Contact: Please send letter of application and resume to: Sherry Newsom,