At Jimerson Birr, there are no speed limits on the road to success
At Jimerson Birr, we pride ourselves on our people and their collective achievements. Besides our list of legal industry honors, in 2020 and for the sixth consecutive year, the firm was named one of Florida’s “Best Companies to Work For” by Florida Trend Magazine. In recent years, the firm was also distinguished as one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Jacksonville Business Journal and five times as one of the “50 Fastest-Growing Companies.” Opportunities abound for those who can meet and exceed the expectations set for our team. Jimerson Birr is comprised of high performing and professionally fulfilled people. We believe that a positive attitude, personal accountability, and a commitment to quality work will put a talented person on a fast track for success at our firm. Our atmosphere and award-winning firm culture is collegial and professional, and our shared commitment to professional development is superior to our contemporaries. This is a place where respect is earned, commitment is valued, trust is gained, and loyalty is returned.
Jimerson Birr is committed to the continuing professional growth of our lawyers and staff. We are proud of our extensive attorney training and development programs, which are geared toward supporting the development of our lawyers through each stage of a lawyer’s career. Through tailored programming and coaching, we focus on key skillsets for all lawyers and create timely curriculum around current topics and trends. We place a heavy emphasis on practice skill development, understanding the business of our firm and our clientele, performance standards, business development and client service — all critical to success in today’s commercial environment.
To ensure that our lawyers acquire the essential skills they need to practice law effectively, the firm has established a formal professional development program, administered by our Professional Development Committee. The Professional Development Committee is charged with ensuring that our professionals satiate their thirst for the law and learn how to translate that knowledge to effective client services. Through the firm’s Professional Development Committee, we offer comprehensive training and career development programs for our attorneys that include valuable work experience, a wide variety of educational programs, practice resources, area of law specific training, guidelines for achieving core competencies, and individualized professional development through evaluations, feedback, mentoring, and career planning.
Jimerson Birr is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability, veteran status, gender identity and marital status.
We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all our team members. At Jimerson Birr, we welcome all qualified people, regardless of any perceived difference that may exist, to assist our clients in achieving their legal goals. Moreover, we encourage their participation because we value the strength of diversified thought. Winning approaches are almost always the result of the combination of unique perspectives provided by differences in education, socioeconomic backgrounds, personalities, experience profiles, family status and more. Our desire is to leverage each team member’s uniqueness upon the foundation of our shared commitment to the success of our clients.