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We're invested in you.

Starting on Day One, we are invested in you and your career. When you join our team as an associate, you have the opportunity to discover and unleash your legal talents before becoming a member of one of our industry groups.

Advance your career.

We are committed to your advancement. Unlike traditional lock-step systems, our competency-based, level system allows associates to advance by developing skills and meeting performance standards.

Our Lawyers Academy will educate you on a variety of essential topics. This comprehensive program covers Husch Blackwell’s culture and structure, law firm economics, associate progression and career management. The training we provide distinguishes our lawyers from their peers and will uniquely equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

Your perspective matters.

Dive into meaningful work on challenging and interesting projects. We handle important matters for clients across a broad range of industries and locations, and your perspective is important to the firm’s success. We trust and value your input and recognize your contributions on every level of a project. We understand our success is a result of our people and their distinct perspectives.

Have a question about working at Husch Blackwell?

Reach out to one of our recruiters.

Karen Fischer

Director of Legal Recruiting

Susan Early

Senior Legal Recruiting Specialist

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Career Journeys Jared Dodd, Associate, St. Louis

"Every day I work directly with the owner of the business or a family, and I get to directly see the impact of what I am doing for the client."

Discover more about Jared's career journey
Career Journeys Tara Ficken, Associate, St. Louis

“Think about your practice and the kind of niche that you want to carve out for yourself at the firm.”

Learn how Tara selected a business unit to join
Career Journeys Tamar Hodges, Associate, Jefferson City

“I realized practicing healthcare law was my calling, so I decided to trade in my stethoscope and scrubs for rules and regulations!”

Learn why Tamar decided to become an attorney