Law Students

How to Apply

We believe in investing in our people right from the start, and many of our partners have spent their entire careers at the firm.

Jackson Walker maintains a strong partner-to-associate ratio and take pride in staffing clients’ matters efficiently, so our associates have the opportunity to take on a great deal of responsibility early on in their career. Plus, our broad range of clients allows our associates to handle a wide variety of high-value work.

Jackson Walker is looking for candidates who demonstrate:

  • Leadership capabilities
  • Academic excellence
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Community involvement
  • A desire to develop a practice over the long term
  • Goal to become a partner at the firm

Houston associate Joel Glover discusses the best aspects of working at Jackson Walker and shares advice for law students.

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For Law Students and Entry-Level Attorneys

Current law students, please CLICK HERE to apply for a Summer Associate or entry-level position. We accept write-in applications from 1L students starting on November 1st and from 2L students who attend law schools that are not on our current on-campus recruiting schedule.

To reach a Recruiting Coordinator directly, contact:

LLM students and current Judicial Clerks, please submit your application to Director of Associate Recruiting, Meghan Pier.