Associate Attorney – Part Time

Do you want to make a difference in clients’ lives?   With our focus on changing lives for the better, the associate attorney will meet and work with people from all walks of life. 

Russo, White & Keller, PC is seeking a part-time Associate Attorney.  The attorney’s primary role will be to attend hearings, meet with clients, motion practice, oral arguments, assist in filing and post-filing workloads, discovery, researching legal issues, writing briefs and memos, and otherwise practicing law.

To be considered for this position, all candidates must be licensed to practice law in Alabama and be willing to travel to hearings in both federal and state courts in Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Anniston and surrounding counties.  The part-time Associate Attorney will be located in Birmingham, AL, but may be required to travel to other offices.  The scheduled days will be Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

This is a unique opportunity for someone who wants the opportunity to maintain a work-life balance while also working with clients to improve their daily lives.


  •           None Required; prior experience in bankruptcy, criminal, divorce/family law, and civil litigation is welcomed but is not required. 
  •           Recent law graduates are also welcome to apply.

Application Requirements:

  •           Candidates must submit the following: 1) resume describing your experience, 2) a short cover letter detailing what makes you unique from other applicants, 3) list of three (3) references, and 4) at least one (1) in-person interview.
  •           Interest in bankruptcy, criminal, divorce/family law, and civil litigation is essential.
  •           Licensed and in good standing to practice law in Alabama.
  •           Licensed and in good standing to practice law in the Northern District of Alabama.


  •           Ability to think quickly, strategically, and proactively
  •           Excellent interpersonal, analytical, drafting, and communication skills
  •           Ability to establish relationships with other attorneys
  •           Ability to build and maintain relationships and collaborative efforts
  •           Licensed and in good standing to practice law in Alabama
  •           Knowledge of bankruptcy, criminal law, divorce/family law and the Rules of Civil Procedure (federal and state) is preferred, but not required

Expectations (not exclusive):

  •           Devoting time and energy to expand knowledge, skills, and abilities
  •           Committing yourself to maintaining and delivering a high standard of excellence while meeting or exceeding client expectations
  •           Possess the highest level of integrity
  •           Take ownership of responsibility and commitments and their outcomes
  •           Attend numerous hearings per week
  •           Sit in on client meetings
  •           Draft memos, briefs, motions, and other legal documents
  •           Prepare and respond to discovery
  •           Research

To Apply:

To apply, send an email with the required documents to with “Associate Attorney” in the subject line.  Anticipated start date is July 5, 2023.