Career Opportunities at McDowell Rice

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

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:

Real Estate and Litigation Legal Assistant/Paralegal
The firm is currently seeking a highly-skilled, experienced Real Estate and Litigation Legal Assistant.  Candidates must possess a complete understanding of litigation procedures and terminology in both state and Federal court; ability to work quickly to draft and revise documents; knowledge of real estate closing procedure; knowledge of state and Federal court e-filing and case process.  Candidates must possess excellent technical, clerical, and client-related skills and have a keen sense of organization with a minimum of 3 years’ legal experience.  Technical skills:  WordPerfect, Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word) and state and Federal court e-filing.  Please send letter of application and resume to:



Known for our expertise in business litigation, commercial transactions, bankruptcy and financial restructuring, our attorneys possess diverse backgrounds and legal expertise.