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There are Many Reasons People Love Working Here.

At Mika Meyers, we combine the relaxed atmosphere of a smaller firm with the challenging opportunities found only in larger firms. We’re also highly relational and emphasize the importance of connecting with clients – and colleagues – in a personal way. If that sounds like your kind of culture, keep learning about careers at our firm.

Mika Meyers is a great place for building a practice, it mixes the support of a larger firm with the flexibility of a smaller firm. My clients know that they can expect a personal feel from our legal team and that we work together to get good results. It’s a great place to build a career where people are valued and encouraged to grow professionally and personally.”

Curtis Underwood Associate Attorney

From its inception several generations ago, Mika Meyers has been a firm focused on providing the highest level of legal services available to its clients. To do this, the firm maintains high standards and expectations for its lawyers and staff. We are smart, hardworking, and focused both on the client and on our team. We take care of each other. The collegial atmosphere here makes coming into work a pleasure. Ernie Mika recruited me to work here 35 years ago, and joining his firm was one of the best decisions I ever made.”

Ross Leisman Member

Our Open Positions.

Professional Legal Staff Positions

The firm accepts applications for its professional legal staff throughout the year. If you would like more information on current openings, you may send an e-mail to mritzenhein@mikameyers.com or request information by mail:

Marcia Ritzenhein, Mika Meyers PLC
900 Monroe Avenue NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone: (616) 632-8000 Fax: (616) 632-8002

Human Resources Manager

The Human Resources Manager shall be responsible for managing the overall provision of human resources services, policies, and programs for the firm, including but not limited to managing employee hiring, training, retention review, and separation processes, planning and conducting staff meetings, payroll, coordinating health and benefit plan administration and renewal, and reviewing and addressing staff-related matters, including performance issues and other staff issues.  This position reports to the Director of Operations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the employee hiring and staffing process, including, but not limited to, market research, making staffing recommendations; preparing job descriptions and job postings; resume review, and screening; interviewing candidates; undertaking background checks, training, and onboarding.
  • Conduct lawyer and staff orientation program in a thorough manner. Schedule other firm personnel into this process to assist, as needed.
  • Mentor and/or participate in training of new staff and lawyers as opportunities develop.
  • Manage and handle staff and associate attorney payroll, including adding new employees and terminating departing employees in the payroll system (currently Paylocity).
  • Manage the day-to-day administration of the employee benefit program through Employee Navigator.
  • Assist with claims questions relating to, and filing for benefits under, the firm’s health and employee benefit insurance programs.
  • Maintain 401k records and calendar for Plan updates and filings.
  • Coordinating annual items: HR budget, employee health and benefits/insurance renewals, employee reviews and annual


  • Solid Human Resources background
  • Knowledge of and compliance with current human resources industry standards and best practices.
  • Ability to effectively interact with staff, other directors, attorneys, clients, and other third-party contacts in a professional, friendly, and helpful manner
  • Payroll processing experience
  • Proficient in Paylocity and Employee Navigator
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Computer literacy with programs, including document management systems and bookkeeping systems
  • Effectively prioritizes work assignments
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team/be flexible


  • Solid human resources experience and background, preferably in a legal or professional services environment.

Compensation will be commensurate with education, skills, and experience.


Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Group Long and Short-Term Disability
Long-term care insurance
Generous 401(K) contributions
Paid time off and paid holidays


Paid attached covered parking
Pleasant work environment
Paid On-site Gym Membership

If interested, please send your resume and transcript to, Marcia Ritzenhein, Mika Meyers PLC, 900 Monroe Avenue, N.W., Grand Rapids, MI  49503, or by email to  mritzenhein@mikameyers.com.  No phone calls, please. Mika Meyers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Business and Real Estate Legal Assistant

Mika Meyers Law Firm is currently seeking a full-time legal assistant for a position in its Grand Rapids office. Prior experience or exposure in real estate, mergers and acquisitions, business, commercial transactions, energy and natural resources, and litigation practice areas are preferred.


The ideal candidate must demonstrate exceptional client service, independent judgment, and sound discretion. Must provide concise and effective written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills and a self-starter. Proficiency in Office 365 (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe) and Worldox (document management program) is a plus. Candidates with an associate or bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or equivalent experience preferred. Compensation will be commensurate with education, skills, and experience.


  • Drafting legal documents
  • Assisting attorneys with document preparation
  • Calendaring, opening, and maintaining paper and electronic files
  • Document organization, calendaring deadlines, client communications, scheduling meetings, and file organization
  • Work in a team structured environment
  • Other legal assistant related tasks as needed

Benefits Include:

  • Health, dental and vision Insurances
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Long-term care insurances
  • Generous 401(k) contributions
  • Paid time off, paid holidays, paid covered parking
  • Employee Discount
  • Pleasant work environment

If interested, please send your resume and college transcript to Marcia Ritzenhein, Mika Meyers PLC, 900 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, or by email to mritzenhein@mikameyers.com. No phone calls please.

Mika Meyers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lateral Openings

We accept applications from practicing attorneys and judicial clerks throughout the year. If you would like more information about lateral moves, please send an e-mail to ncanute@mikameyers.com.

Mika Meyers offers compensation and benefits that are competitive with other law firms of comparable size and stature in the Western Michigan area. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including employer-paid health coverage, 401(k) profit sharing, life/disability insurance, parking, parental leave, etc.

The firm also encourages all of its members and employees to maintain their health and fitness by providing discounted memberships to local health clubs. Many attorneys and staff take advantage of this benefit and use their lunch hours to get in a workout at the Monroe North Fitness Center located one floor below our offices or at other health clubs in town.

Law School Recruiting And Summer Clerkship Program

In general, we recruit second-year law students on campus during the fall semester. We seek individuals with superior academic standing, maturity, entrepreneurial skills, and the ability to excel at interpersonal relationships for a long-term affiliation with the firm. If you would like more information about applying for a summer clerk or associate position at Mika Meyers, please send a cover letter, resume, and transcript by mail to: Nikole L. Canute, Mika Meyers, 900 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503. Or by e-mail: ncanute@mikameyers.com.