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Legal Careers

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 kkooy@mikameyers.com or request information by mail:

Kim Kooy, Mika Meyers PLC
900 Monroe Avenue NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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

Full-Time Administrative Services Personnel

The firm has an opening in its mailroom for an Administrative Services Personnel team member.  This position performs a variety of administrative tasks under the guidance of the management team.

The primary job responsibilities include the following:

  • Sorting and delivering of incoming USPS mail
  • Delivering incoming faxes
  • Posting outgoing mail throughout the day
  • Copying and binding projects
  • Sending out UPS, Federal Express and other overnight packages
  • Stocking of all office supplies, and maintaining cleanliness of the
    multiple supply rooms
  • Serving as a substitute and back up to the receptionist
  • Circulating publications to attorneys and paralegals
  • Driving errands to the courts, post office, etc. (mileage paid)
  • Other special projects and tasks as needed

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Receptionists experience a must
  • Reliable transportation
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Able to multi-task and take good direction
  • Maintain a professional attitude and be a team player

We are seeking candidates with engaging personalities, who are self-starters, detail oriented, excellent verbal and communications skills and strong organizational skills.  Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, long and short-term disability, long-term care insurances, generous 401(k) contributions, paid time off, paid holidays, paid covered parking, and a pleasant work environment.

If interested, please send your resume and transcript to, Kim Kooy, Mika Meyers, 900 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI  49503, or by email to kkooy@mikameyers.com.  No phone calls, please.  Mika Meyers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Receptionist

Mika Meyers has an opening for a receptionist.  This is a full-time, hourly position and performs a variety of administrative tasks under the guidance of the management team.

The primary job responsibilities include the following:

  • Ensure that clients first perception of our office is a good one by greeting clients warmly, being helpful and notifying lawyers promptly of their arrival
  • Manages the switchboard by promptly and professionally answering and routing calls
  • Manages conference room bookings, and setup/cleanup of meeting space
  • Opens the office in the morning and closes the office in the afternoon
  • Coordinates food orders for meetings
  • Helps with supply ordering and inventory
  • Assists management team with mailings, scanning, and copying
  • Other duties and special projects assigned as needed

Qualifications

  • Exhibits a high level of confidentiality regarding Firm information
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Receptionist experience is a must
  • Reliable transportation
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Able to multi-task and take good direction
  • Maintain a professional attitude and be a team player

We are seeking candidates with engaging personalities, who are self-starters, detail oriented, excellent verbal and communication skills and strong organizational skills.  Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, long and short-term disability, long-term care insurances, generous 401(k) contributions, paid time off, paid holidays, paid covered parking, and a pleasant work environment.

If interested, please send your resume to:  Kim Kooy, Mika Meyers, 900 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI  49503, or by email to kkooy@mikameyers.com.  No phone calls, please.  Mika Meyers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Litigation Legal Assistant

The firm is currently seeking a full-time litigation legal assistant for a position in its Grand Rapids office.  The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and experience with (or the willingness and ability to learn) divorce and family law, civil litigation, employment law, and estate planning.  Our ideal candidate should possess proficiency in Office 365 (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe) and Worldox (document management program).  We are willing to train someone smart, who has excellent organizational skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting several attorneys and paralegals with court filings, scheduling,
    docketing, and other litigation-related tasks;
  • Typing, document preparation, and strong client communications; and
  • Client Intake and file management including: opening and maintaining paper and electronic files, document organization, calendaring deadlines and reminders, copying, scanning, and other legal assistant related tasks.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, an engaging personality, excellent communication skills, computer skills and attention to details, be a self-starter, and be able to work in a team structured environment. Compensation will be commensurate with education, skills, and experience.  Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, disability, and long-term care insurances, generous 401(k) contributions, paid time off, paid holidays, paid covered parking, paid on site gym membership, and a pleasant work environment.

If interested, please send your resume and transcript to, Kim Kooy, Mika Meyers, 900 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI  49503, or by email to kkooy@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.