For 60 years, the attorneys at James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. have been honing creative legal strategies into an art form, fusing practical counsel with compassionate advocacy, and leveraging our unique culture – all to help individuals and businesses in the Carolinas meet their goals.

We regularly seek team players who can contribute ideas, solve problems, and always keep the objectives of our clients in focus. A substantial number of our employees have been with us for decades, and we prize our employees’ loyalty and contributions in working together with our attorneys to help our clients be successful.

We treat every litigation, transaction, or counseling engagement as an opportunity to impact the lives and businesses of our clients. Every single matter is important, and the careful and compassionate handling of such maximizes the likelihood of achieving optimum results and the best experience for our clients.


Open Positions | Staff


James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A., a highly respected, full-service Charlotte law firm, is seeking an experienced family law paralegal to join our team. The position, based in our uptown office, supports an attorney with a busy domestic practice of highly complex matters. The ideal candidate for this position is organized, professional, responsible, and committed to helping us meet all of our clients’ needs.

Desired Skills Include:

  • Family law experience
  • Ability to grasp and handle complex matters
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Sound judgment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment
  • Self-motivated, but also possess demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a mature, professional demeanor – able to interact regularly with clients as well as lawyers and staff throughout the firm
  • The drive to work hard to serve our clients and provide the best quality client experience

We offer an outstanding workplace for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, strives for excellence, and has a team-focused work style. Our benefits package is top-notch and our salaries are more than competitive.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Our Firm is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of our firm to afford fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To Apply:

No phone calls, walk-ins, or agencies, please. Send confidential resume with cover letter explaining match between your qualifications and the above job responsibilities to


Open Positions | Attorneys

At the present time, James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. is not actively recruiting entry-level attorneys.


Open Positions | Summer Program for Law Students

At the present time, James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. is not actively recruiting summer associates.