Hiring and Selection Process

At Stoel Rives we hire the best and the brightest.

Our selection process for the summer program is rigorous because our goal is to extend full-time associate offers to all successful summer associates.

Our clients look to us for results, so our lawyers are regularly challenged to be trusted advisors and experts in their practices. We embrace lawyers with different backgrounds, talents, interests and personalities. We particularly value work experience prior to attending law school.

Successful summer associates share these traits:

  • Sound judgment
  • Integrity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self starter
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic

Do you possess these attributes? Are you ready to find a place to put your talents to the test and to start your career? If so, we’re interested in speaking with you!

First-Year Law Students: We are proud to offer annual 1L Diversity Fellowships to first-year law students in many of our offices. However, we have completed our 2016 process and are no longer accepting applications. In adherence with NALP Guidelines, information for our 2017 1L Diversity Fellowship Programs will be available on December 1, 2016. We encourage you to visit our website closer to that time.

Second-Year Law Students: The application process for our 2017 Summer Associate Program is now closed. If you are a first-year law student who is interested in applying for a 2018 Summer Associate Position, please view our 2017 On-Campus Interview Calendar or visit our website on May 1, 2017, for application instructions.


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