Careers at McCandlish Holton

McCandlish Holton, PC is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQIA+, and members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


McCandlish Holton recognizes the business benefits derived from having a diverse team involved in the delivery of legal services. More importantly, however, we recognize the personal benefits derived by each member of the firm by working in an atmosphere that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds. We believe that all individuals should have an opportunity to achieve their career objectives in accordance with their qualifications and interests. We are dedicated to workplace diversity and welcome talented people from all backgrounds.

McCandlish Holton is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all people regardless of race, sex, color, religion, diversity, veteran status, national origin, age or any other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace.

Attorney Careers


>>Immigration Associate Attorney

Job Title: Immigration Associate Attorney

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8-hour shift

Location: Richmond, VA 23219

For consideration, please provide your resume, transcript, and cover letter by email to

McCandlish Holton is seeking an associate attorney to join its nationally-recognized Immigration Practice Group (IPG).

The IPG represents businesses, colleges and universities, preparing legal briefs and documents in support of immigration petitions for international professionals and university faculty, as well as professional athletes, entertainers, high-tech personnel, scientists, researchers, investors and other individuals across the country and around the world. We advise U.S. and foreign clients on all aspects of obtaining U.S. work visas as well as the hiring and transfer of international personnel.

Our immigration attorneys work in a fast-paced team environment. We are looking for an associate attorney with strong research, organizational and analytical skills, with demonstrated legal writing ability.

No prior immigration law experience is needed.

This position offers the opportunity to work in a professional environment in one of the largest law firms in Virginia, with a competitive salary and excellent benefits including paid medical and dental insurance, life insurance, 401k and profit sharing plans and paid parking.

Staff Careers

We do not have any staff openings at this time. Please check back with us for future openings. 

McCandlish Holton seeks the best in professional talent, including legal assistants, paralegals, technicians, and administrative staff, to work with our attorneys to provide outstanding legal services for our clients. Our professional staff accounts for over half of McCandlish Holton’s total workforce. Each staff member is a highly valued employee of our firm and is given the opportunity to work on challenging and rewarding projects.

McCandlish Holton prides itself on the diversity and strength of its employees. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. McCandlish Holton is conveniently located in Richmond’s downtown Financial District.


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.