Shareholder Career Opportunities

Shareholder Benefits & Compensation
Ryley Carlock & Applewhite believes in providing excellent benefits to all our employees. Below is a brief snapshot of the benefits you'll enjoy as a shareholder at RCA.

  • Reimbursement of moving expenses up to $2,500.00 for relocation from other states
  • Paid parking
  • 30 days paid vacation per year
  • 40 hours of earned paid sick time per year
  • Tax-sheltered savings plan (401(k) and profit-sharing plan)
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Bar dues and professional membership dues
  • Cell phone reimbursement up to $100 per month
  • Individual marketing budget set by your Practice Group Leader to support your business development goals
  • Hospitalization and medical insurance coverage paid in part by the firm for you, your dependents and spouse
  • Firm-funded short-term disability insurance
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan
  • Optional dental insurance
  • Optional additional group term life insurance

Detailed summaries of our programs and plan documents are available through our Executive Director. The language of the actual plan documents takes precedence over benefit summaries.

Shareholder compensation is merit-based. Bonuses are an important part of the compensation structure and are determined annually by the firm's Compensation Committee. The Committee relies on evaluations submitted by shareholders to make salary determinations. Our salary levels are competitive with other firms in the Phoenix and Denver markets.

Shareholder Experiences


"I joined Ryley Carlock & Applewhite in 1964, upon graduation from law school. Through the years, I have remained impressed with the integrity and intellect of the firm's attorneys, with their exceptional commitment and dedication to client service and satisfaction and the quality practice of law, all while making the firm an open, congenial and enjoyable place to work."

William F. Wilder, Shareholder, Business & Estate Planning

Contact Us
We would be pleased to review your qualifications. Mail or email us an application packet that includes your personal letter of interest, resume and other supporting materials you believe best display your qualifications.

We will contact you if we are interested in speaking with you about employment. For out-of-state candidates, we routinely conduct initial interviews by videoconference. Please contact us for more information about joining Ryley Carlock & Applewhite.


Jim Brophy
Managing Shareholder