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Gleason & Koatz, LLP | Challenging Opportunities


Duque de Caxias Gleason & Koatz understands that the key to successful representation of our clients and their interests begins with the careful selection of the people that work at our firm. We strive to provide our professionals with a positive and fulfilling work environment with close working relationships and the camaraderie of a smaller law firm. Our professionals work in an entrepreneurial, challenging and rewarding work environment while learning from veteran attorneys who have decades of experience.

We train our associates, support staff and interns in all of our practice areas providing them with the necessary tools to gain experience and obtain positive results for our clients.

We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our firm. Please visit our Current Opportunities to learn about our open positions and submit resumes for employment. Please note that only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Gleason & Koatz is always interested in expanding and working with selected experienced attorneys who have an established client base and who can complement the skills and services we provide our clients.

We can provide our experienced attorneys and lateral hires the necessary legal and administrative tools to thrive in their areas of expertise.

Experienced attorneys looking to join our firm are invited to contact directly our partners John Gleason and Fernando Koatz.

Professional Staff

Our professional staff is in charge of providing excellent legal service to our clients and assisting our attorneys in the operations of our firm. At Gleason & Koatz we provide a supportive environment and the necessary tools to share knowledge and information among our professionals. The staff interacts daily with our attorneys and receives training and guidance from our experienced attorneys.

We encourage the open exchange of ideas while developing the necessary skills to achieve our staff’s professional goals.

Current Opportunities

There are no current openings available at our firm. Please check back regularly.


Gleason & Koatz provides a great learning experience for new associates. Our associates gain immediate experience from our hands-on approach. From day one, our associates are assigned cases and they receive the necessary mentoring and supervision from our veteran attorneys to be successful at our firm.

Our associates learn about all types of litigations, real estate transactions, and the other practice areas that Gleason & Koatz specializes in. Our associates are responsible for preparing legal documents such as motions, interacting and communicating with clients, conducting legal research, attending court conferences, carrying out trials, and taking and preparing depositions. Our associates enjoy enough flexibility to think independently.


Gleason & Koatz have had numerous interns throughout its history who have used the experience and knowledge learned as a stepping stone for their careers.

We have a strategic alliance with the Council on International Educational Exchange or CIEE by which we provide hands-on training and guidance to French, Spanish and other European students seeking to complete their university training or to advance their post-university education.

Our interns assist us in the day-to-day operations of the firm and their responsibilities increase as their knowledge increase.