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Law Firm Associates

  • How do I leave my Law Firm?
  • I’m new to how legal recruiting works, are there rules for recruiters?
    Yes. Click here for more information. We are members and abide by the National Association of Legal Search Consultants Code of Ethics. In addition, we believe our company culture and values builds on and takes this code of ethics and responsibility to another level.
  • What are employers looking for?
    Our law firm clients like to see consistent law firm experience, a legitimate reason for moving & a vision to continue your career at a law firm.
  • What documents do law firms want to see?
    Employers require an updated resume (1 page is recommended), your transcripts and a deal list or writing sample.
  • How long does the associate recruiting process take?
    Generally speaking, a law firm can receive an associate's documents and hire within 2 weeks to 2 months or more. It all depends on the decision maker's availability, the urgency of the need, and the candidate's situation.
  • How long does the process take? 
    Generally speaking, a law firm can receive an associate's resume and hire within 2 weeks to 2 months or more. It all depends on the decision maker's availability, the urgency of the need, and the candidate's situation.
  • Should You work with a Recruiter?

Law Firm Partners

Most Common Questions

  • I’m new to how legal recruiting works, are there rules for recruiters?
    Yes. Click here for more information. We are members and abide by the National Association of Legal Search Consultants Code of Ethics. In addition, we believe our company culture and values builds on and takes this code of ethics and responsibility to another level.
  • Why did you ask for my information if you cannot help?
    To first see if we can assist you, we must ask you questions and assess your situation. We are approached by numerous lawyers every month. If we cannot place you, consider checking out our resources in our blog.   
  • Should You work with a Recruiter?
  • What is your Job Hunting System?
      Click here you are interested in getting our (free) job hunting system. As legal recruiters, we created a secret formula for job hunting success, and we share it freely with those that we cannot assist. It is our way of giving back. Employers are trained to over look job hunters who all do the same thing. Its human nature. So we have put together best practices that challenge job hunters to look, act and approach employers 20-30% differently from the numerous job hunting competition. Our goal for you is to stand out to employers and thus have an edge over those who choose to look like all the rest.      
  • How do we get paid?
    As legal recruiters, we are compensated by the employer 99% of the time.  
  • Can we recruit for you?
    We primarily serve employers with searches. If you are an employer click here. We also serve law partners and groups with books of $500k-$10m+. If you are law partner click here. We also open offices for law firms and present merger opportunities.  
  • Can we place you?
    As legal recruiters, we primarily place experienced corporate focused lawyers in law firms across the United States. Lawyers meaning associates, partners and groups. Experienced meaning someone who has at least 1 year of experience at a law firm to 30+ years of law firm, in-house & government experience. The exception is intellectual property law graduates with engineering degrees and no law firm experience. 80-95% of the lawyers that approach us we cannot assist. We also occasionally place lawyers in corporations. Consider reading our (free) Job Hunting System.  
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