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Legal Jobs — search job listings by company, location, and keywords.
Legal-Related Niche Job Boards
The Affiliates — a legal staffing firm focused on placing experienced project and full-time professionals in a wide range of specialized positions within the legal field, including attorney, paralegal and legal support professional into law firms and corporate legal departments. Free to job-seekers.
American Lawyer Media’s LawJobs.com — where legal and law professionals can find attorney and paralegal jobs. Browse (by category, location or employer) or search (by job type, location, keyword) job listings, post your resume, and create a job-search agent. No cost to job-seekers.
EmplawyerNet — a job and career site specifically for the legal field, including lawyers, law students, and paralegals. Job-seekers can search for jobs, place your credentials in candidate database, post your resume (with anonymous option), or simply network with others in the legal community. Job-seekers must register to use services. Free to job-seekers.
FindLaw Career Center — a leading job site for the legal community, with a large database of legal and non-legal jobs open to attorneys. Job openings in law firms, start-ups, banking, corporations, and others. Also includes career counseling, salary information, and employer information. Job-seekers can browse the job listings and submit your resumes. Free to job-seekers.
gobiglaw.com — a site for job-seekers looking for work in medium to large sized law firms Search job listings by category (litigation, patent, finance, intellectual property), location, and experience (from interns to senior executives). No cost to job-seekers.
LAWMATCH — a searchable “resume bank” that matches legal professionals with industry employers and recruiters.
LegalHire.com — an “exclusively legal” job site for all levels of legal professionals, offering free, confidential resume and profile creation, quick or advanced job searches, and legal and career resources.
Legalstaff.com — where legal professionals can browse attorney and support staff positions from top firms and legal departments across the U.S., post your confidential resume, research employers, and access relocation tools and salary research. Free to job-seekers.
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