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Law-Focused Niche Sites/Resources with Recruiting Components

The sites in italics have a strong consumer focus, but still have resources that attract legal professionals, which makes them good for reaching the passive job-seeker. Sites focusing on particular geographic areas are indicated as such:
  • American Corporate Counsel Association - ACCA is the largest in-house counsel Bar Association
  • AmeriCounsel.com - Launched April 2000, this Needham, MA-based site is focused on bringing affordable legal representation online to Massachusetts residents. Its angle: flat-rate pricing for over 100 types of legal services via a pre-screened attorney network.
  • Attorney Jobs Online
  • eAttorney.com - their tagline: "wiring the legal profession"
  • Emplawyernet can also be reached at Employernet.com
  • FindLaw.com - separate sections for lawyers, students, public and business
  • Infirmation.com features many company profiles as well as jobs.
  • Law.com is a comprehensive destination for legal information, e-law services and legal products on the Web. It has channels for legal professionals (resources for attorneys, law librarians and firm management), law students, business and the general public.
  • LawCommerce, launched in August 2000 by a San Francisco-based company, got 30 elite law firms to join as charter members of its national marketplace for lawyers to offer their services (also see LegalPath below), as well as provide technical legal resources.
  • Law Employment Center
  • Law Forum
  • Law Listings
  • Law Match - $25/week to post a job; free to search candidate database, but contact information costs $39-$79 per candidate.
  • Lawyers.com
  • Legal Employment Search Site
  • LegalPath is a business-to-business exchange for the legal community, helping corporations find legal help. The competition among lawyers is bringing down flat fee services approximately 30% off market rates. Expect more such legal exchanges to launch.
  • Legal Works
  • MyCounsel.com is a Boston-area 1999 startup catering to people with legal questions
  • MyLawyer.com
  • Massachusetts.law.com is the Massachusetts-focused section of legal portal Law.com
  • National Federation of Paralegal Associations
  • Philadelphia Lawyer - National Employment Listings
  • SharkTank - Free service to match you to attorneys handling your type of case. You only pay once you actually meet with an attorney.
  • The Blue Line - more focused on law enforcement jobs (i.e., police)
  • TheLaw.com is supported by former New York City mayor Ed Koch. Though currently NY-focused, it should go national soon enough.
  • USLaw.com - their tagline: "everything legal made easy"

Legal Industry Publications

Many well known print publications for the industry are now online, and have expanded their following and resources as a result:

Other good resources

Canada-focused sites
  • The Counsel Network collects legal jobs from various sources into a searchable database, and is "Preferred Supplier to the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association" (CCCA).
  • InHouseCounsel.com is designed to provide CCCA members with online, real time access to lawyer employment and career services.


This is an abbreviated version of the corresponding content from our popular Advanced Online Recruiting Techniques course, explaining methods and resources applicable to recruiting in any industry, function, geography or level. Learn more about or register for our live seminar or online course! Or return to free sample content.

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