One of the easiest ways to locate current job openings is through on-line employment boards and job listings. This year career search engines experienced huge growth as job-hunters navigated an ever-increasing amount of job openings. Below are a number of resources to get you started on your legal job search.
Martindale-Hubbell Legal Careers - A one-stop employment resource for law students, law schools, lawyers, legal professionals, and employers, Martindale-Hubbell Legal Careers offers a searchable jobs database, salary surveys, career advice and a recruiter’s directory.
EmplawyerNet.com - With a large legal professional job database, EmplawyerNet provides on-line job information to lawyers, law students and paralegals.
LawJobs.com - LawJobs.com lists legal job openings, classifieds and nationwide ads for lawyers, paralegals, and legal support staff. It also includes a career center with career profiles, salary information and career advice.
CareerBuilder.com – One of the most popular job-hunting websites on the net, CareerBuilder.com permits you to search by keyword, industry, salary, location, job category, employment, degree and other criteria.
Findlaw.com - A highly-trafficked legal web site, Findlaw provides job listings for a wide range of legal professionals. It also maintains a comprehensive set of legal resources on the Internet for legal students and legal professionals including case law and legal news.
LawCrossing - LawCrossing maintains a collection of over 70,000 active legal jobs throughout the world and “continuously monitors the hiring needs of more than 250,000 legal employers, including virtually every law firm, corporation, government office, and public interest organization in the United States.”
Monster.com - Another hugely popular job-hunting website, at Monster.com you can search hundreds of thousands of jobs, build and post your resume and access thousands of pages of career info and advice. Monster.com also offers company research information, career advice, scholarship searches, international jobs and information on online degrees.
BCG Attorney Search- BCG Attorney Search is one of the largest legal recruiting firms in the United States. Dedicated exclusively to attorney listings, it maintains a job database that matches current openings with your skills and career objectives.
Law Match - Lawmatch offers free and fee-based services that match your employment profile to on-line classified ads for attorneys, law students, paralegals and other legal professionals, including full-time, part-time or contract opportunities.
Simplylawjobs.com – Simplylawjobs.com maintains an employment database of over 10,000 legal jobs in the United Kingdom and other countries.
Mylawjob.com – Mylawjob.com offers a job database of almost 3,000 legal jobs.
U.S. Courts – For individuals seeking a job within the judiciary, U.S. Courts maintains a list of employment opportunities in the federal judiciary.
U.S. DOJ - A list of job vacancies at the United States Department of Justice.
ABA Law Student Division Career Information Center – Job boards, information on networking opportunities, internships, other resources offered by the American Bar Association.