Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

The Pay Gap in Texas Legal Jobs

Posted by Momentum Legal on Wed, Jun 22, 2016

Income Inequality in the Legal Community

Income equality in the United States is a hot topic in political campaigns and in the news, and shows no signs of abating. We have noticed a similar trend among the compensation for lawyers.

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Topics: hiring, texas, Career, Success, legal jobs

Relationships are Key to Successful Attorney Recruiting & Legal Staffing

Posted by Momentum Legal on Thu, Oct 15, 2015

We were impressed with this article by Tom Elsenbrook about why trusted relationships are the key to success, and how to build trust in relationships. 

Especially in our line of business, attorney recruiting and legal staffing, relationships are everything. And no relationship can exist without the trust that Tom describes and builds. All the recruiters at Momentum put building that trust with our candidates and clients as one of our highest priorities every day. It’s our sincerest hope that we’re accomplishing that goal!

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Topics: austin legal positions, dallas legal jobs, hiring, texas, legal recruiters, legal department, Career, houston legal job


Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Sep 29, 2015

Please contact us at for more information, or pass on these openings to anyone you know who might be interested! 

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Topics: Austin, hiring, texas, law firms, San Antonio, Technology, Finance

New In-House Legal Jobs in Texas

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Sep 15, 2015

Do You Know Any Attorneys Who Would Be A Fit For Either Of These New In-House Jobs  In Texas?

If so, please share this with them.

IN HOUSTON a financial services company is seeking a lawyer with at least 8 years’ of experience with the ’40 Acts.  Total cash compensation for this position will be over $300K, so it’s a senior level position with a great deal of responsibility and opportunity for advancement. Please reference position number 158383. 

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Topics: Attorney, hiring, Houston, texas, Inhouse

Five Tips to a Great Resume

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Sep 08, 2015
So many attorneys have writer's block when it comes to drafting their resume.  For formatting and section ideas, Momentum has some sample resumes under its "For Candidates" tab on its website.    For suggestions about content,  this article by Kitty Boitnott provides great advice on drafting your best resume possible.
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Topics: dallas legal jobs, hiring, austin legal job, texas, lawyers, resumes, houston legal job

5 Tips For Acing Your First Few Weeks At A New Job

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Sep 01, 2015

The following article by Phil Strazzulla about transitioning to a new job is right on the mark.   Everyone who starts a new job feels disoriented and frustrated at first.   In addition to the 5 Tips below, we would add one more really important one:  

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Topics: job success, hiring, Success, job market

New General Counsel Position in Texas for Healthcare Company

Posted by Momentum Legal on Fri, Aug 28, 2015

 Momentum has been retained to help a healthcare-related company hire its first In-house Counsel.

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Topics: hiring

4 Interview Questions Texas Attorneys should ask when being Recruited

Posted by Momentum Legal on Thu, Jul 23, 2015

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Topics: hiring, lawyers, Career, Success

Real Estate and Corporate Attorneys, West Texas

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, Jul 15, 2014

Premier law firm in West Texas seeks two attorneys to join their thriving practice. Experience with commercial real estate or general corporate transactions, 2-6 years desired. This is an excellent opportunity to advance your career with substantial responsibility among a smart collegial group of highly regarded attorneys.

Please send resume to or call 512-861-2905 and reference position numbers 2872 and 2873.

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Topics: law jobs, law firm hiring, hiring

Sr. Legal Analyst Opportunity at Approach Resources in Fort Worth

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Mon, Apr 07, 2014

Exciting opportunity at a fast-growing, publicly-traded oil and gas company headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. 

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Topics: dallas legal jobs, hiring, Jobs - Dallas, paralegal jobs