Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

TEXAS LEGAL EMPLOYERS AND ATTORNEY JOB SEEKERS AFFECTED BY AUSTIN’S NEW BAN-THE-BOX ORDINANCE

Posted by Momentum Legal on Thu, May 19, 2016

All Austin employers who have 15 or more employees who work in Austin are covered by Austin’s new ban-the-box ordinance.  If you are covered, then you can’t ask about an applicant’s criminal history in an application.

For more details about this law, see this summary of the ordinance by Austin employment lawyers Hutcheson Bowers.

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Topics: Jobs - Austin, Austin, austin legal job, Labor/Employment, ban-the-box

HOW TEXAS LAW FIRMS CAN RETAIN LEGAL STAFF AND ATTORNEYS

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Apr 19, 2016

We were recently asked to make a presentation to managing partners of small law firms in Texas on best hiring practices.  In preparation for this seminar talk, we were reminded of the importance of RETAINING existing talent.


Hiring is just the start of building a team, once someone is found and trained, the law firm or legal department needs to know how to KEEP them!  
The costs of turnover are mostly hidden, but affect the bottom line of small law firms significantly.  

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Topics: law jobs, job success, Labor/Employment, law firms, lawyers, paralegal jobs, legal salary, job market, legal, legal jobs

In-house Labor/ Employment Law Paralegal – The Woodlands, TX

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, Dec 09, 2014

Paralegal with Labor/ Employment experience is sought by corporation in The Woodlands.  Knowledge of EEOC and NLRB processes and experience investigating & responding to EEOC & ULP charges is required.

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Topics: Paralegal, texas, Labor/Employment

Opportunities for Real Estate and L&E Associates in Austin

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Mon, Dec 01, 2014

The Austin Office of a major international law firm seeks two associates:  (1) Real Estate with at least 2 years of experience and (2) Labor & Employment with at least 4 years of litigation experience.  Excellent credentials required. Top of the market compensation.  

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Topics: Austin, Attorney, Labor/Employment, real estate