Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

Happy Holidays from Momentum Search Partners!

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Fri, Dec 21, 2018

Sending all clients, candidates, and friends the warmest of wishes this holiday season and throughout the New Year.

Thank you for allowing us to partner with you in your hiring needs or job search!

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Topics: houston legal jobs, dallas law jobs, texas, legal, austin law jobs, holiday

Legal Recruiters Know Resumes.  Texas Attorneys, Make Your Resume Count!  It Will Make Getting a New Law Job Easier!

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Your resume is the first impression you make, and first impressions are important.  You only get oneAs Legal Recruiters we read dozens of resumes a day, so we know what works.

Research has proven that the average resume gets looked at for a quick six seconds. 

For this reason, your resume needs to be concise, easy to read, and especially easy to digest. It also means that sometimes “less is more.”

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Topics: attorney recruiting, texas, resumes, legal

Happy Holidays from Texas and the Legal Recruiters at Momentum!

Posted by Momentum Legal on Mon, Dec 19, 2016

From Austin, Dallas, and Houston, we send you the warmest wishes this holiday season and throughout the coming year.   

Thanks to you, we were able to have our most successful year-to-date by every metric measured, for which we are very grateful.   

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Topics: dallas law jobs, texas, houston legal job, legal, austin law jobs

Texas Legal Recruiting remains strong in 2016 for In-house and Law Firm Jobs

Posted by Momentum Legal on Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Last week, Texas Monthly summarized the results of a new report from Citi Private Bank's Law Firm Group, that showed that demand at Texas law firms dropped by 7.1 percent the first half of 2016. 

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Topics: law jobs, texas, job market, legal

We're Recruiting Attorneys for In-house Legal and Compliance Jobs in Dallas and Austin!

Posted by Momentum Legal on Fri, Jul 08, 2016

While most have been enjoying summer vacations, the Texas legal recruiters at Momentum have been as busy as ever!   


We have two new exclusive, in-house openings in Dallas. 

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Topics: austin legal job, dallas law jobs, Compliance Position, legal, healthcare law


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


Posted by Momentum Legal on Thu, Feb 25, 2016

momentum-legal-job-search-attorney-recruiting-body-language-article.jpgThis recent article from Forbes details 10 mistakes people make in their body language.

We have found that attorneys who use good body language in their interviews are the candidates most likely to get called back, and the employers who use it while interviewing our candidates make the best impression on them.

Whether you're trying to land a new job, hire a new lawyer for your company, dealing with colleagues at work, giving a presentation to potential clients, speaking before a group, or trying to make good impression with your current clients, the ten body language tips in this article are dead-on.

Here they are, for those of you who want the "Cliff Notes" version:

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Topics: attorney recruiting, job search tips, texas business recruiting, legal, legal jobs, body language


Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Last week, we highlighted the positions we are working on in Austin. This week, we highlight our new Dallas openings.

The following law firms are both local or regional firms based in Dallas. As such, their associates have a better shot at making partner than at the mega-firms. Each of these firms has a storied past and significant presence in the Dallas market, as well as a long roster of Dallas-based clients.

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Topics: law jobs, dallas legal jobs, dallas law jobs, Jobs - Dallas, law firms, lawyers, Dallas, Corporate, legal

Happy New Year from Momentum!

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Jan 05, 2016

New Year's resolutions are a 2,000-year-old tradition in which a person makes a promise to do an act of self-improvement.

Many of us are still making resolutions today, often making two lists: our personal resolutions, as well a business list.  What is the secret to keeping our resolutions?

Simply wanting to change is not enough! We suggest you keep your goals realistic so that they are attainable, and share your resolutions with others so that you are not only accountable to yourself.

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Topics: legal

Leave Your In-house Law Job or Associate Position on a High Note - Texas Style!

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Dec 29, 2015

'Tis the season that many attorneys are planning a departure from their firm or company.

The reasons are many but may include a disappointing year-end bonus, personality conflicts, career advancement, culture fit, boredom or the age-old reason, compensation.

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Topics: Career, legal, departures, legal jobs