Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog


Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Mon, Jan 29, 2018
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The Dallas Metroplex area and Austin continue to top lists as best places to find a job in 2018, as reported by Marcy de Luna of culturemap Austin. See As with the job market overall, we continue to see the strongest growth and demand in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and in Central Texas, but with Houston on an upward trend and improving as well.

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Topics: texas, Dallas, Austin, Interesting Articles

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: legal, texas, resumes, attorney recruiting

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

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

Posted by Momentum Legal on Wed, Nov 23, 2016

We have two exclusive, in-house openings in Dallas and Nashville for an M&A lawyer and healthcare lawyer, respectively. 

Both positions involve sophisticated and challenging work, with autonomy and flexibility, as well as predictable hours and competitive compensation. 

We are also helping an Austin company on an exclusive basis hire a new, senior level Compliance Officer with AML and BSA experience.

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Topics: legal jobs, texas, dallas law jobs, austin law jobs, nashville law jobs

In-House M&A Attorney Needed for Dallas Company

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Sep 13, 2016

Momentum has been engaged on an exclusive basis by a growing and well-regarded Dallas-based company seeking a transactional attorney to support its Development Group. 

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Topics: texas, Dallas, legal jobs, Attorney, Management, acquisition, Inhouse

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: legal, texas, job market, law jobs

Momentum is Recruiting Litigation Attorneys for Austin Jobs

Posted by Momentum Legal on Thu, Aug 04, 2016

The demand from Texas law firms continues to be very strong for litigation associates and paralegals in Austin. 

We are currently working with several different law firms to help them find permanent associates of varying levels and varying litigation experience. 

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Topics: Jobs - Austin, lawyers, texas, legal jobs, paralegal jobs

Interviewing Tips for Texas Lawyers seeking new Jobs: Establish Trust, then Competence

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Jul 19, 2016

In this article, Harvard Psychologist Amy Cuddy says that her research indicates that when meeting people for the first time, we quickly make a decision about whether:

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Topics: legal jobs, texas, job interview tips, Austin, Dallas, Houston

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

Texas Lawyers win U.T. Law Alumni Awards

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Jun 07, 2016

The U.T. Law Alumni Association and its Dean are honoring six Texas lawyers with various alumni awards.

Momentum Search Partners focuses on recruiting and  legal placements in Texas and a sizeable percentage of our candidates and client contacts are U.T. Law alums.

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Topics: law jobs, texas, legal recruiters, University of Texas