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What Our Clients Are Saying
Legal Authority has helped thousands of attorneys and law students find new opportunities and new careers throughout the country. You would think that we have heard every possible story by now, every set of circumstances that led to success; but no, we haven't. Every client is different, and each one spins a different tale of his or her job search—pitfalls, promising opportunities, and philosophies.

Legal Authority would like to share some of these stories with you. While these can't indicate the level of success that you will necessarily have in your job search, they are certainly an indication of how people like yourself have felt about our service and product. Hopefully your letter can join these ranks soon!

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I recently took a position at a law firm in the suburbs of Philadelphia. Contact with this firm was initiated through my Legal Authority mailing. Thank you for your efficient and effective service.
-Jeff G.
Two years into my career, I wanted to switch tracks entirely and get into a firm doing "mainstream" litigation or transaction. I had gone to a school that was suffering from some image problems and, because of an illness in the family, did not take the bar exam until February. I then skipped around in various non-traditional jobs for two years. So in the rigid world of legal recruiters, I had the cards stacked against me. Even though I had done all kinds of interesting things both in and after law school, I wasn't considered "marketable" because I had taken the path less traveled.

I found it very difficult to attract the attention of hiring partners for positions posted on-line. I was convinced that Legal Authority was the way to go, so despite my tight budget, I signed up. My coordinator Caroline was incredibly supportive and thoughtful. She made great suggestions. The production staff was also very responsive and professional.

It's hard looking for a job, but Legal Authority helped me to find my "market". While I hope I don't have to repeat a job search anytime soon, I would use Legal Authority again in a heartbeat!
-C.N.
Two years into my career, I wanted to switch tracks entirely and get into a firm doing "mainstream" litigation or transaction. I had gone to a school that was suffering from some image problems and, because of an illness in the family, did not take the bar exam until February. I then skipped around in various non-traditional jobs for two years. So in the rigid world of legal recruiters, I had the cards stacked against me. Even though I had done all kinds of interesting things both in and after law school, I wasn't considered "marketable" because I had taken the path less traveled.

I found it very difficult to attract the attention of hiring partners for positions posted on-line. I was convinced that Legal Authority was the way to go, so despite my tight budget, I signed up. My coordinator Caroline was incredibly supportive and thoughtful. She made great suggestions. The production staff was also very responsive and professional.

It's hard looking for a job, but Legal Authority helped me to find my "market". While I hope I don't have to repeat a job search anytime soon, I would use Legal Authority again in a heartbeat!
-C.N.
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Legal Authority is effective

I was very, very hesitant about Legal Authority. It sounded like a good idea, and the marketing seemed great. Still, I was afraid that that was all that it was--just marketing. So I talked to an Employment Advocate and then waited about a week before getting started. During that week, I asked everyone I knew about Legal Authority. What finally helped me with my decision was that an associate at the law firm that I was clerking at told me that he used Legal Authority. I did not even tell him that I was looking for a job, but when he heard that I was, he called me in the office and told me about "the best-kept secret." He said Legal Authority had gotten him his last two jobs and he was planning to use them again in about six months. So I used the service and sent out 550 letters in New York. In about one week, I had set up six interviews, turned down three, and still had requests. I have just taken a job in the city of my dreams at a firm I love! Thank you, Legal Authority!
-C.B.
I sought a job in Chicago even though I hadn't taken the Illinois Bar. Legal Authority said no sweat. The result: 10 calls and two solid offers.
-Richard D.
I sent 300 letters and got three interviews within one week, and eight days after sending the letters, I had a great offer. I love the firm and the environment. I am enjoying my new job immensely, and the location is so perfect. Thank you again for all your help. I could not have done this without you or your company.
-Angela
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Legal Authority Exceeded My Expectations

I wanted to be a litigator, but didn't have experience and didn't think I could compete with people from prestigious law schools. I got four interviews and four offers. Thank you very much.
-Pete J.
The service provided by Legal Authority was excellent. I am thoroughly satisfied. I received from 10-15 calls by firms seeking an interview. I went on about 10 interviews. I decided to take a position with a family law firm that is about 10 minutes from my home. I am extremely happy.
-Christopher B.
I was doing litigation and hated it but saw no hope of moving into health care law. Legal Authority gave me a lot of hope and confidence when you said it could be done. I mailed 300 letters, got 26 interviews, three offers, and ended up in a big firm I thought was beyond my reach. Your service really is invaluable to those of us stuck in a horrible job.
-Victoria C.
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Legal Authority is Much Better than other Methods of Looking for a Legal Job

I just wanted to let you know that I accepted an offer and will be starting my new job. Thank you so for all of your help. I had my doubts about Legal Authority, and my husband was very reluctant. I decided that I was going to trust my instinct and go with your service. I sent out 500 resumes and cover letters and got a tremendous response. My letters were addressed for a Monday, and Tuesday I had two interviews scheduled. Every day, I was getting a new interview; I even had five scheduled for one day! All the recruiters who I talked to told me to use the Internet and look in the paper; they couldn't help me, because my background was strictly criminal. It was a wonderful feeling to know that I was still marketable and my criminal background was not going to hold me back. I accepted an offer after 14 interviews and never would have found my new position if it weren't for Legal Authority. Thank you so much for everything!!
-Linda W.
I obtained employment through Legal Authority's service. I doubt I would have been able to do this on my own. Thank you very much!
-Michael S.
You have amazed me. I was working in the Bay Area as a trademark attorney, and due to the economy, I was let go. I wanted to move to Los Angeles and do the same kind of work. I spoke with a number of recruiters and looked at legal advertisements on a daily basis, and I found nothing. I sent out resumes on my own and didn't have much luck. Not a single interview for a trademark position. Even the recruiters I spoke to didn't know about any openings. After working with your company, I sent my application to more than 100 different firms in the Los Angeles area that have trademark practices. Surprisingly, I got a number of interviews! In fact, I got an interview at a firm that I had never heard of before that does high-level trademark litigation. I was shocked. How could no one have known about this? The salary I was offered was also exceptional. I owe my success to you, Legal Authority. Thank you!
-Claudia
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Legal Authority Worked for Me

I am Class of 2003 and I have barely any legal experience, most of it took place in foreign countries. So far I have 4 interviews. Thanks, I was pretty nervous.
-Aaron
I thought about using Legal Authority after I used its sister company, Attorney Resume. At first, I was not sure if I needed a targeted mailing or even believed in it. After I talked with an Employment Advocate and learned just how such a mailing could help me, I signed on. I sent out about 145 letters on a Wednesday, and I got calls for interviews on that Friday and Saturday. I am still interviewing and have two offers so far!
-N.D.
I honestly thought I had no chance because I haven't passed the bar yet, but I just got called for an interview! THANK YOU!
-W. A
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Legal Authority is a Good Value for Money

My results are like one of those credit card commercials.
Cost of law school: $90,000.
Cost of BarBri and Bar Exam in California: $2,500.
Cost of sending out 550 resumes throughout Southern California: $1,300.00.
Receiving 10 interviews and two job offers in two weeks: Priceless.
Thanks for all your help.
-B.O.
Thanks to Legal Authority, I went from a $35K paralegal at a top firm to an actual attorney making $80K at a mid-sized firm. I'm getting to do the IP work that I wanted, and I got several interviews out of the 300 or so letters I sent out. This was one investment I'm proud of. Thanks.
-T.H.
I was a JAG attorney in Virginia, and Legal Authority got me a real estate job in New York City despite my lack of experience. Well, 580 letters later, I got three interviews and two offers. This is a service that I will recommend to all of my military attorney colleagues because even though it's expensive, it's the best money I've ever spent.
-Sheila S.
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I thought about using Legal Authority after I used its sister company, Attorney Resume. At first, I was not sure if I needed a targeted mailing or even believed in it. After I talked with an Employmen...
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