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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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Thanks for your advice. One of the interviews went really well and the other two were just OK mainly because I wasn't as interested or familiar with their areas of practice (medical malpractice) as I was with the other firm (general practice). At the interview that went really well, I managed to go through rounds with all the partners, but was edged out by a candidate that had more trial experience. I will follow up with the firms that haven't contacted me yet. My friends from my graduating class tell me that I am doing REALLY well compared to most and some of them are probably going to call you.
-Melissa T.
Legal Authority gave me a chance to get my name and experience out there. The resume you did for me was such a good representation of my expertise. I had eleven interviews and several job offers.
-heather
I was an out-of-work litigator and was desperate. My Legal Authority counselor calmed me down and redid my entire written presentation. I got the interview I sought, and it's right here in Denver.
-Jon H.
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Legal Authority is effective

I was practicing in a small firm where I saw no growth opportunity for myself (I am a litigator who used to be in insurance). I got an offer from a place where I feel I can get on partner track. Thanks. I needed this.
-Robert
As a second-year law student at a top-20 law school, I was pretty sure that my career services office had my job search covered. I found out, after on-campus interviewing netted zero interviews, that I was wrong. I'm glad I used you guys. Out of the 250 or so letters I sent out, I got more interviews than I expected, but that wasn't the really surprising part. I got NINE job offers! I've got a great summer job that will definitely lead into a position once I graduate. I can't thank you enough. You guys really did a great job!
-Christine B.
My letters resulted in one interview that would have developed into more, I'm sure, had I not gotten an offer from another firm first! Thank you for your help in my job search. Even as a graduate of a top-tier law school, I found your service and advice to be on point and extremely beneficial. Why would anyone want to work with a recruiter?
-Mark
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Legal Authority Exceeded My Expectations

I tried my own mailing, but marketing myself did not work. The counselor I spoke with explained how sending out 20 or 30 letters randomly isn't even worth my time. I turned the reins over to Legal Authority and you helped me send out 560 letters throughout the Bay Area. I got six interviews and a solid offer. The firm is great, and I never would have found it my way.
-Jennifer R.
I mailed about 525 envelopes yesterday, and have already received two calls back from lawyers interested in hiring me. One call led to a temporary research job working with a lawyer, and he has offered me $20 per hour for the job. The typical research clerk positions, suitable for pre-licensed grads, coming off the school job board have been offering like $16 or less. This lawyer who hired me -- after a five minute conversation -- understands that I'm still looking for a permanent job. So this first little legal job comes as a drink of cool water on a desert eve.

So thank you for the help. Legal Authority has factually done more for my career in one day than my law school could do in three years. The law school could easily say, "why don't you apply every year to about a quarter of the legal job market in our area, here's a database with mail merge." But they don't.

The first job is the hardest job to get, and the little break that I needed has already been attained.

Sincere Thanks!
-James P.
As an eighth-year attorney from a low-ranked law school, I hoped to move from Florida to Colorado, but ''experts' said I'd be lucky if I could even find contract work. Legal Authority got me 11 interviews in Denver and several offers. It's definitely more than I expected, and I am very impressed with your company. Thank you.
-Ken F.
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Legal Authority is Much Better than other Methods of Looking for a Legal Job

As a third-year law student, I tried marketing myself and got nowhere. I needed serious help to find a patent job, and my Career Services Office was useless. I used your company to send out 650 letters to patent firms, and I've gotten interviews and serious offers on the table already.
-Amy Z.
I recently accepted an attractive offer of full-time employment that, but for Legal Authority, I never would have gotten. After months of trying to work with recruiters to no avail, I tried your service and had an interview scheduled in two days. More followed, including callbacks and a couple of offers. It was nice to be in the position of choosing, and without you I could not have done that. Thank you!
-Hannah B.
Some people said that because I went to a top-10 school, I didn't need any extra help outside of the career services office (actually, I think those people worked for the career services office). But they did not get me any interviews, and you did. Thank you so much.
-Cara
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Legal Authority Worked for Me

Dear Legal Authority Crew - Wanted to let you know that out of the 200 letters, I have gotten four interviews so far. I'm optimistic that more will come. Can't believe it, though, because most attorneys who have been practicing as long as I have (almost 20 years - yikes!) have to have a book of business before a firm will even consider them. You've been great.
-Lorraine
Thank you for your work! I have already gotten five interviews, and it's only been about eight days since I sent my letters out. I had always heard that if you don't have a job by January of your third year of law school, you don't have a chance, but obviously, that's wrong. I'm really excited about my prospects, and I told many of my fellow graduates to give you a call. Thanks again.
-Heather
Hello, I am a recent grad of a top 50 school. I also speak fluent Japanese and spent two years living there. In my prior career I was an intelligence analyst. I have 1 interview so far from the mailing. I'll keep you posted.
-Mark
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Legal Authority is a Good Value for Money

Whoever said it's impossible to find a job fresh out of law school and without a bar license obviously has never met Legal Authority. I didn't have any problem at all! During my last year of law school, I approached my career services for help in finding a job back in my home state. While they were great with me, they just didn't have the resources to help.

Then, someone suggested the targeted mailing scheme. Since I didn't know much about it, I didn't really care to follow up on it. It wasn't until after the bar that the reality of the real world finally kicked in, and I decided to contact Legal Authority. It was the BEST decision I ever made! AND the BEST investment ever!

Caroline Lee was absolutely wonderful!! She listened to my goals and suggested an attack plan that proved to be quite effective. The legal staff was great, too. They helped me write a very impressive cover letter and resume that my employer still raves about! I was really lucky to have found Legal Authority, and especially, Caroline.

Two weeks after I mailed out my cover letter and resume, I secured five interviews and had offers on the table that I simply couldn't resist. I am now with a very prestigious mid-sized west-coast law firm, practicing in the corporate/commercial litigation and estate planning sections. Exactly what I wanted and wished for! I could not have asked for a better gift this year. Thank you, Legal Authority!
-B.C.
I would like to thank you for all of your help during this process. I truly could not have done it without you or Legal Authority. Given the nature of the profession, I believe that an attorney looking for a job must consider Legal Authority a necessary, indispensable service. The cost is money well spent. As a person who tried to find a job on his own once, my advice to others is: don't do it. Your likelihood of finding the best position is drastically reduced. After using Legal Authority, I received 10 requests for interviews! For this reason, I was able to make an informed choice that best suited me, rather than settle for a firm because it was the only one that offered me a job. I can assure you, this is a much better position to be in. I intend to recommend Legal Authority to all of my friends in the profession who are looking for other positions.

Thanks again.
-Mike M.
I got two more calls today. This is so incredible. And ****** just sent me a letter today, asking me to call and interview as well. I've done a lot of targeted mailing before. I have never had any sort of response like this. I've gotten at LEAST 60 letters back, some very terse and two sentences, the standard thank-you-very-much-but-not-interested, but also MANY entire-page-length letters asking me to please write back later in case something opens up. The money I sent you guys was probably the best investment I've ever made. I really wanted to change jobs and get into a firm next school term, and firms are like in a bidding war for me to clerk for them or something. This is so FUN! I have five firm offers! I don't know what to DO!??? I am telling all my friends at school about you! YOU GUYS ARE SO MUCH BETTER THAN THE CAREER SERVICES OFFICE and ON CAMPUS INTERVIEWING! YOUR ADS ARE REALLY TRUE!

Thank you!

Every interview - practically - I went on was so intensely interesting.

Thanks again.
-Philip
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