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"The most common means of obtaining a job was a letter or other "self-initiated contact" with the employer..."
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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 just wanted to email and say THANK YOU!! I don't know if you remember me, but I used that other company to do a mailing and it was so bad that I was about to give up completely and move back home with my parents. You were very helpful over the phone and I felt like you really listened to me and counseled me on my issues. You were right, too - all I needed was to get something of higher quality to the right firm at the right time. So far, I've gotten four interviews, and I only sent the letters out a week ago. This is GREAT! I'll keep you updated as I go on the interviews, too.
-S.B.
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.
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.
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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.
After struggling with writing my own resume and cover letter, I had Legal Authority take over. I was extremely pleased with how Legal Authority redesigned the entire look and style of my resume and cover letter, giving them a more professional image. Thanks, Legal Authority, for doing such an amazing job!
-Todd G.
I have been so impressed with Legal Authority. The service that I have received has been outstanding, and the materials that I have been provided with have been above and beyond what I expected. I think very highly of Legal Authority and would recommend it to any attorney looking for a professional and reliable service.
-Andy R.
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Legal Authority Exceeded My Expectations

I got an offer in Louisville! Combined litigation and transactional just like I wanted. I had feared that my experience was too heavy on the public sector and my social work stuff to interest a firm, but you guys really pulled it off. Thanks again!
-Chris
Just wanted to thank you for all your help. I found a great little firm where I'm much happier and I owe it all to you. This place is just the right size, not too small not too big, and the people are very chill. The firm does both transactional and litigation work, and I'm getting great experience. I got quite a high number of interviews, I'd say close to 10 places, plus I got calls even after accepting this job, from great places like Boies Schiller and Littler Mendelsohn. Anyway, it all worked out and I'm very grateful, especially considering how bad the market seems to be these days.

You're the best!
-Veronica
Amazing. I was on medical leave, but still got 10 interviews and I'm still getting calls three weeks later. Legal Authority rocks!
-Tony L.
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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 went to school in another state and was trying to break into the Los Angeles market. I had used all of my connections and talked to everyone I knew. There were lots of promises of help, but NOTHING panned out. I turned to Legal Authority as my last hope. I did a search in Los Angeles and sent out 600 letters and got eight interviews. I just accepted a position making $85,000 per year, with the promise of a raise in six months. I KNOW I WOULD HAVE NOT FOUND THIS JOB WITHOUT LEGAL AUTHORITY!!!!!
-J.S.
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.
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Legal Authority Worked for Me

I can't believe I got a job in New York City when things are so tough. It took a lot of letters, but, frankly, I am just happy that I was able to overcome going to a bottom-tier school. I referred the next law clerk who is replacing me to you guys. Watch out!
-Rob
I can't believe it. I found a job even before the results of my Bar Exam were final. All of my friends have yet to find something, but I will tell them about you guys (now that I'm employed, they won't be competition).
-Phil K.
Just an update: I've had three firms contact me. One for a position I wasn't interested in (ERISA), and two of which I've already had a formal phone interview. Of those two, I haven't heard back from one yet (it's been about 10 days since the phone interview); the other invited me back, and is flying me to interview at their office next week to meet with several people.
-Patrick S.
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Legal Authority is a Good Value for Money

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 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.
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.
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I already have 11 interviews lined up, and the calls still keeping pouring in for more. All this has happened within only three weeks after I sent out the personalized mailings that Legal Authority pr...
- Tony

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 offere...
- James P.

I was worried that, after paying a grand, I wouldn't get results from mailing 654 letters. Well check this out: I put them all in the mail on Tuesday (9/2), had a call back that Thursday (9/4), an int...
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