Who are Lawyer’s Staffing’s candidates?
Lawyer’s Staffing candidates are attorneys, paralegals and legal support staff ranging from senior level attorneys to receptionists.
How are candidates selected?
We continually search the market for skilled legal professionals. Our extensive network allows us to find qualified candidates for most roles.
Our candidates undergo an evaluation process that includes a detailed application, skills inventory and preference analysis, a thorough face-to-face interview and evaluation, and reference checks. We conduct background checks upon request. Only candidates who successfully complete these requirements are selected to represent Lawyer’s Staffing.
What kind of experience do Lawyer’s Staffing recruiters possess?
Experienced lawyers founded Lawyer’s Staffing and all our recruiters were former attorneys, JD's, or paralegals. Therefore, we are familiar with the rigorous standards demanded by the legal profession. Our commitment to quality means we provide professionals who meet the highest possible standards of expertise, integrity and professionalism.
Does Lawyer’s Staffing support the legal community?
Yes, Lawyer’s Staffing supports and sponsors the following legal associations:
- Virginia State Bar
- Tidewater Paralegal Association
- Virginia Bar Association
- Virginia Peninsula Paralegal Association
- Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
- National Association of Legal Secretaries
- American Bar Association
- Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
- Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
- Virginia Women Attorneys Association
- Virginia Beach Bar Association
- Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association
- Newport News Bar Association
- Richmond Bar Association
- Hampton Roads Association of Legal Administrators
- Henrico Bar Association
- Virginia Local Government Paralegal Association
- Association of Legal Administrators
- Virginia Beach Legal Staff Association
- Richmond Association of Legal Assistants
What benefits are offered to temporary employees?
Lawyer’s Staffing offers its team of temporary employees an array of benefits, including holiday pay, regular performance bonuses, career counseling, 401(k), and direct deposit, and access to healthcare benefits that can include visual and dental.
Why should I work for Lawyer’s Staffing?
Lawyer’s Staffing is the mid-Atlantic’s preeminent provider of legal staffing solutions for law firms and corporations. We offer access to the entire legal market and can identify the best opportunity available to you above and beyond classified ads. Lawyer’s Staffing can also provide you with the opportunity to create a flexible schedule as well as the ability to experience several different legal environments.
Who will be conducting my interview?
An experienced legal recruiter will conduct your interview and assist you throughout the employment process. All Lawyer’s Staffing recruiters are either attorneys, JD's, or paralegals and have significant experience in both recruiting and the law. Therefore, they are extremely familiar with the needs and requirements of today’s legal profession.
How often do I get paid?
Lawyer’s Staffing issues paychecks weekly on Fridays. You will have funds directly deposited into your bank account at no additional charge.
Am I an independent contractor?
No, you are an employee of Lawyer’s Staffing and therefore subject to the usual taxation. You will receive a W-2 from Lawyer’s Staffing for every year you are employed by us.
How long will it take to find me a job?
Placement hinges on several factors, including experience, availability, and the needs of our clients. We cannot guarantee placement within a specific time frame, however, we will inform you of positions meeting your qualifications as they become available.
Who are your clients?
Lawyer’s Staffing works with the majority of Virginia’s law firms ranging from solo practitioners to international law firms as well as corporate legal departments, government agencies and title companies in and around Richmond, Hampton Roads, and Northern VA as well as in the Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte NC areas.
Do I have to pay a fee to work with Lawyer’s Staffing?
No. Lawyer’s Staffing is paid by our clients to locate the best candidates available for their open positions. No fee is charged to our candidates.
In which geographic locations do you place candidates?
We have offices in Richmond, Hampton Roads, McLean VA and and Raleigh and Charlotte, NC therefore have clients in Tidewater, the Peninsula, Richmond and surrounding areas, Northern Virginia, Charlotte NC, and the Raleigh-Durham NC areas.
How will I know where my resume is sent?
Lawyer’s Staffing does not submit your resume to any of its clients without first discussing the position with you to determine your level of interest.
What is the registration process?
First, our legal recruiters will review your resume. If we determine that your experience level is such that we can place you, you will be contacted for a phone interview. An in depth, face-to-face interview is scheduled following the successful completion of a phone interview. At this time, the recruiter will discuss with you your employment history, education, salary expectations, geographic preferences, and intangibles. References will be checked and background checks will be conducted. Once we are satisfied that you will be a good match for our clients, you be invited to join our pool of candidates.