How to WIN the Talent War: Recruiting lateral attorneys (or anyone), more effectively. Much has been written about the Talent War raging in the legal industry in 2021. There are signing bonuses, guaranteed year-end bonuses and, according to American Lawyer Magazine, firms hiring associates without even an interview – and still the “war” rages on…

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OUR TEAM Veronica Pippard Advocate D: 303-825-4459 O: 303-825-2600 vpippard@targetedlegal.com Denver Veronica Pippard brings seven years of recruiting experience to The Advocates. Prior to joining The Advocates, she worked for one of the largest staffing firms in the US. During this time, she increased market presence, in addition to maximizing branch growth and sales. Veronica…

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Four Steps to Improve Attorney Retention (and Your Firm’s Profits) As I mentioned in my blog Has the “Great Resignation” Hit the Legal Profession? about law firm turnover, more attorneys are leaving their firms than ever before in 2021. Law firm turnover averages 16.7% among the AMLAW 200 over the past 12 months. That is…

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Great Resignation

Has the “Great Resignation” hit the legal profession? Law Firm turnover is up by over 32% for the running twelve months ending October vs ending March 2021. It is up over 22% over a typical year according to statistics compiled by The Advocates.   Articles about the “Great Resignation” under way abound as people coming…

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OUR TEAM Taha Ali Search Consultant O: 713-588-1594 C: 713-259-3422 tali@advocateshouston.com Houston Taha Ali came to The Advocates after 6+ years of consulting experience in the Sports and Tech industries. He grew up in Houston Texas and he attended the University of Houston where he received his bachelor’s in Communications and Kinesiology. As a Search…

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OUR TEAM Paula Cox Search Consultant O: 213-261-0611C: 323-691-0570pcox@advocatesla.comLos Angeles Paula Cox joined The Advocates bringing executive search, career counseling and job placement experience from the non-profit sector. Paula also spent several years generating new business in the communications space, providing strategic counsel around content creation and distribution to a broad range of brands in…

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OUR TEAM Kathryn Iribarren Executive Administrative Assistant O: 303-825-2600 kiribarren@targetedlegal.com Denver Kathryn Iribarren joined The Advocates after she spent 12 years working in customer service for an NFL team and 3 years as an Executive Assistant for a family company. Kathryn grew up in The Woodlands, Texas, and has lived most of her adult life…

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OUR TEAM Catherine Prendergast Search Consultant O: 213-261-0611 C: 949-239-2027 cprendergast@advocatesla.com Los Angeles Catherine joined The Advocates in 2021 as a founding member of the Los Angeles team. Prior to joining, Catherine enjoyed a diverse legal and business background throughout the US. This included contract negotiations, family law, court appointed receiverships, professional sports agency contractual…

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OUR TEAM Eileen Morcos-Rauchberg Search Consultant O: 213-261-0792 C: 213-248-4268 erauchberg@advocatesla.com Los Angeles Eileen joined The Advocates after having led senior-level executive searches for 11 years at Shirley Associates where she focused on placing top talent in some of California’s largest nonprofit organizations. She brings more than 20 year’s experience in public relations, crisis communications,…

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Hiring Starts to Recover in Pockets of Legal Profession — JULIA CARDI LAW WEEK COLORADO Needs have persisted for coronavirus-relevant legal issues, in-house legal departments The legal services sector saw slight job gains nationally in July, adding about 1,900 jobs over June, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The BLS does not keep Colorado-specific…

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