OUR TEAM Liz Daugherty Search Consultant O: 303-825-2600ldaugherty@targetedlegal.comDenver Liz Daugherty started at The Advocates in 2009. She grew up in Jackson, WY and the midwest, and she attended the University of Minnesota-Duluth where she received her Bachelor of Applied Science in Psychology. After college, Liz worked as a teacher at a residential treatment center and…

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OUR TEAM Clay Barnett Managing Search Consultant D: 303-606-1384O: 303-825-2600cbarnett@targetedlegal.comDenver Clay joined The Advocates in 2019 after having been an attorney in Denver for nearly fifteen years as well as having served in a management role focused on recruiting attorneys and staff. As an attorney, Clay’s practice focused primarily on civil litigation matters and he…

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OUR TEAM Ellen Pepper Search Consultant D: 303-825-4457O: 303-825-2600epepper@targetedlegal.comDenver Ellen joined The Advocates in 2016 as a search consultant. Prior to The Advocates, she practiced immigration law at Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, worked as a fellow for the Chief Justice at the Colorado Supreme Court, and was a project manager in the design and marketing…

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OUR TEAM Shelby Kealy Managing Director Philadelphia O : 215-883-8736 C: 303-551-8070 skealy@targetedlegal.com Philadelphia Shelby Kealy joined The Advocates in 2011 and she serves as a search consultant focusing on lateral placements. Prior to joining the Advocates she was a Finance and Production Consultant for a multi-million dollar energy corporation and was the Marketing Director…

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OUR TEAM Marcus Ollig President D: 303-825-4456 O: 303-825-2600 mollig@targetedlegal.com Along with managing The Advocates and Targeted Legal Staffing Solutions, Marcus’ practice at the Advocates is focused on partner level placements and consulting services. Marcus is a business veteran with over 25 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. The Advocates’ and…

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The Advocates hires three new people! The Advocates hires three new people!   (vocational irony finally disrupted…)   I often talk about how difficult it is to hire at our firm. It takes a rare set of traits to succeed in an environment that mixes roles such as sales and coaching in such an integral…

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Forbes Recognizes The Advocates Forbes recognizes The Advocates as the top Legal Industry-focused Executive Search firm in the US!   Thanks to our incredible team, friends, candidates, and clients, I am excited to announce that Forbes once again recognized The Advocates as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting/Search firms from over 17,000 nominations! In a…

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The Advocates Expands, Opens Dallas Office TOP DENVER BASED LEGAL SEARCH FIRM OPENS IN DALLAS   Denver, December 1, 2017 – The Advocates, a legal search firm headquartered in Denver, Colorado, announced today the opening of their Dallas, Texas office. Marcus Ollig, President and Founder of The Advocates, selected Jillian Hebert as the first member…

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Is sharing your salary with co-workers a good idea? Sharing Salary with Co-Workers by Marcus Ollig   There has been a lot written lately regarding discussing your pay with co-workers as part of a broader movement toward pay transparency. There are three main arguments generally proposed in favor of talking to co-workers about pay. Pay…

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Forbes Honors The Advocates In a survey of 4500 clients and candidates and 30,000 Executive Recruiters, The Advocates was one of only two Legal Industry specific search firms chosen nationally. Further, we are one of only three firms chosen in Colorado and the only Legal Industry search firm chosen from this state. What a wonderful…

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