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The Demand From Texas Law Firms Continues To Be Strong in all Areas

We have opportunities for paralegals, law firm administrators and legal secretaries in Austin & Houston! We are currently working with several different law firms to help them find paralegals (litigation - PI and IP) and secretaries (litigation, oil & gas) of varying levels.  The firms vary from high-end litigation boutiques to a well-regarded local or [...]

Momentum Sponsors Legal Staffing Conference in Austin

Momentum was a Gold sponsor at this year’s Association of Legal Administrators conference in Austin. The theme “we’ve got the beat” was visible throughout the conference with many attendees dressed up as a favorite music performer – Willie Nelson was a popular choice. Allison McCowan & Mary Alice Naiser represented Momentum and were happy to [...]

Austin Legal Employers Take Note: Austin Enacts Ban-the-Box Ordinance

As legal recruiters who work in both staffing and attorney hires, Momentum often hires temporary workers who are placed on assignment with our law firm and company clients. We thus watched with interest as Austin debated and then passed its "ban the box" ordinance which precludes employers from asking about criminal histories until after an [...]

New Legal Staffing Openings in Austin, Dallas, and Houston!

Momentum's legal staffing recruiters in Texas have been busy opening and filling new legal jobs for law firms in Austin, Dallas, and Houston. We are seeking paralegals, legal assistants, and legal secretaries as follows: Multiple Law Firms in Austin are seeking litigation paralegals and/or legal secretaries to support litigation sections. These include position in large, [...]

Momentum Legal Recruiter Attends Houston Association of Legal Professionals Event

Amydell Beardshall, Momentum's legal staffing recruiter in Houston, attended HALP's Awards and Recognition Night on March 8th.   Houston Law Firm Administrators and the Attorneys they work with spent a fun evening enjoying dinner, a raffle, and announcing HALP's annual awards.  But the highlight  of the evening was a trivia game - on Legal Ethics [...]

Legal Staffing Jobs in Houston and Austin – Hiring Remains Strong at Law Firms

Momentum's Austin and Houston legal recruiters remain very busy with Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Legal Secretarial, and Contract Attorney jobs in both Austin and Houston. Here is a sampling of some of our current, "hot" openings: AUSTIN Contact Allison McCowan at allison@momentumlegal.com: Litigation Paralegal position for prestigious local firm in downtown Austin Legal Secretarial positions at national [...]

TEXAS LEGAL STAFFING EMPLOYERS: Prepare for 2016 with a Self-Audit in Employment Law

WITH THE EVER-CHANGING DEVELOPMENTS IN EMPLOYMENT LAW, IT IS WISE TO CHECK EACH YEAR TO MAKE CERTAIN YOUR FIRM IS COMPLIANT WITH CURRENT LAWS. CONFIRM THAT YOUR ORGANIZATION HAS THE TOOLS AND RESOURCES YOU NEED TO CREATE AND IMPLEMENT SUCCESSFUL H.R. PRACTICES THAT WILL ENSURE COMPLIANCE IN 2016! First, review all of your policies and [...]

PARALEGALS and OTHER LEGAL STAFF NEEDED in TEXAS!

WE ARE EXPERIENCING A SHORTAGE OF QUALIFIED, EXPERIENCED PARALEGALS IN EACH OF OUR TEXAS LEGAL MARKETS, AS WELL AS A SHORTAGE OF EXPERIENCED LEGAL ASSISTANTS AND SECRETARIES. Please email us at info@momentumlegal.com and let us know if you are interested in learning more about any of the following job openings we're currently trying to fill, or if [...]

Texas Legal Professionals: It’s Time for New Year Resolutions!

Happy New Year from all Legal Recruiters at Momentum Legal Staffing. New Year Resolutions are a 4,000 year-old tradition in which a person makes a promise to do an act of self-improvement. Many of us are still making resolutions today, often making 2 lists - our personal resolutions, as well a business list. What is [...]

Thank You for Recognizing That We Round Up the Best Talent in Texas!

Thank you to all Momentum clients, friends, and candidates who voted us #1 in our category for Best Texas-based Legal and Staffing Firm. We are honored to have received your vote!