Advice for Associates |

Featured Articles

Article of the Week

How to Advance Your Career By Relocating to Another Area of the Country as an Attorney: ....

Attorneys who decide to relocate to another city to practice can be very attractive to a law firm, particularly if they relocate alone.This can signify that this attorney will be loyal to the firm because he or she has no one else.To relocate, you really have to know yourself and understand why you....

Read Article

The Top 5 Long-Term Benefits of Attorneys Remaining Employed With a Single Law Firm

What are some of the long-term benefits of remaining employed with a single law firm throughout your career? You might be surprised to learn what some of them are.....

Read Article

Why a Law Degree is Actually a Business License: Why Attorneys Should Treat their Legal ....

One of the main issues people don’t understand about law is that law is a business.Furthermore, some lawyers tend to not understand that their legal careers are also businesses.Find out why you should treat your law career as a business in order to succeed.At the outset, it is important to realize....

Read Article

How Law Firms Choose to Interview and Hire Attorneys and Law Students: The Only Three ....

A law firm is only concerned with these three questions when they evaluate applicants. Learn more about these three questions below:....

Read Article

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Legal Recruiting Coordinators and Their Role ....

Learn why law firms use legal recruiting coordinators and the important part they play in the hiring process for big law firms.....

Read Article

Associate Career Advice

View All

Associate Q & A

View All

Attorney Work-Life Balance

View All

Moving Up or Moving On

View All

Navigating Law Firm Life

View All

Networking & Business Development

View All


Sort by

I have friends at a number of the firms I am interested in. Wouldn’t I be better served to go through my contacts than by submitting applications through a legal recruiter?

Question: I have friends at a number of the firms I am interested in. Wouldn’t I be better served to go through my con....

Read Article

Five-Part Mindset for Legal Job Search Success

Getting a new legal job can be exciting but daunting at the same time. There are so many things to think about, from whe....

Read Article

BCG Attorney Search’s Top 10 Most Popular Articles of 2020

Read BCG Attorney Search’s top articles from 2020.....

Read Article

The Legal Profession Needs Advocates—Not Firm or School Snobs, Paper Pushers, or Money Grubbers

There is only one thing attorneys need to be successful.It does not matter where you went to school or how you did there....

Read Article

What Strategies Do You Have to Recommend for Applying to Law Firms That Do Not Have Openings?

You can research the firms in your practice area, and you can find the firms that do the kind of work in your practice a....

Read Article

For Legal Internships That Were More Than Five Years Ago, Should They Be Listed (e.g., 2011 to 2013)?

If they were in law school, and you worked in an area that's relevant to what you're doing, or they were with a prestigi....

Read Article

How Can I Be Recognized for My Work as an Attorney and Not as a Politician?

**I've been practicing since 1996. My first eight years were in firms—litigation and real estate—and the last part o....

Read Article
We've changed thousands of lives over the past 20 years, and yours could be next.

When you use BCG Attorney Search you will get an unfair advantage because you will use the best legal placement company in the world for finding permanent law firm positions.

BCG Attorney Search #1 Legal Recruiter
The 2021 State of
the Legal Market

The Top 20 Reasons the 2020 Legal Market Was So Unique and
Harrison’s 118 Predictions for the 2021 Legal Market

click here