Legal Search

j. phillips legal search, llc


Reliable, diligent & effective

J. Phillips Legal Search is a national recruiting firm that specializes in placing full-time attorneys with law firms and legal departments. We are dedicated to providing reliable and valuable recruitment services for all attorney candidates and clients. We strive for excellence in everything we do.  Call us to schedule a meeting, or use our contact form to determine if J. Phillips' services are right for you.

Check out our current openings! Not all opportunities are posted, so please send inquiries to to see whether we're working on a confidential opening that fits your background.  


Clients (law firms and legal departments):  

  • Serve as a resource by providing intel and updates on the legal market.
  • Provide efficient and effective recruiting services for associates and partners within every practice area.
  • Understand the client's specific needs to ensure we find the best, most qualified talent for each position.
  • Maintain regular communication with clients throughout the entire recruitment process to ensure a seamless placement.
  • Provide honest feedback and creative solutions for more difficult attorney searches. 

Attorney Candidates (associates and partners): 

  • Review resumes, deal sheets, and business plans. Provide suggestions on content and format. 
  • Serve as a reliable resource for attorneys actively seeking new employment.  Provide consistent intel and updates on the legal market to passive (and active) candidates.
  • Determine which firms and legal departments are a good fit for candidates based on experience and career goals.
  • Provide preparation materials and advice to each attorney candidate preparing for an interview. 
  • Extend offers of employment to candidates and negotiate compensation packages with clients.



Denver, CO

Minneapolis, MN