Legal Employment

Career Services Manager (CSM)
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Relocation Calculator
This calculator allows you to determine the salary you would need to make in a new city, based on cost-of-living differences.

Findlaw for Legal Professionals

USA Jobs

Federal Bureau of Investigation Careers

Federal Communications Commissions' Employment Opportunity

Microsoft Corporation Lists of Job Opportunities in the US and Internationally


Checklist of Placement Resources in the Law Library

General Directories

  • The AALS Directory of Law Teachers
  • The Alphabetical Directory of Attorneys in New York State
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • The Insider’s Guide to Law Firms
  • Law Firms Yellow Book: Who’s Who in the Management of the Leading Law Firms Law & Business Directory of Environmental Attorneys
  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

International Directories

  • Butterworths International Law Directory
  • Lawyer’s Register International by Specialties and Fields of Law Including a Directory of Corporate Counsel
  • World Legal Directory: A Comprehensive Computerized Directory of Judges, Lawyers, Teachers of Law Courts, Law Schools, Law Libraries and Bar Associations in 145 Countries

Judicial Directories

  • Almanac of the Federal Judiciary
  • The American Bench: Judges of the Nation
  • BNA’s Directory of State Courts, Judges and Clerks
  • Judicial Yellow Book: Who’s Who in Federal and State Courts

Specialty Law Directories

  • Directory of Corporate Counsel
  • Law & Business Directory of Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Law & Business Directory of Environmental Attorneys
  • Law & Business Directory of Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • Public Interest Job Search Guide: Harvard Law School’s Handbook & Directory for Law Students and Lawyers Seeking Public Service Work

Law Related Directories

  • Corporate Yellow Book: Who’s Who at the Leading U.S. Companies
  • Government Affairs Yellow Book: Who’s Who in Government Affairs
  • Municipal Yellow Book: Who’s Who in the Leading City & County Governments and Local Authorities
  • State Yellow Book

Nontraditional Career Sources

  • Breaking Traditions: Work Alternatives for Lawyers.  ABA, Section of Law Practice Management
  • JD Preferred: 400+ Things You Can Do with a Law Degree (Other than Practice Law)
  • Landing a Non-Traditional Legal Job
  • Non-legal Careers for Lawyers
  • Turning Points: New Paths and Second Careers for Lawyers

Handbooks and Résumés Writing

  • Best Résumés for Attorneys
  • Changing Jobs: A Handbook for Lawyers for the 1990’s
  • Guerrilla Tactics for Getting the Legal Job of Your Dreams
  • Living with the Law: Strategies to Avoid Burnout and Create Balance
  • Resumes for Law Careers

Bar Admissions and Bar Requirements Information

  • Law and Legal Information Directory
  • The Lawyer’s Almanac
  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Digest

Prepared by Gretchen Feltes, Preservation/Reference Librarian