Dallas Bar Association

Legal Secretarial Placement Service

LOOKING FOR A LEGAL SECRETARY OR LEGAL ASSISTANT?

ARE YOU A LEGAL SECRETARY OR LEGAL ASSISTANT LOOKING FOR A JOB?

The Dallas Bar Association provides an informal free service to its members by providing Legal Assistant and Legal Secretarial resumes to attorneys seeking to fill these positions.

This member benefit service operates as follows:

  • Applicants for secretarial positions are asked to completed a standard skills form and attach it to their resume.
  • Legal Assistants are asked to provide their resume to the DBA.
  • The Legal Assistant and Secretarial information is kept on file in the Dallas Bar office for a period of one month from the date of receipt.
  • Resumes are sent to Dallas Bar members upon request for a one-month period. Attorneys wishing to receive resumes for a longer period of time must advise the Dallas Bar Association.

HERE IS EXACTLY HOW IT WORKS FOR ATTORNEYS SEEKING TO HIRE LEGAL SECRETARIES/LEGAL ASSISTANTS

When attorneys make inquiries regarding secretarial or legal assistant prospects, they are mailed a copy of all the resumes at that time, irrespective of desired qualifications. It is then the responsibility of each attorney to contact the secretarial or legal assistant applicant of his choosing. Resumes are mailed to attorneys for a one-month period.

If you wish to receive a packet of resumes, contact Teddi Rivas or (214) -220-7400.

**Resumes are distributed only to inquiring attorneys who are members of the Dallas Bar Association.

HERE IS EXACTLY HOW IT WORKS FOR LEGAL SECRETARIES/LEGAL ASSISTANTS SEEKING POSITIONS

If you are seeking a legal secretary position, click here to obtain the standard skills form. Return the completed form withyour resume to the address below. 

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If you are seeking a legal assistant position forward your resume to the address below.

 

Dallas Bar Association
Attention: Teddi Rivas
2101 Ross Avenue 
Dallas, Texas  75201

 

**For those secretaries and legal assistants presently employed, every effort is made to keep resumes confidential with respect to current employers, if so requested.

 

**The Dallas Bar Association cannot guarantee a secretary or legal assistant a specific distribution nor will an individual record be kept of the firms receiving resumes.

 

Since this is a free service, please be considerate of the absence of personal, individual attention. It is our desire to effectively accommodate the greatest number of attorneys, legal secretaries and legal assistants as possible.

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