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National Association of Law Placement (NALP)
The premier resource for information on legal employment and recruiting. Research legal hiring and salary information.
American Bar Association Careers in Law
Information on the different practice areas in law.
Variety of legal resources as well as a database of lawyers searchable by practice field or location.

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Martindale Directory
Locate law firms by location, size and specialization.
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO)
SEO provides superior educational and career programs to young people from underserved communities to maximize their opportunities for college and career success. The program includes a premier summer internship in corporate law and other fields.
National Federation of Paralegal Associations
The career site of the national Federation of Paralegal Associates. Job listings by state, career talk, resources, paralegal directory, directory of recruiters, and more.
National Association of Legal Assistants
NALA provides current information about the profession, continuing education materials and seminars, networking opportunities, professional certification programs, occupational survey findings and manuals to help paralegals excel in the workplace.