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Law Enforcement and Legal Jobs and Job Search Resources

This page contains job search websites and employment resources for professionals seeking career opportunities in law enforcement and criminal justice. If you are seeking employment opportunities within a specific geography we invite you to also review the job search resources listed in the Jobs by State section of our website.
Law Enforcement and Legal Job Sites:
  • The Affiliates – This site, free to job-seekers, focuses on job-placement for experienced project and full-time legal professionals. Positions may include legal and paralegal support professionals in corporate legal departments and law firms, as well as a variety of positions for attorneys.
  • American Lawyer Media’s Attorney Positions – Use this site to browse through a current network of legal newspapers to find numerous job-listings for attorneys. The listings posted on this site are based upon paid ads from the company’s legal newspaper and include more than 90 percent of the U.S. legal market.
  • – Use this site to browse our legal events calendar, post your resume, or to search through a number of job-opportunity listings by area of specialty (civil litigation, bankruptcy, family law, etc.) or job title (legal secretary, paralegal, attorney etc.). Free access of this site is available to job-seekers.
  • Attorney Job Network – From Klein, Landau, Romm & North, Inc., look no further, this site has got it all! This site is an attorney’s direct guide to finding a new professional position.
  • Barrister Referrals, Ltd. – Use this site to search job-listings by area. Available positions generally include attorney positions, both nationally and internationally, in law firms and in-house.
  • EmplawyerNet – Specifically designed for those searching for jobs within the legal field, this site gives job-seekers the opportunity to post their resumes both publicly and anonymously, to add their personal credentials to a large candidate database, to make connections with others in the legal field, and to search through various job listings. This site is free to job-seekers, although you must register in order to use the services provided.
  • Chicago Legal Search Ltd. – Various attorney positions are available in the Chicago area. Although a privacy policy is not currently in affect, resumes are wanted.
  • FAA’s Federal Air Marshal Service – Due to the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, qualified individuals are urgently needed to fill a variety of job positions. This site from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration can be used to find out more information and to apply for available jobs.
  • FindLaw’s Career Center – This site offers a law firm directory, career advice, salary information, a message board, and job-listings for national and some international attorney positions. Some secretarial and other legal positions are also posted. The site does post a privacy policy. However, resumes are not collected.
  • – Searching for a job as an investment professional, attorney, or technical expert? Register with this site and receive e-mails containing available job listings. Once you find an employment opportunity you’re interested in, apply through the Website at no cost. Access to this site is available free to job-seekers.
  • Ira Wilsker’s Law Enforcement Sites – From city, county, and state, to corrections, campus police, US Federal agencies, international organizations and more, this site offers a widespread list of links to a myriad of law enforcement Websites. Search for an organization that appeals to you and peruse their employment section.
  • – job listings and resume posting for police offers and law enforcement professionals.
  • –This site offers a far-reaching list of links that will connect you to various police department Websites.
  • LawEnforcementJobs – Interested in a job law enforcement? Use this site to search through an assortment of job listings by area, sector, position, or date. Included are positions in animal control, 911 calls, local, state, and federal law enforcement and much more. In addition, this Web site features a list of links that are connected with local police department sites; searchable by city within U.S. states. A privacy policy, audited by TRUSTe is also available.
  • LawJobs – Use this site to search through a wide variety of job listings collected from various legal search engines. This site does not have a privacy policy, and resumes are not collected.
  • Law and Policy Institutions Legal Career Center – Are you a legal professional searching for a new career? Use this site to post your resume, register for e-mails, gain access to employer information, read articles and search through job listings. Search listings by location, position, area of law, or job type, to find a job that interests you. Access to this site is free to job-seekers.
  • LAWMATCH – This Website provides a searchable collection of resumes and is designed to match industry recruiters and employers with legal professionals.
  • Lawyers Weekly Jobs – This site features a listing of various employment opportunities for legal secretaries, paralegals and attorneys. Search jobs by category or by state. Or, look through the recruiters listing to see a more comprehensive list of available positions. Job-seekers can also sign-up for e-mailed newsletters, which are designed to keep subscribers current on new listings. This site does not offer a privacy policy, or collect resumes.
  • LegalEmploy – This site provides a directory of employment resources for legal professionals.
  • – This site, available free of charge, caters to all levels of legal professionals. Job-seekers can confidentially create and post their resumes, perform simple and advanced job searches, and have access to numerous career-related and legal resources.
  • – Browse through a lager variety of support staff and attorney positions from top legal departments and firms nationwide. This site, free to job seekers, allows you to research salaries, find information on employers, access relocation tools, and privately post your resume.
  • Paralegal Jobs in New York – find job openings with many of New York’s finest law firms.
  • – offers a large selection of paralegal jobs throughout the nation.
  • – career information and job announcements for federal,
    state and local police jobs.
  • – offers a large selection of police jobs.
  • U.S. Customs Careers – Use this site to find current job openings working with the U.S. Customs Service. Select “Now Recruiting” and choose from various highlighted job descriptions. Available positions vary from chemists and computer specialists to customs inspectors and airplane pilots.
  • U.S. Department of Justice Jobs – This Website showcases various openings for legal interns, attorneys and other law-related DOJ positions.
  • – career and job portal for police offices, fire fighers, and law enforcement professionals.