Researching Potential Employers

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Searching for Lawyers

Martindale.com not all firms are listed. For those included, it will provide rating, and some background information. In the advance search, you can limit by law school attended and practice area.

Martindale Hubbell (on Lexis) Same information as on the web, but advanced search options.

Florida Bar Lists all current members of the Florida Bar; also provides discipline history. (Most state bars have similar services.)

Findlaw more comprehensive in including attorney than Martindale, fewer search features

West Legal Directory (on Westlaw) basically same information as Findlaw, but with more search options.

Judicial Information

Almanac of the Federal Judiciary (on Westlaw) very detailed information on all federal judges. Also use West Legal Directory for basic information on state and federal judges

Federal Judicial Center biographies of all federal judges (past and present)

Researching Attorneys and Firms

Daily Business Review legal newspaper for Miami, Broward and Palm Beach. It has news on big cases and business information related to the law, as well as special reports ranking firms and attorneys. The Daily Business Review is also available on Lexis.

Law.com free and subscriber information related to the law. This publisher, ALM, publishes the Daily Business Review, The National Law Journal, NY and NJ Law Journals, and other regional legal newspapers. This information is also on Lexis.

Florida Law Weekly find circuit level cases (and the attorneys who won or lost them)

Search on Lexis and Westlaw in the case law database and limit to the field or segment for attorney. This will mostly be appellate level cases.

Finding Jobs

lawjobs.com part of Law.com, this list jobs by city or practice. Also see blogs under News & Views for news and tips.

NALP Directory provides lots of information and statistics on firms

USA Jobs listing of current government job openings

PSLawNet Public Service Legal Careers

Daily Business Review the classified section has attorney listings

Books on the job search

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