Finds 13,000 Legal Staff Jobs as More Firms Shift Back-Office Operations to Cheaper Locations

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Even as law firms continue to shift legal staff positions to smaller locations to cut down on costs, has found several job openings in the major legal markets.


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The site has been able to track down over 9,000 paralegal job openings.

Kaye Scholer is the latest law firm to announce that it is consolidating and moving its back-office operations to a smaller city to cut down on costs.

The New York City based law firm has announced that it is shifting around 100 support staff positions to Tallahassee, Florida by June 2013. The positions being affected are mostly in New York City as well as in Los Angeles and Washington D.C. The firm is offering employees whose jobs will be affected the chance to transfer to the new Tallahassee location, but those who refuse will be given job placement services and severance packages. The jobs being moved are from several departments - accounting, document services, graphics, technology, library services, docketing, human resources, and marketing services.

Legal industry focused job search site has however managed to track down 13,000 legal staff jobs across the country. On the website, there are 1,076 legal staff jobs in New York City alone. There are also 798 legal staff job openings in Los Angeles and 859 openings in Washington D.C.

The site has been able to track down over 9,000 paralegal job openings. There are over 3,300 positions open in law firms and other organizations for legal administrator, legal secretaries and legal librarians.

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