National Consulting Firm Seeks Legal and/or Compliance Professionals

Posted on July 29th, 2015 by Daniel Hurd

Are you a Legal and/or Compliance Professional? Interested in working from home?

National consulting firm, is looking for temporary legal and compliance professionals to work remotely. Candidates must have regulatory compliance and/or industry compliance backgrounds, particularly in the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, Investment Company Act of 1940 and FINRA rules.

Candidates must have worked for the SEC and/or directly for an investment advisory firm including Venture Capital firms, Hedge Funds, Private Equity firms for at least 5 years. This project will start immediately!

For consideration, send your resume in Word format to:

Daniel Hurd | VP Legal Staffing & Consulting Services


Is the Workload in Your Law Firm Reducing Your Productivity

Posted on July 21st, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

Legal Opportunities | Attorney Jobs | JW MIchaels

How can your law firm save money with constant downward pressure to do more with fewer resources? More than ever before, the litigious nature of society has increased the need for legal counsel. The ability to maintain the same amount of revenue has become the muse of business and administrative innovation for the modern law firm. Hiring paralegals can’t solve every problem. Read more on “Is the Workload in Your Law Firm Reducing Your Productivity” »


Meet The Team: Daniel Hurd | Vice President, Legal Staffing & Consulting Services

Posted on July 10th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

Daniel Hurd | Vice President, Legal Staffing & Consulting Services

Daniel Hurd | VP Legal Staffing & Consulting Services

Daniel Hurd brings a wealth of experience and determination to his position as Vice President of Legal Staffing & Consulting Services at JW Michaels and Company. Daniel specializes in the recruitment of attorneys, paralegals and legal support staff for temporary, temporary-to-hire, long-term contract, and direct-hire on a contingency fee basis.

A native Washingtonian turned New Yorker, Daniel prides himself on his proven track record and relentless ability to match top talent with outstanding career opportunities. In the famous words of Babe Ruth, Daniel believes:

It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.

Daniel looks look forward to the opportunity to serve as a resource, so feel free to reach out and connect:

Twitter: @HurdCDan




Finding the Right Executive for the Job

Posted on July 10th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

Employees can make or break your company. That means that hiring the right employee is essential for every company. Having a well-defined vision for a company provides an ideal foundation, but this is only the beginning. To execute this vision, companies require executives with the administrative or supervisory authority to guide employees in the right direction. So how do you find the right executive for the job?

Read more on “Finding the Right Executive for the Job” »


Take A Look…New JW Michaels Temporary Legal Openings!!!

Posted on June 10th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

Real Estate Paralegals:

Seeking Junior and Senior Real Estate Paralegals for temp-to-perm roles with a large law firm. This position will consist of helping attorneys with commercial and residential real estate transactions. Must have 5 years’ experience in commercial and residential real estate transactions.

Business Development Coordinator:

Temp Business Development Coordinator with Large International Law Firm. This position provides business development and marketing support to various practice areas in the NYC office. If you have law firm marketing or business development experience, we want to hear from you! This long-term temporary assignment will last until the end of 2015.

Litigation Paralegal:

NYC law firm is searching for a long-term temporary Litigation Paralegal to start work immediately! Candidate must have 4+ years of prior paralegal experience in a plaintiff personal injury/wrongful death torts law firm. Position will be for one year and offers top hourly rate!

Contract Attorney:

Seeking Contract Attorney with 5 years’ experience in construction related matters for national law firm. This is a 6 month contract role starting immediately!

Interested in any of these openings?  Contact or 646-624-2306.


Are Head Hunters Finding the Best Employees for your Business?

Posted on June 9th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan


Outsourcing the hiring process is a complex decision. Finding the best employees for your business can be time consuming and difficult. If you have used head hunters before, they might have saved you time by taking this process off of your plate. But how good of a job are they really doing? In order to evaluate their work, here are 5 criteria for ensuring your head hunters get you the best candidates. Read more on “Are Head Hunters Finding the Best Employees for your Business?” »


8 Things Every Candidate Should Know about Executive Hiring

Posted on June 9th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan


Becoming an executive could be the biggest career decision of your life. Before applying, every candidate should understand the executive hiring process. Going into your interview, you need to be prepared. As an experienced veteran or up-and-comer looking to climb the ranks, you can always improve your strategy. When the stakes are this high, you can’t afford to ignore helpful advice. Here are 8 aspects you should know about executive hiring process: Read more on “8 Things Every Candidate Should Know about Executive Hiring” »


Business Development Manager Opportunity | NYC

Posted on May 20th, 2015 by Daniel Hurd

New York City Law Firm Business Development Manager Opportunity

career jwmcBusiness Development Manager is responsible for implementing the business development goals and strategies for the firm. The position is expected to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s staff and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement.

BA required, preferably in a marketing-related field. Advanced degree, JD or MBA a plus. Minimum 5 years of experience required.

Contact Daniel Hurd | Vice President, Legal Staffing & Consulting Services for more details.




JW Michaels announces its new Legal Contract Staffing Division

Posted on April 22nd, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

JW Michaels & Co. continues its expansion through the opening of our Legal Contract Staffing Division!  This division specializes in placing contract attorneys, paralegals, and legal support staff in law firms and corporate legal departments.  Our candidates work on a short-term or long-term basis offering our clients flexibility and substantial cost savings.

Clients utilize JW Michaels & Co. contract legal professionals for a variety of reasons, including:

  • Easing the burden on permanent employees during high volume work periods
  • Staffing large scale projects
  • Utilizing the contract-to-hire program during a search for a permanent employee
  • Providing a specific or highly specialized skill set

The following is a list of positions we fill on a temporary, contract, and temp-to-hire basis:

  • Attorney
  • Paralegal
  • Contracts Administrator
  • Litigation Support Specialist
  • e-Discovery Analyst
  • Office Administrative Supervisor

For more information, please contact or call 646-624-2306.