NALP, founded in 1971, serves participants from law schools and legal employers in career planning and recruitment. NALP keeps current information on Association guidelines, surveys, forms and education for all members. This website is a great source of information for legal students and employers alike.
Vault.com, created in 1997, serves job seekers, professionals, employers and the Human Resource/recruiting function with its blend of job postings and resume databases. This website offers Forbes articles on employers, a Career Library for job seekers and more. The link below goes to their legal career section.
Access Washington is the website where citizens and businesses can interact with the State government. A listing of services includes: vital records, applications for college, filing of business taxes, drivers/car licensing, etc. The site also contains employment listings for the entire state. This site is very user-friendly and packed with information.
The ABA, founded in 1878, provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about laws and programs for professionals. The ABA also provides for public access to information from a consumer guide to legal services to lawyer referral. Attorneys will find this organization useful for Professional Development and legal administrators will use this as a resource.
The WSBA reports to the Washington State Supreme Court and administers official admissions, licensing, continuing legal education, discipline and various services for lawyers in Washington State. They also provide public information, such as a lawyer directory and consumer information pamphlets. This organization is very useful to attorneys and firm administrators.
BAR/BRI, founded over 35 years ago, aims to assist law students in their performance academically and on the bar exam. They offer students a variety of programs and packages to suit individual needs. They also offer information on specific State details on test dates, requirements, etc. Students will find this organization extremely useful and user-friendly.
The Seattle Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1882, represents the interests of Seattle business owners and works to target the strengths of this area’s economy. They can provide resources to anyone moving to the Seattle area, with information like maps, school guides, etc. This is also a great place to locate vendors, events and resources in Seattle.