The success of a law firm or corporate legal department is rooted in the talent and skill set of its attorneys.  Searching for, interviewing and hiring this talent can be time consuming and stressful leaving little time for the actual practice of law.  At Legal Search Associates (LSA) we understand these constraints and for over 25 years have successfully assisted law firms and corporate legal departments in the identification, recruitment and hiring of legal professional.  In addition, our extensive network of client firms and placed talent allows us to efficiently recruit entire practice groups and facilitate law firm mergers.

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Constance S. – Attorney

"Chuck is a persistent professional that constantly works to put people and opportunities together. He takes the time to know his clients and their needs. I recommend Chuck’s services to anyone in the real estate legal space."

Abbey L. – Placed Attorney

"I highly recommend working with Chuck. He is thorough, listens, and has a deep knowledge of the industry. Chuck is trustworthy and had my best interests in mind throughout the entire process. Thanks again, Chuck!"

Audrey M. – Placed Attorney

"After practicing for 10 years in Texas, I moved to the Kansas City area and began job hunting. I came across Chuck on LinkedIn and messaged him on a whim. Within 24 hours, he landed me two interviews that fit right within the parameters of what he and I spoke about.

Chuck helped me land a dream job in terms of position, responsibility, pay and benefits. It was everything I was looking for, and more.

Chuck is well-connected, extremely personable, professional, efficient. He is a great listener and has a real talent for finding "the right fit" for his clients, which include both firms and attorneys. Time is usually of the essence when job-hunting, and Chuck does not waste any time.

I am forever grateful to Chuck and eagerly recommend his services to anyone in the legal field. Thank you, Chuck!"

Brian G. – Placed Attorney

"Chuck is great to work with if you are looking for legal placement. Chuck made the process extremely easy and stress free. He is a great communicator and very prompt."

Daniel Y. – Placed Attorney

"I had an amazing experience using Chuck to find a new legal job. He is absolutely the best at finding the right fit for an attorney. He really listened me and fully grasped my skills, strengths, and what I am looking for in a position. Within hours of receiving my resume, he got it in front of interested firms. I had multiple interviews within weeks, and two offers within a month. He has access to positions that are not posted on the legal job boards. If you are an attorney ready for a career move, polish up your resume, contact Chuck, and prepare yourself for your new job!"

Benjamin S. – Placed Attorney

"My experience with Chuck was A++. He is thorough and responsive and always kept my best interest in mind. I found him to be very approachable and felt comfortable going to Chuck with any questions and concerns. I highly recommend Chuck to anyone searching for opportunities in the legal field."

Laura H. – Placed Attorney

"I had a great experience with Chuck. He was very responsive and communicated regularly with me. I appreciated his efforts."

Katie R. – Placed Attorney

"I highly recommend Chuck if you are looking for a new legal position. He reached out to me regularly and persisted until we found the right fit. He was very efficient throughout the interview process and ensured the hiring process went smoothly, handling all communications with my new firm. Chuck was very professional and a pleasure to work with. I am very happy in my new position and am thankful for all of Chuck’s efforts! "

Holli D. – Placed Attorney

"Chuck was fantastic to work with! He was able to match me with a great fit and move the interview and hiring process along very quickly! Very happy with my new position and all the assistance from Chuck along the way. "

Haley P. – Placed Attorney

"Chuck was a pleasure to work with. This was my first time working with a recruiter, and the experience was great. He quickly responds to emails, including any questions. He is attentive to details and ensures both parties expectations are met. I would highly recommend!"

Brian S. – Placed Attorney

"Chuck was great to work with. He was efficient, well-connected, and communicated throughout the entire process. If you’re looking for a change I would highly recommend Chuck. The entire process was easy and painless thanks to Chuck’s expertise." 

Matt J. – Placed Attorney

"I’ve had the pleasure of having worked with Chuck as a prospective employer and as a client. He is patient and great at matching both parties’ interests. I highly recommend Chuck and his professional recruitment services. "

Charli S. – Placed Attorney

"Chuck did an excellent job with helping me find my new law firm. He was especially excellent and efficient with the communication side of things, including scheduling the initial interview and the follow up. I highly recommend using Chuck if you need assistance finding your next legal job. He is well connected in Missouri especially and is someone who will go above and beyond in helping you find your dream job. I recommend him, without reservation. "

Daniel M. – Placed Attorney

"Not only is Chuck well connected in the Kansas City area and extremely diligent, but he also takes great care to understand your goals and then to identify opportunities that will help you achieve them. I never doubted that Chuck was working with my best interests in mind. I cannot recommend Chuck enough."

Brett S. – Placed Attorney

"Chuck was incredibly efficient and made the entire job search process simple. I couldn’t recommend a better person to work with when searching for a new position. Anytime I had a question or concern Chuck was willing to call me or text me. I enjoyed working with him and am grateful for the time and energy he put into finding a job that’s a good fit. Thanks for everything Chuck!"

Jonathan C . – Placed Attorney

"Chuck knows the KC market and really works to understand his clients’ needs. I highly recommend working with him."

DaJanee T. – Placed Paralegal

"It was a pleasure connecting with Chuck, I like his rapid response in reaching out to me and his due diligence leading up to interview day and after. He wish me well on interview day and asked me how it went after I had the interview. Chuck is awesome!! Anyone currently in search for a new position reach out to Chuck!! Thank you again Chuck!!"

Nicole P. – Placed Attorney

"Chuck was diligent and helpful in his pursuits. I am really enjoying my new position!"

Austen K. – Attorney

"Chuck is one of the hardest-working individuals I know. He is a consummate professional focused on finding the best career fit for his clients. I had the pleasure of working with Chuck while looking for a new career opportunity in the Kansas City area. Chuck was instrumental in connecting me with numerous law firms in town and he consistently advocated on my behalf during my search. Chuck values his clients above all else and I would recommend every attorney considering a career change in the Kansas City area connect and work with him. "

Dustin W. – Placed Attorney

"I highly recommend Chuck if you are seeking assistance with the legal job market. He is a very resourceful recruiter who is easy to work with and quick to respond with help and advice."

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Who We Are

Legal Search Associates was formed in 1990 by Dr. Terry Bashor. He and Vice President Chuck Loose bring a wealth of legal recruiting knowledge and experience.  This experience allows them to conduct the legal search industry’s most informative, comprehensive and targeted searches in the most professional and ethical manner.

Working For You

Think of LSA as an extension of your professional self or another resources for your HR department.  Whether you are a client that engages us to add talent to your team or a candidate seeking out a new opportunity we take the time to thoroughly understand and tailor each search to fit your goals and needs. 

The Benefits Of Success

With over 25 years of successful attorney placements Legal Search Associates has forged solid, long term relationships with our client law firms and corporate legal departments.  These placements have also allowed us to develop an extensive network of successfully placed talent who continue to assist us opening doors for new prospects.