Los Angeles
  Paralegal Association

  • 23 Apr 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Online through Zoom
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Learn From These Great Recruiters
HOW TO GET A JOB DURING THIS CRITICAL TIME

Erin McCann, Esq. is a Direct Hire Legal Recruiter and places legal professionals, including attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries, legal assistants, and contract managers at law firms and companies in Southern California. She works with candidates that are seeking new opportunities to identify the ideal next step in their career. She works with law firms and in house legal departments of companies to confidentially reach out to candidates at direct competitors about their open position. Robert Half is a Fortune 500 Staffing and Recruiting firm with local offices in Downtown Los Angeles, Westwood, and Irvine, California.

Before working as a Legal Recruiter Erin was a Divorce Attorney at a boutique law firm in Pasadena. She attended USC School of Law and Claremont McKenna College. She grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and although she misses the clean air and Evergreens, she considers herself an LA Local and loves exploring the city for new restaurants and fun activities in her spare time.


Meredith Bruno has over 20 years of experience working in legal recruiting in the Southern California area, specializing in placing legal professionals in both law firms and corporate legal departments. She received her BA in Political Science from UCLA and went on to get her JD from the University of San Diego School of Law. After working briefly for a small general practice firm here in Los Angeles, Meredith began her legal recruiting career at the Westwood office of a large national recruiting firm. She then went on to form her own recruiting company, along with two partners, and successfully ran that firm for 7 years. She has since been back in the corporate world, once again working for large national firms, and is currently the Division Director at Special Counsel’s Los Angeles office. She is an avid Bruins and Dodger fan, baseball mom, and, when not in quarantine, spends most of her spare time at the ball fields!


Mitch Rufca has over 19 years of recruiting experience. His experience has ranged from aerospace to engineering, with the last 8 years focused on growing his company, Rufca Recruiting Services LLC; as they focus on administrative, legal and technical support to law firms and Fortune 500 companies.

Mitch Rufca has worked in almost every aspect of recruiting. He also is an Instructor at Loyola Marymount University, where he teaches classes on professional recruiting to undergraduate students as part of the College of Business Administration; as well as with UCLA Extension, where he has taught similar classes on staffing & recruiting. Mitch is a board member of the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Human Resources Association, where he founded their existing mentorship program. Mitch frequently speaks to different associations about job search strategies and resume preparation, and has published articles in the Los Angeles Paralegal Assocation, and Orange County Paralegal publications. Mitch has a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University, and a Masters in Business Administration earned from Pepperdine University.




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