For Immediate Release:
Washington 2010 - Legal E, a premier legal-staffing service provider focused on the Washington Metropolitan Area, is happy to announce that Janice James has joined the organization as Executive Director of the Contracts & Special Projects Division.
"Janice James is a top veteran in the legal staffing industry. We could not be more proud and excited to have Janice join our Legal e Team and head up the Contracts Division," says Jeanette Derby, the President and founder of Legal E. Janice joins the Company with over 20 years of experience in the areas of recruiting, human resources, and benefits administration in the Washington legal market. Most recently, she was the Human Resources Director for Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP, where she was responsible for benefits administration, paralegal and support staff, all aspects of human resources management, and recruiting.
"I am thrilled to be back in the legal staffing industry,” says James. "I have been a loyal client of Legal E since its inception and have admired the company's business model. My position at Spiegel & McDiarmid allowed me to reacquaint myself with law firm culture, technology, and recruiting trends in the legal industry, but now it is time to return to my first love which is the agency side of recruiting and staffing." Prior to her tenure at Spiegel, Janice spent 12 years in the recruiting industry where she provided law firms, government agencies, corporations and non-profit organizations with temporary and permanent placement of attorneys, law clerks, paralegals and support staff. "Janice is armed with a broad brush of experience on both sides of the recruiting desk. We are looking forward to her bringing a great source of energy, enthusiasm and a fresh approach to our organization," says Derby.
Together with the Legal e Team, Janice will focus her efforts on building the DC office presence, managing large contract attorney projects, and further developing full-service contracts of paralegals and support staff. "With legal staffing on the rise again, this is the perfect venue and opportunity for me to expand on the solid foundation and excellent reputation that Legal E has already established," says James.
About Legal E:
Founded in 2003, Legal E quickly became one of DC's fastest growing legal- staffing service providers. Legal E is 100% woman-owned and dedicated to providing area law firms, corporations and non-profits with highly qualified attorneys, paralegals and support staff for a contract or direct hire basis. Over the past 7 years, the company has helped over 200 local law firms fill thousands of legal professional positions with over 95% of its business realized as a result of repeat or referral business.