Online Legal Resources

The University of Dayton School of Law is not responsible for and does not control or monitor the content of the information provided on the websites listed below.

These websites are listed to ease the job search for Dayton Law students and alumni, and their placement here does not constitute an endorsement by the University of Dayton School of Law. This list should be viewed as a tool to begin a legal job search on the Internet and is by no means comprehensive. It is updated on a periodic basis.

If you encounter problems with any of these websites or know of additional websites you believe are useful to other users of this site, contact the CSO.

Legal Job Search Tools

General Legal

ABA jobs - internships available with the ABA Washington, D.C., office
America’s Job Bank
Association of Corporate Counsel - in-house counsel job postings
Attorneyjobs - attorney jobs bulletin with job postings
Career Builder - good general job site
Chicago legal job search - Exclusive Chicago legal job bank - great new way to access legal job postings around the country
Emplawyernet - created by LexisNexis, is free to UDSL students and provides both job opportunity information and assistance with career development
Find Law - general legal job site
Flipdog - general job search site for legal and non-legal careers
Heiros Gamos - legal site worth the time to explore
iHireLegal - allows you to apply online for legal positions at no cost - general job search site for legal and non-legal careers
Jurist - primarily known for legal news; it is recommended you read before a legal interview
Lawbulletin - Chicago law information and employment Career Center - provides a list of job opportunities from across the country; provides information for students, practicing attorneys and non-practitioners
Law Firm profiles - profiles largest U.S. law firms
LawForum - provides a directory of law firms, job postings and other legal resources
LawGuru - provides various legal resources including legal classifieds
Legalsift - job posting service for UDSL and other Ohio law schools; registration required
Lawyers Weekly classified ads
Legal Employment Search - provides links to sites with legal job postings
Legal Directories attorney and firm search engine
Lexis Career Center - includes detailed employer information especially with regard to specific cases; also has general career resources
Lumen Legal Services - legal job placement service
Majorlegalservices - legal job placement service - comprehensive national directory of law firms – national job bank for all types of jobs - detailed information on larger firms plus other general legal job search information
Nationjob - allows you to search its database for jobs
Ohio Bar Career Resources - Ohio Bar Association job postings
Palidan Legal Careers - provides legal classifieds, job listings by state, and links to public interest websites, government websites and other employment resources
Robert Half Legal - provider of experienced project and full-time professionals for law firms and corporate legal departments
Special Counsel - assists with finding temporary and temp-to-hire legal positions of all types
Vault - provides information on firms as well as job postings
Westlaw’s Legal Directory 


American Bankruptcy Institute

Children's Rights

American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law
Children’s Defense Fund
Kids Counsel Support
Best Interests
United Nations Children’s Fund 

Entertainment, Media and Art

Entertainment Careers
Federal Communications Bar Association
The Student Press Law Center (Journalists)
Lawyers for the Creative Arts
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

Environmental Law

Environmental Career Opportunities publication
Environmental Careers World
Environmental Jobs and Careers
Environmental Law Net
Environmental Protection Agency
IGC Environmental Law Internet

Health Care Law

American Health Lawyers Association

Intellectual Property Law (patent, trademark, computer and copyright law)

ACLU’s Science, Technology & Civil Liberties
AIPLA American Intellectual Property Association - an association of intellectual property attorneys
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Association of Patent Law Firms - a national association of patent law firms; includes a patent law job bank
Center for Democracy and Technology
Center for Disease Control
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Computer Law Association - international association for the information technology professional; job openings in computer law are posted in the employment section 
Copyright Society of the USA
Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section
Electronic Frontier Foundation
European Patent Office
International Intellectual Property Law
International Trademark Association
National Academy of Science
National Council for Science and the Environment
Office of Science & Technology Policy
Patent and Trademark Office Society
Patent and Trademark - list of patent agents 
Public Knowledge - advocacy for public interest in the information age
Trademark Law information site U.S. copyright office
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

International Law

ABA Central European & Eurasian Law Initiative
International Chamber of Commerce
International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia
International Telecommunications Union
International Trade Law Branch of the UN
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
United Nations
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
World Bank

Government Jobs

General Federal Government Site


Federal Government Departments and Agencies

Agency for International Development
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Central Intelligence Agency
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Comptroller of the Currency
Congressional Research Service
Department of Agriculture
Department of Commerce
Department of Education
Department of Health & Human Services
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Department of Interior
Department of Justice
Department of Labor
Department of State
Department of Transportation
Department of Treasury
Department of Veteran’s Affairs
Environmental Protection Agency
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Farm Credit Administration
Federal Aviation Administration
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Federal Communications Commission
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Federal Election Commission
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Federal Labor Relations Board
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Federal Trade Commission
Food & Drug Administration
General Accounting Office
General Services Administration
Government Printing Office
Internal Revenue Service
International Trade Commission
Library of Congress
National Aeronautics & Space Administration
National Institutes of Health
National Labor Relations Board
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
National Security Council
Office of Personnel Management
Patent & Trademark Office
Peace Corp
Presidential Management Fellows Program
Secret Service
Securities & Exchange Commission
Small Business Administration
Social Security Administration
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Army
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Marines
U.S. Marshals
U.S. Navy
White House

State and Local Government

Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas
National Association of Attorneys General
National District Attorney
Ohio Attorney General
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction job postings
State Government Links
State of Ohio Jobs

Judicial Clerkships

Federal Court Locator

Federal Judiciary

Ohio Judicial Conference Directory

Related Links

Public Interest

ABA Division of Legal Services
ABA Criminal Justice Section
Alliance for Justice
Amnesty International
Appalachian Ohio Causes
Center for Law and Social Policy
Corporate Pro Bono
Electronic Privacy Information Center
Equal Justice America - provides summer funding for law students
Equal Justice Works - largest resource for legal public interest jobs; has national conference and career fair in October; provides summer stipends
Human Rights Internet - jobs in human rights worldwide
Human Rights USA Resource Center - human rights fellowships and internships
Human Rights Watch
Idealist - More than 20,000 public interest organizations around the world
JustAdvocates - list of private firms that handle public interest cases
Lawyers Committee for Human Rights
National Alliance for Mentally Ill
National Fair Housing Advocate
National Center on Poverty Law
National Legal Aid & Public Defender Association
Ohio Association for Justice
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Partnership for Public Service - UDSL is a member so students can access for free
Public Law Initiative - summer funding for jobs in Chicago agencies
ReliefWeb - job postings in international humanitarian organizations
Rockfeller Foundation
Victims Rights Law Center - legal help for sexual assault victims

Bar Exam Information


BarBri - BarBri is the most popular bar review course taken by UDSL students
National Conference of Bar Examiners - national organization that evaluates all bar exam applications
Patent Bar Review
PMBR - focuses on the MBE; both three-day and six-day courses are available

National Bar Associations

American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association

State and Local Bar Associations in Ohio

Akron Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association
Cleveland Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
Dayton Bar Association
Ohio Association for Justice 
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Ohio State Bar Association
Ohio State Supreme Court

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