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A Boutique-Style Agency Committed to a Long-Term Partnership

Listening to our client’s needs is the foundation of how we begin any search or fill any temporary placement.  Since we meet every candidate we represent, we will work to identify not only those talented legal professionals with the right skill-set, but also those with the right personality match for your team. 

Our In-Depth Screening Process

  • Prescreen & in-person interview

    We save you time by meeting with each candidate and asking strategic questions, all with the goal of presenting ideal candidates who can meet your needs.

  • Skill Evaluation (technology)

    We take the guesswork out of skills assessment. With a wide array of testing available, we can ensure that our candidates have the required skills you need.

  • Reference Check

    We provide peace of mind through our due diligence. Supervisory reference checks are par for the course and we ask substantive questions that go much deeper than your typical dates of employment and eligibility for rehire.

We Invest in ​

Long-Term Relationships

Your people are your number one asset.  At Emerald Search Partners, we are committed to providing you with outstanding legal professionals who not only meet your needs but who will also be a valuable team member.  We earn and keep your confidence not only with today’s placement but tomorrow’s as well.  We are committed to finding you the right candidate, the right way, every time.

Priscilla was our contact for staffing on a large project. She and her team were immediately responsive to every request we sent, and kept in tune with our specific needs. Her team also kept in communication with each other, so whomever we contacted knew our particular situation. She was a pleasure to partner with.

- Legal Project Manager | Large Corporation

If you need a TOP NOTCH professional legal recruiter with excellent connections in Seattle, Priscilla is your gal. She has always had my best interests at heart whenever I have needed her help and my recent experience was the best yet. Both Priscilla and Kibby at Emerald Search Partners are wonderful to work with and listened carefully to what I was looking for in a new position and found it! I'm very happy with my new position and firm, it is the perfect fit for me with wonderful folks. Thank you Priscilla and Kibby! Give them a call if you're looking for temp or direct hire in Seattle -- you will be happy you did!

- Legal Assistant | Seattle

The professionalism and commitment to finding the right fit that Emerald Search Partners demonstrates is unmatched. Legal staffing employment agencies are the cornerstone in a thriving legal industry, and I have relied upon such agencies for decades. Through ESP, I landed a perfect fit dream job as a Senior Paralegal in a boutique Seattle law firm; and the best part is that we're equally grateful to ESP for bringing us together! I highly recommend Emerald Search Partners. Their network is extensive, their reputation in the legal community is stellar, and they have a seasoned and experienced second sense about how to fit employees with employers.

- Paralegal | Bellevue

While working with Emerald Search I have been continually impressed (frankly astonished) by the level of service I received. I want to extend my sincere thanks to the team for all the hard work you folks put in on your end to find me work and, ultimately, a position at an excellent firm. I can truly say that my brief time with your company was one of my most positive work experiences. Especially notable was the excellent level of communication extended to me - I wish all employers followed up so diligently and made an effort to reach employees through more than one medium. I do not believe I would have my current position without your help.

- Legal Assistant | Seattle Law Firm

I've known Greg for about seven years now. In fact, when I moved from Seattle, WA, down to Portland, OR, he was responsible for finding me my first great job down there. But his connection with me did not stop there. That is to say, I was not just a number to Greg. We kept in touch. I was not a dollar sign to Greg, I was a client, and a friend. Just recently, Greg remembered me and my work history while he was meeting with some attorneys about five months ago. I now have a dream job. It is a fantastic position that has reawakened my desire to be an attorney. I wouldn't have it had Greg simply forgotten about me as soon as he found me one job way back in 2008. Greg is smart, driven, very knowledgeable, and is one of the hardest working people I know. He has also become a great friend. I would not hesitate to recommend Greg and Emerald Search Partners to anyone.

- Attorney | Portland

Every time we’ve been in a pinch to get contract attorney help, ESP has, at a moments notice, provided us with quality candidates —individuals who we trust to do the work well and who we will definitely hire again!

- Director Of Human Resources | Sophisticated Boutique Law Firm

My firm and I couldn’t be happier in working with Emerald Search Partners. Priscilla, Kibby and Greg at ESP have been our go-to staffing and recruiting company for years for nearly all positions at the firm. They have taken the time to understand our firm’s culture and our expectations for each position they assist us in filling. That insight, coupled with their knowledge of the legal market, allows them to present only those candidates who are qualified and have been properly screened, specific to our firm’s needs. Whether it’s a short-term temporary need or an attorney with a book of business, ESP has consistently provided us fantastic employees and people!

- Firm Administrator | Mid-Sized Law Firm

I recently landed my dream job as GC, Exec VP with a Seattle tech company thanks to Emerald Search Partners! Working with Greg Walther was an absolute pleasure. The process was highly professional and seamless; Greg handled all of the details. I hope everyone has the chance to work with Greg and find their next great position.

- General Counsel | Seattle

Where do I start?!?!! Priscilla is amazing!!! She is thorough, responsive and incredibly helpful. She has assisted our firm in so many areas. Whether it was assisting us with finding a temporary receptionist at the drop of a hat to our firm needing 10-15 contract reviewers in a matter of days AND coordinating the loan of monitors and laptops to accompany them. She just gets it and does an incredible job. She follows through, follows up and genuinely cares about her relationships and the firms that she supports. I can go on and on but really... she is fabulous!! I am so glad I have had the pleasure of working with her in the past and very much look forward to working with her again.

- Firm Administrator | Mid-Sized Law Firm

Emerald Search was my first experience with a recruiter when I moved to Seattle, from Florida two weeks ago. After submitting a resume to their website a few days after arriving in town, I was contacted by Emerald Search immediately (the following morning) and was set up with two interviews for the next day. Needless to say, I had the shortest job search in history, as I was offered a position that I am very satisfied with, from a very reputable and professional law firm in downtown Seattle.

- Legal Assistant | Seattle

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