Started in the fall of 2003, Linder Legal Staffing Inc. provides as-needed, law-related staffing solutions to Chicago area law firms and corporate legal departments. We focus on project support staffing on a contract, hourly basis and direct-hire placement for attorneys, paralegals and administrative professionals.
About Our Team
Curtis A. Linder is the President of Linder Legal Staffing Inc. Curtis began his career in legal staffing in 1984, as a contract paralegal on the MCI v. AT&T (damages portion) federal antitrust case in Chicago. He was on assignment through a large, locally-owned Chicago staffing company. Curtis quickly found his passion – temporary staffing – and was hired by the staffing company to interview and place lawyers, paralegals and other support professionals on assignments with law firms and corporate legal departments throughout Chicagoland. Curtis managed the legal divisions of two staffing companies before founding his own firm.
Nancy Roberts Linder is the CFO of Linder Legal Staffing Inc. Nancy has over 20 years of experience working with Chicago-area law firms, most notably in the business development and marketing arena. For 18 years, she consulted with law firms in a variety of client development and client relationship management areas including strategic planning, communications development, attorney skills enhancement/coaching, as well as marketing department structure and marketing professional recruitment. Today, she also serves as the marketing director of a Chicago-based national law firm. When Linder Legal Staffing is involved in a direct-hire candidate search or contract assignment placement for a law firm marketer, Nancy is our key point person.
Kim Israel is our Staffing and Marketing Coordinator and joined Linder Legal Staffing Inc. in the winter of 2012. Kim plays a vital role here at LLS in streamlining our business processes, applicant intake/interview/placement timeline, and reference checking, along with ensuring our compliance with government mandated employer responsibilities. Kim holds a Master of Public Affairs from Indiana University with concentrations in environmental policy and sustainable development.
What Our Candidates Say
"Curtis, we appreciate having Linda with us on assignment. She is so knowledgeable and easy to work with. We would like to extend her assignment through October. She will continue reviewing contracts and working with our administrative assistant placing our contracts into our new contract management system. We are developing another possible project for Linda after that. Regards, Ann – in-house attorney, for contracts management, at large professional association"
"Hi Curtis, I just found out I passed the Illinois Bar exam. My Linder assignment will end early next month, when the person I am replacing returns from maternity leave. I am SO grateful for your work on my behalf to secure this contract assignment and would love to look for something transactional/corporate. Thanks again."