As a former practicing attorney with over 30 years of experience as a legal search consultant, Valerie has assisted thousands of lawyers with their career moves. She places attorneys of all levels of seniority with law firms, corporate law departments, governmental entities, and non-profits. Valerie has published more than 100 articles in the national legal press, both online and in print. The second edition of her book, “The Right Moves: Job Search and Career Development for Lawyers”, was published by NALP in 2013. She has spoken nationally before Bar Associations, law school student and alumni groups, legal and recruiting professional organizations, and law firm partnership retreats and training sessions. Valerie earned her JD from UC Hastings College of the Law and her undergraduate degree in political science from UCLA.