What is the A-List for?
Whether you’re looking to hire a lawyer or share law firm news, the Precedent A-List gives you a professional and cost-effective way to spread the word online.
Hiring a lawyer
Looking to hire associates, partners or in-house counsel? Post your job on the A-List and get in front of qualified Canadian lawyers. Join top-tier firms and leading corporations who are using the A-List to recruit talent. Posts are live on the site for 30 days.
A-List posts are searchable and shareable online so it’s easy for lawyers to see your posts and share with friends and colleagues
We use best practices to enhance search engine optimization (SEO) with continual keyword research to attract lawyer job seekers to our site
Over 6,000 people visit the A-List every month, giving you access to a wide pool of legal talent
Sharing lawyer news
Tell colleagues, in-house counsel and industry insiders about your latest hires, new partners and new associates. Or congratulate your lawyers on winning an award or being appointed to a new role.
Improve online search results
We use search engine optimization (SEO) best practices to ensure your A-List post appears at or near the top of online search results
Spread the word
Posting good news on the A-List keeps your firm top-of-mind in the legal community
Make a lawyer happy
Posting an announcement on the A-List is a great way to welcome your lawyer to the firm or congratulate them on an achievement
How to Post
Create your account to get started. Once you’ve uploaded your firm/company’s description and logo, we’ll approve your account and you’ll be all set to start posting.
You can purchase credits via credit card from your account dashboard (1 credit = 1 job or announcement post on the A-List). See our credit pricing below.
Create your post
Posts are quick and easy to create. You’ll have the ability to save your draft, preview your post and select the date you’d like it to go live.
We'll share the news
Once your post is live, we’ll spread the word by sharing your news on our social media platforms (LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter) and via our popular A-List eNewsletter.
Posts on the A-List require the purchase of credits.
1 credit = 1 job or announcement post on the site. Do you have a few announcements to make right now? Or do you think you’ll have more news later in the year? Take advantage of our credit packages below and save!
“The Precedent A-List is a great resource for lawyers and law firms. Every time I work with the team at the Precedent A-List, they prove to be incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. They are always prepared with a strategy to ensure the posting process goes as smoothly and efficiently as possible.”
Sara Swartz-Hawley, Director, Business Development & Marketing, Weirfoulds LLP
“Our firm has posted a number of job opportunities on the Precedent A-List and we find the site to be a great source for generating top-notch job candidates. The site is also very user-friendly. The posting process is quick and easy.”
Laura Robinson, Senior Manager, Recruitment, Miller Thomson LLP
“The Precedent A-List is an important channel for our firm when we need to reach the Canadian legal community and share exciting news about our team.”
Brendan Van Niejenhuis, Partner, Stockwoods LLP
Here are some frequently asked questions about posting on the A-List.
What can I post on the A-List?
The Precedent A-List is for posting career announcements and jobs for lawyers. Read our full posting guidelines here.
Can I post an announcement or job for a law clerk or legal secretary?
Sorry! The Precedent A-List is only for lawyers. That said, you may post a job where a law degree would be helpful but is not mandatory. Read our full posting guidelines here.
What will the reach of my post be?
The A-List has a total annual audience of over 60,000 and gets over 240,000 pageviews. On average the site sees over 20,000 pageviews per month.
In addition to being seen on our website, your post will also be shared on our social media channels. We have over 15,000 followers on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. We also share your post in our A-List eNewsletter which is delivered to more than 2,000 subscribers.
Do I need to enter credit card information when I sign up?
You don’t need to enter credit card information when you create your account. You’ll be asked for your credit card information when purchasing credits after you’ve logged in.
What do I need to create an account?
To create an account, all you’ll need is your firm/company’s bio and logo. You don’t have to enter credit card information until you log in. Visit our sign-up page to create your account.
Can I see my post before it goes live?
Yes, you can! After you’ve logged into your account and are composing your post, you can save it as a draft and use the “preview” option to review it before it goes live. Then when you’re ready, you can hit “publish” and your post will be live.
How do I buy credits?
Once you’ve created your account and logged in, you can use a credit card to buy credits from your account dashboard. We offer discounts for bulk purchases of five or ten credits. Need more than 10 credits or need to pay by cheque? Get in touch with us.
Will the A-List create a post for me?
The A-List was designed to make it quick and easy for you to create an account, log-in and post your job or announcement all on your own. But don’t worry, we know that sometimes you may need some help! You can reach out to the A-List team by phone or email during office hours and we would be glad to assist. You can call the office at 416-929-4495 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.