The National Association of Legal Search Consultants (NALSC) is the only organization representing the legal search profession. The organization is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards by requiring adherence of its members to the NALSC Code of Ethics®.
NALSC currently is comprised of 164 member firms and individuals from all over the United States and Canada, as well as other international locations. An increasing number of legal employers incorporate a clause requiring adherence to the NALSC Code of Ethics® in their recruitment contracts.
NALSC is governed by an elected Board of Directors led by President Warren Smith of The Counsel Network-Canada in Vancouver, BC. Joseph Ankus, a long time NALSC member, conference speaker/panelist and former Board Member/Chair of Ethics, has recently been selected as NALSC's Executive Director. Joe brings to his new role over 14 years of legal recruiting experience and a lengthy and productive history with NALSC. Joe is a Florida native, having been born in Miami Beach, who is actively involved in his local community. He is an active member of the Florida Bar, volunteers with a local Legal Aid society and enjoys the Florida climate (except in summer!)