?"People's destinies are so different. Some people drag along, unnoticed and boring - they're all alike, and they're all unhappy. Then there are others, like for instance you - you're one in a million. You're happy -" Anton Chektov - The SeagullLegal Recruiters

Bordwell & Associates


"A spirited group of legal recruiters who represent

the finest legal and corporate talent in California."


Located in beautiful Newport Beach, CA




A Changing world ... Intense competition ... Are you ready?   

The world is changing at an accelerated pace and competition for above-average legal talent is  fierce.  The recruitment of attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and support staff continues to advance in spite of an unpredictable economy.  Corporations continue to seek out management leaders, general counsels, and corporate professionals who have the skills and talent to thrive in the new global marketplace.

What about your job?   Where is your career headed?  

Welcome to Bordwell & Associates

Established in 1988, we have the experience, knowledge and relentless drive  to keep you ahead of the competition. 

How do we maintain our edge? 

We interact daily with our extensive network of contacts, research the latest trends in the corporate and legal arenas and participate in continuing education.  We seek out employers with unique opportunities and identify confident individuals whose skills are honed to perfection ... we represent the "rock stars" of the legal and corporate communities.

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CEO, Rose Mary Bordwell,  CAC, CSP, is a successful legal recruiter with over twenty-five years of experience, including nine years as a law school director of career services.  She is a California Accredited Consultant, a Certified Staffing Professional, a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and an advisory board member for the paralegal programs at Coastline Community College and Irvine Valley College.

Bordwell was named California Staffing Professional of the Year and in 2009 she was awarded the prestigious James R. Pierce Lifetime Achievement Award, acknowledging her dedication and commitment to the recruiting industry.  




Special Projects Coordinator, Claudia Dean, is a legal professional with twenty  years' experience in the legal field as a legal secretary, paralegal and office administrator.  Her extensive working knowledge of the operations of a law firm  provides candidates and clients with a reality look at what is needed to have a successful career in the legal field. 

Dean received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Leadership from Concordia University in Irvine and is currently attending Whittier Law School.  Dean's job is to dream big, experience greatness, and create ways for Bordwell & Associates to always pay it forward. 


Research and Writing Assistant, Randall Sage-Cuneo, is a recent graduate from California State University, Fullerton, with a degree in History.  Sage-Cuneo conducts in-depth research and provides background information on companies and law firms.  He also maintains the integrity of Bordwell & Associates' databases.

Expect to see great things from this history guru, world traveler, and amateur photographer.



What about you, fabulous you?

Are you positioned to benefit from the changing marketplace?  Are you ready to be the best you can be?  This site was built with you in mind.  Let's get started!


Bordwell & Associates

1400 Quail Street, Suite 100   Newport Beach, CA  92660

Telephone:  949.724.1466 

E-mail:  Bordwell@wedolegal.com


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