Robert Half Legal Opens In Irvine

Firm to Offer Staffing and Recruitment Services for Legal Professionals

Jan 27, 2016, 10:37 ET from Robert Half Legal

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Half, the world's first and largest specialized staffing firm, today announced that Robert Half Legal is launching dedicated operations in Irvine, California. Robert Half Legal is a premier provider of temporary and full-time, and project legal professionals for law firms and corporate legal departments.

"We see tremendous opportunity in the Orange County market," said SunMi Kim, Metro Market Manager for Robert Half Legal. "Orange County is a dynamic and economic hub for many corporations and law firms.  This means businesses are expanding and need to add staff.  We are eager to help companies and law firms augment their teams and assist legal professionals in finding positions tailored to their skills and expertise."

The Robert Half Legal team members servicing Irvine include:

SunMi Kim:

SunMi Kim is Metro Market Manager for Robert Half, overseeing operations for Robert Half Legal where she specializes in the placement of attorneys, paralegals and legal support professionals for law firms and corporate legal departments.  SunMi joined the organization in 2005 and has been recognized for her contributions to the growth of the business, leadership and her involvement in the legal and business community.  She received a bachelor's degree at University of California, Riverside, a master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Loma Linda University, and a law degree from U.C. Hastings College of the Law. 

Ashley Clinkenbeard, Esq.:

Ashley Clinkenbeard is an Account Executive for Robert Half Legal. Prior to joining the company, Ashley practiced law as an in-house counsel and employment attorney for the real estate and apparel industries. She earned her law degree from University of La Verne College of Law and is an active member of the California State Bar.

Didi Gooch:

Didi Gooch is an Account Executive for Robert Half Legal.  Prior to joining the organization, Didi spent several years in post-secondary education where she managed internships and job placements for graduate students.  Didi was quickly promoted to Senior Legal Recruiter and continues to excel in candidate recruitment and job placement for the industry's leading legal professionals.

Ani Karian:

Ani Karian is an Account Executive for Robert Half Legal and brings extensive sales and staffing experience to the team. Ani holds a degree in political science from University of California, Irvine and is an active member of Friends of Armenia, a non-profit humanitarian organization which provides resources to the people of Armenia and Artsakh.

James Kim:

James Kim is an Account Executive for Robert Half Legal. He was a Canvasser for a solar-energy company before joining the company and holds a degree in media cultural studies from University of California, Riverside.  James was previously awarded three navy medals for his support in Iraq of Operations Enduring Freedom.

Each year, Robert Half Legal places thousands of individuals in rewarding positions. The company's extensive experience working with professionals and employers makes them a valuable resource on hiring and employment trends.  They share this information with clients through their popular annual salary guides which can be found at

About Robert Half Legal:

Robert Half Legal is the legal staffing and consulting services division of Robert Half. A premier legal employment agency, Robert Half Legal provides highly skilled legal professionals for law firms and corporate legal departments on a temporary, project and full-time basis. With North American and global locations, the company offers a full suite of legal staffing and consulting services to help organizations manage constantly changing workloads and access expertise across in-demand legal practice areas. More information, including online job search services, can be found at For career and management advice, follow our Legal Blog at

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