The Advocates Expands, Opens Dallas Office


Denver, December 1, 2017 – The Advocates, a legal search firm headquartered in Denver, Colorado, announced today the opening of their Dallas, Texas office. Marcus Ollig, President and Founder of The Advocates, selected Jillian Hebert as the first member of the Dallas office to serve law firms, corporate legal departments and legal professionals in the area.

Founded in 2002, The Advocates consistently assists law firm leaders improve profitability, outperform their peer firms and execute strategic goals. The Advocates has earned a reputation for helping firms build their brand in specific markets and thrive. More than a typical search firm, The Advocates’ proprietary processes, industry research and knowledge, and no-risk guarantees help lawyers, law firms and corporate legal departments thrive. To learn more, visit

Industry Record:

46% of all new hires fail within 18 months – 89% are for attitudinal reasons according to Leadership IQ.

80% of lateral hires left their new firm after five years, according to the National Association for Law Placement.

The Advocates’ Record:

90%+ of Advocates’ placements are still with clients 2 years later and 80% are there five years later.

The Advocates saves its clients about 12 weeks in the hiring process and gain access to talent that they would not normally have access to.

“After successfully launching in Houston late last year, I am pleased about our on-going expansion. While we are currently working all over the country for some of our retained clients, it was important that we planted roots in the Dallas market,” said Marcus Ollig.   “I am grateful for the support we have received from the legal community throughout Texas over the past few years and look forward to becoming part of the business community in Dallas.”

Marcus Ollig is a business veteran with over 25 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. He developed The Advocates’ unique process, designed to gain a deeper understanding of clients’ and candidates’ needs. His program reflects the best practices learned over his career and dramatically reduces employee turnover. He has consulted with law firm leaders on management and growth potential issues, marketing techniques, associate retention and hiring practices. Mr. Ollig’s practice is focused primarily on law firm mergers and strategy.

Jillian Hebert, a former Human Resources Executive at a global oil and gas firm, has recruited and advised management on hiring and retention throughout the region. Ms. Hebert has first-hand knowledge of how hiring, retention and employee performance issues can directly impact business objectives. With a degree in Public Relations, Ms. Hebert has built her career in Texas around business and Human Resource management, marketing, hiring and recruiting. Ms. Hebert is thrilled to be a part of The Advocates’ expansion into Dallas. “To bring a successful firm such as The Advocates into the prospering Dallas market is an exciting opportunity. The potential is endless,” said Ms. Hebert. She will work closely with the Houston office to help law firm leaders and corporate legal departments thrive in the Dallas metro area.

About The Advocates

Established in 2002, The Advocates has earned a reputation as Denver’s premier legal search firm. The Advocates’ unique processes were designed to save clients time and reduce turnover through a deeper level of understanding. The Advocates’ widespread experience is focused on serving law firms and corporate legal departments through law firm merger and succession planning, retained Partner and General Counsel searches and executive searches for associates, in-house counsel and legal professionals. The Advocates’ sister company, Targeted Legal Staffing Solutions, provides temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct hire legal professionals to law firms and corporate legal departments.

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SOURCE: The Advocates – Denver, Colorado



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Marcus Ollig, President The Advocates 

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Marcus Ollig                                                                         Jillian Hebert

President and Founder of The Advocates                      Search Consultant


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