We are a boutique legal recruiting agency catering to law firms and other legal service providers. At Project Recruit, we use a proven process to vet candidates properly. Our goal is to align candidate qualifications and expectations with the law firm’s ideal employee for the right fit.

As experts in legal industry market trends, Project Recruit prides itself on our deep knowledge of compensation and hiring. We know that adding a new law firm team member or finding your next legal career opportunity is important, and you deserve the personalized, transparent experience we provide.

Our Mission

Project Recruit’s mission is to help fast-growing law firms become more productive and highly profitable with the power to attract and retain top talent.

Our law firm clients and candidates consistently remark about our candor, excellent communication, and transparency throughout the entire recruitment process. These principles help us serve you as a strategic partner and lead to successful placements.

At Project Recruit, we know that law firms achieve their highest potential by employing dedicated, talented, and engaged staff. As an attorney-owned and operated business, we rely on best practices from years of firsthand legal industry experience to ensure fit for both the law firm and the candidate. As your partner in hiring, we’ll deliver a personalized experience that increases retention rates to help your law firm thrive.

Our Team

Connie Rinaldi (Founder/CEO)

With more than 20 years of experience as a practicing lawyer, Connie Rinaldi also brings a background as a successful founder and CEO of a law firm and award-winning legal services company. In those roles, she has recruited and places hundreds of attorneys. At Project Recruit, she leverages her expert knowledge and perspective on building, growing, and staffing law firms and small businesses to her clients.

Fun Fact about Connie: She’s a former professional poker player.

Nicole Bauder (Recruiter)

Nicole has extensive experience as a paralegal implementing strategy, process, and procedure to find the best candidates for Project Recruit clients.

Nicole is passionate about finding the best fit for the law firm and the candidate. While her primary focus is on recruiting, Nicole also heads up Project Recruit’s marketing efforts.

Fun Fact about Nicole: She loves to read and play baseball with her son.

Raya Peretti (Recruiter)

Raya has over 15 years of administrative, financial, and operational management experience planning, implementing, and organizing in the legal services industry. Raya is passionate in helping others find a career path that aligns with their goals. This dedication makes her an outstanding and successful recruiter to Project Recruit. In addition to recruiting, Raya serves as the company’s Comptroller.

Fun Fact about Raya: She cannot ride a bike and dreams of doing stand-up comedy one day.

Rosa DiMaria (Sourcing Specialist)

Rosa is an aspiring attorney. Her communication and research skills, coupled with her dedication to helping our clients find the perfect fit for their office, contribute to her success.

Fun fact about Rosa: She is fluent in Italian and Sicilian dialect.


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