Search Consultant and Director of Administrative Affairs
Alysha has been with Abelson Legal Search since 2010 and handles associate attorney recruiting and the external human resource functions of the office. She works efficiently and expediently on the on-boarding processes for new, temporary and contract hire employees, making her the new hire “guru”. Alysha’s vast legal background and career experiences allow her to make connections with all members of the legal community. She knows what is involved in being a successful attorney or paralegal and draws upon her own legal career path to make valuable connections with the other members of the legal world. As a true communicator, Alysha utilizes her relatable people skills to listen to and speak with candidates to develop a true sense of what they want from their legal careers. She has authored “white papers” and articles for Abelson Legal Search in addition to hosting recruiting discussion groups for both new and seasoned paralegals.
Alysha | UNPLUGGED
Which talent or skill would you most like to have? To speak several languages fluently and to play the piano without knowing how to read music. Maybe even both at the same time!
What is your most treasured possession? Greeting cards written by my mom, my father’s cookbooks
What did you want to be when you were growing up? Definitely an actress or a comedian. I worked the fireplace as my stage at my childhood home like nobody’s business!
You enter a room and a song begins to play, what is the theme song playing to describe your life? “Groove is in the Heart” by Deee-Lite
What’s your favorite place in Philadelphia to get lunch? Schlesinger’s. It reminds me of home and eating at Ben’s Kosher Deli in NY and keeps me connected to my roots . Turkey on rye with Russian dressing and coleslaw and a bowl of matzo ball soup!