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Legal Assistant

Job Code: 57606941
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Date Posted: 8/22/2017
Position: Legal Secretary
Practice Area: Labor & Employment
Employment Type: Contract

Special Counsel is currently recruiting for a temp-to-hire legal assistant to support the Administrative & Labor Law Section of an in-house legal department.  The office is located in Downtown Cleveland.  

  • Process public records requests
  • Assist attorneys with labor arbitrations, unemployment hearings and matters that come before the State Employment Relations Board (SERB).
  • Docket dates of all hearings and responses to be filed with any administrative agency, type appropriate responses as may be required.
  • Processes subpoenas for records
  • Maintain logs, file responses, and schedule arbitration dates.
  • Prepare correspondence, briefs, memos, weekly reports, and responses to administrative agencies. Perform general filing duties and all administrative and secretarial duties as assigned.


  • At least 3+ years as a legal secretary, including experience in workers’ compensation and labor and employment matters
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Power Point and superior technical skills in general
  • Strong typing skills, must type at least 70 WPM
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) is necessary
  • Teamwork

Would you like to learn more about the Temp-to-Hire Legal Secretary job that Special Counsel is recruiting for in Cleveland, Ohio?  If so, then please submit your resume below.  Or, visit our website at to apply or consider other available opportunities with us.  Please follow me on Twitter@Cherylnjacobs for additional career opportunities.  
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