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1375 East 9th Street, Suite 2440
Cleveland, OH 44114 Phone: 216.622.2100 Fax: 216.622.2110

Special Counsel Cleveland

Since 1993, Special Counsel has become the leading provider of both permanent search and temporary staffing services for law firms and corporate legal departments in Cleveland. Our core strengths are an unwavering commitment to client service and an unmatched candidate retention rate, which help us stand out above our competitors. Together, our staff has over three decades of experience in providing the greater Cleveland legal community with comprehensive legal staffing services, including temporary attorney and paralegal placement, document review staffing, and search and placement of highly specialized subject matter experts.

  • Contract, contract-to-hire and direct-hire services
  • Local-market expertise, coupled with Special Counsel’s national resources
  • Knowledgeable, professional, and efficient services
  • Staffing and management of on-site and off-site document review teams, discovery and eDiscovery projects
  • On-demand access to configurable TurnKey Legal Center document review project space, computers and equipment for your next eDiscovery project
  • Our exclusive SightManager® document review management software featuring cutting-edge monitoring and reporting tools that allow you to manage multiple projects securely and efficiently without leaving your office

We have strong alliances with legal professional organizations, such as:

  • Greater Cleveland General Counsel Association
  • Cleveland Association of Legal Administrators (ALA)
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA)
  • Northeast Ohio Association of Corporate Counsel (NEOACCA)

Recent Legal Job Postings in Cleveland

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  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
    Date Posted: 01/20
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you have experience recruiting attorneys, if so, then this is a great opportunity to join a well-respected regional law firm as a recruiting coordinator in Columbus, Ohio.   The Recruiting Coordinator will be responsible for the functions related to Ohio recruiting efforts, both...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 01/20
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Contract
    Downtown company is seeking a temporary administrative assistant for a long-term assignment.  Benefits available.
     
    Responsibilities
     
    • Organizes and prepares information for internal and external distribution;
    • Develops, coordinates,...View Details.
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 01/20
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Corporate Paralegal position is available at a Toledo law firm.  If you have at least 4 years’ corporate experience, then you may be the candidate for this rare opportunity to join a firm that has low turnover.  If you seek a firm that provides a friendly yet...View Details.
  • Location: Sandusky, Ohio
    Date Posted: 01/19
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    An in-house legal department is looking for a contract attorney to assist with commercial contract matters 25-30 hours per week, with the potential to go full time.
     
    Responsibilities
    • Support internal contract administrator for day to day templated operational...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 01/17
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Health Care
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    Parker...View Details.
  • Location: Garfield Heights, Ohio
    Date Posted: 01/13
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    An in-house legal department is seeking a temp-to-hire real estate paralegal with a minimum of 2 years supporting attorneys with real estate matters.  
     
    Responsibilities
    • Prepared HUD-1 Settlement Statements, Closing Disclosures, and closing documents...
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  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 01/13
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    In-house legal department seeks an experienced real estate attorney for a long-term assignment.  Experience in complex real estate acquisitions and financing is required.  Large/national law firm experience is preferred.  Benefits are...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 01/13
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Manufacturing company client is seeking a temporary commercial contracts attorney for a long-term temporary assignment.  Responsibilities include:
     
    1. Provides contract review, analysis, drafting and negotiations of contracts on behalf of company including but not limited...
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  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 01/13
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    Downtown real estate company is seeking a Lease Administrator to support the management of all lease/tenant information. The position will be part of a Lease Administration Team that is a sub-unit of the Company’s Legal...
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  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 01/13
    Position: Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Regional law firm seeking a legal secretary with a minimum of 5 years'  litigation experience to assist attorneys in its downtown Cleveland...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 01/13
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Would you like to work in a west-side suburb?  If so, Special Counsel has a temporary, part-time, corporate paralegal job at a company in Westlak, Ohio.  The duration of this assignment is indefinite.
     
    Responsibilities
     
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 01/13
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Temporary Intellectual Property Legal Assistant Job, with the possibility of temp-to-hire conversion, is available immediately in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
     
    Legal Assistant Job Duties and Responsibilities
     
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 01/13
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An Intellectual Property Legal Assistant Job is available immediately in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.  If you have at least 3 years’ experience assisting attorneys with intellectual property matters, then you may be the candidate for this in-house opportunity.    If...View Details.
  • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
    Date Posted: 01/04
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch Legal, Special Counsel's Attorney Search Division, is working with a Top Cincinnati Law Firm to find a Corporate Associate to join their practice group. This is a great opportunity to join a recognized team of corporate and M&A Partners and Associates known for...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 12/27
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Patent Prosecution Associate job in Cleveland, Ohio is immediately available courtesy of Parker + Lynch Legal!  Consideration requires at least three (3) years of large law firm experience in patent prosecution work, as well as a degree in either Electrical Engineering, Physics,...View Details.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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