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

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

Jobs 1-15 of 17
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/19
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting a Litigation Legal Assistant for the Columbus office of an AmLaw 200 firm.  A minimum of 3-5 years experience supporting attorneys with commercial litigation matters is required.  This assignment will support two commercial litigation...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/17
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting an IP Paralegal for an east-side law firm.  Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years IP experience.  Very competitive compensation and benefits.
     
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  • Location: Akron, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/12
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting a Comsumer Bankruptcy Paralegal for a law firm located in Fairlawn, Ohio.
     
    Responsibilities
    • Attend initial meetings with clients
    • Gather and review information from the client
    • Prepare drafts of the...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/12
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting a part-time real estate paralegal for an in-house legal department. 10-15 hours per week.  Convenient suburban location.
     
    Responsibilities
    • Drafting and preparing real estate and loan closing documents
    • Managing...
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  • Location: Akron, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/12
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Tort Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting a Personal Injury Paralegal for a firm located in Fairlawn, Ohio.  This firm is seeking a full-time...View Details.
  • Location: Orange Village, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/05
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting a temporary medical malpractice defense paralegal at an established east-side firm.  This is a long-term, full-time temporary assignment with the possibility of temp to hire. Convenient suburban location with free parking.  Benefits are...View Details.
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/05
    Position: Records
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting a Temporary Records Associate for the Columbus office of an international law firm.  The firm has an...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/05
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Workers Comp
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Special Counsel is recruiting a Workers Compensation Claims Adjuster for a long-term temporary position in Cleveland, Ohio.  If you have a...View Details.
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/05
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting a Corporate Paralegal for the Columbus office of a regional law firm.  The Corporate Paralegal has close collaboration with multiple attorneys within the firm and attention to a wide variety of business organizational, transactional and...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/05
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting a Legal Assistant with a minimum of 1-5 years experience for a downtown law firm.  The successful candidate will be part of a talented and cohesive team of accomplished, experienced, and friendly professionals, and will learn from some of the...View Details.
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/05
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Estate Planning
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting an experienced Probate & Estate Planning Paralegal for a Regional Law Firm in their Columbus office....View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/05
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting a temporary Estate Planning/Tax Attorney for a downtown law firm.  Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years experience.  This is an indefinite assignment with the possibility of Temp-to-Hire.  
     
    Responsibilities:...
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  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/05
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Health Care
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting an experienced Healthcare Attorney for a part-time temporary assignment at a downtown law firm.  Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years nursing home regulatory experience.
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  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/05
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is recruiting an experienced litigation attorney for a six-month (possibly longer) temporary assignment.  This temporary position is with a downtown law firm; however, travel will be involved.
     
    Requirements:
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/05
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting a part-time commercial contracts attorney for a publicly traded-company located near downtown Cleveland. This is a long-term assignment, 20 - 30 hours per week. Remote work is a possibility.
     
    Qualifications:
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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