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Detroit MI, as seen from Lake Michigian, where, on the outskirts, our Special Counsel Law Job Recruiters can be found.
Special Counsel Special Counsel
50 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 475 Troy, MI 48084
Phone: 248.524.9131

Special Counsel Detroit

The Detroit office of Special Counsel is the leading provider of legal staffing and recruiting services in Michigan. Our office handles and assists with staffing in the entire state, and has made placements in Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Ann Arbor, among other local markets. We are neighbors to most of the area’s large law firms and corporations, and are recognized throughout Detroit as the premier provider of both temporary staffing services and direct-hire recruiting assistance for attorneys, paralegals and legal support staff.

Our team is comprised of staff members with long tenure in legal staffing. They have a deep understanding of the local legal market, and enjoy an extremely high client retention rate. Additionally, our team consists of members of the boards of the Oakland University Paralegal Program and the Macomb Community College Paralegal program, both approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).

Conveniently located in the northern Detroit suburbs, we offer:

  • 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:

  • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)
  • Association of Legal Administrators (ALA)
  • Association of Litigation Support Professionals (ALSP)
  • Association for Legal Professionals (NALS)
  • Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA)
  • Great Lakes Paralegal Association (GLPA)

Recent Legal Job Postings in Detroit

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  • Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    One of the top law firms in Western Michigan is looking for an attorney with a very specific skill set to join their Corporate Group. This firm offers great compensation and an AmLaw practice. Top candidates will possess:
     
  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/13
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Trust & Estates
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Trust and Estates Paralegal
     
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    Company: Special Counsel
    Employee Type: Full-Time/ Contract-to-Hire
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  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/11
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    Senior Level Commercial Litigation Attorneys
     
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    Company: Special Counsel

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  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/11
    Position: Other
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is conducting a search for multiple positions pertaining to contracts and contract administration. These positions are located throughout the Detroit Metropolitan region.
     
    Ideal candidates must possess a minimum of two years of recent Contract Management...
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  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/11
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Intellectual Property Legal Assistant
     
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    Company:  Special Counsel

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  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 06/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is excited to be expanding into Ohio and is now recruiting for an insurance defense litigation paralegal job with a company in Toledo. You must have an Associate's Degree, Bachelor’s degree, or a paralegal certificate and/or 1-2 years’ experience in a...View Details.
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 06/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is excited to be expanding into Ohio and is now recruiting for commercial litigation legal secretary job in Toledo. This is a contract position with a local law firm that could develop into something permanent.
     
    Commercial Litigation Legal Secretary Job...
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  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 06/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is excited to be expanding into Ohio and is now recruiting for a commercial litigation paralegal job in Toledo. This will be a contract position with the potential to become permanent and requires working in a local law office. You must have a paralegal certificate or...View Details.
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 06/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Our Detroit branch is excited to now be serving northwest Ohio, and is recruiting for a Law Office Manager job in Toledo. If you have 3+ years of managing a law office? Our client is a local firm that needs a reliable professional to help them take their practice to the next level....View Details.
  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    We are seeking multiple IP Docketing Specialists for job openings in the Detroit area. Our clients need qualified professionals for a position assisting attorneys with managing their intellectual property docket. This is a great way to get a foot in the door at some of the region’s...View Details.
  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Legal Billing Specialist
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:  Full-Time
    Location:  Detroit, Michigan Job Type:  Direct Hire
    Required Experience:  3+ years of experience...
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  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/10
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Commercial Litigation Legal Secretary Job in Southeast Michigan
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    Company: Special Counsel Employee Type: Contract / Contract to...
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  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/10
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Litigation Paralegal Job Detroit, Michigan
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Req’d Experience:  3+...
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  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/10
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    An Intellectual Property Legal Assistant job in Detroit, Michigan is available courtesy of Special Counsel.  You will need at least one year...View Details.
  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/10
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Intellectual Property Paralegal Job in Southeast Michigan
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    Company: Special Counsel Employee Type: Direct Hire
    Location: South...
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