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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 Fax: 248.524.9136

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: South East Michigan, Michigan
    Date Posted: 02/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Contract
    Banking and Finance Paralegal Internship (Paid!!!)
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:  Full-Time
    Location:  Detroit, Michigan Job Type:  Permanent Contract
    Required Experience:  Entry...
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  • Location: South East Michigan , Michigan
    Date Posted: 02/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Insurance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Insurance Defense Litigation Legal Assistant
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:  Full-Time
    Location:  Detroit, Michigan Job Type:  Direct Hire
    Required Experience:  18+ months of experience...
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  • Location: South East Michigan , Michigan
    Date Posted: 02/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Entry Level Paralegal
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type: Full Time
    Location:  Oakland County,...
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  • Location: South East Michigan , Michigan
    Date Posted: 02/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Insurance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Insurance Defense Litigation Paralegal
     
    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: Wayne County, Michigan
    Date Posted: 02/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Real Estate Paralegal
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:  Full-Time
    Location:  Detroit, Michigan Job Type:  Direct Hire
    Required Experience:  5+ years of experience...
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  • Location: South East Michigan, Michigan
    Date Posted: 02/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    Intellectual Property Internship (Paid!!!)
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:  Full-Time
    Location:  Detroit, Michigan Job Type:  Permanent Contract
    Required Experience:  Entry...
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  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 02/17
    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: Oakland County Michigan, Michigan
    Date Posted: 02/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Court Runner
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:  Full-Time or Part Time
    Location:  Detroit, Michigan Job Type:  Direct Hire or Long Term Contract
    Required Experience:  Entry...
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  • Location: Oakland County , Michigan
    Date Posted: 02/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Entry Level Law Firm File Clerk
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type: Flexible (30+ Hours a week)
    Location:...
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  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 02/17
    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 three...View Details.
  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 02/17
    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: 02/17
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is working with a mid-sized law firm with an office in Metro Detroit - related to their search for a direct hire corporate paralegal....View Details.
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
    Date Posted: 02/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Government Contracts
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    We have an exciting job opening for a Permitting Manager in Boston with one of the country's largest wireless companies. Our client is an industry leader that is growing rapidly, and needs qualified candidates to handle a variety of land use issues in support of that growth. You will...View Details.
  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 02/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    We are seeking a Trademark Attorney for an opening in the Detroit area. Our client needs an attorney experienced in trademark practice. Top applicants will possess the following:
     
    • Must be actively barred in Michigan
    • 4+ years of trademark experience,...View Details.
  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 02/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    We are seeking Trademark Attorneys for contract job openings in the Detroit area. Our clients need attorneys experienced in trademark practice. Top applicants will possess the following:
     
    • Must be actively barred in Michigan
    • 2+ years of trademark...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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