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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: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 03/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    We are recruiting Real Estate Attorneys for open contract jobs in the Detroit area. Our clients need attorneys experienced in real estate practice. Top applicants will possess the following:
     
    • Must be actively barred in Michigan
    • 2+ years of real estate...View Details.
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 03/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Our Detroit branch is excited to be expanding into northwest Ohio and is recruiting for a Contracts Manager job in Toledo. This is an in-house position helping draft and negotiate commercial contracts for a local company. Candidates must have strong attention to detail and excellent...View Details.
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 03/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    The Detroit branch is excited to be expanding to serve northwest Ohio, and is recruiting for an executive legal administrative assistant job in Toledo. Top applicants will have 5+ years of law firm or executive experience. Candidates must also have sharp attention to detail, excellent...View Details.
  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 03/18
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Immigration
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Corporate Immigration Paralegal Job Oakland County, Michigan
     
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    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:...
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  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 03/18
    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: Oakland County, Michigan
    Date Posted: 03/18
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Immigration
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Corporate Immigration Legal Secretary
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:  Contract or Direct Hire
    Location: Oakland County, Michigan Required experience:  2+...
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  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
    Date Posted: 03/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    We are recruiting Civil Defense Litigation Attorneys for a job in Detroit and Toledo. The position is contracted overflow work for a large firm based...View Details.
  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 03/18
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Contract
    Intellectual Property Paralegal Job in Southeast Michigan
    Job Overview:
    Company: Special Counsel Employee Type: Contract / Contract to Hire
    Location: South East Michigan Required Experience: 3+ years
    Contact Information
    Email: Detroit@SpecialCounsel.com
    Telephone: (248)...
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  • Location: Oakland County, Michigan
    Date Posted: 03/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Legal Executive Administrative Assistant
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:  Full-Time
    Location:  Detroit, Michigan Job Type: Contract and Direct Hire opportunities
    Required Experience:  3+ years of...
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  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 03/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    We are recruiting Attorneys for document review projects in Southeast Michigan. Prior review experience is a plus. Top applicants will possess the following:
     
    • Must be actively barred in a U.S. state
    • Prior review experience in Relativity...View Details.
  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 03/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    We are recruiting Corporate Transactional Attorneys for an in-house opportunity in the Detroit area. Our client needs a Canadian-barred attorney experienced with complex commercial and corporate transactions for an ongoing engagement. Top applicants will possess the...View Details.
  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 03/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    We are recruiting Medical Malpractice Attorneys for contract job openings in the Detroit area. Our clients need attorneys experienced with medical malpractice litigation, particularly on the plaintiff side. Top applicants will possess the following:
     
  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 03/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    We are recruiting Insurance Litigation Coverage Attorneys for contract job openings in the Detroit area. Our clients need attorneys experienced with primarily defense side first and third party no fault practice. Top applicants will possess the following:
     
  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 03/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    We are recruiting Commercial Litigation Attorneys for contract job openings in the Detroit area. Our clients need attorneys experienced with large commercial litigation for project-based engagements. This is a great opportunity to supplement a small practice. Top applicants will possess...View Details.
  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 03/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    We are seeking 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 fastest...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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