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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: 11/10
    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 three...View Details.
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 11/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is excited to be expanding into Ohio and is now offering an in-house corporate paralegal job in Toledo. This is a contract position with the potential to become permanent and will involve working in-house for a large company. You should have a paralegal certificate/degree...View Details.
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 11/10
    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: 11/10
    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: 11/10
    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: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 11/10
    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 in Toledo. You must have an Associate's Degree, Bachelor’s degree, or a paralegal certificate and/or 1-2 years’ experience in a comparable role....View Details.
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 11/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is excited to be expanding into Ohio and is now offering an in-house corporate paralegal job in Toledo. You must have an Associate's Degree, Bachelor’s degree, or a paralegal certificate and/or 1-2 years’ experience in a similar law firm or in-house role....View Details.
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 11/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Would you like to supplement your current practice while working for one of the region's top defense firms? We are working with a national firm in...View Details.
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
    Date Posted: 11/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    Would you like to supplement your current practice while working for one of the region's top defense firms? We are working with a national firm in...View Details.
  • Location: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
    Date Posted: 11/10
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Document Review Positions for Attorneys with Tier-1 Auto Supplier Experience, just outside Detroit, courtesy of Special Counsel!
     
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  • Location: Oakland County , Michigan
    Date Posted: 11/10
    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: Oakland County, Michigan
    Date Posted: 11/10
    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: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 11/10
    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: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 11/10
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Immigration
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Corporate Immigration Paralegal Job Oakland County, Michigan
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:...
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  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 11/10
    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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