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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: 07/26
    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: South East Michigan, Michigan
    Date Posted: 07/26
    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: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 07/26
    Position:
    Practice Area: Insurance
    Employment Type: Contract
    Contract Insurance Defense Litigation Legal Assistant
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:  Full-Time
    Location:  Detroit, Michigan Job Type:  Contract
    Required Experience:  18+ months of experience...
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  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 07/26
    Position:
    Practice Area: Insurance
    Employment Type: Contract
    Contract Insurance Defense Litigation Paralegals
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:  Full-Time
    Location:  Detroit, Michigan Job Type:  Contract
    Required Experience:  2+ years of experience...
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  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 07/26
    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: 07/26
    Position:
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Contract
    The Detroit branch is excited to be expanding to serve northwest Ohio, and is recruiting for a Legal Administrative Assistant job in Toledo. The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of office experience, preferably in a law firm. Candidates must have careful attention to detail, excellent...View Details.
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 07/26
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is excited to be expanding into Ohio and is now recruiting for a commercial 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 similar law firm or in-house...View Details.
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 07/26
    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: 07/26
    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: 07/26
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    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: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 07/26
    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: 07/26
    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: Toledo, Ohio
    Date Posted: 07/26
    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: 07/26
    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: 07/26
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is excited to be expanding into Ohio and is now recruiting for commercial litigation legal secretary job in Toledo. This is a permanent position with a local law firm.
     
    Commercial Litigation Legal Secretary Job Responsibilities:
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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