The Major Advantage

With more than 70 years combined experience in the legal and recruitment industries, Major Legal Services provides clients with a unique recruitment and placement experience. Experience the Major Advantage.

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Your Major Legal Services Team

Deborah Peters
Director of Recruiting

Deborah graduated summa cum laude from Kenyon College in 1991 with a degree in International Studies. She earned her law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and worked as an attorney for a law firm that handled real estate, commercial litigation and bankruptcy work before joining MLS in 1994.

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Sally Goodwin
Attorney Recruiter

Sally earned her LL.B Degree with Honors in 1988 from the University of Westminster (Polytechnic of Central London, Faculty of Law). In 1991, she completed her LL.M at Cleveland State University, Cleveland Marshall College of Law and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1993. She worked as an Ombudsman before joining MLS in 2002.

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Lesley Shiels
Legal Recruiter

Lesley holds an Associate of Applied Business degree in Paralegal Studies from Cuyahoga Community College. Lesley joined MLS in 1996 and is presently in charge of legal secretary and legal support staff placements.

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Some of the
Legal Positions
That We Fill:
  • Associate Attorney and Partners
  • In-House Counsel
  • Firm Mergers and Practice Groups
  • Document Review Attorney Teams
  • Paralegal
  • Nurse Paralegal
  • Legal Secretary
  • Legal Receptionist
  • Docket/Calendar Specialist
  • E-Billing Specialist
  • Records Clerk
  • Legal Typist
  • Office Administrator
  • Law Librarian

Specializing in Attorneys, Paralegals and Legal Support Staff
Contract Staffing and Direct-Hire Recruitment

Making Connections
Through Values-Based Recruiting.

We have a reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism, and are dedicated to the highest standards of ethics and confidentiality. The MLS commitment to serving the needs of both clients and candidates compels us to adapt and respond to the ever-changing needs in the legal recruiting environment.

E-Discovery and
Project Management Expertise.

We identify licensed attorneys who are experienced in a wide range of litigation support and E-Discovery platforms at very competitive rates. These professionals understand that the key to a successful review focuses not only efficiency, but also accuracy.

staffing and recruitment.

Our specialized recruiting team focuses on sourcing and placement for legal jobs only. Whether you need a large or small Document Review team, Associate Attorney, Partner, In-House Counsel, Paralegal or Legal Secretarial assistance, we'll help you find what you need. In fact, that's all we do every day.

Leveraging technology
for employer and employee ease.

We've streamlined the hiring process for prospective employers and candidates by utilizing user-friendly, web-based software and online portals. Like you, we'd rather focus more on the people than the process.

Data Analytics
drives results.

Have you ever made a decision solely based on your "gut" feel? The book Moneyball shows how data analytics revolutionized the sports world, and in the same way we've translated that process to the world of staffing and recruiting.

We can help you hire and retain a reliable, top-performing workforce.