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Legal Support Staffing Services

Providing experienced support personnel to legal departments and law firms in Connecticut and Westchester County

Get the talent you need to support your legal professionals

Overall team strategy is a key component for any successful law firm or corporate legal department. From legal secretaries and paralegals to records clerks and billing experts, Merritt Staffing prides itself on being able to identify the right legal support candidates to help your organization maintain stability and professionalism.

At Merritt Staffing, we work with you to understand the level of experience you are seeking and the cultural fit that will ensure that the candidates we identify are able to support your attorneys in any capacity. Our extensive recruiting, screening and testing process enables us to find the right people to fill all of your company’s legal support positions.

Whether part-time, full-time, temporary, temp-to-hire or direct-hire, we help law firms and legal departments fill a wide range of legal support positions, including:

  • paralegals
  • legal secretaries/assistants
  • clerks
  • bookkeepers
  • records management

Partnering with employers for customized recruiting and staffing services

At Merritt Staffing we strive to go beyond recruitment and job placement services and become partners with our clients. We do this by building collaborative relationships that are based on honesty, trust and integrity. By understanding each client’s business, culture and objectives, we are better prepared to enable long-term solutions for clients and candidates alike. The end result is improved efficiency, especially when legal support positions need to be filled quickly. And by allowing us to handle the staffing process and related services, local firms from startups to large companies can focus on what they do best.

Reduce turnover, minimize overtime costs and improve workflow

As a recruiting and staffing agency with more than 20 years of experience, we’ve seen regulatory changes, business cycles and an uncertain economy cause hiring needs to change quickly. If handled internally, the work of posting jobs, scanning resumes and interviewing can divert your company’s resources and reduce productivity. Our Connecticut and Westchester County legal recruiting and staffing services can relieve this burden, while helping to ensure that your legal department or law firm runs as smoothly as possible during times of transition.

Our comprehensive candidate assessments help ensure a good fit

Merritt Staffing meets with and thoroughly evaluates each candidate to provide clients with competent and qualified legal support staff. This screening process covers more than what candidates say they can do and what their resumes indicate. We review their past and current behavior to determine how they will perform at your organization.

Confidentiality and discretion throughout the placement process

You can count on us to provide complete confidentiality and discretion in our recruitment and job placement services. Merritt Staffing does not disclose the employer’s identity or the candidate’s identity until the appropriate time.

Recruiting services for legal support positions and beyond

Our experienced recruiting and placement consultants work closely with Connecticut and Westchester County employers to fill a wide range of positions beyond legal support, including:

Flexible staffing services with a local focus

With our extensive network of candidates in Connecticut and New York, Merritt Staffing has found paralegals and litigation support staff for some of the most prestigious law firms, corporations and financial institutions in Fairfield County, New Haven County and Westchester County. Our knowledge of the local legal environment makes us especially qualified to understand the needs of our clients and to match candidates’ skills and qualifications to those needs. We also understand the local work culture and the priorities of local companies and employees.

Westchester and Connecticut staffing service locations

Our Stamford staffing area covers Fairfield County and Westchester County, including Stamford, Greenwich, White Plains, Norwalk and beyond.

Our Stratford staffing area covers Fairfield County and New Haven County, including Fairfield, Bridgeport, Danbury, Shelton, New Haven, Stratford and beyond.

For more information on our legal support recruiting services

Contact us to learn more about our successful partnerships, and how our recruitment and staffing services have benefited local law firms and legal departments like yours.

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