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Special Counsel Special Counsel
2302 Martin, Suite 150 Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: 949.955.3114 Fax: 949.955.3609

Special Counsel Orange County

Since 1987, the Orange County office of Special Counsel has developed an unmatched reputation for placing experienced attorneys and paralegals in long-term contract positions, particularly with corporate legal departments. We provide attorney and paralegal search, as well as legal project staffing and document review services.

Our recruiting staff has worked with clients of all sizes – from solo practitioners to midsize and large law firms – as well as Fortune 500 corporations and government entities. On average, our staff has been with Special Counsel in the Orange County market for 10 years and in the industry for more than 15 years.

Conveniently located near John Wayne Airport, our Orange County office offers:

  • Contract, contract-to-hire and direct-hire services
  • Local-market expertise, coupled with Special Counsel’s national resources
  • Knowledgeable, professional, and efficient services for mortgage litigation, securities, financial institutions, real estate, IP, civil litigation, and more
  • 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:

  • Orange County Bar Association (OCBA)
  • Orange County Paralegal Association (OCPA)
  • Association of Legal Administrators (ALA)
  • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

Recent Legal Job Postings in Orange County

Jobs 1-15 of 19
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/24
    Position:
    Practice Area: ERISA Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a professional Executive Assistant that has at least four years of experience working in a law firm? Special Counsel's Orange County office...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/24
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you a California-barred attorney looking for a contract position? Do you have experience with vendor contracts, marketing reviews and agreements? Special Counsel's in-house client in Irvine, CA is seeking a contract attorney who is immediately available for a 6-month long project....View Details.
  • Location: Costa Mesa, California
    Date Posted: 05/23
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced Litigation Secretary? Do you have at least 8 years of experience supporting multiple attorneys? Special Counsel's client, a top OC AmLaw firm, is currently searching for the perfect candidate to start immediately. If you are familiar with healthcare and civil...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/19
    Position: Litigation
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel’s Irvine, CA office now has a new opportunity for a Direct Hire Records Manager! Our client is a large Orange County law firm who is looking to add a highly experienced individual to their team. You are the ideal candidate if you have at least 5 years of experience...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/19
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Immigration
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you interested in working for a local Orange County law firm? Special Counsel is currently looking for a Contract Receptionist to start immediately! The ideal candidate will have a couple years of experience in a law firm, but we are open to anyone junior. You are an excellent...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/16
    Position: IT
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel's client has a growing litigation support team and is looking for an experienced member to add to their IT department! This position will allow you to work with an experienced team of professionals to help improve litigation support practices for a large and growing...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/16
    Position: IT
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Large and growing Orange County law firm has an exciting opportunity for a skilled Desktop Support Specialist with law firm experience to join their...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/16
    Position: IT
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you interested in becoming the newest member of one of Orange County's top law firms to work for? Special Counsel's client is a growing firm with a history of recognizing the talents of its staff and known for promoting within, and are currently seeking Help Desk Support for...View Details.
  • Location: Tempe, Arizona
    Date Posted: 05/16
    Position: Non - Traditional
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Long term contract opportunity in Tempe for Risk Management Analyst, available through Special Counsel!
     
    Requirements:
     
    • B.A. degree
    • 2 years of experience in Compliance and Risk Assessment
    •   1-2 years of...
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  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 05/14
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an attorney with at least 6 years of experience in commercial real estate transactions at an AmLaw 100 firm or top company? Are you looking to join a successful, growing publicly-traded company as an in-house counsel? If so, this Director or VP of Real Estate Transactions position...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/12
    Position:
    Practice Area: Immigration
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you an experienced Paralegal looking for immediate work? Special Counsel’s Irvine, CA office has an opening available right now that could be the perfect fit! This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to either gain or broaden their experience in the immigration field....View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/12
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Estate Planning
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Are you an experienced paralegal? Special Counsel’s Irvine office now has a Contract to Hire Paralegal Job available that could be what...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/12
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Are you interested in joining a unique boutique law firm as a Junior Paralegal? If you have at least one year of experience in a law firm, please be...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Estate Planning
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you an experienced Estate Planning Attorney looking for contract work? Special Counsel's client, a boutique law firm based in Orange County, is looking for an attorney who ideally has five years of experience in setting up living trusts for individuals. This is a unique...View Details.
  • Location: Orlando, Florida
    Date Posted: 05/05
    Position: Non - Traditional
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Immediate long term contract opportunity for experienced Mortgage Loan Underwriters in Orlando!
     
    Start date: ASAP
    Requirements: 2+ years working in mortgage loan underwriting and verification
    Location: Orlando, Florida (Onsite - NO REMOTE OPTION)
    Length of project: 4+...
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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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