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

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

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  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 07/16
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    Are you a commercial real estate attorney who is excited about business development and is looking to work on matters with clients across the...
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  • Location: Santa Ana, California
    Date Posted: 07/12
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Special Counsel's Orange County office has new positions for Litigation Attorneys! We're seeking one to two full-service attorneys to assist a boutique law firm in Santa Ana, CA. Qualified candidates should have at least 8 years of litigation experience, and ideally will have...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/11
    Position:
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    A prominent East Coast firm is opening its second California office in Irvine and seeking a strong temp-to-hire litigation attorney, preferably with labor and employment or insurance defense experience. This position will offer hands-on experience in a fast-paced environment, extensive...View Details.
  • Location: Costa Mesa, California
    Date Posted: 07/11
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Are you seeking an entry-level position in the Orange County legal field? A large, full-service firm in the heart of Orange County is seeking a temp-to-hire Administrative Services Clerk. The essential duties for this position include the following:
    • Collecting and distributing...
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  • Location: Newport Beach, California
    Date Posted: 07/11
    Position:
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An in-house legal department in Newport Beach is seeking a direct-hire Real Estate Paralegal with 4+ years of experience! This position will be supporting five attorneys with various real estate transactional needs. The essential duties for this position include the...View Details.
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
    Date Posted: 07/10
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    A top-ranking AmLaw law firm seeks top-performing real estate associates to join their national real estate and hospitality practices in Los Angeles, CA.
     
    Successful candidates will have a focused desire to work on complex domestic and cross-border real...
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  • Location: Cypress , California
    Date Posted: 07/09
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you a skilled attorney seeking a part-time position? Special Counsel's Irvine, CA office currently has an opportunity for a Contracts Review Attorney that could be the right fit for you! Qualified candidates must have at least 12 years of contracts review experience, and will...View Details.
  • Location: Costa Mesa, California
    Date Posted: 07/07
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch Legal, the Attorney Search Division of Special Counsel, is seeking a Corporate Attorney or Practice Group on behalf of one of their top clients.
     
    Are you a Corporate Attorney looking to join a nationally ranked firm with a strong Midwestern and West Coast...
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  • Location: Newport Beach , California
    Date Posted: 07/03
    Position: Accounting / Finance
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you currently in the legal field, with at least 5 years of experience in regulatory and compliance law? Special Counsel has a Direct Hire Regulatory Specialist position available that might a great fit for you! Our client is seeking a skilled legal professional, who has ideally worked...View Details.
  • Location: Costa Mesa , California
    Date Posted: 07/03
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel's Orange County office is looking for a Contract Litigation Secretary in Costa Mesa, CA! This position will support a partner and four associates in the Trust & Estates department. It is essential that the candidate be skilled in litigation, and transactional...View Details.
  • Location: Newport Beach, California
    Date Posted: 07/03
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    We are currently looking for a Direct Hire Junior Legal Secretary! Our client is a well-known firm in the Irvine, CA area, and they're seeking...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 06/29
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel's Orange County office has a new opportunity for a Direct Hire Managing Litigation Paralegal! Our client, an established boutique law firm in Irvine, CA, is seeking an experienced paralegal to assist with the growth in their office.
     
    Prior experience with...
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  • Location: Laguna Hills, California
    Date Posted: 06/29
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Special Counsel's Orange County office currently has an excellent opportunity for a Litigation Secretary! This is a temp-to-hire position, but our...View Details.
  • Location: Laguna Hills, California
    Date Posted: 06/29
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced Litigation Paralegal seeking a new opportunity? Special Counsel's Orange County office might have the position for you! Our client is a mid-sized regional law firm, who has an open job for a Direct Hire Construction Defect Litigation Paralegal. The firm...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 06/28
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A premier plaintiff's class action firm is seeking a 3+ year litigation associate to join their tight-knit team handling high-dollar class action cases involving consumer fraud protections, financial services, and products liability. This is a great opportunity to work directly with...View Details.
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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