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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 27
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 08/11
    Position:
    Practice Area: Insurance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you have experience supervising others in a law firm environment? Special Counsel's client, an insurance defense law firm located in Irvine, CA, is currently looking for a Direct Hire Legal Secretary Supervisor! Qualified candidates will have at least five years of supervisor...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 08/11
    Position:
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you looking to work for a top Orange County law firm? Do you have experience in a law firm conflicts or records department? Special Counsel is...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 08/11
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you have IP docketing experience in a law firm? Are you looking to work for a top AmLaw firm? Special Counsel Orange County has the position for you! We're currently looking for qualified candidates for a Direct Hire Intellectual Property Docketing Specialist position. Ideally, you...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 08/11
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you a skilled Paralegal/Legal Assistant in the Orange County area? Special Counsel's client, a large financing company headquartered in OC, is currently looking for a strong candidate to join their Legal Department. We're looking for a candidate with strong technical and...View Details.
  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 08/11
    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: 08/11
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work for a national, mid-size civil litigation law firm with a busy and expanding Orange County, CA office? Would you like to work on high-stakes trials and travel throughout the nation? If so, this Junior Litigation Associate Attorney opportunity may be the right fit...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 08/10
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced IP professional looking to work for a top notch international law firm? Special Counsel's client, a leading AmLaw firm based in OC, is currently looking for an Intellectual Property Docketing Manager! This role will be firmwide management of the IP Docketing...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 08/03
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you a paralegal with experience in Intellectual Property? Do you have availability for the next four months? If so, Special Counsel Orange County currently has a Contract IP Paralegal job open that might be the right fit for you! Qualified candidates will be able to prepare and file...View Details.
  • Location: Costa Mesa , California
    Date Posted: 08/02
    Position: Project Assistant
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a sharp individual looking to branch out into the legal industry? Do you have law school plans in your future? Special Counsel Orange County currently has a position that might be perfect for you! Our client, a top AmLaw firm, is looking for a Direct Hire Project Assistant to...View Details.
  • Location: Newport Beach, California
    Date Posted: 08/01
    Position: Human Resources
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Do you have experience as an Office Manager or HR Manager in a law firm? Special Counsel Orange County currently has an opportunity for a blended desk, marrying general office duties and human resources issues. This is a part-time contract position, although the firm will consider direct...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/28
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you interested in joining a premier law firm located in Irvine, CA? Special Counsel Orange County now has a position available for an Intellectual Property Clerk with one of our top clients! This is an excellent opportunity to become part of an established team that strives for...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/28
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    Our client, a boutique IP firm located in Irvine, is seeking an experienced accounts receivable clerk for a 2-monthlong project. This position entails working closely with the attorneys for accounts receivable and billing tasks. This position will offer flexible hours. The ability to...View Details.
  • Location: Long Beach, California
    Date Posted: 07/26
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you a junior administrative assistant looking to branch out into the legal field? Or, do you have experience as a legal assistant? If so, Special Counsel Orange County might have the perfect opportunity for you! Our client is looking for a Contract Part-Time Legal Administrative...View Details.
  • Location: Porland, Oregon
    Date Posted: 07/26
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
     
    Long term contract opportunity available for Healthcare Attorney in Portland, OR!  Ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of experience with federal and state health care regulatory schemes, general health law issues, knowledge of  Stark and Anti-Kickback laws,...
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  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/26
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel's Orange County office now has an exciting opportunity for legal secretaries! Our client, a top international law firm, is currently looking for a sharp team player to join their Real Estate/Banking practice. Experience in a law firm and a Bachelor's degree is...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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