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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: Century City, California
    Date Posted: 09/21
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A great mid-level AmLaw 200 firm is currently looking for an experienced real estate associate to join their team with experience in acquisitions, dispositions, financing, and joint ventures. This role will report directly to a fantastically talented partner in LA, awarded and renowned...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 09/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Boutique Family Law Firm in Irvine is seeking a Paralegal to join it's team.
     
    Qualified candidates will have at least TWO years of experience working in the area of family law, have excellent oral and written communication skills and be proficient with the MS Office...
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  • Location: Newport Beach, California
    Date Posted: 09/14
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A top regional firm is seeking a talented junior associate with 1+ years of experience in commercial litigation. This is a unique opportunity for a junior attorney looking to step into a role with hands-on experience and responsibility that you would not normally find with similar big...View Details.
  • Location: Costa Mesa , California
    Date Posted: 09/13
    Position: Records
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is seeking a contract Legal records clerk to start immediately in Costa Mesa
     
    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Creating new matters using the Elite 3E records management system or similar
    ...
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  • Location: Newport Beach, California
    Date Posted: 08/31
    Position:
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A growing boutique firm in Orange County is adding to it's already exciting Real Estate practice team. Would you like to add value as an integral part of a small group building something new? Are you tired of billing 2500 hours in BigLaw and looking for better work-life balance? The...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 08/30
    Position:
    Practice Area: Technology
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you an attorney looking for temp work? Are you able to commit to a project for at least two months? Special Counsel in Irvine, CA may have a position for you! Our client is an exciting start up in the area, and are seeking an attorney with 5-7 years of experience in contracts...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 08/30
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a highly experienced Trial Paralegal seeking a direct hire position in Irvine, CA? Special Counsel's Orange County office may have the perfect position for you! Our client, a reputable regional law firm, is seeking a candidate with extensive trial experience and preferably 10+...View Details.
  • Location: Santa Ana, California
    Date Posted: 08/29
    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: Costa Mesa, California
    Date Posted: 08/29
    Position:
    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...View Details.
  • Location: Newport Beach , California
    Date Posted: 08/29
    Position: Admin Legal Support
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel's Orange County office has a new position open for a Direct Hire Bankruptcy Litigation Secretary in Newport Beach, CA! Our client...View Details.
  • Location: Newport Beach, California
    Date Posted: 08/29
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Our client, a large regional law firm based in Orange County, is seeking a Litigation Attorney with 1-3 years of litigation experience to support their busy defense team. The cases are high volume and involve lemon law, breach of warranty, warranty claims, allegations of defective...View Details.
  • Location: Costa Mesa, California
    Date Posted: 08/29
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you seeking new employment with a well-known Orange County law firm? Special Counsel might have the position for you in Costa Mesa, CA! We're...View Details.
  • Location: Fountain Valley, California
    Date Posted: 08/29
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    A boutique litigation firm in Fountain Valley, CA is seeking a part-time Litigation Secretary with at least 1 year of experience. The firm is seeking someone who is available from 8:30am-12:00pm from Monday through Friday, with a possibility of working more over time. The duties on this...View Details.
  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 08/28
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    A top, national law firm seeks a Litigation Associate to join their Orange County, CA office.
     
    Highlights of the position:
     
    • Join a group of experienced attorneys
    • Gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced environment
    • Work on...
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  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 08/28
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    A top law firm seeks a Litigation Associate to join their Orange County, CA office.
     
    Highlights of the position:
     
    • Join a group of experienced attorneys
    • Gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced environment
    • Work on sophisticated...
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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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