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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: 07/24
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel's Orange County office currently has a Contract Paralegal Job available! Our client, a large financial corporation based in OC, is...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/24
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you looking to work with a top Orange County law firm? Special Counsel's client, a leading international firm, is currently looking for a Patent Prosecution Secretary to join their IP Practice Group. This is an excellent opportunity to work at a firm that offers great...View Details.
  • Location: Newport Beach, California
    Date Posted: 07/21
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel's client, a boutique business litigation firm in Newport Beach, is seeking a contract paralegal to handle large document review...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/21
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Are you seeking an entry-level legal position in Orange County? Special Counsel's client, a boutique transactional law firm, is currently seeking a...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/21
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work for a national law firm with a thriving IP practice?  If so, this Patent Attorney job in Irvine, CA may be the right fit for you.  This is an exceptional opportunity to join a custom built team of attorneys at one of the nation’s leading law...View Details.
  • Location: Costa Mesa, California
    Date Posted: 07/21
    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 county? If so, this real estate attorney job in thriving Orange County, CA may be the right one for you. Our client hires and retains top talent...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/21
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel’s Irvine, CA now has available a unique long-term contract position that is perfect for anyone with one to two years of real...View Details.
  • Location: Costa Mesa, California
    Date Posted: 07/21
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work for a prestigious AmLaw firm’s award-winning Construction Practice?  If so, this Construction Litigation Associate Attorney job in Orange County, CA may be the right fit for you.  You would work with a team of highly experience partners and associate...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/21
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work with a prestigious AmLaw firm that is nationally recognized for its sophisticated corporate practice?  If so, this Corporate Attorney job in Irvine, CA may be the right fit for you.  You would work with a team of tenured partners and associates.  In...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/21
    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...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/21
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    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?...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/18
    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.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/14
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel Orange County currently has a new job opportunity for a Direct Hire Litigation File Clerk! Our client, one of the top OC law firms, is looking for a sharp individual with at least  2 years of prior litigation filing experience. General responsibilities will include...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/14
    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 currently looking for a Conflicts Specialist to join our client's team! This position is an excellent opportunity to join a...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 07/11
    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.
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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