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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

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  • Location: Orange, California
    Date Posted: 01/15
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Our client, an energy company in Orange, CA, is seeking a temporary administrative assistant who can assist their legal department with a large project. The responsibilities involved will be basic administrative tasks including copying, scanning and filing. Strong organizational skills...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 01/12
    Position:
    Practice Area: Trust & Estates
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Are you a paralegal with experience in probate/trust litigation and want to work in a dynamic environment? Special Counsel’s Irvine office now has a paralegal opportunity available that could be what you’re looking for! This is an exciting opportunity to grow in the legal...View Details.
  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 01/12
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Are you interested in working for a reputable Orange County law firm that offers potential career development? Special Counsel now has a Legal Secretary Job available in the Irvine, CA area! You are the ideal candidate for this position if you have construction defect litigation...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 01/11
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Are you a Paralegal seeking a position with an established Orange County law firm? Special Counsel's Irvine, CA office may have the position for...View Details.
  • Location: Costa Mesa, California
    Date Posted: 01/11
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced Corporate Paralegal? Are you interested in working for a large, well-known law firm in Orange County? Special Counsel's...View Details.
  • Location: Costa Mesa, California
    Date Posted: 01/10
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an employment attorney looking to work with clients both big and small, from large corporations to private start-ups? A top, national firm seeks a Labor & Employment Associate to join its large and prestigious practice group in their Orange County, CA...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 01/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you seeking a position with an AmLaw100 firm? Do you have Intellectual Property experience? If so, Special Counsel may have the job for you! We are currently assisting our client in a search for an experience Litigation Secretary to help with their IP Practice Group. Candidates will...View Details.
  • Location: Newport Beach, California
    Date Posted: 01/10
    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 someone to...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 01/05
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Health Care
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you an Attorney with experience in health care and compliance fields? Do you have at least five years of experience in a law firm or corporation? If so, then Special Counsel may have the perfect position for you! We're currently seeking qualified candidates for a Long-Term...View Details.
  • Location: Seal Beach, California
    Date Posted: 01/05
    Position:
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you a skilled Executive Assistant with experience in the Real Estate industry? Special Counsel's Orange County office is currently looking for candidates for a Direct Hire position in Seal Beach, CA! Our client is a real estate company that is seeking someone with at least five...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 01/05
    Position: Accounting / Finance
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel's Orange County office has an exciting new position for a Direct Hire Legal Billing Specialist! This opportunity is with a top international law firm based in Irvine, CA. If you have at least 2-3 years of electronic billing experience, then this could be an ideal...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 01/03
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel's Orange County office has a new position for a Direct Hire Litigation Secretary in Irvine, CA! Our client, a reputable national law firm, is seeking a strong candidate with at least 5 years of experience to support at minimum two attorneys. Qualified candidates will...View Details.
  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 12/26
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A growing, national litigation firm seeks a Senior Defense Litigation Associate to join their Orange County, CA office.
     
    Highlights of the position:
     
    • Hands-on experience in a fast-paced environment
    • Extensive writing opportunities
    • Taking...
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  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 12/26
    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 transactional real estate attorney job in thriving Orange County, CA may be the right one for you.
     
    Our client...
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  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 12/19
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you looking to advance your career with a mid-size group of successful litigators? Do you have experience or a demonstrated interest in working with municipalities or other public entities? If so this Litigation Associate position may be the perfect opportunity for you....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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