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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: Newport Beach , California
    Date Posted: 11/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced litigator familiar with complex commercial matters? Would you like to work for a top international law firm’s finance practice group? If so, this Finance Litigation Associate position may be the perfect opportunity for you.
     
    You might be the right...
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  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 11/17
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A growing, full-service law firm seeks a Transactional Real Estate & Corporate Associate to join their Orange County, CA office.
     
    Highlights of the position:
     
    • Hands-on experience in a mentorship environment.
    • Work on sophisticated...
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  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 11/17
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A growing, national litigation firm seeks a 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 fact...
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  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 11/17
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    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 sophisticated...
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  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 11/16
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    We're currently seeking a Jr. Paralegal to assist in the Collections department of a well-known Orange County firm! This position entails working heavily with judgment packages, garnishments, writs, etc. If you have experience with collections litigation, then this is an ideal...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 11/16
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Our client, a busy IP law firm in Irvine, CA, is currently looking for a Direct Hire IP Secretary! The qualified candidate will be responsible for supporting a high-level partner, and must have a minimum of 5 years of related work experience. Intellectual Property skills must include...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 11/16
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Are you a Junior Paralegal seeking a position with an established Orange County law firm? Special Counsel's Irvine, CA office may have the position...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 11/16
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Special Counsel's Orange County office is currently seeking a Temp to Hire Paralegal/Legal Assistant! Our client, a busy South County boutique firm, is offering a position with a competitive salary for the right candidate. Qualified candidates will have at least five years of...View Details.
  • Location: Costa Mesa, California
    Date Posted: 11/08
    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...
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  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 11/08
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced Litigation Secretary looking for a Direct Hire position with a top Orange County law firm? Special Counsel has an opportunity that may be of interest to you! Minimum of 5 years' experience in a law firm at a litigation secretary is required, and IP Litigation is...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 11/08
    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: 11/07
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Are you an experienced Litigation Secretary seeking employment with a well-known international law firm? Special Counsel's Orange County office is currently searching for professional candidates with at least five years of secretarial experience. Knowledge of insurance coverage,...View Details.
  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 11/07
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A well-established litigation law firm seeks a 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 fact and...
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  • Location: Newport Beach, California
    Date Posted: 11/03
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Are you a Legal Secretary seeking immediate employment? Special Counsel's Orange County office is looking for a candidate with at least one year of experience, who is comfortable supporting 6 attorneys. Our client is a growing firm in Irvine, CA, and this could be the perfect place to...View Details.
  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 11/02
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work for a top international law firm’s growing IP practice group?  Are you interested in working with partners and associates across a range of technologies? If so this Patent Prosecution Associate Attorney 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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