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Special Counsel Special Counsel
225 Broadway, Suite 1150
San Diego, CA 92101 Phone: 619.230.7680 Fax: 619.230.7685
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225 Broadway, Suite 1150
San Diego, CA 92101 Phone: 619.230.7692 Fax: 619.230.7685
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
225 Broadway, Suite 1150
San Diego, CA 92101

Special Counsel San Diego

Since 1999, Special Counsel has been the leading provider of attorney and paralegal search, as well as legal project staffing and document review solutions, to the San Diego legal community.

Our highly tenured recruiting staff, comprised of licensed attorneys and other former legal professionals, has more than 30 years of combined experience supporting clients of all sizes; from solo practitioners to midsize and large law firms, as well as Fortune 500 corporations and government entities.

Conveniently located downtown, our San Diego 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 the tech and biotech industries
  • 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:

  • San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA)
  • San Diego Paralegal Association (SDPA)
  • San Diego Legal Secretaries Association (SDLSA)
  • Association of Legal Administrators (ALA)
  • San Diego Chapter - Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC-SD)

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Recent Legal Job Postings in San Diego

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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 01/19
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Litigation Partner
     
    A highly-regarded national firm is strategically expanding their litigation practice group in San Diego. The firm, with offices throughout the country, is seeking a Partner to join their team in San Diego.  Interested candidates should possess...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 01/19
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Corporate M&A Partner
     
    Our client, a leading full-service law firm with a sophisticated national practice is seeking experienced corporate and real estate attorneys for partnership in the firm. The partner would be based in the firm's San Diego office.  This...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 01/19
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Tax/Trusts and Estates Attorney job in San Diego, California with a prestigious firm has just become available.  To be considered for this opportunity you must have a minimum of two years of experience and an LLM.  This attorney will be in the tax department.  Excellent...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 01/19
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Patent Litigation Associate job with one of the hottest IP practices in the country is immediately available in San Diego, CA courtesy of Parker + Lynch Legal, the attorney search division of Special Counsel!  Consideration requires at least two years of large law firm experience...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 01/19
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Insurance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An Insurance Litigation Associate job with a top tier firm is immediately available in San Diego, CA courtesy of Parker + Lynch Legal, the attorney search division of Special Counsel!  This is an excellent opportunity to work with an impressive group of attorneys with extensive...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 01/19
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Associate job with one a premier, national law firm is immediately available in San Diego, CA courtesy of...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 01/16
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    An In-House Legal Administrative Assistant job is now available in Downtown San Diego, California, through Special Counsel! This opportunity comes with...View Details.
  • Location: San DIego, California
    Date Posted: 01/16
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Japanese language Document Review Attorney position in San Diego, CA available immediately!
     
    Special Counsel, the leading legal search and staffing company in the nation and in California, has a project for Japanese fluent document review attorneys starting very...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 01/16
    Position:
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is recruiting for superstar Litigation Secretary/Assistant for our client, an AmLaw firm located in Del Mar.  Our client is prepared to pay above market to the right candidate.  Most of this practice work is litigated in the federal courts so an expert...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 01/16
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel has an immediate opening for a Contract Business Litigation Attorney in San Diego, CA! Our client is seeking a Contract Attorney who can start immediately! The benefits of this contract assignment include great experience with a well-known and...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 01/16
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Patent Prosecution Associate job in San Diego, CA is immediately available courtesy of Parker + Lynch Legal!  Consideration requires at least two years of large law firm experience in patent prosecution work, as well as a degree in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 01/16
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Workers Comp
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Workers' Compensation Associate job in San Diego, CA is currently available with one of Special Counsel’s clients.  To be considered for this opportunity, you must have at least two years of relevant litigation experience, preferably defense experience.  You will...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 01/16
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Commercial Finance Attorney job in San Diego, CA is currently available courtesy of Special Counsel. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have at least two years of commercial finance experience. This position requires a high level of sophisticated work, allows for...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 01/12
    Position:
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel has an immediate opening for a Direct Hire Real Estate Paralegal/Secretary job in the Carmel Valley area of San Diego, CA! If you have...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 01/12
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Real Estate Paralegal job is currently available in the Downtown area of San Diego, California through Special Counsel! Do you have at least three years of experience as a Real Estate Paralegal?  This opportunity is with a very prestigious law firm with a solid reputation and a...View Details.
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