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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: 11/15
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting for a Litigation Attorney with at least five years of experience for our client, a prominent plaintiff litigation firm located in the La Jolla area.  If you are looking for an opportunity to do what you love in a low-pressure environment with...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/15
    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: 11/15
    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: 11/15
    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: 11/15
    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: 11/15
    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: 11/15
    Position:
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Potential
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting for a Transactional Labor & Employment Paralegal for the Employment Group for our client, a large AMLaw firm with offices in both UTC and downtown that is growing! As part of a team of legal support professionals, you would be responsible...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/15
    Position:
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Litigation/Transactional Paralegal – Will Train!
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting for a Litigation/Transactional Paralegal for the Employment Group for our client, a large AMLaw firm with offices in both UTC and downtown that is growing!  As part of a team of legal...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/09
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    A Paralegal Job is available in San Diego, California through Special Counsel!
     
    Our client is looking for a quick learner that can grow to be an integral asset to their tight knit team! The ideal candidate will have three to five years of experience as a Paralegal. Candidates...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/09
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Potential
    Special Counsel is currently looking for a sharp Legal Assistant for an exciting Direct Hire opportunity it San Diego!
     
    In this role, you would be managing a shared inbox and calendars for the legal team and ensuring that information is directed to the correct party. You will...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/09
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is looking for a Legal Secretary with both Corporate and Litigation experience for an exciting Direct Hire job opportunity in San Diego!
     
    The ideal candidate will be a Legal Secretary who has both Corporate and Litigation experience. The role will primarily...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/09
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is looking for a Litigation Secretary for an opportunity in San Diego!
     
    Our client is a prominent Litigation Firm in San...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An Environmental Law Associate job with one of the top environmental practices in the country is immediately available in San Diego, CA courtesy of...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/06
    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...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/06
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Litigation Associate job in San Diego, CA is available now via Special Counsel. If you have at least two years of experience, then you may be the perfect candidate for this incredible opportunity. If you seek a career that provides mentoring at all levels, and a good work/life balance,...View Details.
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