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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: 08/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch Legal, the Attorney Search Division of Special Counsel, is representing an established and growing Real Estate company in San Diego, CA...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 08/18
    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: 08/18
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Municipal Finance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Public Finance Attorney job in San Diego, California is now available.  To be considered for this, you must have at least two years of relevant transactional experience.  Competitive compensation and benefits available.
     
    The Public Finance Attorney Job...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 08/18
    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: 08/18
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Technology Transactional Associate job with one of the most prestigious firms in the country is immediately available in San Diego, CA courtesy of...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 08/18
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Patent Prosecution 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: 08/18
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An Energy Associate job with one of the most prestigious firms in the country 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...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 08/18
    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: Rancho Cucamonga, California
    Date Posted: 08/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Health Care
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch Legal, the Attorney Search Division of Special Counsel, is representing a health plan located in Southern California, east of Los...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 08/18
    Position: Secretary
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    A Legal Secretary job is immediately available in the San Diego area through Special Counsel! This is a great opportunity to work with a well-known firm and a group of friendly, experienced attorneys.
     
    This position will involve supporting attorneys in a legal setting,...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 08/18
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    A Legal Assistant Job is currently available in San Diego through Special Counsel!
     
    We are looking for an articulate, sharp candidate with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. Our client rewards their associates with competitive salaries,...
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  • Location: Vista, California
    Date Posted: 08/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel has an immediate need for a Contract Attorney for a local corporation!
     
    In this position, you will be handling the day-to-day operations for the General Counsel. Tasks will include reviewing basic contracts, handling corporate minutes and legal administrative...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 08/18
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting for a very exciting Corporate Paralegal opportunity in downtown San Diego! This job is in a great working environment with a small team where there is no competition for work. They are busy with substantive work and are in need of a strong Corporate...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 08/16
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting for a Corporate Legal Secretary in San Diego, California! Our client is an established San Diego firm looking...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 08/15
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you interested in working for a thriving firm in San Diego? If so, we have a great opportunity for you.
     
    You are the perfect person for this role if you have:
    - An undergrad or advanced tech degree
    - At least 2 years experience litigating
    - Experience with...
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