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Special Counsel Special Counsel
401 West A St, Suite 1810 San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619.230.7680
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401 West A St, Suite 1810 San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619.230.7692
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
401 West A St, Suite 1810 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: 09/21
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel has a great opportunity for a Contract Corporate Attorney in Northern San Diego County! Are you a skilled attorney available for a long-term project? Do you have the ability to work overtime? If so, this could be an excellent match for you! Our client is a top,...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 09/20
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    Fantastic Legal Assistant needed to provide assistance and administrative support to several assigned attorneys and associates.
     
    Duties:
    • litigation support skills in state and federal courts
    • knowledge of state and federal court rules/procedures...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 09/20
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Qualifications:
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe, Nuance
    • Proficient in WordPerfect and Legal Solutions recommended
    • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and assume responsibility to prioritize multiple tasks, deal with urgent...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 09/20
    Position: Litigation
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    Qualifications:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
    • Professional demeanor and ability to rationalize and provide...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego , California
    Date Posted: 09/20
    Position: Litigation
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Requirements:
    • Experience in e-filing strongly preferred
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
    • Typing speed of 55 wpm or above
    • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills
     
    Job...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 09/20
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    This opportunity is with a great firm located in downtown San Diego, California.
     
    Requirements in this role include:
    • Paralegal certification from an ABA-approved Paralegal program
    • E-filing, legal calendaring, and legal database experience...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 09/20
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    A contract Receptionist role is available immediately through Special Counsel in San Diego, California! If you are organized, detail-oriented, and a quick learner, this is the job for you!
     
    Responsibilities of this role include:
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 09/20
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Legal Secretary job is available through Special Counsel in San Diego, California! This opportunity is perfect for someone who is detail-oriented, highly motivated, and looking to continue building their experience in the legal field.
     
    Job...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 09/20
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    An exciting Legal Assistant opportunity is available in sunny San Diego! We are looking for an articulate, sharp candidate with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Prepare reports and input data at an efficient rate of...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 09/20
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is looking for a talented, top-notch litigation secretary. If you are detail-oriented and have experience as a Litigation Secretary, this may be the opportunity for you!
     
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 09/19
    Position:
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Litigation paralegal position available immediately – we are seeking top-notch, detail-oriented Paralegals looking for an exciting new opportunity!
     
    This opportunity is with a great firm located in downtown San Diego, California – if you enjoy working closely with...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 09/13
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    This is an opportunity to work for a well-known firm with a strong reputation and build your career. A position in this firm offers strong potential...View Details.
  • Location: La Jolla, California
    Date Posted: 09/13
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting for a fast-growing litigation firm San Diego!  This is an awesome firm; aside from the free parking,...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 09/13
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Outstanding local law firm seeks candidate to assist their growing litigation practice group on a contract basis. California licensure and two...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 09/13
    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 sharp candidate with the ability...
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