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Special Counsel Special Counsel
401 West A St, Suite 1810 San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619.230.7680
Special Counsel Information Governance
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: 11/14
    Position:
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is seeking an Immigration Paralegal Immigration with 2+ years’ experience.
     
    Responsibilities:
    •Prepares and files non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications for permanent residency and secondary benefits for foreign...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/14
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a paralegal with intellectual property rights and prosecution experience interested in a new direct hire opportunity at an AmLaw 100 firm in...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/14
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you an experienced docketing specialist interested in a contract opportunity starting ASAP in San Diego? We are looking for someone with substantive patent prosecution and docketing experience who is comfortable inputting data and running USPTO reports. We especially want to hear from...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/13
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you a real estate attorney with 3 – 5 years of securities, real estate, and/or finance law experience interested in a contract opportunity in...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/12
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Contract Attorney Job is available through Special Counsel in San Diego, CA! A fantastic downtown firm is seeking an attorney that will be responsible for reviewing, drafting and negotiating global licenses and intellectual property agreements, services agreements and sales agreements....View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/07
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Special Counsel is seeking a highly motivated Litigation Paralegal with prior Insurance Defense experience to support a team of energetic attorneys. This permanent position offers the right candidate a competitive salary, generous benefits package, and the opportunity for growth at one of...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 11/07
    Position:
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is working with a stellar client to find an experienced Contracts Administrator to join their Sorento Valley team. This is a great opportunity to work closely with a passionate, close-knit team of attorneys.
     
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 10/31
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Criminal
    Employment Type: Contract
    A great firm in downtown San Diego is looking for a bilingual clerical assistant. The job would include calling and requesting records, communicating with clients and their families in spanish and english. Administrative experience preferred.
     
    If you would like to learn more...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 10/31
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced litigation secretary interested in a new opportunity in San Diego? If so, Special Counsel has an excellent opportunity for you!...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 10/31
    Position:
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch Legal is working with a leading large law firm to recruit a Commercial Real Estate Associate for the firm's San Diego, CA office. To be considered for this role, you must have a JD degree and at least two years' of relevant experience.
     
    If you enjoy...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 10/30
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel has an immediate opening for a Contract Legal Receptionist in the downtown area of San Diego!
     
    If you have held an...View Details.
  • Location: Sunnyville, California
    Date Posted: 10/30
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is working with a fantastic firm on an *exclusive* opportunity for a contract legal secretary.
     
    This is a great opportunity for someone who has a strong sense of personal accountability, strong analytical and organizational skills, who is creative...
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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 10/29
    Position: Litigation Support
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is working with a fantastic client to find a Legal Assistant to provide assistance and administrative support to several dedicated...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 10/29
    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...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 10/26
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel has an immediate opening for a Contract Litigation Secretary Job in San Diego, CA!
     
    Litigation Secretary Responsibilities:
    • E-Filing
    • Calendaring
    • Opening New Cases
    • Typing...
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