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1400 I ST NW, Suite 325 Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.737.3436 Fax: 202.776.0084
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1400 I St. NW, Suite #325 Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.737.3436 Fax: 202.776.0084
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
1120 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Suite 350
Washington, D.C. 20036
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
1776 I Street NW, Suite 575 Washington, D.C. 20006
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
1400 I ST NW, Suite 325 Washington, D.C. 20005
Special Counsel AldersonĀ® Court Reporting
1155 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Suite 200
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: 202.289.2260 Toll Free: 800.FOR.DEPO
Fax: 202.289.2221
Special Counsel ConciseĀ® Deposition Summary Service
1400 I ST NW
Suite 325
Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.223.7630 Toll Free: 866.758.0056
Fax: 202.289.2221

Special Counsel Washington, D.C.

Since 1987, the Washington, D.C. branch of Special Counsel has been a pillar of strength in the local legal market. We consistently rank as the market’s leading provider of temporary staffing, temporary-to-hire placement, and direct-hire search and placement of attorneys and paralegals, with clients ranging from Am Law Top 25 firms, to mid-size boutiques and solo practitioners, to Fortune 100 corporations and government agencies. Our effective recruiting and placement methods have earned us an unmatched reputation for successful project management.

In addition to being the leading temporary legal staffing agency in the nation’s capital, we are known as the "go-to" source for niche, complex opportunities, placing highly skilled legal professionals on long-term projects or in permanent positions.

Conveniently located in the famed "K Street Corridor" in the hub of the west-end business district, our Washington, D.C. 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, including antitrust and intellectual property
  • Custom solutions in workload management in a wide range of practice areas, including anti-trust second requests, IP litigation, FCPA investigations, and regulatory and compliance matters
  • Staffing and management of on-site and off-site document review teams, discovery and eDiscovery projects
  • On-demand access to three configurable TurnKey Legal Centers, specifically designed to provide 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:

  • The District of Columbia Bar (DCBAR)
  • National Capital Area Paralegal Association (NCAPA)
  • International Paralegal Management Association (IPMA)
  • Women in E-Discovery (WiE)
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)
  • National Women’s Law Center (NWLC)

Recent Legal Job Postings in Washington, D.C.

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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Reception
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Front Desk Receptionist Job in Washington, DC – Awesome Entry Level Opportunity!
     
    Are you someone who prides yourself on your ability to learn many things in a short amount of time? Do you exhibit a kind and welcoming demeanor to those around you? If so, this...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Litigation Support
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Litigation Support Analyst Job in Washington, DC
     
    Are you a reliable individual who demonstrates a sincere sense of dedication to everything you do? Do you have experience with Litigation and Relativity? If so, this Litigation Support Analyst role could be a perfect fit for...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Estate Planning
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you a diligent worker who enjoys being part of a team? Do you tend to say “yes” to additional responsibilities? If so, this opportunity might be right for you! A national law firm in downtown Washington, DC is seeking a Legal Secretary to add to its busy team. As the Legal...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A top-tier, downtown Washington, DC law firm is looking for an IP Docketing Specialist within their IP docket department. Someone with a strong work ethic, and technical aptitude is an ideal candidate!
     
    Responsibilities of the IP Docketing Specialist include:...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Executive Assistant
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you someone who thrives in a fast paced work environment? Does having a “hands-on” role in providing high-level support to a busy and...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Admin Legal Support
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you currently a Legal Recruiting Professional looking for the next step in your career? Do you enjoy the fast-paced environment of a law firm and...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Human Resources
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    HR Generalist Position Available in Washington, DC!
     
    Are you a human resources professional looking for growth? Would you like to work with an established and renowned organization? If so, this HR Generalist position may be exactly what you are looking for! Working from the...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Contracts Administrator
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Compliance Administrator job is available in Washington, D.C. To be considered for this position, you must have a minimum of 3 years’...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced litigation support paralegal with the trial experience to match? Do you consider yourself a meticulous multitasker with the ability to change and adapt to your surroundings? If so, this paralegal position in Washington, DC may be the perfect fit for you! This law...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Transactional Legal Secretary Job Available in Washington, DC
     
    Are you a diligent, results-oriented legal secretary? Are you looking for the next step in your career? If so, this legal secretary job in Washington, DC might be the perfect fit for you!  A prominent DC law...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Library
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Temporary
    A top firm in DC is seeking a Temporary Reference Librarian to assist with their  high number of reference requests.  
     
    Daily responsibilities will include:
    • Providing expert research and reference assistance to attorneys in all practice areas in...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Library
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel is actively seeking an experienced reference librarian to join the law library of a top international firm on a temporary basis. If you pride yourself on your meticulous attention to detail and superior organizational skills, and are you hoping to work in a Metro...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Contracts Administrator
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel is looking for a temporary LEASE ABSTRACTOR to assist in moving commercial leases into a new leasing platform.  This is a perfect summer job for a paralegal or law student.  The candidate would need to be able to review the lease, enter appropriate data,...View Details.
  • Location: washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/22
    Position:
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A fantastic regional boutique and great client of Parker + Lynch Legal is looking for a Senior Real Estate attorney with a small Book of Business for their well established practice.
     
    This is an AMAZING opportunity for someone who is looking to grow their Book of Business and...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/19
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you have an interest in working for a major DC law firm? Do you have an ambition to delve into pro bono work? Then this may be the job for you! A...View Details.
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