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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 Alderson® 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 Concise® 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.

Jobs 1-15 of 31
  • Location: Washington, DC, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/21
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a reliable individual who demonstrates a sincere sense of dedication to everything you do? Are you looking for a challenging work environment with the opportunity for personal growth? Do you live in Northern Virginia and are eagerly searching for a short commute your next job? If...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, DC, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/21
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a hard working professional who has an eye for detail? Do you consider yourself a friendly and welcoming person with a customer-service driven attitude? If so, this legal secretary job in Washington, DC may be the perfect fit for you! The Washington, DC office of a law firm...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/21
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you looking to get legal experience before going back to law school? Are you a recent graduate looking for an entryway into the legal field? If so, this may be the position for you! A major DC law firm is looking to hire an entry-level legal secretary to support their busy attorneys....View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/21
    Position: Conflicts Services
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you a proactive problem-solver who wants to put your skills to use in one of the city’s most exciting law firms? Start your post-graduate career in a...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/21
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced paralegal seeking better work/life balance? Do you want to LOVE going to your job every day? Are you a self-starter who handles work with a sense of urgency? If so, we would love to talk to you more about this incredible opportunity. A Washington, DC corporation is...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/21
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A prominent international law firm is seeking talented candidates to fill the role of trademark paralegal within their Washington, DC office. The...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/20
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an accomplished professional who has ample experience as a legal secretary? Are you looking for the next step in your career? If so, this Senior Legal Secretary job in Washington, DC might be the perfect fit for you! A prominent Washington, DC law firm is seeking a top-notch legal...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/15
    Position: Accounting / Finance
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you someone who has experience working within a law firm’s billing department? Do you enjoy working alongside other professionals within a...View Details.
  • Location: Fairfax, Virginia
    Date Posted: 03/14
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Legal Secretary Job is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Norther Virginia.  To be considered for this position, you must have a minimum of five year’s legal secretary experience.  This is a direct hire opportunity to work for a busy mid-sized firm in their...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/14
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Commercial Litigation attorney job with a law firm in Washington D.C.  Our client has a need for a Commercial Litigation attorney to jon their busy practice.  This is a temporary position which could turn into a permanent position for the right candidate.  
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  • Location: Bethesda, Maryland
    Date Posted: 03/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A great mid-sized firm and wonderful client of Parker + Lynch Legal's Washington DC office has a current need for a Senior Wage & Hour litigator, no book of business required!
     
    This is a rare opportunity to join a robust and growing mid-sized firm, without needing a...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/09
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Senior Healthcare Paralegal Job in Washington, DC
     
    Are you an experienced paralegal with a background in healthcare? Do you consider...
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  • Location: Bethesda, Maryland
    Date Posted: 03/08
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Temporary
    A temporary in-house Legal Secretary Job is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Bethesda, MD.  To be considered for this position, you must have a minimum of five year’s legal secretary experience.  This is a temporary opportunity working in-house for a corporation...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/08
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Long Term Temporary
    Are you someone who is experienced in processing and reviewing FOIA requests? Does a professional, fast paced work environment appeal to you? If so, this...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/07
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an enthusiastic career professional who demonstrates sincere dedication to producing excellent work product? Would you like the opportunity to...View Details.
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