Staff Attorney

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Job location
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
South Carolina Legal Services
Street address: 
2109 Bull Street
City: 
Columbia
State: 
South Carolina
ZIP: 
29201
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

South Carolina Legal Services seeks staff attorneys for its offices in Florence, Greenville, Greenwood, Orangeburg and Spartanburg.

Job Summary - Provide a wide range of civil legal representation, advocacy and outreach to low-income individuals. Civil litigation will be in the areas of consumer, education, family law, housing, and public benefits though the attorney may work in other priority areas of law depending on client needs. Litigation experience plus experience with a broad range of other advocacy tools and community education presentations, is strongly preferred. The position may require evening and weekend work as well as statewide travel.

A more detailed job description is available upon request.

Requirements: 

Member of the SC Bar
▪ Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedures, Rules of Evidence, Rules of the Family Court, and Rules of Appellate Procedure
▪ Strong oral, written and presentation communication skills;
▪ Bilingual skills a plus
▪ Excellent computer skills, including Windows and Microsoft Office 2013
▪ Desire to work with diverse people and communities
▪ Commitment to public interest/poverty law
▪ Valid driver’s license and good driving record

To apply: 

Applicants interested in applying for this position may submit a Resume, 2 writing samples and three references with cover letter to: South Carolina Legal Services, Attn: Human Resources – Staff Attorney – (Specify Office Location)
PO Box 1445, Columbia, SC 29202 or by fax to 803-799-9420.
EOE M/F/D/V

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Monday, August 20, 2018