Paralegals

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Job location
2803 Carner Ave
N Charleston, SC 29405-8025
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
South Carolina Legal Services
Street address: 
PO 1445 2109 Bull Street
City: 
Columbia
State: 
South Carolina
ZIP: 
29201
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

SCLS seeks full-time paralegals for its Charleston office. The position requires paralegal work of varying scope and complexity to assist with representation in the areas of housing, family law, domestic violence, public benefits, consumer law, employment, education and community economic development. The position will require the paralegal to conduct intakes and do casework that will assist attorneys in increasing their case capacity.

Participation in outreach activities is required along with other related administrative support work. The position may also require some evening and/or weekend work as well as statewide travel.

A more detailed job description is available upon request.

Requirements: 

● A degree from an accredited two or four year college or university; or
● A certificate of completion/graduation from an accredited paralegal program;
● Strong oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
● Knowledge of legal principles, legal research methods, legal terminology, court system and legal procedures helpful
● Excellent computer skills, including Windows and Microsoft Office Professional 2016, Office 365
● Excellent organizational skills and detail oriented
● Bilingual skills a plus, but not required
● Valid driver’s license and good driving record

To apply: 

Applicants interested in applying for this position may submit a resume and three references with cover letter to:
South Carolina Legal Services, Attn: Human Resources –Paralegal (Charleston Office)
PO Box 1445, Columbia, SC 29202 or by fax to 803-799-9420.

EOE M/F/D/V

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2019