Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities


The following is a list of positions that South Carolina Legal Services are hiring for:

Legal Assistant (Full-time Position) – Charleston
SCLS seeks a full-time legal assistant for its Charleston office. Under the general supervision within SCLS, this position assists legal staff in carrying out their legal responsibilities by providing legal secretarial assistance, conducting telephone intake, prescreening for eligibility, referring applicants to available resources, etc.

Migrant Staff Attorney (Full-time Position) – Charleston
SCLS seeks a Migrant Attorney. This position provides civil litigation and outreach to low-income migrant and seasonal agricultural farmworkers. The primary areas of practice will include employment law, occupational safety and health law, and civil rights. The migrant attorney will assist in outreach to farmworker communities, camps, and develop relationships with other organizations serving farmworkers. The position requires some evening, weekend and overnight work to successfully reach the target groups. Statewide travel is involved.

Paralegal (Full-time Position) – Charleston
Provides a wide range of civil legal representation, advocacy and outreach to low-income individuals. Civil litigation will primarily be in the areas of housing, consumer, education, federal income tax, elder, employment, family law, housing, probate, 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.

Staff Attorney (Full-time Position) – Columbia
Provides a wide range of civil legal representation, advocacy and outreach to low-income individuals. Civil litigation will primarily be in the areas of housing, consumer, education, federal income tax, elder, employment, family law, housing, probate, 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.

Staff Attorney (Full-time Position) – Orangeburg
Provides a wide range of civil legal representation, advocacy and outreach to low-income individuals. Civil litigation will primarily be in the areas of housing, consumer, education, federal income tax, elder, employment, family law, housing, probate, 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.

Staff Attorney (Full-time Position) – Rock Hill
Provides a wide range of civil legal representation, advocacy and outreach to low-income individuals. Civil litigation will primarily be in the areas of housing, consumer, education, federal income tax, elder, employment, family law, housing, probate, 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.

Staff Attorney (Full-time Position) – Spartanburg
Provides a wide range of civil legal representation, advocacy and outreach to low-income individuals. Civil litigation will primarily be in the areas of housing, consumer, education, federal income tax, elder, employment, family law, housing, probate, 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.