Domestic Violence Paralegal (Spartanburg)

Position TitleDomestic Violence Paralegal
LocationSpartanburg Office
Job TypeFull-time
Job SummarySCLS seeks a full-time paralegal for its Spartanburg office. The position requires paralegal work of varying scope and complexity to assist domestic violence victims in obtaining Orders of Protection. The position will require paralegal to conduct intake 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.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 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
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 365, and SharePoint Online
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Bilingual skills a plus, but not required
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
Job Open DateImmediately
Job Close DateUntil Filled
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.