Intake Attorney (Intake Office)


Position TitleIntake Attorney
LocationIntake Office
Job TypeFull-time
Job SummarySCLS seeks an full-time intake attorney for its Intake office. Provides civil litigation to low-income individuals and families residing in the state of South Carolina through limited legal services via the telephone. Conducts telephone intake, legal research, provides counsel and advice and other assignments with supervision and guidance of the Intake Managing Attorney, maintains a limited services caseload, evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of cases and determines whether cases should be provided counsel and advice or referred to field center, and performs other administrative work as required.

The Intake Attorney may be required to participate in outreach activities. The position may also require some evening and/or weekend work as well as statewide travel.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Member of SC Bar
  • Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of Evidence, Rules of the Family Court, and Rules of Appellate Procedure
  • Commitment to public interest/poverty law
  • Proficient with Windows and Microsoft Office Professional 2013
  • Must have excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills
  • Proficient in Spanish strongly preferred, 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 and three references with cover letter to:
South Carolina Legal Services, Attn: Human Resources – Columbia Legal Assistant, PO Box 1445, Columbia, SC 29202 or by fax to 803-799-9420.EOE M/F/D/V