VOCA Staff Attorney (Greenville)

Position Title VOCA Staff Attorney
Location Greenville Office
Job Type Full-time
Job Summary Provides a wide range of civil legal representation and advocacy to victims of domestic violence, sexual trauma and stalking under the VOCA (Victims of Crime Act) grant, primarily in the areas of domestic violence, consumer, education, housing, and family law, though the attorney may work in other priority areas of law depending on client needs. Litigation experience in these areas, plus experience with a broad range of other advocacy tools and community education, is strongly preferred.

A more detailed job description is available upon request.

Minimum Qualifications
  • 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
  • Excellent relationship building, leadership and research skills
  • Demonstrated competence in working with diverse clients and client communities
  • Strong oral, written and presentation communication skills; bilingual skills a plus, but
    not required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 365, and SharePoint Online
  • Commitment to public interest/poverty law
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other advocates and client groups
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
Job Open Date Immediately
Job Close Date Until 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.