Job Openings/Offices for Rent

If you wish to advertise a job opening or have office space for rent, please send the information to info@charlestoncountybar.org.

July 2022

Associate Attorney

Ethridge Law Group is looking for an associate litigation attorney.  We are a small group of lawyers who have built a progressive litigation firm based on a more thoughtful and personal way of practicing law.  We provide our clients with high quality work by ensuring we care for the lawyers and staff who make up our team. We believe clients should like their lawyers, and we believe everyone in our office should like each other.

What We Offer

  • A firm that takes seriously our responsibility to ensure you develop as a member of the firm and the legal community.
  • An environment that supports lawyers’ interests and growth, both in the office and outside the office.
  • The opportunity to do interesting, challenging and meaningful work, at a high level, for clients you enjoy working with.
  • The opportunity to work with people who will become your friends as well as colleagues.
  • The opportunity to create meaningful change in our community through volunteer work in local community groups and non-profits.
  • Competitive compensation and generous benefits.

Who We’re Looking For

  • All candidates are expected to have the following:
    • Good academic credentials
    • Experience in civil litigation
    • Exceptional people skills
    • Glowing references from staff and lawyers you have worked with
  • In addition to these basic qualifications, we are hoping to find people who are:
    • Open minded and curious
    • Willing to question conventional opinion and take risks to find better ways to solve legal problems
    • Not afraid to speak up and be heard and who thrive on collaboration (as opposed to competition)
    • Willing to work hard (while we are a lot more informal than many other firms, we are also a culture of performance).

Apply by sending a copy of your resume to kwalker@ethridgelawgroup.com.  We appreciate all those who submit applications, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Candidate must have license to practice in South Carolina and Rule 403 trial experience requirements completed.

June 2022

Attorney – Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration

The Board’s legal counsel serves as the attorney for the Board, advising and providing counsel to the Board at its monthly and other meetings, its certification meetings as a board of canvassers, hearings conducted by the Board, and as needed for its general operation; representing the Board and office in pre-litigation and litigation matters that are not covered by insurance; and overseeing legal matters for which the Insurance Reserve Fund has retained legal counsel to represent the Board or office. Read more


Attorney

Taylor Anderson Law Firm seeks a litigation associate with a minimum of three years litigation experience.  The position requires handling personal injury and construction defect litigation, preparing pre-suit personal injury demand packages, and various other responsibilities.  Applicants should have the ability to handle litigation matters from the pleadings stage through trial.  Some jury trial experience is strongly preferred.  Pay is commensurate with experience and there is considerable opportunity for advancement.

Please email any inquiries to Taylor@Andersonlawfirm.law.

Associate Attorney

Ben Traywick Law Firm is a small plaintiffs’ firm whose core work is the prosecution of construction defect claims against builders and land developers, with a case mix that also includes injury, business, and real estate disputes. Read more


Attorney

The Center for Heirs Property has an opening for a staff attorney. Under the supervision of the Director of Legal Services, this position performs such duties as conducting client intakes and providing consultations and direct legal representation on legal matters pertaining to heirs’ property, tenancy in common rights, probate estate administration, intestate inheritance, chain of title issues, tax sales, quiet title actions, land partition matters, and the drafting of Wills and Advanced Directives. Read more


Paralegal

Opening for a paralegal with a downtown Charleston law firm.  Applicant must have a 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience.  Must be able to read, digest, and summarize written material including depositions, medical/scientific/ engineering records, and pleadings.  Applicant must have the ability and initiative to move a project forward within the parameters given.  Computer skills that include Microsoft 365 suite with Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Planner, and One Drive.

Adobe/Acrobat are a plus.  Starting Salary will be discussed during a second interview, if given. Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, SIMPLE IRA retirement plan (with company matching contributions) and parking.  Applicant should send a cover letter and resume in .pdf format to mpowell@arslawsc.com.


Full-Time Criminal Defense Attorney

Adams & Bischoff, LLC has an immediate need for an associate attorney with 3-5 years of experience, preferably in the criminal justice practice area.  Attorney will be responsible for handling a caseload assigned by the firm that will consist mostly of municipal, magistrate and state court cases.  Salary is negotiable.  Health insurance is provided.  All interested applicants should email their resume and references to Office Manager, Laura Shaffer, at laura@adamsbischoff.com.


Attorney Fellow at Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services

Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services seeks diverse and dynamic applicants for a two-year, full-time, in-person attorney position as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in the Housing Justice Program. The Fellowship ideally begins in August 2022. Read more


Full Time Staff Attorney – Charleston Legal Access

Charleston Legal Access (“CLA”) seeks diverse and dynamic applicants for a full-time attorney position, with a strong preference for an attorney with family law experience. The position ideally begins in July 2022.

The Position: The staff attorney’s major responsibility will be handling his or her own docket of civil cases. We handle a broad range of civil cases, including Family Law, Housing, Landlord/Tenant, Property, Contracts, Estate Planning, Guardianships. The attorney’s caseload will primarily focus on family law. In addition, some time will also be devoted to assessing and adjusting the organization’s approach to its work (participating in case selection and analysis, strategy discussions, access to justice projects, etc.); completing some administrative and intake tasks; and representing CLA at outreach and community events. We are a young and expanding organization and there are future opportunities for career growth.

The ideal candidate will be admitted to the South Carolina Bar; have litigation experience, preferably in family law; is able to handle a diverse and full caseload and has dedication to and competency in serving a diverse range of clients with a variety of financial, racial, educational, and physical characteristics

Click here for the full job description.

Email resume, cover letter and writing sample to lana@charlestonlegalaccess.org.

May 2022

Litigation Paralegal

The Charleston office of Wall Templeton & Haldrup is seeking a litigation paralegal with at least two years of experience, preferably in construction, personal injury, and general liability insurance defense.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft pleadings/motions, discovery responses/answers, and document/deposition subpoenas.
  • Organize exhibits, documents, and evidence.
  • Assist attorneys with preparing for meetings, depositions, mediation, court hearings, and trials.
  • E-file documents in state and federal court systems.
  • Assist with case settlements.
  • Calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics.

We offer a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package including substantial PTO.

For more information about our firm and team members, please refer to www.WallTempleton.com.

Submit resume with cover letter to Lauren.Larymore@WallTempleton.com.


Contract Prosecutor

The City of Charleston is looking to hire on a contract basis a DUI Prosecutor. Click here to read more.


Assistant Director of Career Services – Charleston School of Law

The Charleston School of Law seeks applicants for the full-time position of Assistant Director of Career Services.  The role of the Assistant Director will be to facilitate and maximize student professional identity development through direct advising and coaching, exposure to employment opportunities for students and graduates, promoting excellence in all aspects of the legal hiring process, helping students develop distinct networking skills, and establishing ongoing mentoring relationships with faculty members, practitioners, and alumni.

The ideal candidate will work successfully on individual projects and as part of a team, is an excellent communicator, is detail-oriented, is very organized, enjoys working with students and is comfortable pursuing and establishing fruitful relationships with alumni and prospective legal employers.

Click HERE for the full job description.

Email cover letter and resume to lmorse@charlestonlaw.edu


Residential Real Estate Paralegal

This is a full-time position at Pflug Law Firm in Mt. Pleasant. Coordinate closings from start to finish by communicating with real estate agents, lenders and clients to prepare documents and closing packages for buyers and sellers.

Understand and follow best practices, order and review title searches, prepare commitments and clear title issues, prepare CDs and loan packages and other ancillary documents needed to meet closing requirements, disburse funds, follow up on trailing documents, issue policies, and follow up on post-closing matters.

Qualifications:  2 years of experience in all phases of SC residential real estate closing transactions. Proficiency in a variety of software programs, including Qualia, Soft Pro, Outlook, Dropbox and others. Must be dependable, resourceful, self-motivated, professional, both a team and independent worker, and able to thrive in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment.

To apply send resume with cover letter which elaborates on your related experience to Audrey.Weber@pfluglaw.com.  Salary commensurate to relevancy of experience.


Paralegal

We are looking for a skilled paralegal to join our civil litigation defense team. The position offers the opportunity to collaborate directly with attorneys on cases from start to finish.  Candidates must be self-starters who possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Our team values comradery and diligence.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct pre-claim investigation, legal research, and initial case assessments
  • Draft pleadings, motions, and appellate documents and file them with the court
  • Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics, etc).
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices
  • Aid attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests. Gather relevant information from a variety of sources
  • Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties
  • Help with voir dire, jury selection, and witnesses’ preparation
  • Provide assistance with case settlements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven working experience as a litigation paralegal
  • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures, practices, etc
  • Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail
  • Extensive computer and database expertise
  • Paralegal associates degree or other relevant certification

Compensation is commensurate to the candidate’s experience and is competitive with the Charleston market.

Resumes can be emailed to zstohr@milliganlawfirm.com and tom@milliganlawfirm.com

April 2022

Office Space for Rent

Executive style office for rent in Queensborough, Mt. Pleasant.  All inclusive, $750. Contact Bea Whitten at 843-881-1399.


Civil Attorney

Plaintiff’s law firm has an immediate opening for an attorney in its civil litigation department. Our growing dynamic law firm seeks an attorney with a minimum of 2 years of experience, and the ability to handle all aspects of litigation, including discovery and motion practice, statewide.

Attorney will be responsible for handling a caseload assigned by the firm, as well as developing their own clients. Attorney must be able to focus on providing exceptional client service and attention. Attorney must be comfortable using technology and software to help manage files. Salary is commensurate with experience. All resumes and inquiries will be held in strict confidence.

Required Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of experience as an associate preferably in civil litigation; experience in HOA Collections, Real Estate, or Default Servicing preferred
    • Experience with hourly billing
    • Valid Bar License
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to multi-task, work independently, and manage time effectively
    • Ability to travel for court appearance
    • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, excel)

Send resumes to: management@finkellaw.com


Civil Litigation Legal Assistant

The Law Offices of Gedney M. Howe, III, P.A. is seeking a full-time legal assistant with experience in the areas of civil litigation.
The firm serves clients across the state of South Carolina and handles a variety of legal matters including personal injury, wrongful death, and criminal defense cases.

Duties include administrative tasks, answering phones, drafting correspondence and pleadings, requesting records, maintaining files, e-filing documents with the court, reviewing medical records, and communicating with clients.
Essential skills include maintaining calendars, and scheduling events, providing administrative support to lawyers, handle communication with clients, organize and file case relevant information.

For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter to:
The Law Offices of Gedney M. Howe, III, P.A.
Gedney M. Howe, III
Email: mmonastra@gedneyhowe.com


Municipal Judges

The Town of Mount Pleasant has two vacancies for Municipal Judges coming up in July. Click here to learn more.


Associate Attorney

Established Charleston Law Firm has an opening for an associate attorney to assist in very active litigation practice. Applicant must have excellent communication skills and the ability to comprehend and analyze a variety of complex issues in the medical, engineering, and construction fields. Knowledge of issues confronted in governmental liability and trial experience are viewed favorably. Applicant must be a member of the South Carolina Bar and have completed the Rule 403 requirements.

Applicants should be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Applicants please send a cover letter and resume in .pdf format to hiring@arslawsc.com.


Litigation Legal Assistant

The law firm of Ross & Cristaldi, LLC is a dynamic, expanding law firm focused on construction defects, personal injury, and general liability insurance defense. We are seeking to hire a full-time Legal assistant. Legal assistant duties include scheduling, filing pleadings, drafting correspondence, managing attorney calendars, and providing administrative support to attorneys and paralegals. A High School diploma is required and a college degree is preferred. Prior experience in construction law or personal injury is preferred but not required. The firm offers a competitive salary and health insurance, 401(k) retirement, and a relaxing work environment. Please send resumes to swinograd@rclawsc.com.


Paralegal

The law firm of Ross & Cristaldi, LLC is a dynamic, expanding law firm focused on construction defects, personal injury, and general liability insurance defense. We are seeking to hire a full-time paralegal. Paralegal duties include drafting: reports, pleadings, motions, orders, subpoenas, budgets, discovery requests/answers. The Paralegal will assist attorneys with preparing for meetings, depositions, mediation, court hearings, and trial. Law firm experience, four-year degree or paralegal certificate required. Prior experience in construction law or personal injury is preferred. The firm offers a competitive salary and health insurance, 401(k) retirement, and a relaxing work environment. Please send resumes to swinograd@rclawsc.com.


Downtown Law Office for Rent

First floor office space available on beautiful at 116 Church Street near Broad Street in the Downtown Historic District.
Includes 3 parking spaces, perfect for 2 or 3 lawyers, at an unbeatable rent of $3,500.00 per month.

Please contact Alan M. Tanenbaum at 843-722-2588 or 843-324-7715. Inquiries may also be sent via e-mail to alan@tanlaw.com.


Associate Attorney

Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A., one of the leading law firms founded more than six decades ago has an opportunity for an Associate Attorney to join our Litigation practice group in the Charleston, South Carolina office. The candidate should have 3+ years’ experience in Litigation, excellent academic credentials, and admittance to the South Carolina Bar. The ideal candidate will be able to communicate effectively and possess excellent writing, analytical, and computer skills. Top twenty percent of the class, moot court, and law review and/or law clerkship preferred.

The candidate must have the ability and motivation to independently manage a caseload, move all pending cases forward toward a conclusion on a timely basis, and comply with reporting requirements.

Gallivan White & Boyd offers a robust benefits package including: comprehensive training and development programs including firm-wide Attorney Retreat, bonus program, 401(k) plan, affordable health, and life insurance including dental and vision coverage, critical illness, flexible spending accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teledoc to provide 24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video, and an employee assistance program.
We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm. . Resume and cover letter should be emailed to kdonald@gwblawfirm.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

March 2022

Staff Attorney

The Center for Heirs Property – Under the supervision of the Director of Legal Services, this position performs such duties as conducting client intakes and providing consultations and direct legal representation on legal matters pertaining to heirs’ property, tenancy in common rights, probate estate administration, intestate inheritance, chain of title issues, tax sales, quiet title actions, land partition matters, and the drafting of Wills and Advanced Directives. Read more


Attorney

Clement Rivers, LLP, a longstanding Charleston, SC law firm, is seeking a talented, highly motivated litigation attorney with 4 – 6 years of experience. A litigation background in Professional Liability or similar experience handling medical issues, depositions and experts preferred. Candidate must be admitted to practice in South Carolina, have strong communication, research, and writing skills, and excellent work ethic and organization.

Competitive salary based on experience and ability, as well as a benefits package and a professional, congenial work environment.

Materials requested:  Cover letter, Resume, Writing Sample, List of Reference

We are located in beautiful downtown Charleston.  Please visit our website: www.ycrlaw.com

Please send resume to:
Clement Rivers, LLP
Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of Human Resources

Email: careers@ycrlaw.com or Fax: 843-579-1316


Full-time Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing Professors

Charleston School of Law seeks to hire up to three full-time Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing professors to teach first-year students. We value candidates with practice experience who will bring the real world of lawyering to the classroom. Further details, including application instructions, can be found at https://www.charlestonlaw.edu/employment/.


Attorney

Lyles & Associates, an established civil defense firm, is seeking an associate attorney. The firm is based in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina but practices throughout the state. We offer excellent benefits, a pleasant work environment, and opportunities for advancement.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 1-2 years in civil litigation experience, with a focus on construction defect and bodily injury defense. Strong research, analytical, and communication skills are required as well as the proven ability to manage a complex caseload. Current good standing with the SC Bar is required. All applications will be held in strict confidence. Resumes may be sent to lrd@lylesfirm.com.


Office Furniture for Sale

Yarborough Applegate has a variety of high-quality office furniture for sale.  Items available include: executive desks, file cabinets, bookshelves, a small round meeting table, and office chairs.  All is in excellent condition.  Please contact Kathryn at kathryn@yarboroughapplegate.com for more information.


DUI Prosecutor

Under limited supervision of the grant program manager and the police chief, the DUI prosecutor responsible for prosecuting all drug and alcohol-related driving offenses; negotiating cases and plea agreements; conducting bench and jury trials; presenting motions, pleadings, and arguments in court; and interviewing witnesses, police officers, victims, and others. Click here to read the full job description.

February 2022

Migrant Attorney

South Carolina Legal Services is seeking 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. Click here to read the full job description.


Staff Attorney

The Lowcountry Land Trust is seeking a staff attorney. The Staff Attorney is a member of the multidisciplinary team at Lowcountry Land Trust (LLT) dedicated to permanent land protection across South Carolina’s Coastal Plain. A primary function of the Staff Attorney will be ensuring the permanence of LLT’s protected lands portfolio by effectively analyzing and resolving conservation easement compliance issues. Click here to read the full job description.


Litigation Attorney

The Charleston office of Wall Templeton & Haldrup is seeking an attorney with 0 to 7 years of experience to expand our litigation practice group.  We are looking for applicants who are ready to take and defend depositions, argue motions, and try cases.  Candidates must have license to practice in South Carolina, Rule 403 trial experience requirements completed, and possess strong writing and analytical skills.  Our firm provides the opportunity for experience in multiple practice areas of complex litigation with a high level of autonomy.

For more information about our firm, please refer to www.WallTempleton.com.  Submit your resume, writing sample, and transcript via email to Lauren Larymore.


Office Space for Rent

Office space for Rent: 105 Carolina Avenue, Moncks Corner, SC 29461. Part owner of 105 Carolina Avenue is looking for a tenant to rent his portion of the property. This portion includes two offices and use of a library and common areas. Phones and furniture are also available. On-site parking. The site is currently utilized as a law office. The other partner of the property will remain in the property and continue to operate his law practice. Availability date is no later than July 1, 2022, if not before. Rent and availability is negotiable. If interested, please contact Michael at mhmiii1993@gmail.com.


Associate Attorney

Eller Tonnsen Bach in Charlotte, Charleston, and Greenville is seeking an Associate Attorney with two or more years of experience in Litigation or a comparable field.  This experience is preferred but not required. Compensation is dependent upon experience. Please email resume, references, and writing sample to etonnsen@etblawfirm.com.


Assistant Corporate Counsel

The City of Charleston is seeking an Assistant Corporate Counsel for real estate and contract law. Click here to view the job description.


Associate Attorney

Haskins Law Firm, LLC is a general practice law firm with a focus on family law, personal injury, and business litigation. Candidates are expected to work with a paralegal to prepare all necessary legal documents for litigation caseload, including but not limited to, memoranda, discovery requests and responses, motions, correspondence, pleadings, orders, and settlement agreements. Candidates are also be expected to independently handle all aspects of the case from initial consultation to final hearing if needed.

Candidates must be members of the South Carolina Bar and licensed in good standing or have recently passed the South Carolina Bar. Ideal candidates will have at least 2-3 years of work experience in a family law firm or personal injury law firm and have independently handled cases. Rule 403 compliance is required.

Position is full-time and candidates are expected to work remotely. Salary is dependent on experience. Bonuses available based on performance.

  • Perform initial consultations with new clients
  • Explain and execute Attorney-Client agreements
  • Draft initial pleadings, responses, motions, demand letters, and briefs
  • Prepare and review discovery
  • Handle depositions, mediations, and hearings
  • Excellent legal research
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal communication, time management, and project management skills in handling multiple litigation cases
  • Reviewing and analyzing medical records
  • Update clients as matter progresses through litigation
  • Work together with supporting paralegals

This position is full-time and working remotely, except for in-person events as required.

Qualified applicants are to submit cover letter with salary requirements, resume, and at least two references with contact information to Bryan Haskins. Resumes are held in confidence.


Workers’ Compensation Associate Attorney

Willson Jones Carter & Baxley, P.A. is looking for a Workers’ Compensation Insurance Defense Attorney in our Charleston, South Carolina office with 1 – 5 years of experience and a South Carolina license required. Click here to see the full job description.


Associate Attorney

CFJ Injury Lawyers, LLC is an established personal injury firm seeking to hire an associate attorney with 0-5 years of experience.

This attorney will assist with cases involving:
• Auto-accidents
• Premises liability
• Insurance litigation
• Workers’ compensation / 3rd party claims
• Medical Malpractice

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:
– Licensed in South Carolina
– Rule 403s substantially completed
– Experience with personal injury law is a plus but not required.

Compensation is based on experience with the opportunity for benefits.  Please send your resume and cover letter to Ivey Franklin at ifranklin@cfjinjurylawyers.com.

January 2022

Part-time Legal Assistant

McCoy Law Office, Johns Island, SC.   Approximately 20 hours a week.  Personal Injury Experience Preferred.   Answer phones, draft correspondence and pleadings, work PI cases, request records, payments of bills, maintain client files, file pleadings with the court.  Schedule mediation, depositions and hearings.  Work with clients.  Preparation of checks from Operating and IOLTA accounts to pay expenses for clients and office, as well as settlement distributions.   Send resume to:  Tim@tmccoylaw.com


Associate Attorney

Clement Rivers, LLP is seeking talented, highly motivated litigation Attorneys.  Ideal Candidates will have 1-3+ years of complex insurance defense litigation experience, including handling depositions, motions, and experts, and knowledge of both Federal and State Rules of civil procedure OR clerkship at the trial court or appellate court level (Federal or State court). Helpful experience would include litigation defense experience such as: Trucking & Transportation, Medical Malpractice, Professional Liability, Commercial Litigation, etc.

Materials requested:  Cover letter, Resume, Writing Sample, List of References (x3)

Interested candidates should submit their resume to Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of Human Resources. Email: careers@ycrlaw.com

We are located in beautiful downtown Charleston Please visit our website: www.ycrlaw.com.


Paralegal

Best Law, P.A., an established law firm focused on construction defect law, seeks a full-time paralegal to join our team. Responsibilities include case management, managing client/provider relationships, drafting pleadings/discovery, and attorney support. Applicants must have graduated and be certified by an accredited paralegal school or have three (3) or more years experience as a paralegal. At least two years of experience in either construction defect or insurance defense is preferred but not required. Candidates must be organized, detail-oriented, proficient with Microsoft Office, and be able to handle a variety of tasks. Salary negotiable depending on experience. Benefits offered. Please send resumes to admin@bestlawsc.com. All applications will be held in strict confidence.


Legal Researcher & Writer

Do you like legal writing?  Are you actually good at it?

Are you slightly OCD and desiring to find every case for that brief you’re working on?

Are you passionate about helping others harmed through corporate negligence?

Are you frustrated trying to get your foot in the door of a job that really matters?

Answer yes?  If so…

Maybe you should come work with us.

We are the Anastopoulo Law Firm.

We believe in justice for all – not just for the wealthy and powerful.  We believe that justice delayed is justice denied.  We believe that the best way to seek justice without delay is to manage all aspects of our firm using well-organized and uniform systems. We believe in rewarding smart successful work.

We handle class action litigation nationwide.  In that vein it doesn’t much matter where you are, but we prefer you be in South Carolina so that you can become fully ingrained in our culture.  You do not have to know everything about class actions, or really even a little bit – we will train you.  But you have to have a desire to help people, and a won’t stop until you win attitude.

You will be working on some of the most important cases nationwide, and going against some of the best writers on the side of corporations.

Does this sound interesting to you?

If so, we’d like to get to know you better.

Send your resume and cover letter to Paul Doolittle at pauld@akimlawfirm.com.

 


Class & Mass Action Contract Attorney

We are seeking a dedicated, hard-working, and eager lawyer to join our firm’s Class and Mass Action Division in our downtown Charleston office. Candidate must possess confidence, a willingness to work autonomously and as part of a team, and a strong sense of justice for all.

Primary responsibilities will include: case development (including investigating factual background of cases), factual and legal research, complaint drafting, client interaction, and discovery matters.

Candidates should have the following:

  • A Hunger to Learn and Seek Justice.
  • 0-5 years of legal experience.
  • Creative intellect and ability to navigate issues of first impression.
  • Superior writing and research skills mandatory.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, writing sample and at least 2 references to pauld@akimlawfirm.com for review. No experience required.  Strong performers will be asked to transition into full time positions with the firm.


Paralegal – Class & Mass Action Division

We are going to hire an extraordinary person with a strong work ethic, solution-oriented mindset, passion for assisting injured and cheated victims in the law.  This person will have a commitment to professional excellence to become a litigation paralegal at our successful plaintiff’s firm in our Class & Mass Action Division.  In that position you will manage a full load of class action and mass tort cases on a team of 8 attorneys with another paralegal.  Think of it as an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team and really make a difference at the worst times in our clients’ lives. You will be responsible for any number of tasks including drafting documents, scheduling, filing pleadings with the court, ordering records and medical bills, and other tasks as assigned.  We are a paperless law firm, so using computers and technology is a must!  This position is available in our downtown Charleston office.

Essential Qualities

– Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

– Authenticity

– Consistency

– Courage

– Desire for greatness

– Diligence

– Empathy

– Enjoys staying busy

– Focus

– Humility

– Hunger

– Intellectual curiosity

– Kindness

– Organized

– Positivity

– Previous paralegal experience a plus

– Resolve

– Results-driven

– Self-starter

– Team player

– Technologically savvy

Essential Skills

– Outstanding written communication skills

– Outstanding oral communication skills

– Outstanding people skills

– The ability to both think strategically and execute the fine details of a plan

Key Responsibilities

– Treat every client like family

– Treat your fellow team members with the highest degree of respect

– Read, study, and apply lessons from books and manuals provided by the firm.

This is an amazing opportunity. We challenge all of our team to be great, and do not accept anything less. If being pushed to become your absolute best is what you seek, then you should response to this ad.  [If you did not notice we should have used respond, rather than response in the last sentence this is probably not the job for you].  If you are looking for a cushy job to put your feet up and theorize on what it’s like to be a great this is not the job for you.

**Compensation: Commensurate with hunger, production, origination, and your overall contribution to the firm and its reputation.  Full benefits package included – health insurance, etc. 401k.

Send your resume and cover letter to Paul Doolittle at pauld@akimlawfirm.com.


General Liability Partner

Chartwell Law is a growing, national law firm with offices throughout the east coast and beyond.  We are seeking to hire a licensed South Carolina attorney with experience in general litigation and some amount of transferable work.  Candidates must be an attorney in good standing in the state of South Carolina.    The firm is progressive and works hard to make sure each attorney and staff member has the tools they need to succeed while maintaining a work/life balance.  Chartwell Law offers a competitive salary and health insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan. Please send resumes to lwhitten@chartwelllaw.com.


Associate Attorney

The law firm of Ross & Cristaldi, LLC is a dynamic, expanding law firm focused on construction defects, personal injury, and general liability insurance defense. We are seeking to hire an Associate Attorney for our Charleston office with 1-5 years of experience in general litigation. Prior experience in construction law or personal injury is preferred. Candidates must be an attorney in good standing in the state of South Carolina.

The ideal candidate will have experience including but not limited to construction defect, personal injury, and/or general liability defense, plus expert research, writing, and verbal communication skills. Experience taking and defending depositions, briefing and arguing dispositive and discovery motions, preparing adjuster reports, interfacing with clients and opposing counsel, reviewing complex discovery, and attendance at hearings is preferred. The firm offers a competitive salary and health insurance, 401(k) retirement, and a relaxing work environment. Please send resumes to swinograd@rclawsc.com.

December 2021

Office Space Available

Office has a great space available in a 7 story Bank Building with built-in security officers. It has free parking in the front and it is an office roughly 16 ft by 14 ft, it included a mediation/conference room, xerox copier that can be shared and a giant front lobby with television and good finishing touches, and a small kitchen. It comes available January 3, 2021. Please contact Ashley Ameika at 843-640-9537 for more information.


Shareholder & Associate Level Estate Planning & Probate Administration Attorneys- All Offices

Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A., a law firm with offices in South Carolina and Georgia, is looking for shareholder and associate level attorneys to join its estate planning and probate administration practice. Highly competitive pay and flexible work environment available. Will consider candidates in any of our offices. Portable business is appreciated but not a requirement.

Turner, Padget, Graham & Laney is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce, including attorneys and support staff, and conducting business with diverse clients.

The firm broadly views diversity as all differences that make us unique and special-life and work experiences, culture and beliefs, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, education, military service, differing abilities, and other distinguishing characteristics and aspects of life. The firm strives to foster and maintain a culture that values and embraces these differences, and includes diverse people in the life and work of the firm, so that our diversity strengthens and improves the entire organization.

All employees share the responsibility for creating a workplace that values and respects diversity and inclusion and is enhanced by openness, trust, teamwork, accountability, and involvement.

The firm encourages everyone to contribute their unique perspectives, backgrounds, and capabilities to maximize client satisfaction, maintain strategic relationships with business and community leaders, create a unified and personally rewarding team culture, and generate superior business results.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and other materials to recruitingshareholder@turnerpadget.com. All inquiries and submissions will be held in strict confidence.

November 2021

Deputy Prosecutor

Dept/Div: Executive/Prosecutor’s Office
Position Type: Regular, Full-Time
Authorized Hiring Range: $70,000 / Year
Application Deadline: November 10, 2021

Duties: Reports to Chief City Prosecutor and is primarily responsible for preparing and prosecuting cases in municipal court on behalf of City of Charleston by performing the following duties, among others: Gathers and analyzes case evidence; interviews witnesses to ascertain facts of case; works with police officers in developing case. Reviews pertinent decisions, policies, regulations, and other legal matters pertaining to case. Prepares and responds to motions; appears at bond hearings; and prosecutes nonjury and jury cases. Interacts with the judges, clerks, courtroom personnel, defense lawyers, and others on a daily basis. Performs other duties as required.

Requires: Juris Doctorate law degree (J.D.) and a minimum of four (4) years prosecution experience. Applicant must have experience as lead prosecutor in jury trials. Experience in state and municipal court preferred. Strong writing skills are required. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Excel and Word or similar software. Valid SC Driver’s License. Must be South Carolina Bar certified and courtroom certified.


Office Space for Rent in Summerville

Spacious office for rent with an established Summerville law firm. Recently remodeled, furnished office with shared conference rooms, lobby, kitchen, parking, and security system. $1,000/month, includes phone usage, internet, utilities, and copier (at nominal cost). Call (843) 695-0830.