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Criminal Law Attorney in Greenville, SC

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Company name

South Carolina Victim Assistance Network

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Criminal Law

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Greenville, SC

Date Last Verified

Feb 20,2018

Posted on

Jan 08,2018

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Attorney The candidate will be serving as a staff attorney for the Legal Assistance for Victims program with a focus on Immigrant Victim Program (IVP). Will be responsible for leading the IVP statewide with specific emphasis on the South Carolina counties with the highest percentage of foreign born persons. Developing and organizing the inter-agency Statewide Immigrant Victim Coalition; developing the IVP’s immigration legal services, supervising attorneys and staff working with immigrant survivors, and ensuring the Program’s sustainability. Serving, together with other project staff, as a statewide resource for training and technical assistance on a range of issues that arise in cases of immigrant victims with the goal of helping victim advocates, law enforcement, legal services attorneys, family lawyers, community organizers and others. Providing direct, holistic wraparound legal services to all crime victims including those victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, harassment, stalking, and human trafficking. Representing victims in order of protection/restraining order hearings, family law, housing, employment, Title IX education issues (higher and lower education), victims’ rights, and other related civil legal matters. Must have experience with both civil and criminal matters, 5+ years. Should have knowledge of South Carolina’s criminal justice system, particularly from a crime victim’s standpoint. Should have demonstrated experience working with diverse clients. Must be bilingual (English/Spanish). Familiarity with Box and Clio file management/storage systems is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
South Carolina Victim Assistance Network
PO Box 8574
Greenville, SC 29604