Deputy Director

Full-time 12 views
Company South Carolina Legal Services Location Charleston, SC, United States

Public Interest


Min 10 yrs required


May 11, 2022

Aug 24, 2022

Feb 21, 2022


Deputy Director
Duties: The candidate’s duties include improving SCLS’ capacity to provide quality representation in complex cases by facilitating and overseeing the legal supervision of the managing attorneys; co-counseling to initiate and defend the legal work of the substantive unit leaders and individual attorneys in novel and appealed cases; consulting with attorneys on substantive, procedural, evidentiary, ethical, and strategic matters in the cases. The DDLT will share input in recruiting, retaining and evaluating the managing attorneys and attorneys. Identifying and developing necessary litigation training. Recommending professional development options. Setting up community legal education opportunities relating to legal rights and supervising the preparation of materials for these events. Acting as a liaison with local and specialty bars, bar committees, the SC Bar, partnering groups and the SC Board of Directors. Requires statewide travel, and some evening and weekend work.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: The candidate should have admission to the SC Bar. Must have 10+ years prior civil litigation experience in both federal, state, summary, and administrative courts. Strong oral, written, and presentation communication skills. Excellent social media skills and experience, including working in the digital media space. Demonstrated ability and willingness to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with diverse teams. Superb ability to think creatively, generate new ideas, and follow through on them. Strong leadership, relationship building, and organizational skills. Demonstrated professional demeanor. Visionary, strategic, creative, and intelligent problem solver. Proficient with Microsoft Office 2016 and Microsoft Office 365.

Additional info

Submit a resume, a cover letter, 2 writing samples, and 3 references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
South Carolina Legal Services
2109 Bull Street
PO Box 1445
Columbia, SC 29201
Fax: 803-799-9420

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