Overview

Under close supervision, this Attorney I performs professional legal work for the State. The Attorney is primarily responsible for post-conviction relief litigation to include conducting research for legal issues and preparing pleadings and responses to applications for post-conviction relief. The Attorney represents the State at court hearings in assigned circuits and prepares orders for judges’ consideration and signature. The Attorney represents the State on assigned appeals in Appellate Courts and file appeals based on the outcome of the PCR hearings. The Attorney prepares court rosters and issues those to the appropriate courts. The Attorney manages rosters and makes all court appearances in the assigned circuit(s). The Attorney performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor(s), Chief Deputy Attorney General, and/or Attorney General. J.D. Degree. Must be a member of the SC Bar and have completed the Rule 403 requirements.The Attorney must be well-organized with a demonstrated ability to work independently, must be able to work with close supervision, and must be proficient in legal research and writing and have excellent oral advocacy skills. The Attorney should have good computer skills and knowledge of Word and must be able to transport files to and from court. This position will require some overnight travel.

DRUG SCREENING, CREDIT CHECK, DELINQUENT TAX CHECK AND SLED BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED.
THIS OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.
EEOP Utilization Report available upon request.Who We Are:
The Office of the Attorney General is a historic state agency focused on upholding the rule of law and protecting the citizens of South Carolina. From its founding in 1698 to present day, the Office of the Attorney General has played an integral part in shaping the history of South Carolina. We are not just looking for someone to be a part of South Carolina’s history; we are seeking someone who will be an advocate for South Carolina’s future. Employees can expect to work in a unified environment on challenging and meaningful work. All staff receives an attractive state government benefits package and opportunities for further training and growth opportunities. Join the Office of the Attorney General in protecting the Constitution and serving the citizens of South Carolina.

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