Represent clients convicted of criminal offenses on direct appeal and in post-conviction relief appeals before the South Carolina Court of Appeals and the South Carolina Supreme Court.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
A juris doctor degree from an accredited law school and experience as a practicing trial or appellate attorney. Admission to the South Carolina Bar and all Rule 403, SCACR requirements accomplished.
Knowledge of substantive criminal law and criminal procedure in South Carolina. Knowledge of general case, statutory and common law. Exceptional writing and research skills required as well as an ability to orally argue cases in a very persuasive and highly effective manner.
A writing sample is required. Capital experience preferred. Minimum office hours of 8:30 - 5:00 Monday through Friday must be maintained. The attorney is expected to independently manage his/her caseload to assure high-quality appellate representation is provided. Some overnight travel may be required.
Hiring salary dependent on qualifications and experience.
Interested candidates can apply here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3560690/attorney-ii-assistant-appellate-defender?department=Commission%20on%20Indigent%20Defense&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs