Assistant Deputy Attorney General (Attorney III - PCR)

Salary 

$50,833.00 - $94,048.00 Annually

Location 

Richland County, SC

Job Type

FTE - Full-Time

Agency

Attorney General's Office

Job Number

120477

Closing

11/1/2021 5:00 PM Eastern

Agency Specific Application Procedures:

Applications received via NeoGov.

Class Code:

AE30

Position Number:

61050202

Normal Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band

Band 7

Opening Date

10/11/2021

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Veteran Preference Statement

South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Job Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, the Assistant Deputy Attorney General in the Post-Conviction Relief Section assists the Senior Assistant Deputy Attorney General with management of the Section as well as performs professional legal work on behalf of the State of South Carolina in circuit and appellate courts across the State. The Assistant Deputy Attorney General assists in supervising, training, and mentoring legal staff. The Assistant Deputy Attorney General is responsible for post-conviction relief and collateral review litigation to include preparing pleadings and responses to applications for post-conviction relief and habeas corpus petitions, conducting legal research, representing the State at evidentiary hearings and other court appearances in various circuits, and preparing post-hearing memorandums or proposed orders for the court’s consideration as requested by the circuit court. Additionally, the Assistant Deputy Attorney General represents the State on post-conviction relief and collateral review appeals before the appellate courts, including filing appellate pleadings and appearing for oral argument. The Assistant Deputy Attorney General also prepares court rosters and assists in managing the post-conviction relief docket as requested by the circuit court in various circuits. The Assistant Deputy Attorney General also performs other duties as assigned by the Senior Assistant Deputy Attorney General, the Deputy Attorney General of the Criminal Division, the Chief Deputy Attorney General, and/or Attorney General.

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.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

The Assistant Deputy Attorney General must be a member in good standing of the S.C Bar with at least five years of practicing experience. Prior supervisory experience preferred. Prior appellate and/or collateral review experience preferred. Must have satisfied the Rule 403, SCACR, requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

The Assistant Deputy Attorney General must be well-organized with a demonstrated ability to work independently and meet deadlines, and must have excellent oral advocacy, legal research, and writing skills. The Assistant Deputy Attorney General should have good computer skills and must be able to transport files to and from court. This position will require some overnight travel.  

Additional Comments

DRUG SCREENING, CREDIT CHECK, DELINQUENT TAX CHECK, GRIEVANCE CHECK, and SLED BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED.

THIS OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

EEOP Utilization Report available upon request.

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