The  SC Department of Social Services is looking for an enthusiastic Attorney IV who will serve as an Assistant General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel, focused primarily on service and representation for the Adult Advocacy Division of the Department of Social Services.

The Attorney IV provides legal advice to all levels, State and Local, of DSS officials and staff. Litigate complex, and difficult cases for DSS in trial and appellate practice and including all aspects of representation such as hearings, trials, research, brief writing, appellate argument and administrative hearings.    

Maintains specialized knowledge and provides advice in the areas of adult protective services, Social Security and Medicare eligibility, and probate guardianship and conservatorship. Represents and provides legal services for DSS in various legal actions involving vulnerable, exploited, or incapacitated adults. Coordinates with regional and local legal staff as needed to accomplish objectives.

The deadline to apply for this position is October 31, 2021.  Apply here