Charleston Legal Access (“CLA”) seeks diverse and dynamic applicants for a full-time attorney position, with a strong preference for an attorney with family law experience.

The position ideally begins in July 2022. The Position: The staff attorney’s major responsibility will be handling his or her own docket of civil cases. We handle a broad range of civil cases, including Family Law, Housing, Landlord/Tenant, Property, Contracts, Estate Planning, Guardianships. The attorney’s caseload will primarily focus on family law. In addition, some time will also be devoted to assessing and adjusting the organization’s approach to its work (participating in case selection and analysis, strategy discussions, access to justice projects, etc.); completing some administrative and intake tasks; and representing CLA at outreach and community events. We are a young and expanding organization and there are future opportunities for career growth.

The ideal candidate will be admitted to the South Carolina Bar; have litigation experience, preferably in family law; is able to handle a diverse and full caseload and has dedication to and competency in serving a diverse range of clients with a variety of financial, racial, educational, and physical characteristics. F

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