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Employment Opportunities

The City of Charleston seeks an experienced attorney to provide legal advice and legal services primarily to the Chief of Police and Police Department

Position: Assistant Corporation Counsel
Dept/Div: Corporation Counsel
Position Type: Regular, Full-Time
Authorized Hiring Range: $75,000-$82,000 / Year
Application Deadline: July 17, 2015 (Check Website for Availability)
Apply online at http://www.charleston-sc.gov/employment

The City of Charleston seeks an experienced attorney to provide legal advice and legal services primarily to the Chief of Police and Police Department. Duties and responsibilities include: assisting in developing law enforcement policies and procedures; providing legal advice on a variety of legal issues involving constitutional and statutory matters; assisting Police Department and other law enforcement agencies in developing criminal cases; representing the City in legal proceedings, including the prosecution of criminal violations in municipal court and asset forfeiture cases; providing legal advice on matters raised in state and federal court cases involving Police Department; assisting Police Department in responding to Freedom of Information Act requests and subpoenas; investigating personnel matters; assisting in preparing business contracts and administering other legal matters; drafting ordinances, legal memoranda, correspondence and reports; attending City Council meetings, City Council Standing Committee meetings, neighborhood meetings and other meetings as needed to perform essential duties and responsibilities; and performing other duties as assigned. Requires: Juris Doctorate Law degree (J. D.) and a minimum of ten (10) years in the practice of law with emphasis on criminal prosecution and law enforcement matters. Experience at state or federal level preferred. Public speaking and presentation skills are required. Must be member in good standing with South Carolina Bar. Valid state issued driver's license required.


Turner, Padget, Graham & Laney, P.A. is seeking a qualified mid to senior level Commercial Real Estate Transactions Attorneys in Columbia and Charleston

Turner, Padget, Graham & Laney, P.A. is one of South Carolina’s oldest law firms with five locations across the state. We know our people are our greatest asset and it is reflected in our core values and mission that we put into practice every day. We understand the importance of balancing work, family and community involvement and have created an environment that emulates just that. Excellent benefits start your first day of work. Cutting edge technology and a most pleasant workplace are features of employment at our firm.

Our Business Transactions team is seeking qualified mid to senior level Commercial Real Estate Transactions Attorneys in Columbia and Charleston.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 - 8 years’ experience in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including development, financing, acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, zoning and property owners associations
  • Candidate must have experience documenting, negotiating and facilitating complex, sophisticated transactions, including reviewing and synthesizing due diligence materials, such as title work, title insurance and surveys
  • Candidate must be highly motivated with exceptional credentials, including strong academic background, analytical skills, research, writing and oral advocacy skills
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills are required
  • The candidate will be expected and encouraged to interact with clients, so strong client relation and retention skills are required

Our firm offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

Please submit resume and cover letter to cstevens@TurnerPadget.com. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs seeking Employment Law Litigation Attorney

We are excited to announce an attorney opening in our satellite office co-located at the Dorn VA Medical Center, Columbia. The attorney will represent the Department on a variety of employment litigation matters, primarily before federal administrative tribunals such as the EEOC, MSPB, FLRA and Arbitration. We are seeking applications for experienced litigators (federal sector experience preferred), who are client-focused, and work well in a small (though robust) office setting. Resumes should be sent to Kathleen.Oddo@va.gov by COB 4/10/15.


Graybill, Lansche & Vinzani, LLC Seeking Associate Attorney

Position Title: Associate Attorney

Location: Columbia, SC 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Juris Doctorate degree from ABA accredited law school,  4 - 7 years experience 
  • Admission in good standing to SC bar
  • Proven work history in a law firm, or in-house 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  

Job Description: 

Attorney will be responsible for: 

  • Commercial real estate transactions
  • Representing large developers, investors, buyers, sellers, tenants, landlords
  • Lease preparation, negotiation, review, drafting
  • General corporate law including formations, dissolutions, entity selection
  • Advising lenders and other related entities on relevant matters
  • Reviewing and interpreting documents of record affecting title and development
  • Easement preparation

The Attorney should be able to work independently, manage support staff and operate in an environment that encourages growth and development. Must be a team player. 

To Apply: Email or mail resume, cover letter, transcript, and 2 references. 

Attention: Tom Duka, Administrator

Email: tduka@glvlawfirm.com 

Posted: 04/10/15


Lexington Personal Injury Law Firm Seeking Associate Attorney

Salley Law Firm, PA, an established Lexington personal injury and workers' compensation law firm, is accepting applications for an associate attorney practicing in the areas of personal injury, workers' compensation and criminal defense. Qualified applicants must have 2 or more years of personal injury law experience. Very competitive salary and benefits. Excellent employment opportunity. Please send cover letter and resume to hr@salleylawfirm.com.


First Citizens Bank Seeking Credit Resolution Attorney

First Citizens Bank, an $8.5 Billion Bank, with roots dating back to 1913 is looking for an attorney to join our in house team.  The in house attorney will support the Consumer Collections, Special Assets, and Recovery teams and administer placement for third-party legal services. The incumbent will manage matters in South Carolina, Georgia and other states as needed.  They will proactively advise and train staff, peers, and management and supports other areas of the bank as needed.  They will also act as the legal specialist within the department in an effort to manage and improve collections and recovery litigation strategies and processes by maximizing efficiency and effectiveness and assist in defining the day-to-day consumer collections and recovery litigation strategy.  Two years of experience as a practicing attorney required.  Banking, collections litigation, or credit experience; contract review experience; bankruptcy and loss/mitigation experience highly preferred.  Apply online @ https://jobs-fcb.icims.com/jobs/5850/credit-resolution-attorney/job?mode=view.


Statewide workers compensation firm seeking attorneys in Columbia and Greenville. 

3-6 years’ experience required. Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit resumes to: wclawyersc@gmail.com.


Opportunity to establish and manage satellite office for large, multi-state collection firm, Frederick J. Hanna & Associates, P.C., 

Frederick J. Hanna & Associates, P.C. is a multi-state creditors’ rights and collection law firm is looking for an experienced litigator with a minimum of five years consumer credit and collections experience to help establish and manage a Columbia, South Carolina office. Must be licensed and admitted to practice in South Carolina. Licensure in North Carolina a plus. Competitive salary and benefits offered. For consideration, please email resume with salary requirements to Joseph C. Cooling at cooling.joseph@hannalawoffice.com.

About Frederick J. Hanna & Associates, P.C.

With offices in Georgia, Florida, and Missouri, Frederick J. Hanna & Associates, P.C. is a leading creditors’ rights and collection law firm. The firm has been in continuous operation for over 30 years and operates one of the nation’s premier legal networks and call centers. Frederick J. Hanna & Associates, P.C. has been consistently recognized for outstanding legal representation and partnership by its clients.


Attorney needed to practice Elder Law and Probate & Estate Planning

A midsize law firm has an opening in our Columbia office for an attorney to do elder law and probate and estate planning.  Qualified applicants must have a portable book of business and a strong desire to growing their practice.   Firm will supply the supportive services needed. Salary is dependent on experience. Please email resume to lawad9@yahoo.com.


Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms, LLC is seeking a Commercial Counselor and Litigator for Charleston, SC office

The successful Commercial Counselor and Litigator will possess the ability to be first chair counsel in complex civil litigation, as well as demonstrate experience in counseling clients in business matters.

Established in Charleston in 1938, Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms, LLC, serves and counsels businesses and professionals in the state of South Carolina and beyond. Widely respected for their work in complex litigation matters, the firm’s 17 members and associates focus on the areas of mediations, intellectual property, civil litigation defense, professional malpractice defense, construction law, business law and products liability defense. Barnwell Whaley is located in downtown Charleston at 288 Meeting Street. For additional information, visit www.barnwell-whaley.com.

Inquiries and resumes may be submitted to: bwph@barnwell-whaley.com 

No phone calls, please.


Part-time/Of Counsel Attorney

Small firm seeks attorney for part-time/of counsel position to draft and amend HOA covenants/bylaws/ARB guidelines.  Must be experienced in handling entire process from creation to recording of documents. Will consider working with attorney working anywhere in South Carolina.  Not a salaried position. To apply, send resume to hcrawford43@aol.com.


Finkel Law Firm is seeking an Associate Attorney/Family Law

Finkel Law Firm LLC has an opening in our Columbia office for an Associate Attorney to do family law, elder law and general litigation, including personal injury.  Qualified applicants must have 2 to 5 years experience, good academic qualifications. Salary is dependent on experience.  Our website is www.finkellaw.com. Please email resumes to sredd@finkellaw.com.


Culp Elliott & Carpenter, a Charlotte law firm, seeks to add an experienced Associate Attorney

Culp Elliott & Carpenter, a Charlotte law firm, seeks to add an experienced Associate Attorney to its team of talented professionals.  Ideal candidate will have completed LL.M. program in Taxation or Estate Planning and possess 3-5 years of Estate Planning/Corporate/Tax experience including corporate and partnership tax planning. Attorney will practice in the following areas: estate planning, partnership and corporate planning, asset protection planning and income tax planning. Outstanding and challenging opportunity for a highly skilled, self-motivated, detail-oriented attorney to contribute to a Firm with a proven record of solving the most challenging legal and tax problems. Please send resume and salary requirements to slm@ceclaw.com.


Workers' Compensation Associate Needed:

The law firm of McKay, Cauthen, Settana & Stubley, P.A. is accepting applications for an associate practicing in the area of workers’ compensation defense. Position requires at least two years experience trying cases before the Workers’ Compensation Commission, preferably in defense work.

Applicant must already be a licensed South Carolina attorney in good standing with the South Carolina Bar. Salary is dependent upon qualifications. All inquiries will be confidential.

Please send resumes to: lknight@mckayfirm.com


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