Civil Attorney, The Jeffcoat Firm

The Jeffcoat Firm is committed to helping everyday people in crisis, and CEO Michael Jeffcoat’s mission is to provide unmatched legal services to people in South Carolina. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Personal Injury Attorney to join our legal team. Our attorney team is award-winning. Joining this team means signing on for mentorship, coaching, and collaboration. As a Personal Injury Attorney at The Jeffcoat Firm, you’ll be responsible for representing clients who have been injured due to the negligence of others.  We believe strongly in regular client communication and gaining a deeper understanding of our clients’ needs.  Our Firm’s attorneys work to ensure that our clients are not taken advantage of by those who are intent on steamrolling them for profit. You will be expected to provide legal advice and guidance, represent clients in court when needed, negotiate settlements, and ensure that clients receive reasonable to excellent compensation for their injuries.

What you’ll be doing: Provide legal advice to clients regarding their personal injury claims; Represent clients in court and during negotiations with insurance companies, opposing counsel, and other parties involved in the case; Negotiate settlements and ensure clients receive fair compensation for their injuries; Develop case strategies and arguments, and prepare legal documents, such as pleadings, motions, and discovery requests; Partner with coworkers involved in the support of injury files; Investigate and gather evidence, interview witnesses, and prepare expert testimony; Attend depositions, mediations, and other court-related events on behalf of clients; Keep clients regularly informed about the progress of their case and provide guidance throughout the legal process; Ensure strict compliance with legal ethics and professional standards; Attend required daily morning and monthly Firm “All Hands” meetings; Perform other job duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Who you are: Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school; 3+ years of personal injury experience, either Plaintiff or Defense; An active member in good standing with the South Carolina Bar; Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills; Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Salesforce experience is a plus; A very strong forward-thinking growth mindset and commitment to constant learning and improvement.

Why you’ll love it here: Competitive base salary, plus an aggressive bonus plan; Comprehensive Benefits: Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage. Take advantage of parental leave & a 401k plan with an employer contribution; Time Off: Unlimited time off following our Attorney Leave policy; Volunteer Time Off: Our Firm believes in making our community a better place and paying all successes forward; Career Growth: We provide supportive leadership, expect accountability and transparency, and focus on outreach.

Location: 1333 Main Street, Suite 501, Columbia, SC 29201 Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:30AM—5:30PM; Friday, 8:30AM – 4:00PM

The Jeffcoat Firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact Talent Acquisitions at