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Migrant Attorney

Description: 

South Carolina Legal Services seeks a Migrant Attorney. This position provides civil litigation and outreach to low-income migrant and seasonal agricultural farmworkers. The primary areas of practice will include employment law, occupational safety and health law, and civil rights. The migrant attorney will assist in outreach to farmworker communities, camps, and develop relationships with other organizations serving farmworkers. The position requires some evening, weekend and overnight work to successfully reach the target groups. Statewide travel is involved.

Requirements: 

• Member of the SC Bar; Preferred • Excellent relationship building, leadership and research skills • Demonstrated competence in working with diverse clients and client communities • Fully proficient in written and spoken English and Spanish • Strong oral, written and presentation communication skills • A valid driver’s license and a good driving record as use of organization vehicles may be required • Proficient with Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 365, and SharePoint Online • Commitment to public interest/poverty law • Ability to collaborate effectively with other advocates and client groups • Must be able to travel, especially statewide

To Apply: 

Applicants interested in applying for this position may submit the following: (1) Resume, (2) Two writing samples, and (3) three references with cover letter to: South Carolina Legal Services, Attn: Human Resources –Migrant Attorney, PO Box 1445, Columbia, SC 29202 or by fax to (803)799-9420. EOE M/F/D/V

Information

Submission Deadline: 
May 13, 2020
Organization Information: 
South Carolina Legal Services
2109 Bull Street PO Box 1445
Columbia, SC 29201
United States
Phone: 803-799-9420