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Attorney

Office Location: 205 East Main Street, Lexington, South Carolina

Salary: $52,518.00 or DOQ

Contact: Applications may be obtained at www.edgefieldcounty.sc.gov/job-postings

Description: Under limited supervision. performs case preparation and prosecuting duties for the Solicitor's Office to include conducting trials in both Magistrate and General Sessions Court throughout the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, which includes Edgefield, Lexington, McCormick and Saluda counties. Manages an assigned caseload and resolves each case as deemed appropriate. Performs other similar duties as required.

Qualifications: Requires a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Experience in criminal law, particularly prior experience in prosecuting criminal cases, to include trial experience is preferred but not required. Must possess and maintain membership in the South Carolina Bar Association. Must have completed all Rule 403 requirements. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver's license.

Benefits: Edgefield County offers the following comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to: health, vision, dental, accidental death and dismemberment insurance through the South Carolina State Health Plan; participation in the South Carolina Retirement System with employer contributions to the employee’s retirement; Health Savings Account; paid accrued sick leave and annual leave; and 13 paid holidays off per year.