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Currently Recruiting for:

Please send resume and cover letter to:
YCRLAW
Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of  Human Resources
PO Box 993, Charleston, SC 29402-0993
Email: careers@ycrlaw.com or Fax: 843-579-1316


Paralegal:  Commercial Litigation & Appeals:

YCRLAW is an established leader in complex litigation representing South Carolina, national, and international clients. The group has extensive experience handling multi-million dollar contractual and business disputes.

Under the general direction of a Partner, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated substantive legal work for Attorneys. Must use independent judgment and initiative to determine approach or action to take in non-routine situations. Responsibilities include preparing pre-hearing briefs; monitoring deadlines; monitoring and managing attorney mail; preparing file summaries/file analysis; conducting necessary discovery to prepare for litigation; conducting legal research; preparing correspondence to clients/attorneys/other facilities; scheduling of depositions/ etc….

For further information regarding the Commercial Litigation & Appeals group, click here.

Ideal Candidate will have complex litigation experience and knowledge of both Federal and State Rules.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Litigation experience
  • Knowledge of Federal and State Rules
  • Knowledge of preparing drafts: request, response, pleading, order, motion,
  • Requires strong computer skills with 55+ WPM
  • Professional interpersonal & communication skills;
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team player

Legal Secretary:  Commercial Transactions & Real Estate:

Under the general direction of three Attorneys, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated secretarial and administrative work for Commercial and Residential Real Estate transactions.

At this level, the candidate is expected to know how to access necessary resources to successfully accomplish the job.

For further information regarding the Commercial Transactions & Real Estate group, click here.

Ideal Candidate will have Legal Secretarial experience in Real Estate.

 Qualifications/Skills:

  • 5 years related work experience in law firm real estate department
  • Proficient in SoftPro, Qualia, MS Word, use of internet, knowledge of ProLaw beneficial
  • Reliable with flexible schedule if needed to complete closings;
  • Interacts well with clients, agents, lenders, attorneys and opposing counsel
  • Good planning skills, able to anticipate and fulfill closing requirements ahead of time
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good communication and record keeping skills


Although we may not have an immediate opening, Paralegals and Legal Secretaries are encouraged to submit a resume for future consideration.


Litigation Paralegal:

Under the general direction of a Partner, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated substantive legal work for Attorneys.

Responsibilities include preparing pre-hearing briefs; monitoring deadlines; monitoring and managing attorney mail; preparing file summaries/file analysis; conducting necessary discovery to prepare for litigation; conducting legal research; preparing correspondence to clients/attorneys/other facilities; scheduling of depositions/ etc….

Ideal Candidate will have litigation experience. 

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Complex Litigation experience
  • Knowledge of Federal and State Rules
  • Knowledge of preparing drafts: request, response, pleading, order, motion, etc.
  • Requires strong computer skills with 55+ WPM
  • Professional interpersonal & communication skills; communicate effectively with Attorneys and other professionals
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team player


Legal Secretary:
Under the general direction of Attorneys, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated secretarial and administrative work.

  • Prepares routine and advanced correspondence including letters and reports (transcription)
  • Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material
  • Responsibilities will include scheduling appointments, travel arrangements, preparing for meetings
  • Processing incoming and outgoing mail
  • Ensure payment of vendor invoices
  • Maintaining Attorneys’ calendars
  • Answering phones
  • Filing

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Legal Secretarial experience
  • Knowledge of SC and Federal court system
  • Requires strong computer skills with 65+ WPM
  • Professional interpersonal & communication skills; communicate effectively with Attorneys and other professionals
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team player

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Young Clement Rivers recognizes that recruiting, hiring and retaining top quality attorneys and staff members is integral to the firm’s goal of providing exceptional legal services.

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It is the firm’s mission to “… Promote a high quality of life and level of job satisfaction for the firm’s professionals and staff by providing fair rewards and opportunities for individual development.  Respect the talents people bring to their jobs and value the growth and development of people by investing in training and education, and by encouraging self-improvement.