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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 – Trucking and Transportation:

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….

YCRLAW is an established leader in complex litigation representing South Carolina, national, and international clients. YCR’s Trucking and Transportation Practice Group enjoys national recognition for its track record of favorable outcomes in defense of its transportation industry clients in personal injury, property and cargo claims.

For further information regarding the Trucking and Transportation Law group, click here.

Ideal Candidates 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, etc.
  • Requires strong computer skills with 55+ WPM
  • Professional interpersonal & communication skills;
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team player

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.