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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


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

Accounting Clerk:  Billing & Accounts Receivable

Primary responsibilities include the performance of duties related to accounts receivable, processing prebills, electronic billing and supporting other clerk’s duties in billing and quality control duties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Process daily cash receipts and run reports related to deposit
  • Input daily deposit
  • Process ACH and wire deposits from clients
  • Process secure credit card transactions
  • Import soft costs and process for billing
  • Maintain source work related to daily deposits
  • Create and maintain spreadsheets related to deposits
  • Research unapplied payments, overpayments and duplicate payments
  • Ensure billing statements meet both client and firm guidelines
  • Perform write offs and write down as directed
  • Process short bills and ensure collection of payment
  • Communicate with clients to resolve billing discrepancies and questions
  • Analyze information related to NSF checks
  • Generate billing statements monthly for multiple clients
  • Upload files to electronic billing sites
  • Back up accounts receivable desk and billing desk duties
  • Attorney Requests for information

 EDUCATION:

College degree a plus.

 QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Accounting background preferred
  • Legal billing knowledge preferred
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Ability to follow instructions, both written and verbal
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong keyboarding skills
  • Working knowledge of Excel
  • Working knowledge of Word
  • Team player

 


Legal Secretary:  Workers’ Compensation – Defense

Under the general direction of Attorneys, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated secretarial and administrative work. Many responsibilities are routine in nature but candidate must be able to handle non-routine situations

Prepares routine and advanced correspondence including letters and reports (dictation).  Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material.  Responsibilities will include scheduling appointments, mediations, travel arrangements, preparing for meetings, processing incoming and outgoing mail, checking Attorneys’ calendars, answering phones, and filing. 

Ideal Candidate will have Workers’ Compensation and or Medical Malpractice Legal Secretarial experience.

For further information regarding the Workers’ Compensation group, click here.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Legal Secretarial experience
  • SC Workers’ Compensation experience preferred
  • Requires strong computer skills with 60+ WPM
  • Professional interpersonal & communication skills; communicate effectively with Attorneys and other professionals
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team player

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

 


Litigation Attorney:  Professional Liability

We are seeking a talented, highly motivated litigation Attorney with 4 – 6 years of litigation experience. Independently manage an established defense litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end.

For further information regarding the Professional Liability group, click here.

Interested candidates should submit their resume to Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of Human Resources.  Email:  careers@ycrlaw.com

 


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

Employment Overview

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.

Excerpts from our Mission Statement

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.