Assistant County Attorney

Title: Assistant County Attorney

Salary: $DOQ


ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY: Under minimal supervision by the County Attorney, provides legal counsel and advice on matters of government law to various County departments. Prepares briefs, pleadings and other legal documents and supervises and/or participates in necessary investigations. Prepares and reviews ordinances, contracts, resolutions and other documents. Prosecutes and defends civil and criminal cases.



  • Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school
  • Two years related experience including one year of litigation/other trial based experience
  • Must be admitted to practice law in South Carolina (member of the SC Bar) including all relevant Rule 403 observations
  • Admission to the United States District Court for South Carolina preferred.


Please forward cover letter with salary requirements, application, and resume to:

      Mail:  Beaufort  County Employee Services

               P.O. Drawer 1228

               Beaufort, SC  29901-1228


Hand-Deliver:  Beaufort County Employee Services

                      100 Ribaut Rd., Admin. Bldg., Room 100

                      Beaufort, SC  29902


All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation. EOE.