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Assistant Corporation Counsel, City of Charleston

Position Category: Legal

Position hours: Full-time position

 Job duties:

  • Advises and represents the City of Charleston in variety of legal matters with an emphasis in negotiating and drafting real estate contracts, zoning and land use, and affordable housing
  • Advises and provides legal guidance to the mayor, city council, boards, commissions and department heads


  • Law degree with a minimum of eight years in the practice of law with emphasis on real property law, land use and zoning (experience in municipal law preferred)
  • Public speaking and presentation skills are required and must be a member in good standing with the South Carolina Bar and Rule 403 certified within six months of employment
  • Must possess valid South Carolina driver's license and have thorough knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word or similar software

Pay info: Commensurate with experience

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