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Employment Opportunities

Below is a link to current job openings with SCCID.  Available positions may include staff attorneys, appellate defense attorneys, and administrative personnel. Internships and fellowships may also be available periodically.  Also linked below may be information regarding other indigent-defense-related positions elsewhere in South Carolina such as public defenders at the county level.


Not all job opportunities are listed here.  Local public-defender attorney and support-staff positions are posted at the county level, so please check the various county websites for any openings near you. You may also check the South Carolina state jobs site at for other employment opportunities at the state level.


SCCID is an equal opportunity employer.


VETERAN'S HIRING PREFERENCE:  The State of South Carolina gives hiring preference to honorably discharged members of the United States Armed Forces.  For complete information and requirements, CLICK HERE.



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Jobs with SCCID

To view and apply for positions currently available with the Office of Indigent Defense, the Office of Appellate Defense, and the Capital Division, CLICK HERE.

1st Circuit (Calhoun, Dorchester, Orangeburg)

2nd Circuit (Aiken, Bamberg, Barnwell)

3rd Circuit (Clarendon, Lee, Sumter, Williamsburg)

4th Circuit (Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Marlboro)

5th Circuit (Kershaw, Richland)

6th Circuit (Chester, Fairfield, Lancaster)

7th Circuit (Cherokee, Spartanburg)

8th Circuit (Abbeville, Greenwood, Laurens, Newberry)

9th Circuit (Berkeley, Charleston)

10th Circuit (Anderson, Oconee)

11th Circuit (Edgefield, Lexington, McCormick, Saluda)

12th Circuit (Florence, Marion)

13th Circuit (Greenville, Pickens)

15th Circuit (Georgetown, Horry)

16th Circuit (Union, York)