The Cass Ellias McCarter Guardian ad Litem Program is seeking an attorney or attorneys to represent volunteer guardians ad litem in Berkeley, Chester, Fairfield, and Newberry counties. These are part time contract positions beginning in July, 2023 and ending, if not renewed, on June 30, 2024. Representation duties include court appearances, document preparation, legal correspondence, research, hearing preparation, discovery, legal advice, and any other work required to represent volunteer guardians in Department of Social Services abuse and neglect proceedings, including matters ancillary to representation in same. Applicants must be in good standing and licensed to practice to practice law in South Carolina.
The Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem program is a state agency under The South Carolina Department of Children's Advocacy that recruits and trains volunteer guardians ad litem to represent youth in court involved Department of Social Services abuse/neglect actions.