Performs legal services and provides professional advice to the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission on legal matters.
Assist Commissioners on areas of South Carolina law such as the Workers’ Compensation Act, relevant case law, the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure, the Administrative Procedures Act, evidentiary issues, the Code of Judicial Conduct and the State Ethics Act. Review appellate cases and prepare summaries for the Commission.
Manage the Decision and Order Process.
Represent the Commission in adversarial proceedings before administrative tribunals and the Courts prosecuting Rule to Show Cause Hearings.
Monitor Appellate Court decisions; monitor new and pending legislation that may have an impact on the adjudication of Workers’ Compensation claims. Research and prepare administrative regulations for approval by the Commission.
File liens on behalf of the Commission for the collection of fines and other debt owed to the Commission. Represent the Commission GEAR Hearings for collection of fines and other debt owed to Commission.
Minimum and Additional Requirements:
A juris doctor degree or its equivalent from an accredited law school and experience as a practicing attorney.
Must be a member of the South Carolina Bar. Prefer a minimum of 3 years work experience related to workers' compensation.
Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Please complete the State application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.