14th Circuit Solicitor's Office​

Allendale, Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties​



Assistant Solicitor

The Fourteenth Circuit Solicitor’s Office seeks prosecutors to work within the state’s only five-circuit judicial circuit. Newly licensed attorneys and third-year law students are encouraged to apply. Applications for 2024 will be accepted starting on Dec. 1, 2023. 

Applicants must be able to work as part of a team, be organized, exercise sound judgment, be able to prioritize workload and assignments, and possess excellent communication skills. 

Minimum Education and Experience: 

Applicants must have already graduated from an accredited law school or anticipate graduation in 2024. Applicants must already be admitted to the practice of law before the courts of record in South Carolina or anticipate bar admission in 2024. Sworn attorneys must be an active member of the bar and in good standing with the South Carolina Supreme Court.

Our office is the chief prosecuting agency for Allendale, Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties. Our primary role is to prosecute all cases in General Sessions Court, certain misdemeanors in Magistrate’s Court and all criminal cases in Family Court. Each year, we prosecute approximately 5,000 new cases.

Salary will commensurate with experience.

Email your cover letter and resume to First Assistant Solicitor Mary Jordan Lempesis at [email protected]

No phone calls, please. 

Roving Administrative Assistant

The Fourteenth Circuit Solicitor’s Office is seeking a fulltime administrative assistant with at least two years administrative experience to work in its headquarters in Okatie, S.C., and in its satellite offices as necessary. We are looking for a reliable, professional person with excellent customer-service and telephone skills, who is proficient with a computer and able to multi-task. We offer a predictable work schedule and state benefits. Must have a valid South Carolina drivers’ license, reliable transportation and a clean criminal record.


No phone calls please.

To apply, visit our job listing at Indeed.com.

Required license or certification: Valid SC Drivers’ License, clean criminal record
Required education: High school or equivalent
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $30,000/year
Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Several paid holidays

Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Monday through Friday
Work Location: In person, usually in Okatie headquarters, but occasionally in satellite offices around 14th Circuit (Hampton, Walterboro, Beaufort)

We are an equal-opportunity employer

The Fourteenth Circuit Solicitor’s Office is an equal opportunity organization and will not allow discrimination based upon age, ethnicity, ancestry, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or any other status prohibited by applicable law.

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