About Legal Professionals, LLC

Joseph Wren


Joseph Wren Legal Professionals Charleston SCJoseph Wren founded Legal Professionals, LLC in 1996 as Charleston’s first legal employment agency and second in the state of South Carolina. Since then, Legal Professionals, LLC has further expanded services to include service of process, skip tracing and judgment recovery.

A 17-year resident of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Joseph Wren preformed his undergraduate studies in Jefferson City, Tennessee and post graduate work at national universities in Atlanta and Charleston. Joseph Wren has been appointed to serve on several commissions and board including Mt. Pleasant Planning Commission, East Cooper Land Trust (Treasurer), Mt. Pleasant Historic Commission and Charleston Southern University Board of Visitors.

Joseph is heavily involved in his church and local recreational leagues serving as coach and player. Other interests include golf, college football, and cheering at daughters’ soccer matches.

Jenny Lake


Jenny Lake Legal Professionals Charleston SCJenny Lake is a partner at Legal Professionals, LLC overseeing the Service of Process and Skip Tracing Departments. Jenny has over 15 years paralegal and administrative experience in the legal field. Originally from Western North Carolina, she has previously worked in all facets of real estate law and title insurance, while spending the past five years working in the Service of Process field developing a nationwide network of servers.

Jenny has resided in the Charleston area with her husband and son for the past 6 years and enjoys spending time with family and friends, gardening, being outdoors and going to Church.

Shelley Hadden

Shelley Hadden Legal Professionals Charleston SCShelley is a Partner with Legal Professionals, LLC. She specializes in providing high-level legal staffing services and solutions to South Carolina law firms and legal candidates. Shelley has worked in Human Resources and Recruiting for over fifteen years. Specifically, she worked for two global consulting firms, KPMG and Hewitt Associates, by identifying top-quality candidates for their organizations within the United States and globally.

Shelley grew up on Isle of Palms, SC, and she currently resides in Mount Pleasant, SC with her husband, Rob Hadden (Owner of Hadden Law Firm, LLC), and their three children.

Dawn McCoy


Dawn works and manages the Columbia, SC office. She has worked in the legal and administrative field for over 25 years and brings a wealth of experience and exceptional customer relations to her position. Dawn specializes in the service of process sector handling/communicating with servers and clients nationwide. In her spare time, Dawn enjoys traveling with her husband and volunteers at the Southeastern Australian Shepherd Rescue & Caring Hearts organization.

We specialize in the placement of:

  • Attorneys
  • Legal Administrators
  • Paralegal
  • Real Estate Closers
  • Legal Secretaries
  • Legal Nurse Consultants
  • Law Clerks
  • Litigation Support
  • File Clerks
  • Data Entry Clerks
  • Receptionists