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Feb 14, 2022

Board of Governors seat added for Sr. Lawyer Division 

The South Carolina Bar has added a board seat to its Board of Governors, the state’s Supreme Court announced in a Feb. 4 order.   Pursuant to Rule 410(c) of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules and effective immediately, the amendment to Article VII, Section 7.2 of the South Carolina Bar Constitution adds one representative […]

Jan 4, 2021

S.C. high court suspends ex-Richland County official’s license

COLUMBIA (AP) — A former South Carolina county’s councilwoman, accused of paying for vacations and shopping sprees with taxpayers’ money, has been temporarily barred from practicing law. The South Carolina Supreme Court, in an order posted Tuesday, suspended ex-Richland County Councilwoman Dalhi Myers’ law license following her indictment on Dec. 17 on 24 charges, including [&h[...]

Feb 6, 2019

SC Bar seeking Young Lawyer of the Year nominations

The South Carolina Bar’s Young Lawyers Division is currently seeking nominations for the Young Lawyer of the Year award. The award recognizes an attorney for exceptional service to the legal profession in the state and to their local community. Nominees for the award must be members of the Young Lawyers Division, but they cannot currently […]

Jan 30, 2019

SC Bar dues deadline extended for federal employees

The South Carolina Supreme Court has extended the deadline for South Carolina Bar members who are federal employees to pay license fees. On Jan. 25, Chief Justice Donald Beatty issued an order granting such employees an additional 30 days after the government shutdown ends to pay. The order extends to any federally employed member of […]

Nov 28, 2018

Date set for 2019 SC Bar Convention

The 2019 South Carolina Bar Convention will take place Jan. 17-20 in Myrtle Beach. The Board of Governors will meet at 9 a.m. on Jan. 17 at the Marriott Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, and the House of Delegates will meet at 11 a.m. that same day. Afterward, there will be […]

Nov 28, 2018

South Carolina Bar names leadership nominees

The South Carolina Bar’s nominating committee has chosen nominees for bar leadership positions for the upcoming year. Elections will be held at the House of Delegates meeting on Jan. 17, 2019, at the Bar’s annual convention in Myrtle Beach. Roy Laney of Columbia was nominated for the president-elect position, to take over for Beverly Carroll […]

Nov 12, 2018

SC Bar’s CLE Division sponsors trip to Cuba

The South Carolina Bar’s CLE Division is planning a cross-cultural exchange trip to Cuba. Participating bar members will travel to the country for several days in April to experience and learn about the country’s history, culture, commerce and legal system. The five-day People to People Cultural Exchange tour will happen April 5 to 9, 2019, […]

Aug 1, 2018

SC Bar Nominating Committee seeks nominees

The South Carolina Bar’s Nominating Committee is asking members to submit names of candidates for various leadership positions within the organization. The group will meet in September to discuss nominating people to fill the following positions: president-elect, treasurer, secretary, board of governors and a state bar delegate to the American Bar Association. Names of candidates […]

Jul 12, 2018

SC bar allows attorneys to get CLE credit online

The South Carolina Bar now offers online on-demand continuing legal education opportunities, as part of their eCLE On-Demand, Webcast and Teleseminar program. The program bills itself as an opportunity to earn CLE from the office, home or anywhere with access to the internet. Presently, attorneys can earn up to six hours annually of CLE online. […]

Jun 20, 2018

SC Bar leader elected vice president of NABE

Leah Johnson, the current assistant executive director of the South Carolina Bar, has been elected to serve as the vice president of the National Association of Bar Executives. Johnson previously served on the NABE’s board of directors. She will serve as vice president for 2018-2019 before assuming the position of president-elect in 2019-2020 and president […]

Jun 13, 2018

Rock Hill attorneys named SC Bar LRE Lawyers of the Year

The South Carolina Bar’s Law Related Education Division recognized two Rock Hill attorneys May 24 for their work with the mock trial program. Gary Lemel and Nathan Sheldon will share this year’s LRE Lawyer of the Year Award. Both attorneys were recognized at the House of Delegates meeting at the Wild Dunes Resort in Isle […]

May 24, 2018

Columbia attorney named SC Bar Mentor of the Year

The South Carolina Bar recently named a Columbia attorney as the 2018 recipient of the G. Dewey Oxner Jr. Mentor of the Year award. The award was presented to Brian Autry by Supreme Court Justice John W. Kittredge May 3 at the Mentor of the Year luncheon. Every year, the award goes to a bar […]

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