Admission to Practice

Admission information is available through the S.C. Supreme Court Bar Admissions Office.  The Office's telephone number is (803) 734-1080. The mailing address is P.O. Box 11330, Columbia 29211.

Bridge The Gap
Rule 402(c)9 requires all South Carolina Bar applicants to successfully complete the Bridge The Gap program sponsored by the South Carolina Bar, under the directive of the South Carolina Supreme Court, prior to their admission to practice law.

The Bridge The Gap program is a three-day intensive course designed to assist both the law student in the transition from law school to the practice of law and the lawyer new to the practice of law in South Carolina. An application is available online.

If you have any questions about Bridge The Gap, please contact the CLE Division at (803) 771-0333.