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May 12, 2011
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The South Carolina Bar is dedicated to advancing justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.

Thanks to Pro Bono volunteers!
The South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program would like to thank the following attorneys for their participation in Ask-A-Lawyer phone banks and web chats throughout the spring: David C. Alford, Robert M. Anderson, Kenneth C. Anthony Jr., Ella S. Barbery, Samuel R. Bass II, Susan B. Berkowitz, Reese R. Boyd III, Michael D. Brown, Tamika D. Cannon, Mathias G. Chaplin, Cindy A. Coker, Bradford T. Cunningham, Bradley A. Floyd, Richard L. Foltz, Douglas M. Fraser, Debra J. Gammons, Alicia C. Gibson, Joseph C. Good III, T. Jeff Goodwyn Jr., Russell W. Hall III, Willard D. Hanna Jr., Kevin Hardy,  Willie B. Heyward, Carlos Johnson, Amy S. Lawrence, Justin M. Lovely, Ian D. Maguire, J. Edwin McDonnell,  Anne E. Mjaatvedt, Monet S. Pincus, J. Pamela Price, L. Bradley Smith, Stacy E. Thompson, Jeffrey S. Tibbals, William T. Toal, Jackson T. Vaught, Regina B. Ward, Jeffrey W. Wheeler, Robin F. Wheeler and Susan S. White. The next round of Ask-A-Lawyer phone banks and webchats will take place in the fall. Contact Debbie Morris at to learn how you can volunteer!

Sign up for the Lawyer-to-Lawyer Directory
The Lawyer-to-Lawyer Directory is a list of lawyers who have experience in specific areas of the law. Participating lawyers provide brief telephone consultations (generally up to 10 minutes each) at no charge to other Bar members on specific areas of law. The Directory is meant to encourage and facilitate appropriate lawyer-to-lawyer consultations and associations. It is not intended as a referral guide and will be located on the Bar's website. To participate, complete and fax this form to (803) 799-4118 or e-mail Participants must have three or more years of practice in the areas they select.

North Myrtle Beach High School competes in national competition
North Myrtle Beach High School represented South Carolina in the 2011 National High School Mock Trial competition this past weekend in Phoenix, placing 22 out of 48 teams. Taylor Treece received an outstanding attorney award. Teacher coaches were Robert DeCerbo, Lauren Steinmetz and Amy Murphy. The attorney coaches were Hon. Brad Smith and Mike Freeman. Team members were Felicia Canipe, Shannon Cherney, Kennedy Hayes, Haven Lane, Bailey Phillips, Michael Rose, Trenton Smith, Taylor Treece and Jordan Treece.

Forms revised
Form SCCA 254, Subpoena in a Civil Case, and Form SCCA 254F, Subpoena in a Civil Case, have been revised to require that parties provide their contact information on the subpoena forms. These forms are approved for use in the Court of Common Pleas and the Family Court. Visit to view the revised forms.

Firm announcements
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough announces that William A. "Bill" Prince has become of counsel in the Columbia office located at 1320 Main St., 29201. (803) 799-2000.

May 13

Elder Law Committee Meeting, Bar Building

May 19
Family Law Section Council Meeting, Bar Building

May 20
Children's Law Committee Meeting, Bar Building
Ethics Advisory Committee Meeting, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, Columbia
Probate, Estate Planning & Trust Section Council Meeting, Conference Call

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