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S.C. Bar to sponsor Law School for Non-Lawyers in Rock Hill

February 24, 2011

COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 24, 2011) -- The South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program is sponsoring a seven-week Law School for Non-Lawyers program on Thursday evenings beginning March 17 and continuing through April 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. Classes will take place at York Technical College located at 452 S. Anderson Rd. in Rock Hill. The schedule is as follows

March 17 -- overview of state courts and alternative dispute resolution

March 24 -- juvenile justice and overview of child protection hearings

March 31 -- family law and real estate/landlord-tenant law

April 7 -- wills, estates and probate; health care and elder law

April 14 -- S.C. workers' compensation and employment law

April 21 -- bankruptcy law, consumer law and debt collection

April 28 -- criminal law and torts

The deadline to enroll is Thursday, March 10. The cost of the seven-week course is $45 and includes course materials. To register, call (803) 325-2888 or visit

and use course code: SDT-990-001. For all other questions, contact the South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program at (803) 799-6653, ext. 158.

The South Carolina Bar, which has a membership of more than 13,500 lawyers, is dedicated to advancing justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.


950 Taylor Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201 | Phone (803) 799-6653 | Fax (803) 799-4118 |