Ask-A-Lawyer: Volunteer lawyers to address public questions on Mon., March 5

February 28, 2012

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Feb. 28, 2012) – The S.C. Bar Ask-A-Lawyer program, which coordinates volunteer lawyers in a regional effort to assist the public with its legal questions, will be held in Columbia on Monday, March 5.

Television phone banks, staffed by volunteer attorneys, will air on the WLTX evening news between 5 and 7:30 p.m. to encourage the public to call in with questions. Lawyers will also respond to questions via Web chat.

Watch the broadcast beginning at 5 p.m. for the number to call, or chat with an attorney online by visiting

Attorney volunteers include Kelly Perkins Brown, Mathias G. Chaplin, T. Jeff Goodwynn Jr., Lisa M. Hostetler, Eddye L. Lane, Edna S. Primus, Jennifer W. Rubin, Tana G. Vanderbilt and Judith Ann Whiting.

The Ask-A-Lawyer program is made possible by the S.C. Bar Foundation.

The South Carolina Bar, which has a membership of more than 14,000 lawyers, is dedicated to advancing justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.