Still time to donate to the YLD Backpack Drive! Deadline is Thursday, Aug. 16

August 13, 2012

COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 31, 2012) – The S.C. Bar Young Lawyers Division has teamed up with The Cooperative Ministry in Columbia and the First Day Fair in Charleston to collect backpacks and other school supplies for donation to schools and students throughout the state. Supplies are being collected through Thursday, Aug. 16, for donation to local schools in need. Take advantage of the upcoming tax-free weekend, Aug. 3-5, to purchase supplies.

Examples of items needed include new backpacks, spiral bound notebooks, loose leaf paper, composition notebooks, binders, pocket folders, scissors, rulers, compasses, protractors, dividers, mechanical pencils, #2 pencils, highlighters, dry erase markers, crayons, 3x5 index cards, Post-It notes, book covers, dictionaries and large boxes of Kleenex. Supplies can be dropped off at the following locations:

Clawson & Staubes—126 Seven Farms Dr., Daniel Island 29483
The Peper Law Firm—1637 Savannah Hwy., Ste. 202, Charleston 29407
Rosen Hagood—151 Meeting St., Ste. 400, Charleston 29401
Steinberg Law Firm—118 S. Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek 29445
Trask & Howell—763 Johnnie Dodds Blvd, Ste. 2, Mt. Pleasant 29464
Turner Padget—40 Calhoun St., Ste. 200, Charleston 29403
Yarborough Applegate—210 Wingo Way, Ste. 301, Mt. Pleasant 29464
Young Clement Rivers—25 Calhoun St., Ste. 400, Charleston 29401

Branch & Dhillon—PC, 1201 Main St., Ste. 1980, 29201
J. Lewis Cromer & Associates, LLC—1522 Lady St., 29201
Lir Derieg, Esq.—1924 Barnwell St., 29201
Riley Pope & Laney, LLC—2838 Devine St., 29205
Robinson McFadden & Moore, PC—1901 Main St., Ste. 1200, 29201
Sarvis Law, LLC—3347 Augusta Hwy., Ste. B, Gilbert 29054
S.C. Attorney General’s Office—1000 Assembly St., 29201
S.C. Bar—950 Taylor St., 29201

Rock Hill
The Burris Legal Group—204 Johnston St., Rock Hill 29730
Hamilton Martens & Ballou, LLC—130 E. Main St., Rock Hill 29730
Lewis Law Firm—772 Cherry Rd., Rock Hill 29731
Morton & Gettys—616 E. Liberty St., York 29745

For more information, contact Paul Hoefer at (803) 799-8900 or

The YLD includes all members of the S.C. Bar under age 36 and those with less than five years membership.

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.