Ask-A-Lawyer: Lawyer volunteers to take public questions Thurs., Jan. 31

January 18, 2013

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Jan. 17, 2013) – The S.C. Bar Ask-A-Lawyer program, which coordinates volunteer lawyers in aregional effort to assist the public with its legal questions, will be held in Columbia on Thursday, Jan. 31.

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 George B. Cauthen, Mathias G. Chaplin, Jane H. Downey, Suzannah Hayes, Eddye L. Lane, J. Edwin McDonnell, Pamela D. Robinson, Jennifer W. Rubin, Stacy E. Thompson and Brett D. Woron.

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.