S.C. Bar schedules Legal Lessons: A Series for the Public in three locations across the state

January 24, 2012

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Jan. 18, 2012) — The S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program is sponsoring Legal Lessons: A Series for the Public, a seven-week program, in Kingstree, Greenville and Rock Hill. Classes for each venue will take place on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost of each seven-week course is $45 and includes course materials.

Kingstree classes will take place at Williamsburg Technical College located at 601 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. The deadline to enroll is Tuesday, Feb. 14. To register, call (843) 355-4182. The schedule is as follows:

· Feb. 21 — overview of state courts and alternative dispute resolution

· Feb. 28 — juvenile justice and overview of child protection hearings

· March 6 — family law; real estate and landlord/tenant law

· March 13 — wills, estates and probate; health care and elder law

· March 20 — S.C. workers’ compensation and employment law

· March 27 — bankruptcy law; consumer law and debt collection

· April 3 — criminal law and torts

Greenville classes will take place at Greenville Technical College located at 216 S. Pleasantburg Dr. The deadline to enroll is Tuesday, Feb. 29. To register, call (864) 250-8800 or visit www.gvltec.edu. The schedule is as follows:

· March 6 — overview of state courts and alternative dispute resolution

· March 13 — juvenile justice and overview of child protection hearings

· March 20 — family law; real estate and landlord/tenant law

· March 27 — wills, estates and probate; health care and elder law

· April 3 — S.C. workers’ compensation and employment law

· April 10 — bankruptcy law; consumer law and debt collection

· April 17 — criminal law and torts

Rock Hill classes will take place at York Technical College located at 452 S. Anderson Rd. The deadline to enroll is Wednesday, March 14. To register, call (803) 325-2888 or visit www.yorktech.com/CE/transition.php. The schedule is as follows:

· March 20 — overview of state courts and alternative dispute resolution

· March 27 — juvenile justice and overview of child protection hearings

· April 3 — family law; real estate and landlord/tenant law

· April 10 — wills, estates and probate; health care and elder law

· April 17 — S.C. workers’ compensation and employment law

· April 24 — bankruptcy law; consumer law and debt collection

· May 1 — criminal law and torts

For more information, contact the S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program at (803) 799-6653, ext. 158.
The South Carolina Bar, which has a membership of more than 14,000 members, is dedicated to advancing justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.


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