Charleston attorney Alice F. Paylor to lead South Carolina Bar

May 09, 2013

COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 9, 2013) — Charleston attorney Alice F. Paylor will be installed as the 2013-14 president of the South Carolina Bar on Thursday, May 16, during the Bar’s House of Delegates meeting at the Sand Dunes Club on Sullivan’s Island. S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean H. Toal will administer the oath of office, and Paylor will address the House on initiatives for the coming year.

Paylor is a partner in the firm of Rosen Hagood, practicing in the areas of complex commercial litigation, employment litigation and school law. She graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1977 and has practiced law in Charleston since that time. Prior to joining Rosen Hagood in 1982, she served as Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Charleston.

Paylor has served the Bar in a number of positions, including membership on the Conventions Committee and Judicial Qualifications Committee, secretary/treasurer of the Young Lawyers Division and member and chair of the House of Delegates. She has served on the board of governors since 2005, including the positions of secretary and treasurer, prior to becoming president-elect last year.

Paylor has been involved in community service, serving on the board of directors of the Franklin C. Fetter Family Health Center, Inc., as a member of the City of Charleston Redevelopment and Preservation Commission and as a member and chair of the Sullivan's Island Board of Zoning Appeals. She has also served on the board of directors and as president of the S.C. Women Lawyers Association. She is a permanent member of the 4th Circuit Judicial Conference and has been recognized by both Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers.

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.

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