This Section furthers the improvement and development of legislation pertaining to state and local governments and seeks to simplify and improve administrative and judicial procedures in the field of government law. The Section also provides programs for lawyers who represent clients before government entities; works with related groups to sponsor or publicize programs of mutual interest; and sponsors an electronic mailing list for members.
Establish a periodic Government Law Section newsletter through the Section listserv and post on the Bar website.
Sponsor a Section CLE at the Bar Convention.
Continue to sponsor a mid-year meeting.
Explore sponsorship opportunities with various organizations.
Continue to survey Section membership for topics of interest for seminars and the newsletter as well as obtain information on various services the Section can provide to its members.
Reimburse registration fees, lodging, travel and a per diem for the Section Chair to attend up to two in-state conferences/seminars directly associated or sponsored by the Section.
2014-2015 Nomination of Officers/Council Members
The following nominations have been made for the Government Law Section for the 2014-2015 Bar year in accordance with Article IV, Section 3 of the Section Bylaws.
Chair: W. Lawrence Brown; Chair-Elect: Nancy Shealy; Vice Chair: Jeremy L. Cook; Secretary: Robert R. Smith II; Immediate Past Chair/Section Delegate: Timothy C. Winslow
Richard “Brent” Thompkins (exp. 2015), Kimberly N. Wunder (exp. 2015), Michael W. Burns (exp. 2016), Lisa R. Claxton (exp. 2016), Brad L. Love (exp. 2017), Josh C. Rhodes (exp. 2017)
Nominating petitions must be received by February 15, 2014, and sent to the S.C. Bar, Attn: Tara Caine, P.O. Box 608, Columbia, SC 29202, via e-mail: email@example.com or faxed to (803) 799-4118.
Save the Date!
S.C. Bar Convention
January 23-26, 2014
Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Section CLE: Friday, Jan. 24, 8:30-11:45 a.m.
Section Midyear Meeting & BBQ
June 20, 2014
S.C. Bar Conference Center
(803) 799-6653, ext. 146