The Board of Governors adopted a Five-Year Strategic Diversity Plan on June 26, 2020.

It includes the following statement:

"VISION FOR DIVERSITY: The SC Bar values the diversity of its members. Practitioners with varied backgrounds, experiences, and identities enrich the legal profession, the practice of law, the administration of justice, and society as a whole."

Your Bar: Your Voice Membership Survey Results 2021

A key action item in the Five-Year Strategic plan was performing a comprehensive survey of Bar members’ diversity and experiences to understand the climate on the state of diversity and inclusion in the South Carolina legal profession. The survey was conducted in spring 2021. Results are available below:


Board of Governors' Strategic Diversity Plan Implementation Committee Chair:
Clifford L. Bourke Jr.

South Carolina Bar Diversity Committee Chair:
Samuel J. Wellborn