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  • SC Bar Members Set Up State’s Sixth Homeless Court in Rock Hill

    The SC Bar is featuring multiple attorneys and a judge for their efforts in helping set up the state’s sixth homeless court in Rock Hill. Attorneys raising the bar include George Cauthen and Blake Williams of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Chief Municipal Judge Jane Modla of Rock Hill, Assistant Solicitor Hans Pauling of the Fifth Judicial Circuit, and Assistant Public Defender Kieley Sutton of the Fifth Judicial Circuit.

    Posted in: Lawyers None, Raising the Bar

  • Young Lawyer of the Year and Grady B. Anthony Public Service Award Recipients

    Paul “Mike” Burch is an assistant solicitor in Lancaster’s Sixth Circuit Solicitor’s Office, which is a small circuit, regarding the number of young lawyers. As part of his role as a Young Lawyers Division Circuit Representative, he plans various activities that keep young lawyers engaged in his circuit while promoting wellness and well-being among his co-workers and throughout his profession. According to a longtime acquaintance, Chelsea R. Rikard, a business law firm litigator, Burch has become known for building a sense of community.

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  • Alert: Fraudulent email messages

    A fraudulent email message was recently sent to some members of the SC Bar with the subject "FInal Important Notice.” Delete the message and do NOT click on links.

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  • Inside the bankruptcy courtroom: Judge Waites reflects on a career of service

    Judge John E. Waites of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Carolina, retires on June 26. Judge Waites recently took time to reflect on his career, service to the profession and his work in helping create programs to promote access to justice in South Carolina.

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  • SC Bar Young Lawyers Division raises more than $25,000 for food banks statewide

    The SC Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) raised $25,548 for food banks across the state as part of its virtual fundraising event, the SC Legal Feeding Frenzy. The SC Legal Feeding Frenzy encouraged law firms and legal organizations to form teams and compete to see who could raise the most money via an online portal during the last week of May. The team with the highest average individual donation and the winner of the 2022 SCLFF President’s Cup was Clawson & Staubes, LLC, with an average individual donation of $143.12.

    Posted in: Lawyers Young Lawyers Division