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  • Emma T. Dean named South Carolina Bar Executive Director

    Columbia attorney Emma T. Dean has been named executive director of the South Carolina Bar.

    Posted in: Lawyers None, Announcements

  • Free legal assistance available to Hurricane Ian survivors in Charleston, Georgetown and Horry counties

    A toll-free legal aid hotline is available to South Carolina victims of storm-related damage as a result of Hurricane Ian in the recently declared disaster areas of Charleston, Georgetown and Horry counties. The service, which allows callers to request the assistance of a lawyer to aid in storm-related matters, is a partnership between the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, the South Carolina Bar, the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division, and South Carolina Legal Services.

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  • Going the Extra Mile for Mock Trial

    Parrish Nordan of Dallas, Texas took Raising the Bar to a new level earlier this month when he flew from the Lonestar State to judge the South Carolina Bar Middle School Mock Trial Regional Competition.

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  • Rock the Mock: Middle School Mock Trial Regional Results are in

    Mock Trial is back in person and better than ever! Results from the 2022-2023 South Carolina Bar Middle School Regional Mock Trial Competition held Nov.5 are in.

    Posted in: Lawyers Law Related Education, Mock Trial

  • Middle School Students Prepare for 2022 Regional SC Bar Mock Trial Competitions

    Twenty-seven middle schools from across the state will compete in the 22nd annual SC Bar Regional Middle School Mock Trial competition on from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 5. The competition will be held in person for the first time in two years with trials at courthouses in Columbia, Georgetown and Lexington. Students will present the prosecution and defense sides of a fictitious criminal case before a panel of local volunteer lawyers and judges. Additionally, students will fill the roles of attorneys, witnesses, bailiffs, and timekeepers.

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