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  • Young Lawyers Hosting Backpack and Supply Drive

    The SC Bar Young Lawyers Division, in conjunction with The Cooperative Ministry, is collecting backpacks and other school supplies for donation to schools and students throughout the state during its annual Back-to-School Backpack and School Supply Drive. Supplies will be collected through Wednesday, Aug. 10, and can be dropped at locations in Chesterfield, Columbia and Florence.

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  • Volunteer lawyers to conduct mock trial event for underprivileged youth

    Kids enrolled in the Reading Arts Mathematics (RAM) Foundation’s Summer Enrichment Program will learn a lot more about the legal system thanks to volunteers from the South Carolina Bar. On Wednesday July 5, from 9:30 to 11 a.m., attorney volunteers will conduct a mock trial for the students at the Richland County Courthouse.

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  • South Carolina Bar recognizes J. Scott Bischoff II with Pro Bono Award

    The SC Bar honored J. Scott Bischoff II as the 2016 Pro Bono Award winner for his outstanding commitment to enhancing the lives of others by volunteering legal services to South Carolina’s homeless community. The award was presented on May 18 at the House of Delegates meeting in Pinopolis.

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  • How in the World?

    The issue of not knowing who a lawyer's client is occurs more often than some might think. Mark Bassingthwaighte, Risk Manager for ALPS, explains how this misstep occurs and how it can lead to the unintended creation of attorney client relationships that can eventually result in malpractice problems. Read more, including Mark's recommendations for avoiding such a dilemma, in this article.

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  • Brenda Kidd named SC Bar LRE Middle School Teacher of the Year

    North Myrtle Beach Middle School teacher Brenda Kidd has been named the 2017 Middle School Teacher of the Year by the SC Bar Law Related Education (LRE) Division for her tenacity and dedication to the North Myrtle Beach Middle School’s mock trial team.

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