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The South Carolina Bar Diversity Committee is hosting its second Virtual Fireside Chat: Beyond the Robe on Monday, Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. Diversity Committee member La’Jessica Stringfellow will serve as moderator, and panelists include South Carolina Supreme Court Justice Kaye Hearn, South Carolina Court of Appeals Judge Aphrodite Konduros and South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Alison Lee.

As part of the SC Bar Diversity Committee’s ongoing series, these distinguished South Carolina judges will tell the stories of their journeys to the bench, experiences in the law and how they’ve strived to inspire and empower others over the course of their careers. The event comes on the heels of several monumental achievements for American women.

“It is only fitting that we have inspiring legacy conversations with three of South Carolina’s own women trailblazers after the historic election of Vice-President Elect Kamala Harris, confirmation of Associate Justice Amy Barrett, and the 100th year anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment,” said Stringfellow.

“We are delighted how well-received the launch of this series has been and hope to continue to educate, inspire and empower with our next Beyond the Robe fireside chat.”

The Diversity Committee debuted its Beyond the Robe series on Oct. 27 with South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Donald Beatty, South Carolina Court of Appeals Judge John D. Geathers, and South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Clifton B. Newman as guests. Diversity Committee member Sutania A. Fuller served as moderator.

The event, available to view on the SC Bar’s Facebook page and website, reached over 3,000 people on Facebook and had 27 viewers on Zoom.

The Virtual Fireside Chats will be broadcast live via the SC Bar’s Facebook page and the SC Bar website, are open to anyone who wants to attend and registration is not required. Questions may be asked during the Facebook Live, or you may send questions before the event to Sutania A. Fuller at