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South Carolina Bar

South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program - Volunteer Representation

The South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program is a volunteer-based program that refers cases to volunteer attorneys. The applicants are screened for income eligibility, which is at or below 125 percent of the federal poverty level. If you are interested in taking a pro bono case, please email Betsy Goodale or submit this form.


Legal Clinics

Clinics are held on various legal topics are held around the state at libraries, churches, senior centers and other locations upon request. Topics vary from family law to tax issues. Volunteer opportunites are available now for fall clinics. Each clinic is about 30 to 45 minutes long. Email Betsy Goodale for more information.

Free Legal Answers

This is a free Q&A-style program that allows income-eligible users to ask civil law related questions to attorneys. The South Carolina site is sc.freelegalanswers.org and you can find information about being a volunteer here. You can hold a "blitz" at your firm or anywhere, or participate in one from your couch at home.

Law School for Non-Lawyers

Law School for Non-Lawyers is a seven-week course discussing a variety of legal topics. You can volunteer to teach a course on a topic or bring the course to a technical school near you.

Law Related Education

The South Carolina Bar Law Related Education (LRE) Division is a service arm of the Bar that sponsors Middle and High School Mock Trial and We the People competitions. Volunteer to help students learn more about the law, the court system and the legal profession.


Other Opportunities

Arts

South Carolina Lawyers for the Arts (SCVLA)
Statewide


Crime Victims

South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA)
Contact (803) 256-2900 to see how you can help
Statewide

South Carolina Victim Assistance Network
Contact Sarah Ford at sarah@scvan.org or (803) 750-1200 ext. 6650
Statewide

My Sister's House
Contact (843) 747-4069 or hope@mysistershouse.org for more information
Serves Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties

Hopeful Horizons
Contact (843) 524-2256 for more information
Serves Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties

Safe Passage Inc.
Contact Shelby Lewis or call (803) 329-3336
Serves Chester, Lancaster, Union and York counties

Sistercare Inc.
Contact (803) 926-0505 for more information
Serves Fairfield, Kershaw, Newberry, Lexington and Richland counties

The Safe Home
Contact (864) 682-7270
Serves Abbeville, Laurens and Saluda counties

Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse (CODA)
Contact (843) 770-1070
Serves Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties

Safe Harbor
Contact Shanise Greenfield at (864) 603-1289 or shaniseg@safeharborsc.org
Serves Greenville, Pickens, Anderson and Oconee counties


Homeless

Project Homeless Experience Legal Protection (Project HELP)
Contact (803) 771-9801
Serves Richland County

One80 Place
Contact info@one80place.org
Serves Charleston and Richland counties


Human Trafficking

Legal Assistance for Survivors of Trafficking (LAST)
Contact (843) 790-LAST
Statewide

Lighthouse for Life
Contact (803) 900-0907
Serves the Midlands


Immigration

Unaccompanied Minors Program
Contact Sue Berkowitz at (803) 799-1113 ext.101
Statewide

Catholic Charities Immigration Services
Visit their website for more information
Serves Charleston, Greenville and Jasper counties


Mediation

Midlands Mediation Center
Contact (803) 714-1176
Serves the Midlands

Upstate Mediation Center
Contact Richard Kahn or Jennifer Olmert at (864) 370-9771
Serves the Upstate


Military

Lawyers 4 Vets
Contact Ashley Thomas
Statewide

Legal Assistance for Military Personnel (LAMP)
Contact Betsy Goodale
Statewide

SC VALOR Program
Statewide


Wills

South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division Wills Clinic
Contact Aliecia Bores or Trista Shigley
Statewide


Other

South Carolina Legal Servies
Statewide

South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center
Contact info@scjustice.org
Statewide

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families
Contact (803) 227-8800
Statewide

Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities Inc.
Contact (803) 782-0639
Statewide

Center for Heirs Property Preservation
Contact info@heirsproperty.org
Serves Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester and Georgetown counties

Palmetto Community Care
Contact (843) 747-2273
Serves Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties

South Carolina Environmental Law Project (SCELP)
Contact Amy Armstrong
Statewide


Specific Geographical Areas

Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services

Greenville County Bar Association Pro Bono Program

Lowcountry Legal Volunteers