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Board of Law Examiners
Committee on Character and Fitness
Advisory Committee on Standards of Judicial Conduct
Surviving Past Chief Justices
Commission on Lawyer Conduct
Commission on Judicial Conduct
Chief Justice's Commission on the Profession
 

Board of Law Examiners

Michael A. Timbes, Chair
15 Mid-Atlantic Wharf, Ste. 101
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 937-8000

J. David Banner
P.O. Drawer 1931
Florence, SC 29503
(843) 669-8787

Brent. O.E. Clinkscale
5 Crystal Springs Road, 759
Greenville SC 29615-0208
(864) 907-2436

Frederick A. Hoefer II
180 N. Irby St., MSC-Q, Room 1101
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 665-3091

S. Sterling Laney III
P.O. Box 10208
Greenville, SC 29603-0208
(864) 255-5429

Tameaka A. Legette
P.O. Box 546
Hampton, SC 29924
(803) 943-3115

Michael H. Lifsey
P.O. Box 548
Chester, SC 29706
(803) 899-5040

Stephen R. McCrae Jr.
300 S. Tryon St., Suite 1000
Charlotte, NC 28202
(803) 329-7602

James Graham Padgett III
414 Monument St., Ste. C
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 227-1570

Abigail Edwards Saunders
P.O. Box 1349
Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
(843) 848-6031

Derrick L. Williams
1519 Richland St.
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 929-0029

As of June  2021


Committee on Character and Fitness

Kirby D. Shealy, III, Chair
P.O. Box 2285
Columbia, SC 29202
(803) 254-4190 

Richard B. Ness,
P. O. Box 909    
Bamberg, SC  29003
(803) 245-5178

Lydia B. Applegate    
291 East Bay St. Floor 2    
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 972-0150

Susan Barber Hackett    
P.O. Box 11589    
Columbia, SC 29211-1589
(803) 734-1330

Thomas E. Hite, Jr.
P. O. Box 805     
Abbeville, SC 29620    
(864) 366-5408

Connie P. Jackson
P.O. Box 11367    
Columbia, SC 29211
(803) 254-4035

Matthew J. Kappel     
P.O. Box 10334    
Greenville, SC  29603
(864) 467-9595

Travis V. Olmert    
P.O. Box 10828
Greenville, SC  29603
(864) 242-3566

Debra S. Tedeschi
2600 Lee Road
Fort Jackson, SC 29207
(803) 751-4558

Susan T. Wall    
40 Calhoun St., Suite 350
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 278-5900

Thad H. Westbrook    
P.O. Box 11070    
Columbia, SC 29211
(803) 255-5568

Sheila M. Willis    
1320 Main St., Suite 750    
Columbia, SC 29202
(803) 740-7676  

*As of July 2021


Advisory Committee on Standards of Judicial Conduct

Hon. Letitia H. Verdin (exp. 11/2021)
Acting Chair
305 E. North St., Ste. 318
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 467-8448

Hon. Usha J. Bridges (Family Court Judge)
P.O. Box 8036
Gaffney, SC 29342
(864) 487-2568

Keith M. Babcock (Member of the Bar)
P.O. Box 11208
Columbia, SC 29211
(803) 771-8000


Surviving Past Chief Justices

The Hon. Costa M. Pleicones
Columbia

The Hon. Jean H. Toal
Columbia


Commission on Lawyer Conduct

1220 Senate St., Ste. 111 | Columbia, SC 29201 | (803) 734-2037
Commission Counsel: Deborah S. McKeown; Legal Assistant: Barbara W. Hinson

Chair:
(Term expires 12/31/2022)
Christopher G. Isgett

Vice Chair:
(Term expires 12/31/2022)
John Michael Turner

Attorney Members:
Terms Expire 12/31/2024

Beattie B. Ashmore
Teckla S. Henderson 
Robin A. Braithwaite
Sarah P. Spruill
Edward Paul Gibson
John E. Tyler
Susan McGill
John C. Moylan, III
Maryann E. Blake
Nicholas E. Lewis
Donna S. Strom 
Rangeley C. Bailey
Michele Dahl Sturkie

(Terrms Expire 12/31/2021):

Pete Diamaduros
Jimmy R. King
Steven M. Krause
James M. Morton    

Terms Expire: 12/31/2022
Carey M. Ayer
Andrew E. Haselden
Stanley L. Myers, Sr.
Delton W. Powers, Jr
James Derrick Quattlebaum
Fernando Xavier Starkes
Jane W. Trinkley
Mitchell Jerry Williams

Terms Expire 12/31/2023
Carlos C. Johnson
James B. Lybrand, Jr.
William Edward Lawson
Douglas Michael Zayicek
Tiffany R. Spann-Wilder
Marian Dawn Nettles
William L. Smith, II

PUBLIC MEMBERS:

Terms Expire 12/31/2022

Octavia Williams-Blake
Kay M. Coleman
Edwin B. Garrison
Douglas M. Hawkins
Larry Lucas
Rob Brown   
Deborah S. Wilkins    

Terms Expire 12/31/2021

Dwane Thomas Bise
Samuel H. Frink
Mary Ann Lane
Jill D. Lewis
Dianne H. Ponder
Brenda L. Stewart
James R. Rund
Elaine G. Thompson
Woodrow W. Willard, Jr.

*As of June 2021


Commission on Judicial Conduct

1220 Senate St., Ste. 111 | Columbia, SC 29201 | (803) 734-1965
Commission Counsel: Deborah S. McKeown; Legal Assistant: Jody W. Gilham; . 

Chair:
Hon. Thomas W. Cooper Jr.

Vice Chair:
Hon. George M. McFaddin Jr.

Judicial Members: 
Hon. Dale Atkinson
Hon. J. Derham Cole
Hon. Debora A. Faulkner. 
Hon. Rosalyn Frierson-Smith
Hon. Diane S. Goodstein
Hon. David Glenn Guyton
Hon. Anne G. Jones
Hon. L. Casey Manning 
Hon. Edward W. Miller
Hon. Clifton Newman
Hon. Isaac L. Pyatt
Hon. Gary W. Reinhart

Attorney Members:
Patrick C. Fant, III
Tracey C. Green 
Candace C. Shiver
W. Strat Stavrou 

Lay Members:
Richard W. Dabbs
Timothy E. Davis
Dr. John Mark Dean
William J. Frierson, Sr.
Jennifer Hammond
Gayle Smither, Jr. 
John W. Tucker, Jr.
Clara Weston


Chief Justice’s Commission on the Profession

950 Taylor St., Ste. 120 | P.O. Box 2138  | Columbia, SC 29202 | (803) 799-5578
Hon. Donald W. Beatty

Chair:
Hon. John W. Kittredge

Vice Chair:
Hon. Aphrodite K. Konduros

Secretary:
Robert M. Wilcox

Attorney Members:
Kay Gaffney Crowe
Emma Thomas Dean
Elizabeth Van Doren Gray
Kathleen Wrenn Hearn
John S. Nichols
Jack B. Swerling 
Bradish J. Warning

Circuit Court Members
Hon. Craig Brown
Hon. Clifton B. Newman

Family Court Members
Hon. Melissa J. Buckhannon
Hon. Tarita Andrea Dunbar

Additional Jurists
Hon. Isaac L. Pyatt
Hon. James Otto Spence

Law School Faculty
Dean Emeritus Andrew L. Abrams
Deam Emeritus Robert M. Wilcox

Instructor/Administrator
Vacant 

Ex Officio
Elizabeth Chambliss
Dean Larry Cunningham
Dean William C. Hubbard
Mary  E. Sharp 
J. Hagood Tighe
Sharon C. Williams

Supreme Court Commission on CLE Liaisons
Mary A. Germack
Brenton G. Burry

As of May 6, 2021