Effective July 1, 2013, the S.C. Supreme Court adopted Rule 1.19, RPC, Rule 407, SCACR: Succession Planning. The new rule encourages lawyers to prepare written succession plans which include the selection of a successor attorney to assume responsibility for the interests of the lawyer's clients in the event of the lawyer's death or disability from the practice of law. Check out the bottom of this page to download checklists to help prepare a succession plan, plus more.
Enter your Successor(s) in the South Carolina Bar Registry
Downloadable FormsSuccession Plan Preparation Checklist for Planning Attorney Sample Form Agreement to Close a Law Practice
Additional Succession Planning Resources
Succession Planning: An Imperative from Law Practice Magazine
The Changing Face of Succession Planning from Law Practice Magazine
Law Firm Succession Planning - Things Small Firms Can Do Just Like the Big Firms from Managing Law Firm Transition