Choosing an Entity

Choosing a business entity for your firm should be done with the assistance of experts, such as a CPA or a lawyer experienced in business law.

Some guidance is also available from the Bar's lending library and on the Internet.

Choosing a Name

South Carolina Ethics Rules govern the choice of law firm name.

Please read the Ethics Advisory Opinions for specifics. It is also advisable to search for any new opinions that may have been issued.