To Be or Not to Be An Ally? Resources

The Diversity Committee held a successful panel discussion via Facebook Live on July 1. See and download resources discussed during the session here.

Thanks to the outstanding panelists Leslie Simpson, Sidney Evering, II, Lee Reisman, and Megan Simmons and Amber Hendrick for kickstarting the discussion and event.


On May 16 Sidney Evering Jr. was recognized for his service as chairperson during the Diversity Committee meeting.


Welcome, and thank you for your interest in the South Carolina Bar Diversity Committee! This 30-member committee, launched in July 2017, has hit the ground running and shows no signs of slowing.

From highlighting diversity efforts with our Diversity Spotlight Series, to bringing national experts to the Bar Convention to get real about historical discrimination and where we are as a profession, to providing resources for attorneys and law firms on our webpage, we are working hard to fulfill our mission: to promote full and meaningful participation in the legal profession in South Carolina by people of diverse backgrounds.

Have ideas? A story to tell? Context for our work? Please let us know. We need the full diversity of perspectives present in the South Carolina Bar to inform and guide our work. We need to know about your experience and our blind spots. With your help, we can make the South Carolina Bar an even stronger, more inclusive and more diverse community.


Committee Chair:
Teckla Henderson
(803) 896-8750

Staff Contact:
Kimberly Snipes
(803) 576-3835

Five-Year Strategic Diversity Plan

Learn more and read the South Carolina Bar's Five-Year Strategic Diversity Plan.