The South Carolina Bar's Professional Responsibility Committee studies the Rules of Professional Conduct and Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement and proposes amendments, additions, or other changes as appropriate. The Committee strives for continuous improvement in the Rules and works to provide clarity and guidance to members of the Bar regarding ethical compliance.

Pending Proposals


South Carolina Bar Standards of Professionalism

SC Rules of Professional Conduct

Annotated SC Rules of Professional Conduct, 2021 Ed

Trust Accounting for SC Lawyers

SC Rules for Disciplinary Enforcement

SC Ethics Advisory Opinions

Commission on Lawyer Conduct & Disciplinary Counsel


Committee Chair:
Barbara Marie Seymour
(803) 509-8185

Staff Contact:
Courtney Troutman
(803) 799-6653, ext. 183