Trial & Appellate Advocacy Award Nomination Packet
The Section will recognize a lawyer who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to trial and appellate advocacy in the legal profession. Click here for more information.
This Section maintains interest in a variety of activities related to lawyers and judges. It sponsors or supports programs on litigation skills, effective advocacy and specialized areas of litigation practice in an effort to improve the art and technique of trial advocacy. It promotes professional values in trial advocacy lawyers, cosponsors a CLE seminar at the Bar convention and encourages members to submit articles to South Carolina Lawyer. Other projects include monitoring legislation and posting Section information on the Bar's Web site and through the Section's electronic mailing list.
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Trial and Appellate Advocacy Section, please forward dues payment in the amount of $20 to: SC Bar, Attn: Donna Oelhafen, P.O. Box 608, Columbia, SC 29202. Please make checks payable to the S.C. Bar and note in the memo portion TAA Dues.
The Trial and Appellate Advocacy Section has three Officer (one-year term) and two general Council (three-year term) positions open for election in 2022. More information available here.
The Award recognizes a lawyer who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to trial and appellate advocacy in the legal profession.
2021: T.F. “Biff” Sowell
2020: Mark Farthing
2019: Whitney Harrison
2018: Brett H. Bayne
2017: John I. Mauldin
2015: John S. Nichols
2014: Richard H. Willis
2013: Robert E. Stepp
2012: William W. Wilkins
2009: Robert J. Thomas
2007: E. Warren Moise