South Carolina Bar

950 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC 29202
P.O. Box 608
Columbia, SC 29202
Telephone: (803) 799-6653
Fax: (803) 799-4118
Web: http://www.scbar.org

Overview

Established: 1975
Total Number of Members: 13,500
Out of State Members: 2,944
Membership is: Mandatory
Membership in Other Bar Associations: Southern Conference of Bar Presidents, National Conference of Bar Presidents, National Association of Bar Executives

BAR PROFILE
Purposes established by Supreme Court rule include improve administration of justice, require highest standards of professional conduct, promote consistent high quality of legal education and legal services, and encourage goodwill and respect for integrity and excellence in public service among the members.

Programs include CLE, books, videotapes, CD-ROM, audiotapes, LRE, judicial evaluation, group membership benefits, Young Lawyers Division, Senior Lawyers Division, 20 committees, 18 sections, 2 boards, 1 commission, 6 task forces.

CONTACTS
Continuing Legal Education Director
Terry Burnett
Phone: (803) 799-6653 x116
Email: tburnett@scbar.org

Assistant Executive Director
Leah G. Johnson
Phone: (803) 799-6653 x145
Email: ljohnson@scbar.org

Executive Director
Robert S. Wells
Phone: (803) 799-6653 x144
Email: bwells@scbar.org

Communications Director
Leigh Thomas
Phone: (803) 799-6653 x161
Email: lthomas@scbar.org

Media and Technology Director
Joey W. Heape
Phone: (803) 799-6653 x120
Email: jheape@scbar.org

Membership Services Director
Charmy Medlin
Phone: (803) 799-6653 x134
Email: cmedlin@scbar.org

Public Services Director
Cindy Coker
Phone: (803) 799-6653 x142
Email: ccoker@scbar.org

ANNUAL MEETINGS
January

CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
Specialty Areas
Bankruptcy/Debtor-Creditor Law, Employment and Labor Law, Estate Planning and Probate Law, Taxation Law

State Contact
Mary A. Germack
Executive Director
Commission on Continuing Legal Education & Specialization
P.O. Box 2138
Columbia, SC 29202
Phone: (803) 799-5578
Fax: (803) 799-4118
Email: commcle@bellsouth.net

Current Officers & Leadership

President
Carl L. Solomon
1519 Richland St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 779-8080
Fax: (803) 256-1816

President-Elect
A. Marvin Quattlebaum Jr.
P.O. Box 10084
Greenville, SC 29603
Phone: (864) 250-2209
Fax: (864) 232-2925

Treasurer
Angus H. Macaulay
P.O. Drawer 2426
Columbia, SC 29202-2426
Phone: (803) 253-8279
Fax: (803) 253-8277

Secretary
Alice F. Paylor
P.O. Box 893
Charleston, SC 29402
Phone: (843) 266-8105
Fax: (843) 724-8036

House of Delegates Chair
Anne S. Ellefson
P.O. Box 2048
Greenville, SC 29602
Phone: (864) 240-3299
Fax: (864) 240-3300

Immediate Past President
Fred W. Suggs Jr.
P.O. Box 2757
Greenville, SC 29602
Phone: (864) 271-1300
Fax: (864) 235-4754

Sections

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Chair: E. Mitchell Griffith
P.O. Drawer 570
Beaufort, SC 29901
Phone: (843) 521-4242
Fax: (843) 521-4247

CONSTRUCTION LAW
Chair: Calvin ‚??Ted‚?Ě Vick Jr.
P.O. Box 2048
Greenville, SC 29602
Phone: (864) 240-3324
Fax: (864) 240-3336

CONSUMER LAW
Chair: Sarah L. Kistler
1100 Laurel St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 253-3751
Fax: (803) 253-3464

CORPORATE, BANKING & SECURITIES LAW
Chair: Jennifer Cheek Blumenthal
P.O. Box 1431
Charleston, SC 29402
Phone: (843) 723-7831
Fax: (843) 722-3227

CRIMINAL LAW
Chair: Kathrine H. Hudgins
1330 Lady St., Ste. 401
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 734-1343
Fax: (803) 734-1397

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW
Chair: Nekki Shutt
P.O. Box 1390
Columbia, SC 29202
Phone: (803) 256-2371
Fax: (803) 256-6431

ENVIRONMENTAL & NATURAL RESOURCES LAW
Chair: Stacy Taylor
P.O. Box 11070
Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: (803) 255-9374
Fax: (803) 255-5192

FAMILY LAW
Chair: Melissa ‚??Lisa‚?Ě J. Emery
211 Hwy. 17 N., Ste. 105
N. Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Phone: (843) 249-5353
Fax: (843) 249-5858

GOVERNMENT LAW
Chair: A. ‚??Sandy‚?Ě Cruickshanks IV
P.O. Box 786
Clinton, SC 29325
Phone: (864) 833-5011
Fax: (864) 833-1665

HEALTH CARE LAW
Chair: Mary Margaret Hyatt
P.O. Box 12519
Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: (803) 779-2300
Fax: (803) 748-0526

MILITARY LAW
Chair: Richard W. Simmons II
485 N. Lafayette Dr.
Sumter, SC 29150
Phone: (803) 773-5523
Fax: (803) 778-0488

PROBATE, ESTATE PLANNING & TRUST
Chair: Carolyn W. Rogers
P.O. Box 229
Rock Hill, SC 29731
Phone: (803) 325-1011
Fax: (803) 325-1021

REAL ESTATE PRACTICES
Chair: William O. Higgins
P.O. Box 2285
Columbia, SC 29202
Phone: (803) 254-4190
Fax: (803) 779-4749

SOLO & SMALL FIRM
Chair: Ken H. Lester
1901 Gadsden St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 252-4700
Fax: (803) 252-0333

TAX LAW
Chair: George ‚??Gem‚?Ě McDowell Jr.
40 Calhoun St., Ste. 300
Charleston, SC 29413-2828
Phone: (843) 579-7000
Fax: (843) 579-8704

TORTS & INSURANCE PRACTICE
Chair: Robert Jordan
P.O. Box 1806
Charleston, SC 29402
Phone: (843) 720-4221
Fax: (843) 722-8700

TRIAL & APPELLATE ADVOCACY
Chair: David S. Cobb
P.O. Box 22129
Charleston, SC 29413
Phone: (843) 576-2803
Fax: (843) 577-1629

WORKERS' COMPENSATION
Chair: Johnnie W. Baxley III
421 Wando Park Blvd., Ste. 100
Charleston, SC 29464
Phone: (843) 284-1082
Fax: (843) 284-1081