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Farm to Table Fundraising Dinner

Join the South Carolina Bar Foundation on Thursday, October 25 from 5:30-9:00PM for our inaugural Farm to Table Fundraising Dinner at Nelson Mullins. 5:30 – 6:30 PM: Enjoy a cocktail hour on the rooftop terrace of Nelson Mullins overlooking the Columbia skyline. 7- 9 PM: Attendees will indulge in dinner prepared by Farm......

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Books for Sale

We currently have the following books for sale. If you would like a copy, please fill out the below form. Littlejohn’s South Carolina Judicial History (1930 – 2004), Bruce Littlejohn Littlejohn’s Political Memoirs (1934 – 1988), Bruce Littlejohn Generations of Lawyers: A History of the South Carolina Bar, George C.......

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FY19 Grant Applications are Live!

We can’t believe that fiscal year 2019 is right around the corner! A new fiscal year means we are gearing up for new grant applications. This past Friday we launched our FY19 Grant Application. Wondering if you qualify for the grant? Here are some of the guidelines that we use......

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Speaks to University Graduates

December graduates of the University of South Carolina were given three hopes by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer on Monday, December 18 at their 2017 commencement exercise. Those hopes were to find someone to love, find a rewarding job and to spend a decent amount of time working in......

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South Carolina Bar Foundation honors Elizabeth Van Doren Gray with statewide 
DuRant award

The South Carolina Bar Foundation is proud to announce that Elizabeth Van Doren Gray, member of Sowell Gray Robinson Stepp and Laffitte, LLC, has been selected as the 2017 DuRant Distinguished Public Service Award recipient for meritorious service to the law and community. The DuRant Distinguished Public Service Award was......

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SC Bar Foundation Announces its FY18 Ambassadors

We are pleased to announce the 17 young lawyers who were chosen as our FY18 Ambassadors. The Ambassadors program was established in 2015 to introduce newer lawyers to the foundation and the organizations we support.  The goal is to raise awareness of the SCBF mission throughout the South Carolina legal......

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University of South Carolina School of Law Media Day

Today our Executive Director, Megan Seiner, and Director of Marketing, Ashley Pullen, had the opportunity to accompany local media on a tour of the new University of South Carolina School of Law building located on the north edge of campus in the block bounded by Gervais, Bull, Senate and Pickens......

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Midlands Gives 2017

Midlands Gives brings the region together as one community, raising money and awareness for Midlands nonprofits during the 24-hour online giving challenge. During Midlands Gives, everyone has the opportunity to be a philanthropist as contributions of just $20 or more are amplified through sponsored prize incentives. This year we are......

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Leadership in Law

South Carolina Lawyers Weekly will host the ninth annual Leadership in Law awards event on Friday, March 27, 2017 at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, SC. The event will recognize attorneys from across the Palmetto State who have achieved success in their law practice, made contributions to society and......

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South Carolina Bar Foundation Ambassadors Program

The South Carolina Bar Foundation is seeking members of the SC Bar YLD to be Ambassadors. The Ambassadors program was established in 2015 to introduce newer lawyers to the foundation and the organizations we support. The goal is to raise awareness of the SCBF mission throughout the South Carolina legal......

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SC Bar Foundation FY 2018 Grant Application

Is your organization looking for funding in the 2018 fiscal year? The mission of the SC Bar Foundation is to promote justice by funding legal access and education. The goal of the Foundation is to provide grants to organizations in these three categories: Civil legal services to indigents in South......

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Support the Wilburn Brewer, Jr. Memorial Professionalism Fund

When Wilburn Brewer died from cancer in 2003, Nexsen Pruet, the law firm where he spent his entire legal career, created The Wilburn Brewer, Jr. Memorial Professionalism Fund. This fund is held and administered by the South Carolina Bar Foundation. The funds received are earmarked to support professionalism initiatives determined......

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The Giving Month

December is a time of presents, holiday travel, family and friends. It is also the month that most charitable giving takes place, actually, about 31% of charitable giving happens in the month of December {charitablegiving.com}. By giving to The South Carolina Bar Foundation, you are impacting communities all across South......

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#Giving Tuesday

You have probably heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday but have you heard of #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is the kickoff to the giving season that takes place nationwide on November 29. Since its inaugural year in 2012, #GivingTuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy with......

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