News & Notes
National Legal Mentoring Consortium Conference
On May 5, Dean Emeritus John Montgomery and Center Associate Director Sharon Williams spoke about the Center's mentoring initiatives at the National Legal Mentoring Consortium Conference in Denver. The Center will host the next NLMC Conference in the new law school building on April 12–14, 2018.
JOE Program 2016
The JOE (Judicial Observation and Experience) Program is in its 13th year of placing students for up to two weeks in the summer with members of South Carolina's state judiciary and federal judges. This summer, 133 judges volunteered and over 100 students will be participating.
ABA White Papers on the Future of Legal Services
The ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services has partnered with the Center and the South Carolina Law Review to publish a collection of 16 white papers about the future of legal services. Topics include online dispute resolution, legal startups, law firm incubators, medical-legal partnerships, and global lawyer regulation. Order your copy today!
3L Mentoring Spring Kick-off
The Center and the Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar kicked off their Spring, 2016 mentoring program with a breakfast social for students and mentors at Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough on January 15.
Agency General Counsel Roundtable
The Agency General Counsel Roundtable met at the law school on January 14 to discuss pending and proposed legislation affecting state agencies. Val Valenta, General Counsel, South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, moderated the discussion with assistance from Larry Murphy and Philip Porter.