News & Notes
3L Mentoring Program Court Visit
The Center and the SC Bar Young Lawyers Division co-sponsor a voluntary one-on-one mentoring program for 3L students. The program begins with a formal kick-off event in the fall, followed by informal meetings and periodic social and networking events throughout the year. On March 22, participants met with the Justices of the South Carolina Supreme Court and heard oral arguments.
Agency General Counsel Roundtable
The Agency General Counsel Roundtable met at the law school on January 12 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 Laura Bayne and Phil Porter.
Veteran Access to Justice Symposium
In December, the Center hosted a symposium on the delivery of legal services to veterans through medical-legal partnerships, veterans treatments courts, and veterans legal clinics. Speakers included Linda Klein, president of the ABA, and a keynote address by Leigh A. Bradley, general counsel for the Department of Veteran Affairs.
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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!
- Apr 3
Tech Talk, Sam Albergotti, 3:10 p.m.
- Oct 5–6
Empirical A2J Workshop