Compleat Lawyer Awards

2017 Nomination Information

The nomination period is closed.

The 2017 Compleat Lawyer Awards Dinner will be held the evening of Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the Campus Room in the Capstone Conference Center on USC's campus.


The Compleat Lawyer Awards were established in 1992 by the University of South Carolina Law School Alumni Council (formerly the Alumni Association) to recognize alumni for outstanding civic and professional accomplishments. Each year the Council recognizes up to nine outstanding alumni at the Compleat Lawyer Awards Dinner. Nominees are individuals who have made significant contributions to the legal profession and exemplify the highest standard of professional competence, ethics and integrity.


The Nominee must be an Alumnus of the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Nominations are kept on file and will be included in the review process for three additional years. Updates and/or supplements to their prior application are welcome.

Questions? Office of Development/Alumni Relations — Carol Mitchell — 803-777-3408

Compleat Lawyer Award Selection Committee

Chief Justice, South Carolina Supreme Court
Donald W. Beatty
Chief Judge, South Carolina Court of Appeals
James E. Lockemy
President, South Carolina Bar
William K. Witherspoon
Co-Chair, Law School Alumni Council
James Edward Bradley
Dean, University of South Carolina School of Law
Robert M. Wilcox