Pamela Robinson named SC Lawyer of the Year Pamela D. Robinson, director of the Pro Bono Program, was named the 2016 South Carolina Lawyer of the Year by South Carolina Lawyers Weekly at a special ceremony held on March 10. Robinson, who is also among the magazine's 2016 "Leader in Law" honorees, created the Pro Bono Program in 1989, which has since developed into a vital part of this law school's culture. Learn more
Core Competencies and Skills!
A year-long project to link a new Core Competency and Skills Inventory has been successful! Potential law student volunteers can now have a clearer understanding of the expectations and parameters of each pro bono volunteer opportunity. The descriptions also indicate which of the six competencies a student can hope to achieve by engaging in a particular project. Learn More
South Carolina Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
The SC Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (SCVLA) is a collaborative project of the USC School of Law Pro Bono Program, the USC School of Law Nonprofit Organizations Clinic, the SC Arts Commission and the SC Bar Pro Bono Program. The goal is to provide legal assistance on arts related matters to low-income artists and arts organizations in SC through the generosity of pro bono attorneys and law students. Learn More
Good Deed Fridays
Good Deed Friday is a once or twice a month community service project organized by the Pro Bono Program and conducted in conjunction with either the SBA or another student organization. It is open to all law students and is an opportunity to build on the camaraderie started at the Incoming Law Student Community Service Project. Learn More