The Young Lawyers Division will host a virtual 5K/10K race Memorial Day Weekend, May 28-31. All Bar members are invited to take part. Participants will commit to running or walking a 5K or 10K while practicing social distancing! There is an entry donation request of $15 to go toward one of the following organizations: the South Carolina Bar Foundation, the Special Olympics or the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Sign uphereby May 25 to join in the fun. Prior to the race, participants will receive a link to record times and are asked to share their times and photos on social media tagging the @SCBarYLD and #YLDStayAway5K10K. ContactShauna Gibsonwith questions.
The race also offers a great opportunity to download theStrava appand join the SC Bar Wellness Committee's "SC Bar Wellness Club" to keep up with what your peers are doing, encourage each other and challenge yourself. Strava is available in the Apple and Google Play app stores.
Your Bar: Your Voice Survey reminder
All South Carolina Bar members received an email invitation from our research partner Spring International (via Your Bar: Your Voice – SC Bar Member Survey <donotreply@ mysurveytree.com) on May 3 to participate in our all-member survey.
Please take time to access the online survey and answer the questions so we can better understand our membership and your experiences in the legal profession. If you did not receive the personalized email and link, email@example.com.
The survey also is available athttps://mysurveytree.com/SCBar. Note if you access the survey from this link, you will have to enter your Bar number without leading zeros.
A reminder invitation was sent to members who have not yet completed the survey on May 10.
Launching this comprehensive membership survey is a critical milestone in our Five-Year Strategic Diversity Plan. The survey will be available through May 24 and will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. Feedback is confidential.
Seeking information on a will
The family of Hamilton Laverne Cantley, Sr., is seeking information on his will. Mr. Cantley, of Kingstree, died in April 2021 and likely had a will written in Williamsburg or Florence counties. If you have information, please contact Lisa Mobley at 843-373-5102.
PMAP tech tip: Protect your firm
Is your firm prepared for ransomware attacks? Research shows that the median ransom payment in late 2020 was $78,398 and 77% of all attacks include a threat to leak stolen data. Here are sometipsyou can follow to help protect your firm. Email Courtney Troutman at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a free practice management consultation.
Make-A-Wish South Carolina and the SC Bar Young Lawyers Division are pleased to host a third annual golf tournament called “Birdies for Belief.” All profits will be donated to Make-A-Wish SC to help grant the wishes of children with critical illnesses. The event will be at 12:30 p.m. May 26 at Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Learn more and sign up to play by emailingKimberly Snipes.
Write for SC Lawyer magazine
SC Lawyer magazine is currently seeking authors to write articles that appeal to a broad range of lawyers. Please send proposals and articles to Jamie Metz. See theMemorandum for Authors for more information.
Did you know theSC Bar CLE Big Ticketincludes all live webcasts plus most on-demand programs for one low price? Your purchase allows access for a year to every live webcast and most on-demand programs for the low-cost of $495, making it easy and affordable to stay compliant. Learn more about the Big Tickethere.
Browse new book releases and more
Shop with ease for all the latest titles through theCLE Book Store. Browse all publications or use the search and sort filters to easily find the books you’re looking for. The SC Bar CLE Publications Division recently released these new titles.
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