Ethics Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Ethics Advisory Committee is to render advisory opinions for members on prospective ethics problems.

The opinions in this database contain the advice of the Committee based on the state of the law at the time of each opinion. Opinions are not updated to reflect changes in the Rules of Professional Conduct, more recent opinions, or other law. Further research may be necessary. 

Instructions for requesting an opinion from the Ethics Advisory Committee are here:

Committee Rules of Procedure and Scope of Authority

Ethics Advisory Opinions

Frequently Asked Questions

Rules of Professional Conduct (S.C. App. Ct. Rule 407)

Statement of Purpose of the Committee

Annotated South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct

2014-2015 Chair:
Kelli L. Sullivan
P.O. Box 7217
Columbia, SC 29202
(803) 705-2163

Staff contact:
Jill Rothstein
(803) 799-6653, ext. 154