The South Carolina Bar is committed to promoting justice and educating the public through initiatives that foster trust. The Ask-A-Lawyer Program coordinates volunteer lawyers for
televised phone banks and Web chats in an effort to assist the public with its legal questions. During each event, phone banks are aired on evening news programs to encourage the public to call in with questions. Lawyers also respond to questions via the Internet.
The following Ask-A-Lawyer phone banks are currently scheduled:
Monday, Feb. 9
4 to 6 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 23
5 to 7 a.m., 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Monday, May 4
5 to 7:30 p.m.
If you have questions about bankruptcy, contact the U.S. Bankruptcy Court's monthly Ask-A-Lawyer program. Bankruptcy attorneys are available to answer questions by appointment. For more information, click here. If you have a legal question, please call the station in your area during the hours indicated at the phone number provided during the newscast. You may also write to an attorney via a private online chat by clicking the icon above during these times.
If you need legal advice, please contact the South Carolina Bar Lawyer Referral Service at 800-868-2284 or call the Legal Aid Telephone Intake Service (LATIS) at 888-346-5592. The Ask-A-Lawyer program is made possible by the South Carolina Bar Foundation, Inc. Attorneys wishing to participate should contact Debbie Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 803-799-4015, ext. 158.