Ask-A-Lawyer phone banks scheduled for Law Week

April 24, 2013

COLUMBIA, S.C. (April 24, 2013) – In observance of Community Law Week, the S.C. Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is holding three special Ask-A-Lawyer events to coordinate volunteer lawyers in a regional effort to assist the public with its legal questions.

Television phone banks, staffed by S.C. Bar YLD volunteer attorneys, will air on the WLTX Columbia, WBTW Myrtle Beach and WCBD Charleston nightly newscasts. Lawyers will also respond to questions via Web chat on the Bar's website. The schedule is as follows:

April 29
WLTX (Columbia), 5-7:30 p.m.

May 1
WBTW (Myrtle Beach), 5-7 p.m.

May 2
WCBD News 2 (Charleston), 5-7 p.m.

Watch the broadcasts beginning at 5 p.m. for the number to call, or chat with an attorney online by visiting www.scbar.org/aal.

Attorney volunteers for WLTX include Charles L. Appleby IV, Wilson P. Davis, Trevor P. Eddy, William H. Edwards, Tiffany D. Gibson, Brian J. Kern, Kathleen M. McDaniel, Rebecca A. Roser, Maria Ann Neal Soleimani and Brett D. Woron.

Attorney volunteers for WBTW include M. Kirk Battle, Audrey R. Brown, Russell W. Hall III, Blake A. Hewitt, Danielle B. Housey, Edward B. Davis Inabnit Jr., Christopher J. Moore, Ashley M. Ruhe, Seth R. Swan and Paula J. Wright.

Attorney volunteers for WCBD News 2 include J. Scott Bischoff II, Daniel C. Boles, Zachary J. Closser, Evan K. Guthrie, R. Britton Kelly, John R. McCormick, Brian P. McElreath, I. Ryan Neville, Elizabeth J. Palmer and T. Dyllan Rankin.

Community Law Week is sponsored by the S.C. Bar YLD and takes place during the first week of May each year. During this time, community service projects are planned in each judicial circuit throughout the state, which are designed to promote public service among the legal profession and provide the public with information about its legal rights. Other Community Law Week events include a blood drive, Cocky’s Reading Express events and a canned food drive.

For more information, contact Ryan Neville at (843) 727-1144 or visit www.scbar.org/yld.

The YLD includes all members of the S.C. Bar under age 36 and those with less than five years membership.

The South Carolina Bar, which has a membership of more than 14,000 lawyers, is dedicated to advancing justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.

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