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Wed, 8/15/2007 - 5:00 am

The Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina is pleased to announce a partnership with the South Carolina Bar in sponsoring an Ask-A-Lawyer Program specializing in bankruptcy law. Through the use of volunteer bankruptcy attorneys, the court hopes to assist the public and pro se parties by receiving questions regarding bankruptcy law and procedure. As a part of the state bar program, volunteer attorneys will receive credit for their participation and will be covered by the bar's liability policy.

In its initial stage, the court plans to offer a monthly program to be conducted from the Columbia courthouse to be held in the early afternoon of a Chapter 13 docket day and seeks a one hour commitment from volunteers. Attorneys interested in volunteering should advise Judge Waites by e-mail to

Tue, 8/14/2007 - 5:00 am

The Judges and staff of the United States Bankruptcy Court are pleased to recognize the reappointment of W. Clarkson McDow, Jr. as United States Trustee for Region 4. Clarkson has served as U.S. Trustee since 1994. We congratulate him and wish him continued success in his service

Tue, 8/07/2007 - 5:00 am

Care Program:
Training for Attorneys

Last year's Care Program presentations at high schools around the state were rewarding to the participants and received positive feedback. We have already received requests from universities, high schools and community organizations for this year and we expect to receive more as the school year commences. In order to serve the entire state we would like to expand our list of presenters and update our list of care program volunteers. The court is sponsoring three training sessions in conjunction with sessions of Judge Waites court in order to share what we learned in our previous presentations.


Thursday, August 23, 2007 at 9:30 am


Thursday, August 30, 2007 at 10:30 am


Thursday, September 6, 2007 at 11:00am

If you would like to attend one of these sessions or otherwise volunteer for presentations this year, please contact Lisa Dunbar at 765-5159 or e-mail at

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