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Chambers' Bulletins

Mon, 5/05/2014 - 5:00 am

Thank you to the South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association, its members, and others in attendance for the hospitality shown the judges, clerk and other court staff at the annual meeting. The speakers and seminar topics were top notch. The opportunity to socialize promotes collegiality in our bar and we enjoy your company.

John B. Butler III was recognized with the William E. S. (Billy) Robinson Public Service Award. Noting his many contributions to streamlining bankruptcy practice, his pro bono work and his penchant for sharing research with others engaged in pro bono efforts; those nominating Johnny highlighted his efforts on behalf of Project Healing Waters, an organization which dedicates itself to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled military and service personnel. Also noted was Johnny’s conservation minded efforts with fisheries. Johnny is a frequent author and lecturer on bankruptcy law.

Judge John E. Waites was recognized with the J. Bratton Davis Professionalism Award. Ten lawyers joined in nominating John, noting his integrity, devotion to legal scholarship, civility, unfailing professionalism, and impressive contributions and improvements to the legal profession. Highlighting both his local efforts to improve bankruptcy practice while preserving civility and collegiality in our bar and his national committee work on behalf of the judiciary; the nominating petition focused also on John’s efforts to promote equal access to justice and his untiring efforts to promote pro bono and legal services initiatives.

Congratulations to these fine and deserving individuals on the Association’s recognition of their achievements and contributions.

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