Pro Bono Program Lights up the Airways
SC Public Radio recently focused on the Pro Bono Program and they discovered a great sense of humility and community that has lasting impact. Patrick Cleary, a SC Bar YLD volunteer and 2L Reed Swearingen discussed their involvement with the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Program). Board President Robbin Wilder explored the lasting effect of pro bono engagement on her career. Enjoy the entire interview.
Making the Case for Pro Bono
The Pro Bono Program debuted a new movie for Orientation 2016! "Making the Case for Pro Bono" built upon a 2012 Inns of Court presentation with a new additional component that included selfies and new projects! Enjoy the memories and be inspired here! Learn more
Core Competencies and Skills!
A year-long project to link a new Core Competency and Skills Inventory has been successful! Potential law student volunteers can now have a clearer understanding of the expectations and parameters of each pro bono volunteer opportunity. The descriptions also indicate which of the six competencies a student can hope to achieve by engaging in a particular project. Learn More
South Carolina Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
The SC Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (SCVLA) is a collaborative project of the USC School of Law Pro Bono Program, the USC School of Law Nonprofit Organizations Clinic, the SC Arts Commission and the SC Bar Pro Bono Program. The goal is to provide legal assistance on arts related matters to low-income artists and arts organizations in SC through the generosity of pro bono attorneys and law students. Learn More
Good Deed Fridays
Good Deed Friday is a once or twice a month community service project organized by the Pro Bono Program and conducted in conjunction with either the SBA or another student organization. It is open to all law students and is an opportunity to build on the camaraderie started at the Incoming Law Student Community Service Project. Learn More