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paralegal certification
The S.C. Supreme Court has implemented a program for the voluntary certification of paralegals in South Carolina.

This program identifies qualified individuals to perform substantive legal work under the direction and supervision of a lawyer.

The Bar administers the program.


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NALS 2022 National Legal Education Conference

September 15-17, 2022 • Sonesta Charlotte Executive Park

Join legal support professionals from across the United States at the Sonesta Charlotte Executive Park on September 15-17. Don't miss out on quality exhibitors, informative speakers, valuable networking opportunities and so much more! Earn up to 15 South Carolina Paralegal Certificate approved CLE. The program includes:

  • Keynote Speakers Tim Connors, Laurie Hillstock, and Bakari Sellers
  • Pre-Conference Leadership Speakers Camilla Pitman, MMC, PLS, Carl Solomon, and North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall
  • 18 Breakout Sessions on a wide variety of legal topics, including 2 Ethics sessions.

Register Today!

Half Price CLE
SC Bar Certified Paralegals are eligible to attend virtually all live and live webcast SC Bar CLE seminars at half the regular attorney price. To find out which programs qualify, click this link. Each qualifying program will include a notation of the discounted price for certified paralegals. To register and get that price simply log in, find the program you want, and your price will reflect the certified paralegal price at checkout. Please note that live Teleseminars do not qualify for this discount. For questions, contact CLE Director Terry Burnett at tburnett@scbar.org.

Contract Lawyer & Paralegal Directory
The Bar now offers a directory of lawyers and paralegals available for contract work. The directory includes services offered, years of experience and counties where available. If you are interested in being added to the directory please complete this form for paralegals.

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