The Bar periodically offers a seven-week Law School for Non-Lawyers course covering a variety of general legal subjects, which includes a helpful textbook on South Carolina law.

Fall 2019 sessions will be held at the following locations and times:

  • Tri-County Technical College?
    7900 Hwy 76, Pendleton, S.C. 29670, IBDC Building, RM.#12?
    6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 10, 17 and 24; Oct. 1, 8, 15 and 22
  • Midlands Technical College NE Campus?
    151 Powell Rd., Columbia, S.C. 29203, CT105 Auditorium?
    6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 26; Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31; Nov. 7
  • Spartanburg Community College?
    107 Community College Dr., Spartanburg, S.C. 29305
    Dan P. Hull Bldg., RM#25?
    6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 17, 24; Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29

Covered topics include:

Overview of State Courts
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Family Law
Juvenile Justice
Child Protection Hearings
Wills, Estates and Probate Law
Health Care and Elder Law
Bankruptcy Law
Consumer Law and Debt Collection
Real Estate and Landlord/Tenant Law
Employment Law
South Carolina Workers' Compensation Law
Criminal Law

The registration fee is $45 and includes course materials.

Attorneys wishing to teach upcoming courses and persons seeking to bring this program to a technical college in your area should contact Debbie Morris at or (803)?799-4015, ext. 158.

The Law School for Non-Lawyers is made possible through an IOLTA grant from the SC?Bar Foundation.