Category Archives: Student Organizations

Federalist Society MOVIE NIGHT!!

“The Paper Chase”
The story of a struggling first-year law student – we’ve all been there!

We got together and decided we wanted to watch all of those “law school movies” our classmates and professors talk about. Then we thought maybe everyone else did too. So everyone is invited! You do not have to be a member of The Federalist Society to attend, but members do get perks.

Admission: Free
Concessions: Cash Only
Location: Law School Auditorium
Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Time: 7:00PM
FEDERALIST SOCIETY MEMBERS GET DISCOUNTS ON CONCESSIONS

This fundraiser benefits the South Carolina School of Law Federalist Society.

To become a member of The Federalist Society, visit: www.fed-soc.org/members.

Women in Law Welcome Social

Women in Law and Mrs. Lisa Wilcox are hosting a Welcome Social for all 1Ls and Women in Law members. The Social will be held at Dean Wilcox’s Home (2810 Wheat Street) on Thursday, August 20th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Please join us for an evening of hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, and socializing!

RSVP to uscwomeninlaw@gmail.com Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 5:00pm.

See the Evite at http://www.punchbowl.com/parties/8b2c55425810cc4b2c51 .

We hope to see you there!

Mock Trial Bar Intrest Meeting

Please Join the Mock Trial Bar for an interest meeting on Tuesday, April 4 at 12:40. The meeting will be held in Room 138. Please bring your own lunch. All students who are interested in competing to join the mock trial bar in the fall of 2015 should plan to attend. There will be another interest meeting in the fall, but this will be the only meeting before the internal competition packet is released this summer.

For more information on the Mock Trial program, please visit this link: http://www.law.sc.edu/organizations/mock_trial/

Experts on dog-fighting and a puppy to love on!

Join SALDF this Wednesday at 12:40 in room 135 to hear from Sandy Senn with Senn Legal and Allen Myrick with the AG’s office.  They both have investigated countless dog fighting rings and worked to end them. We’ll of course have lunch and there will be a PUPPY there in support of National Dog Fighting Awareness day.  We will also announce the winners of the Cutest Pet Contest and pass out prizes.  Please RSVP and direct any questions to barretke@email.sc.edu.

Lean In: Lessons on how Women can Succeed in the Legal Field

Please join the Labor and Employment Society and Women In Law for Lean In – Lessons on how Women can Succeed in the Legal Field on Thursday, April 2 at 12:40pm in Room 138. This lunch event will include a presentation by Kathy Helms, the managing shareholder of the Columbia office for Ogletree Deakins, a labor and employment firm. Lunch will be provided for attendees. Please email any questions to uscwomeninlaw@gmail.com.  For the most recent updates please see our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1453634808261422/.

SBA/Veterans in Law Golf Tournament

We are pleased to announce that the 2015 SBA/Veterans in Law Golf Tournament will be held April 10th at Hidden Valley Golf Club. All proceeds from the tournament will go to benefit Hidden Wounds, a South Carolina non-profit aimed at helping veterans cope with mental issues. The entry fee is $200 for a team of four. However, we are also looking for hole sponsors at $200 a hole, if your business has sponsored a hole then you can have a team in the tournament for $100. Sign-up is online under the “Golf Tournament” tab. If there are any questions please contact Briggs Tucker or Robert Treichler at either tuckerbp@email.sc.edu or rctreichler@gmail.com.

Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sbaveterans-in-law-golf-tournament-benefitting-hidden-wounds-tickets-16313516166

Women in Law End of the Semester Happy Hour

Save the date to take a study break and join Women in Law for our end of the semester happy hour! Feel free to drop by onMonday, April 13 any time between 5:30pm-7:30pm at Liberty’s Beer Garden. WIL will provide appetizers for attendees. If you have any questions please email us at uscwomeninlaw@gmail.com.  For the most up to date information please see our Facebook event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1091843000841825/

Reminder: SCWLA Deadline This Friday!

Each year the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association (“SCWLA”)provides a scholarship to a current 1L or 2L student for the following school year. If you are interested in applying please email Women in Law at uscwomeninlaw@gmail.com.

The SCWLA Foundation Scholarships are intended to:
1. Recognize law students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and an aptitude for leadership and philanthropy;

2. Promote excellence in legal studies by providing assistance to deserving students; and

3. Advance the missions of both the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association and the SCWLA Foundation, which include: enhancing the welfare and development of women lawyers and supporting their interests and encouraging philanthropy by women lawyers in South Carolina for the benefit of the greater community.

One scholarship per law school is given each year, contingent on the applicant pool and scholarship funds raised by the SCWLA Foundation. Finalists will be the guests of honor at the SCWLA CLE Convention in Fall 2015. Anticipated amount of the 2015 scholarship is at least $1,500.

Scholarships are awarded to applicants who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, leadership and philanthropic potential, and a strong commitment to the profession. Involvement in programs that advance or support women in the profession and in the community and participation in community service activities are given particular consideration.

Scholarship applications must be postmarked or e-mailed no later than March 20, 2015.

For the most up to date information, please see the following Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/783234578396827/

2015 BLSA Banquet

The Annual BLSA Banquet will be held at The Hall at 320 Senate Street on March 26, 2015. The event will begin with a reception at 6:00 pm, followed by the dinner and program at 7:00 pm. This year’s Banquet’s keynote speaker is The Honorable Mignon L. Clyburn, Chair of the Federal Communications Commission. Tickets are $25 for Chapter Members and $35 for general admission. Please see any BLSA members to purchase a ticket. Hope to see you all there!

SALDF Meeting 2/4

SALDF will be meeting on 2/4/15 at 12:40 in room 135 to talk about this semester and leadership opportunities.  At the end of this semester, both the president and vice president positions will become available.  If you are interested in helping animals and an opportunity to head an organization, please join us!  Email Kensey Barrett at barretke@email.sc.edu if you have any questions or plan to attend.  Lunch will be served!

Supreme Court Talk: Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. – Burden Lifting or Burden Shifting?

Join Women in Law and the American Constitution Society on Thursday, November 13 at 12:40pm in Room 231 for the upcoming Supreme Court Talk.  Professors Brown, Fox, and Means will discuss the Hobby Lobby decision. Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP at the following link by Monday, November 10: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/supreme-court-talk-featuring-profs-brown-fox-and-means-registration-14141903815

Women in Law Halloween Carnival

Join Women and Law for the annual Halloween Carnival today (October 29) 6:00pm-8:00pm in the Law School Lobby.  If your organization is interested in participating or you are interested in volunteering please contact WIL’s Vice President, Catherine Oates-Robinson, at oatesrob@email.sc.edu.

Please feel free to dress up in your kid-friendly Halloween costumes!  Even if you cannot attend the Halloween Carnival, you can still help spread the word by sharing our Facebook event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/641196629332196/