Ellen Hines Smith SC Legal Services Lawyer of the Year Nominations Open

It is a special time of year again, time to open nominations for the Ellen Hines Smith South Carolina Legal Services Attorney of the Year! Nominations will remain open until April 10, 2017. Ellen Hines Smith… More

Ellen Hines Smith Award Nomination Opens

I am pleased to announce that the 2015 Ellen Hines Smith Award Nominations are now open. The form is found at Ellen Hines Smith Nomination 2015. Nominations are open until February 17, 2016. Please note that… More

Nominations now open: Ellen Hines Smith Legal Services Attorney of the Year 2014

The South Carolina Access to Justice Commission is pleased to open nominations for the Ellen Hines Smith South Carolina Legal Services Attorney of the Year Award. 2014 Ellen Hines Smith Nomination Form Nominations will remain… More

Ellen Hines Smith Award 2013 Nominations Open

Very proud to announce that nominations are now open for the Ellen Hines Smith Legal Services Attorney of the Year. PREVIOUS AWARD RECIPIENTS 1989 – Martha B. Dicus 1990 – Thomas L. Bruce 1991 –… More

Congratulations Jack Cohoon! 2011 Ellen Hines Smith Legal Services Attorney of the Year

Earlier today, Shannon Willis Scruggs, the Executive Director of the South Carolina Bar Foundation, and I made our annual surprise site visit to the South Carolina Legal Services (SCLS) office where the Ellen Hines Smith… More

2011 Ellen Hines Smith Nominations Now Open!

We are pleased to announce that nominations for the 2011 Ellen Hines Smith Legal Services Attorney of the Year are open! The Ellen Hines Smith Award was established in 1989. It is given to a… More

Congratulations Susan Firimonte – 2010 Ellen Hines Smith Legal Services Attorney of the Year!

This morning Shannon Scruggs, Executive Director of the SC Bar Foundation,  and I (Executive Director of the SC Access to Justice Commission) had the distinct privilege of announcing the 2010 Ellen Hines Smith Legal Services Attorney… More

Ellen Hines Smith: Legal Services Attorney of the Year – NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN

Have a favorite Legal Services Attorney? Now’s your time to nominate them for the Ellen Hines Smith Legal Services Attorney of the Year. Here’s the form: Ellen Hines Smith Nomination Form 2010 What’s the Award… More

Last Week to Nominate for Ellen Hines Smith Award

You have until November 15th to nominate a South Carolina Legal Services attorney for the Ellen Hines Smith Award. This year the award event is especially exciting because it will take place during the South… More

Ellen Hines Smith Award Nominations OPEN!

The Ellen Hines Smith Award Nominations are now open! Click Ellen Hines Smith Nomination Form for the nomination form with instructions. Nominations will remain open until November 15th. The Award winner will be decided by… More