McNair is pleased to announce that Peg Fox has been appointed Chair of the South Carolina Bar Law Related Education Committee. Peg will serve a two-year term.
This Committee directs Law Related Education (LRE) programs, including middle and high school mock trials and other competitions, LRE conferences and teacher workshops; develops LRE materials for elementary grades; provides LRE materials to lawyers and schools; and honors a teacher as the LRE Teacher of the Year and a lawyer as LRE Lawyer of the Year.
The South Carolina Bar began in 1884 as the South Carolina Bar Association, a voluntary organization of approximately 200 lawyers. The South Carolina State Bar was created in 1968. The two organizations were merged in 1975. Currently the Bar has a membership of more than 16,000.