no trolls or ogres, just friendly elves who toiled away at the backlog of questions posted by the public to the SC Bar online forum, SC.FreeLegalAnswers.org. Heads were scratched and discussions of solutions had by all but in the end we respond to 141 questions. We can start with a clean slate in 2022!
Chief Elf- Betsy Goodale, Director, SC Bar Pro Bono Program. Working with 1L Susanne Anderson, there was no time to be on the shelf!
Benjamin Torrey, 1L, toiled away with Pro Bono Alumni Council Member, Olivia Jones, while Cindy Coker, SC Bar Public Services Director managed the technology. Michael Miller, 3L and Mary Michal Smeloff made great progress. Rebecca Kennedy, 3L ( hiding as usual) was captured as she drafted one more response for Valerie Gardner, SC Legal Services attorney
THIS IS WHAT PALMETTO PRO BONO LOOKS LIKE!
We have scheduled Friday Blitzes for the rest of the semester. They will be from 3-5 in Room 136 on Oct.15, Nov. 12 and Dec. 17. Sorry 1L’s your first Blitz will be in 2022
Sign up here:https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0445a8a82ea1fc1-friday
Yes, we will be having a MEGA-BLITZ to help reduce the backlog of questions posted to the SC Bar Free Legal Answers online forum. Mega in the sense that it will go on all day!
Two shifts- leading off with the coffee crowd from 10-12! The clean up team will pick up at 2 and go until 5 with a goal of finish early and being rewarded with a virtual adult beverage!
This is also MEGA in that 1L’s you are now welcome to join us. You have that first semester under your belt and enough knowledge to help find answers.
Sign up is easy. Go to:https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0445A8A82EA1FC1-may29virtual
Zoom links are in the Sign Up Genius link! Copy and drop to your calendar
Also here are a few tips to help make the process a bit easier understand Virtual Blitz Guidelines
We made the news! Or rather out awesome Virtual Friday Blitz made the news!
S.C. law students, state bar team up for pro bono virtual legal blitz