South Carolina

SOUTH CAROLINA

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Click here for Military Legal Assistance Offices
Servicemembers and their families may access free legal assistance at these offices. See our Working with a Lawyer publication for more details on eligibility.

Click here for Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs
These programs provide free civil legal assistance, but your eligibility for services may be limited based on your income. These organizations may or may not have military-specific services. Contact these programs for more details on eligibility.

Click here for Lawyer Referral Programs
These programs will connect you to a lawyer who charges for legal services. Some attorneys with these programs, however, may offer discounted initial consultations or may charge reduced fees based on your income. Contact these programs for more information.

Click here for Military-Specific Programs
These are programs designed to assist members of the military with legal matters. See the specific details on the services provided.

Military Legal Assistance Offices:

Charleston AFB
437th Air Wing/JA
102 East Hill Blvd Suite A
Charleston, SC 29404
Phone: 843-963-5502, DSN 673-5576
www.charleston.af.mil

Shaw AFB
20 FW/JA
504 Shaw Drive Suite 2025
Sumter, SC 29152
Phone: 803-895-1560, DSN 965-1560
http://www.shaw.af.mil/default.htm

Fort Jackson
9475 Kershaw Road
Columbia, SC 29207
Phone: 803-751-4287
http://www.jackson.army.mil/SJA/la.htm

MCAS Beaufort
Marine Corps Air Station Attn: Legal Assistance Office
P.O. Box 22904-55001
Beaufort, SC 29904
Phone: 843-228-7330, DSN 335-7330

MCRD Parris Island
Marine Corps Recruit Depot Attn: Legal Assistance Office
P.O. Box 19001 [Bldg 293]
Parris Island, SC 29905
Phone: 843-228-2925, DSN 335-2925
http://www.mcrdpi.usmc.mil/

Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs:

Lowcountry AIDS Services
1501 Manley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29405
Phone: 803-577-2437
Fax: 803-722-3124
Type of Cases Accepted:
AIDS/HIV

Pro Bono Legal Services, Inc.
111 Church Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Phone: 843 853-6456
Fax: 843 723-1047
http://www.probonols.org

Counties Served:
Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Type of Cases Accepted:
Civil legal services for low-income

South Carolina Bar Association Pro Bono Program
PO Box 608
Columbia, SC 29202-0608
Phone: 803-799-4015
Fax: 803-799-5290
http://www.scbar.org/public/probono.asp

Intake:
888-321-3644 (LATIS)
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Almost 90% of intakes are simple family or Bankruptcy, law cases, albeit volunteer attorneys can be requested in other areas, Terminating Parental Rights, Juvenile, Immigration, Health, Dissolution, Custody, CED Adoption

South Carolina Centers For Equal Justice
PO Box 768
Anderson, SC 29622-0768
Phone: 803-226-7216
Fax: 803-375-9191
http://www.sccej.org

patmuller@sccej.org
Intake:
800-234-7216
Counties Served:
Anderson, Oconee
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Housing, Wills, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED, Adoption

South Carolina Centers For Equal Justice
3815 West Montague Avenue,
PO Box 62342
North Charleston, SC 29418
Phone: 843-720-7044
Fax: 803-724-1571
http://www.sccej.org

patmuller@sccej.org
Counties Served:
Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Hampton, Jasper, Marion. Williamsburg, Berkeley
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED

South Carolina Centers For Equal Justice
227 South Durgan Street
Florence, SC 29506
Phone: 843-413-9500
Fax: 803-664-2406
http://www.sccej.org

patmuller@sccej.org
Counties Served:
Florence
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody

South Carolina Centers For Equal Justice
701 South Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Phone: 864-679-3232
Fax: 864-467-3260
http://www.sccej.org

Counties Served:
Anderson, Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenville, Greenwood, McCormick, Oconee, Pickens
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Juvenile, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED, Adoption

South Carolina Centers For Equal Justice
PO Box 2267
Columbia, SC 29202-2267
Phone: 803-799-9668
Fax: 803-799-9420
http://www.sccej.org

patmuller@sccej.org
Counties Served:
Fairfield, Newberry, Richland, Sumter

South Carolina Centers For Equal Justice
PO Box 2267
Columbia, SC 29202
Phone: 803-799-9668
Fax: 803-799-9420
http://www.sccej.org

Intake:
888-346-5592
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Juvenile, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED, Adoption

South Carolina Centers For Equal Justice
148 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29306-5113
Phone: 864-582-0369
Fax: 864-582-0302
http://www.sccej.org

Intake:
800-922-8176
Counties Served:
Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lee, Laurens, Marlboro, Spartanburg, Union, York
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

South Carolina Centers For Equal Justice (Beaufort Center)
69 Robert Smalls Parkway, 3-A
Beaufort, SC 29902
Phone: 866-286-3677
http://www.sccej.org

patmuller@sccej.org
Counties Served:
Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

South Carolina Centers For Equal Justice (Conway Center)
First Federal Exe. Ctr. 1601 11th Ave.
PO Box 1231
Conway, SC 29528
Phone: 866-597-0100
http://www.sccej.org

patmuller@sccej.org
Counties Served:
Horry, Georgetown, Marion, Williamsburg

South Carolina Centers For Equal Justice (Greenwood Center)
316 West Cambridge Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29646
Phone: 800-922-3114
http://www.sccej.org

patmuller@sccej.org
Counties Served:
Greenwood, Abbeville, Edgefield, McCormick

South Carolina Centers For Equal Justice (Hartsville Center)
311 E. Carolina Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550
Phone: 800-613-0438
http://www.sccej.org

patmuller@sccej.org
Counties Served:
Darlington, Chesterfield, Kershaw, Lee, Marlboro

South Carolina Centers For Equal Justice (Lexington Center)
426 South Lake Drive
Lexington, SC 29072-3414
Phone: 800-280-1851
http://www.sccej.org

patmuller@sccej.org
Counties Served:
Lexington, Aiken, Saluda

South Carolina Centers For Equal Justice (Orangeburg Center)
1557 Carolina NE, PO Box 1646
Orangeburg, SC 29116
Phone: 803-533-0116
http://www.sccej.org

Counties Served:
Orangeburg, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun

South Carolina Centers For Equal Justice (Rock Hill Center)
214 Johnston Street, PO Box 10591
Rock Hill, SC 29731
Phone: 80-922-3853
http://www.sccej.org

patmuller@sccej.org
Counties Served:
York, Chester, Lancaster

Lawyer Referral Programs:

South Carolina Bar LRS
PO Box 608
General Phone No: 800-868-2284
Columbia, SC 29202-0608
http://www.scbar.org/
Counties Served:
Statewide
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.

Military-Specific Programs:

South Carolina Bar
950 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC 29201
803-799-6653 x1142
lamp@scbar.org
or ccoker@scbar.org          
Contact: Cindy Coker, Public Services Director
Wills/Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Landlord/Tenant, Family, Employment, Probate, Guardianship/Adoption, Military, and Consumer

Bar offers free malpractice insurance to volunteers through pro bono program.

Information and application can be found at http://www.scbar.org/PublicServices/LegalAssistanceforMilitaryPersonnel.aspx

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