South Carolina:

Type: Programs approved by the Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization of the South Carolina Supreme Court.

Approved programs: Bankruptcy; employment and labor law; estate planning; tax.

Regulatory scheme: South Carolina Rule 7.4(a) says that a "lawyer who is certified under the Rule on Lawyer Competence... is entitled to advertise or state publicly in any manner otherwise permitted by these rules that the lawyer is certified as a specialist in the pertinent specialty field by the Supreme Court of South Carolina."