Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Distinguished past members of the S.C. Bar will be memorialized at the annual Memory Hold the Door ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa.
Established in 1958, this annual memorial provides an opportunity for the S.C. Bar and University of South Carolina School of Law faculty to recognize and honor distinguished deceased members of the Bar and continue funding an endowment at the USC?School of Law for scholarships, lectures, research and academic programs. The S.C. Bar Foundation has graciously contributed to the USC Educational Foundation in honor of those memorialized.
The honorees represent a true honor roll of the legal profession, selected by their peers as best exemplifying the qualities of integrity, professionalism and skill required of the bench and bar.
The ceremony is held in conjunction with the annual S.C. Bar Convention, taking place Jan. 24-27 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. The ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. and will treat attendees to an account of the lives and contributions of the following honorees:
Charles E. Baker, Columbia
Reginald C. Brown, Florence
James S. Chandler Jr., Pawley’s Island
Hon. Louis E. Condon, Mount Pleasant
Julian H. Gignilliat, Columbia
Hon. Thomas Kemmerlin, Beaufort
Clarke W. McCants Jr., Columbia
Hon. Jamie L. Murdock Jr., Darlington
D.V. Richardson III, Columbia
Emil W. Wald, Rock Hill
The South Carolina Bar, which has a membership of more than 14,000 lawyers, is dedicated to advancing justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.