Tips From a Former Law Clerk: How to Write Persuasively Without Coming Unhinged

As lawyers, we sometimes get wrapped up in a case and forget to take a step back prior to submitting court filings.  What can happen as a result, particularly in contentious cases, is that sarcasm and petty remarks somehow find their way into our briefs.  But avoiding the temptation to pull out the boxing gloves […]

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Supporting Families Helping Families

20 Years Strong Service Project: Attorney Nick Haigler Supporting Families Helping Families Why did you choose this project? Many families don’t have the resources to make holiday wishes come true. That’s why supporting Families Helping Families was so meaningful. This year we decided to celebrate the holidays by staffing WIS TV’s Families Helping Families phone bank. […]

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Raising money for Kids’ Chance

20 Years Strong Service Project: Attorney Grady Beard Raising money for Kids’ Chance Why did you choose this project? Every year, thousands of workers are disabled by on-the-job injuries in South Carolina. Tragically, many of those workers lose their lives. It’s the families and, in particular, the children who are many times forgotten when these losses occur. […]

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US Supreme Court hears Two Redistricting Challenges

By Rob Tyson On December 5, the United States Supreme Court held hearings in McCrory v. Harris and Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections, two redistricting cases stemming from the drawing of congressional districts in North Carolina and state legislative districts in Virginia, respectively.  Historically, redistricting cases have been known to result in split […]

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Helping students learn the importance of their vote

20 Years Strong Service Project: Attorneys Lisle Traywick and Jasmine Smith Helping students learn why voting matters Why did you choose this project? Voting matters, but not everyone realizes it. We wanted to help young citizens understand the importance of every vote. It was a great experience for the students and they came away with a […]

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