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Gala 2010

Thursday, March 11, 2010
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center



We just closed the books on Gala 2010, held Thursday, March 11 at

the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center netting $27,000!


Close to 300 guests enjoyed a seated dinner, dancing and a silent auction

with a wide array of items from hotel stays to sports memorabilia.


Highlights of the evening:

*Honors were presented to the SC Bar's Nifty Fifty Class of 1959 by

Chief Justice Jean Toal.


*Maureen Z. White was named the Ellen Hines Smith Legal Services

Lawyer of the Year.


*Kristen E. Horne and Keri J. Olivetti were named SC Bar Pro Bono

Lawyers of the Year.


*President George M. Hearn Jr. honored Elizabeth Van Doren Gray

as the newest donor in the Liberty Legacy of Justice.


More photo coverage of the event may be viewed on our Facebook page.




Event Sustainer, Presenting the Nifty Fifty of the SC Bar

Collins and Lacy, PC 


Gold Sponsor

South Carolina Chapter, American Board of Trial Advocates 


Bronze Sponsors

Carolina First Bank


Southeastern Insurance Consultants, LLC

UBS Financial Services - The Gallivan Group

Wyche Burgess Freeman & Parham, PA


Table Sponsors

Ellis Lawhorne & Sims, PA

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, PA

Hearn Brittain & Martin, PA

K&L Gates, LLP

McNair Law Firm, PA

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP

Nexsen Pruet, LLC

Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, PC

Robert and Susan Rosen

South Carolina Bar

South Carolina Legal Services

Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC

Willcox Buyck & Williams Law Firm


Other Supporters

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Columbia Printing & Graphics

Crescendo Advertising

PrintSouth Printing Inc.

Senior Lawyers Division

Trevett's Mailing Service, LLC


Gala 2010 Committee

Jack C. Griffeth, Chair

Beverly A. Carroll

George M. Hearn Jr.

Susan C. Rosen



Save the Date -- Thursday, March 3 -- Gala 2011!