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Commission on Lawyer Conduct

The Commission on Lawyer Conduct was created with the adoption of Rule 413, of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules, to investigate complaints of lawyer misconduct and incapacity made against lawyers who are licensed to practice law in South Carolina. This 50 member Commission is made up of 34 attorneys, admitted to practice law in South Carolina, and 16 members of the general public.

The Chairman of the Commission on Lawyer Conduct is Christopher G. Isgett, an attorney with Lee Eadon Isgett & Popwell in Columbia.  The Vice-chair is John Michael Turner of Turner and Burney in Laurens.

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Office of Disciplinary Counsel

Lesley M. Coggiola
Disciplinary Counsel

Barbara M. Seymour
Deputy Disciplinary Counsel

Office Location:
1015 Sumter Street
Suite 309
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Telephone: (803) 734-2038
Fax: (803) 734-1964

Mailing Address:
Office of Disciplinary Counsel
Post Office Box 12159
Columbia, South Carolina 29211

Office of Commission Counsel

Deborah S. McKeown
Commission Counsel

1015 Sumter Street
Suite 305
Columbia, SC 29201

Commission on Lawyer Conduct
Barbara Hinson
Administrative Assistant

Telephone: (803) 734-2037
Fax: (803) 734-0363

Commission on Judicial Conduct
Karen Cordell
Administrative Assistant

Telephone: (803) 734-1965
Fax: (803) 734-0363