The Supreme Court of South Carolina

Request for Written Comments and Notice of Public Hearing on South
Carolina Bar Foundation’s Petition to Amend Rule 412, SCACR

The South Carolina Bar Foundation has submitted a petition to amend Rule 412 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules (SCACR) relating to Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts (IOLTA).

Persons or entities desiring to submit written comments regarding the Foundation’s petition may do so by filing an original and seven (7) copies of their written comments with the Supreme Court. The written comments must be sent to the following address:

The Honorable Daniel E. Shearouse
Clerk of Court
Supreme Court of South Carolina
P.O. Box 11330
Columbia, South Carolina 29211

The Supreme Court must receive any written comments by Monday, June 15, 2009. Additionally, the Court requests that an electronic version of the comments in Microsoft Word or WordPerfect be e-mailed to

The Court will hold a public hearing regarding the Foundation’s petition on Tuesday, June 23, 2009, at 3:00 p.m. in the Supreme Court Courtroom in Columbia, South Carolina. Those desiring to be heard shall notify the Clerk of the Supreme Court no later than Friday, June 19, 2009.

Columbia, South Carolina
May 28, 2009