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South Carolina
Judicial Branch


The member of the circuit panel who is assigned to conduct the initial investigation of an application shall be known as the “assigned member.”  The assigned member shall not be a member of the hearing panel which hears a dispute investigated by that assigned member or represent a party before that hearing panel.  With the consent of the Executive Director of the Bar and as provided in Rule 11, a Bar staff person who is a Bar member or who is supervised by a Bar member may be appointed as the assigned member.

Amended by Order dated September 7, 2007.