On March 11, 2013, Justin Kahn taught at the 2013 Bridge The Gap
program, a class all South Carolina Bar applicants are required
Rule 402(c) of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules sets
forth the requirements for admission to practice law in South
Carolina. Rule 402(c)(8) requires all South Carolina Bar
applicants to successfully complete the
Bridge the Gap program sponsored by the South Carolina
Bar, under the directive of the South Carolina Supreme Court,
prior to admission to practice law. Bridge the Gap is a
two-day intensive course sanctioned by the South Carolina
Supreme Court and coordinated by the SC Bar-CLE Division. The
program focuses on practical nuts and bolts skills. It is
designed to assist both the 3L law student in transition from
law school to the practice of law and the lawyer new to the
practice of law in South Carolina.
All candidates for admission to the South Carolina Bar must
complete the Bridge the Gap
program as set out in Rule
402(c). Bridge The Gap registrants will include third year law
school students, law school graduates, attorneys licensed to
practice in other states, and may include *Inactive
members of the SC Bar seeking to return to Regular status.
Attorneys licensed and practicing in South Carolina are not
eligible to receive CLE credit for Bridge The Gap unless they
have received special permission from the S.C. Supreme Court
Commission on CLE and Specialization.
Additional information can be found at The South Carolina Bar FAQ page.