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Category Archives: Veterans

The Unmet Legal Needs of Veterans

Earlier this month, a report was released by Project CHALENG outlining the responses given by Veterans when asked to rank both their met and unmet needs. While many may believe the duty of caring for Veterans falls entirely on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the hospitals they manage, and that any problems Veterans […]

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Lawyers 4 Vets 2-Year Report

Lawyers 4 Vets May 2014 to May 2016 A Brief History South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center in partnership with the William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center and with additional support and coordination by Nelson Mullins Law firm created the Lawyers 4 Vets pro bono legal clinic. The clinic was specifically created to address the unmet […]

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Lawyers 4 Vets Celebrates 1 Year!

Over here at SC Appleseed we are celebrating the end of the first year of Lawyers 4 Vets (L4V) Pro Bono Legal Clinic. So much has happened and we wanted to take this opportunity to discuss the difference Lawyers 4 Vets has made in just one year! As of April 28 2015, we have had […]

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Vet Clinic Hits 6 Month Milestone!

It’s hard to believe that half a year has gone by since starting the Vet Clinic, but it’s officially been 6 months! Over 600 veterans have contacted our hotline and 90 attorneys have committed to helping them. What a great success story! Our volunteer attorneys have drafted 30 Simple Wills and/or Healthcare Powers of Attorney, […]

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South Carolina | #YourVoteCounts

 With the 2014 South Carolina election less than two weeks away, we bring you… #YourVoteCounts At SC Appleseed, we know that voting is a way of connecting to and caring about our neighborhoods, our government, and the direction of public policy in South Carolina.  On Tuesday, November 4th, every vote counts. Every vote is a way to […]

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Free Legal Help for Low-Income Veterans in SC

In partnership with the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center and local attorneys, SC Appleseed is proud to provide, Lawyers 4 Vets, a pro bono legal clinic for lower-income Veterans in South Carolina. ARE YOU A VETERAN IN NEED?: There are over 420,000 veterans living in South Carolina. Nearly 30,000 of them live below the poverty line, struggling to find jobs, […]

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Making SC a place of opportunity and justice for all.

Help make SC a place for opportunity and justice for ALL…one VOICE at a time. It’s simple. 1,000 voices each giving $35 in honor of our 35th year MATCHED dollar-for-dollar will raise critical support to help make South Carolina a place of opportunity & justice for all. HTTP://RALLY.ORG/1000VOICES Here in South Carolina, where society historically has been divided along lines of race and socio-economic […]

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Our Voice Speaks For…

This year, SC Appleseed is celebrating 35 years as a voice for those in need in South Carolina. During the past 35 years, we have served, helped, advocated, fought for and spoken up for 1,000’s of low-income families, children, seniors, consumers, workers and Veterans.   What follows is a list of 35 real-life instances in which […]

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Lawyers 4 Vets: A Successful Start

On Thursday, May 15, 2014, we held our first clinic date for Lawyers4Vets, a monthly pro bono legal clinic for lower-income Veterans in South Carolina. After just one clinic day, we can already see the great need our volunteer attorneys will serve for many South Carolina Veterans. Today, with 30,000 South Carolina Veterans living in poverty, our hope is […]

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Lawyers 4 Vets | A Veterans Pro Bono Legal Clinic

In partnership with the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center and local attorneys, SC Appleseed is proud to launch Lawyers 4 Vets, a pro bono legal clinic for lower-income Veterans in South Carolina. [VOLUNTEER ATTORNEYS CAN ACCESS TRAINING MATERIALS HERE.]   THE NEED: There are over 420,000 veterans living in South Carolina. 35,000 veterans live in Richland County alone. […]

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