Running for Judge event coming to Charleston Law

The Charleston School of Law will host a one-hour panel discussion for alumni on the subject of “Running for Judge” next Wednesday (June 7) at 5:30 p.m. in the new Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library, located on the first floor of 385 Meeting Street.

The event will feature the Honorable Judge Jennifer McCoy (’07), co-chair of the South Carolina Bar Judicial Qualifications Committee E. Scott Moise and Emma Dean, Executive Director of the South Carolina Bar.

The South Carolina Legislature recently approved an expansion of judgeship positions across the state. The application process opens this month (June) with the deadline for applications are July/August. For more information on the process, visit or download the key dates and deadlines here.


The Charleston School of Law is an ABA-accredited law school nationally recognized for its student-centric culture. Our faculty and staff are committed to preparing you for success both in the classroom and in the legal profession.

  • The Princeton Review ranks Charleston School of Law professors second in the country for faculty accessibility (2021)
  • Charleston School of Law faculty ranked among the top of The Princeton Review’s list of Best Professors in the nation (2016-2018)
  • Experiential Learning: Charleston School of Law students have access to about more than 150 externship sites, creating opportunities for experiential learning in the legal field.
  • Community Service: Charleston School of Law students have performed more than 241,000 community service hours (2004-current).
  • Students have won the National Tax Moot Court Championship for seven consecutive years (2012-2018)

Related stories from the Charleston School of Law