Law school scheduled for nonlawyers

The South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program is sponsoring a seven-week Law School for Non-Lawyers program Thursday evenings from Feb. 18-April 1.

Classes will be from 6-9 p.m. at Midlands Technical College's Harbison Campus, 7300 College St. in Irmo. The schedule: Feb. 18: Overview of state courts and alternative dispute resolution

Feb. 25: Juvenile justice and child protection hearings

March 4: Family law and real estate/landlord-tenant law

March 11: Wills, estates and probate; health care and elder law

March 18: employment law and S.C. workers' compensation law March 25: Bankruptcy law, consumer law and debt collection

April 1: criminal law and torts

The cost of the seven-week course is $45 and includes course materials. Deadline to enroll is Feb. 17.

To register, call (803) 732-0432 or visit www.mtctraining.com. For other questions, contact the South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program at (800) 395-3425, ext. 158.

- Staff Reports