JOE Program Application – 2019

The South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice’s Commission on the Profession is sponsoring a judicial observation program again this summer. This program is administered by the Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Center on Professionalism for students at the USC School of Law and the Charleston School of Law. The Judicial Observation and Experience (JOE) program offers you an opportunity to intern with state trial court judges (circuit and family), master-in-equity, administrative law court, probate court, appellate court judges, and some federal judiciary in South Carolina. More information available in the information form on Symplicity (found in the document library).

Please fill in all sections.

The deadline to submit applications is FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019.

JOE Application 2019

  • Please write your full name, as it appears in CSOL Access.
  • Please use your CSOL email.
  • As of September 2019
  • Prior to May 1, 2019.
  • After May 1, 2019, if different.
  • Section 1

  • Select one option.
  • select yes or no for each of the below options (four total).
  • Section 2

  • Rank in order (1 being highest interest) the counties in which you are interested and willing to participate. Please select as many counties as appropriate. ............................................................................................ Note: Demand is always highest for Charleston and Richland counties. You will improve your likelihood of being selected if you can participate in other counties within reasonable driving distance from Columbia and Charleston. ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ Counties: Aiken, Allendale, Anderson, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Chester, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Edgefield, Florence, Georgetown, Greenville, Greenwood, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, Lee, Lexington, Marion, Marlboro, Newberry, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Saluda, Spartanburg, Sumter, Williamsburg, York.
  • Section 3

  • If accepted to participate in the 2019 program, I agree to complete the required ethics training and program evaluation, and to conduct myself in a professional manner at all times during my participation in the program. I understand that this is an unpaid position and that I will not receive academic credit for my participation. Please sign here stating that you have read and agree to the above agreement.
  • Please select today's date.

It is highly recommended that you print a copy of your application for your records. You are not able to do so after you submit this page.
Counties of South Carolina