Episode 11 - Raising the Bar with SC Bar President Beverly Carroll
Our hosts sit down with Beverly Carroll, current SC Bar President and former SC Bar Foundation President. Find out what all the Bar does for its members, and find out which resources are available to all lawyers in the SC Bar. Even Joseph was surprised to learn about some of the most underutilized resources You can learn more at SCBar.org, and you can follow Beverly at .
Episode 10 - School Funding and Educational Equality with Professor Derek Black
Our hosts sit down with University of South Carolina School of Law Professor Derek Black to discuss his thoughts on public education, particularly how we fund public education. We also get an update on the #PeaInThePod from our very sleep-deprived redheaded new mama. You can follow Derek on Twitter at .
Episode 9 - Vital info on Vital Records with Virginia Riley
Our hosts sit down with self-proclaimed public health nerd Virginia Riley to talk about her work with the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control. Find out which vital records are actually housed in the Office of Vital Records, and learn how gender identity comes into play in the day-to-day work of DHEC's general counsel. Get to know more about SC DHEC at dhec.sc.gov or by calling 803-898-3350. Follow Direct Examination on .
Episode 8 - Behind the Brisket with Robert Goings
Our hosts sit down to talk barbecue, and a little law, with personal injury lawyer and principal attorney of the Goings Law Firm, Robert Goings. Robert shares his secret to a beautiful brisket as well as some of his favorite courtroom tactics. He also discusses one of his trial standoffs with one of our former illustrious guests. You can learn more about Robert and his firm at
Episode 7 - SC Bar Mock Trial with Cynthia Cothran, Megan Gresham, Alex Mende and Carolina Williamson
Our hosts chat with Cynthia Cothran who oversees the operation of SC Bar's Law-Related Education Division and is responsible for coordinating Mock Trial, Project Citizen, Law for Teachers and the Supreme Court Institute. Cynthia is joined by Megan Gresham, an attorney and mock trial volunteer; Alex Mende, a 3L law student at the University of South Carolina School of Law; and Caroline Williamson, a freshman at the University of South Carolina. Find out what each have to say about their experience with mock trial. Follow Direct Examination on