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Published on July 21st, 2015 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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Sidney J. Evering II Named President-Elect of the SC Bar Foundation

COLUMBIA, SC — The South Carolina Bar Foundation announces that Columbia attorney Sidney J. Evering II assumed the office of president on July 1. As president-elect, Evering will work with the Bar Foundation to advance justice to all South Carolina citizens through the outreach programs and services offered by the nonprofit’s 19 grantee organizations.

Evering is with the law firm of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein, LLP. He practices in the areas of public finance, economic development and local government while also serving as Director of Diversity for the firm. In his role as Director of Diversity, Mr. Evering works closely with Parker Poe’s Diversity Committee to promote and facilitate an environment of inclusion for all employees through education, special initiatives, and hiring and retention practices. After obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from USC and his Juris Doctor at the USC School of Law, Evering began his career as an attorney with the South Carolina Association of Counties.

Evering is a member of the American Bar Association, South Carolina Black Lawyers Association and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Diversity Council and Legislative Agenda Task Force committees.

Evering has served his community as a member of Leadership South Carolina Class of 2007 and the City Year Columbia board of directors. In 2013, he was named as one of The State’s 20 under 40 and recognized by the USC Black Law Students Association with the Jonathan Jasper Wright Award, which is given to an outstanding member of the legal community.

To learn more about the SC Bar Foundation and the work of its grantee organizations, please visit www.scbarfoundation.org.

About the SC Bar Foundation

The South Carolina Bar Foundation funds the advancement of justice by improving access, education and accountability. Since 1987, the Foundation has allocated approximately $49.7 million to various law-related organizations that work on behalf of the justice community. For more information, visit scbarfoundation.org.

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