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S.C. Lawyer Can Collect Attorney’s Fees (access required)

A South Carolina lawyer who won social security benefits for three clients with aid from out-of-state attorneys who assisted in writing briefs and pleadings can collect attorney’s fees for the out-of-state lawyers under the Equal Access to Justice Act, even though a local court rule says the non-South Carolina lawyers are not eligible for a ...