Barbara M. Seymour
Deputy Disciplinary Counsel
Office of Disciplinary Counsel
Barbara Seymour is the Deputy Disciplinary Counsel to the Supreme Court of South Carolina, where she investigates and prosecutes grievances filed against lawyers. In 1990, she earned her Bachelorís degree in Management and Marketing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1993. She worked as a trial lawyer from 1993 to 2000.
Barbara served as an adjunct instructor in the Professional Legal Assistants Program at Converse College and currently teaches as an adjunct in the Paralegal Degree Program at Midlands Technical College. Her courses have included Civil Litigation, Legal Research and Writing, Business Law, Torts, Ethics, and Law Office Management.
Barbara is a member of the South Carolina Bar, the Georgia Bar (inactive), the National Organization of Bar Counsel, and the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association. She currently serves on the Law Related Education and Professional Responsibility Committees at the South Carolina Bar.
Barbara was named the 2006 Law Related Education Lawyer of the Year. She was a 2006 Fellow of the National Institute for the Teaching of Ethics and Professionalism. Barbara is the creator and coordinator of the Legal Ethics and Practice Program (LEAPP), the ethics school sponsored by her office and the South Carolina Bar.