(COLUMBIA, SC)—Attorneys and staff members in Parker Poe’s Columbia office participated in a house build on May 22 as part of the Buildable Hours Project, a joint effort of the Richland County Bar Association and Central SC Habitat for Humanity that raises funds to build a house for a Midlands family while providing a worthwhile team building experience for the participants. Parker Poe was also a sponsor of the Buildable Hours Project.
The Project allows the legal community to support Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity’s mission of providing affordable, safe, and adequate housing for a hard-working local family. In the past few years, more than 50 law firms and businesses from across the country have engaged in the building projects through Buildable Hours.
The following Parker Poe employees participated in the house build:
- Steve Benjamin
- Walt Cartin
- Julie Cude
- Sidney Evering
- Simpson Fant
- Faye Flowers
- Dwight Floyd
- Catherine Hunsinger
- Chandler Martin
- Felicia Preston
- Jonathan Porter
- Will Thomas
To view photos from the event, please click here.
About Central SC Habitat for Humanity
Central South Carolina (Central SC) Habitat for Humanity is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International that was established in 1985 with responsibility for Richland and Lexington counties. In our area of responsibility it is estimated that 1 out of every 4 families lives in poverty. Since our beginning in 1985, Central SC Habitat has helped over 200 Richland and Lexington county families realize the dream of home ownership. Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity is a Christian housing ministry working to eliminate poverty housing in our area.
About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has 190 lawyers in five offices located in major markets across North Carolina and South Carolina. The Firm provides legal counsel to large commercial and public organizations on litigation, corporate and regulatory matters. It is an award-winning leader in the use of technology to provide better and more efficient service to domestic and international clients. For more information, please visit www.parkerpoe.com.