SRBLSA Member of the Month
University of South Carolina School of Law
Ms. Katherine Myers is a third year law student who attends the University of South Carolina School of Law (USC) in Columbia, South Carolina. Ms. Myers regularly serves her community as a mentor to a 10th grader from First Nazareth Baptist Church in Columbia, SC. She also has served as a Youth Day Speaker at Antioch Baptist Church where she encouraged young people to live their dreams to the fullest and served as a group leader at the Auntie Karen's Foundation Annual Young Entrepreneurs Conference.
Throughout her tenure at USC, Ms. Myers has also been very active in NBLSA. As the president of the Honorable Matthew J. Perry Chapter of BLSA she has served her fellow members by either planning, managing or participating in the chapter's 1L Orientation Program, Meet Your Professors Mixer, Exam Bootcamp, and providing both an electronic and physical library of textbooks, supplements, and outlines. Further, Ms. Myers played a major role on the planning committee and moderated the 1st Annual Political Debate hosted by her chapter in collaboration with the SBA and the Law School Dems. Ms. Myers has also been active in the Southern Region BLSA by participating in the SRBLSA Regional Day of Service.
Lastly, Ms. Myers embodies the national theme of "Enhancing the Dream" as a Carolina Legal Scholar, Dean's List honoree, being recognized for her work as the only African American at a mid-size civil defense firm and again in the Columbia offices for two large corporate civil defense firms. Last year, she and her partner (also a BLSA member) argued in the final round of the school's Internal Moot Court Competition before the South Carolina Supreme Court. In addition to winning the competition overall, Ms. Myers was named the Best Oral Advocate. Upon her graduation in May, Ms. Myers looks forward to clerking with the Honorable Donald Beatty of the South Carolina Supreme Court for two years.