Law School for Non-Lawyers

Learn from lawyers about legal issues affecting you!

Course Description: This program consists of 16 class sessions. Each session will be conducted by a South Carolina attorney. 

Topics include: overview of state courts, alternative dispute resolution, juvenile justice and child protection, family law, real estate/landlord tenant law, wills, estates and probate, health care and elder law, SC workers’ compensation law, employment law, bankruptcy law, consumer law & debt collection, education, immigration, criminal law, and torts.

Participants are not required to attend every session, but must register in person at AMTTC located at 853 Broad Street in Sumter. A list of speakers and topics will be provided prior to the course start date.

Course Delivery: This class meets every Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. starting August 5th and ending on September 30.

Cost: $89 per person and includes course materials. Participants will be provided the course materials in the designated classroom on the first night of class at CCTC’s AMTTC (853 Broad St., Sumter).


August 5Overview of State Courts, Alternative Dispute Resolution
August 12Juvenile Justice and Child Protection Hearings
August 19Family Law, Real Estate and Landlord Tenant Law
August 26Wills, Estates, and Probate, Health Care and Elder Law
September 2No Class – Labor Day
September 9SC Workers’ Compensation and Employment Law
September 16Bankruptcy, Consumer Law and Debt Collection
September 23Criminal Law and Torts
September 30Education and Immigration
October 7Make-up class (if-needed)

Registration: Click here for registration form

Registrations can be emailed to, faxed (803-774-6995), dropped off at CCTC’s AMTTC (853 Broad St., Sumter); or mailed to 506 N. Guignard Dr., Sumter 29150

Questions: 803-778-6656 or