Free Market Evaluation - Send us your resume and we will give you free feedback
Law School Enrollment at Lowest in Nearly Three Decades
Law School Enrollment at Lowest in Nearly Three Decades
South Carolina Legislature Steps into Fight over Charleston Law Sale
South Carolina Legislature Steps into Fight over Charleston Law Sale
Revised Financial Agreement Gives Hope to Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Revised Financial Agreement Gives Hope to Thomas Jefferson School of L...
Accreditation Denied for Trinity Western University
Accreditation Denied for Trinity Western University
Your profile matches an open legal position. Apply now!
Legal Job Listings

InfiLaw Withdraws Its Application for License to Run Charleston Law School

Earlier this week, InfiLaw System created a fresh debate on the Internet by pulling its application for a license to run the Charleston School of Law. It withdrew the application a day before the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education was set to vote on the license. You can see the application for withdrawal here.

The mail to the executive director of the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, sent from InfiLaw, and on the stationery of Womble Carlyle Sadridge & Rice, mentions “On behalf of InfiLaw Corporation, and its subsidiary, CSOL Holding, LLC, and at the request of Senator John E. Courson, Chairman of the Senate Education Committee, we hereby withdraw the above-referenced Application for Initial License, effective today, June 4, 2014”

However, the game is not over yet, as InfiLaw clearly observed in the final sentence of its application for withdrawal, “We are committed to this acquisition and intend to renew our application in due course.”

Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!





Last week, reports the New York Times Dealbook, a committee of the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education had recommended 3 to 1 that the Commission reject the sale. Following the developments, InfiLaw pulled its application from immediate voting.

However, in the hearing before that committee, it came to light that in the past few years, the current owners of Charleston, who are all from the legal community, have made about $25 million in profits from the law school. What many fail to understand is what difference it makes whether past members of the legal community make profits from the law school as its owners, or whether a private equity company makes the profits.

InfiLaw, however, observed in its email, “We remain confident that we provide the brightest future for continuing the proud traditions and commitment to excellence of the Charleston School of Law, its faculty, staff and students …”

The company further commented that they would be using the time between the withdrawal of its application and submitting a fresh one “to reach out to students, faculty and alumni to discuss why we are the best and only viable option to secure the future of the law school.”

To find attorney jobs in South Carolina, click here.

InfiLaw Withdraws Its Application for License to Run Charleston Law School by

Tagged: , , , ,

Posted by on June 7, 2014. Filed under Law School News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Legal Assistant / Secretary - Bilingual
USA-GA-Gainesville

~~Rapidly expanding General Law Firm seeking a Legal Assistant/Secretary to join our team at our Gainesville, Georgia location !  Our firm is a goal/target oriented, fast-paced environment with a...

Related Posts: