State’s Top Legal Group Names New Director of Development

Columbia, SC -- The South Carolina Association for Justice, the state ’s leading voice for plaintiff attorneys, has a new Director of Development. Courtney Mitchum Barts joined the group to manage their fundraising and membership recruitment efforts. With over 1,300 members, Courtney will coordinate multiple development campaigns in regions across South Carolina.

A native of Berkeley County, Courtney graduated with a joint degree in Marketing and Management from the University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business. She worked for the South Carolina House of Representatives for several years, with a majority of that time spent with the Ethics Committee. Most recently, Courtney led the Republican House Caucus fundraising efforts, specializing in messaging, events and giving programs.

The South Carolina Association for Justice was founded in 1957 to serve as advocates for those who are harmed by the actions of others and to strengthen the justice system through education and action. With a membership that spans all of South Carolina, SCAJ is a strong and growing organization fighting for fairness under the law. Visit for more information on the Association.

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