The purpose of this Association shall be to bring together by association, communication and organization, lawyers of South Carolina who devote a substantial amount of their professional time to the handling of litigated cases and whose representation in such cases is primarily for the defense:
The South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association (SCDTAA) is committed to the goal of diversity in its membership. The SCDTAA recognizes the value of different perspectives and experiences which are found in a diverse membership. Diversity brings to any organization a broader and richer environment which produces creative thinking and solutions. As such, the SCDTAA embraces and encourages diversity in all aspects of its activities and is committed to creating and maintaining a culture that supports and promotes diversity.
The SCDTAA is comprised of several internal committees that maintain the mandate and mission statement of the association. The following committees may be appointed annually: