Ed Bell Receives Order of the Palmetto Award

On Monday, June 7th, Georgetown Attorney Ed Bell was honored with South Carolina’s highest civilian distinction, the Order of the Palmetto, in a ceremony at the Statehouse, presented by Governor Henry McMaster.

“His contributions at the law school [in Charleston], through his legal practice, philanthropy, and in elevating others, constitute a remarkable record that is exceptionally hard to surpass in South Carolina,” McMaster praised.

Bell, who currently holds the position of president at the Charleston School of Law and is recognized for his pivotal role in preventing its potential closure a few years ago, is also a proprietor of Garden and Gun magazine and the Charleston City Paper. He, along with his family, calls Georgetown, South Carolina, their home.

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