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Robert B. Harwell – 2007

Robert B. Harwell – 2007

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Government Act 1978 
Rev. 112008 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2007 US.C. app.  101-1 
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Harwell, Robert Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) Article III Judge, Active Court Orgariiztion U.S. District Court S.C. Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial [Z] Annual Final Sb. [Z] Amended Report Date Report 7/3/2008 Reporting Period 01/01/2007 12/31/2007 Chambers Office Address 401 West Evans Street McMillan Federal Bldg Florence, 2950 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date 
 
IMPORT ANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. SIT! NS (Reporting individual only,-see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) Officer/Director Harwell Farms and Investment, Inc. Officer/Director Harwell Development Co., Inc. 
Trustee Trust ,._, Custodian Custodial Account# 
,--.-; 
o- 
-.. Custodian Custodian Account :.. 
::;:a:?::rr12 C)).:>11 
II, AGREEMENTS, (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing Instructions.) C:-Jl1 (J1 NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
PARTIES AND TERMS 7/9/04 Ballenger, Barth Hoefer, LLP-My law partners and have agreed that will paid 25% the contingent fees generated specifically 
designated files existing the time departure (June 25, 2004) for interest former law practice 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
 
 
Harwell, Robert 
Ill, N-INVESTME.NT ME, (Reporting indlvld11a/ and spoum see pp. f.}4 Jiilng Instructions.) Filers Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE 
 
(yours, not spouses) 2007 Ballenger, Barth Hoefer, LLP (per agreement for interest law 120,314 
firm-See Part Il)-final payment Spouses Non-Investment Income I/you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except/or honoraria.) 
[l] NONE (Na n:portabll! non-inwstrnrmt in9ome:) 
 
 
IV, REIMBURSEMENTS transportation, lodging, food, entertainmeni 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instnictions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) Bar Association 1/25 1/25/2007 Charleston, Bar Meeting Lodging Trial Lawyer Assoc 8/2 8/5/2007 Hilton Head Island, Annual Convention Lodging 
 
 
7/3/2008 
Harwell, Robert GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No r@ponabl ifts.) 
 
VALUE 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[Z] 	NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR 
 
VALUE CODE 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
7/3/2008 
Harwell, Robert 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during report ing period 
(lncludins trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(2) (3) (5) Charles Schwab/Sweep Acct Interest Common Dividend Common WFC Dividend Common ALY Dividend CommonRH Dividend CommonTSFG Dividend Wachovia Accts Interest 
. BBT Auats ii: lBtl!mt Harwell Farms Investment l/2% 12/31/04 compiled Dividend 
10. Harwell Properties, Inc 112% 12/31/04 compiled None Dissolved 3/3 
11. Harwell Devel Co.,Inc. 1/2% compiled 2/31104 $52M Distribution 
12. PCDG, LLC (10%) 1998 2000 $32,000 None 
13. Charles Schwab IRA Dividend 
14. -Cash Fund None 
15. -DFA Intl Small Port None 
16. -DFA Intl Value Ill Port None 
17. -DF Large Cap Intl Port None 
 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code Method 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code 
(Q-W) 
 
Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption) 
Date 
Month- 
Day 
 
Value Gain Identity 
Code Code buyer/seller 
(J-P) (A-H) (if private 
transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,00 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =S5,00l -$15,000 =Sl ,00 -$50,000 
(See Columns and 04) F =$50,001 -$100,000 =Sl00,001-$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes 15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 00,001 -$250,000 
(See Columns and DJ) =$250,001  $500,000 =$500,001. $1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -S25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -S50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
7/3/2008 
Harwell, Robert 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 14-60 filing instructions.; 
NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets 
Transactions during reporting period 
Income during 
Gross value end 
(including trust assets) 
reporting period 
reporting period 
(2) 
(1) 
(2) 
(I) 
(2) 
(3) 
(4) 
(5) 
TyPe (e. . 
Value 
Value 
Trpe (e.g., 
Date 
Value 
Gain Identity 
Amount 
Place (X) after each asset 
Code 
Code buyer/seller 
Code 
exempt from prior disclosure 
Method 
buy, sell, 
Month 
Code2 
div., ren 
(A-H) 
redemption) 
Code int.) (J-P) 
Day 
(A-H) 
(J-P) 
(if private 
transaction) 
(QW) Income Gain Codes: J.000 =s1.001 s.soo !2,501 -S5,000 =$5,001  $15,000 E=SIS,001  S50.000 
(See Columns and 04) =S50.00I -$100,000 100,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001-S5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =Sl5,00I -SS0,000 =S50.00I -SI00,000 100.001 -$250,000 
(See Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -Sl,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =S5,000,00! -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than S50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
7/3/2008 
Harwell, Robert 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.; NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(I) 
(4) 
(5) 
(I) (2) (I) 
Amount 
Type (e.g., 
Place (X) after each asset 
Code 
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, 
(A-H) int.) 
Value Code (J-P) 
Value Method Code3 
(Q-W) 
Type (e.g., buy, sell. redemption) 
Date 
Month- 
Day 
 
Identity Code GainValue 
buyer/seller 
(J-P) 
 
Code 
(if private transaction) (A-H) 
35. -Cash Fund-Charles Schwab 
36. -BBT Corp 
37. -Vanguard short-term treasury 
38. Berkeley Zero 6/1/12 Interest 
39. Clemson University, Zero 5/1110 Interest 
40. Peidmont Mun. Power Zero 1/1/08 Interest 
41. Piedmont Mun. Power Zero 1/1/13 Interest Redeem 7/1 partial call par 
42. Piedmont Mun. Power Zero 1/1/13 Interest 
43. Piedmont Mun. Power Zero 1/1/13 Interest see note 
44. Piedmont Mun Power Zero 1/1/15 Interest 
45. Richland Zero 811/09 Interest 
46. Richland Zero 8/1/07 Interest Redeem 8/1 
47. Zero 7/1/12 Interest 
48. Three Rivers Solid Zero 111109 Interest 
49. Three Rivers Solid Zero 1/1/J Interest 
50. Three Rivers Solid Zero 1/1/12 Interest 
51. Three Rivers Solid Zero 1/1/13 Interest 
 
.Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 Jess =Sl,001  S2,500 =S2,501  S5,000 =$5,001  $15,000 E=Sl5,00! -$50,000 
(See Columns and D4) =$50,00 -SI 00,000 =SI 00,00  1,000,000 =S!,000,001. SS,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes :o::S 15,000 less =$15,001  S50,000 =$50,001  SI00,000 =SI 00,00 -$250.000 
(See Columns and D3) =S250,00I  $500,000 =$500,00  $1,000,000 =$1,000,001. S5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -S25,000,000 =$25,000,001  $50,000,000 =More than S50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
 
Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
7/3/2008 
Harwell, Robert 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets) Description Assets 
Income during Gross value end 
reporting period reporting period 
(I) (1) (1) (2) (3) 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value 
Code div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, Month- Code 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) Day 
(Q-W) 
 
Identity exempt from prior disclosure Gain 
Place (X) after each asset 
buyer/seller (A-H) Code 
(if private transaction) 
52. Tax Man U Mktwde Dividend 
53. Rental Prop Myrtle Beach,SC (2003,$238,600) Rent 
54. David W.Harwell Sons Prop (Cherry Grove, SC) 49% ($243,000 None 
55. 2004 tax return) 
56. College Bound Fund# ,Alliance Bernstein Mutual Funds Dividend 
57. -CBF Appreciation Port Alt None 
58. College Bound Fund #2, Alliance Berstein Mutual Funds Dividend 
59. -CBF Appreciation Port Alt None 
60. Future Scholar Plan #!,Columbia Mutua Funds None 
61. -Bond Port-A 
-Large Cap Core Port-A 
63. -Mid Cap Growth Port-A 
64. -Small Cap Growth Port-A 
65. Future Scholar Plan #2, Columbia Mutual Funds None 
66. -Bond Port-A None 
67. -Large Cap Core Port-A 
68. -Mid Cap Grow Port-A Income Gain Codes: ::o:,$ 1,000 Jess =SI .DO -S2,SOO =S2.SO -SS ,ODO =SS.DOI -SIS.ODO =$1 ,00 -$SO.DOD 
(See Columns and 04) =SS0,001 -SI00,000 =s100.001 -s1.ooo.ooo =Sl,000,001 -S5,000,000 =More than S5.000,000 Value Codes $15,000 less =$15,001 -SS0.000 =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$100.001 -$2SO,OOO 
(See Columns and 03) =$250,00 -$SOO,OOO =$500,001 -SI ,000,000 =s1,ooo.001 -S5.ooo,ooo =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25.000,001 -$50,000.000 P4=More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) S=Assessment =Cash Market 
(See Column C2) U=Book Value V=Other W=Estimated 
 
 
7/3/2008 
Harwell, Robert 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 14-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets 
Transactions during reporting period 
Gross value end 
Income during 
(including trust assets) 
reporting period 
reporting period 
(1) 
(2) 
(I) 
(2) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code Method 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code 
(Q-W) 
 
Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption) 
Date 
Month- 
Day 
 
Value Gain Identity 
Code Code buyer/seller 
(J-P) (A-H) (if private 
transaction) 
 
69. -Small Cap Growth Port-A 
iO. Farms, f:lorence, (1999 $125,000) None 
71. Custodial Account#! Dividend 
72. -Common TSFG 
73. Custodial Acct#2 Dividend 
74. -Common TSFG 75. Florence, (2006 $70,000) None 
76. Tuition Prepayment Program None 
77. Tuition Prepayment Program 78. lrence, 79. First Reliance Accts None None Distribution 12/7 Harwell Development Corp See note Income Gain Codes: A=$ l,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -S5,000 =$5,001 -SIS,000 =$15,001  $50,000 
(See Columns and 04) =S50,001 -$100,000 =$100,00 -$1,000,000 =$I ,000,00 -$5,000,000 H2=More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001. $50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 !00,001 -$250,000 
(See Columns and D3) =$250,00 -$500,000 =$500,00 -$I ,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment T=Cash Market 
(See Column C2) U=Book Value V=Other W=Estimated 
 
Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
7/3/2008 
Harwell, Robert 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate parto/Reporl) 
(I) 
Error reporting assets previous years reporting 
 
(2) 
Moved funds other financial institutions listed 
 
 
 
 
 
Harwell, Robert 
7/3/2008 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq,, U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C, app.  104) 
 
FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544 
 
 
Rrporr Requird the E!hics Government Act of1978 
Rev. 112008 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2007 U.S.C. app.  101-1 fl) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Harwell, Robert Court Organization U.S. District Court S.C. Date Report 5/12/2008 Title (Article llJ judges indicate active senior starus; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) Artick Ill Judge, Active Sa, Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initl1J [lJ AnnuI Final Reporting Period 01/01/2007 12J3i/2007 
Sb, Amended Report Chambers Office Address West Evans Street McMillan Federal Bldg Florence, 29501 the basis the Information contained this Report and any mod!flcntlon1 pertstntng thmt6, Ii, opinion, compll1tnce with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date 
 
1111PO ANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed, Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Officer/Director Harwell Farms and Investment, Inc. 
Officer/Director Harwell Development Co., Inc. 
Trustee Trust Custodian Custodian 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing Instructions.) NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
 
PARTIES AND TERMS 719104 Ballenger, Barth Hoefer, LLP-My law partners and have agreed that will paid 25% the contingent fees generated specifically 
 
designated files existing the time departure (June 25, 2004) for interest former law practice 
 
 
5/12/2008 
Harwell, Robert 
 
Ill. NON-INVESTMENT COME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 fl/Ing instructions.) Filers Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 2007 District Court 
 
(yours, not spouses) $151,705 2007 Ballenger, Barth Hoefer, LLP (per agreement for intmst !20,J 
lawfinn-SeePart II) -final payment SpouseS Non-Investment Income -I/you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. (Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) 
[ZJ NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) AND TYPE 
IV, REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging.food, entertainment. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) Bar Association 1/25 1/25/2007 Charleston, Bar Meeting $240 FJC 3/18/ to3/20/2007 Charleston, FJC Educational Seminar $710 
 
.3. 6/27 
 
$835 
6/30/2007 Trial Lawyers Assoc 8/2/ 
$542 
8/5/2007 
 
V GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 fili11g instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) 
 
 
VI. LIABILITIES, (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instr11ctions.) 
[ZJ 	NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR 
 
VALUE CODE 
 
 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 14-60 filing insrructians.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 34-60 filing instructions.; NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
Harwell, Robert 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transacrions (includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instr11clions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) =S1,000 less ,00 -$2,500 =S2,501. S5,000 =$5,001  $15,000 =SIS,001 -S50,000 
(See Columns and 04) =$50,00 -SI00,000 100,00 1.000,000 =Sl,000,001 -S5,000.000 =More than S5,000,000 Value Codes =Sl5,000 less =Sl5,00I -$50,000 =S50,001 -SI 00,000 =SI 00,001 -$250,000 (See Columns and 03) =S250,00 -SS00,000 =$500,001  SJ,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,ooo,ooo =SS,000,001 -S25,000,000 =$25,000,001. $50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment ..:ash Market 
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
5/12/2008 
Harwell, Robert 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing insrrucrions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(I) 
(2) 
(l) 
(3) 
(5) 
Gain Identity 
Value 
Date 
Amount 
Value 
Type (e.g., 
Place (X) after each asset 
Type (e.g., 
Value 
Code 
buyer/seller 
(if private exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, 
Method 
buy, sell, 
Month 
Code 
Code 
Code 
(A-H) int.) Code 
(A-H) 
Day 
redemption) 
(J-P) 
transaction) 
(Q-W) 
-Small Cap Growth Port-A 
70. -Farms, Florence, (1999 
None 
$125,000) 
72. 
Custodial Account#l 
Dividend 
-Common TSFG 
Custodial Acct#2 (X) 
Dividend 
74. 
-Common TSFG 
 
75. 
Florence, (2006 $70,000) 
None 
76. Tuition Prepayment Program 
None 
78. Tuition Prepayment Program 
None 
Lot 
Harwell Development 
None Distribution 12/7 
Florence, 
Corp Income Gain Codes: ,000 less =Sl,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -SI 5,000 =Si5,00J -S50,000 
{See Columns and 04) =S50,00J -$100,000 =$100,001 -SI ,000,000 =SJ,000,001-S5,000,000 =More than Sl,000,000 Value Codes 15,000 less =Sl5,00I -$50,000 =$50,001 -SJ00,000 =SJ00,001 -$250,000 
(See Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =SS00,00 -S1,000,000 s1,ooo,001 -s5,ooo,ooo =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 :$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than S50,000,000 Value Method Codes Appraisal =Cost (ea! Estate Only) =Assessment cash Market 
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
Hanvell, Robert 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicatepartu[Report.) 
(1) Error reporting assets previous years reporting 
 
 
 
5/1212008 
Harwell, Robert 
 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned Income fr11m outside employment and honorarla and the acceptance gifts which have been reported llfe 
compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
 
 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
 
FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544