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Robert B Harwell Financial Disclosure Report for 2007

Robert B Harwell Financial Disclosure Report for 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:-Jl'1  (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.) Filer's Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 

(yours, not spouse's) 2007  Ballenger, Barth Hoefer, LLP (per agreement for interest law 120,314  
firm-See Part Il)-final payment Spouse's 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 le" =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.) Filer's Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 2007 District Court 

(yours, not spouse's) $151,705 2007 Ballenger, Barth Hoefer, LLP (per agreement for intmst !20,J 
lawfinn-SeePart II) -final payment Spouse'S 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 "X" 
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



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