John Kassel, an attorney with Kassel McVey, has been elected Board chair of the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center.

For more than thirty years, Appleseed has been a forceful and respected advocate for low income South Carolinians on issues such as housing, education, hunger, public benefits, domestic violence, immigration, health care and consumer issues.

Kassel will replace Christopher R. Koon, Esq., as chair of the Board of Directors.