The South Carolina Department of Social Services and a foster-parent agency have agreed to pay $515,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that they failed to protect a young girl from a violent and sexually aggressive teenager with HIV.Read More »
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Attorney: Marvin Lee Robertson Jr. Location: No current address provided Bar membership: Disbarred since June 15, 2009 Disciplinary action: Disbarred on March 11, to run concurrently with Robertson’s 2009 disbarment. Background: In 2007, “Jane Doe” borrowed money against a property ...
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At this year’s LegalTech New York, a trade show presenting technology for attorneys, law firms and law departments, the legal risks of social media, cloud-based services and collaborative tools were key topics for both presenters and vendors. The first keynote ...Read More »
Some successful people make themselves easy to resent. They’re too accomplished, too perfect, too happy with themselves for being perfectly accomplished. The 2015 South Carolina Lawyer of the Year does not have this problem. Cal Watson accepted the ...Read More »
South Carolina lawmakers have begun debating over the state’s budget for the next fiscal year, which means that prosecutors and public defenders are competing with one another and a host of other agencies for a piece of the money pie.Read More »
U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina recently backtracked on an earlier decision granting a defendant parts manufacturer summary judgment in an asbestos products liability case, after learning of an intervening change in controlling law that took place ...Read More »