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Author Archives: David Donovan

Sumter attorney suspended for three years (access required)

Attorney: Suzanna Rachel MacLean Location: Sumter Bar membership: Member since 2012 Disciplinary action: Suspended from the practice of law for three years on July 7, retroactive to the date of her interim suspension Background: Following a traffic stop in July ...

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Former Fifth Circuit Solicitor disbarred (access required)

Attorney: Daniel Edward Johnson Location: Blythewood Bar membership: Member since 1998 Disciplinary action: Disbarred on July 7 Background: On Sept. 18, 2018, Johnson was indicted by a federal grand jury on 26 counts of wire fraud, mail fraud, conspiracy, and ...

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Pawleys Island attorney disbarred (access required)

Attorney: William E. Hopkins Jr. Location: Pawleys Island Bar membership: Member since 1993 Disciplinary action: Disbarred on July 7 Background: Hopkins admitted that he transferred money from his trust account to cover payroll and operating expenses for his law firm ...

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Columbia attorney suspended indefinitely (access required)

Attorney: Drelton A. Carson Jr. Location: Columbia Bar membership: Member since 2007 Disciplinary action: Suspended until further order on June 18 Background: The Office of Disciplinary Counsel asked the Supreme Court to place Carson on interim suspension pursuant to Rule ...

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