Marti Bluestein, a founder of Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson and Delgado, is the new chair of the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center. The center is an advocate for low-income South Carolinians. Richardson, Plowden & Robinson has moved its Charleston office to 171 Church St. to accommodate the firm’s growth. Nexsen Pruet attorney Sima Patel has […]
Parker Poe has elected Laura F. Locklair as a new partner in its Charleston office and Walt A. Cartin and Lawrence M. Hershon in Columbia. Kristen N. Nichols, an attorney in Turner Padget’s Charleston office, was appointed president of the Commercial Real Estate Women of Charleston. Jessica Todd, marketing and business development coordinator for McNair […]
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Paula Burlison has been appointed senior counsel in Bowman and Brooke’s Columbia office, where she will focus her practice on product liability and personal injury defense. Dewana Looper has been promoted to partner in Hedrick Gardner’s Columbia office. William P. McElveen Jr. has been elected to chair the Adams and Reese law firm’s executive committee. […]
Smith Moore Leatherwood attorney Joseph W. Rohe recently passed the U.S. Customs and Border Protection exam and obtained his license as a U.S. Customs Broker. Rohe practices with the firm’s transportation industry and litigation groups. Andrew Cole, a shareholder with Collins & Lacy, has been named chairman of the Building Industry Association of Central South […]
Attorney Rogers E. Harrell III has joined Murphy Grantland of Columbia as an associate, concentrating on defects and civil defense of insurance companies, businesses and individuals in a variety of civil matters. Anthony W. Livoti, a shareholder with Murphy Grantland of Columbia, has been elected treasurer of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association.
Nexsen Pruet has announced its NP Scholars for 2015. Christina Anderson, Tanisha Edwards and Elliot Loncar will receive scholarship money through the firm’s Diversity Initiative, which has awarded 35 scholarships exceeding $100,000 since 2008. The is the second consecutive year that Anderson has received the scholarship.
Patsy Williams Mizell accepted the Charleston County Bar Association’s highest award on behalf of her sister, Ruth W. Cupp, at a ceremony Nov. 19. Cupp was unable to attend due to a health issue. The James Louis Petigru medal is given only when the organization’s standing committee chooses to recognize someone who exemplifies the highest […]
John T. Lay Jr., a shareholder with Gallivan, White & Boyd of Columbia, has been named president-elect of the International Association of Defense Counsel. Lay is poised to become president of the association in July 2016. Fisher & Phillips has hired attorney Christina Rogers to represent employers in a variety of labor and employment matters. […]
McAngus Goudelock & Courie, a regional insurance defense firm, announces the addition of John Connell Jr. to the firm’s Myrtle Beach office. Connell’s practice focuses on workers’ compensation. Lauren Kearney joined Clawson and Staubes’s Charleston practice. She focuses primarily on construction defect litigation. Lanneau Wm. “Lanny” Lambert Jr., a shareholder in Turner Padget Grah[...]
Tad McLeod has been hired to work out of McLeod Law Group’s newly opened second office in Columbia. The personal injury law firm is based in Charleston. John H. Guerry has joined Richardson, Plowden & Robinson’s Charleston office, where he will focus his practice on general litigation.
Weston Adams III has joined Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Columbia office, where he will practice in the areas of environmental, energy, and appellate law. Catherine H. Kennedy, of counsel in Turner Padget Graham & Laney’s Columbia office, has received the South Carolina Bar’s Robert P. Wilkins Probate and Estate Award.
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