Category Archives: Law

Rachel Hutchens joins Sowell Gray Robinson as associate

[caption id="attachment_11301" align="alignleft" width="200"] Rachel Hutchens[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – Columbia native Rachel M. Hutchens has joined Sowell Gray Robinson law firm as an associate. Rachel focuses her practice on litigation involving premises liability, automobile torts and insurance coverage, as well as personal injury defense. She also has experience in commercial leasing and transitions for corporate…
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SC Bar to sponsor Law School for Non-Lawyers at Midlands Tech

Do you know what your rights and responsibilities are under the law? While you may not be an attorney, it’s important to know the law and how it affects you. The SC Bar Pro Bono Program is sponsoring “Law School for Non-Lawyers,” a seven-week program designed to give the public an overview of the South…
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Nominations for the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America are now open

AIKEN, S.C, Sept. 18, 2017 -- Best Lawyers®, the only purely peer-review™ guide to the legal profession, is currently accepting nominations for the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Nominations can be submitted by the general public, clients, other practicing attorneys, and marketing teams. We only ask that lawyers not nominate themselves. All…
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Jasmine D. Smith joins board of Sistercare

[caption id="attachment_11297" align="alignleft" width="200"] Jasmine D. Smith[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – Jasmine D. Smith, an associate with Sowell Gray Robinson law firm in Columbia, has been appointed to the board of Sistercare, a local nonprofit that helps survivors of domestic abuse. “I am proud to have the chance to help Sistercare accomplish its mission of empowering…
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John T. Lay, Jr. inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL)

Columbia, SC – Gallivan White Boyd is pleased to announce that shareholder John T. Lay, Jr. has been inducted into the Fellowship of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL). The induction ceremony took place at The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in Montréal, Québec on Saturday September 16th, during the Annual ACTL Meeting.  Fellowship is extended…
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Turner Padget Boosts Regulatory Practice With The Addition Of Jamey Goldin

Columbia, S.C., September 15, 2017- Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A. announces the addition of James H. “Jamey” Goldin as a Columbia-based of counsel attorney in the firm’s Administrative and Regulatory Practice Group. Jamey, the former South Carolina House of Representatives Chief Counsel to the Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee, will bolster the insurance regulation and…
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Collins & Lacy Elects Ashley Kirkham as Shareholder and Practice Group Chair

[COLUMBIA, S.C. September 12, 2017] – Collins & Lacy, P.C.is pleased to announce Ashley Kirkham has been promoted to shareholder and Workers’ Compensation Practice Group Chair within the statewide law firm. As practice group chair, Ashley will lead the workers’ compensation team in advancing marketing efforts, internal goals, and day-to-day operations. Christian Stegmaier, chair of the firm’s management committee, is…
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Paul Hoefer named to John Belton O’Neall American Inn of Court

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Paul Hoefer, an attorney with Sowell Gray Robinson Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, has been elected to the John Belton O’Neall American Inn of Court, an organization dedicated to fostering excellence in the legal profession and mentoring young lawyers. “We are proud of Paul for achieving this distinction,” said Managing Member Cal Watson,…
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Paul Hoefer named to John Belton O’Neall American Inn of Court

[caption id="attachment_11173" align="alignleft" width="200"] Paul Hoefer[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – Paul Hoefer, an attorney with Sowell Gray Robinson Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, has been elected to the John Belton O’Neall American Inn of Court, an organization dedicated to fostering excellence in the legal profession and mentoring young lawyers. “We are proud of Paul for achieving this…
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Nexsen Pruet Attorney Jimmy Byars selected for Leadership Columbia Class of 2018

COLUMBIA, SC – Nexsen Pruet Employment and Labor attorney Jimmy Byars has been selected to participate in the 2018 Class of Leadership Columbia. Byars is one of 62 individuals from the Midlands selected for the Columbia Chamber's 45th iteration of the professional development program. The program curriculum includes monthly class day sessions, a retreat, a class…
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