Category Archives: Law

Rob Tyson named Lawyer of the Year for 2018 by S.C. Lawyers Weekly

[caption id="attachment_14493" align="alignleft" width="400"] Rob Tyson[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sowell Gray Robinson member Rob Tyson has been named Lawyer of the Year for 2018 by South Carolina Lawyers Weekly. He received the recognition at the annual S.C. Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law Awards event in Charleston on March 23. When Tyson received the top honor,…
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State’s Top Legal Group Names New Director of Development

Columbia, SC -- The South Carolina Association for Justice, the state ’s leading voice for plaintiff attorneys, has a new Director of Development. Courtney Mitchum Barts joined the group to manage their fundraising and membership recruitment efforts. With over 1,300 members, Courtney will coordinate multiple development campaigns in regions across South Carolina. A native of…
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Pope Flynn Launches Tenth Anniversary Celebrations of Firm Founding

Columbia, South Carolina – April 9, 2018 Pope Flynn, a law firm concentrating in public finance, governmental law, and procurement and construction, is celebrating the tenth anniversary of its founding throughout the year with celebration events around South and North Carolina. Founded in 2008 with a vision to represent the interests of public entities and…
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Shutt part of 14th Amendment panel at April symposium

[caption id="attachment_14305" align="alignleft" width="180"] Nekki Shutt[/caption] Columbia, South Carolina – Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder Nekki Shutt will join state and national historians and legal scholars this month at a symposium on the Fourteenth Amendment. The two-day event, “Reconstruction’s Legacy: The History and Contemporary Significance of the Fourteenth Amendment” caps a commemoration of the 150th…
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McDaniel receives Leadership in Law Award

[caption id="attachment_14307" align="alignleft" width="180"] Kathleen McDaniel[/caption] COLUMBIA, SC – Kathleen McDaniel, a co-founder of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, has received a Leadership in Law Award from South Carolina Lawyers Weekly. The program, now in its 10th year, recognized 30 attorneys in its current class of honorees. They were selected based on professional and personal accomplishment…
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Lyndey Ritz Zwing Named Young Lawyer of the Year by South Carolina Bar

[caption id="attachment_14201" align="alignleft" width="200"] Lyndey Ritz Zwing of Adams and Reese was named the 2018 South Carolina Bar Young Lawyer of the Year.[/caption] COLUMBIA, South Carolina – Attorney Lyndey Ritz Zwing of the Adams and Reese Columbia office was named the 2018 South Carolina Bar Young Lawyer of the Year for outstanding contributions to the…
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Cassell elected president of York County Bar Association

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA - Melissa Cassell, an attorney with Morton & Gettys, has been elected president of the York County Bar Association. Cassell, a member of the Bar’s executive committee for the past three years, will serve a one-year term. An experienced attorney who came to Morton & Gettys in 2013, Cassell’s practice includes…
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Ray Jones Selected as Leaders in the Law Honoree

Columbia, S.C. – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that Columbia partner Ray Jones has been selected as an honoree for the 2018 Leaders in the Law awards hosted by South Carolina Lawyers Weekly. The publication describes honorees as “the most influential individuals within our state’s legal community.” Ray was selected for his…
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