Category Archives: Law

Baker Donelson Named a Chambers Women in Law Awards Finalist

 (June 8, 2018) Baker Donelson has been named one of six finalists for the prestigious award, Outstanding Firm in Advancing Gender Diversity and Inclusion, by the Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA 2018. This coveted award recognizes a firm's concerted efforts to promote a working environment that strongly cultivates the values of a diverse workforce,…
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Lexington County Lead Paralegal Named DSS April Employee of the Month

[caption id="attachment_15378" align="alignleft" width="199"] Wanda Branch, Paralegal, Lexington County DSS[/caption] June 7, 2018 -- Wanda Branch, a paralegal at Lexington County DSS, was recently named Employee of the Month, one of four selected for April. Ms. Branch has been working with DSS since February of 2015. She is the Lead Paralegal for Lexington County DSS…
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Dukes and Hunter Join MGC’s Columbia Office

COLUMBIA, SC – McAngus Goudelock & Courie, a regional insurance defense firm, is pleased to announce the addition of attorneys Adrian Dukes and Justin Hunter to the firm’s Columbia office. Dukes focuses his practice on litigation, including bad faith, construction, premises liability and products liability, and Hunter focuses his practice on workers’ compensation. Dukes earned a…
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Charleston Attorney Dawes Cooke To Lead South Carolina Bar

COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 17, 2018) — Charleston attorney Dawes Cooke will be installed as the 2018-19 president of the South Carolina Bar on Thursday, May 24, during the Bar’s House of Delegates meeting at Wild Dunes on the Isle of Palms. Judge Stephanie P. McDonald of the S.C. Court of Appeals will administer the oath of…
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The McKay Firm Welcomes Rachel G. Peavy

COLUMBIA, SC-  The McKay Firm is pleased to announce the addition of Rachel G. Peavy as the newest lawyer at the firm. Ms. Peavy practices in the area of medical malpractice defense. She also maintains a litigation practice in bad faith and coverage matters, and handles a select number of personal injury and employment cases each year. In…
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Will Starnes Joins MGC’s Columbia Office

June 6, 2018 Will Starnes Joins MGC’s Real Estate Practice in Columbia COLUMBIA, SC – McAngus Goudelock & Courie is pleased to announce the addition of Will Starnes to the firm’s real estate law group. Starnes’ practice focuses on residential real estate transactions and estate planning. Prior to joining MGC, he practiced probate and estate…
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Murphy & Grantland Named Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year

Honor bestowed by the South Carolina Bar at House of Delegates meeting Columbia – The South Carolina Bar has named Murphy & Grantland as the 2018 Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year. The pro bono program award was presented to co-founding shareholder John M. Grantland at the Wild Dunes resort on the Isle of…
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Michael Weaver Elected President of South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association

[Columbia, SC – May 16, 2018] – McNair is pleased to announce that Michael Weaver has been elected President of the South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association (SCBLA), which has more than 200 members across the state. Michael will serve a one year term. The South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association (SCBLA) is a not-for-profit South Carolina corporation whose primary purpose is…
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