Category Archives: Law

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Welcomes New Associates

[gallery link="file" size="full" ids="12387,12388,12389"] Columbia, SC (November 28, 2017) - Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is pleased to announce that Kaitlin T. Beck, Demetrius Pyburn and Clara Elizabeth “Lizzie” Weston have joined the firm. Kaitlin Beck is based in our Columbia office and focuses her practice on a broad array of healthcare matters and general corporate law.…
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Turner Padget Attorney Selected For South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy

Columbia, S.C., November 20, 2017 – Turner Padget announces that Allyce Bailey has been selected as a participant in the South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy for 2018. This highly selective program is designed to equip emerging leaders with networking opportunities, professionalism training, community awareness and other skills necessary to give back to the profession and position…
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Allison Sullivan leads advocacy group for injured workers

[caption id="attachment_12355" align="alignleft" width="210"] Allison Sullivan[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – Allison Sullivan, a partner with Bluestein Attorneys, is the new president of Injured Workers Advocates, a nonprofit association of attorneys dedicated to advancing the interests of injured workers in South Carolina. She was installed as president at the group's annual conference on Nov. 18. Injured Workers’…
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Michael Trask joins Baker, Ravenel & Bender

[caption id="attachment_12370" align="alignleft" width="291"] 10/11/17 Briggs Tucker, attorney with Baker, Ravenel and Bender. Photo by Renée Ittner-McManus with RIM Photography[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – Attorney Michael Trask has joined Baker, Ravenel & Bender as an associate. He will focus his practice in the areas of appellate advocacy, automobile liability, general litigation, premises liability and product liability.…
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Close joins Morton & Gettys as an associate

[caption id="attachment_12284" align="alignleft" width="240"] Claude Close[/caption] Close joins Morton & Gettys as an associate ROCK HILL, SC – Claude Close has joined Morton & Gettys as an associate. He will focus his practice on real estate and commercial law. Close is a 2017 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law. While earning…
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Morton & Gettys earns honors in Best Law Firms in America

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – Morton & Gettys has been honored for its work in Trusts & Estates Law in the new edition of Best Law Firms in America. The firm was honored in Tier 2 for the Rock Hill Metropolitan Area. It’s the second consecutive year Morton & Getty has been highlighted in Best…
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Murphy & Grantland’s earns Palmetto Award of Excellence

Columbia – The South Carolina Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators presented Murphy & Grantland with an Award of Excellence at the group’s annual Palmetto Awards show on November 2. The civil defense firm launched its “Erasing Risk” campaign in early 2017. The image-driven messaging coveys M&G’s commitment to helping clients reduce the risk of being sued initially…
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Burnette receives Urban League social justice award

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – M. Malissa Burnette, a co-founder of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, has been honored with the Stephen G. Morrison/Nelson Mullins Social Justice Award from the Columbia Urban League. The award was presented Tuesday during the League’s 50th Anniversary Celebration and annual Equal Opportunity Day dinner. Burnette was chosen in recognition of her pioneering leadership in fighting…
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Briggs Tucker joins Baker, Ravenel & Bender

  [caption id="attachment_12206" align="alignleft" width="271"] Tucker Briggs[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – Attorney Briggs Tucker has joined Baker, Ravenel & Bender as an associate. He joined the law firm in July 2017 and focuses his practice in the areas of appellate advocacy, insurance defense and coverage and construction litigation. “We are very proud to have Briggs joining…
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Morton & Gettys earns honors in Best Law Firms in America

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – Morton & Gettys has been honored for its work in Trusts & Estates Law in the new edition of Best Law Firms in America. The firm was honored in Tier 2 for the Rock Hill Metropolitan Area. It’s the second consecutive year Morton & Getty has been highlighted in Best…
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