Lee County Attorney and Legislator Selected for Law Enforcement Reform Committee

Will WheelerRepresentative William W. “Will” Wheeler, III has been appointed by Speaker Jay Lucas to serve as a member of the newly formed House Equitable Justice System and Law Enforcement Reform Committee.

Wheeler is an attorney at The Jennings Law Firm and practices in the areas of Civil Litigation, Estate Law, Business Law, Family Law and Criminal Law. He is a graduate of Leadership Lee County, a Liberty Fellow, a former member of the Lee County Disability & Special Needs Board and a Sunday School teacher at Bethlehem United Methodist Church.

In addition to being a leader in his community, Will Wheeler serves on the Judiciary Committee and the Rules Committee in the South Carolina House of Representatives.

The 18-member committee will focus on implementing meaningful reforms in the following four areas:

• Law enforcement officer training, tactics, standards, and accountability
• Civil asset forfeiture reform
• Criminal process and procedure reform
• Sentencing reform

If you have an idea to be considered by the committee, please email wwheeler@schouse.gov.

Wheeler and his wife reside in Bishopville with their two children.

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