Parker Poe has hired John Tamasitis (2014) to practice in their Columbia office in the areas of commercial contracts, construction, and business disputes.
Wyche attorney Meliah Bowers Jefferson (2005) has been selected to participate in the Liberty Fellowship Class of 2019.
Daryn R. Barker (2017) has joined Barker Family Law as an attorney.
After 14 years on the federal bench in Atlanta, U.S. District Judge William Duffey Jr. (1977) will take senior status later this year, according to the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts.
Sowell Gray Robinson Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, is pleased to announce that attorney Will Jordan (2007) has become the firm’s newest member.
Cody Mitchell (2010) will compete in the fifth annual Dancing with the Stars of Darlington County competition on Jan. 25 at the Center Theater in Hartsville, benefiting the Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault.
The Board of Education for Maury County Public Schools made history by naming members Kristin Parker (2004) and Bettye Kinser as its first female chairs.
Chair Parker was selected to lead the board with Vice Chair Bettye Kinser until a formal vote for the full-term positions in September. In September both were again elected to serve the full term.
“I will serve at the pleasure of the board, and hopefully, I will be effective in the next two months,” Parker said of her appointment.
The partners of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP have elected Miles E. Coleman (2009) to the partnership effective Jan. 1, 2018.
Joshua D. Kelly (2006) was named partner at Richmond, Virginia law firm Hirschler Fleischer, effective January 1.
Columbia Business Monthly released their annual list of the 50 most influential people in the region. Congratulations to the University of South Carolina School of Law’s Dean Robert M. Wilcox for making this year’s list. Along with Dean Wilcox, several of our alumni were recognized: Mayor Steve Benjamin (1994), Gov. Henry McMaster (1973), Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court Donald Beatty (1979), David Pascoe (1993), and Susie Gerald Shannon (2004), Nick Kremydas (1994) and Teresa Wilson (1999) . The selection of the individuals is a result of staff research and community nomination.