Three University of South Carolina School of Law alumni and Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms, LLC lawyers were recognized as South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2017, including:
M. Dawes Cooke, Jr. (1979)
B.C. Killough (1979)
D. Summers Clarke, II (2007)
Eight University of South Carolina School of Law alumni and Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA lawyers were recognized as South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2017, including:
John S. Wilkerson, III (1979)
Reginald W. Belcher (1996)
J. Kenneth Carter, Jr. (1989)
Catherine H. Kennedy (1981)
Lanneau Wm. Lambert, Jr. (1981)
Thomas C. Salane (1974)
J. René Josey (1985)
R. Wayne Byrd (1975)
Alumna Anne S. Ellefson (1979) was named the 2016 recipient of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award in September. The award is presented annually to an outstanding alumna or alumnus who has given service to his or her fellow man beyond that required by his or her job or profession. Ellefson, a former president of the South Carolina Bar, is the Deputy General Counsel for Academic and Community Affairs for the Greenville Health System. She graduated from the university with her bachelors in 1976 before attending the School of Law.
Named for the great humanitarian and philanthropist, the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award was established in 1926 and is awarded by the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation.
Elizabeth Owen Mann (1979), Greenville Technical College, was appointed to serve as Regular Member of the Board of Paralegal Certification in January 2016.
David Moore (1979) joined Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A. as an insurance litigation attorney in January 2016.
Salley Elliot (1979) joined the South Carolina Department of Corrections as the chief legal and compliance officer within the Office of Legal and Compliance in December 2015.