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)
The Investiture Ceremony for the Honorable Donald Beatty (1979), Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Carolina was held on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Watch the ceremony here.
Tom Boland (1979) published his memoir Private Funny Man or I Always Wanted to be a Hero in August 2016.
B.C. “Bill” Killough (1979) was chosen by The Federal Circuit Bar Association to arrange summaries of patent decision handed down by the Federal Circuit for the monthly publication Circuit Case Digest in November 2016.
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.
Ernest G. Lawhorne (1979), Adams and Reese LLP, was recognized on the 2017 Best Lawyers in America list.
B.C. Killough (1979), Barnwell Whaley, was recognized on the 2017 Best Lawyers in America list.
M. Dawes Cooke, Jr. (1979), Barnwell Whaley, was named the 2017 Arbitration Lawyer of the Year for Charleston, SC and was included in the 2017 Best Lawyers in America annual list.
Elizabeth Owen Mann (1979), Greenville Technical College, was appointed to serve as Regular Member of the Board of Paralegal Certification in January 2016.