January Alumni Update now available
If you missed the January Alumni Update or have information you would like to have included in the February Update, please contact Michael Abro by email, mabro@CharlestonLaw.edu, or phone, 843.377.4058.
Alumnus announces opening of firm
Whit Slagsvol ’15 announces the opening of Slagsvol Law Firm, LLC. The location of Whit’s office is as follows:
460 King Street, Suite 200
Charleston, SC 29403
Alumna becomes corporate counsel for Carolina One Real Estate Services
Megan Caroline Moody ’17 has joined Carolina One Real Estate Services as corporate counsel.
The Justice Bulletin publishes article written by alumnus and Charleston Law adjunct professor
Put Some Bite in Your Practice: An Introduction to Dental Malpractice, written by Wes Allison ’12 and Charleston Law adjunct professor Justin Kahn, was recently published in the fall 2017 issue of The Justice Bulletin.
Alumni selected to South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy
Congratulations to Lester McGill “Gill” Bell Jr.’ 11, J. “Scott” Bischoff II ’08, Michael Harrington ’11 and Joseph Rohe ’10! These alumni were selected to the South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy for the 2018 year.
This highly selective program is designed to equip members (in practice from 3 to 15 years) with networking opportunities, professionalism training, community awareness, and other skills necessary to give back to the profession and position themselves as leaders in the community.
Alumna announces her engagement
Laurin Weatherly ’13 and Andrew Dukes have become engaged. They are planning a wedding in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, in May of 2018.
Alumna kicks off district attorney election campaign
Natalie Paine ’08 was appointed to fill the district attorney position for the Augusta Judicial Circuit in March of 2017. She is kicking off her 2018 election campaign. To read the full article, click here.
Alumna appointed as Municipal Court Judge for Town of Holly Hill
Chasity Avinger ’11 has recently been appointed as the Municipal Court Judge for the Town of Holly Hill, S.C.
Homecoming for all alumni and ten-year reunion for Class of 2007 – December 1 and 2
A Homecoming for all alumni and a ten-year reunion for the Class of 2007 will be held this weekend – December 1 and 2. For details related to the events that have been planned, click here.
Alumnus named to board of directors of Colorado Snowsport Museum and Hall of Fame
Gabe Hogan ’13 has recently been named to the board of directors of the Colorado Snowsport Museum and Hall of Fame. He is a Tax Law Advisor at Vail Tax and Accounting in Vail, Colorado.
Walker Humphrey ’10 and Tricia Dudek were married on October 28, 2017 at Grace Church Cathedral in Charleston, S.C.
RSVP Deadline is November 15 for Reunion/Homecoming Weekend Social Events
During the Homecoming for ALL alumni and Ten-Year Reunion for the Class of 2007 being held the weekend of December 1 & 2, 2017, a couple of social events have been planned. There will be a Welcome Party & Reception on Friday, December 1 and an Oyster Roast & Lowcountry Boil on Saturday, December 2. The deadline to RSVP is November 15. For ticket information and to RSVP, click here.
November Alumni Update now available
If you missed the November Alumni Update or have information you would like to have included in the December Update, please contact Michael Abro by email, mabro@CharlestonLaw.edu, or phone, 843.377.4058.
Alumna’s article on mediation published in the Post and Courier
An article about mediation, written by Catherine Wilhoit ’11, was recently published in the Post and Courier. To read the article, click here. Catherine currently serves as a President of the Mediation and Meeting Center of Charleston. To learn more about the Mediation and Meeting Center as well as the mediators involved with the organization, visit the organization’s website at www.mediationcentercharleston.org.
Alumnus hired by Herndon Law
Bradon Childs ’16 was recently hired by Herndon Law, P.C. His office is in Glen Allen, Virginia, and he focuses his practice on Elder Law.
Alumnus appears on Shark Tank
On October 29, Matt Hammersley ’10 and his wife appeared on Shark Tank to discuss their Novel Effect app.
Alumna announces opening of firm
Sabrina C. Call ’14 has recently opened The Law Firm of Sabrina Call, LLC. The contact information for Sabrina at her new office is as follows:
The Law Firm of Sabrina Call, LLC
505 N Hwy. 52, Suite D #242
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
October Alumni Update now available
If you missed the October Alumni Update or have information you would like to have included in the November Update, please contact Michael Abro by email, mabro@CharlestonLaw.edu, or phone, 843.377.4058.
Reunion/Homecoming Weekend Social Event Details
During the Homecoming for ALL alumni and Ten-Year Reunion for the Class of 2007 being held the weekend of December 1 & 2, 2017, a couple of social events have been planned. There will be a Welcome Party & Reception on Friday, December 1 and an Oyster Roast & Lowcountry Boil on Saturday, December 2. For ticket information and to RSVP, click here.
Alumnus selected as one of The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that DeAndre R. Morrow ’13 has been selected as one of The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40. He joins an elite group of attorneys from across the country as members of the organization composed of outstanding black attorneys under the age of 40 who exemplify superior leadership and achievements in the legal industry and within their communities.
Alumna and her husband welcome a son
Whitney Feld ’11 and her husband welcomed Cooper Lewis Feld into their family on August 15, 2017.
Motley Rice names alumnus member attorney
Josh Littlejohn ’07 has been promoted to member attorney at national plaintiffs’ law firm Motley Rice LLC. To read the full announcement, click here.
September Alumni Update now available
If you missed the September Alumni Update or have information you would like to have included in the October Update, please contact Michael Abro by email, mabro@CharlestonLaw.edu, or phone, 843.377.4058.
Walker Miller ’13 and Leigh Frasher were married on August 19, 2017 at half after six o’clock in the evening at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Greenville, S.C. A reception followed at the Poinsett Club.
Alumnus to run for Mount Pleasant Town Council
Brooks Davis ’10 is currently running for Mount Pleasant Town Council. To read the article regarding his candidacy, click here.
DON’T LOSE MILLIONS LOOKING FOR THOUSANDS…Almost Everything You Will Ever Need to Know About Trial Work, Jury Persuasion, Products Liability, and Electronic Discovery
The Charleston School of Law is hosting a CLE seminar on Friday, December 1 from 2pm-5pm and Saturday, December 2 from 9am-12pm. Ed Bell, Esq. and Don Keenan, Esq. will be covering Jury Persuasion. Jim Gilbert, Esq. will be presenting on Products Liability Law. The Honorable Aphrodite Konduros will discuss Trial Work. Allyson Haynes Stuart, Esq. will speak about Electronic Discovery. To RSVP, provide your name and S.C. Bar number to: Michael Abro at firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-377-4058, no later than November 1. Approval of 6 hours of S.C. CLE credit is anticipated.
Alumni invited to join James L. Petigru American Inn of Court
John Robinson ’07, Andrew Platte ’08, Walker Humphrey ’10, Catherine Wilhoit ’11, Paige Ornduff ’15, Tori Spearman’15, and Johnny Stewart ’16 were recently invited to become members in the James L. Petigru American Inn of Court. Congratulations to all!
Wall Templeton & Haldrup announces addition of alumnus
Wall Templeton & Haldrup, P.A. is pleased to announce that John J. Dodds, IV ’16 has joined the firm’s Charleston office as an associate attorney. To read the press release, click here.
No-cost CLE Seminar on Charleston School of Law Campus – Friday, September 15
A no-cost CLE seminar sponsored by Project South and the Charleston School of Law will be held on the Charleston School of Law campus on Friday, September 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The seminar is titled Representing Arab and Muslim-Americans Impacted by Federal and Local Policies. Three hours of South Carolina CLE credit are anticipated.
Alumna marries during total solar eclipse
Kelly Turek ’12 and Chris Dutton were married during the total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017. To read the full article on their unique wedding, click here.
Alumna recognized by the National LGBT Bar Association as one of the “40 Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40.”
Krisztina Szabo ’13, a Staff Attorney at Whitman-Walker Health, has recently been recognized by the National LGBT Bar Association as one of the “40 Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40.” To view the full Class or 2017 list, click here.