Alumni in the News: Carroll Aims To Safeguard Digital Usage

Charleston School of Law alums continue to serve the greater good in the community. Over recent weeks, several graduates have been promoted and featured in local media. Below is a collection of the latest alumni news.

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Jessica Carroll (’22) was recently featured in the Daniel Island News for her litigation work to safeguard children on social media platforms. 

Carroll began working on litigation that alleges social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and TikTok harm the wellbeing of children and teens. She told the publication:
“When you have children, that is your ultimate legacy. They’re my number one priority and I always said if I’m going to spend time away, it was going to be to make the world a better place for them.”


  • Liam Duffy (’15) was named the SC Bar Young Lawyer of the Year for ’22-’23.  He’s an attorney at Yarborough Applegate.
  • Charleston School of Law graduates Bijah Ghom and Cody S. Deckert were recently named to its annual Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists in Pennsylvania and South Carolina. Both Ghom and Deckert serve on the legal team at Saxton & Stump. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, and each state has its own individual list of deserving attorneys.

Ghom, a Charleston School of Law graduate, has now made the Rising Stars list for a second straight year. Ghom is an associate in Saxton & Stump’s Charleston office where he is a member of the Business, Corporate and Tax, Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment, and Intellectual Property groups.

Deckert made the South Carolina Rising Stars list for the first time in 2022 and has now repeated that effort in 2023. He is an associate in the Saxton & Stump in Charleston office in the Trusts and Estates Group as well as the Business, Corporate and Tax Group.

  • Charleston School of Law graduate Nicholas B. Uricchio has joined Query Sautter & Associates, LLC as an associate attorney. Uricchio will serve as an associate in the firm’s criminal defense and civil litigation division.


The Charleston School of Law is an ABA-accredited law school nationally recognized for its student-centric culture. Our faculty and staff are committed to preparing you for success both in the classroom and in the legal profession.

  • The Princeton Review ranks Charleston School of Law professors second in the country for faculty accessibility (2021)
  • Charleston School of Law faculty ranked among the top of The Princeton Review’s list of Best Professors in the nation (2016-2018)
  • Experiential Learning: Charleston School of Law students have access to about more than 150 externship sites, creating opportunities for experiential learning in the legal field.
  • Community Service: Charleston School of Law students have performed more than 241,000 community service hours (2004-current).
  • Students have won the National Tax Moot Court Championship for seven consecutive years (2012-2018)

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