Jasmine Smith receives President’s Award from South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division

COLUMBIA, SC – The South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division has named Sowell Gray Robinson lawyer, Jasmine Smith, a recipient of the President’s Award.  This award honors Jasmine’s service and leadership in the legal profession. Jasmine currently serves as co-chair of the Young Lawyers Division Voices Against Violence Committee, where she received the “Outstanding Volunteer […]

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Gone, But (Hopefully) Not Forgotten: Rule 1.9(a) and an Attorney’s Duty to a Former Client

By Will Jordan Your phone rings and it’s the call you’ve been waiting for. NewCorp, a potential client you’ve been pursuing for years, has been sued in a breach of contract action and wants to retain you. NewCorp has been sued by OldCo. OldCo is a material supplier for NewCorp and alleges NewCorp failed to […]

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Notice Of Appeal: Now What? Tips for Your First Time in a South Carolina Appellate Court

By Ben Gooding In the practice of law, like life, you win some and you lose some.  Sometimes you don’t have the right facts.  Other times the judge or jury didn’t buy your side of the story.  And sometimes the law just isn’t in your favor.  In these situations, it wasn’t in the cards for […]

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Twelve Sowell Gray Robinson Lawyers Recognized as 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

COLUMBIA, SC – Sowell Gray Robinson is pleased to announce that nine of its lawyers have been named 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers ®, and three additional lawyers were selected as 2017 South Carolina “Rising Stars.” This is the tenth year that lawyers from Sowell Gray Robinson have appeared on the Super Lawyers list, and […]

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Sowell Gray Robinson attorney Ben Gooding elected to South Carolina Wildlife Federation Board of Directors

COLUMBIA, SC – Sowell Gray Robinson Stepp & Laffitte, LLC attorney Ben Gooding has been elected to the South Carolina Wildlife Federation’s board of directors. The Federation, formed in 1931, promotes effective habitat conservation and respect for outdoor traditions through statewide leadership, education, advocacy and partnerships. “I’ve been an avid hunter and fisherman for as […]

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