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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Back to school back pack drive

20 Years Strong Service Project: Attorney Ben Gooding Back to school back pack drive Why did you choose this project? I wanted to do something to give back to tomorrow’s future leaders in our community. Helping these children in need get the school supplies will help us all. The SC Bar Young Lawyers Division, in conjunction […]

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Ben Gooding elected to Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC – Sowell Gray attorney Ben Gooding has been elected to the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia. “To be part of an organization that changes the lives of children facing adversity is an honor,” said Gooding.  “These children will be our future leaders and I can’t think of a better […]

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Where is America getting its Political News?

By Ben Gooding Primary Season is upon us, and as a result, Americans are getting educated on the candidates and issues that will take center stage over the next few months and into the general election in November.  So where does the average American get his news on politics and the government?  Interestingly, the answer to the […]

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Five Tips on Appellate Writing from a Former Law Clerk

By Ben Gooding When I first started at the South Carolina Court of Appeals, a fellow law clerk described my new place of employment as a “written court.” At that time, the description didn’t make much sense to me.  However, over the next two years, I discovered the description was actually quite fitting.  While parties […]

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