Giving back to children in need

20 Years Strong Service Project: Attorney Will Jordan An afternoon at Town Theatre for the Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter residents. Why did you choose this project? Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter is a safe haven for abused and neglected children and homeless teens throughout the state of South Carolina. They provide a safe and nurturing environment […]

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Utah and the “No Other Lawyer” Requirement for Causation

By Will Jordan We’ve been dilatory in our blogging efforts lately. The blogging grind can be taxing. Other commitments get in the way. You know the drill. We know, “[R]ule number 76. No excuses. Play like a champion.” We’re back and we’ll try to be better. Today’s dose of legal malpractice news comes out of […]

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Open Primaries, Good or Bad?

By Will Jordan Open Primary Elections: Freedom of Association or Freedom to Party-Raid? South Carolina provides for an open primary election system, meaning any qualified elector is allowed to vote in the party primary of his or her choice. Voters are, however, limited to voting in only one party primary during any single election cycle. […]

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The Intersection of Pop Culture and Legal Malpractice

By Will Jordan It isn’t often that pop culture and the world of legal malpractice intersect. Naturally, when they do, we can’t help but blog about it. “Real Housewife of New Jersey” Teresa Giudice, who is currently serving a fifteen-month prison sentence after pleading guilty to fraud charges relating to her bankruptcy filing, is suing […]

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Legal Malpractice Claims Cannot Be Assigned Between Adversaries in Litigation

The South Carolina Supreme Court certified the following question from the United States District Court: “Can a legal malpractice claim be assigned between adversaries in litigation in which the alleged legal malpractice arose?” The Court answered the question in the negative, following the majority of other jurisdictions that have addressed the issue and finding that […]

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