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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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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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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