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E kgarrison@sowellgray.com

P (803) 227-1128
F (803) 744-1554
Kevin’s practice areas include commercial and residential real estate transactions, real estate development and community association law, foreclosure, workouts, corporate law, banking law and commercial law. He regularly advises clients on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions including but not limited to contractual and development issues, form of ownership, financing, leasing, title, and zoning.

He is an approved attorney for Chicago Title Insurance Company, Fidelity National Title Insurance, Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company and Investors Title Insurance Company. The firm conducts title examinations in all 46 counties in South Carolina and can close commercial real estate transactions, issue title opinions, and title insurance policies throughout South Carolina as well.

He also advises and counsels financial institutions on regulatory matters and mortgage banking regulations under South Carolina law. He represents buyers, sellers and commercial lenders (ranging from local community banks to national institutions) in all aspects of commercial loan transactions, including, but not limited to, real estate and construction financing, asset- based lending, SBA 504 loans and loan workouts. Mr. Garrison is also a designated closing attorney under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 504 loan program.

  • South Carolina Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • Clemson University, B.S. in Construction Science and Management, cum laude, 1993
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1999
    • Moot Court Bar
    • CALI Award for Real Estate Transactions II
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Panelist, “We Built This City (On Rock & Roll): Community Building-Development for Small Business”, South Carolina Bar Convention, Greenville (January, 2017)
  • Author and Presenter, chapter on Mortgage Modifications for the book, Practical Guide to Commercial Real Estate in South Carolina,  South Carolina Bar (November, 2012)
  • Co-Author and Presenter, “Fundamentals of Real Estate Closings in South Carolina”,  Lorman Education Services (March 3, 2006)
  • Co-Author and Presenter, “Fundamentals of Real Estate Closings in South Carolina”,  Lorman Education Services (February 17, 2006)
  • Co-Author and Presenter, “Commercial Real Estate Financing in South Carolina”,  Lorman Education Services (May 17, 2005)
  • Co-Author and Presenter, “Managing the Residential Real Estate Closing for the Paralegal in South Carolina”,  Institute for Paralegal Education (June 4, 2003)
  • Co-Author and Presenter, “Managing the Residential Real Estate Closing for the Paralegal in South Carolina”,  Institute for Paralegal Education (March 8, 2002)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, 2013-2017), Real Estate Law
  • Columbia Business Monthly, Legal Elite of the Midlands, 2016, Commercial Real Estate
  • Board Member, Oliver Gospel Mission
  • Member, Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church
  • Former Lexington County Youth Soccer and Football Coach