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  1. Columbia attorney reprimandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Attorney: William Levern Pyatt Location: Columbia Bar membership: Member since 1975 Disciplinary action: Publicly reprimanded on Nov. 14 Background: In November 2017, Pyatt's bank reported that Pyatt had a check presented against insufficient funds on his real estate trust account. Pyatt explained that he forgot to tell his office manager to make a deposit to the trust account when ... Enter your email address/USER ID and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.

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  2. Columbia attorney suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Attorney: Brian DeQuincey Newman Location: Columbia Bar membership: Member since 2008 Disciplinary action: Suspended from the practice of law for six months on Nov. 14. The suspension is retroactive to Jan. 8, 2016, the date of Newman's interim suspension. Background: Newman failed to file state income tax returns and pay state taxes for the years 2012 and 2013.

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  3. Sign up for Free Legal Answers pro bono opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    The South Carolina Bar is looking for pro bono attorney volunteers to participate in a Free Legal Answers Blitz, taking place Nov. 16 from 2 to 5 p.m at the State Bar building at 950 Taylor St. in Columbia. The blitz is being held to give attorneys the opportunity to get experience using the online Free ... Enter your email address/USER ID and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.

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  4. Democrats mark legislative wins in deeply red South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Even in a deeply red state like South Carolina, where all statewide offices are held by Republicans, Democrats are making some inroads in the legislature. South Carolina Democrats on Tuesday wrested two state House seats from Republican incumbents.

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  5. Direct Examination: Podcast looks at the lighter side of law Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Attorneys Amber Fulmer, Dayne Phillips and Joseph Bias, all of Columbia, have been friends since attending the University of South Carolina School of Law together. While their lives diverged after school, the gang recently began getting back together, not just to catch up on old times, but to create a podcast where they interview South ... Enter your email address/USER ID and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.

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  6. Columbia to play host to livability summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will play host to the city of Columbia Age-Friendly Livability Summit in conjunction with AARP on Oct. 25. The summit, which will feature interactive breakout sessions led by AARP experts, will take place from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Spirit Communications Park. "As we look to the future with our Envision Columbia ... Enter your email address/USER ID and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.

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  7. After demolitions, Columbia aims to save historic buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    South Carolina's capital city is considering an ordinance to delay the rapid demolition of some historic buildings, following the razing of two buildings that qualified for city landmark status. Columbia's chief preservation planner, Amy Moore, tells The State the city had contemplated a similar "demolition delay" ordinance several years ago, but was galvanized this time by ... Enter your email address/USER ID and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.

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  8. Statewide nonprofit Able SC sues treasurer's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Statewide nonprofit Able South Carolina has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against the S.C. Office of the State Treasurer in regard to the office's use of the names South Carolina Able and SC ABLE in marketing a savings programs for individuals with disabilities. Able SC said in a news release that the Columbia-based nonprofit organization ... Enter your email address/USER ID and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.

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  9. Arson death leads to $110K awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    A Richland County jury has awarded $110,000 to the estate of an elderly woman who choked to death when an arsonist set her apartment building on fire in January 2017. True Henderson, 80, died a "horrible death" in the bedroom of her Plantation Court Apartments unit, her attorney, Richard "Dick" Harpootlian of Columbia, said.

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  10. PSC hearings on rate relief commenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    The S.C. Public Service Commission held the first of three public hearings concerning a permanent decision on rate relief for S.C. Electric & Gas customers on Sept. 24 in Columbia.

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  11. Columbia attorney suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Attorney: Daniel Edward Johnson Location: Columbia Bar membership: Member since 1998 Disciplinary action: Suspended from the practice of law until further order on Sept. 24 Background: Johnson, the Solicitor for the 5th Circuit, was indicted by a federal grand jury on 26 counts of wire fraud, mail fraud, conspiracy, and theft of federal funds.

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  12. S.C. Governor suspends prosecutor after indictmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    South Carolina's governor has suspended the chief prosecutor in Columbia after he was indicted on 26 charges he misspent public funds. Gov. Henry McMaster's order Wednesday puts state Deputy Attorney General Heather Weiss in charge of the 5th Circuit Solicitor's Office until after new solicitor is elected in November.

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  13. Insurer offers $22,500, jury awards $50K in highway crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    A Richland County jury has awarded $50,000 to an Aiken County woman injured in a 2016 interstate crash--more than twice what the insurer offered, according to her attorneys. Janice Wright was traveling south on I-77 near Columbia in July 2016 when Dennis Martin lost control of his vehicle, entered Wright's lane of travel, and crashed into ... Enter your email address/USER ID and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.

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  14. Corpse courier constrained by non-compete clauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    A mortuary transport business's ability to operate in the area around Lexington County passed away Aug. 29 due to a non-compete clause, after a brief battle in the South Carolina Supreme Court. Knight Systems in West Columbia sells body bags and mortuary supplies.

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  15. Columbia attorney suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Attorney: Mark E. Schnee Location: Columbia Bar membership: Member since 2006 Disciplinary action: Suspended from the practice of law until further notice on September 10 Background: The Supreme Court suspended Schnee's license to practice law until further order and appointed a special receiver to assume responsibility for his client files and law office accounts to protect the interests of ... Enter your email address/USER ID and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site. Your subscription includes one set of login credentials for your exclusive use.

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  16. Family of man ejected from car settles dram shop case for $1.625MRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    The family of a man who died after being ejected from a vehicle being driven by a drunken driver has settled their dram shop claims against two Columbia bar for $1.625 million, their attorneys report. According to David Lail of Yarborough Applegate in Charleston, Clint Cobb died in the early morning of Feb. 28, 2016, ... Enter your email address/USER ID and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.

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  17. Columbia leaders reflect on legacy of law pioneer Sarah Leverette Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Malissa Burnette was proud to see her daughter, Grant, graduate from law school this spring - almost as proud as she was when Grant met Sarah Leverette. Leverette, a legal pioneer and Columbia community fixture, died Aug. 29. She was 98. "She truly was an inspiration to me personally," Burnette said.

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  18. SCAJ names new president, officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Midlands attorney Theile McVey has taken on the role of president of the South Carolina Association for Justice. McVey, who is managing partner at Kassel McVey in Columbia will be replacing Hugh McAngus Jr. as the leader of the association of plaintiff lawyers.

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  19. Body left to rot in funeral home 3 years leads to chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. - Two South Carolina funeral home workers have been indicted after authorities say they left a body to rot in an unrefrigerated room surrounded by air-fresheners for nearly three years because the woman's family owed them money. Lawrence Robert Meadows and Roderick Mitchell Cummings, both 40, were charged Friday by a state grand jury with desecration of human remains.

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  20. Laid-off nuclear plant workers get $1.59M in back payRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Fifty laid-off nuclear plant workers have settled their Fair Labor Standards Act claims against a major engineering and construction firm and will receive $1.59 million in overtime back pay, their attorneys report. According to plaintiffs' attorneys David Yarborough Jr. of Yarborough Applegate in Charleston and Amy Gaffney of Gaffney, Lewis, and Edwards in Columbia, thousands of ... Enter your email address/USER ID and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.

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