Shutt participates in panel prior to presidential forum

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CARLINA – Employment law attorney Nekki Shutt participated, along with six other prominent South Carolinians, in a town hall discussion at Winthrop University. The discussion, titled “The New South: Shifting Cultural Norms,” was one of several programs planned at the university in advance of that night’s Democratic presidential forum. South Carolina’s Feb. 27 […]

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Quit Demanding “Strict Proof” in Your Answers – it’s not a thing

Lemming (Lem-ing; noun):  A member of a crowd with no originality or voice of his own. One who speaks or repeats only what he has been told.  Source: Urban Dictionary. Do you ever wonder why people do the things they do?  I do, especially when it comes to litigation-related matters.  With the benefit of e-filing in the […]

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Burnette recognized as 2016 Lawyer of the Year in Best Lawyers in America

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA –  M. Malissa Burnette has earned 2016 Lawyer of the Year honors in Employment Law – Individuals for the Columbia metropolitan area in the new edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The guide, released today in print and at bestlawyers.com, is among the legal profession’s oldest peer-reviewed publications. Attorneys are included […]

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Pavlicek appointed to Columbia World Affairs Council Board

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Jax Pavlicek, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Columbia World Affairs Council. The council, a non-profit and non-partisan organization, was founded in 1993 with a goal of building a bridge between the Midlands and international communities. In addition to serving as a catalyst for building relationships, the […]

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Rhodes presents CLE at employment law seminar

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Employment lawyer Janet Rhodes presented a program at “Recent Developments in Employment & Labor Law,” a continuing legal education program presented by the South Carolina Bar. The daylong program was the Bar’s annual spring employment law seminar that allows attorneys to earn required continuing legal education credits. A joint venture of […]

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Pavlicek helps judge Statewide Mock Trial Competition

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Attorney Jax Pavlicek was part of a four-person panel that judged the state Middle School Mock Trial Competition. The two-day event, held in Lexington County Dec. 5 and 6, culminated months of work for 12 teams from middle schools across the state. Teams of six to 16 students, from public, private, […]

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Pavlicek admitted to practice in U.S. District Court and Fourth Circuit

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA –Jax Pavlicek has been admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. The Fourth Circuit covers South Carolina, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia, handling appeals from U.S. District Courts in those states. Pavlicek previously was admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the […]

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