Mandy Mueller named to Family Law Power List

Congratulations to Mandy Mueller, who’s included in South Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s Family Law Power List. Released this month, the directory honors influential family law attorneys in South Carolina. Selection criteria include leadership in the profession and in the community, familiarity with the law and professional reputation. A partner at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, Mandy represents […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel represents Planned Parenthood in new abortion challenge

Burnette Shutt & McDaniel is proud to stand with Planned Parenthood in its continued fight to protect reproductive rights. The firm’s attorneys are part of the legal team in the latest challenge to the state’s draconian abortion law. This newest action asks the South Carolina Supreme Court to resolve ambiguity it created in upholding an […]

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Nekki Shutt named to SC Lawyers Weekly Power List

COLUMBIA, SC – The awards keep coming this month for Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder, Nekki Shutt. The latest: A spot on the SC Lawyers Weekly Employment Law Power List. The just-released list recognizes attorneys’ important work. Selection criteria include success in cases, leadership in the legal profession and in the community, and the respect […]

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Shutt wins fifth Lawyer of the Year award in Best Lawyers

COLUMBIA, SC – The new edition of Best Lawyers in America is again honoring Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder Nekki Shutt with a Lawyer of the Year award for the Columbia area. It’s her second consecutive Lawyer of the Year recognition and her fifth overall. This year’s top honors come in the practice area of […]

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Another impressive Best Lawyers showing for Burnette Shutt & McDaniel

COLUMBIA, SC – Nine attorneys from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, including every partner at the firm, are honored in the just-released 2024 edition of Best Lawyers in America and its companion guide, Best Lawyers: One to Watch. Firm co-founder Nekki Shutt led the way with recognition in nine practice areas, including her Lawyer of the […]

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2023 Legal Elite honors 8 Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys

The new 2023 edition of Legal Elite of the Midlands includes eight Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys. Founding partner M. Malissa Burnette earned honors as the top vote recipient in Employment Law – Plaintiff. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel lawyers have a long track record of recognition in Legal Elite of the Midlands. Founding partner Kathleen […]

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Understanding 504 Plans and IEPs: A Guide to Special Education Plans in South Carolina

Navigating the world of special education can be challenging for parents and teachers, especially when it comes to understanding the differences and similarities between 504 Plans and Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). Both provide support for students with disabilities, but the processes and requirements for each can vary significantly. Let’s look at the key distinctions and […]

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National Law Journal honors Burnette, McDaniel and LeFever

COLUMBIA, SC – M. Malissa Burnette, Kathleen McDaniel, and Grant Burnette LeFever are being profiled as Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Trailblazers in this month’s edition of the “National Law Journal.” The honor recognizes their work in Planned Parenthood South Atlantic v South Carolina. That case led the state Supreme Court to reject South Carolina’s abortion ban as […]

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Burnette, Shutt, Cox, LeFever listed in 2023 Super Lawyers

COLUMBIA, SC – Congratulations to Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt, Sarah Cox and Grant LeFever for their inclusion in the new edition of Super Lawyers. A national guide to outstanding attorneys across more than 70 practice areas, Super Lawyers uses a patented selection process to choose honorees. The four Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys also are […]

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Equal Pay Day 2023 and the Equal Pay Act

It took two and a half months, but women have finally caught up to last year. March 14, 2023 is this year’s Equal Pay Day. It symbolizes how far into the next year women must work to make as much as men made during the previous one. Although President John F. Kennedy signed The Equal […]

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