Burnette, Shutt, LeFever and Cox included in 2022 Super Lawyers

COLUMBIA, SC – M. Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt, Grant Burnette LeFever and Sarah J.M. Cox are listed in the just-released 2022 edition of Super Lawyers. The annual directory bills itself as a national guide to outstanding attorneys across more than 70 practice areas. A companion list of Rising Stars includes attorneys under age 40 or […]

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Disabilities group files lawsuit regarding inhumane conditions at Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center

COLUMBIA, SC – A group that advocates for the rights of people with disabilities in South Carolina filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against Richland County regarding brutal, inhumane and unconstitutional conditions at the overcrowded and understaffed county jail. The lawsuit is filed by Disability Rights South Carolina in the U.S. District Court for South Carolina. […]

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ABA, SC Supreme Court honor Burnette Shutt & McDaniel

Columbia, SC – The American Bar Association has again honored Burnette Shutt & for its pro bono work, and four attorneys at the firm have received state recognition as well. For the second consecutive year, the ABA has named Burnette Shutt & McDaniel a Pro Bono Leader for its work with the organization’s Free Legal […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel welcomes civil rights lawyer Stuart Andrews

From fighting to improve mental-health services in the South Carolina corrections system to battling to protect youth accused of crimes, civil rights lawyer Stuart Andrews has a long track record of working toward systemic reform. And now he’s bringing his determination to spark change and his decades of legal experience to Burnette Shutt & McDaniel […]

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SC abortion ban is unconstitutional, Court of Appeals says

In a significant victory for reproductive rights in South Carolina, the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the state’s abortion ban is unconstitutional. Malissa Burnette, Kathleen McDaniel, and Grant Burnette LeFever are part of the legal team representing Planned Parenthood South Atlantic and Greenville Women’s Clinic in the case. “We applaud the […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys lead CLE seminars

From surviving fireworks and flameouts to keeping current on the latest in technology, attorneys from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel are presenters at two continuing legal education seminars this week aimed at helping lawyers and their firms. On Tuesday, Feb. 22, Katherine Myers will be part of the faculty for a University of South Carolina School […]

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Cohoon newest partner at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel

An experienced employment lawyer who fights in courts and before administrative agencies for clients whose livelihoods are at risk, Jack E. Cohoon is now a partner at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel. Cohoon came to the firm in 2020 after 14 years as an attorney with South Carolina Legal Services, where he served as lead litigation […]

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Cohoon receives Civic Star Award from Richland County Bar Association

Congratulations to Jack Cohoon, the latest Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorney to receive the Richland County Bar Association’s Civic Star Award. The annual award recognizes exceptional and meritorious community service outside the legal profession. Cohoon was honored Dec. 8 during the Bar’s annual meeting and holiday party. Kathleen McDaniel, one of the Columbia, SC firm’s […]

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Shutt honored with Women of Influence award

Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder Nekki Shutt is among 22 Midlands leaders selected for the 2021 Women of Influence awards. The group of honorees, which includes business executives, marketing professionals and government and nonprofit leaders, will be celebrated at a Nov. 30 luncheon. Tickets still are available. A South Carolina Supreme Court certified employment law […]

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Criminal law attorney Katherine Myers joins Burnette Shutt & McDaniel

A fierce legal advocate who shares the Burnette Shutt & McDaniel commitment to moving law forward, Katherine Myers is bringing her criminal law practice to the firm. A native of Columbia, SC who’s passionate about serving her hometown, Myers fights for her clients at every phase of the process, from initial charges through trial and […]

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