Burnette Shutt & McDaniel welcomes family law attorney Amanda Mueller

COLUMBIA, SC – Amanda Mueller, an experienced family law attorney and skilled litigator, has joined Burnette Shutt & McDaniel. She brings a multi-faceted practice to the firm, where she joins a family law team that represents clients in a range of legal issues, including divorce, custody, name and gender changes, assisted reproduction, domestic partnerships, and […]

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What parents and grandparents need to know about grandparents’ rights

By Sarah J. M. Cox Attorney at law Grandparents can play important and vital roles in their grandchildren’s lives. Many people grow up extremely close to their grandparents.  On the other hand, grandparents and parents can clash on many issues, including how best to raise grandchildren. Over the past 50 years, the issue of grandparents’ […]

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Shutt to address Social Security disability, employment law at SC Bar CLE

COLUMBIA, SC – Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder Nekki Shutt will discuss how employment laws  relate to Social Security disability cases at a continuing legal education seminar this Friday, November 22. The seminar, sponsored by the SC Bar, is titled “Fundamentals of Social Security Disability Practice”. It begins at 9 a.m. at the SC Bar […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel welcomes Cox as an associate

COLUMBIA, SC – Sarah J.M. Cox, already a familiar face to many Burnette Shutt & McDaniel clients, has joined the firm as an associate. Her practice focuses on litigation, including employment law and civil rights. She also will assist clients with name and gender changes and will represent clients in personal injury cases, including foodborne […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel ranked in Tier 1 in Best Law Firms

COLUMBIA, SC – Burnette Shutt & McDaniel again ranks among the top firms in Columbia for two employment law practice areas in the just-released 2020 edition of Best Law Firms in America.  The firm earned Tier 1 honors in the national directory for Employment Law – Individuals and Litigation – Labor and Employment Law. This […]

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Questions about tree trimming and the law can be complicated, McDaniel tells group

It’s not often that we get to experience “full circle” moments in life, but Kathleen McDaniel recently experienced a wonderful moment, connecting professionally with friends and co-workers from her life before the practice of law. Before Kathleen went to law school, she worked as an environmental educator in the City of Charleston’s Department of Parks […]

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Burnette, Shutt honored as Columbia Lawyers of the Year

COLUMBIA, SC – For the fifth consecutive year, a Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorney has received Columbia “Lawyer of the Year” honors in Best Lawyers in America.  In the 2020 edition, two employment lawyers earned top honors in the peer-reviewed publication: M. Malissa Burnette in Employment Law – Individuals and Nekki Shutt in Litigation – […]

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Burnette, Rhodes, Shutt honored in Best Lawyers in America

COLUMBIA, SC – Malissa Burnette, Janet Rhodes and Nekki Shutt are recognized with 12 honors in the latest edition of Best Lawyers in America. The list includes Columbia “Lawyer of the Year” awards for Burnette and Shutt. Burnette is Columbia “Lawyer of the Year” in Employment Law – Individuals, an honor she’s won twice previously. […]

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McDaniel among those honored as 2019 Women of Influence

COLUMBIA, SC – Kathleen McDaniel, a founding partner of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, is among 25 leaders selected for 2019 Women of Influence honors. Presented annually by the Columbia Regional Business Report, the award recognizes professionals who are striving to make the Midlands a better place. Candidates are evaluated based on business accomplishments, community service […]

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Burnette, McDaniel included in 2019 Legal Elite of the Midlands

COLUMBIA, SC – M. Malissa Burnette and Kathleen McDaniel earned honors in two practice areas each in the new edition of “Legal Elite of the Midlands.” Burnette is highlighted in Labor and Employment Law and Education Law. McDaniel is honored in Environmental and Energy and Utilities Law. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys have a long […]

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