Burnette receives Pro Bono Award from the SC Bar Association

In recognition of a long track record of donating her legal services to help others, M. Malissa Burnette was honored with the South Carolina Bar Senior Lawyers Division Pro Bono Award during the organization’s annual convention. A co-founder of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel in Columbia, Burnette is a South Carolina Supreme Court Certified Specialist in […]

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Data privacy a year-round issue for law firms, other businesses

Much of the attention today, Data Privacy Day, is focused on how we as individuals can take better care of our personal information online and in other electronic formats. For business, and law firms in particular, though, the issue is even more important. Increasingly, it’s not a question of if your law firm will suffer […]

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McDaniel presents seminar on land use and zoning law

Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder Kathleen McDaniel recently updated South Carolina lawyers on developments in land-use law during continuing legal education seminars in Charleston and Columbia. Her talk included a discussion of recent zoning cases, a roadmap for navigating land-use approvals, and a review of ethical and legal issues affecting those who serve on zoning […]

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Burnette to speak at SC Bar Convention employment law seminar

Join Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder M. Malissa Burnette as she helps kick off the South Carolina Bar Convention Employment and Labor Law Section Continuing Legal Education Seminar Friday morning. A South Carolina Supreme Court Certified Specialist in Employment and Labor Law, Burnette will co-present a session titled, “What’s New? Presenting the 5th Edition of […]

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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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