Gender-Affirming Name and Gender Marker Changes

It’s a great feeling when your official documents – from birth certificates to driver’s licenses – reflect your true, genuine self. There also are practical reasons for making sure all your records are correct. Mismatches can lead to confusion at best or harassment and discrimination at worst. Getting everything corrected, though, takes time. Gender-affirming name […]

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Education Law

From helping a professor denied the tenure she’s worked hard to earn to fighting to ensure that a special needs child receives the education to which he’s entitled, the education law attorneys at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel fight to protect the rights of teachers, instructors, staff, and students in public and private schools as well […]

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Criminal Law

One mistake should not define your life. At Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, our attorneys are dedicated to giving the best representation possible to those accused of crimes. The goal of our criminal law attorneys, first and foremost, is to protect your freedom. We work relentlessly to ensure that you receive the fair treatment to which […]

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Privacy & Data Protection

In today’s information-based economy, personal data drives many industries, including technology, healthcare, and even law.  As more companies collect this information and as technology changes, the risk of malicious or accidental disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information and security breaches continues to increase. Personally Identifiable Information, or PII, is any information that can be used to […]

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Non-Profit Entities

Moving non-profit governance forward. Sometimes raising money is more complicated than creating a GoFundMe campaign. If you’re in it for the long haul, you’ll need to create an official non-profit corporation. There are advantages in doing so. Donations are tax deductible, and you’ll enjoy greater transparency and credibility with the public. At Burnette Shutt & […]

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Homeowners Association Disputes

From disagreements about maintenance of common areas to conflicts over assessments, fees and fines, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel can assist with a range of homeowner association disputes. The homeowners association once existed entirely within the realm of gated communities or condominiums. These days, HOAs cover a range of subdivisions and developments. It’s a great idea […]

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Non-Profit Governance

Doing good for the community can go beyond finding a cause and donating time or money. For people interested in improving the world on a larger scale, creating a non-profit organization sometimes is the answer. At Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, we can help you take care of all the paperwork and approvals you need to […]

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Administrative Law

When most people think of legal disputes, images of a courtroom, judge and jury come to mind. There’s a whole other layer to the law, though, that has a tremendous impact on lives. It’s called administrative law. It can affect you on a personal level if you want to make changes on your property or […]

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Personal Injury

Moving personal injury law forward. At Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, we understand that filing a personal injury lawsuit isn’t just about recovering the money. It’s also about recovering your life after a serious accident.  Whether you were injured on the highways or at a business, at work or at a doctor’s office, we will work […]

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Appellate

Not all cases end with a jury verdict or a judge’s ruling. Cases can continue through levels of appeals, some going on to the South Carolina or U.S. Supreme Court. The experienced appeals attorneys at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel understand the difference between winning at trial and succeeding on appeal. We’ve represented clients in appeals […]

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