Six Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys listed in ‘Legal Elite of the Midlands’

COLUMBIA, SC – In a record showing for the firm, six Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys are listed in the just-released 2020 edition of “Legal Elite of the Midlands.” The lawyers are included in a variety of practice areas: labor and employment law, family law, business litigation, and environmental law. The attorneys listed are: Malissa […]

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Free unemployment benefits training for South Carolina attorneys

COLUMBIA, SC – Burnette Shutt & McDaniel is teaming up with the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center and South Carolina Legal Services to offer free unemployment insurance benefits training for attorneys. The online session is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 2.  It will offer a comprehensive overview of South Carolina’s system. […]

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Unemployment benefits and offers of work in the COVID-19 era

By Jack E. Cohoon, Esq. Attorney at Law With the loosening of COVID-19-related restrictions, some employers are reopening and recalling their employees back to work. Employees may wonder whether they will lose their unemployment insurance benefits if they refuse their employers’ offer of work. Under normal circumstances, a worker is ineligible for benefits for failure […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys speak out against discrimination in the legal profession

Last week, hundreds of lawyers raised their voices to speak up against discrimination at the Lawyers Standing Against Racial Injustice Protest at the South Carolina Bar. The attorneys of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel were there and took the message of the protest organizers to heart—if we are to combat discrimination in the world, we must […]

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Paid leave and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Answers to some of your questions

If you missed Burnette Shutt & McDaniels Special Counsel Jack Cohoon’s webinar covering paid leave requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, here’s your chance to catch up.

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Free webinar on new federal paid-leave laws set for Wednesday

New federal paid sick leave and family leave requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act go into effect Wednesday, April 1, 2020. It’s a lot for employers and employees to understand. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorney Jack Cohoon is ready to help. Join him Wednesday at a free webinar covering the FFCRA. An experienced […]

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Leave Provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Jack E. Cohoon, Esq. Attorney at Law The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201, was signed into law on March 18, 2020. This law includes a broad array of policy responses across federal agencies to the coronavirus pandemic. This is a general overview of two parts of the FFCRA—the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act […]

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Cohoon to speak at CLE about collateral consequences of criminal records

Criminal records cause complications long after the time is served, from missed job opportunities to problems finding a place to live. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorney Jack Cohoon will talk about the collateral consequences of criminal convictions during a continuing legal education seminar Feb. 28. His presentation is part of a day-long program sponsored by […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel welcomes attorney Jack E. Cohoon

A determined advocate and experienced attorney with a track record of moving law forward, Jack E. Cohoon has joined Burnette Shutt & McDaniel. His practice includes employment law, civil rights, appeals, and administrative law. He’s a skilled litigator who will fight for clients for as long as it takes, whether in the courtroom or before […]

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