Best Lawyers lists 7 from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, including a Lawyer of the Year

COLUMBIA, SC – The 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America highlights four attorneys from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, including a Lawyer of the Year for the Columbia area. An additional three attorneys at the firm are honored in a companion publication, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.  Lawyer of the Year honors for the Columbia […]

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Eight Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys honored in 2022 Legal Elite

The just-released 2022 edition of Legal Elite of the Midlands includes eight Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel is a major presence in employment law categories, and the lawyers also were honored across a variety of practice areas. Several are recognized in multiple practice areas. Jack Cohoon and Samantha Albrecht led the […]

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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 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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6 Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys listed in new Best Lawyers publications

Six attorneys from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel are listed in the just-released 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America and in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.  All told, the six received 20 honors across 10 varied practice areas. Nekki Shutt led the way with awards in nine practice areas. The national peer-reviewed publication recognized all […]

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Eight Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys listed in 2021 Legal Elite

The latest edition of “Legal Elite of the Midlands” includes eight Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys – that’s every lawyer at the Columbia, SC, firm. All told, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel earned honors in eight practice areas. Nekki Shutt won recognition in three practice areas, while four other attorneys are highlighted in two practice areas […]

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Cohoon joins Burnette and Shutt in top ratings category

Columbia, SC – Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorney Jack Cohoon has earned an AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. The award is his first in what some consider the “gold standard” for attorney ratings. He joins Malissa Burnette and Nekki Shutt, who have maintained AV Preeminent® awards for more than a decade. They’re […]

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Pardons and the power of forgiveness

By Maya Weeks and Jack E. Cohoon, Esq. Archbishop Desmond Tutu wrote, “the simple truth is, we all make mistakes, and we all need forgiveness.” Forgiveness is a powerful idea that is built into South Carolina law in the form of the pardon process. A pardon forgives an individual for the legal consequences of a […]

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