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 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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4 Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys contribute to go-to employment law guide

The latest edition of “Labor and Employment Law for South Carolina Lawyers” is out, and with major contributions from four employment lawyers at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel. In its fifth edition, the book is considered the Bible for South Carolina employment lawyers. Four attorneys at the firm wrote or co-wrote chapters of the go-to guide. […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel supports lawsuit challenging discrimination in South Carolina foster care system

Attorneys at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel are part of a lawsuit a Greenville couple has filed against the state of South Carolina and the federal government after the state’s largest contract foster agency refused their application to foster parent. The women, Eden Rogers and Brandy Welch, said their application with Miracle Hill Ministries was rejected […]

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Shutt presents seminar to Columbia Society for Human Resource Management

Was it an innocent joke meant to lighten the work day or a comment that created a hostile work environment? Sometimes the answer depends on the perspective. Employment lawyer Nekki Shutt spoke from the plaintiff’s perspective today at the annual conference of Columbia Society for Human Resource Management. She covered a range of employment law […]

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Shutt to present CLE at South Carolina Bar Convention

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Disability benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). For many employment lawyers – as well as businesses and workers trying to navigate the systems – it’s a legal Bermuda Triangle. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder Nekki Shutt will help attorneys […]

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Shutt receives Civic Star Award from Richland County Bar Association

Nekki Shutt, a founding partner of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, has received the Richland County Bar Association’s Civic Star Award. The annual honor recognizes exceptional and meritorious community service outside the legal profession. Kathleen McDaniel, another of the Columbia, SC firm’s co-founders, received the award in 2012. Other notable recipients include D. Cravens Ravenel, who […]

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Shutt earns Lawyer of the Year honors for ERISA work in Best Lawyers in America

Nekki Shutt has earned a Lawyer of the Year award in the new edition of Best Lawyers in America. It’s the third consecutive year she’s received top honors in the national guide to the legal profession. A founding partner of Burnett Shutt & McDaniel in Columbia, SC, Shutt won Lawyer of the Year in of […]

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Shutt joins judges, professors, fellow attorneys to help present legal seminar

Nekki Shutt is joining an array of federal judges, law professors and South Carolina lawyers to help present a program today that gives attorneys an in-depth look at the federal trial process. The day-long program is called “Going Through the Motions? Making Meaningful Use of Negotiations, Motions, and Experts in Federal Court: A Guide to […]

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