With offices in the Columbia, South Carolina, area, attorney Ray Lord provides knowledgeable legal advice and personalized representation to clients in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, debt settlement, asset protection, estate planning, business formation, traffic and criminal defense, and divorce matters.
Ray received his law degree, with honors, from Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law in Macon, Georgia, and his bachelor's degree in criminal justice from the University of South Carolina. Prior to entering private practice as a lawyer, Ray worked as an Assistant Solicitor (prosecutor) in the Solicitor's Office of the Ninth Judicial Circuit in Charleston and also served as director of the adult drug court for Charleston County.
Ray Lord's varied professional background enables him to offer his clients an uncommon ability to understand the law from multiple perspectives. Prior to becoming an attorney, Ray served as a deputy sheriff and investigator. As a law enforcement officer, Ray studied federal, state and local laws, police procedures, self-defense, arrest techniques and firearms training, graduating first in his class from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.
NOTE: Any results obtained on behalf of a client in one matter does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.
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|GA||Inactive Member in Good Standing||2001||11/07/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Honor Roll and Dean's List Honor Roll and Dean's List||Mercer University Law School||1998|
|Faculty Academic Scholarship||Mercer University Law School||1996|
|Owner / Attorney at Law||Lord Law Firm, LLC||2001 - Present|
|Ad||Limestone College||1998 - Present|
|Clerk||Georgia Legal Services||2014 - 2014|
|Assistant Solicitor (Prosecutor)||Solicitor's Office, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Charleston SC||2000 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|SC Bankruptcy Association||Member||2003 - Present|
|Mercer University Law School||Mercer Law Review||1997 - 1998|
|SC Law Enforcement Officers' Association||Member||1988 - Present|
|Mercer Association of Prosecutors||Founding Member||N/A|
|University of South Carolina Criminal Justice Association||Administrative Director||N/A|
|SCtraffictickets.com||New Test Used Fingerprints to Reveal Cocaine Use||2012|
|Mercer Law Review||The Independent Counsel Statute||1998|
|Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|University of South Carolina||Criminal Justice||BS - Bachelor of Science||1988|
|Sc Bankruptcy Court Paralegal Training||SC Bankruptcy Paralegal Training||2011|