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Margaret A. Collins

also known as Palmetto State Law Group, LLC

About me

Mission statement:

The mission of Collins Law Office is to advise individuals and small or medium businesses with high caliber legal services in a forum characterized by flexibility, assertive representation and personal service. We leverage all available technologies and a modern business model to ensure value and affordability. Margaret "Meg" Collins has been licensed since 1997 and has experience in many areas of practice with a strong emphasis on B2B, local government and technology firm representation.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 30%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    18 years, 300 cases
  3. General Practice: 15%
    11 years, 20 cases
  4. Business: 15%
    17 years, 70 cases
  5. Real Estate: 10%
    0 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Paul Dezso de Holczer

    It has been my pleasure to work on a matter in opposition to Margaret. I found her to be ethical, professional and a strong advocate for the interests of her client.


    Paul de Holczer Land Use & Zoning Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Palmetto State Law Group, LLC

1087 Harbor Dr.
Suite B
West Columbia, SC, 29169


SCGood Standing199711/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Board MemberS.C. Bar Technology Committee2001
MemberWho's Who In American Law2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyPalmetto State Law Group, LLC2014 - Present
Senior/Managing AttorneyCollins & Burkett Law Firm, LLC2011 - 2014
Founding AttorneyCollins Law Office, PLLC2010 - 2011
Assistant City AttorneyWest Columbia, South Carolina1998 - 2007
Law PartnerSetzler & Scott, P.A.1997 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
South Carolina Procurement Review BoardGubernatorial Appointee2012 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarAdmitted to Practice2012 - Present
South Carolina Bar, Technology CommitteeBoard Member2001 - 2001
South Carolina BarMember1997 - Present
Lexington County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Richland County CASAVolunteer Attorney of the Year Nominee1995 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
T.S.I. vs. Budget and Control BoardFavorably settled
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJ.D.1997
University of South Carolina Honors CollegeInternational Relations/BusinessB.A.1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
S.C. Real Estate School Agent Continuing EducationCFPB - Change the Way You Look at Closing Statements2015
Senior Health and Wellness FairEstate Planning and Conservatorships for the Elderly2014
End of Life PlanningEstate Planning2014
Cool Tips for Hot LawyersTechnology in the Courtroom2000
Cool Tips for Hot Domestic LawyersEmergency Hearings for Domestic Abuse1999