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James Thomas McLaren

James Thomas McLaren

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Practice Areas


  1. Family: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • William Richard Wright

    Jim McLaren is undoubtedly one of American's best family law practitioners. I have known Jim nearly 20 years and know that he is also one of the most likable family lawyers anywhere. I give him my highest endorsement.


    William Wright Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Max Nathan Pickelsimer

    One of the most well respected minds in the legal profession. I strongly endorse this lawyer.


    Max Pickelsimer Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

McLaren & Lee

1508 Laurel Street
PO Box 11809
Columbia, SC, 29211


SCGood Standing197603/07/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerSouth Carolina Super Lawyers2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyerSouth Carolina Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerSouth Carolina Super Lawyers2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerSouth Carolina Super Lawyers2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
N/ABest Lawyers in America2008
Super LawyerSouth Carolina Super Lawyers2008
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersVice President2008 - 2012
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersExecutive Committee2007 - 2012
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersSecretary2007 - 2007
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersBoard of Governors2005 - 2006
International Network of Boutique Law Firms, (South Carolina Chapter)PresidentN/A
Richland County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
South Carolina Association for JusticeMemberN/A
South Carolina BarMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Richland County Bar Association, Family Law SectionPast ChairN/A
South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law SectionPast ChairN/A
South Carolina Bar, Family Law SectionPast ChairN/A
American College of Family Trial LawyersDiplomateN/A
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (South Carolina chapter)Past PresidentN/A
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellowN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
University of South CarolinaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1973