I attended and graduated from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina in May 2001. Following his graduation from The Citadel, I attended law school at the University of Dayton, and graduated in 2005.
After graduation, my wife and I moved to the Upstate, where I began working as an Assistant Solicitor under then Solicitor Trey Gowdy in the Seventh Circuit Solicitor’s Office. During my time as an Assistant Solicitor, I handled hundreds of cases including DUI, Forgery, Burglary, Larceny, Financial Transaction Card Fraud and Theft, Drug Trafficking, Drug Distribution and PWID, Simple Possession, Assault and Battery and Murder.
I became an associate of Burts Turner & Rhodes in January 2012 where I continue practicing criminal law as a criminal defense attorney. However, I have expanded my practice areas to include personal injury, family law, probate, and civil litigation. I have also represented clients in Administrative violations and revocations with various State agencies.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|John R. Justice Award||South Carolina Commission on Prosecution Coordination||2011|
|Attorney||Burts Turner & Rhodes||2012 - Present|
|Assistant District Attorney||Seventh Judical Curcuit||2006 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2015 - Present|
|Spartan 70 AFM||MM||2012 - Present|
|Spartanburg County Bar Association||N/A||2006 - Present|
|South Carolina Bar||N/A||2006 - Present|
|Holmes v. Holmes, Appellate Case No. 2011-191470||Affirmed as Modified|
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|University of Dayton School of Law||N/A||N/A||2005|
|Citadel, Military College of South Carolina||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|Paralegal Certificate Program||Introduction to Tort Litigation for Paralegals||2015|