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Suzanne L Klok

Suzanne L Klok

Practice areas:

Family, Real Estate, Litigation, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Estate Planning

About Me

Suzanne Lafleur Klok represents individuals who are facing life changing events and those who wish to protect themselves from unnecessary hardship. Her practice includes debt negotiation, elder law, estate planning, probate, family law and bankruptcy cases, as well as business formation services. Suzanne practices a holistic approach to the practice of law. By focusing on individual client needs, Suzanne is able formulate a unique strategic plan for each of her clients.


 


Prior to establishing the Klok Law Firm, Suzanne had over a decade of litigation experience in products liability, personal injury, transportation, tobacco, medical devices, environmental toxic tort and securities and consumer fraud class action litigation. Suzanne's meticulous pre-trial skills and ability to identify critical facts and supporting evidence has allowed her the flexibility to practice in a variety of complex areas. Early in her career, Suzanne practiced corporate and tax law. She also speaks at legal education seminars on a variety of topics. Suzanne serves on the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Collaborative Law Institute, a non-profit organization, formed to educate the public on an alternative to aggressive litigation which allows them to resolve disputes without going to court.


 


Believing in the importance of connecting with her community, Suzanne is a volunteer Guardian ad litem. Through her volunteer work as a Guardian ad litem she is able to speak for the most vulnerable in our society, our children. Suzanne was also one of the first private attorneys to collaborate with the Homeownership Resource Center, a division of Family Services, Inc., a local non-profit agency, to assist homeowners in financial crisis. By providing counseling and debt negotiation services at no charge to homeowners through the Homeownership Resource Center, she works with homeowners and loan services to try and help homeowners keep their homes. In the past, Suzanne has served on the Board of Directors for East Cooper Meals on Wheels.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Family: 35%
  2. Real Estate: 30%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 10%
  5. Estate Planning: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-45%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Reese McGregor Stidham IV

    I endorse this lawyer. Suzanne is an excellent, hard working, sharp lawyer. Highly recommended.

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    Reese Stidham Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gary Christmas

    I have worked with Suzanne and her firm on several cases over the past several years. I know her to be one of the most caring and intelligent attorneys in our bar. I highly recommend her to anyone in need of legal services.

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    Gary Christmas Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Klok Law Firm, LLC

1002 Anna Knapp Blvd., Suite 103
Mt Pleasant, SC, 29464

1002 Anna Knapp Blvd., Suite #103
Mount Pleasant, SC, 29464

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
SCGood Standing200103/07/2013
NMAuthorized to practice law199909/30/2009
DCInactive 200105/24/2015
TXInactive 199708/25/2015
LAInactive199508/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Community PropertyLoyola University School of Law1993

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyKlok Law Firm, LLC2009 - Present
AttorneyMotley Rice2004 - 2009
AttorneyNess Motley, PA2000 - 2004
AttorneyBranch Law Firm, LLC1998 - 2000
AttorneyProvost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP1995 - 1998

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
South Carolina Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Charleston County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
New Mexico State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Louisiana State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
State Bar of TexasN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Barnes et al v. First American Title Insurance CompanyN/A
Randleman et al v. Fidelity National Title Insurance CompanyN/A

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Center 4 WomenStrategies on How to Preserve Your Home & Credit During the Financial Crisis2009
NBISouth Carolina Class Action Update: Legislative Update, Pros and Cons, and Case Initiation2006

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University New Orleans College of LawLaw/Business AdministrationJD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA1995
Newcomb College of Tulane UniversityEnglish Literature/AnthropologyBachelor of Arts1991

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Find it Free and Fast on the Net: Strategies for Legal Research on the WebFINDING FREE LEGAL RESEARCH SITES AND FREE CASE LAW2011
Center 4 WomenStrategies on How to Preserve Your Home & Credit During the Financial Crisis2009
NBISouth Carolina Class Action Update: Legislative Update, Pros and Cons, and Case Initiation2006