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A. Cook is the owner of Estate Planning of SC, LLC. Prior to starting
her own firm in 2008, Erin spent 7 years as an associate with two highly
respected firms in Columbia, South Carolina. Her practice concentrates
on both taxable and nontaxable estate planning; probate and trust
administration and prenuptial agreements.


received her B.A. in English from Winthrop University, her J.D. from
Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in 2000, and her Masters
of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida. While at
Cumberland, Erin served as Student Materials Editor for the Cumberland
Law Review, and her article, "Shining Lights at the Bar: Shakespeare's
Portia as a Model for Female Attorneys," was published in 2000.


in her community, Erin is involved with the Junior League of Columbia,
Women in Philanthropy, Alliance for Women, Young Leaders Society of the
United Way, and Community Opportunity Resource. She also serves on the
Membership Committee of the Summit Club, and is a member of the
following professional organizations: Young Lawyers Division of the
South Carolina Bar Association, Estate Planning Council, and Columbia
Tax Study Group. She is also a frequent lecturer on tax, estate
planning, and probate and trust administration issues.


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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 90%
    16 years, 450 cases
  2. Trusts: 5%
    16 years, 25 cases
  3. Probate: 5%
    16 years, 25 cases



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  • Candace B Peeples

    I endorse this lawyer's work. As a lawschool classmate and friend of Erin, she is my "go to" person when faced with an estate planning question. She always offers very competent and savy advice for me and my family law clients.


    Candace Peeples Divorce and separation Attorney
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Contact info

P.O. Box 5915
Columbia, SC, 29250

Estate Planning of SC, LLC

2537 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC, 29204-2375



SCGood Standing200003/07/2013
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyEstate Planning of SC, LLC2008 - Present
AttorneyEllis Lawhorne2004 - 2008
AttorneyRobinson McFadden2001 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Richland County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2001 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Cumberland Law ReviewShining Lights at the Bar: Shakespeare's Portia as a Role Model for Female Attorneys2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of FloridaTaxationLL.M - Master of LawsL.M - Master of Laws2001
Samford University, Cumberland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Winthrop UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Complete Trust WorkshopThe Complete Trust Workshop2010