Amy S. Lawrence graduated with a B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro cum laude (2005) and a B.S. in Hospitality Management from East Carolina University (2001). She was president of the college Republicans, sat on the advisory board for the English Society and was a featured published writer in The Coraddi.
After receiving her undergraduate degrees, Ms. Lawrence was provided an opportunity to attend the Appalachian School of Law to pursue her Juris Doctorate. Ms. Lawrence also attended the prestigious Oxford University in England (2007), where she pursued an active course load in Advanced Torts.
While attending law school she was an active participant in the Student Bar Association, was President of Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity, sat on the advisor committee for the ASL Association of Women in Law and volunteered her time with local non-profit organizations. Ms. Lawrence was the recipient of many awards that included: The Community Service Award, AWIL’s Leadership of Tomorrow Award and the L. Anthony Sutin Award in honor of Public Interest Work (2008).
Ms. Lawrence’s experience includes a clerkship with the Horry County 15th District Solicitor’s Office where she was provided the opportunity to learn about the Horry County Justice system.
Ms. Lawrence is admitted to practice in all South Carolina Courts and is a Certified Guardian ad Litem for Family Law Cases. She has had the opportunity to successfully represent several high profile criminal cases, as well as successfully litigate large personal injury settlements.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 40 Lawyers Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2016|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2016|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Top 40 Lawyers Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2014|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Willard Owens Award||Appalachian School of Law||2008|
|Partner||The Lovely Law Firm||2010 - Present|
|Corporate Counsel||Lawrence Industries, Inc.||2009 - 2016|
|Assistant Attorney||The Von Herrmann Law Firm||2009 - 2010|
|Law Clerk||Horry County Solicitors Office||2006 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|South Carolina Bar Association||N/A||2008 - Present|
|South Carolina Association for Justice||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Horry County Bar Association||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Appalachian School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|University of North Carolina, Greensboro||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2005|
|East Carolina University||Hospitality Managment||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|Appalachian School of Law||Starting Your Own Firm, and Making a Profit||2012|