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Allyce Bailey

Associate | Columbia, SC |

abailey@turnerpadget.com   |   vcard   |   803-227-4329

Biography

Allyce Bailey manages a diverse caseload of litigated matters arising out of alleged tortious conduct in areas including but not limited to premises liability, construction defect, automobile/trucking accidents, and dignitary and business torts.

The nature of Allyce’s practice has allowed her to gain invaluable jury trial and motions practice experience. Allyce is focused on providing outstanding results throughout the entire litigation process and solving her clients’ problems efficiently.

Allyce brings a diverse range of experience to her practice at Turner Padget. She is the former executive director of the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association, where she was responsible for coordinating conventions and other events, developing innovative strategies to resolve issues facing the organization, addressing budgetary concerns, and recruiting new members.

Earlier, she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable DeAndrea Gist Benjamin of South Carolina’s Fifth Judicial Circuit. She credits that experience with giving her practical insight into the procedural aspects of the practice of law, as well as discovering the attributes that the most effective trial lawyers possess.

Away from the office, Allyce contributes much of her time to helping others in the community. Allyce serves on the board of directors for the Richland County Court Appointed Advocates, Compass Community Development Corporation, and the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association of which she also serves as the Chairperson of the organization’s Community Outreach Committee.

Allyce distinguished herself as a student, graduating cum laude from Southern University Law Center in 2014. During law school, Allyce served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Race, Gender, and Poverty, and as a student-teacher for courses in criminal law and torts. She received her bachelor's degree in only three years from Northwestern State University, cum laude in 2011, where she majored in English with a concentration in professional writing and a minor in Political Science. 

Representative Matters

  • Defended construction company sued alongside a state agency being accused of improperly installing a traffic signal that fell through a driver’s vehicle
  • Defended a local trucking company sued by a plaintiff claiming to have suffered an obscure thyroid issue from an accident with one of their drivers
  • Represented property owner sued in a premises liability action after neighbor alleges to have exacerbated pre-existing knee injury while attempting to separate the parties’ pets
  • Obtained a defense verdict upon proving plaintiff’s broken ankle and other alleged damages were not causally connected to the automobile accident involving my client
  • Represented a construction company accused of failing to safeguard a construction site at a restaurant which the plaintiff alleges led to the death of an attempted patron
  • Secured a defense verdict upon providing sufficient evidence to the jury to prove that an alleged automobile accident involving my client did not occur and thus could not have caused the plaintiff’s alleged injuries
  • Defended a well-known extermination company accused of professional negligence
  • Defended a homeowner’s association against claims asserted by one of its residents for defamation, slander of title, and abuse of process

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