Jan 18, 2018
Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A. announces that Columbia-based Robyn W. Madden and Jennifer N. Stone, and Greenville-based Taylor S. Speer have been elected shareholders of the firm. Madden is a member of the firm’s Professional Liability Practice, Stone is a member of the firm’s Business Transactions Practice, and Speer is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation Practice.
“Robyn, Jennifer and Taylor’s exemplary commitment to client-service, our firm and the legal profession make them accomplished additions to our shareholder ranks,” said R. Wayne Byrd, chief executive officer of Turner Padget. “Their leadership in the firm is demonstrated by their ongoing support to help us develop our associates. We are pleased to announce these well-deserved elevations.”
Jan 17, 2018
Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A. is pleased to announce the addition of three new associates. Evelyn A. Norton is based in Greenville and joins the firm’s Workers’ Compensation team; Julie A. Oliver is based in Myrtle Beach and joins the firm’s Business Transactions team; and Nicholas J. Skorzewski is based in Columbia and joins the firm’s Workers’ Compensation team.
“Evelyn, Julie and Nicholas are all experienced and talented attorneys, and we are pleased to add them to our growing team,” said R. Wayne Byrd, chief executive officer of Turner Padget. “These additions strengthen our ability to respond promptly and strategically to our clients’ legal needs.”
Nov 28, 2017
Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A. announces the addition of two new associates. Catherine Cunningham is based in Columbia and joins the firm’s Employment team and R. Edward Henderson, Jr. is based in Florence and joins the firm’s Professional Liability, Employment and Insurance Litigation teams.
“Catherine and Edward are talented attorneys and we are pleased to add them to our team,” said R. Wayne Byrd, chief executive officer of Turner Padget. “The clients we represent seek quality, value-driven legal counsel, and these additions strengthen our ability to respond promptly and effectively to those legal needs.”
Catherine received her Bachelor’s degree from Clemson University. After graduating, Catherine worked for three years as a litigation paralegal where she developed a strong interest and passion for the law. Catherine began working for Turner Padget as a summer associate while attending law school at the University of South Carolina. During law school, she served as a Research Editor for the American Bar Association Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal.
Edward’s received his Bachelor’s degree from Wofford College and his J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Between his first and second year of law school, he earned a commission in the United States Marine Corps after attending Officer Candidate School. Edward remained in the reserve component while completing his degree.
After law school, Edward practiced law in Bennettsville before completing four years of service with the U.S. Marine Corps at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. His diverse background provides a solid foundation for his practice.
Nov 17, 2017
Turner Padget announces that Allyce Bailey has been selected as a participant in the South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy for 2018. This highly selective program is designed to equip emerging leaders with networking opportunities, professionalism training, community awareness and other skills necessary to give back to the profession and position themselves as community influencers.
Allyce is a member of Turner Padget’s Insurance Litigation practice. Her practice has allowed her to gain invaluable trial and motions practice experience. Allyce is focused on providing outstanding results and solving her clients’ problems efficiently.
Outside of the office, Allyce contributes much of her time to helping others in the community. She is the CEO of the Hill Foundation for Hope, an organization that she founded while in law school to help residents of homeless shelters and group homes gain practical skills.
The South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy gives young lawyers opportunities to connect with judges and legislators, gaining insight into the political process and opportunities for community leadership. Participants also learn from seasoned lawyers on topics of professionalism and rainmaking, including how to have healthy relationships with clients, judges and colleagues.