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.
Nov 01, 2017
Turner, Padget, Graham & Laney P.A. is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized in the 2018 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list. The firm is honored in 33 practice areas in the Charleston, Columbia and Greenville markets. The list is published collaboratively by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers, and is available today at www.usnews.com/bestlawfirms.
Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and practice areas for their abilities, professionalism and integrity. Turner Padget received the highest “Tier 1” ranking in 9 practice areas, indicating impressive client feedback and the high regard that other attorneys in the same areas of law have for Turner Padget attorneys.
Sep 14, 2017
Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A. announces the addition of James H. “Jamey” Goldin as a Columbia-based of counsel attorney in the firm’s Administrative and Regulatory Practice Group.
Jamey, the former South Carolina House of Representatives Chief Counsel to the Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee, will bolster the insurance regulation and litigation practices while also expanding the firm’s energy and utility practices.
“Jamey brings with him a unique skillset that will allow him to help businesses facing litigation while also offering the ability to secure beneficial law changes and counsel clients in their interactions with state agencies and regulators,” said R. Wayne Byrd, chief executive officer of Turner Padget.
Jamey served in various other roles around the Statehouse including Committee Counsel to the South Carolina Public Utilities Review Committee, as a screening attorney for the Judicial Merit Selection Commission, and as an attorney to the Review and Oversight Commission on the South Carolina Ports Authority.
Jamey earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and his law degree from the University of South Carolina.
Sep 07, 2017
Turner Padget announces that Kristen N. Nichols is the recipient of the 2017 South Carolina Women Lawyers Association (SCWLA) Emerging Leader Award. The purpose of this award is to provide an opportunity to a SCWLA member to learn and grow as a leader through participation in Leadership South Carolina. The award is designed to benefit a SCWLA member who has the skills, qualities, and experience of someone who has the potential to become a leader in the Bar and with SCWLA.
Nichols is a member of Turner Padget’s Real Estate and Lending Transactions, Business and Commercial Litigation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution practices. Combining her litigation and transactional experience, she regularly represents local and regional banks, lenders, investors and small businesses. She is a frequent speaker on topics related to her practice in both professional continuing education and classroom settings.
Nichols earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and her law degree from Michigan State University. Outside of the office, she devotes much of her time to fundraising for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and serves on the board of Charleston chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW).
As one of the oldest and most recognized leadership development programs in the country, Leadership South Carolina is dedicated to educating and enlightening highly motivated people who have demonstrated commitment and service to their community and are striving to reach a higher level of service to the benefit of the Palmetto State.