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.