Turner Padget Attorneys Named Among South Carolina Super Lawyers And Rising Stars For 2020

Posted On April 27, 2020

Turner Padget is pleased to announce that 13 of its attorneys have been recognized by South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2020. Nine attorneys from across the firm are included among the annual list of leading lawyers, and an additional four attorneys have been named as Rising Stars by the publication. Super Lawyers creates a diverse listing of outstanding attorneys who are honored for their professional achievements. Only five percent of lawyers in South Carolina are named as Super Lawyers, and no more than two-and-a-half percent are selected as Rising Stars. The complete list is available today at

The Turner Padget attorneys named among South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2020 by office are:

Richard S. Dukes: Personal Injury – Products: Defense
John S. Wilkerson: Insurance Coverage

J. Kenneth Carter, Jr.: Personal Injury – Products: Defense
Catherine H. Kennedy: Estates and Probate
Lanneau Wm. Lambert, Jr.: Real Estate
Thomas C. Salane: Insurance Coverage
Franklin G. Shuler, Jr.: Employment and Labor

J. René Josey: Business Litigation

Myrtle Beach
R. Wayne Byrd: Business / Corporate

The Turner Padget attorneys named as Rising Stars are:

Kristen N. Nichols: Creditor / Debtor Rights
Nickisha M. Woodward: Personal Injury – General: Defense

W. Taylor Stanley: Business Litigation

Myrtle Beach
Audra M. Byrd: Civil Litigation – Defense

Every year, Super Lawyers selects attorneys from all firm sizes and over 70 practice areas throughout the United States. Each candidate undergoes a multiphase selection process where they are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers can be found online at, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.