15 Turner Padget Attorneys Included Among South Carolina Super Lawyers For 2019

Posted On April 4, 2019

Turner Padget is pleased to announce that 15 of its attorneys have been recognized by South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2019. Ten attorneys from across the firm are included among the annual list of leading lawyers, and an additional five 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 2019 are:

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

Reginald W. Belcher - Employment Litigation: Defense
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/Corp

The Turner Padget attorneys named as Rising Stars are:

Elizabeth A. Blackwell - Creditor Debtor Rights
Kristen N. Nichols - Creditor Debtor Rights
Nickisha M. Woodward - Personal Injury - General: Defense

C. Pierce Campbell - 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 U.S. 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.