David  Kershaw

David Kershaw

Associate
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David Kershaw is a 2015 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law.

After receiving his Juris Doctor, David worked as the Law Clerk to Judge Amy McCulloch and Associate Judge Jacqueline Belton in the Richland County Probate Court. Thereafter, David was appointed as the Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Helen Elizabeth Burris in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina. After completing two clerkships, David joined Turner Padget where he practices within the Business Transactions and Business Litigation Teams.

As a law clerk in the Richland Count Probate Court, David aided in the administration of wills, trusts, estates, guardianships, and conservatorships. David also helped to draft and promote legislation for amendments to the Probate Code for the protection of the minors, physically and mentally incapacitated, and chemically dependent citizens. While working with Judge Burris in the Bankruptcy Court, David presented annual reviews case law and their impact on the administration of bankruptcy estates and necessary procedural changes within the District of South Carolina.

Excellence in business requires an understanding of the law and an understanding of the people and communities a business serves. 

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2015
  • South Carolina State University, B.S. in Marketing, 2011
  • South Carolina Bar, 2015
  • South Carolina Bankruptcy Lawyers Association, 2016-2018
  • South Carolina Black Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Upstate Color of Justice Program, South Carolina Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2017
  • Color of Justice College Roadshow, South Carolina Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2016
  • American Bar Association, 4th Cir. Lt. Governor of Public Interest, Young Lawyer’s Division, 2014-2015
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division Liaison to the Section of Family Law, 2014-2015
  • University of South Carolina School of Law Pro Bono Board, 2014-2015
  • University of South Carolina Law School Ambassador, Vice Chair of Alumni Affairs, 2014-2015
  • Matthew J. Perry Scholarship, University of South Carolina School of Law and Family of the Honorable Matthew J. Perry, 2012-2015
  • Compleat Lawyers Award (Bronze Level), University of South Carolina School of Law, 2015

Presentations & Speaking Engagements

  • Case Law Updates, South Carolina Bankruptcy Lawyer Association Annual Conference, 2017
  • Case Law Updates, South Carolina Bankruptcy Lawyer Association Annual Conference, 2018
  • Overview of the Richland County Probate Court and South Carolina Probate Code, Richland County Public Meeting and Information Session, 2016
  • Establishing Guardianships and Conservatorships for High School Seniors with Mental and Physical Disabilities, Richland County School District One, 2016