17 Turner Padget Attorneys Included Among South Carolina Super Lawyers For 2018

Posted On Apr 30, 2018

Turner Padget is pleased to announce that 17 of its attorneys have been recognized by South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2018. Ten attorneys from across the firm are included among the annual list of leading lawyers, and an additional seven 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 2018 are:


Richard S. Dukes - Personal Injury - Products: Defense

John S. Wilkerson - Insurance Coverage


Reginald W. Belcher - Employment and Labor

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

Brian J. Kern - Civil Litigation: Defense

Kristen N. Nichols - Creditor Debtor Rights

Nickisha M. Woodward - Personal Injury - General: Defense


Bettis C. Rainsford, Jr. - Personal Injury - Products: 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.