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  • Brian Quisenberry was elected President of the South Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Association at its annual meeting held on Friday, September 5, 2014, at the Francis Marion Hotel.  Brian is a partner at YCRLAW and practices primarily in the Employment and Labor Practice Group
  • Jay Davis has been asked to serve as panelist at the Charleston County Medical Society and Charleston County Bar Association's joint Panel on “Anatomy of a Lawsuit: Reasons Doctors and their practices get sued” to be held on September 25, 2014 in Charleston.
  • YCRLAW is pleased to announce that William J. Bates, C. Michael Branham, Carol B. Ervin, Wallace G. Holland, Wilbur E. Johnson, Michael A. Molony, and F. Drake Rogers have been chosen for inclusion in 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Selection to Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than three million confidential evaluations by top attorneys.

  • YCR is pleased to announce that Catherine H. Chase and Leslie M. Whitten are President and Secretary, respectively, of the Charleston chapter of Ellevate, formerly 85 Broads, which is a global networking organization for businesswomen owned by Charleston native Sallie Krawcheck.  Ms. Krawcheck and Ms. Chase were recently quoted in the Post and Courier discussing the chapter in two recent articles

  • Joe Tierney and Christine Toporek spoke on a panel for Mitigating Your Liability Risks for the South Carolina Hospital Association in Columbia, South Carolina on June 13, 2014.

  • Duke R. Highfield, Chair of the Firm’s Trucking & Transportation Practice Group, recently spoke as a panel member at ALFA’s Transportation Practice Group Seminar in Coral Gables, Florida regarding social media and its relevance in litigation.  Among the topics discussed were the importance and impact of social media on the defense and the process of admitting social media as evidence. Included in the presentation were discovery topics, including deposition questioning, and relevance to compel a court to order production.
  • Brandt Horton is now the Vice Chair of the Trucking Substantive Law Committee of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association. He will help lead a breakout session panel discussion at the Summer Meeting.
  • YCRLAW is pleased to announce that D. Jay Davis, Jr., Carol B. Ervin, Wallace G. "Buster" Holland, and Shawn Daughtridge Wallace have been named South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2014.  Also, Christine K. Toporek and Brian L. Quisenberry have been named "Rising Stars" for 2014.
  • The real estate department of YCR recently worked cooperatively with other counsel to close the purchase on behalf of a local historic preservation group of a significant south-of-Broad residence.  The acquisition was made more difficult by the presence of mechanic and judgment liens as well as a pending mortgage foreclosure, in addition to other unique circumstances surrounding the transaction.  YCR’s Bill Bates (Sr. Counsel) and Barb Morgan (legal assistant) worked with other counsel and the client’s governing body to fine tune the contract of sale and then to handle a multitude of unusual closing details which required coordination with attorneys for all lien holders and with Seller’s closing counsel.  Close coordination with a national title insurance company was required to complete the closing process.  The protection and ultimate rehabilitation of the residence located in one of the city’s prime residential neighborhoods further validates the work of the client’s historic and preservation efforts; YCR is proud to have been a part of this joint effort.

  • Wilbur E. Johnson, managing partner at YCRLAW, was honored to be selected as the feature story for the inaugural issue of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s new magazine, MetroSource.  The Chamber will begin publishing this magazine four times a year.  We are delighted and humbled that Mr. Johnson’s efforts have been recognized in this extraordinary way.

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Quisenberry President of Federal Bar Chapter

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