YCRLAW is pleased to announce that Joanna Stroud has been appointed to the Wellness Committee for the South Carolina Bar for the term of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
YCRLAW is proud of Paul Garfinkel’s service on the Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services (CPBLS) board. The City of Charleston recently honored CPBLS with a proclamation honoring their fifty years of service.
YCRLAW is pleased to announce that the South Carolina Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification has certified that Wilbur E. Johnson is approved to serve as a Circuit Court Arbitrator.
As of July 1, C. Michael Branham will be the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Coastal Community Foundation, Inc. The service area is the entire coastal region of South Carolina, with approximately $245 million under management.
YCRLAW and its attorneys Tori Anderson, Catherine Chase, Sylvia Maddox, Stephanie Ramia, Joanna Stroud, and Mary Willis recently had the opportunity to help sponsor the 2017 Women Build Project with Sea Island Habitat. Each spring women come together for this project and spend a week building a home for a worthy family, and this year the house is going to a hardworking single mom and her children. Attorneys Anderson, Chase, Ramia, and Willis also had the chance to participate in the build and a great time was had by all in support of the Charleston community!
YCRLAW is pleased to announce that J. Joseph (Joe) Owens has joined the firm as an Associate. Joe will practice primarily in the Professional Liability Group. Prior to joining YCRLAW, Joe served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable William P. Keesley, 11th Judicial Circuit. Joe received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2016 and he earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Clemson University in 2013. While in law school, Joe served as the President of the Environmental Law Society and received the CALI Award for South Carolina Administrative Law. While attending Clemson University, Joe was on the Dean’s List and was a member of the Pre-Law Society.
YCRLAW is pleased to announce that D. Jay Davis, Jr., Carol B. Ervin, and Shawn Daughtridge Wallace have been named South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2017. Also, Brian L. Quisenberry and Matt Riddle have been named "Rising Stars" for 2017.
Stephanie Ramia recently spoke at an NBI seminar entitled Advanced Employment Law. This seminar addressed two topics: (1) NLRB Decisions Affecting Unionized and Non-Unionized Workplaces; and (2) Responding to EEOC and State Agency Charges.
Catherine Holland Chase recently presented at a seminar on the topic of legal ethics online and in social media.
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