YCRLAW and its attorneys Tori Anderson, Catherine Chase, Stephanie Ramia, and Joanna Stroud 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, and Ramia, 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.
Carol Ervin and Brian Quisenberry recently obtained summary judgment for their client in an employment discrimination case litigated in federal court. The Plaintiff sued for discrimination and retaliation under federal civil rights statutes, and asserted other state law claims. The U.S. District Judge hearing the case found in favor of the firm’s client on all causes of action.
Brian Quisenberry recently spoke at a seminar of business owners and human resource professionals regarding new developments with the FLSA, the ADA, and the FMLA.
Buster Holland was recently inducted into the SC Chapter of The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. The Academy is an invitation only organization for top-tier attorney mediators and arbitrators.
We are proud to announce that YCR Attorney Matt Riddle has been elected President of the Board of Directors for Kids’ Chance of South Carolina. Kids’ Chance is a national nonprofit organization that provides college scholarships to children whose parents have been severely disabled or killed as a result of workplace injuries. The South Carolina chapter has awarded over $800,000 in scholarship funds since it was founded in 1993. Matt has served on the Board of Directors since 2011. Please contact Matt or visit http://www.kidschancesc.org if you wish to donate or learn more about Kids’ Chance of South Carolina.
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