SC Supreme Court Rules Insurer May Assert Malpractice Claim Against Attorney Hired to Defend Insured

In Sentry Select Ins. Co. v. Maybank Law Firm, LLC, and Roy P. Maybank, 2018 WL 2423694 (2018) (Op. No. 27806), decided May 30, 2018, the South Carolina Supreme Court held that an insurer may maintain a direct legal malpractice action against counsel hired to represent its insured where the insurance company has a duty to […]

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Sowell Gray Robinson attorneys write new book on legal malpractice in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Five Sowell Gray Robinson attorneys have collaborated to write a new book on legal malpractice in the Palmetto State. The authors of The Law of Legal Malpractice in South Carolina are Betsy Gray, Will Jordan, Alexis Lindsay, Bobby Stepp and Cal Watson. South Carolina courts have recognized a client’s right to bring […]

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Jordan, Richardson named members of Sowell Gray Robinson

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sowell Gray Robinson Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, is pleased to announce that attorneys Will Jordan and Beth Richardson have become the firm’s newest members. Will Jordan focuses his practice in the areas of professional negligence, employment, and business and commercial litigation. He has experience representing attorneys and law firms in legal malpractice […]

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Gone, But (Hopefully) Not Forgotten: Rule 1.9(a) and an Attorney’s Duty to a Former Client

By Will Jordan Your phone rings and it’s the call you’ve been waiting for. NewCorp, a potential client you’ve been pursuing for years, has been sued in a breach of contract action and wants to retain you. NewCorp has been sued by OldCo. OldCo is a material supplier for NewCorp and alleges NewCorp failed to […]

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Twelve Sowell Gray Robinson Lawyers Recognized as 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

COLUMBIA, SC – Sowell Gray Robinson is pleased to announce that nine of its lawyers have been named 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers ®, and three additional lawyers were selected as 2017 South Carolina “Rising Stars.” This is the tenth year that lawyers from Sowell Gray Robinson have appeared on the Super Lawyers list, and […]

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