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Gibbs Leaphart certified as Circuit Court mediator

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gibbs Leaphart, a member of Robinson Gray law firm, has been certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court’s Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification as a Circuit Court mediator.

The certification empowers Gibbs to serve as a neutral and impartial communicator between parties to encourage and facilitate resolution of a dispute without an adversarial proceeding. Mediation is a voluntary process.

Gibbs practices in the area of workers’ compensation. He has represented employers, carriers, and self-insured employers since 2005. He has practiced before the state trial courts, appellate courts, and South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission.

He is a board member of the South Carolina Employers’ Advocacy Association, as well as a member of the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association and the National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network. He also serves on the board of SoundBites, a local nonprofit that empowers young people with resources and support to develop their musical talents.

Gibbs earned a bachelor’s degree from Wofford College, where he graduated cum laude in 1997, and received his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2004.

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