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Awards and Recognition
Professional, Civic, and Community Involvement
  • Board of Trustees, SC Center for Fathers and Families

  • Board of Directors, JUMPSTART SOUTH CAROLINA

  • SC Business and Industry Political Education Committee

  • South Carolina Sentencing Reform Oversight Commission

  • Columbia, SC Police Chief Selection Committee

  • Former Director of the South Carolina Department of Corrections

  • American Correctional Association

    • Past Chair, Staff Safety Committee

  • Correctional Leaders Association (CLA)), Associate Member

    • Past Chair, Staff Safety Committee

    • Past Chair, Legal, Legislative and Policy Committee 

    • Past Associate Representative to the Board

  • Reserve Legislative Affairs Counsel to the Chief of Naval Operations, Readiness, and Logistics, Washington, D.C.

  • Board of Directors, Oliver Gospel Mission

  • Former Chief General Counsel for the SC Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation (LLR)

  • Former Member, Sentencing Reform Commission

  • Former Member and Vice-Chair of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Training Council

  • Former Member, Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force

  • Former Deputy Attorney General and Chief Prosecutor for the State Grand Jury, (1994 – 2000)

  • Former Reserve Administrative Law Attorney, Office of the Judge Advocate General,  Washington D.C.  

  • Defense Research Institute

  • International Society of Primerus Law Firms

  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association

  • University of Alabama, Juris Doctor

  • The Citadel

    • Cum Laude

    • Alegernon Sydney Sullivan Award

Bar & Court Admissions
  • South Carolina

  • Alabama

  • U.S. Court of Military Appeals

  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

  • U.S. Supreme Court

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