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Matt Story Accepted to ABOTA

Please join us in congratulating our Managing Partner, Matt Story, on being accepted as a new member of the Charleston Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates! ABOTA is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges.

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NINE attorneys named in 2020 South Carolina Super Lawyers magazine

Nine attorneys from Clawson and Staubes, LLC have been named in 2020 South Carolina Super Lawyers magazine.  Four attorneys were selected to the 2020 South Carolina Super Lawyers list and five were selected to the 2020 South Carolina Rising Stars list.

 

Attorneys selected to the 2020 South Carolina Super Lawyers list:

Sam Clawson (Alternative Dispute Resolution)

Austin Hood (Personal Injury-General, Insurance Coverage)

Jay McDonald (Civil Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution)

Matt Story (Civil Litigation, Workers’ Compensation, Alternative Dispute Resolution)

 

Attorneys selected to the 2020 South Carolina Rising Stars list:

 

Penn Ely (General Litigation, Personal Injury-General)

Tom Hollowell (Civil Litigation, Insurance Coverage)

Mike Leech (Construction Litigation, Personal Injury-General, Civil Litigation)

Trey Nicolette (Personal Injury-General)

Jeanmarie Tankersley (Civil Litigation)

 

Super Lawyer Selection Process


Penn Ely Becomes Certified Mediator

Penn Ely

Attorney Penn Ely has received his certification as a Circuit Court Mediator by the SC Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification. As a litigator, Ely is used to resolving cases in the courtroom. Now as a mediator, he hopes to bring resolution to conflicts before they reach the courtroom.

“Mediation is my favorite day in a lawsuit,” said Ely. “People get closure, or at least a better understanding of their case.  I became a mediator for the same reason I became a lawyer: to help people, and I look forward to doing so as a mediator.”

Ely is an attorney in the firm’s Charleston office where he litigates all types of matters.  He will focus his mediation practice in the areas of personal injury and insurance related matters.


Adding Six Attorneys across Three Offices in Recent Months

We are pleased to announce the addition of six attorneys across three of our offices over the past few months.

The new attorneys by office are:

“We are thrilled to have these attorneys on our team working with us to provide the best legal service to our clients,” said managing partner Matt Story.

Click on any of the attorneys to learn more about them.

Grayson Gibson

Paul Neely

Alex Heaton

Ashley Bilby

Tom Hollowell

Michael Hirsch


Attorney Mike Leech presented at the Pitt County Courthouse a portrait to honor the service of his father, Honorable Judge David Leech.

Attorney Mike Leech presented at the Pitt County Courthouse a portrait to honor the service of his father, Honorable Judge David Leech.

https://www.witn.com/…/Portraits-unveiled-honoring-Pitt-Cou…

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CLE for NC-Licensed Defense Attorneys

Upcoming CLE – The firm is offering a North Carolina CLE on Ethics and Discipline on Friday, October 4, at 3:00pm and on and Navigating Global Settlements on Saturday, October 5, at 9:00am  in Charleston at Wild Dunes Resort, Link’s Fazio Room, Isle of Palms, SC. The event is part of the Clawson and Staubes, LLC annual retreat, but is open to NC licensed defense attorneys.  You can register by emailing info@clawsonandstaubes.com.


Closed for Hurricane Dorian

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  • Due to Hurricane Dorian, the Charleston office will be closed Wednesday, September 4th and Thursday, September 5th.

Congratulations New Partners: Jeanmarie, Lauren, Jessica, Trey

Congratulations to our attorneys that are now partners at Clawson and Staubes!

Jeanmarie Tankersley

Jeanmarie Tankersley

Lauren Vriesinga

Lauren Vriesinga

Jessica Salerno

Jessica Salerno

Trey Nicolette

Trey Nicolette

“We are proud of their hard work and the leadership and comradery they exhibit, and we welcome them aboard.”
– Matt Story, Managing Partner


Partners Listed in “Best Lawyers in America”

Sam Clawson

Sam Clawson

Ronnie Craig

Ronnie Craig

 

We are pleased to announce that partners Sam Clawson and Ronnie Craig have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020.

Recognition by practice Area includes:

Sam Clawson – Insurance Law

Ronnie Craig – Insurance Law

Best Lawyers is a highly respected peer review publication in the legal profession. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Their methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.  More information about the process can be found at https://www.bestlawyers.com/methodology.


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