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Seth W.

Seth Wiener

1186 reviews
As an experienced trial lawyer and litigator, Seth Wiener has resolved numerous federal and state litigations. His cases have included everything from family law to bankruptcy to fraud and more. Before Seth formed his own firm, the Law Office of Seth W. Wiener, he worked for several prominent law offices where he gained a great deal of experience.
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Liz O.

Liz Oliner

1167 reviews
If you want someone who has gone through the trademark process over and over again, look no further than Liz Oliner. She has filed over 300 trademarks in the last year alone and has practically got the process down to a science. Small businesses and entrepreneurs frequently come to Ms. Oliner for their trademark and brand protection needs.
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Kanika R.

Kanika Radhakrishnan

421 reviews
Kanika is an experienced Patent Attorney and Managing Partner of Evergreen Valley Law Group in Silicon Valley, which serves innovative entrepreneurs with backgrounds in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science. She has filed over 5,000 patent applications in the U.S. and worldwide with a successful track record of obtaining patents for clients.
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Benjamin D.

Benjamin Dean

1 review
Benjamin Dean specializes in legal cases that involves estate planning and related areas. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association and is licensed to practice law in Carolina. Benjamin completed a Juris Doctor at the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2015. After graduating, Benjamin started a law firm with Scott Schmidt. During his time at law school, Benjamin was Professor Alan Medlin’s research assistant and was part of a journal’s editorial board.
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Michael Brooks D.

Michael Brooks Derrick

A magna cum laude graduate of the Charleston School of Law inaugural class, Michael Brooks Derrick is an experienced litigator and trial attorney. Founder of the Law Office of M. Brooks Derrick in 2009, he focuses solely on civil and commercial litigation in a wide range of contexts. He covers personal injury, professional malpractice, business litigation and real estate disputes, among others.
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Mary C.

Mary Carlson

Mary Carlson has extensive experience in dealing with cases related to business law, such as contracts, intellectual property matters, licensing, distribution and more. Mary obtained a Juris Doctor degree after graduating with distinction from the John Marshall Law School. She was also the associate editor of lead articles on the Law Review. Mary has represented McDonals, Yahoo! and various other corporate clients. She currently runs her own private practice.
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James D.

James Danko

Construction companies or those dealing with construction projects need a lawyer that "gets it." James Danko has been working in the real estate and construction industry as a general contractor, builder, home inspector, and construction manager. He knows the ropes and he can use that knowledge to your advantage in the legal field. His Civil Engineering degree is just icing on the cake.
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Megan Marie E.

Megan Marie Early, Esq.

Megan Marie Early graduated cum laude from Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge. Returning home to South Carolina, Megan Marie realized the need for probate lawyers in her area. She chose this as her focus, seeing an opportunity to truly impact her community. Her goal is to put her clients first and tailors her service to every client’s individual needs.
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Brett B.

Brett Budlong

Brett Budlong is an Attorney at Graybill, Lansche & Vinzani, LLC - working in the Charlston office. Mr Budlong has worked for other Law Firms, such as The Geheren Firm and Seyfarth Shaw. His experience extends to representing sellers and purchasers in acquisition and disposition transactions. His practice areas also include is commercial real estate development and financing transactions. Brett obtained his J.D. from The University of South Carolina School of Law in 2009.
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Top South Carolina Lawyers and Attorneys

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