Assisting Families
For More Than 30 Years

Our Practice Is Limited to Adoption & Children's Law

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Location:

Greenville, SC

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Fax:

864-255-4342

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Areas Of Practice

  • Adoption and children's issues only

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1982

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • J.D. - 1981
  • Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC
    • B.A. - 1979
    • Honors: cum laude

Published Works

  • The Complete Adoption Book, Adams Media, Third, 2005
  • The Problems and Realities of Adoption in America, Understanding Contemporary Social Problems, First, 2002

Representative Cases

  • John and Jane Doe v. Baby Girl, Opinion No. 26425, Jan. 28, 2008 S. CT
  • Adoptive Father and Adoptive Mother v. Child, Opinion No. 2007-UP-529, Nov. 13, 2007

Representative Clients

  • Adoptive Couples
  • Adoptive Agents

Classes/Seminars

  • Seminars on Adoption Law, National Business Institute
  • Guest Speaker and Participant, SPAFA
  • Children's Records, Greenville County GAL Offices
  • Speaker for SC Bar Association on Adoption

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • SC Bar Association, 1982 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Alfieri, Godwin, Meinders, Managing Partner, 1986 to 1989
  • GAL Office, Volunteer Attorney, 1994 to 1998
  • SC DSS, Contract Atty, 1997 to 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • Indigent representation for DSS, 1994 to 2008