Congratulations to attorneys Chris Nickels from our Charleston office and Robb Brown of the Columbia office on completing the August 2016 Mediator Training course. Both Chris and Robb are now SC Circuit Court Certified Civil Litigation Mediators.
Attorneys Sam Clawson and Chris Staubes were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 23rd edition of The Best Lawyers in America©2017. For over thirty years Best Lawyers has been regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States.
Sam Clawson was selected for the “Best Lawyers in America” in the area of Insurance Law for the 10th consecutive year. Additionally he was also awarded the title of “Lawyer of the Year”. Clawson served as the managing member of Clawson & Staubes for 30 years and practices in the areas of personal injury litigation and insurance. He is a certified South Carolina Circuit Court mediator and mediates cases involving insurance law, business disputes, medical malpractice and personal injury.
Chris Staubes was selected for the “Best Lawyers in America” in the area of Corporate Law. Staubes heads up the corporate law and business litigation sections at Clawson & Staubes. Within his areas of practice, Staubes assists corporations and other business entities with their legal and regulatory needs. Staubes is a certified South Carolina Circuit Court mediator and mediates cases involving business disputes.
Clawson and Staubes, LLC is pleased to announce that Jenny L. Barwick has joined the firm. She will be practicing in the areas of Criminal and Family Law.
Jenny attended the University of South Carolina in Columbia, receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. She went on to receive her Juris Doctorate from the University Of South Carolina School Of Law and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2007.
Upon graduation from law school, Mrs. Barwick completed a one-year judicial clerkship in Greenville with the Honorable John C. Few, Chief Judge of the South Carolina Court of Appeals. Mrs. Barwick also assisted Judge Few in teaching the rules of evidence and its many intricacies to law students. After her clerkship, Mrs. Barwick worked at the Thirteenth Circuit Solicitor’s Office, in both the Pickens and Greenville offices, for several years. During this time, Mrs. Barwick prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases and tried numerous trials involving murder, child homicide, child sexual abuse, drug law violations, violent crimes, theft, burglaries, domestic violence, and traffic offenses.