March 3rd, 2014
Ron Jones attended the Third Annual Diversity Leadership Initiative (DLI) Graduate Weekend in Hilton Head, SC, held February 28-March 2, 2014. The weekend, called OneSouthCarolina, is exclusively for DLI Alumni and their guests from the Upstate, Midlands and Lowcountry and examines how poverty, healthcare, justice and education figure into the well being of all South Carolinians.
Presentations and panel discussions featuring national and local speakers and leaders included David Brancocaccio, of PBS and Charles F. Bolden, Administrator of NASA, Richard W. Riley, former Governor of South Carolina and former Secretary of Education, Carl Kohrt, Interim President of Furman University, Don Gordon, Executive Director of the Riley Institute, Juan Johnson, nationally acclaimed Diversity Consultant and Facilitator and Anita Zucker of Charleston, CEO of the InterTech Group, Inc.
Ron is a graduate of the DLI Program in 2006 and is a Riley Fellow. Chris Staubes is also a Riley Fellow.
February 26th, 2014
Congrats to Charleston-based attorney Christy Fargnoli, who obtained a favorable verdict for her client at trial in a personal injury case. Christy represented the defendant driver, who was sued by three plaintiffs after a car accident. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the defense.
Christy represents clients in the area of civil litigation, including personal injury, premises liability, insurance coverage, defamation, corporate, breach of contract, real estate, and employment-related matters.
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February 25th, 2014
Charleston Member Chris Nickels has once again been named a Top 100 Litigator in South Carolina by the American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) for the year 2014.
ASLA is national organization of elite, actively-practicing lawyers. Membership is achieved by those who exemplify exceptional legal credentials with a proven commitment to community engagement and the highest professional standards. Their exclusive, invitation-only membership comprises less than 1.5% of all licensed lawyers nationwide.
Nickels specializes in helping clients with business disputes, injury claims and insurance matters. He tries a number of cases each year, appearing in state and federal courts representing individuals, employers, self-insured’s and insurance carriers.