Laura H. Huggins, Owner
Laura graduated first in her class at Furman University and first in her class at the USC school of Law. She has received the AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell since 2011 and has received their Client Distinction award in 2012. Laura strives for excellence and is passionate about helping her clients succeed in their endeavors.
University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina. Juris Doctor Degree, Magna Cum Laude, May 1998;
Class Rank: 1
Honors and Activities:
Articles Editor, South Carolina Law Review
Order of the Coif
Chief Justice, Order of the Wig and Robe
Teacher’s Assistant, Legal Writing
Elected Member, Honor Council
Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, Bachelor of Arts in English, Magna Cum Laude, July 1994;
Class Rank: 1
Honors and Activities:
Phi Beta Kappa
Association of Furman Students’ Outstanding Senior Award
Member, Delta Delta Delta Sorority
South Carolina Bar, 1998
North Carolina Bar, 1998
Elysium Title Agency, LLC Agency License with SC Department of Insurance
SC Department of Insurance Producer License with SC Department of Insurance
ASSOCIATIONS COMMUNITY & ACTIVITIES:
Chapin Girls Dance Booster Club, Inc., 2013-Current, Vice President & Director: Assisted organization in initial incorporation as non-profit with SC Secretary of State Corporations Division, in initial registration with SC Secretary of State Public Charities Division, and with preparation of various conflict of interest, financial, and other policies.
Harbor Island Owners Association, 2013-Current, Vice President & Director; 2010-2012, Secretary, Vice President, President & Director: Assisted organization in revising and instituting financial and budgeting policies and procedures, including reserves, collections, and investment policies resulting in increase in net income and reserves.
Chapin Presbyterian Church, 2009-Current, Active Member, including with Adult Sunday School class
Forty Love Point Association, Inc., 2001-2005, Secretary, President, and Director: Assisted organization in assessment collection & lien filings, annual and monthly meeting practices in compliance with Non-Profit Corporation Act, Articles, Bylaws, and Covenants
American Land Title Association
Agent with Old Republic National Title Company
Judicial Intern, The Honorable Jean H. Toal
South Carolina Supreme Court Justice, Fall 1996
“Angel” Investors: Using the Internet in the Private Placement of Securities, The South Carolina Lawyer,
Note, The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act Treats Nonmarital Children Like Bastards Out of Carolina, 49 The South Carolina Law Review 1281 (1998).
SC Bar Convention: Corporate, Securities, and Banking Division Annual Update, January 23, 2004
SC Bridge the Gap Program for graduating law students, Business and Corporate Law: 2004-2005
Corporate Overview of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Seminar, September 25, 2003
Enjoying time with husband, Keith, and three daughters, Mary Frances, Annalise, and Kate;
Reading, running, playing the piano, singing, gardening, and baking.
Sheri H. Neely, Paralegal
Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
Bachelor of Science: Financial Management
Litigation and legal administration
New business entity formation, estate planning, and residential and commercial real estate closings.
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe, Westlaw, LexisNexis, QuickBooks, SoftPro
Active member of Three Rivers Baptist Church for 25 years.
Enjoying time with my husband and three grown children. Clemson football, reading, traveling, and driving the boat for my competitive water skiing husband.