2018 Best Lawyers in America includes 10 Callison Tighe attorneys

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Ten Callison Tighe attorneys are included in the 2018 Best Lawyers in America, a record number of honorees for the firm. The attorneys were honored across more than a dozen practice areas. Six attorneys were recognized in multiple practice areas, and two lawyers were included in three practice areas each. Overall, […]

Posted on August 15th, 2017

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Callison Tighe’s Detwiler included in 2017 Legal Elite of the Midlands

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Legal Elite of the Midlands is honoring Callison Tighe partner Rick Detwiler in its 2017 edition. The yearly publication of Columbia Business Monthly lists Detwiler among the region’s Top 10 lawyers in Business Litigation. Detwiler is a trial lawyer who represents clients in a broad range of business issues, including partnership […]

Posted on August 1st, 2017

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Taylor becomes Callison Tighe’s newest partner

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – An experienced attorney whose practice includes complex business litigation and construction lawsuits, George Taylor has become the newest partner at Callison Tighe. “From the time George arrived at our firm, I’ve been impressed with his legal skills, his thorough preparation and his commitment to our clients,” managing member Mike Tighe said. […]

Posted on July 1st, 2017

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Reece and Nancy Williams honored for years of service to USC Libraries

COLUMBIA, S.C. – For their years of service to the University of South Carolina’s libraries, Reece and Nancy Williams were presented with honorary life memberships in the Thomas Cooper Society at the society’s Annual Dinner recently. Reece and Nancy Williams were honored for their many years of dedicated support for the University Libraries, the Irvin […]

Posted on June 8th, 2017

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3 Callison Tighe partners included in Super Lawyers 2017

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA –The recently released Super Lawyers 2017 edition includes three partners from Callison Tighe in its annual guide to the nation’s attorneys. Super Lawyers selected Michael Tighe, Wm. Bert Brannon and Demetri “Jim” Koutrakos after a rigorous process begins with peer nomination and evaluates candidates based on 12 indicators. Super Lawyers solicits evaluations […]

Posted on May 24th, 2017

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Two USC law students receive D. Reece Williams III Trial Advocacy Award

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Two students at the University of South Carolina School of Law have been honored with the D. Reece Williams III Trial Advocacy Award after they won the school’s mock trial competition. The honorees are Clair Hollingsworth and Colin Spangler, both of whom graduated on May 5. The South Carolina Chapter of the […]

Posted on May 18th, 2017

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Callison Tighe attorney preparing for Modern Family Law II SC Bar CLE

Columbia, SC –  Callison Tighe partner Wm. Bert Brannon is preparing to help update the legal community on estate planning issues during the SC Bar’s Modern Family Law II CLE, set for March 24. Presenters for the all-day CLE include attorneys, judges, professors and other professionals. Topics will include domestic relations law, probate and estate […]

Posted on March 9th, 2017

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Koutrakos part of panel discussion for SC Bar CLE

COLUMBIA, SC: Demetri “Jim” K. Koutrakos, a member at Callison Tighe, was part of a panel for a recent SC Bar Continuing Legal Education seminar covering easements. The Feb. 21 program began with a presentation from Richard M. Unger, who wrote “Treatise on the Law of Easements in South Carolina.” The book, the first of […]

Posted on February 24th, 2017

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Quick facts about the South Carolina workers compensation system

A quick run-down of things injured workers most need to know about the South Carolina workers compensation system: It doesn’t matter if you were at fault or negligent. If you were hurt on the job, you are generally entitled to benefits. Neither does it matter if the company did everything perfectly. In South Carolina, injured […]

Posted on January 11th, 2017

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What to do if you are injured on the job in South Carolina

Because South Carolina is a “no fault” workers compensation state, people injured on the job can be compensated for medical treatment, lost wages and more even if the employer didn’t do anything wrong. It’s important, though, to take steps to try to protect your rights if you’re injured. Here’s a list of key things to […]

Posted on January 11th, 2017

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