Callison Tighe donates to Harvest Hope Food Bank

Callison Tighe & Robinson has donated $10,000 to Harvest Hope Food Bank, marking the 10th consecutive year the firm has contributed to help the non-profit organization. The firm began the tradition in 2009 as the country recovered from the recession. That year, Callison Tighe partners voted to forgo the annual holiday party and instead donate […]

Posted on November 30th, 2018


Callison Tighe receives three top-tier honors in “Best Law Firms”

Callison Tighe has received three Tier 1 awards in the just-released edition of Best Law Firms, marking the ninth straight year that firm has received top honors in the Columbia, SC rankings. Tier 1 recognition came in the practice areas of banking and finance litigation; real estate litigation; and real estate law. Callison Tighe also […]

Posted on November 1st, 2018


Callison Tighe attorney joins SC Ag Department

Alden G. Terry, a former associate at Callison Tighe, now is serving as general counsel for the South Carolina Department of Agriculture. “Alden is such a talented lawyer. We are so proud of her. While it was painful to see her move on, it’s always a pleasure to see a talented attorney grow and take […]

Posted on October 18th, 2018


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 Kyle Watson and Creasie Parrott. The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a […]

Posted on September 24th, 2018

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Williams wins $100,000 verdict in civil lawsuit

Veteran Callison Tighe trial lawyer D. Reece Williams III won a $100,000 verdict Tuesday in Richland County Circuit Court on behalf of a man who was assaulted at a private club in Columbia. The case stemmed from a 2014 incident involving George McMaster, the brother of South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster. George McMaster pled guilty […]

Posted on August 30th, 2018

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Callison Tighe trial lawyer Ian T. Duggan part of defense team that secures acquittal in federal healthcare fraud case

Callison Tighe attorney Ian Duggan joined two other Columbia attorneys in securing acquittals for two doctors accused of conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud. On Thursday, August 23, 2018, a federal jury returned “not guilty” verdicts against Dr. John Pienkos II and Dr. Alexander Tomovski. The Conway, SC, chiropractors were charged with conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud […]

Posted on August 29th, 2018

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Brannon honored as Lawyer of the Year in 2019 Best Lawyers

Bert Brannon, a partner at Callison Tighe & Robinson, has earned Lawyer of the Year honors in Litigation – Trusts and Estates in the newest edition of Best Lawyers in America. Brannon is a South Carolina Supreme Court Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law whose practice also includes corporate law. He assists clients […]

Posted on August 28th, 2018

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2019 Best Lawyers in America includes 10 Callison Tighe attorneys

Ten Callison Tighe attorneys earned honors in a diverse range of practice areas in the 2019 Best Lawyers in America. The attorneys were honored across 10 practice areas. Six attorneys were recognized in multiple practice areas, with Demetri “Jim” Koutrakos earning honors in four. Overall, half the Callison Tighe honorees were selected for their litigation […]

Posted on August 24th, 2018

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Three attorneys from Callison Tighe included in 2018 “Legal Elite of the Midlands”

The 2018 edition of “egal Elite of the Midlands” includes three Callison Tighe attorneys among its honorees. A yearly publication of Columbia Business Monthly, this year’s “Legal Elite” lists Edward “Butch” Barnhill and Mike Tighe in the Commercial Real Estate practice area. Rick Detwiler earned honors in Business Litigation. Tighe and Barnhill are part of […]

Posted on July 28th, 2018

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Three Callison Tighe partners included in 2018 Super Lawyers

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – The just-released edition of Super Lawyers includes Michael Tighe, Wm. Bert Brannon and Demetri “Jim” Koutrakos, all partners at Callison Tighe. The 2018 Super Lawyers edition continues Callison Tighe’s history of success in the national publication.  Brannon has won inclusion every year since the 2010 Super Lawyers edition. A Certified Specialist […]

Posted on May 1st, 2018

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