Callison Tighe welcomes Harry Dixon as our newest associate
Harry Dixon, who’s licensed in South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia, has joined Callison Tighe as an associate. His practice focuses on commercial real estate transactions and a wide variety of litigation.
Harry clerked for two federal judges prior to coming to Callison Tighe. He clerked for Judge Dennis W. Shedd on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and for Judge Terry L. Wooten on the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. In those roles, Harry helped prepare cases by researching legal issues and drafting orders and opinions.
While clerking, Harry passed Bar exams in three states – South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia. He’s licensed in all state and federal courts in South Carolina. He joins several other attorneys at the firm who are licensed in either multiple states or multiple courts, credentials that allow Callison Tighe to better serve its clients’ needs.
Harry Dixon’s awards and honors
Harry graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Carolina School of Law, ranking in the top 10 percent of his class. He earned numerous honors, including four prestigious CALI Awards in constitutional law, partnership taxation, family business law, and capital markets. CALI Awards are given to the student who earns the top grade in each class. Additionally, he was recognized for Excellence in Oral Advocacy.
While in law school, Harry worked for the Securities Division of the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office and completed an externship with Judge David R. Duncan of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina. Additionally, he was a member of the first class of the Konduros Leadership Development Program at the USC School of Law and received the Joseph O. Rogers, Jr. Scholarship, which is given to a student who exemplifies adherence to strict ethical standards, diligent preparation, courteous conduct, and fidelity to the legal profession.
Before law school, Harry graduated cum laude from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in history.