2 Callison Tighe attorneys included in Super Lawyers 2016

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Two Callison Tighe attorneys are highlighted in Super Lawyers 2016, the newest edition of an annual publication recognizing attorneys across more than 70 practice areas. Super Lawyers selected Michael Tighe and Demetri “Jim” Koutrakos after a thorough evaluation that assessed nominees based on 12 indicators. The Super Lawyers selection process includes […]

Posted on April 22nd, 2016

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Williams helps give Midlands youth an up-close look at South Carolina Philharmonic

Thanks to the South Carolina Philharmonic and the Salvation Army, a dozen young people had an eye-opening, mind-expanding experience at the Koger Center on Saturday, March 12. They attended a rehearsal of the South Carolina Philharmonic, and had the opportunity to share breakfast with the conductor and musicians backstage. They also met visiting violinist Sayaka […]

Posted on March 30th, 2016

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Pat Conroy shares deep insights on art and life with Ex Libris Society

COLUMBIA, S.C. – On Nov. 6, novelist Pat Conroy spoke to the Ex Libris Society – a group of individuals who provide substantial support to the libraries at the University of South Carolina – about the relationship between life and art, and he drove his message home with a riveting story: Conroy was introduced as […]

Posted on December 28th, 2015

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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 third-year law students Alexa Kluska and LeAnna McMenamin. D. Reece Williams III himself presented the award, which includes […]

Posted on December 14th, 2015

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Callison Tighe helps Harvest Hope meet unprecedented need

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In a year of unprecedented need for South Carolina, local law firm Callison Tighe & Robinson donated $15,000 to Harvest Hope Food Bank. In June, Harvest Hope pantries were hit hard as families struggled to feed kids who usually eat school-provided meals and, with the thousand-year flood in October, the hunger-relief agency […]

Posted on December 9th, 2015

Callison Tighe listed among top-ranked firms in 2016 Best Law Firms in America

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Callison Tighe & Robinson again is ranked as a top law firm in two practice areas of real estate in the 2016 Best Law Firms in America. The firm earned Tier 1 honors for the Columbia metropolitan area in Litigation – Real Estate and Real Estate Law. Callison Tighe also was […]

Posted on November 2nd, 2015

2 Callison Tighe attorneys named to 2015 Legal Elite of the Midlands

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Callison Tighe attorneys Louis Lang and David L. Ewing have been included in  Columbia Business Monthly’s 2015 Legal Elite of the Midlands, including two lawyers in the practice area of Labor & Employment Law. Attorneys at Callison Tighe have been included in Legal Elite of the Midlands every year since the […]

Posted on November 2nd, 2015

Detwiler earns certification as South Carolina Circuit Court mediator

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Rick Detwiler, a member at Callison Tighe, has earned certification as a South Carolina Circuit Court mediator. In many South Carolina counties, including Richlands, mediation is required for Circuit and Family Court cases. Mediation is allowed in Probate Court as well, though it is not required. In order to become a […]

Posted on September 29th, 2015

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6 Callison Tighe attorneys included in 2016 Best Lawyers in America

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Six Callison Tighe attorneys are recognized in the just-released 2016 Best Lawyers in America, one of the oldest peer-reviewed publications covering the legal profession. The Callison Tighe attorneys included in 2016 Best Lawyers and their practice areas: Michael W. Tighe: Real Estate Law and Litigation – Real Estate Ralph C. Robinson […]

Posted on August 17th, 2015

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Help Callison Tighe and Harvest Hope fight children’s summer hunger

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Callison Tighe has donated $5,000 to Harvest Hope Food Bank and is asking others to help the hunger-relief charity help families in need this summer. For every dollar donated, the food bank can provide five meals. “Summer should be a carefree time for children,” member Rick Detwiler said. “Unfortunately many children […]

Posted on July 13th, 2015

Callison Tighe’s Cochran wins U.S. National Outdoor Collegiate Championship

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Callison Tighe staff member Carli Cochran is right on target again, winning the women’s compound bow title at the recent U.S. National Outdoor Collegiate Championships. Cochran represented the University of South Carolina, where she’s a full-time student majoring in business management in addition to working full time at Callison Tighe. She’s […]

Posted on July 4th, 2015

Callison Tighe sponsors cottage at Epworth Children’s Home

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Callison Tighe & Robinson is serving as a sponsor this year for Dantzler Cottage at Epworth Children’s Home, working to make sure 10 12- to 13-year-old girls who live there are remembered at the holidays and active throughout the year. Epworth Children’s Home, a group residential facility in Columbia, has helped […]

Posted on July 1st, 2015

Callison Tighe chefs pull out all stops for annual Richland Bar Association Judicial Barbecue

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Instead of spending the day toiling over a legal brief, the attorneys at Callison Tighe were busy recently sweating over a barbecue grill for a great cause – the Richland County Bar Association Judicial Barbecue. As has been tradition for many years, Callison Tighe’s chefs spent the day cooking pigs for […]

Posted on June 9th, 2015

Williams helps University of South Carolina honor winning Mock Trial Team

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Callison Tighe member D. Reece Williams III was on hand to help the University of South Carolina School of Law honor its top mock trial team with an award named in Williams’ honor. The law school’s annual awards day, held April 7, recognizes students who excel in a number of areas, […]

Posted on May 29th, 2015

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Tighe included in 2015 Super Lawyers publication

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Callison Tighe founding member Michael Tighe has been included in Super Lawyers 2015, the latest edition of an annual publication that recognizes attorneys across more than 70 practice areas. Super Lawyers selected Tighe after an extensive evaluation that assesses nominees based on 12 indicators of professional achievement and peer recognition. The […]

Posted on April 29th, 2015

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Alex Weatherly joins Callison Tighe as of counsel

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Alex Weatherly, an attorney with over 28 years’ experience helping South Carolina businesses and individuals with a variety of tax, business and estate planning  issues, has become Of Counsel to the law firm of  Callison Tighe. Weatherly’s practice at Callison Tighe will be focused on estate planning and probate matters.  He […]

Posted on January 14th, 2015

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Callison Tighe contributes $10,000 to Harvest Hope

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Callison Tighe has continued its commitment to hungry families in the Midlands with its sixth annual $10,000 contribution to Harvest Hope Food Bank. The firm’s attorneys and staff also donated their time, gathering to pack more than 100 boxes of nonperishable food that will be distributed to people in need during […]

Posted on December 15th, 2014

Callison Tighe staff works to make holidays happier at Epworth Children’s Home

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – The paralegals at Callison Tighe are working in conjunction with the Palmetto Paralegal Association’s community outreach project to help bring happier holidays to 10 girls at Epworth Children’s Home. The organization is gathering goodies for gift packages as well as donations to help pay for a Christmas celebration for the girls […]

Posted on December 15th, 2014

Holiday outreach with The Salvation Army rings a bell at Callison Tighe

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Hundreds of stockings filled with holiday cheer and two weeks’ total time ringing the bell at the organization’s famous holiday kettles – that is the cumulative impact of the Callison Tighe staff’s contributions to The Salvation Army of the Midlands over more than a decade. The firm’s involvement began 16 years […]

Posted on December 12th, 2014

Koutrakos speaks at title insurance claims and underwriting seminar

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Demetri “Jim” K. Koutrakos, a member of Callison Tighe whose practice includes title insurance claims litigation, recently spoke at Chicago Title Insurance Company’s 29th Annual Title Insurance Claims and Underwriting Seminar. Koutrakos presented four times as the seminar was conducted in Greenville, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach during two weeks in […]

Posted on December 10th, 2014

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Michael Tighe named Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Litigation

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Callison Tighe & Robinson founding member Michael Tighe has earned Lawyer of the Year honors in real estate litigation for the Columbia metropolitan area in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The guide, released today in print and online at bestlawyers.com, is among the legal profession’s oldest peer-reviewed […]

Posted on August 18th, 2014

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Callison Tighe’s Carli Cochran among USA Archery elite

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Though everyone at the law firm of Callison Tighe takes pride in being a straight shooter, staff member Carli Cochran has honed her skills to world-class levels. A rising star in the international archery world, Cochran competed this summer in the SoCal Showdown USA Team Qualifier in Chula Vista, California and […]

Posted on July 15th, 2014

Rare Bracton law book discovered at University of South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Callison Tighe member Reece Williams long has been a passionate supporter of the University of South Carolina libraries, so he’s well acquainted with the treasures within their walls. Yet occasionally even Williams is surprised. His discovery a few months ago, during an exhibit titled “Our First Century: Early Printed Books at […]

Posted on July 7th, 2014

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Callison Tighe lends a hand at Epworth Children’s Home

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – A team from Callison Tighe pitched in recently, serving the community by serving up barbecue at the sixth annual Cookout for Kids fundraiser for Epworth Children’s Home. The event lets the community see the campus, while also raising awareness of the services the facility provides as well as money to support […]

Posted on May 19th, 2014

Tighe, Williams honored as part of Bar Foundation’s Nifty Fifty

Michael W. Tighe and D. Reece Williams III, members of Callison Tighe and Robinson, are being honored at the South Carolina Bar Foundation’s annual gala as members of the “Nifty Fifty” Class of 1964. The two will be feted, along with 51 other attorneys admitted to the South Carolina Bar five decades ago, at an […]

Posted on March 13th, 2014

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Lang writes about lawyer-legislator protection in South Carolina Lawyer

Louis Lang, a member of Callison Tighe, has written an opinion piece in the March 2014 edition of South Carolina Lawyer magazine. The Viewpoint article examines protections that shield attorneys who serve as state legislators from making court appearances while the Legislature is in session and for 30 days after. This protection lasted seven months […]

Posted on March 12th, 2014

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Cleveland merges practice with Callison Tighe

Columbia, South Carolina – Sherwood M. Cleveland, a veteran attorney with a wealth of experience in business and commercial finance, has merged his practice with Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC, joining the firm as a member and the senior member of the firm’s newest practice group. The new practice group offers clients full-service resources for […]

Posted on February 25th, 2014

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Williams elected to lead USC Ex Libris Society

D. Reece Williams III, a member of Callison Tighe and Robinson, has been elected president of the University of South Carolina Ex Libris Society. The service organization supports the university’s library system. Williams was elected at the group’s recent annual meeting. He and the other executive committee members will begin their terms in January. The […]

Posted on December 20th, 2013

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Callison Tighe again reaches out to Harvest Hope

COLUMBIA, SC – For the fifth consecutive year, Callison Tighe & Robinson has donated $10,000 to Harvest Hope Food Bank to help those in need in the Midlands during the holiday season. This year, though, the firm is not only donating money. Attorneys and staff for the firm packed 150 food boxes that will be […]

Posted on December 16th, 2013

Lang helps present CLE program

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Louis H. Lang, a member of Callison Tighe & Robinson, recently was part of a continuing legal education panel at a mini-seminar organized by the Office of the Federal Public Defender, District of South Carolina. The presentations concerned the Criminal Justice Act, a federal law that guarantees representation for indigent defendants accused […]

Posted on June 6th, 2013

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Callison Tighe Contribution Backs Richland Bar-Habitat for Humanity BUILDable Hours program

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Callison Tighe & Robinson LLC is donating $2,500 to BUILDable Hours, a joint venture of the Richland County Bar Association and Central South Carolina Habitat For Humanity that will put a young family in a safe, comfortable home this spring. Ian McVey, a member of Callison Tighe and this year’s Richland County […]

Posted on March 28th, 2013

Callison Tighe donates a pickup for South Carolina food bank

COLUMBIA, S.C. – With a nod to the unfortunate fact that hunger isn’t a problem that goes away after the holidays, this summer Callison Tighe & Robinson has supplemented its traditional winter donation to Harvest Hope. Callison Tighe Managing Member Michael W. Tighe presented Harvest Hope with the keys and title to the Ford Ranger […]

Posted on June 25th, 2012

Callison Tighe rings in $634 for annual Salvation Army campaign

COLUMBIA, SC – Callison Tighe & Robinson attorneys and staff bundled up and warmed up their bell-rining arms, bringing in $634 for The Salvation Army of the Midlands as they spent a week staffing the organization’s famous red holiday kettles at locations throughout Columbia. The bell ringers were all volunteers, and they were allowed to […]

Posted on December 29th, 2011

Callison Tighe makes a $10,000 donation to Harvest Hope, challenges other law firms to match

COLUMBIA, S.C. – For the third straight year Callison Tighe & Robinson has reached out to those in need during the holiday season with a $10,000 contribution to Harvest Hope Food Bank. “Many of our lawyers and employees contribute to Harvest Hope throughout the year,” Callison Tighe partner Rick Detwiler said. “But as we celebrate […]

Posted on November 30th, 2011

Callison Tighe gives $10,000 to help Harvest Hope Food Bank feed Central SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Callison Tighe & Robinson has contributed $10,000 to Harvest Hope Food Bank, marking the second year in a row that the law firm has reached out during the holiday season to people in need. The donation will help hungry families in the 20 central South Carolina counties Harvest Hope serves. “South Carolina […]

Posted on December 14th, 2010

Callison Tighe’s Tighe rated among the Legal Elite in the Midlands

Michael W. Tighe, managing member of Callison Tighe & Robinson, has been named to Greater Columbia Business Monthly’s 2010 Legal Elite. The distinction came after the publication asked lawyers who live and work in the Midlands to vote on their peers in eight practice areas. The voting narrowed the field of 250 nominees Top 10 […]

Posted on October 21st, 2010

Callison Tighe conference room doubles as a Civil War museum

COLUMBIA, SC — When Mike Tighe of Callison Tighe & Robinson ushers clients into the Columbia firm’s mahogany-paneled conference room, he knows they’re in for a rare treat. And it’s not just a legal briefing, either. Read the full story at DolanMedia.com. 

Posted on September 22nd, 2010

Callison Tighe’s Meggs featured on Drudge Report home page

An article featuring Callison Tighe & Robinson attorney Jim Meggs appeared this week on the home page of The Drudge Report, one of the most popular news aggregation sites on the Web. The Drudge Report is an online publication that compiles news from across the world, publishing links to stories of interest. Wednesday morning, Drudge […]

Posted on September 16th, 2010

South Carolina Supreme Court affirms summary judgment in property case

South Carolina Supreme Court has affirmed summary judgment grant for the defendant in Sara Mae Robinson, et al. v. The Estate of Elouis Pinckney Harris, et al.,Op. No. 26865 (filed August 16, 2010). In an heirs property case concerning property in Charleston County, the South Carolina Supreme Court recently affirmed the grant of summary judgment […]

Posted on August 25th, 2010

Callison Tighe Gives $10,000 to Harvest Hope Food Bank

Usually at this time of year, Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC hosts a Christmas party for its clients and friends. But not this year. This year, the Columbia law firm is casting its hospitality far more widely. Instead of a holiday party, Callison Tighe gave $10,000 to Harvest Hope Food Bank, to meet the needs […]

Posted on December 2nd, 2009

USC Mock Trial Award named in Williams’ honor

COLUMBIA, SC – A new award named in honor of Callison Tighe partner D. Reece Williams III will go annually to two University of South Carolina Law School students, a trial lawyer’s organization has announced. The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates created the award, which also will carry a cash […]

Posted on September 25th, 2009

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Callison Tighe & Robinson Partner Ralph C. Robinson Jr. Included in The Best Lawyers in America 2009

COLUMBIA, SC Ralph C. Robinson, Jr., partner at Columbia, SC based Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2009 in the field of real estate law (© 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Representing developers and lenders, Robinson has worked in a […]

Posted on January 12th, 2009

Callison Tighe & Robinson Partner D. Reece Williams III featured in Irish America Magazine’s

COLUMBIA, SC –  D. Reece Williams III, partner at Columbia, SC based Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC, was recently featured in Irish America Magazine’s “Stars of the South” tribute. Designed for Irish Americans interested in their heritage, Irish America magazine features politics, Irish history, culture and interviews with prominent Irish Americans. The “Stars of the […]

Posted on January 6th, 2009