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Compleat Lawyer Awards

The Compleat Lawyer Awards were established in 1992 by the University of South Carolina School of Law Alumni Council (formerly the Alumni Association) to recognize alumni for outstanding civic and professional accomplishments. Recipients are individuals who have made significant contributions to the legal profession and exemplify the highest standards of professional competence, ethics and integrity.

2018 Awards Ceremony

The winners of the 2018 Compleat Lawyer Awards Ceremony were honored on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Check out videos from the event here.

Congratulations to our 2018 Compleat Lawyer Recipients:


  • H. Mills Gallivan

    H. Mills Gallivan, Class of 1976

    Gallivan, White & Boyd, PA; Greenville

  • Sarah Leverette

    Sarah Leverette, Class of 1943


  • Edward G. Menzie

    Edward G. Menzie, Class of 1971

    Nexsen Pruet, LLC; Columbia

  • Anne McGinness Kearse

    Anne McGinness Kearse, Class of 1998

    Motley Rice LLC; Mt. Pleasant

  • Daniel Sanders

    Daniel Sanders, Class of 1989

    Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; Greenville and Atlanta

  • John H. Tiller

    John H. Tiller, Class of 1987

    Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, PA;  Charleston

  • Joshua A. Bennett

    Joshua A. Bennett, Class of 2011

    Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC; Columbia

  • Matt Bogan

    Allen Mattison "Matt" Bogan, Class of 2004

    Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP; Columbia

  • D. Nichole Davis

    D. Nichole Davis, Class of 2011

    South Carolina Bar; Columbia

  • Chelsea Evans

    Chelsea Nicole Evans, Class of 2018


  • Kristen McLeod

    Kristen Sweaney McLeod, Class of 2018


  • Ron Scott

    Ronald Talmadge Scott, Class of 2018


View photos and videos from the 2018 Compleat Lawyer Awards ceremony.