York County Bar Association Past Presidents

2016 Hon. Chisa J. Putman


2015 Jeremy D. Melville


2014 Beth Ramsey Faulkner


2013 Barrett Martin


2012 Walter Dusky


2011 R. Alexander Sullivan


2010 Twana Burris-Alcide


2009 Elizabeth S. Owen


2008 Michael F. Gillen


2007 Philip W. Jamieson


2006 Stacey Coleman


2005 Harold B. Staley


2004 Gary Lemel


2003 Stephen M. Cox


2002 Cherie Barton


2001 W. Mark White


2000 Daniel J. Ballou


1999 Tracey Hinson Reynolds


1998 Sam Greer


1997 Daniel D’Agostino


1996 Hon. David G. Guyton


1995 Connie H. Payne


1994 Lucy McDow


1993 Chris Wellborn


1992 Walter L. Heinsohn


1991 Debbie S. Mollycheck


1990 Douglas Gay


1989 Hon. Tony M. Jones


1988 Charles S. Bradford


1987 Tracy L. Eggleston


1986 James W. Sheedy


1985 Grady E. McMehan


1984 Benjamin A. Johnson


1983 Thomas F. McDow


1982 James H. Owen, Jr.


1981 Hon. Henry T. Woods


1980 Melvin B. McKeown, Jr.


1979 Terry B. Millar


1978 Thomas F. McDow


1977 Charles B. Ridley


1976 W. Clarkson McDow, Jr.


1975 Palmer Freeman, Jr.


1974 Emil W. Wald


1973 William M. Brice, Jr.


1972 Thomas A. McKinney, Jr.


1971 T. Hugh Simrill, Jr.


1970 Vernon E. Sumwalt


1969 Jim Moss


1968 John Marion


1958 W. Clarkson McDow

Bar Leadership

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
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Christi Porter Cox

President

Work Phone: (803) 329-7675

Hamilton Martens, LLCPractice Areas: Civil Litigation,Dispute Resolution,Government Law,Torts/Insurance

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Melissa G. Cassell

Vice President

Work Phone: (803) 366-3377

Morton & Gettys, LLCPractice Areas: Commercial Real Estate,Corporate Law,Employment and Labor Law,Real Estate Law

Melissa concentrates on corporate and employment law as well as on commercial real estate and health care. She’s licensed to practice in North Carolina as well as South Carolina. A graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law who’s served as an adjunct professor at her alma mater, Melissa lives in Fort Mill with her husband, Andrew.…

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Montrio Montess Belton Sr.

Secretary

Work Phone: (803) 324-4529

Law Offices of Montrio Belton, LLCPractice Areas: Civil Litigation,Criminal Law,Family Law

Montrio was born and raised in Abbeville, SC, graduating from its local high school in 1991. After a 6-year stinit in the U.S. Army Reserves, Montrio graduated from from Winthrop in 1996 and 1999 with his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. He also obtained a doctorate from UNC-Charlotte. Montrio worked in public education for 16 years as a teacher, principal, and SC’s Director of School Transformation before entering law school.…

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Danielle Scimeca

Treasurer

Work Phone: (803) 366-2280

McCoy Law Firm, LLCPractice Areas: Appellate,Employment and Labor Law,Family Law

Danielle R. Scimeca graduated with High Honors from Drake University Law School. While in law school, Danielle clerked for both small and mid-sized law firms. She also worked as a judicial intern with Chief Judge Anita L. Shodeen in the Bankruptcy Court for the South District of Iowa. Danielle has experience in the areas of employment law, business law, nonprofits, and family law.…

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Eve Schafer Goodstein

Social Committee Chair

Work Phone: (803) 327-7800

McGowan Hood & Felder, LLCPractice Areas: Civil Litigation,Torts/Insurance,Workers’ Compensation

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Chisa Johnson Putman

Immediate Past President

Work Phone: (803) 628-3095 Work Fax: (803) 628-3178

Moss Justice Center (Bond Court)