Williams & Walsh, LLC

Williams & Walsh, LLC Lauren E. Williams | Abigail B. Walsh Lauren E. Williams is from Holden Beach, NC. After graduating with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with dual degrees in Journalism and Political Science, she attended Tulane University School of Law.
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There, she earned her J.D. cm laude as well as a certificate in Admiralty and Maritime Law. Lauren began her career as a criminal defense attorney in New Orleans in both private practice and as a public defender. At Laurie White & Associates, she handled criminal cases at all levels: local, state and federal. She also served as appellate and post-conviction counsel on several criminal cases. As a public defender in Jefferson Parish, she specialized in drug charges and successfully maintained a heavy caseload while devoting time to address the questions and concerns of each client and their families. Following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Lauren relocated closer to home to Charleston. Beginning in early 2006, Lauren worked as an associate at Savage & Savage, P.A., and worked side-by-side with local attorney Andy Savage on local, state and federal cases, including cases of both regional and national notoriety. She was also an adjunct professor of Legal Research, Writing and Analysis at the Charleston School of Law, and has served as a Charleston Pro Bono Project Lawyer Volunteer, as well as a Planned Parenthood Young Advocate Volunteer. Lauren is also a member of the Charleston County Friends of the Library. In 2010, Lauren joined forces with Abigail Walsh to found the innovative, women-owned boutique firm, Williams & Walsh. At all levels of local, state and federal courts, Williams & Walsh is guided by experience, effectiveness and empathy, and offers comprehensive representation to people in need, of all backgrounds. Lauren was admitted to all Louisiana state courts in 2002; the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana in 2003; the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit in 2003; all South Carolina state courts in 2006; and U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina in 2006, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in 2006. Lauren is a member of the following: •Charleston County Bar Association •South Carolina Bar Association •South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division •American Bar Association •South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers •National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers •South Carolina Women Lawyers Association •National Association of Professional Women She also proudly serves on the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina Criminal Justice Act Panel in federal court in an effort to assist in providing quality representation to indigent clients. Finally, Lauren is a proud member of the University of North Carolina General Alumni Association and a fanatic Tar Heel. ABIGAIL B. WALSH is from Washington, D.C. and specializes in local, state, and federal criminal cases and plaintiffs litigation. After graduating cm laude from the College of Charleston with dual degrees in History and Anthropology, she attended Washington & Lee School of Law in Lexington, Virginia. and the title of the American Bar Association Southeast Regional Negotiation Competition Champion in 2002 after defeating competitors from over 80 law schools while simultaneously representing and assisting female inmates at the Alderson Federal Prison Camp in Alderson, West Virginia, with preparing petitions for writs of habeas corpus, and reviewing and resolving issues relating to federal and/or state sentencing. Abigail began her legal career following law school as an Assistant Solicitor with the Charleston County Solicitor’s Office where she handled over 300 criminal cases including drug crimes and trafficking, burglary, armed robbery, breach of trust, criminal domestic violence, murder, weapon offenses, property crimes, and violent crimes. Following the Charleston County Solicitor’s Office, Abigail joined the nationally recognized firm of Motley Rice in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, as an associate attorney in the toxic torts litigation division where she managed over 25 asbestos cases, including a secondary household exposure mesothelioma case, on an active trial docket in St. Louis, Missouri. There she conducted investigations into various clients’ exposure to asbestos-contaminated products, deposed and defended depositions, and conducted extensive discovery and legal research to prepare cases for trial. Abigail then joined the boutique law firm of Hulsey Litigation Group in Charleston, South Carolina. As an associate attorney she assisted with the management of and participated in cases filed in state court in Arkansas, and in federal court in Puerto Rico, South Carolina, and Florida. She worked on various cases including but not limited to catastrophic personal injury cases involving but not limited to severe spinal and brain injuries, toxic tort personal injury and wrongful death cases involving the exposure to harmful chemicals and toxins, wrongful death cases resulting from plane crashes, defective aviation design, and/or pilot error, asbestos-exposure and related disease cases including mesothelioma, health care insurance fraud cases, and premises liability cases in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Abigail participated in all stages of civil litigation and remained extensively engaged in complex service of process issues and civil discovery with foreign defendants and conducted extensive research into corporate parent and subsidiary business relationships for purposes of filing suit and developing liability, resolving conflicts of law and the taking of depositions abroad issues. While working for the Hulsey Litigation Group, Abigail passed the federal bar in Puerto Rico. In 2006, Abigail opened her own law firm, Abigail B. Walsh, LLC, and specialized in local, state, and federal criminal cases, and general civil litigation including but not limited to plaintiff’s construction defect cases, pregnancy discrimination cases, sexual harassment cases, breach of contract cases, commercial litigation, landlord/tenant disputes, and real estate litigation. In 2010, Abigail joined forces with attorney Lauren E. Williams to found the innovative, premier boutique law firm of Williams & Walsh, LLC. Abigail was admitted to the South Carolina bar in 2003; the United States District Court in South Carolina in 2005; the United States Supreme Court in 2008; and passed the federal bar of Puerto Rico in 2006. Abigail is a member of the following: •Charleston County Bar Association •South Carolina Bar Association •South Carolina Association of Justice •South Carolina Women Lawyers Association •South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyers Association •American Bar Association •National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Abigail is on the board of the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association and on the board of Liza’s Lifeline.

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12/24/2020
Dr. Jill Biden

Dr. Jill Biden

A very special Christmas message from Champ and Major.

12/18/2020
City of Charleston, SC Government

City of Charleston, SC Government

Due to the expected cold temperatures this evening, the city of Charleston’s warming center will re-open at 8 p.m. tonight and will remain open until 7 a.m. tomorrow.

How it works: Guests must arrive by 11 p.m. to be checked in. The warming center at the Arthur W. Christopher Community Center, at 265 Fishburne Street, will offer individuals who are homeless a place to spend the night during tonight’s inclement weather. Cots, pillows, blankets, dinner and breakfast will be provided.

This shelter will be able to house up to 80 men, women and children, within recommended CDC guidelines for sheltering during COVID-19 to allow for proper social distancing.

For the safety of the volunteers and guests, before entering, each individual will be checked for COVID symptoms and will have their temperature taken. Masks will be provided and required to be worn at all times.

Transportation: CARTA will provide complimentary transportation within its service area to the warming shelter.
• When boarding, riders should inform drivers they would like to go to the warming shelter.
• Riders will be taken to the Mary Street transit hub (if boarding a route that services Mary Street) or to a connection point with a route that services Mary Street.
• From Mary Street, Route 213 Lockwood/Calhoun will transport riders to the shelter.
• The last departure from Mary Street will occur at 9:20 p.m.

11/30/2020
City of Charleston, SC Government

City of Charleston, SC Government

City of Charleston Warming Center to Open Tonight

The city of Charleston will operate a warming center beginning at 8 p.m. tonight to 7 a.m. tomorrow. Guests must arrive by 11 p.m. to be checked in. The warming center at the Arthur W. Christopher Community Center, at 265 Fishburne Street, will offer individuals who are homeless a place to spend the night during tonight’s inclement weather. Cots, pillows, blankets, dinner and breakfast will be provided.

This shelter will be able to house up to 80 men, women and children, within recommended CDC guidelines for sheltering during COVID-19 to allow for proper social distancing.

For the safety of the volunteers and guests, before entering, each individual will be checked for COVID symptoms and will have their temperature taken. Masks will be provided and required to be worn at all times.

Ride CARTA will provide complimentary transportation within its service area to the warming shelter.
• When boarding, riders should inform drivers they would like to go to the warming shelter.
• Riders will be taken to the Mary Street transit hub (if boarding a route that services Mary Street) or to a connection point with a route that services Mary Street.
• From Mary Street, Route 213 Lockwood/Calhoun will transport riders to the shelter.
• The last departure from Mary Street will occur at 9:20 p.m.

11/07/2020
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11/02/2020
Peeps, so very elated by all the voting going on! But please note:  sharing problems surrounding your particular voting/...
10/19/2020

Peeps, so very elated by all the voting going on!

But please note: sharing problems surrounding your particular voting/poll experience on social media has been shown to DETER other voters

If you experience an issue, by all means, address and report the issue. Maybe just don't take to the Interwebs immediately.

Call 1-866-OUR-VOTE to report issues and seek assistance.

10/16/2020
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Hillary Clinton
10/05/2020

Hillary Clinton

UPDATE: Arizona’s voter registration deadline is now 10/23!

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If you live in one of them or know someone who does, please do two favors for me: ⁣

1. Check your registration at iwillvote.com immediately. ⁣

2. Spread the word to friends and family in these states to do the same. ⁣

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10/04/2020
South Carolina: Registration deadline is coming in hot!
10/02/2020

South Carolina: Registration deadline is coming in hot!

10/01/2020
09/26/2020
Charleston County Democrats

Charleston County Democrats

10 Voter Registration events this weekend! DEADLINE Oct 2.

SATURDAY 9/26 10-11:30 Mediation Flash Mob Park Circle
SATURDAY 9/26 12-5pm Bay Street Biergarten 549 E Bay St, Charleston, SC
SATURDAY 9/26 12-3 Low Country Hope Project Horizon Village, North Charleston
SATURDAY 9/26 10-2 Snowden Community Day Pop-Up Snowden Community Center, 485 William Ladson Rd, 29464
SATURDAY 9/26 12-4PM Voter Registration with Every 1 Voice Matters Chucktown Bar & Grill
SATURDAY 9/26 3-5 CCDP Latinx Drive-Thru party (Noche de Cine ticket pick up) Condon Family Law, 4840 Chateau Ave., North Charleston, SC
SUNDAY 9/27 12-5pm Bay Street Biergarten 549 E Bay St, Charleston, SC
SUNDAY 9/27 12-3 Roadside Blooms Park Circle, 4610 Spruill Ave #102
SUNDAY 9/27 6:30-10:30 Noche de Cine40 Patriots Point, Mount Pleasant, SC

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09/26/2020

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09/23/2020
Charleston County CJCC

Charleston County CJCC

Come hear more about Charleston County’s criminal justice system Oct. 6 at 5:30. Register here: https://bit.ly/Chscjs #SCSolicitor9 #webinar #Charleston #SouthCarolina #criminaljusticereform #community

Candlelight vigil for Ruth Bader Ginsburg planned in Charleston on Wednesday
09/19/2020
Candlelight vigil for Ruth Bader Ginsburg planned in Charleston on Wednesday

Candlelight vigil for Ruth Bader Ginsburg planned in Charleston on Wednesday

A group is planning a candlelight vigil after the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Charleston on Wednesday. The Supreme Court Justice trailblazer passed away after a battle with cancer on Friday night. According to organizers, masks and social distancing are required, and people are encouraged to bri...

Shero is too small a word to even begin to encompass your magnificent intellect, compassion, composure and perseverance....
09/19/2020

Shero is too small a word to even begin to encompass your magnificent intellect, compassion, composure and perseverance. You were our superhero, our faithful avenger. We are absolutely devastated. Gutted.

Rest in power, Justice Ginsburg.

Shero is too small a word to even begin to encompass your magnificent intellect, compassion, composure and perseverance....
09/19/2020

Shero is too small a word to even begin to encompass your magnificent intellect, compassion, composure and perseverance. You were our superhero, our faithful avenger. We are absolutely devastated. Gutted.

Rest in power, Justice Ginsburg

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