Walker Named Co-chair of the Richland County Bar Young Lawyers Division

COLUMBIA, S.C., March 16, 2011 - - Ellis Lawhorne’s Breon C. M. Walker has been named co-chair of the Richland County Bar’s Young Lawyers Division. The Richland County Bar is the largest voluntary Bar in South Carolina, with more than 1,900 members. It was established to promote the common business and professional interests of lawyers practicing and/or residing in Richland County, South Carolina.

As co-chair of the Richland County Bar’s Young Lawyers Division, Walker will work to engage young attorneys in the Bar’s activities, which strive to promote effective communications between members and between members and the judiciary, foster friendships among members through social activities and sporting outings, and provide activities that promote education, community awareness, volunteerism, and civic responsibility.

Walker is a member of the Ellis Lawhorne Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group, where she focuses her practice on commercial litigation, motor vehicle liability, premises liability, and product liability. Prior to joining Ellis Lawhorne, Walker practiced in both the civil and criminal divisions of the South Carolina Office of the Attorney General. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina Honors College and her Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law in 2003.

South Carolina Lawyers Weekly named Walker an Emerging Legal Leader in 2011. She also was selected as a member of the 2010-2011 Leadership Columbia class sponsored by the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce.

About Ellis, Lawhorne & Sims, P.A.
Established in 1980, Ellis, Lawhorne & Sims, P.A., is among South Carolina’s top law firms, with more than 35 attorneys. The Firm serves regional and national corporate and individual clients in four main practice groups: Business, Real Estate and Finance; Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Trusts and Estates; and Workers’ Compensation. For additional information about the Firm, visit www.ellislawhorne.com.

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