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May, of Rogers Townsend & Thomas, named SC Bar Young Lawyer of the Year

Apr 26, 2011

Amy Landers May

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COLUMBIA, SC - April 26, 2011 - Amy Landers May, a shareholder of Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC has been named the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyer of the Year.

The award is given annually to the attorney - under the age of 36 or with less than five years of practice - who best exemplifies excellence in the legal profession and in public service.

May, whose practice areas include estate planning, probate and elder law, has served on the board of directors of the South Carolina Gerontological Society and on the South Carolina Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc. Executive Committee. She currently chairs the Palmetto Health Foundation Hospice and Palliative Care Advisory Board.

"Amy's commitment to some of our most vulnerable citizens is evident both in her practice and in her involvement in her community," Rogers Townsend Board Chairman Samuel C. Waters said. "We're very pleased to see her professional and personal dedication and passion recognized."

May holds a bachelor's degree from Lander University and a Juris Doctor from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law. She is a Certified South Carolina Circuit Court Mediator focusing on probate mediation, a Veterans Affairs Accredited Attorney and she's been admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Her other practice areas include guardianships and conservatorships, special needs law, long-term care planning, fiduciary administration, veteran benefits and real estate.


About Rogers Townsend & Thomas
Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC, with offices in Columbia, Charlotte, Charleston and St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, has more than 58 attorneys practicing in a wide range of industries and practice areas. Rogers Townsend provides counsel to the banking, default services, insurance, real estate, construction, corporate, estate planning, probate, elder law and title services industries.