John T. Lay, Jr. Begins Term as President of the

SC Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates

Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce that shareholder John T. Lay, Jr. has begun his term as president of the South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).  Lay has long been active in ABOTA including service as its Treasurer of the Board of Directors. ABOTA was founded in 1957 with the purpose of preserving the civil jury trial.  ABOTA members display skill and integrity in an effort to assist younger attorneys with achieving a higher level of trial advocacy and to educate the public about the importance of the Seventh Amendment.  READ MORE

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